Christian Aid (CA) Urgent Recruitment (N8,114,408 per annum)

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Christian Aid (CA) Urgent Recruitment (N8,114,408 per annum)

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.

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1. Job Title: Logistics Officer
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Senior Operations Coordinator
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Contract Length: 4 months

Role Purpose

  • To contribute to Christian Aid humanitarian program in Borno state and to support the effective implementation of CAID funded projects in the Humanitarian Response.

Role Context

  • The Logistics officer will be stationed in Christian Aid Maiduguri office, Borno state
  • The Logistics Officer will focus on Logistics supports but also work in close cooperation with other Logistics and field staff to ensure that related Logistics issues are coordinated. S/he be responsible for ensuring the implementation of the Logistics activities by coordinating with staff on the field and all stakeholders.

Key Outcomes

  • Support the BSU team to conduct logistics needs assessments and identify needs in relation to Logistics activities in implementing locations.
  • Coordinate the distribution of all Agricultural inputs and livestock in all implementing locations
  • Prepare necessary documents for handling logistics of goods and services procured in accordance with donor and CA rules and regulations.
  • Ensure distribution of all materials according to the logistics plan using all relevant logistics documents.

Role Profile

  • Follow up with suppliers and transporters to ensure timely and safe delivery of goods and take up logistics coordination’s responsibilities as and when required.
  • Coordinate the assessment of warehouses/storage facilities for temporary storage of agricultural inputs in all implementing locations.
  • Work with Donor and CA team in ensuring that all agreed distribution timeline is adhered to for effective project implementation.
  • Support work plan development with all stakeholders for better project coordination’s.
  • Prepare activities reports according to the agreed timeline and relevant templates.
  • Attend the Logistics Cluster meetings.
  • Management of Driver/ Logistics Assistant and car hire drivers for effective and efficient operations.
  • Perform any other duties as instructed by the Line Manager.

Role Requirements
Relationships:

  • External: The role holder should ensure coordination with partnersm donors and others stakeholders in the implementations of FAO activiries in all Locations.
  • Internal: The role holder should ensure coordination of the Logistics activities with other CAID programs team at field level

Decision Making:

  • The ability to make day to day decisions on issues around field activities to assist in the administration and smooth running of the projects.

Analytical Skills:

  • Analytical skills desirable to perform day to day field support responsibilities.

Developing Self and Others:

  • Typically involved in developing others’ skills by directing project work or in coaching and mentoring others
  • May have the direct responsibility for developing, coaching and motivating one or more staff, undertakes performance reviews and development of action plans to improve the performance of others, whether staff or volunteers.

Person Specification
Applied Skills/Knowledge and Expertise
Essential:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience is required.
  • Previous experience in international and /or humanitarian related NGOs.
  • Effective communication, leadership and interpersonal skills with staff and donors is essential.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with the culture of conflict and/or disaster- affected populations, ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on sanitation and hygiene matters.
  • Fluency in the language of the working area (Hausa) is appreciated and the international language used in the humanitarian operation.

IT Competency Required:

  • Intermediate

Competency Profile
LEVEL 2: You are expected to be able to:

Build Partnerships:

  • Take on different work when necessary to achieve a team or organizational goal.
  • Actively consult with others to ensure you understand their needs or goals.
  • Listen to and take on board fresh perspectives and views even if you initially disagree with them.
  • Maintain on-going relationships with individuals and contacts through networks, based on mutual rapport and respect.

Communicate Effectively:

  • Make complex things simple for the benefit of others.
  • Actively listen and question to check your understanding and draw out others when they are not expressing themselves clearly or seem to be holding back.
  • Be sensitive to what others may be feeling, based on what they say, how they say it and their non-verbal behavior, adapting your style and approach to fit.
  • Address difficult issues when they arise, being honest and open.

Steward Resources:

  • Implement ways to reduce the inefficient use of resources or pass the ideas on to someone who can make them happen.
  • Estimate the resources needed to achieve your own work plans or objectives and to deliver them in the most efficient and cost-effective way.
  • Set and communicate realistic timelines for achieving tasks, working out how best to adapt as priorities change or unforeseen circumstances arise.

