Consultant – Radio Program Writers

Consultant – Radio Program Writers Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors—from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV—by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC). Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nurture SBC champions, mainstream new techniques and technologies, and advocate strategic and sustained investment in SBC. Consultant - Radio Program Writers Details: Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria hereby seeks proposals from individuals or companies with experience in writing radio drama and factual program to design content for a Hausa radio program. BA-Nigeria works with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), National and State Malaria Elimination Programs (NMEP/SMEP) and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Implementing Partners (IP) to develop comprehensive, costed, state-level Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) programs for malaria, family planning, tuberculosis (TB) and Maternal and Neonatal Child Health Plus Nutrition (MNCH+N) in Nigeria. The consultants will use a pre-existing creative brief to design and create refreshingly new and exciting radio spots scripts on several thematic areas for the project-MNCH+N, Family Planning, TB and Malaria. Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for writing: Scripts for 26-episode radio program (including drama and factual information). Each episode 25 minutes. The consultant will sign a MOU not to share or use any of the final products of the work with others and not to use them for any other purpose outside this scope of work. Deliverable: 26 Exciting radio program scripts on the MNCH+N thematic area. Consultation period: 6 weeks (March 11th - 22nd April 2019) Supervision and Technical Oversight: The consultants will report directly to BA-Nigeria Program Officer II-Media Terms of Payment: Payment is on daily rate The consultant will be paid 100% of the consultancy upon satisfactory delivery of services. 5% Withholding Tax will also be deducted from the total value of consultancy fees and paid to appropriate tax authorities on behalf of the Consultant. Timeline: The Consultant must provide final deliverables by or before 22nd of April 2019 Qualifications: Demonstrated professional writing for radio Proven ability to write engaging content for radio (both dramatic and factual info) Experience developing radio content-drama and factual for public health related projects Experience developing social and behavior change content Strong verbal and written communication skills Access to a laptop to accomplish the scope of work Availability during the consultation period Method of Application To apply please follow these directions exactly: Send one document - Cover letter and CV ONLY on or before 5:00pm Abuja time, January 31 2019 to: hiring@ba-nigeria.org The document should be a cover letter first, with bullet points in bold on how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications. Following the cover letter, in the same document, should be the candidates CV. Interested Consultants must also attach script samples (in English or Hausa) and portfolio of previous works with references. Additionally, soft copy attachments or links to audio files (English or Hausa) that demonstrate the applicants work (would be preferred. These links should be in the attached any of the attached documents but not the body of the mail. Interested Consultants should also include financial quotation for the services to be rendered All attached document should have the candidate’s full name as part of the document name e.g. Yanusa Hassan’s Financial Quotation. Candidates should use the following format in the subject line of their email submission “Application for BA-N Spots Writers” followed by candidate’s name—. For example, if a candidate named Grace were applying for the position, the subject line for the submission MUST read: “Application for BA-N Consultant Spot Writer Grace”. Any emails without this exact subject line format will be immediately discarded. 3.     Only final candidates will be contacted for further engagement Note: Proposals will be scored on the completeness and quality of the technical proposal, quality of the proposed work plan, quality of the budget and accompanying narrative, and relevant experience.

