New Vacancies at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

New Vacancies at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale – is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Project Manager, Nutrition
Location:
 Potiskum, Yobe
Duration: 6 months renewable

Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Project Manager is responsible for the overall activities’ planning, execution and reporting of UNICEF funded Nutrition  projects. He/she is directly assigned to, and responsible of the supervision of all logistics, HR, financial and overall functioning aspects for his projects.

Main duties/Responsibilities
Management of the Nutrition Program:

  • The Nutrition Project Manager is responsible for overall management and supervision of nutrition project activities; follow up and ongoing analysis of the context.
  • Definition and monitoring of COOPI Nutrition project, in compliance with COOPI nutrition security policy and standard operating procedures
  • Ensure the integration of nutrition components in the food security, WASH and protection programmes
  • Provision of continuous guidance and technical support to the programmes
  • Identify and troubleshoot challenges to remove any obstacle that might arise during project implementation.
  • Design and ensure the use of monitoring tools. Ensure that the M&E systems are effective, of high quality, and provide regular impact and process data and that the baseline and evaluation assessments are conducted
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and head of base, prepares all the formal communication and contract modification requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
  • Manages the goods purchased for the project; for all goods purchased by the project, support updates of the inventory and guarantee the respect of the policies and guidelines, in cooperation with the Logistics Office;
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and in synergy with the specific reporting lines of the projects, promotes and manages relations with the local government institutions, NGOs, and other local partners available in the area; including WHO and other UN agencies;
  • Ensure compliance of programs in terms of achieving objectives in current grants.

Team Management:

  • Management of nutrition program staff and elaboration their Job description.;
  • Ensure that staff have clearly defined objectives and understand their responsibilities.
  • Conduct evaluation and appraisal of staff
  • Provision of technical and organizational support and trainings to the nutrition project staff
  • Ensure all staff understand and implement programme guidelines  and protocols

Reporting:

  • Compilation, analysis and feedback on monthly reports for the nutrition programmes and assist with stock consumption/ distribution plans as required
  • Ongoing communication with food security programme teams and nutrition focal point at HQ level.
  • Donor reporting.

Representation of Internal/ External Communication:

  • Coordination with other technical departments at coordination level (Food Security, Protection, WASH and Livelihood, Logistics, MOH and Administration).
  • Provide technical guidance to support COOPI to promote consistent good practices
  • Represent COOPI at national and state level in nutrition technical and sector working groups meetings.
  • Participate in the external coordination with nutrition partners and governmental bodies and provide technical support and guidance in the nutrition sub-committee and cluster, where relevant.

Requirements
Essential:

  • Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Social Sciences or Qualified doctor,  nutritionist, nurse with relevant experience
  • Demonstrable management experience, including budget holding responsibility
  • Minimum of 3  years of previous experience working with NGOs specifically on CMAM and infant and young child feeding programmes in complex situations;
  • Experience in conducting nutrition assessments (SMART, KAP surveys) and understanding of nutritional data and information systems
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train, motivate and coach staff
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
  • Prepared to work in an uncertain security environment
  • Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay in the field
  • Commitment to and understanding of COOP mission, values and principles
  • Experience and ability to represent COOPI nutrition work in external meetings
  • Demonstrable ability at report writing and excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel as well as email/internet
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Desired:

  • Prior experience working for humanitarian agencies and prior work experience in Nigeria or Africa
  • Knowledge of the operational area
  • Management and leadership skills.

Application Closing Date
11th June, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Psychologist
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 12 months
Project: Protection and Reintegration of children associated with armed groups in the north east of Nigeria
Reports to: Project Manager

 

Main Duties/Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, he/she:

  • Identify the psychological problems of the beneficiaries and put in place the necessary means to answer effectively to the needs
  • Establish the psychological and psychosocial criteria of vulnerability and structure a process of detection of the main psychosocial risks
  • Create fact sheets and procedures for setting up and evaluating emotional and listening debriefing activities Set up and run the collective emotional debriefing system (training of members, setting up and running meetings, gradually capitalizing on experience)
  • Maintain a database of referrals for psychological, medical and community orientations
  • Organize and structure collective friendly spaces
  • Train the project teams and local partners on approaches, methodology and tools to understand how victims of GBV and other forms of violence are affected by their involvement in armed conflict
  • Train and / retrain teams on the proper use of situation assessment and management tools
  • Train project staff (psychosocial counselors, community animators) on the individual and collective psychological and psychosocial management of the victims;
  • Organize technical meeting with his/her team and other stakeholders
  • Direct case management
  • Propose and supervise the psychosocial and recreational activities to set up, for children and adults

Requirements
Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology.
  • At least 3 years of working experience with INGO on Child Protection area. Experience working with children associated with armed group it’s an advantage
  • Good knowledge of project cycle management
  • Experience in clinical psychology and / or psychopathology (victimology, medical emergency cell, etc.)
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, and report writing
  • Excellent in English (oral and written)
  • Experience in designing and conducting training in INEE and Child Protection issues especially in the areas of human rights, gender, capacity building, added advantage, SGBV
  • Ability to plan, organize work, communicate and reports effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • team player, effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of humour
  • Excellent sense of confidentiality
  • Excellent listening and empathy
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

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Job Title: Project Manager, FSL
Location
: Potiskum, Yobe
Duration: 6 months renewable

Main duties/Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of base and in link with the Program Coordinator, he/she provide overall managerial oversight and designs the detailed work plan in line with the project guidelines and description, guaranteeing the smooth implementation of all the activities on-time, on-quality and on-budget;
  • In cooperation and synergy with the project staff, plans and monitors the activities’ progress, in compliance with the WFP regulations and contract signed with the donor, with donor’s and COOPI’s procedures, and with the specific Project Structure and Reporting Lines definition, making use of the financial instruments provided by the organization;
  • In collaboration with the Administrative and the Logistics team, plans and monitors the expenditures in line with the project’s implementation needs;
  • In cooperation with the Program Coordinator, finalizes the data provided by his/her team, supports the preparation, in compliance with the deadlines, of the narrative reports expected by the donors and by the partners;
  • Coordinates the overall project: supervises the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the staff; monitors the accuracy and efficiency of activities;
  • Represents COOPI with the local / State authorities and partners
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and head of base, prepares all the formal communication and contract modification requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
  • Manages the goods purchased for the project; for all goods purchased by the project, support updates of the inventory and guarantee the respect of the policies and guidelines, in cooperation with the Logistics Office;
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and in synergy with the specific reporting lines of the projects, promotes and manages relations with the local government institutions, NGOs, and other local partners available in the area;
  • Ensure compliance with the fund and timely fulfillment of project’s reporting requirements.
  • Executes any other task necessary to good and timely completion of the projects, identified in mutual agreement.
  • In coordination with the Administrative team, supports in hiring of new staff directly related to the project and conducts staff appraisals Upholds COOPI’s mission and Charter of Values;
  • Follows and enforces all COOPI codes of conduct and policies (globally and in-country);
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Food Security/Nutrition and /or Humanitarian/ Development Studies or any related field.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in/with INGO. On FSL area. Experience managing a WFP project is a +
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, and report writing including post-distribution monitoring (PDM)
  • Excellent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to plan, organize work, communicate and reports effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • team player, effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of working in inter-cultural environment
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager, Livelihoods
Location: 
Potiskum, Yobe
Duration: 6 months renewable
Starting date: 25th June, 2018

Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Project Manager is responsible for the overall activities’ planning, execution and reporting of Livelihoods projects. He/she is directly assigned to, and responsible of the supervision of all logistics, HR, financial and overall functioning aspects for his projects.