Deliver Results:

  • Prioritize, plan and monitor own work to meet own and team deliverables to agreed performance or quality standards.
  • Acknowledge others’ priorities whilst being prepared to say “no” if there are genuine reasons why their needs cannot be met.
  • Use logical processes and relevant tools and techniques to report on information or analyses options.
  • Make timely and considered recommendations or decisions based on analysis of available data, information and evidence.

Realize Potential:

  • Evaluate your own work and actively address gaps in knowledge and skills, without prompting.
  • Recognize how you react to feedback and manage reactions positively, acting on specific feedback from others.
  • Share your knowledge where it will help others to be more effective.
  • Provide instruction, constructive feedback and guidance to others to help them learn.

Strive for Improvement:

  • Constructively challenge existing practice.
  • Seek better ways of doing things, taking into account the possible implications.
  • Make positive suggestions on a way forward when faced with challenges even if these falls outside own scope of work.
  • Look inside and outside Christian Aid for new ideas and evaluate them for own work.

Salary (Full time)
N8,114,408 per annum

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2019.

Interview Date

7th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Further details of specific tasks and duties will be agreed with the line manager as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility.
  • This role profile is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key behaviours the role-holder requires to be
  • successful in the role; the key behaviours and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will
  • be made in consultation with the role-holder.
  • You will be expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, policies and procedures within Christian Aid which may be updated from time to time
  • You must be in sympathy with the aims, beliefs and values of Christian Aid as it seeks to work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication.

2. Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: SPC-MEAL
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Contracted Hours: 35
Contract Length: 4 months

Role Purpose

  • The role holder will support Christian Aid’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria with special focuses on monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning sector interventions
  • She/he will support Christian Aid’s funded programmes which are implemented by Christian Aid and it partners in Borno and other northeast states
  • The role holder will assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of Christian Aid’s MEAL & Humanitarian Response, providing effective and timely support (including capacity building) to liberated communities and partner organizations, enabling them to implement the rapid, effective and principled MEAL response to emergencies, and ensuring that this is in line with Christian Aid’s country strategy and Humanitarian Standards
  • The role holder will be representing CAID in sector working groups meetings/activities and engage in the right networks, while increasing the profile of CA Humanitarian and resilience work and its visibility in the region.

Role Profile

  • The role is in the MEAL program family. The role is key in developing, and implementing programs strategy across a country program, region and division
  • The role is also key in developing and implementing programme strategy across a country, region or division.

Key Outcomes:

  • Project proposals prepared which are based on strong planning, monitoring and evaluation procedures and financial policies and procedures complied with including reporting requirements.
  • MEAL strategic principled readily available cutting across all Christian Aid programs.
  • Decisions on supporting projects informed by Christian Aid’s strategy and strategic focus areas and strong program of institutional support and strengthening for Partners in place.
  • Strong linkages between partner work & MEAL within the UK and Ireland, developed through positive relations.
  • Clear and timely policy positions developed for standing and emergency issues and humanitarian strategy developed for the region or continent which reflects country priorities.
  • Strong synergy between regional or continental strategy and Corporate MEAL Priorities developed and strong development of relationships with partners, ecumenical networks, sector clusters, and policy makers in the program region, continent and globally.
  • Partner and beneficiary engagement successfully led.

Role Requirements
Relationships:

  • External Build strong relationships with partners, networks, donors, stakeholders and community beneficiaries.
  • Internal Build strong relationship with program departments, MEAL officers, program managers, M&E units and all in-country and global staff.

Decision Making:

  • Make decisions in order to manage direct reports effectively. Also providing technical input to MEAL team
  • Day to day decision to ensure partner portfolio/CA projects are running effectively and higher levels decisions on supporting the projects informed by Christian Aid’s strategy and strategic focus areas
  • Contributes to project proposals, ensuring they are prepared and comply with reporting requirement
  • Contribute to shaping and implementing MEAL strategy, making sound decisions to support this.

Analytical Skills:

  • Works on complex specialist/ technical issues. Problems and issue, risks and benefits may have implications across a number of departments.
  • Required to develop new ways of doing things to better meet program goals requiring substantial creative or analytical ability.

