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Transparency in Nigeria (TIN)


Transparency in Nigeria (TIN) is a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization,
which has the mission of re-establishing the culture of integrity, transparency and
accountability in Nigeria. TIN is a member of Transparency International, the global
civil society movement leading the fight against corruption. TIN is currently
expanding its operations in Nigeria and has started implementing a number of
different programmes. TIN is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the
position of:
Job Title: National Programme Coordinator
Starting Date: As soon as possible
Main Function: Coordination of TIN programmes and day-to-day oversight of
TIN National Secretariat
Location: TIN National Secretariat, Abuja
Key responsibilities
- oversee the effective and timely implementation of all TIN programmes,
including financial reporting to donors and the TI Secretariat;
- coordinate a team of TIN project officers and other staff,
- identify new funding opportunities for TIN and develop project proposals for
submission to donors;
- Lead the development of a monitoring and evaluation programme for TIN;
- Develop effective advocacy and communication strategies;
- Develop quarterly action plans for approval by the Executive Committee;
- Maintain regular contact with the Secretary General and alert him to any
issues at the Secretariat requiring his attention;
- Present a written report to the Secretary General on a quarterly basis on
implementation of the action plans.
The National Programme Coordinator will be reporting to the Executive Committee
of TIN through its Secretary General.
Qualifications and Skills Required:
- Post-graduate degree from a reputable institution in any of the following areas:
law, social sciences, development studies, or humanities;
- At least five years of relevant work experience in a similar position with a
non-governmental organisation;
- Proven experience in NGO programme design, coordination of
implementation, strategic planning and institutional development;
- Experience in the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation
- Proven experience in overseeing large programme budgets and in securing
funds from a range of different donors and grant-making institutions;
- Proven experience in human resource management and leading a team;
- Interest and commitment to the fight against corruption TIN’s core vision and
mission statement;
- Fully computer literate (Microsoft Office);
- Fluent in written and spoken English.
TIN is offering an attractive and market-related remuneration package for this
All candidates must be persons of very high integrity which should be attested to
by at least three credible referees.
The position is for an initial contract period of two years subject to renewal upon
satisfactory performance.
All applications along with a detailed C.V. and letter of motivation, including a
contact phone number, must be submitted by email to TIN before the end of
February 2009 to the following address:
Interviews are expected to take place in Abuja on Saturday 7 March 2009.

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