Wednesday, September 12, 2012

lowongan kerja lsm/ngo, Job Vacancy for Senior Qualitative Researcher

Senior Qualitative Researcher

The Habibie Center has recently launched a large-scale,
30-month project to enhance available knowledge about violence dynamics and
causes of social conflict in Indonesia and develop evidence-based policy advice
for government and other stake-holders.
As part of this project, a team of researchers

will utilize both quantitative and qualitative data on incidences of violent
conflict across seven target provinces to:
×          Develop a Violence
Intensity Index to systematically categorize and identify areas prone to
violent conflict;
×          Produce regular policy
briefs to identify emerging issues related to violent conflict and offer policy
solutions to stake-holders;
×          Conduct two large-scale
mixed-methods studies in Indonesia, each of which will look in depth at
longer-term issues related to violence and its management in Indonesia.
These studies will use qualitative data as well as quantitative
field data that is provided by a third party on a periodic basis. Research
findings are disseminated through regular publications, as well as in national
seminars and regional workshops. Policy recommendations will be socialized
regularly to key government counterparts and civil society actors.

Organizational Context
Habibie Center provides the analysis for the National Violence Monitoring Scheme
(NVMS), a program which will work in close partnership with the Office of the
Deputy Minister for Social Vulnerability in the Coordinating Ministry for
People’s Welfare (Kemenkokesra). THC provides timely policy-relevant analysis
and a deeper investigation of issues underlying patterns of violence in thirteen Indonesian provinces -- Jabodetabek,
West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Lampung, Maluku, North
Maluku, Aceh, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, Central Sulawesi, Papua, and
West Papua. In addition, THC’s
analytical activities is accompanied by a process of active dissemination of
research findings aimed at increasing the level of civil society participation
in a public discourse on conflict issues and policy responses. The violence
database will be extended on an ongoing basis over a period of 30 months.

Senior Qualitative Researcher

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 1 year (start October 2012)extensible based on
performance, full-time (five days or 35-40 hours per week).

Description of Responsibilities
Senior Research Analysts
will have a range of responsibilities, including:
General responsibilities:
×          To ensure implementation of
project strategies and procedures, focusing on achieving thorough analysis and
research of the social conflict situation in Indonesia and the preparation of
substantive inputs to Thematic Studies and Policy Briefs,
×          To provide substantive inputs and
supports for the dissemination of analytical works (national seminars and
regional workshops)
×          Mentoring junior research team in
methods, writing and research

Thematic studies (80% of allocated time)
×          Developing research design for all
analytical products, mainly 2 main thematic studies;
×          Lead and supervise team for field work for each thematic studies in
cooperation with local partner(s);
×          Providing qualitative data
analysis to produce research reports;
×          Writing report of Thematic Studies
Policy Brief (20 % of allocated time)
×          Provide analysis and input to the tri-annual Policy Briefs;
×          Support advocacy of evidence-based
research for government implementation through provision of concrete policy
recommendations to stake-holders;

Core Competencies
×          Based in Jakarta, with willingness
to travel to several conflict areas to conduct fieldwork
×          Respect local culture and values;
×          Cooperate and coordinate with all
stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure good communication, especially
related to mechanisms involving the project's implementation;
×          Identifying and building networks
with key persons in the regions covered;
×          Build coordination with local
partners by developing and maintaining good lines of communication and
relationships with local authorities and local communities;

Education/ Experience:
×          A postgraduate degree (Masters) in a social science,
and/or ten years qualitative research
experience, research design, and
field works;
×          Knowledge of (qualitative and quantitative) research approach;
×          Demonstrate knowledge of conflict, politics and development issues
in Indonesia;
×          Professional maturity, with strong
interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a team;
×          Strong research, writing,
analytical and organizational skills;
×          Skilled in various computer
applications (Microsoft Office, Internet, proficiency in research software
×          Experience working with a variety
of stakeholders, including local research organizations, governments and
non-government organizations;
×          Integrity, professional discretion
and an ability to interact effectively with diverse partners;
×          Willing to commitfive working days or35-40 hours per week to the project on the premises.

Language Requirements:
×          Fluent Indonesian and English
language skills.

To apply for this
position, please send CVs and applications to ima@habibiecenter.or.idor, closing date of subsimission 18th September 2012

Please include:
-          Cover letter
-          Curriculum Vitae
-          Writing Samples
Please do not include
anything else in your application and only submit these via email.

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