Program Officer vacancy at Nigerian Women Trust Fund

We are Fundraising & Grant Making; Democracy, Leadership Development & Governance; Research & Information; and Gender Advocacy.

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Abuja, Nigeria.

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer

 

ABOUT THE NIGERIAN WOMEN TRUST FUND (NWTF)

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions. NWTF’s thematic focus are: Fundraising & Grant Making; Democracy, Leadership Development & Governance; Research & Information; and Gender Advocacy.

About the Role:

The Program Officer is responsible for planning, fundraising, budgeting, and community outreach; develops and implements programs that align with the NWTF’s mission, vision and goals to close the gender gaps in governance at all levels through democracy, leadership and governance processes.

Educational Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences including Law, Sociology, Political Science, Communications, Economics, Gender and Development.

A Masters’ degree in development or a related field is an added advantage.

Experience:

A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area, broad familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in Civil Society Organisations and Not-for-Profits; relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Key requirements:

The programme officer must possess a certain degree of creativity, innovation and latitude including a good understanding and knowledge of the Nigerian democratic and political environment and its interplay with civil society.

Must be female and familiar with development partners, government and civil society organisations with demonstrated knowledge of the Nigerian political environment.

Critical thinking, problem solving, organization, attention to detail, leadership, clear spoken and written communication, active listening, and can perform a variety of tasks.

Core skills

  • Good command of written and spoken English essential;
  • A good overview of women’s political participation issues, and an active interest in the workings of civil society;
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills;
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Frequent travels in different municipalities of Abuja and out stations to implement programme activities is required.

 Work Environment:

Traditional Office hours of 8am – 5pm weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

Specific Tasks:

  1. Strategy Development
  • Conduct regular analysis of political issues on inclusive and participatory democracy in line with NWTF’s thematic priorities
  • Co-lead the development and implementation of the NWTF’s strategy.
  • Co-lead the development of thematic work output particularly on resource mobilization to support women’s political participation, gender advocacy and leadership development
  • Co-lead the development of appropriate strategies for advocacy with partners.

 

  1. Program Development
  • Apply proven experience to lead the process of planning, program development and grant-making or related activities to prepare funding and project proposals, and periodically prepare work plans, project and annual reports;
  • Conduct broad outreach about NWTF’s priorities, meet with potential grantee organizations, review letters of inquiry and proposals, and prepare background materials for the CEO;
  • Co-lead the organizing and facilitation of dialogue meetings, workshops and seminars with government representatives, civil society and international development partners
  • Pursue alliances, network and collaboration with organisations with similar or complimentary thematic focus;
  • Identify opportunities and provide assistance in developing relationships for promoting women’s political participation;
  • Represent NWTF at meetings, seminars, co-ordination fora and other events.
  • Maintain ongoing contact with grant recipients including fostering exchanges, circulating information and encouraging collaborative activities with funders, partners and beneficiaries
  • Provide effective and ongoing communication to diverse audiences on programme areas;
  • Maintain accurate records and monitor the performance and impact of all grants in an effort to capture the lessons learned;
  • Organize meetings, workshops and learning events periodically to advance knowledge about priority topics, evaluation, etc;
  • Engage in fundraising through writing of proposals and organizing other fundraising activities;
  • Lead the design and implementation of current and innovative projects;
  • Identify and enlist consultants as may be necessary to deliver the objectives of the NWTF;
  • Work with the communications teams to carry out a weekly update of the NWTF’s official database, projects, activities, documents, processes, etc.
  • Prepare annual reports, annual workplan and review NWTF’s strategic plans with the research and communications officer
  • Deliver on responsibilities in accordance with the Strategic Plans of the NWTF and the agreed performance objective;
  • Carry out any other duty that may be assigned by the CEO.
  • Perform project organization activities in liaison with the CEO; lead program assistants in drafting project reports, estimates for budgeted activities and funding proposals,

REMUNERATION:

Negotiable and competitive within the sector.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply please send full CV along with a cover letter outlining relevant experience to recruitment@womenfund.org.

Kindly use title of the position in the subject line

Deadline for applications: 19 June 2019

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Source to Pay Data Gathering Specialist vacancy at Save the Children Intl.

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Job Title: Source to Pay Data Gathering Specialist

Location: Worldwide

Department: Supply Chain

Type: Permanent
Schedule: Full-time

We are currently recruiting for a Source to Pay Data Gathering Specialist to join us in our central London office/any existing Save the Children location, and support the systems transformation initiative for the global Procurement team. This is a great opportunity for someone with a few years of experience in Source to Pay systems to grow and develop in this area, gaining experience and skills in the challenging context in which we operate.

In this role you will work within the project team implementing SAP Ariba and be accountable for the management of procurement content across the organisation, including catalogues, guided buying content, the contract repository and supplier master data; and creating the ongoing support model for procurement content. You will ensure this content is primed for the Source to Pay system, and inform the project team of business requirements in regards to related procurement processes e.g. Guided Buying.

