Research Associate - MSME

Posted By: IFMR LEAD

Chennai

Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Research/Policy Advocacy

Social Sector

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

– Oversee the day-to-day implementation of field-based research (scoping, surveying, project implementation) – including the management of field personnel, procurement, budgets, and reporting for the project

– Assist in the design and field-testing of survey instruments and develop and implement appropriate structures and systems for a larger randomized intervention, including the procurement of supplies;

– Development and oversight of field and quality control protocols; recruitment, training, and leading of field staff; and coordination with local partners

– Must work in close coordination with PIs of the study as well as the project manager to ensure effective and seamless implementation of the study.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - MBA/PGDM

•  Fluency in English required; fluency in Tamil and Hindi is strongly preferred
•  Previous experience in development research or work in developing countries is strongly preferred
•  Strong hold on statistical analysis packages (eg SPSS, Stata, R) preferred
•  Flexibility and ability to deal with uncertainty. Adaptability to project needs and schedules.
•  Experience and maturity in relationship management.
•  Ability to work independently, to be well organized and detail oriented.
•  They must be self-motivated and willing to travel extensively.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:IFMR LEAD
  • About Organization:

    IFMR LEAD is an India based non-profit research organisation. Through our rigorous research efforts, we provide practitioners and decision-makers scientific evidence to devise effective solutions for pressing development challenges in South Asia.Our work addresses vital socio-economic objectives to foster the economic growth of individuals, low-income households, and small enterprises. We collaborate with leading academics, development specialists, government agencies, and industry experts for research design, implementation and dissemination, in areas that are integral to accelerate the socio-economic and financial development of poor households.