Job Alert at Widows and Orphans Empowerment June 2018

 

Jobs  Vacancy : Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization Ongoing Recruitment June 2018[6 Positions]

 

Job Description : Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization Ongoing Recruitment June 2018[6 Positions]

Category : NGO Jobs in Nigeria

 

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a reputable national indigenous non-governmental organization implementing a USAID-funded Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project called Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria (LOPIN-2) in partnership with local and international organizations as well as different tiers of the Government of Nigeria at national, state, local and levels.

We seek application from qualified persons to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Social Works Expert
Locations: 
Anambra, Imo, Akwa Ibom and Rivers
Slots: 4

Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is soliciting for a consultancy firm to conduct a training for our Community Volunteers, Community Improvement Team (CIT) Members and Community Case Managers (CCM) on Auxiliary Social Works using generally accepted standard and guideline
  • The objective of these trainings is to improve the skills of WEWE field staff and community based volunteers, case managers and improvement teams in social workers to improve the quality of service, provision to over 40,000 orphans and vulnerable children in over 133 communities in 16 LGAs in  4 states, Anambra, Imo, Akwa Ibom and Rivers.

The consultancy services will include the following
Requirements on Deployment/Training:

  • Develop or use an existing curriculum for auxiliary social work.
  • Conduct pre-assessment and or need assessment of participants on their current level of auxiliary social work skills.
  • Training a total of 120 WEWE staff, community case managers, community workers and community improvement team members on auxiliary social works in 4 different sessions in each of the 4 states (Anambra, Imo, Akwa Ibom and Rivers).
  • Develop monitoring and supervisory checklist for state offices on auxiliary social works activities.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment Requirement:

  • Design the content, structure and delivery of the training to enable auxiliary social work participants demonstrate that they have met the national occupational standards for auxiliary social works.
  • Ensure that the teaching of theoretical knowledge, skills and values is based on their application and practice.
  • Ensure that participant’s achievement against the required standard is regularly and accurately assessed, and confirm that they have been assessed and met all the standards before being awarded the certificate as auxiliary social workers.
  • Ensure that the number of hours spent in structured learning under the direction of an educator is sufficient to claim that participants meet the required level of competence. This is expected to be at least 12 days or 96 hours.
  • Ensure that principle of valuing diversity and equalities awareness are integral to the teaching and learning for participants.

General Requirements of the Consulting Firm

  • Experience in developing social work curriculum
  • Experience and evidence of conducting similar trainings
  • Verifiable professional reference with regard to proficiency in Social Works.

Duration of Assignment

  • The assignment is to be completed within three (3) months from the date of the official signing of the contract.

List of Deliverables:

  • The consultancy firm will provide hard and soft copies of Auxiliary Social Works. Training manual with full training reports including photographs.
  • Agenda for the meeting and minutes of the training.
  • Minutes of relevant meetings with WEWE-LOPIN staff.
  • Trainings report for each training conducted

 

Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV’s or company profile and Cover Letter in only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: procurement@weweng.org 

Kindly indicate the title of the consultancy you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail and include functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees.

Application Deadline 8th June, 2018.

 

Job Title: STATA Training Consultant for WEWE LOPIN 2 Project
Location: 
Port Harcourt, Rivers

Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is a leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organisation implementing a 5 year USAID funded “Local Partners Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN 2)’.  WEWE is soliciting for individual or consulting firm to carry out STATA Training:

Objectives

  • WEWE is requiring a competent professional consulting firm to train staff on the use of STATA Statistical Package for data analysis
  • The course is designed to train participants to be professional data analysts. Although targeted at monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL) staff, the course should be designed for participants without or with very little experience using STATA
  • It is expected that the consultant should capacitate the course participants to “talk” to STATA, import data to STATA, deal with missing data, manipulate data, run basic statistical routines, combine datasets, create communicative graphics, run regression models and present statistical results.

Scope of Work/Expectations

  • This STATA course is focused on persons who may have little or no Statistics or Mathematics background to analyze data in STATA, choose the right descriptive statistics technique and write up the result of the findings with confidence
  • The trainings should cover everything from entering data into STATA to interpreting the result and offer easy step-by-step guide to mastering descriptive and inferential statistics in STATA
  • The consulting firm should be able to take the trainees through the STATA interface, how to work the system and how to choose variable types and format in STATA
  • The training will include entering data into STATA, sorting, editing and data cleaning. Learn how to create graphs, plots and charts using STATA and how to manipulate them to suit individual needs.

The scope of work also includes how to use the following inferential statistic techniques:

  • Dataset from Raw Data: Using do-files, importing data (excel, CSV, public data source, e.g. DHS), Data cleaning, missing values, recoding, summarization, log files;
  • Data manipulation: Generating new variables, using the “by” command, creating dummy variables, combining data sets;
  • Summary and descriptive statistics, correlation, student t-test, cross-tabulations and Chi-square tests.
  • Graphics, including overlaying two graphs and combining two graphs.
  • Regression and Inferential Analysis
  • This is expected to be a 5-day in-house training

Qualifications
A successful consulting firm should have the following expertise and experience:

  • Minimum five to ten years of experience in designing, planning and facilitating training for development organizations.
  • Experience in STATA implementation and analysis.
  • Experience with USAID funded project

Working Relationships:

  • The consult firm will be expected to work in collaboration with WEWE M & E Director and specifically WEWE-LOPIN 2 M&E staff.

Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV’s or company profile with detailed resume in only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: stataconsultant@weweng.org

Kindly indicate the title of the consultancy you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail and include functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees.

Application Deadline 25th June, 2018.

 

Job Title: Consultancy Services – Quickbooks Software Expert
Locations:
 Abuja, Akwa-Ibom and Rivers

Job Details

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is an NGO funded by USAID/PEPFAR to implement a project called Local Partners Initiatives for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) Region 2.
  • WEWE is soliciting for a consultant with expertise in QuickBooks Enterprise Accounting Software Development Training and Usage.

The consultancy services will include the following:

Requirements on Deployment/Training:

  • Deployment/installation of QuickBooks Enterprise Accounting Software to the State Offices, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Abuja
  • Conduct systems (hardware/software) requirement checks for HQ and State Offices
  • Conduct network requirement checks (bandwidth)
  • Conduct server capability requirement checks
  • Install QuickBooks on staff systems
  • Link and test new users connectivity between the server and the staff systems
  • Create chart of accounts in compliance with International Financial Revenue Service
  • Training of States/Abuja finance staff on the usage of QuickBooks Accounting Software including training materials.
  • Upgrade of QuickBooks users to 10 in the Abuja office.
  • Create users with access privileges
  • Provide free support services after consultancy for a given period
  • Replicate all accounts codes in the HQ in all the state offices.
  • Create customers and vendors ledger in the state offices.
  • Create other Ledger accounts in the state offices
  • Create reports modules in compliance with Donor requirements.

General Requirements of the Consultant:

  • The consultant must be an accountant or have experience in accounting software.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in deploying QuickBooks, installation, training and usage.
  • Conduct presentation to WEWE management staff before deployment in Abuja.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Evidence of experience in QuickBooks training.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with NGO’s accounting policy and procedures
  • Verifiable professional reference with regard to proficiency in QuickBooks.
  • Highly motivated and committed to the values of transparency and integrity

Duration of Assignment:

  • The assignment is to be completed within three (3) months from the date of the official signing of the contract

List of Deliverables:

  • The consultant will provide hard and soft copies of QuickBooks manual with full training reports including photographs
  • Increase QuickBooks enterprise 2015 from five (5) users to Ten (10) users
  • Agenda for the meeting and minutes of the training
  • Minutes of relevant meetings with WEWE-LOPIN 2 staff.
  • Profiles of engagement team and what they will be doing

Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive CV’s and Cover Letterin only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: wewevacanciesqb@weweng.org

Please, indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email and provide your functional emails/mobile phone number on your CV as well as that of your three referees.

Application Deadline 25th June, 2018.

