IRC Governance Officer Jobs 2022 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

IRC Governance Officer Jobs 2022 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. IRC Nigeria programme looking for “Governance Officer”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 25 May 2022.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

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IRC Governance Officer Jobs 2022

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 May 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Governance Officer to be based in Mubi, Nigeria.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Governance Officer
Location Mubi, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required 2 years
Application Deadline 25 May 2022

IRC Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: The IRC is seeking a Governance Officer to lead Governance programming in Mubi, Adamawa / Damaturu, Yobe. Governance programming seeks to amplify the voices of people whose lives have been affected by conflict and crisis.  We support them to regain control of their future by championing their right to influence the issues and programming that affect their communities.  To achieve this, we: (1) Strengthen the ability of people affected by conflict and crisis to have a voice in how decisions are made in their communities; (2) Enable governments, civil society organizations, community representatives, and the IRC to respond to their voices and provide effective and inclusive services; and (3) Promote communications between leaders and the people they represent so that actions are meaningful and lasting.  As Governance Officer, you will work with Governance staff based in Maiduguri and cross-sector staff based in Mubi / Damaturu to organize and plan capacity development activities for government, civil society, and community representatives.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the successful delivery of the project and overall governance programming within the field office.
  • Liaise with staff from other IRC sectors to ensure relevant support, tools and resources are being provided and integrated into project activities.
  • Ensure activities are in line with the principles of social accountability, disaster risk management, resilience, and community led development.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of community-led disaster risk management plans within 1-2 communities, ensuring active participation and inputs from a diverse range of community members.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Over two years of professional humanitarian/development experience; Experience in capacity building and conducting trainings required.
  • Experience with community engagement and participatory processes. Knowledge of disaster risk management concepts a plus.
  • Experience with health system strengthening programming highly preferred.
  • Strong presentation skills and writing ability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, autonomy, proactivity, and solutions orientated.
  • Able to solve complex problems through a reciprocal and consultative approach
  • Prior experience working with government actors and/or community leaders is required.
  • Strong program/technical and budget management skills, planning, reporting, monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • You have a solid work ethic and desire to work every single day for the improvement of the lives of the people we serve.
  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent IRC at forums and with donors.
  • Strong negotiation skills essential with experience in conflict resolution desirable.
  • You have a positive attitude towards work, and are a self-starter, highly motivated, inspired, and collaborative.
  • You promote teamwork, thrive in a multi-cultural environment, are flexible, and handle pressure with professional grace.
  • You don’t shy away from a challenge and are excited by the idea of piloting a new way of working in humanitarian contexts.
  • You are patient with difficult processes and take time to collect feedback even if it slows down your work plan.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa is required. Additional fluency in Kanuri is preferred.
  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Other Details

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

How to Apply IRC Governance Officer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 25 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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