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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Graduate Level recruitment at The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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 position below:

 

 

Job Title: M&E Assistant (Health)
Location: 
Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the Health staff, and will be responsible for the development and administration of high quality M and E system in the Health project through; collecting, inputting, collating/organizing, analyzing and producing data for the proper implementation of the Health projects in Yobe.

Responsibilities
Data collection tools and database design (—-% of time):

  • Develop tools for the collecting regular projects’ activities and performances;
  • Take part in the design of Microsoft Excel databases to store project/program accomplishment data;
  • Work with partner staff in designing both data collection tools and electronic templates;
  • Design a strategy to collect filed level information required by IRC, donors and/or stakeholders;
  • Work with the M&E and program team in standardizing the project M&E tools;
  • Work with the M&E manager in designing data collection templates for surveys that needs to be conducted internally;
  • Take part in designing electronic data entry templates for mobile/tablet data collection;

Data collection and analysis (— % of time):

  • Make sure the responsible persons for each and every data elements to compute project performances are assigned;
  • Closely work with front line staff and volunteers to make so that projects data collected on timely fashion;
  • With the support of M&E manager and Health, train enumerators on administration of various Health questionnaires and data collection tools related to project monitoring, baseline and evaluations.
  • With the support of M&E and Health manager, train casual staff, data entry operators on data entering.
  • Timely report to M&E manager and Health Manager.
  • Closely work with staff to ensure they follow correct procedures and criteria during beneficiary registration.
  • Communicate and orient responsible partners or program staff on the use of the tools they are responsible for;
  • Apply data cleaning techniques to ensure the quality of data collected from field;
  • Tabulate and cross-tabulate the field data for further analysis by M&E managers and program staff;
  • Identify the data quality issues and bring to the attention of the M&E manager with proposed actions;
  • Take part in the Data Quality Audits, share with program staff and document findings;
  • With the support of Health teams, ensure high quality monitoring data in a timely manner: collate/organize data for reporting.
  • Partake in routine monitoring missions as scheduled.

Capacity building and supervision (—% of time):

  • Assist local partners in designing monitoring and reporting tools and establishing database management systems;
  • Train enumerator hired for special studies or assessments;
  • Organize orientation for front line staff, partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them how to use data for decision making;
  • Mentor and coach frontline staff and volunteers on issues related to data collection.

Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor (—-% of time):

  • Perform other task related assignment proposed by his/her supervisor/s

Skills And Experiences

  • Degree/Diploma in Statistics, Computer Science, IT or related fields;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently;
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment;
  • At least one year of prior experience in a similar post, reporting experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills are required (particularly Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
  • Excellent English language skills, oral and written, and the ability to translate from Hausa and/or Fulani to English;
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills with attention to details;
  • Ability to travel to provide on-site guidance and training;

 

 

Job Title: M&E Assistant (Environmental Health)
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will work closely with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the EH staff, and will be responsible for the development and administration of high quality M and E system in the EH project through; collecting, inputting, collating/organizing, analyzing and producing data for the proper implementation of the Environmental Health projects in Yobe.

Responsibilities
Data collection tools and database design (—-% of time):

  • Develop tools for the collecting regular projects’ activities and performances;
  • Take part in the design of Microsoft Excel databases to store project/program accomplishment data;
  • Work with the M&E manager in designing data collection templates for surveys that needs to be conducted internally;
  • Take part in designing electronic data entry templates for mobile/tablet data collection;
  • Work with partner staff in designing both data collection tools and electronic templates;
  • Design a strategy to collect filed level information required by IRC, donors and/or stakeholders;
  • Work with the M&E and program team in standardizing the project M&E tools;

Data collection and analysis (— % of time):

  • Make sure the responsible persons for each and every data elements to compute project performances are assigned;
  • Closely work with front line staff and volunteers to make so that projects data collected on timely fashion;
  • Communicate and orient responsible partners or program staff on the use of the tools they are responsible for;
  • Apply data cleaning techniques to ensure the quality of data collected from field;
  • Tabulate and cross-tabulate the field data for further analysis by M&E managers and program staff;
  • Identify the data quality issues and bring to the attention of the M&E manager with proposed actions;
  • Take part in the Data Quality Audits, share with program staff and document findings;
  • With the support of EH teams, ensure high quality monitoring data in a timely manner: collate/organize data for reporting.
  • Partake in routine monitoring missions as scheduled.
  • With the support of M&E manager, train enumerators on administration of various Environmental Health questionnaires and data collection tools related to project monitoring, baseline and evaluations.
  • With the support of M&E manager, train casual staff, data entry operators on data entering.
  • Timely report to M&E manager and Senior EH Manager.
  • Closely work with staff to ensure they follow correct procedures and criteria during beneficiary registration.

