Youth

  • Niger

    Kogi


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization registered to contribute positive change in the economic and social status of African youth through effective programs that deliver sustainable outcomes.We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Program Officer

Locations: Kogi & Niger

Objective

Under the supervision of the Program Manager (PM), the Program Officer performs functions related to planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities under assigned portfolios on projects.

Job Description:

  • Assist the PM in assuring effective planning, implementation and management of assigned projects in Nigeria.
  • Assist the PM in strengthening systems for reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks, according to AYGF and the respective donor guidelines.
  • Assist the PM in the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Assist the PM in the provision of programmatic assistance to local AYGF partners in implementing their sub agreements.
  • Assist the PM in capacity building efforts aimed at local Implementing Agencies (IAs).
  • Remain informed on current programs and research in the health and development field; improve skills by working closely with international prevention specialists.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Person

The ideal candidate should have:

  • B.S / B.A in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or M.S / M.A Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, reproductive health, nutrition, nursing, food sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding health related issues.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi sectorial development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to “The Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)” via: using the “Position & Location” as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 29th March, 2021.

Note:

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Kogi and Niger States of Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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  • Abuja, FCT


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer

Location: Abuja

Objective:

  • The Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer will be responsible for overseeing all financial project management, as well as general office services.
  • The F&A Officer will be responsible for maintaining financial integrity, preparing all financial reports efficiently in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards.

Job Description:

  • Manage the accounting, finance, and administration components of programs, including petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting, and administrative activities;
  • Establish program financial management systems, procedures and controls to ensure consistency with donor requirements;
  • Coordinate monthly requests for funds to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations, and coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities;
  • Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
  • Review and approve all vouchers prepared (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable to the project;
  • Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds;
  • Supervise project staff, consultants, and partners working in finance and administration for the project;
  • Produce budget projections, analysis, and reports for review and action by the Project Manager and ED;
  • Manage financial files and support annual audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Person:

The ideal candidate should have;

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field strongly preferred
  • At least 7years finance experience in donor funded projects.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills, and the ability to collect data from multiple partners
  • Knowledge of local financial and accounting systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures and familiarity with grants management.

To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application and addressed to “The Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)”, to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline: 29th March, 2021.

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