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Latest Vacancies at CARE International

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.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Vacancies at CARE International
 

Job Specifications:

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CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls. Equipped with the proper resources women and girls have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. In 2021, CARE worked in over 104 countries, reaching more than 90 million people through 1,300 projects. CARE currently works in Nigeria implementing Development and humanitarian relief assistance to affected populations. CARE Nigeria’s thematic areas includes Food Nutrition Security and Livelihood, Women Economic Empowerment, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, and Gender-based Violence and Protection activities.

JOB SUMMARY

The protection officer will be responsible for assisting the Program to mainstream protection and AAP as well as assist in providing technical guidance to Program to undertake conflict sensitive programming and to provide support to policy and program activities that effectively meet food assistance needs.

Job Description:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Specific Tasks related to Protection Mainstreaming:

  • Work with the Program Units in coordination with Gender & Protection Sector Manager to integrate protection concerns into the project management cycle
  • Undertake research to assist in contributing to Northeast Nigeria context analysis
  • Provide regular information on protection concerns and trends in Northeast internal meetings
  • Contribute in developing tools and guidelines for specific Program Units to mainstream protection based on CARE/WFPs policy
  • Lead community engagement activities including sensitization and consultations with affected communities in protect matters.
  • Uphold and ensure implementation of CARE and WFP’s code of conduct including PSHEA and child safeguarding policies at the field level
  • Coordinate with the WFP Protection Officers on mainstreaming protection into the project
  • Liaise with government authorities, Protection Cluster representatives, UN agencies and INGO staff on protection issue
  • Contribute to mainstreaming Protection into Country Office Programs and Interventions:
  • Assist Project Manager in providing technical guidance in how to include protection into programming to safely deliver food beneficiaries, cash, and vouchers to beneficiaries before, at and after the distribution
  • Undertake and contribute to research if necessary
  • Assist in drafting advocacy notes and reports on protection in CARE
  • Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes, such as evolving needs of beneficiaries.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to the mission

Capacity Building and Coaching:

  • Assist in organizing and conducting protection mainstreaming / conflict sensitive program – trainings for CARE staff, PMCs and Service Providers
  • Undertake field travels to the field locations to conduct protection monitoring and integrate protection concerns into interventions through trainings, workshops, and briefings at field level
  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills

Coordination and Representation

  • Participate on seasonal and Nutrition cluster assessments and share findings
  • Work integrating with CARE warehouse, finance, procurement, and admin/HR staff to process Purchase Requests, and Payments
  • Represent the CARE on coordination meetings at different level like LGA, community and wards.
  • Build very good team sprit with CARE program and supporting staffs at field, at office
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop CARE programs.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social / Management Science, International Affairs, International Law or other fields relevant to international development/ humanitarian assistance. Desired:

Desired:

  • 1st Degree in a related field.  

B) EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • At least 3 years of professional experience relevant to the position in addressing protection issues in humanitarian responses
  • Experiences working in the field, in both development and emergency response, understanding the operational aspects of local, state and national level of food-security programs in complex conflict environments
  • Experience in delivering trainings and debriefings
  • Knowledge of protection mainstreaming
  • Experience in implementing protection programs in emergency contexts

C).  TECHNICAL SKILLS

Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of protection and protection mainstreaming tools
  • In-depth knowledge about international standards and policies, especially those centered around food-insecurity
  • Knowledge of CARE/WFPs protection and AAP policy desirable
  • Understanding of procedures and policies of the U.N. system is a plus

Desired:

  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

D) COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • 20% AO, 70% travel to field locations; 10% travel to HQ office and other sub office.

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

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

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Nutrition Officer

Job Specifications:

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CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls. Equipped with the proper resources women and girls have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. In 2021, CARE worked in over 104 countries, reaching more than 90 million people through 1,300 projects. CARE currently works in Nigeria implementing Development and humanitarian relief assistance to affected populations. CARE Nigeria’s thematic areas includes Food Nutrition Security and Livelihood, Women Economic Empowerment, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, and Gender-based Violence and Protection activities.

JOB SUMMARY

The Nutrition Officer will provide support to nutrition programmes and activities to contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of WFP/CARE beneficiaries

Job Description:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and monitor Nutrition programme, verify the planned movements and distribution of nutrition products, resolving routine issues and/or escalating where appropriate, to ensure that the quantity distributed, and the quality of the operation is in line with the standards.
  • Summarize Nutrition data, conduct analysis and prepare reports to support programme reviews and informative decision-making.
  • Improvements to field staff/monitoring processes and procedures for efficient implementation of Nutrition programmes.
  • Support communication and activities with other partners, agencies, NGOs, and government institutions.
  • Build team capacity in Nutrition through effective guidance, coaching, training, and accountability.
  • Assist in developing and expanding malnutrition prevention activities through promotion of IYCF and awareness raising in targeted areas.
  • Strengthen eternal stakeholder engagement including district local governments to strengthen nutrition programming
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure CARE/WFP can quickly respond and deploy needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
  • Participate in national level nutrition technical working group discussions as may be required by the Project/Sector Manager.
  • Any other duties as may be required

Project Monitoring and Reporting

  • Assist in the collection of data, conduct of assessments (needs, risks, and security), and provide input for concept note/ proposal development for Nutrition related project in collaboration with the local community structures and community members
  • Monitor progress against grant work plan; promptly identifying any current or potential delays
  • Produce/give to CARE and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly, and annually) on grant activities, indicators, and achievements.
  • Assist his/her supervisors to ensure all monitoring activities are fully detailed, including systematic and timely data required under the grant and for CARE M&E purposes.

