Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Fresh Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Fresh Job Recruitment.  DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) Food Security Nutrition Officer

Location: Borno

Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

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2.) 
Food Security Nutrition Assistant

Location: Borno

Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

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3.) 
Finance Manager

Location: Borno

Deadline: 2nd April, 2018.

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4.) Emergency Assistant

Location: Adamawa

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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5.) 
Country Safety Advisor

Location: Borno

Deadline: 5th February, 2018.

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Ongoing recruitment at Doyin Group of Companies

Doyin Group of Companies is a highly diversified and indigenous conglomerate comprising of companies that are productive in wide ranging sectors of the Nigerian economy including Manufacturing, Agriculture and Pharmaceuticals for over 40 years. The high level of priority given to quality control is the essence of the company’s longevity and the improvement of the Brands over time.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the positions below:

 

Job Title: Customer Information Officer
Location:
 Northern Nigeria, Western Nigeria, Eastern Nigeria
Requirement

  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Sales Representative
Location:
 Lagos, Oyo, Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kwara, Ondo, Osun, Abuja
Requirements

  • Three year experience in food and beverages.
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Location:
 Abuja, Anambra, Kaduna, Cross River, Oyo
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Sales Manager
Location:
 Kwara, Oyo, Kaduna, Adamawa, Nassarawa, Benue
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Location:
 Northern Nigeria, Western Nigeria, Eastern Nigeria
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

Job Title: Regional Sales Manager
Location:
 Ilorin Kwara, Lagos
Requirements

  • Five years experience in foods and beverages sector or Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).
  • Minimum qualification is B.Sc (Hons) in Business Administration or Management Science course.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae with the preferred position and city or area of their choice as the subject to: info@doyingroup.com

Note: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

 

Application Deadline  30th January, 2018.

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Vacancies at American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the vacant positions below, these positions are a multi-national one, Open to both National and Expatriate:

 

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professors in Information Systems
Loaction: Yola
Department: School of Information Technology and Computing
Summary of Position

  • Successful candidates will possess a PhD in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience in courses related to information security, information systems audit, LAN administration, database administration, database security, and business analytics.
  • Another important requirement for these positions is experience in teaching and supervising graduate students on the Information Systems track.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Information Systems (or a related discipline) from a reputable University
  • At least five(5) years of teaching and research experience garnered at a reputable University including supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate student research works
  • Must possess verifiable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable conferences or journals
  • Substantive experience in IT and business information systems
  • Professional certifications in the field will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of classroom teaching
  • Should be proficient in use of ICT and online tools and e-resources for teaching and research

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Appropriate academic credentials, as well as successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to development
  • An understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality and diversity in a community of learners
  • A demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity

 

 

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professors in Computer Science
Loaction:
 Yola
Department: School of Information Technology and Computing
Summary of Position

  • The Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science will be responsible for teaching and supporting students learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • She/He shall work closely with the Department Chair and Dean of the school in formulating and implementing course syllabi that would translate to effective teaching and learning in the AUN School of IT & Computing and also engage students with other resource assignments in accordance with policies and procedures.

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (or a related discipline) from a reputable University
  • At least five(5) years of teaching and research experience garnered at a reputable University including supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate student research works
  • Must possess verifiable evidence of scholarly publications in reputable conferences or journals
  • Substantive experience in programming paradigm and language analysis.
  • Professional certification in the field will be a plus
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and theories of classroom teaching
  • Should be proficient in use of ICT and online tools and e-resources for teaching and research

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Appropriate academic credentials, as well as successful post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Experience in Africa or other parts of the developing world is a plus.
  • A strong commitment to development
  • An understanding of the essential values of academic integrity, civility, collegiality and diversity in a community of learners
  • A demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, cultural diversity, and equal opportunity

 

 

Job Title: School Bursar – AUN Academy
Loaction: Yola
Department: AUN Academy
Summary of Position

  • The Bursar, American University of Nigeria, Academy, is charged with the responsibility of preparing income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets, periodically reports receipts to head of the school or other body ultimately responsible for financial condition of academy.
  • In addition, the incumbent will direct and coordinate activities of staff engaged in keeping complete books of tuition fees and other receipts in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the AUN Academy.

