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We are Hiring a Research Assistant

Opportunity details


Role:                 Research Assistant 
Company:        Effective Basic Services (eBASE) Africa  
Location:          Bamenda
Contract:          Short-term (18-month secondment) 


About eBASE Africa

eBASE Africa is an international charity registered in Cameroon working to make basic services more effective by ensuring best available research evidence is applied in service delivery.
We operate across the evidence ecosystem – evidence implementation, primary research, evidence synthesis, evidence translation, and evidence implementation.

About the opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled Research Assistant to join our team. As a Research Assistant, you will play a critical role in supporting our research initiatives, which are focused on developing evidence-based strategies for improving education outcomes in Africa. Activities would include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct literature reviews to identify relevant research on education
  • Assist in designing and implementing research projects to assess the impact of educational interventions
  • Collect and analyse data from interviews, surveys, and focus group discussions
  • Prepare clear and concise research reports and presentations
  • Collaborate with researchers, project staff, and community partners
  • Engage and collaborate with educational stakeholders at both national and international levels
  • Support in the delivery of education projects assigned to them.
  • Assist in coordinating the logistics of in-person and online events. This will include support on travel, venue and accommodation events for in-person events and organizing online events.
  • Support with sourcing and liaising with providers of goods and services.


Skills and experience required

  • Master's degree in Education, Social Sciences, or any related field.
  • Strong research skills, including proficiency in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Experience with data analysis software, such as SPSS or STATA.
  • Commitment to delivering a high-quality service.
  • Self-motivated and able to work efficiently remotely, and in a small team.
  • Strong programme management skills.
  • Sound presentation skills (both spoken and written).
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with cultural sensitivity
  • High standard of computer competency and literacy.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work demands.
  • High standards of spoken and written English.
  • High standards of spoken and written French (Strongly preferable). 

Remuneration & benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of children and youth in Cameroon and Africa
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Chance to work with a team of experienced and passionate educators and researchers 

Application guidelines and process

Please send your CV and a one-page cover letter to  by midnight (GMT+1) on 05/04/2024.