Vacancies

African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, AFRYDEV is a youth and women-led nongovernmental organization established in 2013 with the mission to serve as a platform for enlightenment and empowerment of youth society for peace and development through active participation by mainstreaming their issues and concerns into national development agenda based on United Nation Sustainable Development Goals. You can visit our website here for further details:  www.afrydev.org We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job TitleInformation Communication Technology Officer
Location: Yobe State of Nigeria
Contract Period: 6 Months

Qualification: Bsc/BA/HND      
Commencement Date: Immediately

Overall responsibilities

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Officer is responsible for ensuring technology enables and enhances the organization’s strategic objectives and facilitates all users achieving their operational priorities. This will include supporting and developing systems and staff, and maintaining and developing all internal hosted and virtualized IT infrastructures alongside the organization’s outsourced IT, support partners. Additionally, write and distribute content to promote an organization’s brand, activities, or products. Act as a liaison between the organization, the public, and the media to ensure that the AFRYDEV remains top of mind.

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Role Responsibilities, Duties, and Competencies

·         Direct and Manage all ICT-related Work through the Organization

·         Manage and coordinate IT-related devices, and update information (status, handover, current user, etc)

·         Implement and refine all ICT-related strategies. This will include direct accountability for the management of the ICT System and ownership of the system within AFRYDEV’s ICT Governance framework.

·         Provide direction and assistance to AFRYDEV Management Team on the introduction of new processes, acquisition of new systems, and development of infrastructure.

·         Promote effective and efficient design and operation of all major organizational business processes.

·         Ensure effective functioning of all IT systems (internal and external, infrastructure and applications) alongside and via management of outsourced IT support and application

·         To support, train and develop staff skills to install and configure software, troubleshoot simple IT problems, and support development colleagues.

·         To support and train staff to use information systems, equipment and software accurately and efficiently.

·         To champion the organizational Hub, ensuring it is utilized by all staff and volunteers to improve communication and information sharing, and developing and maintaining bespoke applications to promote efficient working.

·         Where appropriate, to build and replace hardware parts and machines throughout the organization and install and configure hardware and software.

·         Troubleshoot as may be required with hardware and software – including a reasonable amount of outside hours work to preserve operational efficiencies

·         Serve as the prime conduit for organizationally-relevant ICT innovation, providing qualified recommendations and considered reviews on the strategic appropriateness of emerging technologies and trends to AAFRYDEV’s Management Team.

·         Accurately record, update, and document requests using the IT service desk system.

·         Set up and troubleshoot network connectivity within the AFRYDEV environment.

·         Conduct ICT-relevant staff orientation and ongoing training for ICT across AFRYDEV.

·         Provide technical assistance to operational programs and undertake the technical project as required.

·         Develop and maintain Policies, Procedures, and How-to Guides for users across the ICT System

 

Communication and reporting

·         Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on AFRYDEV’s target audience.

·         Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products, and/or services.

·         Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.

·         Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.

·         Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of AFRYDEV, and coordinate publicity events as required.

·         Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.

·         Presents and explains AFRYDEV mandate, principles, and activities by developing content for publication.

·         Report to the Executive Director on the progress of activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with partners and beneficiaries.

 

Requirements

·         University degree in Information and Technology, Computer Science, Law, Communications, Public Relations, International Relations, Social Science or related field(s)

·         3 years of previous experience in managing a similar position in a nonprofit organization is highly desirable.

·         Proven intellectual capacity and willingness to learn

·         Ability to work under pressure, with little or no supervision

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as knowledge of Hausa.

·         Excellent computer skills (Web design, hosting, and management of internal and communication

 

 

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply
interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

·         AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.

·         AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Title:  Project Officer
Location: Yobe State of Nigeria
Contract Period: 8 Month

Qualification: Bsc/BA/HND
Commencement Date: Immediately

Overall responsibilities

The Project Officer will supervise the organization, implementation, and monitoring of IGA activities on a daily basis in keeping with AFRYDEV procedures and standards. He/she shall be responsible for the management and implementation of Project activities in Geidam and Yunisari, Yobe State

 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Project Officer is responsible for the qualitative, quantitative, and timely implementation of the activities

 

