Program Officer, Asia Programs

Country: United States of America Organization: Freedom House Closing date: 14 Jul 2021 Freedom House is a non-partisan non-governmental organization that monitors, strengthens, and defends human rights and democracy worldwide through programs that support civic activists, research, and advocacy. Freedom House is seeking to add a new Program Officer to our Asia Programs team. This is an opportunity for a rising professional in international program management to further develop their expertise in designing and implementing programs in the Asia region. The Program Officer will provide critical support to several projects, including tracking and managing diverse tasks and deliverables, responding to the needs of field-based staff, drafting reports and other communications, drafting language for subgrants and contracts, and tracking and managing project finances. The PO serves as the key liaison between field staff and the leadership of the Asia team as well as FH’s finance team. The

Part-Time Remote Research Assistant

Country: United States of America
Organization: American Bar Association
Closing date: 21 Jun 2021

Position: Part-Time Remote Research Assistant

Location: Remote – anywhere in the world (contract will be governed by US law)

Period of performance: June 15-August 31, 2021 (approximately)

PROGRAM BACKGROUND:

From June – August 2021, ABA ROLI will undertake a research project in Northern Africa. ABA ROLI will engage researchers to collect qualitative and quantitative information regarding rights-related issues in the region. Surveys, focus-group discussions (FGDs), and key informant interviews (KIIs) will take place in several different areas.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ABA ROLI seeks a part-time remote research assistant who will review, analyze, and support coding of surveys, KII and FGD results. The research assistant will also undertake research on human rights law-related topics and prepare research memos and papers for publication/dissemination. This position requires background and expertise in data analysis and research methodologies, as well as strong writing skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction from DC-based program staff, consultant will:

  • Support coding of data from field research including key informant interviews and focus group discussions;

  • Support analysis, interpretation, and synthesis of data from field research;

  • Summarize interviews;

  • Support research on legal topics;

  • Support drafting and editing as requested;

  • Support program coordination as requested; and

  • Provide other supported as requested

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant field (current Law or Masters students also encouraged to apply).

  • At least two years of relevant work experience in a similar role.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required; a knowledge of statistical applications and techniques is preferred.

  • Sound organizational and data management skills, and ability to handle several responsibilities and work under tight time constraints.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision, paying close attention to detail and bearing independent responsibility for accuracy.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Fluency in English is required (knowledge of French and/or Arabic is a plus).

Please submit cover letter, resume, a short, unedited writing sample, and daily rate to mena-info@abaroli.org. In the subject heading please include the title of the position: Remote Research Assistant.

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, a short, unedited writing sample, and daily rate to mena-info@abaroli.org. In the subject heading please include the title of the position: Remote Research Assistant.



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