Vacancy at Christoffel Blinden Mission for Programme Officer

 Employment Nigeria 29-Dec-2017 MAIDUGURI , Administrative   NGO  

Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) provides grants sourced from private and institutional donors to local partners, who subsequently implement the grants on the basis of contracts signed with CBM detailing implementation, accounting, and reporting standards. CBM is recruiting to fill the position below:

POSITION : Programme Officer (Emergency Response) 


  • A Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Health, Management or any other related fields
  • Knowledge of social inclusion, and Navision or any related programme management software is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated knowledge of use of computer software, such as Microsoft Office package

Personal Profile 

  • Experience in narrative and financial reporting on complex projects to international donors
  • Cooperation with civil society/government/donors and private sector knowledge and/or experiences
  • Knowledge in managing project and accounting for inflow and outflow of funds
  • Working experience in insecure environments
  • Development programme experience in (I)NGO
  • Knowledge and experience of project cycle management in development context for 5 years
  • Knowledge and experiences of project monitoring of minimum of 3 years
  • Basic knowledge of advocacy

Performance criteria

  • Efficient management of emergency response projects
  • Project reporting completed according to set timelines


  • Timely and accurate reporting
  • Capacity development progress is reported regularly
  • Adherence to donor requirements and rules, as well as CBM project management procedures


  • Operational and compliance risks identified and reported and /or addressed proactively
  • Delays / modifications in project activities implementation are anticipated, noted, and addressed

Planning and implementation:

  • Updates on risk assessment (and risk management)
  • Regular updating of all plans
  • Facilitate joint meetings and activities among partners
  • Monitoring and knowledge management
  • Monitor plan design and implementation
  • Data collection
  • Detailed programme planning with implementing partners and other key stakeholders
  • Strong collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including the governments
  • Development of detailed multi-year plans
  • Deliverables and milestones planning
  • Breakdown of complex activities into tasks
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Recommendations and corrective measures
  • Scheduling of evaluation, including ToR’s development, consultant selection, evaluation coordination and integration/use of recommendations in decision-making
  • Documentation of lessons learnt and good practices


  • Monitoring / progress reporting, according to donor’s requirements
  • Other types of reports issuing
  • Prepare project briefs, reports and presentations as required


  • Support to partners for elaboration of annual and quarterly budgets and activity plans
  • Active involvement in cluster meetings and activities
  • Networking among emergency response clusters
  • Partnerships implementation and follow up (rights and obligation)
  • Capacity building needs identification and implementation
  • Support to partners in reporting
  • Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary

How To Apply
Candidates should submit a Motivation, CV, Copies of Diplomas, three Professional Referees and Salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to to :

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