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.

North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment for Office Managers

North East Regional Initiative (NERI) – An International Development Organization, is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Office Manager
Location:
 Yobe
Position Start Date: Immediately 
Position Summary

  • The Office Manager will be responsible for organizing all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the state office.
  • H/She will maintain effective administrative system, which support the logistics and activities of the program, ensure that office equipment is maintained, relevant records are up to date and that all administration processes work effectively.
  • In addition, H/She will support the program operations by maintaining office systems and supervise support staff. This position will be based in Yobe State.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The Office Manager will report to the State Program Manager based at Yobe.

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintains and organize the office operations and procedures; designing and managing the filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions (stationery, equipment & utility payments); and supervising clerical/support staff (i.e. cleaners, drivers, etc.)
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Vendor Management & Office Administration (Adequacy of Stationary / Provisions / Refreshments / adequacy of Sub Staff) Courier & Dispatch (Inward / Outward / Outstation) / also making record of local maintaining).
  • Co-ordination and maintenance of systems related to Housekeeping.
  • Managing vendors and keeping track of cycle of all maintenance contracts.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing and managing budgets for office expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Reviewing and updating Health and Safety Policies and ensuring they are observed;
  • Arranging regular testing for electrical equipment and safety devices
  • Maintaining the condition of the office facilities and arranging for necessary repairs
  • Designs and implements office policies by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Coordinate and maintain the office fleet management and efficient use of project vehicles and other transport services in support of program objectives
  • Coordinate travel bookings for the state office – flights, hotel, airport pick up/drop off
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • HND or Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Experience working on development funded programs is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated administrative issues.
  • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Must be an indigene and be residence in the work location
  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria is required

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

  • A current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • A cover letter

Note

  • Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 5th September, 2017.

Recruitment at the United Nations World Food Programme for Programme Assistants

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 vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Programme Assistant (Resilience) G5
Requisition: # 62002
Location: Damaturu
Job Purpose

  • To deliver a wide range of programme support processes and activities for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

Organzational Context

  • Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Resilience, the Programme Assistants (Resilience) are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of programme support activities requiring interpretation of standard guidelines/practices.
  • Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to more junior colleagues.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Collate information for inclusion in reports, documents and correspondence, to support the effective work of other staff.
  • Respond to standard queries and provide timely and accurate guidance.
  • Maintain relationships with a range of individuals through provision of programme support to assist in information sharing and service delivery to staff.
  • Proof-read reports, documentation, correspondence, etc., making changes in line with established guidelines where appropriate.
  • Process and manage routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources
  • Manage and maintain records and databases, to ensure information is organised and readily available for staff.
  • Contribute to improvement of programme procedures and processes.
  • Collect and perform basic analysis of data to contribute to quality programme information management.
  • Provide guidance to junior colleagues in performing their duties.

4Ps Core Organizational Capabilities
Purpose:

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People:

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance:

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  • Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  • Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership:

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

Standard Minimum Qualifications
Education:

  • Completion of Secondary School Education.
  • A First University Degree (BSc) in Natural Resources Management, livestock, Agronomy, SWC, hydrology, water engineering and Rural development is desirable.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience.

Language:

  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English Language.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of specialised common programming methods and skills gained through relevant technical training and experience.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a range of individuals in order to provide a high quality support service.
  • Ability to carry out basic data analysis and independently rectify problems requiring attention.
  • Ability to monitor and report programme activities
  • Good communication skills required to give and receive information and work with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Functional Capabilities
Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance:

  • Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Transfer Modalities (Food, Cash, Vouchers):

  • Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

Knowledge of Specialized Areas:

  • Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.

Emergency Programming:

  • Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt:

  • Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.

Desired Experiences for Entry into the Role

  • Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
  • Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
  • Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

Terms and Conditions

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only Nigerian national (or residents with valid residence & work permits) are eligible to apply for this position.
  • Applications should be submitted online and English only.

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

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates found to be canvassing for the position in any form will be disqualified.

 

Application Deadline: 2nd September, 2017.

Vacancies at Mercy Corps for Field Enumerators

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
 

Job Title: Field Enumerator
Locations:
 Borno, Adamawa, Yobe
Program /Department Summary
With funding from USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), Mercy Corps is collaborating with Action Against Hunger, Catholic Relief Services, Cooperazione Internazionale, International Rescue Committee and Oxfam to conduct a joint six-month Livelihoods and Market Recovery Assessment in North East Nigeria. The assessment aims to:

  • Understand market systems dynamics across three conflict-afflicted states-Borno, Adamawa and Yobe;
  • Identifying constraints and opportunities to enable market systems to strengthen economic coping, facilitate market recovery, and increase livelihood opportunities for conflict-affected communities;
  • Identify approaches to facilitate local market recovery.
  • LMR partners have identified 4 market systems (cowpeas, cereals {maize, sorghum, millet}, vegetables and agricultural inputs) and cross-cutting areas (transport & infrastructure, access to finance and the effect of aid distribution) as the focus of the assessment.
  • LMR partners are collecting and analysing data to determine whether the market systems can be adapted to ultimately improve income generation, food security, nutrition and protection for vulnerable conflict-afflicted households in rural and urban areas in North East Nigeria.

Position Objective/ Purpose

  • Enumerators with past experience working with INGOs and UN Agencies in similar capacities will be recruited in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe state in order to get quality data and gain easy access to the LGAs.

Scope of work / Responsibilities
The enumerators will be engaged primarily to assist Mercy Corps in the tasks related to information gathering but not limited to:
Access to land:

  • Do farmers have access to land?
  • Are farmers able to plant on all of their land or do they only use accessible land for a limited period of time? (If so, how many seasons? are they IDPs?)
  • GPS co-ordinates of areas where farming activity can occur-colour-coded physical maps
  • Issues on restrictions on land access-including restrictions placed by the military on the amount of land available for farming
  • The type of soil available in the three States and its suitability for farming.

Status of grain storage in the North-East:

  • What type of storage facilities exist, who owns them (State or Federal Government, farmer owned, community owned, or ‘private’ storage {owned by input supplier, input distributors or transporters})
  • What are the gaps with grain storage at State and LGA-level?

Status of marketplaces:

  • What marketplaces have been destroyed, which are safe enough to rebuild and identify locations where market infrastructure marked for restoration would not be vulnerable to insurgent/AOG destruction?

Inputs distribution networks:

  • Identify inputs distribution networks in the state capital and LGAs (At least 5-10 larger distributors of seeds and agrochemicals in the main towns)
  • Who are their major customers in the LGAs? How far their supplies reach.

Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  • Qualifications in the fields of the Social Sciences, Economics, Development Studies or Statistics.
  • A sound track record in developing and conducting research
  • Experience working in the communities in either Borno, Adamawa or Yobe, and a good understanding of the local dialects is preferred.
  • Experience in data collection and analysis using participatory methodology.
  • Possess a degree of flexibility to work and availability to respond to comments and questions in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Proven skills in the use of mobile device for data collection
  • Experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Strong command over English and Hausa, especially ability to write high quality, clear and concise reports.
  • Candidates who reside or are familiar with the local communities in the targeted LGAs are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org All applications must include the position title in the subject line.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

 

Application Deadline: 3rd August, 2017.

Recruitment at Save the Children, 1st August, 2017

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: Education Officer – NENTAD EiE

Locations: Borno and Yobe
Role Purpose

  • The Job Holder will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of North East Nigeria Transition to Development (NENTAD) programme to improve children’s learning outcomes (literacy, Numeracy and life skills) and development through the use of evidence- based approaches.
  • In line with SCI ambition, SDGs and NENTAD goal, inclusion of all children including the girl child and children with disabilities is key in project implementation and monitoring.
  • For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between the sector’s work and other projects or initiatives in North Eastern region, the EiE Officer will actively participate in education-related activities and meetings, and will also seek active collaboration with other players working in the education sector.
  • A combination of adaptable components from SCI Literacy Boost and the QLE Framework are to be used within the already existing approved system and structures including government approved curriculum, medium of instruction among others.
  • In fulfillment of the roles, there will be close collaboration with all stakeholders (government, development partners, cross sector networking, members of the sector working group, UN-OCHA, SEMA and the community structures) to ensure that programme goals are achieved and sustained.

Key Areas of Accountability
As a member of the EiE Team, the field team, and in line with Save the Children strategy, policies and procedures:

Planning:

  • Lead planning efforts at state, LGEA and community levels so as to ensure effective and efficient resource allocation and utilization in line with approved project work plans and budgets and within the complete project cycle.
  • Participate in efforts to ensure availability of updated budgets, log frames targets, work plans, and reports are timely and accurate.
  • Take active role in unpacking and roll out of new projects with staff, partners and eventually community or project areas.
  • Build capacity and provide direct backup technical supportive supervision to head teachers, government desk officers, teachers, quality assurance officers and other community resource persons engaged in the project, in collaboration with the designated LGEA technical staff.
  • Ensure 100% monthly budget utilization and reporting of key results based on project work plans and budgets.

