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Mercy Corps is a number one world group powered by the idea that a greater world is feasible. In catastrophe, in hardship, in additional than 40 nations world wide, we companion to place daring options into motion – serving to individuals conquer adversity and construct stronger communities from inside. Now, and for the long run.

We’re recruiting to fill the positions beneath:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Programme Officer
Reference: ABV/PRO/2020/0035
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Sort: Full-time
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 17 months with risk of extension
Supervisory Duty: Program Assistant

Program Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants. With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys. With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract

  • This position will assist and monitor the EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.
  • Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria. The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration. To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars constructed on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:
  • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
  • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
  • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
  • Enhance intra and inter-communal perceptions.
  • The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will present total management, technical oversight, administration and strategic imaginative and prescient of the challenge whereas managing employees and sources to make sure that this system is on-time, on-scope and inside finances.
  • The SPO is accountable for the day-to-day implementation of program actions in her/his respective space. S/he’ll be certain that COMITAS’s community-level engagement strategy is systematic, replicable, and adheres to participatory course of to contain, empower, and have interaction residents and key stakeholders in battle prevention and response throughout the goal areas in a cheap and sustainable approach that seamlessly builds on earlier packages and consortium companion strengths.

Important Job Capabilities
Programme Help:

  • Take part within the planning, implementation and evaluate of the challenge, together with evaluation and adaptation of enhancements and improvements.
  • Guarantee high quality and integrity of implementation, together with compliance with Mercy Corps insurance policies and Minimal Requirements and adherence to technical pointers, administrative programs, and established deadlines.
  • Guarantee implementation of actions is on time, goal and finances, utilizing efficient programs to make sure the achievement of the general purpose and goals of the challenge inside the goal communities.
  • Oversee and consolidate common weekly reporting capabilities, and guarantee information is fed into COMITAS database precisely and quickly.
  • Work with Consortium companions to plan, manage and conduct high quality neighborhood trainings, periods and doc the method
  • Act as a liaison and facilitator between MC goal communities and related authorities, constructing neighborhood representatives’ capability to interact in efficient dialogue.
  • Strengthen native degree networking and coordination with related native buildings, CSOs, INGOs, media and Authorities Departments concerned in peacebuilding interventions, together with relationship constructing with spiritual leaders of various faiths.
  • Strengthen community-based peace buildings, assist locally-led peace initiatives, and reinforce communication and collaboration with community-level stakeholders,
  • Present field-level oversight position for referral of challenge concepts/programming strands to different MC Nigeria sectors (at present, Humanitarian, Resilience, safety and market improvement and Livelihoods), and guarantee applicable cross-communication all through challenge course of.
  • Conduct quarterly evaluate conferences with field-based program crew to evaluate contextual adjustments and adapt methods to evolving dynamics.
  • Preserve common communications with key stakeholders to gauge perceptions, tensions, and potential triggers.
  • Increase native companion networks, foster linkages to native authorities, civil society coalitions, and companies and construct wider public assist for peacebuilding.
  • Guarantee inside rules relating to Program Administration at Mercy Corp Corps (PM@MC), together with, program verification by way of to monetary and signatory approval are adopted, making ideas for enhancements to DCOP.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Analysis and Studying crew, guarantee on-going monitoring and well timed reporting on the challenge progress.
  • Oversee the efficiency of sub-grantees, consultants and contractors.
  • Guarantee this system is in alignment with Mercy Corps’ rules, values and this system’s strategic plan.
  • Guarantee all program administration minimal requirements are met (together with danger administration, points administration).
  • Productively take part in planning periods and critiques referred to as by Consortium lead/companions and sector advisors.
  • Implement and mannequin Mercy Corps’ philosophy of social entrepreneurship and leverage Mercy Corps’ greatest practices.

Crew Administration:

  • Maintain a piece setting of mutual respect you and different crew members attempt to attain excellence.
  • Promote accountability, talk expectations and supply constructive suggestions through common efficiency critiques.
  • Present different crew members with info, instruments and different sources to enhance efficiency and attain goals.

Finance and Compliance:

  • Guarantee compliance with Donor and Mercy Corps rules associated to subject programming.

Affect and Illustration:

  • Establish, construct and handle collaborative partnerships with Consortium companions, native governments and different stakeholders.
  • Talk successfully to make sure challenge implementation targets are met.
  • Take part in coordination conferences and workshops to the challenge at each Native and State degree as delegated.

Safety:

  • Guarantee compliance with safety procedures and insurance policies as decided by nation management.
  • Proactively be certain that you and different subject crew members function in a safe setting and are conscious of insurance policies

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks

Accountability:

  • Experiences On to: Program Supervisor – COMITAS
  • Works instantly with: Program groups, Finance Division, MEL, Operations, Safety, Program High quality Crew (PaQ)

Data and Expertise

  • BA/Sc. in related subject or different comparable fields; MA/MS/MBA or equal most popular in worldwide relations, improvement, administration, economics or one other related subject.
  • A minimum of three years of administration expertise in progressively accountable positions, ideally in battle administration, peacebuilding and/or pure sources administration.
  • Expertise main the implementation of multi-sector built-in packages, ideally within the space of peacebuilding and battle mitigation, or ì working in social outreach, governance and coverage improvement actions
  • Expertise representing the group and its pursuits to a various vary of native stakeholders, host authorities officers, and native and worldwide companions.
  • Expertise in managing employees, offering management, clear duties and oversight.
  • Potential to work independently within the subject and present initiative. Demonstrated consideration to element, capability to observe procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with crew members.
  • Robust interpersonal and communication abilities; capability to develop good relationships with a variety of actors required.
  • Good organizational abilities, capability to make suggestions for enchancment and contribute to total program technique.
  • Potential to write down clear and concise experiences in English, information of Hausa is a plus
  • Willingness to journey all through the completely different challenge areas.
  • Expertise in conducting trainings and workshops is fascinating.
  • Expertise with monitoring and analysis is a bonus.

Success Elements

  • The profitable Sr. Program Officer will skillfully lead the implementation of COMITAS actions inside time, scope and finances and supply efficient management to the Program Assistant.
  • S/he may have excessive emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring abilities and confirmed expertise with peacebuilding battle Transformation and shall be dedicated to the supply of high-impact actions on the neighborhood degree.
  • Profitable Mercy Corps crew members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and difficult environments, and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence.

