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Community Development Facilitator -Media Jobs at NERI Nigeria


NERI Nigeria – An International Development Organization, is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the position of:

Job Title: Community Development Facilitator –Media

Location: Borno
Job Type: Full Time
Job Field: Administration / Secretarial NGO/Non-Profit 


  • University degree or ND, HND in Mass Communication, Journalism, International affairs or other related social sciences field is required.
  • Three or one years’ minimum work experience in a related field is required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Prior experience with USAID or US Government funded projects is highly desirable or experience with an international NGO/Development Organization will be an added advantage.
  • Problem solving, stress management and time management Skills are required.
  • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria is required

Position Summary

  • The Community Development Facilitator (CDF) is responsible for identifying project activities in line with NERI country objectives, overseeing grant design, implementation and closeout (this is called the “Activity Cycle”.
  • This includes understanding the strategic objective of each activity and how they fit into the NERI overall goal, as well as overseeing a team to assure successful and rapid implementation of each activity.
  • Activity implementation is mostly “in kind” which means that program management for each activity, including procurement, coordination, logistics and sub-contractor management, as well as monitoring and oversight and final reporting all falls on the responsibility of the Borno Program Team for each activity.
  • The CDF will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NERI-funded activities or potential activities. 
  • The CDF will develop key transitional activities with local groups, and local/regional government, negotiate budgets, and be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities. 
  • This position will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the state.  Travel is expected.
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Reporting & Supervision:

  • The CDF reports to the Regional Program Manager.

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with community groups, NGOs, CBOs, associations and other community stakeholders to identify potential partners for NRTI activities.
  • Identify potential media activities for NRTI support
  • Work with State Program Manager (SPM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.
  • Work with media or related organizations to budget and prepare logistics for activities
  • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to SPM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.
  • Work with NRTI staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
  • Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
  • Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
  • Support review of Final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
  • Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
  • Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.
  • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
  • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents before the closing date above:

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities.
  • A cover letter
  • Three (3) professional references
  • Please reference the job title and location on the cover letter and resume or CV.

Alternatively, Please Submit Applications to:
PO Box # 20350
ATTN: Human Resources Office
Abuja FCT,

To the following e-mail address: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


29th February, 2016.


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