Research Officer – IFPRI at International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

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Research Officer – IFPRI

Responsibilities 

  • Support the collection of household and agricultural data (e.g. program survey tools, recruit and assist in the training of data collection staff, organize survey logistics, monitor quality of incoming data in real-time)
  • Prepare data for analysis; build large datasets from multiple sources
  • Analyze data using advanced econometric methods
  • Conduct literature reviews and syntheses
  • Assist in drafting reports and research papers
  • Assist in capacity building
  • Coordinate projects and support outreach activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics or closely related fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in academia, the private sector, a development-oriented research organization or comparable institution in the area of impact evaluation.
  • Knowledge of microeconomic theory and applied quantitative econometric methods
  • Excellent knowledge of STATA
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as needed, consistently meet deadlines and manage time well
  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English

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