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North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment and How to Apply

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North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment – North East Regional Initiative (NERI) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following entry level and experienced positions:

North East Regional Initiative, NERI Recruitment.

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria – An International Development Organization is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions below:

NERI Recruitment Application Form.

1. Gender and Community Development Assistant – North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment – Borno and Yobe.

Job Title: Gender and Community Development Assistant

Location: Borno and Yobe State (expected prolonged travel to northern Borno and Yobe)
Contract Term: Consultant
Duration: Six (6) months
Slot: 2 Openings

Program Summary

This program seeks is to design and implement activities that will collectively empower women and girls through Capacity & Coalition building in targeted communities. The efforts include identifying community related activities and developing curriculum activities that will address issues around women and girls’ vulnerability. In addition, establish various platforms/ groups of women within the community which gives women and girls a safe space to discuss and address issues on vulnerabilities and as well encourage women involvement within their communities.

Scope of Work/Primary Responsibilities

  • The Gender and Community Development Assistant (GCDA) will work under the supervision of NERI Program Manager and closely with the Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) to support the implementation of activities in targeted communities to establish Capacity & Coalition building of women/girls within Northeast Nigeria (Borno and Yobe).
  • The GCDA will be responsible for summarizing, developing and submitting community-based ideas for activities concepts. The GCDA will interact with the women/girls’ clusters, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs) and other groups implementing similar or potential activities.
  • The GCDA will also provide community-based support to NERI Program Manager and the Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) in monitoring all activities and sessions held by the women/girls’ clusters and serve as points-of-contact to NERI programs and monitoring and evaluation staff.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The GCDA will report directly to NERI Program Manager but work closely with the GCBS

Duration:

  • The duration for this activity will initially be for 6 months with possibility of extension.

Activity Locations:

  • Borno: Kareto, Gubio, Damasak, Mongonu, Shuwa Communities, Maiduguri
  • Yobe: Geidam and Kanama

Deliverables:

  • Work with the NERI Program Manager and the GCBS to identify and develop concepts to support the women/girls’ curriculum activities
  • Support NERI Program Manager and the GCBS in the monitoring and implementation of program Activities.
  • Liaise with women groups, NGOs, CBOs and other community stakeholders to identify potential vulnerabilities raised during the sessions.
  • Attend an introductory and a follow-up meeting with the GCBS to identify relevant sessions in the curriculum to be integrated, as well as understand specific needs and expectations.
  • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed
  • Support to identify existing interventions that relate to women and girls, while engaging the women to discuss issues that relate to violence and vulnerabilities
  • Attend all cluster sessions held in the communities to inform/derive program activities and send weekly reports to NERI Program Manager and the GCBS.
  • Submit a monthly report on all activities and findings.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Diploma in relevant field is essential and 2years specific experience in community-based work, especially within the Northeast will be added advantage
  • Computer literacy in MS Word is required.
  • Work experience with an internationally-funded project and/or government organization is highly desirable.
  • Excellent influencing and relationship management skills for community mobilization.
  • Great Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and/or Shuwa-Arabic is highly essential.
  • Ability to travel frequently within the activity locations

Application Closing Date
27th December, 2018.

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2. Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) – North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment – Borno and Yobe.

Job Title: Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS)

Location: Borno and Yobe State (expected prolonged travel to northern Borno and Yobe)
Contract Term: Consultant
Duration: Six (6) months
Slot: 2 Openings

Program Summary

This program seeks is to design and implement activities that will collectively empower women and girls through capacity & coalition building in targeted communities. The efforts include identifying community related activities and developing curriculum activities that will address issues around women and girls’ vulnerability. In addition, establish various platforms or groups of women within the community which gives women and girls a safe space to discuss and address issues on vulnerabilities and as well encourage women involvement within their communities, in a culturally-sensitive manner.

Scope of Work/Primary Responsibilities

  • The Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) will be responsible for developing and implementing, in collaboration with community stakeholders, capacity-building activities to address priority issues as it relates to women and girls’ vulnerabilities within their community.
  • The GCBS will strengthen existing platforms or establish new platforms to support the implementation of activities in targeted communities in a gradual, iterative and culturally-sensitive way to build capacity among women and develop local and eventually regional coalitions within Northeast Nigeria (Borno and Yobe).

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The GCBS will report directly to the NERI Program Manager and will technically supervise the GCDA.

Duration:

  • The duration for this activity will initially be for 6 months with possibility of extension.

