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Jobs At Widows And Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Date Posted: 14/Apr/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is a local NGO with a mission to “harness the potentials of widows, orphans, and vulnerable segment to become productive entities in the society through advocacy, capacity building, economic empowerment and human rights program”. WEWE’s main goal is to advocate for, and promote the rights of widows, vulnerable women and orphans in Nigeria and Africa at large.

 

Improvement Manager - 6 positions

Locations: Rivers and Akwa Ibom

Job Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) seeks applications from qualified persons as Improvement Manager to join the team in implementing a comprehensive USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2).

Qualification and Experience Required

  • A minimum of a University Degree or an HND in a relevant courses is mandatory
  • A Post Graduate Degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Community Development work
  • Experience in orphans and vulnerable children programs is desirable
  • Experience in managing and supervising staff (Accountant, Improvement officer & M&E officer) - it is important that the Improvement Manager be mature, experienced and knows how to coordinate staff, delegate duties and provide leadership in the absence of the Executive Director
  • Extremely strong computer skills (Excellent use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Very strong report writing skills (The Improvement Manager will be responsible for writing the first draft of all monthly, quarterly and training reports to WEWE LOPIN, so it is absolutely imperative to for the program manager to have strong writing skills and computer skills, a novice in computer use of Microsoft word and Power Point is highly discouraged).
  • Fluency in both written and oral English required.
  • Ability to speak the local language of the region is desirable.

 

Finance Officer - 4 positions

Abuja, Akwa Ibom, Rivers

Job Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) seeks applications from qualified persons as Finance Officer to join the team in implementing a comprehensive USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2).

Qualifications and skills

  • A minimum of HND or B.Sc. in Accounting with a second class upper division is preferred
  • A minimum of (5) year experience in Accounting
  • Ability to use Quick book accounting software
  • Experience working on USAID/PEPFAR funded vulnerable children programs
  • Ability to develop budgets for USAID funded projects

 

Improvement Officer/Vulnerable Children (VC) Officer - 6 positions

Job Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) seeks applications from qualified persons as Improvement Officer to join the team in implementing a comprehensive USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2).

Qualification and Experience Required

  • A minimum of a University Degree or HND in Social Science, Social work, Community Development, Home Economics, Nutrition, Mass Communication or any relevant course
  • Minimum of 2 year in OVC programing or other thematic areas
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Extremely strong computer skills
  • Strong editing Skills
  • Very strong report writing skills
  • Fluency in both written and oral English required
  • Ability to speak the local language of the region is desirable
  • Successful candidates will be based in Rivers or Akwa-Ibom

 

Corporate Lawyer / Legal Adviser / Law Firm

Akwa Ibom, Rivers

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Orgamsation (WEWE) is soliciting for a lawyer or a law firm to provide legal services.
  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) tis currently implementing a comprehensive USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2).

The Corporate Lawyer / Legal Adviser / Law Firms duties include:

  • Reviews of all WEWE’s contracts,
  • Verification of employee’s credentials,
  • Legal representation,
  • Human resource management and other assignments assigned by the Executive Director,

Requirements

  • The lawyer should have a minimum of a Second Class Upper division in (LL.B) Bachelors in Law for the position of Corporate Lawyer/Legal Advisor.
  • The law firm should be experienced in intellectual property/contract law and litigation.
  • The lawyer/Law firm should be registered with/ or able to register with CAC to be able to gain access to CAC conduct appropriate filing.

 

  • Improvement Manager - [email protected]
  • Finance Officer - [email protected]
  • Improvement Officer/Vulnerable Children (VC) Officer - [email protected]
  • Corporate Lawyer / Legal Adviser / Law Firm - [email protected] ; [email protected]

Applicants should send their cover letters and CV's in only one attachment (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the job

Please indicate the title of the position and location applied for in the subject line of the email. 

Note

  • Applicants are advised to provide their functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees.
  • WEWE’s recruitment process for this position is on a rolling basis and while we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
  • Applications will be reviewed in batches on a first come first served basis.
  • WEWE reserve the right to conclude this recruitment process when a suitable candidate is selected.






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