Program Officer at Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI)


The project Promoting Access to Integrated GBV Services to Conflict Affected Communities in Borno State is a 8-month project (November 2022 – June 2023) funded by the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) and implemented by the Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) in Bama LGA of Borno state. The project targets vulnerable populations in IDP camps and host communities in Bama with the aim of reducing suffering and vulnerability to GBV, SGBV & SEA for women and girls of reproductive age. The project will also support the co-ordination of the GBV sub-sector through co-ordination of the dignity kits technical working group (which REBHI leads) by assessing reviewing and implementing the needs of beneficiaries into the standardized dignity kits contents.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Officer

Location: Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Background

  • The project Promoting Access to Integrated GBV Services to Conflict Affected Communities in Borno State is a 8-month project (November 2022 – June 2023) funded by the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF) and implemented by the Rehabilitation Empowerment and Better Health Initiative (REBHI) in Bama LGA of Borno state.
  • The project targets vulnerable populations in IDP camps and host communities in Bama with the aim of reducing suffering and vulnerability to GBV, SGBV & SEA for women and girls of reproductive age.
  • The project will also support the co-ordination of the GBV sub-sector through co-ordination of the dignity kits technical working group (which REBHI leads) by assessing reviewing and implementing the needs of beneficiaries into the standardized dignity kits contents.

Job Description

  • Support in the implementation and management of the project
  • Developing work-plans, budgets and overseeing implementation of activities
  • Developing monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports, project presentations, and program updates
  • Finalize reports on activities, outputs and outcomes; as well as donor reports;
  • Development and submission of donor financial and narrative reports;
  • Ensure adherence to work-plan and budgets in planning and implementation of programs/ project;
  • Maintain synergies within and with other program/ project teams and M&E teams
  • Provide guidance to staff and partners on Results Based Management tools and performance indicators.
  • Provide advisory and program management inputs to the program manager
  • Draft organizational strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to the project;
  • Support in development of program/ project proposals and initiatives;
  • Participate in meetings and dialogues on issues related to the project on behalf of REBHI, as necessary;
  • Identify areas for support and interventions within the project
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project partners within the GBV sub-sector
  • Identify capacity building needs of stakeholders and partners
  • Build and manage relationships with partners to support implementation of the project; and to respond to any potential problems
  • Provide partners with technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives.
  • Support the monitoring of implementation of activities and finances using the results based management tools;
  • Undertake field missions and write reports on monitoring missions;
  • Support management of overall project budget;
  • Supervise programs assistants and volunteers;
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements / Competencies

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification with at least 3 years work experience.
  • Strong program formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Strong knowledge of Results Based Programming and Management
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports in order to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Strong Knowledge of gender and development / women’s empowerment
  • Innovative partnerships development and resource mobilization skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Organizational learning and knowledge sharing skills
  • Good conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising and develop strategies
  • Ability to establish and maintain contacts with operational-level officials of the host government required.
  • Is adept at cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity; enjoys working in a multi-cultural environment; engages with empathy with vulnerable persons of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] include your name and position you are applying for as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications that do not follow this guideline will be disregarded.