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Massive Recruitment at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Household Economy Approach (HEA) Coordinator
Job ID: 1900006F
Location: Yobe
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Under the general direction and guidance of the Head of Food Security and Livelihood in Abuja and the EU Resilience Project Manager based in Yobe, Nigeria ensure all activities related to the HEA Sahel project in Nigeria are implemented with high quality and in a timely manner.
  • The post-holder shall also contribute to the development and/review of the country strategic direction.

Key Areas of Accountability (indicative % of full-time employment)
HEA Project Delivery (75%):

  • Ensure all project activities are timely implemented and technically sound according to the donor’s general rules governing the grant (EU). The main activities may include:
    • HEA baseline training: technically coordinate HEA baseline training consisting of 5 days of classroom training; 15-18 days fieldwork and 6 days analysis and reporting.
    • Outcome Analysis (OA) training: technically lead an OA training, using the standard OA training model developed by Save the Children.
    • HEA baselines: supervise and lead technically the development of additional or an update of HEA baselines in Nigeria.
    • Key parameters data collection exercises: supervise and lead key parameter data collection field exercises prior to outcome analysis sessions.
    • Seasonal outcome analysis sessions: supervise and lead technically the consolidation of key parameters either from primary or secondary sources and subsequent analysis and reporting on the findings as required by the project.
    • Cadre Harmonise participation: actively participate in the CH food security and nutrition analyses and ensure that HEA data is used appropriately
    • Dissemination of HEA information: set up systems for dissemination of HEA information to stakeholders and other partners and provide support where needed to ensure HEA information is properly utilized to inform early action.
  • Support the coordination of HEA activities across other Save the Children projects, ranging from of advice, training and/or other assistance required by other thematic sectors
  • Participate in the development of HEA Common Approach in Save the Children by contributing to further studies to improve the application of HEA. Specifically contribute to the definition of thematic or sub thematic strategic axis of Early Warning (EW), link with response and Food Security Information Systems (FSIS) within the broader fields of resilience, social protection, safety nets and livelihood support.
  • Participate in the systematic documentation of project impact, lessons learnt and corrective measures based on case studies, compilation and analysis of monitoring information in collaboration with the MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) and FSL teams.
  • Share and exchange best practices with other international and local NGO (ACF-USA, Oxfam GB, CRS) working the Food Security and Livelihood sector in Nigeria:
    • Promote the exchange of tools based on HEA for programming (design, targeting, monitoring, evaluation) between agencies and ensure Save the Children is recognised as a proactive actor and leads on some of the initiatives falling under its mandate;
    • Participate in the development of a joint advocacy platform, and produce short advocacy notes from the HEA results.
  •  Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding policy, health, security and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Any other reasonable duty as may be assigned by the line manager that is consistent with the nature of the job and level of responsibility.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Graduate qualification in discipline related to Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, Agriculture, Food Security or other relevant discipline or commensurate work experience in lieu of graduate qualification.
  • National experience (at least 2 years) in food security and livelihoods programming (ideally in the Sahel belt of Nigeria) with specific experience in the following:
    • Excellent understanding of the Household Economy Approach (HEA) framework and ability to lead baseline assessments;
    • Excellent understanding of the Outcome Analysis framework and related spreadsheets, and ability to lead seasonal outcome assessments with minimal support;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft excel as a data base management tool.
  • Strong commitment to capacity building of national staff and partners with willingness to adopt a participatory and consultative approach.
  • Extensive experience in data management and analysis, including data collection tools design, database design and management and data quality checks.
  • Sound understanding of rights-based approaches to development and participatory concepts and practical experience in similar context.
  • Experience in establishing and working in partnership with civil society actors, Government, non-State actors and other international organisations.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to communicate and maintain good work relations with relevant local authorities in politically sensitive environments.
  • The ability to work closely in a team, to be patient, adaptable, flexible and able to improvise and work in an environment that is often stressful and potentially volatile.
  • Experience of working in insecure/conflict situations and security management.
  • Willingness to travel regularly and in difficult circumstances.
  • Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Excellent command of the English language.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 8th February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Hygiene Promoter
Job ID: 1900008R
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

The Role

  • Under the direct supervision of the Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Officer (WASH Officer), the incumbent will be required to work as a member of the WASH unit towards the improvement of hygiene promotion and community mobilization activities effectiveness, particularly as part of the WASH intervention, to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population by promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services; ensuring appropriate targeted community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities and sensitization.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English, Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages
  • Good knowledge of participatory approaches for behavior change (PHAST/SARAR, CHAST, CLTS)
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to write clear reports

Education:

  • National  diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years experiences in hygiene promotion in community based program

Desirable:

  • Work experience in Cross River and Benue State.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Driver
Job ID: 1900008O
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The driver is responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children International vehicles, staff and assets
  • The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver’s handbook and safe driving standards, ensuring the vehicle is fuelled in time for trips and the proper management of the fuel supply for that vehicle
  • The driver should do so in accordance with SCI policies and procedures.

Key Areas of Accountability
Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:
  • Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time

Control of Vehicles:

  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Line Managers.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

On the Road:

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures the safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials
  • Save the Children International has a no passenger policy – this relates to all non-agency personnel and is for reasons of safety, the continuance and equity of the programme.
  • Save the Children International may give lifts to agency and Governmental staff on occasion for the benefit of the programme – see passenger policy for details.
  • SCI reserves the right to refuse entry to a vehicle any staff member without identification documents or who cannot be identified by SCI staff.
  • In the event of a medical emergency lifts may be given on prior approval of the programme manager – see passenger policy for details.

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

Vehicle Defects:

  • A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
  • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

Cleanliness & Visibility:

  • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • The driver is to ensure SCI visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.

