International Rescue Committee Jobs in Nigeria [5 vacancies]

Latest Jobs Vacancies at International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Nigeria  July, 2022

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

International Rescue Committee Recruitment

July 2022.


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JULY 5, 2022

HR / Admin Intern at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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JULY 6, 2022

Travel Assistant at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JULY 6, 2022

Stabilization Centres Manager at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JULY 6, 2022

Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Specialist at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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NGO JOBS VACANCIES IN NIGERIA

JULY 6, 2022

Consultant – Building Basics Terms of Reference (ToR) at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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Finance Assistant

Reference ID: req24894
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Finance Assistant is to assist the senior Finance officer by managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, responsible for Cash processing and record-keeping of the day-to-day transactions in accordance with IRC policy and procedures.

Major Responsibilities
Assist in management of Day-to- Day Finance activities:

  • To assist the senior Finance Officers/Managers in ensuring that timely and accurate payments are made.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of payment documents in compliance with IRC and Donor policies and procedure
  • Coordinate with district teams for advance issuance and their timely adjustment of advances & Training documentation.
  • Ensure completeness of supporting documents in all respect which includes authenticity of signatures, cross-checking attendance sheets, and verifying payments to be made
  • Posting all vouchers into the transaction spreadsheet on daily basis for review by the senior Finance Officer. Ensure that all information in the spreadsheet is correct and complete.
  • Processing of petty cash transactions on daily basis. Ensure petty cash is replenished on time to meet daily cash needs. Carry out cash count as per the IRC policy and schedule. Document the cash count sheets for records.
  • Prepare all payments and make sure that they are properly coded and supported with relevant necessary documents.
  • Assist senior Finance office in monthly bank & account reconciliation.
  • Ensure all the financial documents are properly filed & tagged.
  • Paid stamping of all the invoices and related documents before filing.
  • Ensure timely preparation of tax & deposit into the bank.
  • Visit Bank for necessary collection & submission of financial documents.
  • Photocopies & scanning of all necessary documents/Instruments.
  • Perform any other task assign by the line manager.
  • Finance/Budgeting
  • Act always in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review budget with the aim of gaining a clear understanding of budget guidelines and instructions
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by your supervisor.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: Senior Finance Officer
  • Position directly supervises: Finance Interns
  • Indirect Reporting: Finance Coordinator, Finance Manager and Assist. Finance Directors,
  • Other Internal and/or external contacts: Field coordinator, IRC Maiduguri sector leads.

Qualifications
The requirements should establish a baseline (minimum) for educational background, previous work experience, professional knowledge or certification, specific skills and strengths and any other skill necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education:

  • HND or a Bachelor’s Degree in Aaccounting from a recognized College / Institutions with NYSC Discharge Certificate.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of professional accounting experience with NYSC discharge certificate.
  • INGO Finance experience is highly desired.

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Able to work in high-pressure situations, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently organize work, prioritize tasks and manage time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to coach and support others.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.

Demonstrated Managerial / Leadership Competencies:

  • Able to work in high-pressure situations, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently organize work, prioritize tasks and manage time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to coach and support others.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.

Languages: 

  • Fluency in local context language is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Add position-specific (e.g. accounting software, statistical software, etc.).

Ability to Travel:

  • 5% of times.

Working Environment

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Standards of Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Client Responsiveness and Accountability (CRA) Manager

Requisition ID: req24812
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Evaluation & Learning
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Regular
Ability to Travel: 40% of time if applicable
Open to Expatriates: No

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damaturu of Yobe State.
  • Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods.

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Client Responsiveness and Accountability (CRA) Manager will be responsible for ensuring that feedback of clients is collected, recorded and responded to in a timely manner through a robust and contextually appropriate system of feedback mechanisms.
  • S/he will ensure that client responsiveness in all phases of projects comply with IRC global initiatives and commitments while ensuring strong coordination with colleagues across the states of implementation.
  • The CRA manager will be responsible for providing hands-on support in conducting assessments for designing and selection of feedback channels, prepare and implement proactive and reactive feedback channels plans and ensure that client feedback (overall/as a trend) is taken into account during program design phase, mid-term and end-line evaluation.
  • S/he will be responsible to ensure that IRC clients are regularly consulted and informed about available feedback channels.

Major Responsibilities
Client Responsiveness (CR):

  • The CRA manager is responsible for supporting the MEAL coordinator with all aspects of designing, planning and implementing the CR strategy and mechanism throughout the country program – Including client responsiveness guidelines, global commitments on accountability to affected population (AAP) and participation revolution, strategic action plan (SAP) of Nigeria and agreed standards
  • The CRA manager will design and develop core processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the feedback, reporting and complaints mechanism, including designing and selection of feedback channels and Do No harm in project areas
  • Train all country full time staff and causal workers in accountability principles and practices
  • Lead on coordination and liaison with program and support unit staff to ensure successful implementation and compliance with the client responsiveness and accountability strategy and mechanism
  • Ensure robust clients feedback mechanisms are in place to encourage the communities to share their feedbacks and concerns
  • Develop context specific feedback channels plans (proactive and reactive) for projects as well as provide technical support and guidance on implementation of the different client’s feedback channels plans in all projects
  • Regularly review and update clients feedback channels plans with changing context and situation
  • Communicate the trends in feedback to the MEAL coordinator, DDP and technical coordinators to ensure that the feedback is reported and taken into consideration during the program design phase
  • Present statistics on feedback received and feedback content in clear formats to highlight feedback trends to the program team, as well as synthesize qualitative feedback in ways which provide the detail that the program team will need to design an appropriate response.

Data Usage for Action:

  • Ensure clients feedback data and its analysis is available for senior management, while considering the confidentiality and clients protection
  • Ensure that programs adopt and comply with CR standards and tools at design, startup, implementation, and closeout of projects
  • Ensure regular flow of client responsiveness data from field to country MEAL, analyze and interpret the data to help program management in taking informed decisions
  • Help the programs in assessing performance at against CR commitments
  • Produce and submit high quality reports on client responsiveness within the agreed timelines clearly demonstrating trends and key lessons learnt
  • Lead documentation and sharing knowledge and emerging practices on CR internally and externally with the wider stakeholder audience
  • Participate in program coordination meeting and progress against activities and budget.

Management and Coordination:

  • Provide oversight for CR activities, team building and creation of external partnerships
  • Responsible for developing workplans as envisaged in the project proposal
  • Manage CRA officers across implementing states as well as the hotline assistants in Maiduguri
  • Coach, train, supervise and mentor CR team members including clear expectations, setting annual performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to:  MEAL Coordinator
  • Indirect / Technical Reporting: Client Responsiveness Specialist, International Programs
  • Position directly Supervises: CRA officers / Hotline Assistants.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Project Management or any other relevant discipline. A master’s degree in any field is an added advantage
  • 4-5 years of consistent, proven, and successful experience in monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning – specific experience in feedback management will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated understanding or project management in a similar role/with similar responsibilities in a multi sectoral and multi donor environment
  • Strong team management experience with sound capacities to work in a diversified team
  • Willingness to work under pressure and stressful situations without minimal supervision and without compromising deadlines or quality
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills and competency in word, Excel, PowerPoint, Kobo toolbox, commcare
  • Willingness to travel to field sites under demanding conditions.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Add position-specific (e.g. accounting software, statistical software, etc.).

Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Working Environment:

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Budget & Reporting Coordinator, Borno

Requisition ID: req24729
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Finance
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Regular
Position Reports to:  Assistant Finance Controller

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State. Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview / Summary

  • This position will be based in Abuja and will be the focal person for the IRC Nigeria’s Budget and Grants financial reporting function. This requires a motivated, flexible, problem-solving team player with excellent analytical, communication skills and the ability to prioritize activities and work to tight deadlines.
  • As part of the finance team of the country office under the supervision of the Assistant Finance Controller, the Budget & Reporting Coordinator will be responsible of managing the day-to-day budget and grants budgeting and reporting tasks.
  • The Budget & Reporting Coordinator ensures the budget and grants management issues are immediately attended to and ensures that donor budgets are prepared in accordance with the IRC and specific donor’s requirements and are submitted on time.
  • In addition, this position will ensure that the grants are implemented in compliance with the donor regulations and the IRC requirements, ensure timely submission of the donor financial reports, additionally will develop budget tools and conduct trainings to ensure efficiency in the Budgeting and reporting function.

Major Responsibilities
Nigeria Country Office Fiscal Year Operating Budget:

  • The Budget and Reporting Coordinator will prepare the Nigeria Fiscal Year Country Operating Budget following the IRC standard format for the final review of Deputy Director Finance before further submission.
  • Ensures that the country-operating budget is regularly updated and is available for use as a management tool during the development of new proposal budgets and during times of rapid expansion and/or program reduction.
  • Provides recommendations to DDF to address projected funding shortfalls or lack of funding coverage for each component of the fiscal year budget.

New proposal budget Development:

  • Prepare and consolidate budgets for the new proposals and revises existing budgets, ensure all costs are covered (not under/over budgeted), in addition, ensures the correct use of the IRC and specific donor budget standard templates and linking it to the donor template.
  • Work with the Assistant Finance Controller on the monthly Shared Program Cost –SPC for new proposals calculation and monthly allocation.
  • Prepare the new budget Category code (D2 codes) and look up codes for new grants, perform upload in Integra.

Grant Management & Reporting:

  • Prepares and updates spending plans for all active grants in conjunction with designated budget holders and SPC calculation projection.
  • Review budget spending against spending plans / actual spending and advise relevant staff on spending status. Request feedback on all over/under spending from budget holders.
  • Participates in monthly BVA panel and share spending analysis with grants spending feedback and follow-up on action points identified during the grant’s meetings.
  • Attend and provide input and support to Grants Opening, Project Implementation meetings – PIM and Grant Closing Meetings.
  • Provide support and feedback to Operations and Program Managers on all questions regarding the BvA reports
  • In compliance with the donor regulations and the IRC requirements, propose adjustment entries required for the BvA reports and grant financial reports
  • Prepare grants external donor financial reports for review and sign off in country by the Deputy Director Finance and grants for further submission. Ensures reports are in compliance with the donor reporting template, to be submitted on time as per internal and external contractual requirements.
  • In consultation with the Grants Unit, provide review on actual charges transactions and advice on key donor compliance requirements.
  • Provide analysis and guidance on staff coverage, salary mapping in addition to the Shared Program Cost –SPC coverage and allocations for Deputy Director Finance final review and further approval
  • Provide analysis review of grants spending plans vs actual spending.
  • Perform the Finance verification of Purchase Requests to ensure: Items are allowable, allocable, and reasonable; Budget remaining balances are adequate; Accuracy of information included of: Items charging codes are correct and Mathematical calculation of total amounts.

Staff Training (Finance & Non-Finance):

  • Assist the Deputy Director Finance in conducting regular staff training and induction sessions for Program, Operations, Finance, Nigeria Field Offices staff on Budgeting and reporting topics, such as: Budget management, review grant actuals and reports… etc
  • Build the capacity of the budgeting and reporting finance team
  • Work closely with the team to build their capacity in budgeting and reporting aspects where needed.
  • Able to transfer the knowledge of the donor reports, realignments, proposals.
  • Reconciliation with the financial report tool and accounting system.
  • Operating Budget development and quarterly updates.

Key Working Relationships

  • Key Internal Contacts:
  • Country Program:  Grants Unit, Program Coordinators, Finance, and budget holders
  • Region/Global: Regional Finance Director

Job Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or any related field.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive work experience in a non-profit setting in budgeting and financial reporting
  • Working experience on major donors funding ECHO, BHA, USAID, OFDA, FCDO, UK Aid, EU Trust Fund, SIDA, CAD, etc

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills to be able to make logical and strategic budget decisions
  • Skills and abilities in working remotely supporting staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to groups of all sizes.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure whilst prioritizing multiple task
  • Willing to travel within Nigeria.
  • Hard-working and detailed oriented.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficiency in MS Office software suite – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience working with databases and/or other tracking systems.
  • Ability to Travel: % of time if applicable

Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Working Environment:

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

 Procurement Intern, Borno

Reference ID: req24662
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Supply Chain
Employment Category: Intern
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description

  • The Procurement Assistant (Intern) is a Key position within Supply Chain and carries responsible for the IRC Integrity system. Supply Chain must be able to rapidly procure Program supplies, services, and equipment, whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records.
  • The Procurement Assistant must ensure that all purchases of goods and services are done transparently, at the best available price, and in compliance with IRC and donor procurement policy and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Required Support and Preparation of Lunching Microsoft ERP referred to as (Integra for IRC)
  • The Procurement Assistant 9Intern) is responsible for working closely with Procurement Officers, Senior Procurement Manager, internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective support is provided on all required aspect of making sure the system is operational and preparation to support program implementation.

This includes:

  • Uploading of scanned documents   
  • Collecting, organizing, and analyzing data on the Item forecast list
  • Raise Purchase Requisition as required as per the Item forecast need
  • Archiving of Procurement files online
  • Follow up internally between Supply Chain and Finance on status of vendors payments
  • Processing approved Purchase request through the procurement software (Integra) and ensuring data accuracy.

Procurement:
Responsible for implementing procurement strategies and ensures all program procurement needs are met on time in accordance with Global Supply Chain and donors’ standards. This includes:

  • Support in development of procurement specifications of new items
  • Request for quotations / proposals when required.
  • Support and participate in open tender meetings & evaluations.
  • Demonstrate value for money in procurement.
  • Conduct market survey in every two months

Supplier Management:
Responsible for managing supplier’s performance to ensure that there is precise record keeping as provided by GSC. This includes:

  • Maintain suppliers file and documentation
  • Documents supplier performance
  • Maintain supplier performance scorecards
  • Source for new vendors on different categories of goods and services

Compliance and Ethics:
Assist in implementing donor rules & regulations for all procurements (including any specific departmental procurement task assigned), Identifying and analyzing compliance risk in procurement processes through:

  • Implementing due diligence for suppliers, this includes conducting reference checks, supplier visits etc.
  • Provide consistent and constructive support to other departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • identifying and reporting procurement red flags,

Reporting: 
The Procurement Assistant (Intern) is responsible for preparing and submitting accurate: –

  • Weekly Purchase Requisition tracker done manually after following up with pending deliveries for goods and services every Friday of the we
  • Updated list of items not on the MPA on monthly basis

Key Working Relationships:
Internal:

  • Regular relationships with program staff, Operations and country Supply Chain staff at all levels

External:

  • Vendors and Services providers.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Diploma in Business Administration/Financial Accounting or Logistics related field preferred

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Good collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who can work seamlessly across cultures, organizational units and suppliers.
  • Excellent skills in conducting market analysis and sourcing strategies.
  • Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Competent use of Computer, especially spreadsheets

