Vacancies at Nationwide Democratic Institute

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The Nationwide Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental group that has supported democratic establishments and practices in each area of the world for greater than three many years. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its native companions have labored to determine and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in authorities.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions beneath:


Job Title: Program Assistant- Monitoring and Analysis / Program Coordination
Location: Abuja,
Employment Kind: Full-time
Reviews to:

Job Abstract

  • NDI Nigeria seeks to rent a Program Assistant – Monitoring and Analysis who will help the Monitoring and Analysis Staff within the Abuja workplace.
  • This system assistant will assist the monitoring and analysis workforce within the day-to-day actions and within the planning, designing and implementation of all NDI Nigeria packages. This place is on the market instantly.

Required Tasks

  • Below shut supervision, preserve this system’s logical framework updated with workers enter;
  • Draft sections of inner and exterior program reviews, exercise reviews, documentcase research, classes realized, and success tales.
  • Below shut supervision contributes to writing and reporting of assorted paperwork particular to the NDI Nigeria program
  • Help within the improvement and administration of performancemonitoringplans, together with efficiency indicators, in cooperation with supervisor and different senior workers;
  • Help within the assortment of qualitative and quantitative information utilizing numerous strategies (surveys, semi-structured interviews, focus teams, direct remark, or participatory strategies);
  • Design information assortment instruments and protocols and prepare workers and different related program stakeholders to contribute to the gathering of high quality information;
  • Help to develop and preserve a knowledge administration system;
  • Compile and analyze qualitative and/or quantitative program information, together with visible representations of knowledge;
  • Help in organizing participatory classes to help program workers in figuring out and highlighting achievements of program aims and outcomes; and
  • Below shut supervision gives administrative and logistics assist
  • Supplies administrative assist for work plan formulation; takes half in work plan dialogue.
  • Helping within the preparation for a Information High quality Evaluation (DQA) by exterior evaluators.
  • Attends program coordination assembly and retains updated on newest info on companions
  • Participates in program assist and conducts analysis on packages
  • Carry out different duties assigned.

Required Expertise and Talents

  • Bachelor’s diploma, ideally in Worldwide Relations, Political Science or a associated discipline; graduate diploma most well-liked.
  • 2 – 5 years expertise.
  • Demonstrated coursework and/or internships in worldwide improvement, group organizing, political campaigning, organizational improvement, legislative affairs or associated topic.
  • Good interpersonal expertise to successfully work together with all ranges of workers, U.S. and international authorities personnel and NGO group.
  • Good oral and written communication expertise to successfully current info and reply to questions.
  • Capability to work each independently and as a member of a workforce.
  • Means to outline issues, accumulate information, set up details and draw legitimate conclusions.
  • Working information of laptop software program programmes together with Ms Workplace, SPSS/MaxQDA and many others.
  • Working information of fundamental funds and accounting procedures.
  • Means and willingness to journey to regional areas, which are sometimes distant and tough to achieve.
  • Curiosity in and information of regional political setting and folks.
  • Means to successfully articulate NDI mission statements and program/undertaking initiatives.
  • Wonderful organizational expertise and a spotlight to element.
  • Means to prioritize and handle a number of duties concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Means to use discretion and preserve confidential info.
  • Working information of PC-based phrase processing and spreadsheet purposes; expertise with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, and many others.)


  • This system assistant works with NDI’s Abuja and Washington-based regional workers.
  • This place reviews to the Senior M&E/Program Coordination Officer with NDI’s Deputy Nation Director, Packages offering general program steering.




Job Title: IT & Administrative Assistant
Location: Abuja
Employment Kind: Full-time
Reviews to: Safety and Logistics Supervisor and the Communications Officer.

Job Abstract

  • NDI Nigeria seeks to rent an IT and Administrative Assistant who will be a part of its Safety & Logistics Staff based mostly in Abuja.
  • The IT and Administrative Assistant will set up and preserve a well-functioning IT assist operation for the NDI-Nigeria Workplace. This place is on the market instantly.

