Jordan + 2 more

Research Officer

Duration: 12 months consultancy assignment – renewable

Starting date: Expected start date is September 15, 2022

ABOUT EXIGO

Exigo Research & Communications is an independent and non-partisan consulting firm headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Our team of local and international experts include monitoring and evaluation specialists, social researchers, technical experts, and media experts with on the ground experience and access to hard to reach and marginalised communities around the world. Exigo provides Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and research services for humanitarian and development actors, to inform their programming and inform decision-makers through evidence-based research by documenting lessons learned from past experiences and informing future interventions and policy.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Research Officer is part of Exigo Research and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) team. The Research Officer is expected to be responsive and proactive, and to have strong communication skills. He/she will work closely with the company’s research and M&E team including, but not limited to, the research program manager, project officers, field coordinators, and technical advisors.

The responsibilities listed below are representative of the key tasks required of this role and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop research methodologies, including sampling strategies, quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, analysis plans, detailed work plans and protocols for individual research and M&E projects, as per their scope of work
  • Carry out quantitative data cleaning, coding, and statistical analysis, including visualisation of findings
  • Produce high quality and analytical reports, triangulating both qualitative and quantitative findings of individual M&E and research projects
  • Address internal feedback on project outputs from Exigo’s senior research team
  • Address client feedback on project deliverables
  • Produce PowerPoint presentations of findings, workshops presentation to clients
  • Facilitate remotely or in person presentations of research findings and workshops to clients and other relevant stakeholders, when required
  • Participate in interviews, when shortlisted and invited by potential clients
  • Perform any other relevant duties or tasks as assigned or required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - KNOWLEDGE & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Master's degree in a relevant field of study
  • 2-5 years of relevant professional experience working in the M&E and research fields, preferably in the humanitarian and development sectors
  • Strong statistical and data analysis background
  • Strong proficiency in analytical tools such as NVivo, SPSS, KoboToolbox, and other tech tools
  • Excellent written, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of Arabic and/or French is a plus
  • Experience in and knowledge of the context in the MENA region is a plus.

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Thoroughness in work and detail-oriented
  • Strong team player, responsive and with good interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable in cross cultural communication with people from different backgrounds
  • Willingness to learn and open to new ways of working.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae, a Letter of Interest, and a relevant writing sample to vacancies@exigo-global.com by August 26, 2022. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis and early applications are encouraged.