Category: Research/Consultancy

Research Associate

Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)



Job Context

  • Job Nature: Full-time (after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period)
  • Job Location:
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • The job may also involve occasional travel outside of Dhaka if required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of literature reviews, creation of research tools, data collection and analysis.
  • Drafting research reports, policy briefs, concept notes, policy paper.
  • Playing an active role in the design and planning of field-based and remote research, including focus group discussions, key informant interviews and household surveys.
  • Supporting coordination of enumerators and other research staff for field and remote research activities
  • Collecting, verifying, and reporting on different data points (e.g., training, translation, resources, advocacy) with particular attention to indicator progress and reporting according to project and donor requirements.
  • Organizing and maintaining files for all data, sources of verification and supporting documents as required by project and donors, including attendance records, training surveys, photos, presentation files, handouts, etc.
  • Working closely with the Principal Investigator(s) other researchers in the team to ensure all monitoring data is accurate and complete.
  • Working closely with the Research and Creative teams to identify and produce data points, data analysis, and data visualization for donor reporting, special reports and other projects as needed.
  • Preparing materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations.
  • Assisting other researchers with various tasks, including data entry, sample care, and presentation preparation.
  • Assisting in organising IID's various knowledge-sharing events and liaising with donors and stakeholders.
  • Managing various project deadlines.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics or other Social Science disciplines from any reputed university.
  • A Postgraduate/Master's degree will be a plus.
  • The requirements may be relaxed in the case of candidates with foreign master's degree and publication(s) in reputed journals.

Experience Requirements

  • 2 to 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Must possess excellent competency in basic computing, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Good knowledge of research and evaluation approaches, methodologies and tools.
  • Knowledge of designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Skilled in data analysis and producing analytical and study reports.
  • Good communication skill (written and oral) and ability to present findings, learning and best practices internally and externally.
  • Ability to think critically.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, pay attention to details, meet deadlines, maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work in a team setting.
  • Willingness to work for and on behalf of the organization at the time of disaster within working areas or outside.
  • Comfortable in conducting interviews using Zoom/Skype/Google Meet.

Job Location



  • BDT 30,000 during the probationary period. BDT 42,000 after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period.

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • As per organization policy.

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 20 Apr 2021

Vacancy:  01

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: 2 to 3 year(s)

Job Location: Dhaka

Application Deadline: 20 May 2021

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Apply Procedures

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If you believe you are the right candidate for the position, please submit the followings as a part of your application to with the subject line `Research Associate, IID` on or before Monday 10 May 2021:

• Go through the brief report ( of study carried out by IID and write a summary of the findings (maximum 1 page).
• A complete CV (maximum 4 pages) with a recent photograph.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the final selection process.

IID is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate between sex, religion, age, ethnicity or disability.
Application Deadline : 20 May 2021

Published On

20 Apr 2021

Company Information

Institute of Informatics and Development (IID) Address : 19/5 Babar Road, Block B, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207 Web : Business : IID ( is a public policy institute that promotes informed and inclusive development through evidence-based policy advocacy. IID is registered as a nonprofit organization in Bangladesh under Section 28 of the Companies Act 1994.