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Ongoing Recruitment at CARE International, 14th November, 2019

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

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Infrastructure Technical Officer

Locations: Yunusari & Nguru – Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Assistant Project Manager

Job Summary

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

Responsibilities

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

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

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

Responsibility – Provide technical inputs/ Trainings:

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

Job Requirements
Education/Experience:

  • Basic University Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering/ Construction
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in the development or humanitarian sector particularly construction/ shelter projects
  • Training skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) essential and fluency in at least one of the local languages, preferably Hausa/ Kanuri
  • Excellent community mobilization/ sensitization and communication skills.

Skills:

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


Job Title: SCOPE/IT Assistant

Location: Gashua, Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Information Technology Officer

Job Summary

  • The SCOPE / IT Assistant will provide computer and technology support for the organization and users. He/she will manage SCOPE processes, Computer installation and maintenance, Network management, VSAT tracking and diagnostics, User access management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain IT systems during the WFP SCOPE registration/verification.
  • Support WFP SCOPE Registrars during Food distribution activities in the LGAs (Yunusari, Yusufari and Nguru) Yobe state.
  • Manage all WFP SCOPE IT related issues in the LGAs.
  • Maintain IT systems and technologies including Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, VSAT and Inverter systems in coordination with IT officer.
  • Maintain IT devices and equipment like Laptops, Desktops, touchpads, phones, printers, scanners, NAS, Firewall/Router, Switches, Access Points, Microwave radio links, Biometric scanners and readers, etc.
  • Ensure proper operational conditions for IT and communications equipment in all locations
  • Ensure appropriate access controls to IT and communications equipment including logging and reporting of breaches and status.
  • Support the upgrades of IT solutions and service by monitoring and reporting bandwidth usage rates, recruitment patterns and consumption of IT equipment and services.
  • Ensure increased availability of IT services by proactively preventing failures and damage
  • Support the process of applying updates and patches of computer system firmware, Operating system and BIOS devices as well as Printer firmware and network devices
  • Issue IT assets to users as requested by Project managers
  • Support new user on-boarding and CARE IT Orientation process for new users and also periodically for existing staff members
  • Support users with CARE-ID account creation and registration process, account reset and validation.
  • Support users with office productivity tools and promote collaboration and team’s management tools
  • Provide Training and orientation on account and device security as well as Responsible usage policy
  • Retrieve all IT assets from users while abiding by applicable policies and procedures
  • Maintain an up-to-date detailed inventory of IT assets by user, location, etc
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications / Experience

  • Graduate degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences or related discipline (B.Sc, HND)
  • Master’s degree in computer technology or related field is an advantage
  • Professional certification in Networking, User administration or membership of professional association is an added advantage
  • At least 2-3 years’ post-graduate professional experience spanning Networking, User Administration, VSAT technologies and Office productivity tools
  • Strong knowledge and capacity in VSAT technology and signal tracking
  • Proficient in office productivity tools; Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc
  • Excellent networking abilities; TCP/IP, Firewall, Access point, etc
  • HTML, PHP, MySQL programming is an added advantage
  • Proficient in Intranet technologies; Microsoft SharePoint

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion.
  • Excellent organizational, and research skills.

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

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

 

Job Title: Complaint Feedback & Protection Assistant

Locations: Yunusari, Yusufari and Nguru – Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Complaint Feedback & Protection Officer