Major Tasks

  • Below shut supervision, present day-to-day IT and Administrative assist to workers.
  • Each day administering and sustaining the workplace community.
  • Offering assist desk assist to all workers.
  • Supplies help in using private laptop , software program, and specialised mainframe expertise
  • Offering every day help on the utilization of Microsoft Workplace Suite to all workers.
  • Frequently updating workers antivirus software program.
  • Hassle taking pictures all defective IT gear ( and software program) similar to laptops, desktops, printers, scanners, and photocopiers.
  • Making certain that the web connectivity is up and operating always with little or no down time.
  • Help new workers to activate NDI gmail account.
  • Maintain a log of all IT issues and options offered.
  • Changing used/completed toner cartridges in all of the printers and copiers with new ones.
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses issues, implements corrective motion procedures inside prescribed tips and/or escalates to different technical assets as acceptable
  • Supplies fundamental troubleshooting, restore and upkeep for laptop gear (e.g. microcomputers, disk drives, and laser printers) and should help with testing private computer systems and peripherals on a community to diagnose, versus software program issues.
  • Set up and preserve a well-functioning IT assist operation for the Nigeria workplace.
  • Performs different duties as assigned

Required Expertise and Talents

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Laptop Science or associated topics, graduate diploma most well-liked.
  • Minimal two (2) years of expertise engaged on expertise; ideally in worldwide improvement.
  • Wonderful communications expertise, verbal written and by way of on-line mediums (similar to IM)
  • Means to supply technical recommendation on IT utilization to companions in numerous cultural environments
  • Extremely developed interpersonal and communication expertise together with good listening expertise, influencing, negotiation and training
  • Capability to construct and preserve relationships and to work successfully in a multicultural and multi-ethnic setting respecting range.
  • Expertise with Microsoft Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Working information of PC-based phrase processing and spreadsheet purposes;
  • Expertise with the Google Apps suite (Gmail, Calendar, Google Drive, G+, and many others.) is strongly desired.





Job Title: Driver
Location: Abuja
Employment Kind: Full-time
Reviews to: Safety and Logistics Supervisor

Job Abstract

  • NDI Nigeria seeks to rent a Driver who will be a part of its Safety & Logistics Staff based mostly in Abuja.
  • The Driver might be chargeable for driving NDI undertaking autos in Nigeria, wherever it’s secure to function in accordance with security requirements and driving legal guidelines of the Nation and NDI insurance policies. This place is on the market instantly.

Major Tasks

  • Below shut supervision, present logistics and driving assist to your entire NDI workers.
  • Drive workers, consultants and company to numerous locations inside and outdoors Abuja underneath the direct supervision of the Head Driver.
  • Present steering on acceptable departure time to conferences and shortest route locations.
  • Drive visitor from side to side lodges, residence and airport serving to them load and unload as essential;
  • Drive safely and responsibly always, by no means drive inebriated.
  • Maintains automobile logbook, accounting for all mileage and gasoline consumption/prices.
  • Maintains cleanliness of autos.
  • Guarantee autos are in good mechanical order and completes and submits weekly log sheets to assist this.
  • Carry out day-to-day upkeep of the assigned autos; verify oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, and many others. and be certain that the assigned NDI autos are roadworthy and maintained as much as the established safety requirements.
  • Reviews and arranges any repairs and replacements instantly to the Safety and Logistics Supervisor.
  • Be certain that autos underneath their care are secured from loss and injury.
  • Be certain that the steps required by guidelines and laws are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Ship mails to companion organizations or donor businesses in Abuja.
  • Carry out different associated duties as required.

Required Expertise and Talents

  • Secondary Faculty Training.
  • 1-2 years’ work expertise as a driver; secure driving document; information of driving guidelines and laws and expertise in minor automobile restore
  • Satisfactory information of site visitors legal guidelines.
  • Have a legitimate and clear driver’s license.
  • Information of the Abuja/Nigerian highway community.
  • Language Necessities: English.




  • Wage is commensurate with NDI Nigeria wage scale.
  • Advantages and a housing allowance are offered.


The best way to Apply
and certified candidates ought to ship a Cowl letter and a CV to: utilizing the “Job Title” as the topic of mail



Vital Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the final nature and degree of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They aren’t to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all tasks, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different tasks along with these specified every now and then, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any utility, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different payment in reference to the applying or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the fee of a payment, please disregard it. Moreover, please word that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you’re suggested to use explicit care when submitting private info on the net
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our persons are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we wish to embrace yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Purposes submitted after the deadline is not going to be thought of.
    • As a result of urgency of the place, we’ve got the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates might be invited for interview

Utility Deadline  eighth January, 2021.