 

Job Title: SPSS Training Consultant for WEWE LOPIN 2 Project
Location:
 Uyo, Akwa Ibom

Scope of Work/Objectives/Expectations

  • This Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) data analysis trainings will focused on persons who have little or no Statistics or Mathematics background to analyze data in SPSS, choose the right descriptive statistics technique and write up the result of the findings with confidence.
  • The training should cover everything from entering data into SPSS to interpreting the result and offer easy step-by-step guide to mastering descriptive and inferential statistics in SPSS. The consulting firm should be able to take the trainees through the SPSS interface, how to work the system and how to choose variable types and format in SPSS. The consulting firm will then progress into entering data into SPSS, sorting, editing and data cleaning, and most importantly how to transform any variable into a new variable with recode functions. Then to descriptive statistics in SPSS and how to run the major descriptive statistics like Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation and One-Samples t-test etc.
  • The trainees should learn how to create graphs, plots and charts in SPSS and how to manipulate them to suit individual needs.
  • Finally, the trainees want to learn how to choose the appropriate statistical technique to analyze data in SPSS, SPSS Syntax and Matrix.

Upon completing this course the consultant should guarantee trainees’ knowledge on when to use the following inferential statistic techniques:

  • Pearson Correlation
  • Spearman Ranked Order Correlation
  • Kendall’s Tau B Correlation
  • Independent Samples T-test
  • Paired Samples T-test
  • Point Bi-Serial Correlation
  • Mann Whitney U Test
  • Kruskal Wallis
  • Mcnemar’s Test
  • Chi Square
  • Linear Regression
  • Multiple Regression
  • Binary Logistic Regression
  • Repeated Measures ANOVA
  • Between Subject ANOVA
  • Mixed/Split-Plot ANOVA.
  • This is expected to be a 5-day in-house training

Qualification
A successful consultancy firm will have the following expertise and experience:

  • Minimum five to ten years of experience in designing, planning and facilitating training for SPSS for development organizations.
  • Experience in SPSS implementation and analysis.
  • Experience with USAID funded project

Working Relationships:

  • The consultancy firm will be expected to work in collaboration with WEWE M & E Director and specifically WEWE-LOPIN 2 M&E staff.

Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV’s or company profile and Cover Letter in only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: spssconsultant@weweng.org

Kindly indicate the title of the consultancy they are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail and include functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees.

Application Deadline 25th June, 2018.

 

Job Title: Grant Manager
Location: 
Abuja

Description

  • Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organisation (WEWE) is soliciting for a Grant Manager to fill the job vacancy in a USAID funded project called ‘Local Partner initiatives for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) Project’. We are currently on the fourth year of the implementation.
  • We are in need of an individual who has God’s calling on their lives and passion to help widows and orphans. The job will entail managing 10 sub-grantees under WEWE-LOPIN 2.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide administrative and financial management of grants to ensure compliance with USAID grants processes and regulations.
  • To analyze and evaluate grants applications, monitor expenditures of beneficiaries
  • Provide grantees with technical assistance in financial management, procurement, planning and implementation of activities.
  • Conduct training as needed, such as for various potential grantee organizations and internal staff, etc.
  • Conduct pre-award audits for grantee organizations, in addition to audits during implementation and at close-out in coordination with internal Audit and compliance.
  • Monitor grantees to ensure they implement and administer grants according to grant agreement and USAID regulations.
  • Review WEWE Grant Manual
  • Monitor technical implementation of grants to ensure timely progress and according to submitted technical reports, proposed strategy and work plans
  • Provide guidance to local partners on grant management
  • Process administrative checks when potential Implementing agents applied for WEWE-LOPIN RFA
  • Ensures that IAs contracts are up to date and work on new agreements for new IAs
  • Conduct quarterly review of their transaction and follow up on any issues raised by IAs and close it on timely basis
  • Visit IAs activities to ensure things are done in line with WEWE’s procedures and USAID guidelines.
  • Process IAs timesheet for payments

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5 years experience in USAID grants design and administration, management and oversight
  • Experience previously working on USAID projects in the role of a Grants Manager position or similar capacity
  • Familiarity with USAID Grants Management policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting designation such as ACA/ACMA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance is an added advantages

Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV’s and Cover Letters in ONLY one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: gm@weweng.org

Please, indicate the title of the position applied for in the subject line of the email. Please you are advised to provide your functional emails/mobile phone number on your CV as well as that of your three referees.

