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: State Programme Coordinator - HealthLocation: BenueDepartment: InternationalReports to: Finance Coordinator Type of Contract: Fixed TermContracted Hours: 35Contract Length: 4 monthsRole PurposeTo be responsible for supporting and managing Christian Aid partnerships and programmes and specifically the implementation of the Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) project - as well as ensure the effective disbursement of funds by Christian Aid partners working on the project including recommending grants to partners. To contribute to the development of Christian Aid policy and strategy at the state and country program levels. To contribute to the representation of Christian Aid specifically at State level with support from the Senior Programme Coordinator. To engage with, promote and communicate project outcomes with support from line manager and relevant team members. To coordinate CA activities within the state with regular communication and support to relevant staff where required. To coordinate the team at the state level to ensure effective program implementation and enhance efficiencies and productivity within the team.Role Context:The role is within the International Programmes role family positioned within the Community Health programme department of the Nigeria country office. The role is important in providing support to Christian Aid and its Africa Division through Nigeria programme’s partnerships, to ensure they are managed and developed effectively. Frequent local travels will be required. Key outcomesStrong portfolio of partners that have capacity to respond and support Christian Aid’s advocacy, fundraising and communications agenda. Project(s) delivered on time and within approved budget.Strong relationships developed through effective communication between partners and Christian Aid. Strengthened capacity of implementing partners to respond and support Christian Aid’s project outcomes and country strategy. Compliance with financial policies and procedures including reporting requirements and contribution made to other team members in the development and implementation of partner capacity building and training. Strong linkages between partner work and advocacy, communications and fundraising roles.