Position: Research Assistant
Number of vacancies: One (01)

Job Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent’s main responsibilities include, but are not limited to-
    • Assisting in the preparation of literature reviews, creation of research tools, data collection and analysis.
    • Drafting research reports, policy briefs, concept notes, policy paper.
    • Supporting coordination of enumerators and other research staff for field and remote research activities.
    • Assisting the Research Team with various tasks, including transcription, translation, data entry, sample care, presentation preparation, etc.
    • Drafting materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations.
    • Supporting the Research and Creative teams to identify and produce data points, data analysis, and data visualization for donor reporting, special reports and other projects as needed.
    • Assisting in organising IID’s various knowledge-sharing events and liaising with donors and stakeholders.
    • Managing various project deadlines.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics or other Social Science disciplines from any reputed university.

Skills Requirements:

  • Good writing skill in English is a must.
  • Should possess excellent competency in basic computing, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Good communication skill (written and oral) and ability to present findings, learning and best practices internally

Experience Requirements:

  • 0 to 1 year of experience in the relevant field.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to pay attention to details, meet deadlines, maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to work in a team setting.
  • Comfortable in conducting interviews using Zoom/Skype/Google Meet.

Starting Salary:

  • BDT 20,000 during the probationary period
  • BDT 30,000 after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period

Duty Station:

  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • The job may also involve occasional travel outside of Dhaka if required

Job Duration:

  • Full-time (after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period)

Application Deadline:

  • 20 May 2021

Application procedure:

  • If you believe you are the right candidate for the position, please submit the followings as a part of your application to hr.iid.recruit@gmail.com with the subject line ‘Research Assistant, IID’ on or before Thursday 20 May 2021:
    • Write a summary in English (maximum 1 page) of the the identified issues and suggestions from an IID event report published in Prothom Alo (http://prothomalo.com/opinion/article/1477271).
    • A complete CV (maximum 4 pages) with a recent photograph.


    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the final selection process.


    IID is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate between sex, religion, age, ethnicity or disability.