Research analysts needed at Code for Africa

DEADLINE: JANUARY 22, 2021 — Code for Africa (CfA) has immediate vacancies for two full-time Research Analysts on her CivicSignal team.

CfA’s transnational CivicSignal research team drives analysis of the continent’s media ecosystem and emerging civic technology sector.

Applicants must be based in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa or anywhere in Africa.

Applicants must have demonstrable experience in analytical research and open source intelligence into media ecosystems or digital civic engagement.

The ideal applicant must be fluent in English.

Additional proficiency in French and/or Arabic would be an advantage.

Successful candidates will use digital collaboration tools and natural language processing (NLP) and  machine intelligence toolkits to create research reports and datasets for a global audience and international institutional partners.

Interested applicants must possess a minimum of one year’s experience in the field.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research insights and shape research proposals.

Code for Africa offers competitive salary which is subject to experience.

The deadline for applications is January 22, 2021.



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