Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) 

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation registered to contribute positive changes in the economic and social status of Nigerians and Africans through effective programs that deliver sustainable outcomes. The Organization currently has its Head Quarters in Abuja, (FCT) with state offices in Kogi State, Niger State and Ogun State. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Oversees all aspects of an ongoing program, from its development to implementing program activities.
  • Ensures program is completed to a consistently high standard, within budget, that objectives are met on time, suiting the company’s image and objectives.
  • Makes sure the program meets professional standards and industry regulations.

Job Duties

  • Establishes short and long-term program objectives and ensures team members meet them.
  • Recruits, hires, and trains team members.
  • Develops regular budgets and schedules (usually annually) to support the program’s implementation.
  • Develops funding plans to ensure the program’s ongoing delivery and success.
  • Creates and implements guidelines for evaluating the program’s strengths and areas where improvement is required.
  • Assigns tasks to team members to ensure project objectives are completed as required.
  • Communicates expectations to team members.
  • Counsels and disciplines team members who do not perform to expectations or who violate company policies.
  • Appraises team members’ performances and offer feedback to employees and, when appropriate, to managers.
  • Resolves problems with program as they arise.
  • Monitors program’s progress and reports this in regular meetings with high-end managers and any stakeholders funding the program.

The Person
The ideal candidate should have:

  • B.Sc / BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 8 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or M.Sc / MA Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Nursing, Food Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 7 years’ relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding health related issues.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi sectorial development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Abuja of Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Job Title: Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Under the overall supervision of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of Information Technology (IT) network and infrastructure projects, on relevant and effective technology to be used in accordance with AYGF’s ICT standards and policies.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the IT support for all programmes by organizing activities and operations of ICT staff; support recruitment of local ICT staff and oversee the implementation of ICT projects.
  • Propose, plan, design, implement and maintain an integrated mechanism for data and information management, including various in house and third-party applications across all AYGF activities to ensure most effective and efficient processes to deliver timely, accurate and reliable information for operational, monitoring and reporting purposes.
  • Manage and maintain network WAN and LAN infrastructure, desktops and associated equipment in the AYGF Offices by providing technical advice to the State office and the sub-offices to maintain compliance with AYGF standards.
  • Monitor, propose and implement all necessary modifications in compliance with the information management systems and infrastructure as per AYGF IT policies, standards and best practice for high performance, reliability and information security.
  • Coordinate with Logistic and ensure proper technical specification for purchase of IT related equipment and propose most suitable solutions including innovation, recommendations for improvement.
  • Plan and supervise the installation, operation and administration of security for the various systems and network components including virus protection and Internet security. Make sure to use innovative approaches to ensure users are educated about phishing, Password Cracking, Malwares, and etc.
  • Provide Backup and Disaster Recovery Plans for AYGF databases and Email data.
  • Carry out analysis on the ITC equipment, design and develop a replacement policy for the ITC equipment for AYGF.
  • Guide and lead the digitalization process of the AYGF filling system and propose cost-effective solutions for keeping the digital files.
  • Lead and coordinate the server less process for AYGF Abuja and sub-offices.
  • Develop and implement a ticketing system for AYGF for ITC issues and trouble shootings. Organize and administer user support services for all staff and ensure proper response time in troubleshooting and resolving of all IT related issues.
  • Ensure AYGF ITC standards are implementedand in compliance with the standard ensured. Develop and implement basic ITC procedures for operating and maintenance of IT equipment and with work with the AYGF Asset tracker to properly assign the ITC equipment to users.
  • Build relationships and liaise with local IT partners, suppliers and providers.

Requirements
The ideal candidate should have;

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.

Experience:

  • Progressively responsible experience in planning, design, development, implementation and maintenance of computer information systems, or related area;
  • Experience configuring and working with Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) and SQL Server required;
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows Active Directory and Messaging Systems;
  • Cisco devices, VPN, VoIP, MS Office, Antivirus Software and utilities; holder of CCNA and/or a Microsoft Certification a distinct advantage;
  • Knowledge of IT Service Management frameworks such as ITIL, COBIT;
  • Knowledge of Software & Systems Development Life Cycle and experience in managing applications development and/or support teams.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Effective resource management skills and strategic and creative thinking;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to develop clear and concise proposals;
  • Ability to supervise and direct staff under critical and stressful situations;
  • Effective problem-solving approach, ability to work in a cross-divisional team and ability to quickly understand AYGF processes.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in FCT- Abuja and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Location: Minna, Niger
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager (PM), the Program Officer performs functions related to planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities under assigned portfolios on projects.

