North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant for Yobe and Borno states. As a matter of fact, this’s one of international NGO jobs in Nigeria 2018. North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting exercise is ongoing. The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria – An International Development Organization seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill  followoing  position below:

North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant

Job Title: Gender and Community Development Assistant


Location:
 Borno and Yobe State (expected prolonged travel to northern Borno and Yobe)
Contract Term: Consultant
Duration: Six (6) months
Slot: 2 Openings


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant 


Program Summary

This program seeks  to design and implement activities that will collectively empower women and girls through Capacity & Coalition building in targeted communities. Therefore, efforts include identifying community related activities & developing curriculum activities that will address issues around women and girls’ vulnerability. Furthermore, establish various platforms/ groups of women within  community which gives women and girls  safe space to discuss and address issues on vulnerabilities  as well encourage women involvement within their communities.


 Work Scope /Primary Responsibilities

  • Firstly, the Gender and Community Development Assistant (GCDA) works under  supervision of NERI Program Manager and closely with the Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) to support  implementation of activities in targeted communities to establish Capacity & Coalition building of women/girls within Northeast Nigeria (Borno and Yobe).
  • Secondly, GCDA is responsible for summarizing, developing and submitting community-based ideas for activities concepts. The GCDA will interact with  women/girls’ clusters, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs) and other groups implementing similar or potential activities.
  • Thirdly, the GCDA also provides community-based support to NERI Program Manager and the Gender and Capacity Building Specialist (GCBS) in monitoring activities and sessions held by  women/girls’ clusters and serve as points-of-contact to NERI programs and monitoring and evaluation staff.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The GCDA  reports directly to NERI Program Manager but works closely with the GCBS

Duration:

  • The duration for this activit initially  is  for 6 months with possibility of extension.


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant: Activity Locations:

  • Borno: Kareto, Gubio, Damasak, Mongonu, Shuwa Communities, Maiduguri
  • Yobe: Geidam and Kanama

Deliverables:

  • Works with  NERI Program Manager and  GCBS to identify and develop concepts to support  women/girls’ curriculum activities
  • Support NERI Program Manager and  GCBS in  monitoring and implementation of program Activities.
  • Again, liaise with women groups, NGOs, CBOs and other community stakeholders to identify potential vulnerabilities raised during  sessions.
  • Then, attend an introductory and  follow-up meeting with the GCBS to identify relevant sessions in the curriculum to be integrated, as well as understand specific needs and expectations.
  • Facilitate linkages between communities  needed
  • Support to identify existing interventions that relate to women and girls, while engaging women to discuss issues that relate to violence and vulnerabilities
  • Attend cluster sessions held in  communities to inform/derive program activities and send weekly reports to NERI Program Manager and GCBS.
  • Lastly, submit  monthly report on  activities and findings.
North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant: Qualifications and Criteria

  • Diploma in relevant field  and 2years specific experience in community-based work, especially within  Northeast will be added advantage
  • Computer literacy in MS Word.
  • Work experience with  internationally-funded project and/or government organization is highly desirable.
  • Excellent influencing and relationship management skills for community mobilization.
  • Great Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in oral and written English required. Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and/or Shuwa-Arabic highly essential.
  • Ability to travel frequently within  activity locations


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant:  Application Closing Date

27th December, 2018.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit  following documents to: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com

Document Include:

  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • Cover letter


North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruiting Gender & Community Development Assistant: Note:

  • Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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