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Job Opportunities at the American University of Nigeria

Post by leumas » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:41 pm

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Logistics Assistant/Driver
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance/Admin
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations as authorized.
• Provide logistics and administrative support to staff during workshop.
• Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet
• Parks vehicle safely at designated place at the end of each working day not later than 6 pm, travels after 6pm must have prior approval of the PD/Administrator of Grants and Contracts.
• Ensure vehicle movement log book is filled accurately, timely and regularly.
• Report to the PD and Logistics Coordinator, accidents or issues with BRSA project vehicles.
• Compliance with motor vehicle and travel policy of AUN and GIZ regulations.
• Ensure vehicles have tool kit, jack, umbrella, first aid box, map, fire extinguishers etc.
• Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements
• Minimum requirement of SSCE and Trade test is an added advantage.
• At least 3-5 years working experience with International organization.
• Must have valid class B driver’s license.
• Certificate on professional driving and proficiency in Hausa is an added advantage.
• Experience of GIZ and/or USAID policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage
• Fulfil AUN Child Protection Policy at all times to prevent children from all forms of child abuses.


Job Title: Team Leader/Capacity Development Specialist
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Lead the efficiency and management of Office Operations and timely delivery of programs support.
• Ensures compliance to all work ethics, resources management and provide exemplary leadership.
• Coordinate timely programs reporting working with officers and other specialists.
• Organize and oversee the implementation of the project training/capacity building, in line with the priorities identified by the project and partner institutions.
• Ensure the inclusion and consistency of capacity development plans in the overall project work plan and deliverables.
• Identify and organize collaborative partnership with trainers/consultant or capacity development experts, including professionals from GIZ programs, to meet the demand and objectives of the project.
• Facilitate the network of capacity building experts on training and mentoring, in consultation with the Project Director.
• Ensure coherence and synergies of the project’s intervention with the overall strategy of JSR in terms of capacity building and high performance.
• Initiate, lead and follow relevant partnerships with Ministry of Agriculture, AADP and GIZ, in order to support and pursue sustainable trainings for the targeted departments/units.
• Ensure the sharing of experiences and dissemination of good practice in capacity development.
• Design and develop training modules to support and respond to project needs.
• Develop a range of specific sustainable training on Agricultural produce value addition and emerging markets approaches and strategies.
• Coordinate/align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the project “learning by doing”;
• Organize, implement and monitor other capacity utilization programs especially coaching and mentoring.

Position Requirements
• MA/MS in Pure and or Social Sciences and years’ experience in project management,
• 3 years’ experience managing office and people management.
• Great communication and report writing skills.
• Have experience in the development of training materials and delivering trainings.
• Average knowledge of project finance and procurement processes.
• Excellent knowledge of agriculture value chain.
• High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
• Fluent in Local languages and English.


Job Title: Team Leader/Capacity Development Specialist
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Lead the efficiency and management of Office Operations and timely delivery of programs support.
• Ensures compliance to all work ethics, resources management and provide exemplary leadership.
• Coordinate timely programs reporting working with officers and other specialists.
• Organize and oversee the implementation of the project training/capacity building, in line with the priorities identified by the project and partner institutions.
• Ensure the inclusion and consistency of capacity development plans in the overall project work plan and deliverables.
• Identify and organize collaborative partnership with trainers/consultant or capacity development experts, including professionals from GIZ programs, to meet the demand and objectives of the project.
• Facilitate the network of capacity building experts on training and mentoring, in consultation with the Project Director.
• Ensure coherence and synergies of the project’s intervention with the overall strategy of JSR in terms of capacity building and high performance.
• Initiate, lead and follow relevant partnerships with Ministry of Agriculture, AADP and GIZ, in order to support and pursue sustainable trainings for the targeted departments/units.
• Ensure the sharing of experiences and dissemination of good practice in capacity development.
• Design and develop training modules to support and respond to project needs.
• Develop a range of specific sustainable training on Agricultural produce value addition and emerging markets approaches and strategies.
• Coordinate/align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the project “learning by doing”;
• Organize, implement and monitor other capacity utilization programs especially coaching and mentoring.

