Mercy Corps Program Officer and Business Development Jobs 2022 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

Mercy Corps Program Officer and Business Development Jobs 2022 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. Mercy Corps Nigeria programme looking for “Program Officer and Business Development”. Applicants with a BA/S in relevant field required may apply on or before 31 May 2022.

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Mercy Corps Program Officer and Business Development Jobs 2022

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 21 May 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Program Officer and Business Development to be based in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Program Officer and Business Development
Location Maiduguri, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification BA/S in relevant field required
Experience Required 3-4 years
Application Deadline 31 May 2022

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2022

Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps Nigeria is one of the sub-partners in a CRS-led consortium planning to deliver a 38 million USD, 24-month humanitarian and early-recovery activity in Borno State titled Transitioning Households to Recovery from Vulnerability (THRIVE). THRIVE will provide context-specific multi-sectoral humanitarian assistance with the goal of saving lives and initiating early recovery in four wards in Borno State, Jere LGA: Mairi, Mashamari, Dusuman, and Maimusari. Across the 24- month period, THRIVE will reach over 300,000 unique participants with a humanitarian and recovery intervention covering ten sectors: Food Assistance, Health, Multi-purpose Cash Assistance, Shelter & Settlement, Nutrition, WASH, Protection, Agriculture & Econ. Recovery and Market Systems (ERMS). Other partners in the THRIVE consortium are WINN, Salient Humanitarian Organization, Justice Development & Peace Commission (Maiduguri) and Herwa Community Development Initiative (HECDI), Maiduguri.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Originate ideas for self and others and test those ideas.
  • Share information and work with colleagues to create innovations in the team’s work.
  • Facilitate effective communication of information to various audiences using a variety of techniques, ensuring the information is tailored to the audience.
  • Following up on new business opportunities and leading where necessary community meetings, and business partner meetings for THRIVE program.
  • Identifying synergies between third parties and linking them to forge productive new relationships.
  • Support market actors in assessing relevant information about market potential and opportunities to improve their businesses.
  • Facilitating market linkages that provide vulnerable groups access to useful secondary services that markets provide when functioning well.
  • Support mother unit and smallholder poultry farmers to develop a clear business plan that will accommodate innovative and/or new business approaches.
  • Facilitate access to the required knowledge and skills, so that mother unit and SHPF businesses have the confidence to adopt new practices and have the ability to do so successfully.
  • Facilitate linkages between mother units and financial institutions.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of groups of smallholder poultry farmers to form market-oriented enterprises that enable them to engage more effectively in an emerging market system; train the group on VSLA/SILC methodology and other business and financial management.
  • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the country of operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience:

  • BA/S in relevant field required.
  • 3-4 years of experience working in the private sector, development sector, and general program management experience required.
  • Experience in business plan development and financial model development is required.
  • Previous experience working with savings groups and/or cooperatives is desired.
  • Ability to gather evidence (quantitative and qualitative data), evaluate it, theorize trends, and develop insights.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan activities based on achieving long-term outcomes.
  • Ability to make confident decisions quickly and shows good judgment in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify smallholder poultry farmers according to the criteria required.
  • Experience with conducting assessments, monitoring and evaluation and other learning efforts required.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media, and the public.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices.
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience.
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa is required.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply Mercy Corps Program Officer and Business Development Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 31 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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