Vacancy Announcement

Title: Research Associate

No. of position: 1

Location: Kupondole, Lalitpur

Level: Entry-level

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Length: 6 months (can be extended as per the performance and need)

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Key roles and responsibilities:-

  • Collect information, literature, reports and documents related to a given topic.
  • Conduct literature reviews and write substantial summaries
  • Maintain a daily task of searching for and retrieving information online and offline media related to civic spaces and civil societies in Nepal
  • Keep a log and manage online database and records 
  • Assist with the team with synthesis, analysis and other general research works 

Other Responsibilities:-

  • Attend meetings (both in-person and virtual), note-taking and taking meeting minutes.
  • Contribute in research and report writing tasks
  • Provide daily and weekly updates to program coordinator

Minimum Requirements:-

  • Enrolled/completed a Master’s degree in Sociology, Economics, Philosophy,International Development, Community Development or other social science.
  • Knowledgeable about roles of civil societies, social and economic issues, development sectors actors and government structures in Nepal.
  • Sound understanding of research methodologies.
  • Strong critical analysis and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to details.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and SPSS.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in Nepali and English are required.

Core Competencies:-

Planning & Organizing: Ability to plan work and manage conflicting priorities.
Communication: Good spoken and written communication skills, including the ability to liaise with technical staff and present information in a clear and concise style.
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Growth: Willingness to learn and work hard for growth.

To apply, please submit your application by email, referencing in the subject line “Research Associate”, to on or before September 03, 2020. Your application must include a cover letter and C.V. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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