Careers/Opportunities

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with the Africa Youth Growth Foundation. We encourage you to review our jobs postings and apply for a specific opening.

We are fortunate to receive a considerable number of applications from highly qualified individuals. We will contact those candidates who best match the position requirements to begin the interview process.

Project Manager

Open to Internal and External Candidates
Position:    Project Manager
Organizational Unit:    Programs
Employment Duration:    Four  Months
Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
Working Hours:    8:00 am -5:00 pm
Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
Closing Date:   16th September, 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.
AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.
Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Border Operatives and Migrant Protection Project (BOMPP)’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating with cross discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines and schedules.
  • Meeting with project team to identify and resolve issues.
  • Submitting project deliverable and ensuring that they adhere to quality standards.
  • Preparing status reports by gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information.
  • Establishing effective project communication plans and ensuring their execution.
  • Facilitating change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget.
  • Coordinating the development of user manuals, training materials and other documents as needed to enable successful implementation of projects.
  • Identifying and developing new opportunities with Partners and Donors.
  • Managing Donor satisfaction within project transition period.
  • Conducting post project evaluation and identifying successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Project oversight.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience in project management
  • Ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion.
  • Strong understanding of formal project management methodologies.
  • Experience as a project manager in the NGO Sector.
  • Ability to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • In-depth understanding and experience overseeing NGO project implementation.
  • Budget management experience.

 
HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 16th of September, 2019.

N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Finance Officer

Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position: Finance Officer
Organizational Unit: Finance and Account
Employment Duration: Four  Months
Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
Working Hours:    8:00am-5:00pm
Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
Closing Date:   16th September, 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.
AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.
Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Border Operatives and Migrant Protection Project (BOMPP)’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and implement financial policies to guarantee operational efficiency.
  • Oversee the preparation and planning of budgets.
  • Maintain records and receipts for all daily transactions.
  • Ensure financial records are kept up-to-date with the latest transactions and changes.
  • Contribute to financial audits.
  • Monitor all bank deposits and payments.
  • Perform periodic financial analysis to detect and resolve problems.
  • Prepare payroll, income and expenditure sheets.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors’ degree in Finance Accounting or relevant fields.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in similar role with the NGO sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations and accounting processes.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 16th of September, 2019.

N/B.

This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Ad-Hoc M&E Officer

Open to Internal and External Candidates
Position: Ad-Hoc M&E Officer
Organizational Unit: Monitoring & Evaluation
Employment Duration: Four  Months
Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
Working Hours:    8:00am-5:00pm
Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
Closing Date:   16th September, 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.

AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.

Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Border Operatives and Migrant Protection Project (BOMPP)’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•     Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
•      Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
•     Recommend further improvement of the logical frame work;
•     Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;
•     Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
•     Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
•     Provide feedback to the Project Manager on project strategies and activities;
•     Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Project Manager;
•     Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system, develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project;
•     Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the       Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
•     Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
•    Assist the Project Manager in preparing other relevant reports;
•    Prepare and maintain data base.
Required Skills and Experience
·         University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics or related field, a master degree will be an added advantage.

·         At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government;

·         Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;

·         Proven ICT skills and expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;

·         Strong training & facilitation skills

·         Fluency in written and spoken English

          HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 16th of September, 2019.

N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Media and Communication

Open to Internal and External Candidates

  Position:     Media and Communication
 Organizational Unit:    Communication Officer
  Employment Duration:    Six Months
  Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
  Working Hours:    8:00am-5:00pm
  Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
  Closing Date:   15th June 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.

AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.

Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Work Places Where Migrant Workers Maybe Present’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.
  • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.
  • Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.
  • Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
  • Proficiency in design and publishing software.
  • Manage conflict as it arises and escalate to management
  • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences.
  • Design and implement social media strategy to align with business goals
  • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily (e.g. original text, photos, videos and news).
  • Collaborate with program and communication team to ensure organizational visibility in public eye.
  • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor people’s reviews.
  • Oversee social media accounts’ design (e.g. Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures and blog layout).

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, BSc in Marketing or relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing software (In Design/Photoshop).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
  • Proven work experience as a Social media manager with the NGO sector
  • Hands on experience in content management
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image and video)
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of online marketing channels
  • Familiarity with web design
  • Excellent communication skills

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 16th of September, 2019.

N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Program/M&E Officer

Open to Internal and External Candidates

  Position:    Program/M&E Officer
 Organizational Unit:    Monitoring & Evaluation
  Employment Duration:    Six Months
  Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
  Working Hours:    8:00am-5:00pm
  Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
  Closing Date:   15th June 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.

AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.

Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Work Places Where Migrant Workers Maybe Present’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•     Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures
•      Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
•     Recommend further improvement of the logical frame work;
•     Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;
•     Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
•     Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
•     Provide feedback to the Project Manager on project strategies and activities;
•     Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;
•     Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Project Manager;
•     Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system, develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project;
•     Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to Project Management Team and the Organization;
•     Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the       Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
•     Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
•    Assist the Project Manager in preparing other relevant reports;
•    Prepare and maintain data base.
 

Required Skills and Experience
·         University Degree preferably in Business Administration, Economics or related field, a master degree will be an added advantage.

·         At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government;

·         Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;

·         Proven ICT skills and expertise in analyzing data using statistical software;

·         Strong training & facilitation skills

·         Fluency in written and spoken English

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 16th of September, 2019.

N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Project Consultant

Open to Internal and External Candidates

  Position:    Project Consultant
  Employment Duration:    Six Months
  Working nature:    Full-Time Assignment
  Working Hours:    8:00am-5:00pm
  Duty Station:    Abuja Nigeria. (Alongside travels)
  Closing Date:   15th June 2019.

BACKGROUND:

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a Non-Governmental Organization set up for the purpose of contributing to positive change to the economic and social status of the youth population through constructive programs that deliver sustainable outcome.

AYGF was founded in 2003, but registered in 2006, has been working extensively with stakeholders to tackle issues around Migration and Development, Democratic Governance.

Currently the organization is being funded by EU through The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on a  project tilted, ‘Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Work Places Where Migrant Workers Maybe Present’, Under the EU-IOM initiative for Migrant Protection and Re-integration in Nigeria. The project will be implemented in close working relationship with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs (NCFRMI).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Consultant will be expected to provide the following services diligently and with due care:

  1. Training of project staff.
  2. Literature/desk review of legal and administrative framework for labour inspection and law enforcement activities in Nigeria.
  3. Stakeholders consultation on labour inspection and law enforcement activities in Nigeria.
  4. Capacity building and sensitization workshop for migrant workers in Nigeria on their rights, privileges, obligations and responsibilities through their leaders across the country.
  5. Baseline survey and focused group discussion on labour inspection and law enforcement in Nigeria (including design and administration of questionnaires).
 

Required Skills and Experience
·         Project consultants need a bachelor’s degree in relevant field,.

·         A Master’s degree will be an added advantage

·         Five years proven experience in the NGO Sector

·         Must be familiar with Labour Inspection  services, National Policy and Labour Migration

·         Proven ICT skills and experience in analyzing data and Statistical software.

·         project management, and organizational communication.

·         Must reside in Abuja.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested Candidates should send their  applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application, addressed to the Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation and physically to the head office of the organization at Suite 309, Third Floor, Anbeez Plaza, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja or via email to admin@aygf.org indicating positions applied on the subject line by 15th of June, 2019.

N/B. This position is open only to applicants residing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.