Lahore
Posted 2 months ago

Education: PhD/M.Phil in Economics, Education, or Social Sciences, preferably with a background in both Quantitative and Qualitative research.

Experience: 3-5 years of experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative research studies. Proven experience in implementing educational and research projects.

Job Description:

  • Manage and oversee research at ITA. Spearhead, direct, and oversee all ITA research projects from research design to implementation, analysis, and project development.
  • Projects and initiatives; broader research efforts, including those related to integrated services and systems that support the community in particular, such as community school development.
  • 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.
  • Investigate grant opportunities, write and develop grant proposals to support the sustainability of a research team.
  • Supervise and direct others on the team to develop, write, and submit proposals.
  • 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.
  • Overall supervision and implementation of assigned programs (health, disability, and any other) at ITA by providing direct input, developing modules/tools, drafting reports, data cleaning, monitoring the field, conducting sessions, and all other relevant activities.
  • Liaising with donors and public education departments to undertake advocacy and policy dialogues based on project results and findings.
  • Required to travel locally for program activities.
  • Any other task assigned by the line manager.

Skills:

  • Incumbents must have the ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research studies and evaluations, with experience in the education or development sector.
  • Demonstrated writing ability with a track record of securing grants, and publishing academic articles.
  • The candidate must have strong interpersonal and collaborative skills in working with researchers and practitioners.
  • The successful candidate will be organized, and have the ability to multitask and handle timelines and priorities in a team environment.
  • Must be enthusiastic about working across disciplines and community sectors.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your updated Resume along with the Cover Letter clearly stating the position name, your current and expected salary. Applications can be sent via email to careers@itacec.org or by post to Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi, 1-A Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore, Pakistan.

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