Analyst and Research Intern at Vestance NG


Analyst and Research Intern


Location:  Lagos (Remote)
Employment Type: Internship
Deadline: 29th May, 2024.

Vestance NG is a full-service consultancy firm dedicated to helping players in Africa’s agricultural sector unlock the full potential of agriculture. We provide data-driven advisory services that help to avoid pitfalls and drive successful business outcomes.


Job Description:

  • Are you a talented and motivated individual interested in generating and distributing evidence that addresses critical issues in Nigeria’s agrifood system? Vestance, a data, intelligence and advisory firm headquartered in Lagos, seeks an Analyst and Research Intern.
  • In this role, you will be mentored by industry experts and contribute to research initiatives that promote sustainable agricultural transformation in Nigeria, empowering agri-businesses and governments with high-quality and data-driven insights.


  • Support lead experts to conduct in-depth research on food system policies, regulations, and trends in Nigeria.
  • Stay abreast of local and international policies impacting the food system.
  • Learn how to utilise databases, surveys, and other tools to gather and store information on food system dynamics.
  • Analyse and synthesize data to identify key challenges and opportunities in the food industry.
  • Support lead experts to analyse financial reports, market studies and trends in trade and export
  • Participate in meetings and discussions to understand the needs of various stakeholders in the food ecosystem.
  • Prepare reports and blogs on research findings, trade opportunities, policy recommendations, and best practices.


  • Recently completed a Degree in Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Environmental Science, or a related field
  • Minimum of Second Class Upper 2:1
  • Willingness to learn, analytical-minded and can adapt to new challenges and tasks
  • Keen interest in finance, policy and sustainable food system transformation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s food industry and policy landscape (a plus).


  • Must either be a recent graduate waiting to serve or recently enrolled in the NYSC program
  • Applicants who have completed the NYSC program are not eligible


  • Paid internship with great learning opportunity


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