Flier for a Call out for a researcher

JOB TITLE: Researcher (Contract)

REPORTING TO: Operations/Programs-Advocacy Officer


LOCATION: Anywhere in Nigeria

DURATION: Six (6) Months


  • Interpreting research specifications and developing a work plan that satisfies requirements.
  • Conducting desktop research, and using books, journal articles, newspaper sources, questionnaires, surveys, polls, and interviews to gather data.
  • Analyzing and interpreting patterns and trends around intersex issues around the six geo political zones in Nigeria.
  • Recording findings by taking written notes and using appropriate technological software to store findings.
  • Maintaining and protecting electronic databases.
  • Assisting management with budget and time schedules on research matters.
  • Anticipating research issues and promptly resolving them.
  • Promptly reporting any problems to relevant stakeholders regarding research methodologies.
  • Following a strict code of ethics and protecting any confidential information at all times.
  • Conducting experiments, survey sessions, and data collection.
  • Identifying key areas of concern and areas of improvement in research design and implementation as it relates to intersex issues/challenges.
  • Analyzing and organizing gathered information.
  • Drafting and finalizing research reports for presentation.


The candidate is required to possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in research methodology, math, business, statistics, marketing, social science, or a related field.
  • At least three years’ relevant work experience in the NGO space.
  • Proven experience in a research field.
  • Sound understanding of research methodologies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, SPSS and other research and data collation tools.
  • Strong statistical and mathematical aptitude.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrable research skills such as data analytics, statistics, or survey design.
  • Team-working and communication skills.
  • Practical experience in database management.
  • Knowledge of research and experimental techniques for gathering both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Ability to conduct research independently.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills.
  • A passion for social change with interest in the field of gender equality, human rights, SOGIESC, social justice, and civic engagement.
  • Exceptional professionalism, follow-through and people skills.
  • Availability to travel within
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues.


Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV’s to operations@intersexnigeria.org

Email subject should read RESEARCHER (CONTRACT/Intersex Nigeria)

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Application for this role closes at 12 midnight on the 30TH of April, 2022

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