Main dutiess/Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of base and in link with the Program Coordinator, he/she provide overall managerial oversight to livelihood project and support livelihood project implementation team
  • To ensure cross departmental coordination with WFP food security and FAO agriculture input component
  • Work with donor and program team to maintain and update livelihoods implementation plan,
  • In cooperation and synergy with the project staff, plans and monitors the livelihood activities’ progress, in compliance with the donor regulations with donor’s and COOPI’s procedures, and with the specific Project Structure and Reporting Lines definition, making use of the financial instruments provided by the organization;
  • In collaboration with the Administrative and the Logistics team, plans and monitors the expenditures in line with the project’s implementation needs;
  • In cooperation with the Program Coordinator, finalizes the data provided by his/her team, supports the preparation, in compliance with the deadlines, of the narrative reports expected by the donors and by the partners;
  • Coordinates the overall project: supervises the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the staff; monitors the accuracy and efficiency of activities;
  • Represents COOPI with the local / State authorities and partners
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and head of base, prepares all the formal communication and contract modification requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
  • Liasse with logistics/ procurement team to ensure the goods purchased for the project; for all goods purchased by the project, support updates of the inventory and guarantee the respect of the policies and guidelines, in cooperation with the Logistics Office;
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and in synergy with the specific reporting lines of the projects, promotes and manages relations with the local government institutions, NGOs, and other local partners available in the area;
  • Ensure compliance with the fund and timely fulfilment of project’s reporting requirements.
  • Executes any other task necessary to good and timely completion of the projects, identified in mutual agreement.
  • In coordination with the Administrative team, supports in hiring of new staff directly related to the project and conducts staff appraisals Upholds COOPI’s mission and Charter of Values;
  • Put in place and follow in accountability and beneficiaries feedback mechanism
  • Follows and enforces all COOPI codes of conduct and policies (globally and in-country);
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Humanitarian/ Development Studies/ Social Sciences or any related field.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in/with INGO. on Livelihoods/ FSL area. Experience managing enterprise and livelihood development activities as a+
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts
  • Expertise in sustainable livelihoods, on-farm and off-farm livelihoods, in particular; data collection, analysis, and report writing including post-distribution monitoring (PDM)
  • Excellent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to plan, organize work, communicate and reports effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • team player, effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of working in inter-cultural environment
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Project Manager/Psychologist
Location
: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration: 12 months
Reports To: Head of Base / Program Coordinator
Project: UNICEF; Protection and Reintegration of children associated with armed groups in the north east of Nigeria
Starting Date 15th July, 2018

Main Duties/Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of base and in link with the Program Coordinator, he/she:

Project Management:

  • Designs the detailed work plan in line with the project guidelines and description, guaranteeing the smooth implementation of all the activities on-time, on-quality and on-budget;
  • In cooperation and synergy with the project staff, plans and monitors the activities’ progress, in compliance with the contract signed with the donor, with donor’s and COOPI’s procedures, and with the specific Project Structure and Reporting Lines definition, making use of the financial instruments provided by the organization;
  • In collaboration with the Administrative and the Logistics team, plans and monitors the expenditures in line with the project’s implementation needs;
  • In cooperation with the Program Coordinator, finalizes the data provided by his/her team, supports the preparation, in compliance with the deadlines, of the narrative reports expected by the donors and by the partners;
  • Coordinates the overall project: supervises the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the staff; monitors the accuracy and efficiency of the case management activities; in collaboration with the Child Protection team, deals with possible cases which cannot be addressed by the available and ongoing referral network;
  • Contributes in consolidating the case management referral network by establishing proficient collaboration with the partners working in the targeted areas and actively suggesting gaps and recommendations to the supervisors;
  • Contributes and approves the line of training designed by the Child Protection;
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and head of base, prepares all the formal communication and contract modification requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
  • Manages the goods purchased for the project; for all goods purchased by the project, support updates of the inventory and guarantee the respect of the policies and guidelines, in cooperation with the Logistics Office;
  • In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and in synergy with the specific reporting lines of the projects, promotes and manages relations with the local government institutions, NGOs, and other local partners available in the area;
  • Executes any other task necessary to good and timely completion of the projects, identified in mutual agreement.
  • In coordination with the Administrative team, supports in hiring of new staff directly related to the project and conducts staff appraisals Upholds COOPI’s mission and Charter of Values;
  • Follows and enforces all COOPI codes of conduct and policies (globally and in-country);

Psychosocial activities’ Follow up:

  • Support technically his/her team
  • Contribute to the identification of psychologist issue of the beneficiaries and support the team to deal with.
  • Organize technical meeting with the team and the main stakeholders
  • Build his/her team capacities on Child Protection and case management
  • Train project teams and local partners on approaches, methodology and tools to understand how victims of GBV and other forms of violence are affected by their involvement in armed conflict and the occurrence of fighting
  • Manage directly if need be the most complicated cases.
  • Train and / or re cycle teams on the proper use of situation assessment and case management tools;

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology.
  • At least 3 years of working experience with INGO on Child Protection area. Experience working with children associated with armed group it’s an advantage
  • Good knowledge of project cycle management
  • Experience in clinical psychology and / or psychopathology (victimology, medical emergency cell, etc.)
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post conflict development contexts
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, and report writing
  • Excellent in English (oral and written)
  • Experience in designing and conducting training in INEE and Child Protection issues especially in the areas of human rights, gender, capacity building, added advantage, SGBV
  • Ability to plan, organize work, communicate and reports effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • team player, effective communicator, successful negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, able to work in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good sense of humour
  • Excellent sense of confidentiality
  • Excellent listening and empathy
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills (Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct, understands other international development guidelines.

 

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Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 11th June, 2018.

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