Humanitarian & Development Research Coordinator

Humanitarian & Development Research Coordinator


Dublin, Ireland

Job Purpose

This is an exciting and dynamic position within GOAL’s Global Citizenship department, reporting directly into the Global Citizenship Manager. The Research Coordinator will play a vital role in generating research, content and opportunities to shape GOAL’s strategic objectives, in particular public engagement campaigning and influencing.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Research and development of briefing papers communicating GOAL’s programmatic evidence and expert position across GOAL’s key strategic priority areas; Humanitarian Crisis, Resilient Health and Food and Nutrition Security;
  • Collate evidence-based research and supporting materials in close collaboration with GOAL’s programmes, technical, MEAL and other teams at HQ and country level to translate technical documents into well-written and engaging content suitable for a wide range of audiences;
  • Identification and coordination of engagement opportunities to amplify GOAL’s strategic objectives aligned with international development and humanitarian priorities including external events, webinars, seminars, annual conferences and workshops;
  • Identify and provide opportunities and platforms to share the voices and experience of communities, partners and other key stakeholder with whom GOAL works globally;
  • Active engagement and relationship strengthening in sector networks and working groups.

Experience & Skills


  • Relevant post graduate qualification ideally in international relations/affairs, humanitarian, development studies or human rights; other relevant qualifications may be considered;
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience working with key issues in the humanitarian and development sector and relevant international and national contexts, systems and processes;
  • Strong understanding of GOAL’s key strategic priority areas; humanitarian crises, resilient health, food and nutrition security and global citizenship;
  • Proven experience in researching and producing materials for varied audiences;
  • Proven experience of developing and implementing research and content shaping public communication and engagement campaigns;
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills (oral & written), with the ability to communicate complex messages in an accessible manner for varied audiences;
  • Proven project management, time management and organisational and administrative skills with ability to optimise independent use of time against variable workload;
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic team player, happy to share learning and collaborate while also able to work on own initiative.


  • English is the working language of GOAL. Competency in an additional language used in GOAL programmes is an advantage;
  • Commitment and interest in the work of GOAL

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