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Job Vacancies at at North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

North East Regional Initiative (NERI) – An International Development Organization is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the following position:

Job Title: STTA Note Takers – 3 positions

Position Summary:
The STTA Note Taker will take accurate, complete, legible notes during a three days Strategic Review Session and submit a comprehensive report at the end of each day’s activity.The STTA Note Taker will be engaged for four days’ and will submit a final typed-report after the three days’ event to the Operations Manager.
Reporting & Supervision:
The STTA Note Taker will report to the Operations Manager based in Abuja
  • Arrives at the SRS event before the start time – 8:30am
  • Takes accurate notes on the content of discussion (material/audio/video), questions and feedbacks/action points during each session.
  • Ensures that notes taken are clear, neat, well organized, descriptive of information provided, and free of spelling and grammatical errors.
  • Remains physically and mentally alert and attentive during notetaking; refrains from providing advice, interjections, and/or personal opinions, either verbally or within the text of notes taken.
  • Ensures that all related information/discussions remains confidential and is provided solely to the intended recipient/reporting supervisor
  • Submit daily notes to the reporting supervisor
  • Submit a detailed/complied typed-report after the three days’ session 
  • Try not to abbreviate words. If you do abbreviate, clearly state what the abbreviations stand for (by telling them or by providing a key)
  • Use underlining, highlighting, or capital letters for emphasis. Star any information you think might be important
  • Always write down significant information so that it is clear for review 
  • Write down important deadlines and other announcements; this may be the most crucial part of information that the program team will be need for further action
 Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • A minimum Diploma certificate is required
  • Two years’ work experience in a related field is required.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly and follow routine verbal instructions.
  • Excellent documentation and reporting skills are required, especially Knowledge of principles, procedures, and techniques for the taking of competent classroom notes
  • Thorough knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and syntax
  • Multi-tasking with positive attitude is required.
  • Highly developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Flexibility and ability to work in busy environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
How to Apply

Applicants for this position MUST submit the following documents to nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com by July 20, 2016:
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • A cover letter
Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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