Job opportunity: Research Manager

The Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) is an independent think tank based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We conduct research and collect data on housing markets across Africa with the aim of supporting increased investment in affordable housing.

Job Description 

The Research Manager will be responsible for (contributing towards the) shaping of CAHF’s research agenda and subsequent research and related activities in alignment with CAHF’s strategic direction and intent and is CAHF’s internal content-knowledge expert. The appointee will report directly to the Head of Research and Market Intelligence.

There are a number of Research Managers within the Department, each one responsible for dedicated countries and each accountable for a specific thematic area of work, such as the Yearbook Editor, MRM Coordination and Advocacy and Communications.

Key competencies include,

  • Strategic and Conceptual Thinking
  • Thought Leadership
  • Research
  • Research Analysis
  • Research design
  • Research implementation

For more information on this position please refer to the job description attached. The deadline for applications is the 20 June 2018. Applications should be submitted to Ms Lisa Lazarus  –






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