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The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Safety and Security Assistant (Nationals Only) – Readvertised

Requisition ID: req4865
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Safety & Security
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the technical supervision of Safety and Security Liaison Manager, and direct supervision of the Base Manager, the Safety & Security Assistant will assist in building up the capacity, awareness and preparedness of staff to deal with security-related risks, threats and incidents through the delivery of high quality, regular trainings or briefings to national and international staff and IRC visitors within the area of responsibility.
  • The SSA will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with Program and Operations support teams at the Field level.
  • He/she will form a wide web of network to proactively collate and source for relevant security information.
  • The SSA will assist Base Manager and Safety and Security Team in conducting collaborative security risk assessments with all field based staff in line with the standard IRC security management structures.
  • The SSA will support Base Office Manager in enforcement and implementation of existing SOPs and other risk mitigation plans guided by the acceptance, protection and deterrence strategies.
  • The SSA will act as a liaison link between IRC and other external security functionaries within the areas of responsibility, represent IRC in security forums as directed by supervisor to objectively ensure that the operations and program needs of IRC are well addressed.

Major Responsibilities

  • Continuously monitoring of the environment in the operational areas for which he/she is responsible. As required, and at a minimum of once per quarter, support Safety and Security Liaison Manager and Safety and Security Coordinator in updating the FSMPs, CIMP and SOPs.
  • Ensure that the Base Office FSMP and associated documents are kept up to date and reviewed regularly, and staff constantly kept aware of their contents.
  • Brief, supervise and liaise on daily basis with the contracted guards to ensure the guard force is aware of IRC SOPs and are effectively enforcing the required regulations.
  • Accompany program staff on field missions on as need basis in order to better develop an awareness of the challenges faced by IRC staff in the field
  • Liaise with government, Army, Police, SSS, Local Heads and other key external stakeholders to ensure that IRC staff can maintain regular and safe access to program areas
  • Regularly coordinate with peer organization safety staff/focal points to get the current contextual information.
  • Ensure that Hibernation, Relocation and Evacuation plans are updated for the area of responsibility with the support of Safety and Security Liaison Manager and the SSC alike.
  • Using standard trainings developed by SSC, conduct regular refresher trainings to IRC staff on personal safety, VHF communication, fire prevention, defensive driving among others.
  • Prepare weekly reports for the Base office and update data on available incident data tools.
  • Submitting when required email immediate advisories to Monguno Field staff when significant security incidents occur. This will include updating and testing on a bi-weekly basis the IRC SMS warden system.
  • Submit formal post incident reports to the Base Manager, Field Coordinator, Safety and Security Manager and Safety and Security Coordinator.
  • Work closely with the Base Manger, to ensure that Security Focal Group (SFG) meeting are held and minutes submitted to SSC as required.
  • During a critical incident at he/she will support the Base Managers in critical incident management giving all the required support as outlined in the CIMP.
  • The SSA will be available 24/7 to respond to any staff concerns or incidents that might require urgent attention.
  • Track and monitor IRC staff movement within the areas of responsibility and report any movement breaches to SSC.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: The Base Manager
  • Position directly supervises: Security Guards
  • Indirect Reporting: Safety and Security Liaison Manager

Qualifications

  • A Higher National Diploma in Security Management/Disaster Management/Military Science/Social Sciences/ Public Administration/ International Relations or a field related to humanitarian work or risk management.
  • Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and internet)
  • Competency in using and maintaining field-based communications systems (HF, VHF radios and Satellite phones).
  • Fluency in English (written, spoken, comprehension). Knowledge of local north east language is highly desired.
  • Training in First Aid and Fire Safety.
  • Competent report writing skills.
  • Disaster management and response training.
  • Experience in the security Outfit will be an added advantage.

Required Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ security-related experience with UN/INGOs operating in the North East Nigeria either in safety and security or logistics.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in security related subjects, threat/risk assessment, security management, and personal and organizational physical security awareness.
  • Previous services with any of the Nigerian Disciplined forces will be a desired advantage. Certificate of discharge will be required as proof.
  • Proven experience of working effectively in complex security environments and situations.Experience in developing safety related technical tools, guidelines and systems

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to work closely, professionally and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background.
  • Sound judgment and the ability to under minimal supervision
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and planning skills
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria.
  • Flexibility and ability to work long hours.

Working Environment:

  • The positions is located in Monguno Base Office – situated in northeast Nigeria.
  • Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Safety and Security Assistant (Nationals Only) 

Requisition ID: req4866
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Sector: Safety & Security
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the technical supervision of Safety and Security Liaison Manager, and direct supervision of the Base Manager, the Safety & Security Assistant will assist in building up the capacity, awareness and preparedness of staff to deal with security-related risks, threats and incidents through the delivery of high quality, regular trainings or briefings to national and international staff and IRC visitors within the area of responsibility.
  • The SSA will maintain a high level of contextual awareness of his/her operating area and strong coordination with Program and Operations support teams at the Field level.
  • He/she will form a wide web of network to proactively collate and source for relevant security information.
  • The SSA will assist Base Manager and Safety and Security Team in conducting collaborative security risk assessments with all field based staff in line with the standard IRC security management structures.
  • The SSA will support Base Office Manager in enforcement and implementation of existing SOPs and other risk mitigation plans guided by the acceptance, protection and deterrence strategies.
  • The SSA will act as a liaison link between IRC and other external security functionaries within the areas of responsibility, represent IRC in security forums as directed by supervisor to objectively ensure that the operations and program needs of IRC are well addressed.

Major Responsibilities

  • Continuously monitoring of the environment in the operational areas for which he/she is responsible. As required, and at a minimum of once per quarter, support Safety and Security Liaison Manager and Safety and Security Coordinator in updating the FSMPs, CIMP and SOPs.
  • Ensure that the Base Office FSMP and associated documents are kept up to date and reviewed regularly, and staff constantly kept aware of their contents.
  • Brief, supervise and liaise on daily basis with the contracted guards to ensure the guard force is aware of IRC SOPs and are effectively enforcing the required regulations.
  • Accompany program staff on field missions on as need basis in order to better develop an awareness of the challenges faced by IRC staff in the field
  • Liaise with government, Army, Police, SSS, Local Heads and other key external stakeholders to ensure that IRC staff can maintain regular and safe access to program areas
  • Regularly coordinate with peer organization safety staff/focal points to get the current contextual information.
  • Ensure that Hibernation, Relocation and Evacuation plans are updated for the area of responsibility with the support of Safety and Security Liaison Manager and the SSC alike.
  • Using standard trainings developed by SSC, conduct regular refresher trainings to IRC staff on personal safety, VHF communication, fire prevention, defensive driving among others.
  • Prepare weekly reports for the Base office and update data on available incident data tools.
  • Submitting when required email immediate advisories to Gwoza Field staff when significant security incidents occur. This will include updating and testing on a bi-weekly basis the IRC SMS warden system.
  • Submit formal post incident reports to the Base Manager, Field Coordinator, Safety and Security Manager and Safety and Security Coordinator.
  • Work closely with the Base Manger, to ensure that Security Focal Group (SFG) meeting are held and minutes submitted to SSC as required.
  • During a critical incident at he/she will support the Base Managers in critical incident management giving all the required support as outlined in the CIMP.
  • The SSA will be available 24/7 to respond to any staff concerns or incidents that might require urgent attention.
  • Track and monitor IRC staff movement within the areas of responsibility and report any movement breaches to SSC.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: The Base Manager
  • Position directly supervises: Security Guards
  • Indirect Reporting: Safety and Security Liaison Manager

Qualifications

  • A Higher National Diploma in Security Management/Disaster Management/Military Science/social sciences/ public administration/ International relations or a field related to humanitarian work or risk management.
  • Computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and internet)
  • Competency in using and maintaining field-based communications systems (HF, VHF radios and Satellite phones).
  • Fluency in English (written, spoken, comprehension). Knowledge of local north east language is highly desired.
  • Training in First Aid and Fire Safety.
  • Competent report writing skills.
  • Disaster management and response training.
  • Experience in the security Outfit will be an added advantage

Required Experience:

  • 1-2 years’ security-related experience with UN/INGOs operating in the North East Nigeria either in safety and security or logistics.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in security related subjects, threat/risk assessment, security management, and personal and organizational physical security awareness.
  • Previous services with any of the Nigerian Disciplined forces will be a desired advantage. Certificate of discharge will be required as proof.
  • Proven experience of working effectively in complex security environments and situations.
  • Experience in developing safety related technical tools, guidelines and systems

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to work closely, professionally and constructively with all others regardless of nationality, ethnicity, gender, religion, race, tribe, or cultural background.
  • Sound judgment and the ability to under minimal supervision
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and planning skills
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria.
  • Flexibility and ability to work long hours.

