Research Fellow

The post is to be based in Yangon and opened to both International and Myanmar applicants and advertised globally.

Oxfam is a leading International NGO with a worldwide reputation for excellence and over 70 years of experience. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. With enough wealth in this world to go around it’s unjustifiable. It’s not just their problem. It’s ours too. Our humanitarian, development and campaigning projects change lives around the world, and with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. Thousands of people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning,    humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.

The role:                     Research fellow will provide in country research capacity to support national and global needs for building a robust evidence base to underpin it’s work and thought leadership.

You will be based in Oxfam’s country office in Myanmar, but report to Oxfam’s Global Research Team. You will provide solid intellectual thinking and data analysis on poverty and inequality to inform campaigns and programmes.

Level:                          C2

Employment term:       Fixed – Term (1 year)

Report to:                   Deputy Head of Research, Oxfam GB, but will work closely with the Director of Advocacy and Communications in Oxfam in Myanmar and Research Coordinator  


What we offer:             Respectful and empowered working environment,

                                   Life insurance, Medical+ dental + optical benefits,

                                   Competitive salary and Career advancement opportunities,

                                   Generous leave entitlement