Current Vacancies at Christian Aid Nigeria

CHRISTIAN AID VACANCIES- HUMANITARIAN AND DEPUTY HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PROGRAMME MANAGERS
: Nigeria | Christian Aid
Closing date11 May 2019
  1. Humanitarian Response Programme Manager:
About the role
The post will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. The post holder will provide results-based strategic guidance, leadership, management and capacity building to the Humanitarian Response team. In so doing, you will be expected to take responsibility for the development, management, and coordination of Christian Aid’s response strategy in an emergency situation/appeal in Nigeria.
As the Humanitarian Response Programme Manager, you will ensure that emergency projects and programmes are delivered with high impact, in line with agreed aims and with funds used for designated purposes. This will include supervision and successfully managing the emergency programmes in compliance with minimum humanitarian standards and in line with financial policies and procedures.
You will maintain strong linkages between partners work and advocacy, communications and fundraising activities in the UK and elsewhere. You will ensure that the emergency and disaster programmes are planned , managed and handed over to country programme staff at the appropriate time.
You will lead on Strategic engagements with the sector in the North East, government and other stakeholders and ensure that Christian Aid is visible and contributes to strategic decisions in the sector as may be required.
About you
To help make this happen, you will have considerable experience working internationally and an excellent understanding of and experience in emergency relief, rehabilitation and recovery programme. You are required to have knowledge of global development issues, including policy and advocacy topics and familiar with emergency problems relevant to the country or region. You must have a degree or its equivalent in relevant development discipline. A post graduate degree in relevant field or its equivalent is an added advantage. You will have a good knowledge of emergency relief, rehabilitation and development issues including capacity building tools and techniques, understanding of participatory vulnerability and capacity assessments, understanding of the partnership approach to emergency work. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop cross-organisational relationships and be confident in engaging with external networks and actors including the media. You will have experience in supporting learning and development, have experience of working with local partners and understand linkages between humanitarian work and resilient livelihoods
  1. Deputy Humanitarian Response Programme Manager
About the role
The post will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. The post holder will work closely with the Humanitarian Response Manager to ensure coordination of Christian Aid’s response strategy to an emergency situation/appeal in Nigeria. You will be responsible for day to day management of the emergency programme, the Rolling plan and grant management.
As the Deputy Humanitarian Response Programme Manager, you will provide technical support for work across the wider humanitarian response including best practice sharing for security, accountability, preparedness, advocacy, inclusion, and any other technical areas.
You will monitor programme implementation, identify gaps and plan appropriate timely action using a rights-based approach to programming. You will coordinate development of proposals and ensure that robust FLAs are submitted.
In your role as Deputy Humanitarian Response Programme Manager, you will supervise Project Leads to ensure projects are managed successfully in compliance with minimum humanitarian standards and in line with financial policies and procedures.
You will ensure that staff recruited are inducted and managed to perform to a high standard and meeting their performance objectives.
About you
To deliver on the above responsibilities, you are required to have considerable experience working internationally and an excellent understanding of and experience in emergency relief, rehabilitation and recovery programme. You will have experience in supporting learning and development, have experience of working with local partners and understand linkages between humanitarian work and resilient livelihoods. You are required to have knowledge of global development issues, including policy and advocacy topics and familiar with emergency problems relevant to the country or region. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to develop cross-organisational relationships and be confident in engaging with external networks and actors. You will have a good knowledge of emergency relief, rehabilitation and development issues including capacity building tools and techniques, understanding of participatory vulnerability and capacity assessments, understanding of the partnership approach to emergency work. You must have a degree or its equivalent in relevant development discipline. A post graduate degree in relevant field or its equivalent is an added advantage.
How to Apply
To apply for these positions, please go to links: .
  1. Humanitarian Response Programme Manager – https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk/vacancy/2385/description
  2. Deputy Humanitarian Response Programme Manager – https://jobs.christianaid.org.uk/vacancy/2387/description
Review of applications and interviews will be ongoing within the advert period until the position is filled.
Country
Nigeria
City
Maiduguri, Borno State
Source
Christian Aid
Type
Job
Career category
Program/Project Management
Theme
Disaster Management
Years of experience
5-9 years