Capacity building and supervision (—% of time):

  • Assist local partners in designing monitoring and reporting tools and establishing database management systems;
  • Train enumerator hired for special studies or assessments;
  • Organize orientation for front line staff, partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them how to use data for decision making;
  • Mentor and coach frontline staff and volunteers on issues related to data collection.

Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor (—-% of time):

  • Perform other task related assignment proposed by his/her supervisor/s

Skills and Experiences

  • Degree/Diploma in Statistics, Computer Science, IT or related fields;
  • Excellent computer skills are required (particularly Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
  • Excellent English language skills, oral and written, and the ability to translate from Hausa and/or Fulani to English;
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills with attention to details;
  • Ability to travel to provide on-site guidance and training;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently;
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment;
  • At least one year of prior experience in a similar post, reporting experience preferred.

 

 

 

Job Title: Health Manager
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe
Scope of Work

The health Manager is the focal point for IRC integrated primary health care services in Yobe State. He/she reports to the health coordinator and also works closely with the Senior Reproductive Health Manager and the base manager for daily administrative issues.

  • Supervise the ORP teams, including community and outreach activities in the targeted LGAs.
  • Coordinate with State Primary Health Development Agency and other actors in the response and maintain good relations with them,
  • Participate in the Cholera Outbreak Control Coordination Team and carry out community-based public health interventions during communicable disease outbreaks.
  • Monitor quality performance indicators ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines
  • Coordinate all referrals of patients as per IRC referral guidelines
  • Seek out and nurture quality partnerships with community structures
  • Contribute to design, planning, and drafting new proposals.
  • Foster inter program linkages, exchange information and experiences and contribute actively to protection and disaster risk reduction mainstreaming in the health program
  • Collaborate with other relevant sectors especially Environmental Health, as well as Nutrition, Women Protection & Empowerment, and Child Protection to ensure holistic service package is available in response to the needs.

Human Resource Management:

  • Monitor and supervise the health staff and ensure that work is done properly and efficiently
  • Routinely monitor staff performance according to their job description and provide written feedback in a timely manner.
  • Provide on-the-job training for health and support staff.
  • Review personnel issues and concerns of health staff and assist in determining and implementing solutions.
  • Determine personnel needs for field-level activities, and in coordination with the Human Resources Lead assist in recruitment of staff.

Grants Management:

  • Ensure project activities are implemented according to the workplan and within the allocated budgets.
  • Prepare weekly workplans with the health teams.
  • Ensure adherence to budgets by reviewing expenditures and spending patterns.
  • Recommend grant and budget revisions to the Health Coordinator.
  • Provide recommendations and interventions to correct any identified deviations that impact budget adherence.
  • Reporting
  • Monitor closely the morbidity and mortality trends together with all the other health indicators to ensure that prompt actions are taken.
  • Attend meetings concerning overall health program issues
  • Supervise and regular review and revise training manuals to maintain consistency with the acceptable protocols.
  • Keep the Health Coordinator informed of all developments and issues through weekly situation reports.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution or an equivalent with preferably Masters in Public Health
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work independently and under stress as the situation may dictate.

Competencies:

  • Three years’ experience in clinical medicine or public health.
  • Training and at least three years’ experience in health program design and management.
  • Able to lead a team and experience in staff management.
  • Experience in outbreak response interventions
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Flexible to travel frequently and work in different locations.
  • Experience in donor report writing and proposal development
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel.

 

 

Job Title: Finance Officer
Location
: Damaturu, Yobe
Scope of Work

  • The Finance Officer report technically to the Base Manager, He/she is the focal person for Yobe Office and is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls.
  • The Finance Officer must work within the Financial Management Act of IRC, Municipal policies, Procedures and in compliance with all National Acts and Legislation.

Responsibilities

  • Managing all aspects of day to day operations of accounting department in field office.
  • Submit expenditure worksheets to the Finance Head Office on or before 3rd of every subsequent month
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
  • Review expenditure worksheets for accuracy and completeness.
  • Liaison with Logistics, Administration and Medical, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports.
  • Preparer a bank reconciliation for field office and send it to main office by 3rd of every month.
  • Liaison with field office bank on all banking issues.
  • Ensure that statutory deductions are paid on time to avoid any penalty
  • Forward to the payroll Administrator every month, an outstanding personnel advances and charges related to T7 for recovery. Ensure that advances taken in a given month are liquidated appropriately.
  • Conduct a time sheet audit for field office from time to time.

Personnel Management:

  • Serve as technical resource person for the accounting department.

Administrative duties:

  • Supervise all activities done daily in the Accounts department of the field

Logistics duties:

  • Review all Pos and PRs for proper coding and budget adequacy before approval.
  • In liaison with Logistics department, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports.

Finance/Budgeting:

  • Act at all times in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review with the objective of gaining a clear understanding budget guidelines and instructions
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Receptive to training provided and to develop his or her technical and professional competence.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by Roving Finance Controller.
  • Assist in budget preparation at the field level.

