Research Consultants

Maiduguri, NIGERIA · Short Term

About The Position

Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) seeks to fill the roles in a roster of Research consultants below

·      Job Type Part Time consultancy

·      Qualification Minimum M.Sc, but PhD desired   

·      Experience Minimum of 7 years 

·      Field Location. Borno 

·      Job Field NGO/Non-Profit  

Contract Term: Consultancy

Duration: on need basis

PROGRAM SUMMARY


Center for Civilians in Conflict is an international nonprofit with offices around the world working to improve protection for civilians caught in conflict zones. Our mission is to work with armed actors and civilians in conflict to develop and implement solutions to prevent, mitigate, and respond civilian harm. We are advocates who believe that no civilian caught in conflict should be ignored, and advisors who provide practical solutions to preventing and responding to civilian harm. Learn more at civiliansinconflict.org

We are looking for short term pool of research consultants (roster) to provide short term assignments in Borno northeast Nigeria, to carry out relevant scientific research into key topics related to the conflict dynamics and impact on civilian protection in the northeast.

SCOPE OF WORK/PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Based on specific research needs, the consultant should:

·      Plan Research Strategies

·      Find and Collect Data

·      Interpret and Analyze Data

·      Write Research Reports

·      Verify Data

·      Present Research findings and develop relevant summary/policy briefs

REPORTING & SUPERVISION

The Research consultant will report technically to CIVIC’s researcher and have direct reporting lines to the Country Director or his/her designate.

 DELIVERABLES

·     You will be responsible for collecting, analysing and presenting data in a variety of formats as specified in the specific contract terms for your engagement



Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of M.Sc in relevant field
  • Research skills 
  • Analytical thinking 
  • Team management 
  • Computer skills 
  • Communication skills 
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and/or Shuwa-Arabic is highly essential.
  • Ability to reside/travel frequently within the activity locations

DURATION

The duration for this activity will be on a need basis.

Activity locations:

  1. LGAs to be identified within Borno State


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