International Research Consultant on Mixed Migration Needed At DRC. West Africa

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) opens application to qualified candidates for the position of  an International Research Consultant on Mixed Migration according to DRC’s guidelines

Under the supervision of RMMS WA the consultant will:
  • Develop a research methodology and report structure for the study
  • Carry out a comprehensive analysis of the existing literature, highlighting the knowledge gaps and suggesting areas for further research
  • Create and consolidate a comprehensive bibliography on issues related to migration and displacement in/from West Africa
  • Undertake a comprehensive mapping of stakeholders (IOs, NGOs, think tank, academic institutions) carrying out research and regional projects in relation to migration and displacement in West Africa
  • Advanced degree (at a Masters or PhD level) in political science, international relations or social sciences relevant to the topic of the study
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience on migration and displacement
  • Advanced knowledge of qualitative research methods, and data analysis techniques
  • At least three years’ professional experience conducting research on similar, related topics (post-graduate)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent command of spoken and written French and English. The ability to review literature as well as conduct in-depth conversations and interviews in both languages is essential
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to address difficult topics with vulnerable populations in the context of conducting qualitative research with vulnerable group
  • Desirable: Experience conducting research on migration or related issues in West Africa
Application Process
Candidates are to submit applications, in English or French, three references, an expression of interest and a CV, stating in details, how they meet the profile description and their relevant to the exercise and a draft outline of their proposed approach in line with the proposed methodology.
Qualified candidates are to submit application via this link
Application Deadline
 Deadline is 15th, January. 2017

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