Other:

  • Follow and abide by the traffic rules, SCI regulations, driver safety manual and any other instructions given by the Line Manager
  • Maintain all vehicle’s safety equipment, as per vehicle safety kit, in liaison with the logistics officer – including first aid kit, communication equipment, tow rope and fire extinguisher
  • Work after duty hours or holidays as and when required and with prior notice from line manager
  • Perform any other relevant and appropriate requested by the Line Manager

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • A full and clean Driving License
  • Should have minimum 3 years experience of professional driving.
  • Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
  • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in insecure environments is critical.
  • Some practical experience of user vehicle maintenance.
  • Must know the road terrain in Cross River and Benue

Personal Qualities

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work
  • An ability to work with minimum supervision
  • A systematic approach to work
  • Must be computer literate
  • A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
  • A keen interest in self development
  • A reliable, polite and professional attitude to ensure SCI is perceived as such.
  • Working knowledge of the Save the Children Emergency Manual, Sphere, and Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Strong oral and written English language communication skills required.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and frustrating working circumstances is required.

Desirable:

  • Any additional skills and/or experience that could be used by Save the Children would be taken into account in the selection process
  • A heavy goods driving license

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant
Job ID: 1900008F
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Supervising the receiving, warehousing and distribution of materials, equipment, and supplies in Cross River warehouse.
  • Ensure good stock management in the

Key Areas of Accountability

Objective 1:
Manage supplies and equipment stock in Cross River

Reception:

  • Acknowledge reception of goods in good order and condition
  • Inspect the quality and check for damage
  • Count and record the quantity
  • Cross-check quantities in accordance with delivery form
  • Supervise loading and offloading of goods

Physical organisation of the stores:

  • Proper installation of commodities in shelves or pallets
  • Organization of the items in category
  • Keep clean the store and secure stocks

Store Management:

  • Daily management of the store for cleaning or stocking
  • Daily monitoring of stock levels
  • Daily monitoring for expiry dates and quality problems
  • Daily update of movements of goods in/out of the store
  • Enter all data into stock and bin cards
  • Preparation of monthly consumption report
  • Conduct of cyclic counts and inventories in accordance to project schedule
  • Planning of the needs and requisition of re-supplies

Security:

  • Check security measures, e.g. locks, windows, building
  • Report to the line manager / security responsible in case of problems

Record keeping and filing:

  • Enter all movements in their respective records
  • File all the documents
  • Compile report as appropriate

Preparation for expedition of outbound supplies:

  • Packing of items according to approved quantities and in proper condition to the means of transportation
  • Prepare waybill and packing list to be sent with each consignment back to main medical store
  • Enter all data of items leaving the store on stock cards and on weekly reports

Objective 2:
Provide general stock management support to the response.

Support SCI staff on stock management:

  • Work with logistics to ensure programme procurements are timely and of high quality
  • Carry out other tasks as required by line manager
  • Prepare periodic narrative and stock reports as agreed with management
  • Support programme staffs to forecast and request for supplies as efficiently as possible

Job Requirements

  • Min Required Experience: 1 year
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree/HND

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • At least one year post NYSC  experience
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Stock management and logistics experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Education Officer 
Job ID: 19000085
Location: Yobe
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Key Areas of Accountability
Programme Implementation:

  • With support from the Education Manager, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
  • Ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Education Manager and addressed in a timely manner way.
  • Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for programme implementation.
  • Work with teachers and community to increase education service provision e.g. initiating second shifts in existing formal primary schools.
  • Lead on planning and capacity building training workshops for teachers and other education actors.
  • Work with the community mobilization team and communities (leaders, parents, etc.) and disseminate information about education issues and available services.
  • Support the establishment of temporary classrooms or the rehabilitation of formal schools in collaboration with the senior construction coordinator.
  • Hold meetings with stakeholders including schools, local councils and other organizations serving children and community to understand their education priorities, familiarize them with the projects and its objectives and engage them in the process.
  • Keep proper records of field expenditures when appropriate and report on these to the PM.
  • Ensure that the Education programme is implemented in ways that are responsive to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.

Teacher supervision and mentorship:

  • Support, encourage and monitor the teachers supported by the programme to ensure children learn in a safe and protective environment.
  • Gain technical knowledge on education and other relevant areas so as to provide support and trainings to the supported teachers, SBMC members and other relevant stakeholders to maintain the standards and improve the quality of project activities.
  • Identify any staffing issues and coordinate closely with the Education Manager to resolve them.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Work with the MEAL team to ensure that all programme data is properly and regularly collected by field staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Project Manager
  • Collect and compile project data from the schools, teachers and SBMC members  based on the standard formats and submit regular reports capturing achievements, case studies and lessons learned to the Project Manager
  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports
  • Participate in team reviews of results and programme progress and/or project evaluation when and as requested

Collaboration and Representation:

  • Represent Save the Children in a professional manner.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders, including schools, local leaders, partners and participates in relevant meetings.
  • Collaboration with other team members across to ensure synergies and consistency in our programming approaches.Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC as appropriate.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Complaint Response Mechanism Assistant
Job ID: 1900008C
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role

  • To manage the CRM database ensuring proper documentation and aggregation of CRM data including complaints received, investigated and responded to as well as provide detailed summaries of complaints issues and feedback to State Team Leader.

Main Responsibilities
Programme Support (typically will be at field level):

  • Aggregate all CRM data  on the response into a central data base
  • Provide detailed summaries of complaints issues for operational meetings and forums.
  • Identify complaint and other feedback trends which indicate where the response can improve.
  • Provide ad hoc reports as requested concerning complaints and other Beneficiary feedback.
  • Receive, investigate and respond to beneficiary complaints under the direction and supervision of team lead.
  • Negotiate suitable resolutions to complaints with beneficiary under the direction of the team lead.
  • Support on-going monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans and frameworks
  • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
  • With support from the Monitoring & Evaluation team support the M & E plan implementation within the response, ensuring this links to reporting requirements, and capacity build technical field staff in carrying out the work.
  • With support from the Accountability Lead ensure accountability is enforced in all project activities as well as ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design/implementation
  • Work closely with partners and their staff to ensure project activities are implemented in time and within the stipulated quality.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Code of Conduct.

