COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale Fresh Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) 
Food Security Program Manager

Location: Yobe.

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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2.) Protection Project Manager, UNICEF

Location: Yobe

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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3.) 
Programme Coordinator

Location: Borno

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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4.) Project Manager – WFP

Location: Yobe

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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5.) Area Coordinator – Yobe and Borno

Deadline: 5th February, 2018.

Slot: 3

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6.) Project Administrator

Location: Yobe

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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7.) HR Administrator

Location: Borno

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Fresh Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Fresh Job Recruitment.  DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1.) Food Security Nutrition Officer

Location: Borno

Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

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2.) 
Food Security Nutrition Assistant

Location: Borno

Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

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3.) 
Finance Manager

Location: Borno

Deadline: 2nd April, 2018.

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4.) Emergency Assistant

Location: Adamawa

Deadline: 29th January, 2018.

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5.) 
Country Safety Advisor

Location: Borno

Deadline: 5th February, 2018.

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Job at Médecins du Monde for a General Coordinator Assistant

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: General Coordinator Assistant
Location:
 Borno
Line Manager: General Coordinator
Length of contract: 6 months
Possibility for extension: YES
Starting date: ASAP
Job Tasks
Under the supervision of the General Coordinator, and in technical link with all departments’ coordinators, the General Coordinator Assistant will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Internal and external coordination, organization of meetings with authorities including traditional leaders,
  • Liaison with authorities about MDM programs in Nigeria,
  • Monitoring of context in Nigeria with a focus on Borno and neighboring states,
  • Monitoring on alerts about opportunities of emergency interventions, Reporting

Requirements

  • Experience in similar position for at least 2 years
  • Background in:University degree in Anthropology, Sociology or degree in studies in journalism / mass communication or humanitarian / development
  • Good knowledge of Maiduguri and Borno State area as well as northeastern crisis.
  • Experience dealing with government officials & traditional authorities preferred.
  • Must be pro-active and a self-starter, able to use initiative and propose solutions
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,)
  • Ability to prepare info-graphics is desirable
  • Mobile, ready move with General Coordinator or an Emergency Team to set up activities
  • Flexibility, problem solving, being diplomatic
  • Team player
  • Experience in the humanitarian sector strongly preferred
  • Place of office: MAIDUGURI with some travels inside the state and to Abuja
  • Ladies are encourage to apply.
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English, Hausa required, Kanuri an advantage

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related references and one page cover letter, in One Document -MS Word or PDF explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net , write the job title and your name in the subject line.

Note

  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • Please notice that if you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

 

Application Deadline  27th January, 2018.

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Job Openings at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition
Requisition: 2018200084
Location: Banki, Borno
Basic Function
Position is responsible for quality nutrition services at community and facility levels including nutrition rehabilitation among admitted cases through treatment of clinical complications of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine and specialized medicines, health and nutrition counseling, and capacity building and technical support to the FHI360 and pediatric Unit in the management of complications associated with severe acute malnutrition

Duties and Responsibilities
Support effective management of clinical and other ailments at Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP):

  • Management of severe acute malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation and provision of therapeutic food, routine drugs, health and nutrition education and capacity building and technical support in the management of severe acute malnutrition.
  • Plan and organize OTP at designated distribution sites in liaison with TO, Health & Nutrition services.
  • Work closely with FHI 360 staffs to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP and the program is well integrated into the health systems.
  • Work closely to ensure all children are screened correctly
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/Stabilization Center (SC).
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to protocols.
  • Ensure correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the program.
  • Timely identification of complications, non-responder, and referrals to the SC.
  • Review the forms completed by staff to ensure completion, accuracy and coherence.
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics.
  • Debrief the TO, HNS on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner.
  • Through liaison with the community health workers and mother-to-mother group facilitator, provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the programme, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems etc.
  • Provide key health and education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP/SFP sites.

