Graduate Job Vacancies in Nigeria at Christian Aid, July 1st 2016

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

Christian Aid (CA) is recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Programme Officer, Communication 
Ref No: 0851
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Length of Contract: 1 Year 8 Months
About the Role

  • The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within Programme support and development remits. The post holder will support Christian Aid’s governance programme with the objective of improving government accountability and responsiveness to the needs of poor and marginalised people.
  • S/He will work within the country team with direct working relationship with the all members of the governance team for effective content management of the V2P programme as well as all other programmes like the humanitarian response, and Gender focused programs within team and by extension country office.
  • S/He will identify and share stories of change, case studies that show how Christian Aid Nigeria and partners are changing lives of the poor and marginalised through its programmes.
  • The role holder will write, edit, and commission a varied mix of content including case studies, interviews, blogs, photos and films in line with CA’s communication guideline and the V2P communication strategy for dissemination to show the value and impact of the Programmes.
  • S/He will also be responsible for supporting Christian Aid partnerships on the governance programme including capacity building to partner organisations, enabling them create innovative communication contents that best tell the program results, and ensuring that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy.
  • The roles will be based in Abuja with occasional travels in country.

Requirements
About you

  • The post holder must have a 1st degree in Social Science or development related field, and a desirable second degree in strategic communications focused on development with at least 3years’ experience of working with local and international partner organisations.
  • You should have basic project management skills, good knowledge of working with faith and community based institutions and civil society organizations in Nigeria with a good understanding of gender-sensitive programming.
  • It will be desirable for you to have a substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies as well as strong writing, analytical and documentation skills.
  • You are required to have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

Further Information

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency Questions

  • As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
  • Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect
  • Communicate Effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others
  • Deliver Results: Tell us about a time when you had to make timely recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence

Remuneration
N6,717,870

Job Title: Programme Officer, Communication 
Ref No: 0851
Location: Enugu, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Length of Contract: 1 Year 8 Months
About the Role

  • The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within Programme support and development remits.
  • The Post holder will support Christian Aid’s governance programme with the objective of improving government accountability and responsiveness to the needs of poor and marginalised people.
  • S/he will oversee the voice and accountability programme working with local partners by providing technical support as required.
  • S/He will work within the country team with direct working relationship with the Senior Programme Coordinator on program design, implementation, fundraising and partnership management as well as ensuring adaptive learning with similar programme in the south east.
  • S/He will also be responsible for supporting and managing Christian Aid partnerships on the governance programme; assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of the programme, providing effective and timely support (including capacity building) to partner organisations, enabling them to implement innovatively and ensure that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy.
  • The post holder will support the country programme to expand the portfolio of the governance programmes, engage in the right networks including representing Christian Aid externally with partners, other NGOs, and other agencies.
  • The roles will be based in Enugu with occasional travels in country

Requirements
About you:

  • The post holder must have a 1st Degree in Social Science or Development related field, preferably in Political Science or with a Governance /Public Policy focus with at least 3 years’ experience of working with local and international partner organisations.
  • You should have basic project management skills, good knowledge of working with faith and community based institutions and civil society organizations in Nigeria with a good understanding of gender-sensitive programming.
  • It will be desirable for you to have a substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies as well as strong report writing, analytical and documentation skills.
  • You are required to have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

Further Information:

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency Questions:

  • As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
  • Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect
  • Communicate Effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others.

Deliver Results:

  • Tell us about a time when you had to make timely recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence.

Remuneration
N6,717,870

Job Title: Programme Officer, Communication 
Ref No: 0851
Location: Kaduna, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Length of Contract: 1 Year 8 Months
About the Role

  • The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within Programme support and development remits.
  • The Post holder will support Christian Aid’s governance programme with the objective of improving government accountability and responsiveness to the needs of poor and marginalised people.
  • S/he will oversee the voice and accountability programme working with local partners by providing technical support as required.
  • S/He will work within the country team with direct working relationship with the Senior Programme Coordinator on program design, implementation, fundraising and partnership management as well as ensuring adaptive learning with similar programme in the south east.
  • S/He will also be responsible for supporting and managing Christian Aid partnerships on the governance programme; assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of the programme, providing effective and timely support (including capacity building) to partner organisations, enabling them to implement innovatively and ensure that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy.
  • The post holder will support the country programme to expand the portfolio of the governance programmes, engage in the right networks including representing Christian Aid externally with partners, other NGOs, and other agencies.
  • The roles will be based in Enugu with occasional travels in country

