IMPACT Initiatives Country Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

IMPACT Initiatives is a humanitarian NGO, based in Geneva, Switzerland.


The organization manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative, which was created in 2010 to facilitate the development of information tools and products that enhance the capacity of aid actors to make evidence-based decisions in emergency, recovery and development contexts.

The IMPACT team comprises specialists in data collection, management and analysis, GIS and remote-sensing which operate in 16 countries.

IMPACT staff effectives are expected to reach around 200 by the end of 2018.

Responsibilities

Program Development and Fundraising

Context analysis: Ensure IMPACT has an up-to-date understanding of:

  • The country’s socio-economic situation, the impact of a crisis and the aid/humanitarian situation;
  • The aid/humanitarian planning, coordination and response mechanisms, as well as key aid/humanitarian stakeholders.

    Program development and roll out: In close coordination with HQ, develop, implement and review programme strategies and identify strategic opportunities for strengthening IMPACT’s work in the country, and in particular:

  • Ensure IMPACT activities are relevant and have a measurable impact on the humanitarian response;
  • Follow up on opportunities for IMPACT’s program development and strengthening of interventions;
  • Formalize a country strategy in alignment with global/regional strategies, priorities and programs.

    Donor relationship and Proposal development

  • In close coordination with IMPACT HQ, approach donors to identify funding to support IMPACT’s programs (including, as relevant, REACH, PANDA and AGORA) in country;
  • Oversee project proposal conceptualisation (problem statement, logframe) within the framework of the country, regional and global strategy and submit proposal to HQ Grant Management Unit for validation.

    Programs Management

    Program Planning and Implementation:

  • Ensure that all IMPACT programs contribute to supporting better aid planning and are aligned with IMPACT global and country strategies;
  • Ensure that all programs are planned in line with relevant project objectives and with IMPACT’s research cycle and other relevant guidelines;
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of technical information provided as well as the confidentiality and protection of collected information and conducting field visits to program sites
    for monitoring, quality control and program staff mentoring and coaching;
  • Ensure the required level of coordination with partners in program planning and implementation.

    Requirements

  • Excellent academic qualifications, including a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Research, Economics, Development Studies, or similar)
  • Proven track record in successful management of international and national teams in humanitarian contexts
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Fluency in both oral and written English, with experience in report writing at a graduate or professional level and excellent drafting skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and strong capacity to work in intercultural teams
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Familiarity with the humanitarian aid system
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative
  • Ability to think creatively and use initiative to develop new tools and processes
  • Experience in assessments, M&E, field research, evaluations

    How to apply

  • Please send, in English, your cover letter, CV, and three references to [email protected] By 17th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; IMPACT Initiatives Country Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

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