Application Deadline 25th June, 2018.

 

Job Title: Board Member
Locations: 
Abuja

Description
The organization’s core ideologies are: We believe that:

  • The change the world wants to see may be hidden in the life and destiny of an OVC.
  • One child who is an orphan or vulnerable child could be the one that has the destiny to positively change a Nation such as Nigeria.
  • We can be used by God to significantly contribute to improving the lives of millions of widows, orphans, vulnerable children & other vulnerable populations in Nigeria & Africa.
  • We need to be the best and continually striving to beat our yesterday’s performance.
  • In this Nation Nigeria, we have highly skilled Nigerian professionals that can come together to show forth our spirit of excellence and ingenuity.
  • We want to be the most financially clean and compliant local NGO in Nigeria and Africa.
  • We want to prove to the world that not all Nigerian NGOs are corrupt and we want to be an example (An Ambassador) of a credible NGO in Nigeria and Africa.
  • WEWE wishes to recruit more members into its Board of Incorporated Trustees for a renewable 2-year term. WEWE is looking for individuals who share its ideologies and who see helping vulnerable populations such as widows and OVC as a calling from Almighty God.

Benefits of being a board member include opportunities to:

  • Learn what works and what does not work well for growing a credible NGO
  • Gain new experience in the development sector, particularly about USAID-funded projects especially their rules and regulations
  • About USAID-funded project rules and regulations
  • AServe and fulfill your calling to help widows and orphans

The roles and responsibilities of WEWE Board of Incorporated Trustees include to:

  • Attend quarterly board meetings in Abuja
  • Provide leadership, and governance oversight functions
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director (ED) as s/he develops and implements WEWEs strategic plan,
  • Review WEWE’s annual progress and performance reports,
  • Approve WEWE’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions,
  • Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the ED,
  • Assist the ED and the Board Chair to identify and recruit other Board Members,
  • Partner with the ED and board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out,
  • Serve on committees or task forces and to take on special assignments, representing WEWE to stakeholders,
  • Act as an ambassador for the organization
  • Raise funds for WEWE operation by supporting proposals writing and local fund raising.

Qualifications

  • Have over 10 working years of experience in leadership positions such as being a head of unit/department/division, Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, and Chief Executive Officer or Top manager
  • Be a professional i.e. Chartered accountants, auditors, senior lawyers, medical doctors, and public health practitioner, bankers, financial experts, senior programmer in HIV prevention, social scientist, social worker, child psychologist, registered nurse. This list is not exhaustive, once you are a certified/registered professional in any field it’s an advantage.
  • of experience as a senior executive
  • Have individual tax clearance for the last three years from Federal or State Inland Revenue service as this is a new requirement from Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)
  • A candidate whose home base is in Abuja FCT, has an added advantage
  • Widows/widowers who are professionals and have experience are encouraged to apply

Remuneration
Service on WEWE’s board is without remuneration or any financial benefit, except for administrative support, travel and accommodation costs in relation to Board Members’ duties subject to availability of funds. In addition WEWE has a conflict of interest policy which states that Board Members’ family members and relatives and any related party cannot work or benefit from WEWE financially. In addition WEWE does not give sitting allowance for attending meetings.

Interested and qualified candidates (consulting firm) should send their comprehensive CV’s or company profile and Cover Letter in only one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to: procurement@weweng.org 

Kindly indicate the title of the consultancy you are applying for in the subject line of the e-mail and include functional e-mails/mobile phone numbers and full contact information and at least three professional referees.

Application Deadline 25th June, 2018.

Note: WEWE will not cover any cost incurred for attending the interview if shortlisted.