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  • Posted on: 30 August, 2012 Deadline: 12 September, 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 setup 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.

    1. Grants Coordinator - Abuja
    To ensure the maintenance and administration of a robust and an effective grants management system that is compliant to SC grants systems and guidelines and meet
    donor requirements. Maintenance of an effective and efficient central grant filing system in accordance with SC grant checklist and grant control/reporting schedule

    Qualification:
    Bachelors of Accounting Degree (or equivalent certification) with a Minimum 2 years similar work experience within a busy working environment such as
    NGOs.Excellent computer skills especially in Ms Excel and MsWord as well as ability to work in a multicultural set up.
    Previous experience with local and international NGOs. Experience in USAID grants management and reporting is essential

    2. Maternal and Newborn Health Advisor X2- Lagos and Jigawa
    The candidate will support the integration and expansion of newborn health by Saving Newborn lives (SNL) programme partners. She/he will provide support to the
    Newborn and Child Survival Adviser in providing tailored technical assistance to SNL partners and monitoring implementation of programme activities. She/he will provide technical skills in the areas of newborn health. documentation, monitoring and evaluation, training. materials development and behaviour change communication.
     
    Qualifications:
    The requirement for the position include a postgraduate qualification in health or related field.
    5 years work experience in health/public health organization;
    including 3 years of experience as a national level trainer/technical assistance provider in
    RH/MCH with the government or an International NGO.The candidate must possess experience in RH/maternal, newborn and child health programming. Facility and
    community based health service improvement is essential.
       
    3. Child Health Adviser
    The Child health adviser will take the lead in in conducting situation analysis. project design, fund raising and project implementation.The job holder will work with the Head of Health and Child survival and ensures the integration of child health to other components of the signature programme mainly MNH and Nutrition. He/She will
    provide technical leadership in the area of child health while coordinating with other partners involved in child health activities such as UNICEF, PRRINN-MNCH and World Vision.
     
    Qualifications: 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. Basic clinical/public health qualifications and at least 5 yrs health programme management experience with I/NGO in Nigeria
    A very good understanding of national health policies and strategies, programmes and stakeholders on Child Health in Nigeria and a very good understanding of child survival issues and common childhood illnesses in Nigeria. 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.
       
    4. Support Service Officer-Abuja
    To provide the country office and team with well maintained office space and ready access to supplies for timely and effective implementation of their