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Director Of Research At West African Institute For Financial And Economic Management (WAIFEM)

Date Posted: 27/Sep/2017
Deadline: 10/Oct/2017

The West African Institute For Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) is a sub-regional capacity building Institution established in 1996 by the Central Banks of The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, WAIFEM has the m-andate to strengthen capacity for macroeconomic and financial management in the countries of member Central Banks.

Director of Research 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Director General, the Director of Research will supervise the research department to ensure research into relevant issues/topics emanating from the capacity building and training programmes.
  • Direct and lead the department in the sourcing of funds to facilitate its research work.
  • Organize internal and external seminars and workshops for the benefit of the Institute and the sub-region.
  • Responsible for the production of the Institutes various publications.
  • Supervise the building up of the database in the constituent countries of WAIFEM.
  • Carry out such other duties as may be assigned from time-to-time by the Director General.


  • Must be a citizen of the countries of WAIFEM member banks.
  • Holds a minimum of post-graduate degree in Economics and/or Finance at the Masters level; a doctorate degree would be an advantage.
  • Have at least 10 years of professional experience in senior management capacity.
  • Must be versed in research methodology and endowed with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with softwares used by economists etc.
  • Must be able to work in a team-based multi-cultural environment.

Attractive and competitive.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit their Applications with detailed CV's including the names of three referees to:
The Director General,
West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM),
c/o Central Bank of Nigeria Learning Centre,
PMB 2001, 
Satellite Town,
Lagos State
Email: [email protected]

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