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Massive Recruitment at The American University of Nigeria | 2020

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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.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

Applications are invited for the positions below:

Job Title: Logistics and Operations Officer

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to Office Manager

Position Background

  • The Logistics and Operations Officer will be responsible for providing logistics support for the project field operations including supply chain management, materials management, transportation and inventory.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide logistics and administrative support to program staff during workshops.
  • Provide Admin supports for day-to-day office management.
  • Coordinate all operations-related activities of the project.
  • Provides oversight of Vehicle logs, vehicle maintenance.
  • Identify Vehicle needs and reviews driver timesheet
  • Coordinates transportation and delivery of procurement and inventory.
  • Ensure periodic project vehicle maintenance.
  • Coordinate vehicle needs of project staff for official travels.
  • Direct, supervise Logistics Assistants (drivers) and arrange their trip plans.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • BA/B.Sc in Logistics or any related Social Sciences discipline.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of requisite logistics experience in INGO or donor-funded project.
  • Must be organized and logical, willing to adapt quickly to changing policies and procedures.
  • Able to efficiently solve transport problems relating to staff vehicle needs.
  • Able to operate Microsoft Office and be familiar with any other software.

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Procurement Officer will be responsible for Project procurements, review overall procurement processes, tracking procurements of goods and services through the procurement cycle and ensure adequate competition is achieved for procurements.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain comprehensive procurement files, including solicitations, proposals, evaluations, award documents, official contracts and correspondence on all procurements, following policies and local law.
  • Supervise and verify the procurement of materials according to the or needs of the project.
  • Design and prepare Terms of Reference and/or technical specifications for procurements, in collaboration with the project team. Ensure presentation of sufficient selection that meets requirements of quality assurance, delivery, and transparency.
  • Liaise with Procurement committee to process procurements according to AUN/Project’s respective procurement rules and regulations.
  • Develop and provide regular procurement mentoring and trainings to project staff to support project implementation.
  • Compile and review budgets, solicited quotations, negotiations, and analysis to recommend vendors for delivery of goods and services.
  • Verify to ensure deliveries are complete and done in a timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • BSc./BA in Purchase & Supply, Economics, Business Admin or relevant Social Science field.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required with three years of experience directly relevant to procurement.
  • INGO Work experience or donor-funded project is desirable.
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle high-priority procurements.
  • Excellent timekeeping skills and ability to independently manage deadline-oriented tasks.
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English required

Job Title: Livelihood Assistant

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Livelihood Officer
Slot: 3 Openings

Position Background

  • The Livelihoods Assistant will support the Livelihood Officer for technical implementation of the cash transfer program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist to screening, selected and verification of Beneficiaries as instructed by the Livelihood officer.
  • Support in providing livelihood guidance to beneficiaries and/or group to increase beneficiaries’ awareness of different business options.
  • Assist in providing information to beneficiaries about livelihood and business development opportunities.
  • Support in assisting beneficiaries to establish home gardens/poultry production.
  • Assist so as to facilitate the implementation of Cash Transfer programmes and funds for Work
  • Provide administrative support if required.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • BSc / HND in Business Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Humanitarian or related field.
  • Experience in Livelihood Programming and trainings.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the field of business and/or livelihood programs is required.
  • Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies
  • Experience working with displaced populations.
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good supervision and report writing.

Job Title: Senior Security Officer

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Senior Security Officer will coordinate day to day security operations of the project.
  • H/she will provide support and security updates to the Security Advisor for the day-to-day Project Security needs as per the Project/AUN security policies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide security coordination and supervision for the project and field offices.
  • Responsible for the security of staff both staff and project properties.
  • Provide the program staff with security clearance and ensuring security of training venues.
  • Support in the implementation of phone tree and project emergency evacuation plan.
  • Report to Security Advisor and the PD on safety mitigation and threat warnings at project offices/fields.
  • Oversee movement control and coordination for the project, including driver and vehicle deployment and staff whereabouts.
  • Liaise with Security Advisor and Project Director to issue security clearance before any field trip by program staff.
  • Provide weekly security report to the PD, AG&C and Security Advisor
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements for American University of Nigeria Recruitment

  • BSc/HND in Sociology, criminology or any other social sciences with 2 years’ experience managing project security.
  • Must have 5-7 years of specific experience.
  • Relevant training on security operation desirable.
  • Retired military/police and or other security service is a plus
  • Good working ICT Skills.

