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Project Officer - Nigeria MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-06-05 09:31   NGO/Non-Profit Jobs   Plateau   22 views
Job Details

Project Management:

Support the day-to-day management of project activities including:

Monitoring the political situation in specific regions and developments relating to the Nigeria programme and the impact on the respective project(s), as well as research and analyse subjects related to the project(s);
Supporting the organisation and co-ordinating project meetings, including the conceptualisation and formulation of meeting agendas as well as the drafting of meeting reports and mission notes;
Contributing ideas and suggestions on the project including the preparation of project work plans and calendars and the implementation of project activities;
Manage all financial aspects of the projects including budgets under the supervision of the PM;

Together with the PM , s/he will maintain and strengthen links with related parties and partners, including donors, as well as liaise with high level external parties;

Grant Management:

Oversee the management of donor grants including:

Reviewing, formulating and managing budgets;
Preparing internal and donor-related project reports (narrative and financial) in consultation with the relevant point persons;

Prepare project and fundraising concept notes, proposals and narrative/review reports;

Additional project support:

Undertake assessments and explore possible new initiatives;
Carry out research and analysis on subjects related the project;
Help identify, pursue and manage new mediation work in the region;
Represent and promote HD in different contexts to parties and outside audiences in the region;
Maintain a good working knowledge of the facts on the ground in order to engage with all stakeholders;
Any other tasks as requested by the Regional Director

The successful candidate should have:

7-15 years of work experience in conflict resolution or in a similar function in the Nigeria region and internationally
Understanding of project management;
Post-graduate study or equivalent by experience in conflict resolution, international relations, development studies, international humanitarian law, gender, peace and security or other related fields;
Experience with a regional or international organisation preferred;
Excellent oral and written skills (English required, French an asset);
Experience of and sensitivity in communicating with multicultural and diverse audiences (including senior government officials, politicians, opposition groups, national and local NGOs and conflictaffected communities;
Contextual knowledge and understanding of Nigeria will be an added advantage;
Strong understanding of peace and security issues.

The successful applicant should have:

Good interpersonal skills;
The ability to handle confidential information;
Excellent representational skills;
Strong multi-tasking skills;
A proactive and self-motivated approach.

Company Description
The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality and independence. Our mission is to help prevent, mitigate, and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation
HD is one of the world's leading orga... read morenisations in the field of conflict mediation. Since 1999, it has been helping to prevent and resolve armed conflict, and to alleviate the suffering of those affected by violence. Independent and discreet, we work with our clients - parties to conflict - to assist them in their search for peace.
We use the tools of private diplomacy to expand the space for the non-violent resolution of armed conflict. We open channels of communication and mediate between parties in conflict, facilitate dialogue, provide support to the broader mediation and peacebuilding community, carry out capacity building work, and conduct research on mediation issues. We deploy our expertise to support local and nationally-owned processes that protect civilians and foster lasting and just peace. Our position enables us to link and collaborate with multiple organisations and actors within the mediation field.
In the last 15 years, HD has positioned itself as a leader in the field of conflict mediation. In recognition of its strategic role and to reflect its strong link to its host country and to Geneva, Switzerland granted HD a special international status in July 2015 awarding it privileges and immunities that will further support its peacemaking mission worldwide