Research Associate (RA) at IPA Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 11/12/2022

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  • 09/11/2022 15:56
  • Kicukiro, Kigali City, Rwanda
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Research Associate (RA) at IPA Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 11/12/2022

Project and position summary:

IPA seeks a Research Associate/or Senior Research Associate for a research projects in agriculture,

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Principal Investigators and the associate research Manager in the design of survey questionnaires;
  • Work with the data manager to program survey tools using SurveyCTO, high-frequency checks and data flows;
  • Develop data collection protocols and data quality assurance protocol;
  • Develop a data collection plan (procurement, logistics and survey plan) that ensures adherence to the survey budget;
  • Manage the survey budget, tracking expenses and adhering to the project budget;
  • Conduct  training of team leaders, auditors and surveyors;
  • Conduct daily data quality checks during a data collection exercise;
  • Ensure implementation of survey spot checks and back-checks;
  • Compile clean databases;
  • Assist the PI team in data analysis as requested;
  • Assisting in managing relationships with donors, partner organizations and researchers
  • Produce technical reports for donor and/or other stakeholders (e.g. fieldwork reports);
  • Keep the Associate Research Manager and the PI team appraised of all project activities;
  • Training and managing a survey team that conducts surveys among study units;
  • Writing regular progress reports;
  • As assigned by your supervisor, perform other tasks, which are consistent with your level in the organization;
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Designated Project Field Managers, and overall oversight of the Field Officers

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agri-Business, or related fields, Master’s degrees are preferred.
  • Experience working in the Agricultural sector. Knowledge about agricultural value chains and cooperatives is preferable.
  • Experience working with government officials, especially in Rwanda is required. More specifically the Ministry of Agriculture or one of its affiliated agencies and Farmer Cooperatives.
  • Experience conducting social science or economic field research. Background in randomized control trials is strongly preferred
  • Experience supervising data collection and teams of field workers, designing surveys, and implementing programs strongly preferred
  • Experience with data management. Strong quantitative skills and advanced knowledge of Stata are strongly preferred
  • Experience with electronic data collection platforms.  Knowledge of SurveyCTO is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations.
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Flexibility, self-motivation, and the ability to manage multi-partner projects efficiently,
  • Ability to work with a culturally diverse team and maintain high professional standards,
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and complete fluency in English and Kinyarwanda are required
  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5 PM RWANDA TIME ON December 11th 2022. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. DUE TO THE LARGE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS, ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

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Location

Kigali,Kicukiro,Kigali City,Rwanda

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