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The Center for Community and Health Development International is a non-discriminatory, non-governmental organization with a mandate to improve the health and quality of life of Nigeria’s rural children and women. CHAD was established in 2002 by a group of women from different religious and ethnic background in Gombe state, North East Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Finance Officer

Location: (Hawul / Shani), Borno State.
Job Type: Contract
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal
Reports to: Head of Finance
Job Field: NGO / Non-profit

Specific Responsibilities

  • Process all approved payments in line with standard practices with appropriate supporting documents
  • Assist in the logistics preparation for and during workshops.
  • Filling of retired payment vouchers with supporting documents.
  • Posting of daily transactions (Income & Expenditure) using accounting Package.
  • Carry out banking transaction and recording of daily lodgments and withdrawers
  • Preparation of PVs and writing of cheques
  • Posting of PVs and preparation of financial reports
  • Responsible for budget tracking, bank statement reconciliation and preparation of staff payroll
  • In charge of making requisition for funds, reimbursement.
  • Keep financial records and write up financial reports.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • HND / B.Sc. in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field.
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in a similar position, preferably with a non-governmental organization
  • Strong skills in Microsoft word, Excel and QuickBooks, good analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Job Title: Programme Officer

Location: (Hawul / Shani) Borno
Job Type: Contract
Job Field NGO / Non-profit
Duration: 10 Months

Role and Purpose

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for managing a project on Public Safety and Security in 59 centers in Maiduguri, under the supervision of the North East Programme Manager.
  • S/he will manage the day-to-day implementation of the project from a programme and financial perspective, including ensuring adequate monitoring mechanisms.
  • S/he will supervise project Assistant and coordinate work with the finance, operations and monitoring and evaluation teams, as well as liaise with relevant stakeholders, including security forces like Nigerian Police Force, Military, CJTF, NSCDC, government, traditional and other NGOs.
  • S/he will ensure the project is executed in compliance with donor and government regulations.

Key Responsibilities
Project manager:

  • Take overall management responsibility for the project, including developing and updating work plans and implementation strategies
  • Ensure activities implemented in line with project objectives, on time and with quality
  • Ensure clarity about roles and responsibilities among project stakeholders.
  • Monitor and continuously assess the operating context and the project activities, and recommend changes in approach accordingly
  • Ensure compliance with CHAD operational policies
  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant stakeholders, particularly security stakeholders and community leaders
  • Oversee the production of project reports in a variety of formats (written, audio, video) as required by Alert and the donor.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan in collaboration with North East M&E Officer
  • Identify appropriate fora for the dissemination of project information and materials, and organize appropriate dissemination activities
  • Participate actively in the management processes of the team, including team meetings, sharing of information, context analysis, and strategy development
  • Participate actively in State level forums on issues related to the project, particularly the North East Peace and Security
  • Network, to promote cross-learning and collaboration with other organizations
  • Any other reasonable activities as determined by the line manager and/or Country Director.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree / HND in relevant field
  • At least 4 years of work experience
  • Experience working with or on security sector would be a strong asset
  • Experience directly supervising other staff
  • At least 2 years working in Northeast Nigeria or other emergency environment
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills
  • Good writing skills and good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a high-risk security Environment.
  • English (oral and written) and Hausa fluency; Knowledge of Kanuri and other languages prevalent in Borno State would be an advantage.

Job Title: Town Crier

Location: (Hawul / Shani), Borno State.
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal
Job Field: NGO / Non-profit
Slots: 2

The Scope of Role

  • The Town Crier’s contract is on a need-for-work basis and is not a full-time role.
  • The Town Crier must fully participate in all invents.
  • He must wear CHAD’s visibility jacket when discharging his duty.

Key Areas of Responsibility
The facilitators will be responsible for the following:

  • Call people to attention
  • Make a town or event announcement or declaration.
  • Post or share banners, flyers, bee board, handbill
  • Thank people for their attendance or support
  • Fully participate in other duties that may be assigned to him.

