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Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Job Employment for Program Assistant (Intern) at the Institute for Humanitarian Studies & Social Development (IHSD)

Company Description:
The Institute for Humanitarian Studies & Social Development (IHSD) is Africa’s foremost professional institution of higher learning and development-consultancy institute; providing Alternative – Quality Education in the humanitarian, social and non- profit sectors. The Institute was officially inaugurated in August 2010 to complement the efforts of the Government and the United Nations by promoting and encouraging volunteerism, professionalism, intellectualism, skilled man-power, values, and integrity in the Humanitarian and Non Profit sector in Nigeria.
With over a decade of experience in capacity building, the institute is in active partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) where it is involved in joint training and humanitarian programs in Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Program Assistant (Intern)
Location: Abuja
Reports to: Registrar or Programs Officer/Coordinator
Job Description
  • The Program Assistant will support the coordination efforts of the Program Officer to ensure the smooth running of Institute projects and is completed on time, and within budget.
  • Provide administrative support to the Registrar/Program Coordinator as requested
  • Track program reporting requirements and help ensure that report deadlines are met
  • Ensure that requests for payment and other logistics tasks are tracked accurately and submitted to the management team.
  • Support in general logistics, planning, and hosting of training amongst other duties assigned.
  • Support the Program Officer to maintain adequate records of all documentation and correspondence with donors
  • Work with the project staff to ensure that program quality standards are maintained and that programs adhere to institute’s and donors’ requirements, including retention of relevant documents
Required Qualifications
  • Proven track record of working with a project team composed of technical experts, programs, and finance staff.
  • Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports, and documents
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or equivalent job experience
  • 2-3 years of experience in programmatic support are an advantage
Benefits of the Internship
  • Free trainings/sponsored courses
  • Sponsored professional membership certificate/induction
  • Letter of commendation/recommendation and any other incentive as may be decided
  • Valuable work experience and exposure to the global best practices in the sector
  • Network with professionals in the field and exposure to our UN partner’s project
  • Transition into a job/building job career in the humanitarian sector
Application Closing Date
25th June, 2020.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and written Application highlighting previous experiences, salary expectations, and why they think they are qualified for the job (as one Microsoft attachment) to:
  • The time requirements for this position is a minimum of 3 hours or more daily, 15 or more hours in a week.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview which will be conducted by the end of the month. The selected candidate should be ready to resume work immediately.


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