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Research Assistant (NIM SC)

Job Category:
Research
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands – Biosaline-II
City/Location:
Lahore
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
04 September, 2009
Last Date to apply:
18 September, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

At least 2-3 years experience in respective field. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be an advantage.

He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.

Description:
 

Background:
 
Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.
 
The Research Assistant will report to the Project Manager and Chief, Planning and Evaluation Cell, Agriculture Department and will get guidance from the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of the Project.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
He / she will assist Agricultural Economist and would be the responsible for carrying out following activities:
 Identify monitoring parameters for the project activities.
 Monitor project activities as per Time Bound Action Plan (TBA).
 Conduct visits of project sites for rapid assessment of project progress.
 Undertake impact assessment studies of individual project activities on sample basis in coordination with the specialized institutions.
 He will complete any assignments entrusted by the Project Director, Project Manager and Chief P&E Cell


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 B.Sc. HonsBachelors Degree (4 Years) B.Sc (Hons.) Agri. Economics/Economics/Social Sciences with economics from recognized University

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesRelevant Good  He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office), and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.