The TY Danjuma Foundation, an independent private Nigerian Philanthropic grantmaking organisation declares these vacancies and is seeking to recruit the best individuals for the following positions:
The Foundation works with community based organisations and non-governmental organisations in Taraba and Edo states as well as all other States in Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory to improve health, enhance quality education and support income generation as a means towards the eradication of poverty. In addition to making grants the TY Danjuma Foundation provides technical support, convenes partners and brokers the formation of beneficial relationships among NGOs, CBOs etc. in its thematic areas.
The TY Danjuma Foundation is looking to appoint a number of dynamic skilled, knowledgeable, experienced, talented staff to fill vacancies. We are expecting to welcome hardworking development-oriented and compassionate individuals with high personal ethical and moral standards to join its young, highly motivated and hardworking team. Familiarity and dexterity with computer packages, electronic tools and the virtual environment are basic requirements for all positions in addition to the specialised requirements of each position.
Salary: Negotiable based on experience and history.
The Senior Programme Officer is responsible for providing technical and programmatic support to Programme Officers and will work closely with the Programme Manager.
The Programme Officer will implement the education goals of the Foundation’s strategic plan.
The Programme Officer will work to implement the income generation goals of the Foundation’s strategic plan.
The Administrative and Training Officer will provide effective and efficient administrative and training support for the Foundation.
The Executive assistant will work directly with the Executive Director to ensure smooth, professional administrative support and outcome oriented co-ordination of the Executive Directors office.
The Assistant Programme Officer works as part of the Programme Team. The Assistant provides additional programme and technical support as required to reach the goals of the Foundation.
The Finance and Administrative Assistant provides general support for financial and administrative operations and works directly with the Finance and Admin Officers.
The ICT and Library Intern will work as part of the Communications team of the Foundation to improve the ICT environment and experience of the Foundation.
An intern works with a variety of officers, supervisors and mentors while working on real projects.
The Intern is expected to work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. Generous allowance paid.
Volunteers work in situations similar to interns and require similar personal characteristics; however the working hours are flexible and negotiable.
The Foundation encourages volunteers from all ages. The Foundation will provide dynamic work experience. Stipends are offered.
Education and Skills Required: Flexible.
The consultant will work directly with the Executive Director’s office to support the strategic planning exercise. Expertise in organisational development, strategic planning, research, writing and facilitation is required.
If you are interested and consider yourself suitable for any of these positions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with:
A 2-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest
An application letter (not more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.
The subject line of the email should state the position for which you are applying.
The deadline for submission of applications is Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.
Please visit the Foundation website www.tydanjumafoundation.org for additional details of job responsibilities and requirements.