Latest Vacancies at The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

  • The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries-regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association. By partnering with communities, organizations, and governments, ADRA is able to improve the quality of life of millions through 9 impact areas.

    Admin/ Logistics Officer

     

    Organizational Context

    • The Admin/Logistics Officer will be based in Maiduguri-Borno State. The position will require frequent travels to ADRA Nigeria field offices/sites outside
    • Admin/Logistics Officer at this level demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond to logistics needs independently based on operational requirements.
    • Job holders have a level of expertise and knowledge to adapt and contribute to the development of logistics systems and logistics processes in order to continually improve the level of support provided.
    • Jobholder will supervise and provide technical advice, coach and coordinate a team of all support staff.
    • The jobholder will report to the Project Manager and relate with the programs teams for logistics support and ensure operational needs are met.

    Job Purpose

    • To provide coordination, administrative services and research to support the efficient and effective logistics services.
    • Provide operational coordination and administrative services, to support logistics activities, following standard processes and contributing to the effective procurement of goods and services.
    • Identify and recommend potential suppliers, and compile data/documents to support the selection of suppliers, ensuring standard processes are followed.
    • Review, record and prioritize purchasing requests, and provide support to requisitioning offices, in order to support the procurement of appropriate goods and services, at lowest cost to ADRA Nigeria.
    • Contribute to negotiations with new suppliers on terms and conditions of orders, alongside a Supply Chain Manager, in order to obtain the best terms and lowest costs for the Organization.
    • Prepare Purchase Orders, contracts and any supporting documentation for approval by the appropriate officers, and approve purchases within delegated authority, to enable the swift purchase of goods and services.
    • Resolve issues related to delivered goods, using initiative, liaising with all parties and following standard processes, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of logistical problems.
    • Research, collect and analyze data in order to produce reports to enable informed decision-making by procurement department, and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
    • Manage updates and further develop databases and records, to ensure information is accurate, organized, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.
    • Maintain relationships with internal counterparts, to support the alignment of procurement and logistics activities with wider program and ensure a coherent approach to meeting assistance needs.
    • Supervise the work of support staff, providing practical advice and guidance, to ensure individual and team objectives are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines.
    • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support ADRA Nigeria to quickly respond and deploy any kind of assistance and needed resources to affected areas without delays.
    • Displays basic understanding of processes to support the contracting/tendering implementation by collecting necessary information.
    • Leverages basic understanding of business needs to define vendor requirements and selection criteria.
    • Demonstrates strong understanding of logistics systems, organization operating system and tools in regard to guidelines and policies and conducts a range of analyses and generate reports to drive decision making.
    • Maintains accurate records of activities in line with compliance standards to increase ease of response to basic audit queries.

    Qualifications

    • First Degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or related field is desired.
    • At least more than one year of working in humanitarian responses and donor funded programs. Reporting requirements is a must. Knowledge in accounting will be an advantage;
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
    • Good communication skills; fluency in English and Hausa (speaking & writing);

    Terms and Conditions

    • For back ground checks -On your CV, please include three (3) professional references with their name, title, company, relationship to you, email address, and telephone number)

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    Team Leader

     

    Job Descriptions

    • The job is found primarily in ADRA Field based Offices and jobholders typically report to Field State Coordinators.
    • The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the operation and may report directly to Project Manager.
    • At this level work is carried out under minimum supervision.
    • Jobholders are expected to produce organized and accurate monitoring and evaluation technical work and reports on daily basis to State coordinator.
    • Will be requested to provide supervisory work to field monitors and guidance on standard practices and processes to other partners and stakeholders and may have direct interactions with the beneficiaries on daily basis and counterparts in their area of work.

