Are you looking to start a career with Onelife Initiative for Human Development? Working at Onelife Initiative is more than just a job or a means to earn salary. As an employee, you will be joining a youth-led organisation that is youth biased even though we are a small non-profit organisation.

Working with us will open you up to the possibility of a country where young people are active players in the decisions that affect them and are offering solutions that can precipitate changes in governance and policies, sexual reproductive health and also around enterprise development. Our projects continue to change lives even after it ends given our incorporation of sustainability plans in the implementations.

As a youth focused organisation, we specifically look out for the young people that work with us. Health Insurance, Pension Plan, PAYE systems, Regular Staff Trainings are some of the other benefits that comes with working with us.

To re-phrase Jack Ma, Founder of AliBaba’s thought  “when you work for big corporations, you learn processes, but when you work for small organisations, you learn everything.”

Job Type: Media and Research Intern

Duration: 12 months (Renewable)

Location: Bodija, Ibadan.

The Job

  • Monitor the media for news using Google tools;
  • Research, editing and writing of content for project websites and blogs;
  • Design digital media strategies, take inputs from other team members and implement;
  • Write stories, reports and blog posts from activities of the organisation;
  • Track industry news and information;
  • Support development of content to aid visibility for the organisation with its youth audience and other partners.

 

The Candidate

  • Have an excellent knowledge of English language and use of punctuations;
  • Can write and use words to excite readers without misleading them;
  • Possess any type or class of degree!
  • Have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point and basic knowledge with on-desk and off-desk research;
  • Show interest in working in the non-profit sector;
  • Have a huge sense of initiative and can function with little guidance;
  • Own a personal and functional laptop;
  • Be willing to travel within and outside Oyo State when occasion demands.
  • Female or Male corps members who meet these work needs are also strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Our ideal candidate should own a personal blog and be an active social media citizen

Employment Conditions

  • Successful interns stand a chance of being absorbed into the organisation’s media and research department upon completion of internship;
  • Interns will earn monthly allowances. However, there may be other allowances.

Application Method

  • A one-page motivation letter explaining why the prospect is the perfect fit for the role and his or her expectations from the internship.
  • An updated curriculum vitae, preferably, showing previous writing experiences with verifiable links should be mailed to contact@onelifeinitiative.org

Deadline: June 1st, 2018.

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Job Type: Administrative Intern

Job Title: Intern

Duration: 12 months

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the management of office operations, records keeping, filing, inventory and documents management.
  • Provide finance and accounting support function
  • Work with supervisor in mainlining auditable filing system, preparation and sending of accounting documents for monthly review by auditor.
  • Maintain auditable filing system of all the financial documents and ensure their adequate filing.
  • Assist with training material preparation and sending of correspondences
  • Carry out general office tasks where required

The Candidate

  • Prior experience in leadership role as a student is required
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and basic computer applications required.
  • Demonstrable basic knowledge in accounting and banking transactions desirable
  • Good communication skills is a must for this role
  • High level of reliability and integrity are desired
  • Ability to work independently; with team members; and under pressure
  • A corps member, a national diploma graduate is a good fit
  • The candidate must also be disposed to travelling within and outside Ibadan
  • Be 26 years old at most and own a personal computer.

Employment Conditions

  • Successful interns stand a chance of being absorbed into the organisation when openings exist;
  • Interns will earn monthly allowances.

Application Method

  • A one-page motivation letter explaining why the prospect is the perfect fit for the role and his or her expectations from the internship. Date of earliest resumption should be included.
  • An updated and detailed curriculum vitae sent to contact@onelifeinitiative.org on or before 13th May, 2017.

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Job Title: Finance Intern

Employment Type 

Full-time

 

Job Functions

Finance

Preference

Corps Member with background in Finance or Accounting

Job Responsibilities

The chief responsibility entails providing support for financial operation for the organisation.  It entails the following responsibilities –

  • Prepare project budgets and produce monthly expenditure report whilst monitoring expenditure regularly;
  • Prepare quarterly financial report in line with donor specific request and format;
  • Process bills and invoices related to project and also manage daily office petty cash and bank accounts with the support of the administrative assistant;
  • Assist the programme officers and Managers to ensure that project activities run smoothly;
  • Maintain procurement processes and office assets register;
  • Draft meeting agenda, take minutes, prepare memos and note forward action points for all with respect to finance;
  • Help in organisation of programmes within or with other parties.