Dwelling Situations / Environmental Situations:

  • The place shall be primarily based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and requires frequent journey to different subject places in addition to Abuja.
  • Contemplating the frequent journey from/to completely different subject places, this place would require flexibility by way of lodging and logistics.
  • Housing within the subject shall be in accommodations or guesthouses the place obtainable.
  • Safety within the subject places require further vigilance and accessibility shall be reassessed repeatedly.
  • Entry to good medical companies within the subject is restricted.
  • Telephone communication, web, electrical energy and water is out there however may be erratic.
  • The situation isn’t eligible for hardship and R&R advantages. Given the character of the response, working hours require flexibility and dealing by way of weekends/evenings may be vital.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Battle & Governance Specialist

Reference: ABV / PRO / 2020 / 0039
Location: Adamawa, Yola
Employment Sort: Full Time
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 15 months with risk of extension
Supervisory Duty: None

Program Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants
  • With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys
  • With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract

  • This position will assist the brand new EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.
  • Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria
  • The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration
  • To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars constructed on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:
  • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
  • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
  • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
  • Enhance intra and inter communal perceptions.
  • The Battle and Governance Specialist (CGS) will present technical, operational, and strategic imaginative and prescient to the implementation of the battle prevention and mitigation part by working with the challenge employees and nationwide companions to make sure that this system meets performance-based targets on-time and inside finances, as per Mercy Corps and donor necessities
  • S/he’ll work to handle the foundation causes of battle between farmers and herders’ communities by supporting battle prevention and mitigation measures in synergy with the Pure Sources Administration (NRM) Advisor
  • H/she is going to coordinate battle administration and governance programming by way of the constructing of neighborhood belief within the areas of intervention.

Important Job Capabilities
Programme High quality Oversight:

  • Present management and strategic imaginative and prescient to Battle mitigation technical parts of COMITAS program, together with work plan improvement, battle and stakeholder evaluation, mediation and peacebuilding coaching, partnership choice and administration, and total sector technique.
  • Guarantee stakeholder engagement and belief constructing actions abide by governance and battle greatest practices together with Do No Hurt and are battle delicate in shut partnership with the Programme Supervisor and NMR Advisor
  • Present direct oversight to COMITAS Studying and Program Monitoring and High quality Technical Unit.
  • Encourage systematic alternatives to make use of information for studying and enchancment, and to deal with studying classes all through the lifetime of this system.

Technical Management:

  • Present technical management and steering within the implementation and administration of progressive battle mitigation and governance initiatives aligned to the Program logical framework and challenge influence purpose.
  • Present sector oversight and steering within the implementation of battle mitigation and governance actions aligned with the challenge log body and finances.
  • Acknowledge alternatives for progressive motion and create an setting the place different viewpoints are welcomed.

Program Implementation:

  • Work with Consortium Companions and different implementing companions on the battle mitigation and governance parts of the challenge.
  • Conduct periodic subject visits to make sure the standard and integrity of challenge implementation, together with adherence to technical pointers, administrative programs, and established deadlines.
  • In collaboration with the NRM Advisor strengthen sustainable administration and enhanced collaboration over pure sources between farmers and herders’ communities within the crisis-affected areas in a conflict-sensitive method.
  • Combine neighborhood approaches, battle and gender sensitivity and capability constructing into battle mitigation and governance actions as applicable.
  • Present technical and sector inputs to/ throughout planning, organizing and coordination of challenge monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, researches and evaluations.
  • Help the Area Supervisor in guaranteeing that the general purpose and particular goals align to the battle mitigation, decision and prevention parts of the challenge.
  • Develop an in depth exercise plan establish and implement quick battle prevention or mitigation measures and undergo the sphere supervisor for evaluate and re-alignment with the primary work plan inside the first month of employment.
  • Compile and submit in time for evaluate; proof primarily based weekly, month-to-month, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical experiences and exercise plans
  • Develop and submit weekly and month-to-month exercise plans in time for evaluate and previous to implementation.
  • Guarantee integration and coordination with different parts inside the challenge for the attainment of holistic challenge influence.

Capability Constructing and Studying:

  • Develop a transparent capability constructing plan to construct the technical capability of challenge employees on Battle prevention and mitigation abilities which are related to the challenge by way of coaching and steady mentoring.
  • Present conflict-sensitive and governance evaluation, trainings and technical help to crew and Consortium companions.
  • Contribute to the event and standardization of greatest practices, in collaboration with Consortium companions.
  • Disseminate key findings and classes realized to inside and exterior stakeholders, in collaboration with Consortium companions
  • Strengthen linkages with different inside sources, together with the LMS, Digital Library, Hub, and Join, to reinforce organizational studying the place related to M&E.

Crew Administration:

  • Maintain a piece setting of mutual respect you and different crew members attempt to attain excellence.
  • Promote accountability, talk expectations and supply constructive suggestions through common efficiency critiques.
  • Present different crew members with info, instruments and different sources to enhance efficiency and attain goals.

Finance & Compliance Administration:

  • Guarantee compliance with donor and Mercy Corps rules associated to the challenge implementation.

Affect and Illustration:

  • Establish, construct and handle collaborative partnerships with consortium companions, native governments and different stakeholders.
  • Talk successfully to make sure challenge implementation targets and technical high quality requirements are met.
  • Take part in coordination conferences and workshops to the challenge at each Native and State degree as delegated.

Safety:

  • Guarantee compliance with safety procedures and insurance policies as decided by nation management.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks

Accountability:

  • Experiences On to: Programme Supervisor
  • Works Immediately with: Program Supervisor, Senior Program Officer, Senior MEL, Area Supervisor, Finance, and Operations groups. Coordinates with HQ Program Efficiency crew and the Technical Help Unit.

Data and Expertise

  • Minimal of a B.A/ S in related subject or different comparable fields; MA / MS / MBA or equal most popular in Battle Administration, Peace and Battle Research, Worldwide Relations, Social Sciences or one other related subject.
  • Minimal of Four years working expertise in the same context.
  • Robust administration abilities, with good understanding of related cross-cultural points in extremely insecure setting.
  • Expertise working in Adamawa state strongly most popular.
  • Demonstrated consideration to element, capability to observe procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with crew members.
  • Wonderful writing, enhancing and analytical abilities and skill to formulate well-targeted paperwork
  • Potential to work independently in a fast-paced and infrequently demanding setting
  • Expertise in an NGO (native or worldwide) or analysis establishment
  • Robust interpersonal and communication abilities; capability to develop good relationships with a variety of actors required.
  • Good organizational abilities, capability to make suggestions for enchancment and contribute to total program technique.
  • Excellent information of English, information of Hausa is a should.
  • Willingness to journey all through the completely different challenge areas.
  • Expertise in conducting trainings and workshops is fascinating.
  • Expertise with monitoring and analysis is a bonus.

