Jobs at Open Society Initiative For West Africa

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek
to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, we build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of information. The Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities.

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is an advocacy and grant making foundation that forms part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA is based in Dakar, Senegal and works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. It has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry.

To apply:
Full details of this position  and method of application can be seen on our website .
Deadline: 13 August, 2012

BA or equivalent in Organization and HR management; Experience of at least 3 years working in international organizations and/or NGOs; Strong knowledge of labor law and practices in Nigeria. Comprehensive knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures. Excellent English level and good working level in French.

Good organizational skills with capacity to carry out several tasks with minimum supervision in a fast-paced, hectic environment.

Flexible and willing to work long hours.
Excellent team skills. Good computer skills.

Demonstrated commitment to office management. Experience in office management, staff supervision, computer skills (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint), knowledge of basic accounting, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly and expand scope of functions.
Language proficiency:
Complete fluency in English and a good working knowledge of French.

Location: Not Specified
Experience: 3 year(s)
Course of Study: Human Resources
Required Grade:  Not Specified