Job: Senior Researcher at ABNM HR Staffing Solutions Limited

Job: Senior Researcher at ABNM HR Staffing Solutions Limited

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

The Desk Researcher- Policy, Education and Research is responsible for conducting detailed research, writing, and correspondence for an NGO. S/he will monitor and respond to developments under related assigned portfolios and develops expertise in those areas. Reports to the Programme Manager- Policy, Education and Research. The position requires close coordination and work with other Researchers, Communications staff, and Management. S/he should possess strong research, analytical, and writing skills; is highly motivated, organized, and detail-oriented; can work with a team and under significant time pressure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Take responsibility for the sourcing, assimilation, and presentation of key information through desk research on the different department projects.
  • Provide support to the department and external consultants in all aspects of the role, specifically as it relates to project administration.
  • Prepare reports, including statistical analysis of research information for projects.
  • Deliver high quality work in conjunction with all departments where required and in line with agreed personal targets in order to adhere to donors/funders deadlines.
  • Undertake training, where required, in the use of software systems, i.e., SPSS, NVIVO and contribute to the preparation of documents using PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • To provide support to Knowledge Management consultant to broaden the reach of project (s) impact and improve its sustainability.
  • Support activities to facilitate replication of interventions (Demonstrate ‘value for money’).
  • Liaise with all departments to provide summary reports and stories that feed into the quarterly impact reports, newsletters etc. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

  • Must have a PhD (Key Requirement).
  • University degree in a field related to International Relations, Politics, International Development, or a Social-Science related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in project implementation with an NGO, research institution, or development body (donor, UN agencies, development agencies);
  • Knowledge in new/emerging trends in International Development.
  • Experience in handling research and education-related issues.
  • Experience in documenting policies as it relates to NGO Projects.
  •  Must pass a background checks which are rigorous (it includes providing 3Guarantors and 3Referees), and invasive. Therefore, candidates who are not able to meet up with the background check requirement should not bother applying.

Salary Range: N450 k – N700k

Personal Qualities:

  • Integrity, Accountability and Commitment.
  • Excellence, Diversity and Respect.
  • Ability to think creatively, analytically, and strategically.
  • Able to take initiative in mobilizing and facilitating activities.
  • Multi-tasking and coordination skills (Planning & Organizing).
  • Strong inter-personal skills.

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