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Private Sector / Growth Research Adviser Job India

Closing date: 05 January 2012

Number of vacancies: 1

Location: New Delhi, India

Appointment Terms: 3 years fixed-term contract

Working Arrangements: Full-time

Specific requirements: Staff Appointed in Country (SAIC)

Brief description: This post offers an exciting opportunity to help shape and define how DFID’s research programme develops and responds to South Asian issues.

Background

The Department for International Development (DFID) is the United Kingdom Government Department responsible for delivering the official aid programme. South Asia region is an important region for DFID, with country offices in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

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DFID is placing increased importance on the collection and use of evidence to inform its policies and programmes. DFID has a well-established Research and Evidence Division (RED) which leads on the collection and dissemination of research evidence. It is one of the largest funders of development research covering a wide range of sectors grouped under 5 key themes: Agriculture and Food Security; Climate Change and the Environment; Governance, Conflict and Social Development; Growth; and, Human Development. Each of these themes is supported by a team of advisors and programme managers who develop, commission and manage programmes of research.

To know more and apply for the job visit the DFID Website.

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