Position – Programme Officer

Company – Interpeace

Job Location – Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Closing Date – This call will remain open until the position is filled

Scope of Work

Interpeace, a Swiss non-profit organisation, works in close partnership with national partner organizations and the UN, with the aim of building lasting peace. The Côte d’Ivoire Programme Officer (PO) is a member of the Programme Team in the Regional Office for West Africa. In this context, the PO will collaborate directly with the Regional Director (RD), the Innovation and Learning Officer (ILO) and the rest of the Interpeace Regional Office Team. S/he will report to the Regional Director (RD) who will provide overall guidance of the programme. Overall, a strong collaborative and horizontal approach to programme delivery and reporting will be maintained.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates may submit a complete curriculum vitae and a letter of interest (in French or English) to copying

The following words MUST BE included in the subject line of the application email in order to be considered: PO CdI+your name

Position – Organizational Development Officer

Company – EAGLE Network

Job Location – Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date – 29th July, 2017

Scope of Work

The EAGLE Network is looking for professionals with some experience of living and working in Africa.  We are looking for individuals with strong personal engagement and internal motivation to effect change in Africa through activism, fighting wildlife crime and corruption.

The Organizational Development Officer is a proactive role, which is designed to support the Network members and the EAGLE Network to succeed.  It is responsible for identifying and leading organizational development needs undertaking personnel development both within the Network members and across the Network and spearheading innovative initiatives that will enable the EAGLE Network to be successful in its mission to foster activism and take forward the fight against corruption.

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Position – Regional Programmes Coordinator

Company – International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Job Location – Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date – 31st July, 2017

Scope of Work

Reporting to the Regional Director for IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa Region (IUCN ESARO), the Regional Programme Coordinator (RPC) is a member of the senior management team. She/he will be responsible for the strategic development, steering and monitoring of the IUCN ESARO Programme, which consists of programmes and projects that are implemented in close partnership with IUCN members, Commissions and partners and are linked with global thematic programmes based at IUCN Headquarters in Switzerland and elsewhere. The RPC will represent the IUCN ESARO programme at the highest levels and will be responsible for ensuring successful programme delivery, outcomes and impact. She/he will establish excellent senior level relationships across the various sectors including governments and donors in the region.

To apply, Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button.

Position – Nutrition Officer

Company – UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

Job Location – Maroua, Cameroon

Closing Date – 22th June, 2017

Position Type – Temporary Appointment

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Position – Project Assistant

Organization – UNDP – United Nations Development Programme

Job Location – Gaborone, Botswana

Closing Date – 22th June, 2017

Education & Work Experience – G-Bachelor’s Level Degree – 5 year(s) experience

Contract Duration – One Year

Scope of Work

The UNDP/GEF Project: Strengthening human resources, legal frameworks, and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol (GEF ID 5731; 2016-2019), is a 3-year project that specifically aims at assisting countries in the development and strengthening of their national ABS frameworks, human resources, and administrative capabilities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in order to unleash a wide range of monetary and non-monetary benefits for providers of genetic resources. The project seeks to achieve this by a) strengthening the legal, policy and institutional capacity to develop national ABS frameworks; b) building trust between users and providers of genetic resources to facilitate the identification of bio-discovery efforts; and c) Strengthening the capacity of indigenous and local communities to contribute to the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol.

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Position – Project Manager EISD

Organization – UNDP – United Nations Development Programme

Job Location – Monrovia, Liberia

Closing Date – 24th June, 2017

Education & Work Experience – I-Master’s Level Degree – 7 year(s) experience

Contract Duration – 1 Year with possibility for extension

Scope of Work

In order to realize the role of natural resources in the post-conflict reconstruction of Liberia, there is a need to put in place adequate laws, policies, regulatory frameworks and systems that govern the extractive sector sustainably. This is why effective management of the natural resources (Extractives) is an imperative for economic development and sustained peace and stability.

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Position – Analysts for McKinsey Africa Delivery Hub 

McKinsey & Company is looking to hire Analysts for their Africa Delivery Hub (ADH) in either their Johannesburg or Nairobi offices.

Applicants must possess:

  • Undergraduate degree and excellent academic record
  • Backgrounds in electric power, health, agriculture and education
  • Demonstrated passion for working on the economic development of Africa
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English and the local office language(s)

Scope of Work

The ADH is a quickly growing team within McKinsey addressing complex public, societal and government challenges. We develop and implement exciting social sector or government programs such as reforming primary schools in South Africa, implementing special economic zones in Kenya or transforming power infrastructure across African countries.

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Position – Associates for McKinsey Africa Delivery Hub 

McKinsey & Company is looking to hire Analysts for their Africa Delivery Hub (ADH) in either their Johannesburg or Nairobi offices. 

