Start date: ASAP

Laterite is a data, research and technical advisory firm that helps clients understand and analyze complex development challenges. Laterite is hiring a Project Manager at it's Kigali (Rwanda) office who will be responsible for co-managing all of Laterite's Rwandan operations, including managing research studies, the office, and engaging in business development for the company. The position provides a great mix of leading large socio-economic studies and managing a growing office. 

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Take a leadership role in building and managing the firm
  • Lead large socio-economic research projects and provide input into key steps such as research design, data analysis and report writing
  • Provide guidance to team members at all stages of the project
  • Manage relationships with clients and other stakeholders, often serving as the first point of contact for content questions and logistics
  • Develop and maintain the current project pipeline in Rwanda by pro-actively seeking new business engagements
  • Manage all accounting, budgeting, and HR planning for the Rwanda country office
  • Develop a strong understanding of the local Rwandan context in terms of politics, economics and new business development

Two main qualifications:

  1. Outstanding quantitative skills with a strong knowledge of econometrics, sampling techniques and program evaluation.
  2. Experience managing teams, office, or large projects; experience managing clients in both public and private sectors.

If interested, please contact Sachin Gathani (