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International Research Management Specialist

ICF

This is a Full-time position in Carson City, NV posted November 17, 2022.

ICF is looking for research managers to manage international labor and migration studies. ICF provides various types of research services to the U.S. Department of Labor and other clients. The responsibility of this position will be to lead or assist in the planning of research studies, collecting primary and secondary data, overseeing primary data collection (including training data collectors), and writing reports on study findings for supply chain research. The person in this position will work with others on the team and consultants for each of the studies. The position can be virtual or hybrid in ICFs Rockville, MD office.

Responsibilities:

Working with a team and individually, responsibilities of the position could include:

  • Conducting desk research, original research, data collection, and report writing in support of US Governments reports on child labor, forced labor and human trafficking

  • Conducting and managing quantitative and qualitative research activities in developing countries such as household surveys, focus groups, in-depth interviews, mixed method studies related to child labor, forced labor and human trafficking

  • Work planning and budgeting for selected studies

  • Travelling and supervising training and data collection in selected study countries at times in difficult environments

  • Identifying and managing subcontractors, consultants, and research partners in study countries

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in international relations, international studies, international trade, international law, human rights, public policy, or social sciences

  • 2 + years of experience conducting and managing quantitative and qualitative research activities such as household surveys, focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, and mixed method studies in developing countries

  • 2 + years of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative data analysis using software such as Stata, SPSS, NVIVO and Atlas TI

  • 1 + year of experience working on issues of global child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking

  • 1 + year of experience conducting secondary research for U.S. Government agencies or legal reports

  • 1 + year of experience managing activities, including work planning, budgeting, subcontractor management

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Advanced proficiency in written and oral English

Preferred Qualification:

  • Masters degree or PhD in international relations, international studies, international trade, international law, human rights, public policy, or social sciences

  • Experience writing at least 3 reports for U.S. Government agencies or international organizations

  • Foreign language skills in Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Chinese

Professional Skills

  • Attention to details

  • Ability to edit English text

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and produce accurate results, often on a quick turnaround basis

  • Ability to conduct work in a professional and courteous manner

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team and to be self-motivated

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_English_unformattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Range – There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final salary for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The salary range for Colorado is –

$55,089.00-$93,652.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

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