New Job Opening At ACET


There is a new New Job Opening At ACET. African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) seeks to recruit a Principal Investigator (PI) of the 2024 African Transformation Report. The report will focus on gender equity/equality and economic transformation. This position is a fixed-term contract of 12 months.

Job Summary:

The Principal Investigator (PI) for the ATR4 will be responsible for developing ACET’s foundational work on gender equity and equality in Africa. S/he will lead a small team of ACET resources to produce a robust report.

Roles and Responsibilities At ACET:

At ACET the Principal Investigator will:

  • In consultation with ACET Management Committee (MC) and Head of the Gender Equality program, develop and define the primary thesis of the ATR
  • Ensure intellectual rigor and quality of background papers by:
    • Agreeing with the MC and ATR oversight committee the topics for background papers
    • Coordinating the selection of suitable experts to develop high quality analytical papers
    • Leading quality control of background papers review
    • Managing and overseeing the peer review and feedback process for the background papers
  • Oversee drafting of the ATR4 in consultation with MC and ATR oversight committee 
  • Manage the timely delivery of the ATR4 with respect to quality, budget, and timeline by:
    • Producing the annotated outline and drafting the full report
    • Managing the feedback collation and resolution process
    • Collaborating with the relevant ACET resources (both internal and external) to produce the final report
  • Drive alignment with ACET and funder processes including but not limited to progress reporting, procurement processes, HR policies, and financing regulations
  • In agreement with MC, any other ATR processes that might require input/oversight of the PI.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A Masters or DPhil/PhD in economics with a focus on gender or a gender specialist with over 8 years of policy experience
  • A track record of delivering intellectually rigorous and robust forward-looking analytical pieces
  • Experience working on gender and economic transformation issues and a demonstrated understanding of the existing gaps at the gender and economics intersection in Africa
  • A proven track record of successfully collaborating with cross functional teams to deliver a high-quality analytical product
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical analysis for a non-technical audience
  • Research experience in multiple African countries
  • Robust access to a network of gender and economics experts in Africa
  • Ability to travel.

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How To Submit An Application For THE ACET New Job Opening 

To submit an online application, click on this Link

Deadline: 7th December, 2022