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Job Title: Education Officer – OTL

Requisition ID: req21041
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Position Reports to: Programs Manager (Borno)

Job Overview/Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded education programme called ‘Opportunities to Learn’ in Borno and Yobe States between October 2021 and October 2026.
  • The Programme intends to ensure more than 193,854 OOSC and youth in Borno and Yobe States are safely able to gain foundational literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to progress to higher levels of education, training, and or engagement in the workforce.
  • The Senior Education Officer, based in Maiduguri, will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of OTL activities as per work plan in Borno State.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the team of Education Officers’ day-to-day implementation of the OTL activities.
  • Works with state-based program officers on TPD, safety, youth, and inclusion to ensure harmonized implementation approaches.
  • Enhances coordination, documentation, and reporting across the state’s LGEAs to support information management.
  • Ensures Education Officers have needed training and resources to support clients in given LGEAs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education, International Development, or related field is required.
  • Minimum four years of experience implementing complex projects that work to promote access to quality education for children and youth.
  • Minimum two years of project management experience; word with USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Experience working with CBOs, CSOs, and government education actors in NE Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Senior Education Officer – OTL

Requisition ID: req21039
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Education
Position Reports to:  Programs Manager(Borno)
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
  • At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from Harm to Home.

IRC Nigeria Program

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014, the IRC moved into Adamawa State in Northeast Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State.
  • The IRC is responding at scale to the humanitarian situation across sectors including Education, Child Protection, Health, Nutrition, Women Protection and Empowerment, Environmental Health, Economic Recovery and Development, Protection and Rule of Law, and Governance. In 2015, IRC Nigeria developed a five-year long-term Strategy Action Plan (SAP): The plan has Health, Education and Economic Wellbeing as high priority program areas.

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded education programme called ‘Opportunities to Learn’ in Borno and Yobe States between October 2021 and October 2026.
  • The Programme intends to ensure more than 193,854 OOSC and youth in Borno and Yobe States are safely able to gain foundational literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to progress to higher levels of education, training, and or engagement in the workforce.
  • The Senior Education Officer, based in Maiduguri, will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of OTL activities as per work plan in Borno State.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the team of Education Officers’ day-to-day implementation of the OTL activities.
  • Works with state-based program officers on TPD, safety, youth, and inclusion to ensure harmonized implementation approaches.
  • Enhances coordination, documentation, and reporting across the state’s LGEAs to support information management.
  • Ensures Education Officers have needed training and resources to support clients in given LGEAs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in Social Work, Education, International Development, or related field is required.
  • Minimum of four years of experience implementing complex projects that work to promote access to quality education for children and youth.
  • Minimum of two years of project management experience; word with USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Experience working with CBOs, CSOs, and government education actors in NE Nigeria.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Innovation Specialist – USAID / OTL

Requisition ID: req21042
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Education
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded education programme called ‘Opportunities to Learn’ in Borno and Yobe States between October 2021 and October 2026.
  • The Programme intends to ensure more than 193,854 OOSC and youth in Borno and Yobe States are safely able to gain foundational literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to progress to higher levels of education, training, and or engagement in the workforce.
  • The Innovation Specialist, based in Maiduguri, will oversee OTL’s EdTech and innovative pilots in coordination with the OTL team and IRC Airbel Research & Innovation team and the Education Technical Unit (TU).
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Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure innovations and education solutions identified have global relevance and opportunities for replication and scale
  • Support further understanding of localized student and teacher needs for education, preferably in humanitarian contexts
  • Build and maintain a network of innovation process and education solution partners who can support the development of new educational products and services.
  • Work with local innovators in Nigeria, the Airbel team and other key internal & external stakeholders
  • Manage delivery across several projects with multi-disciplinary teams that include education, technology, design, innovation, implementation and research expertise.
  • Oversee program budget and ensure targets are being met within the team.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Clear monitoring and reporting (monthly, quarterly and annually) against program level deliverables and KPIs.
  • Support business development through scoping proposals prior to inception.

Key Working Relationship

  • Position Reports to:  Program Lead

Qualifications

  • Five years of experience delivering projects and programs ideally in NGO or social enterprise settings.
  • Experience of working with cross functional digital teams.
  • Experience of delivering projects (ideally education technology and innovation ones) end-to-end, on time, on budget and to a high quality.
  • Good understanding of, and experience with, project planning software and a range of cloud-based technologies (esp Asana, Mavenlink, Hubspot & Excel)
  • Enjoys collaborative working, flexible structures and working with a geographically dispersed team.
  • Ability to multi-task and move quickly between projects through effective prioritization.
  • Organized and with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to apply a diversity and inclusion lens and approach to work.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa or Kanuri
  • Cares about the mission and goals of the IRC.

