National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA)
Posted Job
12 months ago

Chief Consultant, Research

Plans, designs and conducts research and development activities to enhance the Institute’s performance and delivery of services to the clients. Role holder is involved in research, data generation and collection using standard and well-defined methods. The purpose of the position is to provide well researched and analyzed information, economic and statistical data on social and economic matters to be used by the Institute and stakeholders for policy direction and decision making. The role is aimed at assisting in the review and strengthening of the Research, Consultancy and Development activities execution capacity of the Division.

Reports to: Director -Research, Consultancy and Development Division

Knowledge and Skills requirements:

  • social sciences
  • Masters Degree in social sciences with minimum three (3) years experience in applied research with ability to initiate and execute a diverse portfolio of research projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences with merit preferred
  • 5 ‘0’ Levels or higher acceptable at a University awarding a BA/BSc Degree qualification or equivalent
  • A minimum of ten (10) years postgraduate relevant experience at supervisory level
  • Evidence of publications in area of specialization.
  • Must have held a similar position in an academic or training institution or a similar organization
  • Good analytical, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of research methods and techniques

How to Apply

Applicants should submit written applications in both hard copy and via email, attaching their CVs and copies of their academic and professional qualifications. The CV must give full personal particulars including full names; place and date of birth; academic and professional qualifications; employment record and experience; publications; earliest date of availability; and contact details including cell numbers; e-mail address, names and e-mail addresses of two (2) professional referees and one (1) character referee all of whom must be active.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Registrar National Institute of Public Administration,

PO Box 31990,

Dushanbe Road,



Tel: +260 211 22802-4 Fax +260 211 227 213

Application deadline
15 Nov 15:00
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