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Research Associate

Nepal Policy Institute (NPI) is a forum of Nepal origin public policy scholars, researchers, practitioners, experts, and consultants from across the globe in collaboration with people and institutions committed to enhancing the interests of Nepal and Nepalis everywhere. Its mission is to promote knowledge and public discourse about all public policies related to enhancing prosperity, peace, and sustainable development of the country. NPI is an independent international think-tank and a knowledge-platform; and prides itself in being a borderless organization working and connecting people in the cloud, land, and the space in between.

It is registered as a not-for-profit, non-party political, non-religious, and non-governmental Stichting (foundation) in The Hague, The Netherlands; and has a registered contact point in Kathmandu.

NPI is in an early start-up and establishment phase. This job description is for an individual to work as a Research Associate.

The primary duty of the Research Associate is to plan and conduct researchrelated works, which includes managing data, conducting interviews, and drafting research reports. Research Associates have to interpret research data and findings in an actionable way along with helping institutions taking realistic decisions. The role will entail a considerable degree of proactiveness as the individual will be operating in an environment where dynamism and a goget approach to work are required.

Main Functional Responsibilities

Leadership and Management:

1. Work with other researchers on various tasks, including data entry, field research,
statistical analysis, and presentation preparation

Handle necessary administrative paperwork and other documentation needed for
project validation and research quality control.

Perform internet searches to gather relevant information, and record any findings.
4. Ensure data security, and all relevant regulatory compliance, for NPI.

5. Support the Project Lead, NPI Staff, and the Board in carrying out their work.

See the full job description here.

Interested candidates are invited to send their application with their latest curriculum vitae (CV), with a cover letter detailing why you consider yourself to be the most qualified for the post, to email: 

The closing date for the application is 17th Feb 2023.