Latest Vacancies At Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:
  1. Project Officer – Water Infrastructure Construction
  2. Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Coordinator
  3. Finance and Grant Assistant
  4. Project/Grant Accountant
  5. Senior Project Officer – Registration and Retargeting
Project Officer – Water Infrastructure Construction Reference No: 2100008K Location: CARO-NG-Yobe Employment Type: Full-time Job: Technical Programming Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Employee Status: Individual Contributor
Job Summary
  • The Project Officer – Water Infrastructure Construction will be responsible for the management of construction performance during the execution phase.
  • The construction may range in size from small repairs to mega/new works to provide water infrastructure for agricultural production.
  • The selected candidates are expected to have prior construction oversight, quality assurance, reporting experience, contract administration of similar activity. Additional experience in the use of water for agriculture will be a plus.
Specific Job Responsibilities
  • Ensure construction firm maintain compliance with the Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) so that work is accomplished in an environmentally sound manner using safe work practices.
  • Understand the technical drawings, Bill of Quantities (BoQs), technical specifications and ensure the work meets project contractual expectations, deliverables, quality standards, schedule, costs, and scope.
  • Monitor performance and schedule of the project and recommend corrective measure if necessary.
  • Prepare daily reports on progress of work completed and other reports as may be directed by DCoP.
  • Verify work completed and prepare payments reports at various stages of the construction.
  • Provide support through technical guidance as well as supervision to the field teams/construction firm to promote quality in project deliverables.
  • Represent the organization, collaborate, and liaise with key state, local government officials and community members as will be required by the activity.
  • Collaborate with other engineering/construction team members within the state of implementation and other locations as may be directed by the DCoP or CoP.
  • Support in the formation/re-formation, training, and monitoring of Water Users’ Association (WUAs) and Water Management Committees (WMCs) in the affected LGAs and communities for the sustainability of water infrastructure.
  • Maintain knowledge of all contract terms and legal requirements for construction projects to avoid any delay in projects and provide support to all work groups and participate in various actively to ensure completion for all projects.
  • Provide technical supports as may be required to enhance the successful implementation of the activity.
  • Coordinate the quality component of the sites that are being supervised.
  • Contribute to the development of Bills of Quantities (BoQs), technical drawings, and tender documents.
Capacity Building:
  • Work closely with foremen and to provide technical expertise (e.g., mentoring, monitoring, water quality, construction, assessments) related to the planned infrastructure works carried out at each site.
  • Support foremen to utilize simple infrastructure monitoring tools (e.g., checklists).
  • Support in trainings for Water Governance in Operations and Maintenance of Water Infrastructures.
Information Management / Reporting:
  • Report the daily progress of works to DCoP.
  • Ensure that all Water infrastructure data within the staff’s portfolio of sites is well managed and provides an accurate representation of the reality on the ground.
  • Submit regular reports related to the project’s Water infrastructure to DCoP.
Security Management Responsibilities:
  • Responsible of the day-to-day security management as it relates to program implementation.
  • Abide by the security procedures and policies and report any breaches.
  • Participate in personal safety training as required.
  • Perform other relevant tasks as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
  • B.Sc in a relevant discipline – Civil/Structural/Building Technology/ Environmental engineering or related fields.
  • Post-graduate Degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in designing and construction of water infrastructure for Agricultural production.
  • Minimum of three years experience in water supply and sanitation project supervision, or construction management, with a balanced awareness of how to effectively manage contractors’ performance, preference for work within humanitarian sector.
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards as relates to water supply and sanitation standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook Access).
  • Proficiency with engineering designs/mapping software applications (AutoCAD, QGIS, ArcGIS).
  • Good English language skills (verbal and written).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where network may be limited.
  • Effective inter-personal skills, consensus-building.
  • Planning and organization skills and analytical approach.
  • Demonstrated experience of integrity and professionalism.
Required Languages:
  • Fluent in English, Hausa and/or Kanuri would be a plus.
Travel:
  • Regular travel outside of Damaturu is expected to Jakusko and Bursari LGAs. There shall be 50% travels to the field for infrastructure construction supervision and monitoring across Jakusko and Bursari LGAs of Yobe State and other implementing LGAs within Borno and Adamawa State.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with partners, participatory action planning and community engagement.
  • Staff supervision experience a plus.
  • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment.
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners.
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented.
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Integrity.
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation.
  • Builds Relationships.
  • Develops Talent.
  • Strategic Mindset.
  • Accountability & Stewardship.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Team temporarily mobilize for registration or retargeting activities.
Key Working Relationships:
  • Internal: DCoP/Infrastructure Specialist, Hydrogeologist, other water Construction Supervisors and Operations team.
  • External: Contractors, relevant Ministries, Department and Agencies at State and Local Government level, Desk Officers, Water Management Committees and Operators of water infrastructures.
Application Closing Date 14th June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note
  • CRS talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
  • CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Coordinator Location: CARO-NG-Federal Capital Territory Job: Technical Programming Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Employee Status: Manager Job Type: Full-time Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Description
  • The purpose of this position is to manage, strengthen, and provide strategic direction to the Nigeria Country Program MEAL system, ensure cross-learning in MEAL among projects, build the capacity of MEAL staff, and support the roll-out and implementation of the new MEAL policies and procedures.
  • The MEAL Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating MEAL activities.
  • The MEAL Coordinator will work closely with the MEAL leads of various projects, program teams and partner staff to develop high quality monitoring systems and tools which measure progress towards indicators set out in project proposals.
  • He/she will ensure that accountability and learning from projects are systematically captured and used throughout the country program.
  • He/she will also take learning needs into account, and develop and conduct capacity building for MEAL and program staff, with support of the PQ Director.
  • S/he will be the knowledge management focal person for the Nigeria CP.
  • The MEAL Coordinator will coordinate the implementation and maintenance of the country program learning agenda, will also work closely with the DCR Programs to ensure that the Nigeria country program complies with the agency’s regional and global MEAL systems and standards.
Key Responsibilities MEAL Strategy & Design:
  • Ensure that the Nigeria Country Program MEAL systems follow CRS’ global and regional MEAL policies, procedures, standards, and strategic initiatives.
  • Provide strategic direction for the development and maintenance of MEAL systems, and the roll-out of new initiatives.
  • Support the project MEAL and project management teams /working group members in the design and implementation of assessments, gender analysis, stakeholder analysis, organizational capacity assessments, and other pre-program data collection and analysis.
  • Work with the Business Development team to develop MEAL strategies for proposals, in alignment with relevant donor requirements.
MEAL Implementation:
  • Manage agency driven MEAL inquiries, requirements (i.e. Participant and Service Delivery (PSDI) counts, and MEAL annual self-assessments)
  • Support the conduct of SMILER workshops as part of project startup activities
  • Contribute to donor reports, through high quality analysis of reports and interpretation of data.
  • Support learning-to-action events and reflection sessions to systematically analyze data for programmatic use, and to document and incorporate lessons learned into program design and implementation.
  • Ensure that MEAL and program teams regularly review, and accordingly adjust MEAL plans and tools, in the light of changes and needs in the field context based on monitoring data and reflection sessions.
  • Work closely with NE Emergency MEAL Coordinator and Emergency Coordinator to ensure that MEAL for emergency programming is implemented according to project plans and donor requirements
  • Support Program Managers to prepare and review past project reports (PPRs) to support learning within the CP
Evaluation:
  • Develop an annual evaluation plan for all CP projects and emergency responses
  • Support projects to develop SoWs and protocols for all assessments and evaluations (baseline, midline, final)
  • Work with RTA MEAL to review evaluation SoWs in line with CRS MEAL Policies and Procedures
  • Assist projects to engage and supervise evaluation consultants and/or enumerators
  • Liaise with project MEAL staff to analyze data and finalize draft evaluation reports
  • Archive the reports of all studies, assessments and evaluation on Gateway for ease of reference/business development.
Capacity Strengthening:
  • Lead the CRS Nigeria MEAL Community of Practice (CoP).
  • Develop and co-facilitate MEAL workshops and modules for staff and partners to share country program, regional, and global MEAL tools, processes, and best practices to cultivate a culture of learning.
  • Support DCR Programs to conduct orientations for new MEAL and program staff on CRS systems and key MEAL resources. Provide mentoring/accompaniment to CRS and partner staff to increase capacity and to achieve annual performance and development plans.
ICT for MEAL:
  • Support MEAL and programming teams to develop strong project tracking, record keeping and filing methodologies for all activities, working with IT Unit
  • Work with the Project MEAL leads, IT Manager and IT staff to maximize the value and utility of ICT4D initiatives including the use of data collection (e.g. CommCare) and data visualization (e.g. PowerBI) software, and/or the roll out of similar initiatives
  • Oversee onboarding and orientation of new staff to MEAL and ICT4D/E, lead case studies, undertake research, and promote the creative application of new ICT4D/E technologies.
Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in a field related to international development.
  • At least 8-10 years of managerial experience with an NGO (experience with INGO preferred); in addition to significant MEAL experience.
  • Experience working with large donors e.g. USAID (including PEPFAR, BHA, FtF offices), Global Fund, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Familiarity with principles and current approaches to MEAL of development programs using both quantitative and qualitative methods, especially those of USAID and Global Fund.
  • Experience with participatory MEAL systems.
  • Proficiency in database development/management, SPSS, EPI-Info, Access, Excel and skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating information to various stakeholders.
  • Experience using ICT for data collection and information visioning and mapping using GIS.
  • Significant experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative assessments and surveys (including sound understanding of sampling issues).
  • Previous experience with leading and managing studies and consultants.
  • Experience with facilitation, capacity strengthening and partnership building, with the capacity to empower staff through opportunities for growth & development.
  • Supervisory experience and management and team building skills.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.  Fluency in English (written and spoken).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work well with people, good judgment and commitment to CRS’ mission.
  • Willingness to travel to different locations in Nigeria.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings.
  • Strong strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship
  • Required Languages – List languages required to perform the job
  • Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 25%.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Key Working Relationships
  • Internal: Country Representative, Deputy Country Representative, Program Quality Director, Chiefs of Party, Heads of Unit, Project MEAL leads, Central Africa Regional Team, CRS M&E Community of Practice.
  • External: Donors, international and local partners, and program beneficiaries.
Application Closing Date 8th June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note: Nigerian Nationals Only.
Finance and Grant Assistant Reference No: 2100008F Location: Adamawa Employment Type: Full-time Job: Finance Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time Employee Status: Entry Level
Job Summary
  • The Finance / Grants Assistant will efficiently provide comprehensive information, clerical, and accounting services to assist the Grants Accountant in executing processes and delivering service needs that support high-quality implementation of the USAID-funded Water for Agriculture project.
  • S/he will deliver quality support, applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes, procedures, and service standards.
  • S/he will assist Grant Accountant in managing project subrecipients and ensure that their financial management processes comply with donor and CRS requirements.
Roles and Key Responsibilities
  • Assist Grants Accountant to complete standard financial documents (vouchers, wire transfer requests, checks, etc.) following a sample template with prescribed guidelines and circulate as needed.
  • Provide administrative and clerical support to financial transactions processing. Prepare, type, photocopy, and scan related documentation. File accounting and financial reporting documentation as instructed.
  • Compile supporting documentation (liquidation/receipt package) to support processing of financial transactions. Communicate with staff, sub recipients, suppliers to follow up on required documents.
  • Perform data entry for financial transactions recording, following validation by the next-level Finance staff.
  • Keep custody of various documents (e.g. Contract, Assessment and Monitoring Reports, Partners Monthly Financial Liquidation etc.).
  • Assist in conducting compliance assessment visits to subrecipient partner offices
  • Assist in processing and vetting of partner liquidations
Basic Qualifications
  • HND / B.Sc in Accounting.
  • Professional qualifications in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration a plus.
  • Understanding of donor requirements for institutional donors – DFID, USAID, EU, ECHO etc.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in a similar role with some familiarity of standard accounting practices. Experience with an international organization a plus.
  • Experience using MS Office packages including Excel and Word. Hands-on experience with data entry into online databases and forms.
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship
Non-Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Application Closing Date 4th June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note
  • CRS talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
  • CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Project / Grant Accountant – (Nigerian Nationals Only) Ref No: 2100008J Location: CARO-NG-Federal Capital Territory Job: Finance Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Employee Status: Individual Contributor Job Type: Full-time Job Level: Day Job
Project Background
  • The CORE Group Partnership Project (CGPP) is a multi-country, multi-partner initiative providing financial support, on-the-ground technical guidance and support to strengthen host country efforts to eradicate polio.
  • The premise of this project is to work through existing networks of international and local NGOs with established child survival activities in high-risk areas of priority countries. A country-level Secretariat coordinates the work of CORE group members in a manner that complements the work of other implementing partners.
  • The work of all CORE members is in support of the national action plan for polio eradication, 5-year health plans and consistent with national MDG goals.
  • The CGPP harmonizes its work with other implementing partners by coordinating at the national, state and LGA/ward level in Yobe, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, and Borno states.
Job Summary
  • The Grant Accountant, under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Secretariat Director) and working in close collaboration with the Head of Finance and Grants, will coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the project’s funding policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable.
  • The Project Accountant will perform sub-awardee/partner risk assessment and capacity building visits and manage partner financial management related to the project. This position is overall in charge of financial management on the CGPP project in Nigeria which include CRS and the Secretariat.
  • Note: Depending on the project/grant portfolio (scope and complexity), the Project/Grant Accountant can be assigned responsibility for delivery of accounting and financial reporting services for either payable or receivable transactions.
Roles and Key Responsibilities Financial Management:
  • Assist the DCoP in Budget Review and Quarterly Cash Forecasting.
  • Report Sub-Agreement commitments to be recorded in CRS accounting system.
  • Review and process the issuance of project advances in accordance with CRS and Donor Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure Project Holder advances are liquidated on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation time frame as per CRS policy.
  • Assist in the Preparation of Detailed Project Budget vs. Actual Comparison Report, including Sub-recipients Expenditures for Program and Management Review on monthly basis.
  • Assist in the preparations of Donor Financial Reports timely, accurately and in accordance with terms and conditions outlined in the grant agreement.
  • Provide information to project staff, subrecipients, and partners on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues and deliver training and other capacity building activities.
Compliance Management:
  • Verify sub-recipients’ financial reports and associated support documentations and recommend for liquidation and/or reimbursement in accordance with Donor, CRS policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Report any fraudulent activities, observed as part of the review to the DCoP and Head of Finance and Grants immediately.
  • Ensure Sub-recipients advances are liquidated on timely manner and they are within allotted liquidation timeframe as per CRS policy.
  • Prepare Sub-recipients Aging Report for Program and Management Review on monthly basis.
  • Provide onsite training to sub-recipient’s finance staff when required.
  • Travel to the field, to visit sub-recipient when required.
  • Ensure Project’s files both in hard and electronic copies are up to date.
  • Work with the DCoP to document project files, a justification for delays in; Issuing project advances; and Liquidating the advances; so as to improve partner monitoring and follow up processes.
Sub-recipients Financial Assessment, monitoring, and financial support:
  • Lead the assessments of all sub-recipients using HQ Finance’s checklists to have a stratification of the sub-recipients for Country Program. An A-133 sub-recipient can be rated as high risk by CRS MPI, based upon its A-133 audit results, even if it fares well during the assessment.
  • Assist the sub-recipients in preparing a Corrective Action Plan within sixty calendar days of the assessment or monitoring visit that addresses each of the identified weaknesses in any of the ten assessed areas scored below 75%.
  • Assist the DCoP in making sure that the sub recipients address all issues listed in the Corrective Acton Plan on a timely manner.
  • Ensure sub-recipients have in place and adheres to a schedule of planned monitoring visits of sub-recipients during each year. The basis for the selection, timing and frequency of its monitoring visits should be properly documented.
  • Work with the DCoP to ensure financial monitoring, including site visits, of sub-recipient activities. The trip reports must indicate the monitoring steps performed, the processes reviewed, and the result of the testing and reviews.
