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    Poverty does more than exhaust, starve, trap and kill people. It destroys their sense of worth, limits their horizons, robs people of the chance to reach their full potential. Tearfund’s call is to follow Jesus where the need is greatest. We do whatever it takes to end poverty and rebuild poor communities. We work through local churches, because they’re Jesu…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Project Manager (Norad Project)
      2. Senior Finance Officer (Norad Project)
      3. DMEAL Officer (Positive Action, Improving Parent and Child outcome (IMPACT) and Sexual & Gender Based Violence-(SGBV) / HIV Projects) – Jos base
      4. Logistics Officer (Norad Project) – Yola base & Immediate Resumption
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    Project Manager (Norad Project)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 – 20 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field Project Management&nbsp

    Location: Yola, Adamawa

    Main Purpose of the Job

    • The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of the Tearfund’s Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded project with its partner (Yola Renewal Foundation) on the following Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning for the Norad project ensuring programme implementation is carried out in line with laid down guidelines and in compliance with Global Process System (GPS) and donor requirements thereby contributing to Tearfund’s impact in Nigeria in regards to releasing people from material and spiritual poverty.

    Position in Organisation

    • Employed by Tearfund Nigeria
    • Reports to the Tearfund Country Director.
    • Responsible for supporting the Tearfund Country Director in the establishment, management and development of a DMEAL system and processes for the project in accordance with GPS and institutional donor requirements.
    • Enable Tearfund to make and manage successful applications to institutional donor funding that can contribute to the sustainability of the Norad project
    • Support processes by which the Tearfund assesses and effectively manages organisational and financial risk of partners.
    • Acts on enquiries both internal and external to Tearfund Nigeria
    • Responsible for the management and updating of financial, project and partner information on Track and other platforms/systems and ensuring computer and paper files on the project are updated as required.

    Tearfund’s Christian Culture
    We believe that prayer and discernment is fundamental to Tearfund achieving its mission of restoring relationships, ending extreme poverty and transforming lives. As a Tearfund staff member you are expected to:

    • Engage with Tearfund Prays and the Prayer hub
    • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection within your group
    • Be committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs statement and to be actively working and living in accordance with Tearfund’s Christian beliefs and theology of mission
    • Maintain your own spiritual development, discover your gifts/callings and grow in discipleship.

    Organisational Requirements:

    • The post holder will be expected to live out Tearfund’s values as they represent Tearfund externally
    • S/he will be expected to fulfil their personal objectives set by their line manager, contribute to their team’s overall objectives, take responsibility for reviewing their ongoing personal development and maintain an awareness of Tearfund’s strategy.
    • S/he will be expected, along with all Tearfund staff, to share responsibility to promote and maintain a strong safeguarding culture, including identifying the key actions they should take given their role and responsibilities.

    The post-holder will be required to actively participate in the spiritual life of Tearfund in the following ways:

    • To model godly leadership in all aspects of character and conduct.
    • To lead or contribute in Christian worship, prayer, teaching and biblical reflections during collective staff prayer times and encourage staff to attend as is appropriate.
    • To be committed to and share in the outworking of Tearfund’s Mission, Purpose, Values and Statement of Faith.
    • To actively work and live in accordance with Tearfund’s Statement of Faith and Tearfund’s Christian ethos.
    • To pursue and maintain a Christian faith through ongoing personal spiritual development and a relationship with God.
    • To provide support and spiritual encouragement to staff and colleagues, in line with biblical principles.
    • The post-holder will be expected to behave in accordance with Tearfund’s ‘Code of Conduct’ as referred to in the Personal Conduct Policy.

    Duties & Key Responsibilities
    Key Duties:

    • Planning, coordination, implementation and administration of YRF social enterprise activity
    • Assist with preparation of budgets in liaison with Financial Manager
    • Manage the operations of the social enterprise with a view to maximizing sustainability and social purpose, including people management
    • Foster team cohesion and engagement within the social enterprise
    • Set priorities and monitor work flows
    • Liaise with the Production manager to establish workplace, health and safety procedures and culture within the workplace
    • Track outcomes and monitor progress including developing frameworks and collecting and evaluating data.
    • Provide monthly reports on progress of program to CEO
    • Liaise with the ED to review and develop new strategic plans for YRF.

