Researcher and Data Analyst

Date: November 20, 2012
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Gender Links, a Southern African NGO based in Johannesburg specialising in gender, media, women’s rights and governance, seeks to fill the following vacancy:

Researcher and Data Analyst
The main task of the incumbent will be to provide research and administrative support to the Gender Justice Unit that is carrying out research on gender violence indicators across the SADC region.

Key performance areas

  • Partner relationship management.
  • Data collection, management, cleaning and analysis.
  • Administration, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Production of high quality knowledge and IEC materials.
  • Writing research reports.
  • Work with relevant staff teams in dissemination and advocacy strategies for research outputs.


  • Masters degree in social science, public health or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in a research environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, SPSS and STATA.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of the SADC region will be an advantage.

General conditions:
This post is for an initial one year period.

GL is an equal opportunity employer. A competitive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with skills and qualifications. Applications for both posts must be submitted by 17h00 Wednesday, 28 November 2012. A letter of motivation, CVs, references and two samples of written work should be sent to: or fax 27 (0) 11- 622 4732. For further enquiries call Vivien Bakainanga on 27 (0) 11 622 2877. Late applications will not be considered. Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted. GL reserves the right not to appoint anyone.


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