Working Environment:

  • The positions is located in Gwoza Base Office – situated in northeast Nigeria.
  • Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Emergency Preparedness and Response Manager

Requisition ID: req4908
Location: Nigeria
Sector: Emergency Response
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Scope of Work

  • IRC Nigeria seeks an experienced, dynamic individual for the role of Emergency Preparedness and Response Senior Manager Coordinate and supporting the country programme in the development and implementation of the Emergency Preparedness Plan and provide key cross-sector, cross-functional support to the Country Emergency Team ‘CET’ when deployed in response to a specific humanitarian response.
  • The Emergency Preparedness and Response Senior Manager will be responsible for ensuring quality, coordinated, rapid emergency response, with an emphasis on timeliness and best use of resources; leading and building staff capacity on preparedness initiatives; and supporting the integration of DRR into program development where feasible.
  • The Emergency Preparedness and Response Senior Manager’s responsibilities will also include working closely with Base Managers, Senior Programme Coordinators, Programme Sector Coordinators, M and E staff  on coordinated assessment and information gathering on early warning and emergency impacts; representation at various forums; and liaison with diverse stakeholders including IRC technical units, government partners, and international and local NGOs.

Duties and Responsibilities
Emergency Preparedness Planning:

  • Support  and facilitate the country programme and the SMT  in the annual  process of the emergency preparedness planning cycle leading in the design and development of a country owned EPP
  • Provide support to country programme, CET and  field based staff on emergency preparedness issues, including delivery of training and simulations (emergency preparedness / emergency response trainings)
  • Work in closely  with HR Coordinator and maintain the CET register, ensure its up to date and recruit replacement staff as and when required
  • Closely monitor and stay up to date on context-specific factors informing and/or impacting IRC EPP e.g. early warning data, security and access issues, other actor mapping, and make recommendations to SMT and program teams accordingly.
  • Coach and mentor CET staff and field based  counterparts on emergency preparedness and response and link in to wider organisational talent development mechanisms
  • Work closely with M&E unit to ensure data collection and monitoring tools are aligned with and responsive to emergency program M&E frameworks, core indicators, and inclusive of the particular needs of vulnerable groups

Emergency Response and Programming:

  • Initiate, and as necessary lead, needs assessments and data collection to feed into project design; Support field teams where needed to develop/refine tools for, and/or conduct and compile information from, rapid assessments.
  • Lead and coordinate the design and delivery of IRC emergency interventions in response to e.g. displacement to due to conflict or natural disasters, disease outbreak, and other emergencies as they arise and based on needs
  • Ensure an integrated sector approach when implementing a response through engagement and consultation with Programme Sector leads from the inception of the response
  • Work closely with Grants and Finance departments in the development of budgets and proposals for emergency preparedness and response interventions, coordinating with other technical leads/specialist on project design and proposal development inputs
  • Oversee the implementation of first line emergency response projects, ensuring timely procurement, spending, and implementation plans and that overall stated goals and objectives are tracked and met before transition and merger with regular programming or exit
  • Closely monitor and manage program spending and serve as budget manager for emergency response grants.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC policy, procedures and practices throughout preparedness and emergency response activities, including adherence to Do No Harm principles

Coordination and Representation:

  • In collaboration with field coordinators and security focal points, closely monitor and communicate with key staff as needed on new or anticipated developments in population movements, security context, accessibility constraints, and natural or environmental phenomena.
  • Liaise with and support operational functions in their roles in effectively designing and delivering preparedness and response, particularly on cash, prepositioning, and timely procurement.
  • Coordinate with Programme Sector Coordinators and ensure  IRC is adequately represented at relevant national level forums (e.g. cluster, working groups, and other coordination meetings; launches and briefings) providing feedback, analysis and recommendations to the SMT
  • Identify opportunities for and take forward concrete actions toward enhancing coordination with other NGOs  during the onset of a rapid onset emergency response
  • In coordination with Senior Programme Coordinators, Field Coordinators and Base Managers facilitate donor and HQ visits to the program sites.

Reporting & Documentation:

  • As required, compile or contribute to the writing of assessment and project reports.
  • Compile and disseminate any data, reports, briefings, etc. (IRC’s or other agencies’) relevant to IRC preparedness and response activities in a timely fashion.
  • Contribute to the design and development of program briefing materials, and provide timely, quality inputs to information requests from IRC regional and HQ management and donors.
  • Lead the compiling and writing of periodic situation reports as required.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Deputy Directors ( Field Management, Programs , Operations); Country Finance Controller, Finance, Grants; M&E Coordinator; Sector Leads; Supply Chain Coordinator; Field Coordinators; Base Managers, CET members, Regional Emergency Coordinator; key staff in IRC regional/HQ Emergency Unit.
  • External: Other humanitarian organizations; relevant Cluster leads; donors, as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field from a recognized university with at least six years of relevant work experience; or, master’s degree in relevant field from a recognized university with at least three years of relevant work experience
  • Experience must include work in a similar role within international humanitarian/emergency contexts
  • Exceptional coordination and inter-personal skills
  • Background in situation analysis, needs assessments and project management.
  • Demonstrably excellent written and oral communication skills; strong English writing skills required.
  • Experience with cash programming is a plus
  • Familiarity with major donor rules and regulations (e.g. USAID/OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UNOCHA, SIDA)
  • Proficient in MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing demands and the ability to work under pressure are essential

Personal Specifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure, long work hours, and high workload.
  • Ability to independently organize work and prioritize tasks.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Assistant

Requisition ID: req4978
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Sector: Economic Recovery & Livelihood
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview/Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Nigeria through the Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) sector is implementing an agriculture project in Adamawa State, northeast Nigeria.
  • The Livelihoods Assistant will support Livelihoods Officer in facilitating trainings on agribusiness and business skills, conduct monitoring visits to collect data on VSLA, FFS, monthly income and revenue. Support in market strengthening through engagement with agro dealers.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support in facilitating training in agribusiness and business skills
  • Assist the Livelihoods Officer in conducting trainings, preparation of training modules for training especially for agribusiness and market strengthening.
  • Conduct frequent site visits to facilitate trainings, monitor adoption of practices, and collect data from farmers
  • Document field achievements, innovations, failures, and lessons learned to integrate into project activities
  • Support the preparation of project reports on livelihoods and agriculture activities
  • Perform other activities as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor or ERD team

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: Livelihoods Officer

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Agricultural Economics,

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in providing technical supports on livelihoods and agriculture production
  • Experience working with INGO/NGO in Adamawa state

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Technical skills in agriculture and rural livelihoods programming
  • Strong training and facilitation skills
  • Experience in community and stakeholders relationship building and management   .

Languages:

  • Fluency in English Language both written and spoken is required and Hausa language is mandatory

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Mubi, Adamawa State. The security situation in Mubi is relatively stable with periodic tensions. All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Adamawa.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 12 Months.

Standards for Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Protection Assistant

Requisition ID: req4941
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Protection and rule of law
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope Of Work

  • The IRC is implementing a protection program featuring strengthening of community based protection structures, capacity building, protection monitoring, information dissemination and referral services. The IRC is also building capacity of government authorities, local organizations and local communities around protection mainstreaming and protection monitoring. The protection program is currently implemented in the NE states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe
  • Under the supervision of the senior protection Officer, the Community Engagement and Information officer will work closely with the community engagement and information assistants and M&E officer to ensure the smooth implementation of protection programming in the areas of operation. The Community Engagement and Information officer will have the lead role of mobilizing local communities and conducting awareness raising sessions and other community engagement activities. The Community Engagement and Information will be the focal points in the establishment and oversight of community based feedback and complaint mechanisms in target communities.
  • The Community Engagement and Information officer will be based in Damaturu. S/he reports to the senior protection Officer.
  • Take lead in mobilizing target communities for protection and other IRC related activities.
  • Engage community members in design, planning, executing, and monitoring of community based protection activities.
  • Work closely with other IRC staff to create awareness and conduct information dissemination activities.
  • Participate in the design, planning, and execution of protection activities in the area of jurisdiction.
  • In coordination with other Protection staff, take part in identification of new target locations.
  • Participate in data collection, vulnerability screening and assessment such as community needs assessment including identification of beneficiaries in need of assistance.
  • Be the link between IRC Protection staff and the target local communities.
  • Establish, oversee and manage community feedback mechanisms in target locations.
  • Hold community meetings with key stakeholders to identify community needs and concerns
  • Take lead in budgeting of all community engagement related activities in consultation with the Protection Manager.
  • Provide supervisory roles to the community engagement and information assistants.
  • Support Protection Officers in identifying and selecting most vulnerable individuals.
  • Support referral process by notifying Protection Officers of key Protection issues and concerns identified in target areas.
  • Establish good working relationship with relevant stakeholders such as camp officials, local community leaders, traditional leaders etc.
  • Ensure that information collected on target beneficiaries is disaggregated by age and sex.
  • Keep record of all community engagement activities implemented and relevant stakeholders in target communities.
  • Ensure timely preparation of monthly work plans as well as preparation and submission of weekly and monthly reports.
  • Attend regular internal Protection sector meetings.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field.
  • 2 years’ experience implementing protection programming including experience in emergency or post-conflict project management
  • Demonstrated experience using international human rights standards in protection programming
  • Excellent communication skills, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, ability to improvise, team player.
  • Experience in using community based and participatory approaches.
  • Experience in community mobilization and awareness creation.
  • Experience in working in remote and hard to reach areas with limited amenities
  • Ability to live and productively work under stress and in insecure and harsh environments while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Knowledge of the local language will be an added value

