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Saturday, December 10, 2011

National Assembly Massive Job Recruitment - Federal Public Service Jobs

JOB VACANCIES:

National Assembly, is recruiting massively to fill numerous vacancies in the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS).

The National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) was established early in 2011 following the enactment of the enabling legislation. NILS is designed to be a Centre of excellence providing technical support to the work of the National assembly through research and publications on democratic governance, and legislative practice and procedures. The Institute will help to improve the capacity of legislators and legislative staff to carry out their duties. In that regard, it will design and implement regular and customized training programmes to meet the needs of all those involved with the work of the legislature.

The Institute welcomes applications from candidates with the qualifications and cognate
experience to fill the positions in the departments, namely: Research Department; Finance and Administration Department; Legislative and Practice Procedures Department, Governance and Public Policy Analysis Department; and training Department.

The positions are listed below.

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR GENERAL:

The office of the Director General has a total of five units. They include:  Internal Audit, Corporate affairs, Legal Services, Information and communication Technology and Monitoring and Evaluation.

UNIT 1:  Internal Audit

POST TITLE:   Manager-Internal Audit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan and coordinate Internal Audit functions of the Institute with a focus on accounting/ finance, information technology, project management and security Operations,
  • Executing detailed audit procedures, including reviewing transaction, documents, records, reports and policy,
  • Conducting Investigations of possible cases of fraud,
  • Provision of assistance in to the accounts division in the planning of external audits and implementation of audit recommendation,
  • Provide proactive advice and assistance to management with respect to control matters,
  • Assessing risks and determining the effectiveness of Internal controls and the potential impact on internal control deficiencies,
  • Other functions as may be assigned by the Director-General.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree or higher National diploma in accounting from a recognized Institute/University plus the professional Diploma of the Association of National accountants of Nigeria,
  • Possessing the Final Certificate of Professional Accounting bodies such as ICAN, ACCA, CIPF, ICMA and ICPA,
  • Minimum of 12 years of Cognate experience. 

POST TITLE:   Officer - Internal Audit

JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist the Chief Internal Auditor,
  • Supervising the activities of audit assistants engaged in routine audit duties,
  • Assist with investigation duties.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree or higher National diploma in accounting from a recognized Institute/University plus the professional Diploma of the Association of National accountants of Nigeria,
  • Possessing the Final Certificate of Professional Accounting bodies such as ICAN, ACCA, CIPF, ICMA and ICPA,
  • A minimum of 3 years post degree experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Assistant - Internal Audit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with sundry verifications,
  • Assist with posting and examining vouchers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree or higher National diploma in accounting from a recognized Institute/University plus the professional Diploma of the Association of National accountants of Nigeria. (ANAN)
  • A minimum of one year post degree experience. 

UNIT 2: CORPORATE AFFAIRS

POST TITLE:   Manager- Information

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Report to Communications Adviser,
  • Overall administration of the Information Unit and Promoting the visibility of NILS at National and International levels,
  • Responsible for production of Institute’s weekly and monthly news bulletins and magazines,
  • Developing and organizing the National and International Visibility of NILS,
  • Initiating the review of Information and Public relations Policies and Programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Masters degree,
  • Minimum of 5 years Post Master’s cognate experience preferably in administrative or management positions,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Manager- Information

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assisting the Manager in the day-to day administration of the Unit,
  • Organize the circulation of Nils Publications,
  • Assist in Promoting the visibility of NILS nationally and internationally,
  • Also, advising on Corporate and Publicity activities,
  • Performing other duties that may be astigned.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Master’s degree, from a recognized University, preferably in Mass communication, Arts and Social Sciences,
  • Minimum of 6 years experience on the grade or by direct appointment of a candidate who possesses the specified qnalifications for an information officer plus 6years of cognate experience.

POST TITLE:   Information Officer

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise and Provide Practical training to subordinates,
  • Develop and organize linkages with national and International media organization organizations,
  • Media monitoring to determine matters that affect the Institute,
  • Also, required write feature articles and booklets/pamphlets relating to the Institute’s activities.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possession of a Master’s degree from a recognized University, preferably in the areas of Arts, Social Sciences with at least 3 years cognate experience,
  • Or Direct appointment of candidate possessing any of the qualification for Information assistant plus 3 years cognate experience.

