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Research Assistant – Policy Workstream at Lagos Business School (LBS)

Lagos Business School Recruitment
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Research Assistant – Policy Workstream at Lagos Business School (LBS), Interested and qualified candidates should see the job details and apply.

Lagos Business School (LBS)

Lagos Business School is committed to creating and transmitting management and business knowledge based on a Christian conception of the human person and of economic activity relevant to Nigeria and Africa at large. We strive to be a world class business school which will have a significant impact on the practice of management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research Assistant – Policy Workstream

Location: Sangotedo-Ajah, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for exceptional and ambitious individuals to join our research team.
  • He/she will assist in the compilation, analysis and writing up of data and materials for research and its publication (articles, chapters, books, reviews, etc.).
  • He/she will assist in data gathering, compilation and development of case studies, provide support to faculty’s work (research and administrative support).

A brief outline of the main duties:

  • Read and synthesize research literature from a variety of sources (policy and academic) in response to research questions
  • Contribute to the design and administration of surveys
  • Assist with data collection and management
  • Conduct analyses of both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Contribute to the writing of research reports and other research outputs
  • Keep up to date with the new policy and research developments of relevance to the work
  • Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve financial inclusion problems
  • Build relevant relationships across the DFS ecosystem
  • Undertake any other task as may be required
  • Contribute to the delivery of capacity building programmes on human-centred design and sustainable business models for financial inclusion
  • Assist with managing the eLearning platform for online course delivery


  • Education & Qualification required: A University degree (Preferably Masters) in Social Sciences.

Special skills, mental or personality requirement:

  • Possess sufficient knowledge in digital financial services and financial inclusion policy and regulation.
  • Evidence of research activity and published research is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Able to build contacts and participate in internal and external networks for the exchange of information and collaboration.
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Detail-orientation and ability to work accurately under time pressure
  • Knowledge of statistical software including SPSS and NVIVO
  • Knowledge of MS Office suites including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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