CRS Senior Technical Specialist - Household Economic Strengthening Jobs in Nigeria

CRS Senior Technical Specialist - Household Economic Strengthening Jobs in Nigeria


  • Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 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 nonchurch 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 has worked in Nigeria for more than 25 years.

    Job Summary

  • Household Economic Strengthening Senior Technical Specialist will support the project’s technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the program – focusing primarily on household economic strengthening and food security but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming.

  • S/he will support planning and capacity strengthening efforts while implementing operational strategies for achieving project aims, results and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.

    Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in household economic strengthening and/or food security with a M.Sc. in a related field.

  • Technical skills and experience in household economic strengthening across the economic continuum, including appropriate agricultural value-chains.

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

  • Demonstrated experience working closely with the private and government sectors.

  • Demonstrated experience working with household poverty and food security assessment tools such as the household economy approach, Nigeria Progress out of Poverty Tool, Household Hunger Scale, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to support partners working at
    a distance to achieve results against program objectives/targets.

  • Excellent facilitation skills using adult learning techniques.

  • Ability to use and train staff in participatory methodologies.

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

  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.

    How to Apply

  • Use the email(s) below to apply.

  • Senior Technical Specialist - Household Economic Strengthening - vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org

  • 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 application (e.g. MEAL Director, MED211118)

  • For more information and job application details, see; CRS Senior Technical Specialist - Household Economic Strengthening Jobs in Nigeria



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