Bodhi Global Analysis is a UK-based international development research consultancy with a branch in Nairobi. At Bodhi, we are committed to producing high-quality research through academic rigour and objective analysis. We enable international development practitioners to deliver responsive interventions and effective outcomes through strategic, evidence-based recommendations.

About the position

We are looking for proactive and organized individuals, committed to producing quality, objective research and analysis, to join our team to conduct field research for projects on a variety of humanitarian and development issues.

This role is based in Benin.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Identification of research respondents
  • Training and management of field investigators
  • Supervision and organization of data collection processes, including implementation of surveys, facilitation of focus group discussions and conducting interviews with key informants
  • Data compilation and translation
  • Coordination with principal investigators and clients

Candidate profile

Qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies or a related discipline
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: gender, youth, displacement and migration, food security, climate change, livelihoods, education, sanitation, health and monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • At least 5 years of experience in research within an academic institution, a development consulting firm, an international organization or an NGO
  • Research experience in fragile and conflict-affected environments is desirable.
  • Proficiency in English and local languages


  • Research skills: advanced analytical ability, ability to synthesize information to make it relevant and contextual, excellent report writing skills and ability to write in a clear and accessible manner
  • Detail Orientation: Commitment to high quality deliverables and meticulous reporting
  • Initiative and flexibility: ability to work independently, showing initiative to achieve goals, while having the flexibility to adapt and respond to different demands necessary to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Teamwork: openness to ideas and contributions from other team members, ability to work collaboratively, excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Organization: systematic approach to work, ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively, meeting deadlines under pressure
  • Integrity: Strong sense of research and professional ethics, conscientiousness in approach to work and commitment to Bodhi’s research standards
  • Communication: ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) confidently in English and to adapt to different audiences and cultural contexts

How to register

*Applicants must have the right to work in the country for which they are applying.

Shortlisted candidates will be tested and invited for a remote interview before a hiring decision is made. Any questions can be directed to

We strongly encourage early applications as we will review applications throughout the posting period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Bodhi is committed to promoting diversity in its human resources. We actively seek a diverse pool of candidates and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religious beliefs, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socio-economic background or disability.

We strongly encourage applications from female candidates.

How to apply

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