Laterite is a data, research, and technical advisory firm that helps clients understand and analyze complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies. More about Laterite, including case studies of recent projects and our publications catalog: https://www.laterite.com/
We are looking for a Research Associate to manage one or two social and economic development research projects in Ethiopia. This includes:
- coordinating the project team;
- ensuring implementation according to protocols;
- managing to the budget and timeline; and
- communicating with clients.
Our new colleague is passionate about social and economic research in East Africa. They can quickly grasp research concepts and structure their technical approach to a problem. They have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, self-motivation, and a drive to flourish in a fast-paced environment, where timelines can often be unpredictable. Our candidates have project coordination experience and can manage activities involving varying levels of stakeholders and multiple team members.
This position is open in Addis Ababa.