Success Elements:

  • The profitable CGS may have a demonstrated capability to steer and talk successfully with crew members of assorted work kinds and cultures, observe procedures, and meet deadlines with flexibility and creativity in planning and drawback fixing
  • S/he may have a confirmed capability to study shortly, multi-task, prioritize, take initiative, be accountable for outcomes, perceive the bigger image whereas remaining centered on the small print, drawback remedy, work inside a fancy and delicate setting, and to observe legal guidelines and safety protocols
  • Essentially the most profitable Mercy Corps employees members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and altering environments and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence in all conditions.

Dwelling Situations / Environmental Situations

  • The place shall be primarily based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and requires frequent journey to different subject places in addition to Abuja. Contemplating the frequent journey from/to completely different subject places, this place would require flexibility by way of lodging and logistics
  • Housing within the subject shall be in accommodations or guesthouses the place obtainable. Safety within the subject places requires further vigilance and accessibility shall be reassessed repeatedly. Entry to good medical companies within the subject is restricted. Telephone communication, web, electrical energy and water is out there however may be erratic.
  • The situation isn’t eligible for hardship and R&R advantages. Given the character of the response, working hours require flexibility and dealing by way of weekends/evenings may be vital.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Analysis Studying Assistant

Reference: ABV / PRO / 2020 / 0036
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 17 months with risk of extension.

Program / Division Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants. With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys. With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract

  • This position will assist and monitor the brand new EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.
  • Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria. The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration. To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars which capitalize on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:
    • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
    • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
    • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
    • Enhance intra and inter communal perceptions.
  • Below the path of the Senior Monitoring, Analysis, and Studying (MEL) Officer, the MEL Assistant shall be accountable for the monitoring of challenge actions at challenge websites together with information assortment, information entry, information administration, primary evaluation, evaluation and routine reporting.

Important Job Duties

  • Help the well timed improvement of monitoring instruments primarily based on work plans and MEL framework, in shut coordination with this system officers and MEL Crew.
  • Conduct common information assortment throughout program subject websites, implementing instruments comparable to pre- and post-tests, surveys, focus group discussions and interviews.
  • Help in monitoring of program actions, together with distributions, trainings, to make sure that supposed help is delivered to registered beneficiaries as scheduled,
  • Present assist to the Sr MEL Officer within the design and add of varieties into digital information assortment platforms comparable to ODK/Ona, Tola
  • Guarantee correct submitting, dealing with and motion of challenge information.
  • Help in information entry into the challenge databases.
  • Take part in program and sector particular assessments, monitoring, surveys and evaluations. This can entail administration of information collectors and facilitating outcomes dialogue.
  • Help in information evaluation and sharing and documentation on influence and classes realized.
  • Conduct participant verification, guaranteeing they match agreed standards and established committee lists.
  • Help the MC Pure Sources Administration Advisor to conduct assessments and evaluations, together with administration of enumerators, as requested.
  • Guarantee adherence to all MC insurance policies and procedures as outlined in MC insurance policies and process manuals.
  • Guarantee all of the actions are carried out in full respect to the humanitarian rules and in organized and dignified approach.
  • Conduct himself/herself each professionally and personally in such a way as to carry credit score to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Different duties as assigned.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly
    to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks.

Supervisory Duty:

Accountability:

  • Experiences On to: Senior MEL Officer
  • Works instantly with: Nation MEL SupervisorPAQ Unit, Program groups


Data and Expertise:

  • Ideally a Bachelor’s diploma in a associated subject: social sciences, improvement research, schooling, and many others. with a minimal of 1 12 months work expertise.
  • Expertise in neighborhood work with earlier expertise in challenge monitoring, ideally with an NGO inside Borno State.
  • Demonstrated abilities in planning, organizing, analyzing and reporting.
  • Potential to work together successfully with varied neighborhood members, conducting him/herself with sensitivity and respect in the direction of others
  • Willingness, capability to carry out subject work and work underneath strain.
  • Have a superb appreciation of know-how in enhancing program and MEL associated actions
  • Wonderful laptop abilities – Phrase and Excel are required;
  • Robust interpersonal, intercultural and communication abilities
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.

Success Elements:

  • She/he shall be able to multi-tasking, speedy decision-making, have initiative, drive and a whole lot of power, in addition to excessive emotional intelligence, constructive communication abilities and confirmed expertise with capability constructing.
  • She/he shall be dedicated to long-term program sustainability and the supply of high-impact actions on the neighborhood degree. Profitable Mercy Corps crew members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and difficult environments, and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence.

Dwelling Situations / Environmental Situations:

  • The place is predicated in Yola, Adamawa State and it requires frequent journey in different challenge places together with Demsa, Girei, Numan, Lamurde, and Track native authorities areas in Adamawa State, in addition to Abuja. Contemplating the frequent journey from/to completely different subject places, this place would require flexibility by way of lodging and logistics.
  • Housing within the subject shall be in accommodations or guesthouses the place obtainable. Safety within the subject places require further vigilance and accessibility shall be reassessed repeatedly. Entry to good medical companies within the subject is restricted. Telephone communication, web, electrical energy and water is out there however may be erratic.
  • The situation isn’t eligible for hardship and R&R advantages. Given the character of the response, working hours require flexibility and dealing by way of weekends/evenings may be vital.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: CARM Officer

Reference: ABV/POOL/2020/0034
Location: Maiduguri, Borno,
Employment Sort: Full-time
Place Standing: Full-time, Common
Length: three months

Program / Division Abstract

  • As a corporation, Mercy Corps is dedicated to accountability to all of our stakeholders, together with the individuals we serve, and to the sources which are entrusted to us. Mercy Corps takes a participatory strategy in participating with native communities all through this system design and implementation.
  • A Neighborhood Accountability Reporting Mechanism (CARM) is a necessary a part of Mercy Corps’ dedication to excellence and integrity, by offering people, organizations, native teams, and different stakeholders a method of elevating issues about potential employees misconduct or sharing suggestions or programmatic actions (optimistic and damaging) with Mercy Corps, independently from program operations. Within the context of Nigeria, rolling out and implementing CARM will be certain that the Nigeria crew will proceed to uphold Mercy Corps’ excessive requirements of accountability.