Security/Communication:

  • Communicate with Finance main office on security issues within the office and outside the office
  • Report to the Finance Manager any irregularities that occur within the IRC office, staff compound and sites on policy and procedures.

Coordination:

  • In coordination with supervisor, carry out appraisals for staff in the department.

Common duties:

  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your supervisor
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director
  • Report any violations of the IRC Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Code of Conduct (in-country and World-wide) as per the IRC reporting mechanism. The reporting of violations is an obligation on the part of all staff members
  • Assist where necessary in undertaking activities that aim to prevent the occurrence of sexual abuse and exploitation of refugees by IRC and other humanitarian workers.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions with a minimum of three (3) years of accounting experience. Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (SUN system) will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be mature, with stable personality and ability to maintain confidentiality

 

 

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 submit their applications addressed to the “Country Director IRC” via: IRCNigeria.Recruitment@rescue.org Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC field office in Damaturu, Yobe State

Note: Applications will be selected on rolling bases and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for Interview.

 

Application Deadline  9th October, 2017

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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: Internal Auditor – Head of Department
Location:
 Abuja
Job Description

You’ll Contribute To Ending World Hunger By:

  • Examining, reviewing and analyzing records, reports, financial statements and management practices to ensure adequate internal controls are in place to mitigate risks in compliance with laws, regulations, donor requirements and AAH policies and procedures.

Key Activities

  • Prepare and perform internal audits (in accordance with general audit requirements and standards) in the Nigerian Mission.
  • Assess the significance of risks & problems identified during each audit.
  • For each audit, prepare an audit report containing a summary & analysis of the situation, a presentation of any identified mistakes and inconsistencies, and recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform internal control reviews of in-country processes including cash management, procurement, logistics, and stock management including food commodities, assets management and coordinate with the relevant departments to correct weaknesses and improve controls as needed; prepare action plans to address findings and monitor the status of action plan implementation.
  • Prepare a Country Office Risk Register in conjunction with program managers and ensure quarterly updates.
  • In coordination with country management and HQ finance, assist with the follow-up and resolution of external audit or AAH Internal Audit findings.
  • Works closely with the Finance, HR and logistics teams in the mission to develop the organization’s understanding of the importance of the internal audit function.
  • Train and support the Finance, HR and logistics teams in the mission to ensure that audits are conducted thoroughly and efficiently .
  • Conduct regular anti-corruption and fraud prevention trainings to all staff.
  • Serve as country focal point for the internal reporting of any incidents of fraud, corruption or bribery.
  • Prepare and maintain the Country Office fraud Register and Dashboard and liaise with Internal Auditor in the resolution of all reported incidents.

Requirements
Does This Description Fit You:

  • You have a Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or a related business field; Certified Public Accountant is an added advantage.
  • You have Knowledge of contemporary risk management and internal control practices. Knowledge of non-profit program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws.
  • You have Strong skills in conducting quality control reviews of audit work product. Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • You have excellent critical thinking, superior problem solving skills and ability to use good judgment when making difficult decisions.
  • You are familiar with common indicators of fraud..
  • You have the ability to be flexible, yet focused and reliable, in a work environment with frequently changing demands and circumstances.
  • You have 5 years related work experience with a not-for-profit organization.
  • You have Extensive knowledge of donor rules and regulations including USAID, ECHO, DFID, etc
  • You have Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing, accounting and management principles and practices.
  • You have the ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, encouraging colleagues to contribute to common work challenges and deadlines.
  • You think strategically defining and communicating goals, also being genuinely committed to helping others to achieve the organizational objectives.
  • Fluent written and oral communication in English.
  • Fluency in Housa and French is desirable.

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:
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Job Title: Resourcing Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno 
Job Summary

  • The Resourcing Officer will be based in Maiduguri, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Base HR Manager.
  • The Resourcing Officer will provide support to the HR department in the recruitment and selection of the base national staff and ensure regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • He/she will also provide professional support to hiring managers and candidates throughout the recruitment process, as well as ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to achieve the mission’s values and principles.
  • The Resourcing Officer will oversee the collation, maintenance and provide recruitment reports as agreed with the hiring manager and send to the HR Abuja team.
  • He/she will ensure consistency in the application of the Human Resources policies at the base level

Task and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with managers to initiate recruitment and ensure proper approval by HR and Finance.
  • Liaise with managers for technical shortlist and to define the interview panel.
  • Ensure interviews and tests are done in a timely manner and proper documentation submitted, filed and sent to HR-Abuja.
  • Participate in interviews as necessary as well as reviewing written technical test and interview grids for all existing positions.
  • Update base recruitment tracking database and submit to HR Manager on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • Ensure the maintenance of Action Against Hunger recruitment module and all candidates receive timely communication and feedback.
  • Work closely with the Resourcing Manager to ensure job descriptions are in line with mission staffing requirements.
  • Research and recommend new sources for attracting and screening active candidate.
  • Work in accordance with agreed timescales to reduce time to hire figures and retain the best candidates.
  • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale and source new candidates’ leads.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management. Higher level degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Radio Operator/Office Assistant
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Radio Operator/Office Assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Base Logistician. He/she will be focal point for VHF and HF communication on field missions according to needs and SOPs.
  • The Radio Operator/Office Assistant will transmit/relay messages between teams/Action Against Hunger Nigeria bases when signal is low. He/she will also organize scanning, photocopying and saving of all SCM documents, financial documents and program documents as well as carry out office assistant duties.

