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Senior Associate Research

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Job Summary
Experience Required : 2 Years
Location : New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Opening Date : 17 April, 2018
Closing Date : 30 September, 2018
Sector : CSR
Functional Area : Policy / Research
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Our Client is looking for professionals with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills to work on the varied projects in the Research vertical based in New Delhi.
  • The Senior Research Associate will report to the head of Research, supervise the work of one or more Associates, work closely with other researchers and field staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Conducting academic and policy research on various development sector themes, to draft briefs and papers to be published;
  • Co-Managing teams: Recruit, train, and supervise both field-based and data operations teams - surveyors, data entry operators and other field staff;
  • Supervising data collection and data-entry, ensuring data quality and making preliminary data analysis;
  • Designing survey questionnaires, conducting qualitative research, running pilot exercises, refining study design and surveying instruments;
  • Overseeing implementation of the pilots in accordance to the research design, in association with partner organizations;
  • Maintaining relationships with partner organizations for analysis and research;
  • Assisting with donor reporting and preparing research proposals for donor grants;
  • Review andanalyze/write policy briefs for various government partners as requested;
  • Assist the head of Research and other key members of the organization in preparing documents representing the key ideas of the organization in an effective and engaging manner.


Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree in Social Sciences/Law/Public Policy or related fields with supervised academic thesis work;
  • 2-3 years of experience required.
  • Published/unpublished academic research at a bachelor’s level at least;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams and supervise junior colleagues
  • Problem solving and collaborative mindset;
  • Ability to take initiative, ownership of projects and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-faced work environment;
  • Drive and passion for the development sector, strong work ethics and professionalism required for modern workplaces; and
  • Good awareness of global affairs, the Indian political scenario and how to navigate the public policy space.
Minimum Experience
  • A Master’s degree in Social Sciences/Law/Public Policy or related fields with supervised academic thesis work;
  • 2-3 years of experience required.
  • Published/unpublished academic research at a bachelor’s level at least;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams and supervise junior colleagues
  • Problem solving and collaborative mindset;
  • Ability to take initiative, ownership of projects and adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-faced work environment;
  • Drive and passion for the development sector, strong work ethics and professionalism required for modern workplaces; and
  • Good awareness of global affairs, the Indian political scenario and how to navigate the public policy space.
Skills
  • Skills in quantitative (data analysis software’s) and qualitative research methodologies;
  • Clarity of thought and sharp analytical skills to be able to process vast amounts of information and generate useful insights from them, within a short period of time
  • Excellent writing and ability to articulate research content to varying audiences in English as well as Hindi;
  • Proven academic writing experience is a must (academic papers, reports, blogs in own name etc).
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : A client of JobsForGood
Website : http://www.jobsforgood.com
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email : jyoti@jobsforgood.com
Contact Number : 011-26217460