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Ongoing Graduate recruitment at Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO)


Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

 

Job Title: Store Keeper

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State– North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Missions and Responsibilities
Reception:

  • Collect waybills from the truck driver
  • Supervise the offloading of the commodities and stack in pallets in a uniform manner that facilitates counting, and leaving corridors to ease movement within the warehouse.
  • Check each offloaded item for damage.
  • Count the total items received.
  • Indicate on the waybill any shortage or excess.
  • Fill the log book containing the drivers' information, items information, quantity received, shortage or excess.
  • Fill or update the stock and stack cards
  • Request from the driver to sign the log book and the waybill, acknowledging any comment on excess or loss.
  • Report any shortages, excess or damage items to the Project Manager immediately
  • Compile all primary and secondary waybills and hand to the M & E

Receiving of Damaged items:
On receipt of a damaged item:

  • The Storekeeper:
    • If it´s a sensible item ensure storage is separated from main warehouse.
    • Take pictures of the items
    • Send pictures and details immediately to program coordinator
    • Prepare a plan for sieving or destruction to propose to the Project Manager and await instructions.
  • The Tally Clerk

Storage:

Dispatch to the Field:

  • Record the quantity in the log book and ensure the driver signs

The storekeeper assisted by the Tally clerk ensure:

  • All items should be stacked on clean pallets.
  • Stacks should not be too high, as they become unstable. Observe stability per item and do not permit risk of collapse or sliding.
  • Stacks should be at least 1 m from walls.
  • Stacks should be at least 0.5 m from the roof.
  • There should be at least 2 m between stacks.
  • Only commodities of the same kind should be stack together
  • The total quantity on each stack should be tacked on the stack in a visible manner. As much as possible, keep stacks with round figures to ease counting.
  • Store items in a way that facilitates the First in, First out (FIFO) rule. Do not keep all the first stock at the end of the warehouse without enough space for maneuver.
  • Count inventory every day and crosscheck with recorded data on incoming and outgoing commodities

The Store Keeper:

  • Calculate the total of each item to be sent to the field following entitlement per beneficiary or family, based on project specifications. Do not allow any project staff to request for approximate estimates. Any request is matched to a distribution plan that breaks down all necessary items.
  • Ensure the trucks are clean and in good condition and suitable for the commodities.
  • Send items following the First in First out rule (FIFO). This needs to be strictly enforced for consumables especially food. No item should be dispatched if one of the same kinds was received before and is still in the warehouse.

The Tally Clerk:

  • Pre-count the stacks involved tallying all the tack cards, and count each item being loaded. Count well to avoid excess or reduced items being send to the field.
  • Only one carton, packet, or bale should be open at a time.
  • Fill Waybills with the correct information and quantity of each item Any other tasks that maybe assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management, or in a related field.
  • Experience in a humanitarian context, preferably in an emergency context;
  • Work experience of 2 years in a similar position
  • Experience working and / or collaborating on a PAM project would be an asset
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, in a tense secure environment and with limited means;
  • Good organizational skills and responsiveness;
  • Ability to develop methodological and training tools;
  • Strong analytical and proposal capacity;
  • Good writing skills;
  • Knowledge in analysis of the functioning of markets in rural and urban areas;
  • Strong skills in team and project management;
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel (data and list processing, direct mail, knowledge of basic formulas), Word (Narrative reporting) and Microsoft Outlook
  • Critical mind
  • Sense of priorities and responsibilities, strong organizational capacity
  • Autonomous and sense of teamwork,
  • Sincere motivation for humanitarian engagement
  • Sense of diplomacy and negotiation

Languages:

  • Knowledge of pidgin English mandatory
  • English: working language on the project
  • Knowledge of local languages would be an asset

