Director of Research at Parliamentary Service Of Ghana


Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill a vacancy in the post of Director of Research in the Parliamentary service of Ghana.

Job Summary

• The Director of Research will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategy, policies/procedures and guidelines for the management of the operations of the department of research to ensure the provision of high-quality research services

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Director of Research shall provide support to the Clerk and Management of the Service through the coordinating director (research, data management and library), by performing the following duties

• Produce reliable and accurate data to support the information needs of Parliament and Parliamentary Service.
• Supervise the preparation of briefs/written reports/papers on Parliamentary and Constitutional developments and provide background information on topical and policy issues to MPs and committees
• Design and conduct appropriate research/surveys on national issues and disseminate reports thereon to meet the needs of MPs and Committees
• Plan and organize activities for the provision of research services of MPs, committee and the Parliamentary Service
• Lead a research team to respond to requests for information by MPs and Parliamentary committees
• Lead the process of developing and implementing the departments strategic plan to be factored into the strategic plan of the institution
• Perform any other duties assigned by the clerk to Parliament

Qualification Required & Experience

• A good first degree in any social science or a relevant discipline from a recognised university with a minimum of 10 years of relevant post qualification experience plus a masters degree preferably a master of Philosophy degree in the relevant subject with at least 3 years experience on a grade analogous to the post of a deputy director in a public service institution

OR

• A research masters degree preferably a master of philosophy degree in any social science or a relevant discipline with at least 6 years post qualification experience and at least 3 years on a grade analogous to the post of a deputy director in a public service institution
• Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, STATA etc)

Age Limit: Applicants of the post should not be above 50 years of age on the date of appointment into the Parliamentary Service.

Salary: Attractive with fringe benefits

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants may submit soft copies of the application together with their curriculum vitae to:

[email protected]

Applicants are also required to submit hard copies of the application to:

The Clerk To Parliament
Parliamentary Service Of Ghana
Parliament House Accra

Closing Date: 29 July, 2024

 

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