Christian Aid Jobs in Nigeria [5 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies and careers at Christian Aid CA in Nigeria – Borno, Abuja, Lagos etc (CA) July 2022

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.

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July 2022

AGRICULTURAL JOBS / AGRIC JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 18, 2022

 Aquaculture Officer at Christian Aid (CA)

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ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS / ADMIN JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 18, 2022

Administrative Volunteer at Christian Aid (CA)

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ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS / ADMIN JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 14, 2022

Administrative Support Staff at Christian Aid (CA)

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DRIVING JOBS / DRIVER JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / LOGISTICS JOBS IN NIGERIA

JUNE 13, 2022

Driver / Logistics Assistant at Christian Aid (CA)

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ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS / ADMIN JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 13, 2022

Christian Aid (CA) Recruitment – Administrative Support Staff

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FINANCE JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA / NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JUNE 7, 2022

Finance Coordinator at Christian Aid (CA)

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Head of Programme Policy, Research & Learning, Abuja



Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
About the role:

  • This is a senior management role within the Policy, Public Affairs & Campaigns (PPC) Department and leads a team responsible for strengthening and deepening the impact and effectiveness of Christian Aid’s programme delivery, public policy and advocacy in line with our strategic vision and focus on poverty, power and prophetic voice.
  • The post holder plays a central leadership role in shaping and driving our programme policy, research and evidence to ensure that Christian Aid is a learning organisation continually improving its work, understanding and communicating its impact, and influencing the wider international development sector.
  • The role provides thought leadership, internally and externally, on programming, partnerships, advocacy and campaigning approaches which evidence greater empowerment, equity and justice for people living in poverty. It contributes to Christian Aid’s profile and credibility on thematic excellence, contributes towards strategy alignment, and helps deliver against the global results framework. 

Job Summary

  • The role works collaboratively across Christian Aid, particularly with teams in the International Programmes and Strategy & Global Change departments and within PPC.
  • The post holder ensures that there is a coherent plan and approach for PPRL’s functional, thematic and strategic advisory work across programmes, policy and advocacy. 

Requirement and Experience
About you:

  • You have a strong programme background with experience in programme strategy, design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • You have significant understanding of INGO programmes, the role of INGOs within the international development landscape and trends within the sector.
  • You are a creative, strategic and lateral thinker able to combine big picture thinking with practical application and link programme design with policy and advocacy.
  • You have excellent communication skills and ability to engage diverse internal and external audiences with credibility and authority.
  • You are able to negotiate with, influence and persuade others in a collaborative manner.
  • You have excellent analytical and problem solving skills – including the ability to draw on complex theoretical concepts, translating and integrating these into practitioner friendly resources.
  • You have knowledge and experience in research methods, applied in a variety of practice based contexts.
  • You also have strong understanding of best practice in capacity development and learning.
  • You provide effective leadership and support to staff and have high quality skills in cross-organisational coordination and relationship management.
  • You are committed to Christian Aid’s mission, vision and values.
  • You are self-aware, culturally sensitive and able to adapt your approach to different contexts.
    You promote diverse knowledge systems including the value of indigenous knowledge to the social, political, economic and environmental wellbeing of local communities.
  • You are educated to degree level in a relevant field, and have experience representing an organisation at senior level.

Remuneration
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits:

  • A generous holiday allowance.
  • Flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work / life balance.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Human Resource Officer, Borno

| Christian Aid (CA) | Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract
Contracted hours: 35
Contract length: 10 months

