Research Associate

The Center For Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA)

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The Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA), is an independent, non-partisan 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".

Job Description

  • 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.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should possess a strong Bachelor's Degree in one of the quantitative sciences; Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, and Engineering and must possess a Master's 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 Offer

  • 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.
  • Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Summary

Company

The Center For Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Research

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years