Latest Jobs at Creative Associates International | Naijahotjobs, jobs in nigeria, latest jobs in nigeria

Latest Jobs at Creative Associates International

By
Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike. Creative Associates International has been working in Nigeria for more than a decade to support education programs in the north. Creative Associates International is partnering with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on this project.

PROGRAMME MANAGER

PROJECT SUMMARY

The North East Nigeria Transition to Development program (NENTAD) aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in the north east of Nigeria.
The Education in Emergencies component of NENTAD will focus on addressing immediate needs by providing education support to conflict affected children and adolescents, while contributing to the learning on what is needed to support early recovery and transition to development.
In order to achieve this output, we will support up to two projects that include well-targeted, innovative, and results-oriented activities.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Education Manager will be responsible for the overall management of DFID EiE education activities in Borno state.
S/he will ensure that project activities are delivered on time, contribute to strategic objectives of the program, and meet global and IRC technical standards for education in emergencies.
The Education Manager will supervise a team of education officers, providing supervision and guidance in line with agreed performance objectives.

Reporting & Supervision:
This position reports to the Education Coordinator with an indirect reporting line to the Senior Consortium Coordinator.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Development and Management:
Oversee the implementation of all education activities in Borno state, including formal and non-formal school interventions
Ensure that the identification, set up and management of formal and non-formal learning opportunities expands access to education for IDP and out-of-school children and is conducted in a responsible manner, adhering to relevant policies and standards, and mitigating risks to harm.
Oversee training, coaching and on-going support of educators and learning facilitators in order to improve instructional practices in literacy, numeracy and social and emotional skills.
In collaboration with Education Officers, develop actionable workplans to ensure the timely implementation of project activities.
Monitor progress towards the objectives and intended outputs of projects using routine data, spot checks, observation, and other methodologies.
Contribute to the development of robust data collection systems to ensure that the education program is data-driven and that programmatic decisions are grounded in evidence.
Keep a--- of the changing operational environment, including organization of assessments and identification of changing beneficiary needs.
Provide regular written and verbal reports on education activities to supervisor, senior management, project partners and donors.
In collaboration with the supervisor, review Budget vs. Actual expenditures on a monthly basis, providing relevant feedback to the finance department and adjusting activities as required.
Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized within the project for the intended purpose

Technical Quality:
Under the guidance of the Education Coordinator, provide technical supervision and guidance to Education Officers and implementing partners as required.
Ensure that all education activities adhere to agreed technical standards, protocols, policies and guidelines, as outlined by the IRC, the Federal Ministry of Education and related State Ministries, Agencies and Departments.
Promote the quality of education activities by setting up quality assurance mechanisms and checks in collaboration with other staff.

HR & Team Management:
Provide supportive supervision to Education Officers
Lead the development of performance plans for all Education Officers based on job descriptions, project objectives/work plans and past performance reviews. Review performance evaluation of direct reports on a bi-annual basis and oversee the performance review cycle for all direct reports.
Actively build the capacity of education program staff, ensuring each staff member has a specific capacity development plan, receives opportunities for training, mentoring and on-the-job learning opportunities.

Coordination:
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
Closely collaborate with all project partners
Develop strategic partnerships with local organizations
Represent IRC to local communities, government departments, international agencies, and local partners as required.
Coordinate education program activities with other IRC sectors, particularly water & sanitation and child protection.
Other:

Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
University degree in Education; advanced degree preferred.
At least three years of relevant professional experience with an international or civil society organization, including direct implementation of education programming
At least one year of experience in a managerial position and demonstrated capacity in team leadership and capacity building
Experience working with displaced or otherwise marginalized communities required
Demonstrated experience in project management, including financial, HR, and grants management
Strong verbal communication skills and effective in representation and liaison with external actors
Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, including report writing
Excellent computer skills in programs including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions
Willingness to travel extensively in northeast Nigeria, including to remote and/or insecure locations

PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
LOCATION:
Maiduguri, Borno

PROJECT SUMMARY
The North East Nigeria Transition to Development program (NENTAD) aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in the north east of Nigeria.
The Education in Emergencies component of NENTAD will focus on addressing immediate needs by providing education support to conflict affected children and adolescents, while contributing to the learning on what is needed to support early recovery and transition to development.
In order to achieve this output, we will support up to two projects that include well-targeted, innovative, and results-oriented activities.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Partnerships Manager will be responsible for providing managerial, administrative and technical support to all local partners and will work closely with two Education Officers specifically responsible for working with local partners.
The Partnerships Manager is responsible for identifying and overseeing local partners to facilitate professional capacity building trainings, manage partner expectations for meetings, reporting, and project implementation, ensure effective communication, and increase collaboration between local partners and local government and communities.
The position requires experience working with local partners to build capacity, improve collaboration with local government and personnel management.

