Helen Keller International (HKI) is an International non-profit organization (INGO) working in health and nutrition in Nepal since 1989 working to improve the nutritional status of women and young children through evidence-based research and programs. HKI, CARE, FHI 360, NTAG, EAN, ENPHO, VDRC together are implementing USAID funded Suaahara II Program (SP II) in 42 districts. Applications are invited from interested, committed, dynamic team players and experienced Nepali nationals for the following positions based in Kathmandu.
Position: Qualitative Evaluation Researcher -no.1 (for 10 months under fixed term):
Summary of Job Purpose:
The Qualitative Evaluation Researcher is required to collaborate with the Suaahara team, remaining in close consultation with the Sr. Technical Advisor and MER teams, as well as PI and other consultants hired for the evaluation, from design through to completion of the studies. Details of the tasks required under this contract are outlined below by phase: evaluation planning; data collection and management; coding, analysis, and interpretation.
Educational qualifications and Experiences:
Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, with preference given for those with a masters or doctoral degree; experience working on qualitative studies, with preference for prior experience on at-scale and/or multi-sectoral program evaluations; previous qualitative research experience in Nepal including all steps of the process (tool development, training support, data collection, data management and analysis); previous experience working on a team and ability to work effectively across cultures, languages, and working styles and English writing and oral communication skills
Position: Consultant- Quantitative Evaluation Assistant Researcher-no.1 (for 5 months)
Summary of Job Purpose: The Suaahara Evaluation Quantitative Research Assistant Consultant is required to collaborate with the Suaahara team, remaining in close consultation with the STA and MER teams, as well as the Principal Investigator and other consultants hired for the evaluation, from design through to completion of the studies. Details of the tasks required under this contract are outlined below and span the preparatory evaluation work of getting protocols, tools, and ethical approval ready as well as working with the survey firm during the trainings to ensure high quality data collection.
Educational qualifications and experiences: Master’s degree preferred in epidemiology, statistics, economics, or public health nutrition or similar field; experience working on large-scale multi-sectoral programs and quantitative studies; previous monitoring, evaluation and/or research experience in Nepal; strong Nepali language reading and writing, with preference for typing in Nepali script; Ability to communicate in English in writing and oral.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview process. HKI reserves the right to close the application before the deadline.
Helen Keller International promotes workforce diversity and is an equal opportunity employer
Source: The Himalayan Times