Posts Tagged ‘Research Assistant Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Graduate Research Assistant (Internship) At CUTS International

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{CUTS International,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

CUTS International (Accra Ghana) is registered civil society and non-profit organization working in the areas of consumer protection, trade and development, economic regulation and investment, competition policy and law as well as governance. Established in 1983 as a voice of the poor to express their developmental needs and aspirations, CUTS International is a leading Southern voice and face of consumer empowerment through its rights-based approach and activities for influencing the process and content of inclusive growth and development. CUTS has offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Accra, Lusaka, Hanoi, Jaipur and Delhi.

Job Summary

CUTS seeks a dynamic self-starter to assist in research efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience for current or recent masters’ students while working for an international organization.

Responsibilities

•   Perform studies as related to research projects
•   Conduct literature searches
•   Performs research work in archives, through interviews, online, and newspapers
•   Gathers and analyzes data.
•   Attend meetings and write reports

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The candidate should be a Masters in Economics/Development/Business Communication/Law from an institute of good repute. Candidates with years of experience in social sector, preferably in the area of Trade, Aid and Development, Consumer affairs, Governance, legal, policy & advocacy, having leadership qualities will be preferred.

Also students still in their masters programme can also apply.

•   Ability to communicate in a professional manner and with a strong verbal and written communication skills
•   Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
•   Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary service
•   Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3-6 month commitment

Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship. However, allowances will be given to cover food and transportation.

To apply:

Send a cover letter, CV/resume, an essay of 800 -1000 words on “ Effective Regulation Is Required in the Building  and Construction Industry to Forestall Disaster” to  Appiah Adomako, CUTS Accra, Centre Coordinator ([email protected]). NB: NO APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE ESSAY. THREE ITEMS REQUIRED FOR THIS APPLICATION: COVER LETTER, CV/RESUME and ESSAY.

CUTS is an equal opportunity organization and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

CUTS, No. 30 Oroko Avenue, Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana

E-mail: [email protected]

Closing Date: 15 December, 2014

Job Vacancy For Research Assistant At Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) – (Tamale)

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA),Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to creating, evaluating and replicating innovative solutions to poverty and policy problems worldwide. IPA specializes in using the randomized controlled trial methodology to evaluate the impact of development programs.

IPA Ghana seeks a Research Assistant to conduct research in support of the Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) project. The RA should blend excellent research skills with good writing ability.
Lead Principal Investigators on the DIRTS study are Dean Karlan and Christopher Udry of Yale University. The study’s interventions are implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, the Ghana Insurers Association and several other partners. Evaluation of the project occurs via a series of electronic and paper surveys with randomly selected respondent households. This position will be based in Tamale, Northern Region.

Job Description:

The RA will;

•   Undertake basic agricultural research specifically in agronomy, making use of standard research techniques and methods
•   Conduct literature review of existing materials, making use of available online resources or databases and interviewing agricultural specialists
•   Prepare a report on literature review of agricultural extension manuals and messages under the guidance of the supervising Research Consultant
•   Contribute to the planning and production of scholarly articles, reports and publications by the supervising Research Consultant
•   Assist in preliminary analysis of survey data
•   Perform any other duties as requested commensurate with the grade and nature of the post

Employment period: three months

Start date: December 2014

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Social Sciences or related field, Masters degree preferred
•   Fluency in written and verbal communication in English is essential. (Publication standard)
•   Previous publication experience is preferred;
•   At least 2 years’ demonstrated experience in conducting desk research and report writing;
•   Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and email;
•   Exceptional data processing and analysis skills;
•   Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, work under pressure and meet deadlines, often with limited supervision;
•   Strong organizational and administrative skills;

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below.

Click Here To Apply Online

Timeline

Closing Date: 28 November, 2014

•   Due to the high volume of applications received by IPA, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted by email or phone.

Job Vacancy For Research Assistant At CEERAC

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{CEERAC,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

CEERAC  requires Research Assistant for immediate employment.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   BA/BSc 2nd class upper or better in Economics, Economics with Statistics or Economics with Manthematics.
•   Experience in a research or academic environment is an added advantage.
•   Females are encouraged to apply.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 21 November, 2014

Job Vacancy For Research Assistant (Intern) At CUTS International

Posted on: July 30th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{CUTS International,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Aug-2014};

Established in 1983 as a voice of the poor to express their developmental needs and aspirations, CUTS International (www.cuts-international.org) is a leading Southern voice and face of consumer empowerment through its rights-based approach and activities for influencing the process and content of inclusive growth and development. From consumer protection work in India it has expanded its scope and interventions to subjects such as trade and development, economic and business regulations including competition, and investment, good governance and human development, particularly women’s empowerment. CUTS now has offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Accra, Lusaka, Hanoi, Jaipur and Delhi.

Job Summary

CUTS seeks a dynamic self-starter to assist in research efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience for current or recent masters’ students while working for an international organization.

Responsibilities

•   Perform studies as related to research projects
•   Conduct literature searches
•   Performs research work in archives, through interviews, online, and newspapers
•   Gathers and analyzes data.
•   Attend meetings and write reports

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The candidate should be a Masters in Economics/Development/Business Communication/Law from an institute of good repute. Candidates with years of experience in social sector, preferably in the area of Trade, Aid and Development, Consumer affairs, Governance, legal, policy & advocacy, having leadership qualities will be preferred. Also students still in their masters programme can also apply.
•   Ability to communicate in a professional manner and with a strong verbal and written communication skills
•   Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
•   Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary service
•   Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

•   Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3-6 month commitment
•   Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship. However, allowances will be given to cover food and transportation.

Send a cover letter, CV/resume, an essay of 800 -1000 words on “ Should Government Continue to Subsides Fuel” to  Appiah Adomako, CUTS Accra, Centre Coordinator ([email protected]).

NB:

•   NO APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED WITHOUT THE ESSAY.
•   THREE ITEMS REQUIRED FOR THIS APPLICATION: COVER LETTER, CV/RESUME and ESSAY ON “SHOULD GOVERNMENT CONTINUE TO SUBSIDIZE FUEL”.

CUTS is an equal opportunity organisation and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

CUTS,
No. 30 Oroko Avenue,
Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana

E-mail: [email protected]

Closing Date: 30 August, 2014

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