Ongoing recruitment at The Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD)

The Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD) is an international,
non-governmental organisation dedicated to research, training and
advocacy on issues of democratisation, development and human security in
West Africa, we are recruiting to fill the vacant job positions below:


Job Title:
Administrative Officer, Logistics
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • This exciting and challenging position carries responsibilities
    of: Co-ordinating the logistics support for programmes, including
    requisitioning, receiving, storing, transportation, customs clearance,
    issuing and processing payment for services in accordance with CDD
    policies and guidelines.
  • Responsible for identifying and promoting compliance with good
    transport and logistical practice by proactively identifying broader
    issues regarding logistical weakness/non-compliance to policies and
    guidelines for the assigned country/state programmes, develop logistics
    procedures in cooperation with internal and external stakeholders within
    institutional donor rules and guidelines
  • Facilitate the supply chain for the organisation from
    procurement of goods into stock or direct to programmes including
    setting up transportation framework agreements after appropriate
    tendering processes and arranging freight forwarding or transport;
    ensure that goods/services are procured in a timely and cost effective
    manner within donor regulations, advise field logistics teams on
    logistic procedures to ensure compliance with CDD policies, donor
    regulations and follow-up issues of non-compliance.
  • Other responsibilities are: monitor and enhance procedures in
    operational programmes through field visits, giving advice and training,
    ensuring that programme staff follows donor rules, guidelines and good
    practice, oversee the Asset Register to ensure that it is up to date and
    coherent with programme logistics asset lists with all supplied assets,
    coordinate with Programmes and Field Office staff to ensure asset
    management and disposal procedures are followed in accordance with CDD
    policy as well as donor requirement.

Education/Qualification

  • A degree in Logistics and/or any other related qualifications
    with at least 3 years of experience in a similar position at an NGO or
    international body.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to use QuickBooks and Ms Access is necessary, knowledge
    and experience of logistics and fleet guidelines, meticulous, courtesy,
    good communication skills and ability to work as a team..

Job Title: Programme Officer
Location: Abuja
Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent IT and administrative skills,
  • Adaptability to new demands and changing circumstances,
  • Sound analytical and report writing skills,
  • Ability to translate strategic aims into practical plans,
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines as well as demonstrable experience of project management and multi-tasking.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication qualities will be
    coupled with teamwork skills and the post-holder will have a good
    understanding of democratisation, international development and human
    security issues in the West Africa sub-region.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidates will hold degree level education in
    the Social Sciences, Humanities, Law or related disciplines with at
    least 2 years of cognate experience.
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Job Title: Executive Assistant
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • S/he will work directly with the Director organizing
    documentation, keeping records, monitoring programmes, carrying out
    internet searches and other duties that will facilitate the work of the
    organization.

Education/Qualification

  • S/he should have B.Sc or HND in Mass Communication, English Language or related subjects.
  • Must have at least Second Class Lower.
  • At least three years experience in similar job.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to use office programmes like word, excel and power point.
  • Familiarity with the internet is essential.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure with limited support and effective and persuasive communication skills are required.

Job Title: Senior Programme Officer
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • This exciting and challenging position carries responsibilities for project development, management and implementation.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Fundraising, networking, research support and policy analysis,
    monitoring and evaluation, events organising and conference
    coordination. Reporting to the Head of Programmes.

Education/Qualification

  • The suitable candidate will hold a post-graduate Degree in the
    Social Sciences, Humanities, Law or related field, experience of working
    in post-conflict or transition environment,

Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent IT and administrative skills;
  • Adaptability to new demands and changing circumstances;
  • Sound analytical and report writing skills;
  • Ability to translate strategic aims into practical plans;
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines as well as demonstrable experience of project management and multi-tasking.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication qualities will be
    coupled with teamwork skills and the post-holder will have a good
    understanding of democratisation, international development and human
    security issues in the West Africa sub-region.
  • Fluency in French is an advantage.

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • The Centre is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Senior Finance Officer in the Centre.
  • The person will be based in Abuja and will be responsible for
    the day-to-day management of the financial operations of the
    organization.
  • Supervise the finance and foster collaboration and cooperation
    between Finance/Administrative and Programme staff as well as liaise
    with donor organizations.
  • Specific duties include reviewing and forecasting monthly
    project and office expenses of the organization and partner
    organizations, coordinating finance department tasks, overseeing office
    accounting, grants management and other general financial duties. Person
    Specifications

Education/Qualifications

  • The candidate must be a Chartered Accountant with preferably a Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • S(he) should have at least ten (10) years experience in a
    Related position, part of which must be in an international agency or
    the NGO sector.
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Skill/Abilities:

  • Proficiency in computerized accounting packages (QuickBooks,
    Excel, Word etc) is required, as well as attention to details; strong
    writing and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstration of managerial and strong analytical problem
    solving skills with ability to handle sensitive and confidential data
    with discretion and integrity is a must. Excellent planning and
    prioritisation skills also required.

Job Title: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location:
Abuja
Job Description

  • The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer’s specific duties
    will be program monitoring and evaluation: ensuring that the programme
    is performing optimally to achieve established results/targets, and
    monitoring progress on performance indicators.
  • S/he shall develop and manage the system for reporting on
    programme results as per monthly reporting guidelines and to donors as
    per donor reporting guidelines.
  • S/he shall: ensure that programme plans and activities are
    directed towards achieving targets identified in proposal performance
    management plans and Annual Operating Plans; assist in negotiating with
    funders over indicators/performance information required from the
    organisation; implement and monitor a system for collecting data and
    information from Programme staff, partners, and sub-grantees on
    indicators/targets, including success stories that highlight the work of
    the organization.
  • S/he shall be familiar with and communicate to rest of staff the
    basic tenets of programme Monitoring and Evaluation (such as the OSIWA,
    USAID, UNDP etc log frame, or “logical framework” approach).
  • S/he shall ensure that reports conform to specified/required formats, and that reports correspond to grant-specific.

Education/Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will bring: 6+ years’ experience in programme monitoring and implementation.
  • Thorough familiarity with grant rules, regulations and
    requirements common to programmes funded by development cooperation
    agencies & foundations (such as USAID, DFID, NED, UNDP, OSIWA etc),
    and Proven abilities in programme DME (design, monitoring, and
    evaluation), including familiarity with best practices in use in the NGO
    sector to plan, monitor, and measure impact of programs.
  • This position requires the ability to work with a diverse team,
    to manage pressure effectively, and strong organizational skills are all
    essential.

Salary
Very Competitive.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward a one page Cover
letter, a maximum 3 page resume and referees contact details by email
to: recruitment@cddwestafrica.org

Note

  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Only Electronically submitted applications will be entertained. Scanned applications will be disregarded.
  • Subject line of emails must state clearly the Name of Applicant and Job Title of position applied for.

Application Deadline  15th December, 2016.

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