Policy and Research Analyst

Skills Outside School Foundation

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The core role of the Policy and Research Analyst is to research documents on education and employability and strategically analyze findings in line with guiding policies in order to make informed ideologies. The Analyst has to be abreast with educational trends so as to up scale the Foundation’s educational policies.


The duties of the Policy and Research Analyst are highlighted below:



Gathering Data, Research Educational Policy and Trends & Identify relevant stakeholders

Diagnose the problems and gaps where intervention is required

Research innovative tools, resources and policies deployed in other developing countries such as:

a.     Kenya

b.     Ghana

c.     South Africa

d.     India

4.     Provide findings to the team to find ways of addressing the problems



  • Policies and documents produced by organisations such as:
  • British Council
  • UK Department for Education’s ESSPIN
  • Phillips Consulting
  • Dalberg Consulting
  • Education Innovations
  • World Bank
  • UBEC
  • National commission for Colleges of Education
  • Federal Ministry of Education
  • National Board for Technical Education
  • Nigerian Universities Commission
  • NBTE
  • Open Data for Africa
  • Educational for All
  • Mindset Learning
  • The Bridge Academies
  • Teach First UK
  • Other relevant bodies etc



  • Conducting analysis, summarising and explaining research finds and their implications for our resource section
  • Providing data for our baseline expansion to other states
  • Producing policy and advocacy papers
  • Producing opinion pieces
  • Producing videos and podcasts


Reporting Relationship:  President of Executive Council



  • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills  
  • Superior Writing and Research Skills
  • Graphic/Creative Design Skills
  • Excellent Analytical and critical thinking Skills
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel Skills
  • Ability to use dropbox, sharepoint and goggle drive
  • General understanding of maintenance and handling of high volumes of data
  • Creative self-starter who can work independently or on a team
  • Experience with writing creative and well-researched pieces on a variety of issues
  • Organized, driven and able to gather data from a number of challenges independently
  • Strong attention to detail



Skills Outside School Foundation

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years


₦40,000.00 ‐ ₦50,000.00 per month