Recruitment of Senior Research Officer of Mitra and Associates

 25 September 2022

Mitra and Associates– a pioneer survey research organization in Bangladesh since 1983 is going to recruit a Senior Research Officer for implementing quantitative and qualitative survey research projects including developing survey methodology, drawing of sample, translating questionnaires/instruments, pre-testing, training, overseeing data collection, data processing, data analysis and tabulation, and writing of report. Tracking for new projects and development of technical proposals would also be carried out. Must be computer literate including Bangla and English typing in blind method. 

The major job description of a Senior Research Officer are given below:

The major job description of a Senior Research Officer are given below:

  1. Assist in writing of technical proposals in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) including survey methodology, sampling, implementation plan, similar experiences/resume of key personal, time schedule, data processing and other relevant components.
  2. Develop, translate, pre-test and finalize questionnaires/tools/guidelines.
  3. Develop survey/interviewers manuals for conducting survey.
  4. Assist in recruitment and training of the survey field personnel.
  5. Plan, organize and data collection for both qualitative and quantitative methods (FGE, KII, IDI, Case Study and etc.).
  6. Monitor field work by maintaining quality.
  7. Prepare weekly, bi-weekly and monthly fieldwork monitoring report submission.
  8. Organize computer programing for data processing for data collected manually (pen-paper) using CSPro, SPSS PC+, STATA 12 and SQL Server, and computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) using ODK and etc.
  9. Carry out statistical data analysis using SPSS PC+, CSPro, STATA 12, SQL Server 7.0, MS-ACESS 2007, Visual Basic 6.0 and etc.
  10. Assist in writing of survey draft report.
  11. Explore source and procure sponsored survey research projects through tracking of different media (print media, personal contact, searching website and etc.).
  12. Undertake literature review of the relevant documents and prepare background document in social research.
  13. With support from senior management organize discussions and presentations on the research topics for the Mitra and Associates staff members.
  14. Other survey related works are to be carried out as and when necessary by the management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences:

 Educational Requirements: Post graduate degree in social science preferably in Economics, Sociology, Statistics and Anthropology.

 Experience, Age and Gender: At least 5-7 year(s), age between 25 to 35 years and both males and females are eligible.

 Additional Requirements:

  1. Must have command over MsOffice including free hand typing with English and Bangla;
  2. Oral and written communication/presentation skills with national and international professionals;
  3. Ability to build effective relationships with colleagues and staff;
  4. Must have inter-personal communication, problem solving, deductive reasoning and decision-making skills; and
  5. Good time management and ability to prioritize tasks and accomplish set goals efficiently.

Remuneration: Negotiable

If you are interested please send your C.V. at shandhani@mitraassociates.com/ bshandha@gmail.com before 10 October 2022.