Job Description

  • The Human Resource Officer leads the effective and efficient management of Human Resource operations within the Humanitarian Response in the Nort East by ensuring high standards with a focus on recruitment, staff induction, staff welfare, information management (both hard and soft copy), performance management and Volunteer management.
  • The role will be responsible for Volunteer management and documentation, training and re-training of volunteers on Christian Aid policies and processes.
  • The role holder will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely information sharing on employee-related concerns, updating of staff information on electronic and physical files.
  • The role holder plays a key role in the updating of human resource information on the HRIS (DayForce). The post holder will be responsible for providing support as may be required to line managers on performance management processes.  The post holder will lead on refresher training on HR policies and procedures as required.
  • The post holder will work with the respective Head of Operations on staff contract renewal and exit processes.
  • The post holder will ensure that consultants’ information and data is maintained to organizational and statutory standards. He/she will ensure that complaints are resolved quickly liaising closely with the Head of Operations.
  • The post holder will ensure that effective support is provided to the HR operations and other team members as may be required working closely with the Operations team members.

Requirements

  • You are required to have a degree in Administration, HR, Social Science or relevant field and must be a member of a professional institution (CIPM, CIPD etc).
  • You are required to have at least two to three years of previous HR administrative experience, particularly in an NGO.
  • You must have sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel.
  • You are required to be knowledgeable in managing databases, producing reports and good with figures.
  • You must be committed to the ethics and code of conduct of the HR profession and familiar with the Core Humanitarian Standards.
  • You must understand data protection and the need for confidentiality. You must have strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to explain and visualize complex issues to expert and non-expert audiences; and excellent presentation skills.
  • You must be a good team player able to organise and prioritise workload.
  • You must have excellent interpersonal skills and experience of working in a multi-cultural environment, including the ability to build relationships with colleagues at long distances.

Further Information:

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct.
  • Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work / life balance.

Competency Questions
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Strive for Improvement:

  • Describe a time when you made positive suggestions for a way forward despite being faced with challenges from others. What was the context?  What was your idea?  Why did others challenge it? Where did you fit in? What was your role? What action(s) did you take? Why? What was the result? Were you successful?  If so, how did you know?

Deliver Result:

  • Please give us an example of a time when you had to say no to another colleague or team because of other priorities while acknowledging their needs. What was the situation?  What were the competing priorities? What was your task? What action(s) did you take?  What was the effect of you saying no? What was the outcome(s)?  What did you learn from the experience?

Build Partnership:

  • Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect. What was the context?  Why did you need to establish the new relationships and why was your attitude to this important? What was your task?  What outcomes were being sought? What actions did you take?  How did you take them

Application Closing Date
17th February, 2022.

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

 Senior Operations Coordinator


Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • The role will be responsible for leading Christian Aid’s operations in the North East and providing support to the program delivery.
  • He/she will be responsible for leading and coordinating the units responsible for procurement, logistics & fleet management, human resources, warehousing & commodity management, administration, and ICT within the humanitarian response to enable the team to function smoothly and effectively.
  • Proactively taking responsibility for making things work, ensuring smooth day-to-day operations, ensuring that sub-offices function optimally, blocking all wastages and loopholes while managing the relationship and performance of external suppliers and service providers.
  • She/he will support Christian Aid’s funded programs which are implemented by Christian Aid and its partners in Borno and other northeast states.
  • The role holder will be representing Christian Aid in sector working group meetings/activities and engaging in the right networks.
  • The role reports to the Head of Operations.

Qualifications

  • The post holder should have a first degree in any of the social sciences (business administration, public administration, economics, etc).
  • Candidates should have 5-7 years working experience in a similar role/ context.
  • A postgraduate degree, membership of a relevant professional body, and experience working in an international organisation is added advantage.
  • The post holder is required to have a sound knowledge of managing and handling complex procurements in a rapid response program and sound experience in managing administrative processes.
  • You are required to have a strong positive attitude with the ability to manage a wide range of complicated issues, indicated by a 5-7 years learning period.
  • The post holder should have 3 – 4 years of demonstrable experience in leading and managing a team.
  • You must have a demonstrable ability to communicate fluently in English (oral and written), excellent negotiation skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the use of discretion as required.
  • You must have sound knowledge of office programmes including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • You must be familiar with office operations in the Northeast Nigeria context Ability to communicate fluently in Haus is desirable.

