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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 5, 2020
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    North East Regional Initiative (NERI) is an International Development Organization
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    STTA Project Manager

    Number of Positions: (1) Bassa & Mangu

    Job Location: Plateau State

    Contract Term: Short Time

    Position Summary: 

    The STTA Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the design, implementation and close-out of a portfolio of activities. The STTA Project Manager works in close collaboration PPBA and NERI Program Manager, NERI with Senior Management (including USAID/OTI) and community stakeholders to identify, prioritize and design activities that will respond to community development priorities in order to further the objectives of the NLCB program. The STTA Project Manager is responsible with oversight of project activities to ensure that all tasks are completed within timeframe and budget parameters defined during project design. The STTA Project Manager is tasked with the programmatic and administrative closeout of all activities, including final reporting, disbursement of funding (in concert with finance staff) and disposition of any project inventory. The STTA Project Manager serves as the main point of contact for state-level actors and community stakeholders to ensure that all activities fit within a strategic and coherent portfolio.

    Reporting & Supervision: 

    The STTA Project Manager reports to the Executive Chairman PPBA, NERI Team. The STTA Project Manager should expect direct interactions with the NERI Senior Management Team. The STTA Project Manager will supervise one or multiple Program Officers within PPBA and collaborate horizontally with other departments including procurement, logistics, security, and monitoring & evaluation to ensure successful activity implementation.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES 

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Responsible for general oversight of a portfolio of projects. The geography of targeted communities as well as type of programming is expected to change frequently over the course of the program.
    • In concert with senior management, advice on programmatic design of new projects, including identification of potential local partners and beneficiaries, monitor implementation to ensure timely completion and adherence to budget and administrative and programmatic closeout throughout the portfolio of activities.
    • Take a leadership role in the program’s learning process by feeding information in a timely manner on political and security developments in the PM’s target area. .
    • Work alongside Government of Nigeria (GoN) officials, community stakeholders and civil society actors to ensure coherent and strategic programming as part of a unified project endeavor.
    • Serve as the focal point of the objectives and purpose.
    • In coordination with Program Officers, establish community-level project oversight committees to ensure community buy-in of activities.
    • Help set up transparent management and oversight mechanisms and work to incorporate as wide a range of project beneficiaries, GoN and other important stakeholders as possible.
    • Comply with all Creative and USAID procedures and policies with regards to ethics and compliance, grants management, HR, finance, operations and security. 
    • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

    Required Skills & Qualifications

    • University degree in a related field is required
    • At least 5 years of general work experience is required.
    • Experience in working with communities to implement grassroots development projects preferred.
    • Prior experience (3 years or more) in grants management with international-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. is required.
    • Ability to work under short deadlines and efficiently handle multiple tasks.
    • Attention to detail and the ability to function well in a team.
    • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
    • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
    • Fluency in languages spoken

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    STTA Project Officer

    Number of Positions: (1) Bassa (1) Mangu

    Job Location: Plateau State

    Contract Term: Short Time

    Position Summary: 

    The STTA Project Officer will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NLCB-funded activities or potential activities. The STTA Project Officer will work with the STTA Data Collectors, researchers and other groups  to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project concepts during the design phase, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities. This position will be based in Mangu/ Bassa LGA of Plateau State.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    The STTA Project Officer reports to the NERI Program Manager/ PPBA Project Manager 

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES 

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.
    • Work with NERI Program Manager (PM),/PPBA Project Manager and HQ  Program team to develop project ideas/ communities  identified for support and submit them for approval by senior management and USAID/OTI.
    • Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics.
    • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries through well-written activity notes to Program Manager/ PPBA
    • Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
    • Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
    • Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
    • Take photos and videos of activity events to contribute to the program’s communication efforts.
    • Support review of final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
    • Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
    • Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.
    • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
    • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability.

    Required Skills & Qualifications 

    • University degree in political science, international affairs or other related social sciences field is required.
    • Three years of general work experience with at least two years of related experience is required.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
    • Prior experience with international organizations or international-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
    • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
    • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
    • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
    • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.
    • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in Nigeria’s Middle Belt and/or North West region is required.

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    STTA Logistics Officer

    Number of Positions: (1) Bassa & Mangu

    Job Location: Plateau State

    Contract Term: Short Time

    Position Summary:

    The STTA Logistics Officer is responsible for supporting operations in all activities at the state office in Jos and Bassa/ Mangu. The STTA Logistics Officer will support a range of operational duties than span from maintaining inventory and ensuring compliance to the operational policies. This position will be based in Jos, Plateau State.

    Reporting & Supervision: 

    The STTA Logistics Officer will report to the STTA Project Manager in Plateau State.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES 

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Ensure that office operational policies are followed and compliant with policies.
    • Responsible for maintaining inventory and coordinating compliance with project and donor policies.
    • Travel as needed to LGA districts to monitor inventory and logistics
    • Assist with office operations and procedures; managing the filing systems; supply requisitions (stationery, utility payments).
    • Supervise support staff (i.e. cleaners, drivers, security guards, etc.)
    • Co-ordination and maintenance of systems related to Housekeeping.
    • Coordinate and maintain the office fleet management and efficient use of project vehicles and other transport services in support of program objectives
    • Coordinate travel bookings for the state office – flights, hotel, airport pick up/drop off
    • Arranging regular maintenance of electrical equipment and safety devices
    • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

    Required Skills & Qualifications 

    • High school diploma is required while a University degree in related field is preferred.
    • Minimum of 3 years of general work experience with at least 2 years of related experience is required.
    • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated logistical issues.
    • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis.
    • Strong ability to use and develop management and tracking systems.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Fluency in English as well as one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria is required

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    STTA Community Mobilization Officer

    Number of Positions: (1) Bassa (1) Mangu

    Job Location: Plateau State

    Contract Term: Short Time

    Position Summary:

    The STTA Community Mobilization Officer (CMO) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissions. The STTA Community Mobilization Officer will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups in project communities. The STTA Community Mobilization Officer will work with groups to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities. This position will be based at Bassa and Mangu LGA of Plateau State.

    Reporting & Supervision: 

    The STTA Community Mobilization Officer reports to the STTA Project Manager PPBA and NERI Program Manager.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES 

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.
    • Work with the STTA Project Manager (PM) PPBA and NERI Program Manager team, develop project ideas identified for support.
    • Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics activities
    • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to the STTA Project Manager and NERI Program Manager
    • Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
    • Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
    • Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
    • Support review of final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
    • Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
    • Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.
    • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
    • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability.

    Required Skills & Qualifications 

    • Highschool diploma required, University degree in political science, international affairs or other related social sciences field is preferred.
    • Three years of general work experience with at least two years of related experience is required.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
    • Prior experience with international organizations or international-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
    • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
    • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
    • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
    • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.
    • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.

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