Marie Stopes lnternational Organization Nigeria (MSN) is a results-orientated non-Governmental organisation Social Enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to meet the needs of the underserved, and dramatically improve access to high quality family planning and other reproductive health services in Nigeria. MSN is part of Marie Stopes International's Global Partnership, which operates in over 42 countries worldwide.
The core responsibility of this post is to use your: initiative, energy, persistence, results orientation, drive, integrity , enthusiasm, commitment to personal development
To further MSI's partnership mission of: empowering individuals to have children by choice not chance
The Programme Manager is responsible for overall technical and programmatic implementation, oversight and coordination for specific assigned MSN programme activities and projects.
Oversee all aspects of donor funded project implementation including:
Draft, review and implement work plans
Execute project activities according to plan and donor guidelines
Monitor project progress and make adjustments to ensure completion
Ensure that all project information is captured, documented and shared
Ensure all project activities are implemented on time and within budget
Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation
Measure and evaluate project outputs and deliverables
Prepare and submit high quality programmatic progress reports
SUPP9rt the preparation of financial reports
Support MSN's M&E function in measuring project outputs and evaluating impact
External Relations and liaison
From time 10 time represent the organization at meetings, workshops, press conferences, or other forums
Actively contribute to the strategic direction and planning of the organization
Any other duty reasonably assigned by line manager
A degree or diploma in development or a related field, or equivalent
At least 5 years' experience in a project management role for NGOs
Experience managing DfiD, USAID, EU, or Gates funded projects
A strong self-drive. excellent leadership skills, ability to build relationships
Excellent writing skills in the English, other languages an advantage
Ability to work to deadlines and motivate other to do the same
Excellent team building, interpersonal and communication skills
Strong negotiation, planning and organizational skills
Strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of MSN
Pro MSI philosophy of social enterprise, cost recovery and reproductive rights
The security and Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring safety and security of MSN team members and assets in all locations.
Security Safety and Fleet management
Establish and update Essential Security Package (ESP) every 6 months e.g. Welcome Pack, Standard
Operating Procedures and Special Situation Protocols etc
Ensure that MSN premises, vehicles and assets are safe, well prepared in terms of fire safety and free from hazards.
Ensure a high level of procedural security is in place at all MSN's premises, including access control, visitor protocols, key management, and appropriate branding
Implement and maintain vehicle, fleet logistics and movement protocols, including vehicle maintenance, fleet documentation, pre-travel authorization, travel insurance and vehicle and equipment protocols
Recruit and line manage aIl security personnel including private guards' management.
Contextual awareness and security-based networks
Attend and contribute to external security networks.
Actively develop and maintain security influencer networks with stakeholders e.g. religious, tribal and
community leaders, government and private security companies
Security crises and incident reporting
Ensure consistent incident reporting from all locations.
Identify the learning needs of MSN's employees in relations to safety and security matters
Develop training packages for MSN employees to enable them to fully understand MSN's Standard
Operating Procedures and the appropriate elements of the ESP.
Briefings debriefings and information security
Develop and deliver security and safety briefings for all visitors and new employees to the MSN programme.
Appropriately de-brief all employees and visitors involved in any security incident. Including assisting in
the identification of psycho-social or other medical requirements and implement resulting actions
Qualifications Capabilities/Skills and Experience
Educated to degree level relevant certifications in relevant field e.g. security and safety.
3-5 years practical experience conducting, security assessment, planning and implementation of
procedures gained in an NGO or field context
Experience of developing and delivering training and other learning and development initiatives in NGO settings .
Experience of developing and maintaining information systems, managing severe incidents in complex
environments (e.g. evacuations)
Experience of DfiD, USAID, EU, or Gates funded projects A strong self-drive, excellent leadership skills, ability to build relationships
Excellent communicator who can build relationships with key external/internal contacts, good written and
verbal communications skills, with fluent written and spoken English and the ability to communicate complex information in a straightforward way, including experience of producing information materials Experience in planning and project management skills; including the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and adapting priorities to respond to changing demands
Proven ability to work independently whilst knowing when to refer for advice
Willingness to travel and stay in all parts of Nigeria Strong personal commitment to the mission and goals of MSI
If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please send your application and CV (as a single document) to firstname.lastname@example.org , quoting the position & location applied for as the subject of the email e.g. Programme Manager Abuja. Applications that do not follow this format will not be considered.
Deadline for application ison or before close of business on Tuesday 27th August 2013.