    Project Implementation:

    • Support country level budgeting and reporting to support appropriate grant making.
    • Work with the country team to effectively support implementation, management and learning for the Norad project.
    • Responsible for ensuring project financial and narrative reports are turned in on time to donors and other relevant stakeholders while supporting budget and project cycle management.
    • Identify and share learning on innovative and effective ideas to improve approaches to transform the lives of poor people.
    • Manage the engagement of project-related research initiatives with relevant stakeholders that have potential to add value to the project.
    • Ensure that good practice/learning is documented for future use in adding value to subsequent projects.
    • Seek for links to integrate other programme areas to add value to the project in particular and Tearfund in general.
    • Manage processes to ensure staff capacity is built in regards to Project Cycle Management and Tearfund’s Quality standards.
    • Ensure the project establishes appropriate baselines, monitors timelines and implementation as required by GPS and donor requirements.

    Management of Project Support Function:

    • Establish and manage processes to ensure the project is effectively implemented, monitored, evaluated and reported on in accordance with Tearfund’s Global Process System (GPS), donor requirements and Tearfund’s database IBIS is up to date.
    • Establish and manage processes to determine capacity development needs among implementing staff and cooperate with relevant team members to facilitate learning events to improve staff performance.
    • Establish and manage processes through which coaching and support is provided to YRF staff in project cycle management
    • Establish and manage processes by which to ensure YRF staff understand Tearfund’s quality standards and project design complies appropriately with them.
    • Establish and manage the means by which to review projects progress and manage issues effectively at partner and country levels on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
    • Ensure regular field visits to review projects implementation and progress against approved plans as required by DMEAL and enable the improved development of Tearfund’s systems and processes.

    Management of Tearfund-Norad Partnership:

    • To provide appropriate support to the Country Director, Finance and Admin/HR to ensure Tearfund’s GPS/DME requirements are complied with.
    • Support initiatives to address financial capacity and projects management issues identified.
    • Consolidate and ensure timely submission of project narrative and financial reports to Tearfund and Norad.

    Corporate Policy and Compliance:

    • Promote and adhere to Tearfund’s Purpose, Basis of Faith, Core Values and Operating Principles.
    • Contribute towards the induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with Tearfund’s mandate, values, Quality Standards, policies, programme objectives, and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies
    • Develop and maintain measurement and production of information to enable relevant stakeholders ensure approved projects effectively realise Tearfund Quality Standards and International Standards.

    Team Management:

    • Participate in team planning and ensure that the team can effectively coordinate activities, establish plans and report on projects.
    • Support recruitment and contracting of local staff
    • Line manage staff ensuring consistency with Tearfund’s policies and procedures and performance against Job Descriptions

    External Representation:

    • Attend relevant inter-agency coordination and donor meetings as delegated by the CR
    • Represent Tearfund in external forums if and when delegated by the Country Rep or team members.
    • Support effective communication between Tearfund Nigeria and Norad, partners, other organisations.

    Person Specification
    Qualifications:

    • Degree or equivalent qualification in Development, International Relations or other relevant course
    • Evidence of further relevance study and learning – particularly in regards supporting learning, systems thinking, process management and development and measurement.

    Experience:

    • Experience: 5 – 20 years
    • Proven experience in project design, management, implementation and evaluation for not less than 5 years.
    • Proven experience budgeting and budget management.
    • Proven experience in systems management, supporting learning processes, process improvement and effective measurement
    • Proven experience in effective management of staff
    • appropriate orientation and experience in integra mission
    • Demonstrate understanding of integral mission and outworking same in the church
    • Management of Institutional donor grants
    • Development work with Christian and/or International NGO

    Skills / Abilities:

    • Excellent written and verbal English
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including sensitivity in cross cultural communications.
    • Ability to collate, analyse and report data in a clear and coherent manner
    • Ability to organise and manage one’s own work
    • Strong IT skills and graphics
    • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
    • Ability to influence in a diplomatic manner
    • Ability to work with children or vulnerable people in an appropriate and safe manner in accordance with the Tearfund Child Protection Policy
    • Ability to network and gain respect of leaders of partner organisations
    • Ability to manage and update databases (e.g GPS/IBIS)
    • Other local language ability e.g Hausa communication skills.
    • Ability to develop simple innovative/creative solutions to complex problems

    Personal Qualities:

    • Committed Christian, emotionally and spiritually mature.
    • Strength of character that can persevere with initiatives and prove their appropriateness and potential despite pressure otherwise
    • Team player – in the sense of being practical, desire to support the Tearfund team and partner staff to do the right thing right.
    • Able to enable people to solve their problems for themselves and belief in the innate capacity of all people to be able to do this
    • Able to continually understand the role they need to play to enable the system they work in and on to function effectively and efficiently to release people from poverty
    • Understanding and sensitivity to cross cultural issues in Nigeria
    • Committed to enabling people living in poverty transform their lives with their own resources
    • Flexible and adaptable to ever changing environments
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure
    • Diplomatic and determined
    • An understanding of and a commitment to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs Statement.