Further Information

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion, or belief.
  • Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Note: As part of your application, you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Build Partnerships:

  • Tell us about a time when you were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal. What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be proactive? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?

Steward Resources:

  • Please tell us about a time when you were able to take action to end or reduce the inefficient use of resources. What was the context? What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take? What was the impact of your actions? In what way(s) were you successful?

Deliver Result:

  • Tell us about a time when you planned, prioritized, and monitored your own work to meet the team’s objectives to the standards required. What was your context? What was your task/responsibility? How did you make your plan? What actions did you take? What was the impact of your actions? Were you successful? How did you know?

Application Closing Date
14th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Driver / Logistics Assistant, Borno

Location: Mafa, Borno
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contract Length: 11month
Contracted hours: 35
Department: International
Reports to: Admin & Logistics officer
Salary Band: H
Competency level: 2

Role Purpose

  • To provide logistics support within Christian Aid’s office in-country. To drive staff, visitors, and goods to required destinations timely and safely including co-operation with officials and check points.
  • To maintain all Christian Aid vehicles, including safety equipment.
  • To ensure regular maintenance of Christian Aid Vehicle and facility, ensure any complex vehicle repairs are carried out by the appropriate service provider.

Key Outcomes

  • All staff and visitors transported to and from their destinations in a safe and lawful manner, within as reasonable comfort as practicable and on time. This includes the use of seat belts for all passengers.
  • Adherence and familiarity with local, State and Federal regulatory policies relating to safe driving on all Nigerian roads.
  • Vehicles well maintained and free from filth. Servicing and repairs carried out by appropriate service providers as at when due.
  • Valid copy of driver’s licence appropriate for vehicle, daily vehicle check list, log book, insurance and other vehicle documentations up to date.
  • Positive communication and successful negotiation (in line with Christian Aid’s policies and procedures) with officials and security or police forces, particularly at check points and border crossings.
  • Radio (i.e. CODAN) and other communication devices properly used and maintained were applicable.
  • Ensures that daily and weekly vehicle and stand-by generator as well as other facilities inspections are performed, and that regular servicing is carried out.
  • Prepares quarter and annual reports on the vehicle performance i.e. mileage covered and the unit and total cost incurred for own vehicle.
  • Administrative support for the country program i.e. dispatch and collection of mails; purchase of items; collection of quotations; support in bank transactions, supervision of facility and ensure proper maintenance when needed etc.

Role Agility

  • Expected travel per annum: Up to 75 days
  • On call/unsocial hours: No
  • Surge capacity for emergency responses: No
  • In order to respond to ever changing demands within the environment, Christian Aid operates within an agile framework (both in workforce and operational) that requires from all employees, a high level of responsiveness and adaptiveness to processes and structures making flexibility and a project based working approach the norm.
  • To sustain this system, managers may/will agree further details of specific tasks and duties as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility, and employees may be required to change the focus of their role from time to time.

Role Context

  • The role works within the operations family and is key to ensuring staff, visitors and goods are taken to their required destination within Christian Aids offices in-country with significant travel within country.

Person Specification
Applied Skills / Knowledge and Expertise:

Essential:

  • Educated to a minimum of Diploma Level with Basic Knowledge of Manual Work.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of driving a vehicle with passengers, knowledge of the area and experience of liaising with officials to cross check points.
  • Good knowledge of road network in Borno and outside Borno to Project locations/CA Focal states in Nigeria.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Trustworthy with a high sense of honesty and integrity.
  • Must have an up to date driving licence and any other documentation required to drive a vehicle and passengers some experience, indicated by one to two years learning period.
  • Experience with vehicle scheduling

Desirable:

  • Administrative and Logistics support experience.
  • Basic vehicle maintenance skills.
  • Basic reporting skills.

