The Rapid Response Specialist directly reports to the Field Coordinator and leads the program emergency team in Yobe State, Nigeria. The Rapid Response Specialist is responsible for providing strategic leadership and administrative oversight of the emergency response. She/he will lead the needs identification, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of emergency activties. He/she is responsible for exploring opportunities for scaling up and expand the emergency response in line with country strategic plan. The incumbent ensures that new relief programs are designed in a way they will be transitioning into long term development opportunities.