New Openings 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: Staff Nurse
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: AUN Clinic (Operating Theater)
Job Summary

  • The Staff Nurse is charged with the responsibility of assisting in the assessment and implementation of patient care needs within the operating theatre and ensure all patients are treated in a professional manner and that confidentiality is adhered to.
  • He/she will also provide skilled assistance without direct supervision to demonstrate procedures to the staff as required as well as performing operating theatre practice in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • To participate as a scrubbed and circulating member of the nursing team during surgical procedures and carry out the necessary safety checks as laid down by policy and procedures.
  • To report mishaps, accidents, and complaints to the Sister-in-Charge in accordance with health center policy.
  • To keep abreast of new developments in operating team nursing to maintain professional awareness.
  • To teach theatre nursing skills to new and junior members of staff where appropriate.
  • To assist in the preparation and clearing of the theatres in accordance with the daily operating lists.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of and use of specialist equipment.
  • To ensure that agreed stock levels are maintained and consumption levels are monitored and utilized effectively.
  • To participate in on-call duties to provide 24-hour cover.
  • To maintain safe and acceptable standards of practice in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work policies and the code of professional conduct.
  • To discuss and promote innovative procedures involving patient care.

Position Requirements

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Valid License to practice/Nursing registration
  • Minimum of Two(2) years of direct work experience
  • Basic Nursing Ethic
  • Ability to undertake self-directed tasks when necessary
  • Flexible with time
  • Ability to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Capacity to prioritize by assessing situations to determine urgency.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply professional medical principles, procedures, and techniques
  • To ensure the communication of relevant information to appropriate persons.
  • To promote and maintain good interpersonal relationships with all members of the team and with other departments within the health center.
  • To assist with the instruction of new staff and demonstration of procedures and policies.
  • Knowledge of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with proper telephone etiquette.
  • Tactfulness and professionalism

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Purchasing Officer (Technical Buyer)
Location:
 Yola
Department: Finance (Purchasing & Procurement)
Summary of Position

  • The Technical buyer under limited direction performs difficult and complex technical duties related to the purchasing of services, supplies and equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures; writes specifications, prepares bid forms and handles bidding processes, analyze technical and financial bid results and makes recommendations and awards; process purchase orders; reviews requisitions for completeness, accuracy and risk management; prepares and maintains purchasing monthly reports relevant for decision making.
  • As assigned, also performs other duties to assist in and promote the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Purchase Department.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Initiates bid/quote process for AUN departments for services, supplies and equipment; consult with users and consultants to develop technical specifications; prepares bid documents and oversees the bid process; performs bid analysis and makes recommendations regarding purchases.
  • Prepares and processes purchase requisition forms, purchase orders and professional level agreements for contractors services; obtains proper business documentations to validate, set up, assign and track vendor IDs on banner; verifies appropriateness of accounting codes and availability of budgets for requisitions received.
  • Determines and develops appropriate sources of supply and maintains cooperative working relationships with vendors to stay current with trends and technologies, products and services
  • Evaluates requests, and processes purchase orders for purchase related activities in accordance with AUN Purchasing and Procurement procedures and policies.
  • Continually monitor suppliers to ensure cost, quality and delivery adherence. Using internal customers specifications as a tool for measuring delivery and quality compliance.
  • Provide information and support as required to the Director of Purchasing and Procurement, departmental/unit  heads and other internal customers. This  will include but not limited to delivery dates and pricing for products and services required.
  • To play active role in achieving departmental objectives such as cost reduction targets year on year, supplier reduction and improve stock management
  • Prepare preferred Supplier list and make evaluation report for supplier’s ability yearly for key suppliers.
  • Support technical maintenance services and spare parts requirements in line with AUN procedures
  • Play a key role to coordinate with internal customer and supplier to verify bad quality, to improve technical part in line with actual in Local sources.
  • May be responsible for and specialize in specific commodities such as furniture, stockless stores, construction project materials, automobile and /or technical equipment, etc. Responsible to research and respond to the specific facilities maintenance and operational requirement of the University.
  • Resolves problems and issues arising from purchase of services, supplies and equipment with internal customers and suppliers.
  • Perform Ad-hoc duties as assigned by the Director of Purchasing and Procurement.

Other requirements and abilities for the position:

  • Ability to learn and interpret difficult and complex technical rules, regulations and instructions.
  • Ability to write specifications, prepare bid documents, handle bidding process and anlyze all bid results.
  • Ability to maintain and prepare records, files and reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, follow and give oral and written directions.
  • Ability to understand basic negotiation techniques for items of low value
  • Ability to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether processes or events comply with guidelines, regulations or purchasing standards
  • Ability to analyze understands and negotiates legal contracts and forms.
  • Ability to perform detailed work related to purchasing with judgment, accuracy, confidentiality and promptness
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Ability to use basic accounting/business math to solve problems

Educational /Qualifications

  • B.Sc or HND in Engineering (Civil or Mechanical preferred)
  • Must be computer literate
  • Able to understand basic engineering processes and information

Experience:

  • Three years experience in purchasing a variety of general and specialized items, shipping and receiving, and basic accounting, preferably for construction/Engineering firms.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Good understanding of how parts are made would be an advantage.

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.

