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Research Officer

1 Opening(s)
Committed Communities Development Trust
Job Summary
Experience Required : 3 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 2 February, 2018
Closing Date : 31 March, 2018
Sector : Non Profit / Social Enterprise
Functional Area : Policy / Research
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Look ing for a person with a Research background and passion to work at a NGO. The candidate must be eager to learn and must be able to manage multiple project data collection activities including baseline,midline and end-line surveys. 
Tasks and Responsibilities

The Research Associate will work closely with the Director- Research to perform a variety tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Designing survey questionnaires, conducting qualitative research, running pilot exercises, and refining survey instruments
  • Assisting the PIs with designing interventions, conducting pilots and refining the study design
  • Supervising data collection and data entry to ensure good data quality during both these phases
  • Overseeing the implementation of the evaluation in accordance to the research design in association with our partner organization
  • Assisting with data cleaning and preliminary data analysis
  • Assisting in preparation of documents and presentations for donor reporting as well as dissemination activities
  • Reporting to PIs on all of the above mentioned activities
  • Any other task as assigned by the AD Research or ED
  • A Bachelor's/Master’s degree in economics, social sciences,statistics, public policy, or related fields
  • Previous experience in research in the social development sector  preferred

Minimum Experience
  • Overall experience of 2-3 years in Research/ M&E/program coordination
  • Experience in developing tools, records and reports and tracking data over a multi-year period
  • Passion to work for an NGO
  • Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English
  • Some conversational-level skills in Marathi & Hindi
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player
  • Must be willing to mentor,train and develop other team members
  • Knowledge of SPSS (strongly preferred) or other data analysis software is preferred
  • Ability to deal with unstructured and changing environments
  • Knowledge and experience in using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS), CS-Pro, Microsoft Excel.
  • Willing to learn Mobile applications for data collection such as  Open Data Kit (ODK).
How to Apply
  • Interested candidates, please forward your covering letter and CV by email to Kindly write your current and expected salary in the email. Only candidates from Mumbai must apply. Kindly mention the position applied for in the email subject
Contact Details
Company Name : Committed Communities Development Trust
Website :
Contact Person : HR
Contact Address : Committed Communities Development Trust

Ground Floor, 42 Chapel Road

Bandra West. Mumbai 400050
Email :
Contact Number : 022-66881905