 

Required Skills and Competence

 

  • A first degree or similar experience in relevant discipline e.g. business management, accounting, finance and project administration;
  • Good experience in finance administration evident in good numeracy skills;
  • Above average proficiency in Excel, Power point and Microsoft Word;
  • Excellent written and oral communication ability needed in preparation of financial analysis and narrative;
  • Ability to communicate in another official language will pass as an advantage;
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a changing environment is required;
  • Good use of office equipment and other office software is required;
  • Self driven, with capacity to work with little or no supervision;
  • Attention to details and ability to process information accurately is essential;
  • Good team player with ability to anticipate and meet needs of partners.

Deadline: 1st April, 2017

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Job Title: Programme Officer, Agribusiness

Location: Ibadan, Oyo State

Industry: Non-Governmental Organisation

Job Type: Full Time.

Job description

A non-governmental organisation seeks a full-time Programme Officer, Agribusiness for its agribusiness desk that is the sustainability plan of the organisation. The successful candidate will be required to work from the organisation’s office and farm site(s) in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Only Ibadan-resident applicants will be considered.

The agribusiness department of the organisation addresses issues around value chain development for agribusiness actors and also runs its own facility where production of vegetables is on-going.

The candidate will be expected to provide general and operative support for the project by managing the farm and its operation; primarily crop production focused. He or she will also provide advisory insight into how to grow the project and coordinate human (farm workers, contract staff and third parties) and material resources to ensure timely delivery on targets and goals. In addition, the candidate will liaise with other Smallholder Farmers (SHFs) to fast track and smoothen designs for aggregation of vegetable with them. The Extension Agent will also be expected to embark on occasional travels for training and also provide technical and capacity strengthening support to the agribusiness clusters that we work with. The prospective candidate must be a good negotiator and be skilled in reducing production cost to ensure profit is maximised by the venture. The role requires willingness to travel within and outside the region at short notice.

We are looking for a highly organised and detail-oriented candidate, who is a proactive problem solver, excellent communicator (especially in Yoruba language) and team player. We are looking for a candidate who can work with little or no supervision and can excellently document processes and experiences on the job. We are looking for a bold candidate with street wisdom! A candidate with the ability to also share knowledge from his or her experience in vegetable production in a formal training setting is who we are looking for. He or she will report to the Programmes Manager.

Candidate Profile

  • A degree in agriculture is preferred with relevant field experience.
  • Fluency in English (average writing and verbal skills) is required. Proficiency in other languages, especially Yoruba is a plus.
  • Experience working on a farm in an administrative or technical role is desirable.
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite and ownership of a personal computer is desirable and preferred.

Only Ibadan resident applicants will be considered for this role. The ideal candidate should preferable reside around Mokola, Dugbe or Sango axis of Ibadan, Oyo State.  

 

Deadline: July 25th, 2017.

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Job Title: Programme Officer II

 Industry: Non-Governmental Organisation

Job Type: Full Time.

Location: New Bodija GRA, Ibadan.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Frontline the execution of programmes and activities of the organisation;
  • Write report of programmes activities;
  • Sustain existing relationship with media partners, government institutions, development partners and partner civil society organizations;
  • Develop concept notes, project proposals and initiate other fund-raising ideas in collaboration with the programmes manager;
  • Provide content ideas and also write contents to be used on the online platforms of the organisation;
  • Develop budget and grant monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Keep the Programme Manager informed on activities of the project by providing appropriate correspondence, reports as well as making regular updates;

Required Skills and Competence

  • A first degree or similar experience in relevant field. Degrees in social sciences, humanities and law will be preferred. An advanced degree in development related studies would be an added advantage.
  • Good experience in programmes and project management coupled with sound analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills in a non-governmental organisation;
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, Powerpoint, Microsoft Word and internet research skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication ability needed in preparation of narrative reports and project updates;
  • Ability to communicate in another official language and in the local lingua franca (Yoruba and or Hausa) will pass as an advantage;
  • Self-driven, with capacity to work with little or no supervision;
  • Attention to details and ability to process information accurately is essential;
  • Proven record of team building and cross-group collaboration with ability to positively influence others and successfully resolve differences;
  • Key is the candidate’s ability to work under intense pressure despite delivering outputs with sound quality in a timely manner.

 

Deadline: November 15th, 2017.