Senior Project Officer-Registration and Re-targeting at Catholic Relief Services

Senior Project Officer-Registration and Re-targeting at Catholic Relief Services – TDPel Jobs

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist person on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria m 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, HIV and health extractives and governance, and peace building programming.Job Ref Code: 2100009K
Location: Borno
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: 3-month contract with the possibility of an extension
Job: Program Management
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Employee Status: Entry Level
Job Level: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Summary

As a registration and retargeting lead for Ceton Rayuka (Saving Lives) project, you will facilitate the achievement of project objectives through coordinating and reporting on all project activities and providing technical guidance and advice to staff and implementing partner(s) advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work serving the poor and vulnerable
Your coordination and relationship management skills will ensure that the project for which you are responsible applies best practices and constantly works towards improving the impact of its benefits to those we serve.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

Organize and lead the registration and retargeting as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices
Ensure proper communication during registration and retargeting exercise at field-level with the support of the liaison team
Ensure independency of registration with MEAL support through close monitoring and supervision of all registration and retargeting activities
Ensure field-level coordination with external actors to avoid duplication risk
Ensure learning properly accompanies project activities throughout the project cycle
Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and guiding partners in their efforts to reflect on project experiences
Analyze implementation challenges and report any inconsistencies and/or gaps to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules
Coordinate and oversee working relationships with all local project stakeholders and serve as the liaison between them and the project team to mobilize local actors and promote project activities and impact
Supervise and perform ad-hoc inspections of various processes and resources at project sites to ensure timely project activities implementation and adherence to established process standards and procedures
Support and coordinate capacity building and technical support activities to ensure assigned project activities are implemented per project guidelines and standards
Coordinate provision of any logistical and administrative support to staff and partners
Ensure project documentation for assigned activities is complete with all required documents and is filed per agency and donor requirements
Assist with preparation of trends analysis reports and documentation of case studies and promising practices.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in International Relations or in the field of Humanitarian would be a plus
Minimum of 4 – 6 years of work experience in project support, ideally in the field of Food Assistance and for an NGO
Additional experience may substitute for some education.

Required Languages:

Fluent in English, Hausa and/or Kanuri would be a plus.

Must be willing and able to travel up to 30% pending security clearance and general humanitarian access.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners
Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with partners, participatory action planning and community engagement
Staff supervision experience a plus
Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data
Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results:

Continuous Improvement & Innovation
Builds Relationships
Develops Talent
Strategic Mindset
Accountability & Stewardship

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Team temporarily mobilize for registration or retargeting activities.

Key Working Relationships

Internal: Emergency Coordinator, Program Managers, MEAL department, Program Officers.
External: Partners, humanitarian actors, community leaders and beneficiaries
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