Vacant Job For Programme Assistant at The United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Programme Assistant (Cash Based Transfer) G4
Requisition No: 80929
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Organizational Context

  • This job is located in WFP Maiduguri Area Office, Nigeria. Job holders typically provide administrative support to team(s) and/or support a specific business stream, and report to the relevant Associate.
  • At this level, work is carried out under close supervision and job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work.

Job Purpose

  • The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is currently providing food assistance to up to 1.5 million beneficiaries affected by the insurgency in North East Nigeria (Yobe, Adamawa and Borno States). WFP’s food assistance is provided through in-kind, cash and vouchers modalities.
  • While the bulk of beneficiaries are receiving their assistance through in-kind, about 30% of them under the different programmatic areas (General Food Distribution, Livelihoods and Nutrition) are currently receiving theirs through either mobile money or e-vouchers.
  • This number is expected to reach about 40% by the end of 2018 given the scaling up of Cash Based Tranfers (CBT) in the North east, particularly in urban centers.
  • Given the background, WFP seeks to recruit 4 (four) Programme Assistants to support the implementation of the CBTs in Maiduguri.
  • The Programme Assistants shall be expected to majorly provide field support with particular focus on working with the CPs to adequately prepare and monitor the monthly CBT distributions across Borno State.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)
Within delegated authority and in close coordination with the relevant functional units at the Area Office (Programme – Livelihoods, Nutrition, VAM, M&E, IT/SCOPE and Supply Chain), the CBT Programme Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in preparing CBT Monthly Distribution Plans;
  • Work with the Cooperating Partners (CPs) to ensure efficient CBT distributions / redemptions / disbursements and verify that appropriate entitlements are disbursed. The Programme Assistant shall also provide regular feedback to the CBT Coordinator regarding the progress of the distributions, including achievements and constraints as well as suggested improvement actions.
  • Work with the M&E unit to follow up on beneficiary complaints received through the toll free line.
  • Assist with beneficiary authentication at CBT distributions
  • Assist in ensuring timely reconciliation of beneficiary numbers reached against payment lists;
  • Complete COMET Entry and raise SES on instruction; and
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the CBT Coordinator.
  • Provide technical support during CBT distributions to the Livelihoods and Nutrition teams.
  • Organize and conduct regular consultative meetings involving beneficiaries and beneficiary leaders, CPs, Airtel agents, retailors, etc., on distribution arrangements, timelines and other relevant issues;

4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities
Purpose:

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.

People:

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.

Performance:

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
  • Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
  • Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.

Partnership:

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education:

  • Completion of secondary school education.

Experience:

  • Four or more years of experience in general administrative work.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to use standard office equipment such as photocopiers and scanners.
  • Ability to follow standard business support processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of standard office software packages, e.g. Microsoft word.
  • Ability to provide information using courtesy and tact.
  • Good attention to details.

Other Specific Job Requirements:

  • Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to follow-up with individuals and departments in order to achieve goals
  • Able to operate with compassion and impartiality and demonstrate a high level of sensitivity and respect towards beneficiaries of all ages, locations and ethnic backgrounds
  • Able to live and operate in field locations with very basic infrastructure and amenities
  • Punctual, proactive, motivated and detail-oriented
  • Good Planning skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Able to operate effectively and efficiently in a high-pressure and fast-paced department in which often involves rapid change

Language:

  • General Service (Headquarters): Fluency (level C) in English language. Fluency (level C) or intermediate knowledge (level B) of another official language may be required depending on the location of the post or area of responsibility.
  • General Service (Field): Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different.

Terms and Conditions
Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 6th May, 2018.

Recent Job Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Location:
 Bade and Potiskum, Yobe
Slot: 2

Job Summary

  • The position is both based in Potiskum and Bade, Yobe State and will be supervised by the Logistics Officer.
  • The Logistics Assistant performs logistics activities which includes but are not limited to procurement and fleet management.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the fleet management.
  • Organizes he supervision of the guards and daily workers.
  • Oversees stock and premises management.
  • Oversees general logistics support
  • Assist in monitoring the application of logistic procedure on sub base.

Position Requirements

  • At least 1 year proven experience in logistics operations,
  • Some experience in stock control.
  • Knowledge of computer packages MS Office, email and internet use.
  • Previous experience working with NGO or UN agencies.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The M&E Officer will be primarily responsible for leading data gathering, collation and reporting activities to ensure the quality and accountability of the programs implemented by AAH in Northern Nigeria.
  • Under the direction of the M&E Deputy Program Manager and in collaboration with the Project Manager, the  M&E Officer will develop and implement clear and practical M&E plans for the program by ensuring that program indicators, monitoring formats, databases, data analysis, and reporting are maintained and harmonised.
  • He/She will also track progress of key indicators and provide timely report to his/her manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the operationalization of M&E systems on AAH projects to ensure compliance with donor and AAH M&E standards.
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation of AAH M&E tools, activities, and reporting.
  • Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Represent AAH externally in relevant forums and working groups at state level.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Economics, International Development, Statistics, Public Health, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
  • Experience with mobile data collection.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (both written and spoken skills).
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, SPSS, SPHINX or other statistical packages.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Program Support System (PSS) Officer
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State and will be supervised by the M&E Deputy Program Manager.
  • The PSS Officer’s role will be largely limited to the establishment, management and capacity building of local staff on project information system for greater project reporting and overall impact.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Establishment of an integrated PSS into the AAH projects to ensure compliance with donor objectives and methodology.
  • Support teams to pilot data collection tools and integrate the findings into the final tools by providing feedback/error reports.
  • Develop and update/pre-test PSS tools for M&E team.
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation, management and capacity building on PSS.
  • Document and promote good practice from planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities.
  • Represent AAH externally in relevant forums and working groups at state level.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, MIS/PSS or related field. Higher level degree preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with donor funded programming.
  • Proven ability to create program support systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Note

  • Advert may close before the due date once we receive application from qualified candidates
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply

 

Application Deadline 24th April, 2018.

Project Manager Job Vacancy at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager, Food for Peace
Location:
 Borno

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children is seeking a Project Manager for its FFP funded program in Borno, Nigeria to provide support to internally displaced and host community households in Borno State.
  • In order to facilitate access to food for vulnerable displaced and host community households lacking access to agricultural lands, or with otherwise constrained income earning opportunities and reduced market access, while at the same time supporting existing food vendors, SC will target households with unconditional food voucher transfers, protection and nutrition support.
  • We are currently seeking a Project Manager to lead this project in Borno, Nigeria.
  • The Project Manager (PM) will be based in Maiduguri and work under the supervision of the Area Operations Manager to provide technical and operational guidance, support monitoring and evaluation, and ensure quality of the project. He/she will also ensure effective financial and operational management of the project.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Working closely with the DTL and Project Director and other FSL program managers to:
  • Administer the development and successful implementation of work plans and oversee the creation of reports and other deliverables to FFP in a timely and accurate manner:
    • Oversee and support implementation through a local partner, including the supervision of proper targeting, identification, registration, and monitoring of beneficiary lists to prevent overlap with other humanitarian programs in the intervention zone.
    • Quality technical leadership and advice to the local partner around the design, implementation and monitoring of project work at state and community levels.
    • Coordinate closely with other humanitarian actors and UN agencies carrying food vouchers, and food distributions for geographic mapping and to ensure program activities are in line with national and humanitarian food security priorities.
    • Ensure that efficient systems are in place to support all aspects of project activity, including financial and grant management, project monitoring and evaluation, and sub grant management, and that they support the effective use of project resources in compliance with FFP regulations.
    • Work closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) team to develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation plans and to capture learning opportunities around the effectiveness of voucher-based programming, and in particular, the use of e-vouchers.
    • Ensure regular monitoring of the market prices and generation of monthly market assessment reports.
    • Work with the logistics team in the identification and selection of vendors to participate in program activities
    • Ensure that all vendors working on the program are abreast with and respect all SCI rules/regulations pertaining to the program as well respect the rights and privileges of beneficiaries
    • Maintain close contact with the service providers facilitating the food assistance program and ensuring timely replenishment of beneficiary accounts as well as tracking beneficiary transactions.
    • Ensure compliance with all grant, FFP and government provisions, and timely fulfilment of all project programmatic reporting requirements.
    • Oversee timely expenditure of approved budgets, avoiding both under spending and overspending on grant line items.

Other Roles
Personnel and Administration:

  • Supervise emergency field based project staff: conduct performance evaluations, identify staff skills development needs and assist the DTL and FFP-Director to meet these needs, provide management support to staff as needed, and maintain office policy of respect and communication between supervisors and subordinates.
  • Ensure all administrative procedures are followed, such as those regarding vehicle use and procurement; ensure logistics/administrative staff provides sufficient and timely support to programs and programmatic staff, and that data collection processes are standardized and applied by all field staff.
  • See that all staff are aware of and understand SC policies and procedures; take appropriate disciplinary measures as needed.
  • Promote accountability, communicating expectations and providing constructive feedback through regular performance reviews.
  • Responsible for the timely recruitment, orientation, and training of new staff as needed.

Representation and Leadership:

  • Represent Save the Children in humanitarian coordination fora within the State as and when required.
  • Maintain good working relationships with officials and other humanitarian actors, particularly those within the relevant government agencies (State Emergency Management Agency), ACF, IOM, and UN agencies.
  • Represent SC and maintain good working relationships among the international and local NGO community, among community leadership structures and community-based organizations, and with visiting donor teams and other key contacts. Keep abreast of NGO, government, and donor initiatives relevant to SC’s work.
  • Maintain focus on SC program principles.
  • Encourage teamwork, openness, and honesty among State staff and between SC and its partners.

Monitoring and evaluation:

  • Where security permits, the PM will make regular visits to field sites, to monitor and oversee project implementation and offer advice.
  • Support program assessments, evaluations and other reviews required in the program.
  • Contribute to situation/response analysis and development of food security and livelihoods strategy documents and sector response plans ensuring integration with other sectors.
  • Coordinate with the MEAL team the timely development of periodic evidence-based project impact reports, captured through Post Distribution Monitoring and ensuring that lessons learnt and best practices are factored into project implementation.
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of project-specific assessment/survey tools and templates.