Job Title: State Supervisor

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The State Supervisor will provide support and technical expertise to the project in the planning and implementation of livelihood entrepreneurship activities.
  • H/she will also provide support in the Prevention of Spread of Covid-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop the methodology to be implemented to support the beneficiaries through their employability and business development training.
  • Design and development of activities to improve individual entrepreneurial and employability capabilities.
  • Generate and submit period report on monitoring of activities to the PD.
  • Serve as liaison person between Head office, field office, the project beneficiaries and communities.
  • Supervises the planning, design, implementation and post-implementation evaluation of all entrepreneurship-related trainings (on-the-job and formal) provided to program staff, volunteers or other stakeholders.
  • Develops and maintains good relationships and lines of communication with all the stakeholders of the project (relevant local authorities and communities).
  • Ensures proper monitoring of all the project field activities under his/her responsibility so as to follow up on the beneficiary’s pathways towards and post business creation: trainings/workshops’ participation, monitoring forms, etc.
  • Reports any problems encountered in the field such as project participants’/stakeholder’s complaints to the PD.
  • Translate of the official document and communication document (flyers…) when requested by his supervisor
  • Ensure accurate implementation of program data forms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and deal successfully in multi-cultural environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • BSc./BA, HND in Management, Business / Public Admin, Economics, or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required.
  • Patience, diplomacy and Ability to work in a team.
  • Strong planning and coordination skills
  • Adaptability (different sites and constraints)
  • Ability to work in an emergency context and ability to respect and deal with tight deadlines
  • Good reporting skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English required.
  • Good knowledge of Hausa language (Required)

Job Title: Office Assistant

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Officer/Office Manager

Position Background

  • The Office Assistant will assist the Project/Office Manager to carry out routine day to day administration of the project and office tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support in the coordination of office management, activities and programs in project office.
  • Carry out filing of relevant materials and project documents.
  • Provide administrative support to program teams based in the project communities.
  • Tracking and ensuring participants in training events sign attendance.
  • Conducting and reporting pre-training venue inspections and work with hotel staff to prepare venues as required.
  • Coordinate transport of training equipment and materials to venues ready for use.
  • Tracking project pending actions, including following-up/reminding concerned staff.
  • Update project operations files and staff contact list.
  • Providing logistics and other support to program implementation
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social, Business Management, Public Administration, or equivalents.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience with an NGO.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

Job Title: Logistics Assistant (Drivers)

Locations: Damaturu-Yobe, Maiduguri-Borno and Yola-Adamawa
Slot: 3 Openings
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project and Logistics Officer.

Position Background

  • The Logistics Assistant (Driver) is in charge of driving staff to various destinations.
  • The position holder will also provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations.
  • Provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.
  • Daily cleans vehicle and perform routine checks to ensure it has proper working tools.
  • Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet
  • Parks vehicle safely at designated place at the end of each working day not later than 6 pm, travels after 6pm must have prior approval of the AG&C.
  • Ensure vehicle movement log book is filled accurately, timely and regularly.
  • Report to the PD and Project/Logistics Officer of any accidents or issues involving the project vehicles.
  • Compliance with motor vehicle and travel policy of AUN and the Project regulations.
  • Ensure vehicles have tool kit, jack, umbrella, first aid box, map, fire extinguishers etc.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum requirement of SSCE and Trade test is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years working experience with International organization with ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Certificate on professional driving is an added advantage.
  • Must have valid class B driver’s license.
  • Proficiency in Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Previous work experience with INGO or knowledge of Donors policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage.

