Ongoing Recruitment at Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO)


  2020-09-07
  Unspecified

Salient Humanitarian Organization (SHO) is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Officer (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North-East Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of Contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Coordinator

Job Summary

  • The Logistics Officer will be responsible for planning framework, making sure NFIs and other procurements reach their destinations safely, securely, and on-time.
  • He will constitute Part of supply chain management in charge of governing transportation efforts, including a range of professionals from logistics coordinators to truck drivers, warehouse managers to dispatch professionals.

Job Description

  • Develop logistics along with support plans, budget requirements and deployment timelines for new operations.
  • Develop logistical plans for current operations and logistics contingency plans.
  • Develop and execute tools and methodologies to enable effective implementation of logistic plans.
  • Design and develop standard operating methods to manage logistics operations efficiently.
  • Ensure accountable, timely and cost-effective release of NFIs along with personnel.
  • Ensure all supervised staff members are trained as well as cross-trained adequately.
  • Identify added logistic training requirements to attain high working standards.
  • Ensure logistics requirements take gender-specific needs into consideration.
  • Coordinate logistics activities related to procurement, funding, substantive units and humanitarian affairs.
  • Develop and execute logistics support policy, processes and methodologies to general benefit of all project partners.
  • Develop reports on material and personnel movements and various operational logistics problems.
  • Guide and oversee performance of new and junior logistics officers.

Required profile/experience

  • Degree / HND / ND in Administrative / Business, Marketing, Procurement or any other related course;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a national level project implementation position in a humanitarian / recovery context;
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts (Experience working in logistics preferred);
  • Technical in warehousing management.
  • Attention to detail, Strong time management skills, Communication skills, Ability to work well with others, Organisation skills, Quality management skills, Works well with deadlines, Knowledge of logistics systems, Understanding of transportation limitations and regulations, Ability to contribute individually to greater goal, Planning skills, Understanding of transportation issues, Knowledge of logistics subset (e.g. People working in ground transportation need to have understanding of trucking shipments).
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: Field Monitor (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North-East Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting Date: September, 2020
Duration of Contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: FSS Officer
Slots: 20

General Context of the Job/Project
This position falls under the direct management of SALIENT’s FSS Officer/Field Coordinator

  • SALIENT’s FSS Field Monitor will play an integral part of the FSS team of ensuring that all refugees of the Isolation centres are living a safe, secured and dignified life.

Job Description

  • Adhere to SHO policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to a plan of action.
  • Prepare and submit day to day status reports as required by management.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
  • Provide regular activity progress reports to food security assistant.
  • Ensure that FSL projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Ensure relevant induction was done for casuals/ distributors.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders at the field level.
  • Ensure that the security plan and procedure is adhered to in all operations, including staff – movements, etc.
  • Actively participate when invited in monthly planning of FSL activities and participate in weekly review achievements and constraints, and provide feedback accordingly.
  • Carry out food security activities in the target districts, including wet-feeding distribution and technical training sessions.
  • Hold project participatory orientation sessions for beneficiaries.
  • Assist in the beneficiaries selection and verification process as per the targeting approach and criteria. Make sure that beneficiary selection is done appropriately.
  • Organize distributions (food); make sure all distributions are done timely and effective manner, ensure the safety and protection of staff and beneficiaries.
  • In charge of the day to day guidance of the food security casuals and distributors, making sure that the project implementation is in line with SHO technical guideline and donor regulations and are done on time with quality.
  • Support in the production of training and/or communication tools related to food security activities supported by the SHO.
  • Assist in Liaison with SHO partners (especially local authorities) and other stakeholders (community leaders, CBOs, NGOs, UN) on FS related issues.
  • Carry out any other relevant task to the position as requested by the line manager.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of university Degree in Database, Humanities, Social Studies, or another relevant degree
  • Minimum one year of experience in NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Commitment to promoting gender equality.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g enumerator, monitor, field and community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience using Kobo, or other mobile data collection technology
  • Experience Working in the Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Experience collecting information using hand-held GPS devices
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa or Kanuri a must; additional fluency in other local languages preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: Nutrition Officer (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North East Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Coordinator