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Senior Grants Coordinator

Requisition ID: req3274
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Grants
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Senior Grants Coordinator (SGC) will be directly supervised by the Deputy Director for Programs (DDP).
  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State with occasional travel to other IRC field sites in the North East.
  • S/he will be central to ensuring coordination and quality of all grants matters for the country program, working together with the DDP to drive the country programs business development strategy, and directly supervising the Grants Managers and Partnerships Manager.
  • S/he will work to increase visibility of both the humanitarian context in the NE as well as IRC Nigeria profiling.
  • The SGC will work collaboratively with the IRC’s senior management team, Senior Program Coordinator, the technical coordinators, operations team, and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team.

Key Responsibilities
Business Development:

  • Together with the DDP, lead the development process of a comprehensive and coherent business development strategy and help prioritize approaches to donors for the Country Program.
  • Research and analyze the changing donor environment and strategies and advise on effective influencing of donors, linking in with affiliate HQ (donor leads) as appropriate.
  • Oversee the delivery of the grants and partnerships commitments in the implementation of the IRC Nigeria 2020 Strategic Action Plan (SAP).
  • In coordination with the DDP, oversee the grants unit development of concept notes and proposals (including program design meetings) to ensure quality and alignment with both internal and donor standards and compliance.
  • Oversee coordination across departments and with relevant HQ units in relation to proposal development and project revisions and donor reporting.
  • Conduct final quality control reviews of all proposal packages assembled by the Grants Managers.
  • Lead on proposal development as needed.

Grants and Partnerships Management:

  • Ensure that grants are implemented in compliance with IRC and relevant donor regulations.
  • Ensure uniform and effective systems are in place and utilized for proposal development, information management, and grant management (including reporting, implementation monitoring and tracking, and filing) across the Grants Unit.
  • Monitor and support the use of grant management tools such as FM01, Budget vs. Actual (BvA), and OTIS for the proper monitoring and the successful, compliant implementation of programs and early warning in case of obstacles or challenges.
  • Play a key role in Grant Opening and Closing Meetings, as well as monthly/regular grants management meetings, which include representation from each unit (finance, programs, and logistics) and ensure proper follow up of issues raised.
  • Monitor and supervise all external reporting to ensure timely delivery of high-quality reports which meet donor and IRC requirements.
  • Lead on report drafting as needed.
  • Review donor agreements and coordinate their review with the relevant IRC HQ office.
  • Support IRC Nigeria’s strategic approach to partnerships and ensure that partnership and sub-grant related administrative processes and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the program, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, and disbursements and reporting.
  • Support Grants Managers and Partnership Manager to ensure ensuring HQ staff are kept informed of important issues affecting the country program’s portfolio and ensure that IRC business practices are rolled out to Nigeria staff.

Communication:

  • Work with program sector leads to develop and produce IRC information materials such factsheets, program updates, emergency situation reports, newsletters, contributions to global IRC news bulletin, and annual and sector reviews.
  • Facilitate development of success stories for reporting and  lessons learned to inform project design
  • Oversee knowledge management of all communications related to programs/donors and ensure communication and visibility requirements are met.
  • Work with the DDP to coordinate any donor visits and facilitate any reasonable requests from funding affiliates and governing bodies

Staff Management and Capacity Building:

  • Supervise Grants Managers and Partnership Manager and provide on-the-job training. Discuss job expectations, set objectives, and provide appropriate and timely feedback regarding performance.
  • Develop a deep understanding of relevant donor policies, regulations and procedures and train other country team members in these areas.
  • Ensure staff from Grants, Programs and Operations departments, as well as staff from any sub-partners, receive trainings and capacity building to enable them fulfill their responsibilities with regard to proposal development, grant management, and donor reporting and compliance.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in International Affairs, Communications, Development or related subject
  • At least four years of experience working in project and/or grants management and proposal/business development/design
  • Excellent oral and written reporting skills and demonstrated ability to write and edit reports and proposals and to meet required deadlines
  • Working knowledge of budget development and management
  • Experience conducting assessments, preferably using participatory approaches
  • Excellent inter-personal, cultural, and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to work in unstable security environments
  • Prior knowledge of donor regulations (UN, SIDA, USAID/OFDA, Europe Aid, USIAD/FFP, DFID, SV, SDC and ECHO)
  • Fluent written and spoken English required
  • International experience with preference in Africa
  • Previous successful experience developing projects and writing proposals and reports for public donors
  • Good communicator with strong organizational, time management, and analytical skills
  • Strong capacity to mentor and build capacity of staff
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, meet demanding deadlines, and work under pressure in unstable security environments
  • Strong computer skills
  • IRC experience is an asset

Specific Security Situation/Housing:

  • The Senior Grants Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria with travel throughout the country. The security situation in Nigeria continues to be volatile in the NE with the security level at 4 (red). The candidate should be prepared to work in insecure environments. This is a non-accompanied position. The Senior Grants Coordinator will live in shared housing.

Standards For Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Capacity Building Assistant

Requisition ID: req4944
Location: Yobe
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.
  • Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home
  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Yola, Adamawa State, North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole
  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment  Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • The GBV Prevention Staff   assists the Program Manager/Coordinator with activities of the WPE program specifically in the spectrum of GBV prevention
  • The Prevention staff will performs training functions in the camps and host communities in Yobe state.  She/he will help design prevention activities that will improve on program quality. Will take the lead in planning and conducting Trainings on GBV and human rights issues and the monitoring and evaluation of training and sensitization activities.
  • The Prevention staff   will take the lead in developing IEC materials that will improve on prevention and response of GBV, collates reports and statistics on trainings and sensitizations conducted in the field and submit to program Manager/Coordinator
  • She/he, in collaboration with GBV Program Manager/Coordinator, provides technical assistance in relation to prevention activities and prepares standardized training modules.
  • The Capacity Building Assistant further  helps to establish collaborative relationships with collaborating partners, local Partners, local  authorities in particular the  SEMA and NEMA, Police,   medical personnel,  all IRC Sectors ,  women groups, and  youth’s groups,  and ensures that trainings are developed to meet their needs and also work with GBV Actors for a coordinated referrals for GBV Survivors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Training:

  • Take lead in all GBV training activities.
  • In collaboration with IRC Local partners, community mobilizer and case worker plan and conduct prevention activities including but not limited to awareness raising campaigns and community sensitizations.
  • Carryout a GBV training needs assessment for WPE staff, IRC sector staff, Partners, Women’s groups, community groups and other community stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with community mobilizer, case worker, conduct sensitizations and Trainings to Women’s groups Youth groups, and CBOs on GBV issues.
  • Develop and implement prevention strategies.
  • Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.
  • Facilitate role-plays regarding gender-based violence
  • Ensure pre and post testing are done and documented.
  • Seek out new material(s) that will improve training content.