Implementation:

  • In line with approved monthly, quarterly and annual work plans, ensure 100% implementation of Education project activities in the area of operation and in accordance with the project proposal, Save the children policies and as per operational guidelines.
  • Provide strategic and technical support to partners and facilitators.
  • Prepare and submit activity rationale and budgets for review and approval prior to activity implementation
  • Provide technical support to the stakeholders to ensure effective implementation
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and annual report based on project targets and results
  • Ensure that key lessons from the project are shared or disseminated to wider audience in project states as appropriate
  • Identify critical project gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps exploring local solutions
  • Ensure quality in the field level implementation by partners, direct implementers, staff and teachers through trainings, mentoring and supportive supervision etc.
  • Provide guidance to field-based implementation by ensuring that inclusion, gender and disability are mainstreamed to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies, and reflect good practice in emergency education responses leaving no one behind.

Roll-out of the Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

  • Support the implementation of the accountability and learning framework for the project
  • Participate in the filling of the monthly activity target tracker and quarterly Indicator Performance Tracking Table Tracker
  • Identify areas for capacity building and follow-up on implementation of action plans
  • Document best practices and most significant change stories
  • Ensure regular monitoring of project activities in the respective schools and follow up in implementation of planned tasks, activities and agreed actions in the work plans.
  • Monitor and follow up the Project Partner’s activities and ensure their timely delivery of the Planned activities and reports
  • Provide direct backup technical support supervision to all partner staff in the field
  • In collaboration with MEAL Officer, support proper documentation of the project activities conducted –case studies, best practices and unique experiences for sharing and learning to Line Manager.
  • Regularly monitor project activities with the frequency and tools as reflected in the M&E plans
  • Submit monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget) of project activities to the line manager as per agreed schedule.
  • Conduct periodic /regular meetings with stakeholders including community leaders and stakeholders
  • Involvement of beneficiaries throughout all stages of programme cycle – assessment, design, implementation and maintenance.
  • Ensure an effective exit strategy discussions is planned in discussions with government stakeholders for sustainability is in place by the end of project.
  • Participate in the preparation of semi-annual and annual work plans and  reports on project interventions
  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Participate in weekly up-date meetings and as directed by the Field Manager and Technical Adviser

Technical Support and back-stopping:

  • Coordinate planning and implementation of the program locations
  • Participate and contribute to the NENTAD project reviews on the program as required.
  • Provide technical back stopping to teachers, headteachers and partners on the QLE Framework: collaborate with LGEA education managers
  • Contribute to intervention design, including building linkages within the education, health, nutrition and livelihood sectors.
  • Review and provide input to reports, briefs and other documents.
  • Facilitate community engagement in school PTA/SBMC/traditional/religious structures meetings for improved learning outcomes and school level decision making processes

Budget Monitoring responsibility:

  • Monitor daily expenditure so as to ensure project budgets are spent within acceptable limits and timelines as per set and approved monthly, quarterly and annual budget forecasts.
  • Track budgets to avoid over and under expenditure and most importantly follow donor requirements.
  • Take due diligence in ensuring correct coding and verification of expenditure as per financial reports. Officer will review financial reports with support from project Manager and Area Manager to ensure accuracy of reporting.

Coordination and Collaborations:

  • Provide coordination of all Education Programmes at State and LGEA levels in the areas of intervention.
  • Work closely with the relevant state agencies and parastatals, LGEA, other NGOs and Agencies in the Education sector, Schools, SBMCs, PTAs among others so as to identify areas of collaboration and leverage against state resources so as to maximize impact.
  • Advocate for, and support, the development of sustainable, child-friendly   and hazard-resistant standards and designs for learning centres, the integration of life skills into both formal and non-formal education, with a particular focus on Disaster Risk Reduction( DRR).

Reporting and documentation:

  • Generate timely, consistent and accurate monthly and quarterly Progress reports.
  • Actively participate in generation of semi annual reports donor reports demonstrating clear contributing towards overall goals and intended outcomes.
  • Participate in and share progress during weekly meetings
  • Document key success stories and areas of innovation for sharing on quarterly basis

Resource Acquisition:

  • In collaboration with the EiE Coordinator, Education Technical Advisor, partners and LGEA officials, conduct needs assessment to identify gaps in education sector
  • Where called upon, contribute in concept and proposal writing efforts
  • Continuously, in the course of implementation, indentify gaps and document areas of innovation so as to develop creative and innovative programmes

Partnership:

  • Continuously identifying and map potential implementing partners in their operational area and recommend potential partners for assessment where and when required.
  • Support and monitor day to day partner implementation, identify capacity gaps and recommend for capacity building where possible.
  • Documenting best practices and unique experiences for sharing and learning and field visits.
  • Follow up with partner reports and accountabilities.
  • Identify partner’s capacity gaps in different areas and share the information with the Line Manager.
  • Jointly implement strategic/ key activities with partners
  • Monitor and follow up the project partner’s on the activities implemented to ensure that they are in line with the project design and planned project activities.
  • Taking partners through the NENTAD goal and objectives, child safeguarding policy and gender tracker to ensure that their plans are contributing to our strategic objectives and key results.

Empowerment and Project Impact:

  • Innovatively support children to participate, own and benefit from the project interventions
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of parents and their communities to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives and supporting child education
  • Build the capacity of children, their parents and the community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues especially child protection.
  • Liaise and follow-up on commitments made by leaders on improvement of the child wellbeing especially the three breakthrough of survive, educate and protect.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Degree in Education, Social Work, Social Administration, Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies.
  • A Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning, Management and Evaluation would be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years experience of working with an International NGO with budget management and monitoring responsibilities.
  • At least two (2) years experience with good understanding of Community Education and training skills (Training of Trainers) particularly Non-Formal Education
  • Experience of working with local partners and State and Local Government in Education and Child Protection program delivery.
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

 

 

Job Title: M&E Officer – DFiD EiE Foundation

Locations: Borno and Yobe

Role Purpose

  • The MEAL Officer shall take the overall responsibility of operationalizing the MEAL system and SCI MEAL approach in Foundation for the Future Project: Protective inclusive quality education for conflict-affected children in Borno and Yobe.
  • The post-holder will be expected to lead on MEAL system implementation including monitoring of program quality, rolling out accountability initiatives, supporting program evaluations and leading on area MEAL budgeting.
  • S/he will be expected to closely support the Partner and lead MEAL capacity building of programme staff and partners including the Education cluster needs assessments.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Together with the MEAL Team in North East and in collaboration with the Project Manager, Officers and partners, the MEAL officer will be responsible for establishing and promoting the use of MEAL systems to ensure that the DFiD EiE Foundation for the Future project:
  • Is informed on the extent to which both the emergency response and development interventions are affecting the lives of the targeted populations.
  • Receives regular, timely and context-specific, meaningful feedback from our community members (who are or are not targeted by our interventions) partners, staff and that feedback effectively informs and signals areas where strategic attention is required.
  • There is evidence-based knowledge on the positive and negative impact that both the emergency response and development interventions are having over the communities where SCI works

Program Monitoring, Assessments, Evaluations and Reporting:

  • Lead the DFiD EiE Foundation for the Future project team in measuring achievement and progress toward project goals and results as well as development of MEAL systems for the project;
  • Lead roll out of a robust accountability strategy and MEAL systems and processes to measure achievement and progress towards achieving project objectives/outcomes and results/outputs against indicators (indicator performance tracker tables, quality checklists, etc.).
  • Lead monitoring of project quality using quality bench marks and ensure that findings are shared with relevant stakeholders and explicitly fed back into programme decision making, incorporating accountability and learning.
  • Contribute to child-focused and child-led programme implementation, by ensuring children’s participation, reporting back to children, and child-led M&E in the project;
  • Maintain a tracker of the project improvement actions bringing to the attention of the Project Manager and the project team key program improvement issues that need action and appropriately sharing them with the Head of MEAL [JM1] in the country Office.
  • Support internal and external program/project evaluations as necessary and ensure establishment of  project baseline data for all projects;
  • Lead the management of information systems and roll out of mobile data collection;
  • Lead compilation of data and reporting on, SCI global indicators and total reach reports

Partner Management:

  • Contribute to identifying the capacity of present and potential partners in quality programming and ensure that MEAL support is provided;
  • Ensure that MEAL aspects of partner implemented components are enforced.

Accountability and Organizational Learning:

  • Support the Head of MEAL with learning activities.  For instance, support planning of program Review workshops, prepare lessons learnt reports;
  • Ensure participation of beneficiaries and children in monitoring and evaluating the project. This includes roll out of Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM);
  • Ensure accountability systems are established engaging beneficiaries and stakeholders in evaluations, impact assessments and research.