Activities supervision

  • Organize and supervise the identification and selection registration of beneficiaries for the IGA and VST activities.
  • Organize and supervise the market assessment and the identification of the main chains in the targeted area
  • Organize and supervise the day-to-day monitoring and evaluation of the IGAs and VST activities (including post-distribution monitoring activities), market assessment, beneficiaries training, individual follow-up…)
  • Supervise and organize data collection, data entry, and data analysis
  • Organize and supervise the training to the beneficiaries related to the IGAs programs.
  • Organize and supervise the distributions in the field with the beneficiaries, with a strong collaboration with the community leaders.
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, AFRYDEV  programs, or safety aspects
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.
  • Propose an action plan to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Actively participates in good collaboration with local leaders
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances, and major events that could have potential consequences for AFRYDEV  activities
  • Organize training of PMCs and provide technical support for PMCs meetings.
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the Enumerators who take part in the project.
  • Organize sensitizations for the beneficiaries or community members according to the identified needs.
  • Address any issues on the field with the beneficiaries or the community members.
  • Represent AFRYDEV at any time and anywhere when He/She is on duty.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.

 

Team supervision:

  • Organize the day-to-day schedule of the team to guarantee the smooth running of the project
  • Make sure every member of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfill his/her objectives
  • Organize regular meetings with his team (briefing and debriefing) and ensure they have the necessary support they need
  • He/she participates in the evaluation and to the definition of the training needs of his/her team
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the daily Enumerators  who take part in the project
  • Collect, enter and analyze the information as requested by his/her supervisor.
  • Participate in the creation of the contents of the training and train the beneficiaries according to the schedule defined

·         Support the M&E team in the analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.

·         Take part in all assessments for the projects or for new projects.

·         Analyse the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Doing no Harm to the population.

·         Keep monitoring tools and files archived at the AFRYDEV office, ensuring their availability to his/her Program Manager.

·         Collect information and data at the LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring, and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.

·         Coordinate closely with the PM to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.

·         Mobilization and awareness-raising about the organization, program objectives, and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).

·         Participate in regular internal& and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.

·         Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of beneficiaries for activities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness, and transparency during the implementation of activities.

·         Work closely with community structures to follow up on the implementation of Income Generating Activities.

·         Contribute to the development of project community mobilization strategies for targeting and new needs identification in the community.

·         Support the Supervisor to ensure that beneficiaries’ access to the provider guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field key activities

·         Perform any other action related to the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of AFRYDEV if requested by his/her supervisor.

 

Communication and reporting

·         Report to the Deputy Program Manager on the progress of activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries.

·         Collect and Compile collected data, pictures and collect information from the field to present weekly internal reports to the Project Manager.

·         Presenting the weekly achievements, problems encountered, and any suggestions to improve the project implementation.

·         Compile collected data and collect information from the team to present regular reports to the FS-DPM on the progress of activities, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries and propose actions to improve the project

·         Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, AFRYDEV  programs, or safety aspects

·         He provides weekly internal reporting on activities on the progress of Livelihood activities.

·         Report immediately any delay, problem, or other relevant information to the PM

Qualification and Skills

·         Degree, HND in a relevant field

·         3 years of previous experience in managing a similar position in a nonprofit organization is highly desirable

·         Proven intellectual capacity and willingness to learn

·         Ability to work under pressure, with little or no supervision

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as knowledge of Hausa.

·         Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

 

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply

interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African
Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Title:  Logistic Assistant
Location: Yobe State of Nigeria
Contract Period: 8 Month

Qualification: Bsc/BA/HND
Commencement Date: Immediately

Overall responsibilities

 

The Base Logistician- is responsible to execute all the tasks with respect to logistic support at the base office and specifically with respect to smooth running of AFRYDEV projects by giving necessary support to the project team on the field.


Main Responsibilities and Tasks

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager on the field and under the management of the Executive Director, and in collaboration with the Project Officer at the field base, he/she will:

 

·         Take full responsibility for developing a plan for purchasing equipment, services, and supplies and to analyzed price options from vendors.

·         Maintain a standard procedure to negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts by making a professional decision.   

·         Ensure the appropriate use of AFRYDEV tools e.g. Logbooks;

·         Actively collaborate to monitor and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the equipment, consumables, and supplies used in the Base Office.

·         Provide the Executive Director and Program Manager with all the relevant information and report with respect to the status of use of the supplies on monthly basis.

·         Work as team member and procurement committee to establish cost parameters and budget for purchases in line with the organization’s policies.

·         Managing suppliers and overseeing and supervising employees and all activities of the procurement department by maintaining and uploading documents.

