Humanitarian Response Programme Specialist – CBM International

Job Responsibilities
Responsible for leading a team in delivering CBM’s humanitarian interventions in Nigeria
Manage emergency programmes and ensure high quality implementation while building and maintaining sound relationships with key stakeholders
Oversee work with partner organisations to ensure that emergency response is coordinated effectively in line with country strategy and humanitarian policies
Contribute to driving the strategy for CBM Nigeria country programme
Facilitate joint meetings and activities among partners
Break down of complex activities into tasks
Documentation of lessons learnt and good practices on humanitarian interventions
Other Duties:
Other relevant duties as assigned.

Performance Criteria
Effective emergency projects and programmes delivered with high impact, in line with agreed aims and with funds used for designated purposes.
Emergency programmes supervised and managed successfully in compliance with minimum humanitarian standards and in line with financial policies and procedures.
Positive relationships maintained and developed with donors, BMZ sister agencies and partners through effective communication.
Strong linkages maintained between CBM partners work and advocacy, communications and fundraising activities in Germany and elsewhere in line with CBMs Federation Strategy.
Emergency and disaster programmes managed and planned and handed over to country programme staff at the appropriate time.
Strategic engagement with the sector in the North East, government and other stakeholders and ensuring that CBM is visible and contributes to strategic decisions in the sector as may be required

Mandatory Requirements
Degree or equivalent in relevant technical discipline;
Relevant post-graduate degree in Development or Humanitarian discipline is an added advantage;
Minimum of seven (7) years specific professional experience working with an INGO, specifically in humanitarian emergencies; particularly with transition programming, and/or programs that have both national and community-level engagement.
Minimum of (3) years specific experience working in the area of humanitarian emergencies.
Knowledge and experience of emergency relief, rehabilitation and recovery programme issues;
Knowledge of global development issues, including policy and advocacy topics and familiarity with emergency problems relevant to the country or region;
Knowledge of the political, social and economic context of the region and the development issues and challenges it faces;
Knowledge of capacity building tools and techniques;
Knowledge of Sphere and Red Cross Code of Conduct, awareness of HAP;
Professional experience living and working in a disaster-affected country;
Experience of strategic planning and management of large and complex budgets;
Relevant experience of emergency project/programme management working with and through local partners;
Experience on public speaking and/or working with the media;
Experience in distance management of staff;
Knowledge of the role of churches anti ecumenical organizations in relief and development;
Experience of advocacy on humanitarian issues

Core Competencies:
Build partnerships
Communicate effectively
Steward resources
Deliver results
Realize potential
Strive for improvement
Managing performance
Fluency in spoken and written English
Understanding of Hausa is added advantage
The position is open only to Nigeria national
This position has a National Compensation package and is subject to local employment and immigration laws

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and motivation Letter in English to: using the “Job tilte” as the subject of the email.

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