Established in 1996, CANADEM is a non-profit agency dedicated to advancing international peace and security through the rostering, rapid mobilization, and mission management of experts committed to international service.
CANADEM maintains a roster of over 20,000 experienced Canadian and international experts. Our end-users include the United Nations, the Canadian Government, inter-governmental organizations, other governments, and non-governmental entities of all kinds.
CANADEM is seeking qualified individuals with previous relevant experience who are available for an immediate deployment to Nigeria as a seconded expert with WFP for a 6 months contract.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Qualifications: The Protection Officer will have at least 5 years of international experience in issues relating to humanitarian The incumbent will have at least 5 years direct knowledge and experience of field operations including programming and coordination aspects. She/he will have a varied experience of both complex (man-made) as well as natural disaster crises and the humanitarian principles associated with each. He/she will be fully familiar with WFP's mandate and operating procedures, as well as with the agency's approach to emergency response and food security issues. The HPO also needs
The Protection Officer also needs:
• Good writing skills
• Excellent communication and facilitation skills
• Solid experience as a trainer
• Can work under pressure in a security challenging environment
• Languages: Written and spoken English
If you see yourself in and have all of the above-mentioned skills, please register with CANADEM before contacting us. This can be done on our website at www.canadem.ca/register . Then send an email to pantiwa.naksomboon@CANADEM.ca by no later than May 12th, 11:59 pm EDT. Please include in a Subject Line: "Protection Officer-P3-Nigeria." In your email, please include an updated resume, date of availability, your current location, and a phone number where we can reach you. Please also forward blank referee questionnaire that can be found at www.canadem.ca/rqf to two of your references (recent supervisors preferred). Full instructions on how to complete the forms are included in the document; also please send us any evaluation report that you may have about your field work. We will be considering applications as they are received.