ActionAid Jobs in Nigeria [4 new vacancies]

ActionAid Job Recruitment. July, 2022

ActionAid (AA) Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, which is a global alliance of organisations working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. As a large and visible development organisation, we work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Our expertise lies in community-led approaches to development and working through partnerships with the poor and other grass root organisations.

ActionAid Recruitment

July, 2022.

HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / OPERATIONS JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 24, 2022

Human Resources & Organisational Effectiveness Officer at ActionAid (AA) Nigeria

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ACCOUNTING JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / FINANCE JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

APRIL 28, 2022

ActionAid (AA) Job for Finance Officer

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DIGITAL MARKETING JOBS / SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

APRIL 28, 2022

 Digital Communications Officer at ActionAid (AA) Nigeria

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Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer | ActionAid (AA) | Location: Abuja
Grade: 6
Reporting To: Head of Finance
Line Management: None
Slots: 2

 Job Purpose

  • The post holder will ensure maintenance of adequate financial integrity in supporting quality and timely data input for generation of financial reports, review and analyze accounting ledgers.
  • S/he will also contribute to strengthening the internal control and accounting systems of ActionAid Nigeria and partner organizations.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports as required by the project
  • Attend to project specific internal/external audit
  • Work with the Head of Finance on the financial planning processes of the long term (three-year planning) and short term (annual budgeting) plans that feed into the National Plans.
  • Work with other members of the project team in planning and forecasting
  • Follow through ActionAid Nigeria’s communication procedures with donor and implementing partners
  • Strictly adhere to AA Nigeria policies and procedures and observance with agreement or donor Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  • Support Implementing partners organisations’ grant management process
  • Provide organizational development support to Implementing partner organisations
  • Support capacity assessment, financial and accounting processes review, and prepare reports on partner organizations as may be assigned by the Head of Finance
  • Provide financial support to fundraising and proposal writing for the organisation
  • Monitor and review staff advances, retirements, and post hold journals
  • Responsible for reconciliation of projects, bank accounts and other assigned ledgers
  • Any other duties as assigned by line manager and Management.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Entire AAN staff
  • External: AAN Partners, donors and other stakeholders.

Persons Specifications
Education / Qualifications     
Essential:

  • First Degree in Accounting / Finance.

Desirable:

  • Relevant accounting professional certification.

Experience:
Essential:

  • At least three (3) years post NYSC experience, which should have been spent in a finance position.
  • Experience in implementing financial control systems.
  • Sound practical knowledge of any accounting software and Spreadsheets.

Desirable:

  • Development sector experience as a finance person.

Skill Abilities:
Essential:   

  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • High sense of Integrity
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interface effectively with other members of staff and solve problems using own initiative.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of SUN accounting software.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • A person of integrity, creative and takes initiative
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • A self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
  • Able to effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send as an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location eg: “Finance – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

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Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse) in line with our Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance approach to Safeguarding concerns.

Advocacy and Digital Learning Inspirator

Location: Abuja

Job Details

  • The post holder will enhance the capacities of partners, Activista, youth groups in policy influencing, advocacy and use of digital platforms in their interventions and programming for sustained change.
  • The Inspirator will be based with partner in any of the implementing states – Lagos, Kano, Enugu, Akwa Ibom, FCT-Abuja or Borno State.

Person Specifications
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in other Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities is essential
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute is desirable

Experience:

  • At least three years post NYSC experience one of which should be in youth related programme in the development sector is essential
  • Experience working with youth and youth groups is essential
  • Experience in conducting digital campaigns, preferably in a development context is essential
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing effective campaigns is essential
  • Ability to provide capacity building and support to people with diverse backgrounds and different degrees of digital expertise is essential
  • Experience working with diversified groups in rural and semi-urban areas is essential

Skill / Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience in coordinating training/meetings.
  • Zeal and passion young people and movementst, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send as an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location eg: “Advocacy and Digital Learning Inspirator – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Click here to download the Application Form (MS Word)

Click here for more information

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse) in line with our
  • Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching
  • SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance approach to Safeguarding concerns.

Project Advisor, Enhancing Logistics Delivery & Citizens Participation In Nigeria Elections (En-Logic)

Location: Abuja
Reporting: Manager, Governance
Line Management: Support (Intern or Volunteer)
Duration: April 2022 – April 2023

Job Purpose

  • The post holder in collaboration with the Governance Manager will develop, implement, manage and report on enhancing logistics delivery and citizens participation in Nigeria elections project, and ensure adequate engagements with relevant stakeholders, mobilization and participation of National organizations as well as support in undertaking effective and appropriate documentation and shared learning systems, that will collectively contribute to improved programme quality and impact towards realization of the programme objectives.