Normal Place Abstract

  • Below the umbrella of the Efficiency and High quality (PaQ) Unit, the CARM Officer will assist CARM implementation primarily inside the NE portfolio, dividing his/her time between the continued institution, upkeep, administration, and adaptation of CARM implementation in current packages and the rollout of CARM into further packages.
  • Whereas working with this system groups and MEL groups s/he would handle and assist the variation of CARM work plans, specializing in CARM rollout and upkeep.
  • The priorities will embody supporting program-specific and country-level normal working procedures (SOPs), outlined processes and mechanisms, manufacturing of bimonthly evaluation experiences and program-level experiences on CARM, and the manufacturing and improvement of coaching plans and consciousness supplies for employees from each packages and departments on administering Mercy Corps accountability framework in communities.
  • This contains Mercy Corps’ personal expectations of their employees and program actions. S/he’ll take care of day-to-day suggestions that features dealing with of complaints, questions, experiences and requests for assist as obtained from beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries within the communities MC works instantly.

Important Job Duties
Implementation & Program High quality:

  • Help the implementation and adaptation of the Nigeria CARM technique/operational handbook;
  • Present robust assist to CARM channels overlaying NE Nigeria packages together with telephone line, WhatsApp enterprise and e mail which doc and obtain neighborhood suggestions;
  • Help the creation and circulation of a bi-monthly CARM report for related stakeholders, that presents CARM findings, successes, tendencies and tweaks to implementation processes, and adaptation because of suggestions obtained;
  • Help within the preparation of a weekly and/or as vital standing replace on CARM for the Grants Supervisor/PaQ Director;
  • Help within the improvement of labor plans on the programmatic and NE portfolio ranges for the roll-out of CARM;
  • Assist to develop suggestions and data-flow mapping;
  • Along with MEL colleagues, assist within the improvement of a system for analyzing tendencies in suggestions obtained;
  • Produce inside experiences on CARM itself, in response to suggestions obtained through coaching and consciousness session analysis varieties;
  • Help the communications crew and/or native companions in designing and disseminating applicable communication supplies that promote using suggestions mechanisms or transparency (hotline enterprise playing cards, distribution indicators, neighborhood indicators and banners, and many others.);
  • Conduct subject visits, have interaction CARM spot checks, trainings;
  • Liaise with Sub-Award and Compliance unit to assist packages in encouraging neighborhood participation in wants assessments and challenge design;
  • Help within the upkeep and group of CARM database, in coordination with the PaQ crew.

Capability Constructing:

  • Help with orientation periods for employees and subject companions/CBOs and different CARM stakeholders;
  • Coaching of employees on receiving complaints and suggestions and on neighborhood sensitization, notably on informing communities and dealing with suggestions on delicate topics of potential employees misconduct.

Coordination:

  • Collaborate with different actors to develop referral maps and mechanisms for communities the place MC implements packages.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks.

Accountability

  • Supervisor: MC Nigeria PaQ Unit – Grants and Reporting Supervisor
  • Works instantly with: PaQ crew members together with MEL and Communications Groups, Ethics and Assurances Supervisor, Safeguarding Focal Level, CARM programmatic focal factors, and all challenge/program groups, together with Mercy Corps beneficiaries.

Data and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma or equal in related subject. Confirmed (not less than intermediate) report writing abilities are required;
  • 2-Four years of associated work expertise, ideally with a global or native Non- Governmental Group (NGO);
  • Wonderful writing abilities in English, languages comparable to Hausa a plus. The flexibility to write down experiences at a local English degree;
  • Confirmed expertise in information assortment, data-entry, information/info administration and evaluation;
  • Confirmed expertise in growing or contributing to accountability frameworks, normal working procedures (SOPs) for suggestions mechanisms;
  • Expertise and/or coaching in dealing with delicate info – Core Humanitarian Requirements (CHS) coaching is a bonus, together with Gender-Primarily based Violence (GBV), Safety from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) and Little one Safety information and capacities;
  • The flexibility to work carefully in a crew, be affected person, adaptable, versatile, capable of improvise and work in an setting that’s usually worrying and doubtlessly risky;
  • Good interpersonal abilities with the power to speak and negotiate clearly and successfully in any respect ranges, making an allowance for cultural and language challenges. Tact and diplomacy are important;
  • Understanding of stopping sexual exploitation and abuse, baby safeguarding and the way different forms of code of conduct points could come up in CARM mechanisms and greatest practices for elevating consciousness of and responding to these issues.

Success Elements

  • Vital drawback fixing abilities and the power to work out strategies of supply in very completely different working contexts. S/he shall be extremely motivated, and succesful to work with out direct supervision. S/he’ll show consideration to particulars, shall be dedicated to working lengthy hours, be capable to work carefully with a various crew of people in a extremely intense and fluid work and safety setting and be prepared to journey usually to Mercy Corps subject workplaces and challenge websites.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Monitoring & Analysis Studying Officer

Reference: ABV/PRO/2020/0037
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 17 months with risk of extension

Program Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants. With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys. With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract

  • This position will assist and monitor the brand new EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.
  • Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria. The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration. To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars which capitalize on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:
    • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
    • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
    • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
    • Enhance intra and inter communal perceptions.
  • The Senior Monitoring, Analysis, Studying (MEL) Officer is a key crew member of Mercy Corps’ Program Efficiency and High quality (PaQ) unit. The unit exists to assist program design, implementation and utilization of data collected at completely different levels. The place holder will assist the crew with technical oversight planning and execution of monitoring and analysis, guaranteeing high quality in accordance with accepted requirements, offering important suggestions for studying, accountability and choice making.
  • S / he shall be accountable for offering inside capability constructing for program employees on monitoring and analysis actions in addition to evaluate and develop well timed and high quality experiences and the instruments vital to fulfill Mercy Corps and donor reporting necessities. S/he’ll coordinate and assist information assortment and evaluation actions facilitated by MEL Assistant and usually offering technical oversight, problem-solving and assist.

