Researcher- Refugee Education

Type of role Community and social work
Location Ethiopia
Salary To be negotiated
Contract type Consultant Agreement
Contract length 45 days
Negotiable Hours 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date To be confirmed
Start date 15 June 2020

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

The consultant will support the lead researchers in summarizing data and transcription which mainly focus on thematic data analysis that involves in sorting and compiling of data into ‘themes’.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
The ideal applicant has
• Post-graduate degree in Social Sciences, Education, Economics, Statistics or related field with a research experience and background preferably in education/refugee education sector
• Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in research and document review
• Strong background and experience in data collection and analysis
• Proven experience assessing development issues in Ethiopian contexts and ability to draw strong and valid conclusions
• Experience in statistical and graphical analysis of data
• Excellent communication and report writing skills in English
Equal Opportunities
VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

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