Search For Common Ground’s International is Recruiting For Project Officer – JISRA Project
Search For Common Ground’s International
Abuja, NG
1d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Summary of Position

  • The Project Officer’s expected outputs are geared towards supporting the delivery of outputs and outcomes of the program as a whole.
  • S / he will support the project closely with the project coordinator and other partners in the production of weekly, monthly, quarterly and biannual reports for the project.
  • S / he will provide logistics support for the organization and running of workshops as necessary.
  • About the Project

  • JISRA is an interfaith consortium, including Catholic, Islamic, protestant, interreligious and secular organizations for the promotion of religion or belief (FoRB).
  • The project will partner with religious actors as agents of change within the broader civic space while acknowledging religious actors’ important role in promoting FoRB
  • The project’s goal is to strengthen the voice of religious actors in civil society and in nurturing civic spaces while leveraging religious actors’ role in advocacy and FoRB.
  • S / he will develop the project implementation plan and ensure that the activities are executed as planned and within the timeframe and are of the highest quality;
  • coordinate with the project participants and ensure the logistics of all the events go smoothly; and prepare monthly progress and quarterly reports.

  • Besides, s / he will also provide support to some of SFCG’s projects and programs, as and when necessary and appropriate.
  • S / he will work under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, providing oversight to this project. The position will be based in Abuja.
  • Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and arrange all logistics for various meetings, and workshops, including invitations, venue, participants travel and accommodation;
  • In collaboration with the project coordinator, facilitate the creation and implementation of a detailed annual work-plan, which identifies sequences of activities needed to successfully implement the project and ensure project objectives are met;
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, facilitate the development and roll-out of detailed implementation plans in communities and LGAs;
  • Review the project schedule with the Project Coordinator and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities;
  • revise and regularly review the schedule as required;
  • Document project activities and ensure that all project data is appropriately secured;
  • Monitor the progress of the project implementation and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the project remains on track and is successfully implemented;
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project.
  • Program Monitoring & Evaluation

  • In collaboration with M&E officer, assist with the implementation and development of Monitoring and Evaluation tools;
  • Documentation and Reporting :

  • Produce activity and monthly reports
  • Any other duties assigned by the line manager.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Arts, Development Studies or related field;
  • Required Experience :

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in project cycle management, coordinating project activities, outreach, and / or advocacy;
  • Experience working with CSOs, partners and faith-based groups will be an added advantage;
  • Other Relevant Requirements :

  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace; and
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow, handle multiple tasks, and be flexible with changing priorities.
  • Familiar with the Common Ground Approach
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