Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) Job Vacancies

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA) is an independent not-for-profit, self regulatory and self governing organization founded on March 23, 2005 as a stakeholder-led organization, charged with the responsibility of managing the “ng” country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name space in the public interest of Nigeria and global internet community.

The Association seeks energetic and self motivated individuals to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Programme Officer, (Training) NiRa Academy
Reporting to: The Chief Operating Officer
The Programme Officer will be primarily responsible for:

  • Building relationships with strategic partners for policy and programmes
  • Managing contract and reporting on activities
  • Developing annual training plan and training calendar for targeted audience
  • Assessing training needs based on input from corporate clients to design specialized training
  • Researching and developing training content for specific courses and identifying training providers as required
  • Facilitating programmes and project workshops for managing stakeholders expectations and key messages of communication
  • Conducting evaluation of all training (facilitator, environment, logistics, contents, etc) with a view to continuously improving training programs
  • Ensuring that the relevant defined systems, methodologies and processes are adhered to in order to deliver effective training sessions
  • Developing program policies and monitoring programs budget
  • Supporting the implementation and maintenance of a robust training system and ensuring alignment with the Academy’s strategic goals
  • Working collaboratively with NIRA Academy Management Board to research, define and develop training courses for a targeted audience
  • Designing and developing training policies and procedures that governs the development of the training knowledge area
  • Carrying our any other work as assigned by the Dean, NiRA Academy and the Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications and Attribute

  • B. Sc, BA, B.Ed degree from a recognized institution with a minimum of second class upper degree
  • Post-NYSC experience of nor less than 5 years
  • At least 2 years’ experience working at middle managerial or senior managerial role
  • Must have worked in a training institute for at least 3 years
  • Project Management skills / certificate would be an added advantage
  • Result- oriented, excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to write formal and factual reports and intensive knowledge on training research and presentations
  • Ability to work on own initiative and communicate effectively with management and other business stakeholders

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Reporting to: The Chief Operating Officer
The senior accountant will be primarily responsible for:

  • Designing and developing relevant accounting policies procedures and controls for NIRA
  • Preparing and recording asset, liability revenue and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing accounting information
  • Avoiding legal challenges by complying with legal requirements; including statutory obligations, withholding, corporate tax, VAT and PAYE
  • Securing financial information by scheduling database backups
  • Training and mentoring junior Accounting Staff
  • Making recommendations to the Chief Operating Officer based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Reviewing journal entries of Junior accountants to ensure accuracy
  • Performing various analysis and preparing accounts reconciliation
  • Maintaining and balancing subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Summarizing financial status by collating information; preparing balts4ce sheet, revenue account and other affiliated statements
  • Processing payroll as at when due under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer and generating pays slips for staff with cor&cr information showing statutory deductions
  • Enforcing and monitoring compliance with accounting policies aria procedures
  • Maintaining asset register and account payable and receivable rerecords for audit purposes
  • Interfacing with external auditors: assisting with financial and tax audit
  • Carrying out any other work as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications and Attribute

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business related discipline with a minimum of second class upper division
  • ACA or .ACCA is mandatory
  • Three years post- ICAN qualification is mandatory
  • Must have at least 10 years post-NYSC experience in financial management and administration
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills
  • Budget monitoring and execution skills
  • Ability to prepare accurate and timely financial records
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with different levels of staff

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] indicating the position applied for as subject of email.

Note: Selected candidates will be required to resume within the shortest possible time from the date of hiring

Application Deadline 12th July, 2016.

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