Job Description

  • Responsible for the day to day management of Nutrition activities in the wet-feeding program.
  • Implement and supervise the wet feeding of the refugees.
  • Ensure the wet Feeding Program activities are implemented successfully.
  • Conduct stock monitoring of various commodities.
  • Train and mentor field staff/cooks and cleaners through identification of capacity gaps and carrying out refresher training and on the job training on general food distribution and standard general ration during the regular food distribution.
  • Working closely with the Project Coordinator and other project teams; support in the identification, recruitment and supervision of the activities of Community volunteers.
  • Conducts trainings to build the capacity of community volunteers and the community at large
  • Provide technical support to SHO staff and other humanitarian actors as necessary to promote consistent good practice
  • Ensure sound and timely data collection based on the existent database systems for ongoing monitoring of FSS project activities
  • Ensure that all wet-feeding activities are consistent with established best practices according to the standardized protocols, policies and guidelines outlined by the Food Security Sector.
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to all supported health facilities and catchment communities, provide mentoring and technical support and appropriate feedback as needed.
  • Work with the FSS team to ensure the appropriate use of all programme resources under his/her care.
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all stakeholders involved in the SHO wet-feeding service provision in Ngala and Mobbar.
  • Ensuring that the nutritional needs of infants, young children, pregnant/lactating women and older persons are identified through screening and referred to Nutritional actors.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A University Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Dietetics, Nutrition or relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or feeding programs.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with vulnerable or IDP operation.
  • Experience of working with Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa and other local languages is a must.
  • Willingness and ability to work full time in the field directly with communities (camp setting and communities in Ngala and Mobbar areas).

Knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems
  • Proven ability and experience in planning and conducting formal training session on nutrition including.
  • Ability to deal with relations with local authorities as a nutrition representative of SHO in the working area
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach local staff and community workers
  • Ability to manage a fair workload including emergencies.
  • Interests: Working in humanitarian relief, interest for social issues

Transversals skills:

  • Strong motivation to help people in need
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Understanding and capacity of integration into the local environment
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvements of the activities
  • Well organized and hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Understanding of the context of the area
  • Reliability
  • Neutrality
  • Able to check the validity of information, logical thinking.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: Food Security Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Coordinator
Slot: 2 Openings

General Context of the Job/Project
The overall aim of the position is to assist the food security officer, coordinate and manage a timely and effective food security assistance project in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements:

  • To support the implementation of NHF FSS Project by assisting the food security officer in undertaking programme activities (community mobilization, verification, registration, food distribution, monitoring and evaluation).
  • The role also includes assisting the food security officer in planning and coordination of distribution activities, food distribution planning and reporting.

Job Description

  • Adhere to SHO policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Assist in all the beneficiary identification, registration, verification and distribution of food.
  • Supervise casual labourers
  • Conduct training and sensitisation activities related to food distributions and nutrition.
  • Assist in Planning, supervising and monitoring training, awareness and sensitisation activities, including maintenance and verification of all supporting documentation and activities (e.g. pre- and post-tests).
  • Assist in Maintaining records of all activities, in order to complete timely reports for DRC and for external actors, including donors.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor all food distribution-related activities, including screening, referrals and follow up.
  • Assist the Livelihoods officer in project documentation.
  • Promote the rights of displaced people and affected populations, explore and assess new and better ways to provide timely, effective and appropriate assistance.
  • Assist in gap analysis, needs assessment, conducting registration, receiving commodities and distributing to beneficiaries in locations adversely affected by the conflict.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Food Security Project Coordinator.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of University Degree in Nutrition, Humanities, Health or another relevant degree
  • Minimum one year of experience in NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g enumerator, monitor, field and community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience Working in Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa, Kanuri or additional fluency in other local languages an added advantage.
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process.

