Catholic Relief Services (CRS) recruitment for Graduate – 2017

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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and
non-church partners to implement its programs. Therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to our approach in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established its presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, governance, peacebuilding and Health/HIV programming.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: MEAL Assistant
Project: Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods
Position Band: 8-2
Reports to: Database Manager
Duration: One Year
Job Responsibilities

  • The M&E Assistant will provide direct MEAL support on the project under the direct supervision of the Database Manager with oversight from the M&E Director.
  • S/he shall support processes for adequate collection and documentation of data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impacts based on the M&E plan and donor reporting requirements.
  • S/he will work to support partners and state teams to maintain reporting processes and ensure that all information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner.
  • The position will report to the Database Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of systems for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on protect activities.
  • Support the update of project database routinely as may be required
  • Assist M&E Direct or and Database Manager’ in carrying out specific training and other capacity building activities in routine and specifically designed data management
  • Support the dissemination of quality data for decision making and feedback through regular information sharing with stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Support evaluation and other research activities during the implementation of the project.
  • Provide on-going support to partners, end communities to maintain M&E systems
  • Support the conduct of periodic supportive supervision and Data Quality Assessment visits to partners and communities
  • Support partners in the management and use of ICT4D devices with guidance of the database manager
  • Work with the database manager to analyze information about the program and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Support the preparation ot monthly/quarterly M&E activity reports
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Database Manager and or the M&E Director.

Qualifications and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences or other related fields.
  • Experience in staff development and partner capacity.
  • Fluency in Hausa language is desirable
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team,
  • Ability to travel as may be needed.
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant experience in a related role.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Job Title: Program Assistant
Project: Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods
Position Band: B2
Reports to: Nutrition Team Lead
Duration: One Year
Job Responsibilities

  • The Program Assistant will be required to work within a multi-sectoral setting including agriculture, Livelihoods, nutrition, gender integration, education. government and local partners.
  • The post holder will need to deliver effective, highly competent project support and consistently deliver in a person-centered environment which promotes positive relationships.
  • Over all the Project Assistant will work under the direction of the Technical Lead Nutrition in the day-to-day successful implementation of technical components of the Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihood Project.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support the technical team to ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the LGA and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of work plan.
  • Support the technical team to compile project results for reporting, case studies and lessons learned, Support the technical team to facilitate, draft, and participate in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review technical reports. such as: activity, monthly, quarterly. and/or annual reports; strategic plans and work plans; and other ad hoc reports, as
  • Support the technical team on the design and implementation of assessments and evaluation studies, trainings, and workshops and training.
  • Support the work of consultants in the fields as needs arise.
  • Support the technical leads to maintain good relationship with Government and non-Government partners working on the Project.
  • Under the direction of the technical lead he/she will represent the project in internal and external events and take notes and provide feedback
  • Serve as the interface between the technical team and the operation .
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Line manager and other supervisors.

Qualifications and Abilities

  • Bachelor Degree with work experience in the field of Nutrition, Public Health, Livelihood, Household Economic Strengthening or Development.
  • Experience working with Local or international NGO a plus.
  • Interest in development issues
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Excellent interpersonal skills end ability to work successfully in team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
  • Strong organizational se/Is and communication skills
  • Ability to work and manage various projects in steam salting. with limited supervision
  • Ability to work well with people stall levels.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic integrated project.
  • Passion to reach the most vulnerable groups
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project’s zones of influence in the North West and North East.

Job Title: Grant Assistant
Project: Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods
Position Band: 8-2
Reports to: Grants Officer
Duration: One Year
Job Responsibilities

  • The Grants Assistant (GA) will be primarily responsible for documentation, referencing and filing of all project related documents.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper filing and archiving of all project financial documents;
  • Ensure proper filing of all donor and sub recipient agreements both on hard files and soft copy; Arrange and properly file all backup copies of sub recipient payment vouchers and GJs,
  • Fill in cost share valuation form for all cost share document;
  • Prepare timesheet and other support documents to support cost share valuation,

Qualifications and Abilities

  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics or related fields;
  • Minimum of one year relevant experience.
  • Must be a matured, motivated, problem solving individual with high levels of initiative;
  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate high level of initiative, diplomacy and tact.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software-MS Office (PowerPoint and Excel especially);
  • Must be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Agency Wide Competences
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form ” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: Title of the position must be stated as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline  30th January, 2017.

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