Massive recruitment at Deloitte – February 17, 2020

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

Applications are invited for:

 

 

Title: Young Professional Programme (Livelihood)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood officer will support the implementation of project activities. They would also be required to assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the LGA level and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs) roles in supporting WAG members to implement business plans
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Support implementation of business plans created by WAG members
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods by WAG members
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on livelihood issues at the grassroots level.
  • Three to five years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration.
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context.
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • Good use of Microsoft office tools
  • He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Title: Young Professional Programme (Behavioural Change Communication)

Location: Ogun
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser / Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S / he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (State Level)

Location: Ogun
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Master in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
  • the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Officer (Local Government Level)

Location: Ogun
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Under the coordination and advice of the BCC Adviser at the State level, the LGA BC staff will support the implementation of BCC activities for the project in the corresponding LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the LGA level and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs) roles in supporting WAG members to implement business plans
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Support implementation of business plans created by WAG members
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods by WAG members
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project
  • Support the implementation and monitoring of the Behavioural Change Strategy at the LGA level, this will include to provide advice on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Support the development and field testing of BC messages and materials at the LGA level by working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities of the project at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project, which will include but not limited to communication through mass media, new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology or related Social Sciences is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on social issues at the grassroots level.
  • Three to five years of experience in some of the following areas: design of communication messages and interventions; work on gender issues; and qualitative research.
  • Willingness to travel and work in rural communities.
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English.
  • Good use of Microsoft office tools
  • He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (Federal level)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders. Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (State Level)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders.
  • Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Ogun
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Master’s in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
  • the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

Title: Young Professional Programme (Monitoring & Evaluation)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser / Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • He / She should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Livelihood)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (State level)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:
  • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
  • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development/implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other crosscutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Adviser (Federal level)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood Adviser will provide advice and guidance to strengthen the quality of implementation of livelihood components of the project.
  • The Consultants will provide strategic technical leadership in developing livelihood sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge products and other documents as required. In addition, the adviser will ensure that project interventions are performed as planned.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project state
  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the State level and establishing partnerships with corresponding MDAs in the project state to identify available value chain programs and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support the use of LGA assessments to design interventions related to component 2 of the project, specifically, to identify existing value chains, areas of intervention and scope of work of the Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs)
  • Assist Federal Advisers and Anchors to Identify and facilitate the recruitment of agency/CSO/university/individual with credentials on Business Advisory Services related background and experience to train the BBCs
  • Support and facilitate in the creation of the cadre of Barefoot Business Counsellors (BBCs) under the supervision of the LPIUs and the development of eligibility criteria to guide the selection of BBCs
  • Facilitate the development of BBCs Training manual in collaboration with the Federal and LGA Project Units that BBC’s are properly trained to provide knowledge and technical input for preparation of business plan by WAG members
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods programs
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings
  • Knowledge of the state livelihoods characteristics and experience working in the corresponding project state
  • Skills in project design, proposal writing, needs assessment surveys, monitoring and evaluation plans, and gender equality strategies and action plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (speaking/writing) in English and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • The person should be well versed with working in MS office environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Title: Young Professional (Gender and Gender-Based Violence)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • He / She should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Local Government Area Coordinator

Location: Ogun
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Local Government Coordinators would ensure the management, operational, financial, procurement; monitoring and evaluation responsibilities of the Project are carried out consistently with project implementation plan.
  • The Local Government Coordinators will work under the supervision and guidance of the States Project Coordinators.
  • The LGA Project Coordinators will provide leadership for project implementation at the LGA levels, supported by a multi- disciplinary team of staff and technical consultants who will work exclusively for the project at the LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Wards project’s activities in conformity with the Financing Agreement of FGN and Donor Organisation and as stipulated in the Project Appraisal Document;
  • Undertake/delegate field visits, and surveys in order to monitor and evaluate Project implementation; and identify problems and propose remedial action/alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve Project delivery at the Ward level;
  • Participate in the development of the Annual State Work Plan for the Project and monitor compliance to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved
  • Coordinate the Formation of the LGA Technical Committee
  • Liaise with other relevant Programmes and Technical Departments in the Public Sector and Privates Sector to ensure synergy
  • Facilitate and manage capacity building relevant government departments at the LGA and wards levels
  • Ensure that the use of equipment and supplies procured is strictly for purposes of the Project
  • Establish and enhance systems of internal control to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Government of Nigeria and the donor organisation
  • Ensure the proper monitoring of all imprest accounts record
  • Facilitate the Project’s events at the LGA/Ward levels
  • Review and evaluate the Project’s staff performance at the LGA/Wards levels and submit to SPCU
  • Serve as focal point for communication with the SPCU project team
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the State Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • A University degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Sociology, Political Science, Management, Economics, Finance, Accounts, or any relevant field.
  • Three to five years of experience in coordinating/implementing projects.
  • Experience working with government, international agencies, and donor agencies is an advantage
  • Established leadership and project management skills
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to provide high level advise on finance/accounts and procurement matters
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications, particularly, MS Word, MS Excel and Lotus Notes is essential.

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (State Level)

Location: Niger
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender Studies, Development studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Behavioural Change Communication)

Location: Kebbi
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser (State level – Kebbi)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • The Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser will provide technical assistance in the mobilization of women into affinity groups ensuring that the process is inclusive, and the capacities of the women are built in accordance with the Project Development Objective and in accordance with the characteristics of the LGAs in the respective states.
  • This adviser will also support staff at LGA and community level to engage a broad range of actors, such as Government Institutions, (NGOs) etc. to partner with them for project implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for the project detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for WAGs detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support development of the training plan including budget and logistics requirements as per timelines detailed in the project workplan
  • Support the development and finalization of training materials in consultation with subject matter experts and other team members, as required
  • Organize ToTs for LGA staff and Ward Facilitators
  • Support the identification of existing women groups in the community, assess their practices / mode of operation, and existing interventions beneficial to the women groups
  • Advice LGA staff and Ward Facilitators on the use of participatory and informed social mobilization strategies to identify excluded women
  • Support LGA relevant staff to mobilize women into Women Affinity Groups at the community level
  • Advise and collaborate with the State Behavioural Chance Adviser in identifying and developing partnership with key stakeholders at the State level such as Learning Institutions, CSOs, FBOs and other relevant Institutions for WAGs capacity building
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training modules on life skills and psycho-social training to trainers to WAGs members
  • Advise and support the implementation of strategies to avoid elite capture and exclusion as part of project formation
  • Develop and design the strategy for systematic tracking of the WAGs members in various communities
  • Support the project in the area of knowledge transfer and institutionalization
  • Assist and advise in the preparation of state workplans
  • Ensure quality control of all Social mobilization activities and at all levels
  • Assist the Communications Adviser in promoting the project by providing substantive input for stories, articles and other PR activities
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the project

Requirements

  • Master in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology) or a related field. Combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience is also acceptable
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in social mobilization, and organising trainings for groups and individuals at all levels. Knowledge of the corresponding project State social characteristics.
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds, have good communication skill (both speaking and oral). He / she should have the ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Local Government Area Coordinator

Location: Kebbi
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Local Government Coordinators would ensure the management, operational, financial, procurement; monitoring and evaluation responsibilities of the Project are carried out consistently with project implementation plan.
  • The Local Government Coordinators will work under the supervision and guidance of the States Project Coordinators.
  • The LGA Project Coordinators will provide leadership for project implementation at the LGA levels, supported by a multi- disciplinary team of staff and technical consultants who will work exclusively for the project at the LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Wards project’s activities in conformity with the Financing Agreement of FGN and Donor Organisation and as stipulated in the Project Appraisal Document;
  • Undertake/delegate field visits, and surveys in order to monitor and evaluate Project implementation; and identify problems and propose remedial action/alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve Project delivery at the Ward level;
  • Participate in the development of the Annual State Work Plan for the Project and monitor compliance to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved
  • Coordinate the Formation of the LGA Technical Committee
  • Liaise with other relevant Programmes and Technical Departments in the Public Sector and Privates Sector to ensure synergy
  • Facilitate and manage capacity building relevant government departments at the LGA and wards levels
  • Ensure that the use of equipment and supplies procured is strictly for purposes of the Project
  • Establish and enhance systems of internal control to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Government of Nigeria and the donor organisation
  • Ensure the proper monitoring of all imprest accounts record
  • Facilitate the Project’s events at the LGA/Ward levels
  • Review and evaluate the Project’s staff performance at the LGA/Wards levels and submit to SPCU
  • Serve as focal point for communication with the SPCU project team
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the State Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • A University degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Sociology, Political Science, Management, Economics, Finance, Accounts, or any relevant field.
  • Three to five years of experience in coordinating/implementing projects.
  • Experience working with government, international agencies, and donor agencies is an advantage
  • Established leadership and project management skills
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to provide high level advise on finance/accounts and procurement matters
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications, particularly, MS Word, MS Excel and Lotus Notes is essential.

 

 

 

Title: Livelihood Adviser (Federal level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser / Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S / he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (State Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders.
  • Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (Federal level – Edo)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description
The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:

  • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
  • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development/implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other crosscutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental engineering, environmental studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Capacity Building)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (State level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:
    • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
    • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
    • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development / implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other cross-cutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge / experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Gender and Gender-Based Violence – Edo)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (Federal Level – Edo)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender studies, Development studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Adviser (State Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood Adviser will provide advice and guidance to strengthen the quality of implementation of livelihood components of the project.
  • The Consultants will provide strategic technical leadership in developing livelihood sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge products and other documents as required. In addition, the adviser will ensure that project interventions are performed as planned.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project state
  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the State level and establishing partnerships with corresponding MDAs in the project state to identify available value chain programs and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support the use of LGA assessments to design interventions related to component 2 of the project, specifically, to identify existing value chains, areas of intervention and scope of work of the Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs)
  • Assist Federal Advisers and Anchors to Identify and facilitate the recruitment of agency/CSO/university/individual with credentials on Business Advisory Services related background and experience to train the BBCs
  • Support and facilitate in the creation of the cadre of Barefoot Business Counsellors (BBCs) under the supervision of the LPIUs and the development of eligibility criteria to guide the selection of BBCs
  • Facilitate the development of BBCs Training manual in collaboration with the Federal and LGA Project Units that BBC’s are properly trained to provide knowledge and technical input for preparation of business plan by WAG members
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods programs
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings
  • Knowledge of the state livelihoods characteristics and experience working in the corresponding project state
  • Skills in project design, proposal writing, needs assessment surveys, monitoring and evaluation plans, and gender equality strategies and action plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (speaking/writing) in English and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • The person should be well versed with working in MS office environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The Livelihood officer will support the implementation of project activities.
  • They would also be required to assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the LGA level and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs) roles in supporting WAG members to implement business plans
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Support implementation of business plans created by WAG members
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods by WAG members
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on livelihood issues at the grassroots level.
  • Three to five years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration.
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context.
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • Good use of Microsoft office tools
  • He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • The Livelihood Adviser will provide advice and guidance to strengthen the quality of implementation of livelihood components of the project.
  • The Consultants will provide strategic technical leadership in developing livelihood sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge products and other documents as required. In addition, the adviser will ensure that project interventions are performed as planned.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project state
  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the State level and establishing partnerships with corresponding MDAs in the project state to identify available value chain programs and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support the use of LGA assessments to design interventions related to component 2 of the project, specifically, to identify existing value chains, areas of intervention and scope of work of the Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs)
  • Assist Federal Advisers and Anchors to Identify and facilitate the recruitment of agency / CSO / university / individual with credentials on Business Advisory Services related background and experience to train the BBCs
  • Support and facilitate in the creation of the cadre of Barefoot Business Counsellors (BBCs) under the supervision of the LPIUs and the development of eligibility criteria to guide the selection of BBCs
  • Facilitate the development of BBCs Training manual in collaboration with the Federal and LGA Project Units that BBC’s are properly trained to provide knowledge and technical input for preparation of business plan by WAG members
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods programs
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings
  • Knowledge of the state livelihoods characteristics and experience working in the corresponding project state
  • Skills in project design, proposal writing, needs assessment surveys, monitoring and evaluation plans, and gender equality strategies and action plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (speaking / writing) in English and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • The person should be well versed with working in MS office environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders.
  • Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (State Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework.

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Master’s in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of a Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
    • The design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Officer (Local Government)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Support the mobilization of women into affinity groups, ensuring that the process is inclusive and engages a broad range of actors, such as Government Institutions, (NGOs), Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) etc., to collaborate with them for project implementation

Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct training on community development and empowerment to the Ward Facilitation Staff working with the project as required
  • Mobilize and encourage the community leaders to improve community involvement in the project
  • Establish and maintain and a project grievance mechanism that is accessible to members of all communities that are targeted by the project
  • Prepare semi-annual (six month) progress reports in the area under his/her responsibility
  • Contribute towards the analysis of general socio-economic conditions of the selected wards, as well as in the formulation of methodology for replication of lessons learned
  • Support the identification of existing women groups in the community, assess their practices/mode of operation, and existing interventions beneficial to the women groups
  • Advice Ward Facilitators on the use of participatory and informed social mobilization strategies to identify excluded women to facilitate mobilization of women into Women Affinity Groups at the community level
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training modules on life skills and psycho-social training to trainers to WAGs members
  • Advise and support the implementation of strategies to avoid elite capture and exclusion as part of project formation
  • Develop and design the strategy for systematic tracking of the WAGs members in various communities
  • Support the project in the area of knowledge transfer and institutionalization
  • Assist and advise in the preparation of state workplans
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the project