Job Description

  • Assist the PM in assuring effective planning, implementation and management of assigned projects in Nigeria.
  • Assist the PM in strengthening systems for reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks, according to AYGF and the respective donor guidelines.
  • Assist the PM in the development of program strategies, subproject documents, work plans and budgets.
  • Assist the PM in the provision of programmatic assistance to local AYGF partners in implementing their sub agreements.
  • Assist the PM in capacity building efforts aimed at local Implementing Agencies (IAs).
  • Remain informed on current programs and research in the health and development field; improve skills by working closely with international prevention specialists.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Person
The ideal candidate should have:

  • B.Sc / BA in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 5 – 7 years of relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Or M.Sc / MA Degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, reproductive health, nutrition, nursing, food sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 7years’ relevant experience with international development programs.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of health and development programming in a developing country.
  • Basic accounting and financial management skills.
  • Working knowledge of major donor policies (Global Fund) as well as international not-for- profit organizations.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding health related issues.
  • Proven ability to coordinate a multi sectorial development project.
  • Ability to organize systems to monitor administrative and implementation results.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Niger (Minna) and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Location: Minna, Niger
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • The Finance & Administration (F&A) Officer will be responsible for overseeing all financial project management, as well as general office services.
  • The F&A Officer will be responsible for maintaining financial integrity, preparing all financial reports efficiently in accordance with relevant financial reporting standards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Finance and Admin Officer has the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the accounting, finance, and administration components of programs, including petty cash funds and field office finance, accounting, and administrative activities;
  • Establish program financial management systems, procedures and controls to ensure consistency with donor requirements;
  • Coordinate monthly requests for funds to ensure the project has all necessary funds for operations, and coordinate and oversee program tendering and procurement activities;
  • Advise project staff on financial health through the provision of regular and timely financial expenditure reports;
  • Review and approve all vouchers prepared (disbursement, receipt, and general journal vouchers) for expenditures and ensure that expenses are reasonable, allowable, and allocable to the project;
  • Maintain financial controls and procedures for the management of funds;
  • Supervise project staff, consultants, and partners working in finance and administration for the project;
  • Compute tax for (PAYE, VAT, WHT and NSITF monthly remittance and filings.
  • Produce budget projections, analysis, and reports for review and action by the Project Manager and ED;
  • Manage financial files and support annual audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
The ideal candidate should have;

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field strongly preferred.
  • At least 7 years finance experience in donor funded projects.
  • Must live in Niger State (Minna).

Skills / Competencies:

  • Strong management, communication, and negotiation skills, and the ability to collect data from multiple partners.
  • In-dept knowledge of Microsoft suit such as excel, word and power point.
  • Knowledge of local financial and accounting systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of donor regulations, policies, and procedures and familiarity with grants management.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer, women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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Location: Abuja (FCT) or Kogi
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Support overall management of MEL system
  • Support the MEL Manager in overseeing and managing the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) system and strategy.
  • Assist in the coordination and maintenance of the new online system for reporting and monitoring of programmes, including testing of the system and ongoing refinement as necessary.
  • Assist in the design of MEL procedures, templates and guidelines to support strong national-level reporting.
  • Support the monitoring of the overall implementation of the MEL strategy and online system, identify gaps or challenges both with regards to the technical components of the M&E system and with regards to the capacity of its users.
  • Assist in entering entry and storing of data to the monitoring database, help in maintaining this as an accessible source of information on programme activities, results and (to the extent possible) impact, and ensure data safety and protection.
  • Support capacity strengthening and training of users of MEL system Assist in the training and capacity building activities relating to MEL, through for example the creation of toolkits, and setting up webinars.
  • Provide support to regional level data capturing, analysis and quality assurance processes.
  • Support the implementation of quality assurance mechanisms and monitoring checks at the regional
  • level enabling improved capturing and narration of programmatic results and impact.
  • Support monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Share information about reporting requirements and timelines, and follow up projects to ensure timely submission of reports.
  • Support the collection of documentation to validate reports, and carry out regular spot checks.
  • Produce high-quality bi-annual progress report, with support from HR.

The Person
The ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field;
  • 5 years+ years of experience in MEL operations preferably in an NGO environment;

Skills / Competencies:

  • Understanding of local and international development issues.
  • Experience from working within an NGO.
  • Good understanding of programme design, theory of change functions and logical frameworks, including links between objectives, indicators, targets and activities.
  • Extensive experience in supporting M&E strategies and systems, and writing reports.
  • Experience in data gathering and analysis.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience with archiving systems and knowledge management.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in FCT- Abuja and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Locations: Kogi and Niger
Employment Type: Full-time
Slots: 2 (one for each state)

Job Purpose

  • The Logistics/Store Officer is responsible for monitoring daily consumption records and inventory management of the store to ensure that AYGF warehouse is adequately stock.
  • Maintain inventories, ordering new items, placing products on shelves, pulling out expired items, and keeping records of transferred commodities.

