Data Collection Expert

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Last update: May 26, 2022 Last update: May 26, 2022


Deadline: May 30, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Home Based Home Based
Sectors: Trade, Statistics, Research Trade, Statistics, Research
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience: From 6 years
Date posted: May 26, 2022
Expected starting date: Jun 21, 2022


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Project Name: Traceability and audit sharing study


  • Normal place of posting of the specific assignment: Home-based.
  • Mission(s) outside the normal place of posting and duration(s): Yes, at least 1 mission per one or more priority sectors to a country related to the assignment

Start date and period of implementation:

  • The indicative start date is 21/06/2022 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 215 days from this date (indicative end date: 22/01/2023)
  • Working days: min 30.

Position: Data collection expert:

  • General description of the position: The expert will support the drafting of key documents indicated in these terms of reference. He/she will also support liaison activities with key stakeholders and industry actors for this purpose.
  • Expert category: Cat. II (>6 years of experience)
  • Qualifications and skills required: The candidate must hold a relevant university degree in international trade, international economics/law, social or political science, development studies, preferably with a post-graduate degree, or equivalent professional experience.
  • General professional experience: The candidate should have at least 6 years of relevant experience in sustainable sourcing and international trade and at least 3 years of working experience in developing analytical reports and project management.
  • Specific professional experience: The candidate must have experience in desk research, collection of data and literature review, and conducting interviews with enterprises, business organizations, governments, and other relevant stakeholders for at least 3 years. Excellent data collection and drafting skills may be attested by past involvement in relevant positions, having conducted at least 2 similar assignments. The candidate should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to involve diverse stakeholders, to achieve constructive outcomes attested by at least 2 similar assignments where the involvement of stakeholders was done.
  • Language skills: Excellent written and oral skills in English (level C1).
  • Minimum number of working days: 30 days
  • Additional information: The project’s scope and activities are global, with desk and field research activities to be conducted from a remote office. In case the expert is in Brussels, ToR template OPSYS – Part B Page 3 of 5in-person meetings can take place. There is however no budget envisaged to that end.

Applications and updated CVs should be submitted to s.barbarii@developmentaid.org, under the title: DRS ref. number 11287. Due to the high number of applications received via DevelopmentAid website, we can reply to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that the above requirements can be modified during the recruitment process according to the client's procedures.