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  • Posted on: 9 May, 2013 Deadline: 22 May, 2013
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  • Catholic Relief Services is the official agency of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops for relief and development assistance overseas.

    Background:
    Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. Therefore. strengthening and
    building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to our approach in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established its presence in Nigeria In 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, governance, peace building, health systems and institutional strengthening programs.

    Catholic Relief Services (CRS) will like to request application from suitably qualified candidates to fill positions for the implementation of its SMILE OVC project. The positions will be based in Benue State and will require about 30% travel within Nigeria.

    Technical Advisor - Household Economic Strengthening (Band E-1)

     

    Serve as the technical lead on household livelihood strategy
    Lead in the implementation of the economic strengthening strategy
    Identify and facilitate partnerships with the private sector.
    Develop technical reports
    Lead technical working group and communities of practices meetings in HES.
    Build linkages between economic security and other sectors of OVC programming
    Promote economic development amongst vulnerable households
    Lead capacity building of CSO and government agencies to strengthen livelihood services for vulnerable households

    Key Competencies;
    Technical skills and experience in capacity building, income generation in multiple business sectors and value chains.
    Minimum of 6 years experience in developmental field with Msc/MPH or related field

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    Technical Advisor - Food security and nutrition (Band E-1)

     

    Serve as technical lead on nutrition and food security.
    Identify and facilitate partnerships with the private sector.
    Develop technical reports
    Lead technical working group and communities of practices meetings in FS and nutrition
    Build linkages between food security and other sectors of OVC programming
    Develop linkages with other service providers In food security.
    Lead capacity building of CSO and government agencies in skills building and knowledge for food security and nutrition

    Key Competencies;
    Technical skills and experience in capacity building, nutrition food production, processing and agro-enterprise.
    Mlnimum of 6 years experience in developmental field with Msc/MPH or related field

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    Senior Program Managers (Band E-1)

     

    Works closely with SMWASD and SC to conduct the sub grant process in assigned states each of the first three years.
    Conducts assessments of CSO sub grantees provides mentorship in proposal design and implementation of service delivery. business development plans and sustainability.
    With TO and TAs, organizes and supports technical trainings and community of practice meetings.
    Monitors progress on various capacity building related indicators CSOs with MEOs.
    Ensures CSO participation in coordination meetings.
    Serves as the focal SMILE contact for CSO sub grants.
    Ensures ongoing support and monitoring to CSOs after their grant closure to track sustainability outcomes

    Key Competencies;
    Skills: Needs to have technical OVC skills/knowledge and strong program management skills. The position requires skills in training. coordination and mentoring. Minimum of 6 years' experience in developmental field with Msc/MPH or related field

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    Deputy Grants Manager (Band D-2)

     

    The Deputy Grants Manager vvill vvork closing with the Grants manager to undertake the folloW'jng duties.
    Sub-Recipients Financial Assessment;
    Sub-Recipients Financial Monitoring;
    Sub-Recipient Financial Support;
    Preparation Of Relevant Donor Reports;
    Support The Program Management Team on need basis.
    General Grants Management And Budgeting;

    Key Competencies
    - Minimum of Six (6)years relevant experience. preferably with an International Organization.
    - Associate Member of the Institute Of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). ACCA
    - Master's Degree in Administration or Finance, Organizational Development, Management or other relevant field.
    - Thorough knowledge of best practices in capacity strengthening with prior experience of integrating this with programming.
    - Adequate knowledge of USAID policies and procedures.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants should dovvnload the CRS application form using this link
    https://www.dropbox.com/sIl06q5xlfhyfusa3fCRS-
    %20Application%20Form.doc. and send with a detailed CV as attached MS Word documents to NG_Jobs@global.crs.org. Applicants must explicitly state the position applied for in the application form and in the subject of their emall.

    Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, Wednesday. 22nd of May, 2013. Only applications sent in the required format will be considered. Candidates should please adhere to the Instructions explicitly stated.

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