Senior Researcher, Research and MEAL - Dnet

Senior Researcher, Research and MEAL

July 3, 2024

Senior Researcher, Research and MEAL

Reports To: Head of Research

 Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Senior Researcher with 6-8 years of professional experience and a Master’s degree in a relevant field. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of publications and a deep understanding of research methodologies. This role involves leading research projects, contributing to the strategic direction of the research team, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Research Leadership:
    • Lead and manage complex research projects from inception to completion.
    • Develop and implement research strategies that align with the company’s goals.
    • Ensure research projects are completed on time, within scope, and within budget.
  2. Publication and Dissemination:
    • Author high-quality research papers and articles for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Present research findings at conferences, workshops, and seminars.
    • Collaborate with other researchers to co-author publications.
  3. Collaboration and Mentorship:
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate research findings.
    • Mentor junior researchers and provide guidance on research methodologies and best practices.
    • Foster a collaborative and innovative research environment.
  4. Data Analysis and Interpretation:
    • Perform advanced statistical analyses.
    • Interpret research results and provide actionable insights.
    • Utilize data visualization tools to effectively communicate findings to stakeholders.
  5. Grant Writing and Funding:
    • Identify funding opportunities and contribute to grant writing efforts.
    • Manage research project budgets.
    • Maintain relationships with funding agencies and stakeholders.


  • Master’s degree in [relevant field] (Ph.D. preferred).
  • 6-8 years of professional research experience in [specific industry/field].
  • Proven track record of publications.
  • Strong knowledge of research methodologies and statistical analysis.
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage research projects effectively.
  • Experience with grant writing and securing research funding is a plus.
  • Proficiency in relevant software/tools.


Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary will be commensurate with the experience and expertise
  • Other benefits will be determined as per the Dnet HR policy

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their detailed CV with a cover letter, and a list of publications to by 15 July 2024. Please include “Senior Researcher Application” in the subject line.




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