Job Title - Output Manager: Security and Governance. Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP)
Salary - Competitive INGO salary
Based - Abuja, Nigeria
Contract duration: To 31st July 2017
The Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) is supported by DFID/UKAID and is managed by a consortium made up of British Council, International Alert and Social Development Direct. The programme seeks to deliver interventions to reduce the impacts of violent conflict and promote reconciliation processes. The focus will be on the national level and in eight focal states.
We are looking for a committed and experienced individual to lead one of the Outputs of this innovative and exciting programme.
You will be responsible for providing NSRP with strategic and technical management that will deliver programme results, specifically in relation to Security and Governance Output (Output 1). You will lead the conceptualisation and implementation of NSRP activity under Output 1, and provide technical guidance to ensure the implementation, monitoring, and reporting of all Output 1 activities at Federal, State and Local levels. You will also develop and manage relationships with a wide constituency of actors and stakeholders, with particular relevance to the work conducted under Output 1, and contribute to overall NSRP strategy-setting and monitoring at a senior level, and to the overall capacity development (skills and knowledge) of the NSRP delivery team.
Essential qualifications include a post graduate qualification in International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies or a related social science discipline, with significant experience of managing peacebuilding projects or programmes, project planning and monitoring – including responsibility for financial management of projects. An understanding of conflict and peacebuilding issues in Nigeria, coupled with experience of working in partnerships with other organisations on peacebuilding, and in providing mentoring and support to a range of actors are also required.
The post is only open to those with the right to work in Nigeria.
Note: The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please visit http://www.international-alert.org/jobs. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.
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Please note we do not accept CVs.
Closing date: Friday 8th May 2015 at 5pm (UK time). Interviews will take place during the week of 18th May 2015.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.