Caritas Nigeria Technical Officer, OVC Program – Household Economic Strengthening Jobs

Caritas Nigeria Technical Officer, OVC Program – Household Economic Strengthening Jobs

Summary of Role

  • Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Specialist, OVC Program the incumbent will be responsible to provide support to CBOs on all HES interventions. S/he will support market assessment which will include gender iterative economic opportunity analyses; identification of pro-poor, high-growth value chains interventions; building financial literacy skills of households; incorporating basic market principles into interventions; facilitate skills training for households; manage group savings programs and support households to initiate and scale-up businesses community-based savings and loan schemes.

    Description of Roles & Responsibilities

    Under the Supervision of OVC Lead, s/he is to manage the preparation, coordination, and execution for special technical events.

  • Assist in the development of assessment tools, analysis of household vulnerability assessment results and articulation of appropriate relevant interventions to address identified gaps.

  • Provide high quality mentoring, support and supervision to CBOs on economic strengthening

  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities related to HES, and Vocational training and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of work plan.

  • Support CBOs in the creation and implementation of concept notes for HES activities.

  • Support timely completion of required work planning, donor narrative reports, quarterly reports and performance indicator tracking tables, baseline and final evaluation reports and other reports needed/required by the local government, donors, the state or headquarters.

  • Monitor progress toward targets; identify and implement approaches to overcome challenges.

  • Work closely with M&E unit to ensure that CSOs properly capture and report HES interventions.

  • Conduct quarterly review of partners’ progress reports; identify promising practices and HES accomplishments of research significance in furtherance.

  • Document technical team meetings, partner meetings, conferences, and workshops, for dissemination to the state teams and Caritas Nigeria HQ.

  • Help the project CBOs ensure that economic strengthening services and Vocational training services provided by 4GATES OVC program are in line and complementary with, other economic strengthening services and Vocational training services provided by other agencies at the state and community levels.

  • Maintain strong partnership with implementing CBOs, government and private sector players and other relevant stakeholders in manner that reflects professionalism, mutual respect.

  • Perform any other functions that may be assigned by the Technical Advisors from time to time

    Reporting & Supervision

  • The Technical Officer, Household Economic Strengthening will report to the Senior Technical Specialist, OVC.

  • S/he will work very closely with all
    members of the OVC Team in the state, Caritas Nigeria Program Area Leads, the State Team Lead, the Associate Director, Care & Treatment, the Business Official/Grants Manager, the Program Director and the Chief of Party.

    Additional Responsibilities

  • The employee will also perform other related tasks as required and will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress and achievement of the specific assigned tasks.

    [Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant discipline.

  • A certificate in agricultural economics, food science, public health or a related discipline will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in VC programing in household economic strengthening with good knowledge of community-based programming and program management responsibilities. Experience working with a PEPFAR funded project is an advantage.

  • Experience and knowledge of ART Surge Response is a major requirement.

  • Technical skills and experience in household economic strengthening. Experience in agriculture, food technology, savings-led microfinance methodology will be an added advantage

  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate training in key areas including savings-led microfinance, private-service provider models, and agro-enterprise.

  • Experience working with household poverty and food security assessment tools such as Nigeria Progress out of Poverty Tool, Household Hunger Scale or Poverty Assessment Tool.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team of professionals.

  • Demonstrated experience in Nigeria VC response, VC programming principles and integrated programming approaches

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Caritas Nigeria Technical Officer, OVC Program – Household Economic Strengthening Jobs

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