American University of Nigeria (AUN) Graduate Staff Recruitment (5 Positions)

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American University of Nigeria (AUN) – 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.

We are recruiting:

1). Finance and Admin Officer

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  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Department: Atiku Center
  • Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
  • Duration: 1 (One) Year

Primary Responsibilities

  • Managing of petty cash transaction;
  • Disbursing of funds to all participants during workshops;
  • Handling of cash payments to all vendors/Staff
  • Preparation of petty cash update and reports;
  • Weekly cash reconciliation and replenishment;
  • Scanning and filing financial documents into database and maintaining hard copies filling;
  • Review of payment documents in relation to payment checklist;
  • Keep petty cash funds in safe and provide periodic petty cash report.
  • Raising of Payment Vouchers/Petty Cash Vouchers
  • Day to day bank liaison and general finance and Admin duties
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc in Accounting / Banking and Finance with 3 years of project experience
  • Grant management experience for UNHCR projects
  • Experience in the use of financial accounting software
  • Experience in project finance, audit and project banking
  • Knowledge of UNHCR financial regulations and ICT skills.

Description of Benefits

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

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2). Project Director

  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Department: Atiku Center
  • Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
  • Duration: 1 (One) Year

Position Summary

  • The Project Director is responsible for meeting the project’s technical objectives, managing financial resources, managing program staff, maintaining good working relationships with host government officials and local partners, managing donor reporting and ensuring high-quality delivery of services.
  • The Project Director reports to the Administrator of Grants, Contracts and Programs at AUN.

Requirements

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  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in organizational development, public health, public administration, business administration, international development, or other relevant field preferred;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in program management at senior management level is required 3-5 years in Nigeria
  • Experience in gender issues including SGBV, livelihoods, required.
  • Aptitude/experience in supervising staff and the ability to mentor subordinates;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the development sector in Nigeria preferred
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of Hausa required.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the Northern region of Nigeria will be an added advantage.

Description of Benefits

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

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3). Training Coordinator

  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Department: Atiku Center
  • Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
  • Duration: 1 (One) Year

Primary Responsibilities

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  • Organize and oversee the implementation of the project training/capacity building, in line with the priorities identified by the project and partner institutions.
  • Ensure the inclusion and consistency of capacity development plans in the overall project work plan and deliverables.
  • Identify and organize collaborative partnership with trainers/consultant or capacity development experts, including professionals from UN and non UN agency programs, to meet the demand and objectives of the project.
  • Facilitate the network of capacity-building experts on training and mentoring, in consultation with the Project Director.
  • Ensure coherence and synergies of the project’s intervention with the overall strategy of AUN/ in terms of capacity building and high performance.
  • Initiate, lead and follow relevant partnerships with relevant Ministry and training bodies in order to support and pursue sustainable trainings for the targeted departments/units and beneficiaries.
  • Ensure the sharing of experiences and dissemination of good practice in capacity development.
  • Design and develop training modules to support and respond to project needs.
  • Coordinate/align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the project “learning by doing”;
  • Organize, implement and monitor other capacity utilization programs especially coaching and mentoring.

Position Requirements

  • BA / B.Sc/ in Pure and or Social Sciences and years’ experience in project management,
  • 3 years of experience in managing office and people management.
  • Great communication and report writing skills.
  • Have experience in the development of training materials and delivering trainings.
  • High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in local languages and English.

Description of Benefits

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

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4). Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Department: Atiku Center
  • Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
  • Duration: 1 (One) Year

Position Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will lead all project M&E reporting.
  • S/he will be experienced in project M&E at state and local government level.
  • S/he will be a mentor to project staff to support M&E functions of the project.
  • S/he should be a highly skilled and experienced data manager and data analyst.
  • S/he should be able to track and report on all project targets and indicators as described in the project M&E plan and log frame. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer reports to the Project Director.

Requirements

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  • BA / Master’s degree or equivalent experience in statistics, Mathematics, Physics
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project M&E Nigeria
  • Proven experience and skills in data management and analysis
  • Experience in developing project M&E plans and log frames
  • Aptitude/experience in supervising staff and the ability to mentor subordinates;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical packages such as Excel, SPSS etc
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of Kanuri/Hausa required.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the Northern region of Nigeria will be an added advantage.

Description of Benefits

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

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5). Admin and Logistics Officer

  • Location: Maiduguri, Borno
  • Department: Atiku Center
  • Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
  • Duration: 1 (One) Year

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, with requisite logistics experience in 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.
  • Must have 4+ year of specific experience related to logistics coordination

Description of Benefits

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

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Submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: [email protected] in a word document or PDF format

Deadline: Apr 21, 2020

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Note

  • The project is to be implemented in two target LGAs in Borno state that are currently accessible. 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.
  • The position is for a year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
  • 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. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng

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