Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The ISS seeks to appoint a researcher in the African Futures & Innovation programme in Pretoria.
The successful candidate will work on long-term forecasting on the future of Africa mostly using the International Futures data modeling (IFs) tool hosted and developed by the Frederick S Pardee Center for International Futures, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, at the University of Denver.
The researcher will analyse historical trends, current and future developments in Africa related to agriculture, demographics, economics, education, energy, environment, health, governance and conflict.
Applicants must be highly motivated with an exceptional ability to work under pressure, respond quickly and manage time effectively.
Key AFI stakeholders and beneficiaries are African policy makers and practitioners, including the African Union, inter-governmental institutions, civil society actors, as well as international actors operating on the continent, the media and local communities.
Overview of duties
Overview of requirements
The initial length of the contract will be for six months and may be renewed or extended subject to programme requirements, funding and satisfactory performance. A competitive salary is offered.