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Mercy Corps Job Recruitment 2021/2022 – 4 Positions

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Job Title: Procurement Assistant

Requisition Number: PROCU002019
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports Directly to: Senior Procurement Officer

Program / Department Summary

  • Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on humanitarian assistance, economic development, and conflict mitigation. With the ongoing insurgency in Northeast Nigeria causing the displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps started its humanitarian response in 2014 to address the rising humanitarian needs.
  • As the crisis has persisted, Mercy Corps’ strategy has also expanded to address the root causes of the conflict and seek to build the long term resilience of communities with integrated programs focusing on governance, the recovery of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social protection, youth empowerment, and local conflict management.

General Position Summary

  • The Procurement Department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in the purchase of goods and services.
  • The overriding objective for all Mercy Corps procurement activity is the prompt and effective provision of materials and services to Mercy Corps’ beneficiary populations in compliance with donor specifications.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Update on-going PR Master list with all assigned purchase requests and share with program team on a weekly basis
  • Printing Purchase Requests (PRs) in coordination with Operations Manager and Senior Procurement Officer; ensuring that PR is given to the originator for appropriate signatures
  • Collects quotations and bids from the market for PR-s as assigned by the manager – as per Mercy Corps standards and formats;
  • Interact with vendors during the collection of quotations – explain Mercy Corps formats and ensure that vendors will use the provided
  • Update Completed PR Master list with all assigned
  • Update contract tracking sheet on a weekly basis
  • Preparing payments for all assigned procurement
  • File completed transactions as necessary
  • Assist the Operations Manager and office staff with procurement activities, as required;
  • Identify assets during the course of procurement and notify the Asset Controller on receipts of
  • The Procurement Assistant will conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian
  • Ensure fair competition and strictly adhere to MC procurement rules regarding vendor relations as described below:
  • Interact with vendors, in coordination with Operations Manager; coordinating with Finance department to ensure payments are facilitated in a timely manner
  • Ensure goods are received in accordance with Mercy Corps standards.
  • Has a full understanding of MC procurement policies and formats.
  • Prepare the required documentation of supplies and transactions are completed to MC
  • Other duties as assigned

Security:

  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of
  • Work closely with Mercy Corps Nigeria country team’s security focal point to develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team in all aspects of its implementation

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as
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Accountability to Beneficiaries

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development
  • Accountable for following Mercy Corps Field Procurement Manual, the MC Code of conduct regarding procurement activities and MC Conflict of Interest policy

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Knowledge and Experience

  • Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree
  • Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgement.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple.
  • Good spoken and written
  • Computer literate and strong organizational
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project

Success Factors

  • The ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel is required. A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.
  • The most successful Mercy Corps staff members have a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and changing environments and make effective written and verbal communication a priority in all situations.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions:

  • The position is based in Abuja and will require travel to field offices in and around Mercy Corps Nigeria as and when required

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

  • Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges.
  • We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.
  • We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Safeguarding & Ethics:

  • Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity.
  • We are committed to the core principles regarding the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary-General and IASC.
  • We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members.
  • As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times.
  • Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct eLearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Important Information and Notice

  • Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have a sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all.
  • We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, colour, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work
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Application Deadline 22nd November, 2021.

Job Title: Intervention Intern

Requisition Number: INTER002023
Location: Biu, Borno
Employment Type: Internship
Job Category: Programming
Reports Directly To: Intervention Officers
Works Directly With: Rural Resilience team, Operations, and Finance teams

General Position Summary

  • This position is based in Biu with major responsibility in supporting the teams in record retention, initiating procurement requests, the focal point for documentation, securing approvals for the Rural Resilience Activity in Borno, assisting the Intervention officers in day-to-day tasks.
  • He/she will be responsible for submitting timely reports to the Ministry of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (MRRR) on monthly basis.

Essential Job Functions

  • The focal point for Rural Resilience Activity documentation retention in compliance to PM@MC minimum standard and manage the documentation of the sector for audit and donor compliance.
  • Liaise with finance, OPS and Rural Resilience Activity offices to provide necessary program-related documentation when required.
  • Maintaining all documentation relating to Rural Resilience Activity required ensuring accountability to the participants and donors.
  • Oversee administrative matters this include drafting of service contracts for service providers, daily hire staff, tracking service contract expirations, renewals and closing the contracts.
  • Assisting in organizing internal and external meetings for the Rural Resilience Activity.
  • Folder management to keep program staff updated on all documents and make it possible for them to easily access required documents in google drive and/or team drive
  • Photo Management for Rural Resilience Activity, documenting lessons learnt and success stories.
  • Assisting the Intervention officers on all administrative affairs in liaison with other relevant team members.
  • He/she will be a focal point for all the field demands to seek approvals, follow up with program support and program management/team lead on the approvals of PRs and POs and preparation of payment documents and following up on approval, reviews, procurement and payment processes as per approval authority matrix, and final submission to finance team for pay-out.
  • Assisting the Intervention Officers in planning and coordination to ensure the effective engagement with government, partners and program implementation in Southern Borno.
  • Any other duty when assigned.

