Research Analyst - IPA

Location:
  • Peru
Education:
  • Bachelor's
Start Date (Earliest):
Language Requirement:
  • Spanish
Length of Commitment:
Less than one year

IPA Peru is looking to hire a Research Analyst (RAn) to provide technical support to a portfolio of education-related research projects. This dynamic role provides a unique opportunity to get exposure to all aspects of mission-driven international research and provides a high potential for growth within the team. We are looking for people with good verbal and written communication skills, who are capable of working individually and as a part of a team, and who can adapt to different environments and contexts, as well as a continuous willingness to learn. If you are interested in the international development and/or evidence space across programs, this role maybe just right for you. We are looking for people who share our passion for data-driven approach to identifying, scaling, and continuously improving programs. IPA is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with outstanding research, project management, and data analysis expertise.

Responsibilities 

Below is a list of some of the general duties and responsibilities of the Research Analyst (RAn), to be carried out as needed according to the determination of the Associate Research Manager.

  • Support literature review and other tasks relevant to research projects
  • Support in the programming of data collection instruments
  • Support the implementation of remote fieldwork and support of the data collection
  • Support the development of reports and presentations about study designs and research results for different audiences in English and/or Spanish
  • Support in other tasks related to the assigned project

Qualifications 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, public policy, or other quantitative social science disciplines
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles of statistics and econometrics
  • Knowledge of statistical softwares as Stata or R
  • Experience with data management and analysis
  • Confidence in communicating with different audiences such as peers, enumerators, and supervisors
  • Excellent communication skills in Spanish and intermediate knowledge of English (desired)
  • Organization skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently

Preferred

  • At least six months of work experience, preferably related to research. Experience gained before graduation is accepted
  • Experience conducting research activities, specially data analysis
  • Knowledge of experimental methods of impact evaluation (Randomized Control Trials)