Job Title: Monitor

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri & Yola
Slots: 3 Openings
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Livelihood Officer

Position Background
The Monitor will conduct monitoring of activities of the targeted beneficiaries for the Livelihood Project, set up monitoring according to designed standard procedures and accurate documentation on cash and/or items distributions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of the project in the field
  • Assist the Livelihood Centre Assistant in running field activities.
  • Inform the Livelihood Centre Officer and project officers about any problems in the camp or community.
  • Report everyday about the development of the project in the field.
  • Assist in distribution of items meant for the PoCs and/or other beneficiaries.
  • Participate in community mobilization, registration processes.
  • Ensure that all documents related to beneficiary’s activities are accurate and properly filed.
  • In case of cash disbursement, the Monitor must ensure that beneficiary sign or thumb print against their names on the receipts as proof that they received such amount.
  • Complete required documents/forms related to Livelihood Project
  • Prepare food monitors report with all beneficiary distribution lists matching with signatures
  • Participate in training and sensitization of beneficiaries on distribution and other items.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • University degree, Diploma or advanced training/ course in Social Work, Humanitarian or related field
  • Previous similar work experience
  • High level communication skills and team work spirit.
  • Familiarity with host community culture
  • High Level of understanding of “NGO” Principles and approach
  • High level of ability to identify needs from the community
  • Ability to perform field assignments and willingness to travel in difficult terrain and security-risk areas.

Job Title: Public Health Advisor

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Public Health Advisor will be responsible for monitoring outbreak and spread of the “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19), which has caused a public health emergency and promote public health program in project communities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for carrying out and promoting public health program activities in the project communities.
  • Provide trainings and creative COVID19 preventive awareness programs to project beneficiaries.
  • Provide advice, assistance, and/or consultation on public health programs in target states and communities
  • Identify public health problems and issues as they relate to unsafe or ineffective use by beneficiaries or health professionals.
  • Advise public health personnel and program staff on program policies, procedures, and activities
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • BSc in Public Health, Science, Social Science, Management or related field
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience in implementing, managing or monitoring public health and livelihood programs
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor, supervise, and train in health service and livelihood programs
  • Excellent technical writing and oral presentation skills highly desired
  • INGO work experience preferred.

Job Title: Social Media Assistant

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri & Yola
Slots: 3 Openings
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Social Media Content Creation Manager

Position Background
The Social Media Assistant will assist the Social Media Content Creation Manager to administer the project’s social media accounts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the Officer in handling project’s social media presence and social media platforms.
  • Participate in conducting research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences.
  • Assist in ensuring effective implementation of social media strategy to align with project goals.
  • Assist in disseminating information to social media platform followers and help respond to queries within capacity.
  • Assist and support the officer to oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout).
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

  • Sc/HND in Marketing or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Social media Assistant.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in similar position.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical and multitasking skills.

Job Title: Finance Manager

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report AUN Finance Director

Position Background

  • The Finance Manager will Provide overall management of the financial of the project. H/she will work to create a finance division that is conducive to and facilitates the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the project.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review financial documents to ensure proper allocation before submission to the PD, AGC and/or Finance Director.
  • Submit timely requisitions of funds to Yola Head Office to ensure uninterrupted flow of funds to implement programme activities.
  • Provide advice in the preparation of technical programme budgets and ensure that tracking of programme expenses takes place accordingly.
  • Assist the PD in the preparation of monthly and ad hoc financial, budget or accounting reports.
  • Oversees closing of the monthly accounts and ensure timely submission to Yola Head office and/or Donor.
  • Review the State Offices’ monthly accounts before processing them on Accounting software used.
  • Approve all Petty Cash vouchers for processing.
  • Ensuring cost-effectiveness, efficiency and accountability throughout the life of the project;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Finance, Management, Administration or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years working experience in finance and administration, preferably with international projects development NGO.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing) and Fluent in Local language(s).
  • High reporting skills (excellent writing skills)
  • Strong ability to multi-tasks and work independently, attention to details.
  • Previous experience with INGO and knowledge of financial software.
  • Extensive financial, budget and Grants experience.

