Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Vacancy at an NGO (YIAGA)

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Job Title: Research & Documentation Officer
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Reports to: Head, Research, Policy & Advocacy
Hours: Full time
Duration of initial contract: Seven months
Application Deadline: July 16, 2014

Background: Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) is
a youth-based non-governmental organization that promotes democratic
governance, human rights and youth political participation. YIAGA focuses
on in-depth research, capacity development and public policy advocacy.

Primary Responsibilities: The Research Officer will provide support to the
research team at YIAGA. She/he will be responsible for conducting research
on a range of relevant issues in YIAGA thematic area of focus. The officer
will also act as the desk officer for the observatory on youth political

The successful candidate will be joining a small team of staff in one of
Africa’s frontline youth organization promoting electoral democracy,
public accountability, citizenship participation and youth political

Please note that YIAGA is a youth organization, therefore this position is
for applicants below the age of 35 years. The position involves travelling
on short notice.

• Minimum of first degree and Post graduate degree will be an added
• Experience in writing briefing papers and reports
• Sound conceptualization, analytical and writing skills
• Exceptional communications and presentation skills, both written and oral.
• Minimum of 2-year post NYSC professional experience in a research capacity.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, team spirit and ability to interact in a
mature, professional and friendly manner.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward an application letter
of not more than two pages alongside a resume to recruitment@yiaga.org.
Application deadline is Friday July 18, 2014.

“YIAGA is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of disability, tribe, religion, etc. Qualified women are
especially encouraged to apply”

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