Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position)/Research Associate (Entry-level Position)

No. of Vacancies: 

  • Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position): 02 (Regular/Full Time)
  • Research Associate (Entry-level Position): 03 (Regular/Full Time)

Job Description/Responsibility

Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position)

  • Applying statistical tools and techniques for data analysis
  • Designing and implementing data gathering/management computer systems
  • Designing and developing app-based survey tools/instruments
  • Customization of survey application to develop survey tools/instruments
  • Conducting App-based data collection training and workshop of field enumerators, supervisors and quality control officers
  • Developing and maintaining database as per required statistical formats
  • Troubleshooting of survey application and device (tablet and mobile performance)
  • Data Management (Processing and Analysis): Exceptional ability to interpret data and analyze trends, as well as preparing outlooks and forecasts on the survey subject
  • Using statistics to make forecasts and to provide projected figures
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent recordkeeping skills
  • Ability to interpret analyzed data for reporting
  • Conveying/presenting/interpreting complex information (based on data analysis) to people in an easily understandable way

Research Associate (Entry-level Position)

  • Assisting in the preparation of literature reviews, developing research tools, data collection, and analysis.
  • Develop research reports, policy briefs, concept notes, research proposals according to EoI/RFP for Govt. and Non-Govt. Agencies.
  • Provide training and support to the enumerators for field and remote research activities.
  • Visiting the field to monitor data collection and provide active support in the process.
  • Play an active role in field-based and remote research design and planning, including focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and household surveys.
  • Organising and maintaining files for all data, sources of verification, and supporting documents as required by project and donors
  • Assist in organising HDRC’s various knowledge-sharing events and liaising with donors and stakeholders.
  • Coordinate project implementation and maintain communication with clients and team members of HDRC.
  • Eloquence in writing editorial, study essay, research paper on given topics, social media expression, drafting documents and news release etc.
  • Managing project deadlines.

Academic Requirement

Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position)

  • Must have Bachelor and Masters in Statistics, Mathematics, or Data Science from a reputed UGC approved national or international university with decent CGPA in both Bachelor’s and Master’s examinations.
  • Any related training or publication will be extra credentials.

Research Associate (Entry-level Position)

  • Must have Bachelor and Masters in Economics, Development Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Disaster Science and Management, Anthropology, Sociology or other related subjects under the domain of social sciences from a reputed UGC approved national or international university with decent CGPA in both Bachelor’s and Master’s examinations.
  • Any related training or publication will be extra credentials.

Technical Job Requirement

Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position)

  • Proficiency in statistical software programs, including SPSS, STATA, R and other equivalents
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical methods, techniques, formulas, and tests
  • Experienced in developing Computer-Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI) model
  • Practical experience in applying and managing Open Data Kit (ODK), KoBo Toolbox, Akvo Flow app, Survey Solution, CSPro, m-Water, Redcap, Survey CTO, Commcare, etc.

Research Associate (Entry-level Position)

  • Good command over written and spoken English and Bangla
  • Good presentation skill
  • Experienced in report and proposal preparation
  • Necessary technical and computerbased expertise to perform the description of the Job

Experience 

Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position)

Relevant work experience of 3-6 years in research or survey centre/development organization/academia/NGO/INGO

Research Associate (Entry-level Position)

Relevant work experience of 1-2 years in research or survey centre/development organization/academia/NGO/INGO

Salary

Senior Research Associate-Statistics (Mid-level Position): Starting from BDT 420,000 to BDT 480,000 per annum (first 6 months in probation).

Research Associate (Entry-level Position): Starting from BDT 360,000 to BDT 420,000 per annum (first 6 months in probation).

Other Benefits

  • Gratuity
  • Two festival bonuses and
  • other admissible benefits as per the organization’s policy

Job Location

Dhaka; including field trips as per project requirement

Apply Instruction

Qualified and interested applicants are requested to send their e-application with attached cover letter, updated CV (including contact details of two references) and a recent passport size photograph (colour) to:  job.hdrc@gmail.com

Please mention the subject line as Application for Senior Research Associate-Statistics or Application for Research Associate

Both qualified female and male candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the assessment, and any persuasion will automatically disqualify the candidate.

Application Deadline: February 20, 2022

Company Information

Human Development Research Centre (HDRC)
House 5, Road 8, Mohammadia Housing Society, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207
www.hdrc-bd.com

Job Category: Senior Research Associate-Statistics/Research Associate
Job Type: Regular/Full-Time
Job Location: Dhaka

Job Category: Researchers
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dhaka

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