  • Analyze monitoring reports on a timely manner for further follow-up and record for at least three years after the related grant or project has expired.
  • Archive sub-receipts reports and contracts to CRS system.
Financial Reporting:
  • In collaboration with the Head of Finance and Grants, play active part during monthly/annual financial reporting closure.
  • Liaise with the project team on deliverables required to meet month/year end closure timelines.
  • Liaise with the Administration department on deliverables require to meet month end closure timelines such as review of VMS and Insight reconciliation, monthly personal vehicle usage computation and preparing the facility allocation table.
Audit:
  • Ensure Project documents both Programming and Financial Records are readily available for internal/external reviewers.
  • Attend and facilitate Donor Representatives, especially Financial Reviewers when required.
  • Assist the DCoP in the follow up and closure of the CP internal and external audit findings associated with local partners.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Key Working Relationships:
  • Internal Deputy Chief of Party, Head of Finance and Grants, CGPP Secretariat Director – Chief of Party, Deputy Country Representative – Programs, Deputy Country Representative – Operations, Program Officers and Finance Assistant, Supply chain Manager, Administrative Officer, HR Officer, IT Officer, Internal Auditors.
  • External Sub-recipients, Suppliers, External Auditors and Donor
Basic Qualifications
  • B.A. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration with courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution.
  • Demonstrated ability in building capacity and providing training and technical assistance, and experience working with church partners.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications. Knowledge of Oracle accounting system, QuickBooks financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred.
  • Good command of spoken and written English.
Required Languages:
  • English is required, Hause an added advantage.
Travel:
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 50%.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
  • Conscientious, accurate and thorough with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship
Application Closing Date 2nd June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Note
  • Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
  • This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
  • Note:  All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
  • CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.
  • CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Senior Project Officer-Registration and Re-targeting Job Ref Code: 2100009K Location: Borno Employment Type: Contract Contract Duration: 3-month contract with the possibility of an extension Job: Program Management Organization: Catholic Relief Services Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Employee Status: Entry Level Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Summary
  • As a registration and retargeting lead for Ceton Rayuka (Saving Lives) project, you will facilitate the achievement of project objectives through coordinating and reporting on all project activities and providing technical guidance and advice to staff and implementing partner(s) advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable
  • Your coordination and relationship management skills will ensure that the project for which you are responsible applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.
Roles and Key Responsibilities
  • Organize and lead the registration and retargeting as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices
  • Ensure proper communication during registration and retargeting exercise at field-level with the support of the liaison team
  • Ensure independency of registration with MEAL support through close monitoring and supervision of all registration and retargeting activities
  • Ensure field-level coordination with external actors to avoid duplication risk
  • Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle
  • Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and guiding partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences
  • Analyze implementation challenges and report any inconsistencies and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules
  • Coordinate and oversee working relationships with all local project stakeholders and serve as the liaison between them and the project team to mobilize local actors and promote project activities and impact
  • Supervise and perform ad-hoc inspections of various processes and resources at project sites to ensure timely project activities implementation and adherence to established process standards and procedures
  • Support and coordinate capacity building and technical support activities to ensure assigned project activities are implemented per project guidelines and standards
  • Coordinate provision of any logistical and administrative support to staff and partners
  • Ensure project documentation for assigned activities is complete with all required documents and is filed per agency and donor requirements
  • Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and documentation of case studies and promising practices.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in International Relations or in the field of Humanitarian would be a plus
  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years of work experience in project support, ideally in the field of Food Assistance and for an NGO
  • Additional experience may substitute for some education.
Required Languages:
  • Fluent in English, Hausa and/or Kanuri would be a plus.
Travel: Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% pending security clearance and general humanitarian access. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
  • Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with partners, participatory action planning and community engagement
  • Staff supervision experience a plus
  • Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:
  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Team temporarily mobilize for registration or retargeting activities.
Key Working Relationships
  • Internal: Emergency Coordinator, Program Managers, MEAL department, Program Officers.
  • External: Partners, humanitarian actors, community leaders and beneficiaries.
Application Closing Date 2nd June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online  

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