Catholic Relief Services Jobs in Nigeria [3 vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies and careers at Catholic Relief Services  September, 2022

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

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 September, 2022.

FINANCE JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JULY 13, 2022

Finance Officer at Catholic Relief Services CRS

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NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JULY 11, 2022

Consultant at Catholic Relief Services(CRS)

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Project / Grant Accountant “Contingent on Donor Award”


Location: Nationwide

Job Description

  • Set and monitor sound accounting and financial reporting procedures for grant subrecipients and partners following established standards. Ensure setup and maintenance of all data required for processing financial transactions for assigned grant accounts in Insight’s financial accounting package.
  • Review and validate supporting documentation before processing of financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete and authorizations are in place.
  • Record financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Review and analyze various accounts to detect irregularities. Advise on corrective actions and prepare correcting entries and adjustments, as necessary.
  • Assess, evaluate and monitor subrecipient financial management processes in accordance with policy and strengthen capacity of partner in financial accounting and transactions.
  • Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant project staff due payments/liquidations, and maintain appropriate communication and follow-up to facilitate timeliness of financial resource management and compliance with set deadlines.
  • Prepare various periodic and ad hoc financial reports and perform variance analysis to assist project staff with decision-making. Assist with budget maintenance for proper management of financial resources.
  • Provide information to project staff, subrecipients, and partners on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues and deliver training and other capacity building activities.
  • Perform assigned treasury project (cash payment/receipt, cash forecast, etc.) duties, as long as segregation of duties is ensured.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Master’s Degree in relevant fields with 5 – 9 years work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
  • Conscientious, accurate and thorough with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the relevant public donor regulations preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications. Knowledge of Insight financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred.

Required Languages:

  • Working proficiency in English required; French also preferred.

Travel:

  • Could be required to travel for internal orientation and training meetings

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Program Manager II “Contingent on Donor Award”


Locations: Nigeria and Ghana
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Provide management, guidance, and technical oversight of all and existing projects within theWest Africa region focused on large-scale food fortification throughout the project cycle to ensure project design, start-up, implementation, and close-out are in line with CRS quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices.
  • Effectively manage talent for the LSFF Technical Team anddirectlysupervise six team members, including four Technical Advisors and two grant management support staff. Manage team dynamics and staff well- being.Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance management for direct reports.
  • Lead the development of program learning – identify opportunities for learning, research and publications in the area of LSFF and implementation of MEAL policy. Facilitate the dissemination of promising practices and lessons learned to contribute to the agency knowledge management agenda. Ensure integration of innovations and best practices.
  • Contribute to the proactive pursuit of opportunities for funding to ensure growth of theLSFF-Nutrition sector portfolio in line with agency, regional and CP Nutrition strategic priorities. Serve as the technical lead and technical writer to ensure quality proposals are submitted as per agency and donor standards. Contribute to budgeting and staffing plans and activities for proposals.
  • Oversee LSFF technical assistance and capacity strengthening activities for staff and partner organizations to enhance program quality and impact.
  • Oversee the identification, assessment and strengthening of partnerships relevant to LSFF and the appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate project expenditures in line with financial plans and efficient use and stewardship of project material sources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good experience in project grants management, including project design, preferably for grants from multiple public donors, including USAID.
  • Demonstrated ability to write high quality technical proposals.
  • Experience engaging with partner organizations
  • MEAL skills and experience required.
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions
  • Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Experience in multistakeholder public private partnership coordination with diplomacy, tact, and gravitas

Required Languages:

  • English and French

Travel:

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%, largely within West Afric

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Technical Advisor I – Communication & Social Marketing



Job ID: 220000EB
Location: Nigeria / Ghana
Employment Type: Full time
Job: Technical Programming
Employee Status: Team Leader
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Summary

  • You will provide technical advice and support to a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to West Africa country teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable.
  • Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ LSFF and Nutrition programming is across the globe.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development and contribute to the implementation of agency-wide strategies, standards, tools and best practices to strengthen public sector capacity to implement Large-Scale Food Fortification strategiesthat effectively engage all stakeholders.Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach integrating gender, protection mainstreaming, and disaster risk reduction.
  • Provide technical solutions to public sector teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles,tools and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
  • Contribute to, and in some cases lead, the development of the technical design for proposals. Support the process of preparation, design, submission and approval of project concepts and full-fledged proposals. As needed, act as a technical writer on proposal development teams. Advise project teams on integrating donor strategies, priorities and technical requirements into CRS’ approach.
  • Support capacity strengthening initiatives inLSFFprogramming for staff and partners by helping to develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
  • Collect and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best practices for specific projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to theLSFF learning agenda.
  • Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in LSFF to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.

