Jobs, Nigeria, Yobe

Scope Officer at the Community Health Justice and Peace Initiative for Development (JDPH)

Community Health Justice and Peace Initiative for Development (JDPH) is a National Non-Governmental Organization working in the Catholic province of Jos, aimed at uplifting the living standard of rural and urban communities through capacity building and rendering lifesaving interventions in partnership with communities for a better society and good governance. Over the years, we and our partners have continued to provide developmental and humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people in rural and crisis affected locations. We are committed to providing emergency relief services, empowering communities to be more resilient, embracing a culture of peaceful co-existence and social justice for all.

In accomplishing our objectives, the JDPH will be carrying out General Food Distributions (GFD) through Cash Based Transfers (CBT) and Blanket Supplementary Program (BSFP) in Fune LGA, of Yobe state. This is aimed at preventing already vulnerable House Holds from falling into starvation and malnutrition, focusing particularly on young children 6 – 23 / 24 months and pregnant and lactating women and girls (PLW / G).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Scope Officer

Location: Fune LGA, Yobe
Employment Type: Contract

Job Sumary

  • The Scope officer will oversee the transfer of targeted beneficiary data into the Scope platform for the JDPH feeding program in FUNE LGA, Yobe state.
  • S / he will liaise closely with the scope registrars to ensure smooth registration of beneficiaries and issuance of scope cards to beneficiaries.
  • S / he will communicate with the Project Coordinator, Nutrition and Cash Distribution Officers, Data Clerk and Community Targeting committees.
  • S / he will support the identification and enrolment of target beneficiaries. The role requires strong facilitation and organizational skills along with the ability to analyses and communicate complex information to all staff, partners and other stakeholders.

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the registration of beneficiaries into the Scope platform.
  • Promote a positive profile of the programme and good understanding among other sectors, partners and communities about the Scope registration.
  • Supervise the Scope Registration Team and provide appropriate guidance and oversight as they conduct daily field activities.
  • Plan and follow the activities of the Scope project such as voluntary returnees’ registration and distribution of Scope cards during enrolment for GFD / BSFP and Livelihood projects.
  • Facilitate the training of Scope project staff on Scope online / offline system focusing on efficient planning, coordination, and implementation and monitoring of the project activities.
  • Prepare and submit all Scope project internal and external reports
  • Draft scope budget including spending plans, procurement plans, and work plans based on activities and budgets.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferably in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Nutrition, Agriculture or other relevant discipline and evidence of NYSC discharge certificate.
  • At least 2 years of experience in humanitarian aid.
  • Experience as SCOPE registration officer with an INGO partner will be an added advantage.

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong ability to work independently, organize work, meet deadlines, maintain composure, prioritize work under pressure, coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Community mobilizations skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Languages: Excellent command of English and Hausa languages.

Application Closing Date
11th January, 2021; 12:00PM

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their updated CV and Cover Letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. All applications should be sent in English by email to:


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that given the urgency of vacancy, the position may be filled before the due date.