Country Representative – Nigeria


Job title: Nation Agent – Nigeria

Company: Tdh

Job description: Position Start Date: July 1st, 2022

Period: 12 months

Place: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going up until the position is filled.


Terre des hommes Structure (Tdh), established in 1960 and based in Lausanne, is the leading Swiss organisation for kids’s help. In 2020, Tdh reached 4.8 million kids and members of their neighborhoods in 35 nations. Tdh is an independent, neutral and neutral organisation devoted to bringing significant and long lasting modification to the lives of kids and youth, particularly to those most exposed to threats. We aim to enhance their wellness and guarantee the efficient application of their rights as specified by the Convention on the Rights of the Kid and other appropriate human rights instruments. To make a distinction, we concentrate on the locations of maternal and kid health, kids and youth migration, and access to justice. We intend to empower kids and youth through active involvement. We promote for the regard of kids’s rights, supporting them in voicing their requirements and interests. We operate in delicate and dispute settings, along with in steady environments. This engagement is funded by private and institutional assistance, with administrative expenses kept to a minimum.


Nigeria is a multicultural nation with excellent variations in between the southern areas of the nation, which had actually experienced and still experiences development and advancement and the northern areas, seriously impacted after ten years of violent revolt, causing enormous humanitarian requirements for countless individuals and provoking horrible socio-economic inequalities in the area for a vital part of the population. In the north-east, particularly in Borno, where Tdh is presently present, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY states), the dispute originating from the revolt of non-state armed groups (NSAGs) in continues as extremely as ever. The attacks and insecurity have actually displaced countless individuals, ravaged farming production and other incomes, cut off important services, and triggered a crisis of security. In 2022, some 8.4 million individuals of the BAY states will require humanitarian help. Of these, 2.2 million are internally displaced; 1.5 million are returnees who do not have important services and incomes; and 3.9 million are members of neighborhoods impacted by their hosting of IDPs. About 730 000 individuals lie in locations unattainable to global humanitarian stars. Although some maintain or have actually established a degree of coping systems, many rely a minimum of in part on humanitarian help.

Tdh has actually initially been developed in Abeokuta, in 2008, and executed advancement programs, such as Migration programs. Activities in the South of Nigeria have actually been closed in 2019. In order to react to the Lake Chad Basin Crisis, Tdh has actually developed a nation workplace considering that mid-2017, in Maiduguri, Borno State. Tdh adds to the crisis’ reaction by supplying kid security services, education in emergency situations, wash and nutrition help to many susceptible kids and their households.

Furthermore, in the line of its competence and programing placing at the around the world level, Tdh likewise examines the scenario, along with the possible reaction to the crisis on a mid-term basis, relating to the early healing and nexus method. Certainly, offered its core proficiencies in regard to release of a reaction for main requirements, execution of advancement tasks, assistance to the general public services and community/social method of the recipients, Tdh believes that the company might have an included worth on all the dynamics/programs connected to the stabilization or the structuration in other areas of Nigeria.

Main Duties:

The Tdh Nation Agent (CR) is accountable for total management and supervisory management of Tdh personnel, programs, and operations, consisting of program quality and responsibility, stewardship of resources, personnel security and security, efficiency management and external representation.

The CR will be straight accountable for the total coordination and tactical instructions of the operations. S/He will supervise of establishing the tactical strategy of the delegation, consisting of the connection of the present emergency situation reaction, while checking out the possibility of establishing “mid-term/long-term requirements programs”.

S/He is anticipated to handle responsive and efficient operations executed both straight and with Nigerian partner companies.

S/He will run the nation delegation in pursuing the goals recognized in the nation technique, bringing them together to provide premium, cost-efficient programs results with high levels of responsibility.

S/He will offer oversight for straight monitored senior executive/technical officers; leading nation management group (CMT) to recognize, style and provide responsive, premium programs; guaranteeing effective management of public grants and personal funds for outcomes, compliance, and focused, prompt reporting; and oversight of monetary management and compliance systems. To this end, the CR will set-up and lead a nation management group (CMT) to recognize, style and provide responsive, premium programs, along with guaranteeing effective management of funds.

Particular Duties:

  • Management and Representation
  • Tactical Instructions, Program Quality and Development
  • Security and Security Management
  • Personnel Management, Knowing and Advancement
  • Stewardship and Operational Management
  • Communications
  • Application of Tdh Policies



  • University degree in associated field or comparable program management and advancement experience at senior level;


  • Familiarity with UN, United States and European donors and their guidelines, requirements and standards.
  • Experience of dealing with regional stakeholders– showed capability to team up with peer firms, city government and neighborhood leaders to work efficiently towards a typical and concurred upon outcomes.
  • Experience of dealing with humanitarian (dispute environment) and advancement contexts.
  • Verifiable experience in capability structure of partners (civil society, public and/or economic sectors).
  • Africa experience is preferable.

Abilities & Proficiencies

  • Tested capabilities in all elements of job style and execution.
  • Outstanding communication, settlement and dispute resolution abilities.
  • Strong group management qualities and high level of stability.


  • Composed and spoken English fluency needed, French is a property.


  • Outstanding Capability to run Microsoft Workplace 365 Suite: Word, Excel & Power Point.


Migrant agreement under Swiss policies in between CHF 4′ 770.- and CHF 5′ 500.- net/ month according to experience x 13 times, Job: 25 days yearly leaves regional lodging and transport, Health insurance coverage, mishap and medical repatriation insurance coverage, return flight.

Tdh Global Standard Procedure and Threat Management Policies:

  • Totally abides by Tdh’s Global Standard procedure and methodically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing treatment: raises awareness within the Structure on abuse and violence and the rights obtaining therefrom, appreciating the rights and self-respect of kids, members of the neighborhoods and our own Personnel
  • Devotes to appreciating Threat Management Policies consisting of: Protecting Policies (Kid Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Security versus Sexual Exploitation and the Regulation on Personnel Misbehavior at the Office), Security and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Avoidance of the Funding of Bad Guy Activities Policies
  • Devotes to minimizing the danger of abuse and damage by establishing a culture of open and educated management within the company and in our deal with kids and the neighborhoods in which we intervene in.

We provide an interesting and differed work, helpful and significant, in a group that wishes to make a distinction for susceptible kids.

Are you interested? Do you wish to face this difficulty?.

Expected salary: Reimbursement is Attractive

Place: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job date: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 22:18:17 GMT

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