Laterite is a data, research, and technical advisory firm specialized in complex development challenges. We work with universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations, and government ministries and agencies. Our clients include, for example, the World Bank, USAID, TechnoServe, Promundo, the Mastercard Foundation, and several UN agencies.
We currently have offices in the Netherlands, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The team brings together more than 60 full time local and international staff, as well as 1,000+ enumerators across all countries. We are proud to be a culturally diverse organization, and we welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our team. Learn more: www.laterite.com
Job Description & Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a new Analyst to join our team in Amsterdam. Our new colleague will:
- Work on research projects – supporting the design of research instruments and research designs, conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis, drafting sections of reports, and keeping clients updated on progress.
- Contribute to quality assurance tasks – working closely with the field teams to monitor and clean incoming survey data.
- Contribute to analysis and reporting – together with other research team members working on a project
As part of our Research Team, you will be able to develop skills and experience in:
- Technical research design, including sampling and impact evaluation methodologies.
- Project management and client communication.
- Data analysis, statistical techniques and coding.
- Report writing: drawing insights from data and presenting them in a client-ready, consultancy quality format.
This full-time position (40 hours) is offered as a 1-year contract. Following this first contract, we will be open to discuss possibilities of extension and career development, with our East African offices as options for relocation.
We are looking for a recent graduate with an understanding of data analysis and motivation to work in social and economic research with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa.
- A completed Master’s degree in Economics, Public Health, Development or related fields
- One year of professional experience with similar tasks. (We are happy to consider internships, work on dissertations or within an academic research group as professional experience, if you can match your experience to the job description.)
- Strong quantitative data analysis skills and proficiency in Stata
- Experience working with ODK-based platforms (e.g.,)
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
This opportunity is open to candidates with EU-EAA nationality or candidates with an existing working permit for the Netherlands. If this does not apply to you, but you are still interested in the role: we encourage you to fill in an Open Application (we monitor them closely).