The Ghana Statistical Service is the government agency charged with the responsibility of providing quality, relevant, accurate and timely statistical information for the purpose of national development. It has offices in all the sixteen regions of the country.
The Service is collaborating with SCANCOM Ltd (MTN Ghana) and Georgia State University, USA to undertake a research project in the Ashanti Region and thus invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians, who are goal-oriented and results-driven to apply for the position of Research Assistant in the Ashanti Region.
Duration of Assignment: Six (6) months
Renewable for another six months based on satisfactory performance
Time Schedule: Full time
Remuneration: Competitive Package
Duty Post: Ashanti Region
The aforementioned institutions are undertaking a joint research project about digitization of payment services between small-medium enterprises (SMEs), their input suppliers, and consumers in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The specific duties and responsibilities are as follows:
i. Liaise between Principal Investigator and research team in the design of training modules
ii. Organize training for field officers in data collection
iii. Monitor project implementation to ensure quality control and adherence to the research specifications
iv. Facilitate the successful implementation of the research projects
v. Sort, clean, analyze and report on findings from the research projects
vi. Draft reports, policy briefs and other reports for publication
vii. Perform any statistical assignment that may be assigned
i. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Suit
ii. Experienced in the Use of Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) in Data
iii. Experienced in Survey work, Research work, and Data analysis
iv. Experienced in Mobile Money Retailing (or vendorship) or Agency Banking,
v. Familiarity with SMEs businesses
vi. Attention to Detail
Interested and qualified applicants are to submit:
i. Application Letter
ii. Recent CV
iii. Relevant Certificates
Via the email address below:
Please the Subject should be “Research Assistant Position – Ashanti”
Deadline: May 10, 2022.
Qualified Women and Persons with disability are encouraged to apply; and
only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.