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Green Concern for Development (GREENCODE) is a registered Nigeria NGO (non-profit) organisation working on social justice and humanitarian response in both the southern and northern regions of Nigeria.  GREENCOE is one of the outstanding and credible national NGO in Nigeria working on both development and humanitarian response programmes. Recently accredited by OCHA for applying for funding on the GSM and MYHRP- Project Model.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 


Job Title: 
State Programme Team Lead
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Volunteer
Duration: 3 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Summary

  • Under direction of the Board Member and Founder provide program team leadership for business plan development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for the program team Identify, coordinate and promote opportunities for collaboration both within and between program teams.
  • The State Programme Team Lead has overall programmatic, financial and management responsibility for the Northeast operations (projects).
  • Coordinate state/regional project activities and ensure all activities are implemented according to the approved budget and workplan.
  • Represent the organization in various high level technical meetings with governmental bodies, stakeholders and donors.
  • Participate in development process of donor proposals – log frames, narratives and budgets
  • Provide technical support through oversight visits, coaching, mentoring and integrated supportive to other staff and partners on the project.
  • The role works closely with and manages the state team of technical and administrative staff/volunteers and other support staff/volunteers.
  • The role ensures that project objectives, outcomes and deliverables are met and that financial, operational and reporting requirements of the donors are adhered to.
  • Submit timely and quality report to the Executive Management Committee and Donors.
  • Leads the preparation of state annual strategic plans; technical and operational work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required in close collaboration with Executive Management Committee/Board
  • Ensures appropriate consultation in the development of state-level plans and budgets (including consultation with the Head office team and founder, national government agencies and other project stakeholders);
  • Provides technical guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all project activities, outputs and deliverables at state level;
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective implementation of state work plans and ensures delivery is on time, within budget, meets client and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant;
  • Monitors state implementation progress and progress towards milestones; maintains up to date logs of issues and risks; works to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalates material issues and risks as appropriate;
  • Oversees and contributes to results measurement, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, value for money analysis and communication for the state;
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective and professional management of the state team;
  • Leads, guides, mentors and manages the performance of technical and administrative direct reports and ensures appropriate leadership, guidance, mentorship and management of other staff;
  • Participates as required in HR management including but not limited to recruitment and contracting, performance management, disciplinary and grievance proceedings, and learning and development;
  • Ensures consistent implementation of company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Guidelines, Security Protocols.
  • Ensures the team and activities in the state provide and demonstrate good value for money;
  • Supports the preparation of annual workplan budgets and workplan budget variations to the client;
  • Responsible for forecast management in the state including working with the state team to minimise monthly forecast variance and annual budget variance;
  • Manage, analyse and make sound recommendations to the line manager
  • Oversee the effective management of all state project staff members.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Degree/HND in Social Science, Art, Humanity or related field with minimum of 1year experience in a project management, stakeholders relations and administration-related role.
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Excel, Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)

 

 

 

Job Title: Business Development Officer (BDO)
Location:
 Maiduguri, but online support can be accepted for an experienced person)
Employment Type: Volunteer/Intern
Duration: 6 months (subject to renewal)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Description

  • The Business Development Officer (BDO) lead the Business Development Plan of GREENCODE. The BDO is responsible for reviving old and identifying new funding opportunities in line with GREENCODE’s program priorities, writing successful grant proposal in coordination with program colleagues especially the National Coordinator in addition to strengthening our linkages with local donors, partners and international foundations/donors.
  • GREENCOE is one of the outstanding and credible national NGO in Nigeria working on both development and humanitarian response programmes. Recently accredited by OCHA for applying for funding on the GSM and MYHRP- Project Model.

Key Job Responsibilities
The Business Development Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Develop resource mobilization plans to operationalise the resource mobilisation strategy of GREENCODE.
  • Ensure development of regular reports and analysis of the implementation plans, mapping between program priorities and donor opportunities, funding analysis, etc to be used by management for tracking progress against the targets, review and decision making.
  • Actively identify grant opportunities and develop grant proposals in line withagreed organizational procedures and in close coordination with National Coordinator, Program staff, Program Areas and target communities where GREENCODE operates.
  • Ensure that all categories of program costs are taken into account at the conceptualization and submission stage of grant preparation.
  • Monitor, analyze and consolidate relevant grant information and disseminate where relevant within GREENCODE.
  • Produce and regularly update a comprehensive mapping of all donor opportunities (by sector and geography) in Nigeria.
  • Lead on developing and packaging grant proposals to suit the requirements of different donors, including working with the programme communications focal point to develop separate marketing collateral aimed at different audiences (NOs, Institutional donors, Corporate etc).
  • Ensure, in coordination with the National Coordinator and head of programme areas, to develop, manage and maintain strategic partnerships with both international and local donor missions, including bilateral and multilaterals.
  • Develop and maintain a strong and professional image of GREENCODE among relevant donors and INGO partners.
  • Lead on researching where potential opportunities for grant funding can be found.
  • Ensuring successful on-going donor relationship management and ‘ownership’ of relations with donor representatives locally.
  • Identify and coach/mentor competent staff for grants acquisition and implementation including coaching and mentoring to support their abilities in different fields.
  • Co-ordinate with the National Coordinator to strengthen the capacity of staff and partners in building donor relations, generating resources (technical, funding, material) and managing/reporting on grant-funded programs and projects.
  • Work with the Finance and Programme staff to ensure the effective utilization of grants monitoring systems in terms of projections and forecasting, the monitoring of expenditure, negotiations with grantors for budget modifications and completion of project reports.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor degree, but Master’s Degree in relevant field is very preferable
  • Five years of professional experience of which at least three should have been spent in a resource mobilisation in the development or humanitarian response sector
  • Demonstratedtrack record of writing project proposals &obtaining grant funding for development or humanitarian projects or both from institutional donors
  • Experience in coaching/mentor, training and facilitation
  • Experience in identifying and developing fund raising opportunities
  • Experience of working with children and communities and managing child-related program and projects would be an advantage

Other Skills:

  • Demonstrable knowledge as a result of study, training or practical experience on grants acquisition;
  • Knowledge of the various donor’s interests, priorities and requirements;
  • Solid knowledge of proposal and donor funding requirements and the ability to apply that knowledge in preparing project proposals
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills;
  • Advanced negotiating skills;
  • Proven strategic relationship management skills;
  • Conceptual and analytical skills;
  • Excellent people skills; team builder;
  • Planning and monitoring
  • Marketing skills;
  • Coaching, mentoring, training and facilitation skills;
  • High level of computer proficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage senior-level executive colleagues.
  • Strong focus on results.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with an enthusiasm for writing.
  • Good sense of humor.
  • Experienced traveler
  • Fluency in both English with French as added advantage.

 

 

 

Job Title: MEAL Officer
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Duration: 3 months, but subject to renewal based on funding and performance
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Summary

  • Under the direction of the National Coordinator and State Programme Team Lead, the MEAL Officer will be responsible for all MEAL related activities including, but not limited to: monitoring progress on project indicators, elaboration of M&E tools, conducting needs/baseline/endline survey/post activity assessments, beneficiary database management, recalibration of beneficiary targeting at project mid-point, development and implementation of accountability mechanism as well as compilation of monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly reports.
  • The MEAL officer will be based in Maiduguri with frequent trips to the project location both in Borno and Adamawa state and will report to the NC, but will also work closely with the BDO and other heads of programmes/projects for technical support.