Representation and Advocacy:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and government, and support Interagency Coordination forums, advocating for the specific needs of children.  Participate in Interagency coordinated joint MEAL activities (for instance needs assessment);
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required, including verifying and ensuring the relevancy of case studies and programme success stories.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Degree in Education, Social Work, Social Administration, Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies.
  • A Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning, Management and Evaluation would be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years experience of working with an International NGO with budget management and monitoring responsibilities.
  • At least two (2) years experience with good understanding of Community Education and training skills (Training of Trainers) particularly Non-Formal Education
  • Experience of working with local partners and State and Local Government in Education and Child Protection program delivery.
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager – NENTAD EiE
Locations: Borno and Yobe

Role Purpose

  • Reporting directly to the Area Manager[JM1], the jobholder is responsible and accountable for the overall management and implementation of North East Nigeria Transition to Development (NENTAD) programme, new partnership initiation, development and management, programme budgeting, budgetary and financial management, programme and financial reporting, human resources management, and administrative trouble shooting and support within the region.
  • Technical programme management and implementation responsibilities include developing project plans, budgets and implementation plans, managing the accomplishment of targeted results and indicators, oversee programme budgets and accounts to ensure adherence to approved budget and work plans, undertaking routine budget monitoring and budget revisions, leading in the definition of M&E plans and indicators, monitoring and supervising sub recipient partners, preparing timely and high quality programme and financial reports, and taking initiatives and actions to ensure that programme implementation is in compliance with all Save the Children and donor requirements, rules and regulations.
  • In addition the manager will ensure effective representation liaison between Save the Children and other INGOs, CSOs, Local Authorities and visiting donors and stakeholders at the local and regional level to promote extensive participation and complementarity of Save the Children programme and activities.
  • The manager is also responsible for providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.

Key Areas of Accountability
Project Planning, Implementation  and Management:

  • The Project Manager leads the kick off meeting and the end of the project meeting, which is due between 3 – 6 months before the end of the project
  • Preparing, managing and regularly updating the project activities work plan, procurement plan and financial plan, ensuring timely and quality implementation in compliance with the defined project design, Country Strategy as well as donor guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the Area Manager, State and LGS officials to select the areas of implementation.
  • Lead the preparation and implementation of the programme based work plans, M&E indicators in accordance with Save the Children and donor guidelines to ensure and guarantee effective programme activities delivery.
  • Monitor and oversee the day to day implementation of the programmes and projects to ensure compliance with the agreed work plans and that programme objectives and targets are being realised in line with the funding proposals.
  • Lead the expansion and understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches (partnerships, child participations, child rights programming etc) throughout the programme and follow up to ensure that these approaches are effectively implemented.
  • Ensure that all staff, partners and stakeholders implementing Save the Children projects have clear understanding of Save the Children mission, vision and values, goals, priorities and policies and that these are reflected in programme implementation.
  • Conduct regular programme review meetings with the relevant partners and stakeholders to enhance information sharing and improve efficiency and effectiveness of programme implementation and operations.
  • Initiate and develop alternative mechanisms for optimal implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of programme activities.
  • Maintain high standard of transparency and accountability in the course of programme implementation while ensuring integrity and timeliness of activities implementation in meeting programme objectives, compliance with donors & Save the Children policies.
  • Provision of regular operations and implementation updates on programme progress and challenges to allow for timely interventions and corrective actions by management.
  • Ensure the timely reviews and adjustments for the programme operational and implementation plans and budgets as may be required from time to time.

Human Resources Management and Development:

  • Provide line management and supervision of all the project staff
  • Working together with the Area Manager [JM1] and Programme Team to identify learning and development needs of the programme teams and develop specific plans to address the learning needs.
  • Support implementation of the Save the Children performance management system, by supporting, supervising and reviewing performance of the NENTAD EiE Project team through.
  • Establishment of clear, measureable objectives, ongoing feedback, periodic reviews and fair and unbiased evaluations;
  • Coaching, mentoring and other developmental opportunities;
  • Recognition and rewards for outstanding performance;
  • Documentation of performance that is less than satisfactory, with appropriate performance improvements/ work plans
  • Capacity building of project officer through trainings, coaching, performance management, implementation as well as in learning and reflection events
  • Setting and managing staffing targets, performance and priorities
  • Collaborate with Country office technical staff to build the technical capacity of staff that work on the NENTAD EiE Project through one-on-one coaching, mentoring, observations on performance and deliverables, promotion of strengths and attention to capacity gaps.
  • Conduct monthly project management meetings to enable adequate staff support.
  • Support the development of an organizational culture that reflects our dual mandate values, promotes accountability and high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, creativity and innovation, and frees up our people to deliver outstanding results for children and excellent customer service for our members and donors.

Partnership Development:

  • In close collaboration with members of the regional team, provide technical capacity building to partners in the EiE, early recovery, accountability, systems and any other areas of a strategic nature, and support Senior Officers to ensure effective and efficient supervision and monitoring of partners’ implementation of the NENTAD EiE Project and budgets.
  • Work with regional technical managers to provide support to Save the Children International partners in planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and documentation.
  • Participate in partner’s capacity assessment to identify and recommend capacity building needs for the partner
  • Provide technical capacity building and support , in implementation and ensure quality control by partners in the NENTAD EiE Project
  • Recommend strategic partnership in NENTAD EiE Project areas for consideration by partnership management teams.
  • Support partners in linking, networking with other institutions at regional and levels as well as support partners in developing funding proposals to create synergies and enhance sustainability of NENTAD EiE project goals.
  • Support partners to develop their competence and capacity in fundraising
  • Conduct monthly partner meetings and participate in quarterly partnership monitoring. Develop with the partners detailed work plans and budgets to cover and implement a selected programme.
  • Monthly monitor and follow up the implementation of the agreed work plan and budget to ensure that the programme objectives are being realized in accordance to the programme and partnership agreement and take the necessary actions for any identified deviations; ensure that partner reports and accountabilities are submitted monthly.
  • Participate in partner’s capacity assessment to identify potential partners to work with in different areas and share the information with the Line Manager.
  • Monthly provide technical capacity building and support, in implementation and ensure quality control by partners during project implementation
  • Support partners in linking, networking with other institutions  at regional levels as well as support partners in developing  funding proposals in collaboration with the project Coordinators
  • Monitor monthly partner programme and budget performance and ensure monthly submission of narrative and financial reports by partners as well as 80% budget utilisation.
  • Monthly monitor project implementation with the partners and ensure that implementation,
  • Support partners in linking, networking with other stakeholders at LGA and Statel level as well as build partner capacity in resource mobilization
  • Bi-annually identify institutional capacity building needs for partners and build/ link them to support to strengthen their capacity to address children’s and youth’s issues.

Resource Mobilization:

  • Working in collaboration with the Education and other Technical Specialists, engage actively on the review process for the education concept notes, position papers, and proposals.
  • Support the process of information gathering and analysis necessary for the development of specific project concept notes and proposals.

Financial Management:

  • Have responsibility for project budget control and monitoring to ensure adequate accountability and budget utilization in accordance donor requirements and approved work plans, strategic objectives and Save the Children finance policy and procedures.
  • Overseeing the specific budget performance for NENTAD EiE Project to ensure that project implementation is on course and timely as per the work plans. Ensure a monthly budget expenditure of at least 96%.
  • Annual planning and budgeting for the project in line with the planning and budgeting guidelines and timelines
  • Development of programme and project budgets including the cash transfer plans to guarantee availability of funds for programme implementation at all levels.
  • Responsible for monitoring and revising as necessary project budgets and ensuring that funds are used optimally and accounted for in accordance to the funding contracts and agreements.
  • Undertaking monthly budget monitoring in order to ensure accuracy of financial reports, manage budget variances, explain variances and propose measures for managing the variances.
  • On quarterly basis, review all programme budgets to ensure that budgets are revised and rephrase timely and spent within donors budgets and expenditure guidelines and no-cost extensions/cost extensions are timely requested for.
  • Ensure that all financial policies and regulations relating to cash flow management, expenditure controls, cash management, accounting information, advances management as put in place for the management and control of funds are followed by the staff and partners in implementing the different programme activities.
  • Support partners and staff in making decisions regarding budget allocations and utilizations and alerting management to any financial mismanagement which may arise in the course of programme implementation.
  • Monitor and manage over or under spending in a timely manner in line with standards
  • Submit accurate financial reports to the donor on a quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis
  • Working with finance team and line manager to ensure timely accountability and accurate financial reporting for the NENTAD EiE Project as per SCI policy and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that all budget adjustments are in line with the donor requirements and SC members are informed and approve budgetary changes.
  • Develop realistic, detailed plans, budget and proposals with consultation of the community members, children and other key stakeholders.