Developing Self and Others:

  • Has direct responsibility for developing, coaching and motivating a team or teams of colleagues/project team members
  • Focus will be on advising and guiding senior management on policy issues/high level procedures and direct line management responsibility may be limited.

Person Specification
Applied skills/knowledge and expertise:

Essential:

  • The post holder should have a First Degree in Social Sciences or B.Sc in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Engineering with 3-5 year experience of working in humanitarian response with local and/international partner organizations.
  • Strong positive attitude and ability to manage a wide range of issues of complicated procedures, indicated by 4-5 years learning period.

Desirable:

  • She/he should have at least a 3 years humanitarian response experience in MEAL programming.
  • Familiar with MEAL context in the Northeast Nigeria.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Hausa and English language.

IT Competency Required:

  • Intermediate

Competency Profile
LEVEL 2: You are expected to be able to:

Build Partnerships:

  • Supportively manage teams or lead on projects, involving others in discussing how to take work forwards, helping people feel part of the team and treating everyone equally.
  • Influence others to develop shared understanding and work cooperatively and collaboratively towards common goals where there are different personal or organizational agendas.
  • Develop and maintain new relationships with individuals and organizations to further Christian Aid’s aims.
  • Recognize and value differences in people; be ready to challenge assumptions, beliefs or attitudes in self or others.
  • Manage expectations and adhere to what’s agreed, by doing what you say you’re going to do.

Communicate Effectively:

  • Reflect the needs of different audiences, adapting style, media, timing and pace to communicate most effectively.
  • Show an understanding of how personal and external factors impact on others’ communication style and needs and seek to manage these differences to ensure that all voices are heard.
  • Clarify expectations and anticipate interests and potential issues of others, in order to help them get involved in debate and dialogue.
  • Steward Resources:
  • Accept accountability internally and externally for the effective use of Christian Aid resources.
  • Look for ways to achieve more effective outcomes by using existing resources in a new or different way, before using or commissioning new resources.
  • Ensure results of self and others are achieved to quality and time by managing allocated resources and workloads.

Deliver Results:

  • Create plans with key milestones and measurable outcomes: track progress and adjust to meet the objectives, ensuring others are aware of changes and reasons for them.
  • Ensure individuals/ teams understand and agree to work to the overall goals, specific objectives and quality standards.
  • Make recommendations or decisions in the best interest of Christian Aid, involving others as needed whether in and beyond own work area.
  • Be willing to take action or make recommendations or decisions in difficult or ambiguous situations.
  • Commit to your decisions and be accountable for them.
  • Show willingness to adapt if your initial decision did not produce the expected result.

Realize Potential:

  • Demonstrate continuing commitment to your own professional and personal development.
  • Utilize coaching and mentoring skills in order to support others to develop.
  • Encourage others to give their best by discussing goals and aspirations and recognize achievement.
  • Provide an appropriate level of supervision according to need; know when to provide help and when to give others enough space to learn.
  • Give constructive and timely feedback to others on difficult or contentious issues.
  • Deal with poor performance directly and sensitively, seeking appropriate and timely advice and support if needed.

Strive for Improvement:

  • Be open to radical suggestions to avoid closing down options too early.
  • Evaluate benefits and risks of new ways of working or ideas and identify ways to reduce risk.
  • Find and implement ways to better support internal knowledge and information sharing.
  • Coach others on dealing with resistance to change.
  • Seek and evaluate a range of viewpoints, whether internal or external, about how Christian Aid could do things better, regardless of whose ideas they are and what role they have.

Salary (Full time)
N8,501,197 per annum

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2019.

Interview Date

9th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Further details of specific tasks and duties will be agreed with the line manager as part of the performance agreement. Any reasonable duty may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility
  • This role profile is not prescriptive; it merely outlines the key behaviours the role-holder requires to be successful in the role; the key behaviours and responsibilities are subject to change. Any changes will be made in consultation with the role-holder.
  • You will be expected to abide by the Code of Conduct, policies and procedures within Christian Aid which may be updated from time to time
  • You must be in sympathy with the aims, beliefs and values of Christian Aid as it seeks to work on relief, development and advocacy for poverty eradication.