Important Job Duties
Technique and Design:

  • Contribute to adapting current M&E programs to observe and consider challenge actions and influence, in accordance with current Mercy Corps DM&E pointers.
  • Guarantee common reporting to the Consortium Coordinator and help within the coordination of Consortium MEL actions.
  • Help in program technique design, planning and implementation to make sure adherence to Mercy Corps’ Minimal Requirements, together with using standardized instruments and indicators and documentation methodologies.
  • Lead and assist the design and implementation of assessments and different pre, ex-ante and publish information assortment and evaluation.
  • Help learning-to-action occasions, reflection session to research information for programmatic use and to doc and incorporate classes realized into program design, planning and implementation

Information Administration and High quality Management:

  • Help program groups to develop and preserve information and Data administration system to assist information assortment, reflection, evaluation and reporting wants.
  • Guarantee high quality management procedures and accuracy of entered information and evaluating it with the present submitting system to ensure all information are constant and aligned.
  • Present assist within the improvement of MEL Plans, instruments, survey design, methodology, information evaluation, and different companies as could also be required for program monitoring and analysis.
  • Oversee information indicator monitoring and evaluation, linking it with proof frequently and be certain that information and metrics in subject experiences are correct.
  • Stay up to date with developments among the many Mercy Corps Nigeria MEL neighborhood and agency-wide MEL tendencies and sources, and be certain that the MEL crew are making use of MC steering and insurance policies applicable and in a well timed method

Technical Help:

  • Preserve an updated database that displays progress by way of TolaData (together with disaggregated beneficiary counts) and donor indicators
  • Play key position within the improvement and main within the evaluate of program logical framework, intervention methods and M&E frameworks and doc adjustments to generate learnings and concepts for packages
  • Work with this system crew to establish alternatives to innovate M&E programs (notably digital enhancement, information visualization, GIS).
  • Coordinate assessments, evaluations and monitoring surveys in space of operation.

Documentation, Reporting and Studying:

  • Frequently doc classes realized, greatest practices, program information evaluation summaries, and evaluations and supply evidence-based info, success tales, case research and different prime quality, results-based documentation.
  • Produce high quality program experiences and assist program groups to evaluate and enhance on high quality of reporting.
  • Go to websites and companions to gather supplementary information, tales and conduct qualitative analysis each independently and in groups and assist partner-organizations with correct documentation and report era.
  • Work carefully with Studying and Communication officer to establish and doc completely different case tales and communications factors and course of throughout packages

Extra Duties:

  • Guarantee common communication, coordination and reporting with the Consortium Coordinator (IOM)
  • Preserve skilled relationships with native authorities officers, non-public sector companions, NGOs, different improvement organizations, and civil society organizations.
  • Preserve an lively advisory position with this system and MEL crew to assist information them in the direction of strong and related information assortment.
  • Work with MEL and IT employees to maximise the worth and utility of know-how initiatives for efficient MEL for the Northeast.
  • Carry out every other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor or representatives.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly
    to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks.

Accountability:

  • Experiences On to: Nation MEL Supervisor
  • Supervisory Duty: MEL Assistant
  • Works instantly with: Program Supervisor, Area Supervisor, Program Groups, Communications groups, Program Help Groups, MC MEL Assistant, Consortium Coordinator M&E Assistant

Data and Expertise

  • BA / BSc. in related subject or different comparable fields; MA/MS/MBA or equal most popular.
  • A minimum of three years of expertise in improvement, implementation, monitoring and analysis or different studying efforts is required.
  • Previous or present expertise with conducting MEL for Pure Sources Administration is preferable.
  • Ought to perceive ideas and show abilities in monitoring and analysis, outcomes frameworks/program logics, and participatory monitoring.
  • Expertise with each quantitative and qualitative information assortment and reporting methods.
  • Potential to design and implement surveys and information of generally used sampling methods.
  • Expertise with facilitation, capability constructing, formal and casual information switch, partnership strengthening, and empowering employees by way of alternatives for progress and improvement.
  • Expertise main studying extraction, improvement and sharing as a part of the monitoring and analysis suggestions course of.
  • Familiarity with information visualization and information analytics
  • Data of statistical evaluation software program comparable to Tableau, SPSS, EPI Data and cell information assortment platforms preferable.
  • Expertise with digital or know-how platforms for program and MEL associated actions
  • Robust capability to work cross groups
  • Communicates properly with distant collaborators
  • Potential to handle a number of priorities and deadlines
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required.

Success Elements:

  • S / he shall be able to multi-tasking, speedy decision-making, have initiative, drive and a whole lot of power, in addition to excessive emotional intelligence, constructive communication abilities and confirmed expertise with capability constructing.
  • S / he shall be dedicated to long-term program sustainability and the supply of high-impact actions on the neighborhood degree.
  • Profitable Mercy Corps crew members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and difficult environments, and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence.

Dwelling Situations / Environmental Situations

  • The place is predicated in Yola, Adamawa State and it requires frequent journey in different challenge places together with Demsa, Girei, Numan, Lamurde, and Track native authorities areas in Adamawa State, in addition to Abuja. Contemplating the frequent journey from/to completely different subject places, this place would require flexibility by way of lodging and logistics. Housing within the subject shall be in accommodations or guesthouses the place obtainable. Safety within the subject places require further vigilance and accessibility shall be reassessed repeatedly. Entry to good medical companies within the subject is restricted. Telephone communication, web, electrical energy and water is out there however may be erratic.
  • The situation isn’t eligible for hardship and R&R advantages. Given the character of the response, working hours require flexibility and dealing by way of weekends/evenings may be vital.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Pure Sources Administration Advisor

Reference: ABV/PRO/2020/0040
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 15 months with risk of extension

Program Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women’ empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants. With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys. With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract
This position will assist the brand new EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.

Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria. The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration. To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars constructed on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:

  • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
  • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
  • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
  • Enhance intra and inter-communal perceptions.

The Pure Sources Administration (NRM) Advisor will present senior management of this system’s technical parts, make sure the synthesis of technical approaches throughout the implementation areas, and can assume accountability for main all of the technical trainings and translating program studying into tangible changes to intervention methods.

S/he’ll work to handle the foundation causes of battle between farmers and herders’ communities by enhancing communities’ collaboration on pure sources and establishing pure useful resource administration committees and can work in shut in synergy with the Battle and Governance Specialist to establish and implement quick battle prevention or mitigation measures, such because the rehabilitation of important infrastructure alongside transhumance corridors. The NRM in collaboration with the communications crew will disseminate key findings and classes realized in analysis briefs, white papers, and experiences.