 

Application Deadline: 14th September, 2017

Recruitment at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Women Protection and Empowerment GBVIMS Officer
Location:
 Yola, Adamawa – with movement and focus on all WPE Programs in North-Eastern Nigeria
Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.
  • Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home
  • Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.
  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment Program is a multi-sectoral prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Yola, Adamawa State, North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Scope of Work

  • The WPE GBVIMS Officer will ensure correct entry of overall GBV cases into the GBV Incident Recorder (IR) for all IRC operational areas. These include Damaturu, Maiduguri, Monguno, Konduga Gwoza and all Adamawa WPE operational areas.
  • He/She will use the GBVIMS Incident Recorder to record all cases received from the different locations.
  • Shares weekly update with Senior program Manager and Coordinator on trend of cases documented to guide GBV prevention activities and informed programming.
  • Should ensure abiding by the GBV guiding principles.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures data received from the field is correctly entered into the Incident Recorder on a regular basis.
  • Weekly Share with CMOs, Managers and Coordinator trend to inform prevention activities and informed
  • Programming and for advocacy.
  • Manage Database of documented cases: to include statistics, and all other relevant information.
  • Use the GBVIMS Incident Recorder to analyze cases documented for weekly, monthly and quarterly
  • Statistics as required by program Manager / Coordinator for internal and donor reporting in a timely
  • manner.
  • Regularly update documentation and maintain Database for all documented cases using the GBVIMS.
  • Actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with IRC WPE Response teams,
  • Government actors, UN agencies, NGOs, and other relevant actors.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the GBV Senior Program Manager/Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Must have attained at least University degree in Sociology from a recognized Institution.
  • Must have experience working directly with GBV survivors and documenting cases of GBV for at least 2 years
  • Must be Computer literate in MS-Word and MS-Excel and must be knowledgeable in using the
  • GBVIMS.
  • Ability to organize and manage data; maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English, ability to speak other local languages like Hausa,
  • Kanuri is an added advantage.
  • Must possess interest and commitment to human rights, gender equality and gender issues.
  • Must be a Team Player.

Working Environment

  • The position will be based in Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria with frequent travel throughout Borno and Yobe states.
  • The situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a non-accompanied position.

Benefits
Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

 

 

Job Title: M&E Manager, DFID EiE Consortium
Location:
 Borno
Scope of Work

  • The IRC Nigeria is currently expanding its education portfolio in the northeast of the country in line with its five-year Strategic Action Plan (SAP). A priority outcome for the country program is that girls and boys enroll in and attend safe, functioning, responsive education services. The IRC aims to both rebuild, reequip, and staff damaged school infrastructure and enhance the quality of education through curriculum improvements in formal and non-formal institutions, with a particular focus on social and emotional learning.
  • In partnership with Creative Associates, the IRC intends to implement a twenty month project under the Education in Emergencies (EiE) component of DFID’s North-East Nigeria Transition to Development Programme (NENTAD) that aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in northeast Nigeria. The EiE project will reach more than 100,000 children and adolescents in Borno and Yobe states with quality formal and non-formal education services, including literacy, numeracy, and social-emotional skills.
  • The M&E Manager will ensure that the DFID EiE consortium implements the monitoring and evaluation commitments as set out in project. S/he Manager will be ensuring that suitable monitoring and evaluation systems are in place, implemented as intended, and reporting in a comprehensive and timely manner to facilitate program coordinators and managers deliver programs that achieve the desired outcomes /impacts.
  • The position holder has the role of supervising M&E Of focal points on the project. As a result, s/he is primarily responsible for building M&E Staff capacity through organizing training, mentoring, coaching and supervision. S/he technically supports IRC Nigeria to meet standards set out in the Strategic Action Plan (SAP 2020) and IRC’s global Monitoring for Action (MfA) initiative for improving monitoring practice and use of data for decision making within the organization.
  • This position is contingent on funding.

Responsibilities
Project design, learning and data quality:

  • Ensure that detailed and feasible project monitoring plans are developed that:
    • Provide an indicator matrix,
    • Consider ethical and safe collection and storage of data,
    • Consider data quality audits,
    • Consider storing, protecting and sharing project documents;
  • Closely work with M&E focal points on the consortium to make sure all projects have tested standard monitoring tools that capture both program activity and indicators progresses;
  • Make sure that the project hase accountability mechanisms up and running;
  • Lead exercises on conducting and documenting project learning reviews, and sharing lessons learned and best practices that have implications for refinement of best programmatic practice;
  • Organize lesson sharing events like lesson bazars to fertilize learning among different projects staff
  • Lead diagnostic studies, evaluations and surveys.

