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Ongoing Recruitment at Intercommunity Development Social (IDS)

IDS- Intercommunity Development Social Organization is a voluntary on-governmental organization with a mission to facilitate sustainable development program to improve on the living conditions of vulnerable women, youths, children and other minority groups in the society through peace building, socio-economic empowerment, Education, Health and promotion of democracy, justice and equity in Nigerian.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Child Protection Officer

Location: Damboa, Borno
Duration: 7 months
Slot: 2 Openings

Position Overview

  • Under the direction of the Child Protection Coordinator, the Child Protection Officer is responsible for performing duties of Intake, Protection, Child Care and Emergency responses including After Hours as may be required.

Role and Responsibility

  • Conduct/update situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of child protection related programs/projects. Research and report on development trends and (economic, social, health etc.) data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of sectorial program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of child protection and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision.
  • Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Prepare regular/mandated sectorial program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to formulate strategies and concepts
  • Analytical skills.
  • Ability to apply technical expertise.
  • Professional Planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package.
  • Ability to follow direction and work effectively under pressure.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A University degree/HND or Diploma in one of the following fields is required: International Development, Human Rights, Psychology, Sociology, International Law, or any other related Social Science field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience in social development, planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Experience in emergency response is essential.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a non-governmental organization is as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to compose, edit, analyse and report program progress using complex information.
  • Excellent computer skills.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri is required.

 

Job Title: Monitory & Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Location: Damboa, Borno
Duration: 7 months

Role Purpose

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project.
  • He/she will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the Project.
  • He/she will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting and governance issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collects information from case workers
  • Responsible for data entry and data verification
  • Review of project delivery
  • Support project progress reporting, project mid-term review and final evaluation.
  • Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for partners as required.
  • Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.
  • Field spot checks to confirm data accuracy
  • Technical support on accurate data collection
  • Monthly data report
  • Develop baseline data for each project component and for all project indicators.

Key Competencies Required

  • Education: B.Sc/HND or Diploma in Statistics, Demographics, International Development, Economics, or related field. Advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics preferred.
  • Experience in planning and managing surveys.
  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.
  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
  • Experience in managing and providing training to partners and target beneficiaries.
  • Ability to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.
  • At least 1-year experience.
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in English required and in Hausa preferred.
  • Bura Language is an added advantage.
  • Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to compose, edit, analyse and report program progress using complex information.
  • Excellent computer skills.

 

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Damboa, Borno
Duration: 7 months

Position Overview

  • The program manager will be Under the direct supervision of the project Director, The Programme Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of the whole of the proposed change, co-ordination of the program’s projects and management of child protection activities in the Organization.

Role and Responsibility

  • Coordinates program officers
  • Overview of whole program
  • Directs work plan
  • Ensure project activities are on schedule and on budget
  • Write monthly report
  • Coordinates case workers
  • Allocates cases
  • Checks case workers files
  • Monitors case workers in the field
  • Coordinates referrals with CP Officers
  • Facilitates data entry into CPiMS.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of people.
  • Ability to formulate strategies and concepts
  • Analytical skills.
  • Ability to apply technical expertise.
  • Professional Planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package.
  • Ability to follow direction and work effectively under pressure.

Qualifications
Education:

  • A university degree/HND or Diploma in one of the following fields is required: International development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or any other related social science field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 years of professional experience in social development, planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Experience in emergency response is essential.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a non-governmental organization is as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.
  • Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to compose, edit, analyse and report program progress using complex information.
  • Excellent computer skills

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri is required.

 

Job Title: Case Worker

Location: Damboa, Borno
Duration: 7 months
Slot: 6 Openings

Role Purpose

  • This position is responsible for ensuring proper and quality implementation of the Case management component of the.

Position Summary

  • The Case Management Assistant is a high level and sensitive position that will be responsible for supporting beneficiaries in the course of project implementation.
  • The Case Management Assistant is expected to assist case management officer in producing plans to facilitate project implementation such as track keeping plans as well as progress report.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Conduct referral and protection mapping.
  • Lead the formation and initial training of foster parents.
  • Ensure meetings and activities hold monthly.
  • Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained per agreed procedure, and information is provided on community activities as required.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Maintain documentation and Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) at the community/state office level.
  • Work with the IDS Field Manager to ensure that all financial activities conducted in camps are properly documented in line with Donor procedures and organization policies.
  • Ensure all cases are case managed with confidentiality clause adhered to.
  • Coordinate case conference meetings.
  • Daily supervision of the Back to school campaign case workers.
  • Ensure that case workers are trained on registration of the beneficiaries.
  • Ensure the quality of the inter-agency case management tools.
  • Must adhere to the organization policies and reporting standards.
  • Write and submit weekly activity reports.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Job Requirements and Competency

  • Ability to work as part of a team; build and manage professional work relationships with stakeholders.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package.
  • Knowledge of sexual and gender-based violence/domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse issues and solutions.
  • Understanding of challenges facing Internally Displaced Persons in the region
  • Experience working with young people, preferably most vulnerable (experience working with Internally Displaced children will be a plus).
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of theories of human behavior and ability to apply in assessment and planning.
  • Knowledge of risk assessments; counseling skills, child abuse standards, child welfare legislation and regulations.
  • Ability to work as an integral member of a team and work with little or no supervision as may be required.
  • Ability to follow direction and work effectively under pressure.
  • Good planning, organisation, problem-solving, decision-making and liaison skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with other resource persons and facility.
  • Ability to withstand stressful situations that may arise as a result of challenging work environment.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND or Diploma in Social Work, Sociology, Counseling Psychology or related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 1 years’ experience in case management and child protection programs.

