In a recent announcement, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has opened up a job vacancy for the position of Director General of the Peoples Democratic Institute (PDI). As per the provisions outlined in Chapter 11, Section 62 of the PDP’s constitution (2017 as amended), the National Working Committee of the party is actively seeking qualified applicants for this prestigious role.
Interested candidates are required to meet certain criteria in order to be considered for the position. The minimum educational qualification for the role is a Master’s Degree in any of the disciplines of the Social Sciences/Humanities from a recognized and reputable university. Additionally, the candidate must have previous experience in Consultancy Services within an organization similar to the PDI, and must demonstrate competence in Social Research Methods with at least six years of relevant experience.
To further qualify for the position, applicants should have a strong record of research, comprising a minimum of 10 verifiable publications in reputable National and International Journals. Possessing a Ph.D. will be an added advantage.
All interested and eligible candidates are urged to apply before the deadline of August 18, 2023. Applications must include a formal application letter addressed to the Acting National Chairman, H.E. Amb. Iliya Umar Damagun. Along with the letter, applicants are required to submit seven (7) copies of their full resume, enclosed in a sealed white envelope.
Applicants can submit their applications in person at the office of the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party. The address for submission is as follows:
Office of the Deputy National Chairman (South)
Peoples Democratic Party
Wadata Plaza 3rd Floor, Plot 1970 Michael Okpara Way, Zone 5, Wuse District, Abuja FCT, Nigeria
The Deputy National Chairman (South) of PDP, H.E. Amb. Taofeek Arapaja, has signed the official announcement.
This opportunity represents a chance for qualified individuals to contribute their expertise to the Peoples Democratic Institute, a critical institution within the party. As the PDP seeks to strengthen its position as a prominent political force in Nigeria, the Director General of PDI will play a crucial role in shaping the party’s policies and research initiatives.
All interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to seize this opportunity and apply promptly.