Core Behaviours
Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Demonstrates strategic leadership in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation
  • Applies humanitarian principles to complex situations to generate both short and long-term organisational and sector-wide strategies

Achieving results effectively:

  • Leads strategically on accountability initiatives, ensuring accountability processes are in place and achieving results
  • Builds consensus and ownership around difficult decisions and/or complex courses of action
  • Maintains focus on strategic issues and overall organisational and sector-wide impact

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • Quickly builds and leads high performing teams
  • Applies distributed leadership amongst a team
  • Shares success whilst being accountable for difficult outcomes

Operating safely and securely:

  • Monitors security risks and ensures organisational protocols are consistently followed by staff
  • Takes appropriate action and provides appropriate direction and support to team members in the event of a critical incident
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Ensures that wider team remains positive and focussed on the objectives and goals in a rapidly changing environment
  • Able to proactively build & maintain levels of resilience in others
  • Adapts leadership approach to the situation
  • Communicates humanitarian values and motivates others towards them
  • Maintains simultaneously a broad strategic perspective and awareness of the detail of a situation
  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using one’s position responsibly and fairly

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Removes obstacles to ensure strategic objectives are met
  • Creates a team environment where team members feel able to contribute, champion or challenge decisions
  • Continual efforts at self improvement in evidence
  • Creates and communicates a compelling vision which inspires others
  • Ensures processes are in place across the team to strengthen the capacity of staff and partners in line with individual and organisational objectives.
  • Aligns ideas and solutions to strategic imperatives
  • Uses global networks to influence strategy or action
  • Demonstrates managerial courage by willingness to confront difficult situations, take potentially unpopular decisions and communicate clearly to create consensus notwithstanding difference

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Extensive experience of working within a senior management role within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
  • Previous experience of managing programme teams in large-scale first phase emergency response is essential
  • Education: MA / MSc level (or equivalent field experience) in Agriculture, Rural Development, Development Studies and other relevant qualifications
  • Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability systems in large complex programmes
  • Experience of developing and negotiating successful partnerships with institutional donors
  • Proven ability to influence change at an operational and strategic level

Desirable:

  • Fluent in English.

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 20th April, 2018.

Protection Project Manager Job at INTERSOS

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Protection Project Manager
Code: SR-49-406
Location: Monguno LGA with frequent travels to Kukawua LGA and Maiduguri, Borno
Reporting to: Project manager, Project coordinator
Supervision of: Around 20 local staff
Contract duration: 11 months
Start Date: 1st May, 2018.

General context of the Project
PUI, ACTED/REACH, INTERSOS, SI, and TDH will join their efforts to comprehensively address the needs of the most vulnerable populations affected by the conflict in North East Nigeria following a holistic, evidence-based, principled and integrated multi-sector approach.

Significant added value to the quality of the intervention will be enabled through the leverage of the complementarity between the different organizations’ technical expertise, and the different stage of experience in the targeted areas of interventions. Most importantly, the creation of the consortium is born from the joint analysis that after 8 years of protracted crisis, the humanitarian response in North East Nigeria suffers from major shortcomings in terms of coordination, evidence-based analysis of the needs, integrated approach and resources rationalization. By providing an integrated approach, consortiums’ partners aim at ensuring an

Optimized and comprehensive coverage of the most critical needs of the affected population, particularly in hard-to-reach areas where the humanitarian response is little developed. With REACH, a multi-sector needs assessment was conducted that highlighted critical gaps in three LGA of Borno State: MMC, Kukawa and Mobbar LGA. Along with an integrated response, the consortium will ensure protection mainstreaming and will address cross-cutting protection needs (Gender-based violence and Child protection). The objective of this action will be both the delivery of essential services and the strengthening of a protection focused response as a whole, in order to provide the basis for a principled comprehensive intervention, increase sustainability of actions and enhance synergies among implementing partners. In parallel and emergency preparedness and response has been planned, particularly in reaction of epidemic outbreak.

General purpose of the Position

  • The Protection Focal Point will technically oversee the protection activities INTERSOS will carry out in the framework of the whole project, ensuring operations quality. S/he must be able to motivate and lead a diverse staff.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Management:

  • Supervise implementation of protection activities in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage the implementation of/adherence to work plan and M&E plans
  • Contribute to ensure that reports are submitted to the leading agency as per the agreed reporting schedule
  • Ensure data is collected regularly to respond to agreed indicators
  • Contribute to develop project proposals for the GBV sector in Borno State, in close coordination with the technical team, protection focal point and under the supervision of the Coordination of INTERSOS Nigeria;
  • Carry out rapid assessments to investigate further programming opportunities inside Borno State;

Programme Quality:

  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to build capacity of INTERSOS in GBV sector, to meet minimum standards for GBV programme in Emergency, including training and mentoring of the staffs with the technical support of the Advisors.
  • Technical support for GBV activities throughout the programme providing insights to national and international staff on the standards including tools and methodologies.
  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to strengthen the INTERSOS Nigeria protection sector

Coordination:

  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to ensure 5W matrices are submitted to the State Clusters as per the agreed reporting schedule
  • Contribute, in strict collaboration and under the supervision of the protection coordinator, to represent the program with national authorities, non-state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, donors, etc. in Borno State and in Abuja;

Human Resources:

  • Recruit and train national staff as required to achieve the project protection objectives.

Requirements
Education:

  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent GBV working experience.

Professional experience:

  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years and previous Humanitarian experience.

Professional requirements:

  • Strategic vision, leadership, people management, teamwork and flexibility, ability to work under pressure in a highly complex emergency context
  • Practical and problem-solver
  • Excellent ability to establish inter-personal relations and good negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good knowledge of the international standard on GBV and Protection
  • Excellent organizational skills in highly complex emergency operation
  • Able to ensure quick quality delivery in stressful environment
  • Very strong interpersonal skills: strong communication and diplomatic skills

Languages:

  • Fully proficient in written and spoken English

Personal requirements:

  • Ability to deal with stress and demanding working environment
  • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission and vision of INTERSOS

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline  11th April, 2018.

