New Openings at Stakeholder Democracy Network

Stakeholder Democracy Network is an International non-governmental organization that helps facilitate community development from a rights based perspective. SDN operates in the Niger Delta where it is trying to help the communities affected by oil exploitation and the challenges of resource curse. SDN has five pillar issues, these are: Access to energy, democratisation, environment, resilient communities and resources governance.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer – Economic Diversification
Location:
 Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Purpose

  • To lead on the design, implementation and monitoring of Economic Diversification projects under the 2- year Conflict and Stabilisation Programme in the Niger Delta region.
  • This role will require the individual Intake full responsibility for the completion and success all the project and ensure adherence to SDN’s Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) process.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Strategy and Programme Development 20%
  • Programme implementation 60%
  • External Relations and Communications 10%
  • Fundraising 10%

Duties
Strategy and Programme Development:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of SDN’s mission and vision in the Niger Delta
  • Contribute to develop and deepen SDN’s understanding of the trends, opportunities and threats to
  • Economic Diversification in the Niger Delta
  • Asset with regular macro/micro-economic analysis and themes in the Niger Delta

Programme Implementation:

  • Lead the process of planning, development and implementation of action pilot projects
  • Lead the development and implementation of research and data collection processes representatives, civil society and other relevant project stakeholders
  • Deliver insightful project communications that feed the SDN external communications process.

External Relations and Communications:

  • Identify, build and leverage relationships that are key to promoting economic diversification in the Niger Delta
  • Contribute in developing appropriate strategies for advocacy with key SDN partners.

Qualifications
Assessment of candidates will be based on proven experience and capacity with evidence of the following or equivalent experience as follows:

  • Postgraduate degree in Business Administration or a related qualification
  • At least 5 yesrs’ experience in business development and project management in the private sector in the Niger Delta
  • Demonstrate knowledge and capacity in managing multiple projects for business growth
  • Spoken and written fluency in English-Written articles/examples of your writing ability in relation to governance in Nigeria.

Salary
Commensurate with experience and education, with excellent benefits.

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Officer
Location:
 Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Purpose

  • To support the development and implementation of SDN projects and activities in its Environment and Resource Governance pillars.
  • This role will require the individual to take full responsibility for the completion and success of projects and ensure project adherence to the PMEL process.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Strategy and Programme Development 20%
  • Programme implementation 60%
  • External Relations and Communications 10%
  • Fundraising 10%

Duties
Strategy and Programme Development:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of SDN’s mission and vision in the Niger Delta
  • Assist with regular analysis of environmental issues in the Niger Delta
  • Contribute to develop and deepen SDN’s understanding of its focus areas and methods

Programme Implementation:

  • Contribute to the process of planning, development and implementation of environmental projects
  • Support the development and implementation of research and data collection processes
  • Support the analysis, review and final output process for all project reporting,

External Relations and Communications:

  • Identify, build and leverage relationships that are key to promoting stability and development in the Niger Delta
  • Hold regular communication and networking with local partners, local and national institutions’ and external
    actors

Qualifications
Assessment of candidates will be based on proven experience and capacity with evidence of the following or equivalent experience as follows:

  • Postgraduate degree in Environment, Resource Governance or related field;
  • Spoken and written fluency in English. Written articles? examples of your writing ability in relation to environmental issues in Nigeria;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key legislation and regulatory frameworks that govern environmental management and the oil and gas industry
  • At least 4 years experience in managing Environmental projects and engaging in key advocacy activities
  • IT skills: word, excel and online communication skills:
  • Strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Proven experience supporting and managing project staff:
  • Donor reporting experience At least five (5) yearn of experience in environment, resource governance, peace-building, development; and/or related fields, including democracy and governance issues

Salary
Commensurate with experience and education, with excellent benefits.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a brief Covering Letter and Curriculum Vitae to “Daniel Bob-Manuel, Admin Officer, SDN via: [email protected] with a copy to: [email protected] and [email protected] with “Senior Project Officer – Economic Diversification” in the subject line

Note: Applications will be acknowledged but only shortlisted candidates will receive further correspondence.

 

Application Deadline: 1st August, 2017.

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