Safety/Security and Health/Environment Officer Needed at Save The Children

Safety/Security and Health/Environment Officer (SSHE) at Save The Children will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and security of all staff, consultants, visitors, volunteers, vendors, and beneficiaries in Lagos. They will contribute to the development and implementation of Safety and Security Policy, standards, and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for everyone involved in Save the Children’s programs. ROLE AND PURPOSE: Safety/Security and Health/Environment Officer (SSHE) at Save The Children Under the supervision of the Field Manager in Lagos, as well as the Safety & Security Coordinator and the Head of Safety and Security in the country office, the SSHE Officer will monitor, report, and document compliance

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Job Opportunity – Senior Programme Manager at Kalthum Foundation for Peace

Rapid Action Aid Initiative (RAAI) is a female-led organization and an independent registered non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious, and equal opportunity civil society organization located in Maiduguri. RAAI is officially registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria under CAC/IT/NO 138018. We are currently seeking qualified candidates to occupy the position of Senior Programme Manager – Kalthum Foundation for Peace (KFP) Job Title: Senior Programme Manager – Kalthum Foundation for Peace Location: Maiduguri, Borno Employment Type: Contract Duration of Work: 6 months with the possibility of extension Report to (Hierarchical): Chief executive Officer Report to (Function): Chief Executive Officer Senior Programme Manager – Kalthum Foundation for Peace Job Summary The primary responsibilities

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Applications open for ITU Generation Connect Young Leadership Programme 2024.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 ITU Generation Connect Young Leadership Programme. This program, in collaboration with Huawei, aims to engage, empower, and inspire young digital leaders and changemakers. Each year, 30 young fellows will have the opportunity to receive guidance, training, and financial support to implement their own digital development projects in diverse communities worldwide. ITU, in partnership with Huawei, is offering guidance, training, and financial support to 30 young fellows annually, enabling them to practically implement digital development projects in their diverse communities across the globe. This program provides young leaders with a unique chance to turn their digital development ideas into reality or expand the

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP): Individual Security Consultant for FHI360

FHI 360 is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives through integrated, locally driven solutions. Our team consists of experts in various fields, including health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, and technology. This diverse expertise allows us to effectively address the interconnected challenges of development. We operate in over 60 countries, as well as all 50 U.S. states and territories. PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY: Individual Security Consultant for FHI360 FHI360 is looking for individual security consultants to support the development and implementation of safety and security strategies for ongoing projects in Anambra, Enugu, Delta, Ekiti, and Osun States. The consultants will be responsible for producing

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$50m fund launched for women entrepreneurs in the developing world

The director general of the World Trade Organisation, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, unveiled a $50 million fund on Sunday to assist female entrepreneurs in developing countries in expanding their exports through the digital economy. The announcement preceded the 13th ministerial conference of the WTO scheduled to commence on Feb 29 in the United Arab Emirates. Okonjo-Iweala, in collaboration with the Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Trade Thani al-Zeyoudi, emphasized that the “ground-breaking initiative… reflects our joint dedication to empowering women”. “We require transformative solutions to address the financial challenges faced by women,” she remarked. The fund aims to support women-led businesses in developing nations in embracing digital technologies and enhancing their

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APPLY: USAID/AFWASA RESEARCH GRANTS FOR YOUNG WATER AND SANITATION PROFESSIONALS

As part of its capacity-building initiative for African professionals in the water-sanitation-hygiene sector (Africap), the African Water and Sanitation Association, funded by USAID, is establishing research grants for Young Water and Sanitation Professionals. These grants, the USAID/AFWASA RESEARCH GRANTS FOR YOUNG WATER AND SANITATION PROFESSIONALS valuer at a maximum of 1,000 USD each, will support research projects leading to scientific reports on various themes within the Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation sector. In the academic years 2016-2017, 2017-2018, and 2018-2019, the AAEA granted sixty scholarships to students from eleven countries in West and Central Africa. Additional scholarships will be distributed across Africa over a three-year period (2021-2024). For the 2021-2022 academic

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Job Vacancy: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS)

Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS) is a prominent local non-profit organization committed to enhancing access to high-quality healthcare, Education, and Economic strengthening services in Nigeria. Our team consists of experts in various fields such as health, Education, Social works, youth, Civil Society, and research. Currently, our LOCATE project, a CDC/PEPFAR HIV prevention, care, and treatment program, is looking for qualified candidates for the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS) Job Type: Full Time Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA Experience: 5 – 7 years Location: Enugu Job Field: Data, Business Job Description: Monitoring & Evaluation Manager at Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS)

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PAID Internship Opportunities at United Nations System Staff College in Italy (Open to all nationalities)

The United Nations System Staff College stands as a beacon of innovation and vibrancy, continually seeking out individuals who embody our values. As we expand and progress, the indispensable contributions of our dedicated staff and course participants propel us forward. Whether you’re embarking on your career journey or seeking to further enrich your professional path, discover the myriad opportunities available at our two dynamic campuses. Explore the array of employment opportunities currently available at UNSSC: Intern, Communications and Social Media Issue Date: 23rd February 2024 Deadline for Application: 18th March 2024 Apply Now Associate Learning Officer (Leadership), P2 – Knowledge Centre for Leadership and Management Issue Date: 13th February 2024 Deadline for Application: 12th

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Job Opportunity – Roving Project Coordinator at Plan International

Plan International, established more than 75 years ago, was created with the purpose of advocating for and safeguarding the rights of children. It was founded in 1937 by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge, initially aiming to provide essential necessities such as food, shelter, and education to children affected by the Spanish Civil War. Langdon-Davies introduced the concept of a personal connection between a child and a sponsor, a model that places the child at the core of our work and remains integral to our mission. Today, Plan International operates globally, actively working in over 70 countries to advance children’s rights and promote gender equality, particularly for

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Job Opening – Graduate Trainee Program at Flour Mills Of Nigeria Plc

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, a leading food and Agro-Allied group of companies in Nigeria, was established in September 1960 as a private limited liability company. It began operations in 1962 with a daily production capacity of 600 metric tons. In 1978, the company converted to a public limited liability company and subsequently listed its shares on The Nigerian Stock Exchange. Description At Flour Mills of Nigeria, we are dedicated to providing consumers with a wide range of high-quality food products under our renowned brand, “Golden Penny”. As we strive to fulfill our mission of feeding the nation every day, we are looking for talented and innovative individuals to join

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Applications open for 2024 Heineken Management Trainee Programme.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Heineken Management Trainee Programme. This program offers exceptional opportunities for self-motivated and talented individuals to achieve their career goals. Through a fast-paced and accelerated learning environment, trainees receive customized development, experience, and mentorship to propel them to senior positions within Heineken Beverages. The main objective of the programme is to cultivate competent and well-equipped leaders who can drive the business forward and take it to new heights. Upon completion of the traineeship, participants will have acquired the necessary technical and leadership skills to excel in a leadership role within the Supply Chain functions of Heineken Beverages. We are specifically looking for 7

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Job Opportunity – Senior Program Officer, Inclusive Financial System Delivery at Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

The Gates Foundation, also known as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), holds the distinction of being the largest private foundation globally. Established by Bill and Melinda Gates in the year 2000, it is renowned for its transparent operations. The foundation’s primary objectives are to improve healthcare and alleviate extreme poverty on a global scale, while also focusing on expanding educational opportunities and access to information technology within the United States. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is overseen by three trustees: Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. Notable figures within the foundation include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Susan Desmond-Hellmann. As of November

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Apply for the Africa Climate Fellowship 2024

Apply for the Africa Climate Fellowship to make a difference in climate change. This initiative unites entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan Africa, equipping them to tackle climate issues through Renewable Energy, Green Building, Climate Data, Agriculture, WaterTech, and Blue Economy solutions. Benefit from specialized training, essential resources to boost your business, a week-long in-person residency in Washington, DC, and another week-long in-person residency in Nairobi, Kenya. The Africa Climate Fellowship is made possible with the backing of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. State Department. SECTORS – Africa Climate Fellowship Solutions addressing climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience including but not limited to: Renewable Energy Generation

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Entries Open for the VivaTech AfricaTech Awards

