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    CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of people. Our Mission CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. Our Vision We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been ov...
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    Complaints & Feedback Mechanism (CFM) Assistant

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Rann (Borno)

    Slot: 1

    Reporting to: Protection Officer

    JOB SUMMARY: 

    Under the supervision of the Protection Officer, the CFM Assistant is responsible for ensuring mechanisms are in place in all CARE project sites to strengthen the quality and accountability of the emergency program especially in regards to information sharing, beneficiaries’ participation, complaints and response mechanism. The CFM Assistant is also responsible for the provision of support to Food Security project to strengthen Food security activities in the field in accordance with CARE principles and ensures field activities are executed in an efficient manner.
    Support conducting of Protection Monitoring/ risk assessments/ rapid protection assessments, conduct referrals (including establishing referral pathways), following up of cases, identification of protection cases, weekly work planning, ensuring awareness on CFM, collection of complaints, documenting of the complaints in adherence to WFP and CAREsystems, feedback to communities and train on CFM, protection principles to CNMs, food committees.

    Key Roles / Responsibilities

    • To assist the  Protection Officer in working with programme staffs and beneficiaries to develop structure and methods for managing the complaints and feedback in the field as well as maintaining the integrity of information received.
    • This role will also involve management of CRM database by ensuring proper documentation and aggregation of CRM data including complaints received, investigated and responded to as well as providing detailed summaries of complaints issues to feedback to the program team during monthly and quarterly meetings/reports.
    • The post holder with support from the Protection Officer will ensure the collection of quality complain and feedback across the response. 
    • The post holder will interface and support programme team members, support programme coordination and policy engagement.
    • The role requires strong facilitation and organizational skills along with the ability to analyze and communicate complex CRM system.
    • Assist in programme updates for the response management and internal information sharing
    • Assist Protection officer with data collection processes if needed
    • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the Quality benchmark/monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
    • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
    • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
    • Assist in handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resource related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
    • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received
    • Support on-going monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans and frameworks
    • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
    • Other duties as directed.

    Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

    • BSc / HND / ND in Management, Social Research, and Development Studies or a related field or comparable addition to experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Minimum of 1 years proven experience in accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
    • Previous experience of working with NGOs.
    • Experience in implementation of accountability and complaints reporting mechanisms in Nigeria.
    • Experience in developing and/or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for food and cash transfer programs.
    • Understand key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including Strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards.
    • Ethical, focused on treating complainants/ community fairly and culturally sensitive.
    • Innovative and solutions-oriented.
    • Building collaborative relationships with beneficiaries and the community.
    • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
    • Sound analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking skills.
    • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.
    • Proficiency in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages both spoken and written.
    • Understanding of monitoring processes, learning, adaptation and evaluation
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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    General Food Distribution (GFD) Assistant

    Job Title: General Food Distribution (GFD) Assistant

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Location: Borno (Dikwa/Rann)

    Slots: 4 

    Reporting to: GFD Officer

     

    CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist in the distribution of commodities including timely planning and supervision of the distribution.
    • Mobilize and sensitize project participants to actively participate in the implementation of field activities.
    • Timely prepare and submit field reports.
    • Properly engage with stakeholders in conformity with CARE core value.
    • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor or her/his designate.

    Qualifications & Experience Required Education:

    • ·Ordinary National Diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to deal well with a diverse population.
    • Ability to maintain accurate records.
    • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers.  Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the organization.
    • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
    • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CARE International.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.
    • Must be able to speak local language(s)

    Note:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

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    Nutrition Officer

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Borno

    Reporting to: Project Manager

    JOB SUMMARY

     CARE International has scaled up its intervention in Borno State, with the main objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality of the most vulnerable population and promoting protection amongst the whole affected community. The Nutrition Officer will based in Maiduguri performing on-going monitoring and support supervision, provide guidance to LGA partners on nutrition activities, assist Project Manager in program planning and staff capacity building. The Nutrition Officer will monitor and support the performance of nutrition activities. Training of community based volunteers (Mother-to-Mother, Support group, PMCs), Supervision and Sensitization. The Nutrition Officer will mainstream nutritional activities with regards to Infant and Young Child Feeding practices and other nutrition programs.