In order to be successful you’ll bring:

Knowledge of Sourcing and/or P2P systems.
Experience of Procurement System implementations
Experience and use of procurement information and data e.g. catalogues, supplier records, contracts, knowledge management platforms
A proven ability to work effectively with people from different cultures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Spoken or written French and/or Spanish is helpful

National terms and conditions apply.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at http://www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to Apply.

Application deadline date 9th Jun 2019 – 23:59 WAT

Regional Consortium Manager vacancy at Save the Children Intl.

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Job Title: Regional Consortium Manager

Location: Dakar (SENEGAL) – with significant travel to field locations (up to 50%)

Department: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

Contract length: 03 years

The role

Save the Children is recruiting for an experienced Regional Consortium Manager that will be responsible for the oversigh of a Migration/Child Protection programme across seven countries in West Africa. The program brings together an EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa funded consortium of international organisations to deliver a high quality, integrated programme focused on improving vulnerable migrant children and adolescents access to protection and quality services in strategic locations along the migration routes.

The Regional Consortium Manager will be responsible to coordinate and oversee the quality on the implementation of the programme, providing overall strategic leadership and managerial oversight on the administrative, programmatic, technical, data collection, advocacy and operational aspects.

S/he will oversee the day-to-day implementation of the programme, including the teams in the field as
per organigram. S/he will be accountable for the timely and quality implementation of activities, compliance with donor rules and regulations and effective stakeholders’ relationship management.

S/he will be also responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the donor,

Governments, consortium members and strategic partners, operating at regional and at country level, acting as the primary liaison and program representative.

S/he will also be responsible for the overall management of areas related to finance, budgetary management and oversight, and partner sub-contract management, as well as other operational and administrative duties required by the programme, ensuring that the regional team and the teams in the field execute them efficiently and effectively

Qualifications and experience
Essential:

Relevant university degree (Education or other Social Science, International Development, etc.)
Sound knowledge of West Africa including institutions, policies and legal frameworks related to migration and protection
Fluency in written and spoken French
Sound knowledge and prior experience in managing EU funded program
Proven skills in program management and administration, including grants management and donor compliance
Proven skills in program monitoring and reporting.
Prior experience in management of consortia and/or multi-country programs
Prior experience in managing complex budgets
Prior experience of working at senior management level in regional programs.
Prior experience working in emergency response contexts or fragile states.
Strong skills in staff management, moderation, conflict resolution and capacity-building
Ability to lead a programme and support a team working from remote locations
Knowledge and working experience in Child Rights-based approach.
Experience in remote and matrix management
Willingness to extensive field travel and to remote locations
Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically.
Ability to work with limited supervision.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children aims, values and principles.
Desirable:

Proficiency in written and spoken English
Experience in Child Protection/Youth/Migration programming.
Experience in Rights-based approach
Experience in promoting children’s participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation
Working experience in challenging and insecure contexts and/or similar.
Capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

Interested and qualified candidates should Click here to Apply.

Application deadline date 11th Jun 2019 – 00:59 WAT

Reservation & Ticketing Officer Vacancy at Ashton & Dave Travels

We seek applications from qualified candidates for this position.

Ashton & Dave Travels and Holidays Limited is a professional travel, holiday and Logistics services organization is led by a group of professionals whose aim is to provide clients with services that exceed their expectations. Ashton & Dave travels and holidays limited is incorporated under the “Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990 (RC 713420)” and an IATA accredited travel management company working as a professional and reliable entity.

We seek applications from qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Reservation & Ticketing Officer
Location:
 Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction in the areas of post ticket customer service, pre and post Travel customer service
  • Provide daily sales Report with zero error rate in ticket issuance
  • Provide daily customer feedback form,
  • Provide weekly Report
  • Prospecting, qualifying, developing and closing sales opportunities within a defined territory, especially in Lagos.
  • Evaluating, Booking, Ticketing, Refunds, etc.
  • Forecasting and tracking of sales opportunities.
  • Achieving sales targets.
  • Understanding industry trends, product capabilities and customer requirements.
  • Oversees Partner Relation with Airlines, Hotels, car rental partners, Tourism partners, etc. in terms of deals, promos, discounts, etc
  • Establish Executive level, long term customer relationship for future cross – sell and up – sell opportunities/other services required. Eg. Hotels, pick up, travel packages, Local Transport, Visa, insurance, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience leading teams and managing operations
  • Must have International Passport and also passion for Travels
  • IATA Certification would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of a B.Sc/HND in any approved university and course, with either NYSC Certificate of Completion or Exception.
  • Minimum of three years of Reservations and Ticketing experience in the Tourism industry is critical.
  • Experience in Global Distribution System (GDS _ Amadeus/Sabre/Galileo) and Microsoft applications especially, Word, Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Experience in Sales and Marketing, and closing deals.
  • Outstanding passion for customer service and hospitality

Remuneration

  • Very attractive and negotiable.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: dtariah@ashtondavetravels.com & seboji@ashtondavetravels.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application deadline date 7th June, 2019.

Note: Kindly adhere strictly to the Job Description (JD) requirements. CVs without the required Tourism experience will be discarded.