Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.
Christian Aid Nigeria is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill Positions for the implementation of its humanitarian response project in Borno, which will contribute to providing life-saving food and WASH assistance to IDPs in the newly liberated local government areas in Borno state, North East Nigeria.
The roles provide excellent opportunity for enthusiastic professionals who will support CA partnerships and humanitarian response programmes.
JOB ID (1034)
About the role
The role holder will be based in Borno field office with frequent trips to project communities in Borno and other Northeast states (Gombe and Adamawa )
The role holder will support Christian Aid’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria with special focus on the Food Security and Livelihood sector interventions. She/he will support Christian Aid’s funded programmes which are implemented by Christian Aid’s partners in the Borno and other northeast states. The role holder will assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of Christian Aid’s Food Security & Livelihood humanitarian response, providing effective and timely support (including capacity building) to partner organisations, enabling them to implement the rapid, effective and principled FSL response to emergencies, and ensuring that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy and Humanitarian Standards. The role holder will be representing CAID in sector working groups meetings/activities and engage in the right networks, while increasing the profile of CA humanitarian and resilience work and its visibility in the region.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Give an example of a time where you evaluated your own work and actively addressed gaps in knowledge and skills with being prompted to.
Give an example of a time where you made timely and considered recommendations or decisions based on analysis of available data, information and evidence.
Give an example of a time where you set and communicated realistic timelines for achieving tasks, working out how best to adapt as priorities change or unforeseen circumstances arise.
Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Aid career website on jobs.christianaid.org.uk to apply