Job Title: Peer Education Assistant

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Officer/Office Manager

Position Background

  • The Peer Education Assistant will provide a safe space and learning environment for the beneficiaries without fear of judgment, misunderstanding, harassment or abuse.
  • H/she shall work to increase social connectedness and create a sense of belonging within supportive peer networks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Mentoring, sharing of information, leading in tasks and supporting beneficiaries in target communities through positive behavior.
  • Assisting the peers in articulating their goals for recovery, learning and practicing new skills, helping them monitor their progress, supporting them in their treatment, modeling effective coping techniques and self-help strategies.
  • Assisting in clinical, emotional and support services as needed.
  • Providing assistance in peer advocacy and interdisciplinary treatments.
  • Coordinate with patients in care planning activities.
  • Carry out community familiarisation, mobilise peers and venue selection for sessions.
  • Take in the lead in community advocacy activities for parents and guardians.
  • Provide support in developing a monthly work plan.
  • Compile, validate and report data on session activities.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • A minimum of a Degree in Social / Behavioural Sciences or a related field of study.
  • A minimum of 3 year experience in community and health-related interventions, especially in behaviour change communication and management of health-related plans.
  • Experience in advocacy will be an added advantage.
  • The successful candidate must be a resident in the state/community of implementation.
  • He/She must be able to speak the local language of the intervention state/communities. (Hausa and/or Kanuri).
  • He/She must be conversant with the norms and values of the community.
  • Good report writing and excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Job Title: Senior M&E Officer

Location: Maiduguri-Borno or Yola-Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Snr. M&E Officer will serve as the main focal person for all Research, MEL activity which include data validation, DQA, coordination meetings, capacity building in data quality and supportive supervisory visit to strengthen data collection and management.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead in the plan and implementation of MEL activities of the project.
  • Ensure high quality data are available when needed for programmatic decision making.
  • Manage the information-gathering process for results and performance reports.
  • Support in Adapting and maintain a high quality database for the project.
  • Contribute to work plans, budgets and technical reports and deliverables.
  • Monitor project performance against targets and prepare periodic reports on M&E activities.
  • Participate in project assessments, evaluations, design and development of survey protocols.
  • Support implementation of program evaluations, baseline and end line assessments.
  • Promote learning and assist state team on documenting and implementing lessons.
  • Support the elaboration of success stories and case studies based on intended audience.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Demography, Mathematics or any other relevant discipline.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), IMS etc.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years working experience in related position.
  • Experience in conducting assessments, surveys, data management and analysis.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Job Title: Social Media Content Creation Manager

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Social Media Content Creation Manager will administer the project’s social media accounts.
  • H/she will be responsible for creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers.
  • H/she is expected to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies, social media trends and be able to express the project’s views creatively.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Handle all the project’s social media presence and ensuring high levels of web traffic and customer engagement.
  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with project goals
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news)
  • Collaborate with IT, programs and Communication teams to ensure brand consistency.
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor their reviews
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout).
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions.
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

  • Master / M.Sc degree in Marketing or relevant field
  • Proven work experience as a Social media manager
  • Hands-on experience in content management.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years working experience in similar position.
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Knowledge of online marketing channel
  • Familiarity with web design
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical and multitasking skills

