CDD-Ghana Recruits Research Assistant - Jobs in Ghana

CDD-Ghana Recruits Research Assistant

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8 Jun, 2016

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Research Jobs in Ghana

Founded in 1998, the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is an independent, non-governmental and non-profit research and advocacy institute. We are dedicated to promoting democracy, good governance and economic openness throughout Ghana and the African continent.

Our research is available to and used by governmental and non-governmental agencies, Africa regional bodies, development partners and the general public.

Job Description

Job Title: Research Assistant


•   Supporting the field research team under the direct supervision of Senior Research Officers or theTeam Leader assigned
•   Work on election projects and other projects that may be assigned from time to time
•   Supervision and guidance to any temporary support staff assigned to specific research projects
•   Writing reports on the progress and completion of projects and other assignments
•   Support the election Monitoring & Evaluation team to track election-related activities other related duties will be under the general direction of the Head of Research & Programmes
•   Other related duties will be under the general direction of the Head of Research & Programmes

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of first degree in Social Sciences, Political Science or a related field
•   At least 1 year working experience in a political science  related field
•   Knowledge of and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including survey design and data analysis
•   Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail, and abmty to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and adhere to deadlines
•   Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of an intemationalleam
•   Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and coherent reports
•   Ability to do media interviews
•   Excellent skills in the following software – MS Office, SPSS or any other statistical package
•   Candidate should be available for local and international travels
•   Must have demonstrable interest in democracy and development in Africa in general and Ghana in particular

Location: Accra


How To Apply For The Job

Applications, current CVs with references and other supporting documents should be clearly labelled showing the pos~ion under consideration and sent to

The Human Resources Manager
CDD Ghana
P. O. Box LG 404


Fax; 233 302 763028 or

Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 13 June, 2016

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. CDD-Ghana is an equal opportunities employer.

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