Emergency Response Inclusion Project Officer Vacancy in a Christian Development Organization

CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to
improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the
poorest communities of the world. CBM works in partnership with local
civil society organisations, communities, government and in alliance
with international
organizations in Africa and the rest of the world.

CBM is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Emergency Response Inclusion Project Officer – ER PO Nigeria
Abuja – Nigeria, with frequent travel to Borno and Yobe states
Duration: November 2016 to December 2017
General Objectives

  • To support Partner Organisations to implement and monitor a
    coherent, inclusive and qualitative emergency response including
    programmatic, logistic and financial monitoring of the entire response
  • To support the development of recovery projects based on
    appropriate context analysis, partners strengths and gaps existing to
    address the needs of affected displaced as well as host communities in
    Borno and Yobe states
  • To advocate and promote disability inclusive humanitarian
    response at state as well as national level with government of Nigeria
    and other humanitarian actors
  • To collect information about situation of persons with
    disabilities and support the two partners to develop operational
    mechanisms to mainstream disability in the existing humanitarian aid in
    IDP camps of Borno and Yobe states
  • To provide technical support to the Partner Organisation on
    disability inclusion, humanitarian standards and other accountability

General Reporting
Report to:

  • CBM Emergency Response Unit – ERU Program Manager for the emergency response project management
  • CBM Country Representative Nigeria for administrative issues and issues related to coordination with national authorities
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Job Profile

  • To support Partner Organisations to implement and monitor a
    coherent, inclusive and qualitative Chad basin crisis emergency response
    in North eastern Nigeria i.e. Borno and Yobe state
  • To participate in coordination meetings (cluster meeting) and
    support mainstream humanitarian actors to include disability in
    mainstream services being provided to affected population
  • To continuously assess situation and support partner
    organisations to re-adjust activities as per need after discussion with
    line management
  • To facilitate documentation of learnings and evaluation of the response
  • To monitoring the security situation on the ground and support
    the partners to develop a framework for safety and security management
  • To support the partners to further develop a recovery phase
    operational strategy in order to address the mid term needs of affected
    population based on accurate and in depth analysis of the context
    including unmet needs and partners capacity to address them effectively
  • Provide technical support to partner organisation to ensure
    compliance to humanitarian standards, disability inclusion and
    implementation of agreed plans
  • Develop and ensure proper project monitoring system following ERU format and requirements
  • To support partner to ensure that narrative and financial
    reports and communication materials are submitted in timely manner and
    are of high quality
  • In close cooperation with Finance manager of the country office
    of CBM, support partners and ensure the logistic, admin and financial
    monitoring of the project ( call up of funds, acknowledgement of receipt
    of funds, procurement of materials, utilisation of expenses and
    compliance with accountability principles.)


  • ERU
  • Finance Manager County Office Nigeria
  • Country Representative Nigeria
  • Community Mental Health Advisor Nigeria
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Professional and Personal Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Humanitarian or Development Studies or any other relevant area


  • Strong knowledge and understanding of project cycle management
  • Knowledge of humanitarian system and work
  • Good analytic skills
  • Good project proposal development skills for institutional donors
  • Good partnership management skills
  • Good networking and communication skills
  • Knowledge on disabilities or other at risk groups and experience on mainstreaming issues (Gender, age, disability)
  • English fluency, both written and verbal, is a requirement

Personal Attributes:

  • Good team player
  • Result oriented
  • Flexible
  • Strategic and analytic thinking
  • Able to work independently

Professional Experience:

  • Experience in emergency response management or coordination with at least five years experience in project management
  • Experience working with bigger organisations
  • Experience in advocacy
  • Previous experience of working in conflict affected/crisis situations
  • Experience in project budgeting and planning (minimum five years)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit, in English via email,
a meaningful letter of motivation, a CV, copies of diplomas, three
professional referees and salary expectations quoted in Nigeria Naira to
“Human Resource Unit” to: jobs.nigeria@cbm.org

Application Deadline  14th November, 2016.

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