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Research Officers (x 12) Job Vacancy

– Population Studies / Demography x 2

– Public Finance and Economics x2 – Law x3

– Environmental Studies / Sciences x 1

– Education x 1

– Agriculture/ Agricultural Economics/ Agrarian Reforms/ Rural Development x 2

– Labour Economics x1

Job Description

 Provide proactive and reactive research and analysis services to Parliamentary Portfolio Committees;

 Conduct research on socio-economic and political issues as they impact on Zimbabwe;

 Prepare well researched background papers for Presiding Officers, Members of Parliament (MPs) and Senior Staff of Parliament attending workshops, seminars and conferences;

 Prepare speeches for the Presiding Officers and Senior Officials of Parliament, as required;

 Assist MPs with information pertaining to the development of their constituencies;

 Create and update information databases including the informatics database;

 Liaise with relevant government agencies, institutions of higher learning, research institutes and other stakeholders and

 Perform any other duties as may be assigned from to time by the Director of Research;

Minimum Qualifications and Personnel Specifications

 An Honours Degree in the fields outlined above

 A Master’s Degree in the afore-mentioned professional fields is an added advantage;

 Demonstrable research or policy formulation or implementation experience at university, government department or institution of similar standing;

 5 “O” Levels, including English Language and Maths

 Advanced verbal and written communication skills;

 Sound interpersonal and organisational skills;

 Good analytical and presentation skills

 Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

 Innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a team

 High level of commitment

 Advanced computer literacy skills;

 At least 2 years relevant working experience

 Knowledge of Quality Management System (QMS) ISO 9001:2015 will be an added advantage In return,

Parliament of Zimbabwe offers a comparatively competitive public sector remuneration package which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates 

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