Forcier Consulting Group

SAF300 - Global Research Officer - Various with Extensive Travel

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Active since 26-05-2018 Job category Advice / consultancy
Location Various with Extensive Tr... Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Title: Research Officer
Line Manager: Research Manager
Post: Various Locations throughout Africa & the Middle East (applicants must be open to a variety of postings depending on availability and need)

The Research Officer will report to the Research Manager and will be responsible conducting, managing and overseeing data collection as well as contributing to data analysis and report writing.

The responsibilities of the Research Officer are to:
• Conduct literature reviews, draft concept notes and inception reports, and gather relevant background information;
• Develop fieldwork and data collection plans including coordinating logistics, operations and financial aspects of fieldwork;
• Develop fieldwork budgets and monitor their effective execution;
• Draft quantitative and qualitative data collection tools for projects covering a range of subject matters;
• Conduct data entry, data quality assurance, data cleaning;
• Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and actively contribute to report writing;
• Other tasks as agreed between the Research Officer and the Director of Research.

Required qualification
• B.A. degree (or equivalent) in international affairs/development, political science, or a related field, M.A. degree preferred;
• At least 2 year of experience (professional or academic) conducting research including quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis and report writing;
• Prior experience managing project budgets, timeline and logistics preferred;
• Knowledge of STATA or SPSS for data quality assurance, data cleaning and data analysis;
• Experience collaborating with diverse, multi-cultural teams;
• Eagerness to learn and be pushed into new areas, and ability to learn from mistakes;
• Energetic, dynamic and strong work ethic;
• Fluency in written and spoken English;
• Fluency in any one of the following languages will be considered an asset: Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish.

The position is based full-time with extensive travel between locations in Africa and the Middle East


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Advice / consultancy
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region South Sudan
Keywords research, opinion polling

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Name Natalie Forcier