Jobs at Concern Universal Nigeria

Concern Universal Nigeria is the Executing Agency (EA) for the WSSCC's Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme in Nigeria. The aim of the programme is to significantly increase sanitation coverage and attain a positive and sustained hygiene behavioural change
in six local Government Areas ( lGAs), three in each of the two participating states (Benue and Cross River State). This programme will present a model towards state wide coverage for sanitation that can be marketed and replicated in other states.
To this end Concern Universal Nigeria is seeking experienced candidates to support the implementation of this programme under the following categories;

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer (GSF – RUSHPIN)

    Job TypeFull Time
    Min Qualification
    Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit

Location: Based in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Regular upcountry travel and work will be required (Cross River and other parts of Nigeria when and as necessary).

Reporting to: Country Director

Relationships with others: Will work closely with other CU Programme Managers, the Finance Manager, Implementing Partners and organisations, Government Agencies and other stakeholders as necessary and appropriate.

Job Purpose
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer will have the vision and energy to play a key role in the programme’s senior leadership under the GSF programme in Nigeria, working closely with the Programme Manager WASH and the other Project Managers, to ensure the successful implementation of the projects in his/her portfolio and contribute to the development of the country programme in his/her sectoral areas. From time take responsibility for the operational and strategic management of other programme areas where necessary.

A significant level of effort will be rendered in CU head office in Calabar, in addition to more work rendered in field offices and partner (sub-grantee) offices, to cover all operational systems. Executing this function will mean extensive travel to field locations, however this will be managed through consultation with the Programme Manager WASH

Grant Accountant (GSF – RUSHPIN)

    Job TypeFull Time
    Job LevelExperienced Hire
    Min QualificationDegree
    Job FieldAccounting/Audit

Location: Based in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Inter State and up country travel required.



Responsible to: Finance Manager



Relationships with others: Will communicate and liaise closely with Concern Universal (CU) and GSF stakeholders, as necessary/ appropriate



Job Purpose
The Grant Accountant is responsible for designing and maintaining day-to-day financial operations of the GSF grant based on CU's financial and administrative policies and procedures. The Grant Account will be responsible for petty cash of this grant, separate from others, bank and float and advances to sub-grantees, budgetary preparation and forecast, and reporting monthly financial performance

A significant level of effort will be rendered in CU head office in Calabar, in addition to more work rendered in field offices and sub-grantee offices, to cover all operational systems. Executing this function will mean extensive travel to field locations, however this will be managed through consultation with the Finance Manager

Grant Finance Assistant

    Job TypeFull Time
    Min Qualification
    Job FieldAccounting/Audit

Location: Based in Markudi, Benue State, Nigeria. Inter State and up country travel required.



Responsible to: Finance Manager



Relationships with others: Will communicate and liaise closely with Concern Universal (CU) and GSF stakeholders, as necessary/ appropriate



Job Purpose
The Grant Finance Assistant for Benue State is responsible for supporting GSF field staff and sub-grantees in understanding and adhering to GSF-RUSHPIN financial management systems and procedures

A significant level of effort will be rendered in CU office in Makurdi, in with extensive travel to field locations.

Internal Auditor

    Job TypeFull Time
    Min Qualification
    Job FieldAccounting/Audit

Location: Based in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Inter State and up country travel required.



Responsible to: Finance and Services Director



Job Purpose
The Internal Auditor is responsible for designing and maintaining an internal quality control system that ensures operational and financial integrity based on CU's financial and administrative policies and procedures and international audit standards. The IA will maintain a review process for continuous assessment of financial and operational systems and their constant improvement, with a view to ensuring transparency and accountability for all project activities.

Project Officers (State Technical Support) x2

    Job TypeFull Time
    Job LevelExperienced Hire
    Min Qualification
    Job FieldProject Management

Location: Based in Calabar, Cross River State, and Makurdi Benue State, with inter State and up country travel required.

Responsible to: Programme Manager WASH

Responsible for: Project Officer (LGA Technical Support)

Relationships with others: Will work closely with other CU Programme Managers, the Finance Manager, Implementing Partners and organisations, Government Agencies and other stakeholders as necessary and appropriate.

Job Purpose
Concern Universal Nigeria seeks the services of experienced candidate(s) to support with the implementation of the Global Sanitation Fund programme in Nigeria in the selected States Benue and Cross River, with particular focus on sustainable service delivery in the LGA-wide Community Led Total Sanitation. The Candidate will specifically support the Concern Universal team and the Implementing partners at State level with a view to improve sanitation coverage and hygiene behaviour through a demand-led process, empowering State level Stakeholders to deliver on the Global Sanitation Fund programme objectives and CLTS roll out in Nigeria.
A significant level of effort will be rendered in CU head office in Calabar and/or Makurdi, in addition to more work rendered in field offices and partner (sub-grantee) offices, to cover all operational systems. Executing this function will mean extensive travel to field locations, however this will be managed through consultation with the Programme Manager WASH

Project Support Officers (Local Government Technical Support) x6

    Job TypeFull Time
    Min Qualification
    Job FieldProject Management


Responsible to: Project Officer (State Technical Officer)

Relationships with others: Will work closely with other CU Nigeria members of staff, Implementing Partners and organisations, Government Agencies and other stakeholders as necessary and appropriate.

Job Purpose
Concern Universal Nigeria seeks the services of experienced candidate(s) to support with the implementation of the Global Sanitation Fund programme in Nigeria in the selected States Benue and Cross River, with particular focus on sustainable service delivery in the LGA-wide Community Led Total Sanitation. The Candidate will specifically support the Sub-grantees at LGA and community levels with a view to improve sanitation coverage and hygiene behaviour through a demand-led process, empowering Sub-grantees to deliver on the Global Sanitation Fund programme objectives and CLTS roll out in Nigeria.

A significant level of effort will be rendered in State and in addition more work is required at LGA and community levels by sub-grantees, to cover all operational systems. Executing this function will mean extensive travel to community; however this will be managed through consultation with the State Technical Support Officers.

Method of Application

For details and job description and application process, please visit
http://www.concern-universal.org/home and download application forms.
Completed application forms should be submitted to recruitmentcun@gmail.com. CVs will not be accepted or acknowledged.
Deadline for the receipt of completed application forms is 20th December, 2012 by 4.00pm

Only shortlisted will be contacted for panel interviews.