Capacity Building and Coaching:

  • Capacitate the community facilitators, staffs under his/her supervisee, and others (if any) on Nutrition Programming.
  • Support and mentor the CNMs and PMCs to meet the humanitarian principles during Response program/facilitating the payment to the said category of people.

Coordination and Representation

  • Participate on seasonal and Nutrition cluster assessments and share findings
  • Work integrating with CARE warehouse, finance, procurement, and admin/HR staff to process Purchase Requests, and Payments
  • Represent the CARE on coordination meetings at different level like LGA, community and wards.
  • Build very good team sprit with CARE program and supporting staffs at field, at office
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop CARE programs.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • University degree/HND/OND in any of the following disciplines: Nutrition, Public Health, or related field.  

Desired:

  • 1st Degree in a related field.  

B) EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Nutrition, Biology, Public Health, Nursing, or food aid support.
  • A good experience in supervision is required. 
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis

Desired:

  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

C) TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Required:

  • 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in Nursing, Biology, Nutrition/or Public Health Sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.

Desired:

  • Experience in a development and/or humanitarian organization. 
  • Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health
  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows-based word processing, spreadsheet
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
  • 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.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction.

D) COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • 20% AO, 70% travel to field locations; 10% travel to HQ office and other sub office.

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

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

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Cash Based Transfer (CBT) Officer

Job Specifications:

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CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. CARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls. Equipped with the proper resources women and girls have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. In 2021, CARE worked in over 104 countries, reaching more than 90 million people through 1,300 projects. CARE currently works in Nigeria implementing Development and humanitarian relief assistance to affected populations. CARE Nigeria’s thematic areas includes Food Nutrition Security and Livelihood, Women Economic Empowerment, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, and Gender-based Violence and Protection activities.

JOB SUMMARY

The Cash Officer will be responsible for efficiently implementing cash based/ in-kind response. He/She will also perform specialized and/or standardized Cash-Based-Transfer (CBT) programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages. To provide guidance and support to government and partner in implementing WFP plans. Part of the responsibility include travelling to remote field

Job Description:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Apply technical knowledge and skills to implement and/or assist in community delivery of cash based/in-kind programs.
  • Promptly identify and recommend solutions to cash based/GFD technical issues
  • Participate on the on-job training of how the e-voucher system works, how to handle data, accurately use the e- devices (e-voucher reader, Smartphone with application, and e-voucher) including the hand over process with the vendors
  • Participate on the on-job training on GFD and beneficiaries rationing/entitlement
  • Participate in the process of identifying beneficiary communities/targeting based on robust and participatory criteria if any
  • Ensure appropriate community messages are transferred to clients, local government partners, vendors, non-clients, and other key actors
  • Ensure training/re-orientation of the vendor staff e- voucher system (how it works, synchronization, handling including safe keeping of e-devices) until hand over of the e-devices to CARE
  • Ensure the conduct of beneficiary feedback and response mechanism (BFRM) activities are undertaken and serve field focal point for handling the BFRM data base
  • Work with and provide timely technical support to the CARE’s implementing partners; maintain encouraging and constructive relations with partner staff
  • Closely work with all CARE field team in general and with other partners how to integrate and align cash programming with other partners activities and priorities
  • Fully align with CARE safety and security procedures and provide support to security monitoring and assessments ensure a safe and secure environment for program implementation
  • Coordinate the cash transfer assistant.

Project Monitoring and Reporting

  • Assist in the collection of data, conduct of assessments (needs, market, risks, and security), and provide input for concept note/ proposal development for cash transfer project in collaboration with the local community structures and community members
  • Monitor progress against grant work plan; promptly identifying any current or potential delays
  • Produce/give to CARE and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly, and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements.
  • Assist his/her supervisors to ensure all monitoring activities are fully detailed, including systematic and timely data required under the grant and for CARE M&E purposes.

Capacity Building and Coaching:

  • Aware the communities, and partners to consider cash response as one modality at appropriate situation.
  • Capacitate the community facilitators, staffs under his/her supervisee, and others (if any) on cash Transfer Programming.
  • Support and mentor the vendors to meet the humanitarian principles during Cash Response program/facilitating the payment to the beneficiaries.

Coordination and Representation

  • Participate on seasonal and FSS cluster assessments and share findings
  • Work integrating with CARE warehouse, finance, procurement, and admin/HR staff to process Purchase Requests, and Payments
  • Represent the CARE on coordination meetings at different level like LGA, community and wards.
  • Build very good team sprit with CARE program and supporting staffs at field, at office
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop CARE programs.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • University degree/HND/OND in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Economics or related field.

 Desired:

  • 1st Degree in a related field.  

B) EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • At least 3 years of experience in connection with project management in the food security and / or livelihood sector, and preferably in a non-governmental organization of humanitarian and international character
  • Previous experience in food distribution supervisory field is preferable
  • Ability to write reports
  • Able to work outside of regular working hours as required, including evenings and weekends if required.
  • A good experience in supervision is required. 
  • Experience with survey methodologies, nutrition assessment and relevant data analysis

Desired:

  • Previous experience working with an INGO or a Development organization.  

C) TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Required:

  • 2-3 years progressively responsible experience in the food security and / or livelihood sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.

Desired:

  • 3 years progressively responsible experience in the food security and / or livelihood sector of INGO and/or directly related area
  • Experience in a development and/or humanitarian organization. 
  • Strong knowledge of Nutrition and/or Public Health
  • Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet, and nutrition/public health software
  • Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, maturity, tact, advocacy skills.
  • 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.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction. 

D) COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong level of autonomy to provide independent follow through on processing issues and concerns
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Integrity
  • Details focus
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, operational, and coordinating abilities
  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work well with people from various backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • 20% AO; 70% travel to other locations and 10% to HQ and Sub – office.

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

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

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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