Equity Group Foundation Jobs : Senior Manager – Research


Key Responsibilities and Responsibilities

  • Management of both quantitative and qualitative research projects.
  • Undertake desktop studies to systematically review and analyze donor programming.
  • Collect data from public websites and databases, review literature on selected issues and prepare concise summaries or analyses as required.
  • Proactively work across internal and external teams to develop and conduct insight and evaluation, policy and communications in an effective and timely way.
  • Drafting briefings, reports, presentations and workshops to specification and on deadline.
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex concepts and findings to diverse and non-specialist audiences.
  • Supporting the projects teams with ad-hoc qualitative interviewing and analysis where required.
  • Supporting the GM, M&E with ad-hoc and continuous analysis where required.

Desired Qualifications, Knowledge and experience

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences preferably Political Science, Statistics, Economics or International Development.
  • PHD holders will have an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in conducting quantitative data analysis of large datasets.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Academic course work and/or demonstrated experience in supporting evaluations that incorporate both quantitative and qualitative data analysis.
  • Experience calculating sample sizes for qualitative and quantitative studies
  • Knowledge in identifying appropriate counterfactuals and preparing research instruments is preferred.


Desired competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to write up statistical analysis, study findings and other types of results in clear, concise and error-free English.
  • Excellent understanding statistical techniques.
  • Experience conducting multivariate analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and other robust evaluation techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing advanced techniques for causal inference.
  • Proficiency with statistical analysis software preferably SPSS or Stata.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and direct experience using Nud*IST, NVIVO or similar qualitative analysis software.

How to Apply

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