IPA Research Associate - Irregular Migration and Misinformation - Jobs in Nigeria

IPA Research Associate - Irregular Migration and Misinformation - Jobs in Nigeria



IPA is a research and policy nonprofit organization that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA brings together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine these solutions and their applications, ensuring that the evidence created is used to improve the lives of the world’s poor.


Since our founding in 2002, IPA has worked with over 575 leading academics to conduct over 650 evaluations in 51 countries. This research has informed hundreds of successful programs that now impact millions of individuals worldwide.


Responsibilities


  • Coordinate research and implementation efforts with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop and pilot the survey instruments, including programming digital data collection; managing the translation and back-translation of the survey into applicable local languages.
  • Hire, train, and manage the field teams that will conduct the data collections.
  • Manage all field logistics, procure products, and get approvals from local authorities.
  • Ensure all data quality protocols are followed including auditing enumerators and performing daily checks of the incoming data; correct the errors of staff iteratively to ensure the data is of the highest quality.
  • Manage the data from collection at the household to delivery of a final, cleaned dataset.
  • Manage the budget including tracking all expenses to ensure costs are within project funds.
  • Manage the project budget and field expenses.


    Requirements


  • A degree (Master’s preferred) in economics, public policy, international development, health, or related fields.
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail, with
    a quality-focused mindset.
  • Experience interacting with partners, government officials and other key stakeholders.
  • Cultural sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse constituencies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently, problem-solve, and enlist support when needed.
  • Strong quantitative skills and very good knowledge of Stata.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Experience working in Nigeria or the West African context.



    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 2nd July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; IPA Research Associate - Irregular Migration and Misinformation - Jobs in Nigeria


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