Important Job Capabilities
Programme High quality Oversight:

  • Present management and strategic imaginative and prescient to NRM technical parts of COMITAS program, together with work plan improvement, battle and stakeholder evaluation, NRM coaching, partnership choice and administration, and total sector technique.
  • In shut partnership with the Programme Supervisor, present direct oversight to COMITAS Studying and Program Monitoring and High quality Technical Unit.
  • Encourage systematic alternatives to make use of information for studying and enchancment, and to deal with studying classes all through the lifetime of this system.

Technical Management:

  • Present technical management and steering within the implementation and administration of progressive NRM initiatives aligned to the Program logical framework and challenge influence purpose.
  • Present sector oversight and steering within the implementation of NRM actions aligned with the challenge log body and finances.
  • Acknowledge alternatives for progressive motion and create an setting the place different viewpoints are welcomed.

Program Implementation:

  • Work with Consortium Companions and different implementing companions on the NRM parts of the challenge.
  • Conduct periodic subject visits to make sure the standard and integrity of challenge implementation, together with adherence to technical pointers, administrative programs, and established deadlines.
  • In collaboration with the Battle and Governance Specialist strengthen sustainable administration and enhanced collaboration over pure sources between farmers and herders’ communities within the crisis-affected areas in a conflict-sensitive method.
  • Combine neighborhood approaches, battle and gender sensitivity and capability constructing into NRM actions as applicable.
  • Present technical and sector inputs to/ throughout planning, organizing and coordination of challenge monitoring processes, assessments, surveys, researches and evaluations.
  • Help the Area Supervisor in guaranteeing that the general purpose and particular goals align to the NRM and battle mitigation part of the challenge.
  • Develop an in depth exercise plan for the NRM part and undergo the sphere supervisor for evaluate and re-alignment with the primary work plan inside the first month of employment.
  • Compile and submit in time for evaluate; evidence-based weekly, month-to-month, quarterly, bi-annual and annual technical experiences and exercise plans
  • Develop and submit weekly and month-to-month exercise plans in time for evaluate and previous to implementation.
  • Guarantee integration and coordination with different parts inside the challenge for the attainment of holistic challenge influence.

Capability Constructing and Studying:

  • Develop a transparent capability constructing plan to construct the technical capability of challenge employees in NRM abilities which are related to the challenge by way of coaching and steady mentoring.
  • Present NRM evaluation, trainings and technical help to crew and Consortium companions.
  • Contribute to the event and standardization of greatest practices, in collaboration with Consortium companions.
  • Disseminate key findings and classes realized to inside and exterior stakeholders, in collaboration with Consortium companions
  • Strengthen linkages with different inside sources, together with the LMS, Digital Library, Hub, and Join, to reinforce organizational studying the place related to M&E.

Crew Administration:

  • Maintain a piece setting of mutual respect you and different crew members attempt to attain excellence.
  • Promote accountability, talk expectations and supply constructive suggestions through common efficiency critiques.
  • Present different crew members with info, instruments and different sources to enhance efficiency and attain goals.

Finance & Compliance Administration:

  • Guarantee compliance with donor and Mercy Corps rules associated to the challenge implementation.
  • Draft and /or evaluate scope of labor to rent and handle any technical consultants, together with evaluate for technical efficacy and contract finances

Affect and Illustration:

  • Establish, construct and handle collaborative partnerships with Consortium companions, native governments and different stakeholders.
  • Talk successfully to make sure challenge implementation targets and technical high quality requirements are met.
  • Take part in coordination conferences and workshops to the challenge at each Native and State degree as delegated.

Safety:

  • Guarantee compliance with safety procedures and insurance policies as decided by nation management.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks

Accountability:

  • Supervisory Duty: None
  • Experiences On to: Program Supervisor – COMITAS
  • Works Immediately with: Senior Program Officer, Senior MEL, Area Supervisor, Finance, and Operations groups. Coordinates with HQ Program Efficiency crew and the Technical Help Unit.

Data and Expertise

  • Minimal BA / BSc. in related subject or different comparable fields; MA/MS/MBA or equal most popular in Pure Sources Administration, Peace and Battle Research, Worldwide Relations, Social Sciences or one other related subject.
  • Minimal of Four years working expertise in the same context.
  • Robust administration abilities, with a superb understanding of related cross-cultural points in extremely insecure setting.
  • Expertise working in Adamawa state strongly most popular.
  • Demonstrated consideration to element, capability to observe procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with crew members.
  • Wonderful writing, enhancing and analytical abilities and skill to formulate well-targeted paperwork
  • Potential to work independently in a fast-paced and infrequently demanding setting
  • Expertise in an NGO (native or worldwide) or analysis establishment
  • Robust interpersonal and communication abilities; capability to develop good relationships with a variety of actors required.
  • Good organizational abilities, capability to make suggestions for enchancment and contribute to total program technique.
  • Excellent information of English, information of Hausa is a plus
  • Willingness to journey all through the completely different challenge areas.
  • Expertise in conducting trainings and workshops is fascinating.
  • Expertise with monitoring and analysis is a bonus.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Programme Assistant

Reference: ABV/PRO/2020/0038
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common
Length: 17 months with risk of extension

Program Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent women empowerment, financial and market improvement and battle mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and inflicting displacement of hundreds of thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants. With funding from institutional donors, foundations and personal firms, Mercy Corps continues to supply help to fulfill the essential wants of weak populations within the areas of meals safety, shelter, water and sanitation, safety, and livelihoods.
  • With the popularity of the protracted disaster in Northeast Nigeria, Mercy Corps’ technique and enlargement plans goal to handle the foundation causes of the disaster and search to construct long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, and youth empowerment with emphasis on adolescent women and boys. With a number of funding streams from massive institutional donors and foundations, Mercy Corps’ packages in Northeast Nigeria proceed to scale up and serve communities by transitioning them from humanitarian support to early restoration packages.

