Jobs at Save the Children
Posted on: 17 July, 2012
Deadline: 31 July, 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
Education Research Coordinator (6 months Consultancy) -
The Education Research Coordinator would take a lead in
managing a piece of research into the education situation for marginalised
children in Lagos, liaising closely with the research design consultant, to
ensure quality and credible evidence is gathered that can influence further
programme design as well as policy development in Lagos State.
Qualifications: Academic/professional qualification at
post graduate level or equivalent in education. Substantial operational
experience and a track record of success on education in Lagos state.
Proven experience in working with the most marginalised communities in
Lagos state. Experience in providing technical support to partners and
government at all levels. Experience.of managing small grants/budget
The ideal candidate will lead on the development of an
education strategy for the country programme, working with Save the
Children member countries to identify priorities and opportunities; and
also maintain an oversight on project implementation of existing and new
programmes, to ensure that overall project outcomes are achieved.
Closing date: 31" July 2012
Masters degree in Education or equivalent with minimum
of 5 years work experience. Experience in designing education proposals.
Excellent understanding of education issues in Nigeria at both field and
policy levels. Experience in working with government counterparts and other
partners at various levels federal to LGA and community. This includes
technical support capacity-building and coordination.
Method of Application
Send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 31"
July 2012 explaining Why you are suitable to firstname.lastname@example.org state the
position and location in the subject field. Applications received after the
deadline will not be considered.
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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