Mercy Corps Nigeria Job Recruitment [5 Positions]

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10 Feb, 2017

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Experienced Jobs in Nigeria

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls empowerment.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Curriculum Development Consultant
Location: Borno

Job Description

  • Terms of Reference for Development and Adaptation of Curricula for Adolescent Girls and Boys.

Overview of the I-SING Project
Overall Project Objective:

  • The project aims to improve the safety, livelihoods and personal agency of adolescent girls in North East Nigeria . The project aims at achieving the following three outcomes:
    • Oc1 – Adolescent girls and boys, primarily IDPs alongside host community members aged 10 to 19, have improved life skills, reproductive health knowledge, psycho-social support;
    • Oc2 – Adolescent girls and boys (IDPs and host community members aged 15 to 19) will have improved financial literacy, access to savings and loans, and increased opportunities for safer livelihoods;
    • Oc3 – Community leaders and members – particularly men and boys – and local service providers offer an enabling and supportive environment for adolescent girls to thrive.

Project Target Groups / Beneficiaries:

  • Adolescent girls aged 10 to 19 who are displaced or most vulnerable because of the crises and at risk and without access to services and resources; community leaders, government actors, service providers and gatekeepers; adolescent boys and young men; staff of local actors such as national governmental and non-governmental institutions.
  • The final beneficiaries are: 12,000 adolescent girls; 5,000 adolescent boys; 600 young women trained as Safe Space mentors and 120 trained as coordinators; 250 male community leaders trained to support safe spaces and 50 trained as coordinators; 500 community leaders, government actors and service providers. Indirect beneficiaries: 148,160.

Objectives of Consultancy Assignment:

  • Desk review of key documents including project documents, similar curriculums that have been developed by various agencies working with adolescents. The curricula include: a) Health, life skills and nutrition, b) Financial education
  • Review, revise, simplify and adapt existing curricula based on priority topics to the North East Nigeria context. The simplified versions to include pictorials to be used during discussion sessions
  • Adapt existing curriculum paying attention to the audience i.e. age appropriateness and sex
  • Produce an integrated learning curriculum based on the revisions.
  • Translate important key terms into Hausa language (in the glossary page)
  • Train Mercy Corps I-SING staff on the adapted curriculum

Specific tasks to be done by the consultant:

  • The assignment will include undertaking the following key tasks:
    • With support from MC review relevant curricula that exist. MC will provide the relevant curricula for review but the consultant may also review other documents relevant to this assignment. MC will also provide the priority topics
    • Develop the curricula based on the age and sex of the adolescent boys and girls. Adapt methodology and learning methods to age and preferences of target group (e.g. games and short fun activities, discussions and stories)
    • Adapt the existing curricula with relevant cultural and religious examples based on the context
    • Each topic should have a list of references used in adapting the content
    • Translate important key terms to Hausa and develop pictorials for discussion sessions
    • Develop the first draft in both word and PDF formats for review with MC relevant staff
    • Develop the final draft incorporating all the feedback provided by MC also in word and PDF format
    • Ensure proper citations and approvals where necessary for any material that is adapted from its original version

Deliverables:

  • A Detailed report highlighting the process of the adaptation
  • Draft curricula.
  • Final curricula.
  • Word and PDF copies of the curricula developed
  • 4 printed and bound copies of the final version of the curricula

Timing:

  • The assignment is planned to take place in January 2016. The consultant will propose an outline time frame and indicative budget (in Nigerian currency) in response to this TOR. However, it is anticipated that the total number of days work for this consultancy will be 30 days inclusive of all work and outputs

Minimum Criteria for Submission of Proposal

  • The consultant is expected to demonstrate that s/he has a track record of no less than two (2) years of experience executing similar assignment within Nigeria.
  • The consultant should also list similar projects worked on in the past based on this assignment.
  • At least a Master’s Degree in Education or any related field in Social Sciences.
  • The consultant must demonstrate the following knowledge and skills.
  • Previous experience on curriculum development and adaptation.
  • Excellent understanding of the North East Nigeria culture and religion
  • At least 2 years experience in successfully conducting similar work
  • Expertise in working with very young adolescents, with focus on girls’ education will be an added advantage.
  • Proven practical knowledge of relevant legal instruments and policies on children’s issues
  • Excellent writing, analytical and presentation skills.

The Consultant is Expected to Display:

  • Good knowledge on the culture and religion in the North East including diversity issues;
  • Good interpersonal, administrative and management skills;
  • High level of experience in curriculum adaptation especially amongst adolescents both in and out of school
  • Demonstrated understanding of transferable/life skills education and financial literacy
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing. Hausa language skills preferred

Payment and Payment Schedule:
The consultant fees shall be made in two phases according to the following schedule:

  • The first payment of 40% advance of the total agreed contractual amount will be made immediately after the signing of the contract agreement and submission of the first draft of the curricula.
  • The final payment of 60% of the total contractual amount shall be effected to the consultant upon the submission of the final product, incorporating all the necessary reviews as deliberated and agreed upon with Mercy Corps.
  • The Consultant will have to pay all the legal taxes according to the Nigeria tax laws.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates or organizations should send their proposal documents  (containing the following listed below ) to: [email protected] or sealed proposal documents addressed to Operations Manager at:
Mercy Corps Office,
3 Adeleye Close,
Off Usman Sarki Crescent,
Utako – Abuja.

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Locations
: Northern Nigeria and FCT

Project Summary

  • The Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project is targeted at reducing levels of poverty among vulnerable households in 3 States and 6LGAs and 1 AC in Northern Nigeria and FCT.

General Position Summary

  • The FFL Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer will support the project on all monitoring and evaluation needs across implementing area.
  • S/he will support the Program Manager in ensuring timely and quality reporting.
  • The MEL Officer will provide program staff with the information and training to capture monitoring metrics regularly and efficiently.
  • S/he will support data collection, analysis activities and regularly providing technical oversight, problem-solving and support.

Essential Job Functions

  • In coordination with program staff, adapt existing M&E systems to monitor and evaluate project activities and impact, in accordance with existing Mercy Corps DM&E guidelines.
  • Manage capturing data across program interventions and analyze data collected during monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Oversee data tracking and analysis on regular basis and ensure that data and metrics in field reports are accurate.
  • Write, edit, and summarize field reports to develop quality and informative monthly and quarterly reports for donors and internal teams.
  • Work with the program team to identify opportunities to innovate M&E systems.
  • In partnership with program team document lessons learned and best practices for dissemination within Mercy Corps, to donors, other agencies and interested parties
  • Support pre and post monitoring, need assessments, survey, focus groups and evaluation or verification as well as other studies at the project level.
  • Utilize standard Mercy Corps assessment tools and help in developing new tools.
  • Provide input on the design and implementation of baseline studies, mid-term evaluations and final evaluations.
  • Conduct regular field visits to meet the beneficiaries, coordinate with project officers, to capture data correctly and efficiently to ensure regular and accurate information.
  • Track and report lessons learned, prepare success stories about the program and share with management for wider circulation.
  • Work closely with program teams for filing/archiving documentation both soft copies and hard copies.
  • Maintain relevant program and correspondence files related with DM&E.
  • Manage M&E tasks related to closing out projects and checking final project evaluation documents.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned.

The position will report to:

  • Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project Manager and will working closely with MCNs MEL Manager and other M&E Officers (as and when required)

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Knowledge and Experience

  • BA/S in relevant field or other similar field; MA/MS/MBA or equivalent preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or other learning efforts is required.
  • Experience developing and disseminating regular communication materials and updates
  • Experience conducting rapid needs assessments.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
  • Proficiency with MS Office software required (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis software such as SPSS, EPI Info and mobile data collection platforms preferable
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required (but not essential).

Success Factors

  • Skilled writer and synthesizer of diverse and complex information, helping teams generate new insights into their work, the needs of their countries and the region, and how program impact can be scaled.
  • Talent for organizing and cataloging information essential
  • Sense of creativity essential
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well on a team is essential
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required
  • Ability to understand the larger picture while remaining focused on the details
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Conscientious, with an excellent sense of judgment

Application Closing Date: 21st February, 2017.

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer
Location:
Abuja

Program / Department Summary

  • The Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Programme is an initiative to improve learning outcomes and the economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in the Northern Nigerian states of Kano and Kaduna, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria.
  • ENGINE through funding from the UK Department for International Developments Girls Education Challenge, the Coca-Cola Company and other stakeholders supported over 18,000 marginalized girls to reduce education and financial barriers in its first implementation phase.

General Position Summary

  • The Senior Project Officers will support ENGINE 2’s policy and governance component of the project.
  • S/he will be responsible for working with government to ensure policies are implemented to allow girls thrive by becoming educated and empowered.
  • They will also support field implementation of the ENGINE program including coordinating sub-grantee partner, schools/community stakeholders and resources to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on time and within budget, per DfID requirements.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Support in providing technical leadership for the design, formalization, and management of innovative policy and governance initiatives
  • Ensure quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines
  • Support in evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to policies affecting or hindering girl child education and empowerment
  • Coordinate sub-grantee activities including programmatic implementation, budget & liquidation process and timely reporting.
  • Provide linkages to opportunities for additional networks within schools, link girls with Islamic and/or community-based education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions.
  • Ensure implementation of activities is on time, target and budget, using effective systems to reach desired impacts in order to assess the ENGINE effectiveness and impact and propose recommendations for improvements.
  • Maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely reporting especially for sub-grantee partners.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team, implement relevant surveys, need assessments, data and information collection for on-going monitoring in the state assigned.
  • With the Deputy Project Director, supervise, hire and orient new field team members as necessary.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Implement performance planning and management systems, establish performance expectations with team members, and regularly provide constructive feedback on team members performance.
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with sub-grantee, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in education coordination and other donor coordination meetings or workshops and/or as requested by the Project Advisor.
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability:

  • This position reports directly to the Policy and Governance Advisor

Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in education, Management, Social sciences, International development or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience including at least 1 year in a technical coordination role on education, gender- focused or skills building program.
  • Experience working on a large-scale education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, Islamic and/or community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions.Experience using SMS for training or messaging preferred.
  • Strong understanding of DFID compliance issues.
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues in high security environment. Experience managing a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Experience working in Northern Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing. Hausa language skills preferred
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with state-level ministries and government officials, Ministry of Education experience preferred.

Application Closing Date: 21st February, 2017.

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer – Policy & Governance
Location:
Lagos

Program / Department Summary

  • The Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Programme is an initiative to improve learning outcomes and the economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in the Northern Nigerian states of Kano and Kaduna, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria.
  • ENGINE through funding from the UK Department for International Development’s Girls Education Challenge, the Coca-Cola Company and other stakeholders supported over 18,000 marginalized girls to reduce education and financial barriers in its first implementation phase.
  • In its second phase, ENGINE 2 will facilitate transition of these girls into functional literacy, numeracy and scale up their business opportunities and linkages.
  • ENGINE 2 will further increase girls’ and young women’s access to (1) financial education and life skills; (2) peer to peer networks and mentoring; and (3) direct assets (materials and savings). Beneficiaries will be integrated into value chains as well as conduct other market-driven employment opportunities.
  • ENGINE 2 will also work with girls in formal and informal education to increase their learning opportunities and outcomes to prepare them for future economic activities and work in the policy environment to provide an enabling environment for girls to flourish in their chosen pathways.

General Position Summary

  • The Senior Project Officers will support field implementation of the ENGINE program including coordinating sub-grantee partner, schools/community stakeholders and resources to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on time and within budget, per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will monitor sub-grantee partner in the state and ensure program funds are spent efficiently and maximize Value for Money per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will supervise and build the capacity of partner staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps policies and donor rules and regulations.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Program Support:

  • Provide field support to ENGINE functional literacy, numeracy and school to work programming for both in school and out-of-school marginalized girls.
  • Coordinate sub-grantee activities including programmatic implementation, budget & liquidation process and timely reporting.
  • Provide linkages to opportunities for additional networks within schools, link girls with Islamic and/or community-based education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions.
  • Ensure implementation of activities is on time, target and budget, using effective systems to reach desired impacts in order to assess the ENGINE effectiveness and impact and propose recommendations for improvements.
  • Maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely reporting especially for sub-grantee partners.
  • Implement and model Mercy Corps’ philosophy of social entrepreneurship and leverage Mercy Corps’ best practices.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team, implement relevant surveys, need assessments, data and information collection for on-going monitoring in the state assigned.

Team Management:

  • Sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • With the Deputy Project Director, supervise, hire and orient new field team members as necessary.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Implement performance planning and management systems, establish performance expectations with team members, and regularly provide constructive feedback on team members’ performance.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance of sub-grantee partners with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to field programming.

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with sub-grantee, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Participate in education coordination and other donor coordination meetings or workshops and/or as requested by the Project Advisor.

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that field team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Education, Management, Social Sciences, International Development or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience including at least 1 year in a technical coordination role on education, gender- focused or skills building program.
  • Experience working on a large-scale education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, Islamic and/or community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions. Experience using SMS for training or messaging preferred.
  • Strong understanding of DfID compliance issues.
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues in high security environment.  Experience managing a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Experience working in Northern Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing. Hausa language skills preferred
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with state-level ministries and government officials, Ministry of Education experience preferred.

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will combine exceptional leadership, management and technical skills with a focus on innovative interventions to engage adolescent girls in informal education and skills building linked with private sector entrepreneurship and employment opportunities in a culturally and religiously conservative environment.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours .Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Application Closing Date: 24th February, 2017.

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer – Policy & Governance
Location:
Kano

Program / Department Summary

  • The Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Programme is an initiative to improve learning outcomes and the economic status of marginalized adolescent girls aged 16-19 in the Northern Nigerian states of Kano and Kaduna, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria.
  • ENGINE through funding from the UK Department for International Development’s Girls Education Challenge, the Coca-Cola Company and other stakeholders supported over 18,000 marginalized girls to reduce education and financial barriers in its first implementation phase.
  • In its second phase, ENGINE 2 will facilitate transition of these girls into functional literacy, numeracy and scale up their business opportunities and linkages.
  • ENGINE 2 will further increase girls’ and young women’s access to (1) financial education and life skills; (2) peer to peer networks and mentoring; and (3) direct assets (materials and savings). Beneficiaries will be integrated into value chains as well as conduct other market-driven employment opportunities.
  • ENGINE 2 will also work with girls in formal and informal education to increase their learning opportunities and outcomes to prepare them for future economic activities and work in the policy environment to provide an enabling environment for girls to flourish in their chosen pathways.

General Position Summary

  • The Senior Project Officers will support field implementation of the ENGINE program including coordinating sub-grantee partner, schools/community stakeholders and resources to ensure that the program meets performance-based targets on time and within budget, per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will monitor sub-grantee partner in the state and ensure program funds are spent efficiently and maximize Value for Money per DfID requirements.
  • S/he will supervise and build the capacity of partner staff and ensure accountability to Mercy Corps policies and donor rules and regulations.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Program Support:

  • Provide field support to ENGINE functional literacy, numeracy and school to work programming for both in school and out-of-school marginalized girls.
  • Coordinate sub-grantee activities including programmatic implementation, budget & liquidation process and timely reporting.
  • Provide linkages to opportunities for additional networks within schools, link girls with Islamic and/or community-based education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions.
  • Ensure implementation of activities is on time, target and budget, using effective systems to reach desired impacts in order to assess the ENGINE effectiveness and impact and propose recommendations for improvements.
  • Maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely reporting especially for sub-grantee partners.
  • Implement and model Mercy Corps’ philosophy of social entrepreneurship and leverage Mercy Corps’ best practices.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team, implement relevant surveys, need assessments, data and information collection for on-going monitoring in the state assigned.

Team Management:

  • Sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
  • Promote accountability, communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback via regular performance reviews.
  • With the Deputy Project Director, supervise, hire and orient new field team members as necessary.
  • Provide team members with information, tools and other resources to improve performance and reach objectives.
  • Implement performance planning and management systems, establish performance expectations with team members, and regularly provide constructive feedback on team members’ performance.

Finance & Compliance Management:

  • Ensure compliance of sub-grantee partners with donor and Mercy Corps regulations related to field programming.

Influence & Representation:

  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with sub-grantee, local governments and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met.
  • Participate in education coordination and other donor coordination meetings or workshops and/or as requested by the Project Advisor.

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that field team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Education, Management, Social Sciences, International Development or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressive work experience including at least 1 year in a technical coordination role on education, gender- focused or skills building program.
  • Experience working on a large-scale education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, Islamic and/or community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions. Experience using SMS for training or messaging preferred.
  • Strong understanding of DfID compliance issues.
  • Strong management skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues in high security environment.  Experience managing a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Experience working in Northern Nigeria strongly preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing. Hausa language skills preferred
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Demonstrated experience working with state-level ministries and government officials, Ministry of Education experience preferred.

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will combine exceptional leadership, management and technical skills with a focus on innovative interventions to engage adolescent girls in informal education and skills building linked with private sector entrepreneurship and employment opportunities in a culturally and religiously conservative environment.
  • S/he will have an outstanding ability to develop, implement and manage innovative and complex programs within the current and future program structure of Mercy Corps in the region. Multi-tasking, prioritizing, problem solving and simultaneous attention to detail and strategic vision are essential.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours .Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Application Closing Date: 24th February, 2017.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and Cover letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: [email protected]

Note

  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Indicate your preferred location.
  • We are an equal opportunity organization and we strongly encourage women to apply for this position.

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