Requirements

  • Three to five years of experience in Social and community Mobilization and organising trainings for groups and individuals at all levels.
  • Experience working at the grassroots level
  • Knowledge of project LGAs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology) or in a related field is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on community mobilization and social issues at the grassroots level
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds

 

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser (State Level)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser will provide technical assistance in the mobilization of women into affinity groups ensuring that the process is inclusive, and the capacities of the women are built in accordance with the Project Development Objective and in accordance with the characteristics of the LGAs in the respective states.
  • This adviser will also support staff at LGA and community level to engage a broad range of actors, such as Government Institutions, (NGOs) etc. to partner with them for project implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for the project detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for WAGs detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support development of the training plan including budget and logistics requirements as per timelines detailed in the project workplan
  • Support the development and finalization of training materials in consultation with subject matter experts and other team members, as required
  • Organize ToTs for LGA staff and Ward Facilitators
  • Support the identification of existing women groups in the community, assess their practices/mode of operation, and existing interventions beneficial to the women groups
  • Advice LGA staff and Ward Facilitators on the use of participatory and informed social mobilization strategies to identify excluded women
  • Support LGA relevant staff to mobilize women into Women Affinity Groups at the community level
  • Advise and collaborate with the State Behavioural Chance Adviser in identifying and developing partnership with key stakeholders at the State level such as Learning Institutions, CSOs, FBOs and other relevant Institutions for WAGs capacity building
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training modules on life skills and psycho-social training to trainers to WAGs members
  • Advise and support the implementation of strategies to avoid elite capture and exclusion as part of project formation
  • Develop and design the strategy for systematic tracking of the WAGs members in various communities
  • Support the project in the area of knowledge transfer and institutionalization
  • Assist and advise in the preparation of state workplans
  • Ensure quality control of all Social mobilization activities and at all levels
  • Assist the Communications Adviser in promoting the project by providing substantive input for stories, articles and other PR activities
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the project

Requirements

  • Master in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology) or a related field. Combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience is also acceptable
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in social mobilization, and organising trainings for groups and individuals at all levels. Knowledge of the corresponding project State social characteristics.
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds, have good communication skill (both written and oral). He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Niger, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework.

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (State level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders. Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Behavioural Change Communication)

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Local Government Area Coordinator

Location: Edo
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Local Government Coordinators would ensure the management, operational, financial, procurement; monitoring and evaluation responsibilities of the Project are carried out consistently with project implementation plan.
  • The Local Government Coordinators will work under the supervision and guidance of the States Project Coordinators.
  • The LGA Project Coordinators will provide leadership for project implementation at the LGA levels, supported by a multi- disciplinary team of staff and technical consultants who will work exclusively for the project at the LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Wards project’s activities in conformity with the Financing Agreement of FGN and Donor Organisation and as stipulated in the Project Appraisal Document;
  • Undertake/delegate field visits, and surveys in order to monitor and evaluate Project implementation; and identify problems and propose remedial action/alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve Project delivery at the Ward level;
  • Participate in the development of the Annual State Work Plan for the Project and monitor compliance to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved
  • Coordinate the Formation of the LGA Technical Committee
  • Liaise with other relevant Programmes and Technical Departments in the Public Sector and Privates Sector to ensure synergy
  • Facilitate and manage capacity building relevant government departments at the LGA and wards levels
  • Ensure that the use of equipment and supplies procured is strictly for purposes of the Project
  • Establish and enhance systems of internal control to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Government of Nigeria and the donor organisation
  • Ensure the proper monitoring of all imprest accounts record
  • Facilitate the Project’s events at the LGA/Ward levels
  • Review and evaluate the Project’s staff performance at the LGA/Wards levels and submit to SPCU
  • Serve as focal point for communication with the SPCU project team
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the State Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • A university degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Sociology, Political Science, Management, Economics, Finance, Accounts, or any relevant field.
  • Three to five years of experience in coordinating/implementing projects.
  • Experience working with government, international agencies, and donor agencies is an advantage
  • Established leadership and project management skills
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to provide high level advise on finance/accounts and procurement matters
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications, particularly, MS Word, MS Excel and Lotus Notes is essential
  • Civil Servants are encouraged to apply for this position but will go through the same competitive process as other candidates. If a civil servant is selected, he/she will be transferred to the project and will continue to draw his/her salary from the civil service. The project will not provide additional resources in the form of salaries

 

 

 

Job Title: Young Professionals Programme (Monitoring & Evaluation)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Descriptions

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social Sciences, Law, Agriculture, Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Kebbi
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Master’s in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
  • the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Advisers are responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the projects M&E system in the corresponding project state.
  • They are also required to provide timely and relevant information to all project stakeholders.
  • Monitoring of project performance will occur at the output, outcome and impact levels in accordance with the project results framework.