Planning, Collaboration and Coordination:

  • Design, implement and evaluate quality GBV training in a systematic and consistent manner by establishing GBV training procedures
  • With community input, develop community education methods, which may include workshops, drama, games, debates, poster contest, youth clubs, and other creative methods.
  • In collaboration with Community Mobilization Assistant, case worker and local partners, Conduct focus groups and keep detailed documentation about information gathered.  Consider this information in planning and conducting animation, sensitizations and to design IEC materials.
  • Ensure that all work is done in accordance with established protocols and within ethical guidelines.
  • In collaboration Community Mobilization Assistant, hold weekly meetings with Women’s group’s to discuss issues like women’s rights, decision-making and gender equality.
  • Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.
  • Liaise with IRC local partners, community leaders, government agencies and other appropriate agencies to build support and solicit cooperation and assistance to GBV activities.
  • In collaboration with WPE Community Mobilization Assistant, Mothers’ groups, community groups, identify training needs and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.
  • Also in collaboration with Community Mobilization Assistant, establish, form and train Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) group members and also establish Group Discussion Series (DGS) with VSLA members and their spouses or representatives to discuss on household decision making process.
  • Collaborate with Community Mobilizers in identifying, Forming and training Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices (EMAP) Facilitators for behavioral and attitudinal change towards ending violence against women and girls and monitoring of their weekly meetings.
  • Communicate with the WPE Manager/Coordinator on progress, constraints, and training needs identified and any other matters pertaining to the operations of the GBV Program.
  • In collaboration with WPE Staff design an effective and appropriate training strategy, plan of action and project time line.
  • Meet with WPE Manager/coordinator on a weekly basis to coordinate work schedules.
  • Assist WPE Program Manager/Coordinator in strategic planning to ensure ongoing Programming.

Reporting:

  • Compile and summarize weekly and monthly statistics and narrative reports and submit to Program Manager in a timely manner.
  • Attend GBV monthly meetings and other IRC meetings as required by GBV Program Manager.
  • Properly file all reports on trainings and meetings conducted.
  • Communicate all obstacles/Problems to WPE Program Manager to discuss for further action to address the obstacles/problems.

Financial:

  • Ensure that all liquidations in a timely manner with relevant supporting documentations.
  • Submit all financial request in a timely manner

Monitoring:

  • Follow-up on training/Sensitization/meetings   conducted to ensure implementation of plans.
  • Avoid making false promises to beneficiaries on behalf of IRC.
  • Carryout work with respect to IRC security concerns, protocols and established policy inclusive of ensuring the safety of IRC beneficiaries from exploitive relationships.
  • Ensure working as part of a TEAM AND BE FLEXIBLE

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate from a reputable institution.
  • Must have working experience in GBV for at least 2 years.
  • Previous experience as a trainer, Prefer experience with participatory techniques.
  • Must be knowledgeable in using the computer, including word processing programs.
  • Must possess interest and commitment to human rights, gender, gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
  • Ability to lead, train, facilitate and motivate other WPE staff in their respective tasks in a professional, respectful and supportive manner.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Must be fluent in Community Language written and spoken English. Fluency in Kanuri will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work as a Team and must be flexible.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Case Management Assistant

Requisition ID: req4825
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home
  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Protection and Rule of Law, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Damaturu, Yobe State, and North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence.
  • Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.
  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment  Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psycho social response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Scope of Work

  • The Case Worker will provide psycho social support, basic case management support to survivors of gender-based violence through individual counselling follow up support, referrals and dissemination of information on available GBV services to encourage access to services.
  • She/he will in collaboration with the Response Officer oversee provision of   psycho social /group support, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promotes social support networks and cohesion with women and girls at the women and girls centers/safe spaces

Specific Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Case Worker include but are not limited to the following:

Main Duties

GBV Case Management:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult and child survivors of gender-based violence, including counseling and basic case management. Case management services will include:
  • Assessment of needs of clients
  • Developing an action plan with clients
  • Implementing the plan with clients
  • Provide physical accompaniment to GBV survivors if requested  to access medical and other services according to their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Conduct direct and regular follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and based on survivors wishes
  • And consent.
  • Case closure (if and when appropriate)
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment  to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non- discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.

Psycho-social/Group Support/Safe Spaces:

  • Conduct and help plan and organize psycho-social/ group support activities with women and adolescent girls to meet the emotional needs of survivors, build support networks among women/girls, and promote social integration of survivors and other vulnerable women.
  • Work with women and girls in the community to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
  • Ensure that vulnerable women and girls including GBV survivors are engaged on psycho-social activities of their choice that will support their healing and recovery.

Outreach and Community Mobilization:

  • In collaboration with the WPE Assistant Community  Mobilizers, conduct awareness raising activities on GBV and its health consequences, promoting available services to women and girls, and addressing the stigma preventing women and girls from accessing support and services with activities for female only group.
  • Identify and refer extremely vulnerable women and girls to access services and material support in accordance with their level of vulnerability and needs
  • Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV, promote available services to women and girls and address stigma preventing access to services at the women centers.
  • In collaboration with the WPE team, participate  in meetings with community leadership structures when necessary  to advocate for the needs of women and girls, and encourage their participation in GBV prevention and response activities in the communities
  • Identify and form women action groups in communities of intervention to ease prevention and response activities.

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Support  mentor-ship and training to IRC and other NGOs  outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Support community mobilizers in facilitating EMAP (Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices) women weekly session as a key prevention strategy, behavioral change and also involving men ending violence against women in girls in community of operations.

Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous  volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate training and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.
  • Ensure that GBV survivors, vulnerable women and girls are assessed, registered and distributed with dignity and/or household kits base on the WPE criteria
  • Ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Track  and keep information and records of psycho-social activities  taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform  any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Program Coordinator

Requisition ID: req3946
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope Of Work

  • The Senior Program Coordinator (SPC) works closely with the Deputy Director of Programs (DDP) and the Deputy Director Field Management (DDFM) to design and deliver high quality, innovative programs.
  • The role has a particular focus on driving strategy implementation, particularly enhanced program integration, supporting expansion into newly accessible geographic areas, and increasing IRC’s work on early recovery across the humanitarian and development nexus S/he will ensure timely and effective program delivery, coordination and technical coherence and support, monitoring, evaluation and accountability.
  • The SPC will provide a focus on outcomes and client responsiveness, and will represent IRC programs to major stakeholders, relevant government authorities and other program partners.

Areas of Responsibilities
Program quality and development:

  • Provide leadership to Program Coordinators in setting priorities and delivering outcome focused programs which align with the Nigeria Strategy Action Plan.
  • Ensure that program design is evidence based and uses theories of change that place crisis-affected people and their voice at the centre of IRC’s response, and lead program integration to support this.
  • With HQ-based Technical Advisers, ensure that program implementation is aligned to relevant standards and makes use of tools, systems and procedures that are in place.
  • Work closely with the Senior Grants Coordinator and the Grants and Partnerships Team to shape concept papers and grant proposals for submission to donors.
  • Work with the M&E coordinator to build and foster a culture of learning and reflection that uses data to design and adapt programs.
  • Monitor changes in the context and ensure that IRC responds where necessary.
  • Alongside our existing focus on humanitarian programming, analyse gaps and needs, and help to drive a new focus on early recovery programming in appropriate geographic areas, working across the humanitarian-development nexus.
  • Support Program Coordinators in creating and maintaining up-to-date briefings, factsheets and updates for external stakeholders.

Program Implementation:

  • Support the Senior Grants Coordinator in ensuring effective grant start-up, review and close-out meetings are planned and conducted in a timely manner with full participation of all relevant stakeholders from programs and support teams, and that actions are taken as a result.
  • Provide leadership for Program Coordinators in the timely and high-quality implementation of programs, and promote regular reviews – both internal and external – and other learning events.
  • Provide support to the Country Emergency Team during the scale up of a sudden onset humanitarian response and during the deployment phase
  • Ensure program coordination, and that managers and technical coordinators for cross-cutting themes work together effectively according to program work plans.
  • Conduct frequent field visits to all project sites for monitoring, quality control and program staff mentoring and coaching.
  • Coordinate high-level reporting on country-level indicators such as beneficiary numbers, design for impact indicators, cluster data and other information as needed.
  • Ensure that donor reports produced by the programs team effectively demonstrate the impact of IRC’s interventions.

HR and Staff Management:

  • Help to drive a culture of ambitious, responsible and committed leadership amongst Sector Coordinators and other program leaders.
  • Support program staff through close attention to staff care, mentoring, and development.
  • Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Contribute to country team-building efforts, help team members identify problem solving options, and ensure the integration of all team members into relevant decision-making processes.

Representation and Advocacy:

  • In coordination with the DDP/DDFM, actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders in Nigeria including local communities, donors, government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
  • Develop strategic partnerships with local organizations.
  • In coordination with the DDP and DDFM, assist in organizing donor visits by supporting staff in the smooth design and running of field visits.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to:  Deputy Director of Programs (DDP) and Deputy Director Field Management (DDFM).
  • Position directly supervises: Some of the Program Coordinators in the sectors of health, nutrition, environmental health, education, economic recovery and development, protection including women’s protection and empowerment, and child protection.
  • Other internal contacts: M&E, Grants, Finance, HR, Supply Chain, Safety and Security, Field Coordinators and Base Managers.
  • External contacts as already outlined.

