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  • Disability and Inclusion Project Manager Nigeria
  • Street Child in Nigeria, , Nigeria
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Position: Disability and Inclusion Project Manager
No. of positions: 1
Reports to: Protection Programme Manager
Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Contract term: 1 year fixed-term with possibility of extension
Working hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am - 5:15pm, Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm

Responsibilities:
• Support the Protection unit to oversee quality improvements in Street Child’s disability and inclusion programming interventions for children and person affected by the conflict in NE Nigeria
• Provide guidance and technical support to the implementing project team, in all phases of the project cycle.
• Develop an activity implementation plan with the project team and partners.
• Lead/organize regular review and monitor visits and if required project action plans, revisions and modifications.
• Responsible for the development of all narrative and financial report (with support from Grants Officer and finance department) in line with donor and Street Child requirements
•... Ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations.
• Monitor budget and ensure adequate burn rate with support from Protection Program Manager
• Working with M&E Manager, ensure adequate data capturing of project beneficiaries.

Key areas of accountability:
• Lead and support the quality implementation of programming activities across BAY States.
• Provide technical support and guidance in the disability Programming which include:
• Ensure capacity building and supportive supervision of project team and partners.
• Assisting children in acute distress, especially people with disability and alleviating their stress, for instance ensuring that all staff / partners are trained in disability inclusion, PFA and feel confident to use it.
• Lead the mainstreaming of inter-agency guidelines (e.g. IASC Disability guidelines) and standards (e.g. CPMS) across the different sectors of programme activities delivered by SC and its partners.
• The use of structured and manualized disability techniques
• The participation of parents and caregivers in meaningful disability inclusion activities
• Support partners with structured disability program activities for groups of boys and girls of different age groups, with particular attention to survivors of SGBV, unaccompanied children and other children who present with signs of poor inclusion of support across the project locations.
• Identify available service providers and agree referral pathways for children with disabilities across the project locations.

Reporting:

• Keep the Child Protection Programme Manager informed on the activities of the project by providing relevant correspondence, reports and meeting minutes as well as making regular updates.
• Responsible for prompt submission of all reports to the Child Protection Program Manager.
• Work closely with implementing partners to prepare and submit reports on approved frequency to the Programme Manager.
• Supervise the partners’ PSS facilitators to ensure regular follow up on disability response.
• Identify gaps in service provision to Vulnerable person with special attention to person with disability and those at high risk and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant coordination platforms.

Networking:
• Responsible for co-ordinating and liaising between Street Child and local partners/other agencies/local government/local communities/displaced community, as regards to Street Child’s Protection programme in conjunction with the Protection Program Manager.
• Effectively represent Street Child at the stakeholders meeting as necessary e.g. Disability, MHPSS, GBV, CP Working Groups.

Child safeguarding:
• Our work with children to keep them safe is the most important thing we do. We are committed to the safeguarding of children in all areas of our work.
• Street Child incorporates appropriate job responsibilities to specific staff positions to support and ensure effective implementation of organizational strategies to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation and abuse.

Requirements

Core Values:
• Commitment to Street Child's mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity.
• This role will involve working with vulnerable people and children and requires relevant knowledge of safeguarding principles.
• High integrity, honesty, and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people, and information.
• Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
• Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful, and unstable environment.

Qualifications:
• A qualified professional with an M.SC in social sciences (Phycologist, Economic, Public health etc) with equivalent proven experience working with persons with disability directly or mainstreaming
• B.SC in social sciences (Phycologist, Economic, Public health etc) with at least 5 years’ experience working on disability and Inclusion humanitarian programming.
• Experience working in the Humanitarian context, especially within the Northeast, is an added advantage.

Skills:
• Fluency in English and excellent writing skills.
• Ability to communicate clearly and sensitively in Kanuri and Hausa an advantage.
• Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills.
• Ability to positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences.
• A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility, and dependability.
• An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary.
• Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches to Education.
• Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.
• Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful, and unstable environment.
• Commitment to Street Child mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm Street Child’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and in advocating for their right to protection and a life in dignity.
• High integrity, honesty, and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people, and information.
• Ability to coordinate and manage a wide range of program staff and provide solutions to arising internal and external challenges.
• Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value
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