Research Officer Job in Nigeria
at Office For Transformation, Strategy and Delivery in Lagos State | Posted under Research & Statistics Jobs
Job Title: Senior Research Officer
Oragnisation: Office For Transformation, Strategy and Delivery (OTSD)
Roles and Responsibilities::
• Provide quality and timely research inputs for analysis required to review and evaluate existing and new government policies
• Draft research specifications for research of interest to OTSD
• Ensuring quality control of researches
• Explaining complex ideas to findings in a way that can be easily understood
• Commissioning and project managing research projects.
• Develop and build close partnership with external research contractors, other government agencies and donor agencies specifically for research purposes
• Comment on draft research instruments.
• Develop term of reference for researches to be implemented by OTSD
• Provide direction and leadership to other research staff
• Any other research related assignment that may be assigned by the Head of Office.
Qualifications and Requirements:
• Master’s degree /PhD in any of sociology/Economics/Operational Research/statistics
• Over 10 years of professional experience as a social researcher.
• Conversant with current social research methods.
• Proficient in social research softwares
• Strong abilities to carry out desk-based researches
• Strong abilities to carry out on-line researches
• Proficient in the use of computers
• Good communication (written and oral)
• Good interpersonal skills, and team players
• Ability to work under pressure; and can work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
Deadline: December 22, 2011.
Any applications received after deadline would be considered. Successful applicant would be contacted by 31st december, 2011. An excellent competitive salary commensurate to experience and skills, and benefits package are available to the right candidates.
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