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New Jobs at American University of Nigeria (AUN) – Borno and Adamawa

The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Locations: Maiduguri – Borno and Mubi – Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • The Procurement Officer is tasked with the responsibility of increasing the efficiency of the processing of procurement related functions for the livelihood intervention project while following the livelihood project’s procurement guidelines.

Position Requirements

  • BA/BSc/HND in Marketing, Purchasing, Accounting, Banking and Finance with three (3) years’ experience in procurement and PR.
  • Possess specialized knowledge and expertise required for duties and responsibilities for the position
  • Familiarity with the Bank’s procurement rules and procedures and best procurement practices.
  • Knowledge of procurement strategies and methods and effective and efficient application of the knowledge
  • Experience in procedures in procurement of:services, works and supplies at regional and international levels
  • At least five years’ work experience in executing functions in procurement undertakings or knowledge, preferably with AFDB funded projects and other

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

Job Title: Driver

Location: Mubi /Maiduguri (Please indicate duty station you prefer on your application)
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • The incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned Livelihood Intervention Project vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the donor agency. S/He is expected to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor.
  • While basic function of a Driver is to drive the official vehicles of the livelihood project, he/she may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of vehicles.

Position Requirements

  • GCE/WAEC/NECO with valid driving license.
  • Experience in driving companies and project
  • Driving Skills will be tested.
  • Driving license, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of English and local language.

Other requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Good understanding of the challenge and significance of building a new Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development center
  • Should have the ability to interact effectively with staff and partners
  • Dynamic and innovative personality.
  • Experience living and working in northern Nigeria will be an advantage

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

Job Title: Finance & Business Development Training Officer

Location: Maiduguri – Borno and Mubi – Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • The Finance and Business Development Training Officer is tasked with the responsibility of enhancing the project’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the livelihood intervention program as well as participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations livelihood intervention programs in accordance with the policies and procedures of the center.

Position Requirements

  • BA/HND in Accounting, Economics with three years’ experience in similar position supporting micro and small businesses with start-up and marketing.
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective partnerships with corporate clients, or equivalent experience
  • Proven track record of securing fundraising or other revenue streams including pro-bono support
  • Evidence of network building in a previous role
  • Evidence of project or programme management in a previous role
  • Results driven, dynamic, enterprising and flexible
  • Polished communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated technical skills in coordination and development of activities related to cash transferring programming, micro-finance, credit unions and small business development
  • Experience in project management including project planning and monitoring
  • Experience with budget planning and expenditures monitoring
  • Ability and proven experience in transferring knowledge and skills through formal and informal training of staff and volunteers and rural communities

Other requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Good understanding of the challenge and significance of building a new Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development center
  • Should have the ability to interact effectively with staff and partners
  • Dynamic and innovative personality.
  • Experience living and working in northern Nigeria will be an advantage

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • The Finance Assistant will be charged with the responsibility of preparing and verifying daily reports as well as daily income/sales, journal entry, preparing authorized refund vouchers and compiling monthly reports.
  • The duties shall include but not limited to investigating and collecting returned items, maintain returned check account, maintain chargeback account, and also prepare monthly balance sheet schedules in line with established standards and procedures of the livelihood intervention project.

Position Requirements

  • B.A/HND in Accounting/Banking and Finance from a recognized tertiary institution.
  • One(1) year accounting and book keeping experience
  • Excellent proficiency with the use of database management software and other computer devices to perform duties more efficiently.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations.
  • Experience with MS-Office.

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information.
  • Confidentiality concerning personal files and records.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

Job Title: Administrative & Logistics Officer

Locations: Maiduguri – Borno and Mubi – Adamawa
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • The Administrative and Logistics Officer’s role is to provide administrative and logistical support for the livelihood intervention project in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.
  • The incumbent will be supervised by the grants administrator and is expected to work very closely with other members of the project team and particularly towards the realization of the project objective.
  • The personnel will contribute to the effective administration and logistics coordination in Maiduguri/Mubi office, ensuring the interface between operations and programme team members.

Position Requirements

  • BA/BSc/HND with 3 years admin and Logistics experience or NCE/OND with four (4) years admin & Logistics support experience.
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
  • Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
  • Demonstrable experience in office management and staff coordination.
  • Excellent writing and speaking in English language
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multicultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

Job Title: Enterprise Development Officer

Locations: Mubi /Maiduguri (Please indicate duty station you prefer on your application)
Department: Atiku Center (Livelihoods Intervention Project)
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment (Temporary)
Duration: Six (6) Months

Summary of Position

  • Enterprise Development Officer (EDO) is responsible to facilitating the livelihood intervention communities to become self-reliant in pursuit of their common interests.
  • The duties shall include but not limited to the promotion of optimal utilization of available resources. EDO will Identify, Plan & Manage livelihood project activities, including monitoring and evaluation of intervention program components; prepare and submit reports and other deliverables, conduct market research and assessments to match the project’s capabilities to market demands.

Position Requirements

  • BA/B.Sc/HND in Marketing, Accounting or Economics with three years’ experience in similar position supporting micro and small businesses with start-up and marketing.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in coordination and development of activities related to cash transferring programming, micro-finance, credit unions and small business development
  • Experience in project management including project planning and monitoring
  • Experience with budget planning and expenditures monitoring
  • Ability and proven experience in transferring knowledge and skills through formal and informal training of staff and volunteers and rural communities
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong commitment to team work and ability to work in a large team of volunteers.
  • Exposure to work in cross-cultural environment
  • Good English speaking and writing skills and proficiency in computers (user level)
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work under pressure

Other requirements, Abilities for the Position:

  • Good understanding of the challenge and significance of building a new Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development center
  • Should have the ability to interact effectively with staff and partners
  • Dynamic and innovative personality.
  • Experience living and working in northern Nigeria will be an advantage

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

Deadline: 15th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng

Note

  • The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please indicate duty station you prefer on your application
  • This position is local position and opens to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status.

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