VSO Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-07-06 Deadline: 2016-07-31
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : PHD in social research
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Research and Development
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Kathmandu, Nepal
5 months
VSO Nepal (Nepal)

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview
Working closely with VSO Nepal’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Communications Manager, the main purpose of this placement is to design and implement a strengths-based, participatory situation analysis to understand the development priorities of two districts (with special references to women/girls and youth). He/She is responsible for plan the assessment, design approach, methodology and tools, train national volunteers-researchers, monitor and supervise study, manage and analyse data, write and share findings and report. This role requires ability to perform under pressure and also in physically or mentally challenging situations.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
• Minimum of a Masters’s degree or above in Social Science, Rural Development, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Development, or related field. 
• Substantial experience in multi-sector participatory social research – in both rural and urban settings. 
• Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze data and information; knowledge of strengths-based participatory research tools and methodology – especially related to Gender and Social Inclusion (e.g. power analysis) 
• Ability to design both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and tools 
• Both quantitative and qualitative data analysis experience

• PHD in social research 
• Experience working in resource limited environment

How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
31 Jul 2016

Interview/Assessment date(s)
To be Confirmed

Start date
Soonest Possible

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Organization Summary

VSO Nepal is involved in health, livelihoods and education, with gender and climate change as cross cutting themes, in overcoming poverty

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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