Task and Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities includes but are not limited to;

  • Ensure all security advisories from the field co are immediately relayed to the staff and immediately report sensitive/security related matters to the supervisor or Field Coordinator.
  • Report any disrespect of SOPs from any staff/team to the Field Coordinator.
  • Training new staff/visitors on the use of VHF and HF radios.
  • Ensure all VHF/HF base and hand held stations are in good working condition.
  • Ensure maintenance of all equipment as well as office notice board.
  • Maintain the radio logbook (location, date and hour of important messages or events) as indicated on SOPs.
  • Support the Base Admin to arrange for accommodation bookings for visiting staff as well as the Base Logistician in maintaining inventory of assets within the office and guest accommodation.
  • Assist in extracting and maintaining data and files from various sources within administrative, human resource, procurement, logistics and Action Against Hunger systems.
  • Assist in the supervision of office cleaner/cook and casual workers.

Requirements
The Successful Candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of completed Secondary Education in an accredited academic institution.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience in a similar role.
  • Have good knowledge and working experience with HF and VHF Radios.
  • Be flexible in terms of working hours.
  • Have excellent command of spoken and written English.
  • Have previous experience in INGO at the same level of position preferably.
  • Have knowledge about radio installation/basic maintenance, electricity or any technical field.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Logistics Assistant-Fleet
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Logistics Assistant will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to the Base Logistician.
  • The Logistics Assistant is responsible for planning and managing the fleet (vehicles and drivers), daily trips, organisation of movement and monthly reporting.

Task and Responsibilities
The specific tasks and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Supervise the maintenance of all vehicles with the support from the Base Logistician, Lead Driver and Mechanics.
  • Ensure vehicles are equipped with necessary documents according to the log book. i.e. safety equipment (fire extinguisher, water, spare tyre, first aide Kit) etc.
  • Consolidates the fuel consumption and keeps a record, monitors the current stock and requests refueling purchase in a timely manner.
  • Daily organisation/dispatch of trips by preparing daily movement plan and allocating the drivers accordingly.
  • Planning of vehicle maintenance and service according to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER /Kitlog 3.5V.
  • Plan and request weekly car hire movements, liaise with suppliers and ensure the compliance of rental cars according to ACTION AGAINST HUNGER safety and security standards.
  • Reports to the Base Logistician in case of major shortage of vehicles and plan the allocation accordingly.
  • Track daily car hire usage in Damaturu and all sub bases according to approved Agreement Form and submit to Log Manager on weekly basis.
  • Assist with other tasks as assigned by the Base Logistician.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • At least  a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics, Procurement or other related field.
  • A minimum of one year working experience in logistics or procurement.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Experience in the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) and Humanitarian context.
  • Good communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, strong organisation and team working skills.
  • High level of flexibility and self-motivation.
  • Good knowledge and working experience with Microsoft MS Office Suite.
  • Strong commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline: 26th October, 2017.

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COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale Job for a Safety & Security Officer

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 vacant position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Safety & Security Officer
Location: 
Yobe
Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Safety & Security Officer is responsible to follow up the security context in COOPI areas of intervention and assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for COOPI employees and visitors, premises, and assets as well as maintaining regular communication with staff during field movement.
  • The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to maximize safety and security and that they are adhered to at all times.
  • The Security Officer is responsible for supporting the Northeast Nigeria Security team in Yobe and Borno State to ensure that safety and security is mainstreamed into all field operations across Northeast Nigeria and that the high-quality information is available for decision making.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Country Logistic Coordinator and under the management of the Head of Mission, he/she:

Policies and Procedures:

  • Work with the Country logistic Coordinator and the Head of mission to develop, consolidate, implement, and regularly review operating procedures and security plans across Northeast Nigeria.
  • Ensure the availability of all the instruments needed to guarantee the security in the area of intervention
  • Monitor the security situation on the field, reports to the Head of Mission and to the Country Logistics Coordinator, promptly and effectively report risks and propose mitigation actions
  • In coordination with the Country Logistics and the Head of mission, revises and updates the organization’s security tools
  • Collaborate with the Country Logistic and the project managers for the field office staff and ensures that all security systems are implemented and respected
  • Represent COOPI in meetings with government and other relevant stakeholders as required
  • Assist the Country Logistic Coordinator to provide training(s) that may include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contingency Plans (CPs), Security Management, Incident Reporting, Prevention and Response Mechanisms, Communications (including satellite phones), and risk/threat analysis.