Capacity Building:

  • Identify learning and training opportunities for partner staff and communicate this to the manager

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting coordination working groups within the settlments and host communities or target project sites.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required through correction of data and information and sharing with the project heads

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Core Behaviours
Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensures that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation

Achieving results effectively:

  • Ensures efficient and transparent use of resources in accordance with internal controls
  • Establishes staff engagement mechanisms.
  • Addresses difficult situations and makes tough decisions confidently and calmly
  • Considers the wider impact of decisions to be made in the short and long-term.
  • Continuously provides feedback and updates to achieve improved results
  • Coordinates with stakeholders to avoid duplication and maximise resources
  • Documents lessons learned and applies them to future projects

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with teams and individuals and monitors progress and performance

Operating safely and securely:

  • Identifies and communicates risk and threats and minimises these for oneself and the agency
  • Takes measures to do no harm and to minimise risks for partners and the communities
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of wider UN/NGO security coordination and how the organisation can benefit from, and contribute to, those mechanisms

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Helps team members to practise stress management through prioritisation of workloads and modelling of appropriate self care
  • Remains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situations
  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using one’s position responsibly and fairly
  • Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conduct
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Takes responsibility for own work and for the impact of own actions

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Builds own awareness of the bigger global picture by using a broad range of sources to gather data
  • Demonstrates managerial courage by confronting difficult situations and seeking resolution, and stating willingness to champion ideas
  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to another for the purpose of his/her development

Qualifications & Experience
Essential:

  • Minimum of 1 year post NYSC experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Development Studies or other)
  • Candidates must have at least a year progressive experience working in a related position.
  • Formal training in Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Management is an asset
  • Skills and experience conducting data verification, analysis, reporting and monitoring
  • Excellent interviewing skills
  • Experience managing a CRM process
  • Ability to lead on detailed logistical tasks such as those required for fieldwork or when organizing events
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communications
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills are an advantage
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Competent and experienced in general office administration, coordination and logistics
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Previous experience in facilitating trainings, workshops and events
  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forum
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

Desirable:

  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: WASH Officer-Sanitation and Hygiene Officer
Job ID: 1900008E
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Role

  • The Sanitation officer will focus on designing, construction, and maintenance of sanitation and hygiene infrastructures while working in close cooperation with other WASH field staff to ensure that related hygiene and sanitation issues are coordinated.
  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of the sanitation and hygiene components of the Cameroon refugee response.

Responsibilities
The Sanitation Officer will:

  • Monitoring the status of Sanitation and hygiene facilities and ensuring the timely repair and maintenance of the facilities by coordinating with other WASH members of team and the communities.
  • Monitoring and supervising the quality of the construction of sanitation facilities implemented by vendors
  • Working closely with the WASH Manager on developing weekly and monthly plans and reports on the implementation of planned sanitation activity
  • Coordinating with the other WASH field staff to ensure that the various aspects of the WASH response are integrated.
  • Ensuring the inclusiveness of all safety/privacy/protection issues in all the WASH facilities constructed at the field level
  • Ensure Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment are conducted for all construction and programme activities.
  • Assisting the WASH Manager on maintaining an accurate record and taking proper care of all field equipment and material stocks related to WASH
  • Assisting the WASH Advisor on making timely request and delivery of all logistic requirement for smooth implementation of sanitation work
  • Oversee the distribution of WASH kits at household and community level
  • Facilitate community hygiene promotion activities and ensure the inclusive participation of all POCs including children and youth.
  • Submit timely periodic reports to Team lead
  • Maintain a strong referral system for health and  the provision of WASH related services

Qualifications
Essential:

  • Minimum of a B.Sc. in the Engineering fields and other related fields
  • At least two to three years of experience in humanitarian emergency
  • Must have good assessment, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Good oral and writing report skills.
  • Training/counterpart development skills.
  • Ability to work well in the field under difficult and basic conditions

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with the culture of conflict and/or disaster- affected populations,
  • Ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on sanitation and hygiene matters
  • Experience working in emergencies in Cross River and Benue is desirable

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Communication Manager
Job ID: 19000083
Location: Nigeria
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The Communication Manager will undertake, coordinate, and manage the design and implementation of SCI Nigeria internal and external communications activities, including but not limited to producing policy briefs, policy notes, position statement, briefing papers etc around Every Last Child Campaign, Girls Education Campaign, and Stop the War on Children campaign.
  • The post holder also leads on the design and implementation of Communications Strategy, with a special focus on enhancing the quality and frequency of internal and external communication products. Communication Manager will be a member of Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT).

