Expertise France Recruitments

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Expertise France Recruitments. The Application deadline is 25th May 2019.

Expertise France is a public agency created by the law of July 7, 2014 on the development policy and international solidarity. A public institution, placed under the double supervision of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and the economic and financial ministries, it is the French agency of international technical cooperation.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Project Manager (National)

Location: Abuja
Details

  • He/she will join a regional project to support the fight against human trafficking in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • This 4 years project, funded by the EUTF and Expertise France (18M€), aims at strengthening the operational and strategic capacities of the relevant actors involved in the fight against human trafficking at the regional, national, and local level.
  • Based in Abuja, the Project manager will join the project team composed of individuals based in Paris HQ, in the regional office in Abidjan and in the other countries covered by the project.
  • The project team in Abuja will be composed of the Project manager and an Admin & Accounting assistant.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Project Director and in coordination with the Regional Project Manager (both based in Abidjan), the Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the project implementation at national level in Nigeria.
  • He/she will be supported by an Administrative, financial and logistics assistant placed under the supervision of the Regional admin/fi officer based in Abidjan.

His/her main attributions will entail:

  • Contribute to the definition, planning, and implementation of all the activities in Nigeria, in coordination with the Abidjan office;
  • Establish and maintain efficient relationships with the project’s partners in Nigeria (national authorities, civil society, relevant thematic experts, donors etc…);
  • Facilitate the deployment of short terms experts and consultants mobilized;
  • Insure proper reporting of all actions conducted in Nigeria to the Regional Project Manager;
  • Support the Regional Project Manager in developing thematic reports and other deliverables, on demand;
  • Contribute to budget planning;
  • Insure proper follow-up of service providers and implementing partners – validate deliverables;
  • Contribute to M&E process for activities conducted in Nigeria in coordination with the M&E officer based in Paris;
  • Support visibility/communication actions;
  • Conduct all missions relevant and necessary to the success of the project.

Qualifications

  • 5 years minimum of relevant work experience in humanitarian/development project management;
  • Master’s degree in Law, international relations, or project management;
  • Previous experience in the field of Migration and/or Human Trafficking with EU donor;
  • Proven facilitation and Capacity building skills with the ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences
  • Full professional English proficiency, French appreciated;
  • Strong analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative information);
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen, communicate and present complex issues in simplified ways which is easily understood;
  • Goal orientated with the ability to work under pressure, ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

We Offer

  • Contract length: one year, renewable based on results.
  • Type of contract: consultant
  • Start date: asap
  • Salary level: according to profile

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume, Cover Letter and 3 references with subject line “CP-TEH Abuja” to: ld.recrutement-migr@expertisefrance.fr

Job Title: Admin & Accounting Assistant (National Position)
Location
: Abuja

Details

  • He/she will join a regional project to support the fight against human trafficking in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • This 4 years project, funded by the EUTF and Expertise France (18M€), aims at strengthening the operational and strategic capacities of the relevant actors involved in the fight against human trafficking at the regional, national, and local level.
  • Based in Abuja, the Assistant will join the project team composed of individuals based in Paris HQ, in the regional office in Abidjan and in the other countries covered by the project.
  • The project team in Nigeria will be composed of a Project manager and the Admin & Accounting assistant.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the Regional Admin & Accounting Officer based in Abidjan, and in coordination with the Project Assistant in Paris HQ, the Admin & Accounting Assistant support the administrative, financial and logistical side of the activities held in Nigeria.

Finance/accounting:

  • Accounting work on a daily basis;
  • Prepare necessary documents to initiate payments;
  • Assist in supervising and giving advice as necessary to other staff to ensure their compliance with the required financial procedure;
  • Control petty cash in the office.

Admin:

  • Fill in, check and organize accounting and admin documents (bills, cash slips, invoices, financial supporting documents, receipts);
  • Publish job offers and calls on local platforms;
  • Carry administrative follow-up of experts/consultants/participants in Nigeria (timesheets, perdiem, attendance sheets etc…).
  • Carry administrative duties such as preparing meetings, typing notes, proofing documents, filing etc….

Logistics:

  • Arrange the logistics surrounding events and activities held in Nigeria (steering committees, seminars, missions, training, regional events…): accommodation, travel, cooking, catering, invites.
  • Support the organization of activities/events in other countries if needed;
  • Manage office supplies stock and place orders;
  • Follow-up on use and maintenance needs of project vehicle (logbook, gas…);
  • Support the Regional Admin Officer and other team members when necessary.

Qualifications

  • 3 years minimum of relevant work experience within the humanitarian/development project;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Project Management;
  • Previous experience with EU donor;
  • Full professional English proficiency, French appreciated;
  • Strong analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative information);
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to listen, communicate and present complex issues in simplified ways which is easily understood;
  • Goal orientated with the ability to work under pressure, ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

We Offer

  • Contract length: one year, renewable based on results.
  • Type of contract: consultant
  • Start date: asap
  • Salary level: according to profile.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume, Cover Letter and 3 references with the subject line “Assistant-TEH Abuja” to ld.recrutement-migr@expertisefrance.fr
Application Deadline 25th May 2019.

Note: The selection process might entail a written test.

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