Call for Application: Zonal Program Officer Role at Yiaga

Deadline-May 15, 2018

Project: YIAGA Africa Watching The Vote
Location: Abuja

Position type: Full time
Duration: 10 months

Job description

The #WTV Zonal Program Officer will coordinate the implementation of the Watching The Vote project at the zonal level in Nigeria. The Zonal Program Officer will support the Project Director and the WTV management team in ensuring the objectives of the Watching The Vote project are achieved through the successful implementation of WTV activities nationally. This also includes managing, processing, analyzing and sharing election data to promote electoral integrity. He/she will also carry out responsibilities during project activities.

Key Qualifications/skills

  • Degree in law, social sciences, humanities or any related field.
  • Experience of working on elections or democratic governance is an advantage
  • Proven experience and knowledge in Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) or other forms of election observation model would be an advantage
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of project management and development
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Ability to manage logistics
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency in MS Office
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding inter-personal and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Self-motivated and ability to work without close supervision

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a one-page cover letter and detailed resume with contact of referees as attached PDF documents to on or before Tuesday, May 15th 2018. The subject line of email application must state the Name of Applicant and title of position. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Visit webpage for more information here


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s