Save the Children Nigeria Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

Save the Children Nigeria Job Recruitment (6 Positions) are as follows:

Nutrition Assistant

Location: Sokoto

Deadline: 15th June, 2023

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent (a Master’s Degree would be an added advantage) in Public Health, Nutrition, Nursing, Social Science, or a related field, with a minimum of three years of extensive experience in integrated programming as well as community mobilization in the areas of MNCH+N

Experience and Skills:

  • Computer skills: Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Workspace tools.
  • Exceptional report writing and data analysis skills. 
  • Familiarity and experience with participatory approaches and tools for training and implementing nutrition programs at the community level.
  • Dedication to working with marginalized and disadvantaged groups, including in remote areas. 
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including the ability to think creatively and innovate to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress. 
  • Ability to integrate, leverage and build support from staff across teams and to build the capacity of others.
  • Commitment to teamwork and understanding of how to contribute to a team setting.
  • Ability to work effectively in partnership/collaboration with government and other partner organizations. 
  • Effective Communication skills and fluency in both spoken and written English and the local language (Hausa is desirable for this role).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply

Chief of Party – Immunization Programme in Nigeria

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 27th June, 2023

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Postgraduate Degree in Public Health, Management or related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in programme management and administration, financial management, award contractual compliance, sub-award management, and tracking project performance and costs via specific funding streams. Five (5) of these years should be in child health, immunization or public health programs of similar complexity.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing a programme that focus the following areas: prevention and treatment  of communicable childhood illnesses; routine immunization, health system research, social and behavioral change; quality improvement/quality assurance.
  • Proven experience of managing large multi-million pound budgets and management of risk and proven track record for achieving expected results on projects in developing countries.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully fulfilling performance objectives, including the timely implementation and reporting of donor-funded program activities.
  • Experience working in developing countries in the health sector and successfully managing a high-pace multi­ disciplinary team to achieve development results.
  • Strong understanding of key principles of advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, child participation and accountability.
  • Strong preference for prior experience as Chief of Party with demonstrated capacity to create and/or maintain systems and procedures for managing programs with multiple implementation sites, partners and beneficiaries.
  • As demonstrated by experience, appropriate level of seniority to liaise with Government officials, Donor officials, University Professors and similar research leads, executives of NGOs, CSOs, the for-profit business community, and senior members of the Nigerian donor community.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate, mentor and direct staff while creating a positive team environment.
  • Sound understanding of different methodologies of M&E and operational research and experience in developing integrated M&E and Learning systems
  • Ability to present results and products to the donor and other key stakeholders.
  • Commitment to the values. missions. aims and policies of Save the Children.
  • Excellent English writing skills.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principle
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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Education Specialist

Location: Cross River

Deadline: 27th June, 2023

Key Area of Responsibilities
Projects Coordination & Management:

  • Hold the project orientation meetings in the 3 States (Cross River, Taraba and Benue) with government officials, INGOs, NNGOs partners. 
  • Oversee the coordination and implementation of all the field office  Education projects across Benue and Cross River State in line with the design of the project and donor requirements.
  • Establish, maintain and strengthen linkages with the key stakeholders of the project in order to manage and implement project activities as per the projects design.
  • Conduct community entry meetings for the two education projects in the targeted Local Government Areas of interventions.
  • Monitor and ensure timely and quality reports are submitted as per the reporting requirements. 
  • Working closely with Project Manager, Head of Education, Awards, Operations Team, Supply Chain, Finance and MEAL to ensure quality program delivery, documentation and reporting of progress.

Operational Planning and Implementation:

  • Education Specialist will ensure planning, development, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting for Benue and Cross River States.
  • Effectively support the EiE Coordinator and Officers in developing weekly, monthly and annual plans, in line with Education Projects design and Save the Children International planning guidelines.
  • Education Specialist will ensure compliance with the agreed work plans and that programme objectives and targets are being realized in line with the funding proposal.
  • Provide guidance to the project staff through the planning processes to develop plans that are cost effective and in line with donors funding.
  • Maintain high standard of transparency and accountability in the course of project implementation while ensuring integrity and timeliness of activities implementation in meeting programme objectives, compliance with donors & Save the Children policies.
  • Provision of regular operations and implementation updates on project progress and challenges to allow for timely interventions and corrective actions by management.

Narrative and Financial Reporting:

  • Work closely with the EiE Coordinator and Officers to prepare timely and high-quality quarterly narrative and financial reports, which are in accordance to the donor reporting schedule and formats and submit to Program Manager for onwards submission to the donors.
  • Review all Education component reports ensuring that donor guidelines have been followed and high standard met, prior to submission to management.
  • Organize and facilitate quarterly follow-ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the reports.

