Research Officer II at WAEC

WAEC is looking for a detail-oriented, self-motivated, and dynamic team player to occupy the vacant position below;

Job Position: Research Officer II

Company Overview 

After the governments of Ghana (then known as the Gold Coast), Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and The Gambia passed the West African Examinations Council Ordinances in 1951, the West African Examinations Council—a non-profit organisation with its headquarters located in Accra, Ghana—was founded in 1952.

In 1974, Liberia joined the Council as its fifth member. A regional examining board to harmonise and standardise pre-university evaluation methods in what was then British West Africa was proposed, and this idea was strongly backed by the Jeffrey Report, upon which the Ordinances were enacted. Remaining Africa’s preeminent examining body, it offers trustworthy and high-quality  educational evaluations, fosters moral and academic excellence, and supports international cooperation and sustainable human resource development.


The title holder will be required to perform the the roles listed below among others:

  • Conduct of Research
  • Maintenance of Research database
  • Supervise research projects from planning stage to final project completion
  • Interpret data
  • Write reports

Eligibility Criteria

  • Possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University (at least Second Class Lower Division) in any discipline with a Master’s Degree in Measurement and Evaluation/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Biology/ Physics and Chemistry.
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in  teaching or research with a reputable institution.

How To Apply For This Job

Interested should submit your CV and Application via

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council

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