NGO Recruitment for Graduates 2019/2020 | Application Guide and Requirements 


NGO Recruitment for Graduates 2019/2020 | Application Guide and Requirements.

Apply for Oyo State, NGO Recruitment for Graduates 2017

Our client is a not-for-profit organisation; non-political and non-governmental social enterprise based in Ibadan, Oyo State with an operational base in Kaduna, Nigeria. . The organisation’s thematic interests include – micro-enterprise, governance, and new media deployment for development.

They are recruiting for the following:

Job Title: Admin and Finance Officer II
This is job includes Agribusiness and Technical Operations functions. The chief responsibility entails providing administrative support and financial operation for the organisation.
Job Responsibilities

  • · Prepare project budgets and produce monthly expenditure report whilst monitoring expenditure regularly;
  • · Prepare quarterly financial report in line with donor specific request and format;
  • · Process bills and invoices related to project and also manage daily office petty cash and bank accounts with the support of the administrative assistant;
  • · Assist the programme officers and Managers to ensure that project activities run smoothly;
  • · Maintain procurement processes and office assets register;
  • · Draft meeting agenda, take minutes, prepare memos and note forward action points for all;
  • · Responsible for proper functioning and maintenance of office equipment and the facility;
  • · Help in organisation of programmes within or with other parties.

Required Skills and Competence

  • · A first degree or similar experience in relevant discipline e.g. business management, accounting, finance and project administration;
  • · Good experience in finance administration evident in good numeracy skills;
  • · Above average proficiency in Excel, Power point and Microsoft Word;
  • · Excellent written and oral communication ability needed in preparation of financial analysis and narrative;
  • · Ability to communicate in another official language will pass as an advantage;
  • · Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a changing environment is required;
  • · Good use of office equipment and other office software is required;
  • · Self driven, with capacity to work with little or no supervision;
  • · Attention to details and ability to process information accurately is essential;
  • · Good team player with ability to anticipate and meet needs of partners.

Job Title: Programme Officer I/ Centre Manager
Key Job Responsibilities 

  • · Frontline the execution of programmes and activities of the organisation;
  • · Sustain existing relationship with media partners, government institutions, development partners and partner civil society organizations;
  • · Develop concept notes, project proposals and initiate other fund raising initiatives in collaboration with the programmes manager;
  • · Provide content ideas and also write contents to be used on the online platforms of the organisation;
  • · Develop budget and grant monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • · Keep the Programme Manager informed on activities of the project by providing appropriate correspondence, reports as well as making regular updates;
  • · Coordinate the day to day running of the organisation/centre and continually brainstorm on new ideas for growth and sustainability.

Required Skills and Competence

  • · A first degree or similar experience in relevant field. Degrees in social sciences, humanities and law will be preferred. An advanced degree in development related studies would be an added advantage.
  • · Good experience in programmes and project management coupled with sound analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills;
  • · Advanced proficiency in Excel, Power point, Microsoft Word and internet research skills;
  • · Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication ability needed in preparation of narrative reports and project updates;
  • · Ability to communicate in another official language and in the local lingua franca (Yoruba and or Hausa) will pass as an advantage;
  • · Self driven, with capacity to work with little or no supervision;
  • · Attention to details and ability to process information accurately is essential;
  • · Proven record of team building and cross-group collaboration with ability to positively influence others and successfully resolve differences;
  • · Key is the candidate’s ability to work under intense pressure despite delivering outputs with sound quality in timely manner.

Job Title: Administrative Intern
The role is in a non-profit working with young people on various components of social development. The administrative assistant will provide support to the Administrative Officer in specific office administrative and financial management responsibilities. This role includes smooth functioning of the administrative workflow of the organisation.
Job Responsibilities

  • · Support the management of office operations, records keeping, filing, inventory and documents management.
  • · Provide finance and accounting support function
  • · Work with supervisor in mainlining auditable filing system, preparation and sending of accounting documents for monthly review by auditor.
  • · Maintain auditable filing system of all the financial documents and ensure their adequate filing.
  • · Assist with training material preparation and sending of correspondences
  • · Carry out general office tasks where required

The Candidate

  • · Prior experience in leadership role as a student is required
  • · Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and basic computer applications required.
  • · Demonstrable basic knowledge in accounting and banking transactions desirable
  • · Good communication skills is a must for this role
  • · High level of reliability and integrity are desired
  • · Ability to work independently; with team members; and under pressure
  • · A corps member, a national diploma graduate is a good fit
  • · The candidate must also be disposed to travelling within and outside Ibadan
  • · Be 26 years old at most and own a personal computer.

Job Title: Media and Research Intern
The Job

  • – Monitor the media for news using Google tools;
  • – Research, editing and writing of content for project websites and blogs;
  • – Design digital media strategies, take inputs from other team members and implement;
  • – Write stories, reports and blog posts from activities of the organisation;
  • – Track industry news and information;
  • – Support development of content to aid visibility for the organisation with its youth audience and other partners.

The Candidate

  • – Have an excellent knowledge of English language and use of punctuations;
  • – Possess any type or class of degree!
  • – Have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point and basic knowledge with on-desk and off-desk research;
  • – Show interest in working in the non-profit sector;
  • – Be 26 years old at most;
  • – Have a huge sense of initiative and can function with little guidance;
  • – Own a personal and functional laptop;
  • – Be willing to travel within and outside Oyo State when occasion demands.

Job Title: Programme Assistant II

  • The successful candidate will be required to work from the organisation’s office and farm site(s) in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
  • The agribusiness department addresses issues around value chain development for agribusiness actors and also runs its own facility where production of vegetables is on-going.
  • The Program Assistant will be expected to provide general and operative support for the project by managing the farm and its operation. He or she will also provide advisory insight into how to grow the project and coordinate human (farm workers, contract staff and third parties) and material resources to ensure timely delivery on targets and goals. In addition, the program assistant will liaise with other Smallholder Farmers (SHFs) to fast track and smoothen designs for aggregation of vegetable with them. The Program assistant will also be expected to embark on occasional travels for trainings and also provide technical and capacity strengthening support to the agribusiness clusters that we work with. The prospective candidate must be a good negotiator and be skilled in reducing production cost to ensure profit is maximised by the venture. The role requires willingness to travel within and outside the region at short notice.
  • We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented candidate, who is a proactive problem-solver, excellent communicator (especially in Yoruba language) and team player. We are looking for a candidate who can work with little or no supervision and can excellently document processes and experiences on the job. A candidate with the ability to also share knowledge from his or her experience in vegetable production in a formal training setting is who we are looking for. He or she will report to the Programmes Manager.

Job Functions

  • Agribusiness and Technical Operations

Candidate Profile

  • • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study or equivalent experience/education
  • • Fluency in English (average written and verbal skills) is required. Proficiency in other languages, especially Yoruba is a plus.
  • • Experience working on a farm in an administrative or technical role is desirable.
  • • Ability to use Microsoft office suite and ownership of a personal computer is required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply


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