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Job Title:  Coordinator, Research

NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm, seeks to recruit for its valuable client, Bridge International Academies which is the world’s largest chain of primary schools bringing world class education to the poorest of the poor, democratizing the right to succeed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring that all data collection, data syncing and report writing work is done in accordance with the protocols
  • Actively coordinating with the Research Manager in assignment of field work duties to the Research Associates and Assistants
  • Responsible for the preparation of maps and other data collection materials for PSR, neighborhood and all types of surveys
  • Coordinating and managing with various field teams and assist in resolving of any issues that may arise in the field
  • Identifying RA training needs and assisting to organize for the same
  • Work in liaison with the research manager review all the protocols to ensure they meet the current research requirements.
  • Checking through maps and other available data to suggest new research areas
  • Participate in data quality control activities both in the field and in the office
  • Offer technical guidance and direction to the RAs on data collection, data entry and data quality
  • Intuitively review both the quantitative data and the qualitative reports for various research activities.
  • Ensure that all research reports are written in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Ensure the sharing of the necessary information generated by research with other departments that require it
  • In conjunction with research manager address any queries that are raised concerning the research reports.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of research tools, protocols and processes
  • Recognizing Bridge is a growing organization and being involved in any other research or related field.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Coordinator Research should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Demography, Anthropology, statistics or other related social science field.
  • At least two years’ experience in conducting field research in a fast paced or rapidly growing commercial organization with multiple departments where the use of technology solutions was a key strategy.
  • Past experience coordinating or managing a team of staff, preferably remotely or field based
  • Prior experience working in slums, informal settlements and in rural areas
  • Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in Advanced Excel modeling
  • Past experience providing guidance to data collection and data entry teams.
  • Experience using Excel for data entry, data manipulation and analysis is desired
  • Proficiency in Computer statistical analysis tools (SAS, STATA and SPSS is advantageous
  • Very good at interpreting and using maps for research work
  • Past exposure and experience in use of PDA, net books or other related device for research
  • Automated analysis of data to quickly identify key metrics
  • Systematized rating system for new potential plots
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-driven and able to work with very minimum supervision
  • Able to work in fast paced environment and able to prioritize work

How to Apply for the job:

All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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