Thu. Dec 8th, 2022

CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty.CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cash Based Transfer (CBT) Assistant

Locations: Karasuwa, Nguru and Yusufari – Yobe State
Department: Programs
Employment Category: Contract
Employment Type: Full-Time
Vacancy Type: National
Reporting to: CBT Officer
Slot: 6

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Ensures high quality cash transfer programming in line with generally accepted standards, supports the operation and implementation of cash transfer programming.
  • Monitor redemption process in vendor’s shops.
  • Participants in conducting post distribution monitoring (PDM) and market price monitoring (MPM).
  • Actively participates in targeting, SCOPE registration and card distribution
  • Assist the CBT supervisor in writing monthly report.
  • Mobilize and sensitize project participants on monthly basis before every redemption.
  • Timely prepare and submit field reports.
  • Properly engage with stakeholders in conformity with CARE core value.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor or her/his designate.

Qualifications (Know How)
Education/Training:

  • University degree/HND/OND in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Economics or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in connection with project management in the food security and / or livelihood sector, and preferably in a non-governmental organization of humanitarian and international character.
  • Previous experience in food distribution supervisory field is preferable.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Able to work outside of regular working hours as required, including evenings and weekends if required.
  • A good experience in supervision is required.
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis
  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

Technical Skills:

  • 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in the food security and / or livelihood sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.
  • Ability to deal well with a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CARE International.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.
  • Must be able to speak local language(s)
  • Perform any other related duties or responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor
  • Given the stressful nature of Yobe security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the CBT officer will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and operative team of various cultural backgrounds.

Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

Working Conditions:

  • 100% Field Location

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation Learning and Accountability (MEAL) Assistant

Locations: Karasuwa, Nguru and Yusufari – Yobe
Employment Category: Contract
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reporting to: MEAL Officer
Vacancy Type: National
Department: Programs
Slot: 3

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant is responsible for monitoring operations of the relief projects’ M&E system to support programme management and accountability functions.
  • He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation (DME) unit as well as the overall CARE vision programming.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • With the support from the MEAL Officer and in close collaboration with partners, design the project’s MEAL framework.
  • Coordinate on designing pre and post training evaluation questionnaire that responds to the needs of the project.
  • Coordinate data gathering for reviews and evaluations and contribute to project evaluation processes.
  • In close coordination with the MEAL Officer and Project Manager, effectively liaise with the project partners and provide support as needed to develop, improve, and update methodologies and tools for data collection, analysis and processing, ensuring these are gender sensitive.
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the project success.
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results.
  • Supervise all M&E casual workers (Enumerators and Data Entry clerks).
  • Conduct training for casual workers on data collection methodologies.
  • Provide supervision for quantitative data collection activities.
  • Conduct data quality checks in the field and ensure accuracy and completeness of survey questionnaires.
  • Provide supervision for data entry of quantitative data, clean data and conduct data analysis.
  • Compile data from surveys using relevant and appropriate computer packages
  • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected is kept at project sites
  • Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis.
  • Assist in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities and ensure that strategies are implemented according to plan.
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project’s results;
  • Provide feedback to the MEAL Officer on project strategies and activities;
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities to the program manager and Emergency Coordinator.
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the program manager/officer in preparing relevant reports;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
  • Assist the project personnel with M&E tools and in supporting them in their use.
  • Assist the program manager/officer in preparing other relevant reports;
  • Assist project manager/officer in the preparation of reports on the findings and lessons learned from project innovations;
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the MEAL Officer or her/his designate
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Job Requirements
Education / Training:

  • BSc or HND in related Development Studies, Social Sciences etc, with at least 1 year working experience in similar role.
  • Demonstrate excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Have a high level of computer literacy.
  • Have advanced quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistical programs.
  • Have strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
  • Have an ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines required; flexibility to changing situations and priorities desired.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of international development issues.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet M&E needs.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience on MEAL in the field of development
  • Excellent understanding and practical experience with MS Office application, especially
  • MS Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge on simple Excel functions, including formulas and creating graphs from data sets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong commitment to gender equality and social justice, including to the aims and objectives of CARE.
  • Ability to work under pressure, ability to prioritize and commitment to meet deadlines.
  • Potential and flexibility of attitude to learn and take on new tasks
  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

Technical Skills:
Required:

  • Fluency in English and Hausa.
  • At least 2 years’ experience of work in emergency or development context projects, preferably in monitoring and evaluation roles (M&E) or in project management roles.
  • Basic understanding on Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.
  • Background on database management.
  • Experience in working with quantitative and qualitative data.

Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

 Working Conditions:

  • 100% Field location

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant

Locations: Karasuwa, Nguru and Yusufari (Yobe State)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reporting to: Nutrition Officer
Employment Category: Contract
Vacancy Type: National
Department: Programs
Slot: 5
Specialization(s): Food technology/Nutrition, Nurse, Nutrition

Job Summary

  • CARE International has scaled up its intervention in Karasuwa, Nguru and Yusufari LGAs (Yobe State) with the main objectives of reducing morbidity and mortality of the most vulnerable population and promoting protection amongst the whole affected community.
  • The Nutrition Assistants will be based at the LGA performing on-going monitoring and support supervision, provide guidance to LGA partners on nutrition activities, assist nutrition officers in program planning and staff capacity building.
  • The Nutrition Assistant will monitor and support the performance of nutrition activities. Training of community based volunteers (Mother-to-Mother, Support group, PMCs), Supervision and Sensitization.
  • The Nutrition Assistant will mainstream nutritional activities with regards to Infant and Young Child Feeding practices and other nutrition programs.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • S/he will be required to conduct sensitization and MUAC (middle upper arm circumference) screening of Pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under 5 years.
  • The nutrition assistant will screen, tally, register and coordinate the screening of children to verify their age at the distribution point; the nutrition screener/register additionally is required to train the Nutrition volunteers.
  • S/he will be tasked to report to the Nutrition Officer on BSFP distribution update.
  • The Nutrition Assistant will collaborate with other INGOs on nutrition activities and to refer children identified with SAM and provide technical support to the Nutrition Officer.
  • S/he the will be required to mainstream the nutritional activities in line with CARE/ standards in his or her LGA with regards to Infant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) programs.
  • H/She will also provide guidance to LGA partners (IYCF Groups) on policy and methodologies to enhance service delivery at the Host community and camp level.
  • The H/She is required to possess significant experience in inter-agency coordination in management of complex field based operations and emergencies, good knowledge of program management and solid experience in technical field of BSFP.
  • H/She is expected to have competencies of a skillful leader in guiding and supporting staff, addressing various operational challenges, along with increasing security concerns. Given the stressful nature of Yobe security situation, which remains fluid and unpredictable and its high interpersonal and communication skills demands, the nutrition Supervisor will need to be able to fit easily into a complex and highly operative team of various cultural backgrounds.

Job Requirements
Qualifications (Know How):

  • University degree/HND/OND in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health or related field.
  •  At least 2 years’ experience in Nutrition, Biology, Public Health, Nursing or food aid support.
  • A good experience in supervision is required.
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis
  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.   

Technical Skills:
Required:

  • 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in Nursing, Biology, Nutrition/or Public Health Sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.
  • 3 years progressively responsible experience in Nursing, Biology, Nutrition/or Public Health Sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Experience in a development and/or humanitarian organization.
  • Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health.
  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet and nutrition/public health software.
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills.
  • Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction;
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Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

Working Conditions:
100% Field location


Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Officer

Location: Gashua, Yobe
Employment Type:Full-Time
Employment Category: Contract
Department: Programs
Vacancy Type: National
Reporting to:Project Manager
Slot: 1

Job Summary

  • The MEAL Officer will be responsible for Food Livelihood and Nutrition Security (FLNS) Project Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL).
  • The MEAL Officer will design implement cost effective, innovative robust MEAL system. The MEAL will continually review the practicality and effectiveness and suggest modifications as necessary of the MEAL system.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Supervision and Management of Direct Report:

  • Assist the Program Manager to manage, train and develop the Monitoring and Evaluation team
  • Identify direct reports capacity development needs and in consultation with the FLNS Manager
  • Guide direct reports prepare performance plans and appraise them in consultation with FLNS Sector Manager and HR staff.
  • Support HR and FLNS sector in staff recruitment.

Develop an appropriate MEAL System in line with the FLNS Sector Design and Objectives:

  • Continually examine specific FLNS Sector and project output components to be monitored and evaluated.
  • Develop monitoring, accountability and reporting tools for the respective projects’ and programs’ outputs, suggest modifications and develop new and appropriate tools as necessary.
  • Provide routine guidance to FLNS Sector on field testing and use of new innovative monitoring tools as they are developed and refine them for FLNS Sector use.

Facilitate the implementation of FLNS Sector MEAL system and ensure accuracy of data and information collected:

  • Take the lead in training all FLNS Sector staff in understanding and use of all monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Review field reports to ensure that they respond to the FLNS Sector objectives and comply with sector indicators.

Ensure FLNS Sector data and information collected are analyzed and made accessible to the management in a form usable for decision-making:

  • Establish a filing system for various program activities to ensure easy retrieval of information as and when needed.
  • Develop an appropriate project data base of the sector to facilitate processing of required information.
  • Continually analyze FLNS Sector field data to verify status as and when necessary, and produce daily, weekly, monthly/quarterly data computation and analysis reports for use by project/project management.
  • Verify the validity of field data by making routine field visits to check adherence to agreed data collection methods and authenticity of collected information.
  • Documentations of lessons learnt, good practices and support the FLNS writing refereed papers for publication.