POST TITLE:   Information Assistant

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assisting in publicizing the activities of the Institute,
  • Assist and participate in media coverage of NLS and preparing materials for advertisement and promotional activities,
  • Report on the reportage of NASS/NILS activities in print and electronic media,
  • Collect Data, assist in writing and editing press releases, pamphlets, posters and other publications
  • Other responsibilities that may be assigned.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good Honors degree, not below second class lower division, preferably in Mass communication, Arts and social Sciences from a recognized University,
  • Experience in news reporting will be an added advantage.

POST TITLE:   Camera Man

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Producing motion Pictures photography, black and white or colour,
  • Handling simple newsreel filming,
  • Proficient in using video Camera and accessories,
  • Recommending the acquisition and disposal of Camera’equipment, film stock, Black/white or colour.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of General Certificate of Education with at least 10 years of experience in relevant field.

UNIT 3: LEGAL SERVICES:

POST TITLE:   Legal Officer

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist the Legal Adviser with necessary legal briefing and documentation,
  • Ensure that all statutory processes and Procedure are followed and complete,
  • Oversee that the process of procurement act is followed.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • L.L.B with at least 5 years of experience in either public or Private sectors,
  • Experience in writing legal briefs will be an added advantage,
  • L.LM degree holders will also have an added advantage.

UNIT 4: INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT)

POST TITLE:   Manager - Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise and implement all IT installations,
  • Operation and maintenance of the Institute’s ICT facility,
  • Preparation of technical brief for National assembly/NILS Website and its implementation,
  • Other IT related services that may be required from time to time.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possession of a minimum of Master’s degree in relevant disciplines, which includes but not limited to Computer science, Mass communication from a reputable University or Institution,
  • A minimum of 12 years post degree experience in Information communication Technology management,
  • Experience should include holding administrative or managerial positions in a Public or Private sector.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Manager- Information

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervising Training and Staff development,
  • Assist to promote the visibifity of NILS at National and International levels,
  • Assist the manager in the day-to-day administration of the Unit,
  • Initiate the review of Information and public relations policies and programmes,
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honor degree, not below second class lower division, preferably in Mass Communication, Arts and Social sciences, from a recognized University,
  • Entry is by direct appointment of a candidate who possesses the specified qualifications,
  • Minimum of 6 years of Experience cognate experience.

POST TITLE:    Officer - (ICT)

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Collaborating with the Training department to implement IT  related training activities,
  • Other ICT related services as may be requested by the manager,
  • Supervise and assign tasks to ICT assistant officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of Master’s degree from recognized Universities or equivalent certification(s) in Information Science technology, Computer science or other related fields,
  • Minimum of 3 years post — degree experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Officer  (ICT)

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Undertaking data processing operations
  • Assist in the maintenance and operation of Institute’s ICT facilities
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possess relevant degrees with a minimum of 1 year post qualification experience in related or relevant fields.

UNIT 5: MONITORING & EVALUATION:

POST TITLE:   Manager- Monitoring and Evaluation

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Overall management of the division,
  • Ensure that work plans and strategic plan of the Institute have monitoring components,
  • Tracking of Programmes implementations as defined in work plan and strategic Plans of NILS,
  • Monitor and evaluate outcomes of NLS information management activities and training programs
  • Evaluate usefulness and quality of programs delivery through administration of questionnaires to participants of training programmes and users of other activities of NLS,
  • Advice on more effective capacity development program regularly.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degrees, not below second class lower division, in the Social,
  • Sciences or any other approved discipline, from a recognized University plus a Master’s degree in areas of interest to the Institute, which includes but not limited to,
  • Project management/analysis, Business management/Administration,
  • A doctorate degree will be an advantage,
  • A minimum of 5 years post Master’s degree experience.

POST TITLE:   Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Design and implement capacity needs assessment surveys periodically
  • Tracking of programrnmes implementation in relation to work plans
  • Designing and implementing impact assessment surveys.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degrees, not below second class lower division, in the Social Sciences or any other approved discipline, from a recognized University plus a Master’s degree in areas of interest to the Institute, which includes but not limited to,
  • Project management/analysis, Business management/Administration,
  • A doctorate degree will be an advantage,
  • Minimum of 3 years cognate experience.