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Field Coordinator, Adamawa

Reference ID: req24633
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Operations
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Adamawa Field Coordinator (FC) leads IRC’s response in Adamawa State and its respective field sites, including some program areas in Southern Borno State. As the most senior representative in this area of operations, the FC is responsible for the implementation of all program and operations activities in the project locations. 
  • The FC should have a good top-level knowledge and understanding of all activities in their location, in particular the constraints faced by their team, and be actively working with their teams to manage and trouble shoot problems as they arise.
  • Oversight responsibilities include both operations and programs. Operational oversight includes security, human resources and administration, supply chain, IT and finance.  Program oversight includes current programs in health, nutrition, environmental health (EH), ERD, protection (child protection, WPE, PRoL) and education. 
  • The Adamawa Field Coordinator will be based in Mubi with frequent travel to communities served, IRC’s office in Yola, and to IRC’s operational hub in Maiduguri, Borno State, and to Abuja as deemed necessary.
  • The successful candidate will be confident, articulate, organized and able to represent IRC to partners including beneficiaries, community leaders, CSOs and donors as well as handle sensitive, complex issues in a diplomatic way that puts the needs of beneficiaries first. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure all IRC staff, programs, and operations in Adamawa and Southern Borno are covered by effective security management;
  • Coordinate implementation of programming, in collaboration with Technical Coordinators/Managers;
  • Ensure efficient operations (supply chain, HR, IT, finance) to support programming;
  • External coordination to ensure IRC’s position is understood, protected and advanced;
  • Team management of diverse programs and operations staff;
  • Collaborate with members of IRC Nigeria’s Senior Management Team and the Country Leadership Group to ensure information sharing, reporting, and implementation of country program policies and strategic action plan.
  • Follow up and update the County Program on evolving context and beneficiary humanitarian, early recovery and development needs.

Key Working Relationships

  • The Adamawa Field Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director of Field Management and is a member of the Country Leadership Group.
  • The Field Coordinator maintains a close and communicative working relationship with the Deputy Director of Programs for proposal development, grants and partnerships management, and monitoring and evaluation, and with the Deputy Director of Operations for Supply Chain, HR and IT and with Safety and Security Coordinator for staff safety and security issues.
  • Also the FC will maintain close working relationship with the Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator.
  • The FC must also maintain close working relationships with the Senior Program Coordinators, the Grants Team and the various technical and operational support leads.  Local heads operations (Finance, HR-Admin, IT, Security, and Supply Chain) in Adamawa State will report to the Adamawa Field Coordinator in MiP with their respective technical support leads.
  • The FC will also have an informal oversight on programs leads for Health, Nutrition, EH, ERD, PRoL, WPE, Child Protection, Education and M&E and on dotted line reporting relationship.
  • Position Reports to: Deputy Director of Field Management
  • Position directly Supervises: Local leads for Finance, HR-Admin, IT, Security, and Supply Chain

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Deputy Director of Field Management and the Country Director
  • Region/Global: With leads of HR, Supply Chain, Finance, IT,  Safety and Security and  GEDI as needed

Key External Contacts:

  • IRC clients, UN agencies, INGOs, LNGOs, LGA and State government authorities, traditional, religious and community leaders, and donors, as required

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree preferred (management-related or general operations preferred);
  • Minimum of five years’ experience managing operations and/or projects in INGOs in developing countries, preferably in Africa;
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills, including team management and staff development;
  • Experience in field office management, including programs, supply chain, HR, administration and security management, preferably in conflict-impacted settings;
  • Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal, and cross-cultural communication skills;
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills, preferably including negotiations and conflict resolution skills;
  • Strong socio-political analysis skills, with demonstrated ability to assess the impact of dynamic contexts on an INGO, and vice versa;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook, Power Point;
  • Flexibility, ability to work independently and meet deadlines;
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of local languages is an asset
  • Ability to Travel at least for 25 % of time to field sites in Adamawa State, Southern Borno and other locations as needed.

Standards of Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. 
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
  •  Female applicants are thus highly encouraged to apply. Also, to fulfill our ambition for internal mobility, Internal candidates are highly encouraged to take keen interest and apply.    

Working Environment

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Specific Security Situation / Housing

  • The Adamawa Field Coordinator will be expected to respect the various security protocols in place in country.
  • Adamawa State is currently in a security context that requires clear contingency planning, with the possibility of hibernation or relocation.  A government curfew exists and staff are required to be in their respective guesthouses by curfew; this is subject to change depending on changes in context. Like any other staff in Mubi, the duty station, the field coordinator is expected to stay in his/her own house.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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