Research and Professional Standards Specialist at a Leading Professional Institute – Michael Stevens Consulting

Michael Stevens Consulting – Our client, a leading professional institute in Lagos is recruiting suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research and Professional Standards Specialist

Location: Lagos

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Research and Development:

  • Technical support, Annual general meetings
  • Support senior research team in special research projects
  • Participates in Training and workshop on National Budget and taxpayers’ enlightenment and education and other related programme
  • Provides Technical support, Annual tax conferences and Annual academic conferences on taxation
  • Serves as assistant secretary to committees and faculties such as Extractive industry taxation faculty and International taxation faculty
  • Articles and write ups on emerging and trending issues on  taxation, economic and finance globally and locally
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Director e.g review of documents, raising of memo, printing of documents, follow up with major stakeholders like sending of emails, phone calls and writing of official letters.
  • Direct and indirect involvement in any emergency situation or activities of the Institute
  • Any other assignment as given by the Head of Department and / or the Registrar / Chief Executive

Person Specification
Qualification / Education:

  • Minimum of first degree in Accounting, Taxation, Economics or other relevant discipline
  • Membership of other relevant chartered professional body.
  • Research and development certificates / certifications will be an advantage

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 -7 years’ cognate experience in a similar position and industry
  • Previous experience and good industry knowledge in professional institute, education or financial sector

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Experience on research development and analytical skills
  • Research analyst
  • Ability to take minutes  and prepare for annual general meetings.
  • Ability to incorporate and analyze various reports such as financial report, auditor’s report, honorary treasurer’s report and administrative report
  • Ability to write comprehensive and detailed report and programme communique
  • Ability to write official letters such as invitation letter, facilitators letter, sponsorship letter and appreciation letter
  • Ability to follow up on major stakeholders
  • Ability to collate conference papers, articles and put together conference proceedings
  • Ability to prepare and organizing conferences
  • Ability to prepare agenda of meetings as well as minutes of the meetings
  • Ability to action the outcome / decision of the meetings
  • Ability to prepare report to council
  • Research ability, ability to do qualitative and quantitative research
  • Ability to write within the shortest and possible time
  • Business writing skills

Tools and Technology:

  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Electronic mail software – Microsoft Outlook

Application Closing Date
15th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: jobs@michaelstevens-consulting.com using the “Job title” as subject of the email.

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