The mission of Global Communities (formerly CHF International) is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking an experienced Economic Strengthening/Livelihoods Specialist for the anticipated five-year USAID-funded Nigeria Rural Resilience program. With external and internal factors creating an increasingly dynamic and challenging environment, the program is expected to focus on increasing the resilience of vulnerable, mostly rural, households to shocks and stress.
This position is contingent on funding.
The Economic Strengthening/Livelihoods Specialist will lead components designed to enhance household economic status and expand / diversify livelihoods opportunities. S/he will work closely with other technical component leads to ensure alignment between initiatives and activities. S/he reports to the DCOP.
The Economic Strengthening/Livelihoods Specialist is responsible providing technical direction to project implementation and ensuring the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements.
Specific responsibilities include:
Representing the project and organization at technical meetings and with stakeholders (other NGOs, government officials, etc.).
The position is expected to be based in Maiduguri with frequent travel throughout the northeast states (Adamawa, Borno, Gombe and Yobe) and periodic trips to Abuja.
Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.