Community Development Facilitator

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Job Description

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria - An International Development Organization is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Development Facilitator

Locations:
 Borno and Yobe
Slots: 4 Openings

Position Summary

  • The community Development Facilitator (CDF) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissions
  • The CDF will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NLCB-funded activities or potential activities
  • The CDF 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
  • These positions will be based in Borno and Yobe State respectively, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the State LGAs. Travel is expected.

Reporting & Supervision

  • The Community Development Facilitator reports to the Program Manager, based at Borno and Yobe State respectively.

Primary Responsibilities
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 the project activities.
  • Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.
  • Work with Program Manager (PM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.
  • Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics activities
  • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to PM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.
  • Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
  • 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.

 

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    3

    Qualifications
    FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
    Other Requirements

    Required Skills & Qualifications

    • University Degree in Political Science, International Affairs or other related Social Sciences field is preferred.
    • Three years of general work experience with at least two years of related experience is required.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills are required.
    • Prior experience with international organizations or international-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
    • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
    • 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.
    • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.

    Application Closing Date
    23rd October, 2019.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to: nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com referencing the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and Resume/CV.

    • A current CV listing all their work experience and qualifications; AND
    • A Cover Letter.

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    About North East Regional Initiative (NERI)
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    Job Summary
    Published
    October 10, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Experience
    Minimum of 3years
    Location
    Borno /Yobe
    Deadline
    October 23, 2019
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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