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Researcher – Gender equality
Researcher – Gender equality
If you would like to build a career in research and evaluation of public policies relating to gender equality, we may have the role you have been looking for. We are one of the leading providers of research and analysis on gender equality issues to the institutions of the European Union.
As a Researcher in gender equality policy, you will contribute to our programme of work in this area, working with the team to deliver assignments that provide insight and advice to our clients about some of the most prominent issues in the European Union. With your work, you will provide robust evidence and inform some of the most important policy decisions in relation to work-life balance, childcare provision, violence against women and women’s participation in decision-making amongst others.
We are looking for candidates who:
have a relevant University degree and, ideally, two years of professional experience in policymaking, research, evaluation and statistics;
have good knowledge of gender equality and gender mainstreaming policies and programmes at EU and Member State level;
can analyse qualitative and quantitative evidence and write clear analytical reports.
About the role:
Contribute to comparative research and evaluation projects, using qualitative and quantitative research methods, under the supervision of a project manager
Participate in client meetings
Help to deliver project work within budget
Contribute to tenders and reports for the European Commission, governments, and other EU clients and help us grow the business
Collaborate closely with other project team members, and external partners and stakeholders
Master’s degree in political science, public policy, social science, gender studies or a related discipline
Around two years’ work experience in research and evaluation of EU policies and programmes in the area of gender equality
Business development experience, contributing to proposals
Strong qualitative and quantitative research and analytical skills
Advanced computer user skills (Microsoft applications)
Exceptional writing skills
Excellent oral and written English; fluency in at least one additional European language
Deep understanding of European policy-making process and EU Institutions,
Highly developed, interpersonal skills and self-motivation
High level of attention to detail and accuracy
Experience with Excel essential; experience with NVIVO, SPSS, STATA, etc. an advantage
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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