Location: Potiskum, Yobe
Starting date: 22nd January, 2018
Duration: 1 year
Scope of the Vacancy
    The Project Manager is responsible for the overall
activities’ planning, execution and reporting of his/her projects.
    He/she is directly assigned to, and responsible of
the supervision of all logistics, HR, financial and overall functioning
aspects for his projects.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of base and in
link with the Program Coordinator, he/she:
    Designs the detailed work plan in line with the
project guidelines and description, guaranteeing the smooth implementation
of all the activities on-time, on-quality and on-budget;
    In cooperation and synergy with the project staff,
plans and monitors the activities’ progress, in compliance with the
contract signed with the donor, with donor’s and COOPI’s
procedures, and with the specific Project Structure and Reporting Lines
definition, making use of the financial instruments provided by the
    In collaboration with the Administrative and the
Logistics team, plans and monitors the expenditures in line with the
project’s implementation needs;
    In cooperation with the Program Coordinator,
finalizes the data provided by the Child Protection Officer, supports the
preparation, in compliance with the deadlines, of the narrative reports
expected by the donors and by the partners;
    Coordinates the overall project: supervises the
overall effectiveness and efficiency of the staff; monitors the accuracy
and efficiency of the case management activities; in collaboration with the
Child Protection Officer, deals with possible cases which cannot be
addressed by the available and ongoing referral network;
    Contributes in consolidating the case management
referral network by establishing proficient collaboration with the partners
working in the targeted areas and actively suggesting gaps and
recommendations to the supervisors;
    Contributes and approves the line of training
designed by the Child Protection Officer;
    Represents COOPI with the local / State authorities
and partners (SEMA, MSWSD, MYASD, NGOs and UN agencies at local level
Protection Working Group meetings);
    In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and
head of base, prepares all the formal communication and contract
modification requests (ex. budget modification) of the project;
    Manages the goods purchased for the project; for
all goods purchased by the project, support updates of the inventory and
guarantee the respect of the policies and guidelines, in cooperation with
the Logistics Office;
    In collaboration with the Program Coordinator and
in synergy with the specific reporting lines of the projects, promotes and
manages relations with the local government institutions, NGOs, and other
local partners available in the area;
    Executes any other task necessary to good and
timely completion of the projects, identified in mutual agreement.
    In coordination with the Administrative team,
supports in hiring of new staff directly related to the project and
conducts staff appraisals Upholds COOPI’s mission and Charter of Values;
    Follows and enforces all COOPI codes of conduct and
policies (globally and in-country);
    Performs any other duties as requested by the
Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training,
Competences, Skills)
    Master’s degree in education, legal studies,
sociology, political science and /or humanities or any related field.
    At least 3 years of working experience in/with INGO
on Protection area
    Proven interest and commitment to humanitarian
and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of
conflict/post conflict development contexts
    Experience in data collection, analysis, and report
    Excellent in English (oral and written)
    Experience in designing and conducting training in
INEE and Child Protection issues especially in the areas of human rights,
gender, capacity building, added advantage, SGBV
    Ability to plan, organize work, communicate and
reports effectively (both in writing and verbally)
    Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet
    team player, effective communicator, successful
negotiator, creative and analytical thinker, active learner, able to work
in a multicultural environment
    Excellent communication skills, calm, with a good
sense of humour
    Proven commitment to accountability practices
    Ability to function effectively under stressful
conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.
    Excellent Microsoft Office applications skills
(Excel, Word, Power point, Emails, Skype, Web researchers)
    Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of
Conduct, understands other international development guidelines.
Application Closing Date
29th January, 2018.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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