Programme Officer at the European Union (EU)

The European Union (EU) is a major player in the international development community in Nigeria with an active presence in the key sectors of health, nutrition, water and sanitation and improving access to sustainable electricity. Additional cross-cutting activities include the fight against corruption, drugs and organised crime, support to the reform of the justice system, measures to increase the role democratic processes and supporting a greater role for civil society.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoBaground of the JobThe European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) hereby seek applications from  suitably qualified candidate for the position of Programme Officer to join its Field Office in Maiduguri.Duties & ResponsibilitiesHe/she will carry out activities to ensure the delivery of an effective humanitarian response.The PO may be asked to run an office and supervise staff in the absence of a TA or, when in an RO, be in charge of regional overview tasks.He/She will be responsible for the following main tasks:Contributing to designing ECHO overall strategy.Analysis of ECHO partners' proposals &Assessing policy compliance of proposals;Appraisal, Monitoring, evaluation and coordination of projects;Reporting and programme administration;Liaising closely with EU DG DEVCO officers and/or TA teams in the coordination of ECHO and DEVCO projects in the region, and support preparation and execution of joint meetings and related activities. 

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