Jobs at Save the Children Nigeria
Posted on: 15 December, 2011
Deadline: 29 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 manmade. 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.
Newborn Health Program Advisor - Abuja (N5, 000,000 gross).
The Program advisor will work with Senior. Newborn and Child Survival Adviser to raise awareness on newborn health issues and provide technical assistance to stakeholders at National and State levels for scale up of newborn health programmes. He / She will provide technical leadership in the area of newborn health while, coordinating with other partners involved in newborn health activities such as PRRINN-MNCH and Jhpiego.
Qualification: Minimum of a Bachelors degree in health with 7 years experience in related field or a Postgraduate qualification in Public Health with a minimum of 4 years experience in related filed is essential. Additionally, the ideal candidate must have 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.
Grants Coordinator – Abuja (N3, 600,000 gross)
The grants coordinator will ensure the maintenance and administration of the Bill and Melinda Gates Funded Grants (Saving Newborn Lives & Advocacy Project) are robust, effective and compliant with SC grants systems and guidelines and meets the Donor requirements.
Minimum of a Bachelors in Accounting (or equivalent certification). He/she must have at least 3-4 years similar work experience within NGOs/NGOs managing grants. The ideal candidate should have an in-depth understanding of donor rules.
Grants Officers x2 – Kano (N2,080, 000 gross)
The grants officer will ensure the maintenance and administration of the DFID/PRINN funded grants are robust, effective and compliant with SC grants systems and guidelines and meet donor requirements. The ideal candidate should have an in-depth understanding of donor rules.
Bachelors degree in Accounting (or equivalent certification) with a minimum of 2 years similar work experience within a busy working environment such as NGOs.
Information Technology Assistant – Kano
The IT Assistant will provide IT technical support services to the to all field bases by providing computer training to users; trouble shooting, ensuring timely maintenance of all communication and IT equipment and provide IT based back up support.
The ideal candidate will have Industrial working experience in a similar position; Proven knowledge of hardware maintenance and ability to solve simple hardware problems; and solid experience in maintaining, trouble-shooting and administering a Microsoft Windows-based (local area) network. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, including XP, Windows 2003, and Window 7, and 'Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and must have a degree in related fields.
Method of Application
Send your c.v. and cover letter before 29th December 2011 explaining why you are suitable to firstname.lastname@example.org state the position and location in the subject field. Closing Date 29th December, 2011.
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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