Research Officer

at Consilient
Published January 25, 2023
Location Hargeisa, Somalia
Category Research  
Job Type Full Time  


The Research Officer is responsible for the full life cycle of research support and implementation, from conceptualization and design, to field-level implementation, and analysis and report writing.

Our ideal candidate is a strong team player who is passionate about delivering informed research products and wants to engage in the entirety of the research process. We are looking for people who are eager to learn and grow while taking on meaningful responsibility. Successful applicants will thrive working in a fast-paced environment working on a range of topics and sectoral areas while providing rigor to the research process.

This is a full-time position based in our Hargeisa, Somaliland office. The Research Officer reports to the Research Manager.

Description of Main Duties:

Conceptualize and design methodologies to address key research questions;
Draft quantitative and qualitative data collection tools for projects covering a range of subject matters;
Manage data collection field teams;
Analyze qualitative and quantitative data
Lead report writing;
Communicate with clients on project implementation and timelines, as necessary;
Position Requirements:

Bachelors degree in relevant field with prior research experience (MA preferred);
Interest in research methodology and data analysis;
Experience collecting quantitative or qualitative data will be considered an asset;
Basic knowledge of SPSS, Stata, or R;
Experience collaborating with and managing diverse, multi-cultural teams preferred;
Eagerness to engage in research across a multitude of sectorial areas;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
Ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines;
Prior experience living and working abroad, preferably in a developing country;
Cultural sensitivity;
Fluency in written and spoken English.

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