ISING Program Intern at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now
and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.


Job Title: ISING Program Intern

Description
  • Mercy Corps Nigeria’s humanitarian program aims to provide assistance to populations affected by the crisis in Northeast Nigeria. With funding from humanitarian donors including OFDA, FFP, EU tryst Fund and ECHO, the humanitarian programs engage in several interventions including but not limited to food assistance, logistics and relief commodities, protection, livelihoods, WASH and capacity building of humanitarian response actors.
  • Mercy Corps plans to scale up and expand its humanitarian response in Northeast Nigeria to reach more beneficiaries with additional and varied assistance in a wider geographic area.
  • Mercy Corps plans to implement a program in 3 states “ISING” or Investing in the safety and integrity of Nigerian girls targeting adolescent girls and boys affected by the conflict in the Northeast.
Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Deputy Program Manager, the Intern will be responsible for the day to day support to the department specifically: 
  • Work with the program assistant’s in collecting and compiling all the I-SING documents such as safe spaces data, beneficiary lists ensuring they are filed both ins hard and soft copy.
  • Under  supervision raise PR’s for hotel bookings for any trainings and workshops
  • Track all the items that shall be purchased for the use of safe spaces such as training material, and refreshments
  • Support in conducting spot checks for mentors and coordinators, whilst collecting data on attendance
  • Support the protection officer in conducting community sensitization in identified communities
  • With the support of the assistant’s, track I-SING costs and take the department’s inventory and make request in time to ensure there is no stock out for the safe spaces
  • Support the M&E officer in data cleaning as requested
Requirements 
  • BA/S in Social Sciences and related field preferred.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Strong computer skills on MS office programs
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Hausa and Kanuri  is required
Success Factors 
  • The program has lots of activities to be implemented that need to be completed within strict timelines. The intern will be expected to work beyond the normal working hours some days and should be able to cope with pressure of doing every task fast, effectively and efficiently. Office space as well as working equipment is limited and Intern will have to cope with sharing space as well as equipment with the other team members.
  • Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
Location: Gombe, Maiduguri - Borno, BIU, Borno

Closing Date
10th March, 2017 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV's and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: ng-recruitment.nigeria@mercycorps.org

Note 
  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line, be not more than four pages and must be submitted on or before the closing date.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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