VivaTech is hosting the third edition of the Vivatech AfricaTech Awards, a pan-African initiative that celebrates and empowers startups making a positive impact in key sectors such as Climate Tech, Health Tech, E-commerce, and FinTech. Startups play a crucial role in addressing global challenges and driving sustainable development. Despite growing interest from investors, many startups in Africa face challenges in securing the necessary funding to grow. The AfricaTech Awards by VivaTech aim to open doors for emerging startups on the continent, offering networking opportunities and mentorship with tech leaders, investors, policymakers, and institutions to support the brightest African innovators shaping the future. Key Sectors Vivatech AfricaTech Awards Climate Tech Challenge

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Apply for the The BGV | TikTok Innovate Together Grant Program (Up to $10,000 award)

The BGV | TikTok Innovate Together Grant Program represents a joint venture between Black Girl Ventures and TikTok, serving as a transformative initiative with the primary aim of empowering small business owners/entrepreneurs and content creators on their path to success. The initiative will offer financial assistance to enable businesses to collaborate with creators who have the ability to produce engaging content that resonates with their target audience. The program seeks to redefine success by promoting innovative partnerships, expanding brand reach, and establishing enduring legacies. Applications open: January 30, 2024 Application close: February 29, 2024, 11:59pm Who should participate: Entrepreneurs/Founders/Small Business Owners looking for funding for creative services to grow their

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Call for Entries: 3MTT Innovation Challenge for Women (Multiple Prizes)

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, the Federal Ministry of Information, Innovation, and Digital Economy, in partnership with 3MTT, is hosting the 3MTT innovation challenge for women. Participate in two challenges organized by HerTechHub and 3MTT for a chance to win one of 370 laptops, 774 tablets, internship opportunities, and a share of 6 million naira. Challenge 1: An Innovation Challenge for Women Join the CommuniTech Innovation Challenge for Women by developing innovative solutions to local community issues using technology. In essence, create innovative solutions to address problems in your local communities through technology. How to join this challenge: 3MTT innovation challenge for women. Propose an innovative solution to community

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Abdul-Lateef and Sanni Foundation Womenpreneur Application (N500,000 funding)

The Abdul-Lateef & Sanni Foundation empowerment program aims to assist financially independent Muslim women through the Womenpreneur 2024 initiative. This year, we are focusing on supporting women with small businesses who require financial assistance to grow their ventures. Criteria for Eligibility To qualify for this opportunity, candidates must fulfill the following criteria: 1. Be a female small-scale business owner 2. Aged between 27 and 40 years 3. Possess a minimum of O’ level education 4. Have a registered business Benefits Successful applicants will be granted up to five hundred thousand Naira to enhance their businesses. Deadline for Submission To apply visit the website The deadline for applications is March 20,

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Opportunity for Organizations involved in Decarbonising Humanitarian Energy ($22 million project)

In partnership with UNDP and NORCAP, the Global Platform for Action (GPA) at UNITAR has developed a Multi-partner Trust Fund (MPTF) on Decarbonising Humanitarian Energy (DHE), with initial funding of approx. $22 million by the German Federal Foreign Office, the program will focus on transitioning from diesel-powered generators to renewable energy systems in humanitarian settings in the countries of the Sahel Region. Decarbonising Humanitarian Energy Objectives To support stakeholders across the clean cooking ecosystem, the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) provides information about grants, investments, and other funding. The implementation will start in Niger and Nigeria in the first phase. Any organizations working in these regions are welcome to join this initiative and be part of

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Call for Entries in the USAID Unsolicited Solutions for Locally Led Development ($2 million funding)

Sustainable and locally driven ideas are sourced from organizations worldwide, regardless of their type or size. In order to ensure these ideas are given due consideration, Unsolicited Solutions for Locally Led Development (US4LLD) allocates a portion of its annual budget to provide USAID Missions with the necessary funding to support unsolicited applications that promote locally led development. USAID Unsolicited Solutions for Locally Led Development How to Submit a Proposal: Eligible organizations and entities can submit concepts at any time. Please keep in mind: – Individual awards cannot exceed $2,000,000. – Final award amounts will be determined through negotiation, subject to fund availability, and aligned with USAID’s interests. – Organizations that

