Research Officer, Progressive Voice

    Apply by: November 30, 2022
    Organization: Progressive Voice

    Progressive Voice is seeking a Research Officer who will be working under the supervision of the Research Director to analyze data gathered from field research and/or collected by local partners, while leading and/or providing support in drafting reports, briefing papers and other written outputs. The Research Officer will also work closely with the Advocacy Department, in particular with the Advocacy Director, in producing high quality briefs, statements and other tools for advocacy purposes as well as conduct relevant desk research for various outputs. Under the guidance of the Research Director, the Research Officer will play an active role in identifying gaps in data for further research, as well as conceptualizing and designing research projects, including methodologies and preliminary needs assessments.

    Some travel may be required for research purposes or to take parts in workshops, consultations and other relevant events. The role is open to all candidates who have excellent writing skills in English, regardless of nationality.

    This is a position for a principled human rights professional who has a strong commitment to, and understanding of, human rights issues in Myanmar and ability to demonstrate sensitivity in working with vulnerable, marginalized and disenfranchised communities.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, and two contact details of references in English. Only complete applications will be reviewed. We will not be able to notify all applicants unless they are chosen for an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample. Please email your application to: [email protected] with the subject heading “Application: Research Officer”. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Please see below for the full job description or download the PDF here.