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7 NGO Jobs at HIPCITY Hub Maiduguri

NGO JOBS AVAILABLE AT HIPCITY HUB , MAIDUGURI- BORNO STATE

HIPCITY Hub – A registered Nigeria NGO (non-profit) organisation working on social justice and humanitarian response in both the southern and northern region of Nigeria is currently looking for volunteers and Interns for their newly opened field office in Maiduguri, Borno state – Nigeria.

Applications are hereby invited for the vacant position below:

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Project Support Officer

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • The Food Security Officer will provide leadership and management of all aspects of the food security and livelihoods activities integrated to nutrition projects in Maiduguri.
  • S/he will be responsible for the implementation of food assistance programs involving cash/food voucher transfers and ensuring program quality, completion of activities within budget and project period, and identifying new needs for program expansion and improvement.
  • S/he will be part of the Nutrition team based in Maiduguri and will contribute to deepening IMC Nutrition and Food Security Programs.
  • Take lead in the management of emergency food security activities into the CMAM program in the NE operation.
  • Support the team to define the implementing methodology, organize trainings, define and implement a realistic work plan, develop monitoring and evaluation tools, adapted to cash and voucher approaches.
  • Organize and take an active part in field and community rapid assessments, market mapping and analysis, beneficiary’s selection in order to collect information and data needed for the design, monitoring and evaluation of cash-based transfers.
  • Analyse the technical performance of on-going projects and participate in food security assessments, surveys, data collection and analysis and contribute to improving the quality of food security programming.
  • Take charge of developing tools and systems to facilitate the implementation of food assistance programs.
  • In coordination with the Nutrition support officer, contribute to the management of the project team through the definition of responsibilities, evaluation of technical capacities and training, capacity building to strengthen cash/voucher transfers programming.
  • Liaise with the State Programme Team Lead and Nutrition Support Officer, Finance and Admin to ensure that project budget, equipment and local supply planning as well as the efficient management of financial resources in line with donor TOR/contract and the NGO policies.
  • Ensure regular and quality project reporting in a timely manner and in compliance with donor requirements.
  • Supervise volunteers and field staff, and ensure effective and timely coordination of activities with the Food Security and livelihood actors in project states
  • Represent NGO at the Food Security Cluster meeting and ensure that NGO is active and visible
  • Communicate in a timely manner any changes in project implementation arising out of security concerns and liaise with the Security Manager for remedial action.
  • Liaise with the Logistics Team to ensure that procurement’s are timely initiated, monitored and prioritized by the logistics team;
  • Provide assistance for the development of new food security opportunities and advise the Nutrition Support Officer on matters relating to food security.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Agriculture, Nutrition, Development Studies, or other relevant certifications
  • Strong analytical skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Good understanding of complex emergencies and crisis contexts
  • Flexible and creative
  • Strong organizational and logistical skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to work and live in challenging conditions
  • Must adhere to set security standards
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work
  • Be a team player
  • At least 1 years’ experience in humanitarian interventions focusing on food security and nutrition
  • An understanding of food security interventions.
  • Good command of English and knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters and updated CV’s to: info@hipcityhub.com  Note

  • The title of the position (Protection Officer) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Title: WASH Project Support Officer

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.
  • The WASH Project support will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and work under the supervision of the State Programe Lead.
  • The WASH Project Support officer will provide support to context assessment/Provision of safe water points and develop materials for WASH/hygiene promotion.
  • The WASH officer will be involved in the selection, design and construction of water systems using ground or surface water, including abstraction, storage, treatment and distribution for new systems or rehabilitation of existing systems.
  • He/she will conduct and promote safe hygiene and mobilize members of the beneficiary communities.
  • He/she will also assist in the distribution of WASH NFIs Items kits to registered beneficiaries.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of National Diploma in Public Health, Sociology, Rural Development or other related fields.
  • Have previous experience in hygiene promotion and community mobilization.
  • Be motivated, creative, flexible and, culturally sensitive.
  • Be willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Be fluent in Hausa, Kanuri/Shuwa and English.
  • Have previous working experience in the development or humanitarian sector preferably.
  • Have good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: info@hipcityhub.com

Note

  • The title of the position (WASH Project Support Officer) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition (CMAM/IYCF) Project Support Officer

