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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (Abuja)

Mercy Corps is an international NGO that is seeking to fill vacant positions, contingent upon receipt of funding and registration. Successful candidates will meet qualification requirements. Excellent written and spoken English is required for all positions.

All applications will include a one-page cover letter with salary requirements, CV with references, original transcripts, degree certification and NYSC certificate.
DEADLINE for ALL APPLICATIONS: Protected content Protected content 16:00 (deadline may be revised without notice)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

***Economic and Market Development (EMD) Advisor ***

Qualifications: MA/S or equivalent in social science, management, business, or international development. Minimum 5 years’ experience directly managing development economic programs in a development setting is required. Experience in economic development and/or enterprise development required. Formal training and/or experience in a Markets for the Poor or market–led development is preferred. Proven experience interacting with the private sector preferred. Will require a minimum of 50% travel to remote, rural locations.

Responsibilities: The EMD Advisor is responsible for leading and supervising the economic and market development components for an integrated peacebuilding and EMD program in five middle-belt states. S/he will ensure that economic aspects of conflict are adequately assessed, while designing and supervising implementation of community-led economic and natural resource projects and supporting business-led efforts to raise awareness of the economic costs of conflict and advocates for stability-enhancing policy change. S/he provides technical leadership in the design and implementation of economic development activities using a market-led approach integrated with peacebuilding.

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***Household Economic Strengthening Advisor ***

Qualifications: MA/S or equivalent in social science, management, business, or international development. At least 5 years work experience with a for-profit company, NGO or agribusiness working with vulnerable and marginalized groups. Proven knowledge of international best practices of household economic strengthening, with preference for candidates working with OVCs and OVC caregivers. Experience working in two or more of the following speciality areas preferred: market-driven economic development, private sector engagement, microfinance, village savings and loan associations (VSLA), micro-insurance, entrepreneurship development, and/or value chain linkages. Will require a minimum of 50% travel to remote, rural locations.

Responsibilities: The Advisor will provide technical direction for a proposed Household Economic Strengthening program. S/he will assist with the development of innovative economic strengthening strategies for vulnerable households to compliment other Nigerian government, private sector and international donor funded program interventions by strengthening the capacity of Nigerian entities (NGOs, CSO, local financial institutions). S/he will guide activities that mitigate economic vulnerability and enable targeted households to cope with economic shocks. S/he will facilitate relationships between households caring for OVCs and public and private sector actors. Emphasis will be placed on market-oriented strategies, including private sector demand-driven job creation, enterprise development, financial education, value chain linkages and savings, credit and insurance services.

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***Senior Finance Officer ***

Qualifications: Minimum 4 years of general ledger accounting experience is required. University degree in accounting is required. 2 years’ experience in the Finance Department of an international NGO is preferred. Demonstrated competency with computerized general ledger software. Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel. Prior management experience and strong organizational skills.

Responsibilities: Working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Finance Manager, the Senior Finance Officer will ensure the accuracy and completeness of accounting records and will have primary responsibility for managing the monthly accounting cycle.

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***Operations Manager***

Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in operational support functions. Experience in setting up and managing administration and operations management systems required. Experience in procurement, logistics, and human resource management required. Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with diverse staff required. Successful candidates will have excellent organizational, prioritization, time-management, cost-management and computer skills. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members. Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.

Responsibilities: The Operations Manager will manage and implement all human resource, procurement, administrative, transportation, logistics and security functions for MC Nigeria.

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***Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Officer ***

Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years applied work experience in information and communication technology systems management. A relevant university degree in computer sciences is desirable. Experience in both hardware and software requirements in local area networking (LAN) and configuration of internal email system as per the local area networking (LAN). Exclusive knowledge of internet, proxy, pop mail, and TCPIP settings, Linux, windows and mobile operating systems. Experience for upright maintenance of all internet account, logins and account status. Preferred experience designing and managing mobile solutions and interfacing with mobile operations. Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members is required. Ability to troubleshoot, plan and design low maintenance systems is a must. Ability to trouble-shoot and maintain both wireless and cable connections is required. Must understand, follow and implement existing policies on ICT equipment use and best practices.

Responsibilities: The ICT Systems Officer will be responsible for supporting all information and communications technology systems, including email, internet, network, wireless, mobile, and other ICT related systems. The ICT Systems Officer will be the primary administrator for all ICT related accounts, managing relationships with necessary ICT system service providers, and training team members to use various ICT systems and adhere to IT policies and procedures. The ICT Systems Manager will also ensure compliance with all policies and procedures and donor regulations.

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