Qualifications

  • An SSCE / FSLC Qualification
  • 1 year work experience

Skills and Attributes:

  • Loud, clear and easily understood voice
  • Confidence and self-assurance
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions
  • Ability to read announcements
  • Physically able to walk at distant, wear visibility jack, work under pressure and sometimes work in hot or chilly conditions.
  • Ability to interact easily with all types of people
  • Friendly, open and inclusive personality.
  • Honesty: Shows a high level of integrity and will not fabricate responses or misrepresent the program
  • Communication: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and help the respondent understand what is needed from him.
  • Relationship Builder: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain confidentiality.
  • Cultural Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of communities in Northern Nigeria.
  • Male candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

 

Job Title: Community Volunteer

Location: Borno
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal

Key Areas of Responsibility
The volunteer will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in program coordination, which may include focus group discussion, key informant interviews and one on one interview with respondents based on program developed and supplied by the program lead.
  • Participate in overall implementation of the activities as may be assigned by the project team lead.
  • Gather and accurately record responses from the community members as the need may demand.
  • Submit completed reports and other equipment used in fieldwork to the supervisor and will, if required to do so, compile his/her findings in a format required by the program manager.
  • As part of each assignment, he or she will participate in briefings; carry out data collection, data entry and/or reporting.

Reporting Lines:

  • The community Volunteer will work in the field under the guidance and supervision of the program Officer who will report to the Project Coordinator / Manager.

Requirements, Qualifications, and Experience

  • National Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Experience in working in a volatile area with peculiar nature of Borno State.
  • Previous experience in leadership / governance or community engagement.
  • Experience in community engagement, advocacy, and conducting interviews.
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences.
  • Fluency in speaking and understanding English, Kanuri and Hausa. Kanuri speaking is highly preferred.

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Location: (Hawul / Shani), Borno State.
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal
Job Field: NGO / Non-profit

Job Description

  • CHAD is looking for a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer for our area office in Borno state, North-East Nigeria.
  • The role of the M&E Officer is to establish and implement systems that promote evidence-based decision-making, program and project performance, and internal management.
  • The M&E officer will contribute to quality programming through supporting access to and use of relevant and timely information on program scale, relevance, and effectiveness.
  • Within this context, the M&E officer will provide technical support to the program staff pertaining to M&E and build capacity in the region by identifying and supporting the implementation of effective, cost-efficient and meaningful M&E systems. The officer is to reports to the Head of the Program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Line management for project staff leads the process to establish country office and area office program level M&E and accountability (Community Accountability Response Mechanism) systems.
  • Lead the development of guidance and frameworks for the country and area office procedures, policies and processes that assist in institutionalizing and supporting M&E.
  • Participate in program design and proposal discussions, including the theory of change development, log frame design, and budgeting for M&E.
  • Participate in Country Office, and Area office strategy discussions to ensure M&E remains a high priority in the Programme.
  • Provide leadership, support to technical advisors, project, and area managers in planning and standardizing M&E across projects.
  • Support project managers and coordinators through the development of data collection methodology and tools, and systems for on-going data analysis.
  • Develop a data management system for Programme and M&E data.
  • Ensure that monitoring data are fed into management decisions and used in Programme management.
  • Lead internal improvement processes (M&E matrixes, Macro Log Frames etc.) according to need.
  • Encourage and support the absorption of lessons and recommendations at the office, and emerging from various AO (grant reviews, after-action reviews, grant closures) and CO events (evaluations, assessments, technical visits, learning reviews)
  • Facilitate data analysis and improving program staff data literacy (and usage of the institutional platform geared toward this) that supports strategic decision making.
  • Encourage community meetings/orientations at the project start-up.
  •  Supervise and support in executing M&E plans, and Accountability systems.

Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in creating and leading the implementation of M&E systems for an NGO
  • Should possess HND / BA / B.Sc.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in an emergency or post-conflict setting
  • Thorough experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Understanding of data and information needs for program management and decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • High-level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,)

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results

 

Job Title: Facilitator

Location: Borno ( shani / Hawul)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Field: Volunteering, NGO / Non-Profit
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal

The Scope of Role

  • The facilitators will support the project team and others to carry out fieldwork and other assessment activities, which may be required for the program’s functioning and strategy.
  • The facilitator’s contract is on a need-for-work basis and is not a full-time role.
  • The facilitator, working under the supervision of the program lead will be responsible for administering questionnaires to beneficiaries in rural communities, as well as providing important feedback on programs field activities.

