Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) is an independent, non-partisan public policy think-tank committed to rigorous research through which public policies are examined and best practices disseminated. CPPA aims to help sub-Saharan African governments, institutions, and businesses create innovative policy solutions to development challenges.
Centre for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA) is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Research Associate
Location: Lagos state - Nigeria.
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 Associate” with specialization in health economics, agric economics, financial economics, energy economics and policy.
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 engage with frontier research, opportunities for world class, international training and an attractive salary package.
The selected candidate will ideally be expected to resume the post as soon as possible. The position will start with a three year contract with the option of renewal depending on performance.
The ideal candidate should possess a strong bachelors degree in one of the quantitative sciences; Mathematics, Economics, Statistics and must possess a masters degree in one of the stated areas of specialization such as; Health Economics, Energy Economics/Policy, Financial Economics, Agric Economics and Statistics from a top tier university.
The candidates should match the below profile:
Minimum of second class upper division
Aged between 25 and 35 years
Excellent written and verbal communication 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
Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.
All potential job applicants should send their CVs and cover letters electronically to:
State “Research Associates” as the subject of email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applications must be received on or before the application deadline.
Application Deadline: 6th June, 2016.
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