CARE International

Micro Business Development Officer

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CARE International is recruiting for Full time Micro Business Development Officer

Job Description

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.

Job Title: Micro Business Development Officer

Job Type: Full Time  

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Experience: 3 years

Location: Yobe

Job Field: Sales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development  
 
Position Type: Regular

Supervisor: Project Manager

Location: Nguru, Yobe State.

Slots: 1 Position.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibility No 1: 

  • Management of the income generation/ cash component according to contractual requirements, operating priorities:
  • Develop work plan in collaboration with project team members according to the proposal
  • Make sure that specific project components are implemented according to contractual requirements, both in relation to project implementation and financial management
  • Conduct periodic assessments to ensure project implementation is happening according to the agreed upon work plans and budgets
  • Liaise closely with other agencies working in the same geographic regions and/or sectors to ensure coordination and avoid overlap.

Responsibility No 2: 

  • Program quality of the project is ensured during each phase of the project implementation process:
  • Conduct regular progress review meetings with field teams and stakeholders to ensure quality is maintained and address any problems
  • Make sure field teams collect relevant information on outputs, outcomes and impact, in both qualitative and quantitative form, based on reporting formats

Responsibility No 3: 
Provide technical inputs/ Trainings:

  • Provide technical input on income generation activities/ micro business development/ cash for work procedures to the beneficiaries
  • Conduct technical trainings to the beneficiaries to implement income generating activities
  • Visit field locations frequently to monitor income generating/ micro business activities of the beneficiaries
  • Provide training on Cash for Work/ Food for Assets process and procedures

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

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

Qualification/Experience Required:

  • Basic University Degree/ Diploma in Agriculture/ Business Management
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in the development or humanitarian sector particularly agriculture and livelihood projects
  • Training skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) essential and fluency in at least one of the local languages, preferably Hausa/ Kanuri
  • Excellent community mobilization/ sensitization and communication skills.
  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
  • Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction
  • Excellent training skill

Skills:

  • Training skills
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) essential and fluency in at least one of the local languages, preferably Hausa/ Kanuri
  • Excellent community mobilization/ sensitization and communication skills.
  • Ability to deal well with a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Cooperative, friendly, and helpful attitude with clients and co-workers.
  • Ability to work closely with other employees to ensure positive, constructive environment within the program or department, and throughout the organization.
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced and growth-oriented environment, while maintaining a sense of humor and a positive, solution-oriented approach.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CARE International.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds.

Conditions:
By submitting your Application for this position you agreed to CARE’s ZERO Tolerance to:

  • Fraud
  • Sexual Harassment, Exploitation, Abuse and Child Abuse

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the position being applied for and the location (in Caps e.g. (Livelihoods Assistant - YUNUSARI) to: ngahr@care.org

Note
Save your Application and CV with your name before attaching it

CARE strongly encourage women to apply

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CARE considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to race, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, color, national origin, marital status, or veteran status.

There are individuals who may use CARE’s name and trademark in emails and on websites in an attempt to solicit fees from interested job-seekers. Please note that CARE will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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About CARE International
CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. CARE began work in Nigeria in 2017, in response to the emergency crises between Boko Haram insurgency and the military counterinsurgency that has led to more than 20,000 people killed and led to the abduction of over 4000 women and girls. Now in its ninth year, the situation in the NE remains e...
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Job Summary
Published
January 8, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Yobe
Deadline
January 22, 2020
Specialization
Sales / Business Development /Advertising/ PR / Marketing
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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