Job Title: Communication Manager

Locations: Maiduguri-Borno or Yola-Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Communication Manager will be responsible for raising awareness about project, write and distribute content to promote project’s brand and activities.
  • Liaise with media and also produce press releases. H/she shall give technical support in drafting and editing project reports.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support in drafting, editing project’s reports (including high-level technical reports).
  • Manage the project’s online presence including the project website and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn etc.
  • Support internal and external communications i.e. manage media contacts.
  • Monitor and track all relevant media activity and reportage and obtain newspaper cuttings, articles and news features.
  • Leverage current publishing and information technologies to capture and disseminate project gains in new and compelling ways.
  • Integrate information dissemination, networking, and outreach activities into the knowledge sharing effort.
  • Support partners to generate key messages, develop talking points and draft speeches.
  • Coordinates development of annual/quarterly reports, success stories, blogs, web articles and ad hoc reports.
  • Organizes public events, production of publicity materials, press releases and coordination with media outlets.
  • Develop communication materials in print and online formats to support project objectives.
  • Ensure conformity with USAID communication, branding and marking guidelines
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Master / M.Sc in Information Technology, Communications, Journalism, Management, Social Sciences or related filed.
  • Excellent Internet savvy, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.), knowledge of graphics software desirable.
  • Must have 5-7 years of specific related experience in communications, preferably with INGO or donor funded projects.
  • Excellent spoken and written English/report writing skills (to be tested).

Job Title: Cash Transfer Management Officer

Location: Maiduguri-Borno or Yola-Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Finance Manager

Position Background

  • The Cash Transfer Management Officer will work closely with the Finance Manager to support implementation of the cash transfers of the program in all the beneficiary states/communities, ensuring that the cash transfer component is delivered in a timely manner and to a high quality.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in sensitisation of local government structures, communities and traditional authorities on the on targeting criteria and identification and registration of the beneficiaries.
  • Help oversee the delivery of regular cash transfers and helping ensure the resolution of any problems.
  • Assist in training of any project or partner staff on cash transfer programming.
  • Actively participate in relevant field assessments to identify the beneficiaries’ needs and viable business opportunities, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs
  • Organize trainings of cash beneficiaries on the identified needs
  • Assist in the registration of target beneficiaries/families, ensuring that the data is collected and recorded appropriately
  • Coordinate activities with local authorities, international community members, other implementing actors and partners at the local level.
  • Compile and submit regular project reports and updates
  • Facilitate the provision of livelihoods kits for agricultural or income generating activities in order to enable the ability to start-up businesses that will strengthen the households economically and enable them retain their children in school beyond the lifespan of the project.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

  • First Degree / HND qualification in Social Policy, Social Science, International Development, Economics or related relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years post NYSC relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated success in community resilience programs and technically sound in cash transfers, capacity building and other cash transfer components.
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of working in inter-cultural environment;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Emails etc)
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment and passion for the realisation of women’s and girls’ rights and gender equality.
  • INGO working knowledge (Preferred).

Job Title: M&E Assistant

Locations: Damaturu-Yobe, Maiduguri-Borno and Yola-Adamawa
Slot: 3 Openings
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the M&E Officer

Position Background

  • The M&E Assistant will support the M&E officer in managing day-to-day M&E tasks arising in the Field Office. and.
  • H/she will work closely with all program staff in the field to provide technical support to field teams to ensure effective implementation of projects M&E commitments, improve program quality through enhanced data management systems and processes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer M&E tools, collect and enter classroom and school data
  • Conduct basic M&E analysis as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Support the implementation of program assessments and evaluations
  • Support the team in documenting and implementing lessons learned and good practices.
  • Support in conduct of annual learning assessments.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc in Mathematics, Statistics, ICT, Research or any relevant Social Sciences.
  • 3 years’ experience of data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.
  • Good organizational and analytical skills and ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal and community mobilization skills.
  • Knowledge of local language preferred.
  • Good IT skills needed and the ability to use excel and similar software preferred.
  • Good verbal and written skills in the English language.