    Key Responsibilities

    • S/he will be required to conduct sensitization and MUAC (middle upper arm circumference) screening of Pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under 5 years.
    • The nutrition assistant will screen, tally, register and coordinate the screening of children to verify their age at the distribution point; the nutrition screener/register additionally is required to train the Nutrition volunteers.
    • S/he will be tasked to report to the Project Manager on BSFP distribution update.
    • The Nutrition Officer will collaborate with other INGOs on nutrition activities and to refer children identified with SAM and provide technical support to the nutrition assistant.
    • S/he the will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE/ standards in his or her LGA with regards to Infant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) programs.
    • H/She will also provide guidance to LGA partners (IYCF Groups) on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level. 
    • The H/She is required to possess significant experience in inter-agency coordination in management of complex field based operations and emergencies, good knowledge of program management and solid experience in technical field of BSFP.
    • H/She is expected to have competencies of a skillful leader in guiding and supporting staff, addressing various operational challenges, along with increasing security concerns. Given the stressful nature of Borno security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the nutrition Supervisor will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds.

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (KNOW HOW)

    A)    EDUCATION/TRAINING:

    Required:

    • University degree/HND/OND in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health or related field.      

    Desired:

    • 1st Degree in a related field.  

    B) EXPERIENCE:

    Required:

    • At least 2 years’ experience in Nutrition, Biology, Public Health, Nursing or food aid support.
    • A good experience in supervision is required. 
    • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis

    Desired:

    • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

    C) TECHNICAL SKILLS:

    Required:

    • 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in Nursing, Biology, Nutrition/or Public Health Sector of INGO and/or directly related area
    • Fluency in English and Hausa.

    Desired:

    • 3 years progressively responsible experience in Nursing, Biology, Nutrition/or Public Health Sector of INGO and/or directly related area.
    • Experience in a development and/or humanitarian organization. 
    • Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health.
    • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet and nutrition/public health software.
    • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
    • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
    • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
    • Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction;

    D) COMPETENCIES:

    • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns.
    • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
    • Integrity
    • Details focus
    • Strong team player
    • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
    • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
    • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: 

    30% Field location; 70% travel to other sub-offices and Main office.

    NOTE:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

     

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    Nutrition Assistant

    Job Title: Nutrition Assistant

    Department: Programs

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Dikwa and Rann (Borno)

    Slots: 6

    Reporting to: Nutrition Officer

    JOB SUMMARY:

     CARE International has scaled up its intervention in Dikwa and Rann LGA (Borno State), with the main objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality of the most vulnerable population and promoting protection amongst the whole affected community. The Nutrition Assistants will based at one of the LGAs performing on-going monitoring and support supervision, provide guidance to LGA partners on nutrition activities, assist nutrition officers in program planning and staff capacity building. The Nutrition Assistant will monitor and support the performance of nutrition activities. Training of community based volunteers (Mother-to-Mother, Support group, PMCs), Supervision and Sensitization. The Nutrition Assistant will mainstream nutritional activities with regards to Infant and Young Child Feeding practices and other nutrition programs.

    Key Roles / Responsibilities

    • To assist the Protection Officer in working with programme staffs and beneficiaries to develop structure and methods for managing the complaints and feedback in the field as well as maintaining the integrity of information received.
    • This role will also involve management of CRM database by ensuring proper documentation and aggregation of CRM data including complaints received, investigated and responded to as well as providing detailed summaries of complaints issues to feedback to the program team during monthly and quarterly meetings/reports.
    • The post holder with support from the Protection Officer will ensure the collection of quality complain and feedback across the response. 
    • The post holder will interface and support programme team members, support programme coordination and policy engagement.
    • The role requires strong facilitation and organizational skills along with the ability to analyze and communicate complex CRM system.
    • Assist in programme updates for the response management and internal information sharing
    • Assist Protection officer with data collection processes if needed
    • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the Quality benchmark/monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
    • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
    • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
    • Assist in handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resource related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
    • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received.
    • Support on-going monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans and frameworks
    • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
    • Other duties as directed.

    Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

    • BSc / HND / ND in Management, Social Research, and Development Studies or a related field or comparable addition to experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Minimum of 1 years proven experience in accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
    • Previous experience of working with NGOs.
    • Experience in implementation of accountability and complaints reporting mechanisms in Nigeria.
    • Experience in developing and/or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for food and cash transfer programs.
    • Understand key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including Strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards.
    • Ethical, focused on treating complainants/ community fairly and culturally sensitive.
    • Innovative and solutions-oriented.
    • Building collaborative relationships with beneficiaries and the community.
    • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
    • Sound analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking skills.
    • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.
    • Proficiency in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages both spoken and written.
    • Understanding of monitoring processes, learning, adaptation and evaluation
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    WORKING  CONDITION

    • 100% Field Based.