3. Job Title: Deputy Humanitarian Response Programme Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Humanitarian Response Manager
Matrix manager: Regional Emergency Manager
Type of contract: Fixed Term
Contracted hours: 35
Contract length: 1 year

Role Purpose

  • To work closely with the Humanitarian Response Manager to ensure coordination of Christian Aid’s response strategy to an emergency situation/appeal in Nigeria.
  • To be responsible for day to day management of the emergency programme, the Rolling plan and grant management.

Role Context

  • The key function of the role is to manage te day to day operations of the emergency programmes and ensure high-quality implementation.
  • The post-holder works closely with project Leads and partner organisations to ensure the emergency response is coordinated effectively in line with country strategy and humanitarian policies.
  • The post holder will ensure that Christian Aid humanitarian approaches are effectively implemented and regularly provide updates to the Humanitarian Response Manager.
  • The post holder will work as Head of Programmes for all Humanitarian projects by providing technical overview to the work of the project leads.

Key Outcomes

  • Engagement and technical support for work across the wider humanitarian response including best practice sharing for security, accountability, preparedness, advocacy, inclusion, and any other technical areas.
  • Monitor programme implementation, identifying gaps and planning appropriate timely action using a rights-based approach to programming
  • Coordinate development of proposals and ensure that robust FLAs are submitted.
  • Supervise Project Leads to ensure projects are managed successfully in compliance with minimum humanitarian standards and in line with financial policies and procedures.
  • Staff recruited, inducted and managed to perform to a high standard and meeting their performance objectives.
  • Efficient overall systems and project management support for the Humanitarian Response.

Relationships
External:

  • The post-holder will liaise with external stakeholders, peer organizations on a regular basis.
  • May be required to represent the organization at external meetings.
  • Close relationships with partner organizations developed and maintained.

Internal:

  • The post holder will be working closely with colleagues in the Humanitarian division and Country office teams.
  • The post-holder will have strong cross-organizational relationships with various work groups including advocacy & policy staff.

Decision making:

  • Makes decisions regarding CA appeal funds within agreed parameters and in agreement with line/ matrix managers. Leads on recruitment and management of staff in the team. Authorization and signing of payments under the general supervision of the Country Manager, in line with policy and procedures. Proposes action CA should take in its response to the humanitarian crisis or recovery, and makes day-to-day decisions to guide the implementation and smooth running of the humanitarian programme they are managing.
  • This includes making programmatic and administrative adjustments, ensuring rolling plans and budgets are written and presented for agreement, overseeing DEC, ACT and other Christian Aid reporting, and agreeing on necessary support to partners.

Analytical skills:

  • The post holder is responsible for overall leadership of humanitarian work in a particular country and is expected to work with initiative and innovation, using analytical skills and their own judgment to recommend high-level humanitarian programme and funding decisions for the organization in consultation with a wide range of country team and humanitarian colleagues and partner organizations.

Developing self and others:

  • The post holder is expected to work independently with limited supervision, providing leadership and influencing strategies within the region and ensuring the upholding of humanitarian standards and principles by Christian Aid staff and partners.
  • Key skills required are being able to effectively manage from a distance as well as be able to influence the decisions of colleagues at a range of seniority levels.

Person Specification 
Applied skills/knowledge and expertise

Essential:

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant technical discipline.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, gender and the livelihoods approaches in relief and recovery.
  • 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.  Desirable:
  • Relevant post-graduate degree in development or humanitarian discipline.
  • Knowledge of the role of churches and ecumenical organizations in relief and development.
  • Experience of advocacy on development and humanitarian issues.

IT competency required:

  • Intermediate

Competency Profile
LEVEL 3: You are expected to be able to:

Build partnerships:

  • Manage teams or lead projects supportively, involving others in discussing how to take work forward, helping people feel part of the team and treating everyone equally.
  • Influence others to develop a shared understanding and work cooperatively and collaboratively towards common goals where there are different personal or organizational agendas.
  • Develop and maintain new relationships with individuals and organizations to further organization’s aim
  • Recognize and value differences in people; be ready to challenge assumptions, beliefs or attitudes in self or others.
  • Manage expectations and adhere to what’s agreed, by doing what you say you’re going to do.

Communicate effectively:

  • Reflect the needs of different audiences, adapting style, media, timing, and pace to communicate effectively.
  • Show understanding of how personal and external factors affect others’ communication style and needs; and seek to manage these differences to ensure that all voices are heard.
  • Clarify expectations and anticipate others’ interests and potential issues, to help them get involved in debate and dialogue.

Steward resources:

  • Accept accountability internally and externally for the effective use of resources.
  • Before using or commissioning new resources, look for ways to achieve more effective outcomes by using existing resources in a new or different way.
  • Manage resources and workloads to ensure your own and others’ goals are achieved.

Deliver results:

  • Create plans with key milestones and measurable outcomes: track progress and adjust to meet the objectives, ensuring others are aware of changes and reasons for them.
  • Ensure individuals and teams understand and agree to work to the overall goals, specific objectives, and quality standards.
  • Make recommendations or decisions in the best interest of the organization, involving others as needed both within and beyond your work area.
  • Be willing to take action or make recommendations or decisions in difficult or ambiguous situations.
  • Commit to your decisions and be accountable for them.
  • Show willingness to adapt if your initial decision did not produce the expected result.

Realize potential:

  • Demonstrate continuing commitment to your own professional and personal development.
  • Use coaching and mentoring skills to support others to develop.
  • Encourage others to give their best by discussing goals and aspirations and recognizing achievement.
  • Provide an appropriate level of supervision according to need; know when to provide help and when to give others space to learn.
  • Give constructive and timely feedback to others on difficult or contentious issues.
  • Deal with poor performance directly and sensitively, seeking appropriate and timely advice and support if needed.

Strive for improvement:

  • Be open to radical suggestions.
  • Evaluate the benefits and risks of new ideas and ways of working and identify ways to reduce risk.
  • Find and implement ways to better support internal knowledge- and information-sharing.
  • Coach others on dealing with resistance to change.
  • Seek and evaluate a range of viewpoints, internal and external, about how could do things better.

Salary (Full time)
N11,269,730 per annum

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2019.

Interview Date

17th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4. Job Title: Humanitarian Response Programme Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Department: International
Reports to: Country Director
Matrix Manager: Regional Emergency Manager
Direct Reports: 1
Overall people management responsibility: 4 – 6
Expected travel per annum: Up to 75 days or more per year depending on the nature of the work.
On call/unsocial hours: Yes, in event of Christian Aid response to humanitarian emergency.

Role Purpose

  • To provide results-based strategic guidance, leadership, management and capacity building to the Humanitarian Response team.  In so doing, the Response Manager is expected to take responsibility for the development, management, and coordination of Christian Aid’s response strategy in an emergency situation/appeal in Nigeria.
  • To be responsible for liaison with ACT Alliance and other donors (ECHO, DFID, USAID, etc), advocacy and policy work and representing Christian Aid at external meetings and to the media.

Role Context:

  • The key function of the role is to manage emergency programmes and ensure high-quality implementation while building and maintaining sound relationships with key stakeholders.
  • The postholder oversees work with partner organisations to ensure the emergency response is coordinated effectively in line with country strategy and humanitarian policies.
  • The post holder would be responsible for leading a team in delivering humanitarian interventions in Nigeria.
  • The post holder will be a member of the Christian Aid Nigeria Programme Senior Management Team and contribute to driving the strategy for the Nigeria country programme.

Key Outcomes:

  • Effective. 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, ACT sister agencies and partners through effective communication.
  • Strong linkages maintained between partners work and advocacy, communications and fundraising activities in the UK and elsewhere.
  • 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 Christian Aid is visible and contributes to strategic decisions in the sector as may be required.

Relationships
External:

  • The post-holder will liaise with Donors (ACT, DEC, ECHO, DFID etc). Expected to represent the organization at external meetings and also to the media as and when required.