Digital / IT Competencies Required:

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint: Basic
  • Web content design & development: N/A
  • Internet based collaboration tools and video calling: Basic
  • Social Media: Basic
  • Data Visualisation: Basic

Role Requirements – Relationships:

  • External This role holder will have contact with visitors and partners in-country as well as contact with officials at check points
  • Internal The role is managed by the Admin and Logistics Officer.

Analytical Skills:

  • Ability to use good judgment to determine safety of travel and staff.

Role related checks:

  • Child protection clearance – Not required.
  • Counter terrorism screening – Required

Application Closing Date
8th February 2022.

Interview Date
17th February 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)

Procurement Officer, Borno

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contract Length: 11 months
Contracted hours: 35
Department: International
Reports to: Senior Operations Coordinator
Salary Band: G
Competency level: 2
Travel: Expected travel per annum Up to 30 days 
On call / Unsocial Hours : On call / unsocial hours No
Surge capacity for emergency responses No

Role Definition

  • To be responsible for Christian Aid’s Procurement in the Northeast and across other locations where Christian Aid is implementing projects.
  • The role is key in supporting and implementing the procurement guidelines and ensuring that procurement processes are well documented and in line with donor requirements
  • The role plays a key role in vendor and contractor engagements and ensures that all contractual processes are adhered to.

Role Context

  • The role will be based in Maiduguri, be part of the Operations Team and the wider Nigeria Country team
  • The post holder will support the Head of Operations to deliver on the procurement mandate of the team working closely with the Procurement Committee to ensure that funds spent on commercial goods and services across the various country programme activities achieve value for money and risks are well managed.
  • The role is key in supporting and implementing the procurement guidelines and ensuring that procurement processes are well documented and in line with donor requirements. The role plays a key role in vendor and contractor engagements and ensures that all contractual processes are adhered to.

Role Purpose

  • The Procurement Officer reporting to the Senior Operations Coordinator will work closely with the Procurement Committee to ensure effective procurement processes in the Humanitarian Response.
  • The role holder will support Christian Aid’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria with special focus on procurements.
  • She/he will support Christian Aid’s procurements across funded programmes which are implemented by Christian Aid and her partners in Borno, other states in the northeast and other Christian Aid project locations.
  • The role holder will assist in the implementation and documentation of all procurement processes.
  • She/he will work closely with programme leads to ensure that procurements on each project are done in a timely manner.
  • She/ he will ensure transparent vendor engagements in line with Christian Aid’s procurement guidelines and ensure that value for money is achieved with every transaction.
  • The role holder will ensure transparent and open communication in respect of procurement and be accountable for the delivery of the procurement processes.
  • The role holder will supervise the Procurement Assistant.

Key Outcomes

  • Ensure that all procurement processes are properly documented, and that engagement of contractors and vendors are in line with Christian Aid’s procurement guidelines.
  • Track status of procurement requests and provide updates through procurement request status reports.
  • Maintain a Vendor List with updated information on different categories of goods and services and performance ranking based on recent post-delivery evaluations.
  • Support tendering processes, opening of bids and selection of qualified contractors/ vendors. Ensure the contractual processes are in line with Christian Aid’s contractual guidelines.
  • Work closely with the Senior Operations Coordinator and Project Leads to have up to date procurement reports across all projects.
  • The Procurement Officer reporting to the Senior Operations Coordinator will work closely with the Procurement Committee to ensure effective procurement processes in the Humanitarian Response.
  • The role holder will support Christian Aid’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria with special focus on procurements.
  • She/he will support Christian Aid’s procurements across funded programmes which are implemented by Christian Aid and her partners in Borno, other states in the northeast and other Christian Aid project locations.
  • The role holder will assist in the implementation and documentation of all procurement processes.
  • She/he will work closely with programme leads to ensure that procurements on each project are done in a timely manner.
  • She/ he will ensure transparent vendor engagements in line with Christian Aid’s procurement guidelines and ensure that value for money is achieved with every transaction.
  • The role holder will ensure transparent and open communication in respect of procurement and be accountable for the delivery of the procurement processes.
  • The role holder will supervise the Procurement Assistant. Key outcomes
  • Ensure that all procurement processes are properly documented, and that engagement of contractors and vendors are in line with Christian Aid’s procurement guidelines.
  • Track status of procurement requests and provide updates through procurement request status reports.
  • Maintain a Vendor List with updated information on different categories of goods and services and performance ranking based on recent post-delivery evaluations.
  • Support tendering processes, opening of bids and selection of qualified contractors/ vendors. Ensure the contractual processes are in line with Christian Aid’s contractual guidelines.
  • Work closely with the Senior Operations Coordinator and Project Leads to have up to date procurement reports across all projects.