Requirements 
Essential:

  • Master’s degree preferably in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, International Humanitarian Law,  Education, Peace and Conflict Studies or Humanitarian Assistance
  • Experience managing programs in relevant technical area(s) that may include food security in complex food/nutritional insecurity, health, reproduction health, economic recovery and development, wash, livelihoods, child protection, protection
  • Possesses at least five years of field-based experience managing staff and programs, particularly in complex emergencies and insecure environments
  • Experience managing humanitarian relief and/or transitional programs in areas affected by large scale displacements due to conflict and chronic food and nutritional insecurity
  • Demonstrated experience in program management, project design and use of project design tools
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising expatriate and national staff, and in mentoring of national staff and with strong commitment to staff capacity development;Demonstrated qualities of leadership, sensitivity to cultural settings, communication skills, commitment, and sound judgment
  • Aptitude to adapt to a different context regarding security, culture, climate or health issue, demonstrated by experience outside of country of origin
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Willingness to travel in country at least 50% of your time
  • Commitment to women’s rights and IRC’s vision, mission and values, including sensitivity to cultural settings

Desirable:

  • Experience of CTP programming

Specific Security Situation/ Housing

  • The Senior Program Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria with travel throughout the sites where IRC has a presence. The security situation in North East Nigeria continues to be volatile with security level at 3 (orange); candidates should be prepared to implement programming in insecure environments. This is a non-accompanied position, and the Senior Program Coordinator will live in shared housing.

Standards For Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in The IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces a range of policies, including on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Case Management Assistant

Requisition ID: req4824
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home
  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Protection and Rule of Law, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Damaturu, Yobe State, and North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence.
  • Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.
  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psycho social response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Scope Of Work

  • The Case Worker will provide psycho social support, basic case management support to survivors of gender-based violence through individual counselling follow up support, referrals and dissemination of information on available GBV services to encourage access to services.
  • She/he will in collaboration with the Response Officer oversee provision of psycho social /group support, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promotes social support networks and cohesion with women and girls at the women and girls centers/safe spaces

Main Duties
GBV Case Management:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult and child survivors of gender-based violence, including counseling and basic case management. Case management services will include:
  • Assessment of needs of clients
  • Developing an action plan with clients
  • Implementing the plan with clients
  • Provide physical accompaniment to GBV survivors if requested to access medical and other services according to their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Conduct direct and regular follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and based on survivors wishes
  • And consent.
  • Case closure (if and when appropriate)
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non- discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.

Psycho-social/Group Support/Safe Spaces:

  • Conduct and help plan and organize psycho-social/ group support activities with women and adolescent girls to meet the emotional needs of survivors, build support networks among women/girls, and promote social integration of survivors and other vulnerable women.
  • Work with women and girls in the community to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
  • Ensure that vulnerable women and girls including GBV survivors are engaged on psycho-social activities of their choice that will support their healing and recovery.

Outreach and Community Mobilization:

  • In collaboration with the WPE Assistant Community Mobilizers, conduct awareness raising activities on GBV and its health consequences, promoting available services to women and girls, and addressing the stigma preventing women and girls from accessing support and services with activities for female only group.
  • Identify and refer extremely vulnerable women and girls to access services and material support in accordance with their level of vulnerability and needs
  • Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV, promote available services to women and girls and address stigma preventing access to services at the women centers.
  • In collaboration with the WPE team, participate in meetings with community leadership structures when necessary to advocate for the needs of women and girls, and encourage their participation in GBV prevention and response activities in the communities
  • Identify and form women action groups in communities of intervention to ease prevention and response activities.

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Support mentor-ship and training to IRC and other NGOs outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Support community mobilizers in facilitating EMAP (Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices) women weekly session as a key prevention strategy, behavioral change and also involving men ending violence against women in girls in community of operations.

Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through current/ previous volunteer work in women’s group, girls clubs or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate training and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.
  • Ensure that GBV survivors, vulnerable women and girls are assessed, registered and distributed with dignity and/or household kits base on the WPE criteria
  • Ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Track and keep information and records of psycho-social activities taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Case Management Officer

Requisition ID: req4971
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations. IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Gwoza and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State.
  • Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the management of the WPE Manager, The WPE case management Officer will be based in Gwoza.
  • She will coordinates with other WPE staff/sectors to ensure survivors needs are met and provide supportive supervision to WPE Case Workers to ensure properly and timely case documentation, services provision and follow up are provided for identified GBV survivors, with the use of GBVIMS incident recorder and be able to make analysis of trends for an informed programing, strengthen prevention activities and decision making. Will ensuring that hard copies of all cases documented are kept in a safe and secured cabinet with lock and key

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide regular supervision to case workers and make sure that staff correctly document cases in GBVIMS+
  • Participate actively in GBV sub working group at LGA level
  • Lead in case conferences sessions at LGA level
  • Ensure case workers follow the steps involved in case management, document the action plan and work with survivor to implement plan.
  • Follow-up with case workers to ensure developed plans are implemented.
  • Ensure case management steps are followed, referrals and documentation are happening in an appropriately and timely manner.
  • Maintain files on all GBV documented cases and follow-ups in all operational areas.
  • Regularly update documentation and maintain database for all documented cases, plan of action and follow-ups visits using the GBVIMS.
  • Conduct regular meetings with caseworkers for debriefing and provide support as may be needed.
  • Manage Database of documented cases: to include statistics, and all other relevant information.
  • Use the GBVIMS Incident Recorder to analyze cases documented for weekly, monthly and quarterly statistics as required by program Manager / Coordinator for internal and donor reporting in a timely manner.
  • Actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with case management actors in the field, including government actors, UN agencies, NGOs, and other relevant actors.
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports of prevention activities to the Program Manager.
  • Update the service mapping as well as ensure that referral pathway at Gwoza level is solidified
  • Identify and provide capacity building training for cases management team

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead  mentorship and trainings to IRC and other NGOs  outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.
  • Work with the PSS officer to ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Work with the PSS officer to keep information and records of psychosocial activities  taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform  any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: WPE Manager
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting:
  • Position directly Supervises: Case management assistant
  • Key Internal Contacts: Other sector staff,
  • Key External Contacts: Community members, school teachers and other NGOs staff

Qualifications
Education:

  • Must have attained at least University degree in Social Sciences/Biological Sciences from a recognized Institution.

Work Experience:

  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Must have worked in the same or similar capacity

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous  volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.

Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

Languages:

  • Ability to communicate in English, Hausa and local dialects spoken in the location

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is required

Ability to Travel:

  • 5% of time if applicable

Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Working Environment:

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant

Requisition ID: req4974
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Part-Time

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi State. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Gwoza and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State
  • Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview/Summary

  • The WPE Community Mobilization Assistant will be focal in the awareness raising component of IRC WPE programming
  • This component aims to facilitate a change in attitudes and behaviors that condone and perpetuate Gender-Based Violence: this involves encouraging men and women to reflectively examine gender roles and inequalities in order to support a safer environment for women and girls, and to facilitate gender-inclusive development in the community
  • S/he will work with communities to develop and implement plans to improve the safety and security for women and girls in the community
  • S/he will collaborate and coordinate with other partners to facilitate an effective multi-sectoral approach to addressing protection concerns, that basically affect women and girls

Major Responsibilities
Program Management, Technical Quality, and Strategy

Outreach, Information Dissemination and Community Mobilization:

  • Design and participate in awareness raising activities aimed at promoting changes in attitudes and behaviors regarding gender, gender equality and GBV.
  • Identify strategies to promote active community participation in prevention and response interventions designed to address GBV.
  • Play a lead role in the formation of community groups for response and prevention activities.
  • Lead on formation of community structures
  • Work with the WPE Trainer, Comprehensive Women Center, Case Worker to facilitate Trainings and sensitizations to community groups, local partners and Community Based Organizations   on GBV issues.
  • Promote the involvement of men and youth in GBV activities.
  • Utilize participatory methodology and adult education techniques to assist communities in developing community-driven prevention and response plans.
  • Mobilize community to form ‘action groups’ for awareness raising and encourage greater self-reliance among women in the communities.
  • Identify advocacy concerns, Initiate and coordinate advocacy actions
  • In collaboration with case worker ensure that women are engaged in psychosocial activities at the comprehensive women’s centers.
  • Plan and Implement SASA activities in the community

Planning, Collaboration and Coordination:

  • In collaboration with WPE Case Worker and Trainer, Women action groups and Youth Groups, identify training needs of community members and carryout trainings in a consistent and appropriate manner.
  • Plan and implement safety audit activity
  • Liaise with community leaders, government agencies, IRC sectors, Partners to organize training and capacity building activities.
  • Promote women’s active participation in the leadership and decision-making of the community.
  • In collaboration with   Comprehensive Women Center (CWC) Officer, Senior Case Worker and community members conduct safety audits in the camps to identify potential security risks areas and develop strategies to address them.

