Women for Women International Current Recruitment

Posted on :

4 Jan, 2018

Category :

NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Women for Women International (WfWI) – In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International (WfWI) supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) has helped nearly 429,000 marginalized women in countries affected by war and conflict. We directly work with women in eight countries, offering support, tools, and access to life-changing skills to move from crisis and poverty to stability and economic self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
Location:
 Jos, Plateau State
Reports To: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Purpose

  • To work as part of the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) unit in the country office, assist in the collection of data and information from the program participants at designated periods throughout the program cycle, according to established M&E guidelines and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in community assessment, pre-selection of new participants and collection and recording of information as required.
  • Assist in the enrollment of women into the program and submit a report of specific observations about the process, highlighting any errors to be corrected in subsequent enrollments.
  • Complete the Baseline Forms for selected sample of new participants.
  • Participate in Focus Group discussions with participants for mid-term training assessment, and submit a report with findings, as well as any pertinent observations about the focus group process.
  • Work with women to collect other data and information as needed, for example, case studies, and ad-hoc information requests.
  • Participate in any special monitoring visits, evaluations or impact studies as required.
  • Complete End line forms for all participants as they are finishing their program cycle and submit a report on each of the evaluated groups of women.
  • Complete Graduate Follow-Up Forms for a select sample of women one and two years after their graduation from the program.
  •  Work closely with the Social Empowerment team and the Economic Empowerment team to capture all relevant data and information from program participants throughout the program cycle.
  • Assist the M&E Manager in training other members of staff or contractors to carry out data collection tasks and completion of M&E forms as needed.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all forms and other information required.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date filing systems online or hard copy; if applicable.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Social Work or other relevant field.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Programs; database skills an added advantage.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa language skills required (reading, writing and speaking);
  • Must be a citizen of Nigeria or third country national with valid work permit.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience preferably in data collection.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport with communities and participants.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and spend significant time in the field.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills.

 

Job Title: Economic Empowerment Assistant
Location:
 Jos, Plateau
Reports To: Economic Empowerment Officer
Purpose

  • The Economic Empowerment Assistant will be in charge of all VSLA activities. Will assist the Economic Empowerment Officer to appropriately Plan and deliver VSLA, Business and skills training to existing and newly emerging groups of Women for Women International (WfWI) Core program and graduate participants.
  • Collaborate with the Social Empowerment and Economic Empowerment (Numeracy, Business and Skill) trainers to plan and schedule trainings, synthesize material and maximize training results using Participatory Rural Appraisal Tools of Adult learning.
  • Work closely with and assist the M&E team on the intensive visit to administer pre-and post-test.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to VSLA planning, mobilization, identification, scheduling, implementation and supervision; and participate in Training of Trainers sessions in accordance with Economic Empowerment strategy.
  • Ensure the correct selection criteria of participants based on standard VSLA methodology to fit to WfWI implementation strategy.
  • Responsible for ensuring all the VSLA trainees receive the required training as well as Numeracy, Business and Vocational Skill trainings as per plan and track participants’ progress, with the help of Economic Empowerment Officer.
  • Conduct pre-and post-test questionnaires following training modules and communicate feedback to the M&E Team.
  • Track records and ensures quality management for all VSLA groups and participant’s attendance sheets and support local VSLA agents when necessary.
  • Keep training records and files up to date, filing forms for Economic Empowerment department
  • Assist and participate in the overall economic empowerment team activities e.g. selection and sensitization of participants for numeracy, business and vocational skills trainings.
  • Support the Economic Empowerment Officer to develop schedule for trainings, monitor and report on progress of the trainers.
  • Provide weekly reports on progress of VSLA and other Economic Empowerment activities.
  • Track and develop VSLA success stories
  • Perform other tasks of economic empowerment department not covered by the above

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Degree is required in Business Administration, Social Work, Education, Agriculture or specialized training in community economic development.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience, preferably with experience in training and/or teaching adults.
  • Must be knowledgeable on economic development practices in the local area and capable of providing proper advice and guidance to adults.
  • Must be attuned to the needs of women in the program to give proper advice.
  • Good facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Possess analytical and good problems solving skill
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, and Email.

Required Competences:

  • Maintain confidentiality and information about the participants’ financial progress
  • Committed personality, transparent and willing to work extra time
  • Deliver accurate information about the organization i.e. without amendments or falsification
  • Fluency in English and Hausa languages is required (reading, writing and speaking);
  • Focused and target oriented
  • Innovative and able to take instructions and execute with little or no supervision
  • Creativity and good listening skills
  • A good understanding of business environment and rural sociology and a keen business sense
  • Good oral and written communication skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and cover letter and 3 professional references to: [email protected] . Please specify the job title eg: “Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant” in the subject line.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be invited for interview. No telephone inquiries please

Application Deadline: 19th January, 2018