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REACH Area Officer at ACTED Nigeria


ACTED has been committedsince 1993, to instant humanitarianreliefto assist these in pressing want and shield folks’s dignity, whileco-creating longer-term alternatives for sustainable development and fulfilling folks’s potential. ACTED, headquartered in Paris, France is current in 4 continents and our groups intervene in 37 nations in the direction of 18million folks, responding to emergency conditions, supporting rehabilitation tasks and accompanying the dynamics of improvement. Over 5,000 staffare dedicatedto implementing and creating our tasks.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: REACH Area Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Kind: Full-time

Job Particulars

  • REACH was born in 2010 as a joint initiative of two INGOs (IMPACT InitiativesandACTED) and the United Nations Institute for Coaching and Analysis (UNITAR) Operational Satellite tv for pc Purposes Programme (UNOSAT). REACH’s purposeis to advertise and facilitate the event of data merchandise that improve the humanitarian group’s determination making and planning capability for emergency, reconstruction and improvement contexts, supporting and dealing throughout the framework of the humanitarian reform course of.
  • REACH facilitates data administration for assist actors by three complementary providers:
    • Want and state of affairs assessments facilitated by REACH groups;
    • Scenario evaluation utilizing satellite tv for pc imagery;
    • Provision of associated database and (net)-mapping services and experience.

The REACH Area Officer shall be answerable for:

  • Managing Area surveyor groups
  • Knowledge assortment and high quality assurance
  • Focus group dialogue facilitation
  • Supervise area surveyor throughout distant knowledge assortment
  • Conduct distant knowledge assortment when wanted
  • Cowl different area areas and different tasks when wanted
  • Area FLATS assist (finance, logistics, administration, and safety)
  • Native Engagement
  • Every other duties want to make sure the success of the REACH mission in Nigeria

Managing Enumeration Groups:

  • The REACH Area Officer will lead enumeration groups of as much as 10 people and be accountable to offering route, logistical and technical assist to the enumerators.
  • They may even assist the REACH Evaluation/GIS Officer/Area Supervisor/Senior Area Officer as wanted; they may immediately handle enumeration groups and guarantee key informant networks are developed and maintained.

Knowledge Assortment and High quality:

  • The REACH Area Officer will handle the information assortment course of. They’re answerable for guaranteeing the enumerators are following knowledge assortment procedures, conducting month-to-month trainings on the software for enumerators and reporting any challenges referring to knowledge assortment or high quality to the Area Supervisor.
  • They are going to conduct each day briefings for enumerators to deal with any issues recognized within the e mail updates from the database unit and Area Supervisor.

Focus Group Dialogue Facilitation and Evaluation:

  • The REACH Area Officer could facilitate or co-facilitate focus group discussions within the IDP/Returnee website/settlements and supply transcription, translation and qualitative evaluation of the outcomes as required.

Conduct Distant Knowledge Assortment when Wanted:

  • The REACH Area Officer will perform knowledge assortment as required by the Area Supervisor or Evaluation Officer. The distant knowledge assortment will likely be carried out on as want foundation in an effort to cowl areas that IMPACT/REACH has no presence.

Supervise Area Surveyor throughout Distant Knowledge Assortment:

  • The REACH Area Officer will supervise the sector surveyor within the designated name middle (s) for distant knowledge assortment. FO will assigna staff lead among the many staff of the sector surveyor for normal updates from the middle and on availability or want for contact numbers of both key informants or households by snowballing or available contacts.

Cowl Different Area Location and Tasks When Wanted:

  • The REACH Area Officer is anticipated to assist the enlargement plan of the mission and different creating tasks within the North East mission. Area Officers will likely be required to journey to different LGAs as directed by the Area Supervisor.
  • They are going to recruit area surveyors, practice them, monitor and supervise the information assortment course of. Likewise, the Area Supervisor can assign the Area Officer to assist any mission throughout the IMPACT/REACH mission in Nigeria as required.