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Program Manager

Requisition ID: req21038
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded education programme called ‘Opportunities to Learn’ in Borno and Yobe States between October 2021 and October 2026.
  • The Programme intends to ensure more than 193,854 OOSC and youth in Borno and Yobe States are safely able to gain foundational literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to progress to higher levels of education, training, and or engagement in the workforce.
  • The Programme Manager – Borno, based in Maiduguri, will be responsible for the overall coordination of the OTL activities in Borno State.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the implementation of  OTL education activities in Borno State
  • Ensure that the identification, set up and management of and non-formal learning opportunities, adhering to relevant policies and standards, and mitigating risks to harm.
  • Oversee teachers professional development activities in order to improve instructional practices in literacy, numeracy and social and emotional skills.
  • Develop actionable work plans to ensure the timely implementation of project activities, in collaboration with project team members
  • 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 OTL is data-driven and that programmatic decisions are grounded in evidence.
  • Keep abreast 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
  • 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

Key Working Relationship:

  • Position Reports to: Program Lead

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Education, Sociology, or a related field.
  • Seven years of experience working on programs engaging youth, civil society, education, or public policy; at least eight years of experience working in management and supervision of multi-component development programs, preferably USAID.
  • Excellent teamwork including ability to coordinate well with diverse individuals and teams and to engage effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve results.
  • Experience working on youth-centered programs.

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist

Requisition ID: req20995
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing activities under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding for the Opportunities to Learn (OTL) activity in Nigeria.
  • Under OTL, IRC and its consortium partners will work with students, teachers, community-based organizations, local government education authorities (LGEA) and state education authorities, and the private sector to design, implement, and scale lasting results which foster a healthier, better educated population by improving learning outcomes for Borno and Yobe’s most vulnerable children and youth.

Responsibilities
The SEL specialist under the supervision of the school and safety protection lead will:

  • Lead the integration of SEL into access to quality education, TPD, and education actors’ capacity building activities.
  • Identify gaps in social, emotional, and behavioral atmosphere of the school and classroom, and develops plans of action around priorities.
  • Work in partnership with various stakeholders, including students, parents, community organizations and mental health providers to update and adapt SEL “kernels of practice” for publication, training, and dissemination.
  • Stay current on best practices in social and emotional learning, learning differences,
  • Consult with principals and staff concerning social emotional learning needs of students.
  • Provide guidance on designing social emotional learning integration into the school.
  • Provide professional development to support the social emotional learning curriculum and instruction by using best practices, including research on learning theory and content standards.
  • Support the integration of school wide social and emotional learning education throughout school.
  • Provide social and emotional learning education workshops for parents and community.
  • Provide technical support and modeling of social and emotional learning lessons to whole classes and small groups in accordance with the curriculum.
  • Present professional development for school staff on social and emotional learning for students and on district SEL program goals and report requirements.
  • Provide SEL professional development and trainings for schoolteacher and facilitators.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or Education; Master’s preferred.
  • Five years of experience in education.
  • Experience working on social, emotional, and behavioral support programs.
  • Training in trauma-informed practices and/or restorative practices and experience teaching a social emotional curriculum to students.
  • Classroom teaching or school-based management experience highly preferred.

Competency Profile:

  • Experience in management of a team;
  • Excellent analysis and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • High regard toward preserving confidentiality of work-related information and data;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;
  • Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;
  • Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and team work;
  • Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.
  • Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet etc.).

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Gender Specialist

Requisition ID: req20997
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Program Administration
Employment Category: Regular
Position Reports to: SSCP
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing activities under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding for the Opportunities to Learn (OTL) activity in Nigeria. Under OTL, IRC and its consortium partners will work with students, teachers, community-based organizations, local government education authorities (LGEA) and state education authorities, and the private sector to design, implement, and scale lasting results which foster a healthier, better educated population by improving learning outcomes for Borno and Yobe’s most vulnerable children and youth.
  • The Gender Specialist will ensure that project activities effectively integrate gender considerations and mainstream vulnerable groups, such as women and persons with disabilities.
  • The specialist will support the design and implementation of project activities that address the unique human rights challenges that women face, and how to incorporate gender and social inclusion concerns in advocacy activities.
  • S/he will support project management with recommendations for improving processes to achieve objectives, will contribute to the overall adaptive programming approach, and will play a key role in project work planning, learning and reporting.