Responsibilities

  • Review and provide advice on the deliverable prepared by consultants for quality control
  • Work with the M&E Anchor at the Federal level in utilizing the PMIS as a tool of monitoring the project inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and grievances that may arise in the cause of project implementation
  • Assist in finding alternative means of measurement in areas where PMIS has its limitation
  • Support in organizing meetings and training sessions to train M&E counterparts at the LGAs and Ward levels on the project result framework and data collection and analysis methods
  • Prepare knowledge management products for the project in collaboration with Anchors
  • Assist and advise in preparation of State project workplans, particularly in the area of M&E
  • Work with M&E Anchors in developing and ensuring mechanism to boost Social Accountability Processes across the project
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other relevant field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation with project being run by the government/NGOs/reputed corporate entities or donor agencies
  • Demonstrated ability in database management, data flow, geographic information systems (GIS), project and program indicator selection and documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in quantitative and qualitative methods, M&E planning, M&E system improvement; data use and data visualization
  • Good communication skills in English (written and oral).
  • Strong training, coaching and facilitation skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks; and must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently schedule and manage work and lead M&E/knowledge management/learning platforms
  • Ability to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times.

 

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (Federal level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description
The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:

  • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
  • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development/implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other crosscutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage.

 

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Capacity Building)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Officer (Local Government)

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • Support the mobilization of women into affinity groups, ensuring that the process is inclusive and engages a broad range of actors, such as Government Institutions, (NGOs), Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) etc., to collaborate with them for project implementation

Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct training on community development and empowerment to the Ward Facilitation Staff working with the project as required
  • Mobilize and encourage the community leaders to improve community involvement in the project
  • Establish and maintain and a project grievance mechanism that is accessible to members of all communities that are targeted by the project
  • Prepare semi-annual (six month) progress reports in the area under his/her responsibility
  • Contribute towards the analysis of general socio-economic conditions of the selected wards, as well as in the formulation of methodology for replication of lessons learned
  • Support the identification of existing women groups in the community, assess their practices/mode of operation, and existing interventions beneficial to the women groups
  • Advice Ward Facilitators on the use of participatory and informed social mobilization strategies to identify excluded women to facilitate mobilization of women into Women Affinity Groups at the community level
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training modules on life skills and psycho-social training to trainers to WAGs members
  • Advise and support the implementation of strategies to avoid elite capture and exclusion as part of project formation
  • Develop and design the strategy for systematic tracking of the WAGs members in various communities
  • Support the project in the area of knowledge transfer and institutionalization
  • Assist and advise in the preparation of state workplans
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the project.

Requirements

  • Three to five years of experience in Social and community Mobilization and organising trainings for groups and individuals at all levels.
  • Experience working at the grassroots level
  • Knowledge of project LGAs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology) or in a related field is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on community mobilization and social issues at the grassroots level
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds.

 

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Gender and Gender Based Violence)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood Adviser will provide advice and guidance to strengthen the quality of implementation of livelihood components of the project.
  • The Consultants will provide strategic technical leadership in developing livelihood sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge products and other documents as required. In addition, the adviser will ensure that project interventions are performed as planned.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project state
  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the State level and establishing partnerships with corresponding MDAs in the project state to identify available value chain programs and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support the use of LGA assessments to design interventions related to component 2 of the project, specifically, to identify existing value chains, areas of intervention and scope of work of the Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs)
  • Assist Federal Advisers and Anchors to Identify and facilitate the recruitment of agency/CSO/university/individual with credentials on Business Advisory Services related background and experience to train the BBCs
  • Support and facilitate in the creation of the cadre of Barefoot Business Counsellors (BBCs) under the supervision of the LPIUs and the development of eligibility criteria to guide the selection of BBCs
  • Facilitate the development of BBCs Training manual in collaboration with the Federal and LGA Project Units that BBC’s are properly trained to provide knowledge and technical input for preparation of business plan by WAG members
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods programs
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings
  • Knowledge of the state livelihoods characteristics and experience working in the corresponding project state
  • Skills in project design, proposal writing, needs assessment surveys, monitoring and evaluation plans, and gender equality strategies and action plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (speaking/writing) in English and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • The person should be well versed with working in MS office environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Officer

