Research and Innovative (R&I), Officer at Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP)

Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants committed to providing world-class knowledge-based services locally and globally. DCP, headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria has diverse experiences across numerous fields. Through our unique “DCP Ecosystem”, we have developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both private and public sectors of the economy.Job Title: Research and Innovative (R&I), OfficerReports to: Team Lead (TL)/DCP Thinking and Learning Lab Coordinator (TLLC)Main FunctionsThe R&I Officer will perform a variety of tasks depending on project deadlines in the DCP office. This will include but not limited to office/project management, technical and administrative tasks as assigned by the TL / TLLC.This position helps to extend the resources in the organization to better assist and direct the needs of our clients and also make meaningful contribution, gain new skills and put old ones to good use and above all stay productive and relevant in today’s competitive marketplace.Roles and ResponsibilitiesData entry and assisting with project/programmes coordinationFilingMaintenance of workplace solutionsConstitute a configuration management team to undertake and implement tasks during projects for Discovery Cycle and its SubsidiariesUndertake and implement technical related tasks as approved by TL and Top Management.Project/ Programmes research and services developmentEnsure industry standard quality control and project risk management on all completed projectsMaintain knowledge base of emerging projects and programmes - gather, input, write descriptions, maintain data integrity; promote and foster access to the knowledge base.Technology transfer: make connections between internal organizations, business needs, and technology offeringsPromote, incubate and explore innovative solutions.Other duties specifically around coordination of special projects and programmes, or as assignedCompetenciesStrong motivational skillsThe ability to multitaskGood planning and time management skillsProblem-solving abilityDecision-making skillsSkills/Physical Competencies:Research skillsPresentation skillsAnalytical skillsTraining, Supervision and Evaluation:Tactical and interpersonalProactive identification and elimination of inefficienciesContinual self-developmentGoal and quality orientedMust present a professional appearance and a friendly mannerMust be dependable and punctualBe courteous and personable when dealing with the publicBe self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-orientedRespect and maintain confidentiality of all DCP related information.Attends general volunteer orientationCompletes office orientation which includes training on the following items:Database TutorialFiling SystemTraining and supervision (conducted by TL or designated staff)All officers MUST complete a 60 day evaluation

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