Governance Officer

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Governance OfficerJob Ref Code: GOY180219Location: Yola, AdamawaBand: 7Department: ProgramsReports To: Program Manager II - STaRJob SummaryThe Governance Officer will be responsible for the delivery of the local governance component of the STaR project. This will include providing technical advice, overseeing governance trainings and working with government ministries and department agencies (MDAs) and communities to establish / strengthen governance structures.S/he will lead the assessment of local government (LGA) capacities, and development and implementation of organizational development plans. Working closely with the Social Cohesion Officer, the Governance Officer will ensure that local government entities are involved in peacebuilding activities and are linked to community disaster risk reduction activities. 

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