Research Associates

The Center for Public Policy Alternatives

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The Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA), seeks to recruit exceptional persons as “Research Associates” with specialization in health economics, Agric economics, financial economics, energy economics and policy.

Job Brief:

The ideal candidate should possess a strong bachelors degree in one of the quantitative sciences; mathematics, economics, statistics, and engineering 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 22 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
  • Broad worldview
  • Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.
  • If you like the challenge of cutting through conventional thinking and working on complex development problems then our organization 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, the 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.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



The Center for Public Policy Alternatives

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years