Internal and External Engagements:

  • Work closely with the Project Manager in ensuring that the program experience is represented and given recognition at stakeholder meetings, workshops, donor, networks and any other engagements. 
  • Develop and maintain regular channels of communication with partners and key stakeholders at all levels (Community, LGEA and State).

MEAL:

  • In close coordination with MEAL, the Education Specialist will manage the baseline assessment of the project. In addition, the person will support to populate the data on the Log frame of the project with the targets and baseline values from baseline assessment.  
  • Effectively manage projects design and study processes which include assessments, baseline and evaluation studies, putting in place a functional Activity Tracking Table.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of projects results, documentation of projects case studies, lessons learnt, significant changes and best practices and coordinating learning and reflection meetings/sessions. 
  • Monitor and track project activities to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to both Country Office and international Save the Children policies and procedures.

People Management and Development:

  • Working together with the Project Team to identify learning and development needs of the EiE Coordinator and Officers and develop specific plans to address the learning needs. 
  • Support implementation of the Save the Children performance management system, by supporting, supervising and reviewing performance of the EIE Coordinator and Officers.
  • Coaching and mentoring the EiE Coordinator and Officers on the provision of technical support and implementation of quality programmes.
  • Capacity building of EiE Coordinator and Officers through training programs, coaching, performance management, implementation as well as in learning and reflection events 
  • Lead, manage and motivate officers, ensuring they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance regularly, in collaboration with the project manager and human resources department.
  • Create and maintain a cooperative and positive working environment where staff have clear roles and responsibilities, participate in decision-making and are supported in progressing towards their objectives.
  • Participate in monthly/weekly project management meetings to enable adequate staff support

Technical Oversight: 

  • In liaison with Program Manager, Field Manager and Head of Education provide guidance and support to projects officers, partners and stakeholders

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Senior Regional Child Protection Technical Advisor, WCA

Location: Nigeria

Deadline: 21st July, 2023

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Child and Youth Development or other relevant Social Science Degrees, or equivalent experience 
  • Professional qualification in Social Work, child protection, child welfare or related area 
  • Demonstrated program design, monitoring and evaluation skills;
  • Demonstrated advocacy experience, preferably at regional and international levels;
  • Ability to promote partnerships and mobilize resources/fundraise for program implementation;
  • Strategic thinking and capacity to work effectively with a range of actors across Save the Children;
  • Ability to fluently work in French and English

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

IT Assistant (Power Platform Developer)

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 19th June, 2023

kills & Experience
Essential:

  • Level of Education – Degree in IT and related IT certifications.
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level- Excellent
  • Language Requirements – English – Excellent,
  • Level of IT Expertise Required – Excellent
  • Developing Apps using Power Platform
  • Supporting the IT team
  • Applying Power Apps including an in-depth understanding of customisation, configuration, integration, and extensibility, as well as boundaries and constraints
  • Assisting in collecting and identifying functional requirements
  • Raising the causes of bugs or potential issues of the product are skills that we hope you have and we will also help you develop
  • Being adept at leveraging new approaches to solutions for system design and functionality
  • Addressing and remediating security vulnerability findings in PowerApps
  • Work directly with clients to support various projects and solutions.
  • Responsible for developing PowerApps model and canvas driven apps
  • Utilize problem-solving skills to understand client pain points and troubleshoot as challenges arise.
  • Installation and configuration of data gateways.
  • Development of Azure logic apps and functions and Power BI development.
  • Provide architecture, configuration, administration, and functional support to expand capabilities in Microsoft 365.
  • Design end-to-end solutions that improve collaboration, productivity, and knowledge sharing.
  • Identify areas and processes where Microsoft 365, Office 365, and SharePoint can be better leveraged and facilitate process improvement.
  • Holistic understanding of Microsoft 365
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, including the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously; have strong interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people.
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Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Country Director

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 1st July, 2023

Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant field

Experience and Skills:

  • Experienced leader who has held senior positions in complex / high-profile / multinational organizations 
  • Experience of working with large, complex donors (USAID, EU, FCDO etc.) to secure and/or manage new large-scale and/or competitive funding
  • Understanding of key trends in international and humanitarian development
  • Demonstrable ability to recruit, lead and develop high-calibre specialist senior staff with a range of backgrounds and expertise
  • Strong track record in building high-performance teams and future successors/leaders
  • Ability to manage and motivate self and others to respond to a significant and complex crisis situation in extraordinary circumstances, requiring swift action and rapid changes in priorities
  • Innovative approach to solving a range of highly complex issues and galvanizing buy-in to the solutions at all levels
  • Experience and knowledge of context and actors in WCA region.
  • Fluency and speaking and writing in both French and English 
  • Commitment to the Save the Children vision, principles, mission and values
  • Experience on humanitarian programs and ability to work in a volatile environment preferred. 
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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