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Date Posted: 14/Dec/2013
Deadline: 27/Dec/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Abuja

A reputable NGO located in Abuja needs to fill the following vacancies

Programme Officer/Administrative Officer
Location: Abuja

Reporting to the Executive Director

Position Information
The Programme Officer will be responsible for project development, management and implementation.
In particular, the responsibilities will include:

  • Design and preparation of proposals
  •  Fundraising; Preparation of proposals, meeting of funders, etc.
  • Management of projects
  •  Preparation of reports to donor agencies and report for KNCLD Annual report
  •  Conduct research policy analysis and advocacy on the issues that the Centre is working on
  • Organize events, conferences, workshops and seminars.
  • Ensure timely completion of programmes according to work plan
  •  Network with other organizations as identified by the Centre from time to time,
  • Represent the Centre at meetings, networks and coalitions
  •  Carry out other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time

Person Specification

  • Degree in the Social Sciences, Humanities or related field
  • Excellent analytical, writing and 'actioning' skills
  • Ability to thrive under pressure with limited support
  • Effective and persuasive communication skills
  • Excellent inter-personal. presentational and public speaking skills
  •  Degree in Mass Communication, English Language, would be an advantage
  • Experience as an editor in a reputable newspaper house while not compulsory will be an advantage,
  • Ability to organize press conferences at short notice
  • Fluency in both English and French is an advantage,
  •  Excellent IT Skills

Job Description

  • Information: working with and coordinating the media on disseminating information about KNCLD programmes, activities, and events Regular Press Releases on KNCLD's work; to media and liaising with electronic "and the broadcast media on KNCLD's image-building and profile.
  • Essentially, it’s about maintaining a media profile for the Centre.
  • Writer and editor of KNCLD's Annual reports, and occasional papers/research findings, Part of Image-budding work and research work.
  • Developing and managing KNCLD's information database
  •  Conceptual and Copy editor of KNCLD's publications – books, newsletters etc.
  • Production: design and printing work/supervision of KNCLD publications:

 

 

Finance Officer

Reporting to: The Executive Director

Position Information
The Financial Officer (FO) will provide both operational and programmatic support to the Centre. The FO supervises the finance unit and is the chief financial spokesperson for the Centre. The FO directly assists the Executive Director and Program Officer on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget/financial management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.
Responsible for:

  • Specific project accounting
  • Financial reporting to donors
  •  Preparing corporate accounts
  •  Updating financial records and ensuring compliance with internal control procedures.
  • Carry out bank reconciliations
  •  Liaising with tax authorities and other related agencies
  •  Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Person Specification

  • The job holder must have a B.Sc. in Accounting.
  • Must be professionally qualified Accountant
  • At least three years hands on experience on a similar job in an IT accounting environment
  • Experience in working in an NGO is very essential
  • The incumbent must have excellent understanding of excel, word and quick book accounting software.
  • Audit experience while not compulsory will be an added advantage

 

 

Research Officer

Reporting to: The Executive Director

Position Information
Provides assistance to the Executive Director and other staff by collecting data, keeping records, conducting literature and technical research, analyzing data and preparing reports.

Duties

  • Collects various forms of data pertaining to the research project or projects.
  • Keeps record of information obtained during research. May include a database of information, hard files.
  • Conducts research of the literature.
  • Independently conducts technical research.
  • Conducts analyses of data, Interprets, draws conclusions, and discusses with principal investigator.
  • Prepares various reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content that may be submitted for publication.
  • Collaborates with other researchers
  • Presents research material to the Executive Director and other staff, when needed.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Person Specification

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: 12 months experience as a research officer.
  • Knowledge of Donor agencies and/or issues related to their program areas.
  • Ability to Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the Centro, including funding agencies, the Board of Directors, Technical Advisory Committee, Government MDA's, related NGO's, participants, and employees.
  • Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and internet

 

 

Administrative Officer

Reporting to: The Executive Director

Position Information
she/he will work directly with the Director organizing documentation, keeping records, monitoring programmes, doing internet searches, legal research and other duties that will facilitate the work of the organization.

Person Specification

  • She/he should have B.Sc. or HND in Mass Communication, English Language, a Law Degree or other related subjects
  • Must have at least Second Class Lower
  • Ability to use the office programmes like word, excel and power point
  • Familiarity with the internet is essential
  • Ability to thrive under pressure with limited support
  • Effective and persuasive communication skills.

Method of Application
All interested applicants should forward a one page application letter plus a maximum 3 page CV to the:
Advertiser,
 P.M.B 2007 
Maitama Abuja

 







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