Programme Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Facilitate effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning, documentation and reporting  in line with agreed project targets and standards:
  • Establish functioning project level M&E system and utilization of the information from the M&E database;
  • Up-date the beneficiary database monthly or quarterly
  • Develop project quality benchmarks and ensure that the issues in the MEAL Action Tracker are implemented
  • Establish and ensure a functional accountability platforms for information sharing and feedback.
  • Manage project information, documentation processes, and ensure effective communication of the program/project results.
  • Provide monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget, etc) of project activities to the Regional Area Manager as per agreed schedule.
  • Prepare semi-annual and annual reports of project activities (progress against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to the donors, State and country Office as per agreed schedule.
  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Supervise on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Ensure Quality and timely delivery of assessments and plans by field projects.
  • Submit quality and timely monthly, bi-annual and annual reports.
  • Lead the process of developing project baselines and evaluations ToRs, 3 months before the date of effective implementation.
  • Support proper documentation of NENTAD EiE Project activities conducted –case studies, best practices and Compile and submit regular progress reports on the planned implementation activities to Line Manager.
  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Supervise on-going program assessments, evaluation and operational research studies, and take lead in utilizing the recommendations to improve programming.
  • Document vital project documents including fund summary, project proposal, M&E plan, monthly, semi-annual and annual reports, reports on activities implemented (approved concept, activity report and attendance lists)

Community Empowerment and Impact:

  • Innovatively support children, parents, schools and communities to participate, own and benefit from the project interventions
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children, school, parents and leaders to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of children, school, parents, communities and leaders to collectively engage local leaders on issues identified.
  • Liaise and follow-up on commitments made by leaders on improvement of the youth wellbeing.
  • Support functional independent youth advocacy platforms

Communication and Documentation:

  • Profile project impact, success stories, most significant change stories, captivating photography
  • Document and share best practices and human interest stories
  • Manage donor and SC branding and visibility through media visits, sharing reports

Advocacy, Networking and Representation:

  • Represent Save the Children externally at Regional, State and LGA levels, Sector Working Groups/meetings, work groups, development forums workshops, and via personal networking.
  • Ensuring that the Save the Children programme experience is represented and given recognition at State, LGA and regional meetings and workshops, donor, networks.
  • Actively promote and develop advocacy objectives for the NENTAD EiE Project in consultation with the Advocacy Team, Education TAs and Area Manager.
  • Network with other Save the Children International interventions in their areas of operation to improve synergy and holistic approach to child support.
  • Ensure that the project activities are integrated and recognized in the States and LGAs of operation.
  • Ability to adhere to the SC Child Protection Code of Conduct, Security Guidelines, Chronic Illness Policy and ethical principles.
  • Bi-annually and annually submit a State specific project progress report on what has been accomplished; highlighting the achievements and learning areas.
  • Annually share with the State and LGAs project plans and activity budgets.
  • Represent SCI and network on the EiE working group and Basic, Early Childhood education sub theme both formal and informal education to external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Economics, Social Science or Development studies.
  • Experience in Education and safe and EiE programming will be an added advantage.
  • Postgraduate training/Advanced Degree in the related field, Social sciences/social works, or Management is an added advantage
  • A minimum of eight years working experience in Education related program or protection in Nigeria (preferably with an International NGO).
  • Experience in managing a budget of at least US$ 700,000
  • Experience of working with local partners and State and Local Government in Education, protection and community based services
  • Strong monitoring, evaluation and accountability skills
  • Strong management of donor communications and visibility.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

 

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator – NORAD

Locations: Borno and Yobe

Role Purpose

  • Reporting to the Project Manager, the Senior Officer coordinates the implementation of DFiD EiE Foundation for the Future project in Yobe.
  • The EiE Senior Officer provides both operations and technical assistance and oversight on all aspects relating to NORAD in Eastern/ Karamoja Region.
  • The job holder provides overall programmatic and operational coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally (for/with partners).

Key Areas of Accountability
Project Coordination & Management:

  • Oversee the coordination and implementation of the NORAD project across the Region in line with the design of the project and donor requirements.
  • Establish, maintain and strengthen linkages in the management and implementation of NORAD Project.
  • Create and sustain positive working relationships with the partners and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and coordinate national, and district level engagements with partners and key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and ensure timely and quality reports are submitted as per the reporting requirements.
  • Working closely with Technical Thematic Specialists & MEAL to ensure quality program delivery, documentation and reporting of progress.

Operational Planning:

  • Provide national level lead in planning, development of detailed implementation plans, phased budgets, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting for NORAD project.
  • Overseeing the implementation and budget performance in line with the project plans and budgets.
  • Effectively support the project staff and partners in developing annual plans, in line with NORAD Project design and Save the Children International planning guidelines.
  • Support staff and partners to ensure that NORAD Project implementation are to the desired standards and on time.
  • Provide guidance to the partners through the planning processes to develop plans that are cost effective and in line with NORAD Project funding.

Finance and Budget Management:

  • Manage the Project budget in coordination with Regional Area Manager and Field Finance Manager.
  • Overseeing the budget performance to ensure that project implementation is on course as per the detailed implementation plans and phased budgets.
  • Support the Project implementation teams with budget monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure that the budget monitoring reports are responded to in time and with accurate information.
  • Working closely with NORAD Project teams, to ensure that partners are well guided, supported and their capacity built in sound financial management procedures.

Partner Development and Management:

  • Participate in partner’s capacity assessment and identify capacity building needs for the NORAD Project partners.
  • Develop with the partner’s detailed implementation/work plans and phased budgets.
  • Provide capacity building and support in implementation by partners.
  • Monitor and follow up the implementation of the agreed work plan and budget to ensure that the program objectives are being realized in accordance to the program and partnership agreement and take the necessary actions for any identified deviations.
  • Undertaking partners’ capacity assessment in order to identify capacity gaps and areas of support that the partners will require for effective implementation of the project.
  • Undertake visits to the partners on both programmatic and operational support.
  • Ensure timely, accurate and high quality financial and programmatic reporting by the partners and take corrective actions for any non compliance by the partners.

Program and Financial Reporting:

  • Responsible and accountable for the preparation of timely and high quality progress and end of project narrative and financial reports which are in accordance to the donor reporting schedule and formats.
  • Review all program financial reports ensuring that donor guidelines have been followed and high standard met, prior to submission to management.
  • Organize and facilitate quarterly follow ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the reports.
  • Overall Budget Vs Actual expenditure analysis and variance explanations.

Internal and external engagements:

  • Ensuring that the program experience is represented and given recognition at stakeholder meetings, workshops, donor, networks and any other engagements.
  • Develop and maintain regular channels of communication with partners and key stakeholders at district level.

MEAL:

  • Effectively manage project design and study processes which include assessments, baseline and evaluation studies, putting in place a functional ATT.
  • Ensure that the project has quality bench marks.
  • Collecting and managing complaints and feedback in close coordination with MEAL team and Project Officers.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of project results, documentation of project case studies, lessons learnt, significant changes and best practices and coordinating learning and reflection meetings/sessions
  • Ensure an effective programs/ projects monitoring and evaluation systems is in place.
  • Monitor programs/ projects activities to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to both Country Office and international Save the Children policies and procedures.

Technical Oversight:

  • In liaison with Technical Specialists and Field teams provide guidance and support to project team, partners and stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Humanities. Experience in managing integrated programmes across different thematic areas such as education, child protection, child rights governance or disaster risk reduction is a must.
  • At least 5 years of accrued working experience in program implementation with a minimum of 3 years in a management level position in an international NGO and those applying partnership approaches is desirable.
  • Experience in strategic thinking and planning skills, be able to set priorities, prepare manageable plans and to evaluate progress.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant – NENTAD EiE

Locations: Borno & Yobe

Role Purpose

  • The Job Holder will take responsibility for providing support towards the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of North East Nigeria Transition to Development (NENTAD) programme to improve children’s learning outcomes (literacy, Numeracy and life skills) and development through the use of evidence- based approaches.
  • A combination of adaptable components from SCI Literacy Boost and the QLE Framework are to be used within the already existing approved system and structures including government approved curriculum, medium of instruction among others.
  • In fulfillment of the roles, there will be close collaboration with all stakeholders (government, development partners, cross sector networking, members of the sector working group, UN-OCHA, SEMA and the community structures) to ensure that programme goals are achieved and sustained.
  • In line with SCI ambition, SDGs and NENTAD goal, inclusion of all children including the girl child and children with disabilities is key in project implementation and monitoring.
  • For purposes of ensuring healthy collaboration between the sector’s work and other projects or initiatives in North Eastern region, the EiE Community Mobilization Assistant will actively participate in creating awareness and sensitizing communities on education related demand issues, participate in education-related activities and meetings, and will also seek active collaboration with other players working in the education sector especially at the Local Government Level.

