Senior Researcher (Quantitative)

at Local Company
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 6, 2022
Category NGO
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Responsibilities include:

  • Developing technical and financial proposals per the requirements of TORs in collaboration with the program management, and ensuring it is delivered in time.
  • Leading the research teams including:
    • Ensuring all tools align with program requests and needs;
    • Lead desk review phase and compile literature review.
    • Lead research design;
    • Leading analysis of quantitative data;
    • Providing quality assurance and oversight of all deliverables;
    • Identifying, recruiting, and managing field teams to conduct quantitative data collection;
    • Identifying, recruiting, and managing subject matter experts who contribute to technical aspects of projects.
  • Providing overall project oversight, including:
    • Supporting the Program Manager with managing the project budget, resourcing, and timelines;
    • Managing partner relationships, including regular check-ins with the Project Management Unit;
    • Ensuring the provision of high-quality services by Insights Consults, whilst maintaining commercial oversight of the project.
  • The role might require travel within Ethiopia depending on the project need.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 7 years of Post Qualification Experience with 5 years working as a quantitative research lead.
  • Experience managing or supporting multi-year research projects.
  • Experience in providing programmatic research.
  • Experience developing research methodologies in diverse sectors.
  • Experience overseeing budgets and resourcing.
  • Experience managing teams (including performance reviews, career development, etc.) and managing corporate partnerships.
  • Experience with statistical software such as SPSS, STAT….

Other skills

  • Ability to work in a demanding environment
  • Ability to deliver and prioritize according to need.
  • Fluent in speaking and writing English, Amharic and other local languages is a plus
  • Ability to proactively adapt to change
  • Ability to function and deliver within a team
  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge and skill to build team capacity

Educational background:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Demography,Economics, Finance, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Management, and other related fields.
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