Project Research Assistant

Vesta Healthcare Partners Nigeria Limited

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Vesta Healthcare Partners Limited is an international healthcare management consultancy firm, with unique expertise in the application of contemporary knowledge-based solutions and cutting-edge clinical practice to addresses the problems of our clients. Vesta works to resolve healthcare issues facing the healthcare sector in all countries, with a particular focus on Nigeria.

If you are a talented professional with consulting experience and wish to work on challenging and exciting projects we would like to hear from you. We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below.




Client Project

  • To perform market research and gather statistical data on competitors
  • To offer high level support in the gathering and interpretation of data
  • To undertake research in the field using a variety of techniques and where applicable, technologies
  • To conduct qualitative or quantitative surveys, which may involve field, interview or focus group assessments and calculate results
  • To use statistical software to manage and organise information
  • To write detailed reports and present results
  • To prepare weekly reporting / progress updates
  • To provide administrative support to the Project Teams




  • First degree (minimum First Class Honours) in a relevant field of study. Preference for Marketing, Statistics, Mathematics or Demography related degree
  • Strong research background with at least 2 years’ experience in the area of field data gathering preferably in Nigeria
  • Knowledge and experience in data collection, data analysis and internet/website research
  •  Good understanding of English with confident language fluency that confers strong (public) presentation and communication skills
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and management skills and ability to work within multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to work independently with efficiency and competence
  • Ability to think outside the box and pay attention to details
  • Excellent IT proficiency especially, MS Office (particularly Excel) and Data manipulation within SPSS
  • Willingness to travel and spend nights away from home


  • Postgraduate qualification(s) or an MBA from a first-tier business school
  • Modern language skills with fluency in English and other European Language
  • Previous relevant multinational experience in healthcare or life sciences sector



Hours of Duty

  • Normal hours of work are 8:30am and 5:30pm Mondays to Fridays
  • Research Assistant may be required to work outside these hours, or additional hours, as may be necessary for the proper performance of his/her duties without extra remuneration


  • Research Assistant may be stationed to work in various States in Nigeria (Abuja, Enugu, Oyo, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos and Port Harcourt)


  • This position is based in the Victoria Island, Lagos and is offered on a contract basis
  • A negotiable compensation package has been established to attract the best talent to this position
  • Compensation package includes a competitive Salary and generous On Target Earnings (OTE), linked to performance and Business Development objectives



Vesta Healthcare Partners Nigeria Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Project / Programme Management

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Application Deadline