Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Nigeria Programmes Officer at Street Child

Street Child is a fast growing development and humanitarian INGO with education, child protection and livelihoods operations in ten countries across Africa and Asia. We are seeking an outstanding candidate with strong potential to drive quality programme delivery in Street Child's education, child protection and livelihoods portfolio in North East Nigeria. This role will be based in our Maiduguri office in North East Nigeria, and reports to Street Child's Nigeria Programmes Director, and will involve close work with our national team, and the leadership teams of Street Child's excellent national partner NGOs.Nigeria Programmes Officer at Street Child

Job Title: Nigeria Programmes Officer

Location: Maiduguri, NG

The primary goal is to support strong delivery of Street Child's programme portfolio in North East Nigeria, working with partners to develop and submit regular, high quality reports. The second goal is to help strengthen and expand Street Child's programming through proposal and research development, and excellent liaison with the UK communications and fundraising teams.

Technically, We Are Looking For a Candidate With

Relevant field experience of development programming - ideally in conflict settings - and/or hands-on experience in delivery of education, child protection or livelihoods programming;
A relevant postgraduate qualification, particularly in humanitarian / development studies, education, livelihoods and/or child protection, would be a significant asset;
A track record of delivering on ambitious targets and understanding of evidence driven project design and delivery;

Working closely with the national team and local partners you will require:

Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to write concisely, persuasively and to tailor your writing to a range of different audiences;
Strong relationship building skills, with the ability to skillfully navigate the different approaches required for coaching national partners and driving quality delivery;
Excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to work flexibly to tight budget lines in a tough context;
Ability to work as part of a productive and pro-active team, including working remotely with HQ, providing support and information required to engage our donors and supporters;
A pragmatic, can-do and pro-active approach - friendliness and a dose of humour in a very tough context is a strong asset!

At Street Child we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work and this post is subject to pre-employment checks including references.

How to apply

Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
9am on Monday 14th January 2019.


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