Position Requirements

  • Must possess a Bachelor or HND in Accountancy
  • Must possess relevant professional qualification as an accountant (ANAN,ICAN,CPA)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience as an Accountant/Bursar
  • Maintaining the school accounts; preparation of income and expenditure statements, cash flow statements and balance sheets.
  • Preparing the annual budget and supervising income and expenditure relating to it
  • Preparing and collecting student fees and other dues
  • Paying salaries, wages, taxation  etc
  • Keeping the analysis of cost and other statistical records; keeping of records relating to financial documents.
  • Maintaining cash flow projections and investments
  • Liaising with relevant government and associated bodies on financial issues
  • Advising on general financial policy
  • Supervises the financial affairs of the school, including all accounting duties, within guidelines notified by the head of the school.
  • Overseeing the financial operation of the school.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are needed as well as ability to establish priorities and manage time wisely.
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Significant experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office, reporting and staff management skills are essential.
  • Report writing ability essential.

 

 

Job Title: Driver
Location:
 Yola, Adamawa
Department: New Foundation School
Opening Date: October 23, 2017.
Summary of Position

  • Duties include operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety.
  • Maintains vehicle records.
  • Performs daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • Ensures that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
  • Prepares trip reports, accident and incident reports.
  • Assists passengers in and out of the vehicle.
  • Provides safety briefing to passengers; and providing other services as requested by management when not engaged in transportation service.

Position Requirements

  • High school  and acceptable Experience and Training or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, provided the age and safe driving record requirements are met.
  • Class “E” Nigerian driver’s licence.
  • Must have Trade Test III.
  • Must be a minimum of 21 and maximum of 40 years of age in addition to a safe driving record;
  • Must also be available to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish effective professional relationships with customers, co-workers, and upper level staff and employees;
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports;
  • Extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs;
  • Ability to perform minor vehicle repairs;
  • Skilled in reasoning skills to interpret policies and procedures, maps, and route directions;
  • Ability to administer First Aid and CPR.
  • Must be able to pass Department of Transportation physical exam and successfully complete an Alcohol/Drug screening process.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Serves as a positive role model while providing transportation service.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Team player.

 

 

Job Title:  Vice President of University Relations
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Office of the President
Summary of Position

  • The Vice President for University Relations (VPUR) is responsible for raising the profile and public perception of AUN.
  • The Office of the VPUR is comprised of 4 units, namely:
    • Communications and Publications
    • Public Relations and Marketing
    • Events and Ceremonies, and
    • Development and Alumni Relations.
  • VPUR will lead and advance these areas for AUN by developing a comprehensive, strategic communications plan, working collaboratively with constituencies across the University.
  • VPUR ensures that a consistent message and image of AUN is presented to all internal and external audiences.

Position Requirements

  • A Master’s degree in relevant field, preferably in Mass Communication, English or any other related Social Sciences;
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience, preferably in higher education or closely related field, including evidence of leading a high-performance team;
  • Track record of identifying, cultivating, and securing donor relationships, and/or experience securing partnerships that diversified the income stream or increased enrollment;
  • Excellent English – strong verbal and written communication; native speaker preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and computer/software skills;
  • Experience developing integrated plans and programs for complex organizations, preferably with experience in higher education; someone who understands higher education issues, and the various media and their impact on the University;
  • Significant marketing and communications experience, including working in all major media of mass communication such as radio, television, newspaper and the Public Relations industry;
  • Professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources);
  • Possess initiative and drive and have broad relevant technical knowledge with good management expertise;
  • Previous experience or substantial knowledge of the institutional history, evolutionary environment, the local community, local languages and sensibilities surrounding the American University of Nigeria community located in Yola/Jimeta, Adamawa State, preferred but not absolutely required;
  • Professional membership of at least one national or international Public Relations association or institute, such as NIPR in Nigeria.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Effective leader who develops others;
  • Collaborative and supportive;
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing;
  • Innovative, problem-solving temperament.

 

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references to: resumes@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline  30th November, 2017.

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Danish Refugee Council Vacancy for a Human Resources & Admin Assistant

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Human Resources & Admin Assistant (National Contract Only)
Location:
 Mubi, Adamawa
The Position

  • The Human Resources and Admin Assistant reports to the Human Resources and Admin Officer in Mubi.  The HR Assistant will work in order to assist at normal operation of HR department.

