Ongoing Recruitment at Innovation for Poverty Action

Job opportunity: Temporary Qualitative Research Analyst

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a nonprofit organization that creates and evaluates solutions to social and development problems, and works to scale up successful ideas through implementation and dissemination to policymakers, practitioners, investors, and donors.

IPA-Zambia is looking for enthusiastic and motivated QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ANALYST. The Temporary qualitative research analyst will be responsible to perform a high-level analysis of qualitative data using NVivo software for one of our projects within IPA-Zambia, Lusaka office.


  • Apply advanced social scientific theories to the interpretation of qualitative data.
  • Independently identify complex patterns of textual data and present these interpretations to the study PIs.
  • Identify how findings of qualitative studies confirm or expand the current understanding of complex phenomena in the research literature.

Essential requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or social science discipline (Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Communications etc.)
  • 3 to 5 years of qualitative data analysis experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. A Masters preferred.
  • Experience using qualitative data analysis software; knowledge of NVivo 11 required.
  • Strong communication, writing and organizational skills
  • Strict attention to detail and out of the box thinker
  • Ability and willingness to occasionally work outside normal business hours and on weekends, depending on the needs of the project;
  • Willingness to work in a collaborative capacity but still work independently and take initiative when able

How to apply:

Please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected] The Subject line should read, REF:  QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ANALYST – GROWTH CHARTS PROJECT.

Deadline for applications is 26th October, 2018?. The duration of this assignment is 2 weeks.

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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