VACANCIES ANNOUNCEMENT: IT Officer, Finance Associate, Strategic Information Officer, Finance/Admin. Associate, Household Economic Strengthening Officer, Logistics Associate, Health Linkages & Nutrition Officer, Finance Manager and Front Desk Volunteer
Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago


Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) a local NGO, not for profit, faith based organisation (FBO) is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill in the following positions in the Rivers State Surge Project to improve the health and well-being of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and their families in 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) 17 Local Government Areas in line with Center for Disease control and President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) 95 : 95 : 95 Agenda.

Position : Information Technology Officer (ITO)

The successful candidate will be based in Abuja

Position Summary : The ITO will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support to project staff for network, hardware and software issues ranging from basic installation and maintenance of computer systems including software and hardware on desktops and laptops, resolving internet and network access issues (both wired and wireless), providing network printer support, developing and reviewing WEWE IT policy for overall productivity and ensuring that all IT services are effectively delivered for the achievement of WEWE organizational and Donor goals and objectives.

Key duties and Responsibilities :

  • Install, maintain and configure hardware and software systems according to company policies.
  • Troubleshoot and repair network, hardware and software components.
  • Perform routine maintenance and inspection of network and server systems.
  • Test network and server systems to verify functionality and performance.
  • Perform hardware and software upgrades to achieve optimum performance level.
  • Perform root cause analysis of complex problems and provide corrective actions.
  • Maintain IT infrastructure and manage help desk issues.
  • Perform system back-up and database archiving processes to ensure data recoverability.
  • Update software antivirus on regular basis.
  • Provide technical support to servers, networks, telephones, and other computing platforms.
  • Provide advice and training to other associates.
  • Assist in installation and maintenance of telephone system.
  • Keep and maintain logs of IT requests and IT services rendered.
  • Prepare period reports of IT activities in line with WEWE’s processes and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Required Skills and Qualifications :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Technology, Information Security or a related field.
  • 5-8years’ experience working in the field.
  • Fluent in English Language (Oral and Written)
  • Proven ability to work as a team, with record of leadership and the ability to work independently.
  • High degree of accountability and integrity.
  • Position : Finance Associate

    The successful candidate will be based in Abuja

    Position Summary : The finance Associate will assist the Finance Officer to ensure that appropriate financial systems are maintained and all transactions are properly accounted for, recorded and reported.

    Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Ensure that financial transactions and payments are processed in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure financial reports are timely provided according to financial guidelines.
  • Assist in maintaining up to date and accurate day to day financial records and monitoring systems necessary to track expenditure per project
  • Select and enter data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and monitoring as required.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Required Skills and Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of 2-years of NGO accounting and finance experience.
  • Working knowledge of Quick-book accounting package is an advantage
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Position : Strategic Information (SI) Officer

    The successful candidate will be based in Port-Harcourt

    Position Summary : The Strategic Information Officer will support the Strategic Information Director in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for all programs and projects.

    H / She will provide technical field support to Implementing Agent’s SI unit, across WEWE sites in the State. The SI Officer will work closely with Program teams to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the SI Director.

    Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Manage and capture data across program interventions and analyze data collected across the CBOs.
  • Compilation of SI activity, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Enter validated data into Database
  • Maintain beneficiaries data base (NOMIS) at the State level
  • Maintain hard and electronic copy file of the CBOs Monthly Summary Forms in the state.
  • Documentation of best practices and Success stories
  • Ensure all source documents of services provided and activities conducted are well filed by the documentation officer.
  • Ensure CBOs maintain confidentiality in all the VCs case files
  • Provide mentoring and supportive supervision to all the SI and Data Entry officers across the CBOs
  • Coordinate and monitor SI activities across CBOs in the targeted State.
  • Ensure that CBOs adhere to household and child case management plans they developed.
  • Provide guidance on the implementation of project’s SI plan.
  • Perform all reporting obligations & performance indicators from database to donors.
  • Development / updating performance indicator definitions.
  • Generate case studies and success stories from implementation of SI systems
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Required Skills and Qualifications :

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Demography, Sociology, Anthropology, Statistics, Mathematics or a related field.
  • 3-4 years of experience working in Strategic Information
  • Experience in working with NGOs
  • Thorough understanding of program management, donor reporting requirements and managing donor relations.
  • Demonstrated research and evaluation skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at State
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative leadership and support to work teams
  • Position : Finance / Administrative Associate

    The successful candidates will be based in Port-Harcourt

    Position Summary : The Finance & Administrative Associate will assist the finance / Admin Officer to oversee financial and Administrative management of the project in the WEWE office , Rivers Office and also ensure that all the policies and procedure are in accordance with WEWE and donor specifications.

    Key Finance Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Assist in timely payment and retirement of program expenses and operations in compliance with WEWE and donor financial policy
  • Assist in budgeting and budgetary control of program activities within the state;
  • Assist in coordinating financial activities and timely financial reporting and compliance of CBOs in Rivers State;
  • Assist in disbursement, documentation and reporting of all petty cash transactions.
  • Responsible for document storage and retrieval process
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Key Admin Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Proper management of office supplies, equipment and facilities.
  • Collaborating with Hotel management and other vendors in the reservation of accommodation and provision of all required services at meetings and trainings.
  • Assist in facilitating immediate repairs of faulty equipment, furniture and appliances to avert further degeneration and ensure that they reach their expected life span or replaced if required.
  • Assist in maintaining and supporting office operations and administration in state offices
  • Assist in Coordination of project drivers, security and cleaner to ensure that the standards of an enabling working environment is provided and maintained for staff to enable them discharge their duties.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
  • 2 years post NYSC experience with minimum of one NGO accounting and finance experience.
  • Prior experience in use of quick books will be an added advantage
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Position : Household Economic Strengthening (HES) Officer

    Location : The successful candidate will be based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State

    Position Summary : The Household Economic Strengthening (HES) Officer will be responsible for interventions to reduce the economic vulnerability of families and empower them to provide the essential needs of the children in Rivers State

    Key Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Lead the livelihoods needs assessments within project’s target groups and areas of operation.
  • Provide leadership in developing innovative livelihood strengthening programmes and interventions that are consistent with project’s child protection mandate.
  • Managing and ensuring the effective implementation of livelihood interventions across the organisation’s programs through proper targeted and result oriented approaches.
  • Building the capacity of CBO’s staff in managing and supporting livelihood interventions
  • Be in charge of developing, disseminating and orienting CBOs staff on livelihood programme management and monitoring tools
  • Coordinate with Project Team to provide technical support in OVC Household Economic Strengthening programming.
  • Support in the development of the project strategy and monitor implementation.
  • Coordinate with staff to assure full community participation and visit each project activities to monitor or provide technical assistance
  • Maintain oversight of relationships and compliance with donor regulations and grant requirements.
  • Actively promote best practices and a shared, vision of quality assurance of Strategic Information through an improved standard of OVC Household Economic Strengthening programming.
  • Maintain and avail appropriate technical resources.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s Degree in economics, international development, gender, or related field of study.
  • Experience working with NGOs &3-4 years consistent experience in HES
  • Excellent communication, team building and training skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in and outside the organization
  • Strong English language oral and written communication skills required
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet) required.
  • Position : Logistics Associate

    Location : The successful candidates will be based in Abuja

    Position Summary : The Logistic Associate will support project office operations, including overseeing maintenance of all project vehicles, and assigning office drivers’ tasks.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate logistics and management support to meetings, workshops, seminars conferences etc.
  • Facilitate access of staff in various departments to shared services of project vehicles.
  • Ensure that all project vehicles have complete vehicle license papers and ensure that the papers are renewed regularly.
  • Coordinate activity / progress support to all logistics operational activities in the project.
  • Ensure drivers comply with all relevant policies and procedures
  • Ensure that project vehicles are tracked regularly with on-line tracking service.
  • Review office vehicles log book.
  • Oversee the day-to-day logistic and operational activities
  • Coordinate the shipping out and receiving of items to and fro our locations
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a related field
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet) is required.
  • Experience working with NGOs.
  • Good interpersonal skills, honesty and commitment to excellence
  • Knowledge of USAID regulations, and good administrative skills will be an added advantage
  • Position : Health linkages & Nutrition Officer

