Position: Researcher (Field Analyst)
Deadline: 6 September 2009
Location & Contract Duration
Based in Dhaka with extensive field travel
The duration of the proposed contract is for 10 months September 2009 to June 2010.
The incumbent will be responsible for developing and implementing appropriate, evidence-generating research projects in support of influencing policies both nationally & globally. The present research is on social protection, food security and climate change. The Researcher(FA) position requires an extremely high level of technical capacity & intellectual flexibility- the ability to examine research problems from different vantage points simultaneously and to come up with practical methodologies for their solution. While the researcher will work closely with local colleagues, s/he will be part of a global team of Researchers (FA) and colleagues from CARE USA headquarters, thus forming a virtual team of researchers.
Master’s degree in a scientific field, preferably social science, including coursework in research methodology and data analysis.
5 years professional experience in Research design and implementation of large and diversified program.
Demonstrated competency in understanding and managing the analysis and assessing the data, report preparation, and presentation of findings.
Excellent written and oral communications in Bangla and English.
Good working knowledge of MS Office application and also experience using statistical software for data analysis.
Highly developed analytical, conceptual, and critical thinking skills.
Key competencies i.e. collaboration, problem solving ability, Operational/Strategic Decision Making.
Candidates need to be highly motivated and committed to CARE Bangladesh’s vision, mission, and long term development work to significantly improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalized. Candidates must be capable of displaying great learning agility, support and encouragement of knowledge sharing across projects, to the ultimate benefit of all of CARE’s mission wide initiatives.
This is an important and exciting time in the development of CARE as the organization is shifting towards a program approach where it has developed longer-term impact visions to have MORE sustainable changes in the lives of the extreme poor and marginalized. CARE is therefore looking for a Project Monitoring Officer, who will play a key role in the leadership of an important this new project whilst at the same time building a learning culture that promotes knowledge sharing across CARE and excellence
Monthly gross salary is Taka 75,814. Salary is negotiable for highly deserving candidate.
CARE Bangladesh invites applications from qualified individuals. Summary job descriptions and the application format can be found on the website at: www.carebd.org. Please note that only applications filled in as per CARE format will be considered. Please email the application to email@example.com on or before September 6, 2009. For those wanting to send hard copies of the CARE application format please send to: Acting Head of HR, Human Resources Development & Management Department, CARE Bangladesh, 20-21, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka 1215. Interested persons may also collect the application format from our Receptions desk (9th floor).
*Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Please refer to CARE Bangladesh’s website for more details on special privileges for female staff.