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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
Qualifications
  • 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
Skills
  • 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 hr@ccdtrust.org. 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 : http://www.ccdtrust.org/
Contact Person : HR
Contact Address : Committed Communities Development Trust

Ground Floor, 42 Chapel Road

Bandra West. Mumbai 400050
Email : hr@ccdtrust.org
Contact Number : 022-66881905