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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 5, 2021
  • Nextier Capital Limited is an investment and multi-competency advisory firm with a primary focus on agriculture, power and petroleum. With offices in Abuja, Enugu, and Lagos, we provide a full range of services to our clients with a goal of becoming their most trusted advisor. We achieve this goal by providing counsel to our clients in the areas of policy d...
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    Discourse Research Analyst

    Summary Job Details
    Summary: Part-Time Masters degree

    Remote OK
    Interested in: Reading Writing Research

    DEVELOPMENT DISCOURSE™ is a podcast that engages with deep thinkers on Africas development challenges and how their work can help rebuild the continent.
    The podcast is an initiative of the Nextier Group, a multi-competency public policy advisory firm.
    Development Discourse™ seeks a part-time research assistant to support the teams needs in all areas, specifically research and development of policy briefs. In addition, the Research Assistant will be responsible for conducting the research necessary to produce the podcasts. This task will include assistance with conceptualising the show, finding and evaluating the guests, tracking down sources, and performing in-depth research into various topics.
    The ideal candidate loves reading and writing public policy documents, conducting self-directed research, and engaging with leading thinkers. The candidate must be familiar with the different economic philosophies and the latest thought in the development space. The candidate can verifiably prove their interest and commitment to finding solutions to Africas problems.

    The Research Assistant should:

    • Be a strong writer and editor, capable of assisting with the drafting and editing of research papers, policy briefs, and opinion articles,
    • Provide research and administrative support for the podcast host and team,
    • Assist the team in conceptualizing, scheduling, and executing original writing and research.
    • The ideal candidate for this position will have an outstanding academic record and at least five years of experience working in policy research or academic environment,
    • with excellent writing, research, and communications skills. In addition, the candidate should have a demonstrated interest in a wide range of policy topics and should have a firm grasp of African institutions and current events.

    Method of Application

    If interested, please submit an online application to including a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample.

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