Research Officer or Senior Research Officer – GESI

Programme/ Department: Gender, Equality and Social Inclusion

Contract Type: Full time, Open Ended

Salary: Research Officer - £29,492 - £34,988; Senior Research Officer - £34,988 - 41,575 per annum

Location: Overseas Development Institute

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing Date: 01 December 2021

Interview: Week commencing 10th January 2022

Assessment: Week commencing 10th January 2022

Research Officer or Senior Research Officer – GESI


An independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable 
and peaceful world in which every person thrives.

 

About us 

ODI (odi.org) is an independent, global think tank. We work to inspire people to act on injustice and inequality. Through research, convening and influencing, we generate ideas that matter for people and planet. 

The Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Programme are looking for a Research Officer or Senior Research officer.

Under the supervision of Research Fellows, the post holder will contribute to designing and delivering innovative, high-quality and policy-relevant research, policy advice and public-affairs initiatives. You will contribute to policy research and advisory projects, engage with policymakers in research and advisory processes. You will work on issues related to social inclusion and gender transformative actions and policy, applying an intersectional lens throughout.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on gender equality and social inclusion with a team of committed colleagues. The work will involve contributing to the development of research proposals on gender norms, equality and justice, intersectionality and social inclusion, also liasing with donor and project stakeholders. The work will involve providing vital technical inputs to ongoing research projects such as literature reviews, interviews, data analysis and preparing reports, applying your quantitative and qualitative skills and knowledge of evaluations.  We especially invite interested candidates with expertise on intersecting causes of exclusion and discrimination.

The Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Programme has a mandate to advance understanding of the pathways to gender equality and social inclusion within and across countries, sectors and themes, and with specific attention to intersectionality and insights on gender norm change processes. In recent years our team has brought a gender and inclusion lens to diverse issues such as education, economic empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, migration, gender-based violence, political participation and climate change.

Some programme highlights include:

 


About you
 

We are looking for a Research Officer/Senior Research Officer who can demonstrate the following skills:


Research Officer

  • A degree and post-graduate degree in relevant discipline to include gender norms, intersectionality and social inclusion
  • Active knowledge of key international institutions in the international development sector and beyond
  • Experience in producing research outputs
  • Experience in undertaking quantitative and qualitative primary and secondary research
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate successfully and cultural awareness.
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Senior Research Officer

  • A degree and post-graduate degree in relevant discipline to include gender norms, intersectionality and/or social inclusion
  • Active knowledge of key international institutions in the international development sector and beyond
  • Work experience in a low or middle income country
  • Significant experience in an international policy development research environment, i.e. policy-oriented research, demonstrated by publications and reports
  • Experience in producing research outputs in a short period of time and for different audiences
  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative field research and secondary data analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate successfully and cultural awareness.
  • Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point).

 


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ODI and the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) team particularly welcome applicants from a range of diverse backgrounds, especially those who experience marginalisation on the basis of their class, race, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnic or religious identity. We also welcome applications from those living with disabilities.

ODI is committed to developing and supporting diverse and inclusive teams of people who share our passion, where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We offer a range of flexible, family friendly and inclusive employment policies to support colleagues from a range of backgrounds and nationalities.

 
 

ODI is an equal opportunities employer       Charity Reg. No.228248

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