Offer: Job: Qualitative And Quantitative Researcher, New Delhi, India
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). New Delhi, India.
ICRW seeks a Qualitative and Quantitative Researcher for its Asia Regional Office in New Delhi, India. The incumbent will provide managerial and technical expertise in programming and research to projects focusing on specific technical areas. This person also will be required to work both in teams and independently on projects. Based on team and institutional priorities, the incumbent will undertake other tasks as assigned by the Team Director.
Works in close collaboration with senior staff to define and update strategic direction and work plans for projects
Provides day-to-day management of project work streams and plans, including monitoring, coordinating and updating work plan to ensure project team, consultants and partners are on track with intermediate and final deadlines for deliverables
Ensures that team is on track to produce deliverables according to plans; manages routine communications with the team, consultants and partners on the routine functioning of projects; and produces project reports and updates, as needed
Assists in staffing management and ensures team members and consultants have necessary support and are fully utilized
Oversees, monitors, and maintains the project budget in coordination with the Project Director
Research, Monitoring and Evaluation
Under the guidance of Project Director, helps lead conceptual development and implementation of projects’ research and program activities and deliverables, including literature reviews, secondary analyses, and portfolio monitoring and evaluation
Analyzes and synthesizes research findings on complex issues and develops products relevant to a range of audiences, most notably non-research audiences
Provides technical support to partners, including on conceptual and program design, research, capacity building and dissemination of results
Produces project-related technical deliverables, including research briefs, PowerPoint presentations and white papers as well as monitoring and evaluation guidelines, indicators and frameworks
The ideal candidate will hold a master's degree in a relavent field (economics, business, public policy or public administration).
He or she also will have two to five years of relevant post-graduate organizational or field program experience.
Previous research and/or program work experience at a global level is preferred.
Experience is also preferred with research relevant to: the private sector, monitoring and evaluation and project management, including facilitating partner and donor relations, report writing, budget maintenance, and work planning.
Ability to create, maintain and align project team with project work plans and budgets. Experience managing projects at the headquarters and field levels is strongly preferred.
Prior experience interacting with donors (existing and potential) developing proposals, defining scopes of work and managing all phases of projects, such as proposal, planning, implementation, and close out
Must possess strong organizational, networking and negotiation skills in order to sustain viable relationships with donors and other partners, as well as communicate knowledgeably about project concepts, progress and impact within and outside ICRW.
Excellent communications skills including writing, PowerPoint and presentation capabilities.
Research, Monitoring and Evaluation
Experience planning and implementing monitoring and evaluation for projects and portfolios of projects required.
Solid quantitative research skills specific to analyzing and interpreting data, including a demonstrable expertise in at least one statistical software program, such as SPSS, STATA and ATLAS. Advanced competency is also preferred related to widely-known research measures, such as ARRM and HBM.
Solid qualitative skills in analyzing data and writing skills.
Specific experience in quantitative skills in management of field research, evaluation research, survey methodologies and implementation required.
High degree of initiative, proactive responsibility and “can do” attitude.
Quick learner who can apply consulting and project management skills to incubate new ideas successfully and run discrete projects through completion with modest oversight.
Ability to translate complex research findings into actionable messages (for donors and ICRW) and work with ICRW's communications team to develop internal and external dissemination strategies.
Must be a team player with the ability to work independently and under pressure as well as ability to contribute to team members’ work at short notice.
Ability and willingness to assume high-visibility institutional roles, such as standing committee participation and collaboration with other researchers across and outside the organization.
Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter stating why you are suitable for this position and send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Qualitative & Quantitative Researcher.”