Research Assistant - SU V

Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-03-06 Deadline: 2015-03-25
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Intermediate
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the National Program Director, the Research Assistant  works under the direct supervision of the Project Officer. The Research Assistant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Officer in planning, documentation and report writing;
  • Provide support to the Project Officer and other specialists in drafting concept notes, terms of reference and other relevant documents;
  • Assist project team in doing background research, e.g., data collection and analysis;
  • Provide logistical support in training, workshop, planning and dissemination meetings;
  • Assist in administrative and finance matters to maintain project inventory of  goods and equipment;
  • Perform any other duty assigned by programme management.


Job Specification

  • Shares knowledge and experience;
  • Good understanding of project management including administration and logistics support;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Positive, constructive attitude;
  • Ability to work and act under pressure with discretion in politically sensitive environment with a minimum of comfort;
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view;
  • Ready to work independently, under tight deadlines.


Required Skills and Experience


  • Completeion of Intermediate level.


  • 5 years of experience in development research and planning;
  • Understanding of Nepal’s socio economic development;
  • Good computer skills especially MS Word, Excel, Power Point.


  • Fluency in spoken and written Nepali and English languages is required.


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Organization Summary

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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