Laterite Senior Research Associate Jobs in Ethiopia

Laterite Senior Research Associate Jobs in Ethiopia

Job description & key responsibilities

As a Senior Research Associate based in Ethiopia, Uganda or Kenya you will:

  • Lead a portfolio of impactful research projects, from design to data collection, analysis and follow-through.

  • Lead research teams to ensure we deliver value for our clients, using rigorous and innovative research methods.

  • Build successful partnerships with our clients and establish Laterite as a trusted partner for public sector organizations.

  • Mentor our growing research and data teams.
    Contribute to country-level strategic decisions
    such as which projects to pursue, team development, and how to increase the impact of our research.

  • Support business development and recruitment processes.

  • As part of Laterite's management team, you will have a voice in project selection, corporate strategy, process improvements, and structuring Laterite’s research agenda.

  • You will serve as role model for the team, actively promoting our culture, and helping us to grow and achieve our mission as an organization.

  • Laterite is expanding rapidly, and we are open to the possibility of hiring exceptional candidates at a higher grade.


  • We are looking for an accomplished researcher who combines excellent technical skills
    with experience in project and team management.

    Our future colleague has

  • A postgraduate degree (Masters or above) in Economics, Econometrics, Development Research, or in one of Laterite’s core sectors

  • Motivation to work in social and economic research in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • 5+ years of research or project management experience in education, youth, public health, agriculture and/or urbanization.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and mentoring research teams

  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex research projects, involving data collection and field teams.

    Additionally, we are looking for

  • Solid project management skills to oversee a portfolio of projects at different stages in the research lifecycle

  • An excellent networker with experience in building relationships with clients and stakeholders from the public and private sectors

  • A self-motivated team leader with excellent interpersonal skills who thrives in a fast-paced environment where timelines can be unpredictable

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proficiency in STATA, R, or Python.

  • Laterite is also looking for Senior Research Associates to join our offices in Kenya and Uganda.

  • The job description and application procedure are the same.

    How to Apply
    For more information and job application details, see; Laterite Senior Research Associate Jobs in Ethiopia

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