As a member of the EiE Team, the field team, and in line with Save the Children strategy, policies and procedures:

1.) Planning:

  • Support the planning efforts at the LGEA and community levels so as to ensure active  community engagement and participation in education service delivery in target locations
  • Contribute towards efforts to ensure availability of updated budgets, log frames targets, work plans, and reports are timely and accurate.
  • Take active role in the roll out of community awareness and sensitization in new projects with staff in consultation with the program officers’ government and other existing community structures in supported LGAs.
  • Support assessment of target locations in collaboration with EiE team and state partners
  • Support the distribution of teaching and learning materials as required
  • Support the identification of locations for siting TLSs
  • Support initial and continues engagement with IQS proprietors and Ministry of Religious Affairs for assessments, reporting, monitoring and selection of beneficiaries for the program
  • Liaise and collaborate with LGEAs official for direct backup and technical supportive monitoring and mentoring to SBMCs, community based structures, networks, head teachers, government desk officers, teachers, quality assurance officers and other community resource persons engaged in the project.
  • Ensure 100% mobilization of target communities in project locations, monitoring and reporting of key results based on project work plans.

2.) Implementation:

  • In line with approved monthly, quarterly and annual work plans, support 100% implementation of Education project activities in the area of operation and in accordance with the project proposal, Save the children policies and as per operational guidelines.
  • Activate/establish/strengthening community based structures in target locations including Integrated Quranic Schools (IQS) and Non-Formal Learning centers (NF)
  • Facilities joint monthly, quarterly or annual planning sessions with LGEAs, IQS and the NF to agree on workplan, implementation and monitoring activities
  • Plan and undertake joint community mobilization and awareness raising activities in target locations to ensure effective implementation and ownership
  • Engage with the Ministry of Religious affairs for buy in and sustainability of program implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Support the organization and delivery of capacity building session in target locations
  • Work with project officers to ensure that key lessons from the project are captured and shared or disseminated to wider audience in project states as appropriate
  • Identify critical project gaps and vulnerabilities, and clarify roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to effectively address those gaps exploring local solutions
  • Adhere to implementation guidelines by ensuring that inclusion, gender and disability knowledge and awareness is created in target locations/are mainstreamed to address SC Commitments for Children in Emergencies, and reflect good practice in emergency education responses leaving no one behind.

a.) Roll-out of the Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning:

  • Support the implementation of the gender tracker, accountability and learning framework for the project
  • Contribute towards filling of the monthly activity target tracker and quarterly Indicator Performance Tracking Table Tracker
  • Identify areas for capacity building and follow-up on implementation of action plans in collaboration with government partners and other sector interventions
  • Contribute to documenting best practices and most significant change stories
  • Conduct periodic /regular meetings with stakeholders including community leaders, SBMCs, CBMC, women and children groups
  • Engagement of beneficiaries in all stages of programme cycle – assessment, design, implementation and maintenance at the LGEAs and community levels.
  • lead regular monitoring of project activities in the respective schools and communities and follow up in implementation of planned tasks, activities and agreed actions in the work plans.
  • In collaboration with MEAL Officer, support proper documentation of the project activities conducted – case studies, best practices and unique experiences for sharing and learning to Line Manager.
  • Regularly monitor and mentor SBMCs, community based structures engaged in the project locations
  • Contribute to monthly reports (progress against planned activities, expense against estimated budget) of project activities to the line manager as per agreed schedule.
  • Participate in the preparation of semi-annual and annual work plans and reports on project interventions
  • Ensure appropriate filing and availability of documentation required for internal and external communications, accountability, audits, evaluation purposes and reporting
  • Participate in weekly up-date meetings and as directed by the Field Manager and Technical Adviser

b.) Technical Support and back-stopping:

  • Coordinate LGEA planning and implementation of the program locations
  • Participate and contribute to the NENTAD project reviews on the program as required.
  • Contribute to intervention design, including building linkages within the education, health, nutrition and livelihood sectors.
  • Provide input to reports, briefs and other documents as necessary.
  • Provide quality support and facilitate community engagement in school PTA/SBMC/traditional/religious structures meetings for improved learning outcomes and school level decision making processes
  • Promote women and children especially girls and those affected with disability participation in program delivery and reporting

3.) Budget Monitoring responsibility:

  • Monitor training schedule and attendance so as to ensure efficient and timely delivery.
  • Work with logistics and admin to ensure effective implementation of capacity building activities and field monitoring of activities are efficiently carried out.
  • Take due diligence in ensuring correct attendance list, coding and verification of participants as per expenditure aligned with approved workplans.

a.) Coordination and Collaborations:

  • Provide coordination of all community activities in consultation with the program officers at State, LGEA and school levels in the areas of intervention.
  • Work closely with the relevant state agencies and parastatals, LGEA, other NGOs and Agencies in the Education sector, Schools, SBMCs, PTAs among others so as to identify areas of collaboration and leverage against state resources so as to maximize impact.
  • Advocate for, and support, the development of sustainable, child-friendly and hazard-resistant standards and designs for learning centres, the integration of life skills into both formal and non-formal education, with a particular focus on Disaster Risk Reduction( DRR)

b.) Reporting and documentation:

  • Generate timely, consistent and accurate monthly and quarterly progress reports.
  • Participate in and share progress during weekly meetings
  • Document key success stories and areas of innovation for sharing on quarterly basis

c.) Resource acquisition:

  • In collaboration with the EiE Coordinator, Education Technical Advisor, Program Officer, partners, LGEA officials and communities conduct needs assessment to identify gaps in education sector

d.) Partnership:

  • Continuously identifying and map community based structures in the operational areas as part of building partnerships and brokering relationships for improved service delivery
  • Support and mentor community based implementation, identify capacity gaps and recommend for capacity building where possible.
  • Jointly document best practices and unique experiences with government LGEA officials for sharing and learning and field visits.
  • Identify partner’s capacity gaps in different areas and share the information with the Line Manager.

e.) Empowerment and Project Impact:

  • Innovatively support children to participate, own and benefit from the project interventions
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of parents and their communities to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives and supporting child education
  • Build the capacity of children, their parents and the community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues especially child protection
  • Liaise and follow-up on commitments made by leaders on improvement of the child well-being especially the three breakthrough of survive, educate and protect.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Degree in Education, Social Work, Social Administration, Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies.
  • A Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning, Management and Evaluation would be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years experience of working with an International NGO with budget management and monitoring responsibilities.
  • At least two (2) years experience with good understanding of Community Education and training skills (Training of Trainers) particularly Non-Formal Education
  • Experience of working with local partners and State and Local Government in Education and Child Protection program delivery.
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

 

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

Job Openings at Street Child Nigeria, 31st July, 2017

Street Child is a Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Education Specialist
Location:
 FCT, Abuja, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe
Reports to: Program Manager and Program Director
Starting Date: 21st August, 2017
Contract Duration: 1 year
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Organisational Context

  • Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world.
  • We were a key player in the Ebola crisis and led the global response for children orphaned by Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
  • We deliver everything through local partners and, since 2008, together we have built/renovated 156 schools and are now helping to educate over 40,000 young people.
  • Street Child works in the fields of education, child protection and livelihoods, working through sustainable solutions to stretch donations and create maximum impact.
  • We work in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nepal and in the last few months Street Child has been involved in the Humanitarian response for Nigeria as well as, being partner of the Education in Emergency Working Group.
  • Our work combines counselling, family mediation, business support, school building, and teacher training.

Operational/Context Role

  • The Education Specialist’s primary responsibility is to Support the implementation of Street Child education activities in North East Nigeria in order to guarantee the quality of formal and informal education services provided to forcibly displaced people and host communities.
  • In this area, Street Child carries out primary education, temporary learning and teacher trainings, looking both at the short and long term impacts
  • The position requires a strong background in Education, good communication skills, leadership, and the capacity to work with a team. Analytical thinking and the capacity to research innovative intervention methods, as well as creativity and flexibility are also expected.
  • The Street Child Education Specialist will be a key member of the Senior Management Team.

Key Responsibilities
General:

  • Coordinate and implement all the Education related project activities in collaboration with the Project Director and in liaison with schools, government and education agencies working on guaranteeing access to education services, and reinforcing the quality of the education provided.
  • Responsible for carrying out the Needs Assessment for the education programme and the preparation of the proposals and reports in collaboration with the Project Director
  • Design and oversee the implementation of innovative & individualized training programs for teachers, parents’ teachers’ association members and government education supervisors.
  • Actively participate for the development of the Nigerian Education in Emergency Curricula with all the main stakeholders involved
  • Design and coordinate workshops/education training activities for the JRS education programme.
  • Monitor day-to-day activities in the education programme to ensure best practice is adhered to school & learning centers management, curriculum design and implementation, pedagogical monitoring, optimization of the teaching & learning process.
  • Full responsibility for determining and, where required, designing, curricula and relevant teacher and student resources (e.g. textbooks etc).
  • Responsible for setting all learning goals for students – and designing and implementing effective methods of measuring student progress.

Reporting:

  • Keep the Project Director as well as the Program Manager informed on the activities of the project by providing relevant correspondence, reports and meeting minutes as well as making regular updates.
  • Responsible for prompt submission of all Education department financial and narrative reports to the Project Accountant/Project Director.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly, mid-year, and annual reports to the Project Director.

