Development Exchange Centre Recruitment (5 Positions)

Development Exchange Centre (DEC) is a Non-Government, Nonreligious and a Membership Organization that provides social and microfinance services to women groups, communities and NGO’s in Nigeria to enhance their Capacity for sustainable development.

DEC Is working with International Partners CBO’s and government agencies In the area of Microfinance, Health, Nutrition, Education, Governance and Peace building and Economic Empowerment.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Lagos State:

1. Finance Officer

  • Requirements, Skills, and Competence
    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, is required; Master’s desired.
    • ICAN or ACCA qualification will be an added advantage.
    • Three to Five (3-5) years of progressively responsible and directly relevant professional experience, such as finance, accounting, grants management – ideally with at least 2 years in a local or international NGO.
    • Ability to understand and implement the government tax laws.
    • Proven knowledge of computerized systems and demonstrable experience of working with computerized accounting packages and spreadsheets.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
    • Strong analytical and planning skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a large multi-cultural organisation.

 

2. Field Officer

Requirements, Skills, and Competence

  • A minimum of a OND, NCE or its equivalent in any relevant discipline.
  • At least 2 years cognate experience in development work at community levels.
  • Computer literacy and ability to work well using MS Office packages.
  • Experience in community mobilization, advocacy, and conflict management.
  • Experience using digital tools for data collection and survey activities.
  • Good report writing skill.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa languages (and or other indigenous language of project communities will be an added advantage).
  • Experiences in cash-based Programs, food aid programs, and agricultural productivity projects will be added advantages.
  • Understands the community/LGA agricultural markets, geographic terrain and environment.

 

3. Driver

 

Requirements, Skills, and Competencies

  • Minimum of primary school Certificate;
  • Possession of valid driver’s license;
  • Possession of Trade Test certificate
  • At least 3 years of driving experience (with a reputable organization will be an added advantage)
  • Ability to identify and repair/or fix minor faults in vehicles
  • Good interpersonal communication, teamwork, and partnering skills.
  • Understands the community/LGA geographic terrain and environment

Attributes:

  • Respected and known by local people and leaders and known to be conscientious, of high integrity and diplomacy.
  • Excellent mobilisation skill.
  • Analytical, innovative and problem solving.
  • Self motivated and adaptable to different contexts.
  • Awareness of gender equality and justice.
  • Ability to work in divers community

4. Local Government Area Supervisor

Requirements, Skills and Competence

  • HND or University Degree in relevant field with at least 1 year experience as a Field Officer on the EU/Oxfam PROSELL or other Food Security and Livelihoods related projects, preferably with donors such as EU, ECHO, OFDA, DFID and other INGOs
  • At least 1 year cognate experience in development work at community level.
  • Computer literacy and ability to work well on MS Office packages.
  • Experience in community mobilization, advocacy, and conflict management.
  • Experience using digital tools for data collection and survey activities.
  • Good training and facilitation skills with a wide variety of groups having diverse experiences, backgrounds, skills, and educational levels.
  • Living in community and speaks the local language and Hausa
  • Respected by local people and leaders and known to be conscientious
  • Understands the community/LGA agricultural markets, geographic terrain and environment
  • Ability to work in diverse cultural settings.

5. Livelihood Program Officer

 

Requirements, Skills, and Competence

  • Must possess Degree, Master degree in Agronomy or Agricultural economics or equivalent in relevant field with at least 3 years experience.
  • Must have substantial experience in implementing community-level development projects, using participatory engagement and grassroots mobilization techniques.
  • Experience working on value chain actors and their service providers (Private BDS providers)
  • Sound experience working on disaster risk reduction activities, farmer field schools, asset transfer and revolving fund management, community based saving and lending groups
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills with a wide variety of groups having diverse experiences, backgrounds, skills, and education levels.
  • Experience in handling grants to local groups, ensuring appropriate basic documentation and accountability at the community/field level.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent; Written English-Good (ability to type and prepare reports and other documents as needed.)
  • Must be able to speak at least one local language predominant in that state.

Application Closing Date
19th October, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter on the position applied to: dexcenter@yahoo.com and copy hannatudshehu@gmail.com

Note

  • Indigenes of the aforementioned LGAs are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants (Women and Men) applications will be treated with equal opportunity.
  • Ability to ride motorcycle is an added advantage.
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