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his / her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA / DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his / her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Security Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno – North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Support PMs Senior management to reduce the risks posed to the programs, personnel and assets of SHO.
  • S/he will support the Senior Management and the program team in managing all aspects of Safety and Security whilst providing advice and coordination to all SHO staff, contract employees and visitors and third parties.
  • S/he will work closely with SHO personnel to ensure Safety and Security compliance, make recommendations and manage the integration of safety, security and risk management in program implementation.
  • S/he will support the implementation of SHO Risk Management Procedures within the area of operation supporting the senior management and all SHO staff in ensuring compliance to safety and security standards

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain an active information network, which includes INSO, NGOs, CIMIC UN and other national and international security actors to obtain credible and relevant safety information. Liaison & co-ordination with Police, Security forces & other stakeholders as required.
  • Provide SHOs mission with timely and credible security information and support context and situation analysis of the local security situation through daily incident alerts, weekly incident lists and bi-weekly analytical reports.
  • Keep an update network of contact with NSAG, Community leaders, Elders, Village chiefs and other influential people within the area of operation in order to ensure proper communication and monitoring of those areas.
  • In close cooperation with Senior management and the program team, conducts security risk assessments and risk analysis and advice the Senior management on security and safety measure and access to areas SHO operates.
  • Supports the Management and Protection Unit in developing and sustaining a dialogue on conduct of hostilities with relevant military operational commanders
  • Conducting site-security surveys, drills and assisting in crisis evacuation planning. Develop security tree and operational plan for emergencies. Support on context, situational and risk analysis on assigned locations prior to deployment.
  • Conduct pre-deployment trainings/briefings to all team members prior to each field mission. Carry out periodical follow –up security trainings for staff at the field level.
  • Monitor staff movement and tracking systems while maintaining operational security. Identify areas of Security Management requiring external support
  • Provide assistance in the conduct and follow up of investigations and incidents affecting SHO staff and offices: help to prepare staff to prepare incident reports and forward to senior management
  • Ensures proper check-in (remotely or bilaterally) with field level staff on a regular basis to gather relevant information and to update fact sheets.
  • Undertake regular visits to the field areas/other locations (office, guest houses etc) covered by SHO and provide support to the team on ground in meeting all required security measures. Make an assessment on the security set-up of the field offices Provide a monthly report with a concrete plan for the following month.
  • Support in drafting field level and office etiquettes and ensure compliance by all concerned actors.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should be university graduated in relevant field, with a minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Security Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Should have expertise in responding to security incidents, establishing security policy procedures, conducting security assessments, and documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Should demonstrate understanding of humanitarian safety practices and principles and their application.
  • Should demonstrate strong experience, based on evidence, of humanitarian negotiation (with national authorities, local authorities, non-state actors, military forces) and humanitarian access in complex emergencies.
  • Should be willing and ready to support the field team in designing and implementing the “acceptance strategy” especially for hard to reach and remote field locations.
  • Ability to help focal points and management teams in learning, growing, and thriving in their resilience to safety and security issues.
  • Able to spot trends and keep SHO Senior Security Advisor informed about country or regional threats and support needs.
  • Have a good understanding of the social, cultural and religious dynamics of North-East with emphasis on Borno state
  • To becreative, innovative and a strategic thinker.
  • Have a strong interest in creating solutions and sharing learning.
  • Computer literacy (Word, excel….).

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Maiduguri.
  • Staff will be responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Data Clerk

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State - North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Supports thoroughly the Information Management unit of the BSFP project in the constant availability of updated project linked data, their correct entry into external and internal databases, their maintenance and analysis with support of the PM

Responsibilities
Under the management of the BSFP Project Manager:

  • Carryout field level record entry into the appropriate database for BSFP project and program level data entry into Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) reporting platforms on a regular basis
  • Ensure that all thematic areas client registers and forms are filled accurately and consistently on a daily basis.
  • Constant review of records to ensure client records are up to date.
  • Support the M&E unit in the retrieval of datasets.
  • Support the M&E unit in data collation, cleaning, analysis and reporting.
  • Support in the development of data tools necessary for data profiling.
  • Ensures proper archiving of information
  • Updates database with appropriate data entry of
  • Ensures proper custody of data entry tools.

Specific Duties

  • (Can be adapted to the particularities of the job location and the requirement of the project. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired).

