Ongoing recruitment in a USAID-Funded Project (Nigeria Education Crisis Response)

Nigeria Education Crisis Response is a USAID-funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, Bauchl, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non-formal education and alternative education opportunities for internally displaced persons (lDP) children, as well as out- of-school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations.

The Nigeria Education Crisis Response (ECR) Project, is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian Nationals to fill the vacant job positions in Nigeria below:

Job Title: M & E Officer
Location:
Bauchi
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Reports to M&E Advisor-Bauchi
Position Summary

  • The M&E Officer will, under the supervision of the Senior M&E Advisor, evaluate the results of training interventions; initialize, manage and implement the M&E system for In-country training; ensure all evaluation instruments/methodologies are correctly administered- to obtain quality data, produce written evaluation reports providing clear and concise information on training results In a format and style that can easily and ready use.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees state implementation of all assessment, including review of assessment tools,-training of data collection teams, conducting data quality spot checks, and review of final assessment report. –
  • Oversees monitoring & evaluation of the success of the program In the state by leading rolling assessment workshops to measure outcomes in access to education, enrollment numbers, and learning outcomes. –
  • Supports the M&E Advisor in developing strategies, tools and resources for project monitoring, and coordinate the use of these In his/her state of assignment. –
  • Experience with program monitoring and data collection (including training staff on data collection).
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating for action.
  • Carry out any other work that may be assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired
  • Must have 4+ years of general work experience, and 2+ years of M&E experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required

Job Title: M&E Assistant / Date Entry Officer
Location:
Gombe
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Reports to M&E Officer – Gombe
Position Summary

  • The M&E Assistant/Data Entry Officer will assist the M&E Officer and M&E team to evaluate results of training interventions; initialize, manage and implement the M&E system for In-country training; ensure, all evaluation instruments/methodologies are correctly administered to obtain quality data, produce written evaluation reports providing clear and concise information on training results in a format and style that can easily and ready use.
  • He/she will also be responsible for accurately capturing and entering M&E data into the database.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees state implementation of all assessment, including review of assessment tools, training of data collection teams, conducting data quality spot checks, and review of final assessment report.
  • Oversees monitoring & evaluation of the success of the program in the state by leading roiling assessment workshops to measure outcomes in access to education, enrollment numbers, and learning outcomes.
  • Supports the M&E Advisor in developing strategies, tools and resources fr project monitoring, and coordinate the use of these in his/her state of assignment.
  • M&E Data entries, either alphabetic or numeric from source documents into computer following a formats and necessary codes that may be given.
  • Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data e.g. confirms accuracy of data such as codes, name, dates etc.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters date in verification format on screen to detect errors.
  • Contact the Supervisor to resolve questions, inconsistencies or missing data issues.
  • Reviews and makes necessary corrections to information entered.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Maintains confidential information.
  • Carry out any other M&E/Data entry related work that may be assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired
  • Must have 2+ years of general work experience, and 2+ years of M&E experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required.
  • Knowledge of records management procedures and data entry required.
  • Good computer skills required.

Job Title: Accountant
Location:
Bauchi
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Reports to the Director Finance and Grants
Position Summary

  • The Accountant will be responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial formation, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.
  • The accountant wilt also be responsible for maintaining personnel leave files that inform payroll.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages day to day finance operations, including Implementing Creative and USAID Voiceless, procedures and systems, reviewing accounts payable documents for proper accuracy and completeness, and liaising with bank on all banking issues.
  • Completes donor financial reporting, track spending, and support the Director of Finance and Grants.
  • Provides updated monthly cost r ports and draft quarterly financial reports and monthly ad hoc reports on financial status of project expenses and budget information.
  • Manages the process of clearing bills, payments, and vouchers from the Bauchi field office; and the transfer of project funds from the central account to field accounts.
  • Works closely with the home office in Washington, DC to ensure reconciliation of monthly expense reports, and respond to any inquiries they may have.
  • Expertise In accounting, finance or business administration.
  • Knowledge of laws, accounting principles, USAID rules and regulations, and labor laws.
  • Reports to Reports to Director of Finance and Grants.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA/BS degree highly desired
  • Must have 4+ years of general work experience
  • Must have 2+ year of specialized experience relevant to accounting
  • Must have 6+ months supervisory experience, if supervising staff
  • Knowledge of USAID Rules and Regulations, previous experience working on USAID-funded projects preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required.

