Senior Operations Coordinator at Christian Aid (CA)

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    Home to more than 160 million people, Nigeria has the largest population and the second largest economy in Africa, and has a major influence on the continent’s political agenda.
    However, Nigeria has a history of political instability, corruption and mismanagement of public resources, and has recently seen religious and ethnic conflict. As a result, …

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    • Open Jobs
      1. Senior Operations Coordinator
      2. Senior Program Coordinator, Livelihood & Resilience
    • Method of Application

    Senior Operations Coordinator

    • Job Type Contract , Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience None
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field Administration / Secretarial&nbsp

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Type of contract: Fixed Term
    Contracted hours: 35
    Contract length: 12 months

    About the Role

    • The role will be responsible for leading Christian Aid’s operations in the North East and providing support to the program delivery. He/she will be responsible for leading and coordinating the units responsible for procurement, logistics & fleet management, human resources, warehousing & commodity management, administration, and ICT within the humanitarian response to enable the team to function smoothly and effectively.
    • Proactively taking responsibility for making things work, ensuring smooth day to day operations, ensuring that sub-offices function optimally, blocking all wastages and loopholes
    • while managing the relationship and performance of external suppliers and service providers. She/he will support Christian Aid’s funded programs which are implemented by Christian Aid and its partners in Borno and other northeast states.
    • The role holder will be representing Christian Aid in sector working group meetings/activities and engage in the right networks. The role reports to the Head of Operations.

    About You

    • The post holder should have a first degree in any of the social sciences (business administration, public administration, economics, etc), with 5-7 years of work experience in a similar role in a humanitarian response program.
    • An advanced degree and experience working with international organizations will be an added advantage. The post holder should have sound knowledge of managing and handling complex procurements in a rapid response program and experience in managing budgets.
    • The candidate should have a positive attitude with the ability to manage a wide range of complicated issues.
    • The candidate should have excellent leadership skills with at least three years of experience in managing and leading a team.
    • The candidate should be good-natured with a can-do attitude, have good interpersonal skills, a high sense of responsibility, proactive, reliable, and trust-worthy. Knowledge of the North East contest will be an added advantage.

    Competency Questions
    As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

    Deliver Result:

    • Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence. What was the background?  What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take?  How did you analyse the information and data? What was the outcome? 

    Steward Resources

    • Please tell us about a time when you were able to take action to end or reduce the inefficient use of resources. What was the context?What was expected of you? What action(s) did you take? What was the impact of your actions?  In what way(s) were you successful?

    Communicate Effectively:

    • Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect. What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result?  If you were successful, how did you know?

    Salary & Currency

    • N9,871,478 annually.
    • The Salary and Currency for this role will be aligned to Band D of the Country Payscale where the role will be based and will be offered as appropriate based on the salary information attached or provided alongside this vacancy announcement.
    • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

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    Senior Program Coordinator, Livelihood & Resilience

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Borno
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Type of contract: Fixed Term
    Contracted hours: 35
    Contract length: 12 months

    About the Role

    • The Senior Programme Coordinator Food Security, Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience provides day to day oversight and strategic leadership on the development and implementation. This includes management of all aspects of the programme, including recruitment and performance management, assessments, designing, planning, implementation, monitoring staff capacity building, reporting, and technical support to the agricultural recovery and sustainable livelihoods programme and all related projects.
    • Will be responsible for managing all Christian Aid Livelihoods programmes, projects, and partnerships as well as the effective management of significant associated project budgets. Will hold the broad and strategic remit for the food security, sustainable livelihoods, and resilience portfolio for the programme, with a special interest in agricultural recovery for communities affected by conflict. Will be Thematic Leader on Livelihoods for the Country programme.
    • The post holder will lead the development of Christian Aid policy and strategy on Food Security, agricultural livelihoods, agricultural recovery, private sector engagement in the country, and contributing actively to the development of a regional and divisional strategy on livelihoods and engaging with the private sector.
    • The post holder will contribute to the representation, brand management of Christian Aid project portfolio, engage with and promote programme communication and fundraising, with institutional donors.
    • The role requires technical specialism such as understanding of the sustainable livelihoods framework, understanding of agricultural recovery, resilience framework, humanitarian preparedness and response, value chain analysis, farming as a business and engaging market players, inclusive market systems development, facilitating linkages, and creating space for various players in the market to interact and enabling markets to work for the poor in fostering agricultural recovery.
    • The post holder will contribute to developing work norms for cash for work interventions that promote agro-based and none agro-based livelihoods and promote the integration of agri-nutrition in agricultural recovery.

    About You

    • The eligible candidate must have a postgraduate qualification in a discipline related to agricultural economics, development economics, agriculture, food security, and/or relevant discipline or commensurate work experience in lieu of postgraduate qualification.
    • He/she must have at least 3 years of experience in Market-driven approaches, cash for work programming, post-conflict agricultural recovery with an advanced understanding of agricultural extension and communication, support services in IDP settings, agricultural nutrition intervention, and crop agronomy.
    • The candidate must have experience in staff management and project management in a cross-cultural environment, budget management experience with outstanding communication skills – written and spoken.
    • He/she must have strong problem-solving abilities and the capacity to solve complex issues related to projects’ delivery.
    • The candidate must be capable of conducting self both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Christian Aid.
    • He/she must be detail orientated, can work independently, and meet deadlines.
    • The candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English; and local languages spoken in Southern Borno

    Competency Questions
    As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

    Strive for Improvement:

    • Please tell us about a time when you have identified a better way of doing something having taken into account the implications of your proposal. What was the context?  What was your ‘better way’? What was your task? What action(s) did you take?  Why?  How? What was the outcome?  Was your proposal accepted?  What was the impact?

    Deliver Result:

    • Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence. What was the background?  What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take?  How did you analyse the information and data? What was the outcome?

    Communicate Effectively:

    • Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect. What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result?  If you were successful, how did you know?

    Salary & Currency

    • N9,871,478 annually.
    • The Salary and Currency for this role will be aligned to Band D of the Country Payscale where the role will be based and will be offered as appropriate based on the salary information attached or provided alongside this vacancy announcement.
    • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    Method of Application

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    Further Information

    • This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.
    • We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability,  religion or belief.
    • You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
    • Christian Aid is committed to providing a safe and trusted environment for every person connected to the work we do; and to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour including sexual harassment and exploitation, abuse, and financial misconduct. Any candidate offered a job with Christian Aid is expected to share and demonstrate our values and adhere to Christian Aid’s Safeguarding policy and sign Christian Aid’s Code of Conduct.

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