Applicants should possess:

  • 4-6 years of experience in development-consulting style position or working in a public or social sector institution
  • Backgrounds in electric power, health, agriculture and education are most desirable with a strong focus on applicants with experience working in Africa
  • Applicants should demonstrate sound reasoning and critical thinking skills
  • Outstanding academic achievement, impressive career development and a passion for working on the economic development of Africa
  • Minimum 4 year degree (or equivalent) required. Doctoral and advanced degree candidates in public health, development, economics and related disciplines are encouraged to apply

To apply, click here.

Program Development Specialist – Senior Reproductive Health Manager

The Senior Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH) Program Management Specialist serves as the principal advisor to USAID/Nigeria in family planning and reproductive health and as a senior member of the Health Population and Nutrition (HPN) Office. The incumbent provides overall technical guidance for developing FP/RH strategies and policies that supports USAID and Government of Nigeria development targets.

Applicant should possess:

  • Advanced health related degree (MD, RN, PhD, MPH)
  • 7-10 year progressively responsible, professional–level experience in public health and health delivery with emphasis on RH; clinical skills and experience is required. Experience working in Nigeria’s northern states on health-related activities strongly desired.
  • AOR Training and Programming Assistance.
  • High proficiency in verbal and written expression of English is required; knowledge of Hausa is desirable.
  • Familiarity with the broad range of FP/RH issues that affects Nigeria and/or developing countries in general.
  • Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the major issues affecting FP/RH in all geographical regions of Nigeria, with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of FP/RH programs in Nigeria’s northern states.
  • Demonstrated understanding of programs and organizational aspect of major international donors, organizations, foundations and private sector organization that supports Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health.

Required Documents

  • Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the offer form DS-174,Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174), or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174.
  • Any documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, NYSC certificate/exemption etc.).
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submission to one entry/email not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

To apply, Submit application (see below) to:

Position – Program Director

Company – Freedom Foundation

Job Location – Nigeria

Closing Date – Unspecified

Scope of Work

  • To Provide overall program management including; planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation.
  • To provide budgetary control.  
  • Develop guidelines for standard policies and procedures.
  • To coordinate all program services to ensure that the goals and objective of the program is met at all times.
  • Supervise all Professional staff, consultants and volunteers

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Position – Program Manager

Company – Murtala Muhammed Foundation

Job Location – Lagos, Nigeria

Closing Date – 9th June, 2017

Scope of Work

The responsibilities include;

  • To contribute to the planning, formulation and assessment of the programs managed by the Foundation through review and analysis of program proposals, performance monitoring, program evaluation and assessment, and reporting.
  • The Program officer will be part of a highly efficient and motivated team. He/she will be primarily responsible for planning, formulation and assessment of programs managed by the Foundation through research, review and analysis of program proposals, performance monitoring, program evaluation and assessment and reporting.
  • The incumbent will assist in identifying, defining, and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as new projects and programs.

Position – Program Manager

Company – International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Job Location – Abuja, Nigeria

Closing Date – 25th May, 2017

Scope of Work

The responsibilities include;

  • Responsible for developing, design and implementation of program activities; designing election related manuals; providing support to Civil Society organization in program implementation; drafting briefing and strategy papers, and programmatic reports.
  • Supervise and mentor program staff. Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor and/or Chief of Party.

Position – Project Management Specialist- Basic Education

Company – U.S. Agency for International Development

Job Location – Abuja

Closing Date – 3rd May, 2017

Scope of Work

The candidate will serve as a COR/AOR or Activity Manager for select education components of USAID/Nigeria’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy which are implemented through cooperative agreements and contracts with U.S. and local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and academic institutions. The candidate will provide expertise in mitigating conflict in the education sector and combating school-based violence. Once the candidate completes required USAID training, s/he will be given COR/AOR responsibilities. This may include management of the new “Education in Crisis & Conflict” activities intended to provide education opportunities for children living in Northeastern Nigeria.

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Position – Programme and Policy Officer

Company – Department for International Development South Africa

Job Location – Lesotho and South Africa

Closing Date – 5th May, 2017

Scope of Work

DFID is looking to recruit a Programme and Policy Officer to join its small but dynamic South Africa Team which is based in the British High Commission in Pretoria. For this exciting job we require a highly motivated person who has relevant financial and programme management skills and experience.

To apply, click here.

Position – Grants Coordinator

Organization – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location – Niamey, Niger

Closing Date – 16th May, 2017

Scope of Work

The Grants Coordinator will lead grant management for the IRC in Niger. The position reports to the Deputy Director for Programs (DDP) and supervises the Grants Manager and the Partnership Officer. This position is based in Niamey with trips to field sites as needed. The Grants Coordinator will work collaboratively with the IRC’s senior management team, the technical coordinators, operations team, and the finance team.

To apply, click here.