Community Development Facilitator (CDF) at North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

NERI is seeking to engage qualified nationals for the following positions: (i) Community Development Facilitator and; (2) Monitoring & Reporting AssistantPOSITION SUMMARY
The community Development Facilitator (CDF) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissions. The CDF will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NRTI-funded activities or potential activities. The CDF will work with groups to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project concepts during the YL/GL phase, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities. This position will be based at Monguno, Borno State, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the specified LGA. Travel is expected.
The Community Development Facilitator reports to the Program Manager, based at Borno state.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Liaise with community groups, NGOs, CBOs associations and other community stakeholders to identify potential partners for the project activities.
Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.
Work with Program Manager (PM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.
Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics activities
Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to PM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.
Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
Support review of final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.
Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

Highschool diploma required, University degree in political science, international affairs or other related social sciences field is preferred.
Three years of general work experience with at least two years of related experience is required.
Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.

Prior experience with international organizations or international-funded projects is highly desirable.
Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are required.
Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
Written and spoken fluency in English is required.
Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.

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