Networking:

  • Responsible for co-ordination and liaison between Street Child and other agencies/local government/local communities/displaced community as regards to Street Child’ Education programme in conjunction with the Project Director
  • Represent Street Child at the stakeholders meeting as necessary e.g. Education Cluster Meeting

Leadership Behaviours:

  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills;
  • Ability to positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences;
  • An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
  • Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches to Education;
  • A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.

Core Values:

  • Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity;
  • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.
  • A resource and budget-sensitive approach – mindful of the need to balance high standards with the imperative stretching resource envelopes as far as possible, so as to benefit as many as possible of the hundreds of thousands of children in Liberia who presently lack, and are unlikely to acquire, these core life skills.
  • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information;
  • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.

Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • A University Degree in Education or equivalent.

Experience:

  • Experience (at least 4 years) working with NGO in primarily in education or education in emergencies and protracted crisis.
  • Experience in managing people/teams.
  • Experience in developing contents, manuals, training on education

Language:

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and excellent writing skills
  • Fluency in Hausa (written and spoken)

Technical skills:

  • Strong analytical, reporting, strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation skills/experience
  • Knowledge of project cycle management
  • Knowledge and ability to apply INEE standards

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum 4 years’ of relevant professional experience as a manager within the humanitarian field including experience as an Advisor.
  • Someone with solid experience in practicing education, with exposure to emergency education, and accelerated curriculum.
  • Solid understanding of formal and informal education and developing programmes for refugee and IDP settings.
  • Understanding of education frameworks with ministries.
  • A team player with the ability to effectively work with and influence a diverse range of colleagues; possession of solid representation skills and proven analytical and communication skills.

Terms and Conditions

  • Contract is for one year, renewable with an initial probationary period of five months.
  • The Street Child remuneration policy is aligned with the Street Child ethos to offer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served.
  • The salary is calculated with the use of a post-adjustment multiplier and takes into account years of relevant experience and degree of responsibility of the role. Details will be discussed with short-listed candidates.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and the following documents below to: marcello@street-child.co.uk using “Application for Education Specialist position” as the subject of e-mail.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English including three (3) professional references with their contact information, phone and email address.
  • A cover letter describing the candidate’s desire and motivation to work for Street Child and how your qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.

Note

  • Interviews will be offered before as applications are received as we are urgently looking to fill this role
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 10th August, 2017.

Vacancy at Action Against Hunger for a Cash Assistant – Market Strengthening

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: Cash Assistant – Market Strengthening
Location
: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Food, Security and Livelihood
Job Summary

  • The Cash Assistant will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to the Cash Officer.
  • He/she will ensure efficient and smooth implementation of market strengthening activities.
  • The Cash Assistant will also work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of planned market strengthening,
  • He/she will participate in project activity reports from the area of operation when needed.
  • He/she will also support the Cash Officer in collecting the required information from the field to facilitate project follow-up.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Rural Development, Agricultural Economics, International Development or related studies.
  • Have strong Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Have Good knowledge of the intervention area(s) and local economy.
  • Have previous humanitarian programming experience preferably.
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Have experience in relief and rehabilitation programs with a focus on food security and livelihoods.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

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: 27th July, 2017.

COOPI – Cooperazione Internazionale Job for a Project Manager, July 2017

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 position below:

 

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Yobe State
Duration of the Project: 6 months (with possible extension)
Starting Date: 1st August
Donors: Echo
Role Purpose

  • He/she is responsible for the project’s execution, in technical, economic/financial terms, and in terms of resources management on field, in compliance with COOPI and the donor’s procedures.
  • He/she ensures the expected results attainment in budget management.

Responsibilities

  • Activity planning and management: in cooperation with the project staff, he/she plans and monitors the activities’ progress, in compliance with the contract signed with the donor and with COOPI and the donor’s procedures.
  • Administrative and financial management: in collaboration with the Project Administrator/Administrative Coordinator he/she plans all expenditures to make.
  • He/she regularly monitors all made expenditures. He/she supervises accounting and the project cash safe/bank account management and, where there was no dedicated staff, he/she directly manages the accounting and the project cash safe/bank accounts, making use of the instruments made available by the organization (Merlino). In cooperation with the Project Administrator and in coordination with the Administrative Coordinator he/she prepares the Purchases Plan. He/she ensures the organization and donor’s procedures respect when purchasing goods and services.
  • Reporting: in coordination with the Head of Mission ad with the Administrative Coordinator, he/she ensures the preparation, in compliance with the deadlines, of all financial and narrative reports – interim and final – expected by the project. He/she is responsible for the preparation of all formal communication and contract modifications requests (ex. budget modification) of the projects he manages.
  • Staff Management: In coordination with the Head of Mission and in compliance with the country’s rules/laws and with the COOPI’s regulation in the country, he/she selects the local staff to be employed in projects, and manages any other project’s expatriate staff. By making use of the organization’s tools he/she evaluates the local staff employed for projects and he/she participates to the evaluation of his/her own project, upon request by his/her direct supervisor.
  • He/she coordinates and supervises the work done by all the project staff, in compliance with the organization’s security procedures. He/she is responsible for the initial and continuous training of the local staff under his/her responsibility.
  • Goods management: he/she is responsible of the correct management of all goods purchased for the project, both irectly and purchased by other offices/field offices8. For all goods purchased by the project he/she updates the inventory, in cooperation with the Administrative Coordinator.
  • Institutional relations: In relation to the project of his/her competence, he/she communicates with the donors’ officers, the local authorities which are competent in the aspects related to the project, the project’s partners  and beneficiaries, in compliance with the organization’s guidelines.
  • New projects’ writing: upon request by his/her direct supervisor, and cooperating with the project staff, he/she elaborates, writes and prepares all necessary documents to present new projects, in accordance with the organization’s processes and procedures.

Profile

  • Advanced degree in Food Security, Livelihood or related field or equivalent work.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the humanitarian field as project or programme manager or in a similar position. Demonstrated experience in food distribution or related field.
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management.
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities, and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

 

 

Job Title: Project Administrator
Location: Yobe State
Duration of the Project: 7 months (with possible extension)
Starting Date: 1st August
Donors: FFP

Role Purpose

  • He/she is responsible for the project’s execution, in technical, economic/financial terms, and in terms of resources management on field, in compliance with COOPI and the donor’s procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with financial and other requirements set by the Donors (USAid – Food for Peace) and COOPI internal financial and administrative procedures.
  • Monitor cash flows and supervise petty cash handling.
  • Ensure proper administration for outstanding debtors and creditors, follow-up overdue and signal potential problems in timely manner.
  • Produce monthly cash and bank reconciliation statements.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly projects’ financial reports
  • Control and assure compliance of program expenditures with program budgets.
  • Ensure appropriate filing system of financial documentation is in place, accurate and updated.
  • Provide timely and systematic monitoring of program expenditures as well as timely budget program forecasts.
  • Prepare, on a monthly basis, financial reports and/or requests to be sent to COOPI Milan HQs.
  • Supervise and manage program staff: supervise preparation of contracts for personnel staff. Manage contracts of local and international staff and supervise administration staff.
  • Application of mechanisms relative to any on the job training of personnel working on the project.
  • Prepare payment vouchers and verify supporting documents for project and administrative expenditure. Ensure classification of all financial information and documents in accordance with the projects and respective budget lines.
  • Coordinate and supervise overall policy implementation for the human resources of Salima base, included Labour Law application, recruitment and that staff salaries are effectively paid to eligible staff and an audit trail of records is maintained.
  • Supervise preparation of lease contracts, contracts with suppliers and any other contract issued by the program. Ensure that contractual commitments are accurately tracked.
  • Supervise appropriateness and updating of all procurement documentation at the various steps of the procurement process. Ensure budget availability of expenditures and that appropriate authorizations are in place
  • Ensure that taxes are timely remitted to relevant authorities.
  • Bring-up date the stock inventory.

Requirements

  • University degree in Social Sciences, Business or Technical Sciences.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant working experience.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication, negotiation skills, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Proven capacity to work in a team is essential. Experience in managing staff is an advantage.
  • Experience in liaising with governmental/local authorities, IOs and NGOs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in stressful environments and under pressure.
  • Experience in emergency context or in a similar position and in managing USAid funded projects.
  • Experience in logistics, procurement and security matters is a strong advantage.
  • Previous work experience in the region is a plus.
  • Experience in working in conflict-prone environments a plus.
  • Fluency in English language.
  • Computer literate.

 

 

Job Title: Area Coordinator
Locations: 
Yobe and Abuja
Duration: 6 months renewable
Area of intervention: Northern States of Yobe and Borno
Position Description

  • In close cooperation with all the different positions in place at Country Coordination level, the Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of quality of program, staff management, logistics, security, finance and procedures’ respect. Delegated by the Head of Mission, he/she represents COOPI with donors, institutions, NGOs, local government and international agencies available in the area.
  • He/she guarantees the correct project implementation and the donors’ procedures respect.
  • He/she cooperates with the Head of Mission in the definition of the Country Strategy and intervention priorities for its area of competence.

