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Senior Research Associate

Job description

Position Code


Department / Program

Maternal & Child Health Program

Reporting To

Deputy Manager, Program

Employment Type

Full-time Contractual (close-ended)


Karachi, Pakistan

JOb Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible to assist Deputy Manager Program in carrying out the research by collecting data through qualitative and quantitative techniques, analyzing data and presenting it. S/he also act as supervisor for field workers and mobilize them to collect data.


  • Assisting field manager in training of field worker
  • Overseeing field workers for data collection through qualitative (In-depth interviews and focus group) and quantitative (questionnaires/surveys) techniques
  • Mobilizing field workers to collect data
  • Supervising and managing field workers
  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data through statistical methods
  • Updating and presenting data on a weekly basis
  • Conducting literature review through secondary research
  • Helping coordinate Project management
  • Assisting with Program presentation making


Required Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree(s) in a relevant field including Public Health,Social Sciences, Development Studies or International Relations.

Required Experience

  • Minimum 1-3 year(s) of relevant experience

Required Skills

  • Ability to clean data and conduct statistical analyses
  • Hands on experience of SPSS and STATA (knowledge of STATA preferred)
  • Willingness to conduct field visits
  • Ability to develop and refine PowerPoint presentations
  • Precision, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines