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  • Posted on: 9 October, 2015 Deadline: 18 October, 2015
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  • Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as an affiliate of the Family Health international (FHI360) to sustain FHI's achievements in strengthening indigenous organizational capacity in Nigeria. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

    The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is a 3 year UNICEF-funded early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FHI 360 in collaboration with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states, RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states. It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and Integrated Quranic Schools (IQS) in each of the states.

    We are seeking qualified candidate for the following positions below:

    Human Resource Assistant

     

    Project: SIDHAS

    Job Description

    • The Human Resources Assistant will work closely with the Senior HRO in the provision of operational support to implement an effective, functional Human Resources process for  all AHNi projects in team functional areas, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, compensation and HRIS.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business/Public Administration or related field with 2-3 years work experience in the areas outlined.
    • Good understanding of Human Resources administrative principles.
    • Computer literate and proficient in the use ofword processing, HR Software and spreadsheets.
    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

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    Finance & Administrative Officers

     

    Project: RANA
    Slot: 2

    Job Description

    • The Finance & Administrative Officer under the direction of the State Team Leader, S/He shall assume responsibility for all state level administrative and accounting/finance responsibilities, alongside ensuring compliance with the contractual financial and administrative requirements of the organization.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience. Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in accounting related to international development programs.
    • Familiarity with donor-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage. CPA, ACA, ICAN or recognized equivalent is an advantage. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

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    Literacy Coordinator

     

    Project: RANA

    Job Description

    • The Literacy Coordinator will coordinate the Hausa Language reading materials content development for continuous professional development of early primary grade teachers with integrated numeracy and gender contents.
    • In addition to this, S/he will be largely responsible for technical leadership of state-of-the-art early grade reading program, providing expertise in instruction, assessment, coaching, training and materials development.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education with a concentration in Early Grade Reading, Literacy, Language acquisition or related field.
    • At least 3 years’ experience itt education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in language acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language. Certification as reading/literacy specialist preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and school settings.
    • Proven expertise in Hausa Language, early grade reading instruction, assessment and reading material development.
    • Significant experience in developing and producing of supplementary reading materials, workbooks, trainers’ and teachers’ guides and instructional materials to improve early grades reading.
    • Knowledge of reading & literacy programs in Northern Nigeria

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    Contracts & Grants Assistant

     

    Project: SIDHAS

    Job Description

    • The Contracts & Grants Assistant under the direction of the Senior Finance & Admin. Officer.
    • The C&G Assistant shall provide support in the administration and tracking of contracts, grants, task orders and operative agreements as well as supporting the reviewing of sub-agreement and subcontracting implementation activities and contractual arrangements to ensure they meet with donor and organizational regulations.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience.
    • Master’s degree in Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
    • Good working knowledge of donor contracts and grants regulations is essential.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
    • Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

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    Drivers

     

    Project: RANA
    Slot: 3

    Job Description

    • The Driver under the supervision of the Finance and Administrative Officer and supported by state FA&A, the driver shall provide a variety of transportation support to the RANA Project.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • Secondary School Leaving Certificates, Apprentice Certificate or any other equivalent certificates with a minimum of 1 year experience.
    • Must have a trade test certificate and a valid driving license.
    • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
    • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
    • Experience with large complex organization preferred.

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    Finance & Administrative Assistant

     

    Project: RANA
    Slot: 2

    Job Description

    • The Finance & Administrative Assistant under the direction of the Finance & Administrative Officer, S/He shall assume responsibility for all state level administrative and accounting responsibilities, alongside ensuring compliance with the contractual financial and administrative requirements of the organization.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3 - 5 years relevant experience.
    • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
    • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in accounting related to international development programs.
    • Familiarity with donor-funded programs and non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

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    Community Mobilization & Gender Specialist

     

    Project: RANA

    Job Description

    • The Community Mobilization & Gender Specialist will be responsible for advocating for greater attention to gender perspectives, providing the necessary rationales and advice on approaches to support gender mainstreaming on the RANA Project.
    • S/he will be responsible for integrating gender sensitive approaches to technical assistance, with sensitivity to promoting high level of collaboration, communication and cooperation with government facilities and mainstream gender into appropriate interventions.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Education, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology or related discipline with 5 years working experience in community mobilization and gender integration at the national or international level.
    • Expertise in community mobilization and gender analysis, strategic planning, and integrating gender balance into project design and management is desirable.
    • Experience in dealing with issues of gender mainstreaming in material development and within public institutions and/or international organizations required.
    • Hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects is essential.

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    Program Officer

     

    Project: RANA

    Job Description

    • The Program Officer under the supervision of the Project Director, provide support to coordination of the RANA HQ/State offices.
    • He/She will support program planning, design, review and monitoring of the program planning and implementation at the HQ/State level

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • BS/BA in Education, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 - 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Or MS/MA degree in education, behavioral sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 - 5 years relevant experience with international development programs.
    • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

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    State Team Leader

     

    Project: RANA
    Slot: 2

    Job Description

    • The State Team Leader will be responsible for the state educational program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the reading interventions implemented by AHNI and the other RANA partners in the assigned States as well as overseeing strategic and day-to-day implementation of RANA activities in the State in accordance with the RANA work plan.

    Minimum Recruitment Standards

    • Advance degree in Education or its recognized equivalent with 6 - 9 years of relevant experience with international development programs. Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
    • At least 5-8 years’ experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in teacher education.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with government, partners and/or local government structures and schools’ settings. Proven expertise in Hausa language, early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development.
    • Significant experience in teacher training and support for the development and production of instructional materials, including but not limited to: effective teacher training modules, assessment and/or supplementary materials.
    • Significant experience in teacher training and support for the development and production of instructional materials, including but not limited to: effective teacher training modules, assessment and/or supplementary materials.
    • Demonstrated experience in coordination of training interventions, setting realistic priorities, and planning for the successful implementation of activities.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume (CV) and cover letters as a single document to: AHNi-f&ajobs@ahnigeria.org

    Note: Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will he considered. Only shortlist candidates will be contacted.

    Disclaimer:
    AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

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