Jobs at Save the Children Nigeria
Posted on: 26 January, 2012
Deadline: 20 February, 2012
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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.
Position: State Technical Advisor
Location Katsina (NGN 5,000, 000)
To strengthen the capacity of the State Nutrition Officer (SNO) and deputy(s), if applicable, in management delivery, and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include- Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health Weeks).
Applicants should have at least a B.A in programme Management, health and nutrition, or related social Science. Strong programme management background with experience in managing health and/or nutrition programmes.
Position: Deputy Director, Operations
To effectively and efficiently coordinate operations systems, processes and activities (inclusive of field operations, logistics, IT, safety and security), to strengthen management and planning of operations so as to ensure Save the Children in Nigeria delivers quality and timely programmes according to organizational strategy, donor requirement and within allocated budgets
Applicants should have Masters in operations and development management, humanitarian studies, Business Administration – or similar appropriate degree.
She/he should have experience managing a large team and 7 years experience in operations management and programme delivery including representation at a senior and international level.
Knowledge Management Manager
Location: Kano (NGN 5,000,000)
The job purpose is for the development and management of the M&E and communication strategies for the Northern Nigeria Nutrition Programme.
The ideal candidate will need to have good knowledge of M&E, Media and Communications. Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management
She/he should have 5 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics.
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.
Applicants should have 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.
Safety and Security Adviser, National
The post holder will develop and ensure the systematic application of safety and security management policies and procedures in all of SCUK operational areas of Nigeria. This will include the assessment of threats and provision of advice to manage risk; the maintenance and updating of security guidelines and ensuring that field security working practices and robust and that all staff are Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Applicants should have minimum of 3 years practical field experience in security management/leadership role (e.g direct INGO security management, police, military) in challenging or insecure environments, with sound knowledge of personnel and organizational security issues, threat/risk assessment, security management and awareness; Previous experience of working in a complex and challenging environment.
How to Apply
Send your C.V covering letter on or before 20th February, 2012 explaining why you are suitable to firstname.lastname@example.org state the position and location in the subject field. Please note that applications will be viewed and applicants may be contacted prior to the close date.
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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