Community Development Facilitator at North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria - An International Development Organization is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Community Development FacilitatorLocations: Borno and YobeSlots: 4 OpeningsPosition SummaryThe community Development Facilitator (CDF) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissionsThe CDF will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NLCB-funded activities or potential activitiesThe CDF will work with groups to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project concepts during the YL/GL phase, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activitiesThese positions will be based in Borno and Yobe State respectively, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the State LGAs. Travel is expected.Reporting & SupervisionThe Community Development Facilitator reports to the Program Manager, based at Borno and Yobe State respectively.Primary ResponsibilitiesPrimary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Liaise with community groups, NGOs, CBOs associations and other community stakeholders to identify potential partners for the project activities.Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.Work with Program Manager (PM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics activitiesMonitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to PM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.Support review of final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability. 

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