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood officer will support the implementation of project activities. They would also be required to assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the LGA level and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs) roles in supporting WAG members to implement business plans
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Support implementation of business plans created by WAG members
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods by WAG members
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field is recommended but can be substituted for added experience working on livelihood issues at the grassroots level.
  • Three to five years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration.
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context.
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • Good use of Microsoft office tools
  • He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Job Title: Environmental Advisor (State Level)

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description
The Environmental Safeguards Adviser will ensure that sub-projects of the project are properly prepared and implemented in compliance with safeguard policies and other relevant social and environmental regulations and procedures. More specifically, the primary responsibility of the Environmental Safeguard Adviser will include:

  • Provide oversight on the compliance of social and environmental safeguards policies in project preparation and implementation
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on measures to enhance the effectiveness of the project implementation and achievement of the project development objectives through appropriately addressing the social and environmental issues of the project
  • Predict the likely negative impacts of social and environmental problems and recommend appropriate safeguard measures.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement safeguard related plans
  • Monitor progress in development/implementation of the project’s safeguards instruments
  • Work with the SPCU and LPIU staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well-documented, evidence-based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports
  • Ensure that negative social and environmental impacts of the project are minimized and where possible promote positive social and environmental impacts particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups
  • Ensure a strong pro-active Grievance Redress Mechanism and smooth relationship with communities
  • Organize environmental, social orientation, awareness, and training for relevant staff of SPCUs
  • Ensure that subprojects are screened as provided by the Project Environmental Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) process and procedures
  • Review Environmental and Social Impacts Assessments (ESIAs) and or Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMPs) and other environmental and social safeguards documents prepared by consultants to ensure compliance with World Bank Safeguards Policies and Government’s environmental regulations
  • Support in the review of documentation pertaining to environmental and social compliance (including bidding documents, review on-site reports from contractors etc.)
  • Contribute to project progress reports pertaining to overall implementation of environmental and social requirements of the project
  • Coordinate with relevant Federal and States Governments for licenses and permits
  • Advise project implementation on environmental and social implications and other crosscutting issues;
  • Support development of social and environmental mitigation measures to incorporate social and environmental safeguards in all subprojects;
  • Monitor implementation of mitigation measures, prepare and submit safeguards reports to SPECU and FPCU;
  • Undertake other duties as directed by Project National Coordinator or as per the requirement of the project.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or related discipline
  • At least 5- years of relevant experience in conducting Environmental and Social Impact Assessments, Resettlement Action Plans (ESIA, RAPss) and working knowledge of World Bank safeguards policies
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of institutions systems for the environmental review and approval of development projects in the country
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Gender and Gender Based Violence Adviser (State Level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The Gender Adviser will ensure that gender issues are analysed and are informing project interventions at the state level.
  • This Specialist will also ensure that project activities and implementation are done in accordance with the Policies both environmental and social.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of gender and gender-based violence (GBV – prevention and mitigation) strategies to address GBV issues across the project. This will include supporting the State Project Coordination Unit on all aspects of GBV and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) risk identification, mitigation and management under the project.
  • Support the design and implementation of project gender analysis
  • Ensure that all project activities across the various project components are gender sensitive and are designed to benefit women at the community level, increasing their economic and social empowerment
  • Facilitate gender trainings with project staff and program stakeholders for project staff and community stakeholders at the State level
  • In collaboration with the BC Advisers at the State level, support addressing social norms with champions including traditional, religious and community leaders
  • Review and provide input to project work plans, with attention to gender and safeguards dimensions
  • Liaise with technical component leaders to ensure that gender considerations are assessed and accounted for
  • Ensure that the Consultations/ Stakeholders Engagement Plan includes provisions or a communication strategy to inform potential risks and impacts on local communities related to GBV and the existing mitigation measures
  • Based on the project’s initial GBV risk assessment, prepare internal guidelines defining the approach for the preparation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of SEA/GBV prevention and response on the project that could be used as a framework