Normal Place Abstract

  • This position will assist and monitor the brand new EU funded pilot challenge COMITAS – or Contributing to the Mitigation of Battle over Pure Sources between Farmer and Herder Communities in Adamawa State. The challenge shall be carried out by way of a Consortium led by IOM in partnership with Mercy Corps and Seek for Frequent Floor.
  • Whereas clashes are sometimes understood in ethno-religious phrases as a result of unfold of unreliable info, competing claims to land, water and different pure sources are on the root of rising tensions between farmer and herder communities in Nigeria. The challenge goals to contribute to the mitigation of battle over pure sources with Mercy Corps capitalizing on its trusted relationships with native stakeholders throughout Nigeria’s Center Belt to proceed to empower communities to forestall and reply to violence by strengthening collaboration on pure sources administration. To realize its purpose COMITAS is structured round 4 pillars constructed on every of Consortium companions’ experience and strengths:
  • Strengthen conventional battle decision within the focused places in Adamawa state;
  • Enhance belief in authorities’ dedication to supply safety and ample useful resource administration;
  • Enhanced collaboration in managing use of pure sources;
  • Enhance intra and inter communal perceptions.
  • Below the path of the Senior Program Officer, the Programme Assistant (PA) will present total assist to this system groups within the daily implementation of all program actions within the areas of intervention.

Important Job Capabilities
Programme Help:

  • Help program crew to make sure COMITAS progress in response to the developed schedule and the implementation work plan.
  • Develop and submit weekly and month-to-month exercise plans in time for evaluate and previous to implementation.
  • Help the challenge crew and Consortium companions to plan, manage and conduct high quality neighborhood trainings, periods and doc the method, content material delivered and establish indicators that you’ll monitor.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Analysis and Studying crew, assist the implementation of related surveys, want assessments, information and data assortment for on-going monitoring and report on the challenge progress
  • Help within the strategy of beneficiary registration, neighborhood mobilization and sensitization.
  • Help in selling neighborhood participation and inclusion in order to encourage neighborhood possession over actions carried out.
  • Guarantee equal illustration of varied neighborhood teams within the implementation of actions.
  • Help within the facilitation of neighborhood conferences, focus group dialogue and different as required by this system.
  • Hold senior program officer and administration up to date close to safety state of affairs within the challenge implementation space.
  • Present weekly subject experiences, capturing actions progress, classes realized in addition to common state of affairs and neighborhood updates and desires.
  • Doc classes realized and success tales on the challenge.
  • Guarantee adherence to all MC insurance policies and procedures as outlined in MC insurance policies and process manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself each professionally and personally in such a way as to carry credit score to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in nation of operation;
  • Different duties as assigned.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks
  • Supervisory Duty: None

Accountability:

  • Experiences on to: Senior Program Officer
  • Works instantly with: Program groups, Finance Division, MEL, Program High quality Crew (PaQ)

Data and Expertise

  • BA / Sc. in related subject or different comparable fields; MA/MS/MBA or equal most popular in worldwide relations, improvement, administration, economics or one other related subject.
  • A minimum of three years of administration expertise in progressively accountable positions, ideally in battle administration, peacebuilding and/or governance technical areas.
  • Expertise main the implementation of multi-sector built-in packages, ideally within the space of peacebuilding and battle mitigation, or  working in social outreach, governance and coverage improvement actions
  • Expertise representing the group and its pursuits to a various vary of native stakeholders, host authorities officers, and native and worldwide companions.
  • Expertise in managing employees, offering management, clear duties and oversight.
  • Potential to work independently within the subject and present initiative. Demonstrated consideration to element, capability to observe procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with crew members.
  • Robust interpersonal and communication abilities; capability to develop good relationships with a variety of actors required.
  • Good organizational abilities, capability to make suggestions for enchancment and contribute to total program technique.
  • Potential to write down clear and concise experiences in English, information of Hausa is a plus
  • Willingness to journey all through the completely different challenge areas.
  • Expertise in conducting trainings and workshops is fascinating.
  • Expertise with monitoring and analysis is a bonus.

Success Elements:

  • The profitable Program Assistant will skillfully help the implementation of COMITAS actions inside time, scope and finances. The profitable candidate shall be an efficient communicator, with dedication in the direction of neighborhood work, dedication to work lengthy hours within the subject situations with restricted entry to sources. S/He shall be extremely motivated, with initiative and succesful to work with out direct supervision. S/he shall be prepared to conduct subject travels and work in ethnically and culturally diversified and fast-growing crew.

Dwelling Situations / Environmental Situations:

  • The place shall be primarily based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and requires frequent journey to different subject places in addition to Abuja. Contemplating the frequent journey from/to completely different subject places, this place would require flexibility by way of lodging and logistics. Housing within the subject shall be in accommodations or guesthouses the place obtainable. Safety within the subject places require further vigilance and accessibility shall be reassessed repeatedly. Entry to good medical companies within the subject is restricted. Telephone communication, web, electrical energy and water is out there however may be erratic.
  • The situation isn’t eligible for hardship and R&R advantages. Given the character of the response, working hours require flexibility and dealing by way of weekends/evenings may be vital.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monetary Companies Officer

Reference No.: ABV / PRO / 2020 / 0033
Location: Damaturu, Yobe with journey to subject/ challenge places
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt, Common

Program / Division Abstract

  • Nigeria is essentially the most populous nation in Africa, and its affect spreads throughout the continent. But, inequality and insecurity have persistently undermined Nigeria’s improvement. Mercy Corps Nigeria was established in 2012 to reply to these challenges. The Nigeria crew is headquartered in Abuja, within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with workplaces all through Nigeria. With a powerful and rising crew of over 200 employees, Mercy Corps is at present serving over 600,000 beneficiaries throughout the nation with programming in Lagos within the South; Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau within the Center Belt; Kano, Yobe and Borno within the North.
  • Applications embody women schooling and monetary inclusion, neighborhood peacebuilding, market-based Livelihood and a multi-sector humanitarian response that has a powerful emphasis on WASH, Shelter, Money and Safety. With the imaginative and prescient of a Nigeria by which all individuals are empowered, engaged, resilient and safe, Mercy Corps Nigeria focuses on the foundation causes of battle, governance, humanitarian response, and market programs improvement.
  • Working with a various funding base that features america Company for Worldwide Growth (USAID), UK Division for Worldwide Growth (DFID), United Nations (UN), European Fee (EC), European Humanitarian Help and Civil Safety (ECHO), International Affairs Canada (FKA DFATD), and several other foundations, Mercy Corps empowers individuals to recuperate from disaster, construct higher lives and rework their communities for good. In 2019, Mercy Corps Mercy Corps is beginning a $30 million USAID-funded Rural Resilience Exercise in Nigeria’s northeast. The aim of the Rural Resilience Exercise is to sustainably transfer individuals out of power vulnerability and poverty.
  • The Rural Resilience exercise will allow people and communities to interact in robust and sustainable market programs quite than persevering with to depend on humanitarian help, and faltering with every new shock.