·         Enforcing regulations and transparently managing relationships with vendors to comply with (AFRYDEV) procedures of procurements.   

·         In coordination with the Program Manager and Security Assistant, revise and update the organization’s security practice/equipment.

·         Collaborate in the relevant data-entry activities related to logistics e.g. Car Logbooks and also with projects, upon request from the Project Manager or Security Assistant.

·         Develop logistics along with support plans, budget requirements, and deployment timelines for new operations in line with AFRYDEV policy.

·         Develop logistical plans for current operations and logistics contingency plans.

·         Develop and execute tools and methodologies to enable effective implementation of logistic plans for all AFRYDEV operations.

·         Collaborate harmoniously with all project staff to use organization supplies and resources responsibly and in line with AFRYDEV procedures/policies.

·         Design and develop standard operating methods to manage logistics operations efficiently.

·         Ensure logistics requirements take gender-specific needs into consideration.

·         Coordinate logistics activities related to procurement, funding, and substantive units of AFRYDEV

 

 

Qualification and Skills

·         Degree, HND in a relevant field

·         3 years of previous experience in managing a similar position in a nonprofit organization is highly desirable

·         Proven intellectual capacity and willingness to learn

·         Ability to work under pressure, with little or no supervision

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as knowledge of Hausa.

·         Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

 

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply

interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African
Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

·         AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.

·         AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.

·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Job Title:  MEAL Officer
Location: Yobe State of Nigeria
Contract Period: 8 Month

Qualification: Bsc/BA/HND
Commencement Date: Immediately

Overall responsibilities

The MEAL Officer will provide support to AFRYDEV’s Multi-sectoral Programs in Improving the Early Recovery and Livelihood of vulnerable communities in Yobe State. The MEAL Officer will support the design, planning, monitoring, and evaluation of the program by managing data and facilitating program implementation at the state level, under the guidance and direct supervision of the Program Manager.

The MEAL Officer will be responsible for data gathering, analysis, and reporting activities. He/she will assist in tracking the progress of key indicators and provide timely reports to the Project Manager and Programme Manager on project data for greater project reporting and overall impact for AFRYDEV Multi-sectoral Programs in Yobe State.

 

 

Main Duties / Responsibilities

 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

Under the direct supervision of the ProgramManager and in collaboration with other collaborators of the projects and He/She will:

·         Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, mapping, stocktaking, and regular market monitoring

  • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program component teams.
  • Ensure timely planning and deployment of surveys, assessment, mapping, stocktaking, and Post Distribution Monitoring surveys, conducting project baseline, end line, and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits.

·         Support formulation and integration of Geographic Information System technology and other related spatial information applications, for operational programming needs.

Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities

  • Ensure proper monitoring of the program, focusing on the overall M&E framework of the projects
  • Present and analyze data based on information needs of the project team and partners and support in database management.
  • Analysing of data, report development, and submission of M&E reports
  • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanisms through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team.
  • Review of reporting made against indicators
  • Drafting and sharing lessons learned from the different project interventions for program development and quality control

Work with program teams to ensure AFRYDEV information on program activities is shared within LGAs and provide beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks

  • Collaborate with government and humanitarian partners to ensure smooth sharing of information in consultation with the Project Manager.
  • Support the program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at the Ward/ LGA level and handling complaints/ feedback.

Support the management of MIS technologies and Beneficiary Data management Platforms (Including Red Rose, PowerBI, Kobo, etc..

·         Carry out troubleshooting of devices and find solutions where necessary to ensure timely implementation of program activities.

·         Ensure routine monitoring of the Red Rose and ODK / Kobo devices and software upgrades when necessary, in conjunction with the MEAL Assistants / Enumerate

·         Supports MEAL and Program Team on database management software used when necessary.

·         Support the MEAL team in coding and creating new forms and questionnaires.

·         Create Monthly reports via the use of infographic software.

Ensure proper and timely implementation, management, and capacity building on MEAL at the base level:

·         Take a lead in data storage, processing, retrieval, and reporting to the project management team and key community stakeholders in consultation with the MEAL team

·         Coordinate and share learning related to knowledge, data collection, use of ICT4D, behaviours, and practices at base office level, and AFRYDEV at large.

·         Generate related reporting on trends in all-cash programs context and progress (using graphs, pie charts, bar charts, etc.) for internal and external reporting in consultation with the MEAL Team Lead and Project Manager.

  • Ensure timely submission of all sector 5Ws to the MEAL Team Lead and Program Manager.

·         Train local field staff, state government stakeholders, and key community beneficiaries in how to establish and deploy M&E in coordination with the project management team.

Provide support to the programs at the LGA level and within the communities

  • Directly supervise data entry and data cleaning activities by the data entry clerks
  • Analyse and provide information regarding the general context at the LGA level and explore opportunities in support of the partnership, building initiatives with LGA level government and other humanitarian actors.
  • Assist program teams in the selection of beneficiaries as per the established procedure from the project proposal.
  • Assist the program team in the selection of Community Mobilisers to facilitate the process of beneficiaries’ selection.

Capacity Development

·      Assist the Program Manager to provide training on monitoring and evaluation that include sampling, data collection, data cleaning, analysis, and reporting guidelines to all program staff.  Coach data entry clerks and project officers on data cleaning

 

 

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)

 

Minimum Requirements:

          Degree/Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Development Studies, Statistics, Demography or a related subject, with previous experience working in developmental projects

Skills & Experience

Essential:

·         Be professional, motivated, flexible, and culturally sensitive

·         2-3 years M&E related work experience with an INGO or NNGO

·         Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing

·         Have previous experience in indicator tracking matrix, 5Ws, MIS, PSS of cash-based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers, or cash vouchers).

·         Have excellent communication, writing, and analytical skills.

·         Have proven ability to create program support systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.

·         Have knowledge and experience in using database-specific software.

·         Have experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

·         Be excellent in communication skills and proficient in report writing

·         Have IT troubleshooting capabilities.

·         Be resident and familiar with the terrain in Northeast Nigeria.

·         Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

·         Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programming (Access, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).

·         Proven ability to create management information systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.

·         Knowledge and experience in using database-specific software.

·         Excellent communication, writing, and analytical skills.

·         Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams

 

Preferred:

·         Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri).

·         Proficient in statistical and other software (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, GIS, and ENA for SMART.

·         Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

·         Previous experience with similar position

·         Perform another task specifically assigned by the Project Manager and direct supervisor for what concerns the implementation of AFRYDEV program activities.

·         Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African
Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Job Title:  Project Assistant
Location: Yobe State of Nigeria
Contract Period: 8 Month

Qualification: Bsc/BA/HND
Commencement Date: Immediately

Overall responsibilities

 

The Project Assistant will supervise the organization, implementation, and monitoring of all field activities on a daily basis in keeping with AFRYDEV procedures and standards. He shall be responsible for the management and implementation of AFRYDEV activities in Geidam Yunisari, Yobe. 

 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

Under the direct supervision of the Project Officer, the Project Assistant is responsible for the qualitative, quantitative, and timely implementation of the project activities

 

Activities supervision

  • Assist in organizing and supervising the identification and selection registration of beneficiaries for the IGA and VST activities.
  • Assist in Organize and supervising the market assessment and the identification of the main chains in the targeted area
  • Assist in organizing and supervising the day-to-day monitoring and evaluation of the IGAs and VST activities projects (including post-distribution monitoring activities), market assessment, beneficiaries training, individual follow-up…)
  • Assist in Supervise and organizing the data collection, data entry, and data analysis
  • Assist in organizing and supervising the training to the beneficiaries related to the IGAs programs.
  • Assist in organizing and supervising the distributions in the field with the beneficiaries, with a strong collaboration with the community leaders.
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, AFRYDEV programs, or safety aspects
  • Assist in supervising and organizing all assessments for the projects or for new projects especially monthly price and market assessment.
  • Assist in analyzing the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Doing no Harm to the population.
  • Actively participates in good collaboration with local leaders
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances, and major events that could have potential consequences for AFRYDEV activity
  • Organize sensitizations for the beneficiaries or community members according to the identified needs.
  • Address any issues on the field with the beneficiaries or the community members.
  • Represent AFRYDEV at anytime and anywhere when He/She is on duty.
  • Perform any other action related to the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of AFRYDEV if requested by his/her supervisor.

 

Communication and reporting

·         Report to the Project Officer on the progress of activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries.

·         Collect and Compile collected data, pictures and collect information from the field to present weekly internal reports to the Project Officer.

·         Presenting the weekly achievements, problems encountered, and any suggestions to improve the project implementation.