Recent Job Vacancies at Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED)

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) – Since 1993, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED, headquartered in Paris, France, is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 34 countries towards 8 million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

In response to the emergency situation in Nigeria, ACTED recruits to fill the position below:

 

 


Job Title: 
GIS Specialist
Location
: Borno

About the Job

  • Under the functional supervision of the IMPACT Consortium Assessment Manager in Nigeria, as well as the IMPACT Country Focal Point and ACTED Country Director, the DFID TPM Consortium GIS Specialist is responsible for the management of all GIS-related activities for the 3-year DfID TPM Consortium led by IMPACT in Northeastern Nigeria, including implementation, resource mobilization, data visualization, and data management.
  • He/she directly leads all Consortium GIS-related activities, and coordinates the relevant data collection activities of all partner staff, and plays a key role in the development and implementation of the Consortium’s TPM strategy in Northeaster Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities
The main duties and responsibilities for the role include:
Preparation, conception and production of maps:

  • Identify map information needs;
  • Identify and access map information sources;
  • Design, test and troubleshoot spatial data collection tools
  • Ensure accurate linkages between spatial databases and assessment data,
  • Conduct robust and accurate spatial analysis as needed
  • Automate product production processes to ensure regular, reliable and predictable outputs
  • Ensures that the produced maps meet the requirements of Consortium partners.

Supervision and monitoring of mapping related data collection:

  • Conceptualize methodologies for collecting data in the field, as according to need;
  • Organize and supervise GIS field missions consisting of consortium partner staff
  • Provide maps and mobile data collection tools to support targeting of monitoring locations
  • Conduct regular spatial verification of all data collected in the field to ensure locational accuracy
  • Cross check data collected in the field, ensure regular updates and solve eventual discrepancies

Data management:

  • Develop and maintain a robust spatial data infrastructure for all consortium activities in line with IMPACT best-practices
  • Develop and maintain consortium data management website and common data storage locations; monitor usage and access; regularly back-up data to secure server

Spatial data collection capacity training:

  • Develop training packages to ensure the collection of robust and useable spatial dat by Consortium partners

Technical Support:

  • The Consortium GIS Specialist will contribute towards the identification and implementation of effective and adapted technical solutions and partnerships.
  • The Consortium GIS Specialist will provide technical backstopping to Consortium members as needed and where possible.
  • He/she will also support the collection of spatial datasets and integration with IMPACT activities.

External Relations:

  • The Consortium GIS Specialist will respond to information requests from consortium partners related to DFID TPM activities.
  • In order to support the development of joint database tools and processes with Consortium partners, the Consortium GIS Specialist will maintain regular interactions and reporting with key DfID NENTAD partners.
  • He/she will respond to information requests from Consortium partners related to data management and mapping as well as solicit information from partner organizations to be incorporated into database.

Internal Communication Processes:

  • The Consortium GIS Specialist will liaise with IMPACT in Geneva to guarantee a quality product that suits the needs of the field office.
  • He/she will respond to information requests from IMPACT Initiatives and keep Geneva informed of the MIS activities in the field.

Confidentiality and Data Protection:

  • The Consortium GIS Specialist will maintain the strictest confidentiality of data and processes.
  • He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of information and data.

About You

  • All employees should master ACTED’s core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability

Moreover, we also expect the following:
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Geography/GIS or a related discipline;
  • 5 years of experience in GIS / Database management, preferably in humanitarian context
  • Demonstrated expertise in manipulation and analysis of remotely sensed data, spatial analysis, zonal statistics, and other complex geo processing tasks required
  • Demonstrated expertise in automation of cartographic and spatial analytical process required
  • Demonstrated expertise in development of Google Sites and the use of collaborative online workspaces and data storage applications a must
  • Demonstrated experience designing and maintaining web-based GIS solutions an asset
  • Experience analysing complex data with R and knowledge of other statistical programming languages and packages a plus;
  • Substantial experience with mobile data collection (ODK, ONA, KOBO);
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign, required; demonstrated ability to integrate workflow processes between ArcGIS and Adobe Suite a must
  • Excellent team and time management skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to build capacity in team members required
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility a must
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the aid system, and understanding of donor and governmental requirements required
  • Fluency in English required; fluency in languages relevant to NE Nigeria (Kanuri, Hausa, etc.) an asset
  • High level of competency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Project Management Software;
  • High level of autonomy and willingness to spend time in deep field locations away from support staff
  • Commitment to ACTED’s mission, vision, values, and policies. High level of confidentiality required.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 12 months, with possibility of extension
  • Level: D1-1 (national contract)
  • Start date: 25th June 2018

Application Deadline  30th April, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Complaint/Accountability Assistant
Location: Borno
Contract Length: 4 months, with possibility of extension
Level: E1-1 (national contract)
Start Date: ASAP

About the Job

  • Establish and ensure effective functioning of the Beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism
  • Enhance  the  trust  and  confidence  of  beneficiaries
  • Identify  areas  of  our work  which  need  to  be  improved  and  ensure  that  ACTED  learns  from  the  feedback  provided  through this process

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Establishment and Promotion of the CRM:

  • Establish, implement and monitor the beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) for the country mission in line with ACTED standard beneficiary CRM procedures;
  • Build capacity and understanding among ACTED staff, partners and contractors on beneficiary accountability and CRM;
  • Accompany the AME and/or project teams to the field in order to spread awareness about the CRM to beneficiaries, as well as local authorities and stakeholders in ACTED’s areas of implementation, during field visits;
  • Develop CRM IEC materials in a language that can be widely understood (including people with low levels of literacy);
  • Regularly assess effectiveness of all information-sharing efforts and incorporate findings into revised approaches;
  • Maintain records of CRM awareness raising and promotion activities (including approximate numbers of participants) and submit to Project Managers as required.