Reporting and Monitoring:

  • Compile and summarize weekly statistics to the Officers for monitoring purpose.
  • Submit weekly narrative reports to the officers in a timely manner.
  • Communicate all obstacles/Problems to supervisors and WPE Program Manager for further action.
  • Support on monitoring of EASE activities and community structures
  • Follow-up on psycho-social support activities and ensure that these activities are conducted appropriately and meet the needs of purpose for which they are intended.
  • Follow-up on trainings/sensitizations/meetings   conducted to ensure implementation of plans

Financial:

  • In collaboration with other WPE Staff submit monthly activity cash projections for prevention activities in a timely Manner to program manager.
  • Ensure that all liquidations are done in a timely manner with relevant supporting   documentations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support  mentorship and trainings to IRC and other NGOs  outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.
  • Ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Track  and keep information and records of psychosocial activities  taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform  any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: Community Engagement Officer

Indirect/Technical Reporting:

  • Position directly Supervises: Community volunteers
  • Key Internal Contacts: Other sector staff
  • Key External Contacts:  Community members, school teachers and other NGOs staff

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an NCE certificate in Community Development or related field preferred. University Degree in similar fields would be an added advantage

Work Experience:

  • Community outreach and mobilization experience, including experience working with women, girls as well as community stockholders is preferred

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous  volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.

Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

Languages:

  • Ability to communicate in English, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is an advantage
  • Ability to Travel: 5% of time if applicable
  • Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Urban Resilience Manager

Requisition ID: req4753
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview/Summary

  • The IRC is seeking an Urban Resilience Senior Manager to lead its From Response to Resilience project in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Through the project, we will build the resilience of the people, neighborhoods, and governmental systems of urban Maiduguri to address the risks the city currently faces. We will implement this project while supporting the local integration of internally displaced persons wishing to reside within Maiduguri permanently.
  • As Senior Manager, you will provide overall strategic direction and oversight while ensuring the project is effectively implemented on schedule and to maximum benefit for Maiduguri’s residents, in tune with their needs and preferences. You will lead the implementation of the three-year Area Based Approach project, including leading project staff and schedule and representing the project to our partners and Maiduguri’s communities and government officials.
  • Working closely with the Deputy Director for Programs, Senior Program Coordinator/s, and sector leads, you will communicate regularly with project partners, local and regional authorities, and local community leaders.
  • You will ensure the delivery of project activities in the city and that activities align with other sectors as much as possible. The position has a strong emphasis on program coordination, management and implementation, team management, capacity building of national staff, and technical support to partners to ensure successful and high quality implementation of programmatic activities

Major Responsibilities
Project Management, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Lead the project team and be responsible for the of the successful delivery project.
  • Provide technical and management oversight to all project partners.
  • Ensure smooth management and integration of project work plans and budgets (budget forecasting, development of spending plans and budget follow-up), timely recruitment, and accurate reporting.
  • Liaise with IRC Nigeria technical coordinators and the Urban Technical Advisor to ensure relevant support, tools and resources are being provided and integrated into project activities.
  • Ensure activities are in line with the principles of social accountability, urban resilience, and community led development.

Staff Performance Management, Learning & Development:

  • Hire, oversee, and grow the capacity of project staff. Communicate clear expectations, setting annual performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Hold high-quality meetings with direct reports and project partners on a regular and predictable basis, at least monthly.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and mentorship to support successful staff performance.
  • Follow the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures, and communicate through word and example a high standard of compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.

Coordination & Representation:

  • As needed and in coordination with other project sector leads and country program management, represents IRC in inter-agency forums and discussions.
  • Regularly communicate with internal program and operational partners, the Protection/Rule of Law, Women’s Protection and Empowerment, Children’s Protection, Economic Recovery and Development, Education and other IRC colleagues.
  • Attend relevant donor meetings and present on project activities

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to:  Sr. Program Coordinator
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting: Deputy Director of Programs
  • Position directly Supervises: Community Engagement Officers
  • Key External Contacts:  From Response to Resilience is a consortium with ACTED and IMPACT Initiatives. The Senior Urban Resilience Manager will ensure the coordination of activities with consortium partners.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Economics, International Affairs or related field required. Master’s degree in international development, urban planning, or public policy related field a plus.

Work Experience:

  • Over five years of professional humanitarian/development experience; Experience with neighborhood-based projects highly desirable.
  • Experience with displacement response or disaster risk reduction projects required. Knowledge of urban resilience concepts a plus.
  • Strong presentation skills and writing ability
  • Able to solve complex problems through a reciprocal and consultative approach
  • Prior experience working with government actors and/or community leaders is required.

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • Strong technical and operational understanding of urban development programming in a marginalized context.

Demonstrated Managerial/Leadership Competencies:

  • You have a solid work ethic and desire to work every single day for the improvement of the lives of the people we serve.
  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent IRC at forums and with donors.
  • Strong negotiation skills essential with experience in conflict resolution desirable.
  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external partners.
  • You have a positive attitude towards work, and are a self-starter, highly motivated, inspired, and collaborative.
  • You promote teamwork, thrive in a multi-cultural environment, are flexible, and handle pressure with professional grace.
  • You don’t shy away from a challenge and are excited by the idea of piloting a new way of working in humanitarian contexts.

Languages:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Add position-specific (e.g. accounting software, statistical software, etc.).
  • Standards of Professional Conduct The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
  • Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Working Environment:

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

How to Apply
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Job Title: Environmental Health Manager

Requisition ID: req4965
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Environmental Health
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Fixed Term

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Environmental Health Manager, the Environmental Health Manager will be responsible for IRC WASH component in restoring and strengthening health services in Borno state ensuring WASH intervention through health centers within Gwoza, Konduga, Magumeri, etc. LGAs in Borno are in accordance with IRC and donor requirement.
  • S/he will reports to the Senior Environmental Health Manger and will work closely with other environmental health managers and IRC health team in Borno to ensure efficient use of resources, s/he will provide leadership and technical support to the IRC WASH team in Borno and ensure all WASH project are implemented within the standards and proposed project time frame.

Major Responsibilities
Project implementation:

  • Ensure that all IRC WASH related activities across Borno meets the need of the beneficiaries and in line with sphere, IRC, donor regulations and in line with Nigeria’s standards.
  • Ensure high quality implementation of the WASH component across health centers in Borno field sites, in a timely manner, within budget, and in full compliance with the donor contract and IRC rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that WASH interventions are appropriately-planned, adequately resourced and implemented in according to the IRC integration strategy for WASH and other sector in line with accountability guidelines.
  • Ensure good internal and external coordination, communication and spirit with the SPHCDA, WASH and Health teams across Borno state.
  • Actively participate in external coordination with relevant agencies to ensure project quality and avoid work duplication.
  • Establish good relations and coordination with WASH and Health humanitarian actors in LGAs of Borno state where the IRC is addressing the WASH needs in health facilities.
  • In collaboration with the other IRC sectors including RH, Health, Protection, and WPE by ensuring that protection mainstreaming and menstrual hygiene management (MHM) cut across WASH activities in Borno whilst the quality and timeliness of all WASH outcome are met during project implementation.
  • Work closely with M&E team in Borno to develop and improve M&E and feedback mechanisms for IRC WASH project in Health centers of Borno project, ensuring that the EH teams in the field actively monitor set indicators and effectively address concerns of the target communities.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain department to develop and monitor procurement and distribution plans for all active grants in Borno on a monthly basis. Lead in all WASH assessment with in Borno location ensuring that proposals and reports are informed by the findings of the assessments.
  • Actively participate in the internal and external reporting and proposal development for WASH in Borno by ensuring that all reports and proposal are submitted to EH coordination on time to allow for review before final submission to the country office.
  • Review progress of EA063 grant on a weekly and monthly bases in Borno in achieving program objectives and targets in collaboration with the supervisor and Health team.
  • Draft technical aspects of internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using IRC and donor formats, as required and share with the supervisor appropriately.
  • In collaboration with the program support officer, other EH managers, review Budget vs. Actual expenditures for EH programs on a monthly basis. Bring any over/under expenditure issues to the attention of the EH Coordinator in a timely manner.

