PROGRAM OFFICER, SENIOR LITERACY COORDINATOR, FINANCE ASSISTANT AT ACHIEVING HEALTH NIGERIA INITIATIVE

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VACANCIES: PROGRAM OFFICER, SENIOR LITERACY COORDINATOR, FINANCE ASSISTANT

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNI) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHN is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarter in Abuja, Nigeria.

The Reading and Numeracy Activity (RANA) is DFID-funded through UNICEF on early primary grades reading pilot project implemented in partnership with FHI 360 in collaboration with the Niger, Kebbi & Katsina State governments RANA aims to improve literacy and numeracy for girls and boys in primary grades 1-3 in the supported states. It will assist approximately 100 formal Schools and integrated Qur’anic Schools (IQS) in each of the states. We are seeking qualified candidate for the following positions:

POSITION: PROGRAM OFFICER

CONTRACT TYPE:    FIXED TERM

PROJECT:                             RANA

NO    REQD.: 1

LOCATION:                ABUJA

Program Officer will provide coordination of grogram activities of the AHNi/Nigeria field offices. H/She will coordinate program planning, design, review and the monitoring of the program implementation and field officers.

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or HND in the numerical sciences or development Sciences with at least 5-years work experience in monitoring and evaluation of education programs.
  • Experience with word processing spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Working knowledge of data processing compute packager

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Please forward your resume (CV) and cover letter as a single document to the e-mail addresses as detailed below:

Program Officer AHNI-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

POSITION: SENIOR LITERACY COORDINATOR

CONTRACT TYPE:    FIXED TERM

PROJECT:                             RANA

NO REQD.: 1

LOCATION:                ABUJA

Senior Literacy Coordinator Under the supervision of the Technical Advisor, the Senior Literacy Coordinator will coordinate the Hausa Language reading materials content development continuous professional development of early primary grade teachers with integrated numeracy and gender contents, H/she will be responsible for the educational program planning implementation, and reporting of the reading interventions implemented by AHNi and its partners in the assigned States. The Literacy Coordinator will also be responsible for technical leadership of early grade reading program and/or IQS activities in the assigned states, providing expertise in instruction, assessment, research, coaching, training and materials development. Working closely with the RANA Technical Advisor and other technical staff, H/She will ensure effective planning, delivery and documentation of program interventions.

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • Advanced degree in education with a concentration in early grade reading, literacy, language acquisition and non-formal education or related field.
  • At least 5 to 7 years experience in education reform with a focus on primary education sector work in language acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language, acquisition and/or child literacy or reading especially in Hausa Language, certification as reading/literacy specialist preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work government, partners and/or local government structures and school settings.
  • Proven expertise in mother tongue (L1), early grade reading instruction and/or assessment and reading material development, preferably in Hausa Language.
  • Significant experience in development and producing of supplementary reading materials, workbooks, trainers and teacher guides and instructional materials to improve early grades reading.
  • Has ability to coordinate reading interventions, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Strong leadership qualities and facilitation skills, experience in working with teachers to improve practice.
  • Experience in project reporting
  • Demonstrable knowledge of research based best practices in content area reading skills and strategies and literacy instruction.
  • Experience/preparation in modeling teaching observing teachers, and providing feedback.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Please forward your resume (CV) and cover letter as a single document to the e-mail addresses as detailed below:

Senior Literacy Coordinator AHNI-ProgMgtJobs@ahnigeria.org

 

POSITION: FINANCE ASSISTANT

CONTRACT TYPE:    FIXED TERM

PROJECT:                             RANA

NO REQD.: 1

LOCATION:                ABUJA

Finance Assistant Under the direction of the Finance and Administrative officer, He/She shall assume responsibility for providing support to all HQ & state level administrative and accounting responsibilities. And will ensure compliance with the contractual financial and administrative requirements of the organization.

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Experience with administrative and secretarial skills
  • Sound accounting skills
  • Experience with large complex organization is required, familiarity with international NGOs preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.

METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Please forward your resume (CV) and cover letter as a single document to the e-mail addresses as detailed below:

Finance Assistant AHNI-F&Ajobs@ahnigeria.org

Vacancy closes on 1 May 2020, AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only applications sent electronically (i.e. by e-mail) with the job title and location dearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.

Disclaimer AHNi does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.