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Resident Localization Consultant at GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON)

Compliance and Grant Coordinator at GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON)

GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a non-governmental and nonprofit organization that strife to make life of vulnerable women and children better through revitalized partnership. GPON provides life-skill education and psychosocial support to conflict-affected, WaSH community or camp services, Education in emergency services, Gender-based Violence mitigation services, Child protection service, Protection monitoring services, Nutrition and public health services.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 – 5 years
  • Location: Borno
  • Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit 
  • Salary Range: ₦200,000 – ₦300,000/month

Applications close at 12 am on 27 November 2022.Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.Due to the urgency of the position, GPON has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic team player for the GPON Localization project in northeast Nigeria who possesses the following qualities.

  • Leadership and self-management ability
  • Ability to mainstream and promote localization/ Local Humanitarian Leadership across the programme implementation
  • Conceptual, critical, and analytical thinking
  • Initiative, drive to achieve results, ability to develop effective relationships with others
  • Ability to work effectively with others, adaptable and flexible
  • Partnership management and project monitoring & evaluation competencies
  • Strong ability to rapidly assimilate, analyses and report on complex information and proven conceptual and policy advocacy skills
  • Mature understanding of issues in capacity building, local Humanitarian Leadership, Localization both at community and institutional level with the ability to influence others to mainstream localization

Job Overview/Summary:

 Under the direct supervision of the Localization Coordinate, the Resident Localization Consultant will oversee the GPON localization initiatives across the BAY state.

Major Responsibilities:

Coordination and Management

  • Support the Localization Coordinator in developing a timeline and work plan, including setting targets for milestones and accountability measures.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator in conducting research, potentially including reviewing relevant documentation, conducting surveys or interview with relevant sector leads, and other key stakeholder to inform a report on the capacity development needs of L/NNGOs and CBOs in northeast Nigeria.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator in conducting a desk review and gather best capacity development practices from related projects and utilize them to benefit localization initiative
  • Support the Localization Coordinator to coordinate between sectors leads and other key stakeholders.
  • Support the CSOs Coordination Group where possible.

Training and Capacity Development

  • Support the Localization Coordinator to compile capacity development training resources, curricula, and information (informed by identified challenges) from selected L/NNGOs and CBOs with a particular focus on expertise innon-profit management and organizational development (Human Resource Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL), 3. Supply Chains Management 4. Project Management, 5. Proposal Development, 6. Humanitarian Programmes Planning & Management, 7. Finance Management, 8. Child Safeguarding, 9. Accountability to Affected Population, 10. PSEA & Gender Mainstreaming in Humanitarian Action)
  • Support the Localization Coordinator to draft, finalize, and agree upon criteria for participant selection, minimum standards for the capacity development, clear expectations of mentors.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator in assessing the specific needs of participating organisations beyond those captured in initial surveys and identification of resources to address them through training and mentorship consultations.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator to locate, assess, and oversee trainers, and other necessary consultants.
  • Coordinate collaborative efforts to improve capacity development training and associated curriculum.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator in ensuring training material and content is centralized within an identified online space (that is also available offline) that serves as a central resource portal for potential future community of practitioners.
  • Agree on mentoring plans between mentor and mentee and follow up on progress
  • Conduct follow-up assessments (e.g., surveys, FGD, interviews, etc.) on partners’ goals and expectations and explore continued support.
  • Support the Localization Coordinator to create guidelines and SOPs for capacity development for sector to use with their partners.
  • Draft reports on the outcomes and recommendations for future localization efforts.
  • Share regular status updates with the Localization Coordinator, and other key stakeholders.
  • Other tasks as management deems necessary.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Localization Coordinator

Position directly supervises: N/A

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge


  • 2+ years working on capacity development, or training and curriculum development, or with L/ NGOs.
  • Experience of working in complex humanitarian situations is preferred.
  • Master’s degree in international relations, political science, development, or another relevant field preferred.
  • Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri is a major plus.
  • Ability to facilitate training


  • Availability: 05.12.2022
  • Salary and conditions: In accordance with GPON Terms of Employment. The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws.

Method of Application

How to apply



  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
  • GPON provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Interested and qualified? Go to GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) on to apply

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