Ongoing recruitment at Catholic Relief Services (CRS), July 28th 2016

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental
organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries
around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need,
regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality, CRS works through local
church and
non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore,
strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations
is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS
re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on
agriculture, health and emergency programming. CRS is expanding its
activities in the North-East in the area of Food Security, Nutrition,
Non Food Items, Water and Sanitation.

CRS Nigeria seeks for highly qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative and Human Resources Officer
Band: C-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Job Summary

  • The Human Resource and Administrative Officer is responsible to
    manage administration and logistics activities in the field office.
  • He/she also takes responsibility to conduct tasks related to human resource.
  • He/she will work closely with other staffs in the Maiduguri
    office and report to Operations Manager to support operation functions
    of the office and program go smoothly and efficiently.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Economics, Administration or Management.
  • Must he a matured, motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative.
  • Minimum of Three years relevant administrative management experience, preferably with an International Organisation
  • Prior experience in supervising staff in a structured work environment
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills


Job Title: Administrative / Human Resources Assistant
Band: B-2
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Administrative and Human Resources Officer
Job Summary

  • The role of the Administrative / HR Assistant is to ensure:
    • That the front desk is covered at all times and well administered.
    • The availability and responsible usage of much needed office
      supplies and provide support to HR unit and management of the petty
      cash box.
  • He / She will assist in the administration of Human Resource activities in the Borno Office


  • First degree in Law, Business Administration or Social Science.
  • Minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in
    Administration/Human Resources Management, preferably in an
    International Organisation.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skill,
  • Must demonstrate a good understanding of contemporary human resource issues and best practices

Job Title: Storehouse Officer
Band: C-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Procurement and Logistics Coordinator
Job Summary

  • The Storehouse Officer will ensure the effectiveness and accountability of all the activities of Reception.
  • Storage, and Delivery of food items and all the other emergency materials of the Program under the management of MRD section.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or equivalent work experience.
  • Having solids knowledge in stock management and at least 3 years of experience in the management and storage of food.
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Strong reporting reports writing in English.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Job Title: Procurement and Logistics Coordinator
Band: D-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Job Summary

  • Efficiently and effectively manage and coordinate all aspects of
    procurement for the Borno office to ensure that all programs and
    operations have the goods and services needed, when they need them, to
    best assist those we serve.
  • He/She will provide logistics and travel support in brie with
    policies and procedures to provide a smooth and coordinated logistical
    and travel support to all units.


  • BA/B.Sc Degree in Supply and Purchasing Management or related
    field such as (Logistics or Administration), from recognized
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Membership in a professional purchasing organization preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely in written and spoken English

Job Title: Operations Manager
Band: E-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Emergency Coordinator
Job Summary

  • Primary function is to provide leadership and oversight of the
    country program’s operational support functions Finance, Compliance,
    Human Resources, Administration/Information Technology, Supply Chain
    Management, and audit and compliance, to effectively and efficiently
    meet articulated needs, manage risk, increase efficiency and ensures
    that corresponding systems are in place and applicable, and CRS and
    donor policies are consistently applied.
  • Along with Head of Programs, leads and oversees activities to
    strengthen the capacities of CRS staff and partners in management
  • The Operations Manager is a member of the country program senior
    management team (CR, HOP, and OM), supports the Country Representative
    in creating a work environment that motivates and challenges employees
    to constantly improve performance and plays a key role in all senior
    management decisions and initiatives, and in SR compliance
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  • Master’s in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, or other relevant field.
  • Minimum Five years’ work experience in a management of non-profit, development, and/or humanitarian organization.
  • Experience managing large, complex U.S. government awards; knowledge of relevant regulations.
  • Knowledge of procurement and general office administration/management issues.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment and to lead and work with a multi-cultural team.
  • Computer literate in MS Office, internet, email.
  • Strong communications and analytical abilities.
  • Willingness to travel within and outside Borno state

Job Title: Nutrition Coordinator
Band: D-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Programming
Reports To: Emergency Director
Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Coordinator will support beneficiary caregivers in
    the production of nutrient-dense foods essential for growth and work
    with communities to improve access to water and sanitation services.
  • Nutrition and hygiene behavior change will be integrated
    throughout production and income generation activities to encourage
    production of more nutritious foods and the use of increased income to
    benefit nutrition.
  • The Nutrition Coordinator will ensure adherence to CR5 technical
    and program quality standards in implementation and compliance by