    Other Comments:

    • This role require a DBS / Police check
    • Tearfund is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Disclosure Scheme
    • Personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

    Salary

    • N7,530,984 – N8,843,052 Gross annually.

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    Senior Finance Officer (Norad Project)

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Location: Yola, Adamawa. Seconded to Yola Renewal Foundation (YRF)
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Start Date: Immediate Resumption
    Group: International
    Team: West Africa

    Main Purpose of the Job

    • The Project Senior Finance officer will be responsible for the provision of practical support and advice to Tearfund partner implementing a project funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) on the following: setting up financial and internal control processes and systems suitable for a social enterprise, strengthening financial management capacity, improving financial budgeting and reporting
    • Responsible for ensuring donor compliance for all financial management issues. Provides accounting functions and financial management input to Tearfund Nigeria.

    Position in Organisation:

    • Responsible for the Finance Manager, Nigeria.
    • Dotted reporting to the Support Services Manager
    • Grade: Croner 4 Level
    • Works directly with Tearfund’s partners especially the finance staff of partners.
    • Works closely with the Support Services Manager, and other in-country Tearfund staff

    Tearfund’s Christian Culture
    We believe that prayer and discernment is fundamental to Tearfund achieving its mission of restoring relationships, ending extreme poverty and transforming lives. As a Tearfund staff member you are expected to:

    • Engage with Tearfund Prays and the Prayer hub
    • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection within your group
    • Be committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs statement and to be actively working and living in accordance with Tearfund’s Christian beliefs and theology of mission
    • Maintain your own spiritual development, discover your gifts/callings and grow in discipleship

    Organisational Requirements:

    • The post holder will be expected to live out Tearfund’s values as they represent Tearfund externally
    • S/he will be expected to fulfil their personal objectives set by their line manager, contribute to their team’s overall objectives, take responsibility for reviewing their ongoing personal development and maintain an awareness of Tearfund’s strategy.
    • S/he will be expected, along with all Tearfund staff, to share responsibility to promote and maintain a strong safeguarding culture, including identifying the key actions they should take given their role and responsibilities.

    The post-holder will be required to actively participate in the spiritual life of Tearfund in the following ways:

    • To model godly leadership in all aspects of character and conduct.
    • To lead or contribute in Christian worship, prayer, teaching and biblical reflections during collective staff prayer times and encourage staff to attend as is appropriate.
    • To be committed to and share in the outworking of Tearfund’s Mission, Purpose, Values and Statement of Faith.
    • To actively work and live in accordance with Tearfund’s Statement of Faith and Tearfund’s Christian ethos.
    • To pursue and maintain a Christian faith through ongoing personal spiritual development and a relationship with God.
    • To provide support and spiritual encouragement to staff and colleagues, in line with biblical principles.
    • The post-holder will be expected to behave in accordance with Tearfund’s ‘Code of Conduct’ as referred to in the Personal Conduct Policy.

    Duties & Key Responsibilities
    Responsibilities to Partner:

    • Carry out financial management reviews/assessment of YRF by identifying critical gaps and capacity development needs.
    • Provides direct support to partner on:
    • Strengthening internal controls, improving organisational and project level budgeting and reporting
    • Appropriate tools for senior management and board to ensure adequate monitoring and decision making on financial management.
    • Quality of financial and administrative documentation.
    • Computerised financial packages
    • Develop specific financial management capacity building plans for partners.
    • Facilitating training on financial management for non –financial managers at partner level.
    • Develop a work plan that prioritises key areas of support to partners.

    Financial and Accounting Supervision:

    • Ensure that all Tearfund’s internal controls and other financial procedures are adhered to and fully implemented.
    • Ensure that all YRF financial transactions (bank, cash, accruals) are properly recorded in accordance with Tearfund’s policy
    • Ensure that all government regulations concerning finances are respected (Taxes and other statutory Deductions)
    • Maintain an inventory list of all office equipment and fixed assets.
    • Ensure compliances with Tearfund finance policies, standards, procedures and government VAT & Tax requirements.
    • Ensure that the requirements of the Donors are followed.
    • Ensure that all accounting operations in Yola Region (Both Tearfund and Partner) are submitted to the FM in time for uploading in PSF. Close the cash and bank books on the second day of each month and send the details to the FM

    Manage all payments made, including:

    • Verification of the accuracy and appropriateness of invoices and other documents provided for payments.
    • Ensure that all relevant supporting documents are in place and that all Tearfund policies and regulations have been followed.
    • Ensure payments reach the beneficiaries
    • Record all bank transactions made in the accounting system provided.
    • Classification of all supporting documents according to the procedures defined by Tearfund.
    • Work with the Support Services Manager to ensure that entitled persons appear on the payroll and that rates of pay are in line with Tearfund’s local salary levels.
    • Inform project managers and Partner Staff of specific donor regulations for procurement, distribution, and reporting.
    • Ensure that Tearfund and Partner books and records, insofar as they relate to donor-funded projects, are kept in accordance with donor requirements.
    • Produce accurate and up-to-date reports using required formats.
    • Petty cash management
    • Ensures that the cash count is made every end of every month (or as determined by the FM).
    • Management of advances to staff (ensure that advances are accounted for over time and that no double advances are issued)
    • Classification – Ensure that all financial documents are stamped “PAID” and classified in accordance with Tearfund’s policies and practices.

    Accounting and Financial Management:

    • Verification of telephone billing and other monthly invoices from service providers such as medical bills, tax, and rent, ensuring that personal expenses are passed on to the respective employees.
    • Track service contracts to ensure they are renewed on time and for those who expire, follow the correct process if they need to be terminated or renewed.
    • Provide financial / accounting assistance to the country office in Jos to ensure that procedures and policies are not flouted.
    • To be a leader in the prevention of fraud at the Base and to provide technical support for fraud investigations.
    • Undertake any other task assigned by the FM and CD.

    Person Specification
    Qualifications:

    • Degree in Finance / Accounts or equivalent experience
    • ACA / MBA / CA, ICAN, ANAN or equivalent.
    • Proven experience in relief and disaster response work

    Experience:

    • Minimum of five years experience in accounting
    • Proven experience in book-keeping, accounting and financial management.
    • Understanding of accounting issues in the manufacturing, banking, charity/NGO sectors, etc.
    • Experience of working with Christian based partners.
    • Experience in setting up systems and processes.

    Skills / Abilities:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication English
    • Planning, budgeting, monitoring and valuation skills
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Self-motivation
    • Computer literate in MS-Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc
    • Team player, Initiative, Attention to detail
    • Ability to Prioritise
    • Good analytical skills;
    • Training and mentoring skill
    • Excellent verbal communication in Hausa.

    Personal Qualities:

    • Committed Christian with a personal relationship with God
    • Committed to regular Christian fellowship.
    • Christian motivation in relation to injustice and serving those in need.
    • Logical thinker and problem solver
    • Humanitarian & Christian motivation
    • Emotionally and spiritually mature
    • Commitment to accountability and transparency, showing dignity and respect,
    • Demonstrating listening and understanding skills.
    • Sensitivity to cross cultural issues.
    • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments
    • Calmness under pressure
    • Influential, diplomatic and determined
    • Willingness to travel and live in basic and potentially insecure conditions;
    • An understanding of and a commitment to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs Statement.    

    Other Comments:

    • This role require a DBS/Police check
    • Tearfund is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Disclosure Scheme
    • Personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

    Salary

    • N7,530,984 – N8,843,052 Gross annually.

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    DMEAL Officer (Positive Action, Improving Parent and Child outcome (IMPACT) and Sexual & Gender Based Violence-(SGBV) / HIV Projects) – Jos base

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Yola Adamawa,
    Group: International
    Team: West Africa
    Responsible to: SGBV / HIV Programme Coordinator (with a dotted matrix management relationship to the DME Advisor in the Cluster)

    Main Purpose of the Job

    • The Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (DMEAL) Officer overall responsibility is to monitor and track the entire progress of Tearfund Nigeria Positive Action, Improving Parent And Child outcome (IMPACT) and other Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)/HIV projects as stated in the country strategy document. The SGBV/HIV projects officer must ensure that Tearfund partners’ data generated in the fields are validated, accurate and reliable for institutional funding bids and decision making.

    Position in Organisation

    • Reports directly to the SGBV/HIV Programme Coordinator, Tearfund Nigeria
    • Grade: Croner 5 Level
    • Supports the Programme Coordinator in the monitoring of the projects stated above.
    • Liaises with the Country Director, other staff as well.
    • Liaises with partners, external contacts and internal colleagues as required by the SGBV/HIV Programme Coordinator and Country Director.
    • Part of the Impact and Evaluation Country Team.
    • Part of the cluster DMEAL matrix team and works closely with DME Advisor in cluster and other international relevant departments/units in Tearfund.
    • Work with Tearfund partners to monitor the quality and status of the implementation of integrated programme wide objectives articulated in the country strategy and supports partners in building strong DMEAL systems.

