Senior Officer (Research, Center of Excellence for Water – USAID project (Grant position)) via LinkedIn

The American University in Cairo

Cairo, , EG

Purpose: The senior officer, research will provide technical and scientific assistance in a wide range of the project activities. The holder of this position will be responsible for the implementation of several surveys interviews and perform data analysis for further utilization. She/he will provide preparatory data and reports required for the various component of the project as well as assist in the development of scientific publications.

Principal Accountabilities:

· Develop several questionnaires and interviews

· Perform data acquisition and analysis in a wide range of the project’s activities

· Assist in the development and the implementation of the research grants

· Assist in the writing of scientific publications

· Contribute to the development of scientific reports

· Support in the organization of research symposiums

· Assist in the development and implementation of the exchange program

· Assist in the scientific organization of workshops/seminars

· Perform additional duties as assigned


Minimum Education Requirement: 

· MSc in water or in a related field


· Minimum eight years of experience, three years of which in related field

· Prior experience in similar activities is an asset

· Prior experience with USAID or similar organization is an asset

· Skilled in data collection and analysis


· Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic

· Good attention to details with excellent follow up skills

· Time management and multi-tasking

· Ability to work independently, take initiative

· Good communications and interpersonal skills

· Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with project constituents

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

· Results-oriented and able to work effectively within a team

· Mobile and willing to travel within and outside of Egypt

The position is open until May 17, 2020

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted.

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”