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Neem Foundation Available Vacancies [3 Positions]

Neem Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. The Foundation was established under Nigerian law in January 2016 and is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission. We are committed to improving the lives of those affected by the insurgency and preventing violence through building inclusive communities and providing and raising the standards of psychosocial care.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Administrative Officer
Location: Borno
Job Functions

  • Oversee and administer the day-to-day activities of the office; develops policies, procedures, and systems which ensure productive and efficient office operation.
  • Advise the Assistant Director and provide policy guidance and substantive inputs on administrative, legal, and human resource matters;
  • Lead administrative structuring of other offices to improve efficiency and support;
  • Oversee and maintain calendars and travel arrangements, provide logistical support to Office and respond to correspondences as requested, and handle day-to-day administrative problems and situations as they arise.
  • Oversee flow of office correspondence.
  • Ensure the timely processing of all administrative processes submitted to the unit for processing and ensure submissions to the Assistant Executive Director;
  • Undertake research and analysis on specific tasks as required, and prepare letters and/or reports.
  • Provide assistance in the understanding and interpretation of Neem Foundation’s policies and procedures, as appropriate, and strict compliance with Administration and Financial Reporting/Requirements in line with Neem Foundation’s policies and standards.
  • Support the achievement of programme objectives, including M&E, and maintain accurate and appropriate case documentation and records, and ensure the confidentiality of records/information.
  • Ensure the protection of programme and office assets.
  • Coordinate with the Foundational Procurement Focal Point all procurement processes; Ensure logistical/other support.
  • Ensuring a good system in place to keep good control of office and IT inventories.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience

  • University Degree in any field. Masters Degree in Administration or Management is an added advantage.

Job Requirements:

  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Strong sense of and respect for confidentiality
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills:

  • English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language or any other local language in Borno State.


  • Must have strong interest Programme Implementation and Administration; working and helping people rebuild their lives and work towards the development of Borno State.

Profile of Behaviour:

  • Confident, attention to detail, independent judgment, self-starter, reliable, team-player, friendly, flexible, disciplined, adaptable, numerate

Added Advantage:

  • Practical experience working with victims/ survivors of insurgency.
  • Academic or work experience in Psychology
  • Experience in managing Human Resources
  • Hausa speaker

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position


Job Title: Nurse
Location: Borno
Position Summary

  • Nurses will plan and provide medical and nursing care to clients who are suffering from chronic or acute physical or mental ill health. As well as teaching proper health care towards clients.
  • Nurses work as part of a multidisciplinary team of professional and medical staff that includes doctors, health visitors, social workers and therapists.

Job Functions

  • Assessing and planning nursing care requirements
  • Monitoring and administering medication, injections and intravenous infusions treating wounds
  • Taking samples from patients and monitoring their pulse, temperature and blood pressure playing with children
  • Dealing with emergencies and Checking on the condition of patients
  • Writing records as well as providing information, emotional support and reassurance to patients and relatives

Qualifications, Skills, Experience

  • University Degree in Nursing. Masters Degree in Psychology or Child care is an added advantage.

Job Requirements:

  • Good health and fitness
  • Caring and compassionate nature
  • Excellent teamwork and people skills
  • Observational skills to effectively care for patients
  • Ability to use initiative and establishing priorities
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Stamina to large workload
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package

Language Skills:

  • English Language (Fluent) and Basic understanding of Hausa language.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this position


Job Title: Programme Officer
Location: Borno

  • The Programme officer will be responsible overseeing Neem Foundation’s Heroines’ of Peace initiate.
  • He or She will continuously developing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy as well as supporting the execution of the project.
  • The Ideal candidate will be expected to engage with different stakeholders to facilitate outreach; and the execution of the project objectives. In addition, the candidate will play a central role in helping to adopt innovative approaches to communications, leveraging traditional and new media opportunities.

Job Functions

  • Participates in the development and implementation of Neem Foundation’s Heroines of Peace Initiative
  • Monitors and analyzes the development and implementation of Action Plan
  • Reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with strategic partners
  • Create and edit video sequences combining raw footage, photography, audio & motion graphics packaging in-house and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Identifies and tracks follow-up actions and Performs engagement assignments, in Planning and facilitating workshops, webinars and other interactive sessions and engages
  • Assists in policy development, undertakes survey initiatives, including the review and analysis of issues and trends related to the project.
  • Prepares various written outputs, such as reports, background and policy papers, talking points, guidance and analytical notes.
  • Deliver strategic communications and engagement content for the Project
  • Asses and analyse the needs of persons of concern in the country in a participatory manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
  • Support in the development of strategies, methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges.
  • Undertakes outreach and makes presentations on topics related to Women and peace building, including priority topics of Action Platforms.
  • Supports coordination of activities related to the execution of the project including programme strategy, annual activity reports, progress reports and assists in preparing related documents.
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications, Skills, Experience

  • University degree essential;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in English (native or near-native English speaker);
  • 2-4 years relevant experience in Communication, preferably with a background in journalism or undertaking media/public outreach on behalf of an (international) organization;
  • Solid work experience in and understanding of organizational branding and the development of communications strategies, online (new media) and direct communications, production of publications – such as short reports and public outreach stories, and photojournalism/info graphics;
  • Experience and interest in research communications is preferred, including the ability to communicate effectively with a policy audience and translate complex ideas into plain English;
  • Strong writing and editing skills for creating stories, and experience in proactively pitching timely stories and op-eds to a broader audience;
  • Highly collaborative approach, with strong interpersonal skills, able to cultivate and develop networks among members and other stakeholders;
  • Experience with multicultural team work;

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this position

Application Deadline  31st January, 2018.

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