Dadhikot-9, Bhaktapur, Nepal

About Us

PHASE (Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment) Nepal is a non-governmental, non-profit making, non-political organization valuing equal opportunities. It specializes in improving health, education services and livelihood opportunities for disadvantaged populations in very remote and resource poor Himalayan mountain villages in Nepal. PHASE aims to support the most vulnerable people to break the cycle of poverty by assisting communities and local authorities to lay the groundwork for a self-sufficient future.

Research Officer

Basic Information

  • No. of Openings 1
  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Kathmandu
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Salary As per organization rule's
  • Education Level B.P.H. (Bachelors in Public Health)
  • Province Province No. 3
  • Desired Candidate Both(Male, Female)
  • Experience 2+ years of experience
  • Expiry date 2021-01-24

Job Description


Basic Salary NRS 48,470 per month (basic starting salary scale) plus 10% of Basic Salary as PF, Gratuity 8.33% of Basic Salary as gratuity and one month’s salary equivalent as Festival Allowances on pro rata basis. Total gross salary comes around NRS 61,395 per month.

We also enrol all our staff along with their dependent (Spouse, 3 children or Parents) in Medical Insurance worth Rs. 2,25,000 (Two Lakhs Twenty Five Thousand) and Accidental Insurance worth Rs. 20,00,000 (Twenty Lakhs). Regarding the COVID insurance, we do COVID insurance (Rs 1 lakh) for employees including their dependents as mentioned in the Health Insurance.

Duty Station: 

Central Office, Thimi, Bhaktapur with occasional visits to research sites in Lalitpur and Gorkha.

Current research project:

Effects of COVID 19 on Persons’ with Disability in Nepal.

REPORTS TO : Research Associate

  • Work together with Research Associate and other team members to review literature, finalize tools, getting approvals, contact participants and data collection.
  • Lead oneof the data collection team to conduct KII, produce Participatory Videos and survey in Gorkha and Lalitpur.
  • Ensure research ethics are maintained throughout the research period.
  • Update the progress to the PHASE research team and management team regularly.
  • Help the Research team of PHASE Nepal in other research work where possible. 
  • Help in data input, data processing, analysis and report writing   

Job Specification

The candidate must have:

  • At least BPH/BSC or above in any health related discipline preferably with specialisation in Public Health, Research Methodology, Disability, Physiotherapy, Nursing.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in research field, mainly in conducting KIIs, FGD and Survey.
  • If you are a fresh MPH or Masters in any health related field with two years' experience in research field we will provide you 10% extra salary as mentioned above.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  •  Knowledge of KOBO Toolbox or similar data collection software is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of NVivo data management software is an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of statistical packages such as Stata, SPSS is an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Nepali languages.

Apply Instruction

Interested and candidates with high motivation meeting the above-mentioned criteria are requested to send their updated CV to (please do not apply if you do not have BPH/BSC plus a minimum of 2 years of work experience working in the research field, we will not shortlist you) no later than 24 Jan 2021. We are urgently looking for this position ideally to start the position from 1st week of Feb 2021, therefore, we will close the application if we find an appropriate person before the application deadline.

Therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested to apply. Please put your name on your cv and mention the position you applied for on the email subject line.