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European Union (EU) Recruitment for Programme Officer

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The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organizations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme Officer

Location: Maiduguri

Job Description

  • The ECHO office in Abuja. Nigeria, requires a Programme Officer who will be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel to other cities of the northern Nigeria states.

Requirements
The candidate must:

  • Have a relevant second level university Degree
  • Demonstrate 5 years relevant experience at national or international level in managing programme/project operations, including at least 2 years of experience with an NGO’s, donor or national/international organisatien. If no advanced degree, ten years’ work experience in the humanitarian sector will he required
  • Have a very good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system as well as Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and Standards
  • Have Full computer literacy, covering all relevant office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)..
  • Be fluent in English (oral and written) plus excellent knowledge of Hausa. Good knowledge of Kanuri is an asset.

As a part of a small hut dynamic team, the Programme officer will carry out activities under the guidance from the ECHO/Technical Assistant such as:

  • Situation assessments
  • Analysis of ECHO partners’ proposals
  • Monitoring, evaluation and coordination of pro cts
  • Reporting and programme administration
  • Liaising closely with EU DG DEVCO officers and/or TA teams in the coordination of ECHO and DEVCO projects in the region, and support preparation and execution of joint meetings and related activities.
  • The position is open to all nationals of Nigeria and other residents holding a valid working permit or able to obtain such working permit before the foreseen recruitment date.





Deadline: 2nd June, 2017. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Cover letter, a detailed CV, Academic and Employment Certificates to mailbox: echo-administration-abuja@echofield.eu  The vacancy reference must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

Click here to view the List of Competencies and Terms of reference (MS Excel)

Note

  • The position is open to all nationals of Nigeria and other residents holding a valid working permit or able to obtain such working permit before the foreseen recruitment date.
  • Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who will not have been contacted by 30th June, 2017 should consider that they have not been selected.
  • Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification.

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