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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • 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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    Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) Assistant

    Requisition ID: req20152
    Location: Mubi North, Adamawa
    Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
    Employment Category: Regular
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Open to Expatriates: No

    Job Overview / Summary

    • The Livelihood Assistant will support the field implementation of the Climate Resilience project in Adamawa State.
    • He/she will support in conducting relevant assessments such as market assessments, agroecology studies, climate risk assessments, baselines, end line and post distribution monitoring.
    • The ERD assistant will directly facilitate the implementation of the Cash Transfer programming, climate risk mitigation information campaigns, and local stakeholder collaboration activities.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Provide close supervision and monitoring to the project assistants in implementing project related activities in the field.
    • Responsible for the selection and verification of small holder farmer beneficiaries in coordination with community committee and authorities and the use of selection criteria.
    • Actively engage and support in community sensitization activities on selection criteria and stakeholder feedback process.
    • Implement weekly program and monitoring plans.
    • Provide information to beneficiaries, community stakeholders, trainers, employers in accordance with IRC policies and procedures and retrieve feedback.
    • Execute stakeholder and community engagement meetings to engage community stakeholders and feedback.
    • Conduct field visits to project sites and meet with community leaders to select specific vulnerable locations for targeting and ensure a conducive community mobilization system.
    • Provide inputs for the production of technical support materials and guide program teams on the delivery of mechanisms that will ensure effective implementation of livelihoods interventions as well as early recovery.

    Monitoring & Evaluation and reporting:

    • Support in conducting community climate risk mitigation assessments, climate risk information system mapping and stakeholder mapping in the targeted communities
    • Conduct post distribution monitoring
    • Under the supervision of ERD Officer & Research Coordinator conduct baseline and end line surveys
    • Conduct data collection for other project research and surveys
    • Submit daily activity updates and produce timely weekly and monthly reports

    Key Working Relationships

    • Position Reports to: ERD Officer
    • Indirect Reporting: Project Research Coordinator

    Educational Qualification

    • Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Agro Ecology, Natural Resource Management, Geography, Food Security and Livelihoods, Developmental studies

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in providing implementing livelihoods, Food Security, natural resource management and agro-ecology programming as Assistants.  
    • Experience working with INGO/NGO in Northeast/Northern Nigeria

    Demonstrated Technical Skills:

    • Technical skills in cash and livelihoods programming
    • Experience in community and stakeholders relationship building and management  
    • Experience data collection, management and reporting
    • Experience implementing Climate Smart approaches.   

    Languages:

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

    Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

    • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of GPS device usage

    Working Environment:

    • 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, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law

    Standards for Professional Conduct:

    • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
    • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

    Method of Application

    Note

    • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. 
    • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
    • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
    Interested and qualified? Go to International Rescue Committee (IRC) on rescue.csod.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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