Research Associate Job at Center for Public Policy Alternatives (CPPA)

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”.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Research Associate
Location:
 Lagos
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
  • 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 world view
  • Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.
  • If you like the challenge of cutting though conventional thinking and working on complex development problems then our organisation is interested in you.
  • Aged between 22 and 35 years
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.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline 30th May, 2018.
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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