Communication:

  • Provide thorough security briefings to COOPI staff and visitors upon arrival in Yobe and Borno States.
  • Initiate, review, and collate security incident reports for each field site.
  • Implement, maintain, and regularly update the COOPI staff and visitors list, Security Communications Tree and SOPs as needed
  • Ensure the communication equipment functions at all times (HF radio, sat phone, internet, phone lines). Follow-up on any calls made by satellite phone and radio

Staff and Vehicle Movement:

  • In collaboration with the Travel Team, monitor movement and provide security guidance to international and national staff on the current situation in operational areas.
  • Daily track and record all COOPI field movement within Yobe and Borno States. Maintain strong communication to report and record observations, information, and occurrences during staff movement
  • Serve as focal point with drivers during interstate movement by tracking the location of all vehicles and staff and communicate with COOPI Country Logistic Coordinator.
  • Regularly conduct field visits to assess field site compliance with safety and security procedure during field activities.
  • Ensure vehicle and personal tracking systems are appropriate, fully resourced, and operational

Monitoring and Analysis:

  • Collect information regarding politics and security in Yobe and Borno States as well as on safety and security issues concerning COOPI.
  • Respond to security relevant incidents with information gathering and inform the CCOPI Country Logistic Coordinator and the Head of Mission
  • Undertake continual assessments of equipment (including vehicles) and organizational assets to ensure that minimal conditions for security are met. Prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures.
  • Ensure that perimeter security staff (guards) have the capacities to perform their duties as per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Conduct monthly health and safety inspections such as, but not limited to: fire extinguishers, smoke/fire detectors and inspection of COOPI facilities in Yobe and Borno State
  • Regularly inventory and stock as necessary hibernation kits, first aid kits, and vehicle safety kits; ensure that staff know what is in the kits and how and when to use them
  • Submit regular contextual updates (weekly/monthly situational reports) to the Head of Mission and the Country Logistic coordinator.
  • Work closely with COOPI field teams to ensure all incidents and accidents are followed up with an official written Incident Report, which is then shared with relevant stakeholders and filed appropriately.
  • Take appropriate measures to secure COOPI premises, personnel, assets, and properties by regularly monitoring and control of COOPI existing security set-up.
  • Check that facilities and equipment conform to security norms (closures and doorways are in a good state, open spaces lit up, buildings identified, fire extinguishers present, electrical installations buried, etc.).
  • Review lodging options for staff in field locations, ensuring they meet COOPI standard operating procedures.

Coordination:

  • Maintain a wide professional and personal network of influential actors and clearly communicate COOPI’s status and mission in Yobe and Borno States and across NE Nigeria.
  • Build acceptance to facilitate continuity of current COOPI programs and any future humanitarian or development programming by liaising with local communities, local authorities and other humanitarian actors and stakeholders within the states.
  • Coordinate regularly with the Head of Mission and the Country Logistic Coordinator on safety and security issues and fulfill all reporting requirements.
  • Attend and represent COOPI at UN, Sector, and other meetings relating to access and security as appropriate, following guidance from Country Logistic Coordinator and the Head of Mission.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Management or any other equivalent course
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Logistics, Security within an iNGO
  • Minimum of two years working in a security-sensitive environment
  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Proven ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Completed formal security management trainings
  • Stable, moral, reliable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of humour
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Knowledge of the geography and culture of Northeast Nigeria
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to NGO Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri)


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications (CV (max 3 pages), Cover Letter (max 1 page), Minimum three qualified reference contacts) to: hr.nigeria@coopi.org specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for Safety & Security Officer.

Note: Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

 

Application Deadline: 12th October, 2017.

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Jobs for Drivers

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Project Driver
Reference number: DRV170917
Locations: Borno, Damaturu, Adamawa
Slot: 5
Project Background

  • Drivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet as stated in the vehicle manufacturer’s specification.
  • He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and other goods.

Job Responsibilities

  • Make recommendations and implement measures that will safeguard the CRS Nigeria vehicles and vehicle equipment to enhance efficiency and reduce the possibility of theft or damage.
  • Ensure that daily checks are performed on assigned vehicle before it is driven in the morning.
  • Completes the Daily Vehicle Reports and submits to the Head driver each day
  • Check and ensure that all journeys and trips (no matter how short) are recorded using the Vehicle Log Book provided in each vehicle.
  • Notifies the Finance and Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager immediately in accident situations, after checking that all persons involved are safe and follows the procedure for what to do in case of an accident.
  • Ensures that fuel does not fall below half a tank in any of the vehicles.
  • Responsible for ensuring that CRS vehicles are clean at all times
  • Be familiar with, and ensure adherence to the policies and guidelines in the Vehicle Usage and Maintenance Manuals
  • Ensure that all travel planning procedures are followed by staff traveling in CRS vehicles and that all the relevant forms are completed
  • Maintain a file for all vehicle request and all travel related forms
  • Complete the Motor Vehicle Monthly reports /Fuel Usage report and motor vehicle monthly Maintenance report by the 5th of each month
  • Ensure that vehicles are driven safely and in line with CRS procedures and regulations.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by the Team Lead and Facility & Fleet Manager

