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POSITION: PROGRAM OFFICER, FOOD SECURITY.

 

Details:

 

Job Title:

 

Program Officer, Food Security

Department:

 

Emergency & Humanitarian Services

 

Location: North-East Region
   
Reports to:

 

Travel Required

 

Program Manager, Humanitarian Services

 

Yes

About Caritas Nigeria:     www.caritasnigeria.org;

 

 

Project Background:

 

Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Nigeria), is a Not-for-Profit Humanitarian and Development Agency established by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), to coordinate at the national level, the social development interventions of the Catholic Church in Nigeria.  Caritas Nigeria works to fight hunger, disease and ignorance as well as responds to humanitarian crises and emergencies by mobilizing resources from within and outside the Church to meet the basic needs of affected persons, regardless of religion, nationality or ethnicity.

 

 

Specific Job description.

 

  1. Support JDPC in training of producer groups/HHs on livestock (small ruminants), best agronomic practices and home gardening
  1. Ensure CSO partner implement activities as indicated in quarterly and monthly work plan
  2. Implement effective communication with Local Partners in terms of work and trips plans, programmatic updates and response to mails
  3. Support Local Partners to develop detailed quarterly and monthly technical work plan
  1. Ensure adequate timely reporting from Local Partners.
  1. Support and ensure establishment demo plots and community based seed farms
  2. Support the facilitation of Agriculture trade and input voucher fair in all the communities
  3. Support in ensuring cash transfers are made in a timely manner
  1. Support in preparation of all periodic reports.
  1. Lead baseline and end line surveys, market assessments and price monitoring, continuous monitoring and evaluation.
  1. Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Program Manager.

 

Qualification and Experience.

 

  • Degree in Agronomy/Crop Science or related fields. Master’s desirable.
  • At least, Three years of working experience in agriculture, development or food security programs – including focus on at least one of the following sectors – agriculture, livelihoods, nutrition, or governance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with participatory methods and partnerships
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

 

Additional Advantage.

  1. Work experience in  humanitarian sector in the North East of Nigeria
  2. Can communicate fluently in Hausa/Kanuri
  3. Understanding of faith-based organizations and capacity-building in local partnerships
  4. Familiarity with policies, procedures, and priorities of Caritas agencies
  5. Experience in staff development and partner capacity
  6. Demonstrated commitment to improving gender equality in programming and operations.
  7. Demonstrated capacity and experience with institutional strengthening of civil society
  8. Flexibility to work both in a team and independently
  9. Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility
  10. Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required
  11. Fluency in Hausa language is an added advantage as well as experience with northern Nigerian agriculture.

 

 

Key working relationships:

Internal:

 

Program Leadership, Humanitarian Team, Essential Offices (Finance, Admin, HR).

 

External:

Local Partners, Civil Societies, Sister Agencies and Organizations, other Relevant Bodies.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested Applicants should send Letters of Applications (in Word or PDF formats), with copies of the CVs and Credentials to: hrcaritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

 

Closing Date: By Close of Business, Thursday September 27, 2018.

 

NOTE: CARITAS NIGERIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/GENDER CONSCIOUS ORGANIZATION AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETC.

 

MANAGEMENT.                                  OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES 2018.

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POSITION: PROTECTION ASSISTANT.

 

Details:

Employment Status:               Contract

Duration:                                Three (3) Months. (Renewable)

Location:                                Calabar, Ikom and Ogoja LGAs (Cross River States)

Position Number:                   2 (1 for each LGA)                

Project:                                  Caritas Nigeria (UNHCR)

Reports to:                              Project Manager

 

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

 

Project Background:

 

Caritas Nigeria’s Protection Unit carries out its protection activities throughout Nigeria, particularly in Cross River State, where Caritas Nigeria is currently operational in 5 LGAs of the State. We are implementing a Protection Assistance program to Cameroonian Refugees Intervention in partnership with UNHCR. Protection activities are implemented directly by Caritas Nigeria as well as through the State’s Justice Development and Peace Commissions (JDPCs).

 

 

Summary of Role:

 

The Protection Assistant reports to the Project Manager. He/she provides functional protection guidance to information management and Programme staff; and monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards.

The Protection Assistant is expected to: coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern; and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.  He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and represents the organization externally on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.

He/she also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

 

 

Description of Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment;

 

  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable Caritas Nigeria policy, standards and codes of conduct;
  • Provide guidance on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation;
  • Promote and contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness;
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy;
  • Implement and monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents;
  • Contribute to and facilitate a Programme of results-based advocacy.
  • Contribute to and facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems;
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights;
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

 

 

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

 

  • University degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field
  • At least 1 year-cumulative work experience.
  • Can work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent organizational, English verbal and written communication skills
  • Have detail oriented work style and is able to work in a high paced environment.
  • Must have some experience in hospital pharmacy operations and hospital inventory management operations.
  • Have very good facilitation skills.
  • Must have good computer skills, vast in the use of MS Word, Excel and Power point
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed.

 

 

Continued Professional Development CPD.

 

Caritas Nigeria is committed to providing CPD for its Staff. Staffs are required to undertake available training courses and research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested Applicants should send Letters of Applications (in Word or PDF formats), with copies of the CVs and Credentials to: hrcaritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

Closing Date: By Close of Business, Thursday September 30, 2018

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POSITION: PROTECTION OFFICER.

