ACTED Nigeria Job Vacancy Application Details | How To Apply

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Details of ACTED Nigeria Vacancy Position & How to Apply.

ACTED has been committed since 1993, to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer-term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED, headquartered in Paris, France is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 37 countries towards 18million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects, and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below

Job Title: Project Development Officer

Ref: PDO/NIA
Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Start Date: ASAP

Overview
ACTED Nigeria:

  • Present in Nigeria since 2017, ACTED teams are working with the local authorities to support vulnerable populations in the country, with a coordination office based in Abuja.
  • The NGO provides emergency assistance to the most vulnerable populations through various activities, such as building shelters, distributing non-food items, assisting in the management of camps and informal settlements for displaced persons, and supporting farmers and information management services to the humanitarian community.

You, Will, Be in Charge Of
Fundraising

Context Analysis:

  • Analyze the country’s socio-economic situation, (donor) trends, needs, and gaps
  • Regularly conduct stakeholder analysis, in particular, who does what and where (3W)

External Relations:

  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with donors
  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups, Alliance2015, consortia, and academia
  • Regularly update a directory of donors, international and local NGOs, other partners, and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the reporting to national and local authorities as required by ACTED registration/legal status in-country
  • In the absence of Technical Coordinators, represent ACTED in key clusters and working group meetings

Fundraising and Proposal Development:

  • Identify funding opportunities;
  • Contribute to the identification of potential relevant international and/or local partners (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.) to be included in proposals
  • Liaise with AMEU to contribute to the ToRs of assessments to be conducted for proposal development and to request their input in the logframe development (esp. formulation of SMART indicators)
  • Contribute to the development of fundraising documents (be it an expression of Interests/ Concept Notes/ Proposals) in line with the ACTED country strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with ACTED HQ GMU (Grant Management Unit) and finance
  • Liaise with Area Coordinators, Project Managers, and Technical Coordinators to ensure that proposals are relevant and technically sound
  • Integrate learning from previous interventions (e.g. lessons learned and best practices) into new proposals
  • Involve FLATS teams in the development of fundraising documents, particularly finance for the budget and logistics in case of specific donor procurement rules

Contracting:

  • Contribute to addressing in a timely manner all comments by donors on proposals in liaison with relevant staff in the country and ACTED HQ GMU and finance
  • Read thoroughly all contracts before signature, seeking ACTED HQ GMU and finance advice when required

Grant Management
Contract follow-up:

  • Ensure that contractual obligations (including visibility requirements) and reporting deadlines are known and met by Programme, AMEU, and FLATS team
  • When an issue is identified in meeting deliverables in the given timeframe and budget, inform relevant staff in the country and seek ACTED HQ Program Department advice on potential solutions that would meet donor rules

Reporting

  • Participate in and take minutes of kick-off and closeout meetings for each project
  • Write quality narrative reports, reflecting the progress and status of projects in a transparent, timely, and professional manner, in liaison with ACTED HQ GMU and finance, which will contribute ultimately to steady cash inflow
  • Work in close relation with AMEU to incorporate AME data (incl. data on input, process, output, outcome and impact indicators, lessons learned and best practices) in reports and review M&E reports from AMEU
  • Liaise with FLATS teams when preparing reports, especially with finance to ensure greater coherence between financial and narrative reports by crosschecking the matching of data in the narrative and financial reports
  • Contribute to the monthly update of the Reporting Follow Up (RFU) and ensure smooth and regular communication with ACTED HQ GMU
  • Ensure ad hoc requests from donors are addressed in liaison with the CD, program and support teams

Partner Follow-up

  • Liaise with partners when required to develop relevant grant agreements in close coordination with ACTED HQ GMU and finance
  • Ensure partners report to ACTED in a timely and qualitative manner as per the requirements of the grant agreement

Management and Internal Coordination:
Staff Management (if any):

  • Manage a Project Development Intern and/or Assistant(s) if any, following up the work plans and day-to-day activities
  • Mentor the PDI and/ or PDA with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity

Internal Coordination and Communication:

  • Facilitate interdepartmental communication and information sharing from the Base, to the Area, Capital, and even up to the regional and HQ offices by taking minutes of the various ACTED coordination meetings
  • Ensure these meeting minutes are sent monthly to HQ
  • Keep ACTED HQ GMU and finance updated on the latest developments, opportunities, and challenges so that GMU can best advise on the way forward

Filing:

  • File properly contractual project documents both in hard and soft copies
  • Update regularly the Resource Centre at the office with appropriate and relevant external and internal resources.

External Communication

  • Contribute to ACTED external communication strategy by feeding regularly ACTED HQ Communication Department with informal updates on projects, flash news, pictures, articles on projects progress and/or specific events for ACTED communication tools, including, but not limited to, ACTED Newsletter, websites and ACTED Annual Report
  • Ensure the update and design of in-country communication and visibility tools and publications, their dissemination and availability to ACTED teams, as well as the capitalization of media and pictures of the mission.

Expected Skills and Qualifications

  • Master Level Education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development.
  • Project management experience (management, planning, staff development, and training skills) in development programs
  • 2 – 5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure.

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract length and country of assignment)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications (Resume and Cover Letter) to:

jobs@acted.org

using “Ref: PDO/NIA ” as the subject of the mail.

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