ECOWAS Parliamentary Research Officer Jobs in Nigeria

ECOWAS Parliamentary Research Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Role Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Principal Officer, Library, Documentation & Research, the incumbent shall assist Members of Parliament by providing them relevant well researched information for their work.

    Role and Responsibilities

  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or enquiries from Committee members and other Members of Parliament;

  • Undertake research, usually from readily available sources, on clearly defined subjects;

  • Analyse and evaluate research and interpret data in order to identify the key issues;

  • Prepare and present, in both written and oral forms, the results of research in a manner appropriate for answering parliamentary questions, providing briefings to Committee members, or for providing content for newspaper articles and press releases ;

  • Prepare and provide briefings for Committee Clerks to be tabled at meetings of the Committee;

  • Monitor motions, petitions, legislations, Hansard, and other parliamentary activity as appropriate;

  • Monitor coverage in the media issues before the Committees;

  • Advise and guide the Committees, Members of Parliament, the Secretary-General and Committee Clerks on relevant policy matters;

  • Progress casework through liaison with local and national bodies, government agencies, lobby groups and other associated bodies;

  • Develop knowledge of relevant legislation and ensure that knowledge is maintained and updated;

  • Maintain precise, detailed records of each issue and ensure the confidentiality of data at all times;

  • Develop knowledge in specialist areas as required by the Committees;

  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in International Relations, Political Science, Public Administration or a related field from a recognized University;

  • 2 years of progressively responsible professional working experience in
    political science, political affairs, international relations, law, mediation, conflict resolution, or related area is required;

  • Knowledge and understanding of ECOWAS agency or institutional mandate, international non-proliferation theories, concepts and developments and ECOWAS strategies, including cooperation with Member-States and international organizations;

  • Knowledge and understanding of ECOWAS agency / institution’s relations with national and regional agencies, International organizations and other international and diplomatic institutions;

  • Ability to liaise between ECOWAS members and Staff with the government of the country of residence, in focus areas;

  • Classification of information of relevance to the human resources management functional areas.

    Age Limit:

  • Be below 50 years old. This provision does not apply to internal candidates.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ECOWAS Parliamentary Research Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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