Research Director Consultant – Tunisia

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: 7 months
Start date: October 2019
Closing date: 30 September 2019

International Alert is looking for a Research Director to lead and coordinate a research on youth and urban violence in popular areas of greater Tunis.

This consultancy is part of a project that aims to strengthen the democratic transition in Tunisia through the promotion of human rights, the fight against institutional, physical and symbolic violence as well as gender violence, and all other inhuman treatment perpetrated against young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 living in poor areas of Greater Tunis. The project covers the neighbourhoods of Ettadhamen and Douar Hicher.

The consultant needs to have an advanced degree in social sciences. Having experience in leading research and research team coordination is necessary as well as fluency in French (written and spoken).

For further details, please read the Terms of Reference.

Kindly note the assignment will be based in Tunis with frequent travel in Ettadhamen and Douar Hicher.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send an ‘Expression of Interest’ letter indicating your current rate, along with an up-to-date CV, to our Tunisia office at

The deadline for applications is Monday 30 September 2019.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.