Senior Officer, Research, Center of Excellence for Water (COE - Water) – USAID Project (Grant Position)

Reports to: Technical Advisor, Center of Excellence for Water (COE - Water) – USAID Project

Purpose: Provide technical and scientific assistance in a wide range of project activities. Be responsible for the implementation of several surveys, interview and perform data analysis for further utilization. Provide preparatory data and reports required for the various component of the project. Assist in the development of scientific publications.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform data acquisition and analysis in a wide range of the project’s activities
  • Develop several questionnaires and interviews
  • Assist in scientific publications
  • Assist in the development of scientific reports
  • Assist in the organization of research symposiums
  • Assist in the development and the implementation of the research grants
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the exchange program
  • Assist in the scientific organization of workshops/seminars

Requirements:

Minimum Education Requirement: MSc in water or related field is required. 

Experience:

  • Minimum eight years of experience, three of which in a related field
  • Prior experience in similar activities is an asset
  • Prior experience with USAID or similar organization is an asset
  • Skilled in data collection and analysis  

Skills:

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic
  • Good attention to details with excellent follow up skills
  • Time management and multi-tasking
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with project constituents
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Results-oriented and able to work effectively within a team
  • Mobile and willing to travel within and outside of Egypt

 

This position is open until June 12, 2018

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to hr4@aucegypt.edu, stating “Senior Officer, Research, Center of Excellence for Water (COE - Water) – USAID project” in the subject line.

 

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