Research Assistant, Evidence and Learning

Washington D.C | Washington D.C

Research Assistant, Evidence and Learning

World Vision International

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

The Claims and Evidence of Impact project was established to demonstrate the current evidence within each of our core sectors, as well as Child Sponsorship, in order to provide credible power claims for strengthening the organization’s brand, and to communicate levels of evidence of impact within our core sectors.

As Research Assistant, Evidence and Learning, your focus is on developing sector summaries of evidence based on completed research within the World Vision Partnership, and other reports and data within the organization.

Requirements include:

· Master’s degree with a strong research emphasis in a relevant discipline.

· Experience in research or evaluation roles, working with multiple projects in international organisations.

· Ability to read, assess quality and interpret research documents and statistical data.

· Ability to effectively communicate with many different functions, cultures and levels in the organisation (orally and in writing.). Fluency in English.

· The position may require ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 10% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 01 Dec 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: World Vision
  • Location: Washington D.C | Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Scientist
    • Scientist
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-01

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