Other Tasks:

  • Support the Protection team with:
    • Extract the needed data from Knack and make the required analysis when needed
    • Flag to the protection manager any gap or challenge on Knack
    • Be ready to receive team queries about the any data issue related to knack or the other monitoring tools filed on weekly basis

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience.
  • Computer proficiency (Word, Excel – proficient in formulas and charting, outlook).
  • Reporting skills.
  • Good level of numeracy.
  • SSCE / GCE / NECO , BSc qualification.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • High level of confidentiality and respect of data protection protocols.
  • Attention to details.
  • Teamwork
  • Communication Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Driving and achieving results
  • Humanitarian motivation and commitment to SHO values
  • Respect of SHOs policies and procedures.

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Finance Officer

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Under the direct supervision of the Finance Officer, the Roving Finance Assistant will oversee and manage all field transactions; petty cash reimbursement and coordinating payment to volunteers, preparing financial documentation and reporting all financial activities carried out in the field. In addition, S/he will take charge of reviewing payments, purchase request, reviewing financial records for accuracy, prepare bank reconciliations, and conduct cash counts. S/he will ensure the strict compliance to SHO’s internal regulations, financial policies and procedures.
  • In collaboration with Maiduguri finance officer, prepares the monthly visit plan and communicates it with the finance management for approval.
  • Partakes in periodic visits to the fields to manage financial issues in collaboration with the fields administrative/focal points.
  • Conducts periodic cash counting for the fields safe boxes and generates cash counting reports.
  • Follows up and closes the pending amounts of the fields’ staff.
  • Checks and collects the fields financial documents (invoices, receipts, attendance sheets…etc) and supply them to Maiduguri finance office for archiving and safe keeping.
  • Ensures integrity of all financial supporting documentation, proper filling and archive thereof to satisfy SHO regulations;
  • Supports the projects staff in any related financial issues like volunteers’ payments, casual workers, guards, housekeepers and ensures strict compliance in following appropriate payment documentation.
  • Carries out periodic checks for the logistics works in the fields and collaborates with the logistics staff for any needed financial support.
  • Carries out the cash movements from Maiduguri office to the fields according to the projects’ managers requirements and cash requirements forecast.
  • Registers the fields expenditures in the sub PN and reports his daily PN to Maiduguri Finance officer to check and consolidate.
  • Monitors the fields staff pending aging and liaise with them to close the pending in accordance to the specified maximum aging in SHO Control Model.
  • Controls and reports the fields fixed assets and reconcile the logistics inventory records with the actual existed assets in the fields
  • Assists the finance team in the monthly/yearly closing and projects financial closing

Position Requirements
Professional requirements:

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting/ Business Administration
  • Minimum 2 years finance/Accounting experience in multinational working environment
  • Minimum 1-year experience with recognized NGO

Personal Requirements:

  • Good Reporting and analysis skills
  • Manage and organize information systems, establish and maintain filing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills and excellence as a team player
  • Excellent command of English and local language oral and written.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentation etc.) are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge the use of Google Drive
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills.
  • English, Hausa (Kanuri and/or Shuwa desirable)

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the fieldwork appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

 

 

 

 

Job Title: CFM Assistant

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State - North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: BSFP Project Manager
Dependents: No
Slot: 4 Openings

Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Protection Officer, the CFM Assistant is responsible for ensuring mechanisms are in place in all SHO project sites to strengthen the quality and accountability of the emergency program especially in regards to information sharing, beneficiaries’ participation, complaints and response mechanism.
  • The CFM assistant is also responsible for the provision of support to Food Security project to strengthen Food security activities in the field in accordance with SHO principles and ensures field activities are executed in an efficient manner.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures complaints are received and handled following organizational guidelines.
  • Assists in conducting of individual interviews and beneficiary’s assessment
  • Supports the collection of information/data about all needs and concerns of the targeted population.
  • Supports in ensuring all committee and messages related to project are gender / protection sensitive.
  • Supports in ensuring complaints are properly managed (either individual or group); recorded, treated and appropriate feedback is accorded to the complainant maintaining strict protocols for confidentiality and consent.
  • Acts as focal point for the identification and referral of extremely vulnerable Individuals and People with Specific protection Needs for adequate assistance according to SHO pre-defined criteria.
  • Supports in conducting follow-up monitoring visits and ensures that needs have been met in an appropriate manner and beneficiary have the opportunity to provide feedback on the assistance received.
  • Supports in contributing to the establishment and maintenance of a referral pathway, respectful of the confidentiality principle and international SOPs.
  • Supports in preparing and timely submission of activity plans; daily, weekly and monthly reports to supervisor.
  • Provides constant feedback to supervisor on progress, lesson learnt, achievements and gaps, issues and problems.
  • Establishes and manages the complaint and feedback mechanism for the WFP project.
  • Receives complaints and feedback and respond to enquiries at the complaint desk at program sites.
  • Refers program-specific complaints to MEAL Officer for follow up.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Good spoken and written English and relevant computer skills.
  • A high respect to client / organization confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerability.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
  • Ensures regular maintenance of complaints and feedback database/ information System and ensure information is shared on a regular basis.
  • Carries out regular community feedback functions, ensuring that all SOPs and SHO core policies are respected.
  • Lodges all feedback, complaints and response in the CFM database.
  • Supports to ensure complaints are closed within the appropriate timeframe.
  • Ensures CFM database is forwarded to the MEAL officer on monthly basis and important complaints from complaint desks and suggestion boxes reported immediately.

Professional Requirements:

  • At least Tertiary level of education in social science or any related field
  • Minimum of 1 year in humanitarian work “desirable”
  • Previous work experience as a CFM

Personal Requirements:

  • Good speaking, writing and reading skills
  • Be computer literate including Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel).
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral including local language ad advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Hardworking, discipline and trustworthy
  • Flexibility & adaptability-Willingness to deploy to the newly liberated local government areas.

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility, but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for.
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

 

 

 

Job Title: Distribution Assistant

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Slots: 5
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Under the supervision of the Protection Manager, the Distribution Assistant is responsible for the provision of support, and to implement Food Security BSFP and other related activities in the field in accordance with SHO principles and ensure these field activities are executed in an efficient manner

Responsibilities
Under the management of the Food Security and Livelihood Project Managers:

  • Assist the Project Manager (BSFP) in project implementation and ensure activities are completed within timelines.
  • Arrange for the pre- and post-distribution meeting
  • Carry out project activities information dissemination
  • Support in the protection of beneficiaries right and compliance with SHO standards
  • Manage the BSFP activities volunteering work
  • Actively participate in post distribution monitoring
  • Tracking of new arrivals and registration of new beneficiaries
  • Delivery of key sensitization messages
  • Organises focused group discussion
  • Any other Task as assigned by Supervisor.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should possess an SSCE / Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 1 year work experience.

Competency Profile:

  • Work within the framework of SHO Nigeria’s core values.
  • Act as an ambassador for SHO Nigeria, through professionalism and conduct.
  • Adhere to all SHO policies and procedures both technical and administrational.
  • Undertake and apply learning from appropriate training and development programmes.
  • Maintain and care for all equipment issued by SHO Nigeria and for any losses or damages due to negligence you will be liable for repair or replacement

Languages:

  • Spoken and written English, knowledge of a Local language is appreciated

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

 

 

 

Job Title: MEAL Officer

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State– North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Purpose of the Position

  • Under the direction of the BSFP Project Manager, the MEAL Officer will be responsible for all MEAL related activities including, but not limited to: monitoring progress on project indicators, elaboration of MEAL tools, conducting needs/market/process/post activity assessments and monitoring, beneficiary database management, recalibration of beneficiary targeting at project mid-point, development and implementation of accountability mechanism as well as compilation of as at point of need, monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly reports.

