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Research Analyst

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP-Support to National Election in Pakistan
Posted On:
27 April, 2008
Last Date to apply:
06 May, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Professional in the area of Research, Writing Research Background Papers, and to Undertake Systematic and Organized Research on Project issues by applying qualitative and quantitative research techniques, sampling and research design.
He/She should have at least 5-7 years of experience in the specific tasks, in-depth experience and understanding of research work research design and paper development on project issues. Field experiences in the same or related areas Good knowledge of the NGOs work in Pakistan. Effective communication skills are plus.


After successful completion of the Project “Support to National Elections in Pakistan”, The Election Commission of Pakistan and several donors expressed a strong interest in continued support to electoral assistance and reforms. The project is being implemented in close collaboration with ECP and will promote strategic partnership between ECP & CSOs for strengthening electoral processes in Pakistan. The intended outcome of the project is legal and institutional frameworks that enable free, fair, transparent and credible elections at all levels in place.

Job Description:
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to carry out the following specific tasks to achieve all the project objectives:

Review existing research related to elections and propose new research areas

Develop Terms of Reference on the new areas of research

Undertake in-depth analysis and define the TORs in a manner that it meets international standards in terms of methodology, sampling, implementation, data analysis and report writing;

Compile and analyze research methodologies used to develop project background papers;

Develop and effective research design applying qualitative and quantitative research techniques;

Undertake comprehensive research on project related issues to facilitate project team regarding trainings, coordination and implementation;

Develop research related material and case studies;

Write research reports or any other assigned reports for the project;

Take on the responsibilities as a Gender Focal Person with the objective of ensuring that all relevant aspects of the project are gender sensitive;

Undertake systematic and organized research on project issues, on a regular basis as prioritized in the work plan of the project and study reports;

Any other tasks assigned by the PM.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeMasters Degree in Social Sciences or related field from a reputable HEC recognized university.