Background / IRC Summary :
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation and post-
conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression and violent conflict in 42 countries.
The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-
sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations. IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State.
Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women's protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods.
Job Overview / Summary :
The Livelihoods Officer will support the technical implementation of the cash transfer project through ensuring that the project activities are done within the time frame.
Organize and manage the distribution of cash to targeted households.
Major Responsibilities :
Cash Transfer Programming
Monitoring & Evaluation and reporting
Key Working Relationships :
Position Reports to : ERD Program Manager
Position directly supervises : Livelihood Assistants,Casual / incentive workers
Education : A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Development studies or related field
Work Experience : Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in the relevant filed.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies : Proven practical experience in cash and livelihoods programming. Past experience in working early recovery projects.
Coordination experience with different partners and stakeholders
Language Skills : Good written and spoken English. Ability to communicate in local languages (Hausa and Kanuri) will be an added advantage
Working Environment :
Working Environment IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
Standards of Professional Conduct : The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way -
Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-
Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
Gender Equality : IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-
sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.