Behavioral Profile:

  • Confident, Attention to details, Independent judgment, Self-starter, Reliable, Team-player, Friendly, Flexible, Disciplined and Adaptable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri is required.

 

Job Title: PSS Facilitator

Location: Damboa, Borno
Slot: 8 Openings
Duration: 7 months

Role Purpose

  • This position is Reporting to the Case Worker, the main purpose of the position is to carry out an array of age and gender appropriate psychosocial support activities for the most vulnerable and at-risk children, adolescents and caregivers with respect to their culture and contextual sensitivities.

Position Summary

  • The PSS Facilitator has the knowledge and practical skills to carry out focused psychosocial support activities with children at high risk of vulnerability. Focused PSS activities will be carried out in line with individual organization and interagency guidelines.
  • The intention of this position is to build the resilience of Most Vulnerable children through Psychosocial Support activities.
  • The Facilitator implements the activities in a manner that leaves considerable positive impact on children.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Ensure that CFS registration and attendance are done properly.
  • Ensure Regular CFS activities according to schedule (recreational and gender and age sensitive life skills discussions)
  • Ensure Operation of Child Help Desk (CHD) session and also facilitate CFS activities.
  • Ensure Counselling sessions to children (with register and individual files)
  • Referral of more severe cases to case workers
  • Ensure that children are not exposed to any form of harm or stress during the activity and that they feel safe and respected.
  • Work with the IDS Field Manager to ensure that all financial activities conducted in camps are properly documented in line with Donor procedures and organization policies.
  • Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained per agreed procedure, and information is provided on community activities as required.
  • Maintain documentation and Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) at the community/state office level.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Maintain documentation and Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) at the community/state office level.
  • Must adhere to the organization policies and reporting standards.
  • Write and submit weekly activity reports.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Ensure all cases are case managed with confidentiality clause adhered to.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.

Job Requirements and Competency

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to manage conflict and resolve complaints
  • Proficiency in using Micro-soft office package.
  • Knowledge of sexual and gender-based violence/domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse issues and solutions.
  • Understanding of challenges facing Internally Displaced Persons in the region
  • Experience working with young people, preferably most vulnerable (experience working with Internally Displaced children will be a plus).
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of theories of human behavior and ability to apply in assessment and planning.
  • Knowledge of risk assessments; counseling skills, child abuse standards, child welfare legislation and regulations.
  • Ability to work as an integral member of a team and work with little or no supervision as may be required.
  • Ability to follow direction and work effectively under pressure.
  • Good planning, organisation, problem-solving, decision-making and liaison skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with other resource persons and facility.
  • Ability to withstand stressful situations that may arise as a result of challenging work environment.

Qualifications Required

  • Minimal Diploma in a Social Development related field, (Social Worker, Psychology, Sociology, Specialized Education).
  • At least 0 to 1 years’ experience working with children and preferably high-risk children and/or refugee/ vulnerable population
  • Knowledge in Child Protection.
  • Strong facilitation and organizational skills;
  • Motivated-and ability to work in a team.
  • Language Requirements:Fluency in English, Hausa and Kanuri is required.

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer

Location: Damboa, Borno State.
Duration: 7 months

Role Purpose

  • The Livelihood Officer is responsible for assisting Project Program Manager, project partners and communities in planning, implementation and monitoring of key project activities in close coordination with different stakeholders and service providers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare plans for effective execution of the project activities related to livelihood approaches to disaster resilience as stipulated in the project document which includes but not limited to skills, practices and capacities to manage resources and skills particularly of poor and vulnerable and institutional strengthening to increase their salience of the target communities to different hazards and victimization.
  • Assist Project Coordinator, other project staff and project partners to break-down and elaborate the project strategies if and when necessary to integrate into development and disaster risk reduction to increase the resilience of the communities.
  • Assist Project Coordinator and project partners to establish close coordination and cooperation with district line agencies and authorities, between local project partners, communities, project beneficiaries and other stakeholders at project level for effective delivery of project activities and policy influence at local level.
  • Identify, prioritize and support communities to implement potential livelihood strategies that are less sensitive to existing and potential hazards and resilient to disasters.
  • Design, develop and provide necessary training for target communities to develop skills and capacities for disaster resilient livelihood strategies and viable options for income.

Key Competencies Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Development or other related fields.
  • In-depth understanding of urban poverty and vulnerability issues in North east Nigeria.
  • Minimum of two years of professional work experience in livelihood with centered approaches on poverty and vulnerability reduction, family business scheme, micro enterprises and fund management.
  • Proficient and experienced in planning, monitoring and reporting of project activities in relevant field in multi-stakeholder partnerships and collaborations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to compose, edit, analyse and report program progress using complex information.
  • Excellent computer skills.

 

Deadline: 12th March, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter with a detailed Resume as one document in Word or PDF to: ishaya.ali@ids.org.ng or edoh.rosemary@ids.org.ng indicating position being applied for as the subject of the application e.g. PSS Facilitator.

Note

  • The position must be clearly indicated on the application.
  • All applicants will be subject to IDS Safeguarding Policy and reference checking process.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted.

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