Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduates that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

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 persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS 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.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) Market Assistant
2.) Security Officer
3.) Program Manager II – Head of Office

  1. Job Title: Market Assistant

    Job Ref Code: FMA270319
    Location: Gubio, Borno, Nigeria.
    Band: 3
    Department: Programs
    Reports To: Markets Officer

    Project Background

    • In response to the “crisis-level” food insecurity resulting from the Boko Haram conflict in northeast Nigeria, CRS is implementing a food assistance program in Yobe state.
    • The CRS Emergency Food Assistance Program will assist households in Gujba and Gulani LGAs through the distribution of monthly cash vouchers for food, thereby helping Internally Displaced Persons (IPD) and IDP-host households feed their families while strengthening markets with local sales.

    Primary Job Responsibilities
    Under the leadership of the Market Officer (MO), and with guidance from the Market Program Manager, the Market Assistant (MA) is responsible for the daily project activities in her/his geographic location, while maintaining relationships with vendors and beneficiaries. This will include:

    • Relationship building with vendors, partners and community members
    • The timely and accurate processing all receipts needed for the liquidation of vendor payments from their shop sales
    • Updating beneficiary records as needed in the cash asset transfer platform
    • The monitoring and oversight of vendor shops and sales to ensure the protection of community members participating in markets-based programming

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development or any other relevant field
    • At least 1 years’ experience in project implementation preferably with an NGO
    • Ability to speak local languages – Kanuri and Hausa – is a must
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communication skills in English
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to organize and prioritize a variety of initiatives
    • Willingness to travel about 70% of the time.
    • Proficiency in MS office application such as word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook
    • Demonstrated experience in data collection
    • Proven experience in group discussions and other participatory methods
    • Demonstrated commitment to gender responsive programming.
    • Team-oriented and strong interpersonal skills
    • Previous market experience with CRS is desired

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “CRS Application Form” using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF Format) indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application (e.g. Market Assistant – Borno, FMA270319) to:vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org

Click here to Download Application Form – Dropbox

 

2. Job Title: Security Officer

Job Ref Code: SOY010419
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Band: 5
Department: Operations
Reports To: Head of Office, Yobe.

Job Summary

  • The Security Officer assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for CRS employees and visitors, premises, and assets as well as maintaining regular communication with staff during field movement.
  • The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring that appropriate systems and procedures are in place to maximize safety and security and that they are adhered to at all times.
  • The Security Officer is responsible for supporting the Northeast Nigeria Security Coordinator and Head of Office, Yobe State to ensure that safety and security is mainstreamed into all field operations across Northeast Nigeria and that the high-quality information is available for decision making.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in the field of community engagement, risk management, safety and security management or other related fields
  • Degree in Criminal Justice, Peace and Security Studies, Political Science or a related-field
  • Minimum of two years working in a security-sensitive environment.
  • Previous experience in security management with NGOs
  • Completed formal security management trainings
  • Ability to plan and organize work and write clear and concise reports and communicate effectively (both written and verbal)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to read maps
  • Knowledge of the geography and culture of Northeast Nigeria
  • Stable, moral, reliable character and a good team player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of humor
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, email, Skype, internet searches)
  • Fluency in oral and written English. Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri or any other local language is a distinct advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training
  • Must be familiar with and committed to gender equity in programming and management practices

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “CRS Application Form” using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF Format) indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application (e.g. Security Officer – Yobe, SOY010419) to:vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org

Click here to Download Application Form – Dropbox

Click Here for Job Details (Doc)

 

3. Job Title: Program Manager II – Head of Office

Job Ref Code: PMH010419
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Band: 10
Department: Programs
Reports To: Deputy Country Representative, NE Nigeria

Project Background

  • Now in its eighth year, the Lake Chad Basin crisis has been estimated to affect 10.7 million people in one of the world’s poorest, most drought-prone regions.
  • As of February 2017, 7 million people in Northeast (NE) Nigeria are in severe need of humanitarian assistance, of which 4.7 million people are estimated to be food insecure.
  • Despite a scale up in humanitarian assistance, significant gaps remain, as thousands of people affected by the conflict have not been reached with adequate humanitarian support.
  • CRS has worked in NE Nigeria for over three years, providing humanitarian assistance to communities in Borno and Yobe States. CRS’ work has now expanded to early recovery and development assistance in the NE states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe where CRS has offices.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Development, Project Management, Business, Organizational Development, Non-formal Education, Psychology or Public Administration; significant work experience in a directly related field will be considered in lieu of graduate degree.
  • Minimum of eight years of experience in project management, within international organizations or the private sector, including: management of human resources, project activities and/or budgets;
  • Experience working in security compromised areas
  • Demonstrated experience in community mobilization, organization and mediation among local actors
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in both English
  • Strong cross-cultural skills and experience working with people from different ethnic/cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated capacities to establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with donors, government officials, local organizations, communities and other stakeholders
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to develop proposals and write reports meeting donor requirements
  • Must be able to work independently and represent CRS
  • Proficiency in computer applications (MS Word, Excel)
  • Willingness to travel within northeast Nigeria

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: Deputy County Representatives, Emergency Director, Emergency Coordinator – Program Quality, Emergency Coordinator for Partnerships and Capacity Strengthening, Head of Operations, Security Manager, Senior Business Development Manager, and other CRS programming and operational staff in Nigeria as well as Humanitarian Response Department (HRD), regional teams and other HQ program quality support teams.
  • External: Appropriate Sector leads, UN OCHA, state and local government offices, local and international NGOs, UN agencies, CRS partners, donors, community members and beneficiaries

Language Required:

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Fluency in Hausa or Kanuri or any other local languages is a distinct advantage.
  • Required Travel: Travel within Nigeria, frequent vehicle travel to project sites.
  • Work Environment: This position is based in Damaturu, Yobe State, with frequent travel around the entire NE Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
9th April, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “CRS Application Form” using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF Format) indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application (e.g. Program Manager II – Head of Office – Yobe, PMH010419) to:vacancies.ne.nigeria@crs.org

Click here to Download Application Form – Dropbox

Click Here for Job Details (Doc)

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