Key Areas of Responsibility
The facilitators will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in collecting data as per the program requirements for its different sites which may include focus group discussion, key informant interviews and one on one interview with respondents based on program developed and supplied by the program lead.
  • Gather and accurately record responses on questionnaires using mobile data collection tool or other tool as may be recommended by the program officer.
  • Ensure that questionnaires have been thoroughly checked and completed.
  • Submit completed reports and other equipment used in fieldwork to the supervisor and will, if required to do so, compile his/her findings in a format required by the program manager.
  • As part of each assignment, participate in briefings, carry out data collection, data entry and/or reporting.
  • Recognize and give account by provide useful feedback from the beneficiaries

Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • National Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Experience in working in a volatile area with peculiar nature of Borno state.
  • Previous experience in leadership / governance or community engagement.
  • Experience in community engagement, advocacy, administering questionnaires and conducting interviews.
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences.
  • Fluency in speaking and understanding English, Kanuri and Hausa. Kanuri speaking is highly preferred.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Competencies:

  • Honesty: Shows a high level of integrity and will not fabricate responses or misrepresent the program
  • Communication: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and help the respondent understand what is needed from her/him.
  • Relationship Builder: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain confidentiality.
  • Cultural Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of communities in Northern Nigeria.
  • Endurance: Must be able to work for a full day working hours in the field across a number of days.

 

Job Title: Community Enumerator

Location: Borno
Duration: 10 months with possible renewal

The Scope of Role

  • The Enumerator will support the project team to carry out fieldwork and other assessment/ activities, which may be required for the program’s functioning and strategy.
  • The Enumerator’s contract is on a need-for-work basis and is not a full-time role.

Key Areas of Responsibility
The Enumerator will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in collecting data as per the program requirements for its different sites which may include focus group discussion, key informant interviews and one on one interview with respondents based on questionnaires developed and supplied by the program lead.
  • Gather and accurately record responses on questionnaires using mobile data collection tool or other tool as may be recommended by the program officer.
  • Submit completed questionnaires and other equipment used in fieldwork to the supervisor and will, if required to do so, compile his/her findings in a format required by the program manager.
  • As part of each assignment, participate in briefings, carry out data collection, data entry and/or reporting.
  • Recognize and give account of problems in obtaining data and provide useful feedback from field activities
  • Enumerators will work in the field under the guidance and supervision of the program Officers/M&E officer who will report to the Project Coordinator / Manager.

Requirements, Qualifications and Experience

  • National Diploma or its equivalent
  • Experience in working in a volatile area with peculiar nature of Borno State.
  • Previous experience in leadership/governance or community engagement.
  • Experience in community engagement, advocacy, administering questionnaires and conducting interviews.
  • Willingness to learn and explore new experiences.
  • Fluency in speaking and understanding English, Kanuri and Hausa. Kanuri speaking is highly preferred.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Competencies:

  • Honesty: Shows a high level of integrity and will not fabricate responses or misrepresent the program
  • Communication: Confidently expresses self, able to clearly ask questions and help the respondent understand what is needed from her/him.
  • Relationship Builder: Able to build trust with people at the rural level and maintain confidentiality.
  • Cultural Awareness: Must be aware of and sensitive to the cultural expectations of communities in Northern Nigeria.
  • Endurance: Must be able to work for a full day working hours in the field across a number of days.

