Verité Research

The Media Analysis
Strategic Analysis for Asia
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Verité Research is an interdisciplinary think tank that provides strategic analysis and advice to governments, international organisations and the private sector in Sri Lanka and Asia.

Verité houses four research teams: Economics, Politics, Law and Media

These teams cross pollinate each other, giving Verité its unique ‘interdisciplinary’ approach to understanding and analysing issues.

Research Assistant - Economics

Verité Research seeks Research Assistant who is passionate about economic development to join its Economics Research team.

We encourage you to apply if you believe you are detail oriented, curious and have excellent writing and communication skills. This position is a great experience and learning opportunity for anyone hoping to pursue research in Economic Development and Migration.

You will be involved in data collection, writing, analysis, as well as administrative tasks.

Candidates must have a First or Second-Upper degree in Economics, Statistics, Public policy, Sociology or another related field with at least one year of work experience (research-related experience will be an added advantage). Candidates must also be willing to travel and undertake field research.

Required skills include MS Office and knowledge of statistical software such as SPSS, STATA or other programming languages

Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English and Sinhala (knowledge of Tamil would be an advantage)

Deadline: 8th December 2017

 

Research Assistant - Media 

Verité Research seeks a dynamic, efficient and motivated Research Assistant to join its Media Research team.

We encourage you to apply if you believe you have excellent writing and analytical skills, are passionate about media and politics and interested in engaging in current socio-political issues.

You will be involved in data collection, writing, analysis, as well as administrative tasks.

Candidates must have an undergraduate degree in the arts stream, be competent in MS Office programmes, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and should be ready to work in a demanding and rewarding environment. 

Candidates who are bilingual (English-Sinhala, English-Tamil, Sinhala-Tamil) are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 25th November 2017


Finance Manager

Verité Research seeks a dynamic, results-oriented and highly motivated finance professional to provide the organisation with overall financial leadership.

We encourage you to apply if you believe you can drive the financial strategy of one of the leading think tanks in Sri Lanka.

You will design and implement the financial strategy, direct financial and operational activities, and advise the Board of Directors in meeting and exceeding the overall financial and strategic objectives of the organisation.

This position offers you an opportunity to demonstrate your expertise in managing all strategic accounting functions including business planning, financial projection, budgeting, external audits, and taxation. 

Candidates must have CIMA or equivalent qualification with a minimum of three years’ post qualification work experience. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and should be ready to work in a demanding and rewarding environment.

 Deadline: 25th November 2017

 

Communications Assistant

Verité is looking to hire a creative, efficient individual to join its communications team.

You will be responsible for disseminating research through different channels, maintaining and updating Verité’s social media platforms and databases, organising social media campaigns and innovating new practices for wider audience reach.

This position offers you the opportunity to learn about the overall communication practices within a think tank, including audio-visual communication methods and media engagement. You will also be given the opportunity to work closely with the research teams and be a part of their work and impact.

Candidates must have a First Class or Second-Upper Degree in Communications, Journalism, Media or other stream within the social sciences. Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken English (fluency in Sinhala/Tamil would be an added advantage), be competent with MS Office, and be professional, organised and detail-oriented.

Deadline: 25th November 2017


To apply, please send in your CV and cover letter to work@veriteresearch.org



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