Requirements

  • Post graduate degree in Gender studies, Development studies, Political Science, Anthropology, Sociology or other related fields.
  • Five to seven years of experience in programme management of gender equality, gender mainstreaming or women empowerment policies/projects/programmes.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood Adviser (State Level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Livelihood Adviser will provide advice and guidance to strengthen the quality of implementation of livelihood components of the project.
  • The Consultants will provide strategic technical leadership in developing livelihood sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge products and other documents as required. In addition, the adviser will ensure that project interventions are performed as planned.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in assessing existing livelihoods activities and value chains beneficial to the women in the corresponding project state
  • Assist to research existing agricultural systems at the State level and establishing partnerships with corresponding MDAs in the project state to identify available value chain programs and establish links with Agricultural extension workers
  • Support the use of LGA assessments to design interventions related to component 2 of the project, specifically, to identify existing value chains, areas of intervention and scope of work of the Barefoot Business Councillors (BBCs)
  • Assist Federal Advisers and Anchors to Identify and facilitate the recruitment of agency/CSO/university/individual with credentials on Business Advisory Services related background and experience to train the BBCs
  • Support and facilitate in the creation of the cadre of Barefoot Business Counsellors (BBCs) under the supervision of the LPIUs and the development of eligibility criteria to guide the selection of BBCs
  • Facilitate the development of BBCs Training manual in collaboration with the Federal and LGA Project Units that BBC’s are properly trained to provide knowledge and technical input for preparation of business plan by WAG members
  • Support the evaluation of livelihood grant proposals and assist LGA evaluation committees in this process.
  • Provide guidance on approaches to enhance the quality of existing livelihoods programs
  • Assist in overseeing training of livelihood groups on the relevant livelihood sectors and skills needed to be successful
  • Guide the development of monitoring tools to assist the field teams in monitoring the progress of the livelihood groups at the state level
  • Assist in the development of state work plans
  • Any other technical tasks as assigned by the Project

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Economics or related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years relevant experience in the field of livelihoods support, food security and economic strengthening programming in context of development and recovery. Such experience should cover both urban and rural settings
  • Knowledge of the state livelihoods characteristics and experience working in the corresponding project state
  • Skills in project design, proposal writing, needs assessment surveys, monitoring and evaluation plans, and gender equality strategies and action plans
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (speaking/writing) in English and the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and achieve results through collaboration
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience leading economic & livelihood assessments in a recovery context
  • Proven skills in providing capacity development support to local partners.
  • The person should be well versed with working in MS office environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

 

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Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (State Level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community/local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Masters in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
  • the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team

 

 

 

Job Title: Young Professionals Programme (Livelihood)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Behaviour Change Communication Adviser (Federal Level)

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Behaviour Change Communication Adviser will support the implementation of all project BCC activities for the project in the corresponding states.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the Behavioral Change Strategy at the State level, this will include to provide advise on the social norms that will be targeted by the project BC Strategy as well as developing the strategy components
  • Lead the implementation of the BC Strategy at the State level and provide quality control and technical advice as well as oversight for the implementation of such strategy at the LGA and community levels. This will include to oversee the development and field testing of BC messages and materials working in partnership with the Project Communications Firm
  • Provide technical advice and quality control for the implementation of activities under the project in the corresponding State, LGA and community levels
  • Support other non-BCC related communication activities at the state level. This will require the development of a comprehensive communication strategy for the project which will include but not limited to communication through mass media; new media channels (e.g. social media) and oral media channels at the national, state and community / local levels;
  • Review the progress of all BCC related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • Master’s in Development Communications, Mass Communications, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health, or related field. A combination of Bachelor’s Degree and experience is also acceptable.
  • Five to Seven years of experience in some of the following areas:
  • the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions; application of behavioural sciences in program design; work on gender issues and BCC-related qualitative research; community-based BCC program development and implementation;
  • BCC programs targeting key or vulnerable populations; BCC programs targeting general populations; implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill in English (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

 

 

 

Title: Young Professionals Programme (Behavioural Change Communication)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • This Project requires individuals with a passion to work with the poor and potential to become development leaders.
  • The candidate will work under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and directly reporting to the relevant Adviser/Specialist, the Young Professional will provide support for activities relating to the subject matter.
  • Candidates for the Young Professionals Programme will be selected on a competitive basis.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree or postgraduate degree in the following fields: Social sciences, Law, Agriculture , Public Health, Development Studies, Agriculture, Public health, MBBS, Nutrition or other relevant programmes
  • 0-3 years experience. NYSC corp members serving in listed locations are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent knowledge of English with fluency in speaking, reading and writing
  • Understanding of local language is an asset for candidates applying to state level position
  • Strong interest in working in the development, particularly on women’s empowerment
  • General IT competence and command of microsoft office software packages
  • Internet communication and research skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and a strong team working capacity; and
  • S/he should not be more than 30 years of age as at March 30, 2019