Duties and Responsibilities
Human Resources:

  • Ensure proper documentation and filing of the interview forms and related documents
  • Update Timesheet tracker and FU on missing time sheets. Coordinate with HRO
  • Other duties and assgined by HR Admin Officer
  • Ensure filing of staff personal files and other documents both in soft copy and hard copy.
  • Ensure that timesheets are submitted on time and properly filed

Administration:

  • Prepare and print ID cards
  • Support in booking conference room, accommodation/room allocation and travel arrangements for trainings and meetings for staff/visitors.
  • Assist in scanning and filing of HR/Admin documents
  • Ensure proper follow-up for all needs in office supplies for office/Ensure the stationary storage is replenished
  • Point of contact for domestic staff and maintenance in GH and Office
  • Support in updating the attendance lists for trainings and meeting
  • Update Guest House tracker
  • Ensure Mubi contact list is collected from all the field and put together/updated and send it to HR Admin Officer

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  •  Minimum of one year experience in a HR Admin position, experience in the NGO sector is an asset
  • Able to work independently and energetically
  • Good computer skills (especially MS Word and Excel).
  • Good knowledge of visa and residency procedures
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize large and changeable workload
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

Desirables:

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Education: Relevant university Degree or similar education
  • Understanding and experience of security management.
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP
  • Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.

 

Application Deadline  23rd October, 2017.

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Vacancy for a Finance Assistant

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant (National Contract Only)
Location
: Mubi, Adamawa
Availability: ASAP
The Position

  • The Finance Assistant reports to the Finance Officer in Mubi.
  • She/he Works within the financial procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.
  • The Cashier/Archivist supports the Finance Officer with reports for senior management in country.
  • She/He provide Support in term of field payments and she/he is responsible for archiving all the finance documents.

Key Requirements 
Essential:

  • Technical College (Govt. approved) diploma in Finance/Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration
  • At least 1-2 years work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in an NGO or the commercial sector.
  • Hands-on experience/skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas

Desirable:

  • Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
  • University degree in Finance/Accounting/Commerce/Business Administration.

Salary and Conditions

  • In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws.
  • The employee is responsible for the tax returns.


How to Apply 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • Candidates should apply with CV’s and Cover Letter indicating and explaining their suitability to the position.
  • Candidates should provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “The Recruitment Manager”
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.
  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only

Application Deadline  23rd October, 2017.

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Danish Refugee Council Vacancy for an Emergency Assistant

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Emergency Assistant (National Contract Only)
Location
: Mubi, Adamawa
Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities listed below are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Emergency response:

  • Assist during all processes of rapid multi-sectorial needs assessment and emergency responses
  • Assist in mobilizing the communities for the realization of all project / programme activities
  • Disseminating and sharing information with Persons of Concern on their rights and access to services
  • Assist in maintaining excel database to ensure that statistics and other reports are produced on a timely basis.
  • Support planning, set up, management and monitoring of all distribution activities (food and non-food), including supervision of casual labourers.
  • Support Shelter/WASH teams where necessary in programme activities, distribution or monitoring.
  • Assist in mobilizing the IDP community affected host population and facilitate awareness raising activities with other partner organizations, disseminating information about services available for IDPs and affected host communities.

Stakeholder relations:

  • Liaise, establish a good working relationship with all humanitarian actors, community leaders and IDPs in the IDP settlements and host communities to encourage participation in, support for and a better understanding of the program activities.
  • Assist in Identify key informants in villages (Imam, especially the influential and charismatic women).
  • Assist in preparing and conducting communities meetings in the intervention areas.
  • Assist in individually and collectively identify the strengths and weaknesses of village committees and propose appropriate solutions.
  • At field level keep good relations with local implementing actors, local authorities and other international and local stakeholders

Experience and Technical Competencies: (include years of experience) 
Essential:

  • Strong ability to work in a variety of environments and in remote locations without communication or amenities.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong written and oral skills in English. Fluency in Hausa. Competency in Higgi/Marghi, or other local languages.

Desirable:

  • Work experience with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and/or displaced population is a very strong asset.
  • Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
  • Higher Diploma in Public Health.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)
Internal:

  • Other programme staff
  • Procurement & logistics

External:

  • Relevant stakeholders and other NGOs

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview

 

Application Deadline  16th October, 2017.

