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The Zovighian Partnership
Job Type:
Date Posted:
Nov 25, 2022
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


The Research Analyst is a studious, curious, meticulous, and organized individual with experience and interest in collecting, studying, and analyzing data through scientific fieldwork, expert round tables, and literature review. With an objective of building information power, this individual would help design, administer, and deliver research to a sophisticated audience of regional and national business and impact leaders, global academia, as well as a broader public of interested citizens. This thoughtful team member deeply cares about ethical data and data integrity, and is focused with a strong sense of time and stress management, and a strong appreciation and ability to deliver with excellence. Importantly, this team member has had exposure to, and ideally experience in, conducting and delivering research. She / he will be working on a full-time basis for 5 days a week. She / he will be working on a variety of projects and missions run by The Zovighian Partnership. The successful candidate would need to be in a position to begin by no later than November 1st, 2022.

Working hours are generally on Mondays-Fridays from 9:00-18:00 when in Lebanon, with the flexibility to travel on a semi-frequent basis to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Key responsibilities
• Support the design of scientific research missions for clients and The Zovighian Partnership’s research platform, including the documentation of methodology and key templates for data collection
• Co-manage research logistics such as scheduling, participant reach-out and management, logistics and set-up, and file management
• Co-administer with the team scientific research missions, including but not limited to the various aspects of data collection, such as literature review, fieldwork, data inputting, data cleaning, data coding, transcriptions, and the delivery of a final data collection document to enable strong data analysis
• Co-analyze with the team the data and key findings of data collected in research missions, supporting the final delivery of a strategic data document with key findings
• Co-write content for white papers, policy briefs, and other publishing content

Key skills
• Experience in literature review and desk research
• Exposure to fieldwork is a plus
• Experience in content development including writing of formal papers and briefs for academic and / or practitioner audiences
• Experience with highly efficient and productive use of In Vivo Coding software is a plus
• Proactive, independent and dependable
• Proven organizational capabilities
• Warm personality conducive to strong rapport-building
• Passionate about a wide spectrum of philanthropic and social issues in the Middle East
• Proven strong fluency in English in speaking, reading and writing
• Proven strong fluency in Arabic in speaking, reading and writing

Key obligations
• Conduct all activities with strong work ethic, trustworthiness and deep integrity
• Conduct all work-related activities in a confidential, proprietary and time sensitive manner
• Be a committed team player with high energy and strong compassion
• Adhere to strict governance rules
• Be deeply culturally & socially sensitive & alert in all client and team contexts

Graduates from the social sciences with up to one-to-three years work experience in research and / or policy with a record of academic excellence (honors / distinction and above).

Application requirements
Please note that applicants who do not submit the below requirements will not be considered in the recruiting process.

• CV with clear mention of GPA
• Cover letter customized to the role
• Portfolio that showcases excellence in writing, communications, and presentation-making. All forms of multimedia are welcome

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