Research Manager

  Future Generations Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 395
Date Posted:Jan 20, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 9, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Research/Survey
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
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About Future Generations Afghanistan:


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for leadership and management of the research dimensions of the project and will be part of a Project Management Team with the Project Co-Directors. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the development and peace/security literature, possess solid social science research skills, and be capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously. Good communications skills are necessary for regular, professional interaction with the project’s Steering Committee, consisting of the project’s local and international partners.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide substantive guidance and direction to the research phase of the project;
• Manage overall task and information flow and ensure team members and consultants execute responsibilities and achieve expected results;
• Contribute to the development of conceptual and analytical tools for analyzing national-level data sets;
• Design survey instruments and research protocols for field research;
• Train and supervise field researchers;
• Hire and manage project consultants;
• Organize project meetings, workshops, and conferences;
• Contribute to the preparation of project-related materials such as summaries, proposals, reports, and newsletters.

Job Requirement:

• A Master's Degree or higher in the social sciences is required.
• Experience in the security, development and peacebuilding fields are preferred.
• Outstanding research and writing skills are essential.
• Three to five years of experience in relevant field.
• Must be willing to travel to provinces.

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