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NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: CBM
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 21 Dec 2017

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria; with travels within the north-east & Abuja

Contract duration: 2 years

Contract type: Full-time

Contract start: March 2018


CBM is seeking a Programme Officer (Emergency Response) to support emergency response projects in the north-east, funded by CBM Germany and BMZ.

In close cooperation with local implementing partners, the Programme Officer (Emergency Response) assumes responsibility for the smooth running of CBM-supported emergency response projects from the planning phase to final evaluation, including reporting.

Main tasks

Planning and implementation

· Detailed programme planning with implementing partners and other key stakeholders

· Strong collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including the governments

· Development of detailed multi-year plans

· Deliverables and milestones planning

· Breakdown of complex activities into tasks

· Updates on risk assessment (and risk management)

· Regular updating of all plans

· Facilitate joint meetings and activities among partners

Monitoring and knowledge management

· Monitor plan design and implementation

· Data collection

· Data analysis and interpretation

· Recommendations and corrective measures

· Scheduling of evaluation, including ToR’s development, consultant selection, evaluation coordination and integration/use of recommendations in decision-making

· Documentation of lessons learnt and good practices


· Monitoring / progress reporting, according to donor’s requirements

· Other types of reports issuing

· Prepare project briefs, reports and presentations as required


· Partnerships implementation and follow up (rights and obligation)

· Capacity building needs identification and implementation

· Support to partners in reporting

· Support to partners for elaboration of annual and quarterly budgets and activity plans

· Active involvement in cluster meetings and activities

· Networking among emergency response clusters

Other duties

· Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary

Professional profile and requirements

· Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, health, management or any other related fields

· Knowledge of social inclusion, and Navision or any related programme management software is an added advantage

· Demonstrated knowledge of use of computer software, such as Microsoft Office package

Personal profile and competencies

· Development programme experience in (I)NGO

· Knowledge and experience of project cycle management in development context for 5 years

· Knowledge and experiences of project monitoring of minimum of 3 years

· Basic knowledge of advocacy

· Experience in narrative and financial reporting on complex projects to international donors

· Cooperation with civil society/government/donors and private sector knowledge and/or experiences

· Knowledge in managing project and accounting for inflow and outflow of funds

· Working experience in insecure environments

Performance criteria


Ø Efficient management of emergency response projects

Ø Project reporting completed according to set timelines


Ø Timely and accurate reporting

Ø Capacity development progress is reported regularly

Ø Adherence to donor requirements and rules, as well as CBM project management procedures

Risk and Compliance

Ø Operational and compliance risks identified and reported and /or addressed proactively

Ø Delays / modifications in project activities implementation are anticipated, noted, and addressed

How to apply:

The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

CBM is an equal opportunities employer, and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

Only Nigeria nationality are eligible

Candidates with the required profile and proven experiences, who meet these qualifications, are invited to submit, in English via email, a meaningful letter of motivation, a CV, copies of diplomas, three professional referees and salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to Human Resource Unit at

Application deadline: 21 December 2017