Analyst, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Description

Analysts are a critical part of the Projects Division at Busara where they are required to support Associates in delivering projects. They must also make informed decisions about project resources and outputs and set priorities to meet project needs.

Analysts will be expected to have knowledge of markets, client issues, and any social context that is useful in assessing project parameters. Analysts will engage in a variety of research activities, both qualitative and quantitative, and are required to have a high level of self-motivation and energy, an optimistic “can-do” attitude, and very strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills. Due to the sensitive nature of our projects and our clients, extreme attention to detail is required.

Additionally, an Analyst should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Analysts report to Associates on project-based activities and to Engagement Directors for all other responsibilities.

CORE PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES:

Analysts will work closely with Busara staff and directly with academic researchers and advisory clients to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

Requirements

So you’re interested in the organization and what the role entails. But do you have what we’re looking for?

● A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Public Policy, or related fields.

● Strong qualitative, quantitative, research, and data analytic skills.

● Extensive experience managing large scale research and consulting projects.

● Demonstrates the ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations.

● Excellent management and organizational skills.

● Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently and a team player.

● Interest and experience working in a fast-paced working environment.

● Fluency and excellent communication and writing skills with a mastery of English and Swahili.

● Extreme attention to detail while sustaining a global focus and vision for institutional planning and decision making.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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