Responsibilities
Under the management of the BSFP Project Manager:

  • Participate in planning and undertaking surveys, rapid assessments, as well as in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning of the SHO programs’ activities.
  • Support the Food Security & Livelihood Manager in developing and strengthening monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning procedures
  • Monitor dedicated project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output and outcomes
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical frame works and help develop monitoring and impact indicator for the programs’ successes
  • Provide feedback to the Program Manager on project strategies and activities
  • Report weekly, monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the Program Managers
  • Provide inputs, information and statistics for quarterly, half-yearly, annual and other reports
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Program Manager in preparing relevant reports
  • Assist the projects’ personnel with MEAL tools and in supporting them in their use
  • Support the Project Manager in the integration of MEAL activities into program.
  • Collect, analyze and report information on BSFP program activities.
  • Participate in ensuring timely and complete reporting from executing partners in accordance with approved reporting formats.
  • Collaborate in creating Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning frameworks and participate in planning and undertaking surveys, rapid assessments, as well as in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning of the program’s activities.
  • Prepare Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning reports with statistics to regularly share the results and identify areas to improve.
  • Participate on behalf of SHO in appropriate technical meetings and conferences and perform other duties as delegated.

Essential Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant professional experience of two (2) years, preferably in emergency and/or development context;
  • Prior experience working in MEAL
  • Prior experience or familiarity with NGO sector would be an advantage;
  • Good spoken and written English and relevant computer skills.
  • A high respect to client/organization confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerability.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
  • SSCE / GCE / NECO , BSc qualification.

Competency profile:

  • Excellent analysis and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • High regard toward preserving confidentiality of work-related information and data;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;
  • Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;
  • Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and team work;
  • Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.
  • Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet etc.);

Languages:

  • Spoken and written English, knowledge of a Local language is appreciated

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the field work appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Protection & AAP Officer

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State - North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January 2021
Duration of contract: 12 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager (BSFP)

General Context of the Job / Project

  • The Protection and AAP Officer will work on integrating and mainstreaming protection and APP at the strategic programmatic and operational levels across all locations of WFP’s presence in Borno. The incumbent will support the Protection and AAP Advisor to provide expert advice to Management and Programme staff mainstream protection and AAP and implement with Humanitarian Protection and AAP and work closely with Cooperating Partners implementing project activities to ensure the appropriate implementation of the aforementioned policies.
  • The successful candidate will operate with a high degree of independence to ensure that programme and policy objectives are achieved in full. The incumbent will be involved in a wide variety of programme and policy activities and analytical work some of which may be of considerable complexity. As this level jobholders are expected to contribute to performance improvement.

Job Descriptions

  • Carry out daily monitoring visits, focus group discussions, participatory assessments, key informant interviews in accordance with SHO's information collection and management plans and standards, ensuring appropriate treatment of sensitive information;
  • Ensure that mainstream protection is implemented by all agencies and in the whole camp.
  • Assess protection issues captured or identified during daily activities and make appropriate referrals for services to humanitarian or other actors as per the referral pathway or best practices;
  • Identify cases in need of urgent response and directly follow-up/accompany affected individuals to services providers when needed to ensure access to services;
  • Work with supervisor to create weekly work-plans and prioritization of tasks;
  • Ensure targets are met under the approved work plans
  • Ensure proper documentation and secure storage of any protection data collected (hard and soft copies);
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly reporting on findings.
  • Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with all stake-holders, and participate in daily coordination with humanitarian and all other local and international actors;
  • Provide trainings and on-job coaching to BSFP team and other agencies personnel as required as well as provide awareness sessions and ad hoc training sessions for camp leaders and community.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to the community mobilizers in the field on a day to day basis
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to community-based mechanisms
  • Support BSFP and partners workers in identification and ensuring that reporting is in line with SHO, Sector and partners harmonized guidelines.
  • Work with community-based structures to identify protection problems that cannot be resolved at community level or by existing services and assist community to come to solutions
  • Liaise closely with protection actors in the field and other humanitarian partners to ensure an understanding of the overall issues; an understanding that shall be used to guide weekly work plans
  • Take a leading role in setting up the community center- liaising with the community
  • Staff capacity development;
  • Context and protection risk analysis;
  • Integration of protection into programme design and implementation;
  • Incorporation into programme tools;
  • Protection information management; and
  • Strengthening of WFP’s bilateral and inter-agency collaboration.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Guidance and Counseling or relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and / or advocacy programs.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with vulnerables or IDP operation.
  • Experience of working with Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to communicate in English, write reports in English and consolidate the reports prepared by protection monitoring assistants into formal English documentation
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa. Other Nigerian languages is a must.
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work full time in the field directly with communities (camp setting and communities in Jere and MMC areas).

