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Research Officer – International Development Research, Survey and Data Management, Impact Evaluation
London (United Kingdom)

EDI Global is a group of research and data collection companies working in international development and has locally registered companies based in the UK and East Africa (Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya). EDI Global is an independent operating subsidiary of Mathematica. EDI Global works with high profile development clients such as the World Bank, UNICEF, IFAD, National Governments, Results for Development, Georgetown University and others in co-developing and implementing large- scale socio-economic surveys and impact evaluations.  

EDI Global now seeks a Research Officer to work with our survey teams in the running of large-scale surveys and impact evaluations on health, agriculture, education and infrastructure topics. This role is ideal for candidates with strong quantitative skills, a passion for international development and an interest in producing high quality data to inform policy. This exciting role will provide the opportunity for significant international travel to and within East Africa and other developing countries, often in remote areas.  

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Working arrangements: The position is full time. It is based in London. International travel will be required. EDI Global will sponsor the selected candidate for a UK work visa if required.  

Contract type: Permanent. All contracts of employment are subject to a four-month probationary period.  

Salary: Starting salary £33,000-35,000 per annum. The starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience, and subject to review. 

Starting date:  June/July 2022 (to be discussed with the selected candidate). 

Applications: To apply please send an up-to-date curriculum vitae, with a detailed list of experiences in surveys and data collection (of no more than two sides of A4) and a detailed statement (of no more than one side of A4) explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable. Please indicate in your detailed statement where you heard about the vacancy and when you are available to start work. Please name your CV file “Last name_first name_CV” and your cover letter file “Last name_first name_CL”. 

Please send applications to uk_research_vacancies@edi-global.com no later than April 29th, 2022, 6 pm UK time. Please make sure you include the title of the post “Research Officer – London 2022” you are applying for in the email subject. 

For further information on EDI Global please see https://edi-global.com/.