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Jobs 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".
Research Associate

Location: Lagos
Experience: 0 year(s)
Course of Study: Statistics
Required Grade: Any

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.




    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 world view

    Ability to use statistical packages (such as SPSS) will be an added advantage.


Our 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


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