Implementation of the CRM:

  • Ensure the effective functioning of the beneficiary CRM and that beneficiary complaints/feedback is adequately captured, analyzed, addressed and responded to in a timely manner and utilized by the program and coordination teams;
  • Receive complaints through telephone hotline, in writing and in person;
  • Follow up on complaints received by other ACTED staff with the same diligence as complaints received through the CRM directly;
  • Treat urgent and/or sensitive complaints with the immediate attention they require, and ensure a fast resolution;
  • Maintain confidential and detailed records of all complaints in the CRM database and other electronic and hard copy filing systems, as appropriate;
  • Respond to complaints objectively, accurately, and in line with ACTED guidelines, using information provided by Project Managers, AME Officers/Monitors, Area Coordinators, Technical Coordinators, project documents, FLAT documents and procedures, etc;
  • Follow up on pending complaints with Project, AME, and Coordination staff;
  • Analyse patterns and trends in complaints to help ACTED improve its programming;
  • Produce a monthly analytic CRM report for ACTED staff, following ACTED template;
  • Adapt and improve the CRM based on monitoring of its effectiveness.

Other:

  • Provide regular and timely updates on progress and challenges to supervisors and other team members;
  • Assist project and AME teams with other activities, as requested by immediate supervisor;
  • Perform any other related activities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

About You

  • All employees should master ACTED’s core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability

Essential:
The Complaint and Accountability Assistant will be appraised based on his/her experience and demonstration of the qualities and competencies listed below:

  • A University Degree in International Development/Development Management, Sociology, Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation in Social Work or related field is required. Post-graduate studies or diploma an advantage.
  • Two years of progressive professional work experience in a similar position with non-governmental organizations – at least one of these must be in humanitarian emergency work, preferably in food security, shelter, CCCM, or WASH
  • Knowledge of assessments methodology, data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel, spreadsheets, Sphere standard, and database management applications/ statistical programs (i.e. KoBoToolbox).
  • Familiarity with the Project Cycle Management, logical frameworks, and SMART objectives.
  • Strong organizational, coordination, and analytical skills, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills in English.
  • Fluent in English and Hausa. Any local language from Borno is an advantage.
  • Accurate, reliable, organized, open-minded, and a positive attitude at all times!
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas or unstable security environments, where services are limited
  • Commitment to ACTED’s mission, vision, values, and policies. High level of confidentiality required.
Application Deadline 6th April, 2018.


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and updated CV’s as a single document (3 pages maximum) in English to “The Recruitment Manage” by mail at: nigeria.jobs@acted.org The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered (e.g: “Complaint/Accountability Assistant Borno”).

 

Note

  • Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional references must be provided, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Only motivated applicants who are able to perform the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered
  • CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered (Re: GIS Specialist Borno)
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. We apologise for the inconvenience.
  • ACTED considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

Job For Nutrition Nurse at International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women’s empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights, IRC assists people from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Nurse
Location: 
Borno

Job Purpose / Objective

  • To implement and monitor the nutrition project interventions aimed at contributing to improved children wellbeing outcomes within the operation area.

Key Responsibilities
Programming:

  • Ensure quality and timely identification and treatment of medical complications associated with malnutrition in SC in liaison with the clinical services .Give and advice on the drug regimen for children in the SC.
  • Supervise and coordinate the strict patient management of children in the Stabilization centre and ensure the laid protocols are followed.
  • Participate in daily ward rounds in the SC ward with the medical team.
  • Strictly Monitor and record the vital signs as required and report any deviation from the Normal
  • Prepare for and assist the doctors during the rounds and whenever required.
  • Escort patient to other referral hospital when necessary.
  • Maintain equipment’s in good condition and submit regular inventory report of the same.
  • Maintain drug registers and drug consumption within the ward level.
  • Ensure that all admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths are properly recorded as they occur.
  • Ensure the establishment of nutrition monitoring activities and train health staff in case detection and referral system.
  • Improvement of the MIYCN program in the ward and ensure mother establish breastfeeding while in the ward
  • Monitor therapeutic Feeds and ensure that children get 3 hourly therapeutic feeds as required.
  • Ensure timely reporting in accordance with set deadlines.
  • Improve the provision of quality nutrition counseling in the hospital
  • Plan and Conduct continuous monitoring of the OTP and SC patient management through quality of care (QoC) assessments.
  • Ensure that all required observations, prescribed treatment and procedures are properly carried out and documented on patient’s charts.
  • Refer to the doctor in charge or to the doctor on call relevant information such as patient’s status and laboratory results, which would assist in proper clinical management.
  • Assist patients with activities of daily living while in the ward.
  • Arrange and submit weekly ward work schedule and plan daily duties and responsibilities for each refugee staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Nursing.
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of Nigeria
  • Must possess at least three (3) years’ experience in implementing nutrition related activities in a busy community set up.
  • S/He must possess ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative and qualitative programmed data.
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have cognate skills in computer appreciation.
  • MUST possess a high level of integrity and with good interpersonal skills
  • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions.

Required Experience:

  • Addition nutrition training in CMAM is an added advantage.
  • Strong background in humanitarian projects.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, E- mail, out look
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Strong communication skills, oral, written and presentation.
  • Previous experience in North east-Nigeria
  • Previous experience working in insecure contexts
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations.

