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PROGRAMME OFFICER (PO)
To join its Field Office in 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). Humanitarian Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.
1. Duties & Responsibilities
He/she will carry out activities to ensure the delivery of an effective humanitarian response. The PO may be asked to run an office and supervise staff in the absence of a TA or, when in an RO, be in charge of regional overview tasks. He/She will be responsible for the following main tasks:-Contributing to designing ECHO overall strategy;
2. Required Qualifications
3. Required Skills
4. How to Apply
Detailed competences list &Terms of reference available (See link below)
DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining gender balance, & professional and private life balance, and support for training and development opportunities.
This is a local posting for nationals, also open to other residents of Nigeria with a valid working and residence permit. The contract is initially for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to a 6 months’ probationary period. As an indication, the monthly basic salary is an average of NGN 1,190,491 (subject to Nigerian tax law); which corresponds to 5 years relevant work experience. The salary will be adapted according to the exact duration of relevant professional experience supported by a work certificate. In addition to this, the employee will also receive disability/retirement allowance, 13th month salary as well as a medical coverage. Applications, including a cover letter, a detailed CV, should be uploaded through http://uhired.me/job/332 by 30 August 2019 midnight Local Time Abuja.
Candidates who have not been contacted by 30 September 2019 should consider that they have not been pre-selected. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification.