Vacancies: Call for Applications

Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) is a non-profit Civil Society Organization established in 2002 with offices in Abuja, Lagos and Akwa Ibom states which seeks to play a significant role in facilitating a just, equitable and fair society where all youths can have access to social, economic and political opportunities. YAF is working to redefine the role and contribution of the Nigerian youth in the governance and development processes in the country. YAF is recruiting qualified personnel to fill the position of:

1. Administrative Officer (Uyo)

Duties and responsibilities:
• Strengthen procurement security, and general office maintenance. 
• Supervise the office staff in the areas of strengthening administrative and personnel policies and procedures, and sub grants management. 
• Provide general administrative support to Youth Alive Foundation’s operations and programs
• Plan, coordinate and ensure timely project close outs and start-up administrative and HR activities including completion of job descriptions, job advert placements, recruitment and orientation of new staff and employee close out procedures
• Ensures that timely and accurate submission of appropriate administrative project reports.
• Manages petty cash float, subject to cash count and checks by the Accountant whenever a top-up is requested
• Undertake and assist in the recording and processing of invoices, receipts and payments as required and instructed.
• Responsible for monitoring and follow-up of Human Resource related issues among staff and volunteers.
• Managing the organization’s resources against wastage and abuse.
• Maintains an up-to-date record of all assets and regularly checks that these are secure and well maintained
• Prepares expenditure documentation for appropriate authorization. 
• Any other duties as may be assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications:
• At least 3 years of experience in similar position within the NGO sector.
• B.Sc. or HND in Finance, Accounting or similar discipline
• Proficient in the use of accounting software systems (preferably Peachtree), Q&A reporting tool and excel.
Donor/contract management experience and donor policy knowledge

2. Transport Officer (Driver) Uyo

Duties and responsibilities:
• Ensuring that the Organisation adheres to high standards of ethics and corporate behavior.
• Coordinate and present logistics support to ongoing land, air, rail and river operations.
• Ensure logistics requirements take gender-specific needs into consideration.
• Coordinate logistics activities related to procurement, funding, substantive units and humanitarian affairs.
• Develop and execute logistics support processes and methodologies to general benefit of all units and follow instructions of departmental heads. 
• Develop reports on material and personnel movements and various operational logistics problems.
• Maintain safety at all times and be discreet with information.
• Ensure that Vehicles are in good working condition at all times before using.
• Be open to travel without been pre-informed

Required Skills & Qualifications:
• Must have a senior school certificate (WASSCE/NECO)
• Must possess a valid national driver’s licence
• Must have at least 3 years of driving experience
• Must have a fair mechanical experience and knowledge

Method of Application
Applicants should send their CV, 1-page suitability statement along with two (2) references to: [email protected]
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for follow up and interview.
• Only electronically submitted applications via email will be accepted.
• Subject line of emails must clearly state the Job Title of position of choice applied for. 
• YAF encourages applications from ladies, people with disabilities, and young people meeting the above qualifications.

Closing Date for all Applications: Wednesday 6th March 2019

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