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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Officer

Location: Mubi South, Adamawa
Nature of Employment: Full Time-Projects
Duration: Ten Months
Reporting Line: Agriculture Specialist
Supervises: Youth Volunteers

Job Details

  • The Project Officer will monitor and report on all project activities in support of the project.
  • He/she will also provide assistance to farmers for good cultivations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of agriculture within the scope of the project.
  • Community mobilization, targeting, and tracking distribution of agriculture implements.
  • Conduct regular field visits to farms and update project activities in the field
  • Attend agricultural meetings with partners and stakeholders in the field.
  • Support, observation, and inspection of project demo farms, farmer’s crops, and soil.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Agricultural Engineering, Farm Management or other related fields.
  • At least a minimum of 2 years experience in agriculture-focused projects.
  • Good level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
  • Fluent in local languages and English.
  • Experience of GIZ and/or USAID policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage
  • Fulfil AUN Child Protection Policy at all times to prevent children from all forms of child abuses.

Salary

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs – AUN salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References on a single file (word document or PDF format) to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Job Title: Logistic Assistant (Driver)

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Department: Logistic
Report to (Supervisor): Team Lead / Capacity Development Specialist
Duration: 10 Months

Position Background

  • The Logistics Assistant will provide general administrative and clerical support for the project during training and workshops.
  • He will also provide logistical support by rendering driving services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Driver is in charge of driving staff to various destinations as authorized.
  • Provide logistics and administrative support to staff during the workshop.
  • Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet
  • Parks vehicle safely at designated places at the end of each working day not later than 6 pm, travels after 6pm must have prior approval of the PD/Administrator of Grants and Contracts.
  • Ensure vehicle movement log books are filled accurately, timely and regularly.
  • Report to the PD and Logistics Coordinator, accidents or issues with BRSA project vehicles.
  • Compliance with motor vehicle and travel policy of AUN and GIZ regulations.
  • Ensure vehicles have tool kit, jack, umbrella, first aid box, map, fire extinguishers etc.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum requirement of SSCE and Trade test is an added advantage.
  • At least 3-5 years working experience with International organizations.
  • Must have valid class B driver’s license.
  • Certificate on professional driving and proficiency in Hausa is an added advantage.
  • Experience of GIZ and/or USAID policy on driving and vehicle usage is an advantage
  • Fulfil AUN Child Protection Policy at all times to prevent children from all forms of child abuses.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs – AUN salary scale.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their Resumes, Cover Letters and References on a single file (word document or PDF format) to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Nature of Employment: Full Time-Projects
Reports to (Supervisor): Chief of Party
Supervises: SIP Specialist, Technical Coordinator & Instructional Material Dev’t Officers

Position Background

  • The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will assist the CoP for the day-to-day technical and operational aspects of the project in Adamawa and Gombe states.
  • The DCOP will represent the project to its various stakeholders in the absence of the Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical guidance and direction to ensure that the SENSE Project is technically sound, evidence-based and responsive to the needs of the Adamawa and Gombe States and the USAID.
  • Direct project implementation through providing oversight to Technical Advisors/Specialists, State-level Officers, and partners.
  • Lead in the planning and implementation of all teacher training activities
  • Supervise all community engagement activities
  • Ensure accurate data is reported by M&E team
  • Draft quarterly report with inputs from result area leads
  • Support the annual planning and implementation of all project activities in all the Project States.
  • Facilitates communications among all project stakeholders.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the CoP.

Position Requirements

  • Master’s degree in education, arts, Mathematics/Statistics or relevant social sciences, Ph.D. is a plus.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in design and management of reading/literacy programs.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in conducting trainings, preferably in the context of teacher trainings in literacy and numeracy.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the development of teaching and learning materials on a donor funded project, preferably in literacy and numeracy materials.
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian state education system structure, including the LGEAs and school level management.
  • Not less than 5 years’ progressive professional experience in the area of education system strengthening, especially in terms of capacity building of state, LGEAs and school level education personnel.
  • Strong understanding of the education context as well as experiences in trainings in North East Nigeria is highly desirable
  • Strong communications skills, including capacity to produce polished reports and PPT presentations
  • Good working ICT Skills.

Description of Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs – AUN salary scale.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
And
Submit their Resumes, Cover letters and References on a single file in a word document or PDF format to: recruitment@aun.edu.ng. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Deadline: 25th April, 2021.

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • This position is a national position and is open 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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