Potential activity locations include, but are not limited to:

  • Borno: Kareto, Gubio, Damasak, Mongonu, Shuwa Communities, Maiduguri
  • Yobe: Geidam and Yunusari (Kanamma) LGA

Deliverables:

  • Responsible for general oversight of all activities at targeted communities, as well as the type of program interventions to address related issues on women and girls’ vulnerabilities
  • Design capacity-building curriculum that will address different topics on the role of women in peace building, including but not limited to: management of community-based organizations, prevention of violent extremism, sexual and gender-based violence prevention and micro business skills.
  • Deliver capacity and coalition building activities in the program locations; the curriculum will be contextualized to local realities.
  • In coordination with GCDA, establish program oversight and monitoring to ensure community buy-in of activities
  • Conduct an introductory and a follow-up meeting with the GCDA including identification of the relevant sessions in the curriculum where women perspectives are to be integrated, as well as understand their specific needs and expectations
  • Identify existing or previous platforms that addresses interventions that relate to women and girls, while stating the challenges and successes of these programs.
  • Coordinate trainings and meetings with stakeholders and submit specific activity reports to the Program Manager
  • Develop appropriate tools and materials to facilitate community-based meetings with support from the GCDA which will be held regularly in the communities
  • Reinforce and/or establish organized groups of women within the selected communities
  • Facilitate Community outreaches in collaboration with the GCDA
  • Submit a weekly report that includes all findings during week.  Format for the report will be given to consultant.
  • Submit a final report at the end of the consultancy

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • University degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology, political Science, Law and/or advance degree in Conflict Management, Peace Building or related field is required.
  • Must have five (5) years or more work experience in managing women and gender issues
  • Work experience with an internationally-funded project on governance, stabilization and/or women related programing is highly desirable.
  • Experience in developing training curriculum and manuals.
  • Strong understanding of gender-sensitive programming principles and tools and ability to apply these effectively to meet the need for community and stakeholder’s engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining stakeholder networks across local government platforms and community engagement forums.
  • Experience in working in the North East especially Northern Borno and Yobe preferable.
  • Excellent influencing and relationship management skills for community mobilization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Ability to communicate in Hausa, Kanuri and/or Shuwa-Arabic desirable.
  • Ability to travel frequently within the activity locations.

Application Closing Date
27th December, 2018.

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3. IT Assistant at the North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment.

Job Title: IT Assistant

Location: Borno
Position Start Date: Immediately

Position Summary

  • In support of the operational set-up of the North East Coordination Unit in the Maiduguri office, Creative requires the services of an Information Technology Assistant (IT Assistant).
  • The IT Assistant will be responsible for the support and maintenance of all IT-related hardware and software, will troubleshoot all IT-related activities on the ground.
  • This position is based in Maiduguri and travel to the other field offices is required.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The IT Assistant reports to the IT Officer based in Abuja.

Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide the needed support on all IT related issues, including installation and testing of workstations, printers, client software, upgrades, and configuration
  • Support the implementation and document network operations, processes, and procedures
  • Support the IT Officer in the deployment and implementation of office network according to HQ specifications
  • Perform user desktop files backup/ synchronization to Company SharePoint and OneDrive
  • Perform regular monitoring of staff desktop file backup/ synchronization to ensure proper functioning
  • Install and troubleshoot IT related issues on all computers, phones, internet dongles/modems, printers, printer toners/cartridges, photocopiers tones/ cartridges, etc.
  • Monitor printer cartridges usage and other consumables for all the printers at NERI offices.
  • Identify and solve possible problems in the network and internet connectivity with the support of IT officer
  • Support implementation and enforcement of security on the network and prevent misuse of the IT resources
  • Assist with documentation of IT inventory; work closely with the IT Officer and procurement team to monitor distribution and location of IT equipment by performing a yearly inventory check-up
  • Assist the IT Officer in setting up, implementing, and maintaining hardware firewall
  • Keep the network healthy by applying all required security patches and monitoring the correct delivery of all antivirus updates
  • Coordinate with Creative/DC IT support staff to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Any other IT-related work as required

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma is required while a University Degree in IT, Business Administration, or related field is desired.
  • 1 year of work experience in an office environment is required.
  • Multi-tasking with positive attitude is required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Experience in organizing and filing information is required.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion.
  • Excellent record-keeping and documentation skills are required.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in busy environment.
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2018.

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4. Guesthouse Manager at the North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment.

Job Title: Guesthouse Manager

Location: Borno
Position Start Date: Immediately
Dream Job: Manage A 5-Star Guesthouse in Maiduguri!!!

Position Summary

  • The Guesthouse Manager will be responsible for the operation of Creative’s guesthouse in Maiduguri town, which hosts periodic USAID and Creative staff members, as well as other NGOs or partners working in the area.

Reporting & Supervision

  • The Guesthouse Manager will report to the Administrative Manager based in Abuja, with a communication line to the Regional Program Manager.
  • The Guesthouse Manager will directly supervise the guesthouse support staff and (cleaner, guards, etc.). The Guesthouse Manager collaborates closely with USAID Regional Security Officer (RSO) & staff to coordinate USG personnel visits to Maiduguri.

Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables
The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Management of the USAID guesthouse to include Logistics, Administration, Financial accounting including meal invoicing for guests and reporting.
  • Directly managing and supervising two service contractors onsite including one for GH laundry and cleaning & one for Catering.
  • Daily inspections and accounting for contractor staffing, to ensure compliance with the Purchase Order Agreements that NLCB has in place with respective vendors, including staff attendance and compliance of their duties and responsibilities.
  • Manage and direct the receptionist and handyman, and any and all staff hired to perform duties at the GH.
  • Liaison with all departments in NLCB program to manage GH reservations working in close coordination with the GH receptionist.
  • Deliver basic security briefings to any and all guests (prepared by the NLCB security Manager)
  • Ensure that all guests sign the “waiver of liability” on page 6 of the GH Guide upon arrival.
  • Ensure that you communicate details of all guests and vehicles visiting the guest house in a timely fashion to the security supervisor onsite prior to their arrival to ensure safe access.
  • Ensure that no unannounced guests or visitors gain access to the establishment, regardless of their rank, title or organization.
  • Ensure that all guests sign the guest register held by the security provider.
  • Ensure that all guests comply with the Guesthouse rules and regulations including the “Guesthouse Guide”
  • Oversee attendance and use of the gym, to include gym health and safety regulations, gym maintenance and vetting of attendees.
  • Manage the servicing and provision of fuel for the generators and water supply to the GH.
  • Manage and direct repairs and maintenance of all aspects of the guesthouse including regular garden maintenance, plumbing, DSAT connectivity, laundry collection service and delivery, cleaning and maintenance of GH and air conditioning units, and that cleaning is performed on all rooms and confines of the GH.
  • Any and all duties as directed by the Abuja Administration Manager or the Operations Manager.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • University degree in Hospitality/Tourism/Hotel Management or equivalent is required.
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in hospitality/hotel management and 2+years supervisory role.
  • At least 5 years of general work experience is required.
  • Prior experience with international development organizations a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with culturally and geographically diverse staff, fostering overall good dynamics within and between teams.
  • Familiarity with policies and procedures in regard to financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes in international organizations.
  • Must be able to show initiative in job performance, including anticipating what needs to be done before it becomes a necessity.
  • Fluency in oral and written communication skills; particularly in English language and any language spoken in North East Nigeria is required.

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2018.

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5. Logistics Manager at the North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Recruitment.

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Location: Borno
Position Start Date: Immediately

Position Summary

  • The Logistics Manager will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of all field offices located in the North East (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe).
  • H/She will maintain effective administrative system, which support the logistics and activities of the program, ensure that office equipment is maintained, relevant records are up to date and that all administration processes work effectively.
  • In addition, H/She will support the program operations by maintaining office systems and supervise support staff. This position will be based in Maiduguri with regular travel across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

Reporting & Supervision

  • The Logistics Manager will report administratively to the Regional Program Manager – North East in Maiduguri and technically to the Administrative Manager based in Abuja.
  • The Logistics Manager will technically supervise the Logistics Officers based in field offices across the North East states.

Primary Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Maintains and organize the office operations and procedures; managing the inventory systems; reviewing supply requisitions (stationery, equipment & utility payments)
  • Supervise the clerical/support staff (i.e. Logistics officers, Admin assistant, Cleaners, Drivers, etc.)
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment/stationary procurement.
  • Vendor Management & Office Administration (Adequacy of Stationary / Provisions / Refreshments / adequacy of Sub Staff) Courier & Dispatch (Inward / Outward / Outstation) / also making record of local maintaining).
  • Co-ordination and maintenance of systems related to Housekeeping.
  • Managing vendors and keeping track of cycle of all maintenance contracts.
  • Maintaining the condition of the office facilities and arranging for necessary repairs
  • Designs and implements office policies by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Coordinate and maintain the office fleet management and efficient use of project vehicles and other transport services in support of program objectives including monthly reviews of logbooks, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Review generator log sheets for field offices. Working with logistics officers to retrieve and review log sheets to including running hours, fuel consumption and refueling procedures.
  • Manage the coordination of travel bookings for the office – flights, hotel, airport pick up/drop off
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing and managing budgets for office expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Reviewing and updating Health and Safety Policies and ensuring they are observed.
  • Arranging regular testing for electrical equipment and safety equipment or devices
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned by the Administrative Manager or the Operations Manager.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field is required.
  • At least 5 years of general work experience is required.
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in logistics management and 2+years supervisory role.
  • Experience working on development funded programs be added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated administrative issues.
  • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and efficiently handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work under own initiative or as a part of a team
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2018.

How to Apply Online.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to: [email protected] Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.

Documents Include:

  • A current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • A cover letter

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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