WRI Director Research Data and Innovation Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

WRI Director Research Data and Innovation Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

WRI Ethiopia looking for “Director Research Data and Innovation”.

Applicants with a degree in Master’s Degree may apply on or before September 19, 2023.

The World Resources Institute is a global research non-profit organization established in 1982 with funding from the MacArthur Foundation under the leadership of James Gustave Speth. WRI’s activities are focused on seven areas: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and ocean.

WRI Director Research Data and Innovation Jobs 2023

The WRI has published a job vacancy announcement on August 29, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Director Research Data and Innovation to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter World Resources Institute (WRI)
Position Director Research Data and Innovation
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of 15 years
Application Deadline September 19, 2023

WRI Job Vacancy 2023

What you will do:

Ensure quality of WRI-branded knowledge products (50% time):

  • Provide feedback to authors on research design and the provision of robust evidence that is fit for key audiences— including policymakers, businesses, multilateral development organizations—and coherent with other research and publications at WRI
  • Review WRI Africa publications, as well as other WRI publications relevant to Africa, to determine whether they meet WRI’s research standards and approve them for publication

Research Culture & Capacity (25% time):

  • Foster a learning culture where constructive criticism and candor are highly valued and staff feel empowered to speak up and discuss failures
  • Establish regular engagement with programs to help connect the dots across programs and encourage a culture of cohesion
  • Provide support and training to staff on research design, data interpretation, analytical issues, and effective writing

Coordinate with the Data Lab and Managing for Results functions (25% time):

  • Ensure that the links between research and outcomes are understood by all program staff and pursued as an integral part of strategies to drive sustainable outcomes
  • Collaborate with the Data Lab and Managing for Results to ensure alignment within WRI Africa
  • Help design and build capacity for the Data Lab and Managing for Results functions in WRI Africa.

Position in Organization:

  • Name of Post: Director Research Data and Innovation
  • Job Posting: August 29, 2023
  • Closing Date: September 19, 2023
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Schedule: Full-time

What you will need:

  • Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a discipline related to environment, development, or evaluation, with strong methodological skills in social sciences, natural sciences, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant, full-time experience in conducting research related to environment and/or development and minimum of 5 years of experience managing researchers
  • Prior experience of working with international organization and relevant experience working in the Africa continent is essential
  • Proven track record of conducting and overseeing research that translates into policy and practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of specific research methods, quantitative or qualitative, and ability to communicate those methods clearly to diverse colleagues. Experience applying valuation methods strongly desired
  • Languages: English at professional level; professional knowledge of French strongly preferred.

How to Apply WRI Director Research Data and Innovation Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.


The Closing Date: September 19, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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