Support medicines administration in OTP:

  • Follow and respect the TO HNS directives on current protocols specially drug administration i.e. for de-worming, malaria, polio and measles, and micronutrient mineral/ Vitamin A supplements targeting children and PLW.
  • Assist the activities linked to health and nutrition education.
  • Participate in the follow-up of orders and consumption.
  • Analyze the nutritional situation and debrief TO HNS.
  • Compile the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and draft a report on activities

Ensure effective management of complications related in the hospitalized cases:

  • Effectively following the FHI 360 protocols for the medical care of the SAM cases with complications.
  • Work closely with FHI 360 and Pediatric staff to ensure all FHI 360 protocols are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the OTP.
  • Prepare plan of action for effective FHI 360 implementation in consultation with the FHI 360 Supervisor and Pediatrician.
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and documented, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP.
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks, checking Vitals, frequent medicines and feed administration and treatment according to the protocols.
  • Ensure timely therapeutic preparation, provision and monitoring.
  • Completing and updating the patient file to ensure a track of patient progress
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and therapeutic feed supply and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistic.
  • Follow-up and provide feedback to the FHI 360 Supervisor on the amount and quality of the treatment supplies if it does not comply with specified quality standards.
  • Report on progress and any problems in a timely manner
  • Ensure cases not meeting admission criteria return home or referred to the appropriate program as early as possible and counsel the family why their child is not admitted
  • Through liaison with the community health worker and mother-to-mother support group facilitator mobilizers and nutrition volunteers, provide effective follow up of default case.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary.
  • Follow-up and ensure good interaction with the beneficiaries.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Inform TO HNS of any professional problems encountered.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing or closely related field with 1-3 years’ experience in CMAM/SC preferably in the NGO sector
  • Must be a registered Nurse or Nutritionist Experience working with a humanitarian organization

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the LGA is required.
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • Excellent spoken and written Local and English languages.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Previous experience working in clinical setting is an asset.
  • Ability to prepare weekly and monthly program reports.
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finance Manager
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Basic Functions

  • This position will report to the Deputy Director, Finance with dotted reporting lines to Deputy Response Coordinator will be responsible for providing constant reporting to senior management on financial and budget targets.
  • He/She will also be responsible for maintaining FHI 360 Nigeria’s accounting systems at state level, providing technical and application support for the accounting system, and trouble-shooting issues relating to the system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare pipeline reports covering all North East portfolios.
  • Provide support to the Deputy Director, Finance in the forecasting, monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data for the purpose of determining financial performance and projecting financial probabilities.
  • Analyze budget patterns and project expenditures.
  • Develop cash flow projections for funded and support activities.
  • Ensure that expenditures for budgets, grants and contracts are monitored and the reports are prepared to maintain balance account.
  • Administer the expenditure of funds, ensuring that funds are expended according to sponsoring organization’s stipulations and appropriate guidelines.
  • Provide instructions and answer questions relating to budget procedures, provide budget recommendations to a wide range of issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the preparation of monthly tax remittances.
  • Provide support to the DD Finance in managing implementation of custom changes to the accounting system. Apply accounting and auditing principles and techniques to ensure that data integrity, internal controls and audit trails are maintained throughout all transactions.
  • Provide support to the LGA leve offices in monitoring and reporting of the operating and capital budgets and financials.
  • Monitor budgets and financial reports for all IA sub-agreements directly managed by the field offices.
  • Build the capacity of finance staff in financial management support and reporting and provide professional support to them.
  • Analyze, develop, and monitor accounting/fiscal control procedures and program budgets.
  • Resolve problems with state/LGA level cash advance and financial discrepancies.
  • Prepare and manage cost proposals in response to RFA’s, RFP’s and unsolicited proposals for new funding opportunities as needed.
  • Ensure availability of funds by reviewing Final Cost Objective (FCO)/ Award ID Code requests and enter budgets into the general ledger system.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor, to include assigning of responsibilities, conducting performance reviews, assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthen the organizational role of Finance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 7 – 9 years relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role with experience in financial management and reporting.
  • Familiarity with U.S. Government grants or other client funded programs, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds is required.
  • CPA, ACA, ICAN, CIMA, CFE or any other relevant professional qualification is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local and donor contractual requirements and regulations
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting and fiscal control theory and practices.
  • Budget development skills with multi funding sources and general ledger skills.
  • Relevant software skills to include automated accounting software and database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Routine coordination with FHI 360 employees and consultants, on-site and in the field.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in the interpretation of budgetary, financial and related management information.
  • Ability to conduct complex system analysis studies involving financially oriented applications.
  • Must have report writing skills and be able to communicate with impact.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and handle pressure situations.
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Maintain confidentiality for sensitive issues or projects and use judgment and decision-making to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Handle financial and quantitative information with accuracy and precision; resourceful in gathering, verifying and analyzing financial data.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Time management skills, both in planning and organizing work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial and internal control issues to staff with little or no financial background.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Solidarites International (SI) recruitment for an Admin and Log Assistant

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs:  water, food and shelter.

SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Admin and Log Assistant
Location:
 Ngala, Borno
Beginning of contract: 5/2/2018
Contract duration: 3 months (renewable) – Probation period: 1 month
Goal / Purpose

  • At his/her assigned base level, the log-admin assistant supports his/her line-manager in processing accounting operations, following-up Human Resources issues, implementing and supervising all logistical activities.
  • In particular, he/she lends support to carrying out urgent activities and the filing and archiving of official and/or internal documents.
  • He/she temporarily takes on the basic tasks of the line-manager in his/her absence.

Roles and Responsibilities
Team management:

  • Train and support team members under his or her supervision
  • Evaluate the team members under his or her supervision
  • Prepare shift planning for watchmen
  • Ensure the minimal replacement of members of the admin/log services in case of absence
  • Assist in the recruitment process

Reporting / communication:

  • Participate in supervision of regulations in effect
  • Support his/her line-manager in relations with local administrative authorities

Activities related to Administration:

  • Administrative management of personnel:
    • Follow-up of visa and air ticket of expatriate team and apply on time for extension
    • Organize national and international travels
    • Welcome and participate in administrative briefing of new personnel
    • Assist the administrator for the administrative management of recruitment and hiring
    • Participate in the organization of training
    • Calculate taxes and duties and create pay records for the relevant organizations
    • Keep an organization chart up to date for the base
    • Assist the administrative in the organization and conduct of meetings with personnel representatives
    • Participate in the application of policies relating to salaries and benefits for Solidarités International
    • Monitor changes in the cost of living
    • Ensure archiving and monitoring of individual dossiers and deliver all documents relative to the professional life of Solidarités International employees
    • Ensure the confidentiality of all HR datas
    • Participate in the monitoring of work contracts on the base
    • Collect payment details and integrate them into the Human resources management  software (Homère)
    • Issue pay slips and supervise payment of salaries after approval by the administrator

Treasury / accounting / management:

  • Supervise the physical maintenance and safety of cash boxes
  • Prepare monthly closing, revision and integrity of accounts for the base
  • Issue vouchers, supervise archiving of records
  • Translate accounting documents if necessary
  • Exchange currencies at request of superiors
  • Verify cash balances daily and report any discrepancies to superior
  • Archive accounting records according to Solidarités procedures after a final verification of receipts etc.
  • Guarantee security of the cash and confidentiality of information
  • Participate in audits or any checks issued by partners or head office, at the base level
  • Participate in the consolidation of budget follow ups and cash forecasts at the base level
  • Monitor due dates for payments of contracts managed by the administrative coordinator
  • List liquidity needs in concert with the admin coordinator
  • Carry out pay-outs and advances, within established guidelines
  • Keep the registry of cash pay-outs and the cashier’s register
  • Record budgetary transfers and keep accounting codes
  • Verify, before recording, that records conform to regulations and procedures of Solidarités International

Activities related to Logistics:

  • Management of supplies
  • Update price lists and supplier databases
  • Implement purchases, monitoring adherence to validation regulations and procedures
  • Negotiate prices, deadlines and methods of delivery
  • Ensure that relationships with suppliers are monitored
  • Organize and supervise all logistic aspects and documentation for good/supplies transport: way-bills, packing lists, final delivery/distribution records
  • Control Solidarités International purchase procedures
  • Verify and process quote requests and IOFs
  • Prepare and archive purchase folders

Management of vehicle fleet:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of service work on vehicles
  • Organize the weekly movement of vehicles
  • Assist in monitoring and consolidating fuel consumption and miles travelled for all vehicles
  • Prevent misappropriation of fuel and spare parts
  • Monitor the administrative documents for all vehicles
  • Ensure that a tool box and emergency kit are available on board all vehicles and ensure drivers check the kit is always complete
  • Check that vehicle log books are in place and are used correctly

Management of equipment/telecommunications:

  • Assist in installing and securing materials
  • Management and monitoring of IT equipment
  • Update antivirus software
  • Provide teams with adequate means for data backup
  • Ensure the maintenance and correct use of IT equipment
  • Assist in monitoring and maintaining materials
  • Assist in the planning and execution of service work on generators/motor pumps
  • Organize training sessions in the use of means of communication

Management of stock:

  • Supervise the maintenance and securing of warehouses
  • Carry out regular stock checks and physical inventories
  • Ensure/Supervise the basic maintenance of premises (office and guesthouse)

Personal abilities:

  • Professional experience: 1 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
  • Languages: English, Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player, capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, capacity of prioritsation of tasks

Technical Competences

  • Training: University Degree in Business Administration or similar.
  • Work related skills : good knowledge of cash management, daily administration tasks, logistics and procurement tasks
  • IT skills:  very good knowledge of Office software : Excel and Word.

