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  • Posted on: 27 October, 2015 Deadline: 4 November, 2015
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  • Cuso International, an international volunteer development organization based in Cross River State is implementing a 5 year Youth Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Access and Development (YouLead) project in Cross River State. YouLead supports the creation of youth-led enterprises and employment for young women and men in natural resource sectors of forestry, agriculture, aquaculture and eco-tourism across 18 LGAs.

    Cuso International therefore invites applications from qualified candidates for the following positions:

    PROJECT OFFICER

     

    The Project Officer will manage the You Lead Ogoja Satellite Office and provide comprehensive logistics, project and volunteer administration and support function to the You Lead project.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Knowledge in gender equity mainstreaming, private sector development, cooperative development and MSME start-ups capacity building. Proficiency with Office Suite (Windows, Word, Power Point, Outlook) database. Proven experience of developing, phasing, managing and revising complex budgets from a variety of funding sources and in line with all internal and external contractual obligations.

    Qualification
    Degree in Business Administration or acceptable combination of education, training and for experience related to job requirements. Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in the area of Administration and staff management and/or support; experience of working in a non-governmental or not-for-profit organisation

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    MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

     

    The M&E Officer is responsible for ensuring that the project has the systems and the capacity for carrying out effective monitoring and evaluauon. He/she will be responsible for the implementation of the Performance Measurement Framework
    (PMF) that enables complex monitoring of the beneficiaries and impacts of the program to take place.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Demonstrated skills in strategic M&E planning, CSO capacity building, community-based mobilization, entrepreneurial skills and employment initiatives for community groups and vulnerable populations. Proven ability to be self-serving in IT. Significant practical, analytical and theoretical knowledge and experience of international development work in Nigeria. Excellent communication skills - the ability to articulate project views efficiently and positively in various formats, including speech, panel, debate and group discussion

    Qualification
    Minimum 3 years development experience, with at least 2 years working in monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs preferably in the area of wealth, economic and enterprise development. Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    required, preferably in Social Sciences, Statistics, Development or related discipline.

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    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

     

    The Business Development Officer will provide effective business development services training and hands on technical assistance to value chain actors/players and young entrepreneurs to establish and grow their MSMEs in their selected products and services in forestry, agriculture, aquaculture and eco-tourisrn. The business development officer will provide a wide range of business advisory services aimed at the managerial, financial and operational skills needed to ensure the establishment of profitable businesses by entrepreneurs.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Excellent knowledge of the project management cycle. Proven track record of developing new businesses. Knowledge in gender equality mainstreaming, cooperative development and MSME start up and capacity building. Proven experience (not less than three years) of developing, phasing, managing and revising complex budgets from a variety of funding sources and in line with all internal and external contractual obligations

    Qualification
    Degree in a field relevant to the duties of this position and/or a relevant combination of studies with experience in business/enterprise development with a least 3 years experience.

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    COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

     

    The Communications Officer is responsible for the implementation of the communication strategy and providing timely and relevant information to project stakeholders. She/he will manage media relations, strategic partnerships and networking, including the use of social media.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Significant practical, analytical and theoretical knowledge and experience of international development work in Nigeria.
    Excellent communication skills - the ability to articulate project views efficiently and positively in various formats, including speech, panel, debate and group discussion.

    Qualification
    Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably in Communication, Social Sciences, Political Science, Law, Journalism, Public Relations, Development or related discipline in the field of Humanities with at least 4 years relevant experience

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    PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

     

    The Project Management Assistant provides a range of logistic and administrative support to the You Lead Project Director and the You Lead Team Leader for the implementation of You Lead

    Knowledge & Skills
    Proven experience and interest in internal and external communications. At least 3 years of experience supporting C-Ievel executives, preferably in a fast-paced technology environment with excellent written and verbal. English language communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point). Three years' experience in international development organization.

    Qualification
    Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably in English Language, Communication, Law and any combination with French.

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    FINANCE ASSISTANT

     

    The Finance Assistant is responsible for managing cash disbursement, including customers' payment, petty cash management, maintenance of adequate record and adherence to Cuso International and donor policies.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Knowledge & understanding of Nigerian taxation processes. Hands-on experience of working with financial/accounting software & spreadsheets such as Excel, SAGE & Quickbook. Relevant experience of working in an international development organization.

    Qualification
    Relevant accounting qualification or diploma with at least two (2) years relevant work experience.

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    ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS ASSISTANT

     

    The Administration and Logistics Assistant is responsible for all general day-to-day administration of the You Lead Ogoja Satellite Office in CRS. He/she will contribute to the implementation of the administration, finance and procurement functions of YouLead, leading its implementation and ensuring standards, policies and procedures and practices are consistent with donor and Cuso requirements.

    Knowledge & Skills
    Experience of working in a supply chain, logistics or procurement department of an international development organization. Experience in ICT management and proficiency in MS Office.

    Qualification
    A university degree or acceptable combination of education, training and for experience related to job requirements with a minimum of two (2) years' experience in the area of business administration/procurement/logistics.

    Method of Application

    E-mail application consists of a letter explaining your interest and suitability for this position (one page maximum) and a resume should be submitted to: YouLead@cusointernational.or

    Please quote the job title in the subject of your e-mail. Further information and a complete Job Description is available from: http://www.cusointernational.org/about/careers

    Application Deadline: November 04, 2015 at 12 midnight (Nigeria time). All posts will be based in Cross River State for a two-year fixed term contract.

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