Committed To Good (CTG) is an award-winning private sector company that enables humanitarian and development projects in conflict zones. As a people solutions business, we recruit, deploy and manage the right people with the right skills to implement projects in the world’s toughest regions.
Having worked in more than 25 fragile and conflict-affected countries, we pride ourselves on hiring 90% local employees, providing decent, dignified work and new opportunities in fragile communities. 90% of our turnover goes back into the local economy.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: ICRS Socio-Economic Counselling Assistant
Job ID: VAC-10555
Duration: 5 months
Start Date: 1st Nov., 2023.
Overview of Position
- Working under the overall supervision of the DDRR Senior Project Coordinator & under the direct supervision of the ICRS Project Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the planning, implementation & monitoring of socio economic counseling & assistance to ICRS beneficiaries.
- The ICRS project activities will be directly supervised by the ICRS Officer as the individual case management component of the DDRR program in Nigeria.
- Assist in the planning, counseling, implementation & monitoring of the ICRS socio economic activities, including ICRS beneficiary profiling survey & data entry.
- Conduct service provider mapping & identify local partners for possible cooperation in assisting the target population & referral for socio economic opportunities.
- Assist working with ICRS field support staff in the implementation & documentation of socio economic assistance activities, success stories & lessons learned, impact & monitor closely each activity draft weekly & monthly plan & reports as well as draft ad hoc activity reports when requested.
- Facilitate collation of beneficiary mentoring & monitoring reports & conduct data entry on a database on a weekly & monthly basis.
- Undertake regular field visits to support the implementation of socio economic activities & ensure immediate response to challenges faced by beneficiaries in the field when possible.
- Assist the program to ensure effective, efficient & flexible implementation of approved ICRS projects / grants.
- Closely monitor each activity & report any challenges or delays to the ICRS Officer in a timely manner.
- Maintain friendly, open & professional communications with local counterparts, beneficiaries, contractors, suppliers, other agencies & organizations as well as local & national authorities.
- Perform any other duties assigned by the ICRS Project Officer or Unit Supervisor.
- This role will work under the overall supervision of the DDRR Senior Project Coordinator & under the direct supervision of the ICRS Project Officer.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics or other relevant Social Sciences or an equivalent combination of education & training.
- Minimum 2 years of experience in income generating / livelihood projects, business development, community economic development, conflict resolution, community participation & / or psychosocial projects, ideally in the humanitarian sector.
- Previous work experience with an international organization will be considered an asset.
- Computer literacy including analytical skills, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work with minimum supervision, ability to travel extensively & work long hours, a drive for results & ability to handle multiple tasks.
- Fluency in English & native language is advantageous.
- Experience in ICRS activities.
- Keeps strict confidentiality when required.
- Accepts & gives constructive criticism.
- Meets deadline, cost & quality requirements for outputs.
- Identifies the immediate & peripheral partners of own work.
- Establishes & maintains effective working relationships with partners.
- Identifies & monitors changes in the needs of partners, including donors, governments, vendors & program beneficiaries.
- Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area.
- Clearly communicates & listens to feedback on, changing priorities & procedures.
- Listens effectively & communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
- Articulates vision to motivate colleagues & follows through with commitments.
- Sets clear & achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self & others.
- Identifies issues, opportunities & risks central to responsibilities.
- Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts.
- Actively contributes to an effective, collegial & agreeable team environment.
- Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries & the broader community to advance our clients objectives.
- Effectively applies knowledge of DDRR issues within organizational context.
- Delivers on set objectives according to strict deadlines.
- Has knowledge of administrative & procedural aspects of reintegration & reconciliation.
- Understands procurement principles, processes & standards.
- Fluent in English (essential).
Application Closing Date
10th October, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
- This role has no team management responsibility.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.