Vacancies at Nigerian Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) Via Grid Consult

The Nigerian Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) is a UKAID supported programme managed by a consortium of these organizations namely; British Council, International Alert and Social Development Direct. The aim is to support Nigerian stakeholders (state and non-state) to prevent and manage (conflict non-violently, thereby reducing the negative impacts of conflicts and violence on the most vulnerable through high profiled interventions and promote reconciliation processes. The focus of the programme will be on the National level and in eight focal states across Nigeria.

NSRP is looking for a committed and experienced individual to join the competent team of professionals in this innovative and exciting programme as the:

DEPUTY PROGRAMME MANAGER - TECHNICAL
JOB DETAILS
The Deputy Programme Manager will be resident in the Abuja office and Will provide technical oversight of the entire programme ensuring successful delivery of the programme’s outputs. This position is for a period of 3-years and will report to the Programme Manager. The deputy programme r4anager will be responsible for coordinating and line managing the output Managers,as well as Media Manager; ensuring output of the programme are delivered timely and of the highest standard. S/he will provide technical support and training to clients and stakeholders as maybe required.

Additional key responsibilities will include:
Oversee the development and monitoring of stakeholder engagement strategies;
Lead the development and revision of output and component plans; ensuring that they continually meet the requirements
of stakeholders and beneficiaries;
Oversee the preparation of programme quarter, annual and evaluation reports;
Provide technical support for the implementation and monitoring of all programme activities;
Contribute to aB overall capacity development (skills and knowledge) of the NSRP delivery team;

QUALIFICATION:
A post graduate degree in any discipline in Humanities or Social Sciences is required for this position.
S/he must have a minimum of 7 years experience in peace and conflict prevention, security, justice or Governance sectors; of which 4 years must be in a senior management and leadership capacity.
The ideal candidate must have the competence in designing and implementing complex multi-component programmes in peace, conflict prevention and security justice and governance sectors.
A minimum of 2 years experience of living and working within a conflict affected or fragile state environment is required for this position.
Additional skills required for this position include and not limited to; excellent communication skills including a very good knowledge (verbal and written) of English, with advances presentation, persuasion and negotiation skills.
The position will require extensive travel to targeted NSRP regions, states and LGAs; including insecure regions subject to prevailing travel and security policy implemented by the programme.

TO APPLY
Interested candidates should download and complete their application forms through the link at: www.gridconsulting.net Completed application forms Should be submitted to the corresponding email address stated on the website. Please note that only candidates who complete the application forms will be considered. Submission of CVs and applications will lead to disqualification of candidates from the short-listing  process. Closing date for submission of applications is Friday, 29th November, 2013. Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for Interviews. British Council, International Alert and Social Development Direct have robust policies on equal opportunities

DUE DATE: 29 November, 2013

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