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • N/A

Knowledge and Experience

  • Fresh University Graduate / HND in Public Administration, Office Management or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with team members required.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.
  • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships, motivated, flexible, culturally sensitive
  • Fluency in both verbal and written English is highly preferred. Fluency in Hausa is required, ability to speak Bura-Pabir is an added advantage.
  • Multi-tasking, coordination, organization, prioritization skills are essential.
  • Highly-developed MS Office utility skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word)

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will combine curiosity and a strong willingness to learn in the shortest possible time that will enable the candidate to meet the expectations of this role.
  • The candidate should be equipped with an additional attribute of a “want-to-do” attitude. S/he will be an effective communicator, self-motivated with dedication towards deliverables and commitment to deliver with limited time and resources.
  • S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work with limited direct supervision.
  • S/he will be willing to conduct several days-long field travels and work in an ethnically and culturally diversified and fast-growing team.
  • The successful candidate will be capable of multi-tasking, rapid decision-making, have initiative, drive and a lot of energy, as well as high emotional intelligence, constructive mentoring skills, a strong commitment to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and challenging environments, and make effective written and verbal communication a priority.
  • Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and outside work hours.
  • Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps’ policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
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How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Result Measurement Intern

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Requisition Number: MONIT002020
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Internship
Duration: 12 Months
Job Category: Monitoring & Evaluation
Reports directly to: MRM Officer
Works directly with: MRM Officer, Intervention Leads.

Program / Department Summary

  • Mercy Corps Nigeria was established in 2012 to respond primarily to growing humanitarian needs in the Northeast. With a strong and growing team of over 200 staff, Mercy Corps is currently serving over 600,000 beneficiaries across the country with programming in Lagos in the South; Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau in the Middle Belt; Kano, Yobe and Borno in the North. Programs include girls’ education and financial inclusion, community peacebuilding, market-based livelihoods and a multi-sector humanitarian response that has a strong emphasis on WASH, Shelter, Cash and Protection. With the vision of a Nigeria in which all people are empowered, engaged, resilient and secure, Mercy Corps Nigeria focuses on the root causes of conflict, governance, humanitarian response, and market systems development.
  • Working with a diverse funding base that includes the United States Agency for International Development
  • (USAID), UK Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations (UN), European Commission (EC), and several foundations, Mercy Corps empowers people to recover from crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good. In 2019, Mercy Corps was awarded a five-year, $30 million USAID funded Rural Resilience Activity in Nigeria’s northeastern states.
  • The purpose of the Rural Resilience Activity is to sustainably move people out of chronic vulnerability and poverty.
  • The Rural Resilience Activity will enable individuals and communities to engage in strong and sustainable market systems rather than continuing to rely on humanitarian assistance and faltering with each new shock.
  • The Rural Resilience Activity is a five-year, $45 million USAID-funded Program in Nigeria’s northeast.
  • The purpose of the Rural Resilience Activity is to sustainably move people out of chronic vulnerability and poverty.
  • The Rural Resilience activity will enable individuals and communities to engage in strong and sustainable market systems rather than continuing to rely on humanitarian assistance and faltering with each new shock.
  • To achieve this purpose, the Activity will have four components and four cross-cutting elements:
    • Component 1: Provide up-to-date evidence for the selection of market systems, livelihoods and employment opportunities that contribute to inclusive and resilient growth and improved nutrition.
    • Component 2: Stimulate market systems growth and diverse economic opportunities (Pull activities).
    • Component 3: Build capacity to take advantage of market systems opportunities (Push activities).
    • Component 4: Sequencing, layering, integrating (SLI), and collaborative learning to improve activity effectiveness, sustainability, and scale.
    • Component 5: Supporting Market Resilience to COVID-19 Shocks.