Job Summary

  • This position will mainly assist in strengthening the accountability system in the organization especially the distribution activities going on in the Northeast including managing day to day accountability feedback that includes handling of complaints and compliments as received from a range of stakeholders such as program participants; he/she will also support the other CARE cash based intervention projects.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Ensure complaints are recorded carefully during CARE activities and submitted on time.
  • Provide training to community volunteers on best practices during program implementation.
  • Provide support to maintain high quality program inputs and outputs in the Protection / GBV in program implementation
  • Provide support to new program development, including assistance in conducting assessments, etc.
  • Assist program Officer to ensure that all programs are gender-sensitive
  • Collect data and figures from field team and compile and submit monthly quarterly and annual reports of ongoing projects.
  • Supervise GBV and protection related field activities (Current & future) under the directions of Gender & Protection Manager.
  • Assign tasks & duties to Protection / GBV field staff regarding monthly work plans.
  • Manage and assist in implementation of work plans for GBV and protection related activities in coordination with the Gender and protection Officer.
  • Ensure proper documentation of Protection / GBV activities.
  • Prepare reports on GBV/Protection activities.
  • Attend any meeting / training / workshop / conference as suggested by the Supervisor/manager.
  • Contribute practically and by bringing new ideas for improvement of service delivery at field.
  • Contacting program participants and stakeholders to collect feedback on project activities.
  • Help with field data entry and management of database on complaints response mechanism.
  • Timely feedback to program teams in the field on complaints and concerns raised by communities on project activities.
  • Maintenance of an effective record and filing system for all complaints solved and pending issues including correspondences and other related documents for quick and easy reference.
  • Send recommendations and practical procedures for reviewing and resolving complaints to the management.
  • Communicate and disseminate complaints handling procedures, policies and tools as appropriate to program participants, project staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance to all CARE and donor policies as well as program procedures and guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as will be assigned.

Qualifications/Education
Required:

  • Degree/Diploma in Social Sciences or Humanities
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.

Desired:

  • Post graduate degree in a related field.

Experience:
Required:

  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in Nutrition, Biology, Public Health, Nursing or food aid support.
  • A good experience in supervision is required.
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis

Desired:

  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.

Technical Skills
Required:

  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Commitment to CARE’s Core Values of Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Equality
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable, moral, reliable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Excellent Microsoft Office & statistical soft wares skills

Desired:

  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa, Kanuri)

Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

 

Job Title: Cleaner

Location: Gashua, Yobe
Position Type: Service provider
Supervisor: Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

  • The Office Clerk & Cleaner’s overall responsibility is to ensure that the general work environment is kept tiding at all time. He is to assist to follow up and ensure office utilities, internal control, visitors/workshops logistics are provided.
  • As part of the CARE administration team, the Office Clerk & Cleaner position undertakes and assist in all administration tasks and requirements, provides support to staff, to programs, and to implement administration team projects.
  • The position will report to the Admin Officer but will support the CARE management team were necessary.
  • The core areas of performance for this position are:
    • Customer orientation
    • Quality and timeliness of support provided;
    • Observance of policies and procedures;
    • Maintenance of relationships;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Job Responsibility #1: Ensure office space is kept tidy:

  • General cleaning of all office floors
  • Dusting and cleaning of all furniture (Bookshelves, Photo frames, Cabinet, Printers, Computers etc.)
  • Emptying and cleaning of all dustbins, shredders and ash trays
  • General cleaning of all glass doors and windows
  • General cleaning of all partition and wooden doors.
  • General cleaning of all electrical gadgets (Light fittings, electrical switches, A/C Vents etc.)
  • Cleaning of all Carpeted floor where available
  • Washing of all hard floors (Marble, granite, Terrazzo, and Ceramic tiles) and all corridors and stairways
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of all toilets (WCs, Urinal bowls, Wash-hand basins and showers)
  • Washing of all wall finishing and tiles
  • General cleaning and removal of cobwebs from all ceilings and corridors
  • General cleaning of the designated areas for cleaning and litter control of the surrounding.

Job Responsibility #2: Ensure routine sanitation:
Weekly Schedule:

  • Buffing, Scrubbing and polishing of hard floors and walls
  • Cleaning and polishing of all wooden and metal surfaces
  • Removal of cobwebs
  • Cleaning of all ceiling and A/C Vents
  • Cleaning of window frames and glass

Monthly Schedule:

  • Cleaning of internal light fittings
  • Cleaning of window sills

Quarterly Schedule:

  • Dusting/cleaning of lights and fittings including air conditioners grill, all surfaces and objects.
  • Washing and shampooing of carpets where necessary
  • Polishing of all wooden surface

Job Responsibility #3: Ensure the guest house is kept tidy:

  • General cleaning of all rooms in the guest house
  • Dusting and cleaning of all furniture (Bookshelves, Photo frames, Cabinet, electronics)
  • Emptying and cleaning of all dustbins
  • General cleaning of all glass doors and windows
  • General cleaning of all partition and wooden doors.
  • General cleaning of all electrical gadgets (Light fittings, electrical switches, A/C Vents etc.)
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of all toilets (WCs, Urinal bowls, Wash-hand basins and showers)
  • Washing of all wall finishing and tiles
  • General cleaning and removal of cobwebs from all ceilings and corridors
  • General cleaning of the designated areas for cleaning and litter control of the surrounding.

