STTA Information Coordinator and Liaison Job in an International Development Organization

An International Development Organization is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the following position:

Job Title:  STTA Information Coordinator and Liaison

Position Summary:
The STTA Information
Coordinator and Liaison will coordinate information and liaise between
NERI and our partner offices in Abuja with actors in Borno State for a
period of 3 months to provide an improved understanding of the
humanitarian situation in Borno and opportunities for assistance,
coordination, and contribution, which will assist in more quickly
resolving the conflict in the North East of Nigeria.
The STTA Information
Coordinator and Liaison will report to NERI on incidents, events, and
humanitarian efforts, which are currently poorly coordinated and
reported, by the multiple actors. Activities will include attending line
ministry meetings, coordinating with UN-OCHA, taking and receiving
messages from international NGO (INGO) partners and others, as well as
the Government of Borno State and verifying information presented to
NERI.
Reporting & Supervision:
This position will report directly to NERI Abuja.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

  • Liaising between our partner sectoral offices, NERI and actors in
    Borno State on an ongoing basis via email, phone, in-person meetings,
    etc. as required to fulfill requirements of the position.
  • Providing, ideally in
    real-time or at a minimum weekly, written reports on incidents, yielding
    informative summaries of location, including with GPS coordinates where
    possible, and description of the event(s) involving all Borno State
    actors. 
  • Establishing and
    demonstrating a robust data verification process to ensure only credible
    information is presented in a timely manner in all communications to
    NERI.
  • Establishing and demonstrating a low-profile, yet robust, security
    protocol to aid the Information Coordination and Liaison in carrying out
    responsibilities of the STTA and developing positive and productive
    relationships with the various actors in Borno State.
  • Provide cumulative monthly reports indicating trends.
  • Establishing a network –
    throughout Borno State – of information sources with international
    organizations, international NGOs, local organizations, and state and
    federal government actors for engaging in regular communications, i.e.
    daily, weekly, monthly or ad hoc, for obtaining up-to-date credible
    information on various humanitarian issues for subsequently sharing with
    NERI.
  • Other tasks, of a reasonable nature, based on capacity of the
    Information Coordinator and Liaison, not explicitly incorporated herein
    but integral to meeting the objectives of the position and needs of
    NERI.
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 Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in international studies, social sciences, or similar field
  • 3 years of practical work experience,
  • Proficient in spoken and written Hausa and Kanuri languages,
  • Proficient use of a computer and basic programs, i.e. MS Word,
    Excel, and PowerPoint, for generating reports and other communication
    vehicles,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse
    array of professional relationships with various actors in Borno State,
    NERI,
  • Self-motivated and
    willing and able to work independently, providing timely deliverables in
    a quality-oriented manner based on agreed upon formats and templates
  • Experience working in a conflict environment is a plus
  • Proficient in spoken and written English language,
  • Experience in synthesizing and analyzing information for generating reports and identifying trends,
  • Practical experience of writing reports and other communications, in
    English language, in a clear, concise and coherent manner; especially
    with an international organization



How to Apply
Applicants for this position MUST submit the following documents to nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com:

  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • A cover letter
Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline:  Monday August 1, 2016

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