Research & Documentation Associate
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
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About the Organization:

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. They advocate for change and connect countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for them. They provide expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. They promote technical and investment cooperation among nations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out policy research, communication activities and participate in developing new project concepts.

  • Prepare reports for submission to various donors, government counter parts and other stakeholders with inputs from various teams.

  • Work with an emerging and dynamic team to document programme and project impacts and communicate to relevant stakeholders.

  • Establish/maintain an up-to-date documentation centre/repository for publications, press releases and feature stories, as well as photographic and audio-visual materials of studies conducted.

  • Participate in analyses and development of targeted policy publications and other project outputs such as discussion briefs, new media pieces and visual material.

  • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of various activities and programmes in the policy unit.

  • Establish and maintain a database for easy retrieval of knowledge products, photographs and videos (in consultation with the project managers).

  • Assist in maintaining partnerships with policy actors and decision makers, such as government agencies, private sector, and regional/international development agencies.

  • Support the development and implementation of an effective communication strategy for the team

  • Prepare progress reports, meeting agenda, briefs and other relevant documentation etc.

  • Gather content to write human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials in all media formats as appropriate for the website and newsletters

  • Develop email newsletter in collaboration with the communication team and develop and send out approved content updates for social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter as needed.

  • Any other relevant work assigned by the supervisor

Min. Academic Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Public Policy or any other related field of study.

  • Master’s or Post Graduate Diploma will be considered as advantage.

Min. years of relevant Work experience 

  • At least five years practical professional work experience in the social development sector.

  • Experience on documentation of programme/ project results with excellent writing skills is essential.

  • Prior experience working with UN, Government agencies on similar role is desirable.

  • Experience in writing research articles in a team for published documents.

  • Experience in coordinating the Monitoring of programmes and projects

How to apply

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