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of Maiduguri, Yobe Yola and Nigerian roads
  • Minimum Four years’ professional experience in a similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English Language is essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good knowledge of vehicle mechanics
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Experience in supervising other staff
  • Ability to generate VMS reports
  • Ability to use the Microsoft suite of computer software applications especially MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org The position title and location must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number: “DRV170917”.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

Note

  • Applications will be treated as they are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CRS is an equal – opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
  • CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation .

 

Application Deadline: 2nd October, 2017.

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Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger for Nutrition Assistants

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 vacant position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Location: 
Damaturu, Yobe 
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Assistant will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to Nutrition Officer. He/she will provide support for efficient and smooth implementation of nutrition interventions at community and facility level under the direction of the Nutrition Officer.
  • He/she will be in charge of the 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).
  • The Nutrition Assistants will be required to represent Action Against Hunger and the program within the community.
  • He/she will also collect information and data on nutrition at community level through screening and other assessments.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, sensitization meetings and trainings during community led nutrition activities.
  • Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition(CMAM), Care Group Model (CGM), and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) activities with support from the Nutrition Officer.
  • Actively participate in scaling up of surveillance activities at community level to ensure monitoring of situation.
  • Participate in periodic Mass MUAC screening as part of routine program activities.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM and IYCF with support from MOH, community volunteers, traditional leaders, religious leaders and other stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Create awareness and sensitize the community on IYCF practices, malnutrition, and the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Close coordination all activities in collaboration with MOH, LGA team and other key stakeholders.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Nutrition or community based program with similar experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) as well as CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Be professional, have good organizational capacity, good human relationships, self-motivated, open, creative, proactive, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Have the ability to prepare monthly work plans and plan appropriately for tasks assigned.
  • Have the ability to write reports and collect relevant information from surveys, community, health facility and meetings.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be proficient in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Have a minimum of 1 year work experience in Nutrition and SBCC approach-IYCF and CGM a plus.
  • Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Have the ability to facilitate discussions and meetings, coordinate and supervise a team.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

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

 

Application Deadline: 15th September, 2017.

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Recruitment at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer – Fleet and Facility (Travel)

Job Code: ADFFY-6917″.

Location: Nigeria
Purpose & Primary Function

  • The position of the Administrative Officer – Fleet and Facility (Travel) is responsible for ensuring and oversees the daily effective and efficient running of project vehicles while ensuring proper maintenance of these project assets.
  • In collaboration with the Administrative Officer, s/he will conduct all tasks related to the management of contracts for occupancy and utilities like electricity and generators.
  • Finally, s/he will coordinate with the Administrative Officer to register and update new items to the office inventory register.
  • S/he also ensures staff movement within Damaturu, within Yobe State, and travel to other states is well coordinated with relevant colleagues.
  • In addition, s/he will ensure that office and guesthouse facilities are maintained and cleaned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering and any other related qualification.
  • A certification in Motor vehicle mechanics or Transportation will have an added advantage
  • Certificate in Defensive Driving.
  • Prior experience supervising staff at various levels of responsibility in a structured work environment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral Communication skills in English. Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri are an advantage
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of contemporary management best practices
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office and Excel especially
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good supervision skills and report writing
  • Must be a matured, motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative, diplomacy, and tact;
  • Minimum of three years relevant administrative management experience, preferably with an International Organization at least two of which must be at a Managerial level;
  • Proven level of integrity and honesty.

 

 

 

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Job Code: AOFB-08125″

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Purpose & Primary Function

  • The Administrative Officer is responsible for ensuring the day-to-day efficiency and accountability of Administrative functions in the CRS Yobe sub-office in Damaturu.
  • S/he will support overall office administration and management, human resources, inventory/asset management, and contracts and payments.
  • The Administrative Officer will directly supervise the CRS Yobe Administrative Assistant to ensure high-quality and timely service provision in line with agency policy and procedure.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Law, Engineering, Economics, Administration or Management.
  • Must be a mature, motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Minimum of three years relevant administrative management experience, preferably with an international Organization
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of local languages such as Hausa and/or Kanuri are an advantage
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of contemporary management best practices
  • Must have excellent research and facilitation skills
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Demonstrate high level of initiative, diplomacy and tact
  • Prior experience in supervising staff in a structured work environment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral Communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office and Excel especially;
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org. The position title and location that you are applying for must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number, e.g: “Administrative Officer – Fleet and Facility (Travel): ADFFY-6917”.