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • The Nutrition CMAM/IYCF Support officer will be based in Maiduguri, Bonro State and support field activities.
  • He/she will provide support for efficient and smooth implementation of nutrition CMAM/IYCF and social and behavioural change activities.
  • He/she will also support the implementation and sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM/IYCF with support from Ministry of Health, community leaders and other key stakeholders at local government level.
  • The CMAM/IYCF Support officer will support the state team in conducting rapid/detailed assessment of infant and young child feeding practices in mothers/care givers at mobile clinics.
  • He/she will support the state team in providing personalized IYCF counselling sessions to pregnant women for the preparation of breastfeeding and colostrum feeding and all mothers with children under 24 months.
  • Directly implement the activities defined in the program in close collaboration with the state team lead.
  • Work closely within community structures to follow up on implementation of CMAM/IYCF activities with support from the State Programme team lead.
  • Create awareness and sensitize the community on CMAM/IYCF practices, malnutrition, the causes of malnutrition and treatment of malnutrition.
  • Participate in screening of children less than five years, referral and follow up of malnourished beneficiaries at community level.
  • Implement sensitization activities for targeted communities about CMAM/IYCF with support from MOH, community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level.
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and MUAC screening data & reports to nutrition officers for compilation.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Nutrition or Community Based Program with similar experience in humanitarian contexts (conflict/insecure contexts) as well as CMAM, IYCF and community mobilization.
  • Be proficient in statistics and other software (Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Have excellent team, budget, project management and representation competencies.
  • Be proficient in local languages (Kanuri, Fulani, Hausa).
  • Have the capacity to be flexible and supervise and coach health workers.
  • Have the ability and willingness to frequently travel to villages and stay at the field.
  • Have previous NGO experience managing mobilization in different interventions (i.e. cash transfers, wash, Nutrition) preferably.
  • Be committed to Action the NGO’s mission, values and policies.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to: info@hipcityhub.com

Note: The title of the position (Nutrition (CMAM/IYCF) Project Support Officer) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Protection/Case Management Support Officer

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • The caseworker is to work directly with children, young people and families to support them to achieve change that keeps children and young people safe and improves their social, emotional, health and educational outcomes.
  • Also ensure that protection is an integral part of programme activities
  • He/She will support in implementing gender-sensitive community-level protection activities in particular, cash for vulnerable livelihoods, protection monitoring and information dissemination and referrals guided by Oxfam’s policies and guidelines for managing information and relevant professional standards in protection work.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • The post holder roles is aimed enabling vulnerable people to participate fully in their social and economic life and build stronger, more sustainable and inclusive communities in Project communities.
  • Deliver accountable and collaborative casework that respects the culture and context of each child, young person, family and community and is based on timely sharing of accurate information to ensure that the support meets their identified needs.
  • Undertake assessment / investigation and on-going family work to identify and address safety and risk concerns for children and young people.
  • Model ethical and curious casework that is responsive to the changing needs of children, young people and families.
  • Build relationships within practice and legislative frameworks to create change in families and keep children and young people safe.
  • Engage family members of survivors’ and empower them with skills to help survivors’ cope.
  • Engage clients to capture stories, needs and concerns, and communicate on available services.
  • Facilitate referrals to critical services meeting survivors’ needs.
  • Provide individual counselling to survivors’
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and access to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Assist in facilitating group PSS activities at safe spaces and in the community.
  • Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and maintain networks and relationships with key stakeholders to deliver appropriate services for children, young people and families.
  • Provide, coaching, advice and support to less experienced caseworkers and participate in training and orientation activities.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Diploma or its equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution is preferred.
  • Written and oral fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English language. Experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.
  • Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
  • Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred
  • Basic computer, IT and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships
  • Understand the community served -community connectedness

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: info@hipcityhub.com

Note

  • The title of the position (Protection Officer) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Community Health Outreach Support Officer (CHOSO)

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • Working under the supervision of the SPTL, the Community Health Outreach Support Officer (CHOSO) is responsible for providing health promotional education outreach/services within the scope of a given project in order to meet program requirements.
  • The position requires strong interpersonal and social behavioural change communication skills to make connections and build relationships with the target patient/client base. The CHOSO works collaboratively with other team members in WASH, Nutrition etc.
  • Maintains inventory of health education/outreach materials necessary to conduct outreach efforts and to supply internal providers and other staff as needed
  • Conduct health promotion sessions to contribute to the reduction of Malaria, Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, STDs and other common child killer diseases,
  • Participates in mandatory trainings and update meetings related to the program to build and maintain current knowledge base of awareness and prevention in the specific area of health addressed by the project.
  • Work cooperatively/collaboratively with health facility personnel for referral of community people to health facilities for treatment.
  • Supervise and coordinating the recruitment of community health volunteers.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Diploma or its equivalent
  • Successful completion of a Community Health Worker formal training program such as from a college or other education institution is preferred.
  • Written and oral fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English language.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.
  • Experience working in a community-based setting for at least 1 to 2 years preferred.
  • Knowledge of some medical terminology preferred
  • Basic computer, IT and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate and maintain positive working relationships
  • Understand the community served -community connectedness

