Research Officer

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE)

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Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is soliciting for individuals to fill the following vacancies in a 5-year USAID funded project called ‘Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN 2) Project for Anambra, Imo, Akwa-Ibom and River States.



  • Review documents and literature in relation to ongoing research/project topics
  • Work with WEWE Director of Monitoring and Evaluation to develop research themes within WEWE’s program areas
  • Develop research tools according to research methodology
  • Carryout baseline, operations, action and implementation research
  • Document research processes and report to the DME
  • Enter and analyze data using agreed statistical software
  • Write final reports and papers for peer review journal publications
  • Support the supervision of data collection and data quality checks on data collection process



Qualification and Requirements:

  • Postgraduate degree in Public Health, International development, Epidemiology, statistics, Demography, Biological Sciences, Operations research or related discipline
  • Minimum of one year post PhD or five years post MPH
  • Strong Quantitative, Qualitative Research and analysis skills
  • Demonstrated experience with HMIS, SPSS, Epistat, Epi-Info, STATA
  • Candidates with demonstrable skills, but lower years of postgraduate experience will be considered
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to do research
  • Strong facilitation and coordination skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English is a must

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Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE)

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years