• Ongoing Recruitment at Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND)

  • Posted on: 13 October, 2014 Deadline: 24 October, 2014
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  • Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) is established to provide support for socio-economic development and peacebuilding programs in the Niger Delta. The foundation will be planning, developing, and funding programs in partnership with other donors and implementing organizations from the public and private sector. PIND seeks to create a dynamic, multi-stakeholder partnership that takes full advantage of the synergies involving diverse organizations and interests. The foundation is seeking for qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions below:

    Applied Learning Coordinator, Integrated Peace and Development Unit

     

    Job Duties
    {C}·         Guide the development and implementation of the IPDU Applied Learning component based on needs, opportunities and best practice
    {C}·         Responsible for implementation, monitoring and achieving of planned outputs and outcomes in accordance with project document, budget and results framework matrix.
    {C}·         Promote knowledge sharing, systematization of experiences and contribute to best practices
    {C}·         Ensure that all project components are in compliance with the IPDU’s program framework, best practices in livelihood, peacebuilding, and youth focused programming and national policies
    {C}·         Oversee program quality and promptly identify and recommend solutions to technical issues
    {C}·         Refine (based on assessment data) and conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) on conflict early warning, assessment, management, resolution and other related topics
    {C}·         Grant Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting
    {C}·         Maintain lines of communication for effective Knowledge Management within PIND to promote maximum synergy across all peacebuilding programs/projects/activities and the organization as a whole.
     
    Knowledge, skills and abilities
    {C}·         A degree in Social Sciences or related field of study.
    {C}·         8 - 10 years relevant experience, at least 5 years must be in similar position
    {C}·         Experience in peace building programming, conflict mitigation, gender and youth mainstreaming preferred
    {C}·         Proven ability to manage a diverse team and project operations.
    {C}·         Understanding of conflict mediation/arbitration, non-violence principles or conflict resolution techniques
    {C}·         Experience working in the Niger Delta
    {C}·         Strong network of contacts amongst donors and NGOs

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    Research Coordinator, Integrated Peace and Development Unit

     

    Job Duties
    {C}·         Guide the development and implementation of the IPDU Research department based on needs, opportunities and best practice.
    {C}·         Provide data analysis of trending threats to peace, identifying areas in most need of resources
    {C}·         Ensure use and improvement of the research systems for the IPDU project and alignment of the systems within the overall PIND structure. Assist with institutionalizing lessons learned from research within the project and organization.
    {C}·         Provide technical expertise relevant to research, as well as partnerships, collaborative programs and peace building for the IPDU project
    {C}·         Under the guidance of the IPDU Manager provide comprehensive technical support to program activities, including supporting work plan development, budgeting, quarterly and annual reporting, indicator selection study design and monitoring
    {C}·         Provide technical guidance on standard indicators to be incorporated into routine monitoring systems.
    {C}·         Support data collection, analyses, publication and dissemination of findings.
     
    Knowledge, skills and abilities
    {C}·         A degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, International Development or a related field of study.
    {C}·         A minimum of 5 years’ experience in data analysis for donor-funded peace building programs
    {C}·         Demonstrated knowledge of data collection and analysis, data validation and audits, and performance reporting
    {C}·         Proven skills and sensitivity in cross-cultural living, communication and understanding
    {C}·         Ability to work with minimum supervision and to deal with issues promptly and efficiently
    {C}·         Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
    {C}·         Experience with community-based interventions, including community mobilization and/or social and behavioral change communication implemented within public, private and civil society-led systems.
    {C}·         Knowledge of the Niger Delta and an understanding of the Niger Delta environment would be an advantage.

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    Capacity Building Coordinator, Integrated Peace and Development Unit

     

    Job Duties
    {C}·         Guide the development and implementation of the IPDU Training and Capacity Building component based on needs, opportunities and best practice
    {C}·         Provide oversight, technical assistance and mentoring to key partners to become more effective in their own capacity development, enabling a more efficient delivery of conflict mitigation and peacebuilding initiatives
    {C}·         Support the implementation of the comprehensive response programming with bias on prepositioning of capacity and assets, agility and quality of delivery by using a menu of tools and follow-up activities appropriate for the States, LGAs and CSO partners
    {C}·         Consistently conduct assessments, methods, materials, and measurement across identified relevant content areas to enhance effectiveness and best practices of partners’ peacebuilding and conflict mitigation initiatives.
    {C}·         Maintain lines of communication for effective Knowledge Management within PIND to promote maximum synergy across all peacebuilding programs/projects/activities and the organization as a whole.
     
    Knowledge, skills and abilities
    {C}·         A degree in a related field of study.
    {C}·         8 - 10 years relevant experience in developing ToT systems in partner institutions and private enterprises and implementing ToT programs in African countries, preferably Nigeria
    {C}·         Experience in delivering conflict mitigation and peace building training curriculum to CSOs, NGOs, Government partners and other essential entities.
    {C}·         Excellent facilitation, negotiations and team management skills
    {C}·         Proven skills and sensitivity in cross-cultural living and understanding
    {C}·         Proven skills in critical thinking, program design and analysis and articulation of program issues in team meetings
    {C}·         Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing
    {C}·         Knowledge of the Niger Delta and an understanding of the Niger Delta environment would be an advantage

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    M&E Officer, Integrated Peace and Development Unit

     

    Job Duties    
    {C}·         Impact Monitoring:  Monitor impact of specific IPDU projects and IPDU’s overall strategic objectives. This will also involve coordinating with colleagues who monitor progress against implementation. Ensure projects have clear, concise and measurable output and outcome indicators, leading to demonstrable impacts. Assist the Unit in designing the results chain for interventions, defining key indicators of change and how to measure to reflect program’s outcomes and impact. Establish a reliable and consistent set of outcome indicators for the unit’s activities as well as developing the unit’s core set of indicators.
    {C}·         Establish Monitoring System:  Assess the implementation of the IPDU’s annual work plan using the foundation’s strategic log frame/ methodology to determine progress towards the delivery of the strategic objectives.
    {C}·         Reporting: Determine the information needs of implementing partners, primary stakeholders and funding partners. Draft case studies for projects highlighting impact and lessons learned. Provide progress report on the implementation of IPDU’s activities. Develop systematic protocols such as most-significant-change qualitative story methodology.
    {C}·         Coordination:  Coordinate with other departments to develop a system to ensure that the program plan, including inputs and targets, are aligned with the overall PIND program log frames and other types of M&E indicators.  Collect, compile and analyze reports of implementing partners to prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the organization, appropriate partners and other cooperating institutions.
     
    Knowledge, skills and abilities
    {C}·         A good first degree in social science or a related field of study. A postgraduate degree in relevant field is an added advantage
    {C}·         A minimum of 7 years’ experience in coordinating monitoring & evaluation systems for development projects
    {C}·         Familiarity with M&E systems and practices of at least one bilateral or multi-lateral donor agency preferred
    {C}·         Knowledge of field based monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment approaches
    {C}·         Experience in qualitative and quantitative methodologies of gathering and analyzing social and economic data
    {C}·         Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexities
    {C}·         Ability to build strong relationship with primary and secondary stakeholders, focus on impact, result for the direct beneficiaries, response positively and give feedback timely and also timely response to queries.
    {C}·         Strong numeric and analytical skills
    {C}·         Good communication skills

    Method of Application

    Application and CV’s with the job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail should be sent to: pind@rhizomeng.com Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
     
    Applicants from any of the 9 states in the Niger Delta will be given a priority over other applicants.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, October 24th, 2014.

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