(Reports to Lead Researcher)
Provide secretarial and clerical support to the Lead Researcher;
In collaboration with the relevant units, coordinate and manage logistics for internal and external meetings, workshops, and other program activities as needed;
Together with other project team members, track, harmonize and provide updates on project events to ensure there are no overlaps and ensure the Lead Researcher is aware of all key activities;
Assist the Lead Researcher to send out routine communication to staff and external stakeholders;
Undertake ad hoc inquiries (using standard/non-standard databases), retrieve, manipulate and present data efficiently;
Attend meetings, drafts minutes and ensures timely approval and distribution;
Draft routine correspondence and proofread materials in English, applying effective proofreading and grammar skills;
Identify and resolve diverse issues as they arise, which often requires interpretation of existing procedures and processes and independently determining the appropriate application;
Proactively reminds the Lead Researcher and other team members of future project events/meetings and workshops and manage the Lead Researcher's schedules;
Perform other tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social, Business Management, Public Administration or related discipline is required.
1 – 3 years’ experience performing related task in similar projects;
Excellent organizational, problem-solving skills and attention to details is essential;
Working Knowledge of MS Office Packages and standard office equipment (scanner, photocopier, printer, projector etc.)
Strong communication skills (written & spoken) in English language and one or more Nigerian language(s) is required (preferably Bwatiye/Hausa);
Ability to work independently and proactively.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their current CV (not exceeding 2 pages), a Letter explaining your interest in your preferred position and detailing relevant achievements, and the contact information for 2 references (employers, traditional leaders, etc)
Bwatiye Community Development Association is an equal opportunity employer. Potential candidates from affected communities, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.