    Job Purpose

    • Supervise the activities of all field monitors assigned in the LGA at different locations.
    • Monitor the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, cash transfers and reporting issues or discrepancies to the Field supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operation is in line with required standards.
    • To perform administration and planning of all monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance programs to beneficiaries.
    • Receive from field monitors and maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements, warehouses management systems, distribution processes, selection criteria and other procedural checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery of assistance to targeted beneficiaries.
    • In accordance with clear direction, collate assistance program(s) data in order to support program reviews and informative decision-making by ADRA and other stakeholders.
    • In collaboration with field monitors; liaise with other partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support program reviews and improve services.
    • Ensure proper receipt and collate comments and feedback from field monitors, cooperating partners, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations and compliancy with standards.
    • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on donor operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks.
    • Prepare team leader’s reports and share to them with state coordinators for review and documentation.
    • Collate all the assessments in the assigned Local Government Area with direct supervision to the selected enumerators for proper assessments in collaboration with State Coordinators.
    • Able to use advanced technology tools for data collection is an added advantage.
    • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • First degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or related field is desired.
    • Relevant experience in project management, field monitoring, evaluation design, assessments, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
    • At least more than one year of working in humanitarian responses and donor funded programs reporting requirements is a must.
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
    • Strong attention to detail, and statistical, analytical, and visual capabilities for various data types.
    • Ability to use advanced data collection tools/gadgets and interpret coded data generated by data colleting gadgets like Kobo tool.
    • Good communication skills; fluency in English and Hausa (speaking & writing);

    Terms and Conditions

    • For back ground checks – On your CV, please include three (3) professional references with their name, title, company, relationship to you, email address, and telephone number.

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    State Coordinator – (M&E- TPM)

     

    Job Purpose

    • To provide effective supervision and coordination of the state-based core monitoring activities according to processes, procedures and plans. Will give specialized support and technical Data analysis to State based activities and update the Project manager on monitoring activities that effectively meet core objectives of Third Party Monitoring Intervention in North East Nigeria with keen interest in administering the measures put in place to achieve the pre-set outcome and output indicators of the program.
    • Analyze data collected by the State field Supervisors and ensure correctness, updates and validity before sharing it to the M&E office for cleaning and subsequent consumption. This position will form an integral part of the Project management team.
    • The ultimate expected results are to strengthen ADRA’s supervision and monitoring plans and system at State level in regard to all points of work and ensuring timely submission of Data to the M&E central office for final processing.

    Specific Duties & Responsibilities

    • Enhance M&E capacity of other field staffs in data analysis and utilization, to improve accountability and the use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting, and to maintain strategic alignment with the TPM objectives outlined in the program guidelines and to support ADRA’s activities and reporting requirements by utilizing developed reporting tools, monitoring plans, Performance Reporting System (PRS) that tracks indicators performance across the Program and donor requirements.
    • Collect and give feedback from assigned state field program technical teams on the functionality of the monitoring activities and ensure that communication is efficiently delivered to the Project Manager and head of programs.
    • Ensure data in Performance Reporting Systems are correctly and timely up-to-dated, accurate and reliable; update as necessary with changes in indicators and feedback from the programs teams and stakeholders in collaboration with other State stakeholders including Partner office representatives.
    • Support the Management teams with data cleaning, data validation, data analysis, and data visualizations during Reviews, Assessments, Performance and Plan Reporting and other reporting needs.
    • Conduct training for field staffs on data entry, data analysis, data visualizations, and how to maximize the functionality of the M&E activities.
    • Coordinate weekly with Project Manager to determine priority tasks. Ensure the programs team is aware of and up to date on all M&E tasks and reports.
    • Conduct site visits during the project implementation phase for each component in assigned locations in accordance to approved work plans.
    • In close coordination with the Project Manager, develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans for field-level activities, Assessments plans in assigned States and present the plan for approval by the responsible managers.
    • Produce a “routine monitoring report” (RMR) according to an approved template for each site visit prior to the visit.
    • Draft “interim evaluation reports” (IER) based on prescribed format after collection of data and visiting of implementation sites for verification of indicators.
    • Enhance compliancy of monitoring and Evaluation of program-policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) required and share findings with the Project Manager and Emergency Response Coordinator’s office on a monthly basis.
    • Ensure availability of primary source of data and information for programs office when developing impact assessments, success stories and lessons learned.
    • Undertake comprehensive analysis of data from monitored processes, procedures, and assessments outcome data with focus to required standards, criteria and objectives, as key indicators for Third Party Monitoring partnerships and ensure proper reporting.
    • Participate in professional training and development activities, as necessary and carry out step-down support to field staffs.
    • Share management observations from monitoring work with senior Project Management and initiate solution when findings demonstrate questionable actions.
    • Identify lessons learned, constraints, and project impacts based on determined theme and/or sector for inclusion in Final Evaluation Reports.
    • Perform a representation role at State and LGA level coordination meetings; positively and professionally in both internal and external environments. Perform other tasks, as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • First degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or related field is desired. Relevant experience in project management, field monitoring, evaluation design, assessments, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
    • At least more than one year of working in humanitarian responses and donor funded programs reporting requirements is a must.
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
    • Strong attention to detail, and statistical, analytical, and visual capabilities for various data types.
    • Ability to use advanced data collection tools/gadgets and interpret coded data generated by data collecting gadgets like Kobo tool.
    • Good communication skills; fluency in English and Hausa (speaking & writing).

    Terms and Conditions

    • For back ground checks -On your CV, please include three (3) professional references with their name, title, company, relationship to you, email address, and telephone number).

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    Enumerator

     

    Organizational Context

    • The job is found primarily in ADRA Field based Offices and jobholders typically report to Field Team Leader.
    • The reporting lines may change depending on the size of the operation and may report directly to State coordinators.
    • At this level work is carried out under minimum supervision.
    • Jobholders are expected to produce organized and accurate monitoring and evaluation technical work and reports on daily basis.
    • Will be requested to provide guidance on standard practices and processes to other partners and stakeholders and may have direct interactions with the beneficiaries on daily basis and counterparts in their area of work.

    Job Purpose

    • Monitor the planned movements and distribution of food or non-food items, cash transfers and reporting issues or discrepancies to the Field supervisor for timely resolution of problems and to ensure that the quantity distributed and the quality of the operation is in line with required standards.
    • To perform monitoring activities within a specific coverage area and provide reports to support the effective delivery of assistance programs to beneficiaries.
    • Maintain information records and monitoring plan documentation, such as records of commodity movements, warehouses management systems, distribution processes, selection criteria and other procedural checklists, in order to assist in the effective delivery of assistance to targeted beneficiaries.
    • In accordance with clear direction, collate assistance program(s) data in order to support program reviews and informative decision-making by ADRA and other stakeholders.
    • Liaise with other partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support program reviews and improve services.
    • Receive and collate comments and feedback from cooperating partners, and beneficiaries, to support identifying programmatic issues with a view to fostering efficient operations and compliancy with standards.
    • Provide guidance for cooperating partners on donor operational practices, monitoring tools and methods in order to support them to complete self-monitoring tasks.
    • Prepare field monitoring reports and share to them with Field Team Leader for documentation.
    • Follow set emergency response processes and procedures for emergency food assistance.

    Qualifications

    • First degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics or related field is desired.
    • Relevant experience in project management, field monitoring, evaluation design, assessments, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
    • At least more than one year of working in humanitarian responses and donor funded programs reporting requirements is a must.
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
    • Strong attention to detail, and statistical, analytical, and visual capabilities for various data types.
    • Ability to use advanced data collection tools/gadgets and interpret coded data generated by data colleting gadgets like Kobo tool.
    • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
    • Good communication skills; fluency in English and Hausa (speaking & writing);

    Terms and Conditions

    • For back ground checks -On your CV, please include three (3) professional references with their name, title, company, relationship to you, email address, and telephone number.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications in English only, via: [email protected] Indicate the Location you are willing to be posted in your mail subject.

    Note: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability and sexual orientation. Qualifying female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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