At CPPA, we have a mission “to ensure that government action fosters growth, economic well-being, freedom and individual responsibility”. As such, we intend to build a world-class, dynamic organisation by hiring highly skilled individuals who are interested in research and the improvement of the Nigerian political and economic environment.
As such we are constantly seeking exceptional persons as research associates in the areas of policy analysis, communications and fundraising.
The ideal candidate would have trained up to post graduate level with a strong academic background (at least a second class upper) in economics, sociology, mathematics, statistics or any related discipline and will match the following profile:
Aged between 25 and 35 years
Keen interest in the interdisciplinary field between economics and sociology, as well as in the field of applied economic research
Excellent written (e.g. experience of published reports) and verbal communication skills
Leadership and track record of delivery
A proven ability to inspire, coach and develop others
Excellent project and stakeholder management skills
First rate policy and strategy skills
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
Dynamic, flexible and reliable
Ability to use a statistical package (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage
Our organisation 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.
Expression of interest in form of a cover letter accompanied by a one-page CV should be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org