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Massive Jobs Recruitment at Education Development Center (EDC)
« on: December 16, 2015, 09:07:07 PM »
EDC is one of the world?s leading nonprofit research and development firms. EDC designs, implements and evaluates programs to improve education, health, and economic opportunity worldwide. Collaborating with both public and private partners, we strive for a world where all people are empowered to live healthy, productive lives.

Database Specialist
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience3 years
Location Abuja
Job FieldEngineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria. The Monitoring and Evaluation Database Specialist will assist in the design and development of a data collection and management system for project team. He/she will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to ensure implementation is closely aligned with the overall project. This position is based in Abjua, Nigeria.

Primary Responsibilities:

Develops a project database to house all project-related data.
Provides continuous maintenance of the database including regular scheduled back-ups, tests of data integrity, periodic recovery tests, etc.
Develops standard operating procedures for administering database.
Works with project team members and partners in numerous field locations throughout the country to ensure the database functionality meets their needs.
Creates and enforces project-wide data processing protocols, including manuals and reference guides, for proper use of the

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal supervision; strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; good technical writing skills. Candidates must have the ability to travel regularly to Bauchi, Sokoto and other States in Northern Nigeria and to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.

Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, or other related field.

Assessment Specialist

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience3 years
Location Abuja
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   ICT / Computer 
 
EDC has an opening for an Assessment Specialist in Abuja, Nigeria, to support the USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, implemented by Creative Associates and EDC. USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Intiative Plus  works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria equitably and sustainably. The position will report to the Senior M&E Specialist. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ? The Assessment Specialist is expected to: (1) communicate clearly, accurately, efficiently, and courteously; (2) develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, field sites, and funders; (3) work collaboratively with colleagues, demonstrating leadership and initiative; and (4) implement and maintain various technologies and data management systems. All positions require adherence to EDC policies and procedures.

The Assessment Specialist will:

Provide leadership with development of project-specific literacy and other kinds of assessments
Conduct in-country adaptations of international literacy assessment tools
Develop and implement literacy and other kinds of assessments in three of Nigeria's Northern states
Participate in data analysis
Prepare reports on assessment results
Prepare communication briefs and presentations on basic literacy and other kinds of assessments
Provide training to field staff on assessment-related tasks such as data collection, data management and dissemination
Coordinate knowledge sharing efforts related to evaluation protocols, procedures and reports
Collaborate closely with the M&E team in all activities
The Assessment Specialist:

Effectively interacts with diverse staff, colleagues, and clients
Seeks and incorporates feedback

Supports staff in carrying out tasks
QUALIFICATIONS ? This position requires educational achievement; excellent writing skills; demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility; ability to effectively work independently as well as in groups; strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Specific requirements:

Master?s degree, 3?5 years related assessment, research and evaluation experience
Experience with computer applications (including databases), psychometric or statistical measurement techniques, and Internet research
Some prior research or evaluation leadership preferred
Travel to project states required, up to 30%
An ideal candidate will have:

Academic background and professional interest in basic literacy research and evaluation
Experience in data collection, processing, and analysis
Statistical analysis skills

Accountant
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Location Sokoto
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern states. The Accountant will be responsible for working under the Finance and Administration Officer to manage project expenditures and accounts.
This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto Finance and Administration Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manages day to day finance operations, including implementing Creative and USAID policies, procedures and systems, reviewing

Candidates must demonstrate expertise in accounting, finance or business administration. They must have knowledge of accounting principles, USAID rules and regulations and Nigerian labor laws.
The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.

Community Mobilization Specialist
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience5 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The Sokoto Community Mobilization Specialist will be responsible for implementing activities to increase community awareness and support of schooling in targeted non-formal education and alternative education learning center communities in Sokoto. This includes implementing a small grants program to enable CSOs to establish community coalitions and learning centers, building the capacity of CSOs and executing awareness campaigns to strengthen the community?s demand for education.  This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto Team Leader.




Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in the social sciences or related field. Master?s degree preferred.

