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Relief Rescue Initiative (RRI) is a National Non-governmental organization, which is committed and active in community humanitarian and developmental projects with its presence in Borno and Adamwa states. The primary focus of RRI is on the improving and alleviating the problems of the less privileged, deprived, vulnerable group and people affected by armed conflicts in their struggle to obtain a life of justice and dignity. Areas of focus includes; food security and livelihood, Nutrition, Protection, Education, Water sanitation and hygiene (WASH), Metal health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) achieved through the implementation of projects targeted at the community level especially on the most vulnerable members of the community.

In line with its focus, RRI will be implementing General Food Distributions (GFD) through In-kind and Blanket Supplementary Program (BSFP) in Magumeri LGA of Borno State. This is aimed at preventing already vulnerable House Holds from falling into starvation and malnutrition, focusing particularly on young children 6 – 23/24 months and pregnant and lactating women and girls (PLW).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: GFD Assistant

Location: Magumeri LGA, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Role

  • The post will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • Ensuring equitable distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Conduct registration of beneficiaries as needed and verification of beneficiaries at distribution point.
  • Support the Field Officer with organizing the distribution point to respond to protection and accountability to affected populations criteria.
  • Conduct distribution of in-kind food assistance to the entitled beneficiaries.
  • Support the Field Officer with commodity tracking and reporting.
  • Collect complaints and feedback from the beneficiaries and the communities.
  • Report any problems in a timely manner to the Field Officers or the Project Manager.
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities as required.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by RRI

Requirements

  • Minimum education: Diploma in Agriculture and any other related field of study
  • Prior experience in Humanitarian or International Development programming with at least 1 year of field experience working with beneficiaries, preferably on distribution projects
  • Understanding of distribution best-practices
  • Ability to collect and record data documenting distribution details especially as relates to commodity quantities and numbers of beneficiaries
  • Good communication skills with the rural community members, local and traditional leaders, good planning, reporting functions.
  • Understanding of basic anti-fraud practices
  • Experience working in a conflict setting
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in WFP, USDA or USAID / FFP programmes
  • Experience in community mobilization and group organizational skills
  • Understanding of basic GFD concepts
  • Competence in Microsoft Office application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to the email [email protected] using the position as the subject of the mail.
Or
Submit a hard copy at RRI Office Magumeri LGA, Borno State

 

 

Job Title: Logistics Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Role

  • The Logistics Officer will provide a comprehensive and coherent administrative support for the RRI logistics and Procurement operations in Maiduguri and other field sites.
  • The purpose of the position is to implement logistic activities regarding the projects and the base, more specifically as regards; Warehouse management, Stock management, Support procurement and supply management, and transportation.

Roles / Main Responsibilities
The post holder will receive a context specific ToR for each deployment, which will draw upon the responsibilities outlined below.

Fleet management and Transport:

  • Identify potential transportation company for delivery of goods to/from storehouses, to field site locations
  • Draft service contracts with transportation company
  • Ensure all vehicles legal documentation and procedures are updated
  • Ensure that problems are reported to the logistic oanager as soon as possible.
  • Ensure and supervise loading/unloading operations.
  • Fill all the documents needed for transportation of goods (Packing list and Waybill)
  • Anticipate transportation needs and arrange shipments to RRI field sites.
  • Coordinate with logistic officer regarding questions of cargo movement notifications.

Procurement:

  • Identify suppliers, and collect quotations according to procurement process
  • Ensure that all the needed information is filled on quotations
  • Ensure a proper filing system of all procurement files and documents and constantly update the follow up tool
  • Negotiate the price, delivery time and other terms with suppliers
  • Ensure the quality of the purchase and the delivery deadlines
  • Ensure the collected documents are compliant with the procedures: supplier stamp, signature…
  • Provide invoices to the administration according to the rules of the organization
  • Ensure a good communication with the program managers at all the level of the purchase process
  • Report any problem with supplier to the Officer
  • Ensure the supply all recurrent items (Office supplies, cleaning items, drinking water,)

Stock Management:

  • Collaboration with Logistics sector for storing of RRI goods in common storage areas

Human resources Management:

  • Identify and mange daily workers for loading/unloading, transportation operations on sites of Tdh intervention.
  • Prepare and follow up payment forms for daily workers payment after completing of works.

Reporting:

  • Provide the line manager a monthly Stock report
  • Immediate feedback in case of incident in and around our working area to the line Manager.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
The candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented Essentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalents, Higher Diploma, NCE in any field related to Humanitarian Work.
  • 2 – 3 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national level in logistics.
  • Varied supply / logistics functional background ranging from Inventory and warehousing to transport management and distribution to beneficiaries
  • Knowledge & experience of dealing with commercial transporters and coordinating supply delivery to remote and insecure areas
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions. Desirables:
  • Flexible and willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure Experience from working in an (I) NGO.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Professional, open, motivated, mature, creative, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Preferred: A previous experience in similar roles in a similar humanitarian set up
  • With a good knowledge of the intervention areas and local context
  • A basic knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri) is an advantage.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • Good problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills, including writing skills and reporting skills
  • Computer proficiency.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to “The Human Resource Department, Relief Rescue Initiative” via: [email protected] using the Position applied for as the subject of the mail.

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Assistant (Female)

Location: Magumeri LGA, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Role Purpose

  • This role of the Nutrition Assistant will assist the Nutrition programme officer in the implementation of Nutrition activities while providing support and supervising the volunteers and community nutrition Mobilizers in the Project’s Communities in implementing Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme (BSFP) and Infant and Young Child Feeding [IYCF]) while integrating with other sectoral interventions.
  • The nutrition Assistant will also work with other agencies providing nutrition services in ensuring linkage of nutrition beneficiaries. Throughout intervention, the Nutrition Assistant will work towards ensuring quality delivery of nutrition interventions in the Project location.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct sensitizations, providing key messages related to the programme objectives, organization of distributions, targeting and eligibility criteria.
  • Supervise MUAC (middle upper arm circumference) screening of Pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children under 5 years.
  • Screen, tally, register and coordinate the screening of children to verify their age at the distribution point; the nutrition screener/register additionally is required to train the Nutrition volunteers.
  • Report to the Nutrition Officer on BSFP distribution update.
  • Collaborate with other NGOs on nutrition activities and to refer children identified and provide technical support to the nutrition assistant.
  • Mainstream the nutritional activities in line with standards in his or her LGA with regards to Infant and Young Child feeding (IYCF) programs.
  • Supervising the Community Mobilisers and volunteers in support of the distribution process and in charge of crowd control.
  • Conduct registration of beneficiaries as needed and verification of beneficiaries at distribution point.
  • Support the Field Officer with organizing the distribution point to respond to protection and accountability to affected populations criteria.
  • Conduct distribution of in-kind food assistance to the entitled beneficiaries.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by RRI

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Nutrition, Health, Public Health or any related fields.
  • Must have at least 1 year work experience
  • Experience in Nutrition and community-based programming will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with the Humanitarian context.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their caregivers
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Understanding of Hausa and Kanuri is highly required.

 

 

Job Title: CFM Assistant

Location: Magumeri LGA, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Role

  • The post will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • Ensuring equitable distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.
  • The post holder is to assist the Protection officer in ensuring that mechanisms are in place at all distribution points to strengthen the quality and accountability of emergency response as well as upholding the organization’s commitment towards Accountability to Affected People (AAP) standards, especially in regards to information sharing, beneficiaries’ participation, complaints and response mechanism.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • Assist the Protection Officer in establishing and managing the complaint and feedback mechanism project.
  • Receive complaints and feedback and respond to enquiries at the complaint desk at distribution sites.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of complaints and feedback database/ information System and ensure information is shared on a regular basis.
  • Carry out regular community feedback functions, ensuring that all SOPs and JDPH core policies are respected.
  • Maintenance of an effective record and filing system for all complaints solved and pending issues including correspondences.
  • Lodge all feedback, complaints and response in the CFM database.
  • Support to ensure complaints are closed within the appropriate timeframe.
  • Provide accurate information related to the subject beneficiary matter and other related ongoing activities.
  • Ensure accurate recording of all the data related to the beneficiary.
  • Submit internal, and accurate reports to the Protection Officer. The reports will be submitted weekly, or daily according to the urgency of the complaint; include monthly recommendations, if needed, to Program Manager as received.
  • Follow-up and receive weekly feedback, and case status progress. Ensure all documents and actions taken are documented, and feedback is given back to the beneficiary.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required that may be assigned from time by supervisors.
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of RRI safeguarding policies.

Requirements

  • Interested candidates should possess a Degree qualification with at least 2 years work experience.

 

 

Job Title: Tally Assistant

Location: Magumeri LGA, Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Role

  • The post will be responsible for the implementation of WFP funded General Food Distribution focusing on IDPs and vulnerable host communities.
  • Ensuring equitable distribution, monitoring and mobilisation of the community to encourage their participation in the distribution activities.
  • The roll purpose is to tally commodities and assist in stacking and physical inventory activities to maximise accuracy and efficiency of commodity management.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

  • Tally receipt/dispatch of commodities including transformation of commodities during internal milling operations, identify and report to the supervisor any anomalies, to support accurate and effective commodity management in the warehouse.
  • Implement and maintain accurate stacking and assist in conducting periodic physical inventory checks following the established guidelines and standards, to support compliance with internal control procedures and systems.
  • Prepare accurate tally reports including efficient preparation and distribution of tally sheets to relevant parties, to ensure consistent and prompt accountability for commodity movement from/to and storage in the warehouse or at food distribution point
  • Supervise the warehouse/Food distribution point cleaning after loading/unloading and reconstitution exercises, to ensure it meets the established standards.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required that may be assigned from time by supervisors.

Qualification and Education Requirements

  • Interested candidates should possess a Degree with at least 2 years work experience.
  • Experience in conducting basic logistics activities (tallying) and reporting skills
  • Experience in implementation food distribution programmes

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Professional,open, motivated, mature, creative, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive
  • Preferred: A previous experience in similar roles in a similarhumanitarian set up
  • With a good knowledge of the intervention areas and local context
  • A basic knowledge of the local language (Hausa/Kanuri) is an advantage.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • Good problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills, including writing skills and reporting skills
  • Computer proficiency.

 

 

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant (Female)

Location: Borno
Employment Type: Contract

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementation of HR policies and procedures
  • Responsible for managing the RRI people Solution
  • Ensure that all recruitments at the Area Level are followed up from start till finish
  • Support staff with the tools & procedures for performance management
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Timesheet, Pay slips
  • Take the lead in vacancy announcements and longlisting of requested positions according to the approved organogram
  • Recruiting staff – this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.
  • Providing recruitment support to HR field staff as the need arise
  • Support with the Induction and on-boarding of RRI staff
  • Implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management.
  • Prepare periodic HR reports.
  • Maintain and keep records of all RRI staff timesheet
  • Payslip preparation for RRI staff
  • Leave administration for all staff
  • Any other duty that will be assigned to the position.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • University Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management or relevant field
  • Knowledge of the context in (North East)
  • Knowledge of the local language (Kanuri & Hausa) – will be an added advantage
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills is required
  • Good knowledge of the Nigerian Labor Law
  • Programming will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with the Humanitarian context.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their caregivers
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Understanding of Hausa and Kanuri is highly required.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: [email protected] using the Position applied for as the subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline 30th June, 2021.

 

Note

  • Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document / PDF, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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