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Commitment to promoting gender equality.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g. Protection Monitor, Protection Assistant, Field and Community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience Working in Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa or Kanuri a must; additional fluency in other local languages preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant (for WFP-BSFP Project)

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Manager

Job Description

  • Assist in conducting monthly BSFP distribution activity to target population
  • Assist in conducting proper community nutrition sensitization and screening exercise
  • Supervise an effective mother to mother support group
  • Supervise nutrition specific value adding activities (SBCC, Home gardening, food hygiene promotion etc
  • Supervise regular follow up and management of malnutrition cases at the OTP/SC
  • Provide nutrition training to community nutrition mobilizers
  • Assist in preparation of monthly nutrition progress report
  • Daily reporting of nutrition activity

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A University degree in Medicine, Nursing, Dietetics, Nutrition or relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or feeding programs.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with vulnerables or IDP operation.
  • Experience of working with Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa and other local languages is a must.
  • Willingness and ability to work full time time in the field directly with communities (camp setting and communities in Jere areas).

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems
  • Proven ability and experience in planning and conducting formal training session on nutrition including.
  • Ability to deal with relations with local authorities as a nutrition representative of SHO in the working area
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach local staff and community workers
  • Ability to manage a fair workload including emergencies.
  • Interests: Working in humanitarian relief, interest for social issues

Transversals Skills:

  • Strong motivation to help people in need
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Understanding and capacity of integration into the local environment
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
  • Well organized and hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Understanding of the context of the area
  • Reliability
  • Neutrality
  • Able to check validity of information, logical thinking.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager (for WFP-BSFP Project)

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno State - North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January 2020
Duration of contract: 12 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Head of Programme

General Context of the Job / Project

  • The BSFP Project Manager should provide overall BSFP project management ensuring delivery of the BSFP project. This position will be wholly accountable for project under direct supervision of Program and Technical coordinators

Job Description

  • To oversee high quality Food Security projects cycle management (PCM) in line with the Mission’s strategy and through an effective supervision of and support to all Field Coordinators and DPM; in alignment with BSFP coordinator, other PM peers
  • To oversee the Food Security project’s Quality Programmes Management (QPM) through an effective supervision with the technical manager
  • To oversee Food Security’s Grant’s management and donor relations through an effective project supervision.
  • To contribute to the Food Security project’s human resources management through an effective supervision of project staff.
  • To support the Food Security project’s external representation, relations and coordination of humanitarian planning and response through an effective project management and supervision
  • Ensures adherence to SHO policies, guidance and procedures at field level;
  • Collaborates with the Program & Technical Coordinators in the development of relevant Food Security project assessments and proposals;
  • Collaborates with the Program & Technical Coordinators in the development of relevant Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning system for the project;
  • Ensure Staff appraisals and developmental plans are carried out
  • Implement other tasks as might be required with relation to the SHO Country Program in Nigeria.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Guidance and Counseling or relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years' experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Experience of working with Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to communicate in English, write reports in English and consolidate the reports prepared by protection monitoring assistants into formal English documentation
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa. Other Nigerian languages is a must.
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work full time in the field directly with communities (camp setting and communities in Jere).

Essential Knowledge and skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Act as an ambassador for SHO, through professionalism and conduct.
  • Adhere to all SHO policies and procedures both technical and administrational.
  • Undertake and apply learning from appropriate training and development programmes.
  • Maintain and care for all equipment issued by SHO and for any losses or damages due to negligence you will be liable for repair or replacement.

