Consultant, Qualitative Researcher.- Innovations for Poverty-Action (IPA)

Innovations for Poverty-Action (IPA)
Job title: 
Consultant, Qualitative Researcher
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Closing date: 
March 7, 2018 - 5pm

Duration: Three weeks starting immediately
Reports to: Research Associate
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is conducting an evaluation of the long-term impact of a leadership and entrepreneurship program implemented by Educate!. The evaluation will examine the impact of the entrepreneurial training on a variety of youths’ life outcomes aimed to help young people in Uganda to overcome obstacles to successful entrepreneurship and labor market participation, and ultimately improving their livelihoods and socioeconomic security. The Qualitative Researcher is needed to analyze the qualitative component of this evaluation. The right candidate will be an outstanding researcher, self-starting, detail-oriented, have exceptional writing skills and an excellent communicator. The individual will work in partnership with Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), University of California (UC Berkeley) and Educate!.
Responsibilities and duties include the following:
 Write pre-analysis plan based on Educate!’s scope of work including (but not limited to): study design, research questions and outline of evaluation report;
 Analyze in-depth interviews, focus group discussions and key informant interviews using Atlast.ti;
 Write evaluation report including (but not limited to): executive summary, evaluation approach and methodology (including limitations), findings, conclusion, discussion and recommendations;
 Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor;
 Maintain compliance with all organizational policies and procedures
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
 Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office and Atlas.ti)
 3-5 years of qualitative research experience
 Master’s degree required
 Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude
 Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
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Interested applicants meeting the above requirements should submit a CV (max 2 pages), academic certificates and a cover letter (max 1 page) . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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