• Ongoing Recruitment Offers at Save The Children

  • Posted on: 9 December, 2014 Deadline: 19 December, 2014
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  • 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.

    Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.

    Administration Manager

     

    To develop, manage and co-ordinate the overall functioning of administrative support systems for the country office. This includes office facilities and travel management, development and maintenance of policies and procedures, and staff management.

     
    Qualifications:

    • S/he should have a university degree in Business Administration or equivalent in relevant field; minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior administration role in a corporate or an NGO environment; Proven ability to provide high level support to management teams; ability to plan and organise a substantial workload that including complex. diverse tasks and responsibilities; s/he should have
    • experience of managing and developing teams; setting up and maintaining management information systems an office
    • management systems; experience of effective budget development and management; experience of negotiating service contracts and ensuring value for money; Excellent
    • organisational skills and a track record of consistently prioritising delivering on time; A high level of computer literacy.

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    IT Support Assistant

     

    To provide IT support to the program including hardware support help desk and network infrastructure support. The IT Support Assistant contributes to ensuring that Save the Children's commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian work is upheld through reference to Save the Children Quality Standards and the NGO Code of Conduct, and endeavours to implement sustainable systems and transfer knowledge and skills to existing staff.

     
    Qualifications:

    • The candidate should have at least HND/Degree in Information Technology with relevant certification or its equivalent; minimum 2-3 years performing Systems Support role in areas of Systems backup. Windows
    • Domain Controller. Patch Management, Network
    • Troubleshooting and Firewall Management; basic systems scripting and database skills (e.g. Windows
    • PowerShell. Oracle PL SQL. MS SQL etc): previous experience in supporting IT infrastructure system project rollout; advanced knowledge of multiple PC setup, software installation. configuration and file
    • recovery; must demonstrate knowledge in resolving
    • and troubleshooting basic and common IT issues remotely.

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    Information Technology Support Manager

     

    The IT Support Manager will lead and manage the IT and communications functions and responsibilities. The IT Support Manager will establish develop and maintain effective and secure IT and communications applications. equipment, systems and networks as required by the Country Programme. The post-holder will ensure that the programme's IT and Communications systems are optimised in support of overall organisational goals represent best value for money and aligned with global standards and best practice.

                   
    Qualifications:

    • S/he should have a master's Degree or equivalent (relevant certifications and trainings are preferred); at least 5 years' experience with IT hardware including building. repairing
    • and upgrading of user equipment; minimum of 2 years management experience required (NGO experience a plus); must demonstrate knowledge in user administration,
    • Microsoft Office suite support, Windows Vista/XP/7,
    • Windows Server; MS SharePoint Experience with VolP a plus; basic knowledge of systems scripting and database skills (e.g. Windows PowerShell, Oracle PL SQL. MS SQL etc.) essential; must demonstrate knowledge in resolving and troubleshooting basic and common IT issues remotely; willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies; substantial experience in securing organisational ICT resources from internal and
    • external threats in emergency environment and normal situation.

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    Safety And Welfare Officer

     

    The Safety and Welfare Officer will work closely with the National Safety & Security Manager and Gombe Field Manager to carry out safety and security assessments, make recommendations and provide support for their implementation of SCI programs in Gombe
    Qualifications:

    Candidate should have a Formal security qualification or advanced security management training with an understanding of the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs; s/he must have a minimum of 3-5 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings, experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national and international institutions, experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments; S/he should have strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management; ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies; experience in providing safety & security trainings such as personal safety & security, fire safety, and first aid willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments; s/he should have a high level of IT expertise; knowledge and understanding of Nigeria-the Northern States

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    National Safety And Security Manager

     

    The overall objective of this position is to mitigate the risks posed to the programmes, personnel and assets in SC in Nigeria through the provision of specialized, coordinated and focused security management support.

     
    Qualifications:
    Candidate should have a Formal security qualification or advanced security management training and an advanced level of understanding with the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs; s/he must have a minimum of 5 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings, experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national and international institutions, experience of incident reporting. incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments; S/he should have strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management; ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies; experience in providing safety & security trainings such as personal safety & security, fire safety, and first aid; willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments; s/he should have a high level of IT expertise; knowledge and understanding of Nigeria-the Northern States

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    Water, Hygiene And Sanitation Coordinator (WASH)

     

    To coordinate and support the implementation of WASH component of project including Construction/rehabilitations follow up of community hygiene groups and collaboration with WASH stakeholders at state/LGA levels.
     
    Qualifications:
    Candidate must have a Bachelors' degree in health or environmental science; additional qualifications in environment science. Public health or any related field is essential; S/he should have at least 5 years' work experience working in WASH in government structures. Local NGOs or INGOs and experience of working with local communities in implementing WASH interventions is essential; S/he should have a commitment to gender equity child rights community empowerment. and grass roots development approaches; Computer literacy skills - MS Office applications. Word. Excel. PowerPoint, Spread sheets;
    Strong facilitation and presentation skills.

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 19 December 2014 explaining why you are suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org.
    State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
     
    In order to apply for more great opportunities, please visit our website on www.savethechildren.net/jobs
     
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