Research Coordinator

JoWomenomics  Amman - Jordan  Date Posted: 2020/11/03   Login to Apply

Responsibilities 

  • Assist in conceptualizing the newly established Think Tank’s vision and mission in the area of Gender, Economics and Development.
  • Assist in the design and coordination of research projects, including identification of junior researchers, organization of meetings and conferences; supervision of consultants involved in the projects; and ensure quality outputs produced.
  • Coordinate and schedule data collection, observe practice, interview with key stakeholder and conduct focus groups.
  • Assist in analyzing complex research data addressing project questions and assist in writing reports.
  • Produce high-quality publications, including articles for the research center, quarterly newsletters and other research outreach materials. Contribute to flagship publications, research programs and special activities.
  • Organize all tasks for international trainers including training session, booking flights, accommodation and catering, meeting documentation and serving as a liaison to speakers.
  • Build and maintain regular contacts within the local and international research community.
  • Coordinate team communications, website content development and data base.
  • Track all dead-lines and ensure that all reports on the progress of the project is submitted within the required deadline.
  • Carry out other activities as agreed by the Director.

Competencies

  • Professionalism: Demonstrates professional competence as a researcher in the field of gender and development.
  • Communication: Excellent oral communication and writing skills in both English and Arabic. Ability to communicate effectively with different target audiences regarding substantive issues.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational and project goals. Builds consensus for project objectives with colleagues.
  • Leadership: Takes intellectual leadership in substantive areas of work and demonstrates good management skills.
  • Judgement/Decision-Making: Identifies critical issues for research relevant to the work; develops appropriate research methods and analyses data, drawing policy recommendations in accordance with the norms and objectives of the center. 

Qualifications

Education

A Master’s degree in Social Sciences or any related field, with a focus on gender and development.

Experience

  • A minimum of three years of experience in development research at an academic or research institution.
  • A proven publication record in the field of gender and development, and expertise in women in economics or policy reform is desirable.
  • Experience in the management and supervision of research projects.

Languages

  • Fluent in both Arabic and English with proven writing and editing skills.
Required Skills
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Research
Job Details
  • Location Amman - Jordan
  • Industry Nonprofit Organizations
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 3
  • Nationality Unspecified
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