General Position Summary

  • This role will support and monitor the USAID funded Feed the Future Nigeria Rural Resilience Activity – Strengthening Market Systems to build resilience in North-East Nigeria.
  • This will ensure long-term improvement to markets that will sustainably move over 90,000 households out of chronic poverty.
  • The consortium is using a resilience-focused market systems development (MSD) approach to sustainably transform the North-East by strengthening and integrating markets.
  • This will restore and enhance social capital and trust, among stakeholders particularly at-risk populations such as women and youth, to engage in the markets.
  • The Activity will be implemented through a Consortium led by Mercy Corps with support from IFDC and Save the Children across the states of Adamawa, Gombe, Borno and Yobe in North-East Nigeria.
  • RRA will facilitate economic recovery and growth in vulnerable, conflict-affected areas by promoting systemic change in market systems.
  • Under the direction of the MRM Officer, the MRM Intern will provide support to the project team learning and reflection processes, leading discussion on participant’s feedback.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist program team to ensure Rural Resilience Activity progress according to the developed schedule and the implementation work plan.
  • Assist Intervention Officers in developing monitoring plans for intervention with private sector actors within their market actors.
  • Assist program strategies by providing data on intervention performance in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Support intervention officers in gathering relevant information of their various interventions, identifying knowledge gaps and developing strategies to fill those gaps.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly reports and participate in regular check-ins to update the Rural Resilience Activity program on current developments happening in and around the interventions areas in the Market System.
  • Support the Monitoring functions in the implementation of relevant surveys, assessments, data collection etc. for on-going monitoring and reporting.
  • Assist documentation and filing of Means of Verification for program data.
  • Support learning-to-action events, reflections sessions and work closely with the learning and communication team to identify and document different case stories and communication stories.
  • Collect farmers Household-level data with support from data collectors on a quarterly basis.
  • Assist progress monitoring, data collection, result measurement and follow up and quality assurance program data.
  • Support field level tracking of both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Assist supervision of data collectors and ensure data quality.
  • Support supervision of participants registration, community mobilization, sensitization, and stakeholder identification.
  • Support any other MRM tasks and functions as and when required.
  • Support with any other duties assigned.

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Knowledge and Experience

  • BA / B.Sc / HND in relevant field or other similar field or equivalent preferred in development, management, economics, or another relevant field
  • Good organizational skills, ability to make recommendations for improvement and contribute to overall program strategy
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports in English, knowledge of Hausa is a plus
  • Willingness to travel throughout the different project areas.
  • Experience in conducting training and workshops is desirable.
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced work environment amongst a dynamic team.
  • Ability to work independently in the field and show initiative. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to develop good relationships with a wide range of actors required.

Success Factors

  • The successful MRM intern will skillfully assist the implementation of RRA activities within time, scope, and budget.
  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
  • S/He should be familiar with the terrain in Gombi, Hong, Mubi North, Mubi South, Song, Yola North, and Yola South in Adamawa state.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

  • The position will be based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and requires frequent travel to other field locations. Considering the frequent travel from/to different field locations, this position will require flexibility in terms of accommodation and logistics.
  • Housing in the field will be in hotels. Security in the field locations requires additional vigilance and accessibility will be reassessed continuously.
  • The location is not eligible for hardship and R&R benefits. Given the nature of the response, working hours require flexibility and working through weekends/evenings might be necessary.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Program Intern

Requisition Number: PROGR002022
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Employment Type: Internship
Duration: 12 Months
Job Category: Programming
Travel required: Yes
Reports directly to: Intervention Lead
Works directly with: Program teams, Finance Department, MEL, Program Quality Team (PaQ).

Program Summary

  • Mercy Corps Nigeria was established in 2012 to respond primarily to growing humanitarian needs in the Northeast. With a strong and growing team of over 200 staff, Mercy Corps is currently serving over 600,000 beneficiaries across the country with programming in Lagos in the South; Kaduna, Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau in the Middle Belt; Kano, Yobe and Borno in the North. Programs include girls’ education and financial inclusion, community peacebuilding, market-based livelihoods and a multi-sector humanitarian response that has a strong emphasis on WASH, Shelter, Cash and Protection. With the vision of a Nigeria in which all people are empowered, engaged, resilient and secure, Mercy Corps Nigeria focuses on the root causes of conflict, governance, humanitarian response, and market systems development.
  • Working with a diverse funding base that includes the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), UK Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations (UN), European Commission (EC), and several foundations, Mercy Corps empowers people to recover from crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good. In 2019, Mercy Corps was awarded a five-year, $30 million USAID-funded Rural Resilience Activity in Nigeria’s northeastern states.
  • The purpose of the Rural Resilience Activity is to sustainably move people out of chronic vulnerability and poverty.
  • The Rural Resilience Activity will enable individuals and communities to engage in strong and sustainable market systems rather than continuing to rely on humanitarian assistance and faltering with each new shock.
  • The Rural Resilience Activity is a five-year, $45 million USAID-funded Program in Nigeria’s northeast. The purpose of the Rural Resilience Activity is to sustainably move people out of chronic vulnerability and poverty. The Rural Resilience activity will enable individuals and communities to engage in strong and sustainable market systems rather than continuing to rely on humanitarian assistance and faltering with each new shock. To achieve this purpose, the Activity will have four components and four cross-cutting elements:
    • Component 1: Provide up-to-date evidence for the selection of market systems, livelihoods and employment opportunities that contribute to inclusive and resilient growth and improved nutrition.
    • Component 2: Stimulate market systems growth and diverse economic opportunities (Pull activities).
    • Component 3: Build capacity to take advantage of market systems opportunities (Push activities).
    • Component 4: Sequencing, layering, integrating (SLI), and collaborative learning to improve activity effectiveness, sustainability, and scale.
    • Component 5: Supporting Market Resilience to COVID-19 Shocks.

