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Job: Senior Research Associate, Nourishing Food Pathways, GAIN, Nigeria

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About the Role

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a Senior Research Associate, Nourishing Food Pathways(NFP) to support the NFP research work within Nigeria and neighbouring GAIN countries. This role will be offered on a three(3) year fixed term contract, subject to availability of funding and will be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

The role will involve two main aspects. First, it will provide technical input on and have substantive involvement in the research in Nigeria as well as neighbouring NFP countries. This will include supporting the development of research methods, supporting data collection and analysis, and supporting interpretation and communication of the results. Second, it will support project management and implementation of research activities through activities such as coordinating research with partners in-country (e.g., local think tanks and data collection firms), supporting logistics and meetings related to the work, and contributing to project management tasks (e.g., budgeting and forecasting, work planning, and contracting.)

This position will report to the Research Advisor and Project Manager, NFP, but will engage intensively with other global colleagues on the team, other NFP teams, and colleagues in the respective country offices.