Job Opportunities at The West African Examinations Council

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of a variety of examinations in the English-speaking West African countries, invites applications, to be completed online, from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant position below in its International Office in Lagos:

Contents

  • Open Jobs
    1. Aptitude Tests Development Officer (Assistant Registrar II)
    2. Internal Auditor II
    3. Research Officer (Assistant Registrar II) (Research)
  • Method of Application

Aptitude Tests Development Officer (Assistant Registrar II)

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA   PhD/Fellowship
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldEducation / Teaching

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidates will be responsible for development of aptitude tests and will be involved in other examination activities of the Council.

Requirements
Applicants for the position must possess:

  • B.Ed./B.Sc. (Ed)/B.Sc./B.A(Ed)/B.A with at least Second Class Lower Division from recognized University in Mathematics, English Language or Psychology;
  • M.Ed. in Measurement and Evaluation or M.Ed. Educational Administration or M.Sc. Psychology.
  • Possession of Ph.D in Education Evaluation or Psychology will be an added advantage
  • Applicants for the position must have at least three (3) years post-graduation teaching experience.

Desirable Attributes:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability;
  • High proficiency in Information and Communications Technology skills;
  • Self-motivated and ability to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Ability to work in a team with good inter-personal skills and ability to lead change;
  • Possession of influencing, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

Applicants Must:

  • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
  • Be self-motivated and able to write good reports; analyse and review research reports; be able to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
  • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
  • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.
  • All Applicants must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants should not be more than forty (40) years of age as at the close of the Advertisement.

Salary And Conditions Of Service
The salary paid by the Council is very attractive. Point of entry into the salary scales will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the organisation.

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Internal Auditor II

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidates will perform internal auditing of the activities of the Council.

Requirements
Applicants for the position must possess:

  • First degree with at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized university;
  • Professional Accounting Qualifications (ICAN, ACCA, ACA).
  • Applicants for the position must have three (3) years post qualification experience.

Desirable Attributes
Applicants Must:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of accounting best practices;
  • Strong Information and Communications Technology skills and use of auditing softwares;
  • Ability to create and update internal audit plan;
  • Ability to develop new audit programs to ensure adequate internal control system;
  • Ability to learn organizational standards;
  • Ability to maintain and cultivate a master inventory of organizational policies, practices and processes.

Applicant Must:

  • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
  • Be self-motivated and able to write good reports; analyse and review research reports; be able to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
  • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
  • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.
  • Candidates must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants should not be more than forty (40) years of age as at the close of the Advertisement.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The salary paid by the Council is very attractive. Point of entry into the salary scales will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the organisation.

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Research Officer (Assistant Registrar II) (Research)

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA   PhD/Fellowship
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldResearch / Data Analysis

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidates will be involved in the conduct of research and participate in examination activities of the Council.

Qualifications and Experience
Applicants for the position must possess:

  • B.Ed./B.Sc.(Ed)/B.Sc. with at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University in Mathematics, Statistics or Social Science subjects;
  • M.Ed. in Measurement and Evaluation or M.Ed. in Educational Administration.
  • Possession of Ph.D Education or Social Science Subjects will be an added advantage
  • Applicants for the position must have at least three (3) years post-graduation teaching experience.

Desirable Attributes:

  • High integrity, confidentiality and reliability;
  • Ability to analyses research data and interpret results of data analysis;
  • Ability to initiate research studies, and write research proposals and reports;
  • High proficiency in Information and Communications Technology skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Ability to work in a team with good inter-personal skills and ability to lead change;
  • Possession of influencing, analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

Applicants Must:

  • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
  • Be self-motivated and able to write good reports; analyse and review research reports; be able to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
  • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
  • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.
  • All Applicants must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language and Mathematics. Applicants should not be more than forty (40) years of age as at the close of the Advertisement.

Salary and Conditions of Service
The salary paid by the Council is very attractive. Point of entry into the salary scales will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the organisation.

Method of Application

Application Guidelines

  • For new users, when the page opens, kindly click the “You are not logged in yet, go to user access verification pager” at the bottom of the page.
  • Once registration is completed, a “Verification Code” would be sent to the email address you supplied during the user creation. Use the “Verification Code” to verify your account or follow the instructions sent to your mail. You can also verify your account by Clicking Here
  • If you have registered and verified a user account, enter your login details and click on the “Sign In” button

Application Requirement Summary

  • A scanned passport photograph of size between 7kb to 30kb and dimension 275 x 314 pixels
  • Educational qualifications (primary, secondary and tertiary with uploaded scanned copies of certificates obtained). Size of upload between 50kb to 120kb and dimension between 400x600pixels to 1200x1500pixels
  • Scanned National Youth Service Corps certificate or exemption letter size between 50kb to 120kb (see dimension for certificates)
  • Scanned copies of Professional certifications where applicable (see dimension for certificates)
  • Employment history (name of employer, position or post held, responsibilities and duration of employment)
  • A minimum of three (3) years cognate experience
  • A minimum of three (3) references

Note

  • You can only apply for a position if you have created a user account, verified your account and logged in.
  • The candidate must have undergone the mandatory one year National Youth Service. Applicants who have already applied for the vacancies earlier advertised by the Council on Monday, June 3, 2019 should not apply
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interested and qualified? Go to West African Examination Council – WAEC career website on recruitment.waec.com.ng to apply

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