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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and has been a continuous leader in development and humanitarian response within Nigeria - focusing on the three Strategic Program Areas of Agriculture, Health and Emergency Response. Below are the existing vacancies within the country program.
Savings Internal Lending Committee (SILC) Specialist
Reports To: Agriculture and Livelihoods Adviser
Location: Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria
Job Ref Code: SILC181018
With donor support from USAID, Catholic Relief Services (CRS/Nigeria), as subgrantees to International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and in partnership with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Development Derivative, Borno State Agricultural Development program and Adamawa State Agricultural Development Program will implement the Feed the Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity Project; a sustainable agriculture-led economic growth; strengthened resilience among people and systems; and a well-nourished population, especially among women and children in targeted locations of Borno and Adamawa states.
The SILC Specialist will be responsible for supporting the SILC component of the project in Adamawa and Borno states. S/he will also manage the SILC component of the project with a focus on mentoring and coaching of the SILC field agents and supervisors. S/he will ensure that all activities related to SILC in the northeast are implemented according to agreed standards and protocols. S/he will also provide general support to recovery and resilience programming in the northeast. S/he will report to the Agriculture and Livelihoods Adviser but maintain dotted line relationship with the Program Manager, Adamawa state.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Qualifications and Skills:
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Agriculture and Livelihoods Adviser, Ag-Livelihoods Program Manager, MEAL team, Integrated Agriculture Activity component 2 team lead, and other
External: Project consortium staff, government workers, community leaders.
Note: These positions are contingent upon the availability of funding
Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.
Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form using the link (https://bit.ly/2B9iJB9), fill and send with a detailed resume as one document in pdf indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application.
Completed applications are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submission is
COB (i.e. 5:00pm), October 31, 2018.