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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
  • GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a non-governmental and nonprofit organization that strife to make life of vulnerable women and children better through revitalized partnership. GPON provides life-skill education and psychosocial support to conflict-affected, WaSH community or camp services, Education in emergency services, Gender-based Violence mitigation services, Child protection service, Protection monitoring services, Nutrition and public health services.
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    Socio-economic Reintegration Officer (Re-Advertisement)

    Socio-economic Reintegration Officer (Temporary Appointment) Application closing date- 26th August 2022

    About the project:
    GPON is currently implementing a CPiE project with funding support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in Maiduguri, Mafa, Jere, Damboa, Dikwa, Bama, Banki, Ngala and Konduga LGAs of Borno state. This is a one-year project with an option to extend it. As a result, we are looking for people with the highest level of honesty and professionalism who share our humanitarian values for the above positions.

    Job Summary:

     The Socio-economic Reintegration Officer is responsible for activities focused on improving the knowledge of the returnees and IDPs on reintegration policies and opportunities and improving the acceptance of the host communities, especially facilitating the reintegration sessions and dialogues between the male returnees and IDPs. The incumbent will also focus on developing an action plan for mobilising the communities in order to ensure equity in the benefits of development activities and community support for project implementation and sustainability of social development.


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Planning, developing and implementing a reintegration component and appropriate community mobilisation approach in the selected LGAs in a professional and timely manner.
    • Ensuring that the project reintegration component is implemented in accordance with national, organisational and donor regulations, standards and policies and that those commitments to the donor, communities and other programme partners are fulfilled in a professional and timely manner.
    • Coordinating and communicating with other team members and keeping liaison with provincial stakeholders, especially religious leaders and representatives of a variety of provincial government departments and other institutions
    • Representing GPON on external forums and promoting its work among line departments and NGOs working

    Specific duties:

    •  Community mobilisation and implementation of reintegration interventions in the selected areas of the respective LGA of high quality ensure that project targets and contractual obligations are being met.
    • Ensure that the implemented activities are technically sound, cost-effective and relevant to the target beneficiaries' needs.
    • Mobilise the communities to get their support and/or involvement in the project
    • implementation through raising awareness of the project purpose, objectives and progress among the male family members of female beneficiaries and conducting regular monitoring to find whether the project gets support from the communities.
    • Building capacities of project participants on reintegration policies and opportunities; continuously monitor opportunities for returnees and IDPs and incorporate the gained information in the training program
    • Facilitate discussions between the returnees and IDPs; and the host communities, solve social conflicts among the communities related to the project implementation or their status
    • Advice and assist the Project Coordinator in designing, developing and monitoring the implementation plan related to community mobilisation and reintegration
    • Prepare monthly reports;
    • Contribute to the preparation of quarterly and annual project work plans and budgets and assist the Project Coordinators in budget tracking and analysis as necessary.
    • Work closely with the project team to foster useful communication, collaboration and harmony within the team and promote individual and collective commitment to implementation quality.
    • Ensure good working relationships with relevant government departments and administration.
    • Facilitate visits of any internal or external stakeholders to monitor the project implementation in close coordination with the project team.
    • Support M&E Officer in collecting case studies, success stories and relevant M&E data
    • Keep appropriate records for collecting the evidence of the implementation: attendance sheets, distribution lists, training needs assessment records, pre and post-training assessments, etc.
    • Perform any other related duties as required.

    Job Requirement:

     Education/ Training

    •  Bachelor's degree or Diploma in a related field.

    Work Experience

    •  At least three years of experience in a similar capacity. Prior work experience in the fields of community development and community mobilisation. Proven experience in assessing training needs and building capacities of a mixture of literate and illiterate project participants
    • Prior work experience in reintegration programmes and/or women’s empowerment programmes is preferable.

    Note: GPON and GPON workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in   GPON Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. Following these values, GPON operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation, and Combating Trafficking in Persons

    GPON is an Equal Opportunity Employer GPON considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) on to apply

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