 

 

 

Job Title: Local Government Area Coordinator

Location: Abia, Nigeria
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Local Government Coordinators would ensure the management, operational, financial, procurement; monitoring and evaluation responsibilities of the Project are carried out consistently with project implementation plan.
  • The Local Government Coordinators will work under the supervision and guidance of the States Project Coordinators.
  • The LGA Project Coordinators will provide leadership for project implementation at the LGA levels, supported by a multi- disciplinary team of staff and technical consultants who will work exclusively for the project at the LGA.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Wards project’s activities in conformity with the Financing Agreement of FGN and Donor Organisation and as stipulated in the Project Appraisal Document;
  • Undertake/delegate field visits, and surveys in order to monitor and evaluate Project implementation; and identify problems and propose remedial action/alternative courses of action to accelerate/improve Project delivery at the Ward level;
  • Participate in the development of the Annual State Work Plan for the Project and monitor compliance to ensure objectives and targets are met and achieved
  • Coordinate the Formation of the LGA Technical Committee
  • Liaise with other relevant Programmes and Technical Departments in the Public Sector and Privates Sector to ensure synergy
  • Facilitate and manage capacity building relevant government departments at the LGA and wards levels
  • Ensure that the use of equipment and supplies procured is strictly for purposes of the Project
  • Establish and enhance systems of internal control to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Government of Nigeria and the donor organisation
  • Ensure the proper monitoring of all imprest accounts record
  • Facilitate the Project’s events at the LGA/Ward levels
  • Review and evaluate the Project’s staff performance at the LGA/Wards levels and submit to SPCU
  • Serve as focal point for communication with the SPCU project team
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the State Project Coordinator.

Requirements

  • A university degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Sociology, Political Science, Management, Economics, Finance, Accounts, or any relevant field.
  • Three to five years of experience in coordinating/implementing projects.
  • Experience working with government, international agencies, and donor agencies is an advantage
  • Established leadership and project management skills
  • Good communication written and oral skills.
  • Ability to provide high level advise on finance/accounts and procurement matters
  • Knowledge/experience in gender equality and women’s empowerment will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications, particularly, MS Word, MS Excel and Lotus Notes is essential.

 

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser (State level)

Location: Abia
Job Type: Contract

Description

  • The Community Mobilization and Capacity Building Adviser will provide technical assistance in the mobilization of women into affinity groups ensuring that the process is inclusive, and the capacities of the women are built in accordance with the Project Development Objective and in accordance with the characteristics of the LGAs in the respective states.
  • This adviser will also support staff at LGA and community level to engage a broad range of actors, such as Government Institutions, (NGOs) etc. to partner with them for project implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for the project detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support the development of capacity building strategy for WAGs detailing the approach, processes at each level, methodologies and quality assurance mechanism
  • Support development of the training plan including budget and logistics requirements as per timelines detailed in the project workplan
  • Support the development and finalization of training materials in consultation with subject matter experts and other team members, as required
  • Organize ToTs for LGA staff and Ward Facilitators
  • Support the identification of existing women groups in the community, assess their practices/mode of operation, and existing interventions beneficial to the women groups
  • Advice LGA staff and Ward Facilitators on the use of participatory and informed social mobilization strategies to identify excluded women
  • Support LGA relevant staff to mobilize women into Women Affinity Groups at the community level
  • Advise and collaborate with the State Behavioural Chance Adviser in identifying and developing partnership with key stakeholders at the State level such as Learning Institutions, CSOs, FBOs and other relevant Institutions for WAGs capacity building
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training modules on life skills and psycho-social training to trainers to WAGs members
  • Advise and support the implementation of strategies to avoid elite capture and exclusion as part of project formation
  • Develop and design the strategy for systematic tracking of the WAGs members in various communities
  • Support the project in the area of knowledge transfer and institutionalization
  • Assist and advise in the preparation of state workplans
  • Ensure quality control of all Social mobilization activities and at all levels
  • Assist the Communications Adviser in promoting the project by providing substantive input for stories, articles and other PR activities
  • Perform any other task that may be assigned by the project

Requirements

  • Master in Social Sciences (Sociology, Anthropology) or a related field. Combination of Bachelor’s degree and experience is also acceptable
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in social mobilization, and organising trainings for groups and individuals at all levels. Knowledge of the corresponding project State social characteristics.
  • Ability to work with communities from various social, religious and cultural backgrounds, have good communication skill (both written and oral). He/she should have the ability to work as part of a team

 

 

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