The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Development Specialist / STL
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Report to (Supervisor): Project Director
Supervises: Office Assistants and Logistics Assistants
The Business Development Specialist/STL will lead in pursuit of donor resources, with particular emphasis on writing and copyediting proposals.
In addition, he/she will help guide the efforts to produce clear, concise, and compelling proposal content.
As the STL, he/she will be responsible for overseeing strategic and day-to-day implementation of the project and managing the state office.
Support proposal development activities with an emphasis on writing, editing, and formatting; development of cost applications; and coordinating and organizing the proposal process.
Develop and update tools, templates, guidance, and processes that guide and steer the proposal writing process in an effective and efficient manner.
Provide expertise in positioning, capture planning, bid analysis, and proposal preparation for specific opportunities.
Lead the efficiency and management of Office Operations and timely delivery of programs support.
Ensures compliance to all work ethics, resources management and provides exemplary leadership.
Coordinate timely programs reporting working with officers and other program teams.
Initiate, lead and follow up with relevant ministries and stakeholders in order to support sustainability.
Other duties as assigned.
MA or BSc in Pure or Social Sciences, Management or related field.
At least 2-4 years of strong experience in INGO project management (Desirable).
Highly experience in writing and editing project proposals.
Creative, confident, and communicative team player who can work independently.
Familiarity with USAID and other institutional donors, funding mechanisms, policies, procedures.
Great communication and report writing skills.
High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
Fluent in Local Hausa language and English.
Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as per AIDIs – AUN salary scale.
Application Closing Date
22nd October, 2021.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online
Submit their Resumes, Cover Letters, and references on a single file in a word document or PDF format to: [email protected] using the position being applied for as the subject of the email.
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.