[Vacancy]: Project Development Officer/Associate Needed at R-DATS Consulting (‘R-DATS’)

February 19, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


  • Support business opportunity identification and EOI development.
  • Support timely, quality research proposal submissions.
  • Serve as a primary proposal writer, polishing technical content into proposals.
  • Maintain clients, consultants and partners relationship, update R-DATS’ databases regularly.
  • Organize bids, follow up, assist in negotiations.
  • Manage bid queries and coordinate appropriate responses.
  • Generate bid submission report, track success ratios.
  • Review the bid’s qualitative, technical checklist with supervisors.
  • Lead handing over process of successful team to implementation team.
  • Coordinate performance assessments, offer advice.
  • Support research projects execution and management including surveys, data analysis (quantitative or qualitative), report writing, etc. as may be required.
  • Contribute to organizational development, implementation and represent R-DATS at events.

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in public health, social sciences (i.e. Sociology, Demography, Psychology etc.), or other development related studies, from a reputable national/international university. Master’s degree in any of the above fields is desirable.
  • 2-4 years’ relevant professional experience for MSc degree holders. 1-2 years’ relevant professional experience for BSc degree holders.
  • Desired Qualifications/Skills (Not mandatory)
  • Prior experience in business development or proposal management, ideally in corporate sector/INGOS is an advantage.
  • Proven track record in coordinating and managing successful bid/proposal process is desirable.
  • Strong background in quantitative and/or qualitative research will serve as an advantage.
  • Prior experience managing complex quantitative and /or qualitative data collections, a strong advantage.
  • Familiarity with contemporary statistical and qualitative data analysis software preferred (i.e. Stata, R, SPSS, Python, NVIVO, ATLAS Ti , PowerBI, MS Excel etc.)
  • Familiarity with UN, WB, USAID and Govt. & International development agencies project development rules.
  • Residents of Abuja.

Qualified female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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