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Tuesday, 26 August 2014


Resource Villa requires a person with a Statistics major to fill in the position of Research Specialist. They would prefer a person with not less than 6 months and not more than 2 years work experience with statistics proficiency. Someone willing to build a career in research and intelligence. Beyond the technical expertise (statistics) which weighs high on our radar, they have a culture of only recruiting people with a passion for what they would be doing and global thinkers.  


About Us

Resource Villa is an Information, Strategy and Planning Company. 

As an Information, Strategy & Planning organization, our goal is to empower growth by providing access to the right kind of information; Information that impacts strategic decision-making.
We are a cluster of big thinkers with a culture of questioning the status quo. Our drive for excellence propels us to creative and analytical thinking. Through the delivery of research-based information, we explore different dimensions to problem solving.

In an era where information is the bedrock of creativity and economic sustainability, Resource Villa’s primary purpose is to harness the power of information towards enabling new thinking.

At Resource Villa, we understand the pivotal role information plays in business success. Information and knowledge inspires a nation to greatness. We are committed to developing the future; driving the wheel of change for new and innovative thinking in Nigeria.

Job Summary

Resource Villa International Engage in the application of statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize research data to provide usable information. The research specialist role would specialize more in business statistics.

Role & Responsibility

1.     Design research projects that apply valid scientific techniques and utilize information obtained from baselines or historical data in order to structure uncompromised and efficient analysis.

2.     Adapt statistical methods in order to solve specific problems in business and marketing fields.

3.     Analyse and interprete statistical data in order to identify significant differences in relationships among source of information.

4.     Apply sampling techniques or utilize complete enumeration bases in order to determine and define groups to be surveyed.

5.     Develop and test experimental designs, sampling techniques and analytical methods before large scale deployment.

6.     Evaluate sources of information in order to determine any limitations in terms of reliability or usability

Qualification/Educational Requirement 
  *Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university (or equivalent) with a strong background in business statistics.
  *Minimum of 6months work experience and a maximum of 2 years work  experience.   
        *Experience in similar job description would be an added advantage 
        *Ability to multi-task and engage multiple projects per time

        *Ability to engage in field research tasks.

        *Mandatory good level of English language knowledge
  *A valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate will be required.

Skills Requirement

1.     Numerical Skills – The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.

2.     Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem

3.     Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense

4.     Written Expression & Writing Skills: The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand . Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

5.     Attention to Detail: The ability to see details at critical view

6.     Inductive Reasoning- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)

7.     Information Ordering/ Logical Reasoning– The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule of set of rules e.g. patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations)

8.     Reading Comprehension– The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing especially in work related documents

9.     Speed of Closure – The ability to quickly make sense of, combine and organise information into meaningful patterns

10.  Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

11.  Active Learning – Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem- solving and decision making.

12.  Complex Problem Solving – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

13.  Personal Development & Performance Evaluation– Assessing your work performance in relation to the work requirement to make improvements or take corrective action.

14.  Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

15.  Speaking / Presentation Skills– Talking to others to convey information effectively.

16.  Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

 If you are qualified for the role and interested in it, please send your cv to:

All the best.


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