Vacancy at National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure
Posted on: 7 February, 2012
Deadline: 20 March, 2012
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Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Nigerians to fill the position of Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Abuja that will soon be vacant.
Director-General/Chief Executive Officer
The candidate must possess a Ph.D degree or its equivalent
Must possess at least twenty (20) years of post graduation cognate experience. The degree and experience must be in the field of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Mechanical, Metallurgical, Materials, Electrical/Electronics, Chemical, Production, Agricultural, Industrial, Engineering Physics, Industrial Chemistry, Energy Studies, and Nanotechnology).
In all cases, he or she must show evidence of capacity for high academic and professional work and ability to initiate relevant research, development and innovation of practical importance.
COREN Registration and Membership of Engineering Professional Bodies or their equivalents shall be an added advantage. In addition, the candidates must show evidence of good number of Technical Publications in reputable journals and published conferences/seminar papers
Candidates must not be below 45 years of age
4. Duties and Responsibilities
The Director-General/Chief Executive Officer will be responsible to the Governing Board of the Agency and will perform the following duties for all attainment of the goals and objectives of the Agency:
i) Day to day management of the Agency
ii) Provision of the leadership role in research and development in emerging technologies, such as Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) to foster the evolution of a viable Engineering infrastructure system
iii) Liaise with National and International Organizations, including institutions in the area of Research and Development
iv) Ensure effective transfer of developed technology to private and public sector for effective utilization and national development
v) Encourage commercialization of the research finding
vi) Any other duties that may be assigned to him or her from time to time by the Governing Board of the Agency or the Honourable Minister
5. Conditions of Service
The Conditions of Service are the same as those applicable to similar positions in Federal Government Research Institutes/Agencies, Colleges of Agriculture and Allied Institutions in Nigeria.
Method of Application
Eligible candidates (internal and external) are to apply by forwarding their hand written or typed applications with fifteen (15) copies of their up-to-date/current CV to include:
i) Present emolument, personal data, contact address with telephone numbers, etc
ii) Educational/professional qualifications with dates
iii) Relevant job experience
iv) List of Publications and Original Designs
v) Academic distributions/special awards
vi) Photocopies of relevant credentials and any other relevant information deemed fit
vii) Candidates already in the service of any government of the Federation are to forward their applications through their present Heads of Department, Names of three (3) referees, one of whom should their present Head of Department or supervising Agency or Ministry.
Further Information On The Agency Can B Found at www.naseni.org
All applications should be received within or not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication and addressed to:
The Honourable Minister,
Federal Mininstry of Science and Technology,
New Federal Government Secretariat,
Phase II, Block D, Fourth Floor,
Opposite Eagle Square,
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to be interviewed.
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