Internal:

  • The post holder will be working closely with colleagues in the Humanitarian division and Country / Geographic teams.
  • The post-holder will have strong cross-organizational relationships with various work groups including Senior Management Team.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions regarding CA appeal funds within agreed parameters and in agreement with line/matrix managers. Leads on recruitment and management of staff in the team. Authorisation and signing of payments under the general supervision of the Country Manager, in line with policy and procedures. Proposes action CA should take in its response to the humanitarian crisis or recovery and makes day-to-day decisions to guide the implementation and smooth running of the humanitarian programme they are managing. This includes making programmatic and administrative adjustments, ensuring rolling plans and budgets are written and presented for agreement, overseeing DEC, ACT and other Christian Aid reporting, and agreeing on necessary support to partners.

Analytical Skills:

  • The post holder is responsible for overall leadership of humanitarian work in a particular country and is expected to work with initiative and innovation, using analytical skills and their own judgement to recommend high-level humanitarian programme and funding decisions for the organisation in consultation with a wide range of country team and humanitarian colleagues and partner organisations.

Developing self and others:

  • The post holder is expected to work independently with limited supervision, providing leadership and influencing strategies within the region and ensuring the upholding of humanitarian standards and principles by Christian Aid staff and partners. Key skills required are being able to effectively manage from a distance as well as be able to influence the decisions of colleagues at a range of seniority levels.

Person Specification 
Applied skills/knowledge and expertise:

Essential:

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant technical discipline.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, gender and the livelihoods approaches in relief and recovery.
  • 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.

Desirable:

  • Relevant post-graduate degree in development or humanitarian discipline.
  • Knowledge of the role of churches and ecumenical organizations in relief and development.
  • Experience of advocacy on the development and humanitarian issues.

IT Competency required:

  • Intermediate.

Competency Profile
LEVEL 4: You are expected to be able to:

Build Partnerships:

  • Actively promote collaborative team working and break down barriers to effective crossorganisational working.
  • Apply understanding of external political, professional and organisational relationships and dynamics to influence agendas and outcomes.
  • Recognise when there are fundamental conflicts, acknowledging your own and others’ feelings and views and redirecting energy towards common goals.
  • Seek out or create opportunities to establish new high-impact relationships, partnerships and collaborations.

Communicate Effectively:

  • Communicate a range of complex issues credibly with a range of audiences and handle difficult on-the-spot questions or challenges.
  • Apply advanced influencing and negotiating skills to secure agreement.
  • Promote and role model open communication across Christian Aid, regardless of hierarchy or departmental boundaries.

Steward Resources:

  • Look for new or different ways of delivering outcomes by bringing together internal and external resources and partnerships in the best way to achieve results.
  • Actively monitor external partners and suppliers to ensure that Christian Aid’s objectives are achievable within available resources.
  • Be honest about resource constraints, saying no to unnecessary or excessive spending.
  • Coordinate work where there are conflicting demands on time or other resources; negotiate resources, review progress and adapt resource requirements accordingly.

Deliver Results:

  • Plan for and review progress on multiple and complex projects involving cross-functional and/or geographically dispersed work groups.
  • Take overall responsibility for ensuring objectives for own unit and department are achieved.
  • Take a long-term strategic perspective, understanding which short-term decisions might compromise future options.
  • Respond quickly and decisively under pressure to crisis or problems that affect others, making decisions that are evidence-based, realistic and balance short- and long-term impacts.
  • Act cooperatively to implement decisions that have already been made even if you do not personally agree with them.

Realise Potential:

  • Act as a role model in developing, managing and supporting others.
  • Match people’s skills and abilities to work demands, considering organisational priorities as well as personal and career development needs.
  • Challenge behaviour and actions which are contrary to Christian Aid’s vision and values and take appropriate and timely action.

Strive for Improvement:

  • Challenge others’ thinking to encourage more innovative approaches to problems.
  • Take into account short-term versus long-term benefits, costs and risks in evaluating change options.
  • Encourage responsible risk-taking, recognising that not every risk will pay off; when things don’t go as planned, focus on lessons learnt rather than fault-finding.
  • Keep abreast of, and contribute to, developing responses to challenges in the economic, political and social environment.
  • Take a lead in promoting cutting-edge initiatives intended to enhance effectiveness and the sharing of knowledge.

Salary (Full time)
$55,000 per annum.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2019.

Interview Date

13th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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