American University of Nigeria Latest Recruitment [5 Positions]

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19 Jun, 2018

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Administrative Jobs in Nigeria, Security Jobs in Nigeria, Transportation Jobs in Nigeria

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns. Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

The American University of Nigeria, Yola, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates in the position below, this position is opened to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: Project Director – Atiku Center
Location
: AUN Yola with Travel to Field Office in Mubi and Locations in Mubi North. Maiha, and Mubi South LGAs of Adamawa State
Project: Building Resilience through Sustainable Agriculture
Department: Atiku Center
Duration of Employment: Two (2) Years

Summary of Position

  • Reporting to the Administrator of Grants and Contracts of the American University of Nigeria, the Project Director is the technical and management lead of the project.
  • In this position, she/he ensures that project is implemented according to contract and work plan.
  • She/he ensures efficient use of project funds.
  • In this role, she/he supervises all senior project staff including the Specialists, Security Adviser and finance manager.
  • As capacity development lead, she/he designs and supports the implementation of capacity strengthening activities for state and non-state actors.

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading similar donor funded projects.
  • Evidence of experience working with government and NGO partners required
  • Hausa language proficiency, preferred

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

 

Job Title: Project Officer – Atiku Center
Locations
: Each for Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha Project Offices
Project: Building Resilience through Sustainable Agriculture
Department: Atiku Center
Duration of Employment: Two (2) Years
Slot: 3

Summary of Position

  • Reporting to the Agriculture Specialist, the Project officers, one at each local government authority (LGA), will be responsible for community engagement and sensitization, constant and proper monitoring and follow-up on farmers and FBOs activities within their LGA of assignment.
  • These Officers are the entry point of the project in the communities together with CBOs Field Staff. They conduct regular field-visit in the communities of intervention.
  • They support state and LGA extension workers in organizing the logistics for the trainings.
  • The officers at each LGA are also responsible for ensuring that within each LGA, there are demonstration plots that are functional and can be used for training purposes.
  • The Projects Officers also support the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar position on donor funded projects.
  • Evidence of experience working with government and NGO partners required
  • Hausa language proficiency, preferred.

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

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Results & Learning Specialist
Location:
 Mubi Project Office with Travel to Other Project Field Locations
Department: Atiku Center
Duration of Employment: Two (2) Years

Summary of Position

  • Reporting to the Project Director, the Monitoring, Evaluation, Results and Learning Specialist is responsible for all the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the project.
  • She/he develops tools, designs monitoring plans, designs and implements evaluations as well as collate and report on learning that emanates from project activities.
  • In this role, she/he is responsible for developing data and reports that will enable the Project director to write project reports.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading M&E functions for projects in conflict and post conflict settings
  • Evidence of experience working with government and NGO partners required
  • Hausa language proficiency, preferred

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

 

Job Title: Security Officer – Atiku Center
Location
: Mubi Project Office with Travel to other Project Field Locations
Project: Building Resilience through Sustainable Agriculture
Department: Atiku Center
Duration of Employment: Two (2) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Security Officer is responsible for providing security for all project activities at sensitive and security challenged locations.
  • In this role, she/he will ensure that they coordinate with AUN security department to stay abreast of current security information and share and advice the Project Director.
  • The Security Officer reports to the Project Director

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar position on donor funded projects.
  • Evidence of experience working with government and NGO partners required
  • Hausa language proficiency, preferred.

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

 

Job Title: Driver – Atiku Center
Location
: Mubi Project Office with Travel to other Project Field Locations
Project: Building Resilience through Sustainable Agriculture
Department: Atiku Center
Duration of Employment: Two (2) Years

Summary of Position

  • The Driver/Logistics Assistant provides administrative and logistics support to all project activities.
  • The position holder reports to the Finance Manager.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar position on donor funded projects.
  • Evidence of experience working with government and NGO partners required
  • Hausa language proficiency, preferred.

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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes/Cover Letters (same page) and references to: [email protected] The position being applied for should be the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 29th June, 2018.

Note

  • 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.


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