Access to Humanitarian Assistance and Development Initiative (AHDI) Graduate Recruitment [2 Positions]

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24 Jul, 2018

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Graduate Jobs in Nigeria, Internships in Nigeria

Access to Humanitarian Assistance and Development Initiative (AHDI) is a non-governmental organization in Abuja, Nigeria. AHDI’s vision is a world where everyone is empowered to maximize their potentials, live with dignity and freedom. Its mission is to be the leading provider of innovative humanitarian and development solutions and services in Africa.

We are looking for a smart, passionate and qualified individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern
Reporting: Direct report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Duration: Six months preferred but may be extended
Expenses: This is an unpaid volunteering opportunity. Daily or monthly expenses will be reimbursed based on organization’s policy

Summary of Duties

  • To support the monitoring & evaluation system of AHDI with a particular focus on the use of scientifically sound methods of impact evaluation.
  • He/She will work under the guidance of the M&E Manager to implement the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework for the organization’s projects and contribute to the design and implementation of related core M&E research and development activities.
  • He/She will develop approaches and tools based on clear impact pathways, theories of change, outcomes, and indicators of progress.
  • He/She will work to ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation is carried out at outcome level and for ensuring that projects at AHDI maintain their strategic vision and that all activities result in the achievement of intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • In addition, the M&E Intern will support the M & E manager to build the capacity of project staff in monitoring and evaluation and specifically on how to demonstrate impact.
  • He/She will assist Project Managers in preparing quarterly/annual reports on project progress and will monitor the overall progress of AHDI projects in achieving outcomes.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Operationalize the M&E framework designed for AHDI including and not limited to:

  • Designing M&E tools for data collection, verification, and management and reporting as well as data audits;
  • Contribute to the development, design and planning of projects so that
    • Projects have a clear and feasible strategy towards impact that is in line with AHDI’s mission and strategy, and
    • Projects include clearly defined measurable indicators of outputs, outcomes and impact
  • Contribute to outcome- and evidence-based strategic decision-making at AHDI and promote a culture of evidence-based learning and adaptation,
  • Assist Project Managers to develop systematic and realistic monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to report on project performance indicators;
  • Follow up on monitoring and evaluation exercises for various initiatives for the agency;
  • Conduct capacity assessments on existing monitoring and evaluation system;
  • Lead the design and implementation of ex-post and ex-ante evaluations of AHDI’S technologies and interventions using robust methods of impact evaluation
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results as well as the sustainability of the project results and report periodically to management team
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans to improve AHDI programming effectiveness.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Statistics  or any other related field;
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software; and
  • Proficiency in the use of computer.

Key skills & competencies:

  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software;
  • Training & facilitation skills;
  • Ability to initiate and manage change and to recognize and adjust to rapidly changing conditions;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to write reports;
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages


Job Title: Communication Intern
: Abuja
Reporting: Direct report to the Communications Manager
Duration: Six months preferred but may be extended

Summary of Duties

  • The communications Intern would help build AHDI’s offline and online recognition and profile and assist with the delivery of AHDI’s social media strategy.
  • He/she will also work closely with program managers and understand their operations.
  • This is a challenging role with lots of room for creativity.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Help maintain AHDI’s digital and Online Media presence:

  • Source and draft appropriate, relevant content for AHDI’s social media channels/handles
  • Monitor social media and digital news sources
  • Post relevant updates and information relating to AHDI’s operations
  • Create regular social media reports to contribute to AHDI’s social media evaluation
  • Drafting copy for a range of audiences for news items, e-newsletters, and social media

Support Public Relations Activities:

  • Assist Communications Manager in responding to media queries and arranging media interviews
  • Develop and maintain AHDI’s database of relevant media and PR contacts
  • Respond to enquiries received by email and digital channels – or allocate/re-direct enquiries as appropriate


  • Carry out any other duties within the scope and purpose of the job
  • Abide by all AHDI Policies, Regulations and Procedures.
  • Note: As duties and responsibilities change, this job description may be reviewed and amended in consultation with the Communications Manager

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Communication, Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science  or any other related field;
  • Proficiency in the use of computer.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Using social media for campaigning purposes
  • Some experience of copywriting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Excellent editorial skills and attention to detail
  • Team player with adaptable and pragmatic approach to work
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to learn new IT programs quickly (knowledge of WordPress and Google Analytics or similar would be an added advantage)
  • Knowledge of:
    • Media (particularly digital)
    • Communications tools/techniques for different audiences
    • Human rights (especially relating to children and women.


  • This is an unpaid volunteering opportunity.
  • Daily or monthly expenses will be reimbursed based on organization’s policy.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letters to: [email protected]

Application Deadline 10th August, 2018.

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