Job Title: Protection Officer (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North East Nigeria
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Coordinator

General context of the Job/Project

  • This position falls under the direct management of SALIENT’s FSS Project coordinator.
  • The Protection Officer will Support SHO, national institutions & vulnerability assessment to respond adequately to protection issues and case management like GBV, related to the wet feeding Programme and basic health services to refugees.
  • Under the supervision of the FSS Project coordinator, the Protection Officer is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the protection component of the project, including conducting data collection, meetings and mobilizing key project stakeholders, developing protection-related materials for community trainings and facilitate trainings, among others.
  • He/she will organize focus groups to support him/her in the accomplishment of her daily task and duties.
  • He/She will be accountable for the smooth operation of the protection component of the project, meeting project timelines and targets, in addition to internal capacity building trainings.
  • He/ she will be responsible of ensuring protection mainstream standards among the isolation centre services and to monitor the global protection risks in order to provide mitigation solutions.
  • He /she will be in charge for referrals of refugees to the appropriate protection partner(s), but not only, and ensure that this mechanism remain efficient and functional after SALIENT FSS responsibility.

Job Description

  • Carry out daily monitoring visits, focus group discussions, participatory assessments, key informant interviews in accordance with SALIENT’s information collection and management plans and standards, ensuring appropriate treatment of sensitive information;
  • Ensure that mainstream protection is implemented by all agencies and in the whole camp.
  • Assess protection issues captured or identified during daily activities and make appropriate referrals for services to humanitarian or other actors as per the referral pathway or best practices;
  • Identify cases in need of urgent response and directly follow-up/accompany affected individuals to services providers when needed to ensure access to services;
  • Work with supervisor to create weekly work-plans and prioritization of tasks;
  • Ensure targets are met under the approved work plans
  • Ensure proper documentation and secure storage of any protection data collected (hard and soft copies);
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly reporting on findings.
  • Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders, and participate in daily coordination with humanitarian and all other local and international actors;
  • Provide trainings and on-job coaching to FSS team and other agencies personnel as required as well as provide awareness sessions and ad hoc training sessions for camp leaders and community.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to the community mobilizers in the field on a day to day basis
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to community-based mechanisms
  • Support FSS and partners workers in identification and ensuring that reporting is in line with SALIENT, Sector and partners harmonized guidelines.
  • Work with community-based structures to identify protection problems that cannot be resolved at community level or by existing services and assist community to come to solutions
  • Liaise closely with protection actors in the field and other humanitarian partners to ensure an understanding of the overall issues; an understanding that shall be used to guide weekly work plans
  • Take a leading role in setting up the community center- liaising with the community

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A University degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Guidance and Counseling or relevant fields.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with vulnerable or IDP operation.
  • Experience of working with Non-Governmental organizations.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to communicate in English, write reports in English and consolidate the reports prepared by protection monitoring assistants into formal English documentation
  • Ability to communicate in Hausa. Other Nigerian languages is a must.
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work full time in the field directly with communities (camp setting and communities in Ngala and Mobbar areas).

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Commitment to promoting gender equality.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g. Protection Monitor, Protection Assistant, Field and Community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience Working in the Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa or Kanuri a must; additional fluency in other local languages preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: CCCM Monitor (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North East Nigeria
Starting date: September, 2020 (TBC)
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: CCCM Team Lead/Protection Officer
Slot: 20 Openings

General Context of the Job/Project

  • This position falls under the direct management of SALIENT’s CCCM Team Lead and CCCM Protection Officer
  • SALIENT’s CCCM Monitor will play an integral part of the camp management team of ensuring that all inhabitants of the camp are living a safe, secured and dignified life. Under the Direct line Supervision of the CCCM Team Lead and Protection Officer, the CCCM Monitor is responsible for the collecting of quantitative, Qualitative and Spatial Data using Kobo and other tools.
  • He/She will facilitate focus groups discussions and key informant interviews and conduct HH, Individuals, and Community level questionnaires in order to feed the CCCM department Database at every stage of the Project.

Job Description

  • Any other tasks needed to support CCCM team members, to inform CCCM activities and to ensure the success of the SALIENT CCCM objectives.
  • Reporting to supervision made by the database assistant, by participating in monitoring/ assessment/ tracking/ reporting tools design but also to the global IM and sharing processes implemented by SALIENT.
  • Responsible for conducting interviews and collecting data from respondents at the household, individual and community level using Kobo collect and/or other apps on smartphones.
  • Responsible for ensuring that respondents are accurately targeted in accordance with direction given by supervisors, and that data meets minimum sector quality standards.
  • Responsible for identifying and organizing respondents for focus group discussion, facilitating or co-facilitating the discussion and recording results.
  • The Monitor will be responsible for feeding campsite mapping and to provide updated information on services, facilities and population through a combination of GPS location and physical verifications.
  • Responsible for registration of new arrivals, liaise and meet with Assessment Agencies and partners for data sharing purpose/harmonization of processes

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of university Degree in Database, Humanities, Social Studies, or another relevant degree
  • Minimum one year of experience in NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Commitment to promoting gender equality.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g enumerator, monitor, field and community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience using Kobo, or other mobile data collection technology
  • Experience Working in Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Experience collecting information using hand-held GPS devices
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa or Kanuri a must; additional fluency in other local languages preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: Housekeeper (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North-East Nigeria
Starting Date: September, 2020
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Admin/Finance/HR Officer
Slots: 2

General Context of the Project

  • The Boko Haram armed opposition insurgency started in 2009 and Maiduguri was the epicentre of the armed conflict.
  • The armed conflict later spread to all twenty-seven (27) Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno State, North East Nigeria. The conflict took an international dimension as it spread to the neighbouring countries of Cameroun, Niger and Chad, resulting in the displacement of millions of people across all four frontiers.
  • The Armed Opposition Group (AOG) has been killing people in both rural and urban centres in their quest to form a hairline Islamic State in the north east of Nigeria. A high number of towns and cities have been burned and destroyed. Social services and amenities have also been destroyed and are now non-existent. Agricultural activities which used to be the source of food security and livelihoods among the rural communities of the North East are no longer existent. Joint military operations by Cameroun, Nigeria, Chad and Niger have resulted in the liberation of 15 LGAs.

Tasks and Responsibilities
The housekeeper ensures cleanliness throughout the NHF Project.

Specifically, S/he:

  • Provides cleaning / housekeeping / laundry services at Salient premises
  • Informs his/her supervisor about any issues regarding the premises (materials needed to carry out duties, malfunctioning equipment, damaged furniture or premises, etc.)
  • Supports maintenance, logistics, and other colleagues in a variety of manual tasks when assigned to the office
  • Plans and organizes tasks according to priority, to carry out the job effectively and efficiently

Required Profile/Experience
A successful candidate will have:

  • Primary school education
  • At least 1-year similar work experience
  • Basic knowledge in spoken and written in English

As an asset, a successful candidate will have:

  • Prior working experience in Hhumanitarian organizations.
  • Knowledge of basic hygiene principles

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: FSL Officer / Field Coordinator (for NHF Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North-East Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of Contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Project Coordinator
Slot: 2 Openings

General context of the Job/Project
This position falls under the direct management of SHO’s FSS Project Coordinator.

  • Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the FSS Officer/Field Coordinator will provide leadership and management of all aspects of the wet feeding – food security in Ngala and Mobbar LGA in Borno.
  • He/ She will be responsible for the implementation of food security/wet-feeding component and ensuring program quality, completion of activities within allocated funding and project period, and identifying new needs for program expansion and improvement.
  • The Food Security Officer will be spending full of his/her time in Ngala and Mobbar LGAs.

Job Description

  • Adhere to SHO policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Ensure adherence to SHO policies and donor requirements
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop team
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Investigate and facilitate the introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Ensure proper field staff management and coordination, identification of project staff and administration needs.
  • Ensure timely communication with field and effective coordination with other food security partners in Borno state
  • Ensure active participation to cluster’s or other relevant meetings
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Food Security Project Coordinator.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of university Degree in Database, Humanities, Social Studies, or another relevant degree
  • Minimum one year of experience in NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
  • Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian displacement context.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
  • Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven professional experience working with NGO at a relevant position e.g enumerator, monitor, field and community worker.
  • Experience working for NGOs and/ or in Camp setting is a must.
  • Experience using Kobo, or other mobile data collection technology
  • Experience Working in Northeast Nigeria is a Must
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Written and spoken fluency in English, Hausa, Kanuri or additional fluency in other local languages an added advantage.
  • Ability and Willingness to follow instructions.

