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J-PAL North America is recruiting a Policy and Training Associate to contribute towards our mission to reduce poverty by ensuring policy is informed by scientific evidence.

As a Policy and Training Associate, your primary tasks will involve developing content for and supporting capacity building events, stakeholder engagement, evaluation support, project and process management, policy writing and outreach, and other capacity building activities.

For this position, we are looking for candidates with an understanding of impact evaluation, familiarity with economics and statistics, knowledge of social policy, public administration, and program implementation, excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, strong project management skills, and who can take ownership of their work independently and collaborate effectively with other members of the team. We seek applicants from diverse backgrounds and especially encourage candidates with lived or direct experience with the social policy issues that J-PAL North America aims to address through its work. As we are seeking to expand the capacity of our team to work with Spanish-speaking populations, including the ability to deliver training programs in Spanish, Spanish language fluency is a plus.

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