Responsibilities
Institutional Relations:

  • Delegated by the Head of Mission, he/she manages relations with institutional donors and potential ones. In coordination with the Head of Mission, he/she represents COOPI in its area of competence through relations with institutions, NGOs, local and international organizations, and partners.
  • He/she is also responsible for the Organization’s reputation in the area.

New Opportunities Identification:

  • He/she verifies and proposes to the Head of Mission the intervention priorities to consolidate new opportunities of involvement in the area.
  • He/she cooperates with the Head of Mission in the identification of new project opportunities in his/her area of competence. Delegated by the Head of Mission he/she participates to the elaboration of the strategy for his/her area of intervention.

Project Management and Strategy:

  • Always referring to the Head of Mission and in coordination with the Project Managers, he/she coordinates and directly supervises projects, guaranteeing their correct implementation in conformity with contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with the COOPI’s procedures and management standards.
  • He/she coordinates the elaboration, writing, and necessary documents preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the Head of Mission.
  • He/she is responsible for the preparation of projects’ reports and all monitoring documents requested by the coordination office. He/she ensures that all official and administrative documents are transmitted to the Country Coordination.

Country Office Management:

  • He/she is responsible for all different aspects linked to the country office management: economic and financial situation, logistics, and local staff management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines.
  • He/she guarantees the Country Regulation and the respect of the organization’s procedures.

Staff Management:

  • He/she is responsible for the local staff management and training, in his/her area of competence, in close cooperation with the relative functions at Country Coordination level, whose indications he/she follows.
  • He/she coordinates the expatriate staff, monitoring their activities, and participates to the staff evaluation, together with the Head of Mission.

Safety:

  • He/she is responsible for the expatriate staff security in the area, and for the correct implementation and respect of the general security regulation.

Economic and Financial Management:

  • He/she is responsible for the economic management of his/her area of competence.
  • He/she supervises the financial management and, in cooperation with the Area Coordination

Administrator and the Administrative Coordinator:

  • He/she participates to the preparation of coordination and projects’ budgets.
  • He/she ensures – through the administrative function – the respect of financial reporting deadlines and the organization/donor’s procedures.

Profile

  • Advanced Degree in International Education, International Development, Health and Nutrition or a related field or equivalent work.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the humanitarian field and in a similar position, with a track record of success and results achieved;
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities, and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
  • Previous experience with an international humanitarian NGO is an advantage;
  • Desirable experience of working on EU/ECHO, USAid/OFDA, UN and Italian Cooperation;
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

 

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

 

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2017.

Job Recruitment at Action Against Hunger

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: WASH Technical Officer
Location: Nangere, Yobe
Duration: Full Time
Job Summary

  • The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Technical Officer will be based in Nangere, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the WASH Program Manager.
  • He/she will supervise water and sanitation construction activities including preparation of technical designs and bills of quantities.
  • He/ she will also coordinate with internal staff and local stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation of WASH programs including reporting of WASH technical activities.

The successful candidate will

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in Water Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, Building and other related fields.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Be professional, motivated, organised, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Be Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Storekeeper
Location:
 Monguno, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Storekeeper will be based in Damaturu, Yobe State and report to the Base Logistician.
  • He/she will ensure proper management of the base’s stocks and stores.
  • He/she will also ensure proper and complete documentation and archiving of warehouse documents.
  • The Storekeeper will also conduct regular checks on the quality of the food items (RUTF) and drugs to be stocked.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a National Diploma or its equivalent including one year experience in stock management/warehousing.
  • Have good arithmetic and mathematical skills.
  • Have basic knowledge of Microsoft office packages and good communication skills (verbal and
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
  • Conduct all duties in a professional manner following Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter.

 

 

Job Title: Storekeeper Assistant
Location: 
Monguno, Borno 
Job Summary

  • The Storekeeper Assistant will supervise and support packaging and loading of supplies and equipment and ensure all deliveries are physically conformed with delivery notes and/or waybills.
  • He/She will update the monthly inventory and complete stock reports using Action Against Hunger standard stock management tools.
  • The Storekeeper Assistant will support the Storekeeper in conducting checks on the quality of the food items (RUTF) and drugs to be stocked. He/ She will ensure proper and complete documentation and archiving of warehouse documents.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of secondary school leaving certificate or equivalent.
  • Have strong training in stock management with good mathematical skills.
  • Have basic computer skills, including in MS Excel.
  • Have good communication skills (verbal and written English)
  • Be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
  • Conduct all duties in a professional manner following Action Against Hunger Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter.

 

 

Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Program Manager
Location: 
Nangere, Yobe
Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Multi-sectoral Program Manager (MPM), the WASH Program Manager will be based in Nangere, Yobe State and lead the implementation of WASH program activities in the Integrated Basic Humanitarian Response Project within the facility and community level.
  • The WASH Program Manager will be primarily responsible for implementing the integration of the WASH sector with other sectors, in collaboration with the Multi-sectoral Project Manager.
  • He/she will also identify and develop WASH projects and activities and disseminate technical and operational expertise acquired during the course of the program implementation.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,Technology or in a field related to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Civil/Building/Geology/Public health).
  • Have a minimum of 3 years relevant working experience within WASH management/supervisory capacity.
  • Have strong computer literacy, organizational, planning skills, ability to work under pressure and report writing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have other relevant qualifications on WASH technical projects in fragile contexts like Capacity building, Team Management and WASH Emergency response capacity.
  • Be professional, responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive and have the ability to lead and manage the team.
  • Have experience within the INGO/NGO and humanitarian context.
  • Have the energy and stamina to withstand long working hours and often stressful conditions.

 

 

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

  • The Resourcing Assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno state and work under the supervision of the Resourcing Officer.
  • The Resourcing Assistant will provide support 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.

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.

 

 

Job Title: Grants and Reporting Manager
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Grants and Reporting Manager will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and work under the supervision of the Field Coordinator.
  • He/she will provide support to grant management and ensure compliance of ongoing program implementation.
  • The Grants and Reporting Manager will monitor and support the use of grants management tools such as the detailed implementation tool, M&E plan, PFU and BFU among the program team to ensure accurate tracking of implementation and timely alerts to potential challenges/obstacles.
  • He/she will work closely with the Grant Coordinator, monitor implementation of programs to ensure they are in accordance with donor and Action Against Hunger internal requirements.
  • The Grants and Reporting Manager will develop stakeholders’ mapping for each project, develop and follow up implementation of engagement strategies (reports to external stakeholders, advocacy initiatives).

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Science in International Development, Economics, Humanitarian Assistance, Rural Development, Geography, Agriculture and other related field. Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have a minimum of three years working experience in grants and reporting, assessment, monitoring and evaluation within the humanitarian sector.
  • Have good communication, Microsoft office, writing and analytical skills including excellent team management.
  • Have excellent knowledge of the implementation of humanitarian programs.
  • Be familiar with Action Against Hunger principles.
  • Have experience with major institutional and UN donors and procedures (ECHO/EC, OFDA/USAID, DFID, CIDA, WFP, etc.)
  • Have good knowledge of local languages (Hausa and Kanuri)
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy
  • Be an indigene from the North East.

 

 

Job Title: Public Health Promotion (PHP) Officer
Location: 
Nangere, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The Public Health Promotion Officer will be based in Nangere, Yobe State and work under the supervision of the WASH Program Manager and will supervise Public health promotion and non-food items distribution activities such as planning beneficiary selection and registration, distribution of NFI kits, community mobilization etc following Action Against Hunger’s local strategy and international guidelines.
  • He/she will liaise closely with the WASH manager throughout the planning, design and implementation stages of WASH technical activities.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Sociology, Rural Development or other related fields.
  • Have previous experience in supervising hygiene promotion activities.
  • Be professional, flexible, motivated, culturally sensitive and have good organizational capacity,
  • Have minimum of two years relevant work experience within the humanitarian sector.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa and English.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Have previous donor programming experience with DFID preferably.

 

 

Job Title: LGA Technical Advisor
Location: Gwiwa, Jigawa
Duration: Full Time 
Job Summary

  • The Local Government Area Technical Advisor will be based in Gwiwa, Jigawa State and report to the State Technical Advisor.
  • He/she will support the assigned local government area (LGA) in Nutrition program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • He/she will ensure free flow of information and support coordination of activities between Action Against Hunger, its government counterparts and other partners.
  • The Local Government Area Technical Advisor will provide technical support to the coordination of micro nutrient supplementation and Maternal New Born and Child Health (MNCH) including strengthening the technical and advocacy capacity at the LGA level.

The successful candidate will

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree with a major in Health, Public Health and Nutrition.
  • Have experience in emergency nutrition work and the design and implementation of feeding programmes (ideally IYCF, CTC/CMAM), including IYCF monitoring and evaluation.
  • Have the capacity to supervise, train and coach staff.
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word) and ability to write reports.
  • Have excellent communication skills and willingness to be sensitive, flexible and empathize with beneficiaries and carers.
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English, Hausa and Fulani.
  • Have the Ability to work as part of a team and work under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Have previous experience working with partners, including the government agencies.
  • Have previous experience working with mothers support group including strong negotiation skills for behavior change.

