Jobs at International Republican Institute (IRI)

International Republican Institute (IRI), an international non-governmental organization currently implementing a program to improve the participation of key Nigerian stakeholders in electoral and political processes, is looking for Nigerian citizens to fill positions within its offices in Abuja, Nigeria.

Method of Application
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Program ManagerLocation: Abuja
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Take lead in the design and implementation of the political party strengthening and empowerment programs
        Take lead in the design of training programs and materials and implementation of capacity building activities for political party development and political empowerment
        Organize stakeholder dialogues, develop training materials
        Track and brief staff /consultants on the political and policy developments, legislative changes, technical developments in the country that affect the organization’s activities and/or objectives
        Contribute to the development of funding proposals and formulation of implementation plans
        Provide technical assistance in capacity building, planning, implementation,  monitoring, and evaluation to the organization’s implementing partners and target group

Qualifications and Experience
   Master’s degree preferred in governance, development, social sciences, or project management
        At least 10 years work experience (5 years at management level)
        Strong understanding of Nigeria’s political system and political parties
        Institutional capacity building experience, project design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills desirable
        Training experience specifically manual design, organizing and conducting training
        Experience with evaluation and impact reporting to donors
        Experience in building and fostering relationships as well as capacity to communicate fluently with different stakeholders (civil society, media, government, political parties and staff)
        Proven integrity, objectivity and professional competence; demonstrated sensitivity to cultural diversity, PWD and gender issues
M & E SpecialistLocation: Abuja
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Political Sciences
Required Grade:
Lead the development, implementation and revision of the organization’s  monitoring and evaluation framework
        Lead the planning and implementation of program reviews, assessments and monitoring
        Collect data and information on all program activities as required under the performance monitoring plan
        Collect reports on organization’s activities and assist in securing relevant reports its partners.
        Prepare and submit reports on M & E activities
        Identify lessons learnt and implications for program#%*)s next steps.

Qualifications and Experience
      Minimum of 10 years work experience (5 years of M & E experience) on election / governance projects
        Bachelor’s degree in political science, international politics, development or related field (Master#%*)s degree or PHD preferred)
        Experience in the drafting of program implementation plans and performance management plans (PIP / PMP); data collection, data analysis and effective data presentation techniques and developing and maintaining program performance and implementation-tracking tools.
        Demonstrated ability to produce substantive and clear reporting documents.
        Knowledge and experience with USG grant and contract proposals, regulations and procedures.