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and Resume in MS word with the position applied for clearly stated as the subject of the email, addressed to the “HR Coordinator, International Rescue Committee”, via Email to: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org or hand delivered to the Maiduguri Field Office

 

Application Deadline  25th March, 2018.

 

Note

  • CVs will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only qualified candidates will be contacted.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Vacant Job For a Business Development Advisor at Plan International

Plan International is evolving in response to shifts in international development and humanitarian response. We are doing this so we can continue to make a stand for children’s rights. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable  children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Having identified girls as the most marginalised group, they will be our ongoing focus as we work towards helping 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive within their communities. As we embark on this ambitious and exciting journey, we are recruiting for talent across the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Advisor
Req ID: 25645
Location: Nigeria (travel required) The position is based in Maiduguri and is unaccompanied
Type of Role: 1 year Fixed Term Contract
Type of Contract: International
Reports to: Emergency Response Manager

The Opportunity

  • The purpose of the role is to lead the Business Development process for Plan International Nigeria’s humanitarian response while engaging and supporting the Country Office in general.
  • In this role you will be required to communicate within Plan International Nigeria especially with Resource Mobilization Advisor, Grant Coordinator, Finance HR, Admin & Logistics. Lead communication with National Offices and related government institutions.
  • In addition you will manage the business development activities and proposal development of the response and also support the Nigeria CO. Contribute towards the capacity building of Plan International Nigeria staff.

Key End Results and typical Responsibilities

  • Lead the proposal development process by coordinating with technical specialists, finance, HR, procurement and other relevant departments to receive quality input and in a timely manner to develop and submit high quality proposals that are aligned to donor regulations
  • In collaboration with Country Office Grant Coordinator maintain up to date knowledge on donor funded projects and ensure reporting is completed to the donor in a timely manner.
  • Support with the drafting of external reports and work with programme teams to finalize these in accordance with requirements and timelines.
  • Work with Country Office Grant Coordinator and Finance in updating grants tracker and financial reports
  • Serve as the focal point for National Offices for communication during the humanitarian proposal development process and reporting
  • Share regular updates on projects with NOs in close coordination with the Country Officer Business Development and Grants Unit
  • Regularly attend donor meetings at the Field level and advice the Country Office Business Development Unit on prospective opportunities
  • In collaboration with Country Office Resource Mobilization Advisor and Grant Coordinator engage with NOs about upcoming funding opportunities and communicate them to emergency response team to prepare go/ no-go decisions
  • In collaboration with Country Office Grant Coordinator support Project Managers and Technical Specialists in start-up workshops to ensure that donor regulations are shared with project staff for compliance
  • In collaboration with Grant Coordinator provide advice on institutional donor requirements and private foundations including reporting timeliness and expectations
  • Maintain relationships with donor in country by sharing briefs and reports with donors. This includes maintaining networks and actively engaging in knowledge sharing, information dissemination about Plan International Nigeria.
  • Work closely with CO Resource Mobilization and Grant Coordinator in supporting signing of new funding agreements.

Dealing with Problems:

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and expectations from internal and external stakeholders and remain calm and resilient in the face of pressure
  • Manage multiple and work with distant colleagues to form a virtual efficient administration team
  • Use Plan procedures to settle conflicts among colleagues;
  • Resolve problems that are not covered by established process.
  • Analyse possible causes of problems and suggest solutions to get them resolved.
  • Refer, whenever necessary, the case to the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist for consideration.

Communications and Working Relationships:

  • Support the preparation of reports for domestic and international consumption.
  • Provide timely responses concerning queries linked with relevant projects or programmes.
  • Provide support to Plan International Nigeria’s programme delivery and resource mobilisation.
  • Work with other members of the CO to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Development Studies, Business Studies, or Social Science (Masters degree or equivalent in international affairs, development or related subject will be an added advantage).
  • Experience in the  INGO sector with at least 3-5 years of work experience in business development in humanitarian response.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, think and plan strategically, and communicate with key actors in a dynamic and unpredictable operating environment
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple counterparts in private, public and NGO sectors.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including excellent facilitation skills and demonstrated technical writing skills for publication.
  • General knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Principles and core standards eg CPIE Minimum standards, Core Humanitarian Standards, SPHERE and other relevant international standard for humanitarian response
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  •  Ability to travel within the North East Nigeria for at least 70% of the time

Do you have what it takes?

  • In order to succeed in this varied and challenging role you will need demonstrable knowledge and practical experience in advising business development in humanitarian response.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
  • Our organisational values are designed to help everyone who works with us achieve our ambitious goals for children, especially girls.
  • We are open and accountable
  • We strive for lasting impact
  • We work well together
  • We are inclusive and empowering
  • General knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian Principles and core standards. For example CPIE Minimum standards, Core Humanitarian Standards, SPHERE and other relevant international standard for humanitarian response
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English including excellent facilitation skills and demonstrated technical writing skills for publication

Salary
Circa $40,000.00 USD per annum plus benefits

 

 


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  25th March, 2018.

New Job Openings at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Sector Co-lead
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By

  • Contributing to the facilitation of a well-coordinated, coherent and strategic Food Security in emergencies response in Nigeria.

Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:

  • Supporting Food Security Sector service delivery
  • Informing strategic decision-making of the Operational/Humanitarian Country Team for the humanitarian response
  • Planning and strategy development.
  • Identify advocacy concerns to contribute to the Operational/Humanitarian Country Team’s messaging and actions
  • Monitoring and reporting the implementation of the Food Security Sector strategy and results; recommend corrective actions where necessary.
  • Contingency planning/preparedness activities in areas and situations where there is a high risk of recurring or significant new disaster.

Does this Description Fit You

  • You have a Bachelors degree in Food Security, Agriculture, Economics or related field. (Masters Degree Preferred).
  • You have att least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in coordination.
  • You have a professional experience in humanitarian response at a mid- or senior level including in the food security sector.
  • You are technically competent in the food security and agriculture sector and in the Cluster approach.
  • You have a strong understanding of humanitarian principles and how to apply these.
  • You are able to work productively in a pressurized environment and to maintains visibly high levels of morale in difficult circumstances.
  • You have experience of high level coordination and chairing of meetings; ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and develop consensus and joint working; excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have a strong understanding of funding mechanisms (e.g. Consolidated Appeals Process, Central Emergency Response Fund, Country Humanitarian Fund, and Flash Appeals).
  • You Understand the links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development.
  • You are able to develop a cluster strategy and to clarify complex strategies for operational implementation.
  • You have an Understanding of the international humanitarian response architecture, including coordination mechanisms, and humanitarian reform and action.
  • You are able to work and plan at strategic as well as operational levels;
  • You have previous experience in Nigeria or similar context with conflict/access analysis ability.
  • You have good organization skills and are able to represent the organization at different levels.
  • You easily integrate with remote areas living conditions.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
  • You have strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

 

 

Job Title: Human Resource Manager
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By

  • Implementing the Human Resources policies and procedures of the Nigeria country office to ensure optimum Human Resources performance and provide high quality Human Resources support to staff and programs in Yobe State.

Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:

  • Implementation and enforcement the HR policy (staff regulations).
  • Implement pay and other benefits policies, support recruitment and contracts management.
  • Lead the implementation of Action Against Hunger performance management system at field level
  • Support to HR staff and other state Human Resources issues.
  • Supervision & Team Management.
  • Reporting and Staff management.

Does this Description Fit You

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management, or social sciences, or related discipline.Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management will be an added asset.
  • You have at least 3- years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers compensation and conflict resolution.
  • You have at least 1 year of experience as a HR manager/officer within a humanitarian field programme.
  • You have experience of managing the HOMERE software system.
  • You have Previously worked in Nigeria or Africa
  • You have exceptional organization, time management, and attention to detail.
  • You have very good communication & training skills.
  • You are able to work in a stressful environment, taking initiative & prioritizing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • You have Knowledge of MS Office Suite (high proficiency in Excel); comfortable working with computers with minimal IT support.
  • You have a Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented.
  • You have a genuine interest in & commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • You think strategically defining and communicating goals, also being genuinely committed to helping others to achieve the organizational objectives.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team
  • You have proven ability to model core Human Resources values of confidentiality, fairness and discretion .

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

 

 

Job Title: Emergency Program Logistics Manager
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By

  • Ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistic support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanism program activities.
  • Ensure that all Action Against Hunger and donor logistics procedures are followed and that all logistical measures are taken to ensure the timely implementation of rapid evaluations and short-term emergency responses, in close coordination with the other members of the Regional humanitarian team.

Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:

  • Responsible for ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistical support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanisms program activities consistent with Action Against Hunger protocols and procedures.
  • Responsible for oversight of all logistical activities for Action Against Hunger Emergency programming.
  • Supply chain management for Emergency program activities.
  • Stock and Asset management.
  • Support the Emergency Coordinator in ensuring implementation of security measures according to Action Against Hunger security guidelines.
  • Initiate and monitor the progress of program logistical activities in line with respective work plans.

Does this Description Fit You

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have at least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in emergency.
  • You have previous experience in and good knowledge of Northeast Nigeria or similar context.
  • You have Previous experience of logistics management in an NGO.
  • You have excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of a mainly national team, including remote management.
  • You have a strong coordination, communication and diplomacy skills.
  • You are able to work under stressful conditions in an isolated area.
  • You are able to establish strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logistics teams achieve their objectives.
  • You like to pass on to others what you’ve learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall within this role’s scope of responsibility.
  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others.
  • You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline  30th March, 2018

HR Manager Job at International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: HR Manager
Location:
 Borno

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state.
  • In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State.
  • Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview/Summary

  • The HR Manager manages a team of HR staff based in Maiduguri to ensure high quality and efficient staff recruitment, contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, code of conduct compliance, employee engagement and staff care.
  • The HR Manager reports directly to the HR Lead and Sr. HR/Admin Manager.
  • The HR Manager will support the HR lead to adapt and implement Global HR initiatives and practices and serve as an advisor to maximize staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk and ensure economy and efficiency of work processes.

