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: Livelihood Officer
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Employment Status: Full Time (Project)
Report to (Supervisor): Project Director
Supervises: Livelihood Specialist.
The Livelihood Officers will ensure early and rigorous implementation of quality and accountability mechanisms.
S/he will design and develop appropriate surveillance, monitoring and evaluation systems for livelihood interventions of the GIZ-MDYR project.
Daily management of all activities taking place inside the Livelihood Centre (weekly and monthly planning).
Overall coordination and management of all training activities taking place at the Livelihoods Centre.
Ensure that all tools and guidelines designed for the Centre are in place and used properly, and contribute to the development of the Centre.
Ensure the quality of data collected during the counselling session.
Organize focus group discussions with beneficiaries to collect feedback about their needs in terms of transferrable and vocational skills.
Ensure smooth coordination with trainers from engaged service providers.
Ensure referral of beneficiaries to transferrable skills and vocational training.
Provide weekly reporting on indicators, achievements and challenges related to the project to the Livelihood Specialist.
Plan and ensure periodic monitoring visits.
Ensure beneficiaries are screened, selected and verified through the use of developed targeting criteria in the intervention communities.
Provide livelihood guidance, on an individual or group basis, to increase beneficiaries’ awareness of different business options based on market assessment and beneficiary interests.
Organize small business training and business planning activities with beneficiaries
Provide information to beneficiaries on skills training, market opportunities, and small enterprise creation.
Any other duties as may be assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business Administration, Educational Sciences, Social Sciences, or other relevant fields.
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.