Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Jobs Recruitment [2 new positions]

Latest jobs vacancies at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI)  May 2022.


Cooperazione Internazionale is an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization founded in Milan in 1965. COOPI aims to help the world’s poorest to improve their access to healthcare, food, and financial security, and to overcome their special vulnerability to wars, civil conflicts and natural disasters. For 50 years of long-term support and constant presence in the field, COOPI has been engaged in breaking the cycle of poverty and responding to specific emergencies in numerous sectors, including Food Security, Humanitarian Aid, Health, Socio-Economical Services, Water and Sanitation, Human Rights, Education and Training, Migrations and Sustainable Energy.

Jobs vacancies at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Jobs Recruitment

 May 2022. Programme Development Officer

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Location: Abuja
Contract Duration: 6 months (renewable)
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible

Purpose of the Role

  • The Programme Development Officer is the focal point of COOPI’s program in the Capital Abuja, North East and North West of Nigeria. In consultation with the Head of Mission, coordinates and evaluates all aspects of the COOPI projects, and facilitates the flow of information from the field to the capital. The Programme Development Officer also plays a strategic role for COOPI’s external relationships, liaising with consortium partners and stakeholders in collaboration with the HoM.

Responsibilities
Business Development:

  • Coordinates and supports the development of concept notes, proposals and situation analysis, including organizing design meetings, drafting proposal development timelines, reviewing and harmonizing technical inputs, drafting sections of the proposal or annexes when required, ensuring that technical and support functions are working in a coordinated manner, and consolidating final proposal packages for the review of the HoM;
  • Keeps updated donor intelligence information (donor mapping, analysis of donor strategies, tracking of upcoming opprotunties, filing of donor meeting minutes);
  • Analyzes humanitarian needs and response, collecting, summarizing and analyzing information from external sources and from technical advisors for future opportunities.

Programmatic Support:

  • Provides programmatic support to the mission by organizing project review meetings and spreading information efficiently among the project team and administrative, HR and logistic teams;
  • Supports project teams to identify corrective and preventative actions and elaborates project amendments as needed;
  • Works with PMs to ensure compliance with donor and reporting requirements and internal policies;
  • With the MEAL unit and PMs, updates program planning tools and M&E system and tools, and alignes internal M&E tools with sector and donor requirements along with the project teams;
  • Ensures capacity-building of the project teams.

Reporting:

  • Keeps an updated track and communicates upcoming deadlines to the team, including organizing internal deadlines to ensure compliance with external requirements;
  • Reviews, edits and consolidates reports for donors, sector working groups, and government agencies’ reports.

Institutional Representation:

  • Represents COOPI at stakeholder and consortium partner meetings;
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with donors and local stakeholder networks (INGO forum, OCHA humanitarian coordination, sector working groups, local authorities, etc.).

Communication:

  • Provides briefing papers and supports the development of external communication tools relevant for donor visits/meetings;
  • Ensures regular archiving of project information at the mission level.

Requirements
Education / Experiences:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development or related fields;
  • Previous experience of at least 2 years with an international humanitarian INGO;
  • Excellent knowledge of project cycle-management, including project M&E, grants management and reporting;
  • Previous experience in writing project proposals;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Previous experience in Western African country is an advantage.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities and demonstrated capacity of teamwork;
  • Adequate resilience to stress;
  • Strong commitment to follow the rules and procedures of the organization;
  • Excellent inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints.

Application Closing Date
3rd March, 2022.

