State Coordinator Officer at The Mines Advisory Group (MAG)

The Mines Advisory Group (MAG) is a global humanitarian and advocacy organisation that finds, removes and destroys landmines, cluster munitions and unexploded bombs from places affected by conflict.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: State Coordinator Officer

Locations: Benue and Katsina
Employment type: Full time

Overview of Role

  • The State Coordinator will provide management and coordination to all partner activities and lead on community Liaison activities across Katsina and Benue States.  
  • The state coordinators will provide a consistent approach to community liaison and risk education that is in conformance with MAG Nigeria SOPs and guidelines, MAG global policies and in compliance with international standards.
  • S/he shall also ensure that the reporting and management structures are reviewed on an ongoing basis to ensure maximum effectiveness and programme consistency.
  • S/he will work closely with the Community Liaison Manager and Local Partners to ensure that community activities are of a high standard, innovative and well-integrated within all MAG operations.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support and advice to the local partner and stakeholder regarding current and future WAM activities and tasks in the respective sates State.
  • Provides guidance to local teams through the management of the WAM activities.
  • Support implementation of new program activities and development of community-level activities with local partners in new program areas.
  • Provide support to partners and participate in the recruitment of community educators 
  • Support the planning, collection, and sharing of case studies
  • Support MAG during joint assessments with NGOs that require community-level input
  • Support design and implementation of WAM activities in their respective states as required
  • Ensure information/requests circulated from the CLM are responded to and/or circulated to the relevant field teams.
  • Conduct regular M&E of Community-Level activities and ensure that recommendations from monitoring visits are acted upon
  • Provides support to MAG’s Community Focal Points
  • Deliver relevant community-level trainings to community educators

Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes

  • HND / University Degree in the field of Sociology, Education or any other related area of Experience in overseeing and managing field-based staff and supporting work planning processes
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of local language in Katsina or Benue and  English language skills.
  • Experience in data gathering, management, and analysis including the development of data gathering mechanisms and tools
  • Experience of working with rural communities from a variety of different ethnic groups.

Essential Requirements:

  • Previous experience of using participatory techniques to gather information in at-risk communities
  • Previous experience of carrying out community-based education activities or similar
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of local language in Katsina or Benue and English language skills.
  • Experience in data gathering, management, and analysis including the development of data gathering mechanisms and tools
  • Experience of working with rural communities from a variety of different ethnic groups.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  24th May, 2021.

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