Aspilos Foundation Fresh Graduate Job Vacancies

Aspilos Charity & Development Foundation also known as Aspilos Foundation (AF) is a non-governmental, non-political and not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of human life.

We are currently seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the following vacant positions below:

  1. Graduate Programmes Administrator
  2. Graduate Advocacy and Gender Officer

Aspilos Foundation (AF) Recruitment for Graduate Programmes Administrator

Job Title: Programmes Administrator

Location: Abuja
Duration: Full-time

Purpose

  • The Programmes Administrator position provides supervisory and management guidance for all projects undertaken by Aspilos Foundation.
  • The programme administrator manages staff of the organisation, facilitates resource mobilization, coordinates budget planning and expenditure as well as monitors and evaluates the success of projects.
  • The position is also tasked with interacting with the officials of the government and policy influencing bodies, obtaining funds from donors, putting together a project team and managing strategic partnerships

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan the delivery of different projects the organisation offers in accordance with its mission and the vision of the organisation.
  • Develop funding proposals to ensure the sustained delivery and implementation of the mission offerings of the organisation.
  • Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organisation.
  • Develop a project evaluating framework to assess the projects at hand
  • Collate and process scheduled reports for overall monitoring and evaluation of project deliverables
  • Oversee the articulation, development and implementation of organization policy and strategy.
  • Guide project planning and design ensuring that the activities comply with relevant legislation.
  • Direct and maintain contact and liaison with partners and sector stakeholders
  • Support the recruitment process for project staff and engage staff as required.
  • Ensure that projects operate within the approved budget, monitor the cash flow and make reports to the Executive Director as needed
  • Communicate with project funders as outlined in funding agreements.
  • Ensure that all financial reports and accounting documentation are ready as at when due.
  • Keep abreast of and document global best practices as well as lessons learned in order to make valued, relevant recommendations.
  • The post holder may additionally be called upon to undertake any other duties and tasks appropriate to the role and level of the position.
  • To assist the Executive Director and Heads of Programmes on other matters, including answering general correspondence and queries from project partners and the general public on a wide range of issues.

Person Specification

  • Understand ethical behaviour and best business practices.
  • Ability to manage a team and establish cooperative working relationships
  • Possess strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate ownership of and ability to communicate and represent the vision and mission offerings and interest of the organization at all times
  • Possess problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Skill in using personal computers and a variety of software applications
  • Possess project management skills
  • Be creative and innovative such as to improve operations of the organisation and create new opportunities.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Public Administration, Psychology or other related fields. Additional certification in Project Management and Monitoring & Evaluation will be an advantage
  • At least 1-2 years of progressive experience working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of effective resource mobilisation skills
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English language is required. Proficient understanding of Hausa language is an added advantage.
  • Ability to travel to various Northern states.

Application Closing Date
21st June, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter to: [email protected]

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