Key Areas Of Accountability
Strengthen internal and external communications capacity:

  • Manage information and communication flows between all in-country programs and a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure that the branding and communication guidelines of Save the Children are uniformly and consistently followed across the Nigerian Country Programme
  • Plan, coordinate and manage strategic communications to increase engagement, visibility and voice for SCI’s programs
  • Manage the production of high quality communication products (including but not limited to infographics, factsheets, e-newsletter, brochures etc) and its consistent circulation to internal staff
  • Manage the development of internal documents for the different internal communications platforms and ensure its compliance with SCI branding guidelines
  • Establish and manage a systematic communications product resource center at the Country Office
  • Regularly update SCI Nigeria country profile; produce project and program specific factsheets, info packs, flyers, and posters,
  • Manage and regularly update SCI Nigeria’s corporate website with high quality design & contents
  • Promote Every Last Child, Girls Education Campaign and Stop the War on Children campaign through innovative and diversified publications and communications products
  • Strengthening the way we communicate about our advocacy and campaign through producing series of campaign presentations and other supporting innovative communication materials to be circulated internally and externally
  • In coordination and collaboration with the Media Manager, boosting the footprint and profile of SCI in Nigeria
  • Regularly contribute stories and story ideas to the global and members’ corporate website to support fundraising efforts
  • Provide communications capacity building trainings to internal staff
  • Ensure that SCI Nigeria events, key national, regional and global events are communicated well
  • Ensure that SCI Nigeria communication and visibility products are up to the expected standards
  • Establish and manage SCI Nigeria content bank
  • Manage the quality and efficiency of SCI Nigeria Social Media Channels and Workplace
  • Ensure that Child Safeguarding procedures are strictly followed when children are involved in SCI internal and external communications activities

Provide overall communications support to Advocacy and Campaigns Unit:

  • Support the Director of Advocacy and Campaign and perform other duties and tasks as determined by the line manager

Qualifications And Experience
Essential:

  • Graduated with Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Communication or Print Journalism from a recognized higher educational institution, with a minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission, values and approach
  • Interest in child rights, public policy, research and development issues
  • Proficient computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in Adobe InDesign CS, Adobe Photoshop, Publisher, PPT, and expert in other communications and MS office package, layout and design software, applications
  • Ability to work with people of different culture
  • Excellent interpersonal skills end ability to work successfully in team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Excellent organizational, communication, publications and presentation skills
  • Ability to work and manage various projects in steam salting with limited supervision
  • Ability to work and manage various projects in steam salting with limited supervision
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic integrated project
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project’s zones when required
  • Fluency in English
  • Demonstrated expert level ability in policy research, writing and communication skills

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Ref No: 1900008D
Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Roles Purpose

  • To ensure implementation of the M&E plan for the Cameroon refugees response including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to partners M&E officers and government counterparts to ensure  highest possible quality  data collection, data management and reporting.

Key Accountabilities
Monitoring and Evaluation System:

  • Assist the MEAL Coordinator in all aspects of programme monitoring by periodic data collection, data verification and data analysing from partners
  • Assist and participate in preparation and the process of programme’s outcome level situation and impact studies (baseline and end-line)
  • Facilitate to strengthen Data Quality Assurance System for partners by Data Quality Assessment tools
  • Develop and maintain database system to ensure programme tracking and to get critical information of programme achievement by organizing, analysing, and presentation.
  • Identify the needs and Provide technical supports on data management system, and M&E for partners’ organisation.
  • Participate in the implementation and updating of M&E policy and guidelines for MEC in-line with SCI and Donor Organisations

Capacity building on data management related concepts:

  • Assist and participate in M&E trainings to staff and partners on M&E Systems and data analysis in liaison with Implementing Partners
  • Ensure data management related training and capacity needs are identified systematically and communicated to MEAL Manager

Systems to Ensure Accountability:

  • Conduct monitoring visits to partners’ project sites and review partners’ M&E system
  • Collaborate with partners’ M&E person to ensure effective supervision, monitoring and evaluation system in place
  • Assist MEAL Manager for reviewing periodic reports and give feedbacks to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Ensure data from partners and provide partners information as per MEC and donor requirements

Learning:

  • Support on development of profiles and project achievements of partners and share between partners for inter learning
  • Ensure that findings, lessons learned, and analysis of impacts from across the projects and components which promotes learning and strategy development

Support Programme Supervision, Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Support the team lead to monitor activities at the intervention states and communicate findings and progress to response team
  • Participate in evaluation of the response, focusing on data management of evaluation datasets.

Support Documentation, Reporting, Knowledge Sharing and Effective Feedback Mechanism:

  • Support coordination of the response monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reviews and reports as required.
  • Participate in dissemination of program information to communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism
  • Manage the beneficiary complaints and feedback mechanism database
  • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
  • Update shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly

Job Requirements
Min Required Experience:

  • 2 years

Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • 2-3 yrs previous experience with local and international NGOs
  • Previous experience in Health System Strengthening programmes using the National HMIS software
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, web-based applications and advanced statistical package utilization e.g SPSS,STATA-12,DHIS etc)
  • Fluency in English, Hausa spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and development partners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Office Assistant
Ref No: 1900008P
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Roles Purpose

  • To provide a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the Office and also provide needed office support.

Key Areas of Accountabilities

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Dispose dirt inside the waste basket and dustbin daily
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Mix various cleaning agents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants every hour.
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Support in movement of heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Wash kitchen utensils and make sure the kitchen surface is always neat, clean and dry
  • Ensures no plates, cups or utensils are left over the night in the kitchen sink.
  • Remove cobwebs.
  • Sweep the compound
  • Wet-wipe and polish all high-level shelves.
  • Wet-wipe window ledges.
  • Assist with photocopying and scanning of documents as directed.
  • Update stock bin cards as directed.
  • Assist to photocopy and scan documents are required.
  • Stay at the Front Desk to attend to visitors as directed.
  • Report any damage or fault noticed within the premises or on furniture, equipment and supplies to your Line Manager.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Always adhere to all company policies and procedure
  • Adhoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Level of Education – Diploma
  • General Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level – Good
  • Use of Office equipment; desktop/laptop, scanner etc. – Good
  • Use of cleaning equipment and materials – Good
  • Language Requirements – English
  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role – 2 years.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Ordinary National Diploma
  • Experience: 2 years

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Assistant
Job ID: 1900008Q
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Summary

  • Under the direct supervision of the WASH Coordinator, the WASH Assistant is responsible to provide support to WASH team in compilation and documentation of evidence for WASH activities. The post holder will also support collection and management of primary and secondary data for the WASH sector.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and power point)
  • Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in hardship areas
  • Willingness to travel outside work stations
  • Experience from working with water and sanitation projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Ability to write clear reports
  • At least one year experiences in construction/rehabilitation of water point, latrines and hygiene promotion

Desirable:

  • Work experience in Cross River State
  • Hard working and self-motivated.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer
Job ID: 1900008W
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The Supply Chain Officer is responsible for managing Procurement processes to ensure effective, transparent and accountable support to the Save the Children program in Cross River State.
  • Under the supervision of the Field Manager to ensure adequate consideration for coordination of supplies deliveries and planning of program implementation.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to program/support teams on procurement of goods and services and on best procurement practices. Anticipate procurement bottlenecks and resolve them ahead of issues.

Key Areas of Accountability
Procurement and Supply:

Transport & Fleet:

  • Managing and tracking of all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation.
  • Manage, maintain and repair vehicles in safe and efficient working order.
  • Ensure that vehicles are checked on a daily basis, and that regular service and maintenance is carried out as per agreed schedule.
  • Responsible for administering litigations and traffic offenses.
  • Ensure vehicles have current and lawful documentation.
  • Manage service agreements related to vehicle maintenance and fuelling. Monitor fuel consumption and submit monthly reports.
  • Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement Board.
  • Liaise with airlines for flight travel ensuring value for money. Coordinate with incoming and outgoing travellers on pick up and drop times ensuring drivers are briefed of movement plans.
  • Ensure safe and secure accommodation is arranged for travellers. Ensure best value for money and that travellers are clearly informed well in advance.

Asset & Facility Management:

  • Maintaining up-to-date control of all assets including tracking donor, value, and location, managing staff issue, and recording all asset movements and disposals.
  • Oversee the issuance and return of assets to/from staff.
  • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain asset condition reports.
  • Ensure leased properties are in good habitable conditions. Overseeing repairs on these houses, liaising with the caretaker and landlord where necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator services and builders and make this list available to staff.
  • Report any defective equipment or service. Check on running costs with Finance to ensure no misuse occurs.
  • Ensure the data network (internet) is operational and cost effective. Report any defective IT or office equipment to the Field Manager.

TIM and Stock Management:

  • Enter all new items purchased in SCI TIM software and ensure reconciling with Stock/Assets register.
  • Manage and maintain the physical warehouse and TIM online warehouse.
  • Ensure quarterly stock check and reconciliation.
  • Ensure all stock and assets purchased are entered in TIM and TIM generated GRN is used for payment.
  • Ensure all program stock are released through TIM and accompanied with a waybill to Beneficiaries/point of usage.
  • Ensure the BHs and the Country Office TIM focal person are informed about all expired, expiring SOF and other irregularities or discrepancy in TIM respectively.

Procurement and Supply:

  • Oversee procurement requirements of the Field Office; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders, Goods Received Notes, Service Completion form etc.).
  • Check the availability and prices of requested items in the local market; liaise with country office if procurement must be conducted there.
  • Prepare a weekly summary of all outstanding purchase requisitions, showing the current status of the items and the date which they are expected to be supplied to the projects.
  • Prepare monthly summary reports on the procurement and logistics support functions, identifying problems in operations and solutions proposed.
  • Monitor procurement and logistics support costs in liaison with the Field Accountant to ensure that expenditures remain within approved budgets.
  • Ensure the office is well stocked with necessary supplies stationeries and other consumables.
  • Oversee all arrangements for meetings and conferences as required ensuring these are delivered to a high quality and cost effectively.
  • Updates and Manages the Procurement tracker at the field level.
  • Updates and manages the contract tracker at the field level.

Communication and Security:

  • Ensure adherence to communication protocol at field level.
  • Ensure that all communication systems in Field Office are maintained and staff trained in their proper and effective use.
  • Report all security incidents in writing in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies in Field Office are maintained in a safe and secure manner.

Coordination:

  • Maintain and regularly update current contact database of other INGO organizations, donors and embassies.
  • Maintain and where necessary develop shared electronic & manual files to ensure easy access to information.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain the SCUK resource centre documentation system: receiving and filing official documents, publications, manuals, text and other materials in an easily retrievable manner and ensuring the security of all materials, text and documents in the centre.
  • Manage the diaries of the Base Managers where required.
  • Ensure the regular collection and dissemination of the mail and courier.

Administration & Reports:

  • Maintain all logistic files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner.
  • Line manage, coordinate, monitor and guide the work of the drivers, cleaners and guards and any other logistics support by managing performance on an on-going basis.
  • Produce weekly procurement tracker and send to programmes and country office.
  • Produce logistics site report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
  • Update Asset Register and send to country office every month.
  • Update the vehicle cost schedule and produce regular vehicle performance and cost reports and send to country office once per month.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Work in close collaboration with the finance and administration departments to ensure effective operations and strong team spirit.
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the line manager.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Ref No: 1900008S
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The Finance Assistant has oversight responsibility to manage the receipts and disbursement of funds. He/she will provide support to the finance unit.

