Research Officer

Vacancy Number:45/18
Title: Research Officer
Duration:3 months
Exp.: 2018-10-18-(6 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Integrity Watch Afghanistan | About Integrity Watch Afghanistan
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:• Master Degree in Law and Political Science
Work Experience:At least 3 to 5 Years

The successful candidate will possess some or all of the following characteristics:


Fluency in written and spoken English Pashto and Dari.

Master Degree in Law and Political Science

At least 3-5 years’ experience working in the field of research social science or management

Proven interest in issues of justice integrity and anti-corruptions in governance in Afghanistan;

In-depth understanding of the social survey research data collection and field management.

Ability to recruit train monitor and control field staff

Knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel;

Experience in program management and logistics;

Punctuality intellectual curiosity willingness to take initiative multi-tasking and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines;

Ability to travel to the provinces districts and villages level;


Knowledge skills and abilities


Good knowledge of the anti-corruption transparency and accountability social auditing and access to information;

Constructive attitude and ability to approach work with positive energy;

Ability to work with minimal supervision and can deliver on agreed timelines;

Demonstrate high level of integrity;

Good communication interpersonal and analytical skills and team player;

Ability to think and work logically and work precisely with attention to detail;

Ability to write clearly and concisely;

Excellent computer skills with good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Duties & Responsibilities



The research officer will be responsible to provide support in technical administrative logistics and other areas where needed.  



Duties and Responsibilities


Design of the research and administration

Prepare detailed project work plan in cooperation with the Project Lead;

Collect and provide information on research related projects laws rules and principles.

Design research instruments and tools according to the project standard and guidelines;

Train field staffs according to the project standard and guidelines provided by Integrity Watch;



Conducting of the research


Organize Key Informant Interviews In-depth Interviews and Focus Group Discussions and transcribe its audio sounds.

Conduct the research based on the methodology and guidance of the research Manger;

Manage the overall activities of the project from the beginning up to the final end including data collection entry analyzing the data and report writing.

Identify and collect literature on the project and legal gaps reports policies and procedures.

Collect data (qualitative and quantitative) from the sampled areas and locations of the project.

Carry out comprehensive desk review of collected materials documents and reports

Carry out interviews and meetings to implement the project methodology



Write up of the research


Transcribe all qualitative data (KIIs IDIs and Focus groups interviews sounds notes) or other forms of the materials.

Translate research related documents including transcripts from local languages to English and vice versa.

Write short data collection report and daily weekly and monthly progress reports of his/her activities.

Write up inception reports and policy notes.

Submission Guideline

Please apply by sending a CV and a cover letter that outlines how your experience and education relates to the skills and experience outlined in the Terms of Reference to: [email protected]  In the e-mail subject line please write “Research Officer and your name.



Rename your CVs as per your email subject;
Emails without proper subject name will not be considered for the shortlist;


The deadline for applications is 18 October 2018. However interviews of suitable candidates may begin as applications are received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Email: [email protected]