Country Research Lead for Nigeria
IRC is seeking a Country Research Lead for Nigeria for the DFID-funded 6-year Education Research in Conflict and Protracted Crisis (ERICC) programme. ERICC will operate in Myanmar, Nigeria, Jordan, Lebanon, South Sudan and Syria.
This role can be full-time or part-time (50%) and will be Nigeria-based. The position is contingent on the IRC being awarded funding and is anticipated to begin in the Spring of 2021, at the earliest.
The ERICC programme will consist of the following components:
•Component 1: Research on the most effective approaches to education delivery in conflict and protracted crisis. This includes setting the overall research design and developing a research framework that will include a set of overall research questions that will address the key evidence gaps in the field and help to inform programming for education in conflict and protracted crises. The delivery of the research itself is also a major element of Component 1.
•Component 2: In-country operational support. This includes:
·Expert Technical Advice delivered through a demand-driven call-down mechanism in ERICC focal countries. Operational support will be provided either directly to DFID country offices, DFID-funded programmes, implementation partners, or in-country partners
·Small scale research: support to DFID country offices, implementation partners and in-country outside of the ERICC focal countries to assist in the design, development and adaptation of education programmes
·Programme scale up and strengthening grants: a fund that can be utilised by DFID country offices and implementing partners to support the cost of adapting education programmes in line with recommendations on how to improve their delivery of outcomes that emerge from expert technical advice delivered under Component 2