NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The National Assembly of Zambia invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the positions below:

SENIOR RESEARCH OFFICER

Duties and Responsibilities

        Conducting desk, secondary and primary research;

        Advising on appropriate research methods for research projects;

        Preparing background and presentation papers on various subject matters;

        Supervising research projects, including research design, project management, technical support, staff training, field research, analysis and report writing;

        Planning for and overseeing dissemination of information;

        Ensuring adherence to defined quality, standards and policies on all projects undertaken, in particular, the quality control of research outputs;

        Preparing policy and discussion papers on relevant and topical issues;

        Ensuring that policy advice is informed by accurate information;

        Supervising staff reporting directly to the Senior Research Officer; and

         Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time-to-time.

Qualifications and Experience

        Grade 12 School Certificate;

        A relevant university degree in a social science field_ A post graduate course involving significant qualitative and quantitative research will be an added advantage;

        At least five (5) years hands-on work experience in research and research management;

        Proficiency in the use of at least one statistical software package such as SPSS and SAS; and

Experience of analysing data, including policy analysis and making recommendations from findings; 

How To Apply:

Applications, with detailed curriculum vitae, clearly indicating three (3) traceable referees, including their contact details, should be submitted and addressed to:

The Hon. Mr Speaker

National Assembly

Parliament Buildings

P. 0. Box 31299 LUSAKA

The closing date of receipt of applications is 16th March, 2018.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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