Research Analyst Intern Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya – Busara Center For Behavioral Economics

Busara Center For Behavioral Economics
Position: Research Analyst Intern
Reports to: Senior Research Analyst and Team
Station: Nairobi       
Deadline: 17th May 2016
Start Date: 2nd June 2016

Description of Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle a full range of project components
  • Develop reports on analysis conducted; providing recommendations making formal presentations to communicate results to various management levels
  • Demonstrate initiative in identifying alternative solutions to issues in the project (Brainstorming ideas for various projects)
  • Help in designing effective survey instruments and coordinate all activities associated with the survey study including formatting, scanning, analyzing, summarizing and presenting results; writes reports highlighting key findings and makes presentations of results.
  • Support qualitative and quantitative field research activities
  • Analyze pilot results to refine initial hypotheses to testable prototypes
  • Perform any other duties assigned.
Key Requirements:
  • University degree in Social sciences, Financial Economics, Economics and Statics Systems, or an equivalent degree- Students from public universities are highly encouraged to apply
  • 3rd year university students with an interest of pursuing a career in research and Behavioral Economics
  • Strong attention to details and project requirements
  • Familiarity with qualitative, quantitative, research, and data analytic skills
  • Be detail oriented while sustaining a global focus and vision for institutional planning and decision-making.
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced and occasionally demanding environment
To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to and ensure that the subject line reads: “Research Analyst Intern: REF NO: BU-2016-05-12”. 
Only online applications shall be considered. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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