Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - PROGRAMME OFFICER AND DRIVER

The ECHO office in Abuja, Nigeria, requires a Programme Officer and a Driver, positions will be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel to other cities of the northern Nigeria states.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Programme Officer Maiduguri

 

The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nations agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.

 

The ECHO office in Abuja, Nigeria, requires a Programme Officer who will be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel to other cities of the northern Nigeria states.

The candidate must:

  • Have a relevant second level university degree
  • Demonstrate 5 years relevant experience at national or international level in managing programme/project operations, including at least 2 years of experience with an NGO's, donor or national/international organisation.  If no advanced degree, ten years’ work experience in the humanitarian sector will be required
  • Have a very good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system as well as Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and Standards
  • Have Full computer literacy, covering all relevant office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)..
  • Be fluent in English (oral and written) plus excellent knowledge of Hausa. Good knowledge of Kanuri is an asset.

 

A detailed List of competences and Terms of reference are available at

https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/nigeria/26283/annexes-vacancy-announcement_en

 

As a part of a small but dynamic team, the Programme officer will carry out activities under the guidance from the ECHO/Technical Assistant such as:

  • Situation assessments
  • Analysis of ECHO partners' proposals
  • Monitoring, evaluation and coordination of projects
  • Reporting and programme administration
  • Liaising closely with EU DG DEVCO officers and/or TA teams in the coordination of ECHO and DEVCO projects in the region, and support preparation and execution of joint meetings and related activities.

 

The position is open to all nationals of Nigeria and other residents holding a valid working permit or able to obtain such working permit before the foreseen recruitment date.

 

Applications including a cover letter, a detailed CV, academic and employment certificates should be sent by e-mail to mailbox echo-administration-abuja@echofield.eu until 02/06/2017 midnight Local Time Abuja at the latest. The vacancy reference must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

 

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who will not have been contacted by 30/06/2017 should consider that they have not been selected. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification.

 

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Driver Maiduguri

 

The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nations agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.

 

The ECHO office in Abuja, Nigeria, requires a driver who will be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel to other cities of the northern Nigeria states.

The candidate must:

  • Have a secondary education certificate or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence
  • Demonstrate 5 years of  relevant experience driving 4WDs with a safe driving record
  • Possess good communication skills and demonstrate ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrate basic computer literacy
  • Be fluent in English (oral and written) plus excellent knowledge of Hausa. Good knowledge of Kanuri is an asset.

 

A detailed List of competences and Terms of reference are available at

https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/nigeria/26283/annexes-vacancy-announcement_en

 

As a part of a small but dynamic team, the driver will carry out activities under the guidance from the Programme Officer such as:

  • Drive ECHO vehicles upon request according to ECHO vehicle guidelines
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle so that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times
  • Maintain all records related to the use of ECHO vehicles such as Vehicle Daily Log and Vehicle History Record, and regularly submit them to relevant administration staff.
  • Support general office administration

 

The position is open to all nationals of Nigeria and other residents holding a valid working permit or able to obtain such working permit before the foreseen recruitment date.

 

Applications including a cover letter, a detailed CV, academic and employment certificates should be sent by e-mail to mailbox echo-administration-abuja@echofield.eu until 02/06/2017 midnight Local Time Abuja at the latest.

The vacancy reference must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

 

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who will not have been contacted by 30/06/2017 should consider that they have not been selected. 

 

Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification.

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