Position Requirements
• MA/MS in Pure and or Social Sciences and years’ experience in project management,
• 3 years’ experience managing office and people management.
• Great communication and report writing skills.
• Have experience in the development of training materials and delivering trainings.
• Average knowledge of project finance and procurement processes.
• Excellent knowledge of agriculture value chain.
• High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
• Fluent in Local languages and English.



Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Ensure the consistency of M&E tools, indicators and methodologies for data management and analysis across project states as appropriate.
• Lead the implementation of data quality controls and annual data quality assessments to ensure the integrity of project data.
• Coordinate the implementation of program assessments and evaluations including baseline, annual, and end line assessments.
• Coordinate and lead needs assessments to inform new or adapted programming.
• Promote learning and assist state team on documenting and implementing lessons learned.
• Lead project assessments, evaluations and design including development of survey protocols
• Coordinate and conduct annual learning assessments in collaboration with team leads.
• Support the elaboration of success stories and case studies based on intended audience.
• Any other task as may be assigned by the CoP.

Position Requirements
• Master’s Degree in a field related to International Development, Research or Social Sciences or equivalent relevant experience and Bachelor’s Degree
• Excellent planning, organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), IMS etc.
• Strong experience in conducting assessments and surveys


Job Title: Finance Officer
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Description
Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project:
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Managing of petty cash transaction;
• Disbursing of funds to all participants during workshops;
• Handling of cash payments to all vendors/Staff
• Preparation of petty cash update and reports;
• Weekly cash reconciliation and replenishment;
• Scanning and filing financial documents into database and maintaining hard copies filling;
• Review of payment documents in relation to payment checklist;
• Keep petty cash funds in safe and provide periodic petty cash report.
• Raising of Payment Vouchers/Petty Cash Vouchers
• Day to day bank liaison and general finance and Admin duties
• Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements
• BSc in Accounting/Banking and Finance with 3 years project experience
• Grant management experience for USAID projects
• Experience in the use of financial accounting software
• Experience in project finance, audit and project banking
• Knowledge of USAID financial regulations and ICT skills.


Job Title: Office Assistant
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Finance/Admin.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Support in the coordination of office management, activities and programs in project office.
• Carry out filing of relevant materials and project documents.
• Provide administrative support to program teams based in the project communities.
• Tracking and ensuring participants in training events sign attendance.
• Conducting and reporting pre-training venue inspections and work with hotel staff to prepare venues as required.
• Coordinate transport of training equipment and materials to venues ready for use.
• Tracking project pending actions, including following-up/reminding concerned staff.
• Update project operations files and staff contact list.
• Providing logistics and other support to program implementation
• Any other duty as may be required from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements
• Degree in Social, Business Management, Public Administration, or equivalents.
• Minimum 2 years relevant work experience with an NGO.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office.


Job Title: Agric Service Specialist
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center – Program.
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Duration: Twenty-Two (22) Months

Building Resilience Through Sustainable Agriculture Phase 2 Project
• In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the project funded by European Union and German Government through GIZ (Journey to Self-Reliance – JSR). The position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities
• Counsel and advice farmers on farm cultivation, fertilization and harvesting.
• Conduct research and implement new technology and practices.
• Periodically analyze agricultural data and prepare reports.
• Support the PD in liaising with relevant government agencies and other stake holders.
• Promote understanding and cooperation between government regulatory agencies and farmers.
• Observe and inspect project demo farms, farmer’s crops and soils.
• In consultation with the PD, make presentations to farmers on farm management best practice.
• Respond to requests from farmers and stake holders.
• Draft periodic reports on completion of project activities and inputs to the PD.
• Day-to-day liaising with the PD on updates on progress and problems as they arise.
• Represent the PD and/or the Project in the absence of the PD as required.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Agricultural Economics, Agronomy or any other related field.
• At least 3-5 years’ experience in agriculture focused projects.
• Excellent knowledge of agriculture value chain.
• Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
• Fluent in Local languages and English.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

Deadline: 18th November, 2019

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online and submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and references on a single file to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format
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• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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