Finance and Administration Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience5 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   Finance / Accounting / Audit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The Finance and Administration Officer will be responsible for managing project expenditure and accounts for the NEI+ project, meeting USAID requirements using EDC?s policies and procedures. He/she will work closely with the EDC Headquarter Operations Team to ensure Sokoto implementation finance and administration policies are followed. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

Process check requests and wire transfers for payments to vendors in compliance with contract requirements
Review and process vendor and consultant fee payments in accordance with USAID and Creative Associates account procedures and contract policies
Process local hires? monthly payroll
Work with the Senior Finance Specialist (based in Abuja) to develop annual budgets


Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in the social sciences or related field. Master?s degree highly preferred

Grants Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience2 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The Sokoto Grants Officer will be responsible for oversight of all grants activities, including ensuring efficient and proper controls for USAID grant compliance and reporting; coordinating training and grants administration with NGOs grantees; and review and submission of financial reports as required for each grant. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Finance and Administration Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Implement procedures and templates to be used for formulating, negotiating, executing, monitoring, and closing grants according to USAID regulations and the projects Grants Manual
Develop solicitations, coordinate the evaluation of applications, award grants, monitor and report on financial activities as appropriate
Monitor grantee to ensure compliance with USAID regulation
Assist large NGOs to convey grants-management requirements, processes, and skills to their local affiliates as necessary


Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in the social sciences or related field.

ICT Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience5 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldICT / Computer 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The ICT Officer will be responsible for overseeing the installation, usage, and maintenance of the office ICT system, as well as troubleshooting and being involved in ICT solutions. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will work in close collaboration with HQ field office support and HQ Help Desk. This position will report to the Finance and Administration Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide technical set-up and needed support on all ICT related issues, including installation and testing of workstations, printers, client software, upgrades, and configuration
Implement and document network operations, processes, and procedures
Deploy and implement office network according to HQ specifications
Serve as the office Network Administrator
Identify and solve possible problems in the network
Supervise installations performed by third parties such as cabling, Internet connectivity, etc.
Supervise and follow-up on equipment maintenance performed by other contractors
Skills and Experience
Candidates for this position must have at least 5 years of experience in ICT systems management. Candidates who demonstrate previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred.

Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in ICT, Information Systems sciences or related field.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience3 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States.  The Sokoto Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the State Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist with establishing monitoring and evaluation system using EDC M&E Toolkit
Contribute to the implementation of the project?s M&E plan
Coordinate and assist monitoring and evaluation data collection activities, including logistics of form distribution and collection
Coordinate and assist data processing, including data transfer, entry, verification and cleaning
File forms according to compliance protocols
Coordinate internal communication on M&E progress and results
Coordinate temporary M&E staff or consultants (e.g. data entry personnel)
Assist with M&E database management
Provide other support to M&E team as needed
Other functions as needed
Qualifications and Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with 3 - 5 years relevant experience, OR  Master's degree or equivalent with 1 - 3 years relevant experience
Experience with monitoring program implementation
Experience using database management systems, preferably Access and MS Excel

Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in the social sciences or related field.

Office Manager
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
Experience5 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States.  The Sokoto Office Manager will be responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Finance and Administration Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Organize office operations
Prepare time sheets
Control correspondences
Check stock to determine inventory levels
Anticipate needed supplies
Verify receipt of supply
Skills and Experience
Candidates for this position must have at least five years of experience in office management and administration. Experience working with education programs is preferred. Candidates must be knowledgeable about USAID Rules and Regulations and demonstrate previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred.

Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree.

Reading Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience8 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The Sokoto State Reading Officer will provides overall technical oversight and guidance to the project?s support to improved reading instruction. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

Supervise the production of all NEI+-supported reading material, all NEI+-supported trainings in reading, all teacher and classroom supervision and monitoring and all student testing efforts


Candidates must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English. It is preferred, but not required, that the candidate be conversant and fluent in written Hausa.

Education
The candidate must have a Master?s Degree in the social sciences or related field.

State Team Leader
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience8 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. The Team Leader (Sokoto) will be responsible for overseeing strategic and day-to-day implementation of Sokoto activities. The Team Leader will provide supervision and guidance to the technical advisors and support services personnel. He/she will work closely with the Project Director to ensure Sokoto implementation is closely aligned with the overall project. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the NEI+ Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides technical leadership in the implementation of education programming, managing critical program components and service delivery, and coordinating the work of the technical team
Candidates for this position must have at least 5 years of management experience, preferably with a USAID-funded education project. Candidates must demonstrate management ability with capacity to think strategically, prioritize and meet deadlines in a complex and challenging environment. The position requires strong diplomacy skills; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with partners, donors and other stakeholders in a sensitive environment. Candidates must be fluent in Hausa and English.