·         Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, AFRYDEV programs, or safety aspects

·         He provides weekly internal reporting on activities on the progress of activities.

Qualification and Skills

·         Degree, HND in a relevant field

·         3 years of previous experience in managing a similar position in a nonprofit organization is highly desirable

·         Proven intellectual capacity and willingness to learn

·         Ability to work under pressure, with little or no supervision

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as knowledge of Hausa.

·         Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

·         Residents of the project communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply

interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African
Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

·         AFRYDEV recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.

·         AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.

·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Security Assistant

Location: Yobe State of Nigeria

Contract Period:  8 Month

Qualification:  Bsc/BA/HND

Commencement Date: Immediately

 

Overall responsibilities

 

The Security Assistant is responsible to follow up on the security context in AFRYDEV areas of intervention and assisting in maintaining a safe and secure environment for AFRYDEV employees and visitors, premises, and assets as well as maintaining regular communication with staff during field movement. The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to maximize safety and security and that they are adhered to at all times. The Security Assistant is responsible for supporting the AFRYDEV team in Yobe State to ensure that safety and security is mainstreamed into all field operations across intervention areas and that high-quality information is available for decision making.

 

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

 

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and the Executive Director, he/she:

 

Policies and Procedures:

  • Work with the Program Manager to develop, consolidate, implement, and regularly review operating procedures and security plans across Northeast Nigeria.
  • Ensure the availability of all the instruments needed to guarantee security in the area of intervention
  • Monitor the security situation on the field, reports to the Program Manager, promptly and effectively report risks and propose mitigation actions
  • In coordination with the PM, revises and updates the organization’s security tools
  • Collaborate with the PM for the field office staff and ensures that all security systems are implemented and respected
  • Represent AFRYDEV in meetings with government and other relevant stakeholders as required
  • Assist the PM to provide training(s) that may include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency Plans (CPs), Security Management, Incident Reporting, Prevention, and Response Mechanisms, Communications (including satellite phones), and risk/threat analysis.

 

Communication:

  • Provide thorough security briefings to AFRYDEV staff and visitors upon arrival in Yobe.
  • Initiate, review, and collate security incident reports for each field site.
  • Implement, maintain, and regularly update the AFRYDEV staff and visitors list, Security Communications Tree, and SOPs as needed
  • Ensure the communication equipment functions at all times (HF radio, sat phone, internet, and phone lines). Follow-up on any calls made by satellite phone and radio

 

Staff and Vehicle Movement:

  • In collaboration with the Admin and operations Team, monitor movement and provide security guidance to staff on the current situation in operational areas.
  • Daily track and record all AFRYDEV field movements within States of interventions. Maintain strong communication to report and record observations, information, and occurrences during staff movement
  • Serve as focal point with drivers during interstate movement by tracking the location of all vehicles and staff and communicating with AFRYDEV Program Manager and  Executive Director
  • Regularly conduct field visits to assess field site compliance with safety and security procedure during field activities.
  • Ensure vehicle and personal tracking systems are appropriate, fully resourced, and operational

 

Monitoring and Analysis:

  • Collect information regarding politics and security in Yobe States as well as on safety and security issues concerning AFRYDEV.
  • Respond to security-relevant incidents with information gathering and inform the PM.
  • Undertake continual assessments of equipment (including vehicles) and organizational assets to ensure that minimal conditions for security are met. Prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that perimeter security staff (guards) have the capacity to perform their duties as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Conduct monthly health and safety inspections such as, but not limited to: fire extinguishers, smoke/fire detectors, and inspection of AFRYDEV facilities in Yobe State
  • Regularly inventory and stock as necessary hibernation kits, first aid kits, and vehicle safety kits; ensure that staff know what is in the kits and how and when to use them
  • Submit regular contextual updates (weekly/monthly situational reports) to the Program Manager and Executive Director.
  • Work closely with AFRYDEV field teams to ensure all incidents and accidents are followed up with an official written Incident Report, which is then shared with relevant stakeholders and filed appropriately.
  • Take appropriate measures to secure AFRYDEV premises, personnel, assets, and properties by regularly monitoring and control of AFRYDEV’s existing security set-up.
  • Check that facilities and equipment conform to security norms (closures and doorways are in a good state, open spaces lit up, buildings identified, fire extinguishers present, electrical installations buried, etc.).
  • Review lodging options for staff in field locations, ensuring they meet AFRYDEV standard operating procedures.

