Center for Civilians in Conflict’s Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Center for Civilians in Conflict’s Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Nigeria



Center for Civilians in Conflict’s mission is to improve protection for civilians caught in conflicts around the world.


We call on and advise international organizations, governments, militaries, and armed non-state actors to adopt and implement policies, tools, and training to prevent civilian harm.


When civilians are harmed we advocate for the provision of amends and post-harm assistance. We bring the voices of civilians themselves to those making decisions affecting their lives.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work with Team Lead Northeast, Community Engagement officer and other pertinent staff to design, manage, and implement community programs in support of CIVIC’s Nigeria program;
  • Travel regularly (with CIVIC staff and alone) across northeastern Nigeria to mobilize support for CIVIC’s work, especially in communities;
  • Support the team’s efforts to convene civilian protection committees;
  • Support, in close coordination with the team, civilian efforts to develop self-protection strategies;
  • Build strong relations with local officials, community-based and civil society organizations and like-minded INGOs;
  • Support research and drafting of publications (reports, briefing papers, etc) and advocacy materials promoting CIVIC’s Nigeria work;
  • Strategist and implement ways for programming to reflect the different protection needs of women, men, girls, boys, including those with disabilities, and increase their voice and influence around protection issues
  • As advised by line Manager, represent CIVIC with NGO networks and government stakeholders and promote effective collaborations and partnerships, especially in Borno; and
  • Perform other duties as required to further the organization’s mission and goals.


    Requirements


  • B.A. in international affairs, political science, social sciences, or related area; Masters level preferred;
  • Minimum 5-7 years relevant full-time staff level work experience required, including work in active and/or recently active conflict zones and experience in
    community engagement, training, field research, advocacy, and project management;
  • Experience in northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Region;
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic;
    Passion for CIVIC’s subject matter and willingness to take on the responsibilities and duties as a key member of our team; and
  • English language fluency mandatory. Advanced proficiency in Hausa and Kanuri languages is required.


    CIVIC is dedicated to developing its staff and supporting the growth of high potential individuals therefore the ideal candidate will be one who seeks constant improvement, understands how to manage change and looks towards creative solutions to complex problems.

    Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st October 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; Center for Civilians in Conflict’s Community Engagement Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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