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Call for Applications for the USAID Climate Finance for Development Accelerator ($250 million initiative)

The USAID Climate Finance for Development Accelerator (CFDA), also referred to as “the Accelerator,” is a $250 million initiative aimed at generating $2.5 billion in public and private climate investments by 2030. These investments will support various activities related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, with a focus on promoting the transition to an equitable and resilient net-zero economy. The Accelerator serves as a platform that assists countries in fulfilling their national commitments in line with the Paris Agreement. It achieves this by offering evidence-based solutions tailored to each country’s specific circumstances and addressing gaps in global, regional, and national climate finance systems. The Accelerator revolves around three key objectives,

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Call for Proposals: Regulatory Guidelines for the Use of Carbon Credits as Collateral

Request for Proposals: Regulatory Guidelines for the Use of Carbon Credits as CollateralRegulatory Guidelines for the Use of Carbon Credits as Collateral Background  The Clean Cooking Alliance, established in 2010, is committed to making clean cooking accessible globally. It works towards empowering consumers, improving health, and protecting the environment. The CCA aims for universal clean cooking access by 2030, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The Catalytic Finance Accelerator, a crucial initiative of CCA, targets mobilizing significant investment to bridge the current funding gap in the clean cooking sector.  The Catalytic Finance Accelerator CCA’s Clean Cooking Systems Strategy highlighted that at least US $10 billion per year is required

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Deadline for submissions for the Equator Prize 2024 Call for Nominations has been extended to February 27th.

The UNDP Equator Prize Initiative is extending the deadline for its Global Call for Nominations by 24 hours. You have one extra day to nominate a community-led organization for this prestigious award. Nominate by February 27th, 11:59pm EDT at this link. For further information, please visit prize.equatorinitiative.org/about-the-prize. You will find all relevant information on eligibility requirements, selection criteria and how to nominate. Nominations can be submitted in four different languages (English, Spanish, French and Portuguese) in our new online nomination system at prize.equatorinitiative.org. Thematic priorities this year include: Nature for Climate Mitigation Nature for Climate Adaptation and Resilience Nature for a Just Transition Special consideration will be given to nominees championing youth and women-led climate action. Equatorequato

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Applications open for the Hubert H Humphrey Fellowship Program 2024 in USA

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2024 is an esteemed opportunity for accomplished mid-career professionals worldwide, providing a year of non-degree academic coursework and professional growth in the United States. It includes coverage for tuition, airfare, textbooks, a living stipend, and health insurance, fostering a unique combination of academic learning and practical experience. What are the benefits of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship? Imagine immersing yourself in graduate-level non-degree academic coursework and professional development activities for 10 to 12 months. The fellowship offers rigorous academic coursework at around 18 distinguished U.S. campuses and internships in relevant professional organizations. The goal is to equip future leaders and policymakers with firsthand experience

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Job Opening – Programmes Manager at Climate Action Africa

Climate Action Africa is a non-profit organization committed to advancing sustainable development and climate action throughout Africa. Our primary objective is to empower communities, shape policy, and advocate for green initiatives that promote environmental conservation and economic growth. Programmes Manager at Climate Action Africa Responsibilities: 1. Program Development and Strategic Planning – Take the lead in developing new programs that align with the organization’s strategic direction. – Establish and manage long-term goals to ensure program sustainability and impact. – Devise comprehensive strategies to attract funding from multilateral and multinational institutions, regional and international donors, as well as corporate organizations. 2. Budget Management and Funding – Develop and oversee program budgets,

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Applications open for the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation (AIG) Public Leaders Programme 2024

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation (AIG) Public Leaders Programme. The AIG Public Leaders Programme (AIG PLP) provides emerging leaders in the African public sector with a unique opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and acquire the necessary knowledge to drive change. In collaboration with the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, this programme offers a world-class executive education experience led by renowned experts in public policy. The programme is specifically designed to enable senior public leaders, as well as those transitioning into senior leadership roles within the public sector in the next three to seven years, to quickly develop a diverse set of skills.

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