North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria – An International Development Organization is seeking applications from qualified Nigerian nationals for the below position:

Job Title: Community Development Facilitator – II (Officer Level)
Position Start Date: Immediately

Position Summary

  • The Community Development Facilitator-II (CDF II) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissions.
  • The CDF II will work with groups to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project concepts during the YL/GL phase, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities.
  • This position will be based at the state office, located in Adamawa and with planned expansion, other parts of the State, with program activities expected to be carried out in the field Offices.
  • This positions will be based in Adamawa. Travel is expected.
  • The CDF II will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NRTI-funded activities or potential activities.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • The Community Development Facilitator-II reports to the State Program Manager located in Adamawa.

Primary Responsibilities and  Deliverables
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with community groups, NGOs, CBOs, associations and other community stakeholders to identify potential partners for NRTI activities.
  • Identify potential activities at the community level for NRTI support
  • Work with State Program Manager (SPM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.
  • Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics for activities
  • Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
  • Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
  • Support review of Final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
  • Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
  • Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field
  • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
  • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability
  • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to SPM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.
  • Work with NRTI staff to ensure project attendance at local events.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • University Degree in Sociology, Political Science, International Affairs or other related Social Sciences field is required.
  • Five (5) years’ work experience in a related field is required.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required for report writing and database entry work.
  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.
  • Prior experience with USAID or US Government funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
  • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: World Wide Web (internet), MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

Job Title: STTA Social Media Campaigns Consultant
Abuja, Borno
Duration: 8 Months
Position Start Date: Immediately
Position Summary

  • NERI seeks a Social Media Campaigns Consultant to support selected Fellows to establish vibrant social media presence and carry out not less than two (2) group or individual social media campaign efforts.
  • The Social Media Campaigns Consultant will have the responsibility for providing guidance on issues, topics, campaign schedule, methodology, advisories and overall management of individual and group campaigns of fellows across North East Intellectual Entrepreneurial Fellowship (NEIEF) program thematic focus.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position reports to the Program Development Officer in Abuja.

Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate activities of Fellows and NEIEF program activities through multiple social media platforms and channels to reach diverse audiences.
  • Support Fellows with development of individual and group social media campaigns.
  • Help manage online presence through social media efforts; including the preparation of a monthly social media follower and engagement dashboard for each fellow.
  • Collaborate with NERI reporting team, providing additional narrative concepts and creative input towards development of success stories, reporting and related projects, as reasonably requested.


  • Monthly social media reports on activities of NEIEF fellows.
  • Create a Social Media Strategy for the NEIEF program i.e. identifying audience, selection of appropriate social media platforms based on NEIEF goals.
  • Define appropriate metrics for data collection; content management guidelines and adoption of a follower policy to maintain security and privacy of all communications.


  • A Degree in Communications, Mass Communications or related fields with proven work experience and presence in major social networks will give an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience in actual execution of social media activities including evidence of personal Blogs/tweets, and management of third party social media platforms.
  • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing.
  • Excellent communications skills and time management abilities.
  • Fluency in English required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience up and managing youth social networks in post-conflict settings.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios.
  • Please reference the job title and location on the subject of your mail.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates MUST submit the following documents below to:

Required Documents
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all job responsibilities; AND
  • A cover letter
Application Deadline: 29th March, 2017.


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