 

Details:

Employment Status:             Contract

Duration:                               Three (3) Months. (Renewable)

Location:                               Ikom and Ogoja LGAs (Cross River States)           

Position Number:                  2 (1 for each LGA)               

Project:                                 Caritas Nigeria (UNHCR).

Reports to:                             Project Manager.

 

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

 

Project Background:

 

Caritas Nigeria’s Protection Unit carries out its protection activities throughout Nigeria, particularly in Cross River State, where Caritas Nigeria is currently operational in 5 LGAs of the State. We are implementing a Protection Assistance program to Cameroonian Refugees Intervention in partnership with UNHCR. Protection activities are implemented directly by Caritas Nigeria as well as through the State’s Justice Development and Peace Commissions (JDPCs).

 

Summary of Role:

 

The Protection Officer will support the Protection team in providing quality, timely and effective protection support to persons of concern and identifies opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and safeguards in operational responses. The incumbent will also ensure that persons of concern are involved in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

The Protection Officer will contribute to strengthening the coordination of members’ activities and the exchange of all protection-related information in the Cross River State, and will support the CARITAS NIGERIA protection unit in ensuring the centrality of protection in the humanitarian response in Nigeria through effective mainstreaming of protection across all sectors.

He/she will stay abreast of protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provide functional protection support to other units.

 

Description of Roles and Responsibilities:

 

 

  • The Protection Officer will work closely with the Caritas Nigeria Protection teams in Calabar, Ikom and Ogoja to enable effective coordination, in line with international standards. He/she will contribute to carrying out the Protection Sector’s strategy and operational delivery as guided by the supervisor.

 

  • The Protection Officer will support the Caritas Nigeria Protection Unit in the development, carrying out and monitoring of protection operations in Cross River State.
  • Fundamental to the position is the frequent drafting of high-quality reports for Caritas Nigeria and the Protection Sector on protection issues and operational achievements, which will be published externally.

 

 

 

The incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

 

 

  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN and Caritas Nigeria policy, standards and codes of conduct.

 

  • Provide counselling on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Conduct preliminary information gathering and interviews in support of eligibility, status determination, durable solutions and social needs assessment.
  • Contribute to a Cross River State-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a Cross River State-level education plan for persons of concern as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Participate in individual protection case management including cases of SGBV and child protection. Monitor and report on cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, updating relevant databases and compiling statistics for the protection unit / section.
  • Contribute to initiatives to enhance national and local protection capacities.

 

 

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

 

  • University degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field
  • At least 2 year-cumulative work experience.
  • Can work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent organizational, English verbal and written communication skills
  • Have detail oriented work style and is able to work in a high paced environment.
  • Must have some experience in hospital pharmacy operations and hospital inventory management operations.
  • Have very good facilitation skills.
  • Must have good computer skills, vast in the use of MS Word, Excel and Power point
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed.

 

Continued Professional Development CPD.

Caritas Nigeria is committed to providing CPD for its Staff. Staffs are required to undertake available training courses and research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested Applicants should send Letters of Applications (in Word or PDF formats), with copies of the CVs and Credentials to: hrcaritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

Closing Date: By Close of Business, Thursday September 30, 2018.

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POSITION: REPORTING OFFICER.

 

Details:

Employment Status:              Contract

Duration:                               Three (3) Months. (Renewable)

Location:                                Ogoja LGA (Cross River State)

Position Number:                  1                  

Project:                                  Caritas Nigeria (UNHCR).

Reports to:                             Project Manager.

 

About Caritas Nigeria: www.caritasnigeria.org;

 

Project Background:

 

Caritas Nigeria’s Protection Unit carries out its protection activities throughout Nigeria, particularly in Cross River State, where Caritas Nigeria is currently operational in 5 LGAs of the State. We are implementing a Protection Assistance program to Cameroonian Refugees Intervention in partnership with UNHCR. Protection activities are implemented directly by Caritas Nigeria as well as through the State’s Justice Development and Peace Commissions (JDPCs).

 

Summary of Role:

 

The Reporting Officer will support the Protection team in providing quality, timely and effective protection support to persons of concern and identifies opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and safeguards in operational responses.

 

Description of Roles and Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Liaise closely with all Units in order to gather and collate accurate data about refugees and assistance activities.

 

  • Consolidate and analyze data on program implementation and indicators in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports.
  • Work closely with Project Manager and field staff, where applicable, to ensure accurate and effective data presentation.
  • Prepare and distribute minutes of the coordination meetings.
  • Prepare information as required for missions and visitors on Caritas Nigeria activities
  • Draft and/or check reports

 

 

 

 

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

 

  • University degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field
  • At least 1 year-cumulative work experience.
  • Can work with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent organizational, English verbal and written communication skills
  • Have detail oriented work style and is able to work in a high paced environment.
  • Must have some experience in hospital pharmacy operations and hospital inventory management operations.
  • Have very good facilitation skills.
  • Must have good computer skills, vast in the use of MS Word, Excel and Power point
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed.

 

Continued Professional Development CPD.

Caritas Nigeria is committed to providing CPD for its Staff. Staffs are required to undertake available training courses and research to enhance personal knowledge, skills and experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested Applicants should send Letters of Applications (in Word or PDF formats), with copies of the CVs and Credentials to: hrcaritasnigeria@ccfng.org;

Closing Date: By Close of Business, Thursday September 30, 2018.

 

NOTE: CARITAS NIGERIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/GENDER CONSCIOUS ORGANIZATION AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, ETC.

MANAGEMENT.