Senior Research Officer (SBCC & Nutrition Specialist) – Frontieri Consult P.L.C Vacancy Announcement

Senior Research Officer (SBCC & Nutrition Specialist) – Frontieri Consult P.L.C Vacancy Announcement, May 3 2023



Organization: Frontieri Consult P.L.C

Position: Senior Research Officer (SBCC & Nutrition Specialist)

Employment: Full time


Deadline: May 12, 2023





Job Description


About Frontieri:

FRONTIERi Consult PLC, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and with branch offices in Berlin, Germany, and in Juba, South Sudan, is one of the leading consulting firms. The firm was established in 2008 primarily to undertake research and consultancy assignments in the areas of development and growth in several disciplines. It works with a range of development issues commissioned by governmental and non-governmental organizations, and bilateral and multilateral institutions.

FRONTIERi is a company for talented researchers with different backgrounds and perspectives and we have gathered competent professionals and work in partnership with scholars across the country and abroad in Social Protection and Development, Health and Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development, Education and Youth Development, Market, Trade and Institution. For further information, please visit our website at:

Currently, we are seeking to hire a Senior Research Officer at Frontieri office, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and administration of various project undertakings. The development of various research proposals, research reports, research methodologies, and project management while ensuring client satisfaction is met.

Join our team of professionals and be part of our energetic team that is committed to bringing change by providing adequate research findings and advisory services for policymakers and contributing to the development of the countries we serve. We provide the best working relation and environment to allow aspiring talented professionals to engage in various research work and grow their potential while working with the best in the industry.

Frontieri’s Value Proposition;

Diverse work force of employees working in the field of Agriculture, Economics, Health, Education, and much more development projects yielding an innovative and thought leadership mindset. Place where many bright minds come together to create on the ground for real data-backed research work. Environment where employee well-being; personal growth and career advancement are embedded into our culture.

General Duties and Responsibilities of the Senior Research Officer:

  • Produce winning research and consultancy proposals in collaboration with other teams under the Research and Development;
  • Design appropriate research methodologies and tools for various projects;
  • Produce quality research reports;
  • Develop SBCC strategies and materials
  • Develop SBCC training materials and give training
  • Produce working papers, and publish papers in peer-reviewed journals and Frontieri outlets (Insights, policy briefs, etc.)
  • Develop innovative approaches such as new techniques as deemed necessary to achieve the objectives of the research;
  • Work with other staff to assess and identify technical assistance needs with regard to technical skills, supervision support, etc. for new and ongoing projects;
  • Follow up and effectively implement projects with the highest quality, agreed timeline, and approved budget;
  • Represent Frontieri in various meetings and conferences;
  • Participates in the documentation and dissemination of lessons learned;
  • Follow-up clients to ensure client satisfaction; contribute towards a remarkable service excellence and establishment of a long-lasting client relationship;
  • Develop research proposals for relevant research grants;
  • Work closely with other divisions and teams of Frontieri;
  • Prepare monthly plans and performance reports;
  • Ensure confidentiality of all reports and proposals;
  • Make sure that organizational core values, policies, and procedures are clearly understood and adhered to in the daily functioning, and
  • Handle all other activities as required by the immediate supervisor;

Report To: Team Leader


Required Number: 1 (One)


Job Requirements


Qualification and Experience;

  • Master’s Degree in  Public health, Nutrition, and related field  with  specific training in social  behavioral change communication
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and implementing social and behavior change strategies on health and nutrition
  • Experience working with International and National Research and consultancy institutes;
  • Experience in natural resource management (e.g. NDVI) is an added advantage
  • Regional and international experience is valued;


  • Advanced knowledge in quantitative approaches;
  • Advanced skills in analytical software (SPSS, STATA, R, KOBO, Survey CTO, Survey Solution)
  • Experience in working on large-scale surveys;
  • Good knowledge of study designs, sampling techniques, and sample size determination;
  • Solid experience in Project Management, Survey Management, data management, and analysis;
  • Writing skills and publication experience in peer-reviewed journals;

Technical and other skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Good skills for facilitating projects, field works
  • Good Skill managing and coaching field staff members
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team spirit with problem-solving and decision-making traits.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Networking aptitude
  • Great multitasking skills
  • Attention to details

How to Apply


Candidates who are interested and fulfill the requirements shall submit their applications/motivation letters along with their updated CV via email at by mentioning the position title in the subject line.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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