Monitoring and evaluation:

  • Facilitate the preparations of periodic project activity plans including M&E plans;
  • Work with project staff to determine which monitoring activities will take place and which data collection methods to use;
  • Work with project staff to ensure that the project work plan includes monitoring activities is up-to date and progress tracked;
  • Work with project staff to develop, translate, pilot and finalize data collection tools as needed;
  • Design survey data collection methodologies;
  • Together with the project technical leads, establish project/program databases and/or tracking sheets, and/or set up in the data platform;
  • Work with projects to ensure that data is collected and entered into databases and/or tracking sheets, and/or the data platform on a regular basis;
  • Work with project staff to develop detailed work plans and budgets for needs assessment and survey activities;Ensure compilation of routine data across sites and for cross-cutting strategic objectives (i.e. safety);
  • Establish a mechanism for measuring the contribution of the project in achieving the SAP;
  • Work with project staff to develop the TORs for needs assessments and surveys (that needs to be done internally or by a consultant);
  • Take the lead in appraisal of survey proposals, review and approve the data collection methodologies and tools proposed by survey consultants;
  • Closely follow up the field data collection and flag the data collection issues to the M&E coordinator and project staff;
  • Work with project staff to track progress on action points related to implementation and M&E activities;
  • Work with project staff to provide M&E inputs for reports written during project implementation;
  • Establish database for entry, management and analysis of needs assessment data;
  • Assist in completing quarterly Monitoring for Action project assessments;
  • Map roles and responsibilities in relation to the collection, entry, sharing, verification, analysis, and use of data;
  • Conduct data quality audits of project data to identify and resolve systemic problems affecting data quality;
  • Document findings from data quality audits and store in project files to ensure collective and sustainable access;
  • Document schedule of activities related to sharing reports with the project team, donors and other stakeholders;

Information management and reporting:

  • Establish and maintain program information management system;
  • Together with the M&E Officers and project staff, provide M&E inputs for regular analysis and action planning meetings to (1) compare data against project milestones, targets, and quality expectations across project sites; (2) identify issues requiring further attention;
  • Compile, systematically documents and make easily accessible to staff lessons learned;
  • Conduct assessment on the information management gaps and suggest the senior management team on how to fill the gaps;
  • Input M&E activity accomplishments into the regular reports to donor and project stakeholders.

Staff capacity building:

  • Conduct staff M&E capacity assessments and organize capacity building events to fill the identified gaps;
  • Build the capacity M&E focal points on M&E tools and techniques in general and data collection and analysis in particular;
  • Train staff in data collection methods, management, analysis, and how to use data for decision making;
  • Assist in recruitment of enumerators and HR onboarding.
  • Provide on job training to project staff to conduct descriptive analysis of needs assessment and survey data;
  • Identify staffing requirements for project monitoring;
  • Provide consistent, supportive supervision to strengthen staff performance as necessary to meet monitoring objectives.

Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor:

  • Perform other task related assignment proposed by his/her supervisor/s

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: M&E Coordinator. Indirect reporting line to Education Coordinator.
  • Position directly supervises: none, but technical supervision of data collection from education officers and learning facilitators
  • Other internal and/or external contacts: project staff, grants unit; finance, HR and supply chain departments

Professional Standards:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Requirements

  • University Degree in Statistics, Social Science, Development Economics, or a related discipline;
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience within the development / humanitarian sector;
  • Proven technical skills in monitoring and evaluation, including experience with multi-sectorial and multi-donor funded programs and experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis;
  • Proven abilities in developing monitoring plans, data collection, information management, use of databases, and analysis and performance monitoring;
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of humanitarian accountability principles and their translation into practice;
  • Strong planning, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, and reporting skills;
  • Excellent database, data management and data analysis skills, with experience using at least 2 software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Access, SPSS, STATA, Epi-data, Epi-Info; and
  • Strong commitment to IRC’s mission, purpose and values.

Working Environment

  • The position will be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria with frequent travel throughout Borno and Yobe states. The situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a non-accompanied position.

Benefits
Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send CV’s and cover letter to email address: “The Country Director, International Rescue Committee” vis: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org

Note: Hand delivery applications should be sent in clearly labelled envelop to any of our field offices in Maiduguri, Yola or Mubi

 

Application Deadline: 20th August, 2017.

Vacancies at Mercy Corps for Field Enumerators

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 

Job Title: Field Enumerator
Locations:
 Borno, Adamawa, Yobe
Program /Department Summary
With funding from USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), Mercy Corps is collaborating with Action Against Hunger, Catholic Relief Services, Cooperazione Internazionale, International Rescue Committee and Oxfam to conduct a joint six-month Livelihoods and Market Recovery Assessment in North East Nigeria. The assessment aims to:

  • Understand market systems dynamics across three conflict-afflicted states-Borno, Adamawa and Yobe;
  • Identifying constraints and opportunities to enable market systems to strengthen economic coping, facilitate market recovery, and increase livelihood opportunities for conflict-affected communities;
  • Identify approaches to facilitate local market recovery.
  • LMR partners have identified 4 market systems (cowpeas, cereals {maize, sorghum, millet}, vegetables and agricultural inputs) and cross-cutting areas (transport & infrastructure, access to finance and the effect of aid distribution) as the focus of the assessment.
  • LMR partners are collecting and analysing data to determine whether the market systems can be adapted to ultimately improve income generation, food security, nutrition and protection for vulnerable conflict-afflicted households in rural and urban areas in North East Nigeria.

Position Objective/ Purpose

  • Enumerators with past experience working with INGOs and UN Agencies in similar capacities will be recruited in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe state in order to get quality data and gain easy access to the LGAs.

