Vacancy for State Coordinator (Taraba)

The TY Danjuma Foundation is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill a position. If you are interested and consider yourself suitable for the position, please send your application to

Applicants should submit:

  • An application letter (no more than 2 pages) stating why you think you are suitable for the position and what value you hope to bring to the Foundation if given the opportunity.
  • A 2-page CV which speaks directly to the position of your interest.


Job Title: State Coordinator

Department: Programmes

Reports to: Programmes Manager

Supervises: Programmes Assistant, Finance and Administrative Assistant, and Driver

Job Description Summary: To coordinate the activities of the field office and ensure adequate representation of the TY Danjuma Foundation in the state.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Programme management

  • Design, issue and review of community fund call for proposals
  • Conduct site visit to potential grantees
  • Conduct Monitoring & Evaluation as well as field visit to both main grantees and Community Fund projects in the State and LGAs
  • Review of grantees quarterly report and recommend for disbursement or otherwise
  • Ensure proper application of Community Fund
  • Identify and recommend performing grantees for scale up of their projects
  • Organise training workshops for CBOS, NGOs and other stakeholders in the state

Promoting, network and coordination:

  • Promote TYDF within the allocated area and project the required branding for same
  • Promote TYDF’s program activities and opportunities
  • Establishing relationships and collaborations with other donors, NGOs and government
  • Seek inputs and coordinate the activities of grantees in the area allocated

Communication, reporting and evaluation

  • Develop and submit timely reports of state projects, impacts and relate activities to the Programmes Manager
  • Update the Programmes Manager of changes in the status of grantees


  • At least three years’ experience in a similar role
  • A degree in social sciences or sciences
  • Fluent in Hausa
  • Must be willing to travel at short notices

Deadline for Application is 8th May 2016. Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.