Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF) Jobs [5 new vacancies]

Nigerian Women's Trust Fund (NWTF) Jobs

Latest jobs vacancies at Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF)


The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (WF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions. The goal of the Fund is to institutionalize access to resources for women in politics in Nigeria.

Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF) Recruitment / Jobs

July 2022. Communication Assistant

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Communications Manager and the CEO
Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

Overview

  • NWTF is looking to recruit experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation.
  • The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions.
  • The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women.
  • The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process.
  • This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Requirements
Main role:

  • Update and maintain the organization’s social media presence, including daily monitoring, posting, scheduling, and reporting online media updates.
  • Assist, develop, write, edit, and proofread communications materials such as articles, web stories, newsletters, and social networking activities (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Collaborate with staff on innovative ideas, directions, and tools for visibility and communications.
  • Provide support to design flyers, graphics, invites, and other collateral materials.
  • Maintain up-to-date media lists.
  • Research and monitor media trends.
  • Help implement communications strategies.
  • Provide administrative support to programs and internal teams.
  • Draft and edit communications copy (e.g., press releases, publications, social media posts).
  • Assist in maintaining web content and executing social media strategies.
  • Track projects and media exposure.
  • Facilitate effective internal communications and maintain calendars and appointments.
  • Prepare presentations and reports and manage the media stakeholder’s database.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences, International Relations, or related field

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of development projects implemented by national / international NGOs / UN bodies / Government.

Work Environment:

  • Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Remuneration
Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Other Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply online

Finance Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports to: CEO
Contract length: One year (renewable), contract

Job Description

  • We are recruiting experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation. The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions. The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women.
  • The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process. This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Main Role

  • Be professional and versatile in the use of online QuickBooks
  • Responsible for the management and supervision of financial administration systems, procedures and ensuring full compliance.
  • Responsible for verification of expenditure and implementation of corresponding payments.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports/statements for the project with standard accounting principles-including budget tracking.
  • Review all the supporting documents related to the projects to ensure that they comply with NWTF rules prior to any commitment to suppliers.
  • Review all partners’ financial reports and supporting documents monthly and provide written feedback to partners for adjustments or disallowed expenditures.
  • Support efficient conduct of the statutory audit, partners’ audit, and donor fund audits in collaboration with finance teams in the field base.
  • Ensure the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of all financial reports for internal and external purposes.
  • Ensure compliance with government law and regulation in relation to taxation.
  • Review the Balance Sheet accounts and submit monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation and closing documents for review and further submission.
  • Review of monthly payroll and ensure all statutory deductions for the month are promptly remitted.
  • Ensure financial system data is up to date and adherence to financial requirements.
  • Ensure accurate production of donor reports in accordance with the specified format within the agreed timeframe in coordination with the program.
  • Ensure Donor Contract Management Systems are updated, with up-to-date information (grant amount, duration of the grant, allocation to projects, contract realignments, reporting dates).
  • Ensure that the originals of the supporting documents of all project transactions, including partners transactions, are filed/archived in the NWTF office to allow easy access during audit or Pre-audits.
  • Support in cash and bank management including cash handling and cash flow monitoring.

Qualifications
Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field. A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the implementation of development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/Government.

Remuneration
Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Benefits

  • Work Environment: Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.
  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

ICT Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Half / Full Time (Negotiable)
Reports to: CEO
Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

Overview

  • NWTF is looking to recruit experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation.
  • The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions.
  • The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women.
  • The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process.
  • This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Main Role
Under the guidance of the Communications Manager and the CEO, the IT officer will have the following responsibilities and provide the following deliverables:

  • Manage the overall technology infrastructure including implementation and management of the software applications and hardware infrastructure that support operations.