Stabilization Centre Assistant

Stabilization Centre Assistant Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Stabilization Centre Assistant Role Purpose The position holder is assist Therapeutic Feeding Unit (TFU)/stabilization centre component Community based management of acute malnutrition implementation in the LGA and working closely with the LGA health workers, and SC colleagues for the effective implementation and linkage of CMAM program with the community and facility. In addition the position holder is also expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to CMAM implementation and will assist CMAM officers, and others in the LGA to build strong CMAM implementation package. Dimensions of Role The incumbent will be assist the SC officer for the implementation of complicated SAM cases in SC in collaboration with other nutrition and SMOH staff and integration with other programs. S/He will facilitate good practice and ensure compliance to applicable implementation of national CMAM/National SAM inpatient guidelines. Key Roles/Responsibilities Manages the project unit's implementation of nutrition program in agreement with the overall CMAM Program activities and the National manual in the management of SAM,  Makes sure that CMAM program is implemented according to the National protocol i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products and drugs for program implementation in SC Plan and organize SC at designated SC sites in liaison with SMoH staff and SC doctor and other nutrition staff. Work closely CMAM officer, IYCF Officer and community mobilization officer to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the community to OTP and SC sites. Work closely with other partners implementing OTP for proper referral and monitoring of beneficiaries at OTP level Take a co-lead on Management of complicated SAM services at Stabilization centre sites and ensure the correct amount and type of therapeutic feeding is given to the admitted cases as per the protocol. Ensure the multi-chart/inpatient card has properly filled and monitored and corrective action has taken on daily basis. Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy, Work closely with the teams to ensure all children are screened correctly. Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/SC. Ensure comprehensive health checks and correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment according to the CMAM protocols so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the relevant program. Ensure all children in SC are immunized according to the national protocols. Ensure timely identification of complications, non-responders, and referrals to the SC. Ensure correctness, consistence and completeness of the information in the nutrition registers. Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics Through liaison with the community volunteers provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the program, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems... etc. Provide key Nutrition and Health education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the SC sites. Follow-up and ensure the field team interacts with the beneficiaries properly Provide a daily/weekly and Monthly CMAM report to the SC doctors/nutrition coordinator. Upholds the image and values of Plan international Nigeria at all times, Performs other related tasks as required, like control and facilitation of vehicle movement within the project area in the field Prepare and submit regular monthly and quarterly logistic activity reports to the project/office managers; Technical expertise, skills and knowledge Essential: B.Sc or Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery, or Public Health, Over one (1) years’ experience in complicated SAM case management in SC and CMAM programmes Valid and current practicing license.  Excellent report-writing skills is an additive Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles. Applicants from Borno State are encourage to apply Desirable: Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills. Should be a team player and culturally sensitive. Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver PLAN’s strategic objectives. Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations Facilitate the development and scheduling of volunteer outreach activities Excellent community mobilization skills Work closely with partners and their staff to ensure project activities are implemented in time and within the stipulated quality.

Stabilization Center Coordinator (Medical Doctor)

Stabilization Center Coordinator (Medical Doctor) Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Stabilization Center Coordinator (Medical Doctor) Role Purpose The position holder is overall responsible to lead the Therapeutic Feeding Unit (TFU)/stabilization centre component of Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) implementation in the LGA and working closely with the LGA health workers, and SC colleagues for the effective implementation and linkage of CMAM program with the community and facility. In addition the position holder is also expected to provide a consistent and high quality technical support in relation to CMAM implementation and will assist  CMAM officers, and  others  staff in the LGA to build strong CMAM implementation package. Dimension of Role: The incumbent will be over all responsible for diagnosing complicated SAM case using physical examinations and different laboratory tests in Mafa SC site in collaboration with other plan International nutrition staff and SMOH staff. Based on their findings, prescribe required treatment and medications to attempt to heal any illnesses or injuries as per SAM inpatient management protocol of Nigeria and World Health Organization. Key Roles/Responsibilities Examines patients/clients in line with standard medical procedures using various types of diagnostic mechanisms; Administers and prescribes drugs based on analysis of examination, test reports and findings and counselling services as National and WHO SAM inpatient management protocol; Manages the project unit's implementation of nutrition program in agreement with the overall CMAM Program activities specially Stabilization centre/ therapeutic feeding unit and the National manual in the management of SAM,  Makes sure that stabilization centre/ therapeutic feeding unit is implemented according to the National protocol and WHO guideline i.e. application of the admission and discharge criteria, complication treatment, therapeutic feeding, closely monitors and strictly follows anthropometry measurement Ensures the availability of job aids, reporting formats, therapeutic products (f75, F100 and RUTF) and drugs for program implementation in SC Plan and organize SC at designated SC sites in liaison with SMoH staff and other nutrition staff. Work closely CMAM officer, SC officer, IYCF Officer and community mobilization officer to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the community to OTP and SC sites. Work closely with other partners implementing OTP for proper referral and monitoring of beneficiaries at OTP level Ensure the multi-chart/inpatient card has properly filled and monitored and corrective action has taken on daily basis. Makes sure that health professionals from the health facilities to participate on the daily routine work for sustainability and smooth phase out strategy, Work closely with the teams to ensure all children are screened correctly. Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/SC. Ensure comprehensive health checks and correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment according to the CMAM protocols so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the relevant program. Ensure all children in SC are immunized according to the national protocols. Ensure timely identification of complications, non-responders, and referrals to further investigation and management. Ensure correctness, consistence and completeness of the information in the nutrition registers. Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics Provide key Nutrition and Health education messages to beneficiaries based the protocol and guidelines Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the SC sites. Follow-up and ensure the field team interacts with the beneficiaries properly Provide a daily/weekly and Monthly CMAM report to the SC doctors/nutrition coordinator. Upholds the image and values of Plan international Nigeria at all times, Performs other related tasks as required, like control and facilitation of vehicle movement within the project area in the field Prepare and submit regular monthly and quarterly logistic activity reports to the project/office managers; Qualification and Experience B.Sc Degree (Medical Doctor) in Medicine with experience in emergency nutrition response speciality complicated SAM management in Stabilization centre and clinical experience in Under five children illness Diagnosis and treatment in hospital Over one (2) years’ experience in complicated SAM case management in SC and CMAM programmes Valid and current practicing license. Excellent report-writing skills is an additive Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa Commitment to and understanding of PLAN’S aims, values and principles. Applicants from Borno State are encourage to apply.

