Graduate Recruitment At ACET


There is a new Graduate Recruitment At ACET. ACET seeks to recruit a Lead Research & Author for one of our flagship reports, the 2024 African Transformation Report. The report will focus on gender equity/equality and economic transformation.  This position is a fixed-term, part-time contract for 12 months.

Job Summary

The Lead Researcher & Author for the ATR4 will be responsible for developing ACET’s foundational work on gender equity and equality in Africa. S/he will lead a small team of ACET resources to produce a robust report.

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Roles and Responsibilities:

Specifically, the Lead Researcher & Author will lead: 

  • In consultation with ACET Management Committee (MC) and Head of the Gender Equality program, develop and define the primary thesis of the ATR
  • Ensure intellectual rigor and quality of background papers by
    Agreeing with the MC and ATR oversight committee the topics for background papers
  • Coordinating the selection of suitable experts to develop high quality analytical papers
  • Leading quality control of background papers review
  • Managing and overseeing the peer review and feedback process for the background papers
  • Oversee drafting of the ATR4 in consultation with MC and ATR oversight committee
  • Manage the timely delivery of the ATR4 with respect to quality, budget, and timeline by producing the annotated outline and drafting the full report
  • Managing the feedback collation and resolution process
  • Collaborating with the relevant ACET resources (both internal and external) to produce the final report
  • Drive alignment with ACET and funder processes including but not limited to progress reporting, procurement processes, HR policies, and financing regulations
  • In agreement with MC, any other ATR processes that might require input/oversight of the Lead Researcher & Author.
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Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A Masters or DPhil/PhD in economics with a focus on gender or a gender specialist with over 8 years of policy experience
  • A track record of delivering intellectually rigorous and robust forward-looking analytical pieces
  • Experience working on gender and economic transformation issues and a demonstrated understanding of the existing gaps at the gender and economics intersection in Africa
  • A proven track record of successfully collaborating with cross functional teams to deliver a high-quality analytical product
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical analysis for a non-technical audience
  • Research experience in multiple African countries
  • Robust access to a network of gender and economics experts in Africa
  • Ability to travel

Location: Accra or Remote

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Deadline: Tuesday, 31st January, 2023

Please Note:
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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