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State Team Leader At State Accountability And Voice Initiative (SAVI)

Date Posted: 08/Jul/2014
Deadline: 18/Jul/2014

The State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI) is a DFlD funded programme, designed to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public resource use in selected states in Nigeria. SAVI is a collective action-learning programme that promotes dynamic partnerships among key agents of change that will increase the ability of citizens to claim rights arid hold state governments accountable.

The approach to our work is defined by a number of key values. Our Mission and the achievement of our Vision, requires that everybody within our organization live these values on a daily basis, ensuring that all who engage with us experience our commitment and belief in these Values: they include accountability, sustainability, respect& inclusion, learning & sharing, and team work.

The SAVI Programme focuses on the following core areas of work
Conducting independent monitoring, research and policy analysis.
Supporting CS partners to engage citizens in issue-based policy advocacy and govt budget & planning processes.
Strengthening the functions of the Media and State Houses of Assembly to facilitate constructive engagement between State Government and citizens.

State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI) is recruiting to fill the position of:

State Team Leader

Job Qualification

  • With 7-10 years experience in Programme Development and Delivery.
  • Minimum of Degree in Social Development, Community mobilization, Political Science or similar discipline.
  • Worked with Civil Society, the Media and/or State Legislature.
  • Proven experience of relationship management with key partners in State & Local Government.
  • Have management experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and multi-culture team.
  • Preferred experience in legislative advocacy, budget advocacy
  • Experience working with an international Donor Organizatin or Int. NGO.
  • Excellent in report writing and concept note formulation.
  • Ability to manage his/her own work with little supervision, work extra hours, meet deadlines and work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Proficiency in a wide range of software packages. including word, excel, outlook, power point end ability to use the internet.
  • Worked in Kano (essential) and personally committed to the development of Kano State.
  • Speaks Hausa fluently

Method of Application
A 2-page CV ONLY and an application letter are to be sent to: [email protected] With a subject STL-Kano

Note: There is NO cost or charge levied for ANY SAVI application process.
SAVI is Equal Opportunity Employer (which includes people living with disability). The Terms and Conditions of employment are commensurate with the levels of responsibility and experience.

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