Social Research Coordinator

CIMMYT International

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Social Research Coordinator

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org

Job: Social Research Coordinator 

Reference Number: N22162

Number: 1

Project: Transforming Smallholder Food Systems in the Eastern Gangetic Plain (Rupantar) Project

Location: Biratnagar, with regional travel anticipated. 

Major duties and responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the implementation of project research activities including, but not limited to implementation of qualitative and quantitative research instruments. 
  • Lead partner engagement with Rupantar partners and relevant stakeholders in the region;
  • Lead project implementation activities and monitoring of study communities. 
  • Regular reporting and communication with regional team; and 
  • Travel within the Rupantar study locations as per study mandate. 
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor. 

Relevant Experience and Requirements

  • Masters in relevant area such as social sciences, rural development in the context of development with at least 2 years post masters experience with field studies related to social science research, or
  • Bachelors in relevant area such as social sciences, rural development in the context of development with at least 5 years post undergraduate experience with field studies related to social science research,
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing open ended, semi-structured interviews and other qualitative research implements. 
  • Experience working with government stakeholders and rural farming communities.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali (Maithali/Tharu preferred).  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including gender sensitivity and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams. 

Candidates must go through the link below and submit the application with detail information’s no later than September 30th, 2022.

https://cimmytrecruitment.wufoo.com/forms/n22162_social-research-coordinator/

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 09 Sep, 2022
Apply Before 30 Sep, 2022
City Biratnagar