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Research Assistant

Lusaka (Zambia)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Lusaka (Zambia)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-14

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Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

The UNV Research Assistant will report to the Project Manager (PMU) . The UN Volunteer's tasks will be divided into the following core areas:

  • Support Research and Monitoring and Evaluation activities on the Project;
  • Support project implementation at district level;
  • Perform research activities to characterize specific groups in terms of different indicators of well being;
  • Performing background research assistance (qualitative and quantitative) on project activities;
  • Provision of research assistance activities for all Unit initiatives;
  • Provision of support on preparation of different types of executive documents derived from the advisory activities provided by the Unit to the Directorate;
  • Support preparation of district level reports;
  • Support the development of knowledge management and articles for publication;
  • Any other duties assigned by PMU.
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environment, Climate Change, Agriculture, Development Studies or related development field;
  • Knowledge in research and research methodology;
  • General knowledge of political and economic context in Zambia;
  • General knowledge of UNDP work in Zambia is desirable.
Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:
  • At least 2 years of progressive agro-processing and alternative livelihood operations;
  • Some experience in research work is added advantage.
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Agro-industry and agricultural marketing Area of expertise details:
  • Research;
  • Agro-processing and alternative livelihood operations.
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline: 14 June 2021

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