Acasus - Researcher


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Researcher

About Acasus

Acasus (www.acasus.com) is a consultancy that drives major reforms in health and education around the world.

In health, we are contributing towards improving global immunization rates. To date, we have supported governments across Asia, Africa and South America to radically increase immunization coverage and improve access to basic healthcare facilities, prenatal and maternity clinics in remote areas. Our education projects in South America and the Middle East have successfully provided access to basic education for millions of children.

We work in teams to support senior officials in government (typically at ministerial or prime-ministerial level) in driving rapid reforms. We help to:

  • Plan and develop strategies

  • Monitor progress

  • Use data and other information

  • Build capacity and skills throughout the system

  • Improve coordination and cooperation

  • Solve problems and challenges as they arise

  • Access international evidence and lessons about what works

Our project teams consist of experienced consultants from leading international consultancies (McKinsey, Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger and others) and highly talented locally-hired staff. The success of our projects relies on the dedication, development, and excellent work of our teams.

 

Context & Impact

Acasus has supported health and education reforms since 2013. Our team in Pakistan achieved the most rapid increase in vaccination coverage recorded to date improving the coverage of life-saving child vaccines across the Punjab province from 50% to 90% in just two years.

In Peru, our team aided the Ministry of Education with crucial reforms to improve teacher performance. These reforms led to significant increase in student outcomes.

Following the success of our programmes across the world, we are seeking a Researcher to join our growing Switzerland team.

Role in Brief

You will plan, conduct, and manage research projects using a variety of methods and present findings through written reports, articles, blogs, papers and presentations. You will also assist with proposals and write accounts of Acasus' work globally.
 
Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting project and consulting teams with a range of tasks including research (primary & secondary)

  • Data analysis

  • Writing reports

  • Creating presentations

  • Identifying, gathering and interpreting relevant data from multiple sources, with a keen awareness of contexts

We are seeking a proactive member of the team who demonstrates with enthusiasm, efficiency and professionalism.

Requirement

Successful candidates must demonstrate

  • Fluency (written and oral) in English

  • Previous experience in a research role with a strong emphasis on document writing

  • Experience and knowledge of extracting pertinent information as required and writing concisely and clearly

  • Experience in research, data collection and performing objective analysis

  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to set and maintain high standards of work quality with a real eye for detail

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The Reward

  • Competitive compensation package

  • High degrees of responsibility and autonomy

  • Experience working in a dynamic multinational organization which creates world-changing impact

Next Steps

If this excites you, send us an email including your CV to opportunities@acasus.com .

Acasus prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We support & promote diversity & inclusion, and we will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Contract Type: Permanent employment
Work region: Region Zurich/Schaffhausen, 
Workplace: Zug
Entry date: immediately or by agreement

Target group: Junior Professional
Degree: Bachelor / Master / PhD
Field: Engineering Sciences, Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Occupational Field: Informatics and Information Technology, Marketing, Communication

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