Requisition ID: req46522
Job Title: National Research Assistant - Retainership ( Afghan Nationals Only )
Sector: Monitoring & Evaluation
Employment Category: Consultant
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Work Arrangement: In-person
The National Research Assistant will work together with the AQBE Qualitative and Quantitative Consultants, Senior Research Officer, and Senior Assessment Officer to support the administrative requirements of the following key research activities:
- Rapid Education Risk Analysis (RERA): annualized assessments, including FGDs, KIIs, undertaken to understand the key barriers and enabling factors to safe access for all learners in the targeted AQBE provinces. RERAs will utilize a standard USAID toolkit developed to understand risk and mitigation factors to reduce risk around safe access to quality education.
- Household Assessment: baseline, midline and endline assessments, including the use of IRCs AMAL Toolkit (Annual Monitoring of Afghan Learning). These assessments will take place in a sampling of targeted households and communities across eight AQBE provinces and will include: adapted EGRA and EGMA; adapted Social Emotional Learning (SEL) questionnaires, and household demographic surveys.
- Transition Assessments: will be designed and undertaken in Y3 and Y5 of AQBE programming, with the intention of measuring transition for CBE learners into public schools, as well as evaluating the causal factors for successful transitions of learners, in eight supported AQBE provinces.
- 2-4 years of administration experience, preferably in research field and/or NGO field
- Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
- Experience in education context in Afghanistan preferred
- Experience working in Afghanistan and knowledge of education and child protection actors and systems in Afghanistan preferred
- Experience with local working languages of Afghanistan (Dari & Pashto)
- Written and spoken English skills
Compliance with Policies
- Compliance with the IRC WAY (our standards for professional conduct) is a responsibility shared by all involved in delivering on the IRCs mission. We must abide by the IRC Way and Safeguarding Policies all the time.
- The IRC has zero tolerance approach to the IRC Code of Conduct including safeguarding violations being committed by its staff, consultants, contractors, volunteers, interns, suppliers, vendors, sub-grantees/partners, implementing partners or any other associate.