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Search For Common Ground‰Ûªs International’s Career and Recruitment Vacancy

Job title : Project Assistant – United in Security Project jobs in Adamawa

Job Location : Adamawa

Deadline : 15-Oct-21

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Locations: Adamawa and Benue
Duration: 12 months with possibilities of extension, subject to budget availability and performance.

Job Description

  • Search for Common Ground is looking for 2 Project Assistants. Under the supervision of the projects‰Ûª Project Manager in Nigeria, the Project Assistant is responsible for supporting the implementation and monitoring of project activities assigned to her/him.
  • The Project Assistant will be responsible for assisting the project manager in project-related activities, ensuring smooth operations of the project and consistency of project implementation in line with Search‰Ûªs and donor regulations.
  • He/she shall ensure that the project‰Ûªs plans are in place and kept updated as per the project‰Ûªs overall objective.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide direction in the coordination and management of Search‰Ûªs activities in the related project State.
  • Organize and participate in workshops, needs assessments, consultations, planning sessions, and provide technical inputs as necessary.
  • Help identify the gaps and requirements in relation to the prevention of violent conflict.
  • Develop relations with partners and work towards the enhancement of the project
  • Support in the organization and implementation of activities; assistance in the design and delivery of training and other support activities.
  • Contribute to effective communication and reporting on project activities in the field.
  • Provide inputs for periodic technical reviews and manage changes in program direction and focus; project monitoring, evaluation, accountability & learning, etc.
  • Conduct frequent supervision and monitoring visits to project areas and identify any issues needing attention related to implementation, compliance, and program quality standards.
  • Work closely with the Search team for the implementation of learning and recommendations from external or internal reviews and feedback.
  • Work with the project team to develop a detailed costed work plan at the start of the project and ensure monthly updates are made to the output databases.
  • Ensure that beneficiaries have access to feedback mechanisms and that data is monitored and responses are given within appropriate periods.
  • In consultation with the Project Manager, represent Search at meetings, seminars, coordination fora, and other events.
  • Ensure good collaboration and working relationships with the government and other relevant partners.
  • Create appropriate links, working procedures and information sharing with key stakeholders
  • Ensure project reports are produced on time and to a high standard.
  • Provide brief updates to the Project Manager and members as the case may be.
  • Report any new developments, problems, and challenges encountered in implementation promptly.


  • Bachelor‰Ûªs Degree in Peace Building, Development Studies or a related discipline

Required Experience:

  • At least 1-year experience of project implementation, including engagement with several actors ‰ÛÒ governments, community, and religious leaders, civil society, governments, security organizations and specialist networks, etc.

Other Relevant Requirements:

  • A good understanding of  and North East and North Central Nigeria, particularly in terms of key political, social, security and economic issues
  • Resident in the state of application, speaks local language and understands the terrain
  • Excellent diplomacy and interpersonal skills and an ability to work in a non-partisan manner, appreciating gender, cultural and ethnic diversity
  • Ability to work individually, but also with experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively with attention to detail and an orderly approach to tasks
  • Strong analytical skills, including drafting reports and briefings
  • Fluency in English.
  • Must have a ‰Û÷hands-on‰Ûª, practical mentality, be self-driven, and very motivated.

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