SENSE VACANCY

SENSE VACANCY

ADVERT ANNOUNCEMENT
Strengthening Education in North-East Nigeria States

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for candidates to fill the following positions for the USAID funded project. These positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

 

Title: Office and Operations Manager CLICK HERE to apply

Opening Date: March 8, 2021

Closing Date: March 15, 2021

Nature of Employment: Full Time-Projects

Duration: One (1) Year

Location: Yola, Adamawa State

Reporting Line: Chief of Party

Supervises: Office Assistants, Handy Men and Cleaners

 
Summary of Position:

The Office and Operations Manager will be responsible for maintaining office services, organize office operations and procedures and oversee administrative support. He/she is the point person for any issues that arise within the team, support and coordinate project administrative operations and communications.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage all project admin functions and coordinate all office administrative matters.
Ensure that the office operates smoothly and efficiently on day-to-day basis.
Compose and control correspondence, produce reports and design filing system.
Implement and maintain procedures and office administrative systems.
Coordinating appointments and meetings for senior leadership team (SLT).
Coordinate project internal and external communications. 
Provide support during the recruitment of Admin/Communication staff.
Lead on Project communication and non-technical reports.  
Create presentations and other management-level reports.
Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the CoP.

 

Position Requirements:

BSc Business Admin, social sciences or related discipline. A post graduate degree in relevant field will be an advantage.
Excellence, integrity, creativity, team spirit, commitment and safety consciousness.
Must be able to provide high-level technical support to solve technical problems.
A high level of oral and written communication
Ability to delegate and allocate responsibilities efficiently to manage projects end to end.

 

Title: Deputy Chief of Party - CLICK HERE to apply

Opening Date: March 8, 2021

Closing Date: March 22, 2021

Nature of Employment: Full Time-Projects

Duration: One (1) Year

Location: Yola, Adamawa State

Reporting Line: Chief of Party

Supervises: SIP Specialist, Technical Coordinator & Instructional Material Dev’tOfficers

 

Summary of Position:

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will assist the CoP for the day-to-day technical and operational aspects of the project in Adamawa and Gombe states. The DCOP will represent the project to its various stakeholders in the absence of the Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide technical guidance and direction to ensure that the SENSE Project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Adamawa and Gombe States and the USAID.
Direct project implementation through providing oversight to Technical Advisors/Specialists, State-level Officers, and partners.
Lead in the development of instructional materials for the project.
Preparation for annual work plan for the project and its budget.
Oversees the annual planning and implementation of all project activities in all the Project States.
Facilitates communications among all project stakeholders.
Assist the CoP in technical report
Mentors partner staff during project implementation
Any other duties as may be assigned by the CoP.

 

Position Requirements:

Master’s degree in education, arts, Mathematics/Statistics or relevant social sciences, Ph.D is a plus.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in design and management of reading/literacy programs.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in conducting trainings, preferably in the context of teacher trainings in literacy and numeracy.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in the development of teaching and learning materials on a donor funded project, preferably in literacy and numeracy materials.
Familiarity with the Nigerian state education system structure, including the LGEAs and school level management.
Not less than 5 years progressive professional experience in the area of education system strengthening, especially in terms of capacity building of state, LGEAs and school level education personnel.
Strong understanding of the education context as well as experiences in trainings in North East Nigeria is highly desirable
Strong communications skills, including capacity to produce polished reports and PPT presentations
Good working ICT Skills.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs – AUN salary scale.

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should go to the title of the position to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in a word document or PDF format 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, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng