14 Jun 2019

Full-Time COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale Job Recruitment (5 Positions)

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Job Description

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization founded in Milan in 1965. COOPI aims to help the world’s poorest to improve their access to healthcare, food, and financial security, and to overcome their special vulnerability to wars, civil conflicts and natural disasters. For 50 years of long-term support and constant presence in the field, COOPI has been engaged in breaking the cycle of poverty and responding to specific emergencies in numerous sectors, including Food Security, Humanitarian Aid, Health, Socio-Economical Services, Water and Sanitation, Human Rights, Education and Training, Migrations and Sustainable Energy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC))

Location: Yobe

Job Description

  • The M&E Officer will provide support to multi-sectorial intervention towards IDPs in NE Nigeria (BRICC-Building Resilience in Complex Conflict) in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the program by managing data and facilitating program implementation at state level, under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager.
  • The M&E Officer will be responsible for data gathering, analysis and reporting activities. S/he will assist in tracking progress of key indicators and provide timely reports to the Project Manager and Programme Manager.

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, and in collaboration with the Project Managers, Field Coordinators, and other collaborators of the projects and of the Base, he/she will:

  • Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, and regular market monitoring
  • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program component teams.
  • Conducting project baseline, end line and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits
  • Facilitate training of staff, Community Mobilisers and partners in the M&E data collection tools and participate in the sensitization of beneficiaries in collaboration with program teams.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, he/she provide overall technical oversight to the EC/EU funded integrated project and support project consortium partners for technical design and quality of Social Protection activities
  • Support Social Protection Advisor and Project Manager to design and conduct Youth Labour Market assessments to ensure the programme specifically considers the differing needs of all sections of the community,
  • Provide assistance to the Social Protection Advisor to conduct Value chain assessments and exploring specific constraints in otherwise viable market systems that can improve access to and participation in select agricultural and livestock value chains for marginalized populations, and improve the delivery and access of critical goods and services.
  • Conduct Mapping and linkages between safety net service stakeholders and support Technical Advisor Social Protection to conduct an initial mapping of the existence, criteria and quality of safety net services in each of the LGAs
  • Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data, as well as report on findings from monitoring activities
  • Ensure proper monitoring of the program, focusing on overall M&E framework of the projects
  • Present and analyse data based on information needs of project team and partners and support in data base management.
  • Analyzing of data, report development and submission of M&E reports
  • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanism through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team.
  • Review of reporting made against indicators
  • Drafting and sharing lessons learnt from the different project intervention for programme development and quality control
  • Work with program teams to ensure COOPI information on program activities is shared within LGAs and provide for beneficiary feedback in line with relevant guidelines and frameworks
  • Collaborate with government and humanitarian partners to ensure the smooth sharing of information in consultation with the Project Manager/Field Coordinator/Program Manager
  • Support the program team in facilitating the process of setting up Complaint Response Mechanism at Ward/ LGA level and handling complaint/ feedback.
  • Provide support to the programs at LGA level and within the communities
  • Directly supervise data entry and data cleaning activities by the data entry clerks
  • Analyse and provide information regarding general context at the LGA level and explore opportunities in support of partnership, building initiatives with LGA level government and other humanitarian actors.
  • Assist program teams in the selection of beneficiaries as per the established procedure from the project proposal.
  • Assist the program team in the selection of Community Mobilizers to facilitate the process of beneficiaries’ selection.

Capacity Development:

  • Assist the Programme Manager to provide training on monitoring and evaluation that include sampling, data collection, data cleaning, analysis and reporting guidelines to all program staff. Coach data entry clerks and project officers on data cleaning

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Economics, Rural Development, Development Studies, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in developmental projects

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Be professional, motivated, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • 2-3 years M&E related work experience with an INGO
  • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing
  • Have previous experience in indicator tracking matrix, RedRose, 5Ws, MIS, PSS of cash-based interventions (i.e. cash for work, cash transfers or cash vouchers).
  • Have excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Have proven ability to create program support systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
  • Have knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
  • Have experience in designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Be excellent in communication skills and proficient in report writing
  • Have IT Troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Be resident and familiar with the terrain in the Northeast Nigeria.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office programming (Access, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word).
  • Proven ability to create management information systems for large amounts of data within a complex program.
  • Knowledge and experience in using database specific software.
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Experience designing and leading capacity building and training for national teams

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri).
  • Proficient in statistical and other software (Microsoft Office package, SPSS, GIS and ENA for SMART.
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Previous experience with similar position

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Agronomist (Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC))

Location: Yobe

General Position Summary

  • The Project Agronomist will be responsible for the implementation and monitoring of all agriculture related activities of the BRICC project the Economic Reintegration component of the BRICCS project.
  • This role is very central to the implementation of the project. The role is central to the successful implementation of the BRICC.
  • The post holder will also hold resource management, program planning, coordination, and COOPI representation responsibilities as well.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the identification and registration of vulnerable smallholders farmers
  • Identify/create farmer and livestock associations/cooperatives for strengthening
  • Adapt Resilience Design in Smallholder Farming Systems to Yobe State needs
  • Identify improved seed vendors in target LGAs
  • Produce user friendly training manuals/guides on the production and reduction of post-harvest losses for various crops produced in North East Nigeria
  • Facilitate training-of-trainer modules for Yobe State ADP extension services
  • Develop knowledge dissemination plan for RD in smallholder agriculture with Yobe State Ministry of Agriculture,
  • Facilitate conditional cash transfer or subsidy for purchase of improved seed products
  • Premium-priced traders are linked to mature associations
  • Provide business support services and facilitate business linkages for improved seed suppliers to increase ease of access and availability of improved seeds for smallholder farmers
  • Ensure quality of agricultural inputs (seed viability, tools durability, etc.)
  • Take lead in organizing agricultural input trade fairs
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Project Manager

Information Function:

  • Ensure the timely preparation of regular week , monthly and quarterly reports

Representation:

  • Represent COOPI in meetings and conferences as requested by the Project Manager.

Institutional Learning:

  • Contribute to institutional learning project through experience sharing, documentation, and review and planning.

Person Specification
Essential:

  • Degree in Agronomy/Relevant training
  • Experience in Farmers Training
  • Two- three years’ experience in related work
  • Experience/knowledge in Climate-Smart Agriculture
  • Experience in participatory methodologies
  • Good computing skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • Past experience in facilitating training of trainers
  • Knowledge in developing training curriculum
  • Experience working with International NGOs
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong initiative, flexible and able to plan and implement work plan with minimum supervision
  • Awareness of security matters and protocols
  • Willingness to take challenges and to work in difficult conditions
  • Courtesy and sensitivity in working with communities
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote where services are limited
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri, and English

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Deputy Project Manager (Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC))

Location: Yobe

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager (BRICC), The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for the management and the proper implementation of COOPI’s Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC) in Yobe State.
  • He/she coordinates and monitors the work of other staff field officers dedicated to these activities and he/she is responsible for a qualitative and regular reporting on various components of the project.
  • He/she is responsible to ensure the technical implementation of cash transfers, vocational training, capacity building, agriculture, and VSLA activities of the project.

Responsibilities
Programme design and implementation and review:

  • With support from the PM Lead project kick-off/launch with stakeholders at LGA and community level
  • Support staff members to develop beneficiary eligibility/selection criteria
  • Support the M&E Officer to design baseline data collection and analysis tools
  • With support from PM ensure the timely and quality delivery of the BRICC project. and at the same time ensure strong grant and financial management and compliance
  • Support the design of data collection and analysis tools for market assessment
  • Identify and collaborate with strategic partners to ensure broader participation of stakeholders in project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Support the design and monitoring of project implementation plan
  • With the support of PM, ensure strong and regular coordination between various components of project to maintain coherence across the program
  • Design and implement pilot projects aimed at addressing childhood poverty and protection and use outcomes as model for wider programming.
  • Provide technical implementation support to each component of the project quality assurance

Management of resources and staffs:

  • Organize, schedule and coordinate BRICC activities and the team’s work on a weekly as well as monthly basis.
  • Conduct staff performance reviews
  • Monitor staff performance on regular basis
  • Ensure the proper manage of project resources including vehicles
  • Ensure the security and safety of COOPI staffs and resources
  • Secure proper management and supply of project materials and equipment as required

Representation:

  • Participate in various coordination and working groups meetings related to BRICC project
  • Represent the PM BRICC at strategic meetings as and required
  • Participate in external reporting according to the needs (reports to local authorities, donors) in coordination with the Project Manager.

Institutional Learning:

  • Contribute to institutional learning through experience sharing, documentation, and review and planning
  • Support team capacity building on day to day basis through sharing of knowledge and experience; organize training sessions for project staffs.

Requiered Skills

  • Language skills: Good command in English (speaking, reading & writing)
  • Fluent in local languages will be an added advantage – Kanuri Hausa, etc.
  • Education degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Development studies, or Social sciences

Work experience:

  • At least 3 years of project management experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in recovery programs
  • Familiarity of Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) implementation.
  • Familiarity with M&E tools
  • Familiarity with log frame analysis
  • Proven skills and experience in capacity building

Knowledge and skills:

  • Project cycle and project follow up tools (work plan, budget, activities and indicators)
  • E-voucher related activities
  • E-transfers through mobile
  • Team management
  • NGO’s logistic and administrative processes (log, fin, HR, procurement)
  • Community management
  • Good command of English writing
  • Conflict management
  • Protection sensitivity
  • Result driven

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Excel, Outlook

Other:

  • Knowledge and experience in capacity building
  • Reporting capacity

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Wash Officer (Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC))

Location: Yobe

Job Description

  • The WASH Officer will be responsible for the identification, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the WASH component of the BRICCS project activities in the assigned LGAS. He will supervise all WASH activities of the project in the designated LGAs and ensure quality implementation of that component of the project.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the daily implementation of project activities and progress at assigned work sites;
  • Develop action plans for project implementation – including all technical specifications for project implementation. In collaboration with the BRICCS Program Manager;
  • Design and supervise the technical implementation of construction and rehabilitation of water points in selected communities of the project area
  • Consider different maintenance mechanisms, ensuring that they are appropriate to the local context and cultural norms
  • Liaise with local government and sectoral stakeholders/counterparts to exchange information on WASH technical implementation status
  • Develop and maintain good lines of communication and relationships with local authorities and the local community.
  • Supervise and be responsible for, ensure that all technical aspects of project implementation are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner according to standard engineering methods.
  • Regularly update project implementation plans to the BRICCS program manager with associated time lines.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all people involved in project implementation.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed work plans and written records of engineering work undertaken in the project.
  • Ensure a high degree of awareness regarding the security situation in the project area. Based upon this knowledge take adequate measures to ensure the safety of any and all org staff and equipment in the project location.
  • Follow all org protocols and regulations according to guidance provided by the direct supervisor.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to the organization and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Public Health, Engineering, Hydrology, Civil Engineering, and other related fields.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Have previous experience in supervising drilling and construction activities.
  • Professional, motivated, organized, flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and designing software Skills (AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Economic Reintegration Officer (Building Resilience in Complex Crisis (BRICC))

Location: Yobe

Job Description

  • The Economic Reintegration Officer will be responsible for the overall design, implementation, monitoring of the Economic Reintegration component of the BRICCS project. This role is very central to the implementation f the project.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop implementation and Monitoring plans for Economic Reintegration component of the project
  • Develop eligibility criteria for the selection of participants of the reintegration component of the project
  • Support the Development of the youth entrepreneurship and vocational training selection criteria in coordination with YESSO and community Resilience Group (CROG)
  • Liaise with existing Yobe State vocational institutions and to local partners on the development of training-of-trainers module for entrepreneurship and skills training
  • Identify institutions and facilitate all aspects of vocational training education for youths
  • Design appropriate standard operating procedure for the provision of business start-up grans for beneficiaries
  • Support the facilitation of small business management training for beneficiaries that will receive start-up grants
  • Develop and maintain good lines of communication and relationships with local authorities and the local community.
  • Support the M&E officer to develop appropriate data collection and analysis tools for the Economic Integration component of the project
  • Supervise and be responsible for, ensure that all technical aspects of project implementation are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner according to standard engineering methods.
  • Regularly update project implementation plans to the BRICCS program manager with associated time lines.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all people involved in project implementation.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed work plans and written records of engineering work undertaken in the project.
  • Ensure a high degree of awareness regarding the security situation in the project area. Based upon this knowledge take adequate measures to ensure the safety of any and all org staff and equipment in the project location.
  • Follow all org protocols and regulations according to guidance provided by the direct supervisor.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to the organization and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Degree in Economics or Development studies.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in livelihoods/social protection programs.
  • Previous experience in supporting data collection and analysis
  • Previous experience in economical reintegration and youth empowerment programs
  • Professional, motivated, organized, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English.

Application Closing Date
20th June, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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