Responsibilities

  • Support the effective management of commodities at the warehouse to ensure alignment of inventory levels with appropriate guidelines.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations and activities of the stores (centralized) under the supervision of the Procurement and Logistics Manager.
  • Conduct physical counts to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing products at the stores.
  • Ensure incoming products are received and stored in FEFO order
  • Maintain online inventory management software and ensure timely identification of triggers (or manually identify when minimum threshold levels have been reached) to initiate actions for stock replenishment.
  • Post details of receipt and dispatch transactions and ensure integrity of the inventory management system.
  • Maintain up to date records of materials inventory at the stores (existing stock, pending orders, etc.)
  • Provide information on current stock and orders to provide justification for re-ordering.
  • Monitor trends of product receipt and dispatch at the stores to provide basis for demand forecasting
  • Conduct periodic inventory stock counting/ inventory accuracy checks
  • Perform end-of-day inventory reconciliation to ensure discrepancies are identified and resolved in time.
  • Notify Procurement and Logistics Manager of irregularities in inventory records and support in reconciling/ resolving.
  • Maintain approved Health Safety and Environment (HSE) best practices in the stores.
  • Develop periodic reports of stores operations and performance as required.
  • Maintain electronic inventory management database.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Procurement and Logistics Manager

Job Requirements
The Person should have:

  • A minimum of HND / B.Sc in Business Administration, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • A minimum 3-4 years of experience in Logistics management, store keeping or supply chain management
  • Previous experience working with NGO or developmental organization will serve as an added advantage.
  • Must reside in Niger State and Kogi State

Skills and Competencies:

  • Interpersonal skills – the ability to work well in a team, as well as to manage and motivate others
  • Logical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to think creatively
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Skills in data analysis, including working with electronic data
  • Logical reasoning
  • Time-management ability
  • Ability to plan ahead and deal with unexpected changes.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Kogi and Niger State. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Locations: Abuja (FCT), Kogi, Niger
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • The incumbent is to provide driving support to the organization while adhering to the standard driving regulation and the Nigerian Highway code.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent is expected to:

  • Drive the official vehicle in a safe manner, maintain an accurate log of all vehicle movement.
  • Maintain and repair vehicles in accordance with AYGF’s policies.
  • Keep track of vehicle repair and servicing.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc. and other inputs in a cost-effective manner that ensures reliable use of the vehicle using appropriate tools for requisition and approval.
  • Keep the interior and the exterior of the official vehicle clean at all times.
  • Ensure the vehicle logbook is updated at every trip; signed by passengers appropriately. Ensure vehicle use policies and the procedure is maintained.
  • Respond promptly to request to ensure vehicle use by appropriate staff. Daily cleaning of the vehicle to ensure vehicles are kept neat at all times.
  • Ensure that the admin Officer or his/her designate is kept abreast of all routine promptness, proper appearance, and respect for laws, passengers and the general public.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned to him by the management.

Job Requirements
The Person should have;

  • A minimum of OND
  • A minimum of 3 – 4 years of experience in driving and fleet management.
  • Previous experience working with NGOs or developmental organizations will serve as an added advantage.
  • Must reside in Niger State, Kogi State or Abuja.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure, confident in facing challenges and overcoming problems.
  • Broad knowledge of automobiles and good professional skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of scheduling systems and procedures.
  • Fluency in English is essential while knowledge of local.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Abuja, Niger and Kogi State and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Locations: Abuja (FCT), Kogi, Niger
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • The incumbent is to provide driving support to the organization while adhering to the standard driving regulation and the Nigerian Highway code.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent is expected to:

  • Drive the official vehicle in a safe manner, maintain an accurate log of all vehicle movement.
  • Maintain and repair vehicles in accordance with AYGF’s policies.
  • Keep track of vehicle repair and servicing.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc. and other inputs in a cost-effective manner that ensures reliable use of the vehicle using appropriate tools for requisition and approval.
  • Keep the interior and the exterior of the official vehicle clean at all times.
  • Ensure the vehicle logbook is updated at every trip; signed by passengers appropriately. Ensure vehicle use policies and the procedure is maintained.
  • Respond promptly to request to ensure vehicle use by appropriate staff. Daily cleaning of the vehicle to ensure vehicles are kept neat at all times.
  • Ensure that the admin Officer or his/her designate is kept abreast of all routine promptness, proper appearance, and respect for laws, passengers and the general public.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned to him by the management.