    Location : The successful candidate will be based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State

    Position Summary : Health linkages Nutrition Officer will work with the CBO to manage beneficiaries and conducts support supervisory visit to Community Improvement teams, coaches the service providers to observe and monitor, provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of data and indicators.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Support the implementation of technical activities to improve the well-being and care for vulnerable children, and their households
  • Responsible for ensuring that service provisions are of quality, based on identified needs
  • Supervise and follow up of case plans for VC and their households
  • Facilitate the coordination of strong referral network system and linkages
  • Map available resources to serve the needs of the vulnerable children and their households
  • Conduct regular site visits to assess implementation of activities.
  • Support the coaching of CBOs, to bring about improvement in service rendered to vulnerable children
  • Write monthly programmatic / technical reports, document success stories and best practices
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Qualification, Skills and Experience :

  • Degree in Social work, or Community Development studied or any social Science
  • 3-4 years of experience in community development work preferably in the field of OVC related
  • Knowledge of quality improvement approaches is strongly desired
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills and experience working with other implementing partners
  • Good analytical skills
  • Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired
  • Position : Front Desk Volunteer

    Location : The successful candidate will be based in Abuja

    Position Summary : The Front Desk Volunteer as the first point of contact in the organization, must demonstrate a warm, professional and helpful attitude and must be willing to support various administrative day-to-day activities in the organization

    Key Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Ensure visitors get the help they require in a timely manner.
  • Responds to inquiries and refer when necessary to the appropriate official or department.
  • Ensure visitors complete the Sign-In register
  • Answer phone calls, questions or direct calls to appropriate personnel
  • Take and record messages when required
  • Assist with administrative functions including filing, photocopying documents, drafting memo and taking minutes of weekly staff meetings
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Properly record all incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Develop staff directory and update frequently.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned.
  • Qualifications, Skills and Experience :

  • HND / BSC in any discipline
  • Experience in Microsoft Office user including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook
  • Minimum of 1 years’ cognitive experience
  • Must have fair verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with email correspondence.
  • Excellent and positive attitude
  • Ability to multitask
  • Position : Finance Manager

    Location : The successful candidate will be based in Abuja

    Position Summary : The Finance Manager will be responsible for the coordination of the financial and administrative aspects of the project in Abuja and state offices by ensuring team’s compliance with WEWE and donor financial compliance and ensuring timely disbursement and retirement of funds.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Maintain an integrated financial system with up- to-date data from central and state office for consolidation of information and reporting.
  • Conduct financial analysis and prepare detailed financial reports and statements.
  • Review and ensure implementation of appropriate systems and controls that provide, complete documentation and accurate reporting.
  • Incumbent will assist the Director of Finance to manage the aspects of programs which includes budget preparation, finalization, control and report.
  • Writing and submitting timely financial reports including but not; limited to liquidation reports, Accruals forms and Standard Forms.
  • Assist in coordinating annual audits and support WEWE statutory audits.
  • Manage all aspects of accounting for the central and state offices, including the direct supervision of finance personnel.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Required Skills and Qualifications

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or its recognized equivalent. CPA. ACA, equivalent will be an advantage
  • At least 9-10 years post NYSC experience and 5 years professional qualification experience in financial operations and accounting, preferably with at least two years of NGO experience in a similar position in a USAID funded project.
  • Working knowledge of USG rules and regulation including 2 CFR 200.
  • High level of attention to details in all aspects of work responsibilities and independent and discretion in completing assignments
  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Excellent experience with financial systems and software.
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