Jobs at Christian Aid

 Christian Aid is a UK-based international NGO which exists to eradicate poverty around the world. It is currently working in more than 50 countries. and has had a programme In Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country Programme presently focuses on community health
and HIV, governance and gender. It is looking to recruit a Programme Officer to contribute to the effective
management and progress of its country programme towards Its strategic goals and a Programme Assistant to contribute to the effective administration of its country programme. These roles provide an excellent opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic professional who will support CA partnerships and programmes in its community health and HIV and gender work.


Method of Application:
To apply for this post, please download an application pack from www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs  and email your completed International Application Form to nigeriarecruit@christian-aid.org  stating the job reference number in the subject line

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 14th September 2012

Interview date: Week beginning 24th September2012

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

    PROGRAMME OFFICER
    

    Contract Type: Open Ended
    Salary: NGN4, 271, 273 - NGN 4, 903, 512 p.a
    Based: Abuja with frequent travel in-country
    Job reference: PO-NG/2012/003
    
    The ideal candidate must possess a degree in a development/public health-related subject. S/he must have at least five years' working in the field of health with significant experience in implementing and/or managing community-based  HIV/AIDS interventions.
    
    
    Essential criteria
    
        Extensive understanding of the national response to HIV/AIDS in Nigeria
        Significant experience in working with local partner organisations
        Knowledge and competency in gender-sensitive programming
        Experience of managing institutional donor-funded projects
        Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent Christian Aid at the national, state and local levels
        High level of computer literacy
        Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
    
    
    Desirable criteria
    
        Skills and experience in national, state and local advocacy and lobbying processes
        In-depth understanding and familiarity with DFID, EU, COMIC RELIEF and/or USAID funding and reporting requirements
        Familiarity in working with faith based institutions in Nigeria
    
    
    Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions. Using the guidance notes on the application form may help you formulate your answers.
    
    Build partnerships
    Please give us an example of a time when you took an initiative to promote collaborative team working to break down barriers to effective cross-organisational collaboration.
    
    Deliver results
    Describe an example where you had to prioritize, plan and monitor your work to meet agreed standards.
    
    Steward resources
    Give an example of a time where you implemented ways to reduce inefficiency in use of resources in an organisation or pass ideas to someone who can make them happen.
    


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: public health
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



    PROGRAMME ASSISTANT
    

    Contract Type: One year fixed term
    Salary: NGN2, 288, 220 - NGN 2, 608, 606 p.a.
    Based: Abuja with frequent travel in-country
    Job reference: PA-NG/2012/004
    
    The ideal candidate must possess a degree. B.SC, B.A degree or HND holder in Management, Sociology and Social Sciences. S!he must have at least two year experience of working with local partner organisation,
    
    S/he will need:
    
    
    Essential criteria
    
        Understanding of and skills in community health programming
        Basic project management Skills
        Strong report writing and documentation skills
        Good interpersonal and communication skills
        Good level of computer literacy
    
    
    Desirable criteria
    
        Familiarity in working with faith-based institutions in Nigeria
        Understanding of gender-sensitive programming
        Experience of working for an international NGO
    
    
    Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions. Using the guidance notes on the application form may help you formulate your answers.
    
    Build partnerships
    Describe a time where you willingly participated in team work and contributed ideas including those that, may be beyond your own or team's role.
    
    Deliver results
    Describe an example where you had to prioritise. plan and monitor your work progress to meet agree standards whilst keeping others informed.
    
    Communicate effectively
    Describe a time when you were able to explain things simply and in a different way to an audience who appear not to have understood an information


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 2 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified