Human Resources Department
Dr. Mariam Sh. Olsson
Build a viable strategy: Building a robust human capital is imperative for a think tank. The success of an organisation depends largely on how staffing is planned. New members of staff should contribute to the bigger picture -and a larger vision our organization
Recruitment: The recruitment process include an element of creativity. Strong candidates will have domain in the knowledge field (in the case of researchers), inventiveness and a sense of creativity.
Training and development: Constant improvement in knowledge and skills is important for researchers in think tanks- our staff has to be able to respond quickly to sectoral requests for solutions or advice, often introducing new research methods, concepts and insights. Researchers are often both team leads and project leads. This dual role requires to expound their knowledge, communicate effectively, manage programmes and projects effectively and, most importantly, manage teams efficiently. These skills may not come naturally to all of them, but they can be developed over a period of time.