The International Rescue Committee has been in Nigeria since October 2012 and came in response to a widespread flood disaster. IRC’s Emergency Response Team, with local partner, Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication (CISCOPE), implemented projects to support food security, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH in Kogi State. Beginning of January 2014, IRC shifted geographical location to the North East, in Adamawa state to provide humanitarian response to the conflict-affected populations.
Job Title: Protection Consortium Senior Coordinator
Take the lead in the planning, corordination, follow up and ensure timely and quality implementation of the program activities with consortium agency sector leads;
Provide strategig guidance in unifying approaches between programs and consortium members in different geographical areas;
Organize periodic meetings in oider to discuss program progress, and feed into the SMB meeting.
Provide technical and managerial direction and guidance in line with the program’s expected outcomes;
Develop key project planning deliverables using results based management approaches and tools;
Develop specific strategies for cross-cutting themes (capacity building, gender equality, environmental sustainability) for the program;
Maintain open and effective communication amongst the consortium and project team members;
Oversee day-to-day coordination and delivery of project activities in conjunction with staff and partners;
Ensure that program activities in the areas of social cohesion, protection and capacity building
in target Local Government Areas in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states are conducted in a timely and
professional manner in line with the program work-plan and in full coordination with national and local authorities as well as other partners.
Coordinate with local authorities to facilitate the participation of local communities in the
planning and implementation of activities and undertake periodic reviews of program activities to assess effectiveness, efficiency, achievement of results and compliance with procedures.
Draft portions of program monthly narrative and financial progress and interim & final reports in coordination with the Grants Coordinator to be approved by the SMB to share with the
BA, BSc, HND
Administration, Secretarial, Law, Legal, NGO, Non-Profit
Method of Application
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