Scope of work / Responsibilities
The enumerators will be engaged primarily to assist Mercy Corps in the tasks related to information gathering but not limited to:
Access to land:

  • Do farmers have access to land?
  • Are farmers able to plant on all of their land or do they only use accessible land for a limited period of time? (If so, how many seasons? are they IDPs?)
  • GPS co-ordinates of areas where farming activity can occur-colour-coded physical maps
  • Issues on restrictions on land access-including restrictions placed by the military on the amount of land available for farming
  • The type of soil available in the three States and its suitability for farming.

Status of grain storage in the North-East:

  • What type of storage facilities exist, who owns them (State or Federal Government, farmer owned, community owned, or ‘private’ storage {owned by input supplier, input distributors or transporters})
  • What are the gaps with grain storage at State and LGA-level?

Status of marketplaces:

  • What marketplaces have been destroyed, which are safe enough to rebuild and identify locations where market infrastructure marked for restoration would not be vulnerable to insurgent/AOG destruction?

Inputs distribution networks:

  • Identify inputs distribution networks in the state capital and LGAs (At least 5-10 larger distributors of seeds and agrochemicals in the main towns)
  • Who are their major customers in the LGAs? How far their supplies reach.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  • Qualifications in the fields of the Social Sciences, Economics, Development Studies or Statistics.
  • A sound track record in developing and conducting research
  • Experience working in the communities in either Borno, Adamawa or Yobe, and a good understanding of the local dialects is preferred.
  • Experience in data collection and analysis using participatory methodology.
  • Possess a degree of flexibility to work and availability to respond to comments and questions in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Proven skills in the use of mobile device for data collection
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Strong command over English and Hausa, especially ability to write high quality, clear and concise reports.
  • Candidates who reside or are familiar with the local communities in the targeted LGAs are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org All applications must include the position title in the subject line.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

Application Deadline: 3rd August, 2017.

Latest Jobs at the American University of Nigeria for Payroll Accountants

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: Payroll Accountant
Location:
 Yola
Department: Payroll/Finance Department
Summary of Position

  • The Payroll Accountant will be charged with the responsibility of assisting the Payroll Manager to provide an efficient and effective payroll service by ensuring that service users are provided with accurate information at all times while upholding the AUN Vision, Mission, Policies and Procedures.
  • The duties shall include but not limited to Managing, preparing, distributing, and reporting processes for payroll, while contributing to established policies and procedures for the payroll function.
  • Also,He/She will calculate deductions, such as income tax, pension’s contributions and/or Social Security payments, Health Insurance and other Insurance deductibles.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or an equivalent field from a recognized University with at least three (3) years of post qualification experience in payroll and employee benefits.
  • Knowledge of a computerized payroll system is preferred
  • IT skills in packages such as Word processing and spreadsheets are required.
  • Membership of relevant accounting institutes will be an added advantage.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Strong background in mathematics and accounting.
  • Ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules

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/CV’s, 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: 11th August, 2017

Job Openings at Street Child Nigeria, 31st July, 2017

Street Child is a Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Education Specialist
Location:
 FCT, Abuja, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
Reports to: Program Manager and Program Director
Starting Date: 21st August, 2017
Contract Duration: 1 year
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Organisational Context

  • Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world.
  • We were a key player in the Ebola crisis and led the global response for children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • We deliver everything through local partners and, since 2008, together we have built/renovated 156 schools and are now helping to educate over 40,000 young people.
  • Street Child works in the fields of education, child protection and livelihoods, working through sustainable solutions to stretch donations and create maximum impact.
  • We work in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal and in the last few months Street Child has been involved in the Humanitarian response for Nigeria as well as, being partner of the Education in Emergency Working Group.
  • Our work combines counselling, family mediation, business support, school building, and teacher training.

Operational/Context Role

  • The Education Specialist’s primary responsibility is to Support the implementation of Street Child education activities in North East Nigeria in order to guarantee the quality of formal and informal education services provided to forcibly displaced people and host communities.
  • In this area, Street Child carries out primary education, temporary learning and teacher trainings, looking both at the short and long term impacts
  • The position requires a strong background in Education, good communication skills, leadership, and the capacity to work with a team. Analytical thinking and the capacity to research innovative intervention methods, as well as creativity and flexibility are also expected.
  • The Street Child Education Specialist will be a key member of the Senior Management Team.

Key Responsibilities
General:

  • Coordinate and implement all the Education related project activities in collaboration with the Project Director and in liaison with schools, government and education agencies working on guaranteeing access to education services, and reinforcing the quality of the education provided.
  • Responsible for carrying out the Needs Assessment for the education programme and the preparation of the proposals and reports in collaboration with the Project Director
  • Design and oversee the implementation of innovative & individualized training programs for teachers, parents’ teachers’ association members and government education supervisors.
  • Actively participate for the development of the Nigerian Education in Emergency Curricula with all the main stakeholders involved
  • Design and coordinate workshops/education training activities for the JRS education programme.
  • Monitor day-to-day activities in the education programme to ensure best practice is adhered to school & learning centers management, curriculum design and implementation, pedagogical monitoring, optimization of the teaching & learning process.
  • Full responsibility for determining and, where required, designing, curricula and relevant teacher and student resources (e.g. textbooks etc).
  • Responsible for setting all learning goals for students – and designing and implementing effective methods of measuring student progress.

Reporting:

  • Keep the Project Director as well as the Program Manager informed on the activities of the project by providing relevant correspondence, reports and meeting minutes as well as making regular updates.
  • Responsible for prompt submission of all Education department financial and narrative reports to the Project Accountant/Project Director.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, mid-year, and annual reports to the Project Director.

Networking:

  • Responsible for co-ordination and liaison between Street Child and other agencies/local government/local communities/displaced community as regards to Street Child’ Education programme in conjunction with the Project Director
  • Represent Street Child at the stakeholders meeting as necessary e.g. Education Cluster Meeting

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills;
  • Ability to positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences;
  • An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
  • Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches to Education;
  • A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.

Core Values:

  • Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity;
  • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.
  • A resource and budget-sensitive approach – mindful of the need to balance high standards with the imperative stretching resource envelopes as far as possible, so as to benefit as many as possible of the hundreds of thousands of children in Liberia who presently lack, and are unlikely to acquire, these core life skills.
  • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information;
  • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.

Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • A University Degree in Education or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Experience (at least 4 years) working with NGO in primarily in education or education in emergencies and protracted crisis.
  • Experience in managing people/teams.
  • Experience in developing contents, manuals, training on education

Language:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and excellent writing skills
  • Fluency in Hausa (written and spoken)

Technical skills:

  • Strong analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills/experience
  • Knowledge of project cycle management
  • Knowledge and ability to apply INEE standards

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum 4 years’ of relevant professional experience as a manager within the humanitarian field including experience as an Advisor.
  • Someone with solid experience in practicing education, with exposure to emergency education, and accelerated curriculum.
  • Solid understanding of formal and informal education and developing programmes for refugee and IDP settings.
  • Understanding of education frameworks with ministries.
  • A team player with the ability to effectively work with and influence a diverse range of colleagues; possession of solid representation skills and proven analytical and communication skills.

Terms and Conditions

  • Contract is for one year, renewable with an initial probationary period of five months.
  • The Street Child remuneration policy is aligned with the Street Child ethos to offer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served.
  • The salary is calculated with the use of a post-adjustment multiplier and takes into account years of relevant experience and degree of responsibility of the role. Details will be discussed with short-listed candidates.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and the following documents below to: marcello@street-child.co.uk using “Application for Education Specialist position” as the subject of e-mail.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English including three (3) professional references with their contact information, phone and email address.
  • A cover letter describing the candidate’s desire and motivation to work for Street Child and how your qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.

Note

  • Interviews will be offered before as applications are received as we are urgently looking to fill this role
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 10th August, 2017.

Jobs at the American University of Nigeria for Teachers, July 2017

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 candidates to fill the vacant position below this position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

 

Job Title: Assistant Teacher
Location
: Yola
Department: AUN Academy Elementary
Summary of Position

  • The Assistant Teacher is responsible for providing pupils with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth, enabling pupils to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
  • The position assists in developing and implementing work schemes and lesson plans in line with the requirements of the school stage, which meets the curriculum program according to guidelines established by the board policies and administrative regulations.
  • These duties involve organizing and developing the lesson plans that meet standard requirements of the School and also using appropriate learning materials and equipment that reflect the accommodations for assessed student learning styles.

Position Requirements

  • At least a National Certificate of Education (NCE) or a National Diploma with concentration in Education.
  • Prior experience as working with pupils in early years classes

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Experience teaching young children
  • Passion for teaching
  • Demonstrate genuine and love and fondness for children

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 before the closing date of this publication.

Note:

  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status

 

Application Deadline: 3rd August, 2017.

New Openings at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Officer (National Contract Only)
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Overall Purpose of the Role

  • Facilitating the implementation of livelihood programming through coordination with stakeholders in operational areas. Support in enhancing the livelihoods of beneficiaries through the provision of information, business skills training, business support, CTP and agricultural interventions.

Responsibilities

  • General Programming & Operations
  • Provide field supervision to Livelihoods Assistants
  • Lead community engagement through community mobilization, beneficiary identification and selection processes
  • Analyze at all times the changing needs among community groups to ensure that DRC provides relevant activities
  • To participate in the design and implementation of Livelihoods related surveys and assessments in the project area
  • Lead assistants in facilitating the implementation of cash transfer programmes in project operational areas. Set up, manage and supervise the Conditional/Unconditional Cash Grants and Cash for Work activities (beneficiary registration, verification and manage distributions); and cash distributions
  • Liaise with M&E to conduct post-distribution monitoring to ensure that beneficiary entitlements have been adequately accounted for and reconcile the results with those issued by the warehouse manager/cash distribution agent and line manager for the supply of goods, cash and vouchers.
  • Oversee warehousing through coordinating with Logistics in sub office, at distribution sites ensuring that all commodities/cash/inputs/goods arriving at any given point are properly accounted for with systems in place
  • Conduct small business management trainings and support beneficiaries in business plan development through working with Livelihoods Assistants
  • Facilitate the set up and implementation of agricultural activities on the livelihoods programme through liaising with relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to programme design, planning and implementation through working with line manager
  • Contribute to regular reporting on achievements and challenges related to the project
  • Participate in facilitating and coordinating activities within the team and with other DRC’s departments
  • Submit high quality analytical project monthly and quarterly progress reports against the work plan to the line manager with explanations of deviations from the work plan

