Programme Officer, Nigeria

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 22 Mar 2020

Programme Officer, Nigeria

The starting salary package for this position is £36,796 GBP/ approx. USD $49,000 per annum, including all allowances

About MAG:

MAG saves lives and builds futures by working with others to reclaim land contaminated with the debris of conflict, to reduce the daily risk of death or injury for civilians, and to create safe and secure conditions for development. MAG shared the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize as a founding member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines for our work to ban landmines. Our vision is a safe and secure future for men, women and children affected by armed violence and conflict.

About the Nigeria programme:

MAG has been responding to the Nigeria crisis since 2015 working to support and protect conflict affected communities from explosive remnants of war, so that people can restore and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury.

About the role:

Reporting to the Country Director, the Programme Officer will have responsibilities for proposal development, report writing, grant management and assisting the Country Director to meet contractual requirements. You will work closely with both HQ colleagues in Manchester and MAG’s operational staff in Nigeria, coordinating programme information and data to accurately draft proposals, reports and assist the Country Director to monitor contractual compliance. You will also support the Country Director to create and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in Nigeria including donors, partners and other parties as required.

About you:

The successful candidate will need experience working in international aid or development, ideally overseas in a conflict / post conflict environment and be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. The ability to work in dynamic teams of national and international staff and produce written material of the highest quality is essential. It is also important that candidate is self-motivated, flexible and has an enthusiastic approach to work. The successful candidate should also have experience writing reports and proposals for a range of institutional donors and have excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills.

As part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed

How to apply:

Please return the Application form to [email protected] by the closing date of 22 March 2020. Please advise us of any dates that you would not be available for interview if you were shortlisted.

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