Centre for Research and Information (CRI)

Designation: Senior Research Associate
Reports to: Executive Director
Number of Position: 1 (one)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies/Economics/Statistics/Sociology/Political Science and any other area relevant with development studies, political economy and policy analysis.
  • Minimum 7 years’ overall working experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ working experience in conducting social science research, writing reports on socio economic development issues
  • At least one publication in a reputed journal
  • Experience of producing policy analysis and policy briefs and/or developing political commentary on public policies
  • Experience in managing a research team
  • Excellent writing skills in both English and Bangla, familiarity with international research, survey and methodology tools, high level of computer literacy in research and graphical presentations


  • Can work independently and as part of team
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Able to manage public sector relationships and multiple projects
  • Can learn and use mixed methods and research
  • Can structure questionnaires for survey
  • Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills
  • Strong track record of timely delivery of projects and reports
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to coach junior colleagues

Job Description

  • Manage the Research team of CRI
  • Prepare policy briefs, research papers and for high-level stakeholders on a range of topics
  • Draw analytical insights from different engagement activities and programs run by CRI
  • Work with other teams in CRI to produce quality outputs
  • Independently plan and design research project and conduct studies; or engage resource persons under specific terms of references and monitor quality of the outcomes/outputs
  • Coach, supervise and help CRI's young professionals to develop their analytical and writing skills.

Salary range: Negotiable

Type of position: Permanent

Candidate is requested to apply with full CV (word file), cover letter and photo; on or before July 30, 2024.

Email to: hr@cri.org.bd