Educational Technical Assistant

Educational Technical Assistant The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occursNRC is looking for an Education Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Mubi, Adamawa State - Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Assistant is to Implement NRC Education programme in line with NRC's Education strategy. NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs. Educational Technical Assistant Details: Education Technical Assisatnt - Mubi Education Technical Assistant (Nigerian Nationals Only) - Norwegian Refugee Council The Education Technical Assistant reports to the Education Officer. Kindly indicate position and location applied for as title of your Cover Letter. eg: "Education Technical Assistant - Mubi". Job description Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines Assist with the implementation of the programme portfolio according to plan of action Prepare and develop status reports as required by management Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as project deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received, distributed and losses have been properly recorded. Supervise the distribution of project supplies at the project sites and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed to beneficiaries Review document and processes which authorize distribution. Ensure that an approved procedure is followed in the registration and selection of beneficiaries and ensures that distribution list is accurately consolidated Ensure timely supply of teaching learning and recreational materials in the schools Support teachers and children to initiate activities in learning centres that meet the psycho-social needs of the displaced children and teachers. In consultation with the Project officer and teachers facilitate the running of sports/recreational and psycho-social activities in learning centres Lead in mobilization and sensitization of community members on importance of education in collaboration with PTAs, local administration and the Ministry of education. Carry out registration of learners in established communities and learning spaces in collaboration with local leaders, teachers and PTAs. Ensure schools and learning spaces NRC is working are safe for children. Protect children and all the project beneficiaries against any form of exploitation Ensure Complains response mechanism is in place in schools and persons of concern receive feedback. Qualifications At least 1 year experience in similar positions Education degree or similar field Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience Experience in budget management Experience working with community at grass root level Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing) Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field. Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage. Education field Education Education title: Bachelors' degree or equivalent Education level College / University, Bachelor's degree Personal qualities Handling insecure environment Planning and delivering results Empowering and building trust Communicating with impact and respect Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. Language English Method of Application We offer Commencement: February 2018 Duration: 11 months Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1) Duty stations: Mubi, Adamawa State - North East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start. Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location. Miscellaneous info Travel: Some travelling must be expected

MEAL Coordinator

MEAL Coordinator Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities. MEAL Coordinator Job number: SRH03342 Location: Maiduguri, Borno Desired start date: 04/03/2019 Duration of the mission: 1 year About the Job Within the Nigeria mission and under the supervision of the Deputy CD Programs, the MEAL Coordinator designs the MEAL action plans of the mission, in accordance with SI’s operational framework, and makes sure it is disseminated, understood and implemented by the staff. Main Responsibilities Strategic orientation: Propose and develop sector-based action plans (M&E, accountability, gender, do-no harm) in accordance with SI’s policies and priorities for the intervention country. Make sure collected data are used to take appropriated operational decisions and to address contractual engagements with donors. Training and Technical Support: Develop MEAL teams’ capacities in his/her field of expertise: data collection and analysis (method, format, software etc.), measure of indicators, complaint response mechanism, do-no harm analysis, etc. Supporting MEAL and program teams in application of data collection platforms and analysis. (Kobo, ODF etc). Supporting the IM teams in centralizing the databases and proposing methods of extraction and analysis. Provide MEAL teams with a technical and methodological support for M&E activities, data management (questionnaire design, sampling, data entry, extraction of useful data and interpretation) and integration of cross-cutting issues. Creating or adapting tools for: indicators monitoring, impact monitoring (MEAL or M&E plan and survey tools) or risk analysis. Monitoring and Evaluation of SI programs: Elaborate or contribute to the elaboration, review and harmonization of M&E tools, data management, especially in M&E Plans. Validate relevance of reports, analysis, maps and recommendations produced by the MEAL department or PMs before their dissemination. Liaise with HQ if external publication. Propose adjustments, new activities to improve the quality of the operations or approaches, in consultation with technical coordinators. Contribute to terms of references for external evaluations and studies. Accountability: Design and roll out of complaints response mechanisms. Ensure that the key principles of the mechanism are respected. Ensure that regular analysis of the complaints and feedbacks received are done. Institutional Knowledge Building (IKB): Make sure that all IKB tools are disseminated and used on the mission. Build on institutional knowledge on M&E activities and missions’ results (lessons learnt and recommendations) and make sure these are known by technical and field coordinators. Participate into centralizing and disseminating procedures, guides and tools with HQ. Build on an expertise network in his/her field and, if possible, develop partnerships with counterparts. Use SI’s IKB tools to document MEAL tools and methodologies/approaches; sharing with relevant HQ departments. Coordination and Operational Monitoring: Ensure consolidation and validation of the department’s activity work plan. Ensure achievement of the department’s objectives. Actively participate in the mission’s coordination meetings. Take part of the monthly review of programs (budget, operational, logistics…) and of budget follow up for his/her department. HR Management/Capacity Development: Together with the Deputy CD Programs, defines the MEAL set up and HR needs. Ensure that communication schemes, roles and responsibilities and procedures inside the MEAL department (if any) are coherent and relevant. If needed, propose improvements. Make sure that new staff from program and MEAL departments are briefed on MEAL’s roles and responsibilities. Evaluate and assess the performance of collaborators under his/her direct supervision. Lead workshops, coordination meetings and/or technical exchange programs Identify technical training requirements and the resources available in the work area Makes sure that handover reports are produced by all staffs and are shared with HQ (if relevant). Reporting / Communication / Representation: Validate and disseminate final versions of M&E reports, studies and analysis produced by the department. Support the Head of Mission for fundraising, negotiation and review of project proposals in his/her field. Write project proposals and reports’ paragraphs on crosscutting issues and MEAL. Convey information to the relevant authorities on security matters or any event having a possible consequence on Solidarités International activities and the security of the teams. Represent SI when asked and/or delegated to do so. Ensure that SI is represented at all meetings or forums concerning his/her department Specific Stakes and Challenges: Focus on implementation of protection mainstreaming and accountability across all activities. Particularly important for the two ECHO grants. Comprehensive Europaid M&E analysis plan for the next phase (year 2), ongoing monitoring and IKB: with particular focus on database management support for the team, improvement of qualitative FSL monitoring tools, multi-sector analysis of impact on communities (WASH and FSL). This will also be dependent on the strategy/visibility from the EU program team. Complaints Response Mechanism: strengthening the foundation of what was established in 2018, improving accessibility to channels, and looking at possibilities for a joint CRM with consortium partners in Kukawa (dependent on security situation and MR outcome). Consolidation and improvement of mission monitoring tools and databases together with technical coordinator(s) Your Profile Master's degree or equivalent in Statistic, Quality Control or Humanitarian Project Management Experience in MEAL or Project management (min.3 year) Technical experience in Information Management Experience in capacity building of teams Experience in communication with communities and accountability mechanism Knowledge of social research and data collection theories and methodologies Knowledge on project management and PCM Knowledge on data collect, sampling, mobile data collection (Kobo, XLS form) and data analysis Knowledge on database management (Access, SQL) Capacity to follow multiple projects across multiple bases and synthesize and analyse both technical and non-technical data Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills (planning of assessments and evaluations across bases) Ability to work autonomously Good communication skills (for bases which may at times not be possible to visit due to security restrictions) Previous GIS experience would be interesting for this position in order to develop area knowledge and bring together current water resource mapping and community boundary mapping Ability to take decisions; Good resistance to stress and pressure; Capacity to adapt to security constraints. Language: Good written and spoken English SI will Offer You According to experience, starting from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of 600 USD. SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment. Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time-off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 750 USD allocated by Solidarités). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs). Social and Medical Cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded. The living conditions of the base are comfortable (A.C, comfortable beds, TV, tennis table, good cooking etc) with possibility of finding a wide range of goods for cooking. Despite restriction (curfew & limitation of movement), the level of activities is quite good (Sport: Soccer, volleyball…and interactions with other INGO).  The multicultural environment allows for enriching exchanges and extensive discussions, as the atmosphere is very uplifting. The problematic aspect is that security procedures are quite restrictive (which is normal given the context) but it means that movement are limited and that knowledge of the city and the culture will be also very limited.

Finance Coordinator

Finance Coordinator Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: water, food and shelter. SI has started activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August 2016 in the fields of Wash and is now intervening in 4 areas of the state for Wash and Shelter activities. Finance Coordinator Job Number: SRH03343 Location: Maiduguri, Borno Desired Start Date: 04/03/2019 Duration of the mission: 1 year About the Job The Country Director will supervise the Finance Coordinator. The Finance Coordinator is managing directly 3 staff: a deputy finance coordinator, an assistant finance coordinator and a cashier. Moreover, the finance coordinator is also the technical referent of the four admin managers of the bases. The financial visibility is good with a coverage confirmed for the next 6 months and even more for few lines. The strategy in 2019 is to try to reach development/long term funds for a new base in the south of Borno State as well as continuing our current emergency activities in our current bases. Main Responsibilities Analysis of the socio-economic context: Identify administrative partners Monitor the development of exchange rates  and prices Team Management: Work with administrators to define administrative personnel needs during the mission and recruit according to allocated resources and Solidarités International’s operational strategy Train and appraise the financial administrative team Coordinate, plan and supervise the activities of the financial administrative team Lead meetings for the financial administrative team Financial, Accounting and Budgetary Management: Define the expenditure cycle and authorization thresholds and ensure compliance with the purchase validation cycle Consolidate the mission’s monthly closing accounts Verify the accounts before they are sent to headquarters Consolidate and check the  Allocation boards Prepare, monitor and revise the mission’s financial programming Complete the consolidation of monthly Budget follow up and ensure that the mission remains financially stable Make connections between budgetary consumption and activity progress. Propose solutions if necessary Monitor the mission’s operating costs Train the mission’s senior staff in how to use the  Budget Follow up Prepare and assist with possible audits or inspections Prepare and consolidate the financial sections of proposals Integrate the new donor contracts into the financial management of the mission’s projects, adhering to Solidarités International procedures. Administrative Management of the Mission: Negotiate and draw up partnership contracts with local partners and ensure that they are followed and complied with Supervise paper and digital record-keeping, as well as ensuring the security of administrative documents Supervise the quarterly mailing of administrative archives to headquarters after validation of the Internal  Control Department Select and contract a lawyer who will examine legal issues and limit any legal risks Cash Management: Manage the cash flows between headquarters and the mission, and ensure that bases receive supplies Ensure that the cash box and coffers are well kept and that funds are secure at all bases Compile and monitor cash flow forecasts and forward them to headquarters Reporting/Communication: Ensure regular financial reporting to headquarters, on a schedule defined by the administrative calendar Ensure that Solidarités International’s in-country registration is followed up Organize and run information and coordination meetings Produce financial reports that are in line with financial donors’ administrative procedures Establish and maintain relationships with the administrative authorities at the national level. Carry out constant judicial monitoring, keep up-to-date with local employment laws, check information collected with law firms and insert it into Solidarités International’s documentation Take part in meetings relating to administrative aspects, represent Solidarités International when asked/delegated to do so Act as a link between headquarters and the field for all matters relating to finance Specific Stakes and Challenges: Training of national admin managers on bases Opening of a new base will be a challenge Program forecasts are hard to manage Your Profile Bachelor or Master's Degree in, Business or Public Administration or Accounting or related field Previous experiences as Finance coordinator with significant financial volume (> 8 millions EUR at least recommended), multiplicity of donor’s contracts (6 at least recommended) Proven experience in team management, team structuring Proven experience in training & capacity building Knowledge in Administrative and Financial management; Knowledge in Audit management; Knowledge of DFID / ECHO / BPRM / OFDA-USAID, UN agencies & other donors assistance policies, guidelines and financial reporting requirements Prioritization and self-organization Ability to multitask and delegation Rigor Diplomacy Full working proficiency in English (read, spoken & written) Excellent knowledge of Excel and good knowledge of other Office suite Accounting software: Saga preferred and recommended Good analytical and reporting skills Ability to work in multi-cultural environment Ability to work under pressure Excellent interpersonal & communication skills. SI will Offer You According to experience, starting from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of 600 USD. SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment. Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time-off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 750 USD allocated by Solidarités). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs). Social and Medical Cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded. The living conditions of the base are comfortable (A.C, comfortable beds, TV, tennis table, good cooking etc) with possibility of finding a wide range of goods for cooking. Despite restriction (curfew & limitation of movement), the level of activities is quite good (Sport: Soccer, volleyball…and interactions with other INGO). The multicultural environment allows for enriching exchanges and extensive discussions, as the atmosphere is very uplifting. The problematic aspect is that security procedures are quite restrictive (which is normal given the context) but it means that movement are limited and that knowledge of the city and the culture will be also very limited.

Livelihood Project Manager

Livelihood Project Manager INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people. Livelihood Project Manager Location: Maiduguri, Borno Code: SR-49-742 Starting date: 01-02-2019 Contract Duration: 10 Months Reporting to: Head of Base Supervision of: National Project Manager/ Field Coordinators Dependents: No family duty station General Purpose of the Position The overall purpose of the Livelihoods Project Manager role is to ensure a streamlined, fit-for-context Livelihood Programme, including food-security elements, in Borno State-NE Nigeria, across various field bases and humanitarian contexts. The position will develop a Livelihoods strategy, including a core set of activities, for the country and the technical tools and standards to support implementation, in close coordination with base and field offices. S/he will also provide technical guidance and support on a day to day basis to Livelihoods programmes across INTERSOS Nigeria; through this, s/he will ensure harmonization and national consistency. Main Responsibilities and Tasks Technical Oversight: Develop program strategy and priorities based on thorough understanding of needs and context Ensure that programme strategy, and design is integrated with other INTERSOS sectors Lead development, harmonization, and roll out of SOPs, tools and guidelines Provide regular technical support and guidance to National Project Manager/ Field Coordinators and other relevant staff in both a structured manner and on a case by case basis. Assure compliance with INTERSOS standards and procedures and alignment with global strategy, through regular coordination with colleagues in support services at Base Office and Field Offices level. Coordinate with sector colleagues at Base Office and HQ levels as appropriate about relevant issues Complete regular field visits to ensure technical oversight and support, identify needs, and ensure quality programming Technical Line Management: Development of harmonized job descriptions and structures in all field offices Participate in the recruitment of technical staff in the same field Identify technical gaps and support capacity building for technical line reports Contribute to setting performance objectives and performance appraisals of technical staff in the same field When necessary, and with approval of his/her line manager, provide stop-gap support in absence of PMs, in close coordination with team focal points (identified by the PM before his/her absence) Programme Development, Coordination, and Oversight: Lead design, finalisation and oversight and coordination of proposals and projects, in coordination with FSL Coordinator, Head of Base /HoM Lead on developing assessments, including inter-sectoral assessments to inform evidence-based planning Map donor priorities within given sector and identify new opportunities Provide technical review of all proposals and reports and other relevant sector-specific donor communications Lead as a grants focal point for livelihood sector, as appointed by FSL Coordinator Lead on program review meetings where he/she is the focal point and contribute to other program review meetings as necessary (Grant Opening, Review, & Close Out Meetings) Oversight of overall program implementation, including budgets and indicators Oversight and monitoring of overall sector budget, including budget development, in coordination with National PM / Field Coordinators and monitoring for timely sector-level spend, and initiate corrective action, including internal and donor budget realignments Quality Assurance: Oversight of overall program implementation progress; identification, resolution and/or escalation of issues; Work with M&E to develop harmonized tools and databases to monitor and track efficiency and quality of programming and improve information management within the sector focal points Work closely with M&E in design, implementation, and evaluation of sector-level programming Coordinate with M&E to ensure accountability mechanisms are established for programming Coordination and Donor Engagement: Lead participation at Clusters, including direct participation at the national level and coordination of representation at the sub-national level. Also participate in working groups/strategic advisory groups, to represent INTERSOS and its mandate Act as the main sector-level point of contact with donors in coordination with FSL Coordinator; support donor visits to the field Provide technical input and support strategic direction of the sector-level response within the humanitarian community Report issues and challenges to the donor in a timely manner, in coordination with the FSL Coordinator Liaise with sub national and national government authorities and relevant stakeholders Other: Raise any issues of non-compliance and assure compliance with INTERSOS standards and procedures Coordinate with Communication /Advocacy for success story content, communication tools, etc. Provide regular updates to FSL Coordinator and SMT Any other duties as agreed with FSL Coordinator Education Masters in Social Sciences or other relevant field. Professional Experience: To be successful in this role we expect you to have at least 7 years of experience with INGOs. Professional Requirements: Strong Livelihoods experience including experience in representation with clusters and other protection actors Strong Cash experience Experience in rapidly changing humanitarian contexts Experience with representation and communication Experience with capacity building, including in settings with remote technical management Strong technical experience in development and roll out of SOPs Substantial experience in both a technical advisory role and program management and implementation Strong proposal development and report development skills Languages: English. Personal Requirements: In this position, you are expected to demonstrate competencies: Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with INTERSOS’s vision and values.

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