Monday, May 7, 2018


ORGANIZATION : Mercy Corps Nigeria Limited
VACANT POSITION :Program assistant
INDUSTRY : Medical Service

JOB DESCRIPTION : Entry-level Program Assistant at Mercy Corps Nigeria Posted on Fri 04th May, 2018 - --- (0 comments) Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Program Assistant Reference Number: MDG/HUMOPS/2018/00017 Location: Maiduguri, Borno State with at least 60% travel to project locations Reports Directly to: Senior Program Officer Works Directly with: Finance, Programs and Operation Teams. Program/Department Summary The MAIDA Program will directly support the recovery of at least 70,000 women, men, girls and boys who are returnees, IDPs and members of host communities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in southern and central Borno State. The objective of MAIDA is to increase the social cohesion and resilience to economic, social and climate related shocks in Borno State in an environmentally-conscious way. Four interrelated and mutually reinforcing intermediate outcomes will contribute to achieving this objective. First, MAIDA will restore and improve rural livelihoods in an ecologically sustainable manner by enabling households to take advantage of existing and new agricultural market opportunities. In parallel, adolescents and youth will be empowered as economic actors in their communities through access to employment, diversified livelihood opportunities, vocational training and business development initiatives. These outcomes will be reinforced by improved access to social protection and community-based services for women, youth, adolescent breadwinners and other at-risk groups.


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