Capacity building:

  • Support the Livelihoods manager to enhance capacity to team members
  • Ensure that cross-cutting protection concerns are considered for all planned interventions.
  • Facilitate the continuous assessment process and provide support to staff conducting activities

Coordination:  

  • Be proactively seeking for new partnerships for SME, VST, Internship, and LH activities
  • Promote and ensure at all times a pragmatic and efficient dialogue as well as networking with Local Institution, Private Institutes, workshops, National and international NGOs and local authorities
  • Coordinate with the rest of the country team whenever needed
  • Liaise with relevant line ministries during project implementation i.e. Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Animal resources and Fisheries, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade etc.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Work closely with the monitoring team on monitoring and evaluation tools for livelihoods activities in coordination with the M & E team and line manager.
  • Facilitate the qualitative and quantitative monitoring of projects through team meetings, post-assistance visits, regular reporting and any other monitoring tools.
  • Participate in internal evaluations of programmes.

Representation:

  • If requested by the Livelihoods Program Manager represent DRC in livelihood working groups and interagency planning workshops.
  • Represent, and where necessary, advocate on behalf of DRC with local authorities and line ministries
  • The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)  
Essential:

  • At least 1-2 years of relevant professional livelihood experience with a humanitarian aid organization
  • Understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.
  • Good IT skills (especially Ms. Office)

Desirable:

  • Understanding of rights and protection issues of refugees, children and women
  • Experience working with displaced populations.
  • Experiencing of managing teams
  • Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in agriculture, economics, international human rights, law, sociology, social work, or other relevant field
  • Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.

Key Stakeholders: (Internal and External)
Internal:

  • Other programme staff

External:

  • Relevant stakeholders
  • Other NGOs

Essential:

  • Experience in Livelihood Programming and trainings.
  • An understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.
  • 1-2 years working experience, in the field of business is required

Desirable:

  • Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies
  • Experience working with displaced populations.
  • Experience with case management protocols desirable

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • University degree or advanced training/ course in Business Administration, agriculture, economics, sociology, social work, international affairs, humanitarian or related field
  • Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.

Key Stakeholders: (Internal and External)
Internal:

  • Other programme staff

External:

  • Relevant stakeholders
  • Other NGOs

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Assistant (National Contract Only)
Location:
 Yola, Adamawa
Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The Livelihoods Assistant will assist in enhancing the livelihoods of beneficiaries through the provision of business training, business grants support, beneficiary information and skills training while developing the social cohesion between host community and IDPs.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting SME Development, CTP and Agricultural Inputs Distributions
  • Ensure beneficiaries are screened, selected and verified through use of developed targeting criteria in operational areas.
  • Provide livelihood guidance, on an individual or group basis, to increase beneficiaries’ awareness of different business options based on market assessment and beneficiary interests.
  • Provide information to beneficiaries about livelihood and business development opportunities.
  • Organize small business training and business planning activities with beneficiaries
  • Provide information to beneficiaries on skills trainings, market opportunities, and small enterprise creation.
  • Assist beneficiaries in the establishment of home gardens/poultry production and continued support throughout the project timeframe.
  • Facilitate the implementation of Cash Transfer programmes and ward level; Unconditional/Conditional Cash Grants and Cash for Work
  • Work with line manager to plan for agricultural inputs distributions and ensuring inputs distributed accountably.
  • Work closely with Ministry of Agriculture Extension workers in facilitating vegetable farming/poultry production trainings for beneficiaries.
  • Support the organization of trainings and other events related to the project.
  • Establish linkages to adult learning institutions and refer beneficiaries to selected courses.
  • Provide administrative support if required.
  • Submit weekly reports and contribute to compilation of the monthly report and submit to line manager.

Stakeholder Coordination:

  • Coordination of Ward level stakeholders in consultation with line manager.
  • Ensure that protocol is followed through stakeholder consultation at all stages of project implementation.

Social Cohesion Programming:

  • Assess the relevance of potential intercommunal dialogue activities linked to livelihoods to improve the dialogue and cooperation between these fields (e.g. joint workshops, peer-to-peer activities, language exchanges, etc.).
  • Select beneficiaries who will participate in the activities through youth empowerment and community safety planning in coordination with AVR teams.
  • Maintain Excel tracking sheet to ensure that data are collected on a timely basis.
  • Contribute to regular reporting on achievements and challenges related to the project as requested by the Livelihoods Officer.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Work closely with the monitoring team and the Livelihood Officer on the timely monitoring and evaluation of all components – information, beneficiary selection, beneficiary feedback about activities, etc.
  • Facilitate the qualitative and quantitative monitoring of the project through team meetings, visits to selected beneficiaries, regular reporting and any other monitoring tools.
  • Participate in the internal evaluation of the program.

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role. 
Experience and Technical Competencies: (include years of experience) 

Essential:

  • Experience in Livelihood Programming and trainings.
  • An understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.
  • 1-2 years working experience, in the field of business is required

Desirable:

  • Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies
  • Experience working with displaced populations.
  • Experience with case management protocols desirable

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • University degree or advanced training/ course in Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Humanitarian or related field

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

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

Key stakeholders: (internal and external) 
Internal:

  • Other programme staff

External:

  • Relevant stakeholders
  • Other NGOs


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only
  • 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: “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.