RESEARCH & PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS DEPARTMENT:

The research and Public Policy Analysis is one of the Core departments. It has five divisions, which include; Real Sector/Macro Economy, Socio-Political Research, Public Finance, Social Sector and Documentation.


POST TITLE:   Director

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate policy and data reports from subordinate officers for onward submission to the Director General,
  • Advice and supervise development and operationalization of policies among the four units. 
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in relevant areas, which includes but not limited to Economics, Political science and Development Studios,
  • A doctorate degree is preferred,
  • In addition, a minimum of 18 years post Master’s degree research experience acquired from a reputable research and br training institutions,
  • The research experience should also be manifested in at least 24 publications in rep utable national and International Journals and books in relevant fields.

PUBLIC FINANCE DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director - Public Finance Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in conducting medium and long - term impact analysis of the budget and other evaluation studies that would improve on budgeting in Nigeria,
  • Conduct Bills and Policy Analysis activities in relevant fields,
  • Collaborate with the training department to implement its training programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic requirement of a Master’s degree in relevant areas of specializa tion, which includes but not limited to, Finance, Accounting, Public/business Administration,
  • A doctorate degree will be accorded preference,
  • Minimum of 15 years post master’s degree research experience and at least 18 publications in reputable national and International Journals.

POST TITLE:   Research Fellow II or I - Public Finance Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducting research on Macroeconomic policies as it affects the Institute and other professional activities,
  • Undertake Bills/Policy Analysis assignments,
  • Academic guidance to Subordinates,
  • Participating in Conferences, workshops, seminars and design! delivery of training programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree plus at least 3 years of experience as a Research Fellow 1 Or a doctorate degree plus at least 8 - 12 years post-master’s degree experience,
  • Strong evidence of research and at least 6-8 publications in reputable National and International Journals.

POST TITLE:   Research Assistant / Officer

JOB FUNCTION:
  • Assisting in research and training activities of the Institute.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • First degree (2nd Class Upper Division) and a Master’s Degree in Economics,
  • Evidence of research work,
  • Candidate must possess requisite qualifications plus 1-3 years post-qualification cognate experience.

SOCIO -POLITICAL DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director: Socio Political Research

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare relevant research and policy reports that will be of interest to legislators and other stakeholders in the policy arena,
  • Collaborate with the training department to implement its training programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in relevant disciplines, which include but not limited to, Political Science, History, Sociology, Philosophy etc. plus post Master’s cognate 15 years of experience and 18 Publications in reputable National and International Journals.
 
POST TITLE:   Research Fellow I and II -  Socio-Political Research

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducting in-depth research and Studies on Socio-Political issues,
  • Prepare reports that wifi be of interest to legislators and other stakeholders in the policy arena,
  • Undertake Bifis and Policy Analysis activities.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in relevant disciplines, which include but not limited to, Political Science, History, Sociology, Philosophy etc. plus 6-10 years of experience as well as 5-8 publications in national and international journals.

POST TITLE:   Research Assistant - Socio-Political Research

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in carrying out surveys, collection and analysis of data relating to socio-political problems,
  • Any other relevant task as may be directed by superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • An honors Bachelor’s degree obtained at first class or second class (upper division) and a Master’s degree in disciplines such as Economics, Law, political Science and others approved by management.
  • Entry into post by appointment.

REAL SECTOR / MACRO ECONOMY DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director - Real SectorlMacro Economy

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervision of task and reports from subordinate officers relating to the Division,
  • Assign directives on preparation of policy Papers and policy briefs,
  • Collaborate with the training department to implement its training programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree and a minimum of 15 years of cognate experience; minimum of 18 publications in reputable national and internation al journals, books and monographs,
  • Relevant areas of specialization include Macro Economy, Development Economics and Financial Economics,
  • A doctorate will be accorded preference,
  • Minimum national and International Journals.

POST TITLE:   Research Fellows I & II for Real Sector / Macro economy

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Involvement in and coordination of research, Bills and policy analysis activities of the unit,
  • Operationalization of macroeconomic models,
  • Involvement in targeted database development.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in Development Economics or Financial Economics, plus 6-10 years post Master’s degree experience and 5-8 publications in reputable national and mternationaljoumals books, and monographs.

POST TITLE:   Research Assistant/Officer

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Development and operationalization of macroeconomic models,
  • Involvement in targeted database development, research and bill/policy analysis activities.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Evidence of research experience,
  • Entry is by appointment of candidate who possesses the requisite qualifications plus 1-3 years post qualification experience.