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American University of Nigeria Job Vacancy for a Sound Engineer

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below, this position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:


Job Title: 
Sound Engineer
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Events and Publications
Summary of Position

  • The Sound Engineer identify the sound requirements for a given task or situation and perform the appropriate actions to produce this sound.
  • He/She is required to assemble, operate and maintain the technical equipment used to record, amplify, enhance, mix or reproduce sound in line with the established standards and procedures of the American University of Nigeria events and publications department.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering.
  • Must demonstrated evidence of utilizing safe work practices.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills are a must.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft applications.
  • Three years’ post NYSC experience working in same or similar position
  • Manual Dexterity: Must be able to provide examples of use of hand & power tools and other related mechanical/electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, device, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, device, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, cover letters and references to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  13th October, 2017

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Nuru International Vacancies in Adamawa, Nigeria

Nuru International is a social venture committed to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by offering locally-led training in agriculture, household savings, healthcare, and education.

Nuru focuses on cultivating service-minded leaders and equipping people with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty. Using local income-generating activities, Nuru sustains its work and funds program scaling into neighboring districts – thereby multiplying impact.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 


Job Title: 
Field Team (Impact Programs Specialist)
Location:
 Adamawa, Nigeria
Job type: Full Time
Term: 2 year contracts in a field intensive role
Start Date: January 2018
Job Role

  • Development background in agriculture, financial inclusion program, healthcare and education programming preferred

Project Overview
Nuru is focused on ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas and knows that a unique solution is needed for highly fragile states:

“Fragile states are lagging behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Without urgent action they will be home to more than half of the world’s poor after 2018. Declining foreign aid and other external resources are not enough to drive development and stability in these countries.” – OECD, Fragile States 2014 Domestic Revenue Mobilisation in Fragile States

Thus Nuru’s next project site will launch in 2017 in a fragile region in Nigeria. Our goal is to take a “boots on the ground” approach and hire a highly skilled team to launch this project with an established exit strategy in mind. Nuru’s model depends on the organization’s ability to identify, train and collaborate with highly capable local leaders to develop and implement sustainable poverty solutions.

The initial Nuru Nigeria project will be located in a semi-permissive environment with a fluid security situation. For this reason, the first Field Team will consist of several members with prior military service, ideally from a Special Operations Forces background with combat experience. All team members will be expected to use sound judgement to make critical decisions in complex and uncertain conditions. Candidates must be able to effectively navigate the spectrum of tactical, operational, and strategic environments.

Required Skills and Attributes

  • BA in relative field; MA preferred
  • Military combat experience highly preferred
  • 3+ years of work experience in relatable field outside of military experience preferred
  • Nonprofit work experience living and working internationally in a rural environment preferred
  • Demonstrated strong leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional strategic problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Complex scenario planning and project management
  • Ability to do crisis management and rapid, innovative problem solving in uncertain environments
  • Ability to build deep relationships with a variety of different partners and stakeholders
  • Highest level of responsibility, discipline, and personal integrity
  • Ability to operate effectively in unfamiliar and dangerous situations
  • Passion for Nuru International’s mission

 

 

Job Title: Admin Systems Program Specialist
Location
: Adamawa
Reports to: Team Leader
Contract Term: 2 months onboarding in U.S., 6 months in a field intensive role
Start Date: November 2017
Job Overview
Nuru is focused on ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas and knows that a unique solution is needed for highly fragile states

“Fragile states are lagging behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Without urgent action they will be home to more than half of the world’s poor after 2018. Declining foreign aid and other external resources are not enough to drive development and stability in these countries.” – OECD, Fragile States 2014 Domestic Revenue Mobilisation in Fragile States

Thus Nuru’s next project site will launch in 2017 in a fragile region in Nigeria. Our goal is to take a “boots on the ground” approach and hire a highly skilled team to launch this project with an established exit strategy in mind. Nuru’s model depends on the organization’s ability to identify, train and collaborate with highly capable local leaders to develop and implement sustainable poverty solutions.

Nuru Nigeria will require HR, Finance, and IT systems to support all impact programs. Furthermore, the local staff will be trained on all systems to ensure sustainability after expat departure. These systems will need to be in compliance with U.S. and Nigerian law. An ideal candidate will have general experience and demonstrate competencies within Finance, HR, and IT.