Job Title: M&E Assistant
Location:
Borno
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Reports to M&E Officer – Borno
Position Summary

  • The M&E Assistant will assist the M&E Advisor and M&E team to evaluate results of training interventions; initialize, manage and implement the M&E system for in-country training; ensure, all evaluation instruments/methodologies are correctly administered to obtain quality data, produce written evaluation reports providing clear and concise information on training results in a format and style that can easily and ready use.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees state implementation of all assessment, including review of assessment tools, training of data collection teams, conducting data quality spot checks, and review of final assessment report.
  • Oversees monitoring & evaluation of the success of the program in the state by leading roiling assessment workshops to measure outcomes in access to education, enrollment numbers, and learning outcomes.
  • Supports the M&E Advisor in developing strategies, tools and resources fr project monitoring, and coordinate the use of these in his/her state of assignment.
  • M&E Data entries, either alphabetic or numeric from source documents into computer following a formats and necessary codes that may be given.
  • Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data e.g. confirms accuracy of data such as codes, name, dates etc.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters date in verification format on screen to detect errors.
  • Contact the Supervisor to resolve questions, inconsistencies or missing data issues.
  • Reviews and makes necessary corrections to information entered.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Maintains confidential information.
  • Carry out any other M&E related work that may be assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired
  • Must have 2+ years of general work experience, and 2+ years of M&E experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required.

Job Title: Logistics Assistant
Location:
Borno
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Reports to Procurement & Logistics Officer – Borno
Position Summary

  • The Logistics Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Procurement and Logistics Officer In a day-to-day management of NECR Borno state operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight of Vehicle logs, vehicle maintenance
  • Identify Vehicle needs and reviews driver time sheet
  • Assist in coordination of transportation and delivery of Procurement and inventory. –
  • Assist in conducting and updating inventory database of the office on a monthly basis.
  • Assists in logistic, Events Management and Transportation as per the NECR policies and procedures.
  • Carry out logistical and other related task required for the good project operations.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required, BA/ES desired
  • Must have 2+ years of general work history
  • Must have 2+ year of specific experience related to logistics requests related to supplies and materials for project related activities
  • Must be extremely reliable, trustworthy and a good team worker
  • Flexible in working hours
  • Medium level knowledge of Spoken and Written English required

Job Title: Non-Formal Education Officer
Location:
Borno
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Non-formal and teacher Education Specialist – Borno
Position Summary

  • The Non-Formal Education Officer will be responsible for supporting the NFE/TE Specialist In coordinating all training activities for the project, focusing on improving instruction for literacy, numeracy and life skills.
  • S/he will lead the development and Implementation of the teacher training component of the program, working in close collaboration with the non- formal education advisor and the technical team.
  • This person will also support the program In coordinating activities to increase access to NFE and alternative learning options for children, especially girls, disabled children and IDPs in Borno state.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support in Training and providing supports to -learning facilitators and implementing CSOs in all- activities related to teacher professional development.
  • Assist in the development and field testing of strategies, tools and resources for teacher training and ensures their dissemination and use.
  • Assist in Supervision to ensure implementation of introductory workshops and meetings, implementation of all master trainers workshops;
  • Coordinates the identification of NFLCs with government authorities, faith-based organizations and community- leaders and establishes qualifying parameters for program participation.
  • Liaises with government agencies and NFLC5 to maximize opportunities for access quality education for out-of-school youth.
  • In consultation with the NFEITE Specialist, works with SOs to ensure NFLCs have materials and resources to provide quality education, integrate academic and SEL subjects Into the curriculum, and that out-of-school youth are accessing NFLCs.
  • Through the NFE/TE Specialist, coordinates closely with the Non-Formal Education Advisor based in Bauchi for streamlined implementation.
  • Carry out any other related work that may be assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA/BS degree highly desired.
  • Must have 3+ years general work experience and 2+ years of non-formal and teacher education experience
  • If supervising staff, must have at least 6+ months of supervisory experience. –
  • May-supervise a medium size team and have 1+ years of supervisory experience in non-formal and teacher education.
  • Medium level knowledge of Spoken and Written English required.

Job Title: Community Mobilization Assistant
Location:
Borno
Project Duration: 12 Months
Position Starting Date: Immediately
Reporting: Community Mobilization / NGO Capacity Building Officer
Position Summary

  • The Community Mobilization Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Community Mobilization/NGO Capacity Building Officer in implementing activities to Increase community awareness and support of schooling In targeted non-formal education and alternative education learning center communities in Borno.
  • This includes implementing a small grants program to enable CSOs to establish community coalitions and learning centers, building the capacity of CSOs and executing awareness campaigns to strengthen the community’s demand for education.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in establishment and training of new Community Coalitions or other local education support groups and committees.
  • Support In providing partner CSO5 in Borno with day-to-day mentoring on project design, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Supports the consistent application of training materials to strengthen CSO organizational management, HR and financial systems and provide technical support in community mobilization.
  • Assist in Coordinating donor, stakeholder, and field staff visits to CSO5 and communities in Bomb.
  • Carry out any other related work that may be assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired. Must have 2+ years of general work experience
  • Must have 2+ years of specifically related experience In managing community engagement campaigns, preferably in the education sector –
  • Experience with international organizations’ community grants mechanisms
  • In-depth understanding of the role of clvii society In development
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Display cultural, gender, religion and age sensitivity and adaptability.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume or CV listing all job responsibilities and cover letters to the “Human Resources Manager” via: [email protected]

Note

  • Applicants should indicate the Job Position and Location as the subject of their application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Creative Associates International is an equal employer. Female as well as indigenes of Bauchi, Gombe, Borno and other Northeastern states are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline  14th November, 2016.

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