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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2019
    Deadline: Apr 22, 2019
  • Home to more than 160 million people, Nigeria has the largest population and the second largest economy in Africa, and has a major influence on the continent’s political agenda. However, Nigeria has a history of political instability, corruption and mismanagement of public resources, and has recently seen religious and ethnic conflict. As a result, ...
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    Senior Programme Coordinator - Food Security & Nutrition

    About the role

    The Senior Programme Coordinator (SPC) Food Security and Nutrition will provide day to day oversight and strategic leadership on the development and implementation involving management of all aspects of the programme, including recruitment and performance management, assessments, designing, planning, implementation, monitoring staff capacity building, reporting and technical support to the Food Security and Nutrition Programme. He/she will be responsible for managing Christian Aid WFP Food Security and Nutrition programmes, projects and partnerships as well as the effective management of significant budget funds.

    About you

    • The post holder must have a degree preferably in any of the Social Sciences, Rural Development or a related field.
    • A postgraduate degree is an added advantage.
    • He/she must have at least 5 years of experience in humanitarian response with an International Non-Government Organisation and a track record of success in designing, implementing, managing and monitoring Food and cash-based programming in different emergency settings, ideally in Food and nutrition sectors.
    • He/she must have a minimum of one-year aid-related International NGO experience in North-East Nigeria.
    • He/she is required to have good project management skills and sound knowledge/ experience working with IDPs in Nigeria. He/she is required to possess good understanding of gender-sensitive programming, have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
    • Specialised qualification in emergency and/or development work and ability to speak Hausa is an added advantage.

    Further information

    • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
    • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.
    • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.


    Method of Application

    Competency questions

    As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

    Building partnerships

    Tell us about a time when you were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal: What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be pro-active? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?

    Communicate effectively

    Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect: What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result? If you were successful, how did you know?

    Deliver results

    Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence: What was the background? What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take? How did analyse the information and data? What was the outcome? Were you successful

    Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Aid on to apply
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