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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Science & Engineering ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Friday, May 31 2024 

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Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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AKADEMIYA2063 is an Africa-based non-profit research organization with headquarters in Kigali, Rwanda and a regional office in Dakar, Senegal. Inspired by the ambitions of Agenda 2063 and grounded in the recognition of the central importance of strong knowledge and evidence systems, the vision of AKADEMIYA2063 is an Africa with the expertise we need for the Africa we want. This expertise must be responsive to the continent’s needs for data and analysis to ensure high-quality policy design and execution. Inclusive, evidence-informed policymaking is key to meeting the continent’s development aspirations, creating wealth, and changing livelihoods for the better. AKADEMIYA2063’s overall mission is to create, across Africa and led from its headquarters in Rwanda, state-of-the-art technical capacities to support the efforts by the Member States of the African Union to achieve the key goals of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 of transforming national economies to boost growth and prosperity. Following from its vision and mission, the main goal of AKADEMIYA2063 is to help meet Africa’s needs at the continental, regional and national levels in terms of data, analytics, and mutual learning for the effective implementation of Agenda 2063 and the realization of its outcomes by a critical mass of countries. AKADEMIYA2063 strives to meet its goals through programs organized under five strategic areas—policy innovation, knowledge systems, capacity creation and deployment, operational support and data management, digital products, and technology—as well as partnerships and outreach activities. For more information, visit
Vacancy Details
Vacancy Number: RW24004
Position Title: Scientist I/II
Department: Operational Analysis Support
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Duration: Two (2) year-renewable
Position Summary
AKADEMIYA2063 seeks a Research Scientist I or II for a two-year, renewable appointment in its Operational Analysis Support Department. This position is based in Kigali, Rwanda.

Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
•Conduct data analysis, statistical analysis, and econometric analysis.
•Develop data documentation manuals or other learning materials, as needed.
•Help develop & manage technical workshops.
•Develop research proposals under the guidance of the director.
•Reply to internal/external data requests.
•Present and discuss research projects to government officials, non-government organizations, research agencies and other interested parties.
•Assist with program and project planning, coordination, and reporting.
•Co-authorship of reports and editing of publications.
•Interact with collaborator project partners.
•Interact with funding agencies for possible research projects.
•Other duties as assigned or required.

Selection Criteria
•Ph.D. or Doctorate degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, or a closely related field.
•At level I up to 3 years of relevant experience, at level II 5 years of relevant experience
•Demonstrated experience in effective interaction and coordination with collaborators and project partners.
•Excellent econometric skills in cross-section and panel data analysis.
•Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth statistical analysis and report the results.
•Excellent drafting skills and analytical mind.
•Experience in research proposal development and project management.
•Skilled in programming using software like STATA and other statistical software.
•Research experience in impact evaluation and/or economics of climate change, analysis of agricultural production and technology.
•Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English. French is desirable.
•Excellent interpersonal skills and to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment.
•Demonstrated ability to multi-task as needed, consistently meet deadlines, and manage time well.
•Ability to work independently, with initiative and minimal supervision.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application, CV, and cover letter, in English, by May 31, 2024, to Please include the position title in the subject line.
Additional Considerations
•Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
•This Job Description only serves as a guide for the available position. AKADEMIYA2063 reserves the right to change, revise, omit, and add in part / in whole to this document.
•Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
•AKADEMIYA2063 is an equal-opportunity employer and offers an attractive and challenging working environment with opportunities for skill enhancement.
•By sending an application, candidates give consent for their personal data to be processed solely for applicable recruitment procedures.
We thank all applicants for their interest in working for AKADEMIYA2063, due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Info
Job Category: Health/ Medicine jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, May 31 2024
Duty Station: kigali
Posted: 15-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 15-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 15-05-2064
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