Progress Inc.

Research Specialist

Progress Inc.

Research Specialist

Progress Inc. specializes in research, monitoring and evaluations, assessments, capacity building and other managerial support (documentation review, training, data entry/analysis) to public, private and non-profit sectors. The organization works in various sectors including education, agriculture, governance, livelihood, DRR, WASH, health and many more.

The company also has internal projects focusing on hospitality, digital, and retail sectors.

Research Specialist

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Research and Development
Job Level : Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 20, 2020 23:55 (2 weeks ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : Not Required
Professional Skill Required : Analytical Report Writing Communication Data Collection
Other Specification


  • Excellent report writing and oral communication skills in English (An absolute MUST) and Nepali
  • Minimum Master’s Degree
  • Above 4 years of similar experience in the field of M&E and/or social research
  • Experienced in data collection methods like survey, interviews, and group discussions
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in conducting literature reviews
  • Good understanding of statistical data analysis packages – SPSS, STATA or other similar
  • Digital data collection experience
  • Open to travel to rural areas of Nepal with basic amenities

Job Description


  • Supervise researchers and juniors
  • Lead a team of researchers in projects
  • Lead different projects of the company
  • Prepare and manage project proposals
  • Monitoring and supervision of the project activities
  • Visualize the mission and objective of company
  • Conduct desk review, literature review and other backend study as required
  • Conduct data collection through field visit for projects as required
  • Prepare/lead qualitative and quantitative instruments, survey, questionnaire, etc.
  • Provide training or provide support to participants
  • Consolidate and synthesize the data set for quantitative data analysis and help in coding for qualitative data
  • Prepare reports and liaison with other team members
  • Financial/budgeting

Working Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM (6 days a week)

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV along with a sample report/writing (A full report or some part of a report written by the candidate herself/himself) to [email protected] by November 20, 2020, with the subject title of the email as “Research Specialist”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation will automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing.

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