    Tearfund’s Christian Culture
    We believe that prayer and discernment is fundamental to Tearfund achieving its mission of restoring relationships, ending extreme poverty and transforming lives. As a Tearfund staff member you are expected to:

    • Engage with Tearfund Prays and the Prayer hub
    • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection within your group
    • Be committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs statement and to be actively working and living in accordance with Tearfund’s Christian beliefs and theology of mission.
    • Maintain your own spiritual development, discover your gifts/callings and grow in discipleship

    Organisational Requirements

    • The post holder will be expected to live out Tearfund’s values as they represent Tearfund externally
    • S / he will be expected to fulfil their personal objectives set by their line manager, contribute to their team’s overall objectives, take responsibility for reviewing their ongoing personal development and maintain an awareness of Tearfund’s strategy.
    • S / he will be expected, along with all Tearfund staff, to share responsibility to promote and maintain a strong safeguarding culture, including identifying the key actions they should take given their role and responsibilities.
    • The post-holder will be required to actively participate in the spiritual life of Tearfund in the following ways:
      • To model godly leadership in all aspects of character and conduct.
      • To lead or contribute in Christian worship, prayer, teaching and biblical reflections during collective staff prayer times and encourage staff to attend as is appropriate.
      • To be committed to and share in the outworking of Tearfund’s Mission, Purpose, Values and Statement of Faith.
      • To actively work and live in accordance with Tearfund’s Statement of Faith and Tearfund’s Christian ethos.
      • To pursue and maintain a Christian faith through ongoing personal spiritual development and a relationship with God.
      • To provide support and spiritual encouragement to staff and colleagues, in line with biblical principles.
    • The post-holder will be expected to behave in accordance with Tearfund’s ‘Code of Conduct’ as referred to in the Personal Conduct Policy.

    Key Responsibilities & Duties
    Programmes:

    Key Responsibilities:

    • The Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (DMEAL) Officer will Support the SGBV/HIV Programme Coordinator with technical oversight and direction on all monitoring and evaluation needs across areas of intervention.
    • Conduct regular field visits to meet beneficiaries, coordinate with project officers and M&E officers from partner organisations, to capture data correctly and efficiently to ensure regular and accurate information.
    • Develop and submit quarterly capacity enhancement and assessment plan for project beneficiaries in the target communities. Ensure its implementation following approval. Document the process and submit evidence based monthly and annual progress reports on the activity level indicators of the programme.
    • Support the SGBV/HIV Programme Coordinator in organising and conducting capacity building sessions for programme partners.
    • Work with Tearfund Partners and target communities to develop community based monitoring plans and data capturing tools. Update and review every month over the project period.
    • Maintain relevant program correspondence files related with Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (DMEAL).
    • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback through regular performance review.
    • Track and report lessons learned, prepare transformational stories for the programme and share with SGBV/HIV Programme Coordinator for inputs and circulation.
    • Provide input on the design and implementation of baseline studies, mid-term evaluations and final evaluations of the SGBV/HIV projects.
    • Work with Project Officers in partner organisations to prepare pre and post monitoring, needs assessments, surveys, focus groups and evaluation or analysis as well as other formative studies at both projects and programme levels.
    • Adherence to all Tearfund policies and procedures in the staff handbook.
    • To show problem solving skills in monitoring as well as data management.

    Capacity Building and Accompany partners and programme staff in DMEAL:

    • To accompany partners and programme teams to develop quality DMEAL approaches
    • To identify the need for and deliver DMEAL training, providing capacity building, advice and support where relevant.
    • To work with the SBGV/HIV Implementing Partners and staff on DMEAL compliance and implementation of institutionally funded programmes/projects.
    • To support and advise SBGV/HIV Partner Staff in the design of partner projects to ensure good practice DMEAL is incorporated in Nigeria.
    • Identify gaps and weaknesses in existing project DMEAL systems and processes, especially in the area of accountability, data management, and knowledge management and learning processes and work with Local Partners and the Nigeria country office staff to address these.

    Plan, develop and support implementation of DMEAL plans:

    • Develop results matrices, targets, indicators and baselines for each SBGV / HIV project in Nigeria.
    • To support the development and implementation of DMEAL plans, systems and tools, including data collection and analysis methods that align with the Country Strategy and SBGV / HIV program, and the corporate DMEAL framework.
    • Monitor the implementation of recommendations and actions points arising from SBGV/HIV Nigeria evaluations and learning reviews.