 

 

Job Title: Logistics Assistant – Facilities Maintenance
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Logistics Assistant will be based in Maiduguri and report to the Base Logistician.
  • He/she will ensure the maintenance of facilities and mission premises as well as support the Base Logistician in the management of the logistics and supply chain. He/she will supervise the installation, maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • The Logistics Assistant will also provide logistics input to projects as and when required and ensure proper monitoring of vehicles and generator log book/log sheet including archiving of purchasing and logistics documents.

Requirements
The successful candidate will have;

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Logistics, Procurement or other related field.
  • A minimum of 1 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.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • High level of flexibility and self-motivation.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

 

 

Job Title: Facilities Assistant
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • Reporting to the HR Officer, the Facilities Assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and will be responsible for receiving all Action Against Hunger visitors at the base and and oversee the day to day Action Against Hunger operations.
  • He/she will be in charge of arranging for hotel or guesthouse accommodation bookings for visiting staff in Maiduguri and provide suggestions for improvement in the office and guesthouse management.
  • The Facilities Assistant will maintain office and guest house supply inventories and ensure they are replenished on a monthly basis.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field of study from a recognized institution, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong office administration experience or front office experience in a busy environment.
  • A minimum of one year working experience in a similar role.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be excellent in paying attention to detail, multitasking and organization skills.
  • Be self-motivated, responsible, accountable.and have the ability to work independently
  • Be approachable, diplomatic, possess strong interpersonal and team working skills within a multicultural setting.
  • Possess excellent computer skills especially in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Have strong commitment to humanitarian working activities.

 

 

Job Title: Enumerator
Location:
 Damaturu, Yobe 
Job Summary

  • The Enumerators will be based in Yobe State and will support the Monitoring and Evaluation team in the collection of qualitative data and also ensure accuracy of data collected.
  • He/she will support the registration and distribution process for beneficiaries and also support in identifying beneficiaries who do not meet the targeting criteria.

Requirements
The successful candidate will;

  • Have a minimum of diploma in any science or social sciences or any other relevant field.
  • Be fluent in English and Hausa.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills – able to work with diverse stakeholders and partners effectively
  • Have basic computer literacy
  • Have good capacity to work in a team.
  • Be strategic in thinking, planning, reporting and have strong communication skills.
  • Have demonstrated experience and knowledge of survey procedures and data quality techniques.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills including report writing skills.
  • Have good understanding and knowledge of the local situation and community dynamics including  cultural, gender and protection issues, including ability to effectively convey information in local languages.
  • Have expertise in entering, transcribing, recording, maintaining data/ information in written or electronic forms (previous experience in enumeration preferred).
  • Be resident of community area (LGA) of work, networks within community.
  • Have previous NGO experience in a similar setting.
  • Be proficient with local languages (Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages).

 

 

Job Title: Community Liaison Manager
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • The Community Liaison Manager will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and work under the supervision of the Field Coordinator.
  • He/she will promote the engagement between Action Against Hunger Nigeria Mission and actors (communities, local and state government, INGOs, NGOs, community based organisations (CBOs) and other relevant actors).
  • He/she will be responsible for promoting the awareness and sensitization of Action Against Hunger activities within the communities to enable the identification and successful implementation of program activities within the communities.
  • The Community Liaison Manager will also compile the reports on the information and program testimonials which will be used for advocacy within the local and international level.

Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Rural Development and other related field. A masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have a two to three years relevant project experience working with rural communities.
  • Be professional, motivated, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Be an excellent team player.
  • Have previous experience with community liaison management duties and activities.
  • Be proficient in Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in English, Hausa and Kanuri.
  • Have good written and oral communication skills
  • Be committed to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy
  • Be an indigene from the North East.

 

 

Job Title: Driver
Location:
 Abuja
Job Summary

  • The Driver will be based in Abuja and report to the Driver team lead. He/she will transport staff and ensure the safety and security of the mission’s vehicle and staff.
  • He/she will ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle and also Inspect and prepare the vehicle for trips.
  • The Driver will complete the Fuel Log book accurately on a daily basis with mileage, fuel consumption information and and submit to the capital logistician on a monthly basis.
  • The Driver will ensure the complete documentation of all vehicles and prepare departures to the field including deliveries.

Requirements
The Successful Candidate Will Have;

  • First School leaving certificate or equivalent.
  • A valid and current Nigerian driver’s licence.
  • Good reading and writing and communication skills.
  • Accurate knowledge of all traffic rules.
  • Good Mechanical Background.
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt in a changing work environment.
  • Good knowledge of security issues.

 

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.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Application Deadline: 28th July, 2017.

Programme Assistant (Nutrition) Job 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 vacant position below:
Job Title: Programme Assistant (Nutrition) – G5
Requisition # 60562
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Organizational Context

  • This job is found in Regional Bureaux (RBs), Country Offices (COs), Area/Field Offices (AOs/FOs). The job holders typically report to a Programme Policy Officer or the designate.
  • Job holders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other support staff.
  • They work under minimum supervision, perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.
  • At this level, job holders are responsible for the completion of a range of specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices.

Job Purpose

  • To perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.
  • The job holder will be responsible for the completion of a range of Nutrition specialized and/or standardized processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines and practices. Job holder should be able to entry/update even manage database, organize food assistance where direct implementation is needed, monitor field activities.
  • He/she will work under the supervision the head of Nutrition Unit and a minimum supervision of the Nutrition associate, should perform basic analyses and compile reports to support information consistency and smooth implementation of programmes/projects.

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive)

  • Assist in the identification of NFIs and liaise with supply chain/Admin/finance to procure
  • Update on daily basis the nutrition data base
  • Ensure supply to CPs / FDPs of essential NFI (communication and demonstration, registers) for the implementation of programmes
  • Provide support to entry of monthly distribution report in COMET
  • Liaise with supply Chain and LGSs Nutrition Focal Persons (NFPs) to ensure that the total amount of food is provided at FDPs and to beneficiaries on time
  • Prepare the budget of BSFP distributions in the WFP Implementation LGAs
  • Provide support to the preparation of Monthly nutrition report for the Regional Bureau
  • Liaise with LGAS NFP to ensure that Daily/monthly reports provided timely
  • Compile MUAC assessment data and highlight trends/issues
  • Make all logistics arrangements for organization of training workshops for BSFP field level distribution Staff
  • Liaise with Finances to ensure that payments to community and health workers in WFP implementation LGAs made on time
  • Provide support for secondary transportation of BSFP (budget and follow up) of BSFP commodities in the WFP Implementation LGAs
  • Organize and make all required arrangements with NFPs for BSFP distribution in WFP implementation LGAs
  • Provide support to entry of monthly FRNs in COMET and shared with Supply Chain
  • Provide support to the preparation of the 5W template of the NiEWG
  • Other duties and task as prescribed by the unit manager.

4PS Core Organizational Capabilities 
Purpose:

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.

People:

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.

Performance:

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  • Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  • Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.

Partnership:

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

Functional Capabilities
Capability Name:

Programme Lifecycle & Food Assistance (Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level):

  • Can facilitate implementation of food assistance programmes under guidance using basic understanding of principles and good practices of programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Transfer Modalities, Food, Cash, Vouchers (Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level):

  • Demonstrates ability to facilitate, under guidance, food assistance programme implementation that deploys full range of transfer modalities with an understanding of basic principles guiding modality selection and implementation.

Knowledge of Specialized Areas (Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level):

  • Understands basic technical concepts and data and their relevance to food assistance programmes.

Emergency Programming (Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level):

  • Displays capacity to provide inputs into the development, implementation and realignment of high quality emergency programmes.

Strategic Policy Engagement w/Govt (Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level):

  • Understands and applies basic principles of engagement with government counterparts at the national or local level.

Standard Minimum qualifications

  • Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in Health, Nutrition, social science or related technical field is required.
  • Knowledge: Good knowledge of computers including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and other software (WORLD, EXCEL, ENA, ACCESS, etc.);
  • Work experience: At least one year working experience contributed to implementation of programmes with government agencies, local authorities, international organizations, NGOs and communities in the field of health and Nutrition. Field work experience in emergency context preferable.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English.

Desired Experiences For Entry into the Role:

  • Has facilitated communication with technical teams (i.e. nutrition, VAM, etc.).
  • Has contributed to implementation of programmes.
  • Has observed or assisted with policy discussions.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only Nigerian National (or holders of valid Nigerian residency and work permits) are eligible to apply.
  • Applications are to be submitted online (and in English) only.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted at each stage of the recruitment process. Canvassing of any form is strictly prohibited.
  • Applications of candidates found to be canvassing will be disqualified from further processing.

 

Application Deadline: 7th August, 2017.

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