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  • Posted on: 24 November, 2011 Deadline: 8 December, 2011
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  • Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict. Today, twenty-eight national Save the Children organizations participate in the International Save the Children Alliance - a global network of nonprofit organizations working in over 120 countries around the world. In addition to promoting greater public awareness of the needs and rights of children worldwide, Alliance members coordinate emergency relief efforts, helping to protect children from the effects of disasters, both natural and man made. We also work with the existing Food and Nutrition Partnership Forum to influence government and donors to bring the issue of malnutrition and poverty into the national agenda.

    Advocacy & Communications Officers x3 - Katsina, Jigawa & Gombe
    (N3, 120,000 gross)

    The ideal candidate will contribute to Save the Children's efforts to influence and bring about change in the awareness, attitudes, behaviours and policies related to the rights of children in the country programme in the state of posting.
    University degree in health, nutrition, communications or related social science field. This person must have substantial experience in advocacy and policy development / research in the development context. Good Knowledge of the media and its role in raising awareness and shaping public policy. Knowledge of the local language is an advantage (Hausa).

    Logistics Manager – Abuja: (N5,000,000 gross)

    The ideal candidate will have overall responsibility for the co-ordination and management of all logistics activities within the country of operation and will provide support, capacity building and oversight to logistics staff in field locations. He/she will also serve as the country security focal point and advisor to the Country Director and Programme Managers.
    Minimum of 5 years experience in supply chain management in an emergency environment, including procurement, transport and distribution, fleet management, warehouse and stock management. He/she must have proven experience of developing and implementing logistics policies, systems and procedures within INGO / NGO sectors

    M & E Knowledge Management Officer: Abuja (N3, 600, 000 gross)

    The ideal candidate will assume a lead technical role in developing, implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation/Knowledge Management systems for all project activities in coordination with the project management and state teams, and in line with BMGF reporting requirements, and with SC guidelines and best practices.
    This person must have advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management. A minimum of 5 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics. An understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning. He/she must demonstrate the ability to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and evaluation. Good understanding of media and communication is key to this role.

    Program Officer (Newborn Health): Katsina (N2, 080,000 gross)

    The ideal candidate will support the integration and scale up of newborn health by SNl programme partners in Katsina and Zamfara states. The Program Officer will work with Sm. Newborn and Child Survival Advisor and Newborn Health Advisor to provide technical assistance to stakeholders in the states for scale up of newborn health programmes. He/She will provide technical leadership in the area of newborn health in Katsina & Zamfara working with PRRINN-MNCH field offices & SPHCDAs & SMOHs in the 2 states. He/She will also work with Abuja, local & international consultants to document best practices and lessons learned in NH in the states.
    A minimum of 3-5 years work experience in health/public health and or in a health/public health organisation, including as a state level trainer/technical assistance provider in the area of RH/MCH with government of Nigeria or an International NGO. Experience with providing institutional support and technical assistance to decentralised health system and or NGOs on issues related to RH/MNCH service provision.
    Method of Application
    Send your C.V. and covering letter before 8th December 2011 explaining why you are suitable to vacancy@scuknigeria.org  State position and location in the subject field.
    Our selection processes reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.
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