Consultant at Mercy Corps Nigeria

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps works in 13 states within the key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: ConsultantLocation: Maiduguri, Borno Position Status: Full-timeProposed Start date: 14 June 2018Workshop date: 18 June 2018Reports directly to: Program Manager, TAREWorks closely with: Mercy Corps, Conflict Management TeamConsultancy OutcomesFrom the workshop, the participants should:Gain an understanding of the TARE programs’ agenda and be able to identify their individual and collective roles within itRecognize signs that a Young Person may be vulnerable to radicalizationReceive a clear picture of the risks and threats both nationally and at a local levelDevelop knowledge and confidence to discuss grievancesGain a raised awareness of the key issues and how these can be tackled by all stakeholdersIncrease communities’ capacity to prevent violent extremism.Deliverables:Conduct a review of background literature on MMC and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State, to identify specific training needs, requirements and expectations of the participants to attend the workshop.Develop training materials with close support from CAN and JNI and carefully adapt them to suit specific community needs. ALL training materials developed will subsequently become the property of Mercy Corps.Provide a selection criteria and a support guideline for parents, for a cohort of religious and community leaders, who will attend the workshop.She/he will be the lead trainer for the workshop for the religious and community leaders. In addition, she/he will give specific coaching tips to support parents in their local communities.The consultant will adopt an effective facilitation approach that creates an inclusive and learning environment for the participants at the workshop.Participates in the development of cross-learning opportunities and makes recommendations for procedural improvements.All within the contractual periodic, she/he will provide regular remote technical support to the participants, to clarify any approaches, procedures, and practices.

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