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Senior Research Associate, Ghana At Innovations For Poverty Action by EarlyCareer: 9:14am On Jul 06, 2020
The Senior Research Associate position is a unique opportunity to combine significant project management experience with an involvement in cutting-edge development research. He/she will join the very dynamic and passionate IPA Ghana team and contribute to the successful implementation of IPA Ghana’s longest ongoing impact evaluation, as well as other new studies such as a nimble experiment focused on infant development.

We are looking for a minimum commitment period of two years for this position with a possibility for a longer-term position for exceptional candidates.

Job Responsibilities

Recruiting, training and supervising field-based teams
Managing 1-2 long term project staff
Refining and piloting survey questionnaires
Supervising and monitoring data collection to ensure high-quality of the data
Running data quality checks and fixing issues with data collected during data collection
Assisting in data cleaning and preliminary analysis and ensuring ready access to all data for researchers and/or supervisors
Documenting in detail all activities related to the project
Maintaining accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary
Preparing high-quality progress and results reports to PIs, research partners, and funding agencies, and sharing them timely
Providing timely updates and responses to partner organizations, and participating in meetings with key stakeholders
Managing project finances including budgeting, expense tracking and financial reporting
Ensuring that all team members follow necessary protocols and procedures
Handling day to day PI and partner communications

The candidate should have:

A Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or other quantitative social science disciplines (Master’s degree preferred)
Strong technical understanding of economics and econometrics required. Demonstrated proficiency in Stata, and experience with data management, data cleaning, and regression analysis
A minimum of 1-year of work experience is required. Experience managing field staff in developing countries strongly preferred
Excellent management and organizational skills; ability to successfully completing assigned tasks and meeting deadlines, required
Communication Skills: Attention to detail and advanced writing and presentation skills are required
Language: English fluency required
Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply

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Re: Senior Research Associate, Ghana At Innovations For Poverty Action by EarlyCareer: 10:11am On Jul 07, 2020

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