Consultant Vacancy at Mercy Corps Nigeria, Tuesday 29, May 2018 – Mercy Corps is a main worldwide association controlled by the conviction that a superior world is conceivable. In misfortune, in hardship, in excess of 40 nations around the globe, we team up to put intense arrangements enthusiastically – helping individuals triumph over difficulty and construct more grounded groups from inside, now and for what’s to come.
In Nigeria, Mercy Corps works in 13 states inside the key topical territories of helpful reaction, struggle moderation and pre-adult young ladies’ strengthening.
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Position Status: Full-time
Proposed Start date: 14 June 2018
Workshop date: 18 June 2018
Reports directly to: Program Manager, TARE
Works closely with: Mercy Corps, Conflict Management Team
From the workshop, the participants should:
Gain an understanding of the TARE programs’ agenda and be able to identify their individual and collective roles within it
Recognize signs that a Young Person may be vulnerable to radicalization
Receive a clear picture of the risks and threats both nationally and at a local level
Develop knowledge and confidence to discuss grievances
Gain a raised awareness of the key issues and how these can be tackled by all stakeholders
Increase communities’ capacity to prevent violent extremism.
Conduct a review of background literature on MMC and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State, to identify specific training needs, requirements and expectations of the participants to attend the workshop.
Develop training materials with close support from CAN and JNI and carefully adapt them to suit specific community needs. ALL training materials developed will subsequently become the property of Mercy Corps.
Provide a selection criteria and a support guideline for parents, for a cohort of religious and community leaders, who will attend the workshop.
She/he will be the lead trainer for the workshop for the religious and community leaders. In addition, she/he will give specific coaching tips to support parents in their local communities.
The consultant will adopt an effective facilitation approach that creates an inclusive and learning environment for the participants at the workshop.
Participates in the development of cross-learning opportunities and makes recommendations for procedural improvements.
All within the contractual periodic, she/he will provide regular remote technical support to the participants, to clarify any approaches, procedures, and practices.
BASIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Strong interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of sub-groups.
Ability to develop strategies for effective communication.
Vast knowledge of a variety of P/CVE concepts, practices, and procedures.
Ability to address diverse groups and individual interests; provide feedback and listen.
Ability to identify problems and work to quickly develop possible options and solutions.
Ability to make independent judgement, critically assess ever-changing situational conflict dynamics and make the necessary referrals where required.
Rely on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.
Applicants should submit no more than 4-page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements and location to: [email protected]
All applications must include the position title in the subject line and should not be more than 4 pages.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
All submissions should also include a detailed work-plan, proposed training agenda and budget.