Research Assistant on Climate Change and International Development Wanted

Research Assistant on Climate Change and International Development Wanted

Location: Preferably Enugu but Outstanding Candidates located elsewhere will be considered.

A globally renowned scholar on climate change and sustainable development is looking for an extremely bright and capable research assistant to work on a number of high-profile national and international projects.

The post holder will

  • Conduct web-based and secondary research on a wide range of topics in the climate and development field.
  • Compile and analyse data.
  • Write and review reports and proposals.
  • Prepare briefing notes and presentation slides.
  • Make logistical arrangements for meetings.

Required Qualification & Skills

  • Minimum Masters degree in Social Sciences, Environmental Science, Economics, Public Policy or other related fields.
  • Outstanding research skills.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the usage of office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Skype, Zoom, etc).
  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet, database and research packages (Nvivo, Stats, SPSS).
  • Experience in the usage of graphic design tools and software (eg Canvas, Photoshop, etc).
  • Substantial knowledge of national and international proposal development concepts.
  • Familiarity with ongoing debates and initiatives in the field of climate change, environmental sustainability and international development.
  • Ability to write clearly and consistently and present to a wide variety of local and international audiences.

Application deadline:  1800 HRS Saturday 11 July

Please send your application and CV to contact@sppnigeria.org