Research Officer

Basic Job Information

Vacancy ID NFA/21/004
No. of Vacancy 1
Employment Type Contract
Job Location Asia Pacific Region (Flexibility of Working from Home)
Offered Salary Negotiable
Deadline Dec. 10, 2021, 17:00 Bangkok Time

Job Specification

Education Level Bachelor
Experience Required More than or equals to 5 years

Job Description

NFA is seeking an experienced and passionate Research Officer, based in the Asia-Pacific region (with the flexibility of working from home), to support NFA to deliver an upcoming project supported by the COVID-19 Emergency Statelessness Fund (CESF). The project is focused on Actioning the CESF Impact Report published in June 2021 in the Asia-Pacific Region. The project aims to support CESF Consortium members (‘Partners’) in four Asia-Pacific countries (Nepal, Bangladesh, India, and Malaysia) to contextualize the Impact Report and implement the calls to action specified in the Report and fulfill a certain immediate need of the members.

The position will report to the Program Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the research design and plan of a study on the impact of COVID-19 in the Asia Pacific region
  • Support the preparation and implementation of the research plan of the immediate need projects of the Consortium members
  • Prepare the research tools and conduct the study
  • Compile and analyze the findings and draft the impact report

Required Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Experience in qualitative and quantitative research, with at least 2 academic or institutional publications.
  • A relevant bachelor’s degree (in human rights, law, social work, international relations, development studies, migration studies, or other similar fields)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills including experience dealing with sensitive stakeholders and information
  • Preferred experience working on statelessness or other related human rights issues

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must be eligible to work in Nepal.

NFA values diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Applications are welcome from all backgrounds. We especially encourage people with lived experiences of statelessness to apply. Please send your application in Word or PDF format to [email protected] with the subject line “Application: Research Officer”.

The application should include:

  • A CV of a maximum of 2 pages
  • A cover letter addressing the above-mentioned criteria (maximum 2 pages)
  • Contact details for two referees
  • Sample research proposal or research paper of the applicant