COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale Vacancies in Nigeria

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale is an humanitarian, non confessional and independent organization that fights against all kinds of poverty to make the world a better place. Founded in 1965 by Vincenzo Barbieri (Italian “father” of international volunteering), COOPI is based in Milan and it has 20 local offices in the South of the World.

It works to assist populations struck by emergencies (disasters and conflicts) and to facilitate their civil, economic and social development.

Job Title:  Field Officer

Project/Programme: Support the activities coordinators in the implementation of the projects activities in his/her assigned LGA
PROGRAMMEThe challenge of the Field Officer is to coordinate and implement the projects activities in his assigned LGA as well as to facilitate COOPI relation in the area with local counterparts including the SEMA, village authorities, public sector coordinators, IDPs and others as needed.
Responsibilities
 –       Project implementation: support the assessments in the field, mapping and identification of the IDPs and support the selection of the beneficiaries;
–       Project implementation: support the implementation of the activities related to the Food Security, Nutrition and Child Protection;
–       Periodic reporting to COOPI office in Potiskum to the Specific activity coordinators;
–       Perform any other action related with the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of COOPI Nigeria if requested by his/her supervisor.
Minimum Requirements:
–          Based in Yobe State
–          Excellent level of English;
–          Excellent coaching and leadership skills;
–          At least 1 year of field experience in development and rural areas.
–          Good Microsoft Office skills.

Job Title:  Logistician Assistant

Project/Programme:  
Support to the Logistics Coordinator in logistics management of the projects and implementation of the logistics activities on the field

PROGRAMME
The challenge of the Logistician Assistant is to carry out the necessary performance in support of the project activities aiming the improvement of the living conditions of IDPs and host communities currently living in 3 LGA of Yobe State.

Responsibilities
– Supports the Logistics Coordinator in planning and management of all logistics activities of COOPI’s mission in Nigeria;
– Ensure that proper logistics documents are raised in the capital base and the field.Support the good management of field bases, establishment of new ones and closure of existing ones. Liaise as necessary with the landlord(s) to ensure proper maintenance and optimum availability of facilities and utilities (e.g. electricity, water, phone-lines, physical security and building repairs).
– Materials and equipments purchasing (including construction supplies, food items, kits for children (mixture of items, NFI kits, etc) in compliance with COOPI’s and the Donors internal procedures, including record in database;
– Store management including stock book and stock accounting, including record in database;
– Management and maintenance of IT and Communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology), as a delegated responsibility of the Logistics Coordinator ;
– Management and maintenance of the infrastructures, especially the house and office in Yobe, the project’s stores and offices, including the related furniture and equipments, in the 3 Local Government Areas (LGA) of Yobe State;
– Projects’ materials and equipments inventory running and update, including record in database;   
– Management and maintenance of the power generators;
– Management of fuel stock and consumption control of power generators ;
– Logistics data files record and keeping ;
– Supports project staff to carry out distribution of NFI kits and Food items ;
– Monitors and reports on security issues and ensures all logistical aspects of security management in Yobe and in the 3 Local Government Areas (LGA) (related to communication systems, vehicles, etc) are in place;
– Monitors whether the security policy is adhered to by all staff and reports to the Logistics Coordinator accordingly;
– Supports the Logistics Coordinator in the development and regular updates of the country security plan and supports the LC with the implementation of adjustments by relevant parties and adherence by all staff ;
– Reports to the Logistics Coordinator on the logistics issues within his/her department ;
– Implements all other tasks assigned by the LC or Line Manager;

Minimum Requirements:

– Excellent level of English;
– A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a management position within a NGO environment;– Knowledge of security management, logistic procedures (including maintenance) and ICT (computer, network, communication means);– Excellent coaching and leadership skills;
– A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar position especially security management, logistics and ICT (Information & Communication Technology);
– At least 3 years of field experience in development and rural areas
– Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Microsoft Excel

 

Job Title:   Food Security Coordinator

Project/Programme:Support to the Programme Manager and implementation of the food security activities on the field
Responsibilities
– Supervise and manage the field officers.
– Supports the Programme Manager in planning and management  of project activities of COOPI’s ECHO project;
– Liaise with the targeted communities and beneficiaries and ensure a smooth cooperation between COOPI, local authorities and communities;
– Coordinate enumerators in the field during needs assessment;
– Carry on the tasks assign to him by his/her direct line manager according to project and COOPI needs;

 Minimum Requirements:

– University Degree
– A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar position especially security management, logistics and ICT (Information & Communication Technology);
– At least 3 years of field experience in development and rural areas.
Excellent level of English– A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a management position within a NGO environment;
– Knowledge of security management, logistic procedures (including maintenance) and ICT (computer, network, communication means)

JOB TITLE:  Project Assistant

PROGRAMME
The challenge of the Project Assistant is to carry out the necessary performance in support of the project activities aiming the improvement of the living conditions of IDPs and host communities currently living in 3 LGA of Yobe State.

Responsibilities

  •  – The Project Assistant coordinates regular project activities guaranteeing the smooth implementation according to the schedule approved by the Programme manager;
  • – Whenever requested by the Programme manager, the consultant represents COOPI with authorities, NGOs and UN agencies at local level
  • – Carry on the tasks assign to him by his/her direct line manager according to project and COOPI needs;
  • – Public Relations and Networking
  • – Keep relations with local authorities and communities as assigned by his/her Line Manager.
  • – Prepare and forward to the Programme manager weekly and monthly work plans and progress reports for all the sectors, and about the situation in the field;
  • – With other team members (and communities), identify program gaps and suggest to the project manager the mitigating actions,
  • – Ensure the implementation of the monitoring of the activities and results according to the project documents;

Minimum Requirements:

  • – University Degree;
  • – Excellent level of English;
  • – A minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar position;
  • – At least 3 years of field experience in development and rural areas.
  • – Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
  • – A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a management position within a NGO environment;
  • – Excellent coaching and leadership skills;

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward detailed CVs to [email protected]

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