North South Collectives

Researcher/Program Officer

North South Collectives

Researcher/Program Officer

North South Collectives is a dynamic organization committed to promoting sustainable development and social justice through evidence-based research and program implementation. We work towards fostering inclusive growth and addressing socio-economic challenges in various regions.


Researcher/Program Officer

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Janakpur
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Jun. 25, 2024 17:00 (3 days, 2 hours from now)

Job Specification

Education Level : Graduate (Masters)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 3 years

Job Description

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Researcher/Program Officer to lead a political economy analysis of foreign labor migration from the Madhesh province of Nepal. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing research methodologies, analyzing data, and producing actionable insights to inform policy and programmatic interventions. The role involves close collaboration with local stakeholders, civil societies, government agencies, and international partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct a comprehensive political economy analysis of foreign labor migration from Madhesh province.
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data to understand the drivers, impacts, and implications of migration on the Madheshi community and broader socio-economic dynamics.
  • Identify key stakeholders and engage in dialogue to gather diverse perspectives and insights and explore the role of provinces and local governments in managing the issue.
  • Produce high-quality reports, policy briefs, and presentations to communicate findings and recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with partners to develop and design evidence-based interventions and advocacy strategies aimed at promoting the rights and well-being of migrant workers and their families.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Master's degree or equivalent in economics, development studies, sociology, political science, Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in conducting research and analysis on migration, labor markets, or political economy issues, preferably in the context of Nepal/Madhesh.
  • Proven track record of leading research projects, including designing methodologies, collecting and analyzing data, and producing high-quality outputs.
  • Strong understanding of political economy frameworks and methodologies, with the ability to apply them to migration studies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams and engage with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.
  • Proficiency in English and Nepali lang

Duration: Initially 3 months of probation period and likely to be extended based on scope of the project and available funding.


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