Vacancy: Technical Officers (2 positions) Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) project

A new donor funded WEE project rolling out in January 2021 has two vacancies for young, competent and suitably qualified Technical Officers with a flair for research, problem solving and building social capital in WEE membership organizations.

  • Job Title: Technical Officer
  • Job Type: Full Time 
  • Engagement mechanism: 1-year renewable contract 
  • Salary: Competitive 
  • Location: Abuja, FCT with 10% travel to states
  • Recruiting organization: NGO/ Non-Profit

Requirements for the Job:

  • Ability to work well with WEE beneficiary organizations, members and their communities
  • Demonstrated interest and passion for the field of women’s economic empowerment as evinced by members, publications or blogging 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Entrepreneurship or related field (Post-graduate degree will be a strong advantage)
  • 2-4 years work experience in women’s economic empowerment related field
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to use data analysis software
  • Ability to conduct internet-based research  
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Deep curiosity and innate interest conducting research
  • Experience in designing and/or conducting advocacy engagements 
  • Excellent technical report writing capacities 
  • Critical thinking and analysis skills to solve problems
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Detail-oriented to maintain accurate records and information within systems

Responsibilities:

  • The TO will be a member of the team responsible for managing project start up activities including project kick-off meetings and monitoring the progress
  • Conduct on-line research, produce reports and translate to advocacy products
  • Coordinate the development and activities of WEE beneficiary organizations and their communities 
  • Produce technical project reports, develop, track and implement project work-plans and participate in evaluation 
  • Documentation of lessons learned and success stories
  • Coordinate with learning community through verbal presentations, webinars, meetings and on-line engagements 

To Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to apply via email by submitting – 1) a letter of application in the body of the email; 2) a resume/CV as an attachment; 3) a writing sample of a knowledge produce produced entirely by the applicant. The subject of the email must state the name of the applicant and the position. Email applications must be submitted to: weeapplications@gmail.com on or before November 30th, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a virtual interview. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.