Research Surveyor

This job is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Flexible Hour



CompanyGA Circular
Job StateKuala Lumpur
Working LocationNo Specific Location
Job FunctionSurvey / Research
Job IndustryConsultancy
This company is willing to hireSingle Parent, Non-Malaysian

Job Description

Project Background
This research project studies packaging waste, understanding how many tons of packaging waste ends up in landfills, environmental leakage, and in recycling. Through this research project and the recommendations from it to key stakeholders such as companies and the government, we hope to promote better waste management practices and enhance the quality of life of local people.
What the role is about
Key responsibilities for this role are researching different stakeholders in the area of Waste Management and the Circular Economy in Malaysia.
This includes the below activities:

  1. Conducting surveys: Across a pre-agreed number of households, waste collectors, recycling pickers, material pickers, bulk waste generators, and junk shops.
    These surveys will be split evenly across different pre-agreed districts, income levels etc.
    Surveys must be completed per schedule and timelines agreed.
  2. Ensuring that the surveys are of high quality:
    Without errors in the data
    All data collected must be standardised to consistent units
  3. Being available for contact throughout the project duration for any clarifications or update

Pre-requisites and skill sets needed

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills – to approach various stakeholders.
  • Good quantitative data-gathering skills to ensure the quality of the data collected through the surveys.
  • Capable and comfortable travelling in and around Greater KL/Klang Valley for surveys.
  • A basic background in sustainability and the environment. Note that past experience in waste management is not required – we’ll train the selected candidate on waste management knowledge required for the role.
  • Experience in leading surveys is a bonus, but not a requirement.
  • Proficient in English.

What’s in it for you
Opportunity to work on a pioneering research study to transform waste management policies in Malaysia and be a part of GA Circular – a mindfully growing, Singapore-headquartered social enterprise dedicated to finding business-driven solutions to tackle waste challenges in Southeast Asia.
This role also offers the opportunity to directly work with the team of GA Circular and with our clients and partners.

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