Senior researcher
Monday, 17 October, 2022

Title: Senior Researcher

Application Deadline: November 1, 2022

The main responsibilities and tasks of the Senior Researcher include:

  • Working with the Head of Private Sector Development Practice and other team members to implement research projects;
  • Produce research publications (e.g., research reports, academic articles, policy briefs, blogs, newspaper columns, and comments on policies affecting private sector development in Georgia, etc.);
  • Developing and publishing relevant indices and forecasts;
  • Developing project/research proposals;
  • Contribute to managing and monitoring projects implementation;
  • Taking part in organizing project events, and conferences;
  • Monitoring relevant developments across various sectors of the Georgian economy;
  • Monitoring relevant changes in legal and regulatory frameworks;
  • Representing ISET Policy Institute in external seminars, communications, and meetings, as requested;
  • Helping develop and manage relationships with existing and potential partners;
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required qualifications and skills:

  • Master’s degree in economics, business administration, or public policy;
  • Around 5 years of relevant working experience;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience of conducting both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Experience in writing project/research proposals;
  • Experience in managing and/or monitoring the project implementation would be an advantage;
  • Experience using Stata or other programming languages, such as R and Python;
  • Experience using basic computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Excellent command of English and Georgian languages (both speaking and writing);
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills.

How to apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected] with “Senior researcher” in the subject. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The application deadline is November 1, 2022.