Assistant Project Manager, VSLA Recruitment at CARE International-jobsfornaija
Assistant Project Manager, VSLA Recruitment at CARE International-jobsfornaija

Assistant Project Manager, VSLA Recruitment at CARE International


CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.

Assistant Project Manager, VSLA Recruitment at CARE International-jobsfornaija

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager, VSLA

Location: Gashua, Yobe State with regular visits to Sub Offices
Position Type: Regular/Full term

Job Description

  • Make field visits to CSOs and Federations already in place to collect information on the process taken
  • External representation (fund raising, marketing, reports to country office and donors)
  • Preparation of proposals for funding
  • Preparation of strategic and operational plans
  • Supervision of operations director and/or field supervisors (depending on programme scale)
  • Supervision of M&E and Admin
  • Track and evaluate the implementation of the strategy
  • Reporting, capitalization, documentation of the process
  • Assess the level of implementation of the various action plans of the groups: who, what, how, what resources, how much, how they mobilized
  • Provide advisory support at both the groups and CSO level to take into account strategic themes related to the transformation of harmful gender-specific norms


  • Degree or Diploma in Management
  • Excellent track-record in project management or high level supervision in I/NGO.
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proven capacity to organize complex operations
  • Proven strategic planning skills
  • Proven operational planning skills
  • Proven staff supervision skills
  • Excellent diplomatic skills


  • 3-5 years previous senior programme management experience
  • Familiarity with principles and practice of savings led microfinance and with a strong awareness of the challenges faced by traditional methodologies
  • Community development background
  • Familiarity with basic Gender Concepts, CARE’s Women Empowerment Framework and Gender Transformative Approaches
  • Experienced trainer
  • Strong data analysis background
  • Strong experience of supervising senior and junior staff
  • Strong planning skills

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2019.

How to to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV as a single document to: using the “Job title” as subject of the email.


  • Indicate clearly in the subject line of the email the position you are applying for and the location (in Caps)
  • Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it
  • CARE International in Nigeria, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, and race. Qualified women especially are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Conditions – By submitting your Application for this position you agreed to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to: Fraud, Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse.