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Date Posted: 04/Apr/2014
Deadline: 15/Apr/2014

VACANCY - PROGRAM MANAGER, DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCH & DATA ANALYSIS

 

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a Permanent Program Manager, Developmental Research & Data Analysis. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Title: Program Manager, Developmental Research & Data Analysis

Department: Institutional Research & Grant Proposal Development

Opening Date: April 2nd, 2014 

Closing Date: April 15th, 2014


SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Program Manager, Development Research & Data Analysis is responsible for the development and management of AUN Research and Information Program that aims to serve as one of the key sources of information on AUN developmental projects.

Position Requirements:

  • Research Analyst in related field with 3 to 5 years working experience with a reputable institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline
  • A post graduate degree in management will be highly beneficially
  • A strong understanding of developmental issues especially relating to poverty alleviation
  • A strong desire to support and assist the most underprivileged and vulnerable groups in society
  • Strong oral communications, interpersonal relationship
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong basic ICT skills
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Expert level competence with MS Office package and other relevant applications.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to develop a work schedule, set goals, creates / implements actions plans and monitor progress towards goals.
  • Ability to work with databases and analyze and manage data
  • Ability to effectively use data analysis and reporting tools such as SPSS, R, Strata or other similar packages
  • Ability to work with Geographic information systems will be a strong added value
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal relationship with other colleagues.


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

How to Apply 
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to [email protected] before the closing date of this publication. 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, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status.

 

 

 

VACANCY - MANAGER, INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH & PROPOSAL ECONOMICS

 

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking a Permanent Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics. This position is a local one open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

 

Title: Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics

Department: Institutional Research & Grant Proposal Development

Opening Date: April 2nd, 2014

Closing Date: April 15th, 2014


SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This position manages the research and reporting-related functions of the Office of Institutional Research under the direction of the Executive Manager. The Manager, Institutional Research & Proposal Economics works closely with the Executive Manager to develop and maintain departmental operations that improve efficiencies, quality, and timeliness for deliverables. The Manager will be responsible for institutional reporting to regulatory bodies, utilizes large databases, provides leadership as directed on AUN wide cross-functional teams for strategic initiatives, and works in coordination with AUN schools in the execution of the functions of the Office of Institutional Research.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any scientific discipline with a strong social or applied research background
  • 3 to 5 years working experience in related field
  • A post graduate in data sciences or social research will be a huge additional benefit
  • Extensive experience using SPSS, R, Strata or other Statistical Data Analysis tools is a key requirement
  • Strong end-user computing skills especially with office productivity tools, project management tools, database management and presentation graphics
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision but still function as a team player
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Some understanding of project management

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to plan organizes and captures accurate data.
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Must be able to work effectively with teams.
  • Ability to determine work priorities and accomplish goals within limited periods of time while under pressure.
  • Ability to deal tactfully, professionally, and courteously with faculty, other members of AUN, staff, Council members and other appointed officials.

 


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

How to Apply 
Suitably qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to [email protected] before the closing date of this publication. 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, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status.







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