Required Languages:

  • English and French required.

Travel:

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: CRS country program leadership across the 15 country ECOWAS region; CRS WARO regional leadership; HQ Nutrition STAs; IDEA donor engagement and BD teams, as relevant; CRS CARO Health regional, PQ and BD staff with respect to ECOWAS countries that fall within the CRS Central Africa region.
  • External: WAHO; ECOWAS member country Ministries of Health and other government entities relevant to regional and country-level LSFF standards and strategies; peer NGOs active in the LSFF/Nutrition space.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business (Marketing and Communications), Economic Development, Nutrition / Public Health, or relevant field required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, social marketing firm, or governmental entity with minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in fortified food standards compliance systems or enabling environment strengthening on related policy areas.
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Nutrition, specifically Large-Scale Food Fortification. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
  • Experience in project design and proposal development. Experience in writing content for proposals.
  • Knowledge of public awareness-raising and social marketing best practices.
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
  • Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
  • Effective communicator and social marketing expert

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship.

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Technical Advisor I – MEAL & Data

Job ID: 220000EA
Location: Nigeria / Ghana
Employment Type: Full time
Job: Technical Programming
Employee Status: Team Leader
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Summary

  • You will provide technical advice and support to a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to West Africa country teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable.
  • Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ LSFF and Nutrition programming is across the globe.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

  • Technical lead on design of MEAL strategy for the LSFF project, grounded in standards, tools and best practices focused on public sector capacity-strengthening efforts to implement Large-Scale Food Fortification.
  • Provide technical solutions to public sector teams, remotely and on-site, for the planning and implementation ofbest practices,tools (digital and standard), and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation and accountability.
  • Contribute to, and in some cases lead, the development of the technical design for proposals. Support the process of preparation, design, submission and approval of project concepts and full-fledged proposals. As needed, act as a technical writer on proposal development teams. Advise project teams on integrating donor strategies, priorities, and technical requirements into CRS’ approach.
  • Support capacity strengthening initiatives inLSFFprogramming for staff and partners by helping to develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
  • Collect and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best practices for specific projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to theLSFF learning agenda.
  • Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in LSFF to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.
  • Technical lead for analysis of MEAL data, ensuring the quality of both qualitative and quantitative data collected by the project.
  • Integrates data analysis, reflection and interpretation and use with ongoing project
    activities ensuring feedback from key stakeholders.
  • Ensures compliance with donor and agency MEAL requirements
  • Shares MEAL learning and experiences in broader regional and agency discussions.

Required Languages:

  • English and French required.

Travel:

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 30%. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: CRS country program leadership across the 15 country ECOWAS region; CRS WARO regional leadership; HQ Nutrition STAs; IDEA donor engagement and BD teams, as relevant; CRS CARO Health regional, PQ and BD staff with respect to ECOWAS countries that fall within the CRS Central Africa region.
  • External: WAHO; ECOWAS member country Ministries of Health and other government entities relevant to regional and country-level LSFF standards and strategies; peer NGOs active in the LSFF/Nutrition space.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Data Science, M&E, or relevant field required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, social marketing firm, or governmental entity with minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in fortified food standards compliance systems or enabling environment strengthening on related policy areas.
  • Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Nutrition or Food Quality testing. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
  • Experience in project design and proposal development. Experience in writing content for proposals.
  • Knowledge of digital tools and approaches to support MEAL and Food Testing/Compliance systems.
  • Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
  • Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society partners. Understanding of partnership principles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong relationship management skills with ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
  • Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
  • Monitoring and evaluation of health and nutrition programs across multiple countries.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship.

Application Closing Date
9th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online