Programme Officer State Office at Nigeria Foundation for the Support of Victims of Terrorism

The Nigeria Foundation for the Support of Victims of Terrorism – Victims Support Fund (VSF) is a programme based organisation that provides interventions to support victims of terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria.Our vision is to be the foremost knowledge-driven and programme-based organization, mobilizing sustainable funding and building partnerships for the support and transformation of victims of terrorism and insurgency in Nigeria. At Victims Support Fund, We believe that each employee is crucial to the delivery of our values and objectives and hope you will take pride in being a member of our team. The Nigeria Foundation for the Support of Victims of Terrorism – Victims Support Fund (VSF) is  Recruiting To Fill the Vacant Position Below:Job Title: Programme Officer State Office VCG B (2) Location: Borno  Summary of Role Provide oversight, coordination, monitoring and reporting of all VSF’s programmes in assigned State, ensuring that targets are achieved within defined timelines and as outlined in the work plan. The position will manage portfolio of projects for assigned State, and actively participate in furthering the mission and goals of VSF.Duties and ResponsibilitiesServe as the principal focal point on all aspects of VSF’s programmes in the stateServe as the interface between the State and VSF on all matters related to planning, programming, programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmesCoordinate the activities of State Office to ensure smooth and efficient programme planning and implementation of activitiesEnsure that programme activities are implemented according to approved work plans, set deadlines, and within the budget limitations in assigned stateContinuously monitor, track and regularly advise the Director of Programmes and other Programme Officers on revisions to project work plans to ensure that activities are carried out as and when scheduledEnsure that all required reports (Programme, M&E, Finance, Logistics, e.t.c.) are prepared and submitted within the expected time frameRepresent VSF in all meetings with State Officers; Development Partners and other stakeholders at the state levelPromote VSF’s activities and brand in assigned state, ensuring that the Foundation obtains huge mileage and solid goodwill for all its activitiesBuild a network of relationship and partnership that VSF can readily rely upon to ease its activities in the State and its environMaintain constant communication with members of the local communities to ensure effective coordination of all VSF’s projectsEstablish and maintain strategic relationships with policy maker, opinion makers, civil society organization, media, coalition partners and other relevant partners in the statePlan, organize and coordinate VSF’s capacity building events for the stateSupport the Director of Programmes to build a knowledge base for national development programmes through liaison with development agencies, and identifies potential areas for collaboration with other agencies (either Government and Non-Government)Identify and ensure that new project initiatives are consistent with VSF’s mandate and visionEnsure that project closure and evaluation procedures are carried out in a timely mannerDisseminate and exchange information on projects, programmes and development priorities with relevant stakeholders in the stateAny other duties assigned by Management

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