Human Resources, Finance, Logistics and Security:

  •  Supervise a technical team of one Officer and two assistant in Borno by applying the IRC’s performance management tools and by providing technical and non-technical management support and advice appropriately.
  • Participate in the recruitment of new WASH staff and  Manage the WASH budget lines of related active grants
  • Provide support to others WASH Managers in Borno by ensure that all IRC WASH spending in different grants is carried out and accounted for in a manner that is compliant with IRC procurement and financial regulations ensuring no overspending or under-spending.
  • Provide support to others WASH managers by working with the logistics department to ensure that WASH teams receive the necessary support in terms of transport, procurement and warehousing.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC security procedures for WASH interventions, as well as a high degree of security awareness and preparedness among the WASH teams.

Technical Guidance and Training:

  • Spend significant time on WASH intervention sites to monitor activities and provide practical technical guidance to the team.
  • Based on needs and gaps, provide formal and informal technical training to WASH Officers and assistants and identify external training opportunities as needed.
  • Proactively liaise with the Senior EH manager for additional technical support.

Others:

  • Actively participate in the couching and capacity building of other Officers on report writing and proposal development.
  • Ensure that all EH work meets the IRC standard within the targets LGAs in Borno by visiting the sites appropriately.
  • Work closely with the senior environmental health manager Adamawa to coordinate activities with Borno and enhance consolidation and reports to the EH Coordinator.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: Senior EH Manager
  • Position directly supervises: EH Infrastructure Officers and EH Infrastructure Assistants
  • Indirect Reporting: EH Coordinator, Other Senior EH Manager

Qualifications

  • M. Sc/B. Eng/B. Sc. In Geology, Civil and Water Resources Engineering, Public Health, Environmental Health, and other WASH related courses with minimum of three years’ experience practicing WASH in humanitarian and development context.
  • Practical experience in project development, proposal writing and donor reporting.
  • Command of written English to produce documents and reports in good standard
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Experience in collecting and collating qualitative and quantitative data
  • High experience in budget analysis related to budget tracking for different donor funds
  • Ability to work with data collection and analysis software
  • Accuracy and keen attention to details, in order to produce high quality documents and maintain good records.
  • Commitment to IRC values and principles
  • Very good command in MS Office a MUST, Auto CAD, EPANET and other related soft wares will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local languages and Hausa will be an added advantage

Working Environment:

  • Security level yellow 4. The situation in Borno remains tense and unpredictable; concerns include AOG attacks in different location. There is active conflict in many parts of the country and a possibility for further expansion of the conflict and violence into other areas and other states.


How to Apply

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Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Requisition ID: req4931
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

  • The Human Resources Lead is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the HR function for over 2000 staff and incentive workers across the Nigeria Country Program
  • The HR Lead will manage the HR team to ensure efficient and high quality staff recruitment, contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, policy and labor law compliance, employee engagement and staff care. The position acts as an HR advisor to the Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • The HR Director reports to the Deputy Director of Operations, Nigeria and the Regional HR Director, of West Africa and is a member of the SMT.
  • The HR Lead will adapt and implement Global HR initiatives and practices and serve as an advisor to maximize staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk and ensure economy and efficiency of HR processes and procedures in the service of supporting IRC programs.

Responsibilities
Strategic HR Leadership and Management:

  • Devise and deliver a planned HR approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people, with the right skills to achieve high-quality programmatic outcomes in line with Strategic Action Plans (SAPs).
  • As a member of the SMT, determine workforce needs, identify human resource and competency gaps, and devise a development and workforce plan to facilitate nationalization of roles and staff retention.
  • Actively participate in proposal design and grants opening and review meetings (GRMs, GOMs) specifically advising on organizational structure, position scoping, demographic/staffing analysis and other inputs critical to ensuring a strong HR foundation to support program quality.
  • Lead a collaborative approach to employee engagement, gender equality and staff care strategy and supporting initiatives, drawing on country, regional and HQ inputs and resources.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly strategic HR metrics and analysis to inform SMT and Regional HR decision-making; lead on country program inputs to global HR scorecards and action plans.
  • Continually assess and refine recruitment tactics; Develop candidate rosters, actively network and employ innovative, creative recruiting methods to attract and hire the best talent. Proactively position IRC as an Employer Brand of Choice in the country.
  • Review and approve job position requests, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Deliver international HR management, including policy, process and employee relations management, with support from Regional HR Director as needed.
  • Lead the performance management process with guidance from regional and HQ HR. Create a plan to manage annual and mid-year Performance Check-Ins, conduct training on goal-setting, utilize budgets to organize development activities and work one-on-one with managers and employees to create country wide development plans. Through HR initiatives and actions, support a culture of continuous feedback.
  • Participate in budget preparation and provide strategic compensation analysis to drive nationalization and ability to attract high-quality talent. Define and review salary structure, coordinate annual compensation review process and compensation adjustments, consulting with HQ compensation team to align with best practices.
  • Manage national benefit plans, communicate updates and conduct information campaigns for national and international staff. Consult with HQ benefits team to align with IRC best practices.
  • Devise staff care action plans that elevate morale and support the well-being of staff; create emergency staff care interventions. Consult with Regional HR Director and Global Duty of Care Director to align with IRC best practices.
  • Oversee HR administration and ensure 100% compliance with current labor laws; consult and partner with local counsel as needed.
  • Lead all employee relations with professional grace with the aim of empowering employees and supervisors to with the tools and resources necessary to resolve conflicts with mutual respect. Act as impartial mediator when necessary. Escalate code of conduct issues, lead or co-lead employee relations investigations and ensure issues are brought to resolution with appropriate follow-up carried out. Partner with and seek counsel from Ethics and Compliance Unit (ECU) as needed.
  • Advise supervisors in determining appropriate, consistent and judicious disciplinary measures in line with local labor law and global policy.
  • Manage any lay-offs or reorganizations in partnership with SMT, supervisors and regional HR to with an emphasis on compliance, due diligence, communications and staff care.
  • Lead exit management to ensure seamless and positive transition for all departing employees.

Staff Performance Management and Development:

  • Serve as a model of supervisory excellence; supervise and mentor direct-report HR staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting/refining performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Provide constructive feedback and counsel on career paths and professional development for HR team and IRC staff; foster a culture of continuous learning opportunities.
  • Support senior staff to continue to pursue nationalization of senior and management positions.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being. Model and support healthy work-life balance practices.

Communications:

  • Communicate and encourage active practice of the principles of the “IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct” throughout the country program.
  • Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff by delivering employee engagement and communication action plans.
  • Maintain and leverage open communications and partnership on projects and shared goals with other HR Leads at the country level, regional HR and HR HQ levels.
  • Provide direct support and advise the CD and SMT on staff communications to ensure clear, consistent, timely and transparent communication on matters impacting staff.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s University Degree in HR Management, International Relations or Development, MBA, Law or related field is preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, complex employee relations, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 5 years successful staff management experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with an international organization or international experience.
  • Strategic leadership experience managing an HR function for large budget programs in the INGO sector is strongly preferred.
  • Remote management experience strongly preferred.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and humanitarian principles.
  • Receptive to building and maintaining positive relationships with people from all backgrounds, genders, cultures and viewpoints.
  • Resourceful in figuring out how to get things done, seeking opportunities to learn and grow, contributing creative and innovative ideas and serving as a change champion.
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment with a sense of urgency and an ability to deliver results under pressure.
  • Results-oriented approach to planning and prioritizing HR activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to pursue work/life balance for self and others.
  • Proven track-record of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Highly collaborative and consultative approach.
  • Top-tier written, presentation and verbal communication skills; ability to convey information effectively and solid experience providing training and staff development in English
  • Excellent management, interpersonal, consultative and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious teamwork, in a cross cultural context.
  • Very strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Analytical ability in creating effective HR solutions while adhering to labor laws;

Language/Travel:

  • English language is required;
  • Travel: 60% of time spent in Maiduguri office, 30% visiting other Field Offices. International travel for regional conferences, workshops, trainings 2-4 times per year.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Finance Assistant

Requisition ID: req4916
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Employment Type: Full-Time

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to survivors of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in some 40 countries. IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation, creative partnerships and assists people from harm to home.IRC began working in Nigeria in October 2012 in response to a widespread flood disaster.
  • Since then, IRC has expanded its program scope and size to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states. IRC’s response includes integrated health, reproductive health and nutrition services, women’s protection and empowerment services, child protection, protection rule of law, environmental health, economic recovery and development, and education.
  • In 2015, IRC Nigeria developed a five year Strategy Action Plan, which has health and education as high priority program areas.

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Finance Officer, the Finance Assistant handles all cash payments and collections outside the office and recording the cash account on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities
Cash and Bank payment processing:

  • Maintain Naira cash book at the set limits; take responsibility of any cash differences arising.
  • Ensure that all cash payments are properly supported and duly authorized per the IRC delineation schedule before disbursement.
  • Ensuring that authorizations on the requests for payments are in line with the approved limits per the delineation chart
  • Prepare the cash spreadsheets to upload stage ready for review by the FM prior to upload in SUN system.
  • Performing supervised cash counts every Fridays.
  • Maintaining the receipt book and ensuring that authorized receipts are issued upon receipt of monies
  • Ensure all cash received is duly receipted and coded and promptly banked
  • Each month stamp original documents “PAID or RECEVED BY IRC” before sending to Abuja.
  • Maintain bank information file
  • To act as a bank agent for the Monguno Base Office.
  • Collection of bank statements from the bank on a monthly basis.

Payment Release:

  • Ensure checks in the register are recorded sequentially. Separate the Naira and USD checks to maintain sequence.
  • Diligent follow-up to ensure fully signed checks are collected by vendors and signed for (ensuring proper identification of the person collecting) and details indicated in the checks release register.
  • Provide timely update to supervisor on reason for uncollected checks.

Filing:

  • Prior to filing ensure that all documents have been stamped ‘PAID’ including the check number details.
  • Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all cash disbursement vouchers
  • All files should be arranged sequentially and in separately designated filing sites for checks SDG & USD
  • Archiving of prior years finance documents as instructed by the FC or FM.

Any other duty assigned by supervisor:

  • To be willing and ready to participate in field staff exchange programs as organized by the FM.
  • Attend and participate in trainings identified/organized by your supervisor
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from Country Director
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

Key Contacts/working Relationships:
Internal:

  • Reports to the Finance Officer

External:

  • Regular and open communication with IRC staff from all departments and field offices.
  • Represents the country office with external banks.

Qualifications/Requirements
Education:

  • Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance

Experience:

  • Minimum one year experience in the financial area of a non-profit organization.
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, standard spreadsheet and database programs, preferably SUN systems and visions.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good written and verbal skills in the English language.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support.
  • Good communication skills that function across a diversity of cultures.
  • Good at role of facilitator and team player in solving problems.

Work Environment:

  • The position offers programmable workload with quarterly travel to sub-offices to review/update accounting systems and train staff in the field.
  • The positions is located in Monguno Base Office – situated in northeast Nigeria.

Core Values and Critical Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Cautious and attentive
  • Improvement mindset
  • Team player
  • Proactive and reliable
  • Firm
  • Stress tolerance
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Building partnership
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with limited supervision.

How to Apply
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Job Title: WPE Case Management Assistant

Requisition ID: req4972
Location: Monguno, Borno
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Case Worker will provide psychosocial support, basic case management support to survivors of gender-based violence through individual counselling follow up support, referrals and dissemination of information on available GBV services to encourage access to services.
  • She/he will in collaboration with the Response Officer oversee provision of   psychosocial /group support, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promotes social support networks and cohesion with women and girls at the women and girls centres/safe spaces

Specific Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Case Worker include but are not limited to the following:

Main Duties
GBV Case Management:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult and child survivors of gender-based violence, including counseling and basic case management. Case management services will include:
  • Assessment of needs of clients
  • Developing an action plan with clients
  • Implementing the plan with clients
  • Provide physical accompaniment to GBV survivors if requested  to access medical and other services according to their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Conduct direct and regular follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and based on survivors wishes and consent.
  • Case closure (if and when appropriate)
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment  to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non- discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.

Psychosocial/Group Support/Safe Spaces:

  • Conduct and help plan and organize psychosocial/ group support activities with women and adolescent girls to meet the emotional needs of survivors, build support networks among women/girls, and promote social integration of survivors and other vulnerable women.
  • Work with women and girls in the community to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
  • Ensure that vulnerable women and girls including GBV survivors are engaged on psychosocial activities of their choice that will support their healing and recovery.

Outreach and Community Mobilization:

  • In collaboration with the WPE Assistant Community  Mobilizers, conduct awareness raising activities on GBV and its health consequences, promoting available services to women and girls, and addressing the stigma preventing women and girls from accessing support and services with activities for female only group.
  • Identify and refer extremely vulnerable women and girls to access services and material support in accordance with their level of vulnerability and needs
  • Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV, promote available services to women and girls and address stigma preventing access to services at the women centers.
  • In collaboration with the WPE team, participate in meetings with community leadership structures when necessary  to advocate for the needs of women and girls, and encourage their participation in GBV prevention and response activities in the communities
  • Identify and form women action groups in communities of intervention to ease prevention and response activities.

Other duties and responsibilities:

  • Support  mentorship and trainings to IRC and other NGOs  outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Support community mobilizers in facilitating EMAP (Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices) women weekly session as a key prevention strategy, behavioral change and also involving men ending violence against women in girls in community of operations
  • Ensure that GBV survivors, vulnerable women and girls are assessed, registered and distributed with dignity and/or household kits base on the WPE criteria
  • Ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Track  and keep information and records of psychosocial activities  taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform  any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.

Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: WPE Case Management Assistant

Requisition ID: req4946
Location: Yobe
Employment Type: Part-Time
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.
  • Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home
  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Protection and Rule of Law, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Damaturu, Yobe State, and North-Eastern Nigeria.
  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence.
  • Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.
  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment  Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.
  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Scope of Work:

  • The Case Worker will provide psychosocial support, basic case management support to survivors of gender-based violence through individual counselling follow up support, referrals and dissemination of information on available GBV services to encourage access to services.
  • She/he will in collaboration with the Response Officer oversee provision of   psychosocial /group support, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promotes social support networks and cohesion with women and girls at the women and girls centres/safe spaces

Specific Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Case Worker include but are not limited to the following:

Main Duties
GBV Case Management:

  • Provide direct support and care for adult and child survivors of gender-based violence, including counseling and basic case management. Case management services will include:
  • Assessment of needs of clients
  • Developing an action plan with clients
  • Implementing the plan with clients
  • Provide physical accompaniment to GBV survivors if requested  to access medical and other services according to their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Conduct direct and regular follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and based on survivors wishes and consent.
  • Case closure (if and when appropriate)
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through utilization of GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment  to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices and decisions
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non- discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.

Psychosocial/Group Support/Safe Spaces:

  • Conduct and help plan and organize psychosocial/ group support activities with women and adolescent girls to meet the emotional needs of survivors, build support networks among women/girls, and promote social integration of survivors and other vulnerable women.
  • Work with women and girls in the community to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
  • Ensure that vulnerable women and girls including GBV survivors are engaged on psychosocial activities of their choice that will support their healing and recovery.

Outreach and Community Mobilization:

  • In collaboration with the WPE Assistant Community  Mobilizers, conduct awareness raising activities on GBV and its health consequences, promoting available services to women and girls, and addressing the stigma preventing women and girls from accessing support and services with activities for female only group.
  • Identify and refer extremely vulnerable women and girls to access services and material support in accordance with their level of vulnerability and needs
  • Lead sessions to increase awareness on the consequences of GBV, promote available services to women and girls and address stigma preventing access to services at the women centers.
  • In collaboration with the WPE team, participate in meetings with community leadership structures when necessary  to advocate for the needs of women and girls, and encourage their participation in GBV prevention and response activities in the communities
  • Identify and form women action groups in communities of intervention to ease prevention and response activities.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support  mentorship and trainings to IRC and other NGOs  outreach workers/volunteers to improve their skills and capacity to support and refer survivors to services and adhere to guiding principles
  • Assess gaps on how the referral pathway is functioning through direct follow ups with service providers and make suggestions for improvement to the supervisor.
  • Support community mobilizers in facilitating EMAP (Engaging Men Through Accountable Practices) women weekly session as a key prevention strategy, behavioral change and also involving men ending violence against women in girls in community of operations
  • Ensure that GBV survivors, vulnerable women and girls are assessed, registered and distributed with dignity and/or household kits base on the WPE criteria
  • Ensure supplies/resources for counseling spaces, women centers and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Adherence to the IRC code of conduct (IRC WAY) that ensures transparency, services and accountability to beneficiaries and reports any abuse of beneficiaries by other IRC staff, including sexual exploitation and abuse in accordance with the IRC reporting procedures.
  • Track  and keep information and records of psychosocial activities  taking place at the centers to strengthen monitoring of program achievements
  • Perform  any other duties as required by the supervisor from time to time
  • Adherence to the IRC Security Policy.
  • Maintain positive coordination and relationships with partner and other IRC sector staff.

Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.
  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.
  • Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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