Requirements
About you:

  • The post holder must have a 1st Degree in Social Science or Development related field, preferably in Political Science or with a Governance /Public Policy focus with at least 3 years’ experience of working with local and international partner organisations.
  • You should have basic project management skills, good knowledge of working with faith and community based institutions and civil society organizations in Nigeria with a good understanding of gender-sensitive programming.
  • It will be desirable for you to have a substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies as well as strong report writing, analytical and documentation skills.
  • You are required to have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

Further Information:

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency Questions:

  • As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
  • Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect
  • Communicate Effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others.

Deliver Results:

  • Tell us about a time when you had to make timely recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence.

Remuneration
N6,717,870

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 
Ref No: 0847
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Length of Contract: 1 year 8 months
About the Role

  • The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within Programme support and development remits.  The post holder will contribute to the progress of the Accountable Governance programme towards its strategic goals by strengthening the monitoring and evaluation systems to allow for quality reporting.
  • S/he will promote effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation of programme activities, centred on impact and outcomes; create conditions so that learning feeds into programme decision-making.
  • S/he will support the gender and humanitarian project, its implementing partners on monitoring, impact evaluation, knowledge management and donor reporting processes; share best practice and lessons learnt across the team and with external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • The post holder will also support in developing and providing reference materials and quality information across the programme and will contribute to building the Nigerian country office and partner capacity to develop and use participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation.
  • The role is based in Abuja with frequent trips to target project areas in Nigeria.

Requirements
About you:

  • The post holder must have a 1st degree preferably in Statistics or the Social Sciences and have at least 3 years NGO experience and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation. Good knowledge of donors (e.g EU, DFID, USAID) reporting requirement and standards.
  • You must have significant experience of working with small, indigenous partners.
  • You must be familiar with programme cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • You should have basic project management skills, good knowledge of working with faith and community based institutions and civil society organizations in Nigeria.
  • Good understanding of gender-sensitive programming and relevant experience with monitoring humanitarian project.
  • It will be desirable for you to have a substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies as well as strong report writing, analytical and documentation skills. You are required to have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skill.

Further Information

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency Questions:

  • As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
  • Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect
  • Communicate Effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others
  • Deliver Results: Tell us about a time when you had to make timely recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence

Remuneration
N6,717,870

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 
Ref No: 0848
Location: Anamabra, Awka, Nigeria
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Length of Contract: 1 year 8 months
About the Role

  • The role works within the International Programmes role family positioned within Programme support and development remits.  The post holder will contribute to the progress of the Accountable Governance programme towards its strategic goals by strengthening the monitoring and evaluation systems to allow for quality reporting.
  • S/he will promote effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation of programme activities, centred on impact and outcomes; create conditions so that learning feeds into programme decision-making.
  • S/he will support the gender and humanitarian project, its implementing partners on monitoring, impact evaluation, knowledge management and donor reporting processes; share best practice and lessons learnt across the team and with external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • The post holder will also support in developing and providing reference materials and quality information across the programme and will contribute to building the Nigerian country office and partner capacity to develop and use participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation.
  • The role is based in Abuja with frequent trips to target project areas in Nigeria.

Requirements
About you:

  • The post holder must have a 1st degree preferably in Statistics or the Social Sciences and have at least 3 years NGO experience and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation. Good knowledge of donors (e.g EU, DFID, USAID) reporting requirement and standards.
  • You must have significant experience of working with small, indigenous partners.
  • You must be familiar with programme cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • You should have basic project management skills, good knowledge of working with faith and community based institutions and civil society organizations in Nigeria.
  • Good understanding of gender-sensitive programming and relevant experience with monitoring humanitarian project.
  • It will be desirable for you to have a substantial knowledge of supporting programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies as well as strong report writing, analytical and documentation skills. You are required to have good interpersonal, organisational and communication skill.

Further Information

  • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
  • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
  • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency Questions:

  • As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
  • Build Partnerships: Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect
  • Communicate Effectively: Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others
  • Deliver Results: Tell us about a time when you had to make timely recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence

Remuneration
N6,717,870

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

Application Deadline  8th July, 2016.

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