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Vacancies: YIAGA wants to hire you!

JOB VACANCIES IN YIAGA

The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of democratic governance and development in Africa. YIAGA is recruiting qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions;

Senior Program Officer
Administration & Human Resource Manager
Senior Finance Officer
Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Position: SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position type: Full time

Job description

This position entails project development, management, implementation and reporting. The Senior Program officer will also carry out responsibilities related fundraising, policy analysis, monitoring and evaluation, partnership management and networking. In addition, the SPO will assist in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties.

Key Qualifications/skills

Possess a post-graduate degree in law, social sciences, humanities or related field, experience of working on elections, youth development, anti-corruption, democratic governance and international development;
Proven experience as Senior program officer or related position
Excellent knowledge of project management and development
Strong analytical and report writing skills
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting
Excellent IT skills with good proficiency in MS Office
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Outstanding inter-personal and communication skills
Detail-oriented and efficient
Self-motivated and ability to work without close supervision
Remuneration – Attractive

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with contact of referees as attached PDF documents to recruitment@yiaga.org on or before Friday, 30 June 2017. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: ADMINISTRATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position type: Full time

Job description

Principally, the Admin and HR Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of administration operations and human resource management. This entails office management, personnel management, organization policy development and compliance; and procurement management.

Key Qualifications/skills

Hold a post graduate degree in public administration, human resource management, social sciences, law, humanities or related field
5 years of experience in a similar position at a NGO, company or international organization
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal relations skills
Quality and process management skills
Sound staff and logistics management skills
People oriented and results driven
Self-motivated and ability to work without close supervision
Demonstrable experience with human resource metrics
Knowledge of human resource systems and databases
Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices
Remuneration – Attractive

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with contact of referees as attached PDF documents to recruitment@yiaga.org on or before Friday, 30 June 2017. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position type: Full time

Job description

YIAGA seeks applications from qualified from qualified candidates to fill the position of a Senior Finance officer. The SFO will provide finance support to the Director of Finance in supervising and administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements. Other responsibilities include; budgeting, bank reconciliations, grants management, financial forecasts, financial reporting, internal audits, etc.

Key Qualifications/skills

Must be chartered accountant with preferably a post-graduate degree in accounting, banking and finance or related field
5 years of experience as a finance officer or in a similar position
Sound knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
Excellent level of competence in excel, MS word and computerized accounting packages like QuickBooks,
Self-motivated and ability to work without close supervision
Excellent analytical and numerical skills
Good management and analytical skills
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal relations skills
Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data
Other professional qualifications
Remuneration – Attractive

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with contact of referees as attached PDF documents to recruitment@yiaga.org on or before Friday, 30 June 2017. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Position: SENIOR MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position Type: Full time

Job description

The Senior M&E officer will be directly responsible for monitoring and evaluating YIAGA’s programs. The officer will be responsible for regular data collection, analysis and reporting on project outcomes and results. He/she will ensure programs are implemented in line with YIAGA’s donor/project commitments. The officer will also provide technical support on M & E to the program during program planning, budgeting and implementation. In addition, he/she shall provide support in preparing regular programmatic performance reports.
Key Qualifications/skills

Possess a bachelor degree in Statistics, development studies, social studies or related or its equivalent experience with a formal qualification of monitoring and evaluation.
Minimum of at least five (5) years of experience in programme monitoring and evaluation;
Understanding of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organizations
Sound analytical and research skills
Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word processing, Database management, or other statistical packages
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Time management and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Self-motivated and ability to work without close supervision
Remuneration – Attractive

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with contact of referees as attached PDF documents to recruitment@yiaga.org on or before Friday, 30 June 2017. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“YIAGA is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, sex, tribe, religion, etc. Qualified women are especially encouraged to apply”

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