Responsibilities
HR Leadership & Management:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Recruitment Officers, analyze Maiduguri approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people with the right skills and make recommendations and implement short-term solutions to improve recruitment time to fill and quality.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly HR metrics and analysis to inform HR Lead decision-making.
  • Review job position requests and submit to HR Lead with accurate form, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy, consistency and use of IRC JD and salary benchmarking.
  • Manage benefit plans and communicate updates and conduct information campaigns for national staff.
  • Oversee HR-related administrative duties and ensure compliance with existing legal and governmental reporting requirements. Ensure all legal obligations are fulfilled.
  • Manage employee relations issues and conflicts with professional grace with the aim of empowering employees and supervisors to have the tools and resources necessary to resolve conflicts with mutual respect.
  • Escalate code of conduct issues with HR Lead and co-lead investigations and ensure issues are resolved and appropriate follow-up is carried out, in collaboration with the Ethics and Compliance Unit.
  • Advise supervisors in determining appropriate disciplinary plans of action. Follow-up disciplinary measures and related employment law matters. Act as impartial mediator in disciplinary procedures and ensure it is administered in an equitable and fair manner and meets all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Lead exit management procedure to ensure seamless and positive transition for departing employees; apply learning gained from exit interviews.
  • Implement IRC Way Training on Quarterly basis for All Field Program staff.
  • Carry-out daily HR-related administrative duties such as updating contracts, generating employee reports and executing compliance-related activities with all existing legal and government reporting requirements
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Staff Performance Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development guidance
  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Provide constructive feedback and counsel on appropriate career paths and professional development.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Support HR Lead to continue to pursue nationalization of senior and management positions.
  • Conduct online learning campaigns to tangibly increase the percentage of staff benefiting from e-Cornell and LINGOs courses.

Communications:

  • Communicate frequently and regularly on HR changes, initiatives, programs and offerings.
  • Model and encourage active practice of the principles of the “IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct” throughout the country program.
  • Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: HR Lead and Sr. HR Admin Manager
  • Indirectly Reports to:
  • Position directly supervises: HR Officer and HR Assistant.
  • Key Internal Stakeholders: Head of Units, All Maiduguri Based Staff
  • Key External Stakeholders: The INGO HR forum; INGO and UN HR staff; Legal counsel

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor’s required. Master’s university Degree is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years, preferably 8 years as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years staff management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of recruitment process and practice, including marketing and branding
  • Proven ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional grace.
  • Proven sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Top-tier written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross cultural context.
  • Ability to demonstrate a supportive and consultative approach with direct reports and staff at senior and junior levels
  • Very strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Working knowledge of Nigeria labor law.
  • At least 1 year of experience with an international organization or international experience.
  • Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and vision
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits administration, compensation benchmarking and utilizing HR metrics to inform decision-making
  • Strong training and development skills; experience conducting Training of the Trainer

Language Skills:

  • English fluency required.
  • Travel: 30% of time spent in the field.

Professional Standards:

  • IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Benefits

  • Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV’s to “The HR Coordinator IRC” via: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org
Or
Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC field office in Gwoza or Maiduguri.

 

Application Deadline  22nd March, 2018.

Current Job Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Base Finance Officer.
  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day financial and programmatic activities of the base office to ensure successful implementation of Action Against Hunger programs.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage the base’s cash box and ensure that all advances made within the month are justified before the final monthly cash count.
  • Comply with purchasing procedures, supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Train vendors on financial procedures and payment policies.
  • Facilitate payment at the field in support of program activities.
  • Support the implementation of the program’s cash transfer guidelines.
  • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents submitted in accordance with the Action Against Hunger procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
  • Ensure that the physical cash box and the Excel/Saga cash book correspond on a daily basis.
  • Ensure compliance of the supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Verify that the accounting codes, the project codes and the budget codes are accurate.
  • File and track all the invoices/documents (base financial books).

Position Requirements

  • A Degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a finance and administration-related role.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization is preferred.
  • Experience with donor-funded programs would be appreciated
  • Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to manage and follow work plans.
  • Good interpersonal skills  (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player).

Application Deadline  13th March, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: FSL Officer (Income Generation Activity)
Location
: Nangere, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Nangere, Yobe State and report to the Deputy Project Manager-FSL.
  • The Food Security and Livelihood Officer (Income Generation Activity) leads the field team in implementing Income Generation Activities for the Integrated Basic Humanitarian Response Project (INP Plus) through livelihood interventions, business management and technical trainings and capacity building to improve skills or production in new/pre-existing livelihood assets.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings during community led IGA activities.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of Income generate activity plan to generate report.
  • Collect information and data on Income Generation Activates at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Supervise and collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the Agriculture Assistants.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Coordinate closely with the FSL DPM to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
  • Participate in regular internal& and external coordination for the program at& LGA and state levels when required.

Requirements

  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. Agro-economy, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Disaster Risk Management etc.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluent in English, Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri).
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Resourcing Assistant
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe state and work under the supervision of the Resourcing Officer.
  • The Resourcing Assistant provides support in the recruitment and selection of national staff at the base and ensure the consistency in the implementation of Action Against Hunger recruitment and selection policy.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain talent pipelines, work closely with other HR team to identify potential gaps in talent and proactively source for these areas, post and manage adverts at the base level.
  • Assist the base Resourcing Officer in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions.
  • Support hiring managers and candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to achieve the mission’s values and principles.
  • Collaborate with other departments for successful program implementation.
  • Update the recruitment tracker for the base and submit to Abuja HR team on monthly basis.
  • Maintain positive relationship, establish effective communication and provide timely feedback to candidates.
  • Maintain a consistent filing system of recruitment documents and other HR documents.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to recruitment and selection activities (test, interviews etc)
  • Participate in the implementation of recruitment and selection policy and participate in other HR related projects.
  • Maintain and track all recruitment documents for candidates.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams.
  • Have excellent Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Be excellent in multitasking and have strong organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details, be highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, have strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently.
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Have the capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
  • Have previous experience with INGOs preferably.
  • Be fluent in one or more national/regional languages.
  • Have an understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.

 

 

How to Apply
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