Country Representative Jobs at Cordaid in Port Harcourt

Cordaid has been active in Nigeria since 2004 with a variety of programmes. Since January 2013, Cordaid's activities in Nigeria focus exclusively on extractives with a strong focus on civil society capacity- building via technical advice, accompaniment, lobby & advocacy, linking & learning as
well as strategic financing. We work with a broad range of local partner organisations primarily in the Niger Delta states, supported by a team of advisors, finance and project officers, and a regional (Africa) extractives programme manager. To better support this programme and capitalize on funding opportunities, Cordaid established a (project) office in Port Harcourt in December 2013 and is now exploring the establishment of a new liaison/country office in Abuja. To head the new Abuja office and oversee the office in Port Harcourt, Cordaid is currently seeking a country representative.

Job Title: Country Representative
Responsibilities and tasks

    The incumbent of the post will be responsible for strategy development, office consolidation, personnel management; programme design and support; representation and networking; business development and risk management.
    You will be part of a professional and dedicated small team that works to make a difference.
    Please note this is a senior-level position, we kindly invite only those candidates to apply who meet the qualifications listed in the detailed ToR on our website:

Contract information

    Initial contract for 12 months, renewable, with a 2-month probation period.
    Competitive salary and benefit package.
    Starting date: as soon as possible.

How to Apply
Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, including the contact details of at least three professional references, should be submitted before 19th April, 2014.

Follow link to apply:
(Vacancy Overview), then select the relevant vacancy, and click on the 'apply' button). Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Interviews will take place in Port Harcourt on 24 and 25 April. An assessment might be part ofthe procedure.

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