  • Master’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related field.
  • Five years of working experience in Agriculture, Nutrition, WASH or Food Security Program
  • Understanding of U.S Government grant provisions and guidelines, including proposal formats and reporting requirements
  • Capacity to work closely, understand, arid support local partners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills, Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint preferred
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity preferred

Job Title: IT/ICT 4D Officer
Band: C-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Job Summary

  • Provides support for knowledge management, decision-making, and
    programming effectiveness by ensuring efficient operation and use of CRS
    information sharing, communication, and collaboration technologies, and
    by providing technical support to CRS Borno staff and partners on
    overall ICT systems.
  • Responsible for deployment, maintenance, security data
    protection, and troubleshooting of technology and systems for assigned
  • Stays abreast of ICT developments in the international and local
    market, providing recommendations based on opportunities to improve the
    efficiency and impact of CRS programming, operations, and overall
  • Other key responsibilities of the IT Officer is the provision of
    consultancy and guidance on integrating ICT for development solutions
    in program implementation and provision of technical assistance on
    ICT-related issues to partners.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field (Computer Science,
    Computer Networking, Programming, and Information Systems). Significant
    work experience in a directly related field will be considered in lieu
    of degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years work-related experience.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate or equivalent.
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate or equivalent desirable.
  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundations training desirable.
  • Microsoft system administration experience.

Job Title: MEAL Manager
Band: C-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Programming
Reports To: Emergency Coordinator
Job Summary

  • The MEAL Manager is responsible for the day-to-day tracking and reporting of activities under the Emergency program.
  • The role includes but is not limited to the development of
    standardized data collection tools and database systems; frequent data
    collection; verification of results reported; analysis and presentation
    of findings and project progress; implementation of project
    accountability mechanisms; and the provision of feedback to partners.
  • The MEAL Manager will ensure that systems are in place to
    measure the project’s impact and progress and that data is readily
    available to be used as a foundation for programmatic adjustments and
    evidence-based decision-making.
  • In addition, s/he will take the lead in designing a learning
    agenda, assessment and research protocols, receiving institutional
    review board approval, identifying relevant STTA, overseeing data
    collection and report writing pertaining to all data collection and
    operations research conducted under this project in collaboration with
    subject matter experts.
  • The MEAL Manager will lead writing of project reports in line with donor timelines and regulations.
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  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Public Health, Economics or other a field related to Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Minimum Five years of experience in monitoring and evaluating,
    with a focus on capacity strengthening and emergency programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply principles and current approaches
    in program M&E using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
  • Significant experience in conducting quantitative and
    qualitative assessments and surveys (including sound understand of
  • Proficiency in database development/management, SPSS, EPI-Info,
    Access, Excel and skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating
    information to various stakeholders


Job Title: Database / MEAL Officer
Band: C-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Programming
Reports To: MEAL Manager
Job Summary

  • The Database/MEAL Officer will support the MEAL Manager focusing
    on data collection and management related to the emergency project.
  • It is expected that the majority of his/her time will be
    allocated to tracking project indicators, the progress of PEPFAR OVC IP,
    State and Network sustainability plans and s/he will support assessments
    and operations research activities as needed.
  • The Database/MEAL Officer will be responsible for developing
    forms, databases, manage data encoding and maintaining the database
    accessible to an analysis of the project.


  • University degree in Computer Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or related field.
  • At least 3-4 years of work experience in database management and/or MEAL, preferably with international NGOs.
  • Excellent knowledge of database management systems MS Access, SQL Server and Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Good knowledge of statistical analysis software such as SPSS and / or STATA
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies/applications/computer programs quickly (e.g., iFormbuilder. ArcGIS)
  • Demonstrated ability to train data collectors and ensure high quality data.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Job Title: Driver
Band: B-1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Slot: 4
Job Summary

  • Drivers will be responsible for ensuring that the minimum
    maintenance standard of the CRS/Nigeria’s fleet is the vehicle
    manufacturer’s specification.
  • He will also follow up and ensure that routine preventative
    maintenance schedules for the vehicles are strictly adhered to in a
    manner that will assure reliable transportation of CRS staff, assets and
    other goods.


  • Valid Nigerian driver’s license and good knowledge of Borno, Abuja and Nigerian roads
  • Minimum Four years professional experience in a similar position
  • Ability to communicate in English Language is essential
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the Application Form  and send with a detailed 3-page Resume in a single file MS Word document to:


  • This will be an open advert until the position have been filled.
    Position and location must be stated as the subject of the mail.
  • Interview will be conducted on a rolling biases and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
    on the basis of race, color religion etc. Qualified women are strongly
    encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline  11th August, 2016.

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