Livelihood Assistant (3 slots)

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Job Description

In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking prospective candidates for the anticipated Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic through Awareness Raising and Livelihoods Support for Adolescent Girls and Boys in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

The positions are local positions and are open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.

Note: The positions are contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.

All positions are for one year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.

 

Position: Livelihood Assistant (3 slots)

Department: Atiku Center

Opening Date: May 21, 2020

Closing Date: May 26, 2020

Nature of Employment: Project Assignment

Location: Damaturu, Maiduguri and Yola

Supervisor: Report to the Livelihood Officer

 

Position Background:

The Livelihoods Assistant will support the Livelihood Officer for technical implementation of the cash transfer program.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist to screening, selected and verification of Beneficiaries as instructed by the Livelihood officer.
  • Support in providing livelihood guidance to beneficiaries and/or group to increase beneficiaries’ awareness of different business options.
  • Assist in providing information to beneficiaries about livelihood and business development opportunities.
  • Support in assisting beneficiaries to establish home gardens/poultry production.
  • Assist so as to facilitate the implementation of Cash Transfer programmes and funds for Work
  • Provide administrative support if required.
  • Any other task as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
B.Sc /BA /HND
Other Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • BSc/HND in Business Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Humanitarian or related field.
  • Experience in Livelihood Programming and trainings.
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in the field of business and/or livelihood programs is required.
  • Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills
  • Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies
  • Experience working with displaced populations.
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good supervision and report writing.

Description of Benefits:

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.

 

How to Apply:

Suitably qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply, and submit their resumes, cover letters and references on a single file to recruitment@aun.edu.ng in a word document or PDF format before the closing date of this publication. The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng

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About The American University of Nigeria (AUN)
The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa.The goal of AUN is to train the future leaders of Africa and to serve as both a stimulus and agent of economic development throughout the region. To that end, all students, regardless of academic specialization, will receive high-level training in information technology, entrepreneurship and in arts and sciences, all of which are the key to future sustainable development...
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Job Summary
Published
May 22, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Adamawa /Borno /Yobe
Cities
Yola /Maiduguri /Damaturu
Deadline
May 26, 2020
Specialization
NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies /Education Services/ Research
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