Specific Responsibilities
Programme

  • With support from the Manager, Governance; develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans including budget and procurement to achieve expected results.
  • Provide policy, technical and operational advice on assuaging the challenges identified in the logistics deployment of election materials for electionadministration.
  • Support national and state level actors (INEC) on the development of innovative approaches towards the early transportation of sensitive and non-sensitive election materials to polling units on election day.
  • Support in collaboration with other partners in the field, the maintenance of an efficient M&E system that tracks programme performance and allows for easy retrieval of information.
  • Implement on timely basis, agreed activities but also taking advantage of
  • unplanned activities that may come up.
  • Undertake such activities as to promote healthy relationship among stakeholders of ‘En-logic’ on elections.
  • Undertake such activities that will promote and contribute to the improvement and strengthening of election administration and deployment processes in Nigeria
  • Support in planning and capacity building training workshops on election logistics for all stakeholders and partners alike.
  • Establish and maintain contacts with relevant government officials, INEC, SIEC, non-governmental organizations, media, etc.; Ensure appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information that would further AAN’s work
  • Represent and contribute to the advancement of the governance programme unit in Nigeria
  • Work effectively and build sustainable partnership with the media to ensure project visibility and impact
  • Support systems and manage the process of timely project and other reporting, including following up on internal and external reports and ensuring compliance with terms of reference and consultancies.
  • Contribute strongly to identifying funding opportunities in Nigeria and beyond, and support proposal development.

Capacity Development:

  • Collaborate with relevant institutions and other agencies, alliances and networks for elections and governance issues
  • Support the development of training modules and facilitate trainings of groups and organizations on election and democracy
  • Support system strengthening and organizational development
  • Build capacity of partners and other election key actors and stakeholders on election.
  • Build sustainable relations with the government at all levels, especially institutions on election and democracy.

Documentation:

  • Submit monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
  • Document and follow up on outcome of mid-term and annual project reviews
  • Document and share learning from the project at national and international fora
  • Coordinate the storage, retrieval and review of programme related information
  • Provide inputs into the writing and review of periodic reports and other information and documents especially for accountability purpose
  • Ensure programme documents are uploaded in the AAN SharePoint, CMS, etc.

Financial Management:

  • Participate in and contribute to the development of AAN annual plans and budgets
  • Submit timely financial reports on funds released for activities in the state ensuring compliance with AAN financial reporting requirements.
  • Support partners to develop realistic budgets, linking budgets to planned and agreed activities.
  • Actively source for and participate in fundraising activity for AAN including developing concept notes and proposals.
  • Facilitate the financial processes for service providers engaged by the unit.

Reporting and Accountability:

  • Submit timely informative reports, showing progress towards outputs and objectives of the ‘En-Logic’ project
  • Submit situational and any other non-routine reports when necessary or as requested
  • Ensure timely implementation of and reporting on agreed activities.
  • Participate in AAN programme meetings and share experiences from the field, bringing up issues of general programme nature for collective decision making.
  • Facilitate the sharing of information with other stakeholders.
  • Submit success stories or case studies on lessons learnt for sharing.

Key Relationships

  • Internal Relationships: Entire AAN team
  • External Relationships: Partners, Donors, CSOs and relevant government agencies.

Attributes /S kills Essential Desirable
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Political Sciences or other Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities
  • Masters’ degree in a relevant field
  • Membership of relevant professional Institute.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years post NYSC experience
  • At least two years’ experience in similar position in the development sector
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience managing high level stakeholders
  • Experience working on anelection project.

Skill Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Active presence on social media
  • Computer skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Ability to implement data management systems
  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with multi sectoral stakeholders.

Personal Qualities:

  • A person of integrity, creative and takes initiative,
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • A self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
  • Able to effectively promote AAN’s mission.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send as an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location eg: “Project Advisor (En- Logic) – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Click here to download the Application Form (MS Word)

Click here for more information

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse) in line with our
  • Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching
  • SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance approach to Safeguarding concerns.