Key Responsibilities
The Gender specialist under the supervision of the school and safety protection lead, will:

  • Lead the integration of gender responsive and as appropriate, transformative approaches into access to quality education, TPD, and education actors’ capacity building activities.
  • Provide dedicated training to state and local education actors, CBOs, CSOs, CBMCs, school administrators, and LFs/teachers to build foundational knowledge on education gender equity issues and strategies.
  • Review project documents, training materials for gender inclusion.
  • Provide guidance throughout the project cycle on gender issues across all program areas;
  • Conduct gender analysis at program outset and incorporate findings in work plan for ongoing monitoring and learning purposes;
  • Develop and deliver training to program staff and relevant stakeholders on gender-related issues, tools and approaches, and conduct awareness raising initiatives;
  • Deliver technical assistance to stakeholders to build capacity around development of inclusive practices and policies;
  • Work closely with field and SSCP, including the COP to develop and implement appropriate messaging plans;
  • Develop and keep up to date the activity’s Gender Strategy and activity-specific guidelines on incorporation of GESI principles into detailed activity plans;
  • With technical oversight, provide technical leadership in design, development, planning, implementation, and capacity building of specific technical components of programs.
  • Maintain a constructive dialogue and technical exchange with technical staff of implementing partners.
  • Develop tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
  • Monitor, assess, and report on the implementation of the Gender Strategy, to ensure compliance in all programming, planning, training, and activities
  • Work with the team in the development, application, and monitoring of gender-sensitive indicators and the consistent use of sex disaggregation in reporting to better measure gender-related impacts and outcomes.
  • Review and assess effectiveness of gender mainstreaming in the activity’s policies and in activities through reports, field visits, and surveys; Lead the development and implementation of evidence-based equity and social inclusion analysis and the accompanying action plan.
  • Integrate gender content into communication materials (posters, scripts for radio or television, documentaries, and success stories), and integrate gender-related highlights and “success stories” for Quarterly and Annual Technical progress reports for donor submission.
  • Represent the project at relevant conferences, and stakeholder and donor meetings as appropriate.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Gender, Education, International Development, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in gender equity and GBV program management, coordination, policy, advocacy, technical assistance, and transformative approaches, preferably with USAID
  • Relevant experience in supervising community based social development and gender equality mainstreaming.

Competency Profile:

  • Experience in management of a team;
  • Excellent analysis and reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;
  • Ethical and transparent decision-making;
  • High regard toward preserving confidentiality of work-related information and data;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;
  • Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;
  • Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and team work;
  • Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.
  • Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet etc.).
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Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Lead

Requisition ID: req21035
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Program Administration
Position Reports to:  COP
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
  • At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from Harm to Home.

IRC Nigeria Program

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014, the IRC moved into Adamawa State in Northeast Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State. The IRC is responding at scale to the humanitarian situation across sectors including Education, Child Protection, Health, Nutrition, Women Protection and Empowerment, Environmental Health, Economic Recovery and Development, Protection and Rule of Law, and Governance. In 2015, IRC Nigeria developed a five-year long-term Strategy Action Plan (SAP): The plan has Health, Education and Economic Wellbeing as high priority program areas.

Job Overview / Summary

  • The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University in Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded education programme called ‘Opportunities to Learn’ in Borno and Yobe States between October 2021 and October 2026.
  • The Programme intends to ensure more than 193,854 OOSC and youth in Borno and Yobe States are safely able to gain foundational literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to progress to higher levels of education, training, and or engagement in the workforce.
  • The Programme Lead, based in Maiduguri, will be responsible for the overall coordination of the OTL activities in both States.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees the day-to-day implementation of OTL’s workplan as developed by the team’s technical leads
  • Coordinates the management of the state programs teams, ensuring activities are implemented effectively with support from the Ops team.
  • Works with the COP to develop effective implementation processes across all project areas.
  • Ensures programs staff have the necessary resources and training to deliver services.
  • Works with the Technical Leads to ensure understanding and fidelity to approved workplans.
  • Works with the MEL Lead to ensure lessons learned are captured and shared appropriately.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Development, Education, Sociology, or related field.
  • Seven years of experience working on programs engaging youth, civil society, education, or public policy; at least eight years of experience working in management and supervision of multi-component development programs, preferably USAID.
  • Excellent teamwork including ability to coordinate well with diverse individuals and teams and to engage effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve results.
  • Experience working on youth-centered programs.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Note

  • Standards of Professional Conduct:  The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
  • Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 

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