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BBC Media Action

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10 Novembre 2018 Il y a 1 semaine

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunisie

Job Purpose:

The Research Officer holds day to day responsibility for research and learning elements within delegated project(s), mainly capacity building activities in Algeria. S/he carries out Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) activities and research, prepares reports and delivers presentations in line with project requirements. S/he supports the Research Manager (RM) as required. The Research Officer will be mainly responsible for the M&E of the capacity building activities in Algeria. S/he might also contribute to M&E tools development and analysis in Tunisia and Libya where required. The Research Officer will also be responsible for the organisation of the R&L trips to Algeria.

Main Duties: 

  • Prepare M&E tools to evaluate and follow up capacity building activities (mainly training courses with partners in Algeria) in coordination with the management team.
  • Analyze surveys’ results, prepare reports and present them to the management / production team.
  • Share main research results with partners in Algeria.
  • Prepare research reports for the donor.
  • Conduct Research and Learning activities in Algeria (and possibly in Tunisia and Libya when required).
  • Support the RM in the design and planning of both quantitative and qualitative research, including designing research tools and documents.
  • Fieldwork coordination and logistics planning, including carrying out recruitment of research participants.
  • Moderate Focus Group Discussions and conduct in-depth interviews as well as other qualitative methods.
  • Data processing & analysis. In particular, undertake quantitative data analysis including cleaning and manipulating of large data sets in Excel, STATA or SPSS.
  • With support from the RM, write research reports, presentations and other dissemination products in a range of formats to fulfill the requirements of media creative and production teams, donors and the media for development communities.
  • Presentation of research reports to internal project team and external partners;
  • Support commissioning of agencies for qualitative and quantitative research including negotiations on technical issues such as sampling and recruitment, analysis, field supervision, instrument development and administration and data analysis.
  • Engage proactively and collaboratively with non-research staff in country offices and in London to support the development and use of research in the production of BBC Media Action’s creative outputs.
  • Support, train and mentor local researchers and/or individuals working with partner organizations to develop their research skills.
  • Support development of new business by writing research contributions to project and programme proposals, working with the North Africa projects team as well as colleagues in the UK.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • At least five years’ experience in a similar research role and with thematic specialization in an area relevant to BBC Media Action’s work.
  • Relevant higher education in the social sciences, preferably in development studies, project/business management, mass-communication or other relevant educational background.
  • Strong quantitative research skills, including instrument design.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and experience in working with large data sets, including cleaning, manipulating them.
  • Practical experience in running, interpreting and reporting bivariate and multivariate analyses.
  • Strong STATA and/or SPSS skills including using syntax. Experience using additional data analysis software such as Atlas.ti would be desirable.
  • Working experience in designing and implementing qualitative research.
  • Strong IT skills, including Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working in cross-cultural or multi-lingual circumstances.
  • Strong report writing and presentation skills, communicating in non-technical language to a range of audiences such as media and development practitioners.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage appropriately with researchers and other NGO staff.
  • Track record of delivering research findings on time and to a high standard.
  • Ability to plan and conduct work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong English language skills are required, knowledge of local languages an asset.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a difficult and highly politically sensitive environment.
  • Willingness to travel within the region as required.
  • Commitment to the aims and objectives of BBC Media Action.
  • Familiarity with international development issues relating to media, health, governance or resilience.
  • Understanding of the role of media and communications in development.
  • Experience in undertaking social research.
  • Algerian National (not mandatory but preferable).
  • Analytical Thinking.
  • Is able to simplify complex problems, processes or projects into component parts, explore and evaluate them systematically
  • Able to identify causal relationships, and construct frameworks, for problem-solving and / or development.
  • Managing Relationships and Team Working.
  • Is able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.
  • Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, rather than working separately or competitively.
  • Is able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others.
  • Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources requirements.
  • The ability to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Can maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions in the face of pressure, set-backs or when dealing with provocative situations.
  • Can demonstrate an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.

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