 

Application Deadline: 28th July, 2017.

Job Recruitment at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

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 operations will initially focus on Borno and Adamawa States where DRC focus on meeting the basic needs (protection, WASH, food security and shelter) of urban caseloads and displacement camps, as well as establishing access to affected areas that have opened in recent months.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Risk Education Facilitator
Location: Damaturu, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri
The position

  • The Risk Education Facilitator is mainly responsible for the direct operational implementation of Risk education activities in the DRC/DDG areas of operation.
  • The Risk Education Facilitator delivers daily risk education sessions to IDPs, adults and children, in host communities and IDP camps on the risks associated with mines/Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) as part of efforts to ensure the safe return of IDPs and to reduce the risk of deaths/injuries associated with mines/ERW.
  • The Risk Education Facilitator also supports Risk Education Supervisors and Training Advisor in the development of new educational materials for both adults and children and for the continuous improvement of training methods.

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Knowledge of local communities and languages in the proposed areas of work (Maiduguri, Bama, Dikwa, Monguno, and Ngala)
  • Experience in facilitation with children
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel)
  • Educational and/or training skills

Desirables:

  • Artistic capability (e.g. singing, dancing, drama, graphic design) are an advantage.
  • Experience in addressing different groups of people an advantage
  • Able to take initiative
  • Well organized

Conditions

  • Availability: From 21 August 2017
  • 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:
Click here to apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title: Emergency RRM/NFI Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri
The Position

  • Coordinates and assists in the assessments for and the implementation of emergency response activities comprised of non-food distribution, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and shelter; in particular Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) activities

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Working experience in a humanitarian/recovery context within an Emergency program
  • Experience in complex emergencies
  • Strong ability to work in a variety of environments and in remote locations without the usual communication or amenities.
  • Knowledge of the context in rural Nigeria
  • Strong understanding of protection principles and likely protection concerns arising in the Nigerian context as well as conflict sensitivity

Desirables:

  • Work experience with international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and/or displaced population is a very strong asset.
  • Experience from needs assessments, registration, verification and distribution in emergency relief operations is a strong advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: August 1, 2017.
  • 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:
Click here to apply  for this Position

Note

  • The position is for Nigeria Nationals Only.
  • 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: Marie-Josee Hamel, Deputy Head of Programme
  • 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.

 

Application Deadline: 4th August, 2017.

New Jobs at Danish Refugee Council for Logistic & Procurement Managers

DRC is the process of scaling up and emergency programme in Nigeria focusing on responding to the huge humanitarian needs and challenges in the North East of Nigeria. Nigeria’s northeast is currently experiencing a significant humanitarian crisis, which has been the result of the ongoing-armed conflict between Boko Haram, the Nigerian military and the Multi-National Task Force in the north-east. An estimated 10 million people are affected by the conflict, this has led to a state of emergency being declared in three north-eastern states and spill-over effects into neighbouring countries. High insecurity in the region has made access for humanitarian actors extremely difficult and further exacerbating the situation.
DRC operations will initially focus on Borno and Adamawa States where DRC focus on meeting the basic needs (protection, WASH, food security and shelter) of urban caseloads and displacement camps, as well as establishing access to affected areas that have opened in recent months.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Logistic & Procurement Manager
Location:
 Yola, Adamawa
About the Job

  • Ensure rapid and effective procurement of relief items – meeting DRC and donor standards
  • Actively engage with programmes teams to aid in planning and delivery of effective support
  • Set standards for and manage procurement and logistics staff in coordination with Area Mangers
  • Put in place and maintain clear stock and inventory management procedures and documentation
  • Ensure transport planning and fleet management

Management and Supervision:

  • Your direct line manager is the Head of Support Services.
  • You will directly manage some Log & Proc staff but most Log and Procurement staff will be managed directly by the Area Managers in the field locations and you will be their technical supervisor as you will provide technical oversight.
  • You will manage directly or jointly (technical supervision) a total of 20 to 30 staff such as Procurement Officers, Senior Logistics Officers, Logistics Assistants, Warehouse Assistants and Drivers .

Tasks and Responsibilities
Procurement:

  • Establish and maintain a high quality procurement system, which is accountable, transparent and compliant with DRC’s Procurement  Policy and donor requirements
  • Manage all purchasing processes at field level in accordance with guidelines
  • Ensure that the tracking and filing system to record and archive all procurements is rigorously maintained
  • Ensure all technical requirements of supplies/goods requested are met;  while also ensuring that supplies are delivered in a reasonable time frame
  • Review Order Requests, Purchase Orders and follow up with Head Office for procurement and transport of items to distribution points
  • Ensure systematic process of transporting items from stores/suppliers to field locations, ensuring full control of movement and receipt of items.…

Stock and Asset Management:

  • Maintain and be responsible for management for all DRC stocks
  • Ensuring all DRC Assets are tagged and listed in the Asset Management database at the time of procurement with an asset file created for them and that a regular monitoring system is in place
  • Ensure that asset registers include donor requirements to facilitate correct disposal of assets during project liquidation
  • Maintain the warehouse and project assets and all related systems for the programme, ensuring full control of items at all stages, including stock management and release of items
  • Produce stock movement reports according the DRC reporting policy and formats