Scope of Role
Fund Disbursement:

  • Writing of Cheques as approved by relevant budget holders and finance
  • Maintain proper filing and easy retrieval of finance documentation
  • Perform Bank related activities (Pick up Bank Statements, collect office running cash, etc.)
  • Conduct weekly and month end cash counts with support of the Finance Officer
  • Payment of participants and other SCI cash payments out of the office

Cash Flow:

  • Maintain petty cash with strong supervision from the finance officer
  • Daily update & maintain manual cash book
  • Maintain optimum cash balances and advises the Finance Officer for cash replenishment
  • Financial Information And Other Support Functions
  • Assist during audit to retrieve all relevant documents for audit exercise
  • Assist others requiring information on transactions to retrieve relevant payment vouchers and documentation for their use

Others:

  • Preparing Tax, NHF, and pension payment schedules and cheques to be remitted to the Tax authorities and the various pensions’ administrators
  •  Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager

Working Contacts:

  • Internal: Budget-holders, bank signatories and staff.
  • External: Auditors, Bank, Government bodies, include regulatory agencies.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or its equivalent
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in computerized and accounting systems

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Field Manager
Job ID: 1900008X
Location: 
Ogoja, Cross River
Programme: Humanitarian
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Duration: 10 months

Role Purpose

  • To assume responsibility for the overall management of the field office. This includes overseeing programme activities support functions, such as Finance, Administration, HR, Logistics and Security, all Field staff, security policy, and managerial representation of the Save the Children International.
  • The Field Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Save the Children’s Programme in Cross River and Benue States.
  • This includes responsibility for ensuring integrated, high quality program delivery and a safe and effective presence of Save the Children in Cross River and Benue States, oversight and ultimate responsibility for the timely delivery of WASH projects as well as maintain effective relationships with all other key players in the area (NGO, UN, and governmental) to ensure effective coordination of activities and ability to implement.
  • S/he is also responsible for the efficient and effective operation of support services – Logistics, Security, Finance and Human Resources/Administration.
  • In coordination with the, Country Director, Director for Program Operations, Humanitarian Director and other senior staff, s/he has overall responsibility for safety of staff and security of staff and operations in the field site.
  • S/he is responsible for team leadership, human resources management, oversight of all programs, and management of SC facilities and assets in the locality.

Key Areas of Accountability
Oversees Save the Children’s programs and operations in Cross River and Benue States:

  • Manages the financial, administrative, logistics, IT, and other operational aspects in the field site.
  • Supervises Program Managers based in the field office, providing managerial guidance and support, and ensuring effective communication and coordination among programmes, including ensuring integration where appropriate.
  • Ensures effective performance and coherence of the staff team through holding regular meetings and implementing regular training, support, and performance evaluation of staff.
  • With support from Human Resources in Abuja, ensures sufficient staffing to perform all programmatic and operational responsibilities.
  • Participates in developing the program strategy for Save the Children in Nigeria and in setting policies relevant to field operations.
  • Ensures compliance with donor requirements.  Supports development of proposals and reports for donors and others.  Facilitates donor and other visits as requested.
  • Ensures effective representation and coordination with local government, communities, and NGO partners.
  • Maintains effective implementation of security guidelines and reporting.

Leadership and overall management:

  • Ensure vision, mission and values of Save the Children are clearly and properly understood and upheld by all staff in Cross River and Benue states.
  • Maintain Save the Children’s organizational and operational policies and procedures in the Cross River Field Office. This includes Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy, Fraud Policy, the Minimum Standards of Humanitarian Relief, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall management and supervision of programme, finance, logistics, HR, and administration functions in the Cross River humanitarian response Office.
  • Maintain awareness on legal cultural/traditional issues and ensure these are considered in the implementation of the programme if required and relevant.
  • Monitor the operating context, identifying changes to the context, identifying constraints and challenges and taking relevant actions in consultation with the Humanitarian Director, and Programmes Staff.

Management of Programme Implementation:

  • Facilitate and coordinate implementation of planned activities, providing support to ensure high quality of implementation.
  • Bear ultimate responsibility for ensuring planned activities are implemented according to the operational plans and budget.
  • Ensure an integrated approach to programme implementation in order to maximize resource utilization and synergy.
  • Ensure that all activities are in compliance with Save the Children’s and donor requirements, regulations and policies; and as per the approved plan/proposal.
  • Facilitate and coordinate with Humanitarian Director, Director of Programme Operations, Director of Program Development and Quality to ensure technical support and capacity development of programme staff in Cross River state.
  • Work closely with Programme Advisors to ensure teams receive the necessary support to deliver quality programmes.

Monitoring, Reporting and Learning:

  • Work closely with Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning advisors to build field staff capacity.
  • Ensure monitoring systems and procedures as well as documentation and information management systems are being utilized properly and projects are regularly monitored in Cross River and Benue states.
  • Responsible for the enforcement of reporting requirements and procedures for grants and timely submission of reports to Humanitarian Director,  thematic Program Advisors, Director of Program Operations, Director of Program Design and Quality, Director of Finance for all projects implemented in Cross River and Benue States.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the preparation and provision of information and data to Learning and Development Unit for quarterly and annual reports of the country programme.
  • Collate and produce monthly reports and weekly SITREPS.
  • Ensure that all reports (i.e. logistics, HR and finance, donor as well as program) are of good quality and produced timely and sent to the appropriate authority at Abuja.

Administration and Management of Support Functions:

  • Ensure proper control and usage of Save the Children assets and funds in Cross River and Benue states providing direct oversight on finance, logistics, HR and admin functions
  • Ensure the programme in Cross River and Benue provide value for money
  • Work closely with the logistics department to coordinate and follow-up on the procurement and delivery of goods and services for the programme and the programme offices.
  • Provide the key communication link to the head office and other field offices to share learning, secure appropriate support and update them on progress of the work underway.

Budget Follow up and Ensuring Financial Compliance:

  • Accountable for management and monitoring of assigned budget in his/her capacity as budget holder.
  • Ensure the effective compliance of Save the Children and donor finance and grant procedures and requirements.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the work of the finance team in the Cross River humanitarian office.
  • Ensure the financial reporting and forecasting to the country office is accurately and efficiently carried out within the right timeframe.
  • Work with the finance department and Senior Finance Manager to ensure accurate budget control for financial management at the field in line with project/grant proposals.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the preparation of cash flows and budget phasing in of projects to be implemented in Cross River humanitarian office.
  • Facilitate and coordinate budget revisions for projects/grants as required.

