is a global leader when it comes to the movements dedicated to ending
poverty in the world at Large. They are known everywhere for their unshakable
commitment to the dignity of people, in fact, CARE works around the
globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. Their
mission statement is to seek a world of hope, tolerance and social
justice, where poverty has been overcome and people now live with
dignity and security. They put women and girls in the center of their
career because they know that; they cannot overcome poverty until all
people have equal rights and opportunities, and they believe in urgent
action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation—within the world
and their own organization. They also believe in equal value of every
human being and the importance of respecting and honoring each
individual; we know that change happens through people. They are
currently looking for qualify candidate to fill the below vacancy;
VACANCY; Assistant Country Director (ACD)
Job location; Abuja, Nigeria
Employee Duration: Active Full-Time
Type of Post: Accompanied – Limited
Core purpose of the job is to;
the country office program development, develop new development and
humanitarian response programs, and ensure they are well aligned with
CARE’s global program strategy.
that CARE programs address the underlying causes of poverty and ensure
alignment with the key strategic roles; incorporate gender, risk
reduction, and environmental considerations.
and oversee CARE’s proposal development and resource mobilization
activities – starting with a sound go, no-go process, and duly consider
program development activities closely with Program Support, Finance,
and HR, ensuring CARE Nigeria has the capacity to deliver its program
designs and have included an adequate budget to cover implementation,
monitoring and evaluation costs.
program implementation through regular field visits, supervision, and
close coordination among program team members, participation in planning
and monitoring activities.
closely with the Program Quality and Learning Unit ensure that proper
monitoring and evaluation systems are in place in all programs and that
program lessons are being used to promote improved programming and
that monitoring and evaluation systems enhance accountability of COs
vis-à-vis the communities with whom we work as well as other
stakeholders (civil society, donors and government counterparts).
donor and government reporting (narrative and financial) is done
according to high-quality standards and in a timely manner.
closely with the Program Quality and Learning Unit pro-actively use
organizational M&E systems and processes (e.g. PIIRS, UBORA),
emphasizing learning and knowledge sharing.
projects deliverables and the changing humanitarian context in the
country to ensure effective, quality projects deliverables and early
response/advocacy to any changes in context. Oversee the regular
revision and improvement of the Emergency Preparedness plan and ensure
that disaster risk reduction/management is included in all programs.
Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Development or a relevant field;
8 years of progressive overseas experience in humanitarian and development programs;
Substantial experience leading large and complex humanitarian and development programs;
Demonstrated experience in emergency response management;
Demonstrated experience in leading strategic and operational planning;
Knowledge and experience of humanitarian and development policy and advocacy in complex settings;
Track record of successful new business development;
Extensive conceptual skills including development of program strategy;
Demonstrated skills in program design (including proposal development), implementation and evaluation;
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills;
Strong representation and negotiation skills;
Demonstrated cross-cultural communication skills;
Excellent skills in written and spoken English.
Salaries and Allowances is very encouraging.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted
Please Note; closing date is note stated, you are advised to apply now