Ensure systems administration including:

  • General computer support.
  • Upgrades and updates operating systems and user applications.
  • Software installations.
  • License management.
  • Server set up and management.
  • Network and printer support.
  • Deployment of equipment.
  • Setup and support audio/visual equipment for presentations and training on and off-site.
  • Update and maintain the ICT equipment inventory.
  • User support.
  • Perform needs assessment for new applications and modifications to existing ones
  • Inform and train project staff on how to adhere to security ICT policies and train new and current employees on computer software and ICT systems
  • Provide procurement assistance including, but not limited to, researching solutions,
  • Be innovative with ICT and gender, elections, and election observation from a gender perspective.
  • Engaging with potential vendors, making recommendations for product purchases, and assessing needs and developing terms of references
  • Assist with preparation of operating budgets based on estimated and actual expenditures for ICT systems and support needs.
  • Liaise with project experts to provide targeted support.
  • Troubleshoot any IT technical issue and resolve it in a courteous, professional, and timely manner in person or via email, telephone and/or other electronic media.
  • Complete setup and configuration of company laptops and desktops and troubleshoot these devices as the need arises.
  • Maintain accurate IT asset inventory and assist in the acquisition of new ones if necessary.
  • Consult IT knowledgebase(s), Internet, other team members and any other appropriate resources for the purpose of independent troubleshooting.
  • Work with vendors on hardware warranty issues.
  • Install patches and upgrade hardware and software in accordance with the company’s life cycle management policy.
  • Monitor and maintain email applications, virus protection software, web filtering and monitoring appliances, and security system profiles.
  • Implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Maintain user profiles ensuring password policies and other system policies are enforced.
  • Assist with new IT projects by investigating options and making recommendations as to what systems, hardware, and software changes are appropriate, including and not limited to desktops, laptops, cell phones, printers, and area/department-specific software.
  • Train and enhance user knowledge regarding computer software and hardware.
  • Perform all other working tasks as required.

Requirements
Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree within Information Technologies, or substantial working experience within relevant fields and have obtained and maintained relevant certificates.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years within the ICT technical field.
  • Prior working experience in national and or international organizations.
  • Experience in handling troubleshooting and system repairs.
  • Experience in the use of various social media platform to disseminate information (Digital Marketing)
  • Experience in drafting reports.
  • Experience in handling professional Camera and Video editing.
  • Experience in the use of Corel draw and Adobe Suite in creating appealing graphics content.
  • Experience in managing and creating website using wordpress and HTML & CSS
  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with results-orientation and efficiency in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to perform effectively under high pressure.

Core skills:

  • Good command of ICT in relation to women’s political participation
  • A good overview of women’s political participation issues, and an active interest in the workings of civil society.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills.
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills.
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills.

Work Environment:

  • Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Remuneration
Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Other Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:     
Click here to apply online


Programme Coordinator



Location: 
Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Contract type: Full Time
Reports to: Programme Team and the CEO
Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

Main Role

  • Project’s Program Coordinator’s key tasks will be to realize the successful implementation of all the activities under the donor supported women political participation programme and work closely with officials of partner organizations and beneficiaries of the programme.
  • The Programme Coordinator will have the responsibility for coordinating NWTF’s implementation of the program from the Abuja office and in all the focal states.
  • The post holder will ensure that planning and implementation are in accordance with the approved work plan and budget while making certain that monitoring and evaluation is on track as well as the project visibility.

Educational Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences including Law, Political Science, Communications, Economics, Gender and Development, Public Policy and Management.
  • A Master’s Degree in development or a related field is an added advantage.

Experience:

  • 5 – 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area, broad familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in women’s political participation in the Nigerian context.

Key Requirements:

  • The program coordinator must possess a certain degree of creativity, innovation and latitude including a good understanding and knowledge of the Nigerian democratic and political environment and its interplay around women’s inclusion and political participation.
  • Must be female and familiar with development partners, government, and civil society organizations with demonstrated knowledge of the Nigerian political environment.
  • Critical thinking, problem-solving, organization, attention to detail, leadership, clear
  • spoken and written communication, active listening, and can perform a variety of tasks.

Core skills:

  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Good expertise on women’s political participation issues, and an active interest in the workings of civil society.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Frequent travel in different communities to implement program activities is required.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Benefits
Work Environment:

  • Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Other Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Programme Officer

Location: Abuja
Contract type: Full Time
Reports to: CEO
Contract Length: 5 years, renewable yearly

Description

  • We are looking to recruit experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation.
  • The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions.
  • The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women.
  • The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process. This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Main Role
Strategy Development:

  • Conduct regular analysis of political issues on inclusive and participatory democracy in line with the Fund’s thematic priorities
  • Support the implementation of the approved project work plan
  • Support the development of thematic work output particularly on women’s political participation, gender advocacy and leadership development
  • Support the development of appropriate strategies for advocacy with partners.

Program Development:

  • Lead the organizing and facilitation of dialogue meetings, workshops and seminars with government representatives, civil society, and international development partners
  • Pursue alliances, networks, and collaboration with organizations with similar or complementary thematic focus to advance the implementation of the project work plan.
  • Identify opportunities and help in developing relationships for promoting women’s political participation.
  • Represent the organization at meetings, seminars, coordination fora and other events.
  • Provide effective and ongoing communication to diverse audiences in project areas.

Recruitment’s Qualifications
Educational qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Women and Gender Studies, Political Sciences, International Relations, or related field.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government.

Others:

  • Excellent working level of English language in both writing and speaking.

Work Environment:

  • Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Remuneration

  • Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Other Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

ob Title: Driver

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Part-time

Job Description

  • Drive NWTF vehicle(s) and execute the tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ensure the safety of passengers, cargo and vehicle and observe traffic rules and road discipline.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure roadworthiness. This includes daily check of tyres, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  • Ensure that in case of accident, supervisors are informed, and a police report is obtained.
  • Maintain the vehicle road logbook at all times.
  • Check daily status and availability of spares, jack and tools.
  • Refuel the vehicle as required.
  • Ensure cleanliness of the vehicle at all times.
  • Ensure that the NWTF vehicle(s) is only used for official/authorized business.
  • Ensure that the keys are returned for safeguarding at the end of the shift or handed over to the next driver.
  • Availability to work during weekends and after hours as requested.
  • Perform such other duties as may be required.

Educational Requirement

  • High School Certificate / Diploma in related fields.

Experience

  • 2 – 5 years work experience.
  • Continuous driving experience.

Condition of Service
Competitive and Negotiable.

Application Closing Date
27th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports to: CEO
Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

Job Description

  • We are recruiting experienced personnel to fill various positions under a donor-funded project on Women’s Political Participation.
  • The new program aims to promote democratic consolidation in Nigeria by contributing to the building of strong, inclusive, effective, and legitimate democratic institutions. The global objective of this program is: to foster a functioning pluralistic, inclusive, participatory, and representative democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • The specific objective of this program is to engender the conditions for inclusive, transparent, credible, and peaceful elections and a more inclusive decision-making process with the meaningful participation of women. The priority of this program is to enhance women’s political participation and demand greater transparency and accountability in the electoral and decision-making process and promote greater women’s participation.
  • To contribute to this long-term aim, the project will work towards increasing awareness of women by enhancing their capacity to engage in Nigeria’s electoral process. This increased awareness will contribute to the informed participation of women in the 2023 general elections and other elections in Nigeria.

Main Role
Under the guidance of the CEO, the Programme Coordinator of NWTF and her partner organization, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following specific responsibilities and will provide the following deliverables:

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring and evaluation plan and procedures.
  • Monitor all project activities and progress towards achieving the project outputs.
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicators for the project’s success.
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results and update (if needed and in accordance with the donor guidelines), the project documentation to reflect potential modifications in the activities.
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results.
  • Suggest strategies to the project coordinator and NWTF co partner organization for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities; potential synergies with other components or risks of duplication and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks.
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities and provide inputs, information, and statistics for quarterly, annual, and other reports.
  • Participate in annual project reviews and assist the project coordinators of NWTF and her partner organization in preparing relevant reports.
  • Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way.
  • Assist the project personnel of NWTF and partner organizations in the donor-funded project with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
  • Provide feedback to the project coordinators of NWTF and its partner organization on project strategies and activities.
  • Support the project coordinators of NWTF and its partner on-demand and implement all required working tasks.

Qualifications
Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and / or Postgraduate Degree in Political Science, International Relations, Gender and Development, or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/Government.
  • Prior working experience within national and or international organizations and experience of working with donor-funded projects is an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology.
  • Good understanding of capacity assessment methodologies.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
  • Experience drafting reports and expertise in analyzing data using statistical software.

Core Skills:

  • Extensive experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems,
  • Minimum of 2 years working with NGOs in the Nigerian democratic context
  • Excellent interpersonal, multicultural and team-building skills.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in spreadsheets, databases, and statistical applications.

Remuneration
Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

Benefits

  • Work Environment: Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.
  • Health Insurance
  • 28 days leave
  • Opportunity to travel across states Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.