SOCIAL SECTOR DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director - Social Sector Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate and supervise tasks in the Social Sector Division,
  • Participate in research, bills/policy analysis,
  • Collaborating with the training department to implement its trainmg programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in relevant area of speciaiiza tion such as development economics and business economics,
  • Minimum of 15 years Post Master’s degree research experience and at least 18 publications.

POST TITLE:   Research Fellow I & II - Social Sector Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducting in-depth research and studies on Social sector issues such as health, infrastructure and education,
  • Participate in Bills/Policy Analysis activities,
  • Collaborate with the training department to implement its training programmes,
  • Preparing reports that will be of interest to Legislators and other stakeholders in the policy arena.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in relevant disciplines plus at least 6-10 years post qualification experience,
  • Strong evidence of research and at least 5-8 publications in reputable national and International journals or monographs.

POST TITLE:   Research AssistantlOfflcer - Social sector Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in conducting research, Bills and policy analysis in Social sector division as may be directed by the research fellow or other superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • An honors Bachelor’s degree obtained at first class or second class (upper division) and a Master’s degree in as Economics.

DOCUMENTATION/LIBRARY DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director: Data, Documentation and Library Services

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Build and maintain a database of all the outputs of the institute and of all relevant information related to key development policies and issues,
  • Build, maintain and circulate NILS’ collection of books, journals, monographs, maga zines and newspapers worthy of the Institute,
  • Maintain an e-library of international standards,
  • Provide and maintain accredited user facilities,
  • Build and maintain a document section of parliamentary documents (National and State Assemblies and other parliaments world over),
  • Operation of a specialized library relevant to the needs of the Legislature and Stakeholders in the policy arena.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in Library Science or any other relevant areas of specialization,
  • A Minimum of 15 years Post Master’s cognate experience in relevant areas of interest to the Institute,
  • Strong evidence of Research experience in required.

POST TITLE:   Asst Manager Library Services

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintenance of library records and setting up Library exhibition,
  • Build and maintain of a database of all outputs of all relevant information related to key development policies and issues,
  • Other functions relating to the provision of documentation and library services.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Master’s degree in Library Science, Library Information Science, Management information science/Computer Science (plus post graduate diploma in Library stud ies),
  • Plus 10 years post qualification experience,
  • A doctorate degree candidate will be accorded preference.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Manager, Data and Documentation

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and maintain e-data bank and documents section of the library,
  • Coordinate data bank activities and e-library services,
  • Initiate and implement actions on the review of documentation and data bank pro grammes and policies.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MODE OF ENTRY:
  • A good honours degree in Information or Computer Science or Statistics plus at least 6 years post-qualification experience,
  • A post-graduate diploma in Library Studies will be an advantage,
  • Or a master’s degree in Library and Information Science or a master’s degree in Information Science plus at least 6 years post-qualification experience,
  • In the latter case, a post-graduate diploma in Library Studies is an advantage.

POST TITLE:   Library Assistant / Officer - Documentation / Library Services

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Providing documentation services,
  • Maintaining a data base of all outputs of the Institute and of relevant information,
  • Participating in conducting library research on legislative and other related matters.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree in Information or Computer Science or statistics plus at least 1-3 years post qualification experience,
  • A post graduate diploma in library science will be an advantage,
  • Or a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or just Information Science, plus at least 3 years post qualification experience.

POST TITLE:   Data and Documentation Officer

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Providing documentation services,
  • Maintaining a data base of all outputs of the institute and of relevant information,
  • Participating in conducting library research on legislative and other related matters,
  • Sourcing legislative and other related documents and converting same into soft copies for easy storage and retrieval,
  • Assisting in the management of e-library and data bank.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MODE OF ENTRY:
  • A good honours degree in Infonnation or Computer Science or Statistics plus at least 6 years post-qualification experience,
  • A post-graduate diploma in Library Studies will be an advantage,
  • Or a master’s degree in Library and Information Science or a master’s degree in Information Science plus at least 3 years post-qualification experience. In the latter case, a post-graduate diploma in Library Studies is an advantage.