    NOTE:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

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    Warehouse Assistant

    Department: Operations

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Dikwa, Borno

    Reporting to: Logistics/Warehouse Officer

     

    ROLE-PURPOSE:
    As a member of the office’s Operations Team, the Warehouse Assistant is responsible for the safe, accurate, orderly and secure storage of warehoused items in his/her provincial area. This includes ensuring that all necessary records are in place and up-to-date; that the warehouse is clean, well-maintained and secure; that goods are received and dispatched in a timely and professional manner; and that relevant online – People Soft system is kept up-to-date with correct information. This role is therefore responsible for inventory, physical distribution, maintenance and record-keeping.

    Should s/he work in an area in which medical programming takes place, s/he will also be required to ensure that pharmaceuticals are correctly stored in line with mandatory standard operating procedures.

     

    KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Maintaining a clean and well-organized warehouse:

    • Ensure that the warehouse is clean, secure (with security features) and well-organized.
    • Store supplies on the basis of FEFO (first expiry first out) and FIFO (First in First Out).
    • Ensure materials are stored and arranged in an orderly manner in terms of grant, item category and similarity, ease of accessibility, and frequency of item’s movement with the objective of optimum utilization of storage space.
    • If necessary, lead on the coordination with Admin to ensure pest control in the warehouse.
    • Ensure that the warehouse is locked and has resources in place to prevent theft, flooding and/or fire.
    • Ensure that storage space is utilized to the best way possible that guarantees ventilation and work space movement.
    • (If applicable) ensure that pharmaceuticals are stored at the current height and temperatures according to mandatory standard operating procedures.

    Receiving and dispatching goods:

    • Ensuring the quantity and quality of materials during delivery through detailed visual inspection and quality check with the raised PO’s and asking confirmation for quality of inbound materials from the requested department.
    • Ensure that procedures are strictly followed and that all necessary forms are used, filled and filed correctly during receipt, storage and dispatch of the supplies.
    • Manage responsibility for the supervision of loading of shipments - food commodities and other supplies.
    • Organize and manage casual workers and laborers, ensure they comply with CARE Warehouse & Storage Management Policy.
    • Conduct stock checks and stock reconciliations on a regular basis.
    • Process and complete shipment documentation.

    Reporting:

    • Verify and submit accurate and high-quality stock reports on daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.
    • Ensure that the People Soft system is up to date with correct information for all inventory and warehouse data.
    • Organizes and conducts monthly and annual inventory and ensure submission of timely stock inventory report.
    • Provide support for CARE internal Stock Audit and periodic Partner inventory audit.
    • Ensure that all program reporting requirement are fulfilled in timely fashion.

    Miscellaneous:

    • Abide by policies that prohibit fraud, nepotism, corruption and/or bribery.
    • Maintain a strong awareness of Child Safeguarding policies.
    • Operate with the highest standards of professionalism, and in a manner that is gender-sensitive and in compliance with Anti-Harassment and PSEA policies.
    • Be willing to support and/or participate in humanitarian responses where required.
    • Be willing to support and/or participate in trainings and other capacity strengthening initiatives for partners where required.

    Qualifications

    Educational Qualification:

    • University Degree or HND in Logistics or Supply Chain Management, Purchasing & Supply, Material Engineering, Economics or Business Administration.
    • Minimum of two years’ experience in warehousing, supply chain management.
    • Knowledge of supply chain, logistics and warehousing management is a requirement.
    • NGO experience in humanitarian context preferred.

    Languages required:

    • English is a must and knowledge of local language is advantage.
    • Good report writing, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proven Basic Computer skills in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, access etc.) is a must.

    WORKING CONDITION: 

    100% FIeld Based. 

