Director Research

Director Research Job in Pakistan
Idara-E-Taleem-O-Aaghi , Pakistan Hot Job

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5 Years
90,000 - 100,000 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
M.Phil/PhD in Economics/Stats
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 5, 2011
Last Date
Sep 11, 2011

Job Description

1. Develop a research and documentation strategy and its implementation for ITA teams in Pakistan/Regions. 2. Director Research will manage all aspects of the research projects. 3. The Director will spearhead the long-term research objective of the ITA, provide consultation and support to key evaluation components of the ITAs programs, and disseminate research findings. 4. The Director will contribute to the ITAs work in building the field among researchers, practitioners, and policy makers at the local, regional and national level. 5. Direct and oversee research at the ITA. Spearhead, direct, and oversee all ITA research projects from research design to implementation, analysis and project development. This includes: 6. Projects and initiatives; broader research efforts, including those related to integrated services and systems that support community in particular, such as community schools development. 7. Disseminate and publish research findings,Briefs, research publications and articles written for a variety of audiences in order to advance the work of the ITA. 8. Investigate grant opportunities, write and develop grant proposals to support sustainability of a research team. Supervise and direct others on the team to develop, write, and submit proposals. 9. Be an active member of the ITA leadership team and contribute to the organizational development of the ITA by collaborating with other strategy and program areas, supporting grant writing efforts, attending staff meetings and retreats, and participating in organization-wide operational efforts.

Job Specification

Incumbent must have the ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research studies and evaluation, with experience in education or development sector. Demonstrated writing ability with a track record of securing grants, publishing academic articles. Teaching experience at the university level as well as supervisory experience with university students at various stages of study is high preferred. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and collaborative skills in working with researchers and practitioners. The successful candidate will be organized, have the ability to multitask and handle timelines and priorities in a team environment. Must be enthusiastic about working across disciplines and community sectors.


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