Verité Research

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Verité Research is an independent multi-disciplinary think tank providing strategic analysis and advice to decision-makers and opinion-formers in Asia. We bring academia’s thoughtfulness, business’s professionalism and civil society’s commitment to the greater good together to create a unique value proposition. Our economics, law and politics groups combine deep experience with cutting-edge analysis to transform leaders’ worldview, strategy and negotiations to create a more truthful, just and good world. 

 

Research Analyst - Economics


Verité Research offers its Research Analysts an inter-disciplinary research environment and direct exposure to the work and management of the organisation. Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to acquire an in-depth knowledge (both theoretical and empirical) in economic research, be up-to-date with current issues, and have the opportunity to work with multiple stakeholders e.g. business leaders, policy makers, academics and legislators. This position is also an excellent platform to further one’s career in research.

 

Core-competencies:

 

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (fluency in Sinhala/Tamil would be an added advantage)
  • Good writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Competency with MS Office (knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS, STATA will be an added advantage)
  • Good team player
  • Project Management Skills
  • Professional, organised and detail-oriented
  • Efficient at multi-tasking and time management
  • Takes initiative
  • Keen to learn and take on challenges

 

Qualifications

  • Master in Economics or Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or Sociology (First Class or Second-Upper will be an advantage) with at least one year of work experience (research related experience will be an advantage).

 

 Deadline: 30th April 2017

 

 

 

Research Assistants


Verité Research offers its Research Assistants an inter-disciplinary research environment and direct exposure to the work and management of the organisation. Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to acquire an in-depth knowledge (both theoretical and empirical) in economic research, be up-to-date with current issues, and have the opportunity to work with multiple stakeholders e.g. business leaders, policy makers, academics and legislators. This position is also an excellent platform to further one’s higher education and career in research.

 

Economics and Politics

 

Core Competencies:

 

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (fluency in Sinhala/Tamil would be an added advantage)
  • Good writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Competency with MS Office 
  • Good team player
  • Professional, organised and detail-oriented
  • Efficient at multi-tasking and time management
  • Takes initiative
  • Keen to learn and take on challenges

 

Educational Requirements:

  • First Class or Second-Upper Degree in a field of social science.

Deadline: 30th April 2017

 

Economics 

 

Core Competencies:

 

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (fluency in Sinhala/Tamil would be an added advantage)
  • Good writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Competency with MS Office (knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS, STATA will be an added advantage)
  • Good team player
  • Professional, organised and detail-oriented
  • Efficient at multi-tasking and time management
  • Takes initiative
  • Keen to learn and take on challenges


Educational Requirements:

  • First Class or Second-Upper Degree in Economics or Degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Statistics or Sociology.

 

Deadline: 30th April 2017


 

Media (English, Sinhala/Tamil)


Core Competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (Fluency in Sinhala and/or Tamil would be an added advantage)
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Previous experience in research would be an added advantage
  • Competent user of MS Office, particularly MS Word
  • Good team player, efficient and detail-oriented  
  • The ability to work under tight deadlines

 

Education Requirements:

  • Undergraduate student/graduate in the Arts stream
  • Those pursuing qualifications in other educational disciplines requiring writing and management skills may also apply

 

Deadline: 30th April 2017

 

Media (Sinhala & English)


Core Competencies:

  • Fluency in  written and spoken Sinhala (Fluency in English would be an added advantage)
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Previous experience in research would be an added advantage
  • Competent user of MS Office, particularly MS Word
  • Good team player, efficient and detail-oriented  
  • The ability to work independently and under tight deadlines

 

Education Requirements:

  • Undergraduate student/graduate in the Arts stream
  • Those pursuing qualifications in other educational disciplines requiring writing and management skills may also apply

Deadline: 30th April 2017


Media (Tamil & English)

 

Core Competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Tamil. 
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent in translation from Tamil to English
  • Competent user of MS Office, particularly MS Word
  • Good team player, efficient and detail-oriented  
  • The ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Understanding and knowledge of current affairs

Education Requirements:

  • Degree holder/undergraduates in English Literature/social sciences
  • Those pursuing qualifications in other educational disciplines requiring writing and management skills may also apply

Deadline: 30th April 2017 

Project Assistant - Economics


We are looking for a project assistant to start immediately to support the Economics Team at Verité Research. Main duties, tasks and responsibilities in this post will be to:

 

  • Develop relationships and engage in regular communications with clients and other stakeholders on the project;
  • Organise and coordinate meetings, seminars, workshops, press conferences and other external engagements as necessary to meet the objectives of the project;
  • Organise and participate in regular field visits outside Colombo;
  • Provide necessary logistical support for field visits which includes activities such as organising  transport and accommodation for team members attending field visits and preparing and sending invitations for external engagements and following up with participants;
  • Assist in the dissemination of research as widely as possible through effective media platforms;
  • Draft reports to brief clients and other stakeholders on project related activities;
  • Contribute to day-to-day project implementation;
  • Undertake financial and administrative tasks as deemed necessary for project implementation.

 

Core competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Sinhala (Knowledge of Tamil – an added advantage)
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills;
  • Able to multi-task, manage time effectively and is detail oriented;
  • Willing to take initiative, learn and take on challenges;
  • Has an outgoing personality and able to liaise effectively with external partners;
  • Competency with MS Office;
  • Good writing and analytical skills – an added advantage.

 

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree in economics or related discipline. 
  • Prior work experience would be an advantage.

 

Deadline: 30th April 2017


 

 

 Internships

 

 


Economics


Verité Research offers its interns an inter-disciplinary research environment and direct exposure to the work and management of the organisation. Successful applicants will acquire experience in research methods, data analysis and communication strategies as well as enhance their knowledge on a wide range of economic and policy issues.

Verité’s Economics team is calling for applications for Research Internships spanning a course of three months.

Core Competencies:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English (fluency in Sinhala / Tamil would be an advantage)
  • Good writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Competent user of MS Office, particularly MS Excel
  • Good team player, efficient and detail-oriented  

 

Education Requirements:

  • School leaver of demonstrable academic excellence or undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Mathematics, Business Administration or Sociology is preferred.
  • Those pursuing qualifications in other educational disciplines requiring writing and management skills may also apply

 

 

To Apply:

Please send a CV and a covering letter to work@veriteresearch.org

 



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