Job | Research Officer (Senior Position)

Research Officer (Senior Position)

Progress Inc.   Dhaka, Bangladesh   Full Time

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Job Description:

  • Build network or use existing network to liaise with organizations
  • Supervise or coordinate with researchers and external consultants
  • Prepare project proposals; find channels and network for research work
  • Experienced and apt in qualitative and quantitative data analysis
  • Coordination with field level project staff and field planning for the team; liaise with government entity and stakeholders as required
  • Prepare qualitative and quantitative instruments, survey, questionnaire, analysis, etc.
  • Provide training or provide support to facilitators
  • Should be able to consolidate and prepare the dataset for quantitative data analysis and help in coding for qualitative data
  • Prepare draft and final report (Important), or summary of projects (should have previous experience in report writing for projects)
  • Visualize and support in the mission and objective of company in Bangladesh
  • Prepare financials/budgeting
  • Other as assigned

Responsibilities and Duties:

NOTE: We are only looking for Bangladeshi candidates with prior professional experience in research / monitoring and evaluation / English report writing

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent report writing in English and oral communication skills in Bangla and English; must have true passion for writing and not just for work purpose
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Journalism, Development Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, or similar that is relevant in the development sector.
  • Minimum 4 years of ACTUAL experience specifically in the field of M&E, knowledge management, data analysis and/or social research
  • Experienced in data collection methods like survey, interviews, and field discussions
  • Self-motivated and able to visualize the growth of the company by themselves
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in conducting literature reviews
  • Good understanding of statistical data analysis packages – SPSS, STATA, R or similar
  • Digital data collection knowledge will be an added bonus skills
  • Should be open to travel to rural areas with basic amenities for validation if required
  • Able to multi-task handling different projects and work at the same time
  • Able to work efficiently within the stipulated deadline in a fast paced environment and communicate accordingly
  • Self-starter; should NOT be someone who needs to be told what to do


Other Benefits:

  • Tour allowance, Performance bonus, Overtime allowance, Weekly 1 holidays
  • Lunch Facilities: Partially Subsidize
  • Salary Review: Yearly
  • Festival Bonus: 2

Apply period is over.