Job Title: IT Manager

Location: Maiduguri-Borno or Yola-Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The IT Manager will have the primary responsibility of maintaining a functional project IT equipment, software and system, assisting staff in developing and effectively using information technologies.
  • S/he will assist in setting up and managing the project IT systems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and maintain the setup of a secure, fully functional computer network in the project states offices.
  • Ensure that necessary hardware and software as well as communication equipment are acquired, installed and maintained.
  • Ensure real time backups of project databases (including project website and intranet) to effectively manage programs and administration of information need.
  • Design file-sharing system on the project and/or AUN website to allow for effective and efficient sharing of files within the project and ensuring that business forms are updated regularly.
  • Remotely support and troubleshoot users across project states on their daily work.
  • Implement and enforce security on the network and prevent misuse of the IT resources
  • Ensure regular updates of all office software, including anti-virus soft wares.
  • Keeping the project up to date with new advancements in information and communication technologies.
  • Training of Project staff to improve their computer skills (as required) and providing regular IT supports.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

  • Master/M.Sc. in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
  • Must have 5-7 years of specific experience in desktop support, ICT, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Previous experience working as IT Manager with INGO or Donor funded projects is preferred
  • High level knowledge of Spoken and Written English required

Job Title: Social Engagement / Welfare Officer

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Social Engagement/Welfare Officer shall coordinate and lead community engagement and mobilization activities for the response programmes in line with International minimum standards in Northeast Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a social media strategy
  • Coordinate the psychosocial support and community-based protection programming interfacing with other programme team members.
  • Support the strengthening of child protection community-based systems inclusive of developing trainings, supervision/coaching tools, monitoring, and tracking tools and improve referral systems.
  • Conduct and supervise training with men and boys, women and girls on social norms change.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of community-based mechanisms and groups including adolescent peer groups, child protection committees, children’s clubs, parent groups and informal foster caregivers.
  • Design and facilitate community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with Community Engagement Workers, Community Based Protection Mechanisms, and children/adolescents.
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
  • Ensure beneficiaries are informed and regularly reminded about their entitlements from the project, and the confidential complaints mechanisms;
  • Support resource mobilization efforts by participating in rapid assessments, project reviews and related tasks that will ensure adequate information for proposal development.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Experience working in emergency settings with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse.
  • Strong experience providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
  • Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
  • Strong command of both written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) strongly desired.

Job Title: Livelihood Officer

Location: Maiduguri-Borno or Yola-Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Livelihoods Officer will support the technical implementation of the cash transfer project by ensuring that the project activities are done within the time frame. Organize and manage the distribution of cash to targeted households.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Organize and supervise the distribution of cash to the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Responsible for the selection and verification of beneficiaries in coordination with community committee and authorities and the use of selection criteria
  • Actively engage and support in community sensitization activities on selection criteria, cash redemption process and feedback mechanism.
  • Develop distribution plans for Cash and share for final approval.
  • Maintain clear communication with cash transfer agents and beneficiaries in accordance with Project policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with cash transfer agents on the schedule of distributions to make sure they are ready with cash to smoothly distribute cash to beneficiaries.
  • Organize cash distributions considering safety and dignity of beneficiaries
  • Conduct field visits to project sites and meet with community leaders to select specific vulnerable locations for targeting and ensure a conducive community mobilization system
  • Provide close supervision and monitoring to the implementation of livelihood project-related activities in the field.
  • Conduct post-distribution monitoring.
  • Support in conducting market assessments or cash feasibility assessment in the targeted communities.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Development studies or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience.
  • Proven practical experience in cash and livelihoods programming.
  • Coordination experience with different partners and stakeholders
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Ability to communicate in local languages (Hausa) will be an added advantage

Job Title: Social Engagement / Welfare Assistant

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Social Engagement/Welfare Officer

Position Background

  • The Social Engagement/Welfare Officer shall support and assist the Officer in the coordination of community engagement and mobilization activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist the officer to coordinate psychosocial support and community-based protection programming.
  • Assist in support to strengthening of child protection community-based systems inclusive of developing trainings.
  • Ensure availability of training materials at training venues for training of men and boys, women and girls on social norms change.
  • Participate in community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with the officer.
  • Assist in ensuring that beneficiaries are informed and regularly reminded about their entitlements from the project and the confidential complaints mechanisms.
  • Provide support to the Officer in resource mobilization efforts by participating in rapid assessments.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related fields
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse.
  • Medium experience in providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
  • Good written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) desired.

