Political And Economic Officer

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January 29, 2018
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Embassy of Belgium is recruiting for fulltime Political And Economic Officer.

Job Details

Embassy of Belgium in Abuja is recruiting a fulltime Political & Economic Officer

  • The Political and Economic Officer researches and drafts political and economic analyses, and develops a network with Nigerian political and economic persons of interest  
  • The incumbent reports to the Head of the Political and Economic Section at the Embassy
  • The position’s work encompasses both political and economic areas of interest. 

Job description

  • Undertake research on, provide input for and write thematic notes on Nigeria as requested,  particularly on Human Rights but also on other topics such as the humanitarian situation in the North-East, the Niger Delta, the Herders-Farmers crisis, etc.
  • Follow up on political and economic developments in Nigeria and preparing weekly overview of main political and economic events.
  • Attend relevant meetings on political and economic issues at official institutions, civil society organizations, diplomatic and other missions as requested and prepare reports of same.
  • Attend ECOWAS conferences, activities and events as requested and build contacts, follow up on developments, and analyze and write reports.
  • Assist in the preparations of missions from Belgium, and undertake research on request for information on Nigeria from Belgian entities Nigerian commercial companies as/when requested
  • Any other duties as requested by the Ambassador or the Head of the Political and Economic Section

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

2 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Masters

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Requirements

Note : all applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • A University Degree at Master’s level in either Economics, Political Science, External Relations, or related studies is required. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in political and economic analysis and report writing or related fields is required.
  • Knowledge of Nigeria’s political, economic, and social structure as well as political and economic concepts and methods is essential.
  • Demonstrated skills in developing, analyzing and presenting political and economic topics, including legal and human rights issues is required.
  • Fluent speaking, writing and reading in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested. (Knowledge of any of the main Nigerian languages and/or knowledge of either French or Dutch is an asset).

Salary

The monthly gross salary is 534,567 Naira; monthly transport and housing allowance is 24,442 Naira; 8% pension contribution is withheld; accepted medical expenses are reimbursable at 90%

Method of Application

Interested applicants for this position MUST adhere to the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Only electronic submissions sent in 1 email (containing the application letter, cv and additional documentation) will be accepted
  • The current resume or curriculum vitae must provide the necessary information
  • Additional documentation must support/address the requirements listed above (e.g. Transcripts, Degrees, Certificates etc.)
  • The application letter must be type-written and signed, apply specifically for this position, and address the minimum requirements as advertised
  • Electronic submissions cannot be larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments ONLY in PDF and Word formats, NOT pictures.
  • Emails  received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit application to: jobatbelgianembassy@gmail.com by Wednesday 14 February 2018 at the latest.

 Note:

  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.

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