The research department at IBGAfrica is seeking exceptional candidates at the associate level. Qualified candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills and a Ph.D. in Economics or related field with a solid background in data collection, analysis and presentation in Policy and Economics and advanced knowledge of statistical programming skills (R, Python, etc.). Working knowledge of machine learning techniques or big data analytics would be a plus. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively to conduct applied research on issues pertinent at the continental, country, and regional levels. The ability to communicate complex, technical concepts concisely and clearly to an audience with various backgrounds and levels of experience is essential. This position will be responsible for supporting multiple facets of IBGAfrica’s mission, including research, data analysis, and reports. It includes opportunities for growth and advancement.
Specifically, the Associate will have the following duties and responsibilities