    Note:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
    • CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

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    Protection Officer

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Dikwa, Borno State

    Slot: 2

    Reporting to: Project Manager

    Technical Supervision: Gender and Protection Manager

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Protection Officer will ensure that protection and gender mainstreaming are integrated into all aspect of programming. S/he will support in developing tools for the protection team to ensure they are accurate and comprehensive. The Protection Officer will be responsible for identifying training needs of protection assistants in all locations, ensuring that protection mainstreaming is used effectively in all programming. S/he will also conduct field visits to conduct Protection Mainstreaming assessments and site visits. The Protection Officer will work with diverse communities including but not limited to persons with specific needs, IDPs, returnees, and persons with specialized protection concerns.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

    • Working with programme staffs and beneficiaries to develop structure and methods for managing the complaints and feedback in the field as well as maintaining the integrity of information received.
    • Provide guidance and technical support to the implementing project team, in all phases of the project cycle.
    • Develop monthly activity implementation plan with the project team.
    • Lead/organize regular monitor visits and if required project action plans revisions and modifications.
    • Ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations.
    • Working with M&E Coordinator, ensure adequate data capturing of project beneficiaries.
    • Liaise and provide project updates and reports on a frequent basis and whenever required.
    • Organize and attend regular meetings with donor and other key stakeholders
    • Support the delivery of orientation sessions and deliver trainings on gender, protection, GBV and PSEA, as required.
    • Support the capacity building of CARE staff, partners, Food Security Sector members to prepare for and respond to gender, GBV and PSEA protection initiatives.
    • Strengthen mechanisms to enable affected populations to provide feedback and submit complaints related to CARE’s interventions.
    • Organize community discussion and awareness raising on key protection issues, CFM and community engagement with PMCs
    • Facilitate the smooth operation of protection, Gender and AAP component of project, meeting project timelines and targets
    • Conduct trainings and capacity building
    • Conduct focused group discussion to identify the local issues to be addressed
    • Design a tailor-made information and training addressing the beneficiaries concerns and needs
    • Develop internal community based protection training materials and facilitate trainings
    • Participate in monthly protection sector meetings
    • Record monthly protection results and report to project management
    • Promote and implement effective measures for child protection including establishment of referral mechanism
    • Ensure proper filing of attendance sheets and project document.
    • Follow up on all paper work and reporting needed from the field
    • Collect protection case studies and success stories according to guidelines.

    Essential Qualifications and Experience

    • A University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Guidance and Counselling or relevant fields.
    • Minimum of two years' experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
    • Experience in protection interventions in line with vulnerable or IDP operation.
    • Experience of working with UN or Non-Governmental organizations.
    • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
    • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel).
    • Ability to communicate in English, write reports in English and consolidate the reports prepared by protection monitoring assistants into formal English documentation
    • Ability to communicate in Hausa. Other Nigerian languages is a must.
    • Good organizational and management skills.
    • Willingness and ability to work full-time time in the field directly with communities.

    Desired knowledge and skills:

    • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
    • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
    • Commitment to promoting gender equality.
    • Experience conducting focus group discussions, or the ability to learn rapidly

    Other Requirements:

    • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity, and flexibility.
    • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
    • Experience in working in the protection sector.
    • Experience delivering training and curriculums.
    • Experience working with big teams

    NOTE:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply.

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    Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant is responsible for monitoring operations of the relief projects’ M&E system to support programme management and accountability functions. He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation (DME) unit as well as the overall CARE vision programming. 

    Employment Category: Contract

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Borno State (Dikwa and Rann)

    Slot: 2

    Reporting to: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success.
    • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results
    • Supervise all M&E casual workers (Enumerators and Data Entry clerks).
    • Conduct training for casual workers on data collection methodologies
    • Provide supervision for quantitative data collection activities.
    • Conduct data quality checks in the field and ensure accuracy and completeness of survey questionnaires.
    • Provide supervision for data entry of quantitative data, clean data and conduct data analysis.
    • Compile data from surveys using relevant and appropriate computer packages
    • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected is kept at project sites.
    • Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis.
    • Assist in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure that strategies are implemented according to plan.
    • Monitor the sustainability of the project's results;
    • Provide feedback to the MEAL Officer on project strategies and activities;
    • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the program manager and Emergency Coordinator.
    • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the program manager/officer in preparing relevant reports;
    • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
    • Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
    • Assist the program manager/officer in preparing other relevant reports;
    • Assist project manager/officer in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

    A)    EDUCATION/TRAINING:

    Required:

    • BSc or HND in related Development studies, social sciences etc, with at least 1 year working experience in similar role.
    • Demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills.
    • Have a high level of computer literacy.
    • Have advanced quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistical programs
    • Have strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.

    Desired:

    • Have an ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines required; flexibility to changing situations and priorities desired.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of international development issues.
    • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet M&E needs.

