Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for this position

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Location: Jere LGA ,Konduga and MMC-Borno
Supervisor: Report to project manager and the ED    

Duration: One year


Position Background

  • The Project Officer is responsible to support the Project Manager in implementing the livelihood activities and sensitization of the community on COVID-19  
  • Assist in training of livelihood beneficiaries on FBS and VSLAs

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support project manager to ensure that vulnerable groups within the communities are represented and heard
  • Develop and maintain strong understanding of the situation in each target community
  • In collaboration with livelihood coordinator, support the distribution of food and non food items in transparent manner.

·         Train community focal persons on COVID 19 to ensure understanding of their roles and responsibilities

  • Train Community Livelihood case workers on monitoring, coaching and mentoring
  • Design a tracker with M&E officer on the team’s ability to deliver on the plan and report back to the team each week.
  • Liaise with community stake holders in project implementation
  • Conduct monitoring visits to grantees businesses.
  • Work in collaboration with livelihood Coordinators to provide Food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable households to cushion the effect of loss of livelihood during lockdown.
  • Ensure that all staff on the projects adhere to COVID-19 prevention guidelines by wearing of face mask.
  • Providing technical assistance and support to Project staff as required.
  • Train Community Volunteers (members of Community Based women organizations on COVID 19 risk communications for effective sensitization of their communities and cascading of COVID 19 information.
  • Write a comprehensive reports on weekly, monthly and quarterly activity
  • Work together with finance team in ensuring that BVAs are carried out on monthly and quarterly basis
  • Ensure that feedback from the project communities are attended to in timely manner
  • Ensure that all work plan and  fund request are coded according the budget line.
  • Actively participate in the  sensitization of the beneficiaries and community on COVID-19
  • Conduct post-disbursement monitoring of beneficiaries       
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree/ Higher National Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Development studies or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Proven practical experience in livelihoods programming.
  •  Experience  in direct donor funding project
  • Good written and spoken English.

Ability to communicate in local languages (Hausa and Kanuri) will be an added advantage

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