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National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru – Applications are invited from suitably qualified Nigerians to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title:  Secretary / Director of Administration – CONRAISS 15

Location: Karu, Jos

Details

  • The Secretary/Director of Administration shall be responsible to the Director-General for the general administration and finances of the National Institute.
  • As the Head of the Directorate of Administration and Secretary to the Board of Governors of the Institute, he/she will oversee all administrative matters including advising, coordinating and supervising all the Departments and Units; serve as Chairman, Senior Staff Appointments, Promotions and Disciplinary committee and will also serve as Secretary to the Board of Governors of the National Institute.

Job Specification

  • The candidate should possess a good Honours degree and a M.Sc,/M.A, or a Ph.D. in the Social Sciences with vast experience in the Administration of Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Tertiary or Strategic Institutions in Nigeria or oversees.
  • He/she must have risen to the rank of a Director in the Federal Civil Service (or has been a Deputy Registrar for at least five years)
  • Candidate must have national exposure with at least 20 years experience.
  • The position is for a single term of 5 years (non-renewable), candidate must be within the age bracket of 50-55 years. Membership of the National Institute (MNI) would be an added advantage.

 

Job Title: Director of Research – CONRAISS 15

Location: Karu, Jos

Details

  • The Director of Research shall be responsible to the Director-General for coordinating research activities and projects of the Institute1 collation and publication of research materials.
  • He/she will be responsible for all the issues connected with research and ensure effective coordination of the research activities of the National Institute.
  • The position is for a term of 2 years which may be renewed for another period of 2 years. Candidate must be within the age bracket of 50-65 years.

Job Specification

  • Candidate should possess a Ph.D in either the Liberal Arts or the Social Sciences with not less than 20 years of service either in University, Research Institutions, public or private organisation, and must have attained the position of a Professor in his area of specialisation for at least 7 years.
  • Candidate should have ability to initiate, develop and supervise policy and strategy-oriented researches.
  • Candidate should provide evidence of work and leadership experience with inter-disciplinary groups and sufficient proof of scholarly contributions in reputable journals and books.
  • A good knowledge of NIPSS or membership of the National Institute (MNI) would be an. advantage.

 

Job Title: Director of Studies – CONRAISS 15

Location: Karu, Jos

Details

  • The Director of Studies shall be responsible to the Director-General for organising and conducting the Senior Executive Course (SEC) of the National Institute.
  • The candidate should be a committed scholar in strategy, policy, history, economics, and international relations.
  • Regardless of field of studies, the prospective candidate must have a sound understanding of the public policy environment in Nigeria.
  • The position is for a term of 2 years which may be renewed for another period of 2 years. Candidate must be within the age bracket of 50-65 years.

Job Specification

  • The candidate should possess a Ph.D in either the liberal Arts or the Social Sciences with not less than 20 years cognate experience in a University, Research or Strategic Institution, Public or Private Organisaton, and must have attained the position of a Professor in his/her area of specialisation for at least 7 years.
  • Candidate should have the ability to initiate, develop arid coordinate policy and strategy-oriented projects.
  • He/she should show evidence of work arid leadership experience with interdisciplinary groups and sufficient evidence of scholarly contributions in reputable journals and books, A good knowledge of NIPSS or membership of the National Institute (mn) would be an advantage.

 

Deadline: 12th September, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should should submit twelve (12) typewritten Applications, with Curriculum Vitae (CV) and photocopies of all academic and professional certificates to:
Office of the Director-General,
National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru,
PMB 2024, Bukuru,
Jos-Plateau State.

Note

  • Candidates should enclose two stamped self-addressed envelopes and indicate the position applied for on the top left corner of the envelopes.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive letters indicating place, date and time of the interview.
  • Apart from acknowledgement of receipt of Applications, the National Institute will not enter into any correspondence with applicants not shortlisted.

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