Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. The Nigeria Country Program presently focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance and Gender. In partnership with a wide range of international and local organizations, Christian Aid conducts research, builds capacity, and provides technical assistance to CBOs, CSOs and other organizations across the five states including the FCT. Our Community Health and HIV Program have evolved over the past years to support partners and communities to exercise their rights to health and related services using appropriate, integrated, context specific, scalable and transformative health approaches to health service access, provision and utilization through health promotion & education and health governance.
About the role
The role holder will support Christian Aid’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria with special focuses on monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning sector interventions. She/he will support Christian Aid’s funded programmes which are implemented by Christian Aid and it partners in Borno and other northeast states. The role holder will assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of Christian Aid’s MEAL & humanitarian response, providing effective and timely support (including capacity building) to liberated communities and partner organizations, enabling them to implement the rapid, effective and principled MEAL response to emergencies, and ensuring that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy and Humanitarian Standards. The role holder will be representing CAID in sector working groups meetings/activities and engage in the right networks, while increasing the profile of CA Humanitarian and resilience work and its visibility in the region.
The post holder must have a degree preferably in social sciences or BSc in mathematics, economics, statistics, bio-statistics, engineering with 4-5 year experience of working in humanitarian response with local and/international partner organizations. A postgraduate degree in international development or any related field is an added advantage. S/he must have at least 3 to 4 years’ experience of working in a related field handling monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning responsibility. S/he must have extensive understanding of the humanitarian response projects and have excellent report writing skills. S/he must demonstrate knowledge and competency in use of different M & E tools, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent Christian Aid at different levels.
This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.
You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:
Tell us about a time when you had to establish and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and networks based on mutual rapport and respect. What was the context? Why did you need to establish the new relationships and why was your attitude to this important? What was your task? What outcomes were being sought? What actions did you take? How did you take them?
Give us an example of when you enabled someone who was not expressing themselves clearly or seemed to be holding back to put their message across and be understood. What was the context? What had led to the situation? What was your task? What did you do and how? What was the outcome? How did you know you had enabled the other person to communicate effectively?
Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analyzing data, information and other evidence. What was the background? What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take? How did you analyse the information and data? What was the outcome? Were you successful?