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Helen Keller International Nepal
2 years ago
Deadline: 29 April, 2016
  • Location: Kathmandu, Banke
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: n/a
  • Opening: 1
  • 5-7 years experience
  • Master's Degree


Helen Keller International (HKI), an international NGO working in nutrition is working with USAID funded. Tufts University managed Nutrition Innovation Lab, invites a qualified Nepali national as Research Manager, based outside of Kathmandu (mostly in Banke district).

Research Manager -1 (One)

This position works under the technical direction of the Regional Coordinator and (US-based) Tufts University researchers & provides day-to-day coordination of several separate studies funded through the Feed the Future Nutrition Innovation Lab, assists in research planning, data collection methods and strategies for data management. S/he manages the field research efforts in Nepal — the Aflatoxin study and the PoSHAN policy study — to ensure that pre-established work scope, study protocol, ethical requirements are followed & oversees recruitment of study participants and consults with investigators on appropriate management of participant problems and concerns. This position will be located 70% outside Kathmandu (mostly in Banke district) and 30% in Kathmandu.

Qualifications, work experience & skills

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Nutrition, International Development or other relevant discipline preferred.
  • A minimum 5-7 years of work experience in related field.
  • Demonstrated technical depth required in at least one of the following areas of public health; research methods; maternal, child, or newborn health; nutrition interventions.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the complexity of issues relating to research methods, empirical data collection and analysis.
  • Prior experience in supervising survey teams preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in office management and administration required.
  • Prior experience in training interviewers/enumerators required.
  • Excellent communication skills; strong written and spoken English and Nepali required.
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work in difficult conditions and meet urgent deadlines.
  • Ability to spend time in rural areas to oversee and manage data collection activities.
  • A team player, with some experience of managing other people.
  • Excellent MS Word and Excel skills a must.


Qualified & interested individuals should email a cover letter and CV, with the full address and contact number of three references via email. Applications must be received by COB, deadline.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Helen Keller International is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Published In
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Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter
How to Apply
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