The First Bank Sustainability Centre is a partnership with Lagos Business School and one of Africa’s leading financial operators, First Bank Limited.
The Centre’s objectives are to advance corporate sustainability and delivery in Nigeria in an intellectual and practical way. The Sustainability Center will contribute towards shaping the perspective of key policy and decision makers in the private sector.
To achieve the afore-mentioned objectives, the centre seeks to engage a Research Assistant. The job details are as shown below:
Reports To: Centre Manager, First Bank Sustainability Centre
Directly Supervises: Nil
Position Type: 2 years contract
Purpose of Position: Assist in the compilation of data and materials for research and book publications.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/KEY JOB ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to the following:
Source for data needed for book and academic publications
Gather data and references for research work
Conduct preliminary studies and other fact finding assignments to facilitate research activities
Seek out Industry contacts for technical data and cases studies
Liaise with industry managers for business data autentification
Interview firms to extract vital information for case study preparations and book publication
Develop and present reports on assigned tasks
Drive self-development to enhance professional growth and quality of work.
Any other relevant responsibility to be assigned by a Faculty and line manager from time to time.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Ensure data compilation to enable publication of at least one publication within the stipulated time frame.
Timely completion of assigned tasks
Feedback from Centre Manager
Accuracy of data collected
Oral and Written Communication Skills
Proficiency in the use of Excel, SPSS etc
On-line researching skills
Knowledge of proof reading and referencing
Knowledge of fieldwork implementation
Flexibility and working under pressure
Good computer skill
Planning and Organizational skills
Excellent time management skills