Job Responsibilities

  • Track the project performances vs. project indicators
  • Create and manage databases to ensure the traceability of the project beneficiaries and assistance provided
  • Conduct a baseline/endline survey at the start and end of the project.
  • Lead in beneficiary identification, selection and registration.
  • Regularly conduct on site monitoring and post distribution surveys
  • Carryout rapid need (including market) assessments for proposed and new project sites
  • Regularly collect and analyze market price data.
  • Review, clean and analyze all project data, including but not limited to: beneficiary registration, baseline study, onsite monitoring, post activity monitoring, price data, final evaluation.
  • Work with WASH officer for EPI Data collection for WASH related projects
  • Ensure that the project mid-term evaluation and project’s evaluation are conducted in a timely manner and as per donor’s regulations.
  • Ensure the project final evaluation is timely conducted.
  • Elaborate, review, and test all M&E tools.
  • Promote the use of Information Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) solutions throughout the project including for the registration of beneficiaries and other stakeholders for each project.
  • Establish and manage a system to track beneficiary and non-beneficiary’s feedbacks and complaints management.
  • Ensure a timely submission of the baseline study report, post distribution monitoring reports, market monitoring reports, feedbacks and complaints management reports and evaluations reports.
  • Support the development and testing of electronic data entry questionnaires using the Kobo collect and iFormBuiider (or other software as needed) during periodic surveys and data analysis using appropriate statistical package.
  • Train enumerators and daily workers on data collection tools using smart phones.
  • Supervise data collection exercises.
  • Collect and share lessons learned, best practices, success stories and innovations stemming from program implementation.
  • Formulate and share clear recommendations for improved programming implementation.
  • Compile quarterly beneficiary data.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Degree/HND in Social Science, Art, Humanity or related field with minimum of 1year experience in a project management, stakeholders relations and administration-related role.
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Excel, Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.
  • At least 6 months experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning, preferably in the NGO sector
  • Thorough technical knowledge and experience in MEAL.
  • Demonstrated experience in database management
  • Demonstrated appropriateness of quantitative statistical management programs including ACCESS, SPSS, EPI-INFO, Kobo collect.
  • High degree of competency and comfort with information and communication technology used for MEAL
  • Strong group process design and facilitation skills, including developing and leading workshops
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender responsive programming.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills.
  • Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize a variety of initiatives.

 

 

Job Title: Protection/Case Management Support Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Volunteer/Intern
Duration: 3 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Summary

  • The caseworker is to work directly with children, young people and families to support them to achieve change that keeps children and young people safe and improves their social, emotional, health and educational outcomes.
  • Also ensure that protection is an integral part of programme activities
  • He/She will support in implementing gender-sensitive community-level protection activities in particular, cash for vulnerable livelihoods, protection monitoring and information dissemination and referrals guided by Oxfam’s policies and guidelines for managing information and relevant professional standards in protection work.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • The post holder roles is aimed enabling vulnerable people to participate fully in their social and economic life and build stronger, more sustainable and inclusive communities in Project communities.
  • Deliver accountable and collaborative casework that respects the culture and context of each child, young person, family and community and is based on timely sharing of accurate information to ensure that the support meets their identified needs.
  • Undertake assessment / investigation and on-going family work to identify and address safety and risk concerns for children and young people.
  • Model ethical and curious casework that is responsive to the changing needs of children, young peopleand families.
  • Build relationships within practice and legislative frameworks to create change in families and keep children and young people safe.
  • Engage family members of survivors’ and empower them with skills to help survivors’ cope.
  • Engage clients to capture stories, needs and concerns, and communicate on available services.
  • Facilitate referrals to critical services meeting survivors’ needs.
  • Provide individual counselling to survivors’
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Assist in facilitating group PSS activities at safe spaces and in the community.
  • Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain networks and relationships with key stakeholders to deliver appropriate servicesfor children, young people and families.
  • Provide, coaching, advice and support to less experienced caseworkers and participate in training and orientation activities.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Diploma or its equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution is preferred.
  • Written and oral fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English language. Experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.
  • Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
  • Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred
  • Basic computer, IT and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships
  • Understand the community served -community connectedness

 

 

 

Job Title: Finance and Admin Assistant
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Duration: 3 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Summary