TRAINING DEPARTMENT:

POST TITLE:   Director

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct training needs assessment survey for the National and International sections, periodically,
  • Supervise, coordinate and evaluate the activities of the divisions in the training department,
  • Coordinating networking and exchange programs with other Parliaments and International organizations,
  • Coordinate development of training modules,
  • Administration of training programs of the Institute,
  • Management of the department.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in relevant discipline plus at least 18 years post —Master’s degree research experience acquired in reputable research and/or training institutions,
  • Research experience should also be manifested in at least 24 Publication in reputable National and International Journals and books in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Research Fellow I & II

There are two positions available; The International training (Foreign training & Networking) and National training (in-country training for NASS and SAs) divisions.


JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organize training programmes for legislators, their staff and other stakeholders with in the country and outside the country,
  • Conducting of training need assessment survey periodically,
  • Ensuring that training programs are geared towards expected goals of improving the capacity of our Legislators,
  • Participate in the administration/management of the department and marketing of training programmes.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in relevant discipline plus at least 6-10 years post qualification cognate experience in training and Research,
  • Strong evidence of Research and at least 5-8 publications in reputable National and Intemational Journals.

POST TITLE:   Assistant/Officer -Training

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Designing and delivering training programmes,
  • Initiating and implementing individual research project,
  • Participating in group research,
  • Other responsibilities that may be assigned.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A doctorate degree in a relevant discipline or a Master’s degree plus at least 6 years post-qualification experience,
  • Evidence of research activities and participation in training activities,
  • A minimum of 1-3 years cognate experience.

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE PRACTICE & PROCEDURE:

POST TITLE:   Director

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate research and studies on topics related to legislative practice and procedure and constitutional matters,
  • Coordinate tracking and analysis of Bifis,
  • Develop and maintain a databank of Bill and other chamber documents,
  • Coordinate drafting and scrutiny of Bills,
  • Develop and implement training programs that would improve Chamber operation and Committee functions,
  • Collaborate with the Training Department to Implement the Institute’s Training Department.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic qualification of LLM, additional M.B A degree will be an advantage,
  • Minimum of 18 years Post-Master’s degree experience in relevant fields in either Corporate or Private sectors,
  • Research experience should be manifested in at least 24 publications in reputable National and International Journals and Books in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Deputy Director (Two Positions)

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversee and ensure that the process of procurement Act is appropriately followed,
  • Undertake Bill Scrutiny,
  • Supervise and Network with other subordinate officer.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of LLM with a strong background in legislative drafting,
  • Minimum of 15 years post-Master’s degree experience in the relevant areas endorsed by the Institute and strong evidence and 18 publications in reputable national and internal journals, books and monographs.

BILLS/ LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Research Fellow I & Il - Bills and Legislative Drafting

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct research into all areas of Bill processing and analysis, Legislative practice and procedures,
  • Operate a data bank for Bills and Acts of the National Assembly,
  • Collaborate with the Training Department to Implement the Institute’s Training programme,
  • Provide assistance to members of the Legislature in the analysis of drafting of Bills.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in Law and other Research areas of interest to the Institute. PH.D will be accorded preference,
  • Graduate studies and experience in Legislative drafting is an advantage,
  • Minimum of 6-10 years post Master’s degree research experience and some publications.

POST TITLE:   Research Assistant/Officer - Bills and Legislative Drafting

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist the Research Fellow in conducting research assignments, questionnaires etc.,
  • Assist in other Research tasks and duties and may be assigned by superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION & REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of L.L.B or any other relevant field that may be of Interest to the Institute,
  • One year post-qualification experience in relevant fields.

CONSTITUTION & LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Research Fellow I & II- Constitution and Legislative Procedure

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct necessary research into all areas of bill processing and analysis. Also, in Constitutional, Legislative practices and procedure,
  • Carry out Constitutional analysis and provide assistance to members of the Legislature especially with Constitutional issues.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University, PHD wifi be accorded preference,
  • Minimum of 6-10 years post Master’s degree research experience from either a private or public sector and some publications.

POST TITLE:   Research Assistants - Constitution and Legislative Procedure (Two Positions)

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Research fellow in the Research process or other legislative processes and procedure,
  • Other tasks as may be assigned by superior officers or the Institute,
  • Assist in operating a data bank for bills and Acts of the National Assembly.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum quahuIation of an LL.B. degree from a recognized University is required,
  • Minimum of one year post-qualification experience in relevant fields.