Preferred experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g. Protection Monitor, Protection Assistant, Field and Community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience Working in Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa or Kanuri a must; additional fluency in other local languages preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: SCOPE Registration Officer

Location: Jere / Maiduguri, Borno North East Nigeria (100% field)
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: 1st January, 2021
Duration of contract: 12 months (Extendable)
Reporting to: BSFP Project Manager

General Purpose of the Position

  • Under the supervision of the Food Security (FS) Field Coordinator, the role oversees the implementation of the WFP funded SCOPE registration activities in all the Food security and Livelihood project locations within Borno state.
  • The role-holder closely liaises with other FSL Project Officers and SCOPE Registrars to ensure smooth registration of beneficiaries and issuance of SCOPE cards to enrollees.
  • S/he will be the overall supervisor of the scope registration team and will be responsible for field management, coordination and regular monitoring of the project in all the areas of operation.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Manages and regularly updates the Food Security and Livelihood project SCOPE/digital registration in compliance with the defined project strategy as well as SHO and WFP guidelines.
  • Supervises the SCOPE registration team and provides appropriate guidance and oversight as they conduct daily field activities.
  • Total management of the SCOPE/ digital registration equipment, materials and data.
  • Manages the SCOPE /digital registration data, progress report of the e-registration activities to enhancing smooth distribution exercise.
  • Facilitates the training of Scope project staff on Scope online/offline system focusing on efficient planning, coordination, and implementation and monitoring of the project activities.
  • Manages shared e-registration related complaint in accordance with WFP guidelines.
  • Liaises closely with WFP SCOPE Unit/Office regarding SCOPE implementation and related issues.
  • Actively participates along-with other project officers in coordination meetings, if requested.
  • Prepares and submits all SCOPE registration activities report.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with all stakeholders – WFP, Community support groups, community leaders, NGOs, to enhance multi-agency and multi-sectoral cooperation and coordination.
  • Participates actively in the monitoring of the project in collaboration with the M&E Officer with specific attention on the efficiency of the WFP Livelihood, BSFP, GFD etc.

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferably in Bachelor's degree in Computer
  • Programming/Sciences/ Engineering or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Nutrition, Agriculture or other relevant discipline and evidence of NYSC discharge certificate
  • Highly computer literacy (ability to adapt software packages to contexts)
  • Experience as a SCOPE registration officer with an INGO partner
  • Minimum 3 years Banking Sector experience working on ATM machines or 3 years’ experience in the NGO Sector of which 2 years should be working in SCOPE Registration/ e-registration programming / or project implementation in a humanitarian context;

Personal Requirements:

  • Experience in data collection, analysis and problem-solving;
  • Experience in SCOPE registration, training and report preparation;
  • Proficiency in computer science and engineering
  • Good speaking, writing and reading skills
  • Fluency in English and familiarity with local languages with be value addition but not necessary
  • Ability to put up with job pressure; deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardships.
  • Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.
  • Demonstrates openness and transparency
  • Computer programming different sort of packages
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel between across locations of implementation within LGA

Brief Conditions

  • Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) reserve right to transfer position as per need / project demand any time during the project. Position will be based in Bama.
  • Staff will responsible to manage for his/her own accommodation / food;
  • Travelling from home to duty station will be staff own responsibility but facilitation could be provided as per situation;
  • No TA/DA will be provided for the fieldwork appointed to work for;
  • Salient reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;
  • Other Terms & Condition will be part of Job Contract;

 

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should please submit their Application (Letter of Motivation and CV in a single PDF file) via e-mail to: recruitment@salientho.org indicating the "Job position as subject of the e-mail.
Or
Send their hard copies to:
The HR,
Salient Humanitarian Organization,
Behind NTA Quarters, Off Damboa Road, Old GRA,
Maiduguri - Borno State.

Note

  • Please clearly indicate the “Job position” on the envelope.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  28th December, 2020.


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