 

Coordination:

  • Maintain a wide professional and personal network of influential actors and clearly communicate AFRYDEV’s status in Yobe States and across NE Nigeria.
  • Build acceptance to facilitate continuity of current AFRYDEV programs and any future humanitarian or development programming by liaising with local communities, local authorities, and other humanitarian actors and stakeholders within the states.
  • Coordinate regularly with the Program manager on safety and security issues and fulfill all reporting requirements.
  • Attend and represent AFRYDEV at UN, Sector, and other meetings relating to access and security as appropriate, following guidance from the Program Manager and Executive.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualification and Skills

  • Degree, HND in Social Science or relevant field
  • 3 years of previous experience in managing a similar position in a nonprofit organization is highly desirable
  • Proven intellectual capacity and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work under pressure, with little or no supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, as well as knowledge of Hausa.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Application Closing Date

10th March 2022.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as a single PDF document addressed to “ African
Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (via:recruitments@afrydev.org  Using “position title “as the subject of the mail.

Note

 

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate gender, religion, or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff, and or any assigned third party, requests of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Program Officer

Report to:  Program Coordinator

Location: Damaturu –Yobe State

Contract Period: 1 Year

Commencement Date: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor program progress and prepare activity report.
  • Document activities success stories, beneficiaries’ feedback and other lessons that will help improve programming.
  • Provide guidance and maintain frequent communications with program partners.
  • Would be responsible for program management, coordination and to take the lead in planning and implementation of budget expenditures to ensure effective use of resources against planned activities and expected outputs.
  • Ensure adequate project monitoring systems and evaluation procedures are in place applying appropriate tools in order to collect and update all progress indicators for the project
  • Ensure the participation of the different stakeholders, including AFRYDEV program staff,
  • Define and implement coordination and follow up mechanisms with external actors and AFRYDEV programs
  • Develop referral pathways depending on the available services and the survivors’ needs;
  • Establish a mapping of external actors providing services to victims of gender based violence in the three States of Northeast operations and ensure the referral pathways are understood by all program staff working on GBV;
  • Facilitate organization of training to partners, GBV teams and officers; attends and contribute to gender-related training, workshops and meetings as and when required; represent AFRYDEV upon request at workshops and events where information on gender mainstreaming in the departments is requested;
  • Facilitate and support the integration of gender perspectives (such as the framework and checklists) in the programming across programs;
  • Analyze and troubleshoot program challenges and develop best practices to improve overall program performance
  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for programs.
  • Plan and execute program activities in timely and accurate manner.
  • Conduct program reviews and prepare monthly, quarterly and final narrative and financial donors’ reports.
  • Prepare meeting agenda, organize meetings and distribute minutes.
  • Additionally, replace or work with other members of the team, as need be, on proposal writing and set up, follow up of program expenses and indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures.
  • Representing AFRYDEV in a positive and professional manner, which promotes the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Ensuring confidentiality and professional integrity is upheld at all times.
  • Being flexible, adaptable and available to take on other tasks or duties as requested by the PC or ED.

 

Core skills:

  • Understanding organizational goals and objectives and creating programs that adhere to these guidelines
  • Implementing programs and projects to help organizations meet goals and objectives
  • Apply project management knowledge regarding development, staffing, budgeting and scheduling
  • Project management and proposal writing
  • Developing relationships with various community, governmental and other nonprofit organizations to raise funds and awareness to build resources

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Administration, Information Management, Project Management or other social science.
  • 2 to 3 years in managing similar position (Essential)
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English
  • Capacity to develop content and facilitate trainings

Advanced skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong understanding of project management concepts
  • Good understanding of North East local context not limited to culture and traditions.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage

Application Closing Date

8th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as single PDF document addressed to ” African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (AFRYDEV via:   recruitments@afrydev.org  and copy   info@afrydev.org

Using “position tittle “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Job Title: M&E (Monitoring and Evaluation) Officer