    B) EXPERIENCE:

    Required:

    • Minimum of 1 years’ experience on MEAL in the field of development
    • Excellent understanding and practical experience with MS Office application, especially
    • MS Word and Excel.
    • Knowledge on simple Excel functions, including formulas and creating graphs from data sets.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong commitment to gender equality and social justice, including to the aims and
    • Objectives of CARE.
    • Ability to work under pressure, ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines.
    • Potential and flexibility of attitude to learn and take on new tasks

    Desired:

    • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

    C) TECHNICAL SKILLS:

    Required:

    • Fluency in English and Hausa.

    Desired:

    • At least 2 years’ experience of work in emergency or development context projects, preferably in monitoring and evaluation roles (M&E) or in project management roles.
    • Basic understanding on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.
    • Background on database management
    • Experience in working with quantitative and qualitative data.

    Note:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply

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    Safety and Security Assistant

    Employment Category: Contract

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Vacancy Type: National

    Location: Borno State (Dikwa and Rann)

    Slot: 2

    Reporting to: Safety and Security Officer

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The role of the Safety and Security Assistant (SSA) is focused on the continuous implementation of safety and Security strategies and protocols in order to ensure a high level of safety and wellbeing for all CARE International staff based in field location.

    The SSA will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with Program and Program support teams at the field level.

    He/ She will promote a strong Safety and Security culture at their field office(s) through continuous trainings and collaborative security assessments with all field based staff.

    The SSA will serve as the Safety and Security unit representative at field level and also serve, when required as the Safety unit representative on the Field Crisis Management Team.
    The SSA will report directly to the Safety and Security Officer of his/her state, and will be an integral part of the Safety and Security Unit. 

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

    • Continuously monitoring the environment in the operational areas for which he/she is responsible. As required, and at a minimum of once per quarter, support Safety and Security Manager on updating the Safety and Security strategies for CARE International.
    • Based on current context make recommendations to the Safety and Security Officer/Safety and Security Manager for updates to Field Level Standard Operating Procedures and Safety Risk Management Plans.
    • Ensure that the Field Level Security Plans and associated documents are kept up to date and reviewed regularly
    • Ensure the safety readiness of all CARE staff at Field level through regular integration of safety and Security management priorities and objectives into Field Office planning
    • Brief, manage and liaise on daily basis with the contracted guarding services to ensure the guard force is aware of CARE standards and can effectively provide for the safety of CARE compound/staff and assets
    • Liaise with government, Army, Police, SSS, Local Heads and other key external stakeholders at field level to ensure that CARE staff can maintain regular and safe access to program areas
    • Prepare Hibernation, Relocation and Evacuation plan for the area of responsibility with the support of Safety and Security Officer and Safety and Security Manager.
    • Prepare field office Emergency procedures with the support of Safety and Security Officer and Safety and Security Manager.
    • Maintaining physical safety standards as established by the Safety and Security Unit for CARE office and guesthouse at Field level
    • Ensuring that all CARE Field based staff are aware of established Safety and Security strategies and have the means to follow established protocols on a continuous basis
    • Ensuring that the contracted guard force maintains a high standard of guarding for CARE office / Guest House, and when required take corrective action in coordination with the Guard force management
    • Ensuring that required relationships with local police and other security agencies are maintained in order to assist (when required) with ensuring the safety of CARE staff, facilities and assets
    • In coordination with the Safety and Security Manager, support training plans for all CARE Field level staff focused on safety awareness and skill sets
    • During any critical incident or crises serve as the Safety and Security unit representation on the Field Level Crisis Management Team (F-CMT)
    • Ensure that all Field Level Crisis management plans are kept up to date and reviewed regularly
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Ensure and Promote Gender Equality Diversity & Inclusion (GEDI) and be GEDI sensitive, creating an enabling environment where diversity can flourish, and all staff and stakeholders experience inclusion and appreciation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum of First degree in a field related to Humanitarian Work or Risk Management
    • Required Skills and Experience:
    • A Minimum of 3 years of demonstrative experience in INGO/NGO or UN field (operations) with at least 2 years of field safety management experience included
    • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
    • Competent and literate in local language of Borno and Yobe, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions
    • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
    • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
    • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Experience in developing safety related technical tools guidelines and systems
    • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria
    • Strong knowledge on Do No Harm and commitment to humanitarian principles

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

    • Application of technical skills and program support
    • Capacity building
    • Observance of policies and procedures;
    • Maintenance of relationships and partnerships;
    • Advocacy with local policy makers
    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Monitoring and Evaluation

    WORKING CONDITION 

    100% Field Based

    NOTE:

    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
    • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    CARE strongly encourage women to apply

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