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The TY Danjuma Foundation Job Vacancies | 16 Positions


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The TY Danjuma Foundation, an independent private Nigerian Philanthropic grantmaking organisation declares these vacancies and is seeking to recruit the best individuals for the following positions:

S/N
Position
Contract/Duration
No. of Position
Location
1
Senior Programme Officer
3-year
1
Abuja
2
Programme Officer Education
3-year
1
Abuja
3
Programme Officer Income Generation
3-year
1
Abuja
4
Admin & Training Officer
3-year
1
Abuja
5
Assistant Programme Officer
3-year
3
Abuja
6
Finance & Admin Assistant
3-year
1
Abuja
7
ICT/Library Intern
12 Months
1
Abuja
8
Interns
12 Months
5
Abuja, Taraba or Edo
9
Volunteers
Temporary
Open
Abuja or Taraba
10
Consultant
3 Months
1
Abuja

The Foundation works with community based organisations and non-governmental organisations in Taraba and Edo states as well as all other States in Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory to improve health, enhance quality education and support income generation as a means towards the eradication of poverty. In addition to making grants the TY Danjuma Foundation provides technical support, convenes partners and brokers the formation of beneficial relationships among NGOs, CBOs etc. in its thematic areas.

The TY Danjuma Foundation is looking to appoint a number of dynamic skilled, knowledgeable, experienced, talented staff to fill vacancies. We are expecting to welcome hardworking development-oriented and compassionate individuals with high personal ethical and moral standards to join its young, highly motivated and hardworking team. Familiarity and dexterity with computer packages, electronic tools and the virtual environment are basic requirements for all positions in addition to the specialised requirements of each position.

ROLE & REQUIREMENTS

1. Senior Programme Officer
The Senior Programme Officer is responsible for providing technical and programmatic support to Programme Officers and will work closely with the Programme Manager.

Requirements
  • Master’s degree at the minimum or any other additional educational qualification in any field of the Foundation’s thematic areas (Health, Education & Income Generation);
  • Minimum of eight years work experience in project implementation and policy analysis. Experience in a non-profit organisation is required;
  • Knowledge of social development and social policy issues;
  • Report writing, Data Acquisition and Analysis skills
  • Experience in evidence based research and analytical work;
  • Publication/s is an added advantaged;
  • Practical skills in managing project lifecycle including ability to define programme objectives, monitor and evaluate progress;
  • Ability to communicate and relate effectively with persons at all levels
  • Computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office products. Extensive skills with Excel and PowerPoint a necessity;
  • Interest and willingness to work and travel to rural communities.
2. Education Programme Officer
The Programme Officer will work as part of the programme team implement the education goals of the Foundation’s strategic plan.

Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree required. Masters degree in education, or related field is preferred;
  • Minimum of five years professional work experience on policy analysis and development on education. Experience in a non-profit organisation preferred;
  • Knowledge of education and education policy issues preferred;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Experience in managing research;
  • Deep knowledge of evidence based education research and principles of replicating and scaling successful educational models;
  • Practical skills in managing education related project lifecycle including ability to define programme objectives and evaluate progress;
  • Computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office products. Extensive skills with Excel and PowerPoint required;
  • Interest and willingness to travel to rural communities.
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience and salary history.
3. Income Generation Programme Officer
The Programme Officer will work as part of the programme team to implement the income generation goals of the Foundation’s strategic plan.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in the Social Sciences, or related field is preferred;
  • Minimum of five years professional work experience on policy analysis and development;
  • Experience in a non-profit environment preferred;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Experience in managing research on Income Generation programmes;
  • Deep knowledge of evidence based Income Generation research and principles of replicating and scaling successful models;
  • Practical skills in managing Income Generation related project lifecycle including ability to define programme objectives and evaluate progress;
  • Computer skills e.g. Microsoft Office products. Extensive skills with Excel and PowerPoint required;
  • Interest and willingness to travel and work in rural communities.
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience and salary history.
4. Administrative and Training Officer
The Administrative and Training Officer will provide effective and efficient administrative and training support for the Foundation.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in Social Science, or related field is preferred;
  • Minimum of five years with progressive authority and experience in administration or operations;
  • Proven office organisational and file management skills, strong ability to multi-task;
  • Demonstrated understanding of computer software programs and excellent IT knowledge and computer literacy skills; including networking, databases, email etc;
  • Familiarity with office policies and procedures of an effective organisation;
  • Well-developed writing skills;
  • Good personal/interpersonal skills such as: communication; teamwork; self-motivation;
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and organise work in a busy environment;
  • Understanding of health and safety issues in the workplace;
  • Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements.
  • Salary is negotiable and based on experience and salary history.
5. Assistant Programme Officer
The Assistant Programme Officer works as part of the programme team. The Assistant Programme Officer provides additional programme and technical support as required to reach the goals of the Foundation.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities, Arts, social Science, Education or Medicine;
  • At least three years professional experience in the development sector and implementing projects;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in desired areas of responsibility;
  • Relevant work experience with demonstrated skills in PC applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher), statistical analysis;
  • Highly developed interpersonal as well as organizational skills required;
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills necessary.
  • Salary is negotiable based on experience and salary history.
6. Finance and Administrative Assistant
The Finance and Administrative Assistant provides general support for financial and administrative operations and works directly with the Finance and Admin Officers.

Requirements
  • University Degree in Finance, Business or Public Administration preferred;
  • PC proficiency including intermediate level skills using PowerPoint, word processing and spread sheets. Type with speed and accuracy;
  • At least three years professional experience in a similar position;
  • Demonstrated knowledge in desired areas of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated ability to compile basic data and other information into a usable format;
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Highly developed interpersonal as well as organizational skills required;
  • Must have excellent analytical, verbal communication and written skills.
  • Salary is negotiable and based on experience and salary history.
7. ICT/Library Intern
The ICT and Library Intern will work as part of the Communications team of the Foundation to improve the ICT environment and experience of the Foundation.

Requirements
  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in ICT related field; other qualification would be an advantage;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ICT tools management is required;
  • One to two years of post-qualification experience;
  • Demonstrable knowledge in desired areas of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated skills in PC management and software applications: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher;
  • Demonstrable skills in basic IT maintenance and troubleshooting;
  • Social networking skills;
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Generous allowance paid.
8. Interns
An intern works with a variety of officers under supervisors and mentors while working on real projects.

Requirements
  • A graduate in any field of learning;
  • At least one year of professional experience (NYSC);
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills;
  • Must display maturity and a high level of professionalism;
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent follow up skills;
  • Working knowledge of computer software application;
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required;
  • Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes;
  • Familiarity with social networking sites desired;
  • Interest in non-profit management and community development;
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • The Intern is expected to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. The Foundation offers stipends.
9. Volunteers
Volunteers require personal characteristics similar to Interns. The working hours are flexible and negotiable. The Foundation encourages volunteers from all ages. The Foundation wishes to provide a dynamic work experience. The Foundation offers stipends.

Requirements:
  • Flexible.
10. Consultant (3months renewable)

IMPORTANT DATE
The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday, July 24, 2013.

HOW TO APPLY?
If you are interested and consider yourself suitable for any of these positions, please send an email to applications@tydanjumafoundation.org with:
  • A 2-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest
  • An application letter (not more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.
The subject line of the email should state the position for which you are applying.

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