Catholic Relief Services SILC Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Catholic Relief Services SILC Officer Jobs in Nigeria


Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively contribute to strategic thinking on SILC issues for Feed the Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity program implementation.
  • Oversee the development/review and timely implementation of SILC project work plans and activities, by ensuring the active engagement of all partner organizations
  • Provide direct technical assistance to implementing partners to ensure technical soundness and high-quality SILC programming.
  • Develop technical tools and materials to support SILC projects in the early recovery and resilience programs portfolio.
  • Promote the project and the SILC PSPs (Paid Service Providers) to community stakeholders
    Lead the recruitment/replacement process for field agents in the northeast
  • Lead the training of field agents on SILC methodology
  • Monitor, coach and provide feedback to FAs to develop their skills
  • Ensure the quality of SILC groups through regular field visits and spot checks
  • Organize and facilitate project events with local leaders, agents and groups, as needed
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of agent reporting
  • Review data collection forms and MIS reports and act to improve project performance
    Verify stipends due to agents
  • Certify and launch PSPs
  • Organize and oversee PSP networks
  • Routinely brief Feed the Future Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity Management on progress, promptly alert to emerging issues, problems and constraints or delays in the timely implementation of activities or any other factors that could affect the quality of the services and recommend and implement approved corrective measures
  • Document the implementation process, lessons learnt and success stories in each year of program implementation
  • Assume other duties as
    requested by the Agriculture and Livelihoods Adviser.

    Requirements

  • Degree in Business Management, Cooperative Management, Agricultural Economics or development studies.
  • Three years of working experience in development or savings and loans programs – including focus on at least one of the following sectors – income generation and livelihoods.
  • Previous experience with working with local partners (capacity building).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with participatory methods and partnerships.
  • Excellent English language oral and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in Hausa language as well as experience with northern Nigerian communities.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should download the "CRS Application Form" using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF Format) indicating the position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application (e.g. Driver, DRV91919) to: vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org Application Closing Date 2nd October, 2019; (Time 5:00PM)

    Note

    “CRS is an equal –opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, religion and we are committed to gender sensitive programming and management’. etc.
    Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”

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