Specific Job Responsibilities
Finance:

  • Establish sustainable accounting system (i.e. payroll, cash flow, budget tracking, compliance with local law)
  • Educate and mentor local finance team on sustainable and lawful finance practices
  • Implement checks and balances that ensure full transparency on all accounting practices, generate sound financial reports and maintain fiscal records
  • Collaborate with NI Finance Team

HR:

  • Establish basic HR policies and procedures for Nuru Nigeria through consultation with a firm or specialists
  • Recruit, train, and onboard local staff including HR department
  • Mentor local staff to implement HR best practices in hiring, retention, performance management and conflict resolution
  • Collaborate w/ NI HR

IT:

  • Establish sustainable IT infrastructure and policy for Nuru Nigeria project that supports operational, financial, administrative, and M&E functions
  • Educate and mentor local staff on sustainable IT systems
  • Maintain accountability for all IT systems, hardwares, and software licenses
  • Collaborate with NI IT

Required Skills and Attributes

  • MA in Business, Project Management, Human Resources, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum two years knowledge and experience dealing with process implementation in line with the areas described above
  • Demonstrated strong leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  • Prefer experience working with computerized accounting software system, such as QuickBooks
  • Exceptional strategic problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Combat experience preferred, ability to operate effectively in unfamiliar and dangerous situations
  • Passion for Nuru International’s mission

General Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Fully comply with our Code of Conduct and policies – live our values
  • Meet general professional expectations for all Nuru staff
  • Become recognized as a model servant leader in the organization
  • Deliver very high quality products directly and through your teams in a timely manner
  • Use feedback to develop your teams and to grow as a professional
  • Be proactive and independent – take initiative and be able to operate effectively on “commander’s intent” with little supervision
  • “Getting the job done” – even if this means long/unusual hours

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Latest Vacancies at the American University of Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.
The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below, this position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

 

 

Job Title: Life Guard
Location: Yola
Department: AUN Hotel
Summary of Position

  • Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of an aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains constant surveillance of swimming pool facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of Guests in the event of emergency.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of high school certificate.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department and the hotel.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Knowledge of health, safety and emergency medical procedures.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

 

 

 

Job Title: Gym Instructor
Locattion: Yola
Department: AUN Hotel
Summary of Position

  • Working as a Fitness Instructor is not just about working your pecs: good Instructors advise clients on diet, develop bespoke personal training plans and give vital advice and encouragement to guests.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the correct way to use exercise equipment
  • Monitor the misuse of equipment
  • Ensure the gym is clean and free of health and safety hazards
  • Deliver exercise classes and workshops
  • Develop personal exercise and diet plans.

Position Requirements

  • This job involves working on weekends and shifts, but be warned, this is not your usual 8-4 job. Shift work is common and it’s likely that you’ll be working some evenings and weekends – the times when most people prefer to exercise.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Minimum of Senior School Certificates.
  • Strong and Fit
  • Essential training on aerobics and related athletics.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references to: recruitment.hotel@aun.edu.ng before the closing date above.

Note: The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 3rd October, 2017.

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Jobs for Drivers

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Project Driver
Reference number: DRV170917
Locations: Borno, Damaturu, Adamawa
Slot: 5
Project Background

  • Drivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet as stated in the vehicle manufacturer’s specification.
  • He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and other goods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Make recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the CRS Nigeria vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.
  • Ensure that daily checks are performed on assigned vehicle before it is driven in the morning.
  • Completes the Daily Vehicle Reports and submits to the Head driver each day
  • Check and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the Vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.
  • Notifies the Finance and Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager immediately in accident situations, after checking that all persons involved are safe and follows the procedure for what to do in case of an accident.
  • Ensures that fuel does not fall below half a tank in any of the vehicles.
  • Responsible for ensuring that CRS vehicles are clean at all times
  • Be familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Manuals
  • Ensure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff traveling in CRS vehicles and that all the relevant forms are completed
  • Maintain a file for all vehicle request and all travel related forms
  • Complete the Motor Vehicle Monthly reports /Fuel Usage report and motor vehicle monthly Maintenance report by the 5th of each month
  • Ensure that vehicles are driven safely and in line with CRS procedures and regulations.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of Maiduguri, Yobe Yola and Nigerian roads
  • Minimum Four years’ professional experience in a similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English Language is essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of vehicle mechanics
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Experience in supervising other staff
  • Ability to generate VMS reports
  • Ability to use the Microsoft suite of computer software applications especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org The position title and location must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number: “DRV170917”.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

Note

  • Applications will be treated as they are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CRS is an equal – opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
  • CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation .

 

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017.

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