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Monday, 4 September 2017

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT YOUNGSTARS FOUNDATION





Youngstars Foundation is an exciting high performing nonprofit youth organization based in Abuja Nigeria and Accra Ghana. We work with youth in the areas of leadership capacity, democratic governance and entrepreneurship/ innovations.
We are constantly thinking outside the box and creating high value youth projects. Do you want to gain world class experience?

Job Title: WEB MASTER
Youngstars Foundation, a nonprofit youth based organization in Abuja is seeking a Webmaster to join its team.
Qualifications
  • BSc/HND in Computer Science Or any other qualification in computing
  • An experienced Webmaster of at least 2 years’ experience with proof of achievement
  • Between 21 and 30 years of age.

Job Requirement
  • Applicant must have experience in WordPress Content Management System (CMS) Development, HTML5, CSS, and PHP, JavaScript and intermediate­to­advanced skill level in at least one OO programming language.
  • Applicant will need to be competent in graphic design using Photoshop, Fireworks and Corel Draw with a constant desire to push boundaries.
  • Applicant will also be required to demonstrate outstanding organizational abilities coupled with a confident approach to communicating at varied levels.
  • Applicant will need to be an enthusiastic worker passionate about growing skills and driving new ideas and initiatives forward.

Skills Set
WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, Photoshop, Fireworks, Corel Draw and at least one OO programming language.
NB: Applicant with knowledge of Illustrator have added advantage.
Office Location
Abuja – Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send an Application Letter, CV and recent passport photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org
Application Deadline
26th  September, 2017.


Job Title: BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGER
The Business and Entrepreneurship Manager will be responsible for developing new business and entrepreneurship opportunities for expanding the financial base of the organisation. This will include but not limited business startup, market forecasting, idea development, strategic planning, budget planning,  financial analysis,  sales and marketing, reporting and other managerial responsibilities.
Qualifications
  • A Degree/HND/OND in Business Administration/Management/Sales/Marketing, Finance, or any other related social science discipline.
  • At least 2 – 3years of experience in related position is a definite asset.
  • Between 23 and 35 years of age.
Job Requirement
  • An eye for identifying and creating business opportunities
  • Familiar with startup culture and  business development models
  • Strong desire to disrupt systems and create new markets
  • Ability to write business plans
  • Excellent written and oral English
  • Ability to work in a team and in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong work ethics and personal character
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, multi-task, pay attention to details
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and social media tools
  • Proficiency in basic accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Willingness to travel based on job demand.
Office Location
Abuja – Nigeria.
Method of Application
Interested candidates should send an Application Letter, CV and recent passport photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org
Application Deadline
26th September, 2017.


Job Title: ACCOUNTANT ASSISTANT
Youngstars Foundation seeks qualified candidates to fill this role
Qualifications
  • Under the direction of the Director of Accounts, the Account Assistant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the foundation and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
  • Assist in accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the Director of Accounts to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, fiscal year budgets including financial status of sub-projects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the Director of Accounts and other supervisory staff in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of the foundation.
  • Review the work of sub-grantees for accuracy and proper report content.
  • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.
Basic DNA
  • Highly creative, innovative and can generate ideas.
  • Passionate about development and young people.
  • Self motivated and meets deadlines.
  • Enjoys team spirit and collaboration.
  • Tolerant and respectful of other tribes, religion and nationality.
  • Open to learning.
  • Zero tolerance for norm and routine
Requirements:
  • BS/BA/HND degree in Accounting, banking, and Finance or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-3 year’s experience in accounting related position.
  • Familiarity with non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should send an Application Letter, CV and recent passport photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org
Application Deadline
26th September, 2017.
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