INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.
1. Terms of reference
Job title: Project Manager Protection
Duty station: Maiduguri, with missions to Banki and Abuja
Starting date: 01/06/2017
Contract duration: 9 months
Reporting to: Head of Mission
Supervision of: 5 national staff
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS TO THIS POSITION MUST BE PROFICIENT IN ITALIAN
2. General context of the project
The project seeks to help IDPs and host communities in the area of Banki, Bama LGA, Borno State in North-Eastern Nigeria. Through the project INTERSOS will set up 380 temporary shelters with latrines and showers blocs. The project aims also to build 6 wells for drinkable water. All the constructions activities will be realized through a cash for work approach, involving directly the beneficiaries under the supervision of specialized labor. The whole community will actively participate at the project implementation through the creation of round table that will include, among others, local authorities.
The crisis that hits 6 federal states in North-Eastern Nigeria afflicts 26 million people, 14 million of which is in urgent need of humanitarian assistance (50% are children). The main needs are concentrated in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States, where the violence of the conflict has caused massive displacement, food insecurity and malnutrition, as well as a broadly need in accessible and functioning infrastructures and primary services. Some areas have been freed by the Nigerian Army, permitting the access to aid workers, only in the area controlled by the National Army, to respond to even greater population needs. Sectorial studies have found out that around 2.4 million are in urgent need of shelters, of which 1.8 million are IDPs (52% of the amount are woman and 58% are children). Only in Borno State, 4.4 million people goes through a vulnerable condition, 2,6 millions of those belongs to host communities, 1.4 million are IDPs and 0.6 million are returnees. The project is located in Banki Town, where INTERSOS is already active with food distribution activities, funded by WFP, which hosts around 30.000 IDPs living in abandoned structures given by the Army or in shelters given to around 7,500 individuals by partners operating in the area. The greatest part of population does not have access to housing structures or primary services as water or hygienic facilities.
3. General purpose of the position
The general purpose of the post is to be in charge of the management, implementation, follow up and supervision of the Italian Cooperation Agency funded project in Banki, Bama LGA, Borno State, Nigeria.
4. Main responsibilities and tasks
How to apply:
Qualified applicants are requested to submit their curriculum vitae, motivation letter providing the name, position and contact information of at least two references, including the last line manager and excluding family members to email address to: [email protected], specifying in subject line: "PM Protection - Nigeria”.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.
Method of Application
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