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  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2019
  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution or natural disaster. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries and 22 U...
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    Income Generating Activities Assistant

    Job Overview/Summary: 

    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Nigeria through the Education sector sector is support vulnerable population affected by the conflict through income generating activities for households to generate income to improve learning in schools. The IGA Assistant will perform his/her role to assist in carrying out all Income Generating activities under the supervision of the IGA Officer.  

    Major Responsibilities:  

    • Assist the IGA Officer in beneficiaries’ selection for the IGA intervention
    • Assist the IGA Officer in conducting trainings on business and financial skills.
    • Conduct frequent site visits to monitor IGA activities  
    • Assist the IGA Officer in conducting market and feasibility studies 
    • Document field achievements, innovations, failures, and lessons learned to integrate into project activities
    • Support the preparation of project reports on IGA activities
    • Perform other activities as may be assigned form time to time by the supervisor 

    Key Working Relationships:

    • Position Reports to: IGA Officer   
    • Working Relationships: Supply Chain department, finance and M&E unit 


    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics or entrepreneurship 

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 1 year professional experience in providing technical supports on Income generating activities programs or livelihoods intervention  
    • Experience working with vulnerable population affected by conflict and community stakeholders  
    • Experience working with INGO/NGO in Borno state  

    Demonstrated Technical Skills:

    • Technical skills in income generating activities livelihoods programming  
    • Strong training and facilitation skills
    • Experience in community and stakeholders relationship building and management  


    • Fluency in English Language both written and spoken is required, Kanuri and Hausa language is mandatory 

    Computer/Other Technical Requirements:

    • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

    The position will be based in Maidguri, Borno State. The security situation in Maidguri is relatively stable with periodic tensions. All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Adamawa.


    • Competitive Monthly salary,
    • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

    Method of Application

    Note: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, Candidates from Gwoza LGA will be given priority

    Interested and qualified? Go to International Rescue Committee (IRC) on to apply
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