Report to:  Program Coordinator

Location: Damaturu –Yobe State

Contract Period: 1 YearCommencement Date: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Closely monitor and report on the results and progress made with regard to project implementation and provide feedback to the Program Coordinator
  • Implement efficient and logical data flow systems that build off of existing national data collection mechanisms and ensure timely gathering of project data;
  • Institute data quality assessments and other data quality assurance measures to ensure data collected for AFRYDEV projects are accurate and reliable;
  • Participate in creating a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Support the Program Coordinator in defining and implementing key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout duration of the projects.
  • Assist Program staff in clarifying project information needs.
  • Support programs staff on ways to properly document, organize and capture program progress.
  • Draft tools and their revisions as well as data collection procedures under the supervision of the programs coordinator (eg. logical framework, project performance tracking, indicators, and data flow chart)
  • Facilitate data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for all programs and projects, for both new and established programs.
  • Provide technical support to field volunteers and other consultants working under AFRYDEV.
  • Work closely with Program teams to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision programs coordinator.
  • Collaborate with the Program department of AFRYDEV in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative and financial donors’ reports.
  • Document activities success stories, beneficiaries’ feedback and other lessons that will help improve programming.
  • M&E officer may be assigned to focus on supporting one or more specific projects within Yobe State as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Additionally, replace or work with other members of the team, as need be, on grants writing and set up, follow up of program expenses and indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedure.
  • Representing AFRYDEV in a positive and professional manner, which promotes the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Ensuring confidentiality and professional integrity is upheld at all times.
  • Being flexible, adaptable and available to take on other tasks or duties as requested by the PC or ED.

Core skills:

  • Understanding organizational goals and objectives and implementing programs and projects to help organizations meet goals and objectives
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization or in the North East.

Advanced skills:

  • Good understanding of North East local context not limited to culture and traditions.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Information Management, Project Management or other relevant academic background
  • 2 to 3 years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience (essential)
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English

Application Closing Date

8th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as single PDF document addressed to ” African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (AFRYDEV via:   recruitments@afrydev.org  and copy   info@afrydev.org

Using “position tittle “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Job Title: Finance Officer

Report to:  Program Coordinator

Location: Damaturu –Yobe State

Contract Period: 1 Year

Commencement Date: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Finance Officer will be responsible for all financial and related matters of AFRYDEV, and will report to, and work closely with, the Program Coordinator to ensure effective financial management and control.
  • Maintain complete, accurate and timely financial records; prepares and submit monthly financial reports as directed by the program coordinator in timely manner; and supporting documents are filed appropriately in hard and soft copies;
  • Maintain and oversee internal controls; prepares estimates of monthly cash requirements and coordinate financial activities; manage project bank account, reconciles monthly accounts and bank statements; submits receipts and invoices;
  • Participate in regular meetings with field officer Program & Operations staff to discuss financial items and Supervise and support the team on the preparation of budgets, fund requests and follow up the settlements of funds transferred;
  • Oversee day-to-day financial management and accounting for (AFRYDEV) projects; maintains and manage financial accounts in coordination with the Executive Director;
  • Assist in establishing, maintaining, and updating organizational financial policies and procedures to guide the work of project staff and management;
  • Prepare and track project budgets and budget projections; reviews expense reports, vouchers and payment requests, including proper back-up documentation to ensure compliance with established AFRYDEV systems and donor’s requirements;
  • At all-time act in accordance with AFRYDEV constitution and current policies.
  • Development and implementation of relevant financial policies and procedures, in consultation with the PC and ED.
  • Representing AFRYDEV in a positive and professional manner, which promotes the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Ensuring confidentiality and professional integrity is upheld at all times.
  • Being flexible, adaptable and available to take on other tasks or duties as requested by the PC or ED.

 

Core skills:

  • Understanding organizational goals and objectives and strong adherence to guidelines
  • Support the organizations meet goals and objectives
  • Apply knowledge regarding development, staffing, budgeting and scheduling
  • Budget development and management

Advanced skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Strong understanding of financial management concepts
  • Good understanding of Yobe State local context not limited to culture and traditions.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Administration, Accounting, Information Management, Project Management or other social science.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in managing similar responsibility (Essential)
  • Financial prudency

Application Closing Date

8th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as single PDF document addressed to ” African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (AFRYDEV via:   recruitments@afrydev.org  and copy   info@afrydev.org

Using “position tittle “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Job Title: Procurement and Logistics Officer