Job Title: Community Engagement Officer

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri & Yola
Slots: 3 Openings
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Community Engagement Officer will coordinate and lead community engagement and mobilization activities for the Project.
  • Implement activities to increase community awareness and support of beneficiaries in targeted communities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the State Supervisors and/or PD through developing in-depth knowledge of local customs and culture in respective project states and communities.
  • Will be responsible for implementing activities to increase community awareness and support the PD and State Supervisor to enhance community participation and acceptability.
  • Coordinate the psychosocial support and community based education programming.
  • Engage in community advocacy to raise community awareness.
  • Supports the application of training materials to selected beneficiaries.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of community based mechanisms.
  • Provide support to parent groups and caregivers by organizing and leading sessions with parents on positive parenting practices.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the superior.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health.
  • Requisite community engagement experience in a donor-funded project.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in community engagement/child protection.
  • Experience working with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
  • Experience in Community Based programming and Child-Friendly Spaces
  • Experience providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
  • Excellent community mobilization skills.
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Strong written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) desired.

Job Title: Project Office / Office Manager

Location: Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director

Position Background

  • The Project Officer/Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining office services, organize office operations and procedures and oversee administrative support.
  • He/she is the point person for any issues that arise within the team, support and coordinate project administrative operations and communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all project admin functions and coordinate all office administrative matters.
  • Ensure that the office operates smoothly and efficiently on day-to-day basis.
  • Compose and control correspondence, produce reports and design filing system.
  • Implement and maintain procedures and office administrative systems.
  • Coordinating appointments and meetings for the senior leadership team (SLT).
  • Coordinate project internal and external communications.
  • Provide support during the recruitment of Admin/Communication staff.
  • Lead on Project communication and non-technical reports.
  • Create presentations and other management-level reports.
  • Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Masters / M.Sc. in Business Admin, Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Excellence, integrity, creativity, team spirit, commitment and safety consciousness.
  • Must be able to provide high-level technical support to solve technical problems.
  • Must have 5-7 years of specific experience.
  • A high level of oral and written communication
  • Ability to delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end.

Job Title: Finance / Cash Transfer Officer

Locations: Damaturu, Maiduguri or Yola
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Supervisor: Report to the Project Director
Slot: 3 Openings

Position Background

  • Finance/Cash Transfer Officer will support in the day-to-day implementation of the Cash Transfer program, ensuring that the Project achieves its goals and objectives and in compliance to the Donor standards.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure the proper implementation and reporting of the Cash based Program Activities by supervising the Cash for Work teams and ensure that all activities are carried out and reported in an effective, efficient and transparent matter.
  • Plan and organize the Cash distributions to the registered beneficiaries in the project communities and ensure effective community and stakeholder coordination in the implementation of the Cash transfer program.
  • Ensure effective communication of project objectives and activities to both beneficiary communities and relevant stakeholders such as local authority and community leadership.
  • Assist in sensitization of local government structures, communities and traditional authorities on the on targeting criteria and identification and registration of the beneficiaries.
  • Help oversee delivery of regular cash transfers and helping ensure the resolution of any problems.
  • Actively participate in relevant field assessments to identify the beneficiaries’ needs and viable business opportunities, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.
  • Organize the training of the cash beneficiaries on the identified needs
  • Compile and submit regular project reports and updates
  • Facilitate the provision of livelihoods kits for agricultural or income generating activities in order to enable the ability to start-up businesses that will strengthen the households economically and enable them retain their children in school beyond the lifespan of the project.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • BSc/HND in Finance, Accountancy, Economics or related fields.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a relevant position.
  • Proven experience in Cash Programming is a distinctive advantage.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting distributions is desired.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Able to work on a high level with Word, Power Point, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Accounting software.
  • Previous experience in an international NGOs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and deal successfully in multi-cultural environment.
  • Committed, honest and eager to learn.

Description of Benefits

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here (doc) to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: [email protected] in a word document or PDF format. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email

Note

  • The position is local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • The position is contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.
  • This position is for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
  • 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 

26th May, 2020.

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