General Position Summary

  • This position is based in Adamawa with major responsibility in supporting the teams in record retention, initiating procurement requests, focal point for documentation, securing approvals, documentation retention for the Rural Resilience Activity in Yola, assisting the Intervention Leads in day-to-day tasks.
  • He/she will be responsible for submitting timely reports and other documents on daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

Essential Job Functions

  • The focal point for Rural Resilience Activity documentation retention in compliance to PM@MC minimum standard and manage the documentation of the sector for audit and donor compliance.
  • Liaise with finance, OPS and Rural Resilience Activity offices to provide necessary program-related documentation when required.
  • Assisting the technical/Intervention Leads on all administrative affairs in liaison with other relevant team members.
  • Maintaining all documentation relating to Rural Resilience Activity required ensuring accountability to the participants and donors.
  • Oversee administrative matters this include drafting of service contract for service providers, daily hire staff, tracking service contract expirations, renewals and closing the contracts
  • Assisting in organizing internal and external meetings for the Rural Resilience Activity.
  • Folder management to keep program staff updated on all documents and make it possible for them to easily access required documents in google drive and/or team drive
  • He/she will be the focal point for all the field demands to seek approvals, follow up with program support and program management/team lead on the approvals of PRs and POs and preparation of payment documents and following up on approval, reviews, procurement, and payment processes as per approval authority matrix, and final submission to finance team for pay-out.
  • Assisting the technical/Intervention Leads and coordination to ensure effective engagement with government, partners and program implementation in Adamawa state field locations.
  • Photo Management for Rural Resilience Activity, documenting lessons learnt and success stories.
  • Any other duty when assigned.

Program Support:

  • Assist the program team to ensure Rural Resilience Activity progress according to the developed schedule and the implementation work plan
  • Support the development and submission of weekly and monthly activity plans in time for review and prior to implementation
  • Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.
  • Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and others as required by the program
  • Keep intervention leads updated with regards to the security situation in the project implementation area
  • Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as the general situation and community updates and needs.
  • Ensure adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the country of operation.
  • Support with the preparation of payment requests for completed activities
  • Assist the project team and Consortium partners to plan, organize and conduct quality community training sessions, and document the process, content delivered and identify indicators that you will monitor.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning team, support the implementation of relevant surveys, need assessments, data and information collection for ongoing monitoring and report on the project progress
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion so as to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Organizational Learning:

  • As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Knowledge and Experience

  • BA / B.Sc / HND in relevant field or other similar field or equivalent preferred in Development, Management, Economics, or another relevant field
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced work environment amongst a dynamic team.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to make recommendations for improvement and contribute to overall program strategy
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports in English, knowledge of Hausa is a plus
  • Willingness to travel throughout the different project areas.
  • Experience in conducting training and workshops is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently in the field and show initiative. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively with team members.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to develop good relationships with a wide range of actors required.

Success Factors

  • The successful Program Assistant will skillfully assist the implementation of Rural Resilience Activities within time, scope and budget.
  • The successful candidate will be an effective communicator, with dedication towards community work, commitment to work long hours in the field conditions with limited access to resources.
  • S/He will be highly motivated, with initiative and capable to work without direct supervision.
  • S/he will be willing to conduct field travels and work in an ethnically and culturally diversified and fast-growing team.

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

  • The position will be based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria and requires frequent travel to other field locations as well as Abuja. Considering the frequent travel from/to different field locations, this position will require flexibility in terms of accommodation and logistics.
  • Access to good medical services in the field is limited. Phone communication, internet, electricity and water is available but might be erratic.
  • The location is not eligible for hardship and R&R benefits.
  • Given the nature of the response, working hours require flexibility and working through weekends/evenings might be necessary.
  • Housing in the field will be in hotels or guesthouses where available.
  • Security in the field locations requires additional vigilance and accessibility will be reassessed continuously.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together.
  • Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the world’s most complex challenges.
  • We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives.
  • We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today.

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis.
  • We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have a sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all.
  • We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, colour, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work.

Safeguarding & Ethics

  • Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity.
  • We are committed to the core principles regarding the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary-General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members.
  • As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times.
  • Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct eLearning courses upon hire and on an annual basis

 

Application Deadline  22nd November, 2021.