Mobilizing for Development Job for a Life Skills Club Coordinator in Kano State

Mobilizing for Development (M4D) aims to support local governance and service delivery in 3 states namely, Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa. It sets out to provide capacity support for local government authorities (LGAs) and other policy makers and service providers as well as local-level community-based organizations (CBOs) and other local structures. M4D aims to work on both demand and supply-side governance reform: on the demand-side, it aims to strengthen citizen capacity to influence development, while on the supply-side, it aims to support policy makers and service providers’ ability to respond to citizen demand, whether it is in the form of responding to policy changes or request for improved service delivery.  This approach enhances both accountability and collective action.

Part of M4D’s work focuses on supporting PWD CBOs and Platforms of girls to organise, engage and demand equitable basic services and accountability, either directly to PMs and SPs or indirectly through established CBOs.

It is an aim of M4D to determine through this work, the most effective pathways for amplifying girls’ voices and to share and spread the lessons learned in this regard for wider uptake. In order to achieve this, the programme is seeking to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Life Skills Club Coordinator

Location: Kano
Reporting: The LSC Coordinator will report to the Gender and Social Inclusion adviser.

Position Overview

  • The Life Skills Club (LSC) Coordinator will be a woman based in the Kano office, with frequent travel to 9 selected LGAs across our 3 partner states of Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa.
  • She will be required to effectively coordinate the implementation of the Girls Strategy, as well as work with the M4D team to consolidate, and institutionalise this strategy within M4D’s supported focal LGAs.
  • The LSC Coordinator will report to the Gender and Social Inclusion adviser.

Requirements

  • At least 3 years work experience on girl centred programming
  • Ability to relate to and work well with others in the team
  • Ability to relate to and work well with girls
  • Ability to relate well with communities and their formal and informal leadership
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Ability to meaningfully collate and interpret data
  • Work within a Governance programme is an added advantage
  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ degree (any discipline)
  • Ability to understand and speak the local language (Hausa)
  • Ability and willingness to stay in Kano and also travel frequently (sometimes at short notice) to the 9 focal LGAs across the 3 partner states


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter, Competency statement and CV with clearly stated referees provided in the subject box. Applications should be addressed to the Team leader, M4D and submitted via e-mail to: [email protected]

Note: Women with Disability are particularly encouraged to apply

Application Deadline   18th March, 2016.

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