    Undertake and support evaluations to capture learning:

    • To ensure effective baseline, midterm and endline surveys and other assessments in line with the SBGV/HIV project design.
    • To provide support and advice for end of project internal learning reviews, project evaluations and country strategy reviews, for the purposes of accountability and learning.
    • To support and advise project staff on new needs assessments, Baseline data, project design (in line with Tearfund Global and Country Objectives), Project monitoring and implementation and evaluation.
    • Support and advice project staff in developing SMART objectives, and appropriate indicators at project design stage (focus will be to review and comment upon all new peacebuilding project proposals which are developed, and to ensure that learning from historic and ongoing projects is fed into the planning for new projects).
    • Provide guidance for the annual review of the programme to create a holistic view of Tearfund’s SBGV/HIV programme in Nigeria to determine whether it is on track with the implementation of its country strategy. Support the implementation and embedding of Tearfund DMEAL requirements and standards
    • To work closely with the cluster and HQ level DMEAL personnel on the development of existing and new Tearfund requirements and standards for DMEAL work, including: contextualisation of tools and approaches; piloting and implementing new approaches; and assist in the roll out of wider organisational initiatives into Nigeria team. This will include working on the scaling up of digital data collection and analysis tools and providing input into the corporate framework for data collection, analysis and reporting.
    • To ensure Tearfund Quality Standards and Core Humanitarian Standards are applied in SBGV/HIV programmes and projects.

    Provide data analysis and reporting support to the Nigeria team:

    • To provide analysis and interpretation of data, its presentation and communication for the purposes of Tearfund internal (Quarterly and Annual reporting, and learning purposes) and external purposes – donors and supporters facing communications materials and reporting.
    • To provide and identify data and evidence to the WA Cluster DME Advisor for the Annual Impact and Learning report, quarterly reviews, as well as contributing to the development of Tearfund’s evidence base across the relevant competency areas.
    • Provide advice on the design of, and participate in, project evaluations whenever necessary or as may be required by the SBGV/HIV programme and support in analysing and communicating of results
    • To undertake regular field visits for data validation and to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets; coordinate data collection at project sites to monitor program development and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data; capture and document lessons learned; and champion the scaling up best practices
    • To support in the pulling together and coordination of internal and external (Tearfund and donor) reports on project and programme progress. Ensure that these reports are disseminated to the relevant team members and that they are coherent and in line with expected standards.
    • To support implementation staff in the gathering and writing of case studies and the collection of impact stories and photographs for use with donors and external comms channels.
    • To support the SBGV/HIV programme implementation teams, partner staff and country office staff to develop skills in the use of technology for MEAL (Tearfund Track)

    Institutional Learning:

    • To institutionalise and participate in regular programme reviews and planning systems.
    • To promote cross learning between project teams in the different area offices and with implementing partners as well.
    • In collaboration with the SBGV/HIV Programme Coordinator, Communicate widely within Tearfund and externally the learning generated by the DME processes used in the Nigeria program.

    Corporate Policies & Procedures:

    • Promote and adhere to Tearfund’s Vision, Purpose, Basis of Faith, Core Values and Operating Principles.
    • Promote Compliance culture and practices in Nigeria among staff and partners (supports designing/updating of policies, raising awareness, training staff and partners, reporting, etc.)
    • Works within Tearfund’s DME requirements and policy.
    • Contribute towards the induction of project staff, ensuring their familiarity with Tearfund’s mandate, values, Quality Standards, policies, programme objectives, and their individual responsibilities in upholding these standards and policies.

    External Representation:

    • Attend relevant inter-agency coordination and donor meetings as may be delegated by the Country Director or SBGV/HIV Programme Coordinator.
    • Represent Tearfund in external DMEAL related forums where relevant.

    Person Specification

    Qualification
    Essential:

    • BSc / BA or equivalent qualification in Gender, Development, Sociology, or other relevant courses. A masters degree in the related field will be an advantage.

    Desirable:

    • A masters degree in the related field will be an advantage.

    Experience
    Essential:

    • At least 3 years of experience in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or other learning efforts is required.
    • International NGO field experience in a similar position: programme support, development, fundraising or M&E.
    • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and operating M&E systems within the Project Cycle Management (including logframe development and theories of change).
    • Proven experience in Knowledge Management and Institutional Learning initiatives.
    • Experience in Project Cycle Management (including logframe development and M&E).
    • Experience in capacity building/ training.
    • Experience in conveying stories and case studies to external audiences in an appropriate and timely manner.
    • Experience gathering visual material for communications
    • Experience in strategic planning.
    • Experience in the use of an M&E database software will be essential
    • Experience of networking
    • Experience with institutional funders
    • Experience using electronic data gathering tools (Kobo, Nvivo, Atlas, etc.)

    Desirable:

    • Proven experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of peacebuilding projects
    • Experience in project implementation.
    • Working with SPHERE Standards and CHS.
    • Working under pressure and remote environment
    • Experience in the use of GIS for M&E
    • Experience in remote M&E
    • Experience in Outcome Harvesting

    Skills / Abilities
    Essential:

    • Excellent English language, written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organisational and administrative capacity
    • Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook skills
    • Proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Ability to learn quickly
    • Negotiation and representation skills
    • Strong interpersonal and team skills

    Desirable:

    • Photography and Videography skills
    • Knowledge of digital data gathering and analysis experience and skill (with a tool such as Kobo)
    • Knowledge of Geographical Information System (GIS) tools and approaches
    • Knowledge and application of data analysis tools (e.g. SPSS, statistics packages)
    • Working knowledge of local languages (Hausa)

    Personal Qualities:

    • Committed Christian
    • Emotionally and spiritually mature.
    • Team player – practical, desire to support the field teams.
    • Understanding and sensitivity to cross-cultural issues.
    • Flexible and adaptable to ever-changing environments.
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
    • Diplomatic and determined.
    • Willingness to travel and live in basic conditions.
    • An understanding of and a commitment to Tearfund’s Vision, Mission, Values and Beliefs Statement.

    Other Comments:

    • This role requires a DBS / Police check
    • Tearfund is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Disclosure Scheme
    • Personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure

    Salary
    N7,530,984 – N8,843,052 Gross annually.

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    Logistics Officer (Norad Project) – Yola base & Immediate Resumption

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field Logistics&nbsp

    Location: Yola, Nigeria. Seconded to Yola Renewal Foundation (YRF)
    Employment Type: Full-time.
    Group: International
    Team: West Africa
    Responsible to: Support Services Coordinator – Nigeria

    Main Purpose of the Job

    • The overall aim of the post is to assist in providing effective logistics and compliance support to the Tearfund’s Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) funded project with YRF to enable the attainment of Tearfund strategic objectives.

    Position in Organisation

    • Employed by Tearfund Nigeria
    • Grade 5
    • Reports to the Tearfund Nigeria Support Services Coordinator
    • Works closely with the partner Finance, HR and Logistics team to provide the coordinated support functions
    • Where relevant, liaises closely with government (e.g. Customs) officials and other NGOs on logistics matters

    Tearfund’s Christian Culture

    • We believe that prayer and discernment is fundamental to Tearfund achieving its mission of restoring relationships, ending extreme poverty and transforming lives. As a Tearfund staff member you are expected to:
      • Engage with Tearfund Prays and the Prayer hub
      • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection within your group
      • Be committed to Tearfund’s Mission, Values and Beliefs statement and to be actively working and living in accordance with Tearfund’s Christian beliefs and theology of mission
      • Maintain your own spiritual development, discover your gifts / callings and grow in discipleship

    Organisational Requirements

    • The post holder will be expected to live out Tearfund’s values as they represent Tearfund externally
    • S / he will be expected to fulfil their personal objectives set by their line manager, contribute to their team’s overall objectives, take responsibility for reviewing their ongoing personal development and maintain an awareness of Tearfund’s strategy.
    • S / he will be expected, along with all Tearfund staff, to share responsibility to promote and maintain a strong safeguarding culture, including identifying the key actions they should take given their role and responsibilities.
    • The post-holder will be required to actively participate in the spiritual life of Tearfund in the following ways:
    • To model godly leadership in all aspects of character and conduct.
    • To lead or contribute in Christian worship, prayer, teaching and biblical reflections during collective staff prayer times and encourage staff to attend as is appropriate.
    • To be committed to and share in the outworking of Tearfund’s Mission, Purpose, Values and Statement of Faith.
    • To actively work and live in accordance with Tearfund’s Statement of Faith and Tearfund’s Christian ethos.
    • To pursue and maintain a Christian faith through ongoing personal spiritual development and a relationship with God.
    • To provide support and spiritual encouragement to staff and colleagues, in line with biblical principles.
    • The post-holder will be expected to behave in accordance with Tearfund’s ‘Code of Conduct’ as referred to in the Personal Conduct Policy.