Click here to download Application Form (MS Word)

Note

  • Applications will be treated as they are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CRS is an equal – opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
  • CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation .

 

Application Deadline: 21st September, 2017.

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Vacancy at Action Against Hunger for an Intern – Technical (WASH)

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: Intern – Technical (WASH)
Location
: Damaturu, Yobe
Duration: 3 months
Start date: ASAP
Job Description

  • We are looking for talented Interns, interested in pursuing a humanitarian career.
  • The Technical (WASH) intern aims to assess the sustainability and good practices of improvement of access of water of vulnerable populations through the rehabilitation and construction of water points in Yobe and Brono State in Nigeria mission.

Key Activities
The Technical Intern will perform the activities with the existing team in Nigeria (mainly with the WASH team). The intern will be primariy responsible for:

  • Review of Action Against Hunger-USA water point designs for technical specifications, safety, access, compliance to national standards.
  • Responsible for cleaning all quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Presenting findings and recommendations to the Action Against Hunger-USA Nigieria WASH Team
  • Responsible to lead the project under direct supervision from WASH Head of Department, with field management of enumerators
  • Identification of reliable borehole drilling contractors from Action Against Hunger’s experience as well as other NGOs and stakeholders from Borno and Yobe State.
  • Focusing on review of secondary data and documents, primary data collection in the communities, and discussion with other NGOs and stakeholders.

Requirements
Do you Meet the Profile Required Criteria?

  • Ongoing advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) related to Water Sanitation & Higiene, Engineering, Public Health work or related to International Assistance.
  • Experience in developing countries highly desirable
  • Flexibility and adaptability, commitment to respect security rules and to represent the best image of the organization while in the field.
  • Working proficiency in English compulsory. Knowledge of Hausa a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective relationships in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) in English
  • Flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Ability to plan and deliver work to agreed deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of water supply, operation and maintenance, and community mobilization
  • Basic knowledge on usage of ODK/KOBO a plus
  • Excellent reporting skills with good oral and written communication skills
  • Diplomatic and culturally sensitive
  • Good analytical, research and negotiation skills.

Others

  • Action Against Hunger will support accommodation and study implementation in country, but candidates are encouraged to seek their own funding to facilitate flights, lodging and food.
  • The intern will be able to use the regular Action Against Hunger program transport and movements of cars to do the primary data collection.
  • Action Against Hunger will provide enumerators / translator, and support will be provided by program teams.
  • Action Against Hunger will support the visa
  • The intern will need to have active health insurance, and cover visa costs and flight travel.
  • S/He will also need to bring his or her own computer. Action Against Hunger will support visa process.

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

Note

  • This is an unpaid field-based internship position.
  • We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. ACF-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2017.

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Jobs at Action Against Hunger for Information and Communications Technology Officers

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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: Information and Communications Technology Officer
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Information and Communications Technology Officer will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to the Logistics Manager.
  • He/she will be responsible for ensuring that Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission has well maintained, up-to-standard IT, HF/VHF radio, satellite, internet, mobile phone and GPS equipment.
  • The ICT Officer will be responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of the ICT hardware, software, networks and peripheries.

Responsibilities
The task and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Focal point for all technical ICT issues for office and field staff.
  • Supervise equipment repair and installation by supplier and liaise with ICT suppliers (computer, phone, HF/VHF).
  • Update equipment tracker with new ICT equipment and every time there is a change in user
  • Maintain a laptop maintenance log and ensure all staff have well-functioning ICT equipment.
  • Maintain mobile phone account list and liaise with the Finance team regarding opening and closing phone accounts.
  • Manage Subscriptions- liaise with ISP, documentations, authorizations from government.
  • Ensure that ACTION AGAINST HUNGER staff are using their equipment in line with ACTION AGAINST HUNGER ICT policy.
  • Label and register new ICT equipment, create equipment ID cards and equipment folders for them, issue equipment to users using ACTION AGAINST HUNGER standard forms
  • Ensure the standard ACTION AGAINST HUNGER communication procedures are respected in the bases.
  • Conduct computer, radio, satphone and other equipment training as and when required.
  • Explain the maintenance tasks to be carried out regularly (clean-up, defragmentation, etc.)

Requirements
The Successful Candidate Will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Engineering with at least 2 years working experience in the IT sector, or IT support in the development sector.
  • Be a computer literate with excellent skills in all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Be fluent in English and Hausa.
  • Pay excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be approachable, diplomatic, able to maintain confidentiality and able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment.
  • Have the capacity to analyze, synthesis and report of large amounts of information.
  • Have the willingness to travel to field sites.
  • Have previous experience working for NGOs, particularly international and/or health related NGOs.

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

Note:
 Advert may close before the due date once we have received applications from qualified candidates.

