Research Officer

at Exigo Research and Communications
Published August 2, 2022
Location Amman, Jordan
Category Research  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

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 by email.

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