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Senior Research Officer

TDEA-FAFEN | Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA)

Job Description

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Position: 

Senior Research Officer

Reports to:

Research and Reporting (R&R) Lead

No. of Positions:

One

Salary Range:

PKR 60,000- 150,000

Expected Date of Joining:

As Soon as possible

Application Deadline

September 20, 2020

Location:

Islamabad with need-based travel to other project areas if and when needed.

 Job Objective:

The Senior Research Officer will be responsible for drafting analytical and quantitative research reports under the guidelines and direction of the Thematic Lead.

S/he will be contributing and managing the reporting staff, if any, for developing reports as per the analytical framework of the research papers/reports/briefs and will work under supervision of the Thematic Lead, Research and Reporting (R&R).

Main Responsibilities:

1. Research Reports

  • Conduct or guide the assigned staff for delivering desk and background research and extract the required information and references as per the guidelines and the framework of the research
  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering text to explain and elaborate the data tables and graphs as per the paper’s/report’s objective, framework and guidelines.Briefs & presentations
  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering briefs original/extracted from larger research/reports as per the supervisors’ guidelines
  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering presentations, memos, and articles under guidelines from the supervisor.

2. Briefs & presentations

  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering briefs original/extracted from larger research/reports as per the supervisors’ guidelines
  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering presentations, memos, and articles under guidelines from the supervisor.

3. Web Content

  • Draft or guide the assigned staff for delivering contents for websites, blogs and social media posts as per the guidelines provided by the supervisor

4. Misc./General tasks

  • Coordinate with field teams for additional information and requirements not covered in the available datasets if and when required
  • Make field visits for gathering first-hand information if and when required
  • Coordinate with thematic units and focal persons on matters requiring collaboration/coordination if and when assigned the responsibility
  • To read and keep him/herself updated on core issues areas of interest and research, especially regarding elections and parliament related matters
  • To perform any other task assigned by the Supervisor/Team Lead/HoP

  Required Qualification, Experience and Competencies:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences or the relevant field from HEC recognized university, with four years of relevant experience;
  • Strong analytical, reporting and writing skills;
  • Strong acumen of research;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels (including drafting and presentation);
  • Well versed in use of Ms. Office (Ms. Word, Excel, Power point etc)
  • Ability to work in a team and independently;
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
  • Detailed orientation, good time management skills;
  • Fluency in English and Urdu required.

TDEA is an equal opportunity employer –women, minorities, physically disabled/wheel chair users, the blind/visually impaired, speech and hearing impaired and/or persons with any other disabilities who otherwise qualify for the position are encouraged to apply.  TDEA provides accessible work environment to its disabled employees through reasonable accommodations without compromising on the quality of work.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Interviews. Any attempt to influence the hiring process will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate. Females are encouraged to apply.

If you know someone who may be suitable for this position, please encourage them to apply and circulate this vacancy widely.

Job Type
Posted On
Deadline
Min Experience

Full Time

Sep 15, 2020

Sep 20, 2020

4

Location
Status
Salary

Islamabad

Open

PKR 60,000- 150,000