Organization: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Job title: Research Associate
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
Description: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a qualified Research Associate based in Bogotá, Colombia, to support the office’s research projects. Our projects bring together researchers and decision-makers to design, rigorously evaluate, and refine solutions to improve the lives of the world’s poor. The Research Associate will work closely with the research manager, principal investigators, and implementing partners. This position is contingent upon project approval and donor funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s or Master´s degree in economics, public policy, international development, or related fields; At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in a research setting and data analysis; Excellent project management and organizational skills; meticulous attention to detail; ability to work independently; Familiarity with randomized controlled trials; Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English, including ability to effectively communicate; Strong quantitative skills and very good knowledge of Stata required; programming and other technical knowledge a strong plus; Willingness to frequently travel within Colombia; Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with partner organizations; Capability to manage multiple tasks efficiently; Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service; Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
Application Deadline: July 31, 2019
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