• Research Associates needed at an International Think Thank

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2012 Deadline: 27 November, 2012
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  • A public policy think tank based in Lagos, Nigeria with a mission to "ensure that government action fosters growth, economic well-being and freedom and individual responsibility" seeks to recruit exceptional persons as research associates in the areas of qualitative analysis, economics and public policy.
    The ideal candidate would have trained up to post-graduate level with a strong academic background (at least a Masters Degree or PHD) in economics, mathematics, statistics, public policy or any related discipline and will match the following profile: 
    • Aged between 25 and 35 years 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Experience of published reports 
    • Outstanding analytical, research and problem solving skills 
    • Ability to deliver results in different environments (especially in a developing world context) 
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team 
    • Leadership and track record of delivery 
    • Excellent project and stakeholder management skills 
    • Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage. 
    If you like the challenge of cutting though conventional thinking and working on complex development problems then our organisation is interested in you. 

    We will in turn offer each candidate a stimulating and challenging work environment, a possibility to participate in frontier research, opportunities for world class, international training and an attractive salary package. 

    The selected candidate will ideally be expected to resume the post s soon as possible. 

    The position will shut with a three year contract with the option of renewal depending on performance. 

    Expression of interest in form of a cover letter accompanied by a one-page CV should be sent electronically to: careers@cpparesearch.org
    not later than two weeks from the date of this publication. 

    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
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