Call for Researchers Sayara International


Call for Researchers Sayara International

About Sayara International

Sayara International is a global development firm that specializes in the design and implementation of rigorous research, behavioral-change communication, and governance strategies in conflict-affected and transitioning societies. Our 250 employees operate from field offices in Beirut, Kabul, Medellin, Nairobi, Khartoum, and Paris, with support from our headquarters in Washington, DC

Sayara International (SAYARA) is a global development company that specializes in rigorous research and innovative programming in conflict-affected and transitioning societies. Founded in 2004 and with more than 250 staff worldwide, SAYARA is a leading organization providing services monitoring and evaluation, sociopolitical analysis, strategic communication, governance, countering violent extremism, disinformation, migration, and youth and education. Our strength comes from our adherence to our core values, our unparalleled expertise in research methodologies, the context-specific experience of our team members. We constantly innovate to create research designs that are customized to answer our clients’ questions.

SAYARA’s Sudan Country Program operates from Khartoum, Sudan and is part of the East and Horn of Africa Regional Program. The regional team conducts projects in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Sudan and delivers services to clients around the world, including the United Nations (UNDP, UNOPS, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UN Women), the European Union, governments (US, UK, France), universities, international NGOs, and other major donors. Headquartered in the Washington, DC region with local offices in Kenya, Sudan, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Colombia, and France, SAYARA is responsive to client needs in complex environments through local expert knowledge and an ethical, evidence-based approach.

Sayara International seeks to collaborate with experienced researchers ‘ Quantitive and Qualitative’ from all states in Sudan on new and ongoing exciting projects. These projects are spread over all 18 states in Sudan, and we are constantly looking to build our database. Researchers are expected to submit a brief expression of interest and share their CVs by August 13th, 2020.

State researchers/teams will be responsible for project management of resources and outputs, and contributing inputs towards comparative analysis and synthesis of the state studies.

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Depending on research themes, topic and methodologies, research outputs could vary. However, it is expected that research teams will produce the following:

  • Enroll in field work and train enumerators for data collection, KIIs and FGDs.
  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of project deliverables (tools, final report).
  • Participate in evaluation team meetings and calls as requested
  • Serve as the field coordinator for the project.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

Interested researchers may write to [email protected] by August 13th, 2020 with the subject line, Application: Researcher Application (Sudan State)

  • Applicants are requested to include most recent CV with contact details.
  • Only those applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

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