Social Research Coordinator
CIMMYT
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CIMMYT

Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal

About Us

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) works throughout the developing world to improve livelihoods and foster more productive, sustainable maize and wheat farming systems. Our portfolio squarely targets critical challenges, including food insecurity ...

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) works throughout the developing world to improve livelihoods and foster more productive, sustainable maize and wheat farming systems. Our portfolio squarely targets critical challenges, including food insecurity and malnutrition, climate change and environmental degradation. Through collaborative research, partnerships, and training, the center helps to build and strengthen a new generation of national agricultural research and extension services in maize- and wheat-growing nations. As a member of the CGIAR System composed of 15 agricultural research centers, CIMMYT leads the CGIAR Research Programs on Maize and Wheat, which align and add value to the efforts of more than 500 partners.  

Social Research Coordinator

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Job Location Birathnagar
  • Job Level Entry Level
  • Education Level Masters
  • Expiry date 2022-09-30
  • Skills Research & Development

Job Description

  • 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. 

Job Specification

  • 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.
  • 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. 

 

Apply Instruction

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/

This job has been expired on 2022-09-30