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT:

POST TITLE:   Director - Finance and Administration

JOB FUNCTION:

  • Coordination of all the units in the Department through effective collaboration with the Managers,
  • Managerment of Staff matters relating to processing of appointments and promotion, skills and Training, approval of appointment and promotions, skills development and Training, Welfare, discipline, performance, evaluation and Channel of Communication,
  • Ensuring effective and sound financial management,
  • Ensuring compliance and adherence to internal control processes and procedure,
  • Management, care and proper development of the facilities on the department.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in areas which include but not limited to Accounting, Management, Finance, Human Resources, Business Management, Public Administration or any other related fields of specialization. A PH.D is accorded preference,
  • Minimum of 18 years post-Master’s degree research experience acquired in reputable research andJor training Institutions,
  • The Research experience should also be manifested in at least 24 Publications in reputable National and International Journals and books in relevant fields.

ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Manager - Administration and Human Resources division.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordination of Staff matters relating to processing of appointments and promotion, skills and Training, approval of appointment and promotions, skills development and Training, Welfare, discipline, performance, evaluation and Channel of Communication.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in areas which include but not limited to Public Administration, Business Management, Human Resources Management, or any other related fields of specialization,
  • Minimum of 10 years post Master’s cognate experience,
  • The experience should include holding Management positions.

POST TITLE:   AssistantiOfficer - Personnel Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintenance of Personnel records,
  • Handle appointments and promotion matters,
  • Analyze and apply data, and assist in preparing reports,
  • Initiate the preparation of draft memoranda and speeches.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Master’s degree from recognized University in related areas which includes but not limited to areas of Human resources, Business Management, Public administration etc.
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years post degree experience in relevant areas.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Officer - Registry Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Keep proper records of all correspondence, official files, and other documents belonging to the Institute,
  • Record minutes and events of the Institute as may be assigned.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic qualification of Master’s degree or its equivalent in areas of specialization, which includes but not limited to Secretarialstudies, Library Studies, Business Management etc. From recognized Universities or Institutions and possess some post qualification experience.
  • Proficiency in short hand will be an added advantage.

ACCOUNTS DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Manager - Accounts Division

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Accurate, timely and effective management of all the accounting functions of the Institute,
  • Management of the Institute’s bank accounts and inflow and outflow of funds,
  • Ensure maintenance of all necessary books of accounts and proper records,
  • Advise management on accounting policies and practices,
  • Ensure the preparation of financial status reports as may be required from time to time,
  • Maintenance of appropriate fmancial systems, and implementing processes, procedures and controls to facilitate timely analysis and reports.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree, not below second class lower division, in accounting or Higher National Diploma in Accounting from recognized tertiary Institution plus the professional diploma of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN OR ICAN).
  • Entry is by direct appointment of a candidate who possesses the requisite qualification plus 13 years post qualification experience.

POST TITLE:   Accounts Officer - Final Accounts Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Preparation of annual and periodic financial statements as may be required by the management and for the purposes of audit,
  • Maintaining and reconciling subsidiary accounts for deposits, advances and other accounts,
  • Carry out feasibility studies on the installation of computers and conveying approval for purchase of suitable accounting machines,
  • Taking charge of vote control and examining revenue collection to determine patterns and meeting forecasts.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree, not below second class lower division, in accounting or Higher National Diploma in Accounting from recognized tertiary Institution plus the professional diploma of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN,ACCA, ICMA,CIPFA, ICPA OR ICAN),
  • A minimum of 5years cognate experience.

POST TITLE:   Accounting Assistant - Final Accounts unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in Maintaining all the necessary books of accounts and proper records,
  • Taking charge of receipts, disbursement and accounting for the Institute’s fund,
  • Reconcile internal accounts of the Institute with monthly balances and rendering financial returns and reports,
  • Other tasks as may be requested by superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in relevant areas, which includes but no limited to Accounting, Finance etc,
  • A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in relevant areas.

