Vacancies

1. RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Primary Responsibilities

Conduct web based and secondary  research on relevant issues
Conducting desk reviews pertaining to conceptual, programmatic and financial activity of relevant work;
Collecting and analyzing other pertinent qualitative and quantitative information;
Providing research analysis of country-specific information related to development challenges, national policies and strategies, donor activity, and other salient issues;
Performing additional research support as required to the team
Compile research materials in a systematic way and prepare background briefs/briefing notes as and when required;
Collect and analyse socio-economic and environmental data, and synthesize information;
Generate quantitative data charts/tables/graphs, and consolidate and update references list to policy briefs/papers/reports when required;

Knowledge Management
Synthesize and document lessons learnt and best practices;
Support the development of knowledge products;
Assist in preparing inputs to Torque Communities website and other relevant social media sharing / learning platforms

Competencies
Demonstrates strong analytical skills;
Supports teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, in English;
Ability to work under pressure and time constraint, and produce quality deliverables;
Awareness and knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) would be an added advantage.

Functional Competencies
Strong analytical skills, including ability to rapidly analyse and integrate diverse information from varied sources;
Computer literacy, including proficient use of research and applied software such as Excel;
Shares knowledge and experience;
Identifies priority activities and assignments;
Ability to synthesize large amounts of research material into accessible summaries;
Excellent writing skills.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
Master’s degree in social studies, development studies, social policy, economics, sustainable development or related fields.
Minimum of one year experience in carrying out and supporting research and experience with report writing.
Familiarity with intergovernmental, nongovernmental organizations and the international development arena more broadly.

Method of Application
Email your CV with the subject: "CV for Consideration: Research Assistant" along with your introduction in the body of the Email to info@torquecommunities.org by 30th September 2020.

2. RESEARCH WRITER

Primary Responsibilities

Create research reports and articles on a part-time basis with flexible working hours and deliverable based compensation.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
Master’s degree or higher in social studies, development studies, social policy, economics, sustainable development or related fields.

Method of Application
1. Email your CV with the subject: "CV for Consideration: Research Writer" along with your introduction in the body of the Email to info@torquecommunities.org by 30th September 2020.
2. Please attach a sample of your writing work in PDF format.

3. INTERN (RESEARCH)

Primary Responsibilities

Conduct web based and secondary  research on relevant issues
Collecting and analyzing other pertinent qualitative and quantitative information;
Collect and analyse socio-economic and environmental data, and synthesize information;
Generate quantitative data charts/tables/graphs, and consolidate and update references list to policy briefs/papers/reports when required;
Support the development of knowledge products;
Assist in preparing inputs to Torque Communities website and other relevant social media sharing / learning platforms

Competencies
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills, in English;
Ability to work under pressure and time constraint, and produce quality outputs;
Computer literacy, including use of Word and Excel;
Ability to synthesize large amounts of research material into accessible summaries;
Good writing skills.

Desired Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in social studies, development studies, social policy, economics, sustainable development or related fields.
Familiarity with research work in general

Method of Application
1. Email your CV with the subject: "CV for Consideration: Internship" along with your introduction in the body of the Email to info@torquecommunities.org by 30th September 2020.
2. Please attach a sample of your writing work in PDF format.