Research Analysts
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Job Profile:  As a Research Analyst, you will be responsible for both, preparing research proposals in response to tenders as well as executing research assignments.

You will be required to acquire an in-depth understanding of the background of the research proposal / assignment allotted to you. This will involve review of secondary literature and browsing the internet to gather relevant insights. You may also make some field visits and interact with the concerned functionaries/beneficiaries to get a true picture of the ground realities.

You will start off by conceptualizing the operational strategy for the execution of research proposal / assignment. For a typical research proposal / assignment, the operational strategy will spell out - rationale for the study, issues to be probed, methods of data collection, design of research instruments, sample size, sampling methodology, etc. While the preparation of research proposals will be done entirely by you, for execution of research assignments, you will work closely with a Field Officer/Field Executive. Our Field Officers/Field Executives are well versed in ensuring quality field work. In the execution of research assignments, your main role would be to analyze data and write research reports.

What We Look for: You must have a PG, M.Phil., or Ph.D. in Social Sciences / Economics / Management / Statistics with good academic record. Command over written English and proficiency in computer are two critical requirements. Candidates with demonstrated flair for writing reports / research papers are preferred.

Both freshers and experienced candidates are encouraged to apply for Research Analyst position. During the probation period (1 year), they will be placed at one of the following four levels based on their competence as adjudged by the Selection Committee:

> Level 1: Rs. 35,000/- p.m. 

> Level 2: Rs. 50,000/- p.m. 

> Level 3: Rs. 75,000/- p.m. 

   > Level 4: Rs. 1,00,000/- p.m. 

Based upon their performance during the probation period, the Research Analysts will be absorbed in the permanent cadre and entitled to various benefits like Provident Fund, Health Insurance, etc.