Project Manager – Disaster Risk Reduction and Management at Christian Aid (CA)

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Project Manager - Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Location: PlateauDepartment: InternationalReports to: Programme Manager, Governance Type of contract:Fixed TermContracted hours: 35Contract length: 1 yearRole purposeTo be responsible for providing technical, overarching direction, Christian Aid partnerships and day to day implementation on Disaster Management projects with support from the Programme Manager Governance as well as the effective disbursement of funds to Christian Aid partners (where applicable) working on the programme with interest on work regarding Disaster management, governance, gender and inclusion and conflict sensitivity.To contribute to the representation and brand of Christian Aid in country, engage with and promote communications and fundraising, including institutional donors.The role holder directly working with partners will conduct technical trainings on: Disaster risk reduction and management, conflict analysis, sensitivity and do no harm, peace building, Participatory Vulnerability Capacity Assessments and protection monitoring.The role will be responsible for strategic planning and will identify new opportunities.Furthermore, the role is expected to build relationship and work closely with external stakeholders including government and donors and to proactively engage with networks and learning groups.Role ContextThe Project Manager- Disaster Management & Peacebuilding works within the International Programmes family and the wider Programme Funding remit.The position is also expected to bring creative ideas, innovation and technical know-how to support the wider team around disaster management, Conflict sensitivity and participatory vulnerability capacity assessments in accordance with CA’s” From Violence to Peace” strategy.The role provides support to programmes to ensure that programmes are well implemented and reported on.Because reporting is key and central to CA, this role ensures that timely reporting is done and in the best possible way that meets CA standards.Travel within country will be required.Key OutcomesDevelop and manage a strong portfolio of Disaster management partnerships which contributes to the Nigeria Country programme objectives through strategic planning, conceptualizing and projects design.Effective Christian Aid partner programmes in Nigeria meeting internationally agreed standards such as SPHERE and accountability to disaster affected populations.Consistent adherence to contractual agreements, performance standards, Visibility requirements financial policies/procedures (Funds used for designated purposes) and reporting needs for donor e.g. EU, DFID, USAIDRelationship forged with strategic stakeholders, donors, government, learning groups and other forumsProject proposals completed, based on strong planning and evaluation procedures using Christian Aid’s internal systems. Learning documents, knowledge products developed and shared with stakeholdersAdvocacy and policy engagement plans are developed and action demonstrated Role requirements.

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