Latest Jobs in a Humanitarian, Non-confessional and Independent Organization - Yobe



COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: BSFP Distribution Assistant

Location:
 Yobe

Job Description
  • The BSFP (Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program) Distribution Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded BSFP interventions in Bade and Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution and comprehensive mobilisation of the community for nutrition screening of children under five and beneficiary training on IYCF.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the BSFP Officers and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:
  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, the use of the products and other messages related to IYCF.
  • Screening of the nutritional status of children under five in their designated locations and refer SAM cases to health/CMAM centres.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with community mobilisers in implementing follow-up of referred SAM cases to OTPs and stabilization centers.
  • Distribution of supplementary food to children under 5 years and PLW (pregnant and lactating women).
  • Fill in the BSFP register at distribution point, ensuring quality of data to be sent to the M&E Unit for further analysis.
  • Collect and track weekly data at community level, including the results of MUAC screening during house-to-house visits.
  • Submit weekly/daily nutrition, health and distribution reports to the BSFP Officers for onward sharing with the Nutrition Officer and the Project Manager.
  • Provide training on nutrition (IYCF) and hygiene practices.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the BSFP Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Participate in the field work of the nutrition survey (impact assessment).
Additional responsibilities:
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.
Minimum Requirements
  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred
Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Preferred:
  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)


Job Title: GFD Field Officer

Location:
 Yobe

Scope of the Vacancy
  • The Field officer will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:
  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Coordinate with local authorities and community leaders to support the registration, verification and distribution process.
  • Supervise the Distribution Assistants and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Coordinate the registration of beneficiaries as needed.
  • Be in charge of the organization of the distribution points, ensuring that they respond to protection criteria.
  • Be in charge of stock management and reporting, by sending daily distribution reports and monthly distribution reports to the Field Coordinator.
  • Ensure that verification, crowd control, stock management and reporting are conducted with transparency and accountability.
  • Ensure that the complaints and feedback functions and that beneficiaries are informed about their right to file complaints.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required.
Additional responsibilities:
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.
Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:
  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred
Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Preferred:
  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)




Job Title: Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program Officer

Location: 
Yobe

Scope of the Vacancy
  • The BSFP (Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program) Officers will be responsible for planning and distribution of WFP funded BSFP in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure comprehensive mobilisation of the community for nutrition screening of children under five and beneficiary training on IYCF.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Officer and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will be:
  • In charge of sensitization, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, the use of the products and other messages related to IYCF.
  • Leading screening of the nutritional status of children under five in their designated locations and refer SAM cases to health/CMAM centres.
  • Supervise a team of Distribution Assistants and collaborate with community mobilisers in implementing follow-up of referred SAM cases.
  • Supervise the distribution of supplementary food to children under 5 years and PLW (pregnant and lactating women).
  • Organise the distribution points to ensure safety and protection of beneficiaries.
  • Oversee food stocks and prepare daily and monthly distribution reports.
  • Liaise with community leaders and local authorities to ensure support during distribution.
  • Supervise the complaint and feedback mechanism.
  • Organise collection and tracking of weekly data at community level, including the results of MUAC screening during house-to-house visits
  • Submit weekly/daily nutrition, health and distribution reports to the Nutrition Officer for onward sharing with the Project Manager
  • Provide training on nutrition (IYCF) and hygiene practices.
  • Follow referrals of all severely malnourished children to the stabilization center
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Nutrition Officer or the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
  • Participate in the field work of the nutrition survey (impact assessment)
Additional Responsibilities:
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.
Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:
  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Share the humanitarian mission of the organization
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred
Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Preferred:
  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)




Job Title: GFD Distribution Assistant

Location:
 Yobe

Job Description
  • The Distribution Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Field Officer and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:
  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Conduct registration of beneficiaries as needed and verification of beneficiaries at distribution point.
  • Support the Field Officer with organizing the distribution point to respond to protection and accountability to affected populations criteria.
  • Conduct distribution of in-kind food assistance to the entitled beneficiaries.
  • Support the Field Officer with commodity tracking and reporting.
  • Collect complaints and feedback from the beneficiaries and the communities.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required.
Additional responsibilities:
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.
Minimum Requirements
  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred
Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:
  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
Preferred:
  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)




Deadline: 11th March, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: recruitment.nigeria@coopi.org specifying in the e-mail subject: "Application for BSFP Distribution Assistant in Yobe state".

E-mail applications inclusive of:
  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted)
Note: Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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