Senior Program Officer
Abuja, NG
2d ago
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Job title : Senior Program Officer jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : August 18, 2022

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  • The INGO Forum in Nigeria (NIF) was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement;
  • and liaison with government / donor / UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.

  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 54 members (and 7 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full term Secretariat.
  • Since November 2020, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by iMMAP in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.

    Description of Duties

    Finance Support :

  • Manage NIFs internal monthly accounting and financial reporting in partnership with the host agencies finance team.
  • Manage and monitor the cash flow of Membership Fees in accordance with host agency finance procedures and ensure reporting to the membership.
  • Work with NIF Director to ensure compliance with donor, and host agency regulations. Ensuring a high level of compliance.
  • Coordinates with host agency grants management team responsible for writing, developing, and implementing grant proposals.
  • Research information and data necessary for grants and grant reporting. Develop narrative and donor reports on all grants and budgets.
  • Manage reporting deadlines, coordinate, and consolidate reports as necessary from team members, ensure documents are fit for purpose and in line with donor requirement.

  • Develops outlines, timelines, staffing, budgets, outcomes, and indicators according to funding guidelines.
  • Maintains necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to Grants Office activities.
  • Membership Support Management :

  • Directly manage, coordinate, and ensure relevant technical support is provided to NIF working groups (Logistics, Human Resources and Finance) with regular follow up and provide updates to the NIF Director.
  • Provide new agencies on mission or being deployed with relevant information, including linking them up with admin units in various INGOs for support.
  • Manage the application process for prospective members, present new member applications to the NIF Director and welcome new members to the Forum through the induction process.
  • Prepare the annual membership invoices and receipts upon payment and share information related to all payments to the director.
  • Administrative Management :

  • Support the recruitment process, Terms of Reference and contract drafting for consultants in close collaboration with the host agency.
  • Manage the procurement, financial, and administrative systems in compliance with host agency and donor requirements.
  • Oversee the management of the asset and non-asset record of NIF office in Abuja and Maiduguri.
  • Function as a focal point for all communications with INGO Forum logistics, human resources and finance team at HQ and national level.
  • Supervise support staff in ensuring support activities including procurement, travel, and logistical arrangements for in country and international travel are provided.
  • Oversee the general office operations management.
  • Education :

  • An Institute Degree in Business Administration, Finance or relevant field.
  • Experience :

  • With at least 4 years or work experience in Administration, finance and NGO operations field.
  • Grant management experience with knowledge of the grant submission processes of major humanitarian and development donors, is an advantage
  • Proven and well-demonstrated experience in relationship-building skills and stakeholder management.
  • Soft skills :

  • Flexible and adaptable to any situation.
  • Ability to work independently while under pressure and during long hours.
  • Excellent work habits with a willingness to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including proven ability in administration, financial and logistics.
  • Excellent communication skills, including drafting documents;
  • Programmes
  • Excellent computer skills in the Windows and Microsoft Office especially MS Excel and MS Access.
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