Research Assistant/ Data Manager At Environment For Development (EFD)-GHANA

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Research Assistant/ Data ManagerAs a research-focused organisation that is engaged in high-quality policy-relevant research, capacity building, and policy advocacy, we seek a candidate who can contribute impactfully to Ghana’s efforts to address environmental and natural resource management challenges and build a sustainable future for all.

If hired, the candidate will be responsible for data analysis, data management, fieldwork, and writing research reports within the broader environmental and natural resource economics field.

The specific responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Compiling and analysing quantitative data using Stata software
  • Conducting a comprehensive literature review
  • Developing and administering survey instruments
  • Monitoring fieldworkers remotely
  • Drafting research manuscripts
  • Drafting research reports and presentations
  • Creating and maintaining databases

Required profile for job ad : Research Assistant/ Data ManagerWe are looking to hire a highly motivated individual with the following qualifications:

  • Has a Master’s degree in economics or a related field (preferably a recent graduate)
  •  Proficient in Stata software and data management.
  • Basic programming skills (be able to program survey instruments)
  • Appreciable level of quantitative skills.
  •  Fieldwork experience (collected data for a reputable organization)
  • No additional work experience is required.
  • We commit to hiring the most qualified candidate.

To succeed in this role, we believe that the candidate:

  •  should have a structured approach towards challenges.
  •  should have a keen interest in research.
  •  Should be competent in working with data and data analysis.
  •  Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel and PowerPoint

A candidate who meets the qualifications above should submit his/her CV on or before Thursday, January 18, 2024. 

Job criteria for job ad : Research Assistant/ Data Manager
Job category :
R&D, project management
Industries :
Education, training
Research and development
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Greater Accra
City : Accra
Experience level :
No experience
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 1
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February 2024