Qualifications
Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of Secondary School Leaving Certificate
  • 1 – 2 years progressively responsible experience in related field.
  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.

Technical skills:

  • Excellent Analytical skill, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to multitask and work within deadlines
  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • Working knowledge of Hausa is an advantage.

 

Job Title: Nutrition Screener/Registrar

Location: Yunusari, Yobe
Position Type: Service provider
Supervisor: Nutrition Assistant

Key Responsibilities

  • Participants in taking MUAC reading and referring SAM cases to OTP centers
  • Support in targeting, SCOPE registration and card distribution
  • Assist the Nutrition supervisor in writing monthly report
  • Mobilize and sensitize project participants on monthly basis before every food distribution
  • Timely prepare and submit field reports.
  • Properly engage with stakeholders in conformity with CARE core value.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor or her/his designate.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Ordinary National Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to deal well with a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers. Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CARE International.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to speak local language(s)

 

Job Title: Cash Base Transfer Assistant

Locations: Yusufari, Yunusari & Nguru – Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Cash Base Transfer Supervisor

Job Summary

  • Ensures high quality cash transfer programming in line with generally accepted standards, supports the operation and implementation of cash transfer programming

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor redemption process in vendor’s shops
  • Participants in conducting post distribution monitoring (PDM) and market price monitoring (MPM).
  • Actively participates in targeting, SCOPE registration and card distribution
  • Assist the CBT supervisor in writing monthly report
  • Mobilize and sensitize project participants on monthly basis before every redemption
  • Timely prepare and submit field reports.
  • Properly engage with stakeholders in conformity with CARE core value.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor or her/his designate.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Ordinary National Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to deal well with a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CARE International.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to speak local language(s)

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant

Location: Yunusari, Yusufari  and Nguru – Yobe
Position Type: Regular
Supervisor: Nutrition Officer

Key Responsibilities

  • S/he will be required to demonstrate strong competencies in operational leadership, coordination and management of assistance programs for (BSFP) for children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) technical sectors as well as capacity building support in Borno State CARE project.
  • Additionally, the Nutrition Supervisor will be tasked to monitor and evaluate nutrition Assistant on programs against CARE standards and indicators including data collection and monitoring of Programme impact. In collaboration with other INGOs.
  • Coordinate and provide technical support to Joint Assessment Missions (JAMs), nutrition surveys, food security assessments as well as implementation of the joint assessments (JAM) and nutrition survey recommendations.
  • The Nutrition Assistant will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE standards to this end, the nutrition supervisor will also provide guidance to LGA partners on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level.
  • The Nutrition Supervisor is required to possess significant experience in inter-agency coordination in management of complex field based operations and emergencies, good knowledge of program management and solid experience in technical field of Nutrition. Proven ability to lead and coordinate the elaboration and implementation of operational plans, assistance operational frameworks, overall operational strategies and standard operating procedures are to be clearly manifested from previous work experience.
  • The Nutrition Assistant is expected to have competencies of a skillful leader in guiding and supporting staff, addressing various operational challenges, along with increasing security concerns. Given the stressful nature of security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the nutrition Supervisor will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds.

Qualifications & Experience Required Education

  • University degree in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health or related field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in nutrition, public health, development, or food aid support
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis. Technical Skills & Knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health
  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet and nutrition/public health software
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
  • Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Technical Skills
Required:

  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Commitment to CARE’s Core Values of Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Equality
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable, moral, reliable and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Excellent Microsoft Office & statistical soft wares skills

Desired:

  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Previous humanitarian programming experience
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa, Kanuri)

Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

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

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

Deadline: 20th November, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the “Position” being applied for and the “Location” (in Caps e.g. SCOPE/IT Assistant – Gashua) to: ngahr@care.org

Note

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

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