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Latest Recruitment at Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM), May, 2019

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Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. CBM works in partnership with local civil society organisations, communities, government and in alliance with international organizations in Africa and the rest of the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer (Disability Inclusive Development)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno (with travels within the North-east) & Abuja
Job Type: Permanent contract
Contract Duration: 2 year
Contract Type: Full-time
Contract start: As soon as possible

Objective

  • CBM is seeking a Program Officer (Disability Inclusive Development) to support emergency response projects in the north-east, funded by CBM Germany and BMZ.
  • In close cooperation with local implementing partners, the Program Officer (Disability Inclusive Development) assumes responsibility for ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities in CBM-supported emergency response projects from the planning phase to final evaluation, including reporting and advocating for the mainstreaming of disability into INGOs, NGOs and MDAs of government programs and activities.

Main Tasks
Planning and implementation:

  • Providing support to implementing partners and other key stakeholders to ensure detailed disability inclusive program planning
  • Strong Advocacy and collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including the governments on disability inclusive development
  • Facilitate joint meetings and activities among partners
  • Monitoring and documenting evidence of disability inclusion for projects
  • Ensuring that data collection and collation from all projects are completed timely and disaggregated by disabilities
  • Deliverables and milestones planning
  • Breakdown of complex activities into tasks
  • Updates on disability audit assessment (and risk management)
  • Regular updating of all plans to ensure adherence to CBM’s DIDs standards
  • Making recommendations and providing corrective measures to ensure that projects are meeting objectives
  • Documentation of lessons learnt and good practices on inclusion
  • Act as a resource person for Inclusive Development in CBM Nigeria Country Office (capacity building and providing support/training to CBM and its partners)
  • Build Capacity within CBM and its partners on Disability and Inclusive Development
  • Support CBM Country Office to formalize partnerships and increase communication with disabled people organization (DPOs)
  • Facilitate the development of joint projects with DPOs and other Disability organizations in the North East

Reporting:

  • Monitoring / progress reporting, according to donor’s requirements
  • Prepare project briefs, reports and presentations as required by donor and CBM Country office

Other Duties:

  • Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary

Qualifications

  • University Degree/HND in Disability Studies, Rehabilitation Science, Psychology, Sociology, Development or other related Social Sciences field is required; Master’s Degree will be added advantage;
  • Minimum of three (3) years specific professional experience working in the area of disability inclusion.
  • Prior experience with international development organizations, particularly with transition programming, and/or programs that have both national and community-level engagement;
  • Fluency in oral and written communication skills; particularly in English language is a must

Languages:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Understanding of Hausa is added advantage

Nationality:

  • The position is open only to Nigeria nationals.

Remuneration

  • This position has a national compensation package and is subject to local employment and immigration laws.

 

Job Title: Driver/Logistics Assistant

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Permanent contract

Objectives

  • Under the supervision of the Administration Officer, the Driver/Logistics Assistant shall provide a variety of transportation support to the country office based in Abuja
  • The position will also provide logistics / administrative support to the staff in other states when the need arises.

Job Specification (Mandatory Requirements + Competencies)
Driving:

  • Transport staff, partners and consultants.
  • Work after duty hours or holidays, as and when required and with prior notice from line manager.

Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation.
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents folder up-to-date.
  • Support the line manager with the vehicle usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license vehicle registration and valid parents all the times.

Safety on the road:

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident regarded to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures safety of passengers at all times.
  • Safe transport at all staff, equipment, and materials.
  • Follow and abide by the traffic rules and other instructions given by the line manager.

Vehicle Cleanliness and Maintenance:

  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times.
  • Keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all filth is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • Ensure vehicle maintenance is done on time.

Other Duties:

  • Other relevant assigned duties as assigned.

Performance Criteria:

  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyze complete sets of relationships and situations.
  • Holds self and others accountable.
  • Adherence to security and safety protocols.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Secondary School Leaving Certificates, Apprentice Certificates or any other equivalent certificates.
  • Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
  • Must have expert knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Should have 3-5 years’ experience of professional driving.
  • Minimum of a year experience as a driver in an international NGO. UN agency, embassy or private company.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g fire extinguishers etc.).
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  • Experience as a driver mechanic will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working in insecure areas, and following strict safety and security protocols.

Selection Process
It is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application. All applicants MUST produce specific and comprehensive information supporting each one of the following criteria, or the application will not be considered.

Only successful applicants who meet the minimum requirements will ho notified of their access to the neat step of the selection process which consists of:

  • An oral interview, checking the original certificates submitted in copy dosing the initial application, and testing professional and personal capacities. which, if successful grants access to:
  • A driving test
  • A written test on computer skills
  • All candidates orally interviewed will receive feedback of the result of their application.

Languages:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Understanding of Hausa is added advantage

Nationality:

  • The position is open only to Nigeria nationals.

Remuneration

  • This position has a national compensation package and is subject to local employment and immigration laws.

Deadline: 4th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and motivation letter in English to: jobs.nigeria@cbm.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy
  • CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

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