Reporting & Supervision:
This position is housed in IRC’s Maiduguri office and reports to the Senior Consortium Coordination.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead management of local partner organizations:
Identification of new local partners (as needed)
Design and lead capacity building training
Review and strengthen local partner capacity to implement projects, manage funds, and write reports
Increase collaboration amongst local partners to increase sharing of best practices
Ensure technical coordination of state-level activities
Work closely with Education Officers to manage support for local partners as needed to ensure the smooth implementation of project activities across technical areas.
Ensure the timely production, coordination, and reporting of local partners
Increase coordination between local partners and local government officials to support education

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Requires a Bachelor's Degree in education or a related field
At least five years of experience in the development sector, with at two three years of experience working on partnerships.
The candidate must demonstrate relevant technical experience working on activities that are of a similar scope to this activity.
The candidate is responsible for managing local partners, providing technical support to build their professional skills, and establishing strong relationships with local governments to facilitate better collaboration.
The candidate must be professionally proficient and fluent in written and spoken English, Kanuri a plus but not required.
The candidate must be computer literate

TECHNICAL EXPERT

JOB DESCRIPTION

As we are expanding our positive impact on Nigeria we are currently looking for talented individuals to be a part of this effort. Creative Associates is looking to build relationships with individuals that have proven technical experience working on donor funded projects.
The goal is to create and build a network of technical experts interested in employment with Creative either now or in the future as opportunities become available.
Some positions are available now and other opportunities will present themselves in the near future.
We are looking for Technical Experts in the following Programmatic areas

Capacity Development
Countering Violence Extremism
Political Transitions
Stabilization
Governance and Community Resilience
Education in Conflict and Access to Education
Early Grade Reading
Instructional Systems
Economic Growth Workforce Development
Agriculture and Livelihoods
Youth Development and Engagement
Gender
Sample positions include:

Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party
Project Director, Deputy Project Director
Program Manager, Program Officer
Program Development Officer
Technical Advisor, Technical Officer
Activity Managers, Activity Officer etc.

REQUIREMENTS
Only individuals containing the following qualifications will be considered:

Bachelor Degree or University Degree, advanced Degree preferred
At least 2-8 years of experience in one or more of the above programmatic/technical areas
Proven experience with one of the following donors: USAID, OTI, U.S. State Department, DfID or another international donor/funder
Strong verbal communication skills and effective in representation and liaison with external actors
Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, including report writing
Good computer skills in programs including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions

EDUCATION OFFICER

Location: Damaturu
Reports to: The Program Manager

PROJECT SUMMARY

The North East Nigeria Transition to Development program (NENTAD) aims to deliver an effective response to the basic needs of vulnerable people impacted by the crisis in the north east of Nigeria.
The Education in Emergencies component of NENTAD will focus on addressing immediate needs by providing education support to conflict affected children and adolescents, while contributing to the learning on what is needed to support early recovery and transition to development.
In order to achieve this output, we will support up to two projects that include well-targeted, innovative, and results-oriented activities.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Teacher Education Officer will be responsible for the overall management of DFID EiE education activities in Yobe state.
S/he will be responsible for providing technical leadership for all teacher education activities, including leading and coordinating the teacher education and systems support activities at the national and state level.
The position requires experience with teacher training policy and practice, designing programs for data collection and analysis, and personnel management.
This position is contingent on funding.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee the implementation of all teacher education activities in Yobe State in both formal and non- formal schools.
Oversee training, coaching and on-going support of teachers, tutors and learning facilitators in order to improve instructional practices in literacy, numeracy and social and emotional skills.
Ensure technical coordination of state-level activities related to teacher education and curriculum development, and obtain support from directorates and local government authorities as needed

Oversight of teacher education interventions:
Oversee the selection of learning facilitators and tutors for the intervention and contribute to tools for selection such as assessment tools.
Oversee the initial training of learning facilitators, as well as their continuous professional development.
Monitor progress towards the objectives and intended outputs pertaining to teacher education using routine data, spot checks, observation, and other methodologies.
Provide regular written and verbal reports on education activities to supervisor, senior management, project partners and donors.
Promote the quality of teacher education activities by setting up quality assurance mechanisms and checks in collaboration with other staff.

Coordination:
Lead integrated state and LGEA, SUBEB, and SBMC technical working groups and steering committees pertaining to teacher education, curriculum and assessment.
Work closely with consultants as needed to ensure effective implementation and quality content.
Coordinate with colleges of education and NCCE for the contextualization and validation of curriculum.
Represent the project in major state meetings and events as appropriate
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders including government actors, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
Represent IRC to local communities, government departments, international agencies, and local

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
University degree in education; advanced degree preferred.
At least three years of relevant professional experience with an international or civil society organization, including direct implementation of education programming
At least five years of experience related to teacher professional development.
Experience working with displaced or otherwise marginalized communities required
Strong verbal communication skills and effective in representation and liaison with external actors
Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, including report writing
Good computer skills in programs including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions
Willingness to travel extensively in northeast Nigeria, including to remote and/or insecure locations

OPERATIONS EXPERT

FUNCTIONAL AREAS:

Operations
Procurement
Grants Management
Monitoring and Evaluation
Logistics
Finance and Accounting
Human Resources and Administration
Communications
Information Technology
Security

JOB DESCRIPTION
As we are expanding our positive impact on Nigeria we are currently looking for talented individuals to be a part of this effort.
Creative Associates is looking to build relationships with individuals that have proven operational experience working on donor funded projects.
The goal is to create and build a network of operations experts interested in employment with Creative either now or in the future as opportunities become available.
Some positions are available now and other opportunities will present themselves in the near future.

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor degree, advance degree preferred
At least 2-5 years of experience in one of the above operational function area
Proven experience with one of the following donors: USAID, OTI, U.S. State Department, DfID or other development donor
Strong verbal communication skills and effective in representation and liaison with external actors
Excellent spoken and technical writing ability in English, including report writing
Good computer skills in programs including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions

TO APPLY
Applicants should send their CV's/Resume to: CreativeNigeriaRecruitment@gmail.com

DUE DATE: 11 August, 2017

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Most Recent