Ongoing Job Recruitment at Mercy Corps
jobs in Nigeria
Mercy Corps, An International Humanitarian Organization is looking for a suitable candidate to fill a very strategic position within our Engaging Communities for Peace in Nigeria ECPN , and based out of Sokoto, Northern Nigeria. We are looking for a motivated individual, who is enthusiastic about the work we do and is looking to work within a dynamic team.
Job Title: Program Officer - Engaging Communities for Peace in Nigeria ECPN
Administration, Secretarial, NGO, Non-Profit, Project Management
The Program Officer will support the implementation of activities related to capacity building for leaders in negotiation and dispute resolution, facilitation and implementation of quick impact projects and joint economic development projects, the facilitation of community conflict prevention meetings, and other activities as needed. The Project Officer will also provide support to all other activities related to the ECPN program and will ensure smooth, timely, and compliant implementation. The Project Officer will liaise frequently with community members and represent Mercy Corps to local leaders.
Fluency in Hausa and English, both written and spoken.
BA/S or equivalent in conflict management, social sciences, international development or other relevant field Masters preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of experience working in the non-profit sector in conflict management/peacebuilding, community development, or economic and market development.
Experience working in rural areas in Nigeria, particularly in the Middle Belt.
Experience working in a multi-organizational team international and national partners is a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
Good communication and interpersonal skills in the local cultural environment.
Familiarity with community-based peacebuilding initiatives, good personality and reputation, dynamic, committed, and dedicated to the work.
Responds positively to feedback and differing points of view.
Intereasted Candidates should send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.