Save The Children Job Positions in Various States in Nigeria

SAVE THE CHILDREN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES : Save The Children Job Positions

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

 

  1. HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER – ZAMFARA

-          Administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resources functions, for the development and maintenance of policies & procedures, for or the security of staff and for the promotion of the Child Sale Guarding Policy

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC in Business Administration or Social Sciences

-          At least 2 years experience in similar role covering Staff and performance management and HR administration

 

  1. FINANCE/ADMIN ASSISTANT – LAGOS

-          Help in all financial and administrative support functions for the state

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC/HND with specified Area in Finance/ Accounts/Business Administration

-          Knowledge of working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at community level.

 

  1. HEALTH AND NUTRITION ADVISOR – ZAMFARA

-          Technical support to the design, implementation and monitoring of health and nutrition activities for the new DFID-funded cash transfers programme, the CDGP, with a particular focus on behavior change communications for improved nutritional knowledge, attitudes and practices among others

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          B.A. degree in programme management, health and nutrition, or related social science

-          Strong programme management background

-          knowledge of community based nutrition programmes (CMAM and/or IYCF)

-          Technical expertise and experience in behavior change communications programming and community mobilization

-          Planning, managing and delivering a programme including costing, managing and monitoring budgets

 

  1. LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA SUPERVISOR

-          Organize and supervise the delivery of project activities for a new DFID funded cash transfer programme at LGA level including targeting and enrolment of beneficiaries via community based structures, supporting the monitoring of beneficiary accountability mechanisms, post distribution monitoring and case management, nutrition behavior change communications, advocacy and act as focal point for partnership with LGA authorities

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          B.A. in programme management, health and nutrition, or related social science

-          Experience with local and international NGOs

-          Strong programme management background, including HR management

-          Planning, managing and delivering a programme, including costing, managing and monitoring budgets

 

  1. ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER – ZAMFARA

-          Contribute to Save the Children’s efforts to influence and bring about change in the awareness, attitudes, behaviors and policies related to the rights of children in the country programme in the state of posting

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC in health, nutrition, communications or related social science field. Substantial experience in advocacy and policy development/research in the development context

-          knowledge of the possibilities and tactics for influencing decision and policy makers, politicians, donors, and other key actor and media and its role in raising awareness and shaping public policy

-          Experience in advocacy in Nigeria is desirable. .

 

  1. STATE TECHNICAL ADVISOR – ZAMFARA

-          To strengthen the capacity of the: State Nutrition Officer (SNO) and deputy, if applicable, in management, delivery, and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include -Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health Weeks)

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC in health, nutrition or related subject. A Postgraduate qualification in health related subject will be an advantage

-          Strong programme management background with at least 5 years professional experience in managing health and/or nutrition programmes

-          Planning, managing and monitoring budgets as well as effective resource planning, including commodities and technical expertise

 

  1. LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA TEACHNICAL ADVISOR – KEBBI

-          To strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include – Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health Weeks)

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          B.A. in programme management, health and nutrition, or related social science

-          2 years professional experience in managing health and/or nutrition programme

-          Planning, managing and delivering a programme, including costing, managing and monitoring budgets

-          knowledge of local and international NGOs; and Good knowledge of Hausa is desirable

 

  1. M&E OFICER – ZAMFARA

-          Lead the monitoring and evaluation of programme activities at state and LGA level for the new DFID-funded cash transfers programme, the Child Development Grant Programme

-          Ensure that all data collection, consolidation and documentation are conducted in a timely manner and consistent with DFID requirements and Save the Children guidelines and best practice

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management

-          5 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics

-          excellent analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning

-          Ability to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and evaluation.

 

  1. ADVOCACY ADVISER – ABUJA

-          Support to the Advocacy team on policy analysis, new programme development, advocacy initiatives, strategy development and pro-poor governance agenda in the delivery of basic social services with focus on improving quality and access to health services.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          Post Graduate Degree in Public Health/ social science

-          At least 5 years experience in health/social services delivery focusing on governance and enhanced voice and accountability

-          Knowledge in Nigeria governance and health systems and political terrains with ability to clearly communicate and easily relate to federal/state authorities

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION for the Save The Children Job Positions

Send their cover letter and CV to: nigeria.recruitment@savethechildren.org and visit: www.savethechildren.net/jobs for more details

 

 


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