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

Administrative Assistant

Location: Gashua, Bade LGA – Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Administrator and Country Administrator, and in collaboration with the Head of Base, Finance Officer, HR Officer and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, He/She will:
  • The Administrative Assistant is responsible to execute all the tasks with respect to the finance, administrative and human resources activities of Gashua base.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the proper management of project accounting in accordance with the COOPI/she procedures and those of the Donors guidelines.
  • Ensure the correct management of the project cash (cashbox and bank) and in particular the monthly reconciliation (physical and with our accounting software Desy) under the supervision of the Project Administrator;
  • Regular update of accounting and IT instruments and project accounting (Desy, PREPPY …)
  • Process vendor payments and maintain strict control over all required documentation, including adherence to procurement procedures, reporting any discrepancies to the Project Administrator;
  • Organize, file and scan all payment vouchers with related supporting documents;
  • Prepare, classify and archive all accounting elements required by the Project Administrator.
  • Supervise the physical maintenance and safety of cash boxes.
  • Participate in audits or any checks issued by partners or head office, at the base level.
  • Participate in the consolidation of budget follow ups and cash forecasts at the base level.
  • Monitor due dates for payments of contracts managed by the administrative coordinator.
  • List liquidity needs in concert with the admin coordinator.
  • Carry out pay-outs and advances, within established guidelines
  • Keep the registry of cash pay-outs and the cashier’s register
  • Record budgetary transfers and keep accounting codes
  • Prepare monthly closing, revision and integrity of accounts for the base
  • Verify cash balances daily and report any discrepancies to superior
  • Archive accounting records according to COOPI’s procedures after a final verification of receipts etc.
  • Guarantee security of the cash and confidentiality of information.
  • Pay monthly tax and social taxes under the supervision of the Project Administrator
  • Assist the Project Administrator with monthly budget forecasts and planning so that day-to-day needs, salary advances, salaries, etc. can be addressed.
  • Do bank runs including transfer requests, withdrawals, and issuing/receiving letters and bank statements etc.
  • Collect all the HR documents of new staff hired in Gashua base and guarantee a smooth collection of monthly pay slips and any other HR documents
  • Paying employees’ salaries, follow – up on staff and service providers
  • Assist the Project Administrator in the administrative management of project national personnel in accordance with the country’s labor code and the COOPI HR manual
  • Additional responsibilities
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by the Project Administrator, Finance officer, Country Administrator and HR Officer.

N.B: This ToR shall be inclusive of any other task specifically assigned by the direct supervisor for what concerns the implementation of the program activities.

Skills and Competencies of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree / Diploma of Post-graduate Degree in Accountancy, Social Science courses, Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • And evidence of NYSC discharge certificate, with previous experience working in developmental and emergency projects especially in NGO / INGO or financialw3 sector.

Desired Competencies / Skills:
Essential:

  • 2-3 years Finance/Admin related work experience with an International NGO
  • Experience in data collection, collation and archiving
  • Work related skills : good knowledge of cash management, daily administration tasks, logistics and procurement tasks
  • Fluency in English and local languages.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines – Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS excel.
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Demonstrated skills in management, teamwork, negotiation and consensus-building

Preferred:

  • Excellent knowledge of English, with fair understanding in Hausa.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

Brief Conditions

  • COOPI reserves the right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project.
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • COOPI reserves the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained rolling basis review of applications.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.

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

Important Information and Notice
Carefully observing the details as follows:

  • Cover Letter and an updated CV should be a single document (not exceeding 4 pages) in English
  • Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional references must be provided, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer including that of the HR/Admin person. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Only motivated applicants who are able to perform the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered. CV’s – only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered
  • CVs will be reviewed on rolling bases
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. We apologies for the inconvenience.
  • COOPI considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • Female candidate are strongly encouraged to apply

Head of Mission

Location: Abuja
Donor: Several
Duration: 12 months

Purpose of the Role

  • The Head of Mission provides leadership and strategic direction of COOPI’s operations in Nigeria and is responsible for the implementation and development of the country programme in line with COOPI’s organisational and country strategy, policies and procedures.
  • The HoM is also responsible for the management and capacity building of the staff, securing donor funding and to represent the organisation to the government, donors, and other appropriate bodies – including clusters, UN agencies and the media.
  • The HoM reports directly to the Regional Coordinator. The position is based in Abuja.

Responsibilities
Institutional relations:

  • Manages relations with the main institutional donors and with potential ones;
  • Represents COOPI in the country/area by engaging in relations with institutions, NGOs, local and international organizations and partners;
  • Is responsible of the organization’s reputation in the country.

Strategy and planning:

  • Verifies and proposes to the Regional Coordinator the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country;
  • Contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy and proposes the country planning (projects and coordination).

Projects’ management:

  • Coordinates and directly monitors projects, guaranteeing the correct implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with COOPI’s procedures and management standards;
  • Coordinates the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the Regional Coordination and the headquarters support offices;
  • Is responsible for the preparation of projects reports and all the monitoring documents requested by the central headquarters;
  • Ensures the transmission of all official and administrative project documents to the central headquarters.

Country office management:

  • Is responsible for all different aspects related to the country office management: economic and financial situation, local regulations, office organization charts, logistics, local and expatriate personnel management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines;
  • Guarantees the respect of the country’s legislation and administrative regulation.

Staff management:

  • Is responsible for the local staff management;
  • Participates and supports the Regional Coordination and the Human Resources office in the selection of the expatriate staff;
  • Coordinates and monitors the country’s expatriate staff management.

Safety:

  • Is responsible for updating the secutity plans at country and field level whenever necessary;
  • Follow up on the evolution of national situation on security with the support of dedicated staff;
  • Liase with the regionl office and the security advisor in the HQ when necessary.

