Project Officer needed at Mercy Crops
jobs in Nigeria
Mercy Corps, International Humanitarian Organisation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill a very strategic position within our Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises ENGINE Program. We are looking for motivated individuals, members of targeted community ready and willing to work in dynamic team.
Job Title: Project Officer-Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises ENGINE program
NGO, Non-Profit, Project Management
The Project Officer will support the implementation of activities that transition girls in school or in informal education into economic activities. This position will ensure ENGINE implementation is responsive to marginalized Nigerian girls, their communities, state and non-state secondary schools, and other skill-based centers.
BA/S or equivalent in education, management, social sciences, international development or other relevant field.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in education, gender- focused, skills building program.
Experience managing large-scale secondary education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, Islamic and/or community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions. Experience using SMS for training or messaging preferred.
Experience working in a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
Experience with private-sector led initiatives and DfID strongly preferred.
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.
Experience working with country-level ministries and government officials, Ministry of Education experience preferred.
Qualified Candidates should send CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.