The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.
In collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), the American University of Nigeria, Yola, is seeking for prospective candidates for the anticipated prevention of gender-based violence and livelihoods support project.
Applications are invited for the position below:
Job Title: Training Coordinator
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Atiku Center
Nature of Employment: Project Assignment
Duration: 1 (One) Year
Organize and oversee the implementation of the project training/capacity building, in line with the priorities identified by the project and partner institutions.
Ensure the inclusion and consistency of capacity development plans in the overall project work plan and deliverables.
Identify and organize collaborative partnership with trainers/consultant or capacity development experts, including professionals from UN and non UN agency programs, to meet the demand and objectives of the project.
Facilitate the network of capacity-building experts on training and mentoring, in consultation with the Project Director.
Ensure coherence and synergies of the project’s intervention with the overall strategy of AUN/ in terms of capacity building and high performance.
Initiate, lead and follow relevant partnerships with relevant Ministry and training bodies in order to support and pursue sustainable trainings for the targeted departments/units and beneficiaries.
Ensure the sharing of experiences and dissemination of good practice in capacity development.
Design and develop training modules to support and respond to project needs.
Coordinate/align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the project "learning by doing";
Organize, implement and monitor other capacity utilization programs especially coaching and mentoring.
BA / B.Sc/ in Pure and or Social Sciences and years’ experience in project management,
3 years of experience in managing office and people management.
Great communication and report writing skills.
Have experience in the development of training materials and delivering trainings.
High level of computer literacy (primarily in Microsoft Office packages).
Fluent in local languages and English.
Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.
The project is to be implemented in two target LGAs in Borno state that are currently accessible. The position is local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria.
The position is contingent on the award of the project to the American University of Nigeria.
The position is for a year, renewable based on performance and continued donor funding.
The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race creed, colour, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at www.aun.edu.ng