CBM Global Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

CBM Global Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Job Overview

The Project officer is accountable for implementing programme components of CBM Country Office in line with the CBM Global Programme Strategy, and in close collaboration and coordination with relevant Thematic teams and Member Associations and partners.

As a member of the Programme team, success requires close collaboration with Country Office staff, partners, in-country stakeholders, Thematic Teams, and Member Associations to develop, win support for and ensure effective delivery of projects, across all three vehicles of change detailed in the organisation’s programmatic strategy.

S/he will support partners towards high standards, in line with our Programme Quality Framework and the development and maintenance of effective and authentic partnerships in line with our Approach to Partnership. S/he will promote strong capacity in project design, proposal development, effective project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning within CBM projects and partners.

Based: Abuja, Nigeria

Hours: Full-time

Salary range: The salary offered will be competitive, dependent on skills and experience. We offer a local contract.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support the development and maintenance of authentic partnerships with implementing partners, adopting an approach to partnership that aligns with and supports our partnership principles.

  • Undertake partner assessments as required, following CBM Global’s partner assessment procedures.

  • Working with partners, Thematic Teams and Member Associations, support the development and design of new projects and programmes through the identification of new project opportunities, and through the development of these opportunities in line with the Project Development and Approval procedures. Follow an approach that embraces CBM Global’s operating model; programme quality framework; and partnership with the disability movement.

  • Ensure multi-stakeholder engagement including of people with disabilities in the project cycle in line with CBM Global commitment to authentic partnerships.

  • Support the identification of funding opportunities for CBM Global’s work and actively participate in fundraising efforts as guided by the Country Programme Manager and Country Director.

  • As directed by the Programme Manager, work with and support partners to ensure effective and timely delivery of projects, in line with required standards, objectives, activity plans and budgets.

  • Foster a culture, among implementing partners for effective, sustainable and inclusive project implementation through proper induction to CBM processes and expectations, timely communication, troubleshooting and effective management of challenges during the partnership, with support from the Country Programme Manager for quality and accountability as per CBM Global programme Quality framework.

  • Support and sustain a high quality and timely documentation culture by CBM Global partners including implementation data, field stories and photographs, statistics and project narrative and financial reports.

  • Lead in partner capacity gap identification through effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes, and enhance access to requisite training to strengthen the partner capacity to implement successful projects

  • Ensure partners understand and are able to adhere to key CBM Global policies and procedures, as detailed in project contracts and CBM Global’s ‘approach to partnerships

  • Effectively represent CBM Global in-country and elsewhere on collaborative platforms as requested by the Country Programme Manager or Country Director, and enhance the CBM Brand.

  • Advocate, champion, and model disability inclusion to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

  • Ensure that all children and adults who come into contact with CBM’s programmes, are safeguarded to the greatest extent possible. Comply with all aspects of the CBM Global
    Safeguarding policy and associated standards and procedures

  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned by the Senior Management Team.

    Key outcomes expected from this role.

  • A coherent portfolio of projects at the country office delivered through authentic partnerships to an exemplary standard, achieving agreed outcomes and impact.

  • A high performing implementation team of partners and stakeholders with a culture that reflects CBM Global’s values and programme quality.

  • Authentic and effective partnerships, developed and maintained in line with CBM Global’s approach to partnership.

  • Partners’ compliance with CBM Global procedures and standards relating to project identification, design, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and learning.

  • CBM Global and its work with partners is recognised as a driving force for promoting the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities and in all aspects of society.

    Person Specification


  • Professional experience in a national or international NGO with a minimum of 4 years at Project Officer level

  • Experience and a track record in supporting inclusive development and/or humanitarian projects in collaboration with partners, including consortium projects

  • Experience in supporting fundraising opportunities successfully, including proven experience in proposal development.

  • Proven experience in results-based management and project cycle management, including assessment, monitoring and evaluation, with a sound understanding of budgeting and budget tracking.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing internal and external relationships and partnerships particularly with implementing partners and project stakeholders.

  • Experience in working with county and national government as well as other organizations and donors.​

    Skills/competencies/personal qualities

  • Strong skill in advocacy, communications, research, sustaining collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders, internal and external.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills.

  • A self-starter. Proactive, resourceful, a high level of autonomy and entrepreneurial.

  • Diligent, persistent with a can-do, positive attitude

  • Ability to demonstrate focus, coordination, prioritization skills and decisiveness, and meeting tight deadlines.

  • Lived experience of disability and knowledge of disability issues an advantage

  • Passionate about effecting change at national level for and alongside people with disabilities and their communities, with a deep commitment to the vision of CBM Global and sympathetic to our Christian values.

  • Ability to work diplomatically and with sensitivity with individuals from a variety of cultures, professions, and personal backgrounds.
    English (professional proficiency), and local language (professional proficiency as relevant).


  • Relevant university degree in sciences, social sciences, project management, international development or related field, or equivalent experience

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; CBM Global Project Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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