Discovery Cycle Professionals Vacancy for a Research and Innovative (R&I), Officer

Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP) is a global network of experienced
academics and consultants committed to providing world-class
knowledge-based services locally and globally. DCP, headquartered in
Abuja, Nigeria has diverse experiences across numerous fields.
Through
our unique “DCP Ecosystem”, we have developed a wide range of
multi-disciplinary professional services covering both private and
public sectors of the economy.

Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP) is recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title:
Research and Innovative (R&I), Officer
Location:
Abuja
Reports to: Team Lead (TL)/DCP Thinking and Learning Lab Coordinator (TLLC)
Main Functions

  • The R&I Officer will perform a variety of tasks depending on
    project deadlines in the DCP office. This will include but not limited
    to office/project management, technical and administrative tasks as
    assigned by the TL / TLLC.
  • This position helps to extend the resources in the organization
    to better assist and direct the needs of our clients and also make
    meaningful contribution, gain new skills and put old ones to good use
    and above all stay productive and relevant in today’s competitive
    marketplace.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Data entry and assisting with project/programmes coordination
  • Filing
  • Maintenance of workplace solutions
  • Constitute a configuration management team to undertake and
    implement tasks during projects for Discovery Cycle and its Subsidiaries
  • Maintain knowledge base of emerging projects and programmes –
    gather, input, write descriptions, maintain data integrity; promote and
    foster access to the knowledge base.
  • Technology transfer: make connections between internal organizations, business needs, and technology offerings
  • Promote, incubate and explore innovative solutions.
  • Undertake and implement technical related tasks as approved by TL and Top Management.
  • Project/ Programmes research and services development
  • Ensure industry standard quality control and project risk management on all completed projects
  • Other duties specifically around coordination of special projects and programmes, or as assigned
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Competencies

  • Strong motivational skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Decision-making skills
  • The ability to multitask
  • Good planning and time management skills

Skills/Physical Competencies:

  • Research skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Analytical skills

Training, Supervision and Evaluation:

  • Tactical and interpersonal
  • Proactive identification and elimination of inefficiencies
  • Continual self-development
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of all DCP related information.
  • Attends general volunteer orientation
  • Goal and quality oriented
  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Completes office orientation which includes training on the following items:
    • Database Tutorial
    • Filing System
    • Training and supervision (conducted by TL or designated staff)
  • All officers MUST complete a 60 day evaluation

Requirements
All intending officers MUST meet the following requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of computer usage and applications,
  • The programme covers for a period of 8 weeks (uninterrupted)
  • Working hours: 8am-5pm every day of the week excluding weekends
  • All officers MUST come along with a working laptop for effective learning,
  • A minimum of B.Sc. (or its equivalent) in any field, serving and
    intending NYSC corp. members are welcome to apply. Also, note that
    higher qualifications (e.g. M. Sc, Ph. D) are an added advantage.

Benefits

  • Meaningful contribution, and knowledge of team work dynamics.
  • Gain new skills and put old ones to good use and above all stay productive and relevant in today’s competitive marketplace
  • Workplace experience, knowledge of project and programme management
  • Learning how to pitch and market your ideas.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: careers@dcp.com.ng

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Note: This is not a paid position

Application Deadline  4th October, 2016.

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