Job Requirements
The Person should have;

  • A minimum of OND
  • A minimum of 3 – 4 years of experience in driving and fleet management.
  • Previous experience working with NGOs or developmental organizations will serve as an added advantage.
  • Must reside in Niger State, Kogi State or Abuja.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure, confident in facing challenges and overcoming problems.
  • Broad knowledge of automobiles and good professional skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of scheduling systems and procedures.
  • Fluency in English is essential while knowledge of local.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Abuja, Niger and Kogi State and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
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Location: Wuse, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • The Human Resource Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Provides support and guidance to HR generalists, management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring ofqualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
The Person should have;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • A minimum of Nine (9) years of human resource management NGOexperiencepreferred.
  • Demonstrated success in an NGO environments is an advantage..

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent Verbal and witten communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal , negoitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent skills and attention to details.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill.
  • Ability to priortize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Abuja and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

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Location: Kogi / Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose

  • Raise the profile of AYGF, both nationally and internationally. Ensure that the branding and communication guidelines of AYGF are uniformly and consistently followed.
  • Plan and execute strategic communications (all channels) to increase engagement, visibility and voice for AYGF’s programs.

Job Description
Social Media:

  • Build engagement and manage social media profiles for AYGF to enhance voice, awareness and relevance.
  • Identify and adapt relevant social media trends to increase engagement.
  • Identify, escalate and manage issues when required with the support of colleagues
  • Ensure timely, regular and live updates on existing activities across Nigeria on our various social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram. YouTube and Twitter)
  • Engage in social media outreach activities and devise social media toolkits and tweet sheets based on the priorities identified.
  • Work closely with team members on the production and dissemination of materials for print / online / voice / visual.

Information and Communications:

  • Lead on information and communication flows between programs and a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Produce communications and information materials, such as, brochures, info graphics, project/programme profiles, videos and newsletters etc; to build project visibility and engagement with AYGF members, HQ, partners and relevant stakeholders to support programmes, advocacy and programmes;
  • Produce accurate, clear and consistent information and communication outputs relating to emergency situation, campaigns and AYGF’s response and programmes – including key messages, Q&A’s, briefings and factsheets;
  • Oversee the production of community-facing communications materials to support programmes;
  • Work with the Knowledge Management focal person on the production of compelling photo stories, case studies and audio-visual materials from the field to highlight AYGF`s work, including the commissioning of photography and film when required and in line with AYGF policies and procedures
  • Tailor communication styles to different audiences with responsibility for ensuring terminology, branding and visibility in all materials, and ensure that AYGF’s mandate as an impartial, neutral and humanitarian organisation is imparted in all communications;
  • Successfully promoting and strengthening the profile of AYGF in Nigeria through the social media and other exhibition opportunities
  • Work with celebrities and social media influencers to engage strategic audiences
  • Evaluate results and impact of communications activities
  • Ensure that relevant programs have communication plans, oversee and support the implementation of communications plans;
  • Build the capacity of partner organizations’ for communications, as well as ensuring any joint communications projects are in-line with AYGF policies and standards, including branding and visibility;

Building and Maintaining Effective Relationships:

  • Sourcing out Celebrities with a high presence on Social Media and engaging them for strategic communications.
  • Improve internal communications at all levels and ensure updates are produced and circulated highlighting successes and sharing best practices.

The Person
The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Communication, Journalism or Public Relations from a recognized higher educational institution
  • 4-7 years’+ work experience, preferably in similar positions in NGOs in Nigeria
  • Proven experience of developing and managing the production of communications materials for NGOs or other similar organisations.

Skills / Competencies:

  • Can produce accurate, clear and consistent information and communication outputs relating to both programme support and humanitarian situation – including key messages, Q&A’s and factsheets, case studies, press releases, media statements, briefs etc.;
  • Evidence of excellent English verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of different audiences including donors, partners and the ‘general public’. Ability to strategically target a wide-range of audiences is essential.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills;
  • Creativity and desire to learn
  • The ability to deliver in high-pressure situations, with changing deadlines and priorities;
  • Experience in leading information and communication flows between a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to gather case studies, testimonies and information on different programmes. Excellent IT skills, especially in PowerPoint, SharePoint, social media analytics, and experience with design softwares such as Photoshop is an advantage;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion. Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy;
  • An initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and prioritise an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with limited support;
  • Ability to fact check, proofread, edit and draft materials;
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment and interest in AYGF’s mission, vision and values. In particular, a good understanding of AYGF mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

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