Job Call: Research Associates for the Reproductive Rights team (2 positions)

June 12, 2018

Job Call: Research Associates for Reproductive Rights team

Our work in the Reproductive Rights area is based on detailed, comprehensive and accurate qualitative and quantitative research. We conduct research through direct interactions with beneficiaries and organisations, direct observations in the field and through formal requests to government agencies (using RTI requests). We verify and validate our theories and hypothesis by conducting extensive secondary research, and we base our findings and recommendations are based on a thorough analysis of the information collected. In this role you would be required apply your research and analytical skills to help the organization meets its goals and objectives in this space.

Another important responsibility of an associate in this role is the ability to initiate and participate in discussions with activists, academics and organisations involved with Reproductive Rights and with the public at large. These discussions would take the form of information dissemination through regular blog posts and detailed policy briefs and reports, frequent engagement in conversations on social media and participation in and hosting of conferences, consultations and seminars.

Skills and Qualities:

  • Graduate degree in Liberal Arts required.
  • Must be knowledgeable about, or interested in, the area of Reproductive Rights.
  • Should have conducted qualitative research in these or related fields, in a professional or academic setting.
  • Familiarity with quantitative research and analysis desired.
  • Should be able to understand and translate project proposals into action plans and see projects through from initiation to completion.
  • Should have strong communication and networking skills and the ability to work with different types of entities (CSO, Govt, Academic Institutions, Media, Grass Roots Organisations, etc).
  • Must have experience writing different types of documents and should be able to communicate in a clear, comprehensive and timely manner.