  • The Finance/Admin assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and support the State Programme Lead in managing cash flow and base account.
  • He/she will also ensure compliance with purchasing procedures, respect of supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • The person will also assist the team in the management and administration of the cash transfer program.
  • He/she will be in charge of filing and archiving financial related documents.
  • Front office management
  • Provide administrative support to the Maiduguri office
  • Store management (inventory of new stock and used stock all office supplies). Ensure that the store bin cards are updated and minimum and maximum stock levels are maintained at all times.
  • Take minute of all team meetings and upload on the intranet
  • Support in processing of payments for vendors with support from Finance Coordinator.
  • Receive goods from vendors and ensure that goods supplied are in line with the order specifications and that the necessary documentations are completed
  • Manage disbursement of petty cash and vital document in the safe.
  • Support in preparation of financial documentation such as Payment vouchers.
  • Support in the review of float retirement
  • Ensure proper record management (filing) in the finance unit
  • Ensure regular service of office equipment.
  • Ensure regular monthly purchase and payment of utility bills (electricity, water, refuse etc).
  • Ensure replacement or any broken equipment, lighting etc. in the office and the guest house.
  • Assist in the identification and purchase of maintenance items needed in the office and the guest house.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Degree/HND in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field with minimum of 1 year experience in a finance and administration-related role. Or at least Ordinary National Diploma
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Excel, Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.

 

 

 

Job Title: Project Support Officer – Food Security and Livelihood
Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Duration: 3 months
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Summary

  • The Food Security Officer will provide leadership and management of all aspects of the food security and livelihoods activities integrated to nutrition projects in Maiduguri.
  • S/he will be responsible for the implementation of food assistance programs involving cash/food voucher transfers and ensuring program quality, completion of activities within budget and project period, and identifying new needs for program expansion and improvement.
  • S/he will be part of the Nutrition team based in Maiduguri and will contribute to deepening IMC Nutrition and Food Security Programs.
  • Take lead in the management of emergency food security activities into the CMAM program in the NE operation.
  • Support the team to define the implementing methodology, organize trainings, define and implement a realistic work plan, develop monitoring and evaluation tools, adapted to cash and voucher approaches.
  • Organize and take an active part in field and community rapid assessments, market mapping and analysis, beneficiary’s selection in order to collect information and data needed for the design, monitoring and evaluation of cash-based transfers.
  • Analyse the technical performance of on-going projects and participate in food security assessments, surveys, data collection and analysis and contribute to improving the quality of food security programming.
  • Take charge of developing tools and systems to facilitate the implementation of food assistance programs.
  • In coordination with the Nutrition support officer, contribute to the management of the project team through the definition of responsibilities, evaluation of technical capacities and training, capacity building to strengthen cash/voucher transfers programming.
  • Liaise with the State Programme Team Lead and Nutrition Support Officer, Finance and Admin to ensure that project budget, equipment and local supply planning as well as the efficient management of financial resources in line with donor TOR/contract and the NGO policies.
  • Ensure regular and quality project reporting in a timely manner and in compliance with donor requirements.
  • Supervise volunteers and field staff, and ensure effective and timely coordination of activities with the Food Security and livelihood actors in project states
  • Represent NGO at the Food Security Cluster meeting and ensure that NGO is active and visible
  • Communicate in a timely manner any changes in project implementation arising out of security concerns and liaise with the Security Manager for remedial action.
  • Liaise with the Logistics Team to ensure that procurement’s are timely initiated, monitored and prioritized by the logistics team;
  • Provide assistance for the development of new food security opportunities and advise the Nutrition Support Officer on matters relating to food security.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Agriculture, Nutrition, Development Studies, or other relevant certifications
  • Strong analytical skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Flexible and creative
  • Strong organizational and logistical skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to work and live in challenging conditions
  • Must adhere to set security standards
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work
  • Be a team player
  • At least 1 years’ experience in humanitarian interventions focusing on food security and nutrition
  • An understanding of food security interventions.
  • Good command of English and knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

 

Remuneration
The position is NONE PAID. Meaning no salary- however, little stipends could be provided occasionally to cover transport and communication.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letter and updated CV to: extramoneyhubng@gmail.com

Note: The title of the position for example-Protection Officer must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline   8th February, 2019.

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