Assist in the designing of data collection methodologies and qualitative/quantitative tools etc. in coordination with the research manager and/or consultant(s)
Draft research tools and concept notes pertaining to the research subject(s)
Conduct extensive secondary research i.e. desk/literature reviews
Assist in the dissemination and execution of primary research within the field
Supervise the data collection process in coordination with field teams
Conduct an analysis of collected data
Draft research reports/policy briefs/papers utilizing both primary and secondary data sources
Knowledge exchange (KE), Management and Impact – 30 %
Convert research into impact i.e. produce lay summaries of research work, identifying impact and KE opportunities, in collaboration with the Research/Delivery Associates
Assist the Research Manager in the knowledge management of deliverables, including dissemination across key stakeholders
Identify, and develop relationships with key stakeholders and establish strong coordination
Organize seminars, events and training sessions with relevant stakeholders/beneficiaries for dissemination of knowledge/impact
Assist in the drafting of donor reports i.e. monthly/quarterly progress reports
Arrange/conduct regular field visits to monitor project impact and deliverables
Assist the Project Manager/Research Manager in the supervision of all field activities i.e. community mappings, survey data collection etc.
Maintain consistent communication with project consultant(s) for relevant deliverables
Strategic planning and development – 20%
Actively identify potential collaborations, partnerships with relevant stakeholders/organizations
Identify potential grant/funding opportunities
Assist in the grant development process and draft further research proposals
Provide cross-program support, as and when required
Required Skills and Competencies
Innovation – Ability to launch, pilot, and implement new and useful ideas - Creates new and relevant ideas and assist others to implement them
People Management – Ability to improve performance and satisfaction - Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others
Communications - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform - Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others
Delivery – Ability to get things done while exercising sound judgement - Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions
Digital Skills: PowerPoint (exceptional), Excel (excellent), Data analysis (Above average)
Integrated into our shared values is LAS’s commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristics or conduct protected by law. LAS is committed to being an inclusive organization where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encourage to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. Every individual at LAS has an ongoing responsibilty to respect and support a diverse environment.
Bachelors in Social Sciences or any other relevant fields,
1 - 2 years of demonstrated experience in development sector
Required advanced level of English, reading, writing for drafting skills.
Creative, energetic, ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work well in a team.
Demonstrated flexibility, motivation, and maturity
Interested candidates may apply online latest by 25th September, 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for tests & interviews.
The organization reserves the right to reject any or all applications.