Mercy Corps Cash and Livelihood Program Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Mercy Corps Cash and Livelihood Program Assistant Jobs in Nigeria



Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.


In Nigeria, Mercy Corps has worked since 2012 by focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.


With the insurgency spilling over from the Northeast of Nigeria and causing displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps started its humanitarian response in 2014 to address the rising humanitarian needs.


The driver will provide safe, transport services for MC program and support staff in the described AOR (Area of Responsibility). The driver will adhere to all traffic and MC safety rules and follow the transport guidelines required by the MC transport department.The Cash and Livelihood Program Assist will assist the Cash and Livelihood Program Officer to ensure the successful implementation of all CASH and Livelihood interventions and activities and all program areas.


Responsibilities


  • Assist program officers to ensure program progress according to the developed schedule and work plan.
  • Assist in the coordination in Potiskum.
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion as to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.
  • Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.
  • Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and other as required by the program.
  • Keep program officers and management updated regards to security situation in the project implementation area.
  • Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as general situation and community updates and needs.
  • Document lessons learned and success stories on the project.
  • Adhere to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as
    to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.


    Requirements


  • 1-2 years of working experience. Previous experience in community work is highly preferred.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain good relationships with the local communities and project beneficiaries.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, organizing and reporting
  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience is highly recommended
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required, ability to speak Kanuri and Shuwa highly desired.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should submit no more than 4-page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org Applications Closing Date 8th February 2019


    Note

  • All applications must include the Position Title and Reference Number in the subject line.
  • CV and cover letter and should not be more than 4 pages.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


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