STATE CO-ORDINATOR at GRM International in Kano; Kaduna; Lagos and Enugu

GRM 1 State coordinator in each of the following states: Kano; Kaduna; Lagos; Enugu
Supervisor: AGW Life Skills Lead

STATE CO-ORDINATION

THE JOB
The State Coordinator will serve as the key liaison officer between all state players – sub-recipients and V4C. S/He will Lead in provision of specialized technical assistance (TA) in all areas relating to triggering, multiplying and intensifying attitudinal change through; virtual and physical spaces, communications, campaigns, support to legal frameworks and gathering of evidence at state level . They will provide technical support to implementing partners across the five output areas. The Coordinator will effectively support partners to roll out interventions, including to ground V4C brand within post secondary school institutions while ensuring effective coordination and synergies of V4C state program implementation. S/He will lead and contribute to develop state wide linkages and collaboration with other DFID programs, other donor funded programmes and Civil Societies working on related issues within the State.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordination and technical Oversight of V4C State level Implementation
  2. Coordinate start-up and maintence of peer programmes, including training-of-trainers sessions and providing guidance on step-down trainings to meet program objectives.
  3. Collaborate with V4C’s Communications Manager and the Key Influencers Leads to contribute to the development of innovative communications messages and content for both web-based Physical spaces.
  4. Support the Grant Manager through supervision, monitoring and evaluation of financial and administrative operations ensuring value for money.
  5. Provide technical support to sub-recipient campaign activities that focus and promote the coordination of V4C core branding elements.
  6. Support sub recipient in piloting creative and innovative strategies in working with girls, women, boys and men within post secondary institutions empowering them with requisite knowledge and skills to effectively execute V4C blended approaches
  7. Oversee partners development and implementation of work plans across all outputs as defined by the sub agreement between partner and V4C
  8. Work closely with Technical support officers to ensure effective programme implementation aligns with V4C overall goal and objectives

Coordination of Key Programme Partners
Lead on State Level coordination of V4C partners across each output, ensuring effective linkages and leveraging on success.
Liaise with all DFID programmes at state level in particular CSAGE and Girl hub for effective synergies and overlaps.
In consultation with line Manger, liaise with relevant State Government institutions that impact on V4C operations as necessary

Support Implementing partners in reporting and documentation of results

Lead in supporting sub-recipients in generating and compiling State monthly and quarterly progress report for submission to including dairies and case studies for knowledge management and sharing
Communicate regularly with all output leads for program update and general state security as it affects programming
Work with relevant programme staff to ensure all relevant MIS templates are completed and data entered into the system
Support Results Monitoring Advisor in monitoring quality of partners’ performance to ensure targets are met
Any other activities as assigned by AGW Life Skills Lead

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven skills in programme management and similar coordination role.
Knowledge of gender and social change programming
Excellent facilitation skills
Over 5 years experience in delivering programmes through partners
Must have excellent inter personal skills
Must be fluent in language of the specific state applied for

TO APPLY
For this position please send your CV and ALL of the following details to; applications@grminternational.com

• Preferred position and location

• Current address, Phone number, e-mail address

• Academic qualifications – institution, course studied and qualification

• Detailed work history for the requisite years of experience required. This must include detailed descriptions of duties and achievements

• 3 named references with contact details and permission to contact them

Candidates applying without the above information will not be considered

There is NO cost or charge levied for ANY V4C application process

V4C is Equal Opportunity Employer (which includes people living with disability). The Terms and Conditions of employment are commensurate with the levels of responsibility and experience

DEADLINE: Sunday 8th September 2013.

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