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This role will work collaboratively with members and other departments of the Country office programme to ensure smooth management of development and humanitarian programme awards, sub awards and contracts, focusing on donor compliance and accountability. This position will also be responsible to build the capacity of staff and partner organizations.
Canididate should possess minimum of a Master's Degree' in any of the social Sciences or related discipline and a professional qualification will be an added advantage; s/he should have 6-8 years proven work experience managing International Donor Funded projects in an NGOs environment with excellent communication skills. report and proposal writing skills; experience of and well developed skills in staff management, supervision and capacity building with proven track record of supporting a senior management team; Computer literate (i.e.WORD,advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer. financial systems).
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.
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 ot" an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments; 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
The Logistics Coordinator is responsible to the Logistics Manager for supporting improvements and providing management in all logistics and procurement functions including the supply chain, fleet, assets and communications in coordination with the logistic and procurement together staff.
S/he should possess a degree in relevant subject with extensive experience in purchasing, clearing and forwarding. exemption waiver pursuit, NAFDAC, Customs processes and procedures; extensive experience in warehousing, vehicle management, administration, HF and VHF radios; good communication skills and computer literacy skills; experience working with liNGO's would be an asset.
To assist the maintenance and administration of a robust and effective awards management system that is compliant to SCI awards systems and guidelines, and meet donor requirements.
Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or other relevant discipline; 3-5 years' working experience with institutional donor contracts such as DFID, EC, ECHO, USAID in an liNGO environment; s/he should have analytical skills; experience of supporting programmes in each stage of the project cycle, including budgeting, technical and financial monitoring in the context of grants/restricted funding sources; computer literate (including working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access) and competency in development of spread-sheets and databases.
Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 9th March 2015 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.