  • The REACH Area Officer will present FLATS assist to the Area Supervisor by filling and monitoring order kinds and monitoring present and incoming REACH property in area areas as wanted.
  • They may even present assist in organizing motion of REACH groups to and from area areas, figuring out lodging and workplace area if wanted, and liaising with applicable authorities authorities to make sure REACH can conduct actions as wanted.
  • In coordination with the Area Supervisor, they may handle the hiring course of for area surveyor and guarantee their funds are processed as at when due. They are going to talk challenges referring to FLATS to the Area Supervisor in a well timed method.

Native Engagement:

  • The REACH Area Officer will search to construct constructive relations with native governments, conventional leaders, Group primarily based organizations, companions, and different related stakeholders.
  • They are going to comply with pointers from the Area Supervisor and report challenges to the Senior Area Officer and the Area Supervisor.

Managing Area Surveyor Groups:

  • The REACH Area Officer will primarily be answerable for managing the group’s property on the name facilities/area throughout knowledge assortment at any time when the property are in use for knowledge assortment.

Different Duties:

  • The REACH Area Officer will take part in different, undefined duties which might be essential to assist the REACH mission in Nigeria.

Accountability to Communities and Beneficiaries:

  • The workers member is answerable for guaranteeing that every one relations with the communities we work are carried out in a respectful and consultative method.
  • Due consideration have to be paid to making sure that communities are adequately consulted and knowledgeable about ACTED programme aims, actions, beneficiary choice standards, and methodologies. That is the duty of each ACTED workers member.

{Qualifications} and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s diploma in related self-discipline (social science, improvement) required
  • Minimal of two years of expertise in humanitarian or improvement organizations, ideally in a field-based place
  • Willingness and skill to work in a dynamic and fast-paced area surroundings for prolonged durations of the time required
  • Sturdy expertise with the Microsoft Workplace Suite
  • Expertise utilizing ODK for quantitative knowledge assortment, or the power to quickly grasp the method
  • Expertise hiring and managing informal laborers
  • Expertise conducting focus group discussions, or the power to be taught quickly
  • Optimistic angle and a willingness to be taught
  • Glorious communication expertise
  • Glorious time administration expertise
  • Capability to function in a cross-cultural surroundings requiring flexibility
  • Prior expertise working in IDP or conflict-affected settlements is an asset
  • Spoken fluency in English and Hausa required
  • Sturdy written expertise in English and Hausa required
  • Spoken Kanuri strongly most well-liked
  • Capability to work independently
  • Willingness to cowl different areas when wanted

We Provide

  • Contract size: 6 Months with risk of extension
  • Degree: D2-1 (nationwide contract)
  • Begin date: As quickly as attainable Fascinating

Utility Closing Date
twenty first Might, 2021.

Learn how to Apply
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Essential Data and Discover

  • All candidates should ship a canopy letter and an up to date CV (not than 4 pages) in English.
  • CV and Cowl Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the place utilized.
  • Present contact particulars (identify, place, e mail tackle and tel. no.) of three skilled non-related references, whereas 1 have to be for the newest employer. Please don’t connect any written suggestions.
  • Purposes ought to be addressed to the Recruitment Supervisor.


  • Solely motivated purposes that tackle the stipulated duties and meet the required {qualifications}, despatched along with a CV, will likely be thought of. CV-only purposes is not going to be thought of. Please notice: The place title and placement have to be written within the topic line of the e-mail in any other case not thought of.
  • ACTED considers all candidates on the premise of benefit with out regard to race, intercourse, color, faith, sexual orientation, age, marital standing, or incapacity.
  • CVs will likely be evaluation on rolling bases.
  • Because of the giant numbers of anticipated candidates ACTED will solely inform shortlisted candidates. We apologise for the inconvenience.
  • Solely short-listed candidates will likely be invited for written take a look at and oral interview.
  • For basic details about ACTED, please seek the advice of: www.acted.org


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