Associates at Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Lagos, Lagos, ng
16h ago
source : Ecadoo

POSITION SUMMARYAssociates are the primary project managers for all external Busara projects Associates are expected to be able to quickly gain an expert understanding of a particular problem or research question and use all tools at their disposal both within and outside Busara to execute an engagement to the highest possible degree with careful consideration of timing and budget Associates are expected to have strong qualitative and quantitative skills and be able to quickly understand and adapt to new contextual situations Associates should be able to develop creative and rigorous solutions to client and partner needs and manage both internal and external relationships with energy enthusiasm and professionalism Associates directly manage other project staff that work on their project and as well as liaise with other Busara teams and are expected to coordinate and manage staff effectively Associates report to Engagement Directors for all responsibilities Does this sound interesting If so are you looking to Design and develop research and advisory projects focused on using behavioral science to alleviate global poverty Recruit partners from academic institutions development banks large NGOs private companies and social enterprises and manage the relationships Implement qualitative and quantitative behavioral research Develop and pilot instruments Manage large scale field and lab projects with leading academics and institutions Organize clean and analyze data Disseminate results prepare project reports and present results Design future scope of works Minor administrative tasks as part of project work Live in Lagos with some domestic and international travel In addition to project responsibilities Associates also have the following organizational responsibilities to ensure a healthy and functioning organization Work with the Associate team to conduct goal setting exercises objectives and key results and team building events Contribute to skills building workshops for Associate teams Communicate across organizational teams to ensure a healthy and functioning organization Complete required focus contracts reviews and snapshots Assist with internal initiatives where necessary Serve as mentors to Analyst and Project Lead team members when requested Serve on internal committees when necessary RequirementsSo you rsquo re interested in the organization and what the role entails But do you have what we rsquo re looking for A Bachelor rsquo s degree in economics social sciences public policy or related fields Other fields will be considered 2 4 years previous work experience in a related field Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills Fluency and excellent communication skills in English Interest and experience working in a fast paced working environment Flexible self motivating able to manage multiple tasks efficiently a team player Demonstrated ability to manage high level relationships with partner organizations Strong quantitative skills including knowledge of and experience working with STATA or other data analysis software And preferably A Master s degree in economics social sciences public policy or related fields Familiarity with and interest in behavioral economics or science Strong interest and familiarity in evidence based policy Past experience in working on evidence based policy is preferred Familiarity with STATA or R Experience working in Nigeria Experience managing and mentoring staff Familiarity with randomized controlled trials Benefits A quickly growing dynamic work environment Full health benefits Competitive renumeration package with travel benefits Professional development budget

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