Report to:  Program Coordinator

Location: Damaturu –Yobe State

Contract Period: 1 Year

Commencement Date: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure that the procurement process strictly follows the Development Organization rules and regulations.
  • Maintain a file system for procurements to allow for efficient documentation and process audits and maintain the privacy of grantees and vendors.
  • Maintain files, including: proposal, evaluation, award documents, official contracts and correspondence of all procurements, following policy and local law.
  • Serve as the point person related to any procurement of goods and services for the program either for direct use under the project task order, or Direct Distribution of Goods and Services (DDGS) activity
  • Coordinating procurement actions with the program’s technical lead in order to ensure timely and satisfactory delivery of goods and services.
  • Assist with preparation of Terms of Reference and/or technical specifications for materials, goods, and services, for contracts, acquisitions, and procurements, in collaboration with the program team. Ensure presentation of sufficient selection that meets requirements of quality assurance, delivery, and transparency.
  • Work with vendors of goods and services to ensure quality.
  • Assist with invitations to potential vendors to compete offers for the purchase of goods or services including under grants, either through direct, bid invitation, or other mechanism that ensures high standards of transparency.
  • Participate in evaluation committees for proposals submitted by the various vendors, according to the solicited terms of reference and regulations.
  • Process procurements according to rules and regulations.
  • Maintain strict control of budgets, and financial expenditures.
  • Coordinate delivery logistics with program team and/or grantees to obtain the required permits including, such as delivery receipts.
  • Coordinate transportation, permits, authorizations, insurance, loading and unloading of goods/materials, and financial allocation of related expenses under grants.
  • Prepare requests for quotations, negotiate, conduct analysis, and recommend vendors for delivery of goods and materials to grantees.
  • Communicate all delivery schedules corresponding to grant and operations procurements, including the projection of related expenses and verify deliveries are complete and timely.
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

Core skills:

  • Understanding organizational goals and objectives and strong adherence to guidelines
  • Support the organizations meet goals and objectives
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team

Advanced skills:

  • Strong understanding of financial management concepts
  • Good understanding of Yobe State local context not limited to culture and traditions.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in related field is required.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience working on development funded programs
  • Strong knowledge of donor procurement, rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated logistical issues.
  • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis.
  • Strong ability to use and develop management and tracking systems.

Application Closing Date

8th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as single PDF document addressed to ” African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (AFRYDEV via:   recruitments@afrydev.org  and copy   info@afrydev.org

Using “position tittle “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

 

Job Title: Gender and Protection Officer

Report to:  Program Coordinator

Location: Damaturu –Yobe State

Contract Period: 1 Year

Commencement Date: Immediately

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assumed responsibility of gender mainstreaming, coordination, supervision and planning in accordance with project requirements.
  • Provide professional and confidential services to survivors of GBV, grounded in the AFRYDEV holistic, survivor-centered case management approach.
  • Support the maintenance of the AFRYDEV case management system by maintaining client confidentiality at all time
  • Participate in the development of case management monitoring systems and help to ensure that GBV case workers and PSS Volunteers utilize these systems correctly and consistently.
  • Organized and facilitate training of GBV actors and community stakeholders on GBV prevention and response.
  • Attend Protection Sectors meetings and support development and implementation of sector strategic objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with standard operation procedures on GBV and gender sensitive programming by providing day to day guidance on interventions.
  • Work closely with partners, agencies and civil societies to formulate a coordinated response in other to compile and prepare quality monthly progress reports.
  • Ensure accurate data entry into the protection information management system and the development of an internal database to track referrals of services.
  • Support and facilitate different interventions on gender perspectives to ensure coherence and procedures in service delivery.
  • Involved in collection of data on analysis of sex-and age disaggregation by streamlining the need of survivors.  
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Program activities, issues, and risks.
  • Manage technical implementation of the program and ensure synergies with other program teams members.

Core skills:

  • Understanding organizational goals and objectives and strong adherence to guidelines
  • Support the organizations meet goals and objectives
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
  • Inclusive collaboration and stakeholder engagement capacity (Essential)
  • Strong program formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Strong communication skills and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks

Advanced skills:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity regarding gender issues
  • Good understanding of Yobe State local context not limited to culture and traditions.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND Social Science is required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working on development funded programs
  • Strong knowledge of donor procurement, rules and regulations.

Application Closing Date

8th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and Cover Letter as single PDF document addressed to ” African Youth for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation, (AFRYDEV via:   recruitments@afrydev.org  and copy   info@afrydev.org

Using “position tittle “as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • AFRYDEV is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate gender, religion or ethnicity.
  • AFRYDEV recruitment and selection procedures do not involve any form of payment to the organization, staff and or any assigned third party, request of such kinds should be immediately reported.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.