Research Associate

Job Description

Title: Research Associate

Company Name: Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum bachelor's degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics or other Social Science disciplines from any reputed university.
∎ A Postgraduate/Master's degree will be a plus.
∎ The requirements may be relaxed in the case of candidates with foreign master's degree and publication(s) in reputed journals.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 2 to 4 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Nature: Full-time (after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period)
∎ Job Location:
∎ Dhaka, Bangladesh
∎ The job may also involve occasional travel outside of Dhaka if required.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Assisting in the preparation of literature reviews, creation of research tools, data collection and analysis.
∎ Drafting research reports, policy briefs, concept notes, policy paper.
∎ Playing an active role in the design and planning of field-based and remote research, including focus group discussions, key informant interviews and household surveys.
∎ Supporting coordination of enumerators and other research staff for field and remote research activities
∎ Collecting, verifying, and reporting on different data points (e.g., training, translation, resources, advocacy) with particular attention to indicator progress and reporting according to project and donor requirements.
∎ Organizing and maintaining files for all data, sources of verification and supporting documents as required by project and donors, including attendance records, training surveys, photos, presentation files, handouts, etc.
∎ Working closely with the Principal Investigator(s) other researchers in the team to ensure all monitoring data is accurate and complete.
∎ Working closely with the Research and Creative teams to identify and produce data points, data analysis, and data visualization for donor reporting, special reports and other projects as needed.
∎ Preparing materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations.
∎ Assisting other researchers with various tasks, including data entry, sample care, and presentation preparation.
∎ Assisting in organising IID's various knowledge-sharing events and liaising with donors and stakeholders.
∎ Managing various project deadlines.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Must possess excellent competency in basic computing, including MS Word and Excel.
∎ Good knowledge of research and evaluation approaches, methodologies and tools.
∎ Knowledge of designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research.
∎ Skilled in data analysis and producing analytical and study reports.
∎ Good communication skill (written and oral) and ability to present findings, learning and best practices internally and externally.
∎ Ability to think critically.
∎ Ability to work with minimum supervision, pay attention to details, meet deadlines, maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
∎ Cultural sensitivity and ability to work in a team setting.
∎ Willingness to work for and on behalf of the organization at the time of disaster within working areas or outside.
∎ Comfortable in conducting interviews using Zoom/Skype/Google Meet.

Salary:
∎ BDT 30,000 during the probationary period. BDT 42,000 after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per organization policy.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 20 Apr 2021
∎ Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)
∎ Address : 19/5 Babar Road, Block B, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207
∎ Web : www.iidbd.org
∎ Business : IID (iidbd.org) is a public policy institute that promotes informed and inclusive development through evidence-based policy advocacy. IID is registered as a nonprofit organization in Bangladesh under Section 28 of the Companies Act 1994.

Category: Research/Consultancy