Human Resource Development and Management:

  • Build a high performing team in Cross River and Benue states who deliver results for children and refugees.
  • Ensure staffing levels, management structures, and personnel processes are appropriate and effective to enable the smooth implementation of the programme, including appropriate recruitment and induction processes.
  • In collaboration with the HR/Admin officer, guide and support staff in their development, planning succession, and taking prompt action to address issues of underperformance and other issues impacting on professional conduct or implementing duties and responsibilities.
  • Ensure staff in Cross River and Benue receive regular support, supervision and performance appraisals in line with HR procedures and protocols.
  • Ensure the Save the Children Child Safeguarding Policy is understood by all staff in Cross River and Benue and that it is integrated into all aspects of the teams’ work.

Representation of Save the Children in the field region:

  • Represent Save the Children in Cross River and Benue in relation to programme implementation and maintaining a strong link with community leaders, government, NGOs and UN organizations in the area.
  • Establish and maintain contact with all key actors as relevant for the programme implementation – military, government, UN, NGOs and partners – and establish mechanisms for contacting local community organizations in line with key thematic areas of work and assess capacity/resources to respond.
  • Advocate on the issues and rights of children in Cross River in order to improve policy and practices.

Safety and Security Management:

  • Serve as the overall security focal point for the area of operation.
  • With support from the safety and security officers, provide regular updates and analysis of the security situation of the Area of operation to the Deputy Director of Programme Operations, Head of Safety and Security, National safety and Security Manager and the Country Director as appropriate.
  • Assist the safety and security officers’ in the development of security procedures and protocols for the field and sub offices under the Area of Operation and ensure an understating and adherence of the same.
  • Have an overview of the political and security context in field locations and how their changes may affect the programme’s work and ensure that this is communicated regularly to the Senior Management Team.
  • With the Safety and Security Officers develop and implement effective safety and security procedures ensuring that these are updated and revised at regular intervals and that new programmes are built around security considerations.
  • Take a lead role in monitoring the security situation in Cross River and Benue States and update and implement Save the Children safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Ensure security plans and guidelines; mitigation and contingency are in place, and regularly reviewed and are upheld.

Desirable

  • Experience of working and living in Cross River in similar role or context
  • Good knowledge of the environment and context of the Cameroonian refugee situation in Nigeria
  • Specific experience of working in consortia projects.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Assistant
Job ID: 1900008T
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • To Coordinate Vendor Payment between procurement and Finance team, ensure vendor timely payment Support admin procurement and serve as field office interface with country office log team Respond efficiently and quickly to purchase requisitions, and follow up, maintain record of supplies.
  • Ensure that the items bought match the request, and are of good quality, reliable, appropriate and at a reasonable price.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Ensure procurement is done in accordance with SCI Procurement Policy and Procedures.
  • Maintain file index (soft Copies/hand copies) for all purchases by category, grant and location.
  • Respond to queries in a professional and timely manner in respect of status and delivery of goods to locations/programs.
  • Check goods on arrival to ensure correctness of order and that it agrees with packing list/invoice before goods are handed over to programme or Ware houses officer.
  • Adhering to all the necessary procedures as stipulated in the office procedures manual SC policies and donor regulations.
  • Support the pre-qualification of service providers as provided for in the Procurement Manual.
  • Issuing PO for service providers as provided for in the Procurement Manual to ensure goods and services are acquired at competitive prices.
  • Record all incoming goods, their dispatch and timely delivery to projects. Ensure complete documentation of procurement actions consistent with SC Nigeria policy is kept on file.
  • Maintain the procurement file and ensure that it is up to date with all documentation and information relating to any procurement under taken.
  • Produce weekly basis, the Procurement Tracker
  • To collect the Procurement Request from the Program and field offices
  • Based on SCI procurement manual, issue POs to vendors and follow up with delivery#
  • Update the supplier data base based on SCI standard

Communications:

  • Communication with vendor or suppliers
  • Produce regular update on PR received from Program and field offices

Other Activities:

  • Organized procurement review meeting with programme.
  • Any other tasks as may be required by supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Level of Education – B.Sc/HND in any related discipline.

Essential:

  • Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills.
  • Team-working skills.
  • Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Attention to detail and excellent numeracy.· Good experience in: purchasing, with good negotiating skills.· Ability to keep clear and concise records.
  • Commitment to SCI child safeguarding policies, equal opportunity and gender policies.
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and with the aims and objectives of SCI

Desirable:

  • Experience in procurement/Logistics Management.
  • Logistics training or qualification as an added advantage.
  • Experience and good team work (integration).
  • Good written and spoken English required.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Manager
Job ID: 1900008U
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Programme: Humanitarian
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children’s origins lie in emergency response, and this has remained central to our work ever since. Our approach integrates our emergency and development work, through the medium of our country programmes. With the increasing frequency and severity of emergencies world-wide the organisation is increasing its capacity to support programmes in both sudden onset and chronic emergency situations.
  • The WASH Manager will support SCI WASH activities in the Cameroon refugee response. The WASH Manager will be expected to lead on sectoral assessments, programme design and budgeting, coordination, and support fundraising, recruitment and procurement in the WASH sector. The post holder will be expected to mentor and build the capacity of existing country programme WASH staff.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead work in the UNHCR funded WASH response
  • Lead on WASH technical assessments in coordination with other SCI thematic areas and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.
  • Critically appraise designs and activities to improve impact and ensure safety for all beneficiaries, with special consideration made for the most vulnerable. Use consultations with user groups to guide findings and conclusions.
  • Develop WASH sector response plans and master budgets and contribute to Save the Children’s overall response strategy.
  • Provide technical checking of designs and hygiene promotion programmes as necessary, and proactively promote high quality WASH technical approaches within the humanitarian country programme.
  • Support the development of high quality concept notes and proposals.
  • Provide leadership and management to all aspects of program planning, implementation, quality and accountability.
  • Manage the WASH programme implementation, including financial management, to ensure timely delivery of programme activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, individual performance management work plans).
  • Prepare timely programme and donor reports on project activities in compliance with internal Save the Children requirements and any relevant external donor requirements.
  • Working closely with the HR team, identify WASH staffing needs for emergency programmes, and ensure rapid recruitment, induction and training of new staff. Additionally identify appropriate personnel to conduct any surveys or studies, and act as direct supervisor of any chosen consultant.
  • Identify WASH programme supplies needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Working closely with the Accountability lead put in place accountability activities for your thematic area, ensuring that feedback from all relevant stakeholders is considered in WASH programme design.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.

