Latest Vacancy at COOPI

COOPI is working in Nigeria since July 2014, in order to respond to the humanitarian crisis due to the presence of the terrorist group of Boko Haram. After an assessment mission, COOPI began its intervention in the State of Bauchi, bordering two of the states directly declared in emergency. In this state the flux of IDPs from the most affected areas is constant and, according to the conflict, use to record sudden increasing.

Job Title: Programme Manager

Abuja, Yobe

Job Field
Project Management

The Programme Manager manages the implementation and coordination of the designated field projects within a multi-sectorial programme. WASH, Food Security, Shelter and NFI, Child Protection and provides leadership for the field staff. He/she manages and evaluates all aspects of the COOPI projects, and facilitates the flow of information from the field to the capital, supporting the Head of Mission in defining strategic direction.

Oversees the overall implementation of the designated projects in accordance with the project proposals ensuring objectives are met within the required time frame and budget. Is responsible to assure that projects are implemented according to COOPI and donors’ procedures and where necessary ensures preventative and corrective action is taken.
Follows the direction of the relevant sectorial offices at HQ regarding quality, strategy and technical guidelines.
Manages the field staff and ensure that all personnel related issues for the staff of the designated projects are carried out in accordance with COOPI procedures and guidelines.
Oversee the procurement process of the projects in accordance with COOPI procedures
Develops in consultation with the Head of Mission, an implementation strategy appropriate to the country context and strategy.
Ensures complete and timely reporting of activities to the Head of Mission.
Monitors and reviews the security status of the areas of operation on a regular basis, liaising as applicable with local authorities, other NGOs, the UN or other relevant security bodies and keep the Head of Mission updated on relevant developments.

At least five years working experience, out of which three involved in Humanitarian projects ;
Strong managerial skills, use of frame work, and detailed working plan.
Good knowledge of humanitarian standard and background
Good report writing skills;
Good knowledge and use of the English Language;
Proactive aptitude in terms of planning and coordination with different bodies, institutions and Reference Points;
Target oriented and problem solving aptitude;
Good leadership skills, aimed at managing and motivating a team;
Positive ability to bear stressful and complicated situations;
Diplomatic and confidentiality skills;
Advanced IT skills
Previous experience in the Region is an asset
Preferably African


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