Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on women’s empowerment, economic development and conflict mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the north east of Nigeria and causing displacement of thousands of individuals, Mercy Corps interventions in Nigeria are implemented in a conflict and gender sensitive manner.
Job Title: Humanitarian Programs Manager
Oversee program start-up and ongoing program management and administration of teams across various field locations
Ensure that program implementation is responsive to communities, authorities and partners and consistent with Mercy Corps’ relevant program guidelines, principles, values, quality standards and strategic plan
Ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria
Develop and oversee program implementation strategies, including partnership frameworks, beneficiary targeting, distribution processes and capacity building of partners as needed
Initiate needs assessments, surveys and other data gathering tools to ensure that Mercy Corps has continued access to updated information and is able to address emerging needs in timely manner
Integrate community approaches, gender sensitivity and capacity building into all activities as appropriate
Ensure program implementation is on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to achieve the desired impact
Create and maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources and timely, accurate and informative reporting in line with donor and Mercy Corps policies and procedures
Fulfill Mercy Corps Program Management Minimum Standards based on the organization-wide guide.
BA, BSc, HND
Admin, Secretariat, NGO, Non-profit
Method of Application
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