Human resources management:

  • Manage and support the team under his/her responsibility and assess the performance of personnel under his/her direct supervision,
  • Oversee development of technical training material that will improve aspects of WASH work within Save the Children, at country level.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and take a leadership role within Interagency sector fora, such as the WASH cluster, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed. This may involve taking the lead in WASH cluster working groups at national level.
  • Take steps to document lessons learned, from the WASH programme, for wider dissemination.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Thematic Team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • To identify opportunities and material to contribute to WASH communications and media work, acting as a spokesperson when required.

General:

  • Deliver high quality results in line with the terms of reference agreed in advance – to do this in a way which maintains the reputation of the WASH team and SCI.
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Person Specifications
Essential:

  • Prior experience of working within a programme management role within a complex country programme in an emergency response or fragile state
  • Education to Masters level in Water Engineering, or a related subject, or equivalent field experience
  • Strong experience in Community Based Participatory Approaches, PHAST, social marketing, etc.
  • Previous experience of managing a WASH team level
  • Previous experience of WASH project management and programme coordination, implementing WASH programmes within donor constraints, on time and within budget
  • Strong budget and grant management experience, preferably managing multiple funding sources
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff in WASH technical skills
  • Experience of representation and ability to represent SCI effectively in external forums.
  • Experience of preparing successful funding proposals for donors
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC UK mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable:

  • Experience of working and living in Nigeria (Southr Nigeria preferred)
  • Experience working in Acute Watery Diarrhoea and WASH emergency response
  • Experience in a protracted emergency context
  • Experience working on WASH programmes in a transitional camp context
  • Specific experience of designing and managing WASH projects
  • Specific experience of working in consortia projects.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources and Admin Assistant
Ref No: 1900008V
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • To provide administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resources functions, for the development and maintenance of policies & procedures, for ensuring the health and safety of staff and for the promotion of the Child Safe Guarding Policy

Key Areas of Accountability
The scope of this role will include:

Human Resources:

  • Maintaining leave-tracking sheet and performance review schedule.
  • Support in maintaining an updated personnel files in line with HR best practice standards.
  • Support the HR Coordinator in compilation of payroll related documents
  • Maintain proper and accurate records /inventory of Office supplies distribution and usage by each HR team member.
  • Organize central HR files.  Ensure documents are stored in an easy to access and understandable system.  Update and circulate the filing list regularly to HR team members
  • Process for payments to consultants and vendors for HR related expenses
  • Photocopying of documents when required
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Manage the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and the office.
  • Prepare candidates for interviews with office by providing detailed information on the location, job descriptions, and methodology.
  • Participate in the preparation for induction for new staff on the global and national policy guidelines and procedures
  • Provide administrative support to supervisors to arrange training opportunities for staff.
  • Ensure a timely and proper filing of all HR related documents and support in collecting and updating staff information

Administrations/Office Communications:

  • Welcome and receive visitors to the office.
  • Receive, collate and send letters and correspondence to field offices and partner offices.
  • Manage the diaries of the state team lead where required.
  • Maintain a general document-filing system.
  • Manage calendars and arrangement of meetings for the Cross River office
  • Ad hoc typing, scanning & photocopying for Staff
  • Co-ordinate and maintain the SCI resource centre documentation system: receiving and filing official documents, publications, manuals, text and other materials in an easily retrievable manner and ensuring the security of all materials, text and documents in the centre.
  • As delegated, to oversee minor repairs in the office
  • Assist the HR Coordinator in establishing and maintaining a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator servicers and builders and make this list available on request.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing post.
  • Disseminate formal communications to staff.
  • Maintain current contact database of other INGO, Partners, Government, Embassies and Donor organisations.
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies in Field Office are maintained in a safe and secure manner.
  • Ensure the staff movement board is well maintained and up to date.
  • To act as a cover for logistics functions in the field office in the absence of the Logistics/Admin Officer.
  • Assist in the production and publications of all SCI official text, reports and other materials.
  • Ensure the office is well stocked (procurement and monitoring) with necessary supplies stationeries and other consumables as well as maintaining and updating store records
  • Manage the procurement and distribution of Mobile phone cards to staff
  • Monitor and supervise the activities and performance of the office cleaner(s) and security personnel.
  • Ensure the First Aid kits are stocked and replenished with genuine drugs
  • In collaboration with line manager make arrangements for meetings and conferences as required ensuring these are delivered to a high quality and cost effectively
  • Facilitate flight bookings for staff with the Country office Admin Assistants
  • Ensure accommodation is arranged for travellers (based on request). Ensure best value for money and that travellers are clearly informed well in advance of the booked hotel(s)

Other:

  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 


Note

  • We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
  • Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.
  • We undertake rigorous procedures to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 

Application Deadline 15th February, 2019.