Economic and financial management:

  • Is responsible for the country’s economic result;
  • Supervises the financial management and ensures – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected;
  • Participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation;
  • Has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country.

Visibility:

  • Cooperates with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund raising activities implemented in and for the country.

Requirements
Education / Experiences:

  • Advanced Degree in International Education, International Development, Health and Nutrition or a related field or equivalent work;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the humanitarian field and in a similar position, with a track record of success and results achieved;
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management;
  • Desirable experience of working on EU/ECHO, USAID and UN projects;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

Soft skills:

  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.

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

  • We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
  • Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled, thanks for understanding.

Project Assistant



Location: Gashua, Bade LGA, Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, and in collaboration with the Business / Skills Development Officer and Capacity Development Officer and other collaborators; the project assistant will be responsible to provide the support to implement the project activities at the field level in close coordination with the local CSO; The responsibilities will include beneficiary selections, organize trainings, distributions and other project activities.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community sensitization, meetings and training during related to project activities;
  • Work with community members / leaders and other stakeholders to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of project activities with the support from the component leads.
  • Support in the implementation of capacity building training for the target beneficiaries at the community level.
  • Directly implement in the field the program activities in close collaboration with the Program team.
  • Participate in the registration and distribution of cash grants / LGA Kits.
  • Support the preparation of documentation required for the implementation of field activities.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about Cash Transfer and strengthening livelihood restoration activities with support from relevant stakeholders.
  • Support in the verification of the beneficiaries to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable population is verified before Cash transfer is made.
  • Support the LGA Supervisor in ensuring that targeting of beneficiaries to receive cash transfers is carried out in a transparent way and with active participation of women and minority members of communities.
  • Support the Program team to ensure that beneficiaries’ access to the provider guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field.
  • Support and ensure that community assets are selected, monitored and rehabilitated in an effective manner.
  • Participate in the trainings for the capacity developments of the partners and government stakeholders
  • Work closely with local CSO at the field level to execute the project activities.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor / head of base.

Note: This ToR shall be inclusive of any other task specifically assigned by the Project Manager for what concerns the implementation of the program activities.

Skills and Competencies of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree / Diploma of Post-graduate Degree in Accountancy, Social Sciences, Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • Evidence of NYSC discharge certificate, with previous experience working in developmental and emergency projects especially in NGO / INGO or financial sector.

Desired Competencies / Skills:
Essential:

  • 2 – 3 years related work experience with an International NGO
  • Experience in data collection, project implementation,collation and archiving
  • Work related skills : good knowledge of the project and responsible to provide the support to implement the project activities at the field level in close coordination with the local CSO.
  • Fluency in English and local languages.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines – Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS excel.
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Demonstrated skills in management, teamwork, negotiation and consensus-building

Preferred:

  • Excellent knowledge of English, with fair understanding in Hausa.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

Brief Conditions

  • COOPI reserves the right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project.
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • COOPI reserves the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained rolling basis review of applications.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.

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

Important Information and Notice
Carefully observing the details as follows:

  • Cover Letter and an updated CV should be a single document (not exceeding 4 pages) in English
  • Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional references must be provided, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer including that of the HR/Admin person. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Only motivated applicants who are able to perform the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered. CV’s – only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered
  • CVs will be reviewed on rolling bases
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. We apologies for the inconvenience.
  • COOPI considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • Female candidate are strongly encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Monitoring and Reporting Officer

Location: Gashua, Bade LGA, Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time

Main Responsibilities and Tasks
Under the direct supervision of the project manager / MEAL lead and in collaboration with other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, she/he will:

  • Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, mapping, stocktaking and regular market monitoring
  • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program component teams.
  • Ensure timely planning and deployment of surveys, assessment, mapping, stocktaking and Post Distribution Monitoring surveys, conducting project baseline, end line and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits.
  • Support formulation and integration of Geographic Information System technology and other related spatial information applications, for operational programming needs.
  • Support in collating and analysing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities
  • Ensure proper monitoring of the program, focusing on overall M&E framework of the projects
  • Present and analyse data based on information needs of project team and partners and support in data base management.
  • Analysing of data, report development and submission of M&E reports
  • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanism through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team.
  • Review of reporting made against indicators
  • Drafting and sharing lessons learnt from the different project intervention for programme development and quality control
  • Work with program teams to ensure COOPI information on program activities is shared within LGAs and provide for beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks
  • Collaborate with government and humanitarian partners to ensure the smooth sharing of information in consultation with the Project Manager/Field Coordinator/Program Manager
  • Support the program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward/ LGA level and handling complaint/ feedback.
  • Support the management of MIS technologies and Beneficiary Data management Platforms (Including Red Rose, PowerBI, Kobo etc…):
  • Carry out troubleshooting of devices and find solutions where necessary to ensure timely implementation of program activities.
  • Ensure routine monitoring of the Red Rose and ODK / Kobo devices and software upgrades when necessary, in conjunction with the MEAL Assistants / Officers.
  • Supports MEAL and Program Team on database management software usage when necessary.
  • Support the MEAL team in coding and creating new forms and questionnaires.
  • Create Monthly reports via the use of infographic software.
  • Ensure proper and timely implementation, management and capacity building on MEAL at the base level
  • Take a lead in data storage, processing, retrieval and reporting to project management team and key community stakeholders in consultation with the MEAL team
  • Coordinate and share learning related to knowledge, data collection, use of ICT4D, behaviours, and practices at base office level, and COOPI at large.
  • Generate related reporting on trends in all-cash programs context and progress (using graphs, pie charts, bar charts, etc.) for internal and external reporting in consultation with the MEAL Team Lead and Project Manager.
  • Ensure timely submission of all sector 5Ws to the MEAL Team Lead and Program Coordinators.
  • Train local field staff, state government stakeholders and key community beneficiaries in how to establish and deploy M&E in coordination with the project management team.
  • Provide support to the programs at LGA level and within the communities
  • Directly supervise data entry and data cleaning activities by the data entry clerks
  • Analyse and provide information regarding general context at the LGA level and explore opportunities in support of partnership, building initiatives with LGA level government and other humanitarian actors.
  • Assist program teams in the selection of beneficiaries as per the established procedure from the project proposal.
  • Assist the program team in the selection of Community Mobilisers to facilitate the process of beneficiaries’ selection.

Capacity Development:

  • Assist the Programme Manager to provide trainings on monitoring and evaluation that include sampling, data collection, data cleaning, analysis and reporting guidelines to all program staff. Coach data entry clerks and project officers on data cleaning

Note: This ToR shall be inclusive of any other task specifically assigned by the Project Manager / MEAL lead for what concerns the implementation of the program activities.

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree / Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Development Studies, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in developmental projects

Skills & Experience:
Essential:

  • Be professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • 2 – 3 years M&E related work experience with an iNGO
  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Have previous experience in indicator tracking matrix, RedRose, 5Ws, MIS, PSS of cash-based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers).
  • Have excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Have proven ability to create program support systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
  • Have knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
  • Have experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Be excellent in communication skills and proficient in report writing
  • Have IT troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Be resident and familiar with the terrain in the Northeast Nigeria.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programming (Access, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word).
  • Proven ability to create management information systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
  • Knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri).
  • Proficient in statistical and other software (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, GIS and ENA for SMART.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Previous experience on the similar positions / projects.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.

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

Note

  • Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately.
  • Applicants shall be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Business Skills and Development Officer



Location: Gashua, Bade LGA, Yobe
Employment Type: Full-time

Overall Responsibilities

  • The Business / Skills Development Officer will supervise the organization, implementation and the monitoring of economic empowerment activites (IGA and Youth related) on a daily basis in keeping with COOPI procedures and standards.
  • The position holder will be responsible for the management and implementation of COOPI’s Early Recovery and Livelihoods Restoration / Resilience Building Program activities in Yobe for Internally Displaced Persons and vulnerable Host Populations.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Business / Skills Development Officer is responsible for the qualitative, quantitative and timely implementation of the COOPI’s Early Recovery and Livelihoods Restoration / Resilience Building Program activities.
  • Collect information and data on Livelihoods and food security at LGA level through surveys, assessments and regular post distribution monitoring of beneficiary households
  • Collect, enter and analyse information as requested by his/her supervisor.
  • Participate to the creation of the trainings contents and train the beneficiaries according to the schedule defined
  • Support the MEAL team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Take part in all assessments for the projects or for new projects.
  • Analyse the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.
  • Keep monitoring tools and files archived at the COOPI office, ensuring their availability to his/her Deputy Program Manager and Program Manager.
  • Collect information and data on Livelihoods at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Coordinate closely with the PM to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
  • Participate in regular internal& and external coordination for the program at LGA and state levels when required.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level)
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection beneficiaries for livelihood activities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of Income Generating Activities.
  • Support in the implementation of Livelihoods capacity building training for the target beneficiaries at the LGA level.
  • Implement detailed work plan for Livelihoods team at LGA level activities whilst respecting the timely planning and set-up of the activities.
  • Contribute to the development of project community mobilisation strategies for targeting and new needs identification in the community.
  • Supervise the Implementation of sensitisation activities for targeted communities about strengthening livelihood restoration activities whilst collaborating with the State Emergency Management Authority (SEMA), Extension workers, Community Volunteers, traditional leaders and other key stakeholders in feasible livelihood restoration activities at LGA level.
  • Support the Supervisor to ensure that beneficiaries’ access to the provider guarantees protection and gender sensitivity in the field key activities
  • Perform any other action related with the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of COOPI Nigeria if requested by his supervisor.

Activities Supervision:

  • Organize and supervise the identification and selection registration of beneficiaries for the IGA/Youth development activities.
  • Organize and supervise the market assessment and the identification of the main chains in the targeted area
  • Organize and supervise the day-to-day monitoring and evaluation of the project activities (including post-distribution monitoring activities), market assessment, beneficiaries training, individual follow-up…)
  • Supervise and organize the data collection, data entry and data analysis
  • Organize and supervise the training to the beneficiaries related to the IGAs/Youth related economic empowerment activities.
  • Organize and supervises the distributions in the field with the beneficiaries, with a strong collaboration with the community leaders.
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his task, COOPI programs, or safety aspects
  • Supervise and organize all assessments for the projects or for new projects especially monthly price and market assessment.
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.
  • Propose action plan to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Actively participates to the good collaboration with local leaders
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for COOPI activity
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the community’s volunteers who take part in the project.
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the daily workers who take part in the project.
  • Organize sensitizations for the beneficiaries or community members according to the identified needs.
  • Address any issues on the field with the beneficiaries or the community members.
  • Support the PM to coordinate IGA program with other FS activities
  • Represent COOPI at anytime and anywhere when he is on duty.

Team Supervision:

  • Organize the day-to-day schedule of the team to guarantee the smooth running of the project
  • Make sure every members of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfil his/her objectives
  • Organize regular meeting with his team (briefing and debriefing) and ensure they have the necessary support they need
  • He participates to the evaluation and to the definition of the training needs of his/her team
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the daily workers who take part in the project.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Report to the Project Manager on the progress of activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries.
  • Collect and Compile collected data, pictures and collect information from the field to present weekly internal reports to the Project Manager.
  • Presenting the weekly achievements, problems encountered and any suggestion to improve the project implementation.
  • Compile collected data and collect information from the team to present regular reports to the PM on the progress of activities, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries and propose actions to improve the project
  • Pass on any information or problems to his direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, COOPI programs, or safety aspects.
  • Provides weekly internal reporting on activities on the progress of Livelihood activities.
  • Report immediately any delay, problem or other relevant information to the PM

Logistic & Administration:

  • Under the responsibility of the Project Manager contribute to logistical and administrative organization of the activities
  • Contributes to the definition of the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.
  • Ensure the safety and good condition of all material provided by COOPI.
  • Inform the Project Manager in case of security incidents, rumours or any security information.
  • Ensure the follow-up and the proper use of materials and tools used during on-site works.
  • Manage the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistics department.
  • Analyse the security situation in the area and inform the PM in case of security incidents, rumours or any security information.
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor / head of base.

Skills and competencies of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree / Diploma of Post-graduate degree in Accountancy, Social Science courses, Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects.
  • and evidence of NYSC discharge certificate, with previous experience working in developmental and emergency projects especially in NGO / INGO or financial sector.

Desired Competencies / Skills:
Essential:

  • 2 – 4 years related work experience with an International NGO
  • Experience in business development and economic reintegration in early recovery.
  • Worked in the North East especially Northern Yobe.
  • Fluency in English and local languages.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines – Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS excel.
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Demonstrated skills in management, teamwork, negotiation and consensus-building.

Preferred:

  • Excellent knowledge of English, with fair understanding in Hausa.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.

Brief Conditions

  • COOPI reserves the right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project.
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • COOPI reserves the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained rolling basis review of applications.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2022.

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

Important Information and Notice
Carefully observing the details as follows:

  • Cover Letter and an updated CV should be a single document (not exceeding 4 pages) in English
  • Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional references must be provided, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer including that of the HR/Admin person. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Only motivated applicants who are able to perform the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered. CV’s – only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered
  • CVs will be reviewed on rolling bases
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. We apologies for the inconvenience.
  • COOPI considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.
  • Female candidate are strongly encouraged to apply.

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