Salary and Conditions
In accordance with SI’s Terms of Employment; for national staff in Nigeria.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and suitability statement as a single attachment to:  job.applications@solidarites-nigeria.org the subject of the email should be the title/location and the CV/Cover Letter should be saved in the applicant’s full name.
Or
Hardcopy and the title of the related position must be written on the envelope and addressed to:
Solidarités International Office,
No 8 Manassa Street,
Behind Polo Ground,
Maiduguri,
Borno State.

Candidates should include the following in the mail:

  • Attach the CV to an E- mail
  • Name the CV file with your full name (and not CV or Resume)
  • Specify in the mail subject, the position you are applying for
  • On the sealed envelop write your name and the position you apply for

Note

  • The no respect of these rules, has the consequence of the immediate dismissal of the candidate application
  • As position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date

 

Application Deadline 25th January, 2018.

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Human Resources Coordinator recruitment at Médecins du Monde

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator (M/F)
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Status: Employee
Contract: Fixed-term contract
Duration: 6 months
Starting Date: 15/01/2018
Tasks and Responsibilities

  • As the Human Resources Coordinator you are responsible for the overall human resources management of the projects in order to guarantee rigorous and transparent procedures and to fulfil the objectives of the mission in the respect of MdM guidelines.

More Specifically your Responsibilites are to:

Human Resources Management:

  • Update the classification and salary grid and ensures its strict implementation on the bases
  • Develop Contract staffs templates and ensure the strict implementation at field level
  • Develop harmonize HR tools (such as database HR monitoring contracts; leaves; etc.) and supervise the implementation by all field teams
  • Ensure the accurate implementation of the Conditions of Employment and internal rules
  • Take part in disciplinary procedures and investigations
  • Ensures the application of MDM rules for the national staff (administrative formalities, recruitment process, contracts, constitution of individual files, briefing of new employees, confidentiality of HR information …)
  • Ensure that organisational charts are coherent and are conform to MdM classification grid, ensuring that remuneration systems are fair and consistent with the cost of living for local employees
  • Define and follow-up training plan for the national staff in accordance with MdM guidelines
  • Supervise the administrative and payroll procedures which conform to Nigerian legislation and with MdM guidelines

Technical Support & Capacity Building Team Management:

  • Supervise the overall recruitment of national staffs in line with the recruitment procedure
  • Train the HR national team on the general HR administration procedures in place
  • Develop and conduct HR management training on specific topics in order to increase the MdM team member capacities and knowledge

Team Management:

  • Supervise the overall recruitment and training of the HR department staffs
  • Provide regular evaluation to the team under his/her responsibility.
  • Propose disciplinary measures when appropriate

Communication Reporting Capitalisation:

  • Liaise with International NGOs HR coordinators in-country
  • Contribute to the Nigeria Monthly Sit-Rep
  • Elaborate HR expat folder requirement, control and monitor its implementation
  • Supervise human resources department meeting

Skills and Experience Needed
Required Profile:

  • Diploma in Human Resources Management or similar Education
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Human Resources
  • Experience in negotiation and relationships with authorities in a moving and difficult legal context
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel particularly (database management)
  • Experience of 1 year minimum in a similar position with an I.NGO is required (with MDM is an asset)
  • Experience in conflict or difficult contexts a distinct asset

Required Personal Skills:

  • Organisational skills, rigor, detail oriented
  • Supervision skills is required
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives
  • Ability to provide training

Languages:

  • English: fluent
  • French: added value

 

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

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Liaison and Safety Officer at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps has worked since 2012 by focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.  Liaison and Safety Officer at Mercy Corps Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Liaison and Safety Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Program / Department Summary