POST TITLE:   Accounts Assistant - Cash Office

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintenance of all the necessary books of accounts and proper records,
  • Monitor cash-flow and ensuring that sufficient funds are always available in the rele vant accounts to accommodate the Institute’s transactions,
  • Effecting payments.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree, not below second class lower division, in accounting or Higher National Diploma in AccoUnting from recognized tertiary Institution plus the professional diploma of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, CIPFA, ICPA, ICMA, ACCA OR ICAN),
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Officer - Budget Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare annual budgets and Financial plans and monitoring of the implementation of Budgets,
  • Gathering and interpreting economic data from multiple sources for the purpose of developing forecast for the Institute’s operations,
  • Performing other accounting/budget issues as may be assigned by superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honours degree, not below second class lower division, in accounting or Higher National Diploma in Accounting from recognized tertiary Institution plus the professional diploma of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN, C1PFA, ICPA, ICMA, ACCA OR ICAN),
  • A minimum of 3 years post-degree experience inielevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Accounts Assistant - Budget Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Superior officers in the Budget unit with Budget preparation and analysis,
  • Assist/complete any other tasks or duties as may be directed by the Institute through Superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic requirement of a Bachelor’s degree in related areas, which includes but not limited to Accounting, Banking! Finance, Business Administration from a recognized University or Institute,
  • A minimum of one year post-qualification experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Officer - Store Unit

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintenance and record keeping of stock and inventory of operations and activities in the Store,
  • General management of the Institute’s store Unit.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A good honors degree not lower than a second class lower division in related areas, which includes but not limited to Management, Economics, Business Administration from a recognized University or Institute,
  • A minimum 2 years post degree experience in relevant areas.

PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Manager - Procurement and Supplies

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Administration of the procurement and Supplies division,
  • Organization and management of procurement and supply processes, including: Sourcing, supplier and contract management, materials management, purchase requisitioning/ordering; goods receipt and distribution,
  • Ensuring compliance with the public procurement Act.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in relevant areas, which include but not limited to Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Logistics from a recognized University or Institute,
  • Minimum of 13 years post - Master’s cognate experience.

POST TITLE:   Assistant / Officer - Procurement and Supplies

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Development of strategies and application of approaches that support effective procurement outcomes,
  • Ensure compliance with the Public Procurement Act,
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned by superior officers/management.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic qualification of a Master’s degree in relevant areas, which include but not limited to Business Administration, Management, Marketing,
  • Purchasing and Supply, Logistics from a recognized University or Institute. Or Equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3 years post degree experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Assistant Officer - Procurement and Supplies

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist superior officers in the department to execute procurement strategies,
  • Keep procurement records,
  • Participate in preliminary procurement activities,
  • Complete other asks and duties as may be directed by the Institute through Superior officers.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum academic requirement of a Bachelor’s degree in related areas, which include but not limited to Business Administration, Economics, Management, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply, Logistics from a recognized University or Institute. Or Equivalent qualification,
  • A minimum of 3 year post-qualification experience in related fields. 

ASSETS & MAINTENANCE DIVISION:

POST TITLE:   Manager - Assets and Maintenance

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordination and Inspection of maintenance and operations in the Institute,
  • Ensure pmper logistics operations of the Institute,
  • Maintain a fleet of official vehicles of the Institute,
  • Liaise with Assets and maintenance management vendors on behalf of the Institute,
  • Obtain and maintain a record of credible and accredited maintenance vendors of outsourced jobs,
  • Ensure the maintenance of Assets Register for the Institute.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • A minimum of a Master of Science degree in Building Technology, Civil or Electrical Engineering from any recognized University is preferred,
  • Corporate membership of the Nigerian Institute of Builders (MNIOB),
  • A minimum of 13 years post degree experience in relevant fields.

POST TITLE:   Assistant / Officer - Assets and Maintenance

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain an asset register for the Institute,
  • Maintain a schedule of maintenance services of all equipment,
  • Assist in preparing cost estimates and tender documents for projects to be executed,
  • Others tasks and duties as may be requested or directed by superior officers or the Institute.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum academic requirement of a Bachelor’s degree, not lower than second class lower division in Civil or Electrical Engineering or such other qualifications accept able to the Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN),
  • Or a good honors degree, not lower than second class lower division, in Building or Building Technology from a recognized University or their equivalent, which is equally acceptable to the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria,
  • Minimum of 1-3 year Post-qualification experience in relevant fields.

MODE OF APPLICATION:
 
All applications should be directed to the Director General through: nilsvacancies@parp.gov.ng
or P.M.B 123, Garki GPO, Abuja, FCT 900001. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17th January, 2012 .

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