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant (for UNHCR Project)

Location: (Maiduguri base) North East Nigeria
Starting date: September, 2020
Duration of contract: 6 Months (Extendable)
Reporting to: Warehouse Officer/Project Coordinator

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The Warehouse Assistant should provide overall providing management services related to warehouse; specifically, to provide space for temporary storage to different humanitarian partner under SOPs as per available capacity and proper management of each item in WH under direct supervision of WH in charge. During absence of warehouse Officer, position will be wholly accountable for given activities under direct supervision of Project Coordinator.

Specifically:

  • Provide overall supervision for the arrangement of commodities in the warehouse (received vs. distribution).
  • Perform any other task as might be required by the supervisor.
  • Understand, implement and / or maintain standard SALIENT inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Train warehouse other staff and volunteers as required.
  • Manage and document the receipt, handling, storage, release and reporting of goods through the warehouse.
  • Ensure that all dispatch and receipt documents (Receive Note/ Delivery Note/ Stock Transfer Sheet/ Waybills) are complete and archived in compliance with SALIENT standards (scan documents and archive digital versions on computer)
  • Implement daily activities inside the warehouse in accordance with Logistics Sector SOPs and quality standards:
  • Manage stocks according to standard guidelines considering: individual requests/consignments per Service User; verification on Units of Measure (UoM) for handling (Bags, Bales, Boxes, etcetera), and reporting (metric tons, kilograms, cubic meters); proper documentation for all transactions (request, receipt, release), and warehouse management (stock cards, register of damages/losses).
  • Manage Daily Labour to guarantee full operational capacity is maintained.
  • Maintain physical and digital records according to standard guidelines considering: update the Release Item Tracking Application daily to reflect all transactions (new requests, receipt of goods, and release of goods) based on completed documentation; maintain physical records per individual request/ consignment per Service User.
  • Ensure the maintenance of warehouse and any other relevant document in close work with the Warehouse Officer.
  • Update as per SALIENT requirements, the Asset register, Asset inventory list and expendable store inventory list and produce TIMELY reports as requested by the project manager and in relation to donor standard of operations (SOPs).
  • Ensure the recruitment, attendance follow up and payment of daily workers for logistics needs.
  • Supervise the team of warehouse assistant and daily workers on daily basis for all warehouse related activities
  • Immediate report on any discrepancies or theft noticed on any items
  • Keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the store contents, inward and outward movement of goods in the warehouse register or stock cards both using donor standards.
  • Prioritize dispatch needs in conjunction with all NGO partners.
  • Ensuring the efficient flow of products in and out of the facility, optimizing the space, and maintaining proper control and accountability for goods at all times.
  • Monitor security of partners’ storage and supplies.
  • Ensure all releases/damages/losses are recorded on stock/bin cards and with appropriate transaction-specific documentation (Release Order Form, Goods Received Note, etc.)
  • Receive completed store’s release forms and prepare the goods for issuance in accordance with donor store release procedures.
  • Update the stock record cards regularly

Required Profile/Experience

  • Degree / HND / ND in Social Sciences or related course;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience from at national level project implementation position in a humanitarian / recovery context;
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Technical in warehousing management.
  • Documented results related to the position€™s responsibilities;
  • Experience in leadership and problem solving;
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral including local language ad advantage;
  • Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions, patience;
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines;
  • Strong negotiation skills;

Brief Conditions

  • SHO reserve the right to close the application before the deadline, if the required number of candidates is attained.
  • Candidates will be responsible for his/her own travel, accommodation and feeding during the recruitment process;

Deadline: 10th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should please submit their Application (Letter of motivation and CV in a single file) via E-mail to: recruitment@salientho.org indicating the “Job position” as subject of the e-mail
Or
The HR,
Salient Humanitarian Organization,
Behind NTA Quarters, Off Damboa Road,
Old GRA, Maiduguri,
Borno State.

Application Process

  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than five pages) in English.
  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Manager.
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.
  • SHO considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

Note

  • Please clearly indicate the “Job position” on the envelope.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • CVs will be reviewed on rolling bases.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants, SHO will only inform shortlisted candidates for written test and oral interview.
  • For general information about SHO, please consult: www.salientho.org

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