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Senior Research Officer

Reporting to the Principle Research Officer, you will carry out research activities in various areas of interest to the council and ministry of General Education.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plans and budget for the section activities
  • Prepares monthly and activity reports
  • Carries out research and prepares detailed reports for Management decision making
  • Prepares performance results analysis reports for use during Council approval
  • Identifies and implement action research/concept paper related to test development and administration for continuous improvements
  • Provides advisory expert knowledge with regard to the validation of other assessment instruments
  • Participates in other cycles of the national assessment activities such as data collection, validation and report writing
  • Prepares policy brief to act as targeted information points for effective dissemination and policy review
  • Participates in the development and revision of examinations syllabus and provides expert input into the grading and scoring systems

Minimum qualifications and experience

  • Full school certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education / Bachelor of Science with Education
  • Minimum of 4 years post qualifying experience
  • One (1) year relevant work experience in Educational Research

Other Requirements

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficient in at least one Statistical Package such as SPSS, STATA etc.
  • Knowledgeable on item analysis
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Must have high levels of integrity and confidentially

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to submit an application letter, copies of Academic and or Professional certificates together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including three traceable referees and day time telephone numbers.

Submit your CV to:

The Council Secretary

Examinations Council of Zambia

Haile Selassie Avenue, Longarces

P. O Box 50432

Lusaka

Application deadline
30 Apr
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