REPOA is currently seeking applications from qualified individual to fill the position of Senior Researcher.
The Senior Researcher is expected to carry out strategic research
projects and studies as part of a multidisciplinary team of researchers
and in line with REPOA’s research programme and its mandate.
Summary of duties and responsibilities
a. Provide technical inputs and support to the team of researchers in various research programmes and projects;
b. Develop concept notes and research proposals for various research projects;
c. Develop appropriate research design/methodology for various research projects;
d. Prepare expressions of interest and research proposals in
response to restricted or open invitations from third parties in areas
relevant to REPOA’s mandate;
e. Develop training programmes on research methodologies, policy
analysis, and writing skills and mobilize resources for their
f. Train research assistants, assistant researchers and
researchers and manage fieldworks to ensure quality and effective data
collection and processing for various research assignments;
g. Lead and participate in project teams for various research
projects and studies as delegated by the heads of research departments;
h. Participate in selective and strategic policy forums and
networking events, both within the country and outside the country
(regional, and international);
i. Participate in various committees formed by the government of
Tanzania and other development agencies at national, regional and global
levels as shall be deemed strategic to the institution’s mandate;
j. Provide input to REPOA strategic planning, annual planning, and monitoring of results;
k. Ensure monitoring tools and relevant indicators at project
levels are in place implemented for purposes of assessing the
operational effectiveness, outcomes and impact of the research work.
l. Undertake publications of policy briefs, working papers,
journals and books in the relevant areas of specialization and
associated research projects;
PhD in social sciences or other relevant field with a minimum of
three years of experience in an academic or research organization, and
at least four publications in recognized and reputable forum.
Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the qualified applicant in line with REPOA’s scheme of service.
The position will be on contract of two years, with the possibility of renewal.
Mode of Application
Interested and qualified applicants are invited to apply and
should send their typed application letter clearly marked “Application
for Senior Researcher” and detailed CV including three referees to the
addressee below by 17th August 2018.
Only selected applicants who meet the above requirements will be
considered for an interview. Those who do not hear from REPOA two weeks
after the expiry date should consider themselves unsuccessful.
REPOA is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.
The Executive Director, REPOA
157 Mgombani/REPOA Streets, Regent Estate P.O. Box 33223, Dar es Salaam
Phone: (22) 2700083 / 0784 555 655 Fax: (22) 2775738
Source: The Guardian 09 August, 2018J2