Researcher- Angola at Forcier Consulting


Forcier is a multi-disciplinary research and monitoring & evaluation firm operating across Africa and the Middle East since 2011. Our core services include program evaluations, opinion polling, third party monitoring, and capacity building for UN Agencies, NGOs, governments and private sector clients operating in post-conflict and challenging environments. Forcier currently has offices in South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique

Job Description:

Forcier seeks an an experienced Angolan Researcher for an anticipated UNICEF evaluation. We are currently looking to recruit a researcher with proven experience in public policy, social policy and policy analysis, public finance and child/human rights to help us with an upcoming opportunity starting in mid 2022. The right candidate will have 5+ years of experience in child-focused policy advocacy in Mozambique and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply extensive contextual knowledge about Angola to facilitate research.
  • Provide input on tool design, fieldwork planning, and data analysis
  • Train field teams on research objectives, data collection tools, and ethical and safety protocols.
  • Liaise with government officials and local communities to negotiate access on behalf of field teams.
  • Provide quality assurance and quality control of quantitative and qualitative data collection.
  • Provide analysis on qualitative and quantitative data related to the Children and adolescents advocacy

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in social sciences, international development or related fields
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in development of analytical reports and policy documents related to children and adolescents
  • Experience in Child-focused policy advocacy
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese Excellent writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics, social service systems, development agenda
  • Previous experience with UNICEF is an advantage.

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