Vacancy:British Council

NIGERIA – VARIOUS POSITIONS (NSRP)

The British Council in Nigeria has been contracted by the UK’s Department for International Development to manage the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP). The British Council works in partnership with International Alert and with Social Development Direct.

The implementation phase of this five year programme has now started.

The British Council is now looking for suitably qualified individuals to complement the existing team and to fill the following posts:
MONITORING & EVALUATION MANAGER – Abuja
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – Abuja
RESEARCH OFFICER – Abuja
PROGRAMME OFFICER – Maiduguri

The Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, Communications Officer and Research Officer will be based in Abuja though will be required to travel to NSRP regional offices. The Programme Officer post will be based in Maiduguri.

The main duties of the posts are given below;

MONITORING AND EVALUATION MANAGER – ABUJA (RE-ADVERTISED)
To lead on programme monitoring and evaluation activities for the whole programme, overseeing the M&E activities at the Federal level and in focal states and LGAs
To lead on the reporting, collation, documentation, and dissemination of outputs, outcomes and impacts of programme interventions
To contribute to the programme’s preparation for periodic external evaluation such as annual, mid-term and final evaluation
To contribute to preparation of reports to internal/external clients and customers, ensuring reporting standards are in accordance with client and corporate standards
To ensure the inclusion of all relevant M&E activities into internal planning processes.
To oversee and guiding the work of the Programme Officers with M&E responsibilities in the four field offices, providing capacity support, technical guidance and relevant trainings and act as a focal point for the dispersed M&E team.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – ABUJA
Ensuring that both internal and external communications are line with the programme’s Communications strategy
Supporting staff, stakeholders and grantees to project the brand of the programme
Design and preparation of concept notes and budgets for communications activities
Collation and editing of materials for the NSRP website and support quality assurance of website content
Management of the drop-box of the programme
Provide communications support service to the Outputs and Components of the programme .Support the media outreach activities of the programme. Support the planning and implementation of public relations activities
To support technical reporting to internal/external clients and customers, ensuring reporting standards are in accordance with client and corporate standards
To be responsible for providing communications support to monitoring and evaluation functions, including support to grantees and stakeholders to communicate outputs and outcomes of programme activities.

RESEARCH OFFICER – ABUJA
The preparation of concept notes and budgets for implementation of research and advocacy activities
The management  of research and advocacy activities
Support the identification of programming opportunities for attaining the outcome of the research and advocacy component
Provide desktop research support for the programme
Provide editorial support for review of reports and outputs of research and advocacy activities
Facilitate meetings and activities of NSRP Research Users Committee, NSRP Research Advisory Committee as well as other activities of the Research Component
Financial and technical reporting to internal/external clients and customers, ensuring reporting standards are in accordance with client and corporate standards
To support implementation all project monitoring and evaluation activities, including desktop studies, surveys and longitudinal studies
To be responsible for capturing and communicating the findings from feedback on research and advocacy activities.

PROGRAMME OFFICER – MAIDUGURI (RE-ADVERTISED)
Responsibility for the implementation of an agreed portfolio of projects within NSRP, ensuring documentation and processes are consistent with client, corporate and programme standards
Responsibility for compliance with corporate systems
Procurement and management of internal and external resources for specific activities in consultation with Procurement Officer/ Resources Officer (Abuja based)
Risk management (identification, reporting and management) of designated area of work ensuring risks are identified and reported in a timely manner to the satisfaction of the Regional Coordinator / Operations Manager
Designing of activity plans and schedules ensuring project activities are delivered on time, to quality and cost targets and client satisfaction
Identify and implement improvements to project delivery.
To support financial and technical reporting to internal/external clients and customers, ensuring reporting standards are in accordance with client and corporate standards
To lead on project monitoring and evaluation activities in the state/region in conjunction with the M and E adviser based in Abuja
Managing project-level finances using programme systems for an agreed portfolio of NRSP projects, ensuring client, corporate and programme standards are met.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The skills and qualifications needed for the positions advertised are clearly stated on the Role Profiles that can be found on the links below so please read through the role profile carefully to ensure that your experience and qualifications match those required by the position.

Preference will be given to those with an in depth knowledge of the region for which the application is being made in case of the programme Officer post:

MONITORING & EVALUATION MANAGER – Abuja
COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – Abuja
RESEARCH OFFICER – Abuja
PROGRAMME OFFICER – Maiduguri

CLICK LINK TO APPLY
http://www.britishcouncil.org/africa-vacancies.htm

DUE DATE: Till filled.

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