Assistant Consultant at Oxford Policy Management OPM
Oxford Policy Management
Abuja, Capital Federal, ng
16h ago
source : Ecadoo

Job Type Permanent Level Entry Level Consulting nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp Description OPM Nigeria is seeking to recruit an Assistant Consultant to work in its Nigeria office This role would be ideal for a talented and passionate early career professional with a clear commitment to international development Assistant Consultants across OPM gain exposure to various development sectors e g education finance and private sector nutrition etc functional areas e g monitoring and evaluation research and data collection methods etc or geographical areas e g through projects in one of our country offices In this role a balance of three types of skills namely technical skills consultancy skills and management leadership skills will guide professional development These skills will be learnt through Project work delivered in collaboration with senior consultants including new business acquisition fieldwork across different states of the federation and client facing engagements in diverse settings Mentorship from an experienced senior consultant s Seminars conferences and training opportunities This role is a full time position initially based in our Nigeria office in Abuja but travel is to be expected The successful applicant can expect to provide wide ranging support to both project acquisition and implementation across all subject areas Social policy including teams in poverty reduction and social protection health and education Economic policy including teams in private sector development financial sector development trade aid microfinance macroeconomic policy climate change and natural resource policy Statistics evidence and accountability including teams in social development official statistics and political economy analysis and Public sector finance and management including team in public financial management public management and accountability debt management and regional development and local government The candidate can expect to improve on a wide range of skills covering General consultancy and development Primary and secondary quantitative and qualitative research and analysis Depth and breadth of knowledge and experience both across the policy cycle and the various policy areas in which OPM works Effective writing presentation and communication Project and people management and leadership and Specialisation in the work of one or more of OPM rsquo s sectoral projects Requirements In order to be selected for this role applicants will need Graduate Degree in Economics Development Studies or a related field with excellent academic record Strong quantitative and or qualitative research skills typically demonstrated through graduate thesis dissertation Demonstrated ability and experience of working with quantitative and or qualitative packages e g STATA SPSS NVivo Quirkos Atlas ti etc Strong and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated commitment to international development ideally evidenced by voluntary or other related work Demonstrated interest to live and work in Nigeria Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of multicultural and diverse teams and Ability to multi task well and manage multiple deadlines Flexibility to adapt to a variety of engagement types working hours and work environments and locations strong time management skills Show adaptability willingness to learn new skills and commitment to exceptional delivery Innovative and creative Team player self driven and ability to work independently and interface with external clients Ability to work in at least one language relevant to Nigeria would be preferred Benefits OPM offers competitive salaries a contributory pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement

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