Role Agility

  • In order to respond to ever changing demands within the environment, Christian Aid operates within an agile framework (both in workforce and operational) that requires from all employees, a high level of responsiveness and adaptiveness to processes and structures making flexibility and a project based working approach the norm.
  • To sustain this system, managers may/will agree further details of specific tasks and duties as part of the performance agreement
  • Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility, and employees may be required to change the focus of their role from time to time.

Person Specification
Applied Skills / Knowledge and Expertise:

Essential:

  • BA / B.Sc. Degree in Supply and Purchasing Management or related field such as (Logistics or Administration), from a recognized institution.
  • Good commercial awareness
  • At least 3 years relevant procurement experience in a similar organisation including the use of comprehensive evaluation techniques is essential.
  • Is Proven ability to prepare reports and maintain complete files and records.
  • High level of computer literacy (Word and Excel essential)
  • Ability to prioritize within a multi- tasking environment
  • Prior experience in a similar role in an INGO is required.
  • Member of a professional procurement body is an added advantage
  • Demonstrable ability to handle high volume and complex procurement processes
  • Ability to work as a team and have good inter-personal skills
  • Ability to multi – task, result oriented and dependable.

Desirable:

  • Familiar with different procurement and logistics context across the country especially in the northeast Nigeria.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa and English language.
  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to identify solutions, and implement resolutions
  • Membership of a professional purchasing organization is an advantage
  • Knowledge of framework agreement and contract drafting.

Other Requirements:
Relationships:
External:

  • Build strong relationships with partners, vendors, contractors, donors and stakeholders as may be required.

Internal:

  • Build strong relationship with staff in the humanitarian response, the country office especially the Operations and Finance team and across all project states.

Decision-Making:

  • Budgetary / savings responsibility Make decisions in order to support team effectively, from definition of product specification to product delivery in addition to day-to-day management of vendors.
  • Also providing technical input on all procurement and logistics issues. Day to day decision to ensure partner portfolio projects are running effectively and higher levels decisions on supporting the projects informed by Christian Aid’s strategy and strategic focus areas. Make suggestions around project proposals, so they are prepared and comply with reporting requirements.
  • Contribute to shaping and implementing logistics and procurement strategy, making sound decisions to support this.

Analytical Skills:

  • The post holder will have the ability to apply logical thinking and common sense to gathering and analysing information.
  • Tasks involve analysis and choosing between options, where the solution is not always obvious and where considerable initiative and judgement is required.
  • They will be working in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner. Integrate and interpret broad and complex information.
  • Analyse spend data, track and report savings and cost avoidance Work on complex specialist / technical issues.
  • Required to develop new ways of doing things to better meet program goals requiring substantial creative or analytical ability.

Developing Self and Others:

  • The post holder will be expected to manage and prioritise their own work and be proactive. Working alongside the Senior Operations and Procurement Coordinator, they will give advice to programme staff in country regarding procurement and supplier management.
  • Develop capacity to manage high value and complex procurements develop working knowledge of contract terms and conditions. Help teams to effectively manage suppliers.

Application Closing Date
9th February, 2022.

Interview Date
21st February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information (PDF)