Progress Inc.

Senior Research Associate

Progress Inc.

Senior Research Associate

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.

Senior Research Associate

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Research and Development > Data analysis, Field supervision, Field work, Report writing, Research Support
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Kathmandu
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Mar. 01, 2021 23:55 (3 days, 20 hours ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Master
Experience Required : More than 2 years
Professional Skill Required : Communication Teamwork Leadership Research
Other Specification

Skills/Requirements:

  • Excellent report writing in English (An absolute MUST with previous experience) and oral communication skills in Nepali and English
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Statistics or similar that is relevant in the development sector
  • Atleast 2-3 years of experience specifically in the field of M&E, data analysis and/or social research or social sector
  • Experienced in data collection methods like survey, interviews, and field discussions
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in conducting literature reviews
  • Good understanding of statistical data analysis packages – SPSS, STATA, R or similar
  • Digital data collection experience will be an added bonus skills
  • Should be comfortable to travel to rural areas of Nepal with basic amenities
  • Must be able to walk for hours in difficult terrains during field work, if required
  • Able to multi-task handling different projects and work at the same time
  • Able to work efficiently within the stipulated deadline in a fast paced environment
  • Other as assigned by Research Department or management

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


Job Description

  • Provide support in different projects of the company
  • Prepare project proposals
  • Experienced and apt in quantitative data analysis (A MUST)
  • Monitoring and supervision of the project activities in coordination with other members
  • Coordination with field level project staff and field planning for the team
  • Conduct desk review, literature review and other backend study as required
  • Conduct data collection through field visit for projects as required. Should be comfortable traveling to remote areas and settling in communities, if required. Furthermore, should be comfortable walking for few hours everyday during field work, if required.
  • Prepare/support in qualitative and quantitative instruments, survey, questionnaire, etc.
  • Provide training or provide support to facilitators
  • Clean, consolidate and prepare the dataset for quantitative data analysis and help in coding for qualitative data
  • Prepare report, field notes, or summary of projects (should have previous experience in report writing for projects)

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 March 1, 2021, with the subject title of the email as “Senior Research Associate”

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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