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Research Officers x 8

Posted in

Parliament Zimbabwe

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Job Title​​:Research Officers x 8

Grade​​​:8 / 7

Location​​:Research Department

Reports To ​​:Director – Research

Job Description

8.1​Provides proactive and reactive research and analysis services to Parliamentary Portfolio Committees;

8.2​Conducts research on socio-economic and political issues as they impact on Zimbabwe;

8.3​Prepares well researched background papers for Members of Parliament (MPs) and Senior Staff of Parliament attending workshops, seminars and conferences;

8.4​Assists MPs with information pertaining to the development of their constituencies;

8.5​Creates and updates databases including the informatics project;

8.6​Liaises with relevant government agencies, institutions of higher learning, research institutes and other stakeholders;

8.7​Prepares speeches for the Presiding Officers and Senior Officials of Parliament, as required;

8.8​Performs any other duties as may be assigned from to time by the Director of Research;

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

An Honours Degree in Economics x 1, Rural and Urban Planning x 1,

     Geography and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) x 1, Environmental

Studies x 1, Law x 2, Economic History x 2

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


Demonstrable research or policy formulation or implementation experience at

     University, government department or institution of similar standing;

Advanced communication skills, verbal and written;
Sound interpersonal and organisational skills;
At least 2 years relevant working experience

How to apply

To Apply 

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

Applications, together with fully detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, a motivation letter of not more than 200 words (for posts 1 and 2) and three contactable referees, clearly showing which job is being applied for, should be hand-delivered and / or sent to:
The Clerk of Parliament
Parliament Building
Corner Third Street & Nelson Mandela Avenue
P.O. Box CY 298
Alternatively submissions can be e-mailed to: Canvassing and CV fraud will lead to automatic disqualification.
All those who attended interviews for any of the above posts should not bother to apply.
The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 7th August, 2020


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