Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.
About the role
The post holder will contribute to Christian Aid humanitarian program in Borno state and to support the effective implementation of CAID/FAO funded Livelihood response in Monguno, Magumari, Chibok and Hawul local government areas, Borno state. He/she will coordinate all logistics liaising with other teams to ensure effective logistics management in the project. The post holder will will focus on logistics supports but also work in close cooperation with other logistics and field staff to ensure that related logistics issues are coordinated.
You must have a first degree in any of the Social Sciences or related field with at least 2 years’ experience of working with local and international partner organisations. You should have good knowledge of working in a humanitarian programme environment. Knowledge of providing logistics support to programmes and programme staff in international/national and local agencies is essential. You are required to have strong writing, analytical and documentation skills. You are required to be knowledgeable about development issues and current affairs especially in Northern Nigeria.
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 a 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 were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal: What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be pro-active? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?
Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect: What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result? If you were successful, how did you know?
Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing 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 analyse the information and data? What was the outcome? Were you successful?