Education
The candidate must have a Bachelor?s Degree in the social sciences or related field. Master?s degree highly preferred.

Reading Expert/Teacher Education Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience8 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial   Education / Teaching   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern States. Reading Expert/Teacher Education Officer will be responsible for providing technical leadership for all teacher education activities, including leading and coordinating the teacher education and systems support activities at the national and state level.  The position requires experience with teacher training policy and practice, designing programs for data collection and analysis, and personnel management. This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto Reading Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead integrated state and Local Government Education Authority (LGEA), State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), and
Candidates must demonstrate at least eight years of experience in the education sector, with at least five years of a leadership role in a conflict or crisis-affected country context. In addition, candidates must demonstrate at least five years of relevant technical experience working with activities that are of a similar scope to this activity. Monitoring and evaluation is a key component and candidates must demonstrate at least five years? technical experience in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans and results-based management.
The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English.

Education
The candidate must have a Master?s Degree in the social sciences or related field.

Sokoto Access/Fragility Officer

Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience8 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldEducation / Teaching   NGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern states. The Access and Fragility Officer provides the overall technical expertise on the expansion of access-related activities, including risk reduction and safety, gender based violence, equitable education services, education and conflict analysis, non-formal education, well-being, psychosocial support and ensuring activities are conflict-sensitive and do no harm.

This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto State Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

Analyze and address barriers to educational access and participation;
Assess issues of supply and demand for education options/services;
Conduct analysis and assessment of education needs in emergencies;
Integrate a conflict-sensitive approach to education,
Lead preparation of activity designs; adapting rapidly changing activity designs;
Implement successful strategies to combat school-related gender based violence;
Implement risk reduction and psychosocial well-being activities, and other related areas.
Skills and Experience


System Strengthening/EMIS Officer
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience5 years
Location Sokoto
Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern states. The System Strengthening/EMIS Officer will provide technical assistance on education information management systems project-wide and will be responsible for overseeing policy-related activities.

This position is based in Sokoto, Nigeria, and will report to the Sokoto State Team Leader.

Primary Responsibilities:

Support the development of a common web-based EMIS using existing open source software that can be customized by state and LGEAs to meet unique information needs;
Provide ongoing technical support to ministries, departments, and agencies staff to review progress, ?trouble shoot? problems, and support use of EMIS data;
Work with FMOE, SMOEs, UBEC, NMEC, SUBEB, SAME, MORA to provide support to sustain existing policy initiatives and facilitate development and implementation of new policies, particularly in the areas of systems, access, reading instruction, assessment, and accountability;
Provide coaching on various issues including data analysis and evidence-based decision making, monitoring, and staff mentoring;
Support dissemination of new policies and opportunities for bottom-up feedback at all levels through state-level workshops involving government education officials; community meetings; IT; paper publications; and ongoing media campaigns.



English Reading and Standards Specialist
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA 
Experience5 years
Location Abuja
Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit 
 
Position Requirements

The USAID/Nigeria's Northern Education Initiative Plus project, being implemented by Creative Associates and EDC, works to improve the quality of and access to education in Nigeria's Northern states. EDC has an opening for an English Reading and Standards Specialist in Abuja, Nigeria, to support a large literacy project operating in three states in Northern Nigeria (Sokoto, Bauchi, and a 3rd state to be determined). The position will report to the Senior Reading Specialist.

The English Reading and Standards Specialist is expected to: (1) communicate clearly, accurately, efficiently, and courteously; (2) develop and maintain positive relationships with clients, consultants, collaborators, co-workers, and funders; and (3) work collaboratively with colleagues to produce high-quality products in a timely manner, demonstrating leadership and initiative. The position requires adherence to EDC?s policies and procedures.

This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria, and will report to the Reading Specialist.

Method of Application

Interested qualified candidates are requested to submit their resumes to neiplus_recruitment@edc.org with name of the position EG; ?Abuja Database Specialist? in the subject line of the email. Only candidates who are being invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

EDC is committed to diversity in the workplace. EDC offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.



 

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