    Duties & Key Responsibilities
    Project / Support Function Management:

    • Work with NORAD Project staff to ensure that the logistics needs of projects are identified and met to a high standard.
    • Support YRF to ensure supplies are identified, procured and delivered on time to provide value for money, within Tearfund and donor procedures, and to the right specifications.
    • Support to ensure the security of all stock and assets held within warehouses including adequate building infrastructure and maintenance, responsible manual handling, safe stacking, accurate and timely documentation, and appropriate trained and resourced staff.
    • Support to ensure assets are tracked and disposed of within Tearfund procedures and according to donor requirements, assigning both assets and other inventory items to individuals.
    • In conjunction with the WA and Nigeria Logistics Team, define vehicle fleet requirements and ensure vehicle usage plans, insurance, maintenance and servicing are established.
    • Support to ensure a 24 / 7 telecommunications coverage with all sites through radio, satellite communications; maintaining the equipment and ensuring all relevant staff are adequately trained in their use for safe and effective communication; providing technical support as required.
    • Support to ensure IT support coverage is provided for all sites within Tearfund policies, and ensure all staff are adequately trained to use the equipment provided.
    • Support YRF in selection and maintenance of the office/accommodation infrastructure and associated utilities, ensuring safe and adequate living and working conditions.
    • Support to ensure all new staff and those in the programme head office are briefed and appropriately trained on logistics equipment and procedures.

    Corporate Policy and Compliance:

    • Provide support to YRF for setting up, managing and overseeing all logistics systems (procurement, transport and fleet management, storage, communications, estate / buildings management, power supply, asset management, etc.)
    • Responsible for compliance with the policies and procedures set out in Tearfund’s Programme Logistics Manual and other policy and procedure manuals that may be applicable to a specific activity or situation (e.g. Security, Finance, HR policies).
    • Provide support to YRF to ensure compliance for health and safety within the logistics function including particularly ensuring safe vehicle fleet management and safe working/living environments for all staff. Also the health and safety of the logistics team specifically, ensuring policy and procedures are understood by staff, and any accidents are recorded and responded to appropriately. Also to ensure that all new staff are briefed and trained on proper use of equipment (e.g. radios) to ensure safety, enhance security and programme efficiency.
    • Ensure all logistics systems and procedures comply with the host country’s and donor’s legal, contractual requirements including required operating licences.

    External Representation:

    • As delegated by Support Services Coordinator, represent Tearfund at the appropriate level, to local authorities (whether formal governmental or informal de facto authorities), securing the necessary approvals to operate (e.g. Customs, Radio licences).
    • As delegated by the Country Director, Represent Tearfund at the appropriate level, to other NGOs, UN agencies, and visitors, ensuring coordination and constructive working relations and attendance at relevant inter-agency coordination meetings.

    Person Specification

    Qualification
    Essential:

    • Degree and / or equivalent qualification in a Business Administration, Financial Management, or Management related discipline

    Desirable:

    • Relevant post-graduate qualification
    • Security training
    • Management training
    • Supply chain training

    Experience
    Essential:

    • Proven experience in Financial, Logistics and Administration.
    • Experience in setting up logistics processes.
    • Proven experience of procurement (tender document preparation, analysing tenders, forming contracts and negotiating arrangements)
    • Awareness of donor compliance requirements
    • IT and communications equipment troubleshooting
    • Tracking, maintenance, and management of assets (radios, satellite phones, generators, IT)
    • Experience in capacity building of staff.

    Desirable:

    • Security management skills and experience
    • Buying experience in line with supply chain.
    • Proposal development experience.
    • Other technical logistics experience (communications, IT, warehousing)
    • Health & Safety at work
    • People management experience

    Skills / Abilities
    Essential:

    • Analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
    • Computer literate
    • Communication (Email and phone)
    • Strong organisational and administrative skills
    • Negotiation and representation skills
    • Ability to lead, participate and facilitate in collective staff prayer and bible studies

    Desirable:

    • Training and mentoring skills
    • Project Management skills and experience
    • Good Hausa Language skills

    Personal Qualities
    Essential:

    • Committed Christian with a personal relationship with God.
    • Committed to regular Christian fellowship with other Christians.
    • Christian motivation in relation to injustice and serving those in need.
    • Emotionally & spiritually mature.
    • Understanding and sensitivity to cross cultural issues.
    • Commitment to accountability to beneficiaries and transparency, and showing dignity and respect.
    • Flexibility, ability to remain calm under pressure.
    • Willingness to travel and live in basic / restricted conditions.

    Desirable:

    • Networking
    • People developer and motivator

    Other Comments:

    • This rolerequire a DBS / Police check
    • Tearfund is a member of the SCHR Misconduct Disclosure Scheme
    • Personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure

    Salary
    N7,530,984 – N8,843,052 annually.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and full CV to the HR via: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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