  • Mercy Corps Nigeria implements a variety of programs with the ultimate goal of building productive, secure and just communities. The organization’s programs are implemented in twelve states, mainly in North West and North East Nigeria and Lagos.
  • Our work covers the following sectors: economic development, livelihoods/food security, adolescent girls & boys empowerment, financial resilience, conflict mitigation and humanitarian response. Common themes include community engagement, inclusive development, gender, and working in partnership with local government, the private sector and civil society actors

General Position Summary

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager, the liaison officer will be responsible for the policy analysis and strategic planning support required by the team within the geographical locale in which operations are situated.
  • The liaison officer is responsible for supporting the overall strategic planning with the field SMT and will deliver regular reports, briefing papers, key messages or position papers as required. Where joint messaging on behalf of the SMT is either unproductive or impossible, the post-holder will aim to facilitate and support joint works through “coalitions of the willing.”
  • The post-holder will likewise be responsible for outreach and coordination to local NGO networks to support coordinated engagement work within the relevant geographical locale.

Essential Job Functions

  • In conjunction with relevant internal focal persons, monitor the security environment within the designated geographical area with particular focus on program areas of operations. Work will include but not be limited to staying informed (through media, social media, contacts, etc.) about the safety and security situation in Southern Borno on daily basis.
  • Verify acquired information through secondary sources.
  • Maintain regular contact with field staff about security situation in their respective assigned geographical area.
  • Provide required periodic safety updates (daily reports, incident reports, meetings summary etc.) to relevant MCN Staff so they can better plan their work.
  • Review the weekly/daily movement of staff in the field and provide on-time and real time advice for program and operational activities ongoing within the field
  • Track vehicle movements where and when required until the safe arrival of staff/contract workers to their final destination.
  • Provide initial analysis of relevant security development and communicate them to MC Senior Management Team
  • Be readily available at all times to the Operations Manager, Team Leader and field staff to advice on security developments.
  • Alongside the relevant operational focal people, ensure that relevant staff members understand and are able to use this equipment, including radios, satellite phones, fire extinguishers, etc through regular training and orientations for new staffs.
  • Alongside with the relevant operational focal people, conduct comprehensive security/risk assessment in potential new program/field sites in Southern Borno and its field offices.
  • Work with the relevant program and operational focal people as well as the Team Leader, on community acceptance messaging and other operational strategies in the area of operations in Southern Borno.

Liaison Activities:

  • Stay abreast of political developments and humanitarian trends in Nigeria, with an emphasis on the humanitarian crisis in the NE, informing SMT members where relevant.
  • Ensuring sufficient capacity and knowledge to support policy analysis and strategic planning around the humanitarian architecture and operational issues.
  • Collaborate with the Operations Manager and Team Leader to act as official representative at meetings with external engagement targets.
  • Identify and liaise with external partners
  • Develop a calendar of upcoming lobby opportunities to be tapped into.
  • Liaise with leads from relevant international coordination structures
  • Engage with peace building and resilience working groups, through calling for meetings, drafting action-oriented meeting notes, support in sourcing for presenters and developing agenda for the meetings.
  • Ensure collaboration with the OCHA-chaired Humanitarian Communications Working Group.

Reporting Requirements:

  • Daily Risk Ratings per location
  • Monthly Go / No-Go for key roads and districts
  • Incident Reports and Incident Log – always up to date
  • Risk Assessment – quarterly minimum
  • Flash Reports – immediate dissemination of critical incidents in our area of work
  • Weekly security brief to be shared with all relevant staff, including the North east program director, operations director, operational heads, program managers and security management team.
  • Operational Security
  • Conduct security assessments of MCN sites and identify safe havens, checkpoints and other key factors critical to our safe operations and contingency plans in NE. Will lead a Risk Assessment process that is inclusive and includes risk mitigation measures and strategies.
  • Help with preparations of field visits.
  • Advise and prepare documented SOPs for travel in all areas including routes, roads, weather, stop-overs, check-in and turn-around timings.
  • Maintain regular contact with field staff about security situation in their respective areas.
  • Request and Review the weekly/daily movement of staff in the field, and provide immediate advice in cases of staff planning to go to a dangerous area. Maintain a whiteboard of all staff movements.
  • Conduct safety and road checks daily and prior to any movements. Will recommend approval for travel.
  • Provide post-incident analysis for senior management.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to emergency programming.
  • Ensure compliance with all Mercy Corps finance regulation in carrying out activities as a Driver

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
  • Reports Directly To: Operations Manager
  • Works Directly With: Program Teams, Field Security Management Team, Operations Staff

Knowledge and Experience

  • Advanced university degree in related field
  • Relevant work experience in policy analysis, influence, strategic planning, communications, research, media, data gathering and/or information management
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and implement strategies with clear theories of change
  • Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted strategic documents
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment
  • Fluency in English required, with demonstrated writing skills
  • Computer literacy in using Microsoft Office and email/internet.
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex emergencies, related security concerns, and appropriate responses to such emergencies. Good context analysis skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Effective skills in coordination, organization and prioritization as well as in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated attentions to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Experience living and working in Nigeria, and experience in the Northeast preferred.
  • Knowledge of Mercy Corps systems and procedures highly desirable.
  • English proficiency required; excellent written and oral skills.
  • Ability to speak Hausa or Kanuri and any other North East local languages (desired but not essential)

Success Factors

  • Critical to this job is the ability to carry out liaison & networking activities, think critically, keep abreast of security situations within volatile terrains, work out methods to deliver successful programs, be able to comply with Mercy Corps and donor regulations while maintaining strong cooperative relationships with other departments.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to interact effectively with national and international staff members and demonstrate ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and provide relevant advice and support in a fluid security environment.
  • The candidate will also have to be able to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and must be able to live and work closely with a diverse team of individuals in a highly intense environment.
  • Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Application Closing Date
30th January, 2018.

How to Apply for  Liaison and Safety Officer at Mercy Corps Nigeria
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org
Or
Drop off Application in a sealed envelope with the position boldly written to:
Mercy Corps Nigeria,
No.6 Extension 111 Gambole Road,
Opposite Capital School, Old GRA,
Maiduguri,
Borno State. 

Note

  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line and should not be more than 4 pages.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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Ongoing recruitment at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), January 2018

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja, Damaturu and Maiduguri Delegations are looking for a suitable candidates to fill the vacancies below.

 

Job Title:  PROTECTION OF CIVILIAN POPULATION (PCP) FIELD OFFICER
Location: Abuja
Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the centralization, processing and analysis of protection data. Oversees the proper entry and quality of information in the protection database and proactively analyses the information. Supports field staff on substantial issues regarding information entry and works closely with the Protection Data tea.
  • Carries out training of new recruits and briefing of other ICRC staff on specific handling procedures applicable to Protection activities.
  • Ensures efficient information flow and communication within the department and with the other departments
  • Contributes to department reports and statistics.
  • Identifies protection problems through various sources and contributes to the implementation of the Protection of Civilian Population strategy.
  • Acts as the focal point for activities implementing a Community Based Protection methodology and assists field teams with project conceptualization, training on the methodology and guidance through the implementation steps.
  • Participates in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with other departments (Assistance, Prevention and Cooperation), Sub-delegations and offices, the NRCS and external contacts.
  • Takes minute of meetings, controls the interlocutors’ list and, where needed, drafts external correspondence according to institutional guidelines, under the supervision of the Deputy Protection Coordinator for PCP.
  • Complete tasks such as research, drafting of protection notes as requested by the Deputy Protection Coordinator for PCP.
  • Plan and carry out internal protection coaching activities for all other departments.
  • Support Field protection teams in their activities with visits wherever needed

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in a relevant field, preferably in the field of law
  • 4 years experience in the Protection/Tracing with very good command of the Prot6 software
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Hausa and French an asset.
  • Good computer skills: knowledge in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Represents the organization properly with different level of interlocutors.
  • Sound analytical skills, good knowledge of the contexts of armed conflict and other situations of violence in Nigeria

Personal Attributes:

  • Team-work oriented, sound communication skills, familiar with protocol and official diplomatic communication
  • Very good communication and inter-personal skills: ability to deal with people respectfully and showing empathy towards others (colleagues, beneficiaries, authorities)
  • Able to behave and work in accordance with the ICRC’s neutrality and impartiality principles
  • Ability to work independently, and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
  • Leadership skills with ability to manage and supervise tasks with effectiveness as per the set priorities
  • Able to work under pressure; flexible and open to extra working hours if necessary
  • Capacity to carry out activities and manage files of importance in the field of ICRC PROT activities
  • Staff management capacity and very good team spirit
  • Ability to keep discretion and handling confidential matters effectively
  • Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and procedures (e.g. security, code of conduct)
  • Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes and deal with important volume of work
  • Punctual, reliable, confirmed organizational skills
  • Sound analytical skills

 

 

Job Title: ACCOUNTANT
Location: Maiduguri
Main Responsibilities:

  • Checks accounting documents are complete in compliance with ICRC’s financial rules
  • Processes data record in the accounting software according to ICRC chart of accounts and procedures
  • Makes sure on daily basis that no book has any pending balance
  • Prepares accounting vouchers with respective supporting documents and to present them for validation to Finance & Administration Manager
  • Produces accounting statistics on regular basis or when requested to do so
  • Ensures respect of financial procedures and guidelines
  • Performs other Finance task as may be assigned by his Manager

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in accounting or any relevant field
  • 3 years work experience in a similar field
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Very good computer literacy, especially Excel
  • Very good knowledge in double-accounting

Personal Attributes:

  • Rigor, methodical and good analytical skills
  • Sense of confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently and meticulously
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Job Recruitment at FHI 360, January 2018

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Associate Director, Care & Treatment
Abuja, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200288

 

Maiduguri, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200463

 

Maiduguri, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200462

 

Gamboru Ngala, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200453

 

Banki, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200452

 

Dikwa, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200450

 

 

Maiduguri, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200447

 

Banki, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200445

 

Dikwa, Nigeria | Requisition – 2017200486

 

 

FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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Latest Job at Christian Aid

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Consultant – Multimedia Content Gathering for Christian Aid Humanitarian Response in Konduga
Location: Konduga LGA, Borno
Type of Contract: Short-term

  • Background and purpose of consultancy Christian Aid Nigeria is currently implementing interventions to support the on-going humanitarian response in the Northeast. These interventions are funded by multiple donors with varying communications needs fuelled by the need to demonstrate success on each project and fundraise by evidencing action, value for money and tangible results in the lives of beneficiaries.
  • Therefore, the purpose of this consultancy is to gather on-site multimedia content; specifically, still images and audio-visual content that will showcase on-going work as well as tell the story of those who have benefitted from an ECHO funded project being implemented by Christian Aid and partners. Content gathered will showcase tangible results of the intervention in the lives of beneficiaries in Borno state.

Specific Objectives Of The Consultancy

  • To provide audio-visual and photo footage of project activities, specifically cash transfer to IDPs, water points and sanitation facilities, distribution of non-food items and hygiene kits to IDPs and Hygiene promotion activities.
  • The coverage will clearly showcase the funders of the project through the visibility materials provided by staff.
  • To produce an audio-visual case study to demonstrate tangible evidence of the success of the project and its strategy.

Deliverables:

  • Audio-visual documentary/case study (with English captions/subtitles) of 10 minutes duration showcasing the success of the project through the demonstration of an improvement in quality of life of beneficiaries because of involvement in the project. This can entail gathering content about the lives of selected beneficiaries.
  • Photos of beneficiaries demonstrating how the project has led to an improvement in their lives/situations.
  • Provide hard drive with all content gathered during the field visits
  • All footage should constantly show ECHO and Christian Aid’s support/funding through the visibility materials present at the distribution.
  • A shorter version of the documentary with maximum 2-minute duration (with English captions/subtitles) for use in various social media platforms.
  • Audio-visual footage and photos of actual cash transfer distribution, hygiene promotion activities, distribution of non-food items and hygiene kits and water points and sanitation facilities.
  • Photos of beneficiaries receiving their cash during the cash transfer, receiving non-food items and hygiene kits and using the sanitation facilities.
  • Consultant competencies Christian Aid is seeking a photo and video production outfit or individual with experience in documentary production, especially in humanitarian situations. The individual/outfit should also have experience in documenting case studies using these formats. Ability to communicate in the local language will be an added advantage.

Budget and terms of engagement

  • Christian Aid will cover only the cost of accommodation and travel to Borno state for the agreed number of days.
  • All production costs incurred will be covered from the consultancy fee.
  • 10% withholding tax will be deducted at source from the total cost of the consultancy fee for a firm, and 5% for an individual.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a proposal and budget to: ngprocurement@christian-aid.org copying CEzeigwe@christian-aid.org by stating when you are available to travel.

Note: Kindly submit samples of previous work relevant to this job. Travel dates have not been confirmed yet, but the selected consultant may be required to travel as early as the week of 7th of January 2018.

 

 

Application Deadline  30th December, 2017.

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