Mercy Corps has been working in Nigeria since 2012. With a team of over 25 people, our country programs currently focus on conflict mitigation, economic development, girls’ education, and women and girls’ financial inclusion. Mercy Corps Nigeria is launching a new program, in consortium with other NGOs, aimed at promoting household economic development and financial inclusion.
Primary Location: Abuja, Nigeria, with up to 50% travel to project locations
Position Status: Field-based, full-time
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Project Officer will support the implementation of activities related to capacity building for leaders in negotiation and dispute resolution, facilitation and implementation of joint economic projects between conflicting communities, and the facilitation of events related to advocacy initiatives. The Project Officer will also provide support to all other activities related to the CONCUR program and will ensure smooth, timely, and compliant implementation. The Project Officer will liaise frequently with community members and represent Mercy Corps to local leaders.
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
Please submit CV and cover letter addressing the key criteria above, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject PROJECT OFFICER by 11th July, 2014.