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Graduate Recruitment at Care International, 14th January, 2019

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Care International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: MEAL Assistant (Livelihood)

Location: Nguru, Yobe State
Position Type: Regular

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant is responsible for monitoring operations of the livelihood projects’ M&E system to support programme management and accountability functions.
  • He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation (DME) unit as well as the overall CARE vision programming.

Responsibilities

  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results
  • Supervise all M&E casual workers (Enumerators and Data Entry clerks)
  • Conduct training for casual workers on data collection methodologies
  • Provide supervision for quantitative data collection activities
  • Conduct data quality checks in the field and ensure accuracy and completeness of survey questionnaires
  • Provide supervision for data entry of quantitative data, clean data and conduct data analysis.
  • Compile data from surveys using relevant and appropriate computer packages
  • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected is kept at project sites
  • Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis
  • Assist in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure that strategies are implemented according to plan
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
  • Provide feedback to the MEAL Officer on project strategies and activities;
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the program manager and Emergency Coordinator.
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the program manager/officer in preparing relevant reports;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
  • Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
  • Assist the program manager/officer in preparing other relevant reports;
  • Assist project manager/officer in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations;
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Qualification and experience

  • B.Sc or HND in related Development Studies, Social Sciences etc, with at least 1 year working experience in similar role
  • Demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Have a high level of computer literacy.
  • Have advanced quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistical programs.
  • Have strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Have an ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines required; flexibility to changing situations and priorities desired.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of international development issues.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet M&E needs.

 

Job Title: Infrastructure Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Livelihood Manager

Job Summary

  • The Infrastructure Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring of Cash for Work, Cash transfers and Food for Assets component of WFP livelihood project in Yobe/ Borno states.
  • She/he will be responsible for managing the infrastructure and community assets construction component effectively and efficiently according to CARE and WFP systems and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Management of the cash and social infrastructure component according to contractual requirements, operating priorities:
  • Develop work plan in collaboration with project team members according to the proposal
  • Make sure that specific project components are implemented according to contractual requirements, both in relation to project implementation and financial management
  • Conduct periodic assessments to ensure project implementation is happening according to the agreed upon work plans and budgets
  • Liaise closely with other agencies working in the same geographic regions and/or sectors to ensure coordination and avoid overlap.

Program quality of the project is ensured during each phase of the project implementation process:

  • Conduct regular progress review meetings with field teams and stakeholders to ensure quality is maintained and address any problems
  • Prepare BoQ and necessary documents for infrastructure development/ rehabilitation component
  • Make sure field teams collect relevant information on outputs, outcomes and impact, in both qualitative and quantitative form, based on reporting formats

Provide technical inputs/ Trainings:

  • Provide technical input on construction/ renovation and rehabilitation of social infrastructures under cash component and develop  work procedures to the beneficiaries
  • Conduct technical trainings to the beneficiaries to implement cash transfer component
  • Visit field locations frequently to monitor infrastructure development activities of the beneficiaries
  • Provide training on Cash for Work/ Food For Assets process and procedures
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Requirements

  • Basic University Degree/ Diploma in civil engineering/ construction
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in the development or humanitarian sector particularly construction/ shelter projects

Training skills:

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) essential and fluency in at least one of the local languages, preferably Hausa/ Kanuri
  • Excellent community mobilization/ sensitization and communication skills.

Skills:

  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
  • Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction
  • Excellent training skills.

 

 


Deadline: 18th January, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV’s as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the e-mail the position being applied for and the location (in Caps e.g. MEAL ASSISTANT-YOBE) to: ngahr@care.org

Conditions
By submitting your Application for this position you agree to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to:

  • Fraud
  • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse

Note

  • Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it
  • CARE strongly encourage women to apply
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.
  • There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers
  • Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
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