Digital Communications Officer

Job Title: Digital Communications Officer | ActionAid (AA) Nigeria | Location: Abuja
Reporting to: Communications Coordinator (with dotted line to Programme Advisor)
Line Management: None
Grade: 6

Job Purpose

  • The Digital Communications Officer will be responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting the execution of the project’s communications strategy and social media strategy.
  • The job holder will support the development of contents for project communications for newsletter, publications, and Websites.
  • Managing projects prioritised social media contents – including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and LinkedIn.
  • S/he will liaise with the Programme Advisor in providing hands on technical support to young people and Activista in advocacy using digital platforms to reach wider coverage

Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate and ensure delivery of communications requests from SPA II project within specified timeline
  • Develop and implement innovative and effective communication and media strategies for the project
  • Develop the project communication contents for use on publications, newsletter, and press
  • Provide support for youth engagement with use of technology in holding duty bearers to account
  • Responsible for quality assurance of documentation and publishing of all SPA II project publications in liaison with AAN Communications unit
  • Support project partners in media and communications related capacity building and ensuring that this is integrated within their programming
  • Support content development for AAN policy influencing, website and other social media platform.
  • Oversee production of digital and multimedia communications content to promote AAN’s brand, particularly the SPA II project.
  • Liaise and work with the Programme Advisor to identify advocacy and communications issues related to the project
  • Ensure adequate media coverage for all project activities, events, media advisory, press releases/press statements
  • Assist project teams in uploading content and managing training/events calendar.
  • Support in the development of project success stories and case studies

Education / Qualifications

  • First Degree in Communications, Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities is essential

Experience:

  • At least 3 years work experience, 2 of which should be in communication field in the development sector is essential
  • Website development and digital communications experience is essential
  • Capacity building experience including training and facilitating is essential
  • Experience working with the media is desirable
  • Familiarity with popular media sector and previous relationship with same is desirable
  • Experience in digital campaigning and youth mobilization is desirable

Skill / Abilities:

  • Understanding of the role of advocacy work and communication in development 
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to provide practical solutions within set deadlines
  • Good computer skills especially in the use of publishing tools
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Public Speaking skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send as an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location eg: “Digital Communications Officer – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Click Here to Download the Application Form (MS Word)

Click here for more information

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse) in line with our Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance approach to Safeguarding concerns.

Administrative Officer

Location: Abuja
Responsible To: Director, Organisational Effectiveness
Grade: 6
Line Management: Administrative Assistant (Volunteer) & Cleaners

Overall Purpose

  • The Administrative Officer who reports to the Director, Organizational Effectiveness will be responsible for providing front office, stores, administrative and secretarial support to the organisation.
  • S/he will be responsible for receiving visitors, giving sound response to inquiries, managing mails, answering and screening telephone calls.
  • S/he is to ensure the implementation of AAN policies and procedures in collaboration with the other members of the HROE team and the entire organisation.
  • S/he will also manage physical and electronic reference documents for AAN by maintaining documentation, filing systems and contact data base.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Maintain a welcome and professional environment and handle/direct all visitors and enquiries appropriately.
  • Ensure the report and attendance of General Staff meeting are collated and properly documented.
  • Work with colleagues to establish & maintain relationship with suitable hotels across the country and manage all organizational hotel reservations.
  • Provide logistics for staff retreats and programme meetings; and ensure adequate communications for the events
  • Manage AAN store ensuring adequacy of materials required for day to day running of the office/programmes and proper documentation of all expenses involved.
  • Support organisational procurement processes
  • Manage and maintain a First Aid box in accordance with AAN’s Health and Safety policy.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and interpretation of the Administrative policy
  • Ensure a hygienic and clean office environment
  • Supervise the office security guards and cleaners
  • Ensure welcome pack and other documents relating to travels and logistics are updated and shared
  • Provide support on recruitment processes within HROE unit.
  • All other responsibilities assigned by Line Manager.

Key Working Relationships

  • Internal: Entire AAN staff
  • External: Service providers, Partners and other stakeholders.

Requirements
Essential:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.

Desirable:

  • Membership of relevant professional institute.

Experience:
Essential:

  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Front Desk management and Office administration or a related function.
  • Experience in store management.
  • Experience supporting procurement.
  • IT literate with excellent knowledge of Excel & word (MS Office in general).

Desirable:

  • Experience in working with international development of NGO agencies.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of designing and co-ordinating training/meetings
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills.

Personal Qualities:

  • Creative and takes initiative.
  • Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Good motivator of others
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated person able to work with minimum supervision
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives.

Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete the Application Form below and send in an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location eg: “Administrative Officer – Abuja” as the subject of the email.

Click here to complete the Application Form (MS Word)

Click here for more information

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  •  ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
  • While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse) in line with our
  • Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching
  • SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance appro