COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale Fresh Job Recruitment [5 Positions]

Posted on :

8 Mar, 2018

Category :

International Jobs in Nigeria, Vacancies in Nigeria

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: BSFP Distribution Assistant

Job Description

  • The BSFP (Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program) Distribution Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded BSFP interventions in Bade and Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution and comprehensive mobilisation of the community for nutrition screening of children under five and beneficiary training on IYCF.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the BSFP Officers and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:

  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, the use of the products and other messages related to IYCF.
  • Screening of the nutritional status of children under five in their designated locations and refer SAM cases to health/CMAM centres.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with community mobilisers in implementing follow-up of referred SAM cases to OTPs and stabilization centers.
  • Distribution of supplementary food to children under 5 years and PLW (pregnant and lactating women).
  • Fill in the BSFP register at distribution point, ensuring quality of data to be sent to the M&E Unit for further analysis.
  • Collect and track weekly data at community level, including the results of MUAC screening during house-to-house visits.
  • Submit weekly/daily nutrition, health and distribution reports to the BSFP Officers for onward sharing with the Nutrition Officer and the Project Manager.
  • Provide training on nutrition (IYCF) and hygiene practices.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the BSFP Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Participate in the field work of the nutrition survey (impact assessment).

Additional responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred

Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected]org specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for BSFP Distribution Assistant in Yobe state”. E-mail applications inclusive of:

  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted)

 

Job Title: GFD Distribution Assistant

Job Description

  • The Distribution Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Field Officer and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:

  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Conduct registration of beneficiaries as needed and verification of beneficiaries at distribution point.
  • Support the Field Officer with organizing the distribution point to respond to protection and accountability to affected populations criteria.
  • Conduct distribution of in-kind food assistance to the entitled beneficiaries.
  • Support the Field Officer with commodity tracking and reporting.
  • Collect complaints and feedback from the beneficiaries and the communities.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required.

Additional responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred

Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for Distribution Assistant in Geidam”. E-mail applications inclusive of:

  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted)

 

Job Title: Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program Officer

Scope of the Vacancy

  • The BSFP (Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program) Officers will be responsible for planning and distribution of WFP funded BSFP in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure comprehensive mobilisation of the community for nutrition screening of children under five and beneficiary training on IYCF.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Officer and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will be:

  • In charge of sensitization, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, the use of the products and other messages related to IYCF.
  • Leading screening of the nutritional status of children under five in their designated locations and refer SAM cases to health/CMAM centres.
  • Supervise a team of Distribution Assistants and collaborate with community mobilisers in implementing follow-up of referred SAM cases.
  • Supervise the distribution of supplementary food to children under 5 years and PLW (pregnant and lactating women).
  • Organise the distribution points to ensure safety and protection of beneficiaries.
  • Oversee food stocks and prepare daily and monthly distribution reports.
  • Liaise with community leaders and local authorities to ensure support during distribution.
  • Supervise the complaint and feedback mechanism.
  • Organise collection and tracking of weekly data at community level, including the results of MUAC screening during house-to-house visits
  • Submit weekly/daily nutrition, health and distribution reports to the Nutrition Officer for onward sharing with the Project Manager
  • Provide training on nutrition (IYCF) and hygiene practices.
  • Follow referrals of all severely malnourished children to the stabilization center
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Nutrition Officer or the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
  • Participate in the field work of the nutrition survey (impact assessment)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Share the humanitarian mission of the organization
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred

Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for BSFP Officer in Geidam”. E-mail applications inclusive of:

  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted.

 

Job Title: GFD Field Officer

Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Field officer will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution in Geidam focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • They will ensure distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and in collaboration with the Project Manager and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, they will:

  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Coordinate with local authorities and community leaders to support the registration, verification and distribution process.
  • Supervise the Distribution Assistants and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Coordinate the registration of beneficiaries as needed.
  • Be in charge of the organization of the distribution points, ensuring that they respond to protection criteria.
  • Be in charge of stock management and reporting, by sending daily distribution reports and monthly distribution reports to the Field Coordinator.
  • Ensure that verification, crowd control, stock management and reporting are conducted with transparency and accountability.
  • Ensure that the complaints and feedback functions and that beneficiaries are informed about their right to file complaints.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required.

