Senior Research Fellow (Quantitative)


New 1 month, 2 weeks ago


  • Lead the drafting of designing strategies and protocols and implementation for the Research and Policy (R&P) division;
  • Lead the assessment and prioritization of quantitative research needs and ensure implementation of response plan approved by Executive Management Team (EMT);
  • Contribute to developing the Annual Operational Plan (AOP) of the R&P division and play a key role in its timely and efficient implementation;
  • Play a key role in developing research concepts, methodologies, tools, techniques and processes of data collection for Divisional researches;
  • Lead large scale quantitative surveys starting from the design stage to implementation (designing survey tools, planning field operations, training field surveyors/staff, supervising/coordinating data collection, analyzing data and report writing);
  • Play a key role in designing plan/s for analyzing large scale quantitative data extracted from community monitoring, official database of the government and different national and international research and development agencies;
  • Guide/supervise the Data Analysts/Research Associates in conducting analysis based on big data and to visualize corruption and mal-governance by using quantitative data visualization tools;
  • Conduct research independently, produce research reports, make public presentations, and participate/represent the organisation in national and international policy dialogues, conferences and fora, as and when needed;
  • Supervise and guide the work of researchers/research teams; Provide substantive and technical feedback in concrete terms on draft research reports prepared by researchers; provide guidance in preparing policy papers/briefs and designing policy advocacy strategies on the basis of research findings;
  • Supervise and guide Interns and volunteers in their transcriptions and analysis of interviews and focus group findings; guide and train them in the analysis of data for purposes of policy development and guide and in the development of policy briefs and recommendations.
  • Contribute to various divisional activities like preparing reports (e.g. R&P part of donor reports, monitoring/MIS report, responses to government or other stakeholder reactions to organisational research, etc.) and actively participate in team sharing of research findings, in-house research presentations etc.
  • Report to and liaise with the Director, R&P in ensuring of the implementation of AOP/assignments of assigned teams;
  • Mentor, counsel, and motivate full time and part time research personnel as and when needed;
  • Although the position is Dhaka-based, the selected candidate must be prepared to undertake frequent research-related field visits as and when necessary;
  • Perform any other relevant tasks as assigned by the organisation.
  • Qualifications

  • Masters with Honours at Bachelor’s level preferably in a relevant subject (Social Science subjects like Economics, Sociology, Public Administration, International Relations, Development Studies etc., and Statistics) with a minimum of 10 (ten) years of relevant work experience, of which at least 7 (seven) years in a managerial/research fellow capacity;
  • Candidates with a 3rd Division or a CGPA of less than 2.5 on a scale of 4 or 3 on a scale of 5 at any stage of their education need not apply;
  • Experience Requirement

  • At least 10 year(s)
  • Experience Requirement

  • Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Provident fund, Insurance, Gratuity
  • Salary Review: Yearly
  • Festival Bonus: 2
  • Employment Status

    Full Time

    Job Type


    No. of Vacancy


    Expired At

    Dec. 24, 2022, midnight