 

Job Title: Project Assistant

Location: Borno (Hawul / Shani)
Job Type: Contract
Job Field: NGO / Non-Profit
Contract Duration: 10 Months with possibility for extension
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Description

  • The Project Assistant will assist on managing a project on Public Safety and Security in 2 LGAs in Borno State, under the supervision of the North East Programme Manager.
  • S/he will manage the day-to-day implementation of the project from a programme and financial perspective, including ensuring adequate monitoring mechanisms.
  • S/he will work with other teams including with the finance, operations and monitoring and evaluation teams, as well as liaise with relevant stakeholders, including security forces like Nigerian Police Force, Military, CJTF, NSCDC, government, traditional and other NGOs.
  • S/he will ensure the project is executed in compliance with donor and government regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Reconciliation and Social Cohesion Officer and in close collaboration with the Project Team in the CO and Sub-Office, the Project Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Providing daily support on timely execution of project approved work plans;
  • Assisting in monitoring the progress throughout the programme;
  • Assisting the program officer in coordinating the exchange of information among the programme partners;
  • Providing required support in organizing/conducting programme activities;
  • Provision of administrative services to meetings, seminars, workshops;
  • Efficient travel arrangements provided for the team as required, ensuring proper use of CHAD resources and client satisfaction;
  • Supporting other programme-related activities as required by the programme management.
  • Undertake and support project implementation and procurement activities according to CHAD workflows including contracting consultants, institutional contracts and organization of workshops and travel, etc.
  • Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system including timely corrective actions on budget check errors, match exceptions, as well as cost-sharing deficit and PDR errors;
  • Undertake budget checks for requisitions, POs and vouchers.
  • Satisfactory outputs based on activities listed under scope of work.
  • Focuses on result for the beneficiaries and responds positively to feedback;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;

Requirements, Skills and Experience
Education and Certificate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and / or Social Sciences or related field is desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experiences in or administrative work and/or logistics support;
  • Excellent organizational skill, service-mind, punctual, self-motivated, and proactive; experience in handling of web based management systems;
  • Experience in computer and MS Office package, particularly proficiency in Excel;
  • Knowledge of CHAD procurement and financial rules and regulation is preferable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required. The ability to communicate effectively in Kanuri, Hausa, or any other local language spoken in the NE region is an asset.

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Borno

Role and Purpose

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for managing a project on Public Safety and Security in the project centers in Hawul/Shani
  • Under the supervision of the North East Programme Manager, S/he will manage the day-to-day implementation of the project from a programme and financial perspective, including ensuring adequate monitoring mechanisms
  • S/he will supervise project Assistant and coordinate work with the finance, operations and monitoring and evaluation teams, as well as liaise with relevant stakeholders, including security forces like Nigerian Police Force, Military, CJTF, NSCDC, government, traditional and other NGOs
  • S/he will ensure the project is executed in compliance with donor and government regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take overall management responsibility for the project, including developing and updating work plans and implementation strategies
  • Ensure activities implemented in line with project objectives, on time and with quality
  • Ensure clarity about roles and responsibilities among project stakeholders.
  • Monitor and continuously assess the operating context and the project activities, and recommend changes in approach accordingly
  • Ensure compliance with CHAD operational policies
  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant stakeholders, particularly security stakeholders and community leaders
  • Oversee the production of project reports in a variety of formats (written, audio, video) as required by Alert and the donor.
  • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan in collaboration with North East M&E Officer
  • Identify appropriate fora for the dissemination of project information and materials, and organize appropriate dissemination activities
  • Participate actively in the management processes of the team, including team meetings, sharing of information, context analysis, and strategy development
  • Participate actively in State level forums on issues related to the project, particularly the North East Peace and Security
  • Network, to promote cross-learning and collaboration with other organizations
  • Any other reasonable activities as determined by the line manager and/or Country Director.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in relevant field
  • At least 4 years of work experience
  • Experience working with or on security sector would be a strong asset
  • Experience directly supervising other staff
  • At least 2 years working in Northeast Nigeria or other emergency environment
  • Excellent coordination and communication skills
  • Good writing skills and good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a high-risk security Environment.
  • English (oral and written) and Hausa fluency; Knowledge of Kanuri and other languages prevalent in Borno State would be an advantage.

Deadline: 3rd March, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in not more than 3 pages, addressed to the “Human Resource Officer, Center for Community Health and Development (CHAD) International, Behind Bulunkutu Primary school Maiduguri, Borno State”, via the email: recruitment@chadintl.org Kindly indicates your name, position and location you applying for as the subject of your email.

Note: All employees of CHAD International will adhere to our Code of Conduct and the organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.



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