Normal Place Abstract

  • The Monetary Companies Officer shall be accountable for the implementation of all actions associated to rising entry to monetary companies underneath the Rural Resilience exercise.
  • She/he’ll assist in defining implementation methods in coordination with the Monetary Companies Specialist and different sector-specific management groups for context-specific approaches to extend entry to formal and casual finance and monetary companies, notably for marginalized teams.
  • The place will assist the coaching of employees, the availability of technical help; and guaranteeing that widespread methods and approaches are utilized persistently in all communities.
  • She/he’ll coordinate carefully with the M&E crew to make sure that programs are in place to trace, analyze and report outcomes. The chosen candidate will maintain abreast of the newest analysis and evolutions within the subject of economic companies and combine new concepts and approaches as applicable, search further technical help as wanted and guarantee efficient working relationships with collaborating businesses.

Important Job Duties
Program Administration:

  • Help the implementation of teamwork plans and the profitable implementation of economic companies actions, guaranteeing well timed implementation of labor plan actions and identification of goal teams inside the authorised finances, and the achievement of program deliverables for desired influence.
  • Help within the provision of technical steering on rising entry to monetary companies and be certain that interventions are aware of stakeholders and according to Mercy Corps’ related program pointers, rules, values, high quality requirements and strategic plan. Help the Monetary Companies Specialist to make sure that interventions are evidence-based and cling to adaptive administration rules.
  • Collaborate carefully with the Monetary Companies Specialist and Funding Fund Supervisor by contributing to choices round using the Grant Facility side of this system to catalyze new funding in viable financial alternatives (market programs, livelihoods, agribusiness, and employment) by way of grants that stimulate, quite than distort market improvement and keep away from exacerbating battle dynamics.
  • Help the conduct and/or replace of assessments to map current monetary companies, involving direct stakeholders in addition to private and non-private sector actors working inside the goal areas.
  • Help the combination of neighborhood approaches, gender sensitivity and capability constructing into all actions as applicable whereas guaranteeing that every one interventions adhere to Mercy Corps’ Gender Coverage, Do No Hurt rules, and beneficiary accountability requirements.
  • Help the administration of relationships and coordination with native implementing companions.
  • Actively assist planning conferences and workshops with authorities, NGO, non-public sector, and neighborhood companions to revise plans and promote companion acceptance/buy-in.
  • In coordination with the MEL crew, assist the implementation of monitoring actions by way of common subject visits and assessments to make sure program high quality and influence, actively supporting the documentation of approaches, successes and classes realized.
  • Coordinate with procurement, logistics, safety, administration and human sources groups to make sure operational programs assist subject actions.
  • Characterize Mercy Corps at authorities, donor, NGO and different related occasions, in shut coordination with the Monetary Companies Specialists and program management.
  • Help within the coordination of actions with consortium companions, sub-grantees, native authorities and different implementers, in addition to with different Mercy Corps packages.
  • Different duties as assigned.

Safety:

  • Guarantee compliance with safety procedures and insurance policies as decided by nation and program management.
  • Proactively be certain that crew members function in a safe setting and are conscious of insurance policies.
  • Conduct himself/herself each professionally and personally in such a way as to carry credit score to Mercy Corps and never jeopardize its mission.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are more practical, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we count on all crew members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps crew members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide reduction and improvement work, whereas actively participating beneficiary communities as equal companions within the design, monitoring and analysis of our subject tasks.
  • Crew members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method and respect native legal guidelines, customs and MC’s insurance policies, procedures, and values always and in all in-country venues.

Supervisory Duty:

Accountability:

  • Experiences On to: Monetary Companies Specialist
  • Works Immediately with: Program Management, Technical Advisors, Finance and Operations groups, Accomplice Organizations


Data and Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s diploma or larger in finance, accounting, economics, enterprise administration or associated fields
  • Minimal of (three) years of demonstrated expertise with USG or different comparable improvement tasks centered on monetary companies, together with credit score, financial savings, insurance coverage, fee programs, and remittance companies, ideally with an understanding of the formal and casual monetary companies context in Nigeria;
  • Spoken and written proficiency in English and Hausa;
  • Demonstrated capability to work and coordinate successfully with all kinds of stakeholders, together with authorities, donors, cooperatives, community-based organizations, and the non-public sector; and
  • Experience in selling monetary companies for the poor, together with financial savings, credit score, insurance coverage, e-payments, and new product improvement tailor-made to the wants of weak populations.
  • Expertise with supporting assessments, monitoring and analysis and different studying efforts required.
  • Potential to work independently
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical abilities and report writing
  • Robust interpersonal, intercultural and communication abilities
  • Wonderful oral, written and laptop abilities

Success Elements:

  • The profitable Monetary Companies Officer will mix distinctive administration abilities and capability to handle relationships with completely different stakeholders. The place requires a capability to assume creatively about enhancing alternatives for entry to monetary companies to advertise sustainable livelihoods.
  • S/he may have the capability to spark progressive and entrepreneurial approaches to programming and to encourage teams to collaborate carefully to implement high-quality packages.
  • She / he shall be dedicated to long-term program sustainability and the supply of high-impact actions on the neighborhood degree. Essentially the most profitable Mercy Corps employees members have a powerful dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and altering environments and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence.

 

 

How one can Apply
and certified candidates ought to ship their CV and Cowl letter in a single doc to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org utilizing the Job Title, Location and Reference” as the topic of the e-mail.

Observe

  • All purposes should embody the place title and reference quantity within the topic line
  • Please notice that solely short-listed candidates shall be contacted for interview
  • We’re an equal employment alternative group so girls are strongly inspired to use for this place

 

Essential Notes

  • The above statements are supposed to explain the overall nature and degree of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive checklist of all tasks, duties and abilities required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different tasks along with these specified sometimes, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any software, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different charge in reference to the applying or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the fee of a charge, please disregard it. Moreover, please notice that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you’re suggested to use specific care when submitting private info on the net
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us along with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Functions submitted after the deadline won’t be considlered.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we’ve the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates shall be invited for interview

 

Software Deadline  4th November, 2020.

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