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to: info@hipcityhub.com

Note: The title of the position (Community Health Outreach Support Officer (CHOSO) ) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: State Programme Team Lead

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • Under direction of the Board Member and Founder provide program team leadership for business plan development, implementation, evaluation and reporting for the program team Identify, coordinate and promote opportunities for collaboration both within and between program teams.
  • The State Programme Team Lead has overall programmatic, financial and management responsibility for the Northeast operations (projects).
  • Coordinate state/regional project activities and ensure all activities are implemented according to the approved budget and workplan.
  • Represent the organization in various high level technical meetings with governmental bodies, stakeholders and donors.
  • Participate in development process of donor proposals – log frames, narratives and budgets
  • Provide technical support through oversight visits, coaching, mentoring and integrated supportive to other staff and partners on the project.
  • The role works closely with and manages the state team of technical and administrative staff/volunteers and other support staff/volunteers.
  • The role ensures that project objectives, outcomes and deliverables are met and that financial, operational and reporting requirements of the donors are adhered to.
  • Submit timely and quality report to the Executive Management Committee and Donors.
  • Leads the preparation of state annual strategic plans; technical and operational work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required in close collaboration with Executive Management Committee/Board
  • Ensures appropriate consultation in the development of state-level plans and budgets (including consultation with the Head office team and founder, national government agencies and other project stakeholders);
  • Provides technical guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all project activities, outputs and deliverables at state level;
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective implementation of state work plans and ensures delivery is on time, within budget, meets client and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant;
  • Monitors state implementation progress and progress towards milestones; maintains up to date logs of issues and risks; works to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalates material issues and risks as appropriate;
  • Oversees and contributes to results measurement, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, value for money analysis and communication for the state;
  • Assumes overall responsibility for the effective and professional management of the state team;
  • Leads, guides, mentors and manages the performance of technical and administrative direct reports and ensures appropriate leadership, guidance, mentorship and management of other staff;
  • Participates as required in HR management including but not limited to recruitment and contracting, performance management, disciplinary and grievance proceedings, and learning and development;
  • Ensures consistent implementation of company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Guidelines, Security Protocols.
  • Ensures the team and activities in the state provide and demonstrate good value for money;
  • Supports the preparation of annual workplan budgets and workplan budget variations to the client;
  • Responsible for forecast management in the state including working with the state team to minimise monthly forecast variance and annual budget variance;
  • Manage, analyse and make sound recommendations to the line manager
  • Oversee the effective management of all state project staff members.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Degree/HND in Social Science, Art, Humanity or related field with minimum of 1 year experience in a project management, stakeholders relations and administration-related role.
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Excel, Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

 

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: info@hipcityhub.com Note

  • The title of the position (State Programme Team Lead) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Finance and Admin Assistant

Employment Type: Volunteer

Job Summary

  • The Finance/Admin assistant will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State and support the State Programme Lead in managing cash flow and base account.
  • He/she will also ensure compliance with purchasing procedures, respect of supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • The person will also assist the team in the management and administration of the cash transfer program.
  • He/she will be in charge of filing and archiving financial related documents.
  • Front office management
  • Provide administrative support to the Maiduguri office
  • Store management (inventory of new stock and used stock all office supplies). Ensure that the store bin cards are updated and minimum and maximum stock levels are maintained at all times.
  • Take minute of all team meetings and upload on the intranet
  • Support in processing of payments for vendors with support from Finance Coordinator.
  • Receive goods from vendors and ensure that goods supplied are in line with the order specifications and that the necessary documentations are completed
  • Manage disbursement of petty cash and vital document in the safe.
  • Support in preparation of financial documentation such as Payment vouchers.
  • Support in the review of float retirement
  • Ensure proper record management (filing) in the finance unit
  • Ensure regular service of office equipment.
  • Ensure regular monthly purchase and payment of utility bills (electricity, water, refuse etc).
  • Ensure replacement or any broken equipment, lighting etc. in the office and the guest house.
  • Assist in the identification and purchase of maintenance items needed in the office and the guest house.

Requirements
Interested candidate will:

  • Have a Degree/HND in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field with minimum of 1 year experience in a finance and administration-related role. Or at least Ordinary National Diploma
  • Have excellent computer skills including with Excel, Microsoft office.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills (communication, give effective feedback and be a team player)
  • Be able to manage stress effectively, juggle competing priorities, balance various programmatic, logistics and team needs.
  • Have the ability to manage work plans including ability to work under pressure.
  • Be committed to the NGO’s mission, values and policies.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2017.

TO APPLY:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter and updated CV’s to the following e-mail address: info@hipcityhub.com Note

  • The title of the position (Finance and Admin Assistant) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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