Fleet Management:

  • Ensure all DRC vehicles are regularly serviced and maintained
  • Ensure safe operation of the fleet through daily check of vehicles
  • Ensure proper recording on fleet management (e.g. log books, fuel consumption etc) according to DRC’s Logistics Reporting policy

Management and Coordination:

  • Management of assigned team, including drivers, assistants, warehouse staff, compound staff and security guards to ensure all duties carried out
  • Responsible for capacity building and appraisals of staff
  • Ensure donor compliance is adhered to
  • Prepare regular, timely and accurate narrative and logistical reports for DRC, in accordance with Head of office and logistics department
  • Following HR guidelines in management of staff.
  • Actively participate in national management and planning meetings
  • Support programme team with logistical aspects, such as distributions, as needed

Key Requirements

  • Proven experience for a minimum of 3 years in logistics post within an internationally recognized non-governmental organization or similar entity
  • Supply Chain Management experience
  • High level of interpersonal and negotiation skills and motivation to work as part of a team
  • Proficiency in English required
  • Yola with required professional travels, i.e. regular travels to field sites and abuja from the support hub in Yola to ensure standardisation of systems and support to programmes and Area Managers.
  • Result-oriented individual with ability to deliver good quality work in timely fashion
  • Proficiency in using MS Excel and Word programmes, and common computer and communications applications
  • Experience of managing logistical support staff
  • Some regional and international travel to attend to if required and requested for technichal meetings and/or global trainings

Desired:

  • Experience of working in complex emergencies and conflict situations
  • An understanding of and commitment to DRC’s mission and values
  • Capacity to monitor large volume of operations, capacity to take high level responsibilities and to work under pressure
  • An understanding of and commitment to DRC’s mission and values …

We Offer

  • Contract: 1 year – unaccompanied position
  • Salary Level: A13 – According to DRC’s salary scale  – for more information please consult the vacancy section

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Note

  • Only qualified applicants meeting the Job Offer’s requirements will be shortlisted
  • Please provide a resume (no more than 4 pages) and a Cover Letter (no more than 1 page)

 

Application Deadline: 4th August, 2017.

Job at the American University of Nigeria for an Assistant Coordinator, Student Affairs

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems. This position is a local one and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
AUN is seeking for a permanent suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Assistant Coordinator, Student Affairs (Female), New Foundation School (NFS)
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Foundation Programs, New Foundation School
Candidates: External and Internal
Summary of Position

  • The Assistant Coordinator Student Affairs, New Foundation School (NFS) is charged with the responsibility of assisting the Assistant Vice President, Foundation Programs, in ensuring the smooth running of the daily operations of the AUN New Foundation School. These duties shall include assisting with the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of varying levels of activities for the New Foundation School with a view to achieving the vision and mission behind its establishment.
  • The incumbent will reside in the housing complex with the students and coordinate all aspects of their residence life. This position reports directly to the Coordinator Student Affairs, New Foundation School and also collaborates with the other staff of the NFS and AUN.

Detail Listing of Responsibilities

  • Assist in the coordination of the various activities including teaching and learning in the New Foundation School as determined by the Assistant Vice President (AVP), Foundation Programs.
  • Collaborates with other staff of NFS in coordinating the New Foundation School’s procedures as defined by the University’s policy.
  • Supervise the New Foundation School Students in the residence halls.
  • Suggest improvements as necessary.
  • Coordinate as necessary arrangements for public functions and social gatherings including seating according to protocol and special courtesies extended to members and guests.
  • Attend NFS events including student field trips, exercise sessions, campus activities, clinic check-ups/emergencies, off-campus events, etc. as required to supervise and assist NFS students.
  • Remain overnight in NFS residence hall or off campus as required to fulfill NFS student supervisory duties.
  • Suggest programs to provide students with a variety of popular events.
  • Secure and protect the New Foundation School’s assets, including facilities and equipment.
  • Responsible for assisting the AVP Foundation Programs in ensuring a conducive atmosphere for intellectual exploration and knowledge dissemination.
  • Assist the AVP Foundation Programs to manage all aspects of the New Foundation Schools ‘activities to ensure and maintain the quality of students enrolled.
  • Perform other duties as required or delegated by the NFS Coordinator, Student Affairs or the AVP, Foundation Programs.

Requirements for the Position

  • A Bachelor’s degree or post graduate degree (preferred) from a recognized tertiary institution; plus four years increasingly responsible secondary school/ higher education, office support and administrative experience.
  • Knowledge of:
    • University policies and procedures affecting assigned work.
    • Office administration principles and practices.
    • Budgeting procedures and financial record keeping
    • Skill in English composition, grammar and punctuation.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and political acumen.
    • Skill in compiling and presenting statistical information.

Other Requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Energetic, dynamic personality
  • Ability to perform consistently under pressure and to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to represent the NFS in a professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to receive and follow instruction.
  • Ability to run several projects at the same time simultaneously with a high level efficiency.

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.
  • AUN is an equal-opportunity and non-discriminatory employer.
  • For more information on AUN, please visit www.aun.edu.ng

 

Application Deadline: 26th July, 2017.

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