Research Analyst

Ripple Research
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Please complete the form by January 15th
Where to Apply
Full-time, Remote

Role: Research Analyst – Global, Remote
Start date: January 2023
Location: Remote (CET +/- 3 hours)
Applications close on: January 15th, reviewed on rolling basisAbout Ripple Research

Ripple Research is an advisory firm that operates at the intersection of big-data, behaviour science and social impact. We use advanced AI and NLP algorithms to uncover human perceptions at scale. Using our unique human+AI approach, we untangle competing narratives and how they evolve over time and across geographies.

Our mission is to help universities, corporates, philanthropies and policymakers understand and interact with international audiences on complex social and environmental issues such as climate, social justice, public health, online hate speech and misinformation. These insights help our clients and partners such as the WHO, CDC and Fletcher School at Tufts University design research and rebuild their intervention strategies in real-time to generate lasting social impact. Our work continues to be featured in leading global publications including the New York Times, WIRED, Politico, Forbes and the Washington Post. Learn more about our mission here.

About the role

The Research Analyst will play a key role in supporting senior leadership on research projects to meet our client needs across topics such as misinformation, climate, public health and international democracy. The right candidate will possess strong analytical skills to synthesise large volumes of data and information into actionable insights and recommendations. The candidate should be comfortable with quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods and have the ability to analyse and communicate complex information in concise and digestible formats. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

Main responsibilities

Produce critical analysis from data to inform the direction of studies. Identify and develop differentiated data-driven insights.
Produce high-quality research case studies and analytical insights to support client and partner projects.
Explain and present complex quantitative and qualitative findings to internal and external stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
Project management and meeting project milestones. Liaising with relevant stakeholders to enhance the impact of research.
Identify new avenues of research that can support Ripple Research’s mission

Candidate requirements

Post-graduate degree in Economics, International Development or a related field with a strong component of qualitative data analysis and presentation
2-3 years of relevant work experience in a research analyst or management consulting position. Expertise in public policy is a bonus!
Proven experience in designing and delivering high-quality analytical outputs
Analytical mindset and intellectual curiosity
Excellent communication skills to share research findings in written and visual formats
A proactive mindset with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced small business environment
Strong attention to detail, diligence and accuracy in terms of data analysis and written reporting
Fluent in English; proficiency in additional languages is welcome
Bonus: a passion for international development, public policy, creating social impact as well as a comprehensive understanding of global political/socio-economic issues. This also includes an interest in behavioural psychology, with a strong grasp of knowing what makes people sit up and listen.

What we offer

This is a highly competitive position. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience
Opportunity to contribute to a mission-driven organisation at an exciting stage of growth
Experience working alongside the world’s leading academic institutions and organisations
Exposure to a culture of continuous learning with management consulting style professional development and performance reviews
Ability to work remotely from your preferred location
Ripple Research is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

Please submit your details alongside a CV, a motivation letter and 2 samples of prior work via this online form.

Applications close on January 15th and will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Due to the high volume of candidates, only successful candidates will be contacted with information regarding the next steps.