Additional responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and assigned by his/her supervisor.

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Nutrition and Health qualifications (Diploma/Certificate)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with vulnerable populations
  • Accuracy and promptness in performing duties
  • English writing and speaking skill preferred

Desired Competencies / Skills
Essential:

  • Professional, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in similar roles in a humanitarian set up
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri)

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] specifying in the e-mail subject: “Application for Field Officer in Geidam”. E-mail applications inclusive of:

  • CV (max 3 pages)
  • Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Scanned copies of certificates (originals to be presented if shortlisted).

 

Job Title: Country Administrator

Start Date: 19th March, 2018.

Objectives

  • We are looking for a highly qualified Country Administrator  with overall responsibility for supervision, management and quality implementation of all aspects of COOPI financial and administrative operations in Nigeria.
  • The Country Administrator will be part of the senior management team and is expected to contribute to the future strategic development and professional dynamics of COOPI in Nigeria.

Responsibilities
Safe and Bank account Management:

  • He/she ensures the correct management of the safes and the project’s bank accounts, by directly managing or by regularly controlling the project accountant, if available.

Accountancy Management:

  • He/she ensures the correct project accountancy and all accountancy documents filing.
  • He/she does this by monitoring the accountants or by directly performing the accountancy, in case there was no accountant.

Administrative Management:

  • In collaboration with the project manager he/she verifies the correct administrative management of the projects (contracts, goods and services purchase, calls for  tenders etc.) in compliance with COOPI and the donor’s procedures (ECHO, UNICEF, UN Agencies, AICS, USAid/OFDA, FFP).
  • He/she ensures the correct filing of all project’s administrative documents.

Expenses Planning and Monitoring:

  • In collaboration with the Project Manager (and the logistician if present) he/she makes the project’s financial planning.
  • He/she monitors expenses, in accordance with the budget.
  • He/she provides the accountancy data to the Project Manager so as to allow him to monitor and plan the expenditures and to request funds.

Contract Modifications and Administrative Documents:

  • He/she collaborates with the Project Manager in the elaboration of contract modifications (including the budget), and in the preparation of all necessary  projects documents.

Financial Reporting:

  • In coordination with the Head of Mission and with the Project Manager he/she prepares the intermediate and final financial reports for the projects under his/her responsibility.

Budget Preparation:

  • Support the Head of Mission and Project Managers in budget preparation as well as proposals development.

Staff Management:

  • He/she plans the work, supervises, and collaborate to train the staff of the project’s accounting-administrative area upon request by the Head of Mission.
  • Upon request her/she collaborates to staff evaluation activities.
  • She/he will be the focal point of the complaint mechanism and the code of conduct.

Procurement:

  • He/she provide technical oversight to the procurement process and ensure proper supply chain management procedures are in place and that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and implemented within COOPI country programme.

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience in large organizations.
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in a similar role within a international non-governmental organization (NGO), donor or multilateral agency.
  • Substantial experience working with International NGO’s, UN agencies and networking and negotiating with authorities.
  • Very strong financial analysis skills and an extensive practical experience working with financial tools, highly proficient with excel such as using pivot table, developing macros, etc.
  • Ability to motivate and guide staff working in a complex conflict environment, preferably experience from an African context. Previous experience in Nigeria is an advantage.
  • An excellent interpersonal skills (Good analytical, negotiation, advocacy and communication skills) and demonstrated ability to establish effective team and external relations
  • Experience with capacity building of national staff.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing and sometimes insecure environment
  • Excellent English language skills both written and spoken are essential.

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2018.

Apply Here
Note: Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.