Program and Research Analyst/ Senior Program and Research Analyst

Aug 08, 2017 03:34 pm

Helen Keller International (HKI) Company Name: Helen Keller International (HKI)

Job Title: Program and Research Analyst/ Senior Program and Research Analyst

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: NGO/Development

Deadline: 17 Aug,2017

Educational Qualification:
    Masters in statistics, applied statistics, bio-statistics, epidemiology, or econometrics from a recognised university.


  • At least 5 year(s)


  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Must have experience with computer databases - highly skilled in Stata is preferred.
  • Will need good communication skills as well as fluency in English (especially written)
  • Will need experience with MS Office
  • Experience writing reports and academic publications.


Other Opportunities:
Job Location



Instruction :
Apply with a complete resume with contact telephone number and a copy of a recent passport size photograph. Applications should filled at ( For any issues with filling this form please contact the Head of HR at E-mail: [email protected] by 5:00 PM August 17, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview

'Helen Keller International is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities candidates. The organization has a smoke free working environment.'

Founded in 1915 by Helen Keller and George Kessler, the mission of Helen Keller International (HKI) is to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. HKI combats the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Headquartered in New York City, HKI's programs prevent blindness and reduce malnutrition in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States.'

Application Deadline : Aug 17, 2017


Job Detail:

Job Context
Helen Keller International (HKI), an International NGO, has been working in Bangladesh since 1978. HKI implements different projects in partnership with national and international NGOs, development partners, academic and research institutions, and the private sector. HKI takes a gender-sensitive approach to improving nutrition, food security and eye health. Current program areas include Dhaka, Khulna, Sylhet, Chittagong and the CHT.
HKI is seeking to recruit the above position based in Dhaka.
Reporting to : Director - Research, Learning and Evaluation
Job Description / Responsibility
Scope of Responsibilities:
The Program and Research Analyst is responsible for designing and producing research learning that assess the effectiveness of projects and designing special studies that enhance the rigor and depth of HKI programming. S/he has primarily responsibility for conducting baseline and end-line surveys, analyzing data, preparing reports, organizing special surveys, providing training and supervisory support to data collection and data entry teams. S/he will be responsible for coordination of project M&E and research projects. This includes survey training/coordination, data analysis, documentation, and writing reports/journal articles based on datasets collected through HKI. Depending on the experience of the selected applicant this position may be promoted to Senior Program and Research Analyst.
Job Responsibilities:
Planning and Design:
Working with project staff and the officers in the Learning and Reflection Unit, create work-plans to meet data collection and analysis needs;
Ensure that key indicators for food security and nutrition are standardized across projects;
Keep abreast of key research in HKI's topical areas
Organize and store all of HKI's research studies, and facilitate knowledge-sharing within the organization by making data accessible to field teams;
Seek out and follow up on opportunities for special surveys that enhance the visibility of HKI's research expertise.
Generate the sampling frame and select appropriate research methodology for baseline and endline surveys and special studies based on objectives of the research project;
Design and document professional written protocols for research surveys;
Design and translate questionnaires, including questionnaire guidelines.
Data Management and Analysis:
Prepare syntax for data cleaning and analysis, creating systems through which data can be cleaned, managed efficiently, and is reproducible
Develop program/ syntax for checking data quality and perform quality assurance checks and provide quick feedbacks to field
Identify the ways to improve the data quality.
Archive datasets.
Conducts analysis of HKI data and prepares reports, bulletins, and scientific articles under the direction of the Manager - Research, Learning, and Evaluation (HKI). This includes responsibilities to prepare abstracts for presentation to relevant conferences.
Field Coordination and Training:
Help design and training qualitative data collection with project staff and contract data collectors.
Lead design and training quantitative data collection with project staff and contract data collectors
Provide regular field supervision
Recruit and manage contract teams of data collectors, supervisors, and data entry staff.
Maintain logistical supplies for data collection needs and requisition equipment and software.