Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Career Openings [3 Positions]

Posted on :

23 Jan, 2019

Category :

Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was established by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to among other things organize elections into various political offices in the country.

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Director (Library)
Location
: Abuja

Requirements
Interested persons must meet the following criteria:

  • A first degree in Library Science, or related disciple.
  • Possession of a higher degree in library Science or related discipline will be an advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years cognate experience.
  • Demonstrable capacity and working knowledge of ICT
  • Ability to manage both the analogue and e-Libraries of the Electoral Institute.
  • Ability to collate, store and retrieve (as may be necessary) data from research on elections, voter education, gender issues, political parties, electoral violence, governance and democratization in general.
  • Capacity for teamwork, good judgement and resourcefulness.

Remuneration
The remuneration shall be commensurate with that of a Assistant Director in Commission, respectively.

 

Job Title: Director, Research & Documentation
Location
: Abuja

Requirements
Interested persons must meet the following criteria:

  • The person must be a Ph.D holder in the Science or Humanities, with ten (10) years cognate experience and with some publications to his/her credit and with a bias in electoral research.
  • Demonstrate capacity and working knowledge of ICT
  • Ability to initiate and implement research work on election, governance, voter education, gender, political violence ind democratization in general.

Remuneration
The remuneration shall be commensurate with that of a Director in Commission, respectively.

 

Job Title: Director-General, The Electoral Institute (TEI)
Location
: Abuja

Description

  • The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in pursuance of provisions of Section 158 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant position of Director-General, The Electoral Institute (TEI).

Duties
Under the direction of the Chairman, Board of the Electoral Institute the person so appointed shall:

  • Be responsible for day-to-day administration of the Institute
  • He will be responsible for coordinating both the Electoral Training as well as Research and Documentation Departments and other units of the Electoral Institute
  • Be subject to the general direction of the Commission.

Requirements
Interested persons must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have a Ph.D with 10 years post qualification experience in the Humanities or Social Sciences but with robust publications and research experience in electoral matters.
  • The person to be so appointed should be able to initiate and implement novel research ideas that will add immense value to the fulfillment of the core mandate of the Commission and Electoral Governance in general
  • The Director-General will be expected to demonstrate capacity for attracting funding to execute the core mandates of the Institute
  • The Director-General shall possess any other qualification as may be determined by the Commission.

Duration of Service

  • The position of Director-General is an appointment of four (4) years, renewable for second but final term of four (4) years.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Application Letters in the applicant’s handwriting, accompanied by Twenty (20) copies of the applicant’s Curriculum Vitae in sealed envelopes marked “Application for post of Director-General, Electoral Institute”. The Applications should be addressed to and reach the:

The Administrative Secretary, The Electoral Institute (TEI)
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Annex Office,
Diplomatic Zone, Central Business District,
Abuja.

Application Deadline 6th March, 2019.

Note: For further enquiries, please contact: Secretary, Board of the Electoral Institute (BEI), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Annex Office, Diplomatic Zone, Central Business District, Abuja, between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday during the period covered by the advertisement.