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Job Vacancies at Aspilos Foundation, 10th October, 2018

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Aspilos Foundation is a small team with a big vision and huge ambitions. We pour all of ourselves: our large hearts, unwavering passions, quick minds and excellent ways into making the world a better place. We are all about beating poverty in Nigeria and Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Communications Community Specialist
Location: 
Abuja
Category: Customer Service, Public Relations and Communications, Online Media
Level: Recent Grad
Job Type: Full-Time, Internship (Full-Time)
Start date: 5th November, 2018.
Duration: Fulltime/Long-term

Job Descriptions

  • The Communications and Community Specialist (CCS) role is a dual role with one focused on communications and the other on managing the AboCoders community.
  • For communications, s/he will ensure the image of the organisation is properly presented and that her activities are accurately and promptly reported to stakeholders and the general public. This will be done majorly through our social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), e-newsletter, blog and press relations.
  • For AboCoders, s/he will establish and manage an online community of female software developers.
  • S/he will coordinate activities needed for the growth of the community of its members as well as manage the client linking process for the members.

Roles and Responsibilities
Social Media Management:

  • Build a social media strategy in line with Aspilos Foundation’s goals and objectives.
  • Implement the social media strategies on our online platforms (social media, blog and newsletter)
  • Engage with stakeholders, development and government agencies, customers/clients, etc through the online channels.
  • Carry out a periodic evaluation on the communication patterns on all online platforms.
  • Keeping up to date with advances on social media and the latest social media platforms available.
  • Developing content for all pages and for future social media campaigns.
  • Work with other employees to curate project driven content for the organisation’s blogs and social media accounts.
  • Create positive PR opportunities for Aspilos Foundation through engagement on social media.
  • Maintain the highest standards & global best practices of communication always.
  • Stay up to date on and involved in all the organisation’s projects as to be able to report on them

Community Management Responsibilities:

  • Establish a structure for how the AboCoders community will be run and managed
  • Recruit community members from the graduates of the AboCoders academy and the general public
  • Set up and coordinate learning opportunities and training sessions for members via the online platform
  • Work in partnership with the local community and other networks to facilitate participation and access to relevant facilities and services.
  • Ensure that there is a ready pool of developers with in-demand market skills that can provide services to clients
  • Market the services of the community to the potential markets and close service provision deals for the community.
  • Manage the service provision relationship and process between the community and the client
  • Collate and analyse data and feedback from engagements to identify opportunities and create & improve relationships with other entities and individuals.

Desired Qualities

  • We value the different and unique perspectives that everyone brings our team, we are not trying to clone ourselves over and over.
  • You must however be empathetic, loyal, curious, open to learning and happy to contribute to the growth of the team. You must be a self-motivated person who is patient and loves solving problems.
  • We are not necessarily looking for people who are already experts in the roles needed, we do not mind teaching you and helping you become an expert on the job so do not let your skill level discourage you from applying. Read our playbook to find out more about what we are like. If what you read in there resonates with you, then you should apply.

The ideal Person must:

  • have a good command of English, oral and written
  • be ready to continuously learn
  • be good with research
  • be able to work remotely and independently
  • must be tech savvy

 

Job Title: Numbers Specialist
Location:
 Abuja
Category: Accounting & Bookkeeping
Level: Recent Grad
Job Type: Full-Time
Start date: 05/11/2018
Duration: Fulltime/Long-term

Role Overview

  • The Numbers Specialist (NS) is handles finance operations and supports in business operations.
  • In finance operations, the NS is responsible for providing financial information to Aspilos Foundation by researching and analysing accounting data, managing financial information and preparing financial reports.

Roless and Responsibilities
Finance Operations:

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing and documenting account information.
  • Recommend financial actions by analysing accounting options.
  • Compile and summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, budgets, business plans, commentaries, financial statements and other reports.
  • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies and insolvency cases by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secure financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Administer payroll in liaison with the People team
  • Control income and expenditure and prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Maintain accounting controls by researching, preparing, recommending and interpreting accounting policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising Aspilos management on needed actions.
  • Maintain Aspilos’ confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Analyse financial forecasting and risk analysis.
  • Design and administer benefits and compensation and interface with benefits broker regularly on benefit-related issues

Business Operations:

  • Prepare budgets; schedule expenditures; analyse variances; and suggest corrective actions.
  • Support the Operations team in reviewing & approving supply requisitions; and managing vendors
  • Collect and analyse the business data from various departments to prepare reports and presentations for management.

Requirements

  • Min. Qualification: OND
  • Min. Years of Experience: 1-2

Desired Qualities

  • We value the different and unique perspectives that everyone brings our team, we are not trying to clone ourselves over and over. You must however be empathetic, loyal, curious, open to learning and happy to contribute to the growth of the team. You must be a self-motivated person who is patient and loves solving problems.
  • We are not necessarily looking for people who are already experts in the roles needed, we do not mind teaching you and helping you become an expert on the job so do not let your skill level discourage you from applying. Read our playbook to find out more about what we are like. If what you read in there resonates with you, then you should apply.

The ideal person must:

  • Be strong with numbers and pay attention to details
  • Be ready to continuously learn
  • Be good with research
  • Be able to work remotely and independently
  • Must be tech savvy.

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 29th October, 2018.

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