Supervision, Liaison and collaboration with other projects, and agencies (e.g. UN, INGOs, State and Local Government Area (LGA):

  • Supervise, review and coordinate contracted consultants and any other persons assigned to MEAL officer.
  • Facilitate collaboration on MEAL with other agencies in the region to ensure uniformity in tracking of FLNS Sector indicators.
  • Promote good PR and enhance CARE’s positive image during presentations
  • Perform any other monitoring and evaluation duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Other Responsibility:

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Sector Manager or her/his designate.

Educational Qualifications
Education / Training Required:

  • Minimum 1st degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Agricultural economics
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in M&E
  • Competent in use and application of SPSS
  • Excellent experience on conducting quantitative and qualitative research, studies, assessment from start to end including dissemination of findings to a wide range of diverse audience

Desired:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience on MEAL in the field of development
  • Masters in social science, disaster management, development studies or relevant discipline
  • Good understanding of the country’s humanitarian context, empowering and advocacy issues in Nigeria
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of MEAL Framework, tools and indicator setting
  • Evidence-based monitoring and evaluation frameworks and program, with emphasis on participatory and partnership-based MEAL approaches
  • Strong knowledge of IT applications and development – especially spreadsheets and database management.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and good report-writing skills

Desired:

  • Previous experience working with an INGO ora Development organization.

Techanical Skills
Required:

  • Fluency in English and Hausa.

Desired:

  • Familiarity with project cycle management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Organised and able to manage own time under guidance and direction from line-manager
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and beliefs, including strong commitment to gender, diversity issues, equal opportunities and capacity building
  • Strong interpersonal and self-awareness skills
  • Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel in the country
  • Well-developed conceptual, critical, analytical thinking and planning skills
  • Ability to take Initiative, drive to achieve results, ability to develop effective organizations Understanding and experience of gender equity issues and their relevance to humanitarian response work
  • Ability to work effectively with others, adaptive and flexible.
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Competencies:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

Working Conditions:

  • 60% Gashua Office; 40% Field Travel.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Complaints and Feedback Mechanism (CFM) Assistant

Locations: Karasuwa, Nguru and Yusufari – Yobe
Employment Type:Full-Time
Department: Programs
Employment Category: Contract
Vacancy Type:National
Reporting to:Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Slots: 8 Openings

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the M&E Officer, the CFM Assistant is responsible for ensuring mechanisms are in place in all CARE 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 CARE principles and ensures field activities are executed in an efficient manner.
  • Support conducting of Protection Monitoring/ risk assessments/ rapid protection assessments, conduct referrals (including establishing referral pathways), following up of cases, identification of protection cases, weekly work planning, ensuring awareness on CFM, collection of complaints, documenting of the complaints in adherence to WFP and CARE systems, feedback to communities and train on CFM, protection principles to CNMs, food committees.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • To assist the M&EOfficer in working with program staff and beneficiaries to develop structure and methods for managing the complaints and feedback in the field as well as maintaining the integrity of information received.
  • This role will also involve management of CRM database by ensuring proper documentation and aggregation of CRM data including complaints received, investigated and responded to as well as providing detailed summaries of complaints issues to feedback to the program team during monthly and quarterly meetings/reports.
  • The post holder with support from the M&EOfficer will ensure the collection of quality complain and feedback across the response.
  • The post holder will interface and support programme team members, support programme coordination and policy engagement.
  • The role requires strong facilitation and organizational skills along with the ability to analyze and communicate complex CRM system.
  • Assist in programme updates for the response management and internal information sharing
  • Assist Protection officer with data collection processes if needed.
  • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the Quality benchmark/monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
  • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
  • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
  • Assist in handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resource related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received
  • Support on-going monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans and frameworks
  • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
  • Other duties as directed.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND / ND in Management, Social Research, and Development Studies or a related field or comparable addition to experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Minimum of 1 years proven experience in accountability especially feedback mechanisms concepts and international humanitarian quality standards.
  • Previous experience of working with NGOs.
  • Experience in implementation of accountability and complaints reporting mechanisms in Nigeria.
  • Experience in developing and/or managing complaints reporting mechanisms for food and cash transfer programs.
  • Understand key concepts and commitments regarding accountability to affected populations (AAP), including Strong understanding of HAP, Do No Harm and other relevant global standards.
  • Ethical, focused on treating complainants/ community fairly and culturally sensitive.
  • Innovative and solutions-oriented.
  • Building collaborative relationships with beneficiaries and the community.
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts.
  • Sound analytical, conceptual and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing.
  • Proficiency in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages both spoken and written.
  • Understanding of monitoring processes, learning, adaptation and evaluation
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Working Condition:

  • 100% Field Based.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 20th May, 2021.

Note:

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• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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