International Christian Development Organisation Vacancy for a Disability Inclusive Development Advisor

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to
improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the
poorest communities of the world.
CSM 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 committed to providing
equality of access to employment, advancement and retention in the
Organization, recognizing that it is in the Organization’s interest to
recruit and maintain a diverse and skilled workforce that is
representative of the diverse nature of society, which Includes persons
with disabilities.

CBM’s Country Office, Abuja, is now inviting applications for the position of:

Job Title: Disability Inclusive Development Advisor
Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension), beginning January 2017

  • In close cooperation with local implementing partners and the
    country office, the DID Advisor assumes responsibility for ensuring that
    projects address the needs and concerns of persons with disabilities
    from the identification/formulation phase to final evaluation including
    planning, monitoring and reporting, in both development and
    humanitarian/emergency contexts The position will report directly to the
    country representative.

Overall Mission

  • Assumes responsibility for ensuring that projects address the
    needs and concerns of persons with disabilities from the
    identification/formulation phase to final evaluation, Including
    planning, monitoring and reporting
  • Elaborate and implement disability inclusion strategy/plan of the Nigeria country office

Main Activities
Disability-inclusive project identification and formulation:

  • Diagnostic information gathering: Background information, discussion with partners, experiences in
  • Development of a logic framework matrix
  • Review of sustainability of results
  • Develop draft of budget and final version with consideration for disability inclusion
  • Draft of overall activity plan and final version
  • Partner assessment and cooperation agreement
  • Funding security
  • country/region, lessons learnt from project,
  • Design of draft and final project proposals with disability inclusion perspectives
  • Continuous disability inclusion support to the stakeholders during the process of project identification and formulation
  • Review of objectives to be in line with donor strategy
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Project Planning:

  • Planning workshop with stakeholders in a disability-inclusive manner
  • Accountability, roles and responsibilities definition of each party
  • Planning of one year expenditure
  • Updates on risk assessment (and risk management)
  • Governance plan (monitoring, reporting and decision making)
  • Regular different plans updating
  • Deliverables and milestones planning, including disability-related indicators
  • Breakdown of complex activities into tasks
  • Planning of one year activity

Project Implementation:

  • Technical support to project partners and colleagues to implement disability-inclusive projects
  • Capacity development of partners and colleagues for implementing disability-inclusive development and humanitarian responses
  • Contribute to experience-sharing in relation to disability inclusion

Project monitoring and evaluation:

  • Piloting of CBM’s monitoring on Inclusion tool
  • Recommendations and corrective measures to ensure disability inclusion
  • Scheduling of evaluation, terms of reference development,
    consultant selection, evaluation facilitation and integration of
    recommendations, with due consideration for disability inclusion
  • Monitoring disability-lnclusive plan implementation
  • Data collection, including disability-dis-aggregated data
  • Data analysis and interpretation with disability lens


  • Monitoring reports, with attention to disability indicators
  • Generate six month/annual reports and statistics, as and when due
  • Other types of reports issuing, including through Navision
  • Action-taking on feedback from reports
  • Prepare project/programme briefs, reports and presentations as required

Partnership / Networking:

  • Explore and establish partnerships for disability-Inclusive programming
  • Representation of CBM in relevant meetings and workshops
  • Awareness-raising and sensitisation of stakeholders on disability inclusion
  • Advocacy for disability inclusion
  • Other disability inclusion needs Identification, and technical support
  • Implementation and follow-up (rights and obligation) on disability-inclusive programming
  • Capacity building needs identification, implementation and follow-up in relation to disability-inclusive programming
  • Contributions to disability-inclusive documents and tools
  • Engage and support relevant stakeholders and implementing partners, includin the media, on disability -inclusion

Mandatory Requirements and Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development, health or related fields
  • At least, 5 years’ experience In DID or disability Inclusion-related programme management in (I)NGO context
  • Experience in social inclusion
  • Project planning and budgeting
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Reporting
  • Vulnerable groups project management experience
  • Community mobilisation knowledge and/or professional experience
  • Experience working in insecure environments
  • Experience in following strict security and safety protocols
  • Knowledge of DID, UNCRPD, SDG
  • Knowledge of inclusive project cycle management
  • Disability-inclusive humanitarian response skills
  • Disability inclusion advocacy skills
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  • English (professional proficiency)
  • French (advantageous)
  • Any Nigerian language(s)


  • Knowledge in MS Navision and MS Sharepoint solutions

Core Competencies:

  • DID expertise, including disability mainstreaming and universal accessibility
  • Managing change
  • Persuasive communication
  • Technical expertise
  • Result-oriented
  • Decisiveness
  • Developing others
  • Managing performance

Performance Criteria:

  • Contribute to development of individual annual key performance objectives
  • Develop individual annual work plan
  • Monthly report of activities to the line manager

Selection Process

  • It is essential that the candidate address the required
    qualifications above n the application, All applicants MUST produce
    specific and comprehensive Information supporting each one of the
    following criteria or the application will not be considered,
  • Only successful applicants who meet the minimum requirements
    will be notified of their access to the next step of the selection
    process which consists of:

    • An oral interview checking the original certificates
      submitted In copy during the initial application, and testing
      professional and personal capacities, which, if successful, grants
      access to;
    • A written test to assess computer literacy and skills
  • All Candidates orally interviewed will receive feedback of the result of their application

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to 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” via:


  • The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CM’ Child Safeguarding Policy,
  • CBM is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities

Application Deadline  1st December, 2016.

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