Current Jobs in Abuja at Active Voices

Active Voices tackles critical issues paramount to health and
development. Through advocacy, research, partnerships and program
interventions, we improve the health and rights of children, youths,
women and girls.
We are a non-governmental; pro-girl; pro-women and pro-youth
organization with a focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights
(SRHR), education, gender equity and gender based violence (GBV).

Active Voices is recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: Volunteer Program Assistant
Location:
Abuja
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in in the preparation of project
    outputs that relate to implementation of programme activities, such as
    progress reports, briefings, presentations.
  • Assist Program Coordinator in developing and designing the
    organization’s workplan, programs, projects and activities in line with
    the set goals and objectives.
  • Assist Program Coordinator coordinating the implementation,
    mentoring, supervision and evaluation of programmes and projects of the
    organization.
  • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
  • Liaise with other units to write and produce programmatic
    reports of programmes, projects and activities of the organization
    monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative
    and other meetings, conferences, workshops, identifying participants,
    follow-up and coordination with participants and invitees, support
    logistic arrangements.
  • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as may be required.

Qualifications and Skills
Key Competencies:

  • A minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in Public Health or any Social or Health Science related fields.
  • Proficiency in the use of the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
  • Intermediate research skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written
    communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are
    essential
  • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas
    clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to
    demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
  • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.
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Additional Advantageous Competencies:

  • Understanding of NGO’s operation, best practices and market trends
  • A strong commitment to development and humanitarian service
  • Prior volunteer experience
  • Knowledge of Infographic Development

Job Title: Volunteer Communications Assistant
Location:
Abuja
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Communications Officer and Program Coordinator in carrying out functions as assigned
  • Identify and effectively communicate project success by developing success stories and articles
  • Update and maintain Active Voices’ social media platforms and blog
  • Engage with mainstream media (electronic and print) to increase Active Voices’ visibility and promote project impact
  • Edit technical and scientific documents and articles (proofreading, copy and line editing and substantive editing)
  • Design and Assist to compile technical documents in compliance with donor branding and marking requirements,
  • Develop press release and manage press for public interviews
  • Track and compile stories on gender-based violence
  • Coordinate staff meeting, prepare agendas and takes minutes of meetings as required.

Qualifications and Skills
Key Competencies:

  • A minimum of a university degree or its equivalent in English,
    Linguistics, Mass Communication, Journalism, or any Social Science
    related fields.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential
  • Experience in Media Production (including audio and video
    documentary – Adobe Media Suite), Social Media Campaigns (Facebook,
    Twitter, Youtube, Instagram), Website Design and Content Management
    (Joomla, WordPress, Photography with ability to use graphics)
  • Basic research skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written
    communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are
    essential
  • Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas
    clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to
    demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.
  • Creativity, attention to detail and efficient delivery methods.
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Additional Advantageous Competencies:

  • Knowledge of relevant publishing software such as Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, PDF, illustrator,
  • Knowledge of Graphic Design – CorelDraw and Infographic Development
  • Prior Volunteer Experience

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and
comprehensive curriculum vitae in ONLY one attachment (PDF document)
explaining suitability for the job by sending an email to: info@activevoicesng.org

Note

  • Kindly indicate the title of the position applied for in the
    subject line of the email. Applicants are advised to include functional
    contact details as well as contact information for at least two referees
    in the curriculum vitae.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  3rd November, 2016.

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