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Are you looking for vacancies in IFES Job Recruitment 2024? If yes, you are in the right place. Apply for the ongoing IFES Job Recruitment 2024. See the 2 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization.

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. Our independent expertise strengthens electoral systems and builds local capacity to deliver sustainable solutions. Since 1987, IFES has worked in over 145 countries – from developing democracies, to mature democracies.

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1.) Electoral Technology and Integrity Advisor

Position Number: 21:381
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Division: Program Management
Status: International Full Time

Job Description

  • The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is currently recruiting an Electoral Technology and Integrity Advisor (ETIA) to provide electoral technology and integrity support to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) in Nigeria, under a USAID-funded program entitled Supporting Electoral Accountability & Transparency (SEAT).
  • The SEAT program is designed to build the capacity of Nigerian electoral management bodies at the national and state levels to better inform, engage Nigerian citizens on electoral and political processes, and engage in international observation to promote the transparency of Nigerian elections.

Primary Function/Purpose:

  • The ETIA provides strategic guidance, vision and management for successful implementation of IFES electoral technology and integrity support to INEC and SIECs. This individual will oversee technological activities, provide technical direction and support, and contribute to the accurate reporting of program activities and results to IFES headquarters (HQ) and the donor.
  • IFES COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as IFES’ election technical advisor in Nigeria, providing technical support and advice to INEC and SIECs, especially in the area of electoral results management and electronic transfer of elections result
  • Build and foster capacity and leadership of INEC and SIECs
  • Contribute to workplan design and implementation, as well as evaluating program strategies and activities
  • Lead efforts in planning and organizing cybersecurity activities in accordance with IFES Holistic Exposure and Testing (HEAT) methodology, including assessment of strengths, monitoring of weaknesses, streamlining cybersecurity management, and mitigating risks
  • Provide technical input related to technology and cybersecurity during the development and finalization of various documents
  • Brief relevant partners on technology and cybersecurity-related development in local and global context
  • Coordinate with INEC in providing technical assistance on and elections result transmission issues
  • Advise on public messaging to instill confidence in the cybersecurity of key electoral systems
  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with the INEC, SIECs, civil society organizations, international NGOs and the donor community
  • Conduct detailed and ongoing assessment of the EMB’s capacity and establishment of a technical assistance plan, based on the electoral calendar and priority areas of assistance
  • Coordinate closely with consultants and field experts on program components
  • Contribute to the elaboration of subrecipient scopes of work, capacity building and local oversight of their programmatic work and deliverables
  • Advise on the general implementation of electoral activities, providing support to improve electoral systems and procedures
  • Contribute to the drafting and timely submission of detailed weekly and quarterly reports, ensuring that they meet USAID and IFES reporting requirements
  • Contribute to written technical reports, briefing papers, and IFES thought pieces.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Politics, Development, or related field, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with election administration
  • Proven track record with democracy and governance programming in developing countries
  • Solid experience working with civil society and in designing and implementing civic programs
  • Solid experience working with elections management bodies in election administration capacity development, training, drafting of elections procedures, logistics and planning, outreach and engagement of electoral stakeholders is required
  • Familiarity with the international donor community and experience as an action-oriented interlocutor with democracy-development actors at all levels
  • Demonstrated knowledge of critical electoral technology and cybersecurity
  • Knowledge of and background in use of electoral technologies in comparable contexts
  • Demonstrated knowledge in proposal and report writing and management of budgets
  • Ability and skills to promote and inspire effective collaboration between individuals, organizations and networks
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communications skills to meet the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the program and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience living and working overseas, preferably in Africa and/or comparable contexts
  • Knowledge of African politics and development preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English required. Proficiency in at least one other language in use within assigned project location is strongly preferred.


  • Travel is required.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Standard office work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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2.) IT Consultant – Nigeria

Position Number: 22:106
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Division: Program Management
Status: Local National Consultant

Job Description

  • We requires part time individual IT Consultant Services for our office in Abuja, Nigeria. The incumbent will bill IFES at an hourly rate, for a maximum number of 156 billable days during the period of performance (May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023).

Job Responsibilities
The IT services required include, but are not limited to:

  • Install work places for new comers
  • Prepare and install standard IT environment (e.g. laptops & peripheral equipment)
  • Install, configure and upgrade operating systems and software, using standard business and administrative packages; recommends and/or performs upgrades on systems
  • Respond to support requests, diagnosing equipment and configuration issues with a variety of applications on desktops and laptops remotely or directly on the user-side
  • Install, assemble and configure peripherals such as printers, scanners and related hardware
  • Assist in the installation of network infrastructure including cabling, communications equipment and telecommunications hardware
  • Assist in the organization of presentations, audio and video-conferencing (equipment setup, configuration and testing), working closely with end-users to resolve specific problems maintaining a high level of end-user satisfaction
  • Troubleshoot problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, email, network and peripheral equipment problems
  • Work with procurement staff on the procurement of IT hardware and software
  • Performing asset inventory activities as needed
  • Communicate with vendors to resolve technical problems with computing software and hardware
  • Train other staff on software and hardware
  • Work with IFES HQ IT staff to configure user accounts, attain licenses, and provide access to IFES resources

Qualifications & Experience

  • B.Sc / B.Eng in Computer Science / Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant field experience with reputable Organizations or International NGOs
  • Proficient in English

Skills and Requirements:

  • Five years of experience troubleshooting software and hardware issues.
  • Experience in imaging laptops.
  • Technical mind set
  • Knowledge of computer, information, and network security
  • Knowledge of local area networking, such as wireless networking and voice connection, and data analysis
  • Organized mind
  • Attention to detail
  • In-depth knowledge of computer systems for Windows 10 or 11.
  • Enthusiasm.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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