Location : Sangotedo-Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type : Full-time
We are looking for exceptional and ambitious individuals to join our research team.
He / she will assist in the compilation, analysis and writing up of data and materials for research and its publication (articles, chapters, books, reviews, etc.).
He / she will assist in data gathering, compilation and development of case studies, provide support to faculty’s work (research and administrative support).
A brief outline of the main duties :
Read and synthesize research literature from a variety of sources (policy and academic) in response to research questions
Contribute to the design and administration of surveys
Assist with data collection and management
Conduct analyses of both quantitative and qualitative data
Contribute to the writing of research reports and other research outputs
Keep up to date with the new policy and research developments of relevance to the work
Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve financial inclusion problems
Build relevant relationships across the DFS ecosystem
Undertake any other task as may be required
Contribute to the delivery of capacity building programmes on human-centred design and sustainable business models for financial inclusion
Assist with managing the eLearning platform for online course delivery
Education & Qualification required : A University degree (Preferably Masters) in Social Sciences.
Special skills, mental or personality requirement :
Possess sufficient knowledge in digital financial services and financial inclusion policy and regulation.
Evidence of research activity and published research is desirable
Excellent written and verbal communication
Able to build contacts and participate in internal and external networks for the exchange of information and collaboration.
Analytical and critical thinking
Detail-orientation and ability to work accurately under time pressure
Knowledge of statistical software including SPSS and NVIVO
Knowledge of MS Office suites including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.