 

Application Deadline: 6th September, 2017.

 

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Job Opportunities at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. Therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to our approach in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established its presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, governance, peace building and Health/HIV programming.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Market Assistant
Ref No: Market Assistant MAY241708 
Location:
 Damaturu – Yobe
Slot: 4
Job Summary

  • Under the leadership of the Market Officer, and with guidance from Program Manager, the Market Assistant(MA) is responsible for the daily project activities in her/his geographic location, while maintaining relationships with vendors and beneficiaries.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Community Development or any other relevant field
  • At least 1 years’ experience in project implementation preferably with an NGO
  • Proficiency in MS office application such as word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection
  • Proven experience in group discussions and other participatory methods
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender responsive programming.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to speak local language- Hausa or Kanuri
  • Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize a variety of initiatives
  • Willingness to travel about 70% of the time.

Required Language:

  • Fluent English, Hausa or Kanuri a plus.

Required Travel:

  • Travel within Nigeria, frequent vehicle travel to project sites.

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Job Ref: POMD1724
Location: Borno
Primary Responsibilities

  • The Procurement Officer will coordinate local procurement activities and processes to acquire goods and services in support of the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable for the Northeast Operations.
  • Your knowledge and experience will allow you to successfully coordinate the quality and efficiency of procurement and purchasing activities and ensure stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate fully compliant procurement systems and operating procedures. Assess effectiveness and efficiency and recommend improvements. Contribute to ensuring compliance with CRS procurement principles, standards, and policies, donor regulations, and local statutory requirements.
  • Coordinate with various departments to develop and maintain an up-to-date procurement plan with all quantities, quality and delivery requirements for goods and services. Provide pricing information to assist budget holders with budget preparation.
  • Coordinate the sourcing process and perform various activities to assist with ensuring the best value for money: market research, cost estimates, solicitation documents, bidding process facilitation, supplier identification and research, quality and availability of goods assessment, negotiation, contract/purchase order and other documents preparation.
  • Communicate with other procurement staff and various program and operations units to coordinate and track goods/services delivery and receipt and keep everyone informed of the status. Collect information to confirm that goods/services delivered are what have been ordered in the correct quantities and quality, they arrive on schedule and at the right cost.
  • Maintain correspondence and constant contact with suppliers to follow up on the execution of contractual terms and conditions, and handle issues if needed. Monitor and report on supplier performance, noting current and/or potential issues and/or inefficiencies and assist with contract/purchase order modifications.
  • Accountable for transparency within the procurement department through ensuring a complete, accurate and up-to-date document trail of all procurement processes, vendor files, procurement and inventory database to assist with control and accountability.
  • Prepare reports and facilitate document retrieval.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BA/B.Sc Degree in Supply and Purchasing Management or related field such as (Logistics or Administration), from recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in procurement/purchasing management, logistics, administration, preferably with an international organization.
  • Good knowledge of various donor procurement regulations (e.g. USAID, EU, UN)
  • Knowledge of international and national procurement regulations and local market conditions.
  • Knowledge of contract terms, as well as a proven ability to successfully complete purchase orders against specifications.
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience with database management systems (e.g. MS Access) highly desirable.
  • Membership in a professional purchasing organization preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English.
  • Proven ability to prepare reports and maintain complete files and records.

Personal Skills:

  • Good planning and coordination skills and ability to prioritize competing priorities effectively
  • Good analytical skills with ability to make independent judgment and decisions
  • Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Good negotiation, communication, and relationship management skills.

 

 

Job Title: Market Officer
Job Ref: MOY172408
Location: Damaturu
Slot: 2
Job Summary

  • Under the leadership of the Head of Office and Food for Peace Program Manager, the Market Officer (MO) is responsible for the daily project activities in her/his geographic location, while maintaining relationships with local partner staff as well as vendors and beneficiaries. The MO, in collaboration with the local partner, will lead and validate vendor selection, ensure compliance with voucher methodology, collect data as guided by the M&E Officer and assist the local partners in reporting.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Geography or any other relevant equivalent Degree
  • At least 3 years’ experience in project implementation preferably with an international humanitarian NGO.
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection
  • Proven experience in group discussions and other participatory methods
  • Previous exposure to information and communication technology for development will be a plus
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender responsive programming.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize a variety of initiatives
  • Willingness to travel about 60% of the time.

Required Language:

  • Fluent English, Hausa or Kanuri a plus.

Required Travel:

  • Travel within Nigeria, frequent vehicle travel to project sites.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org  with your job code

Click here to download Application Form (Ms Word)

Note

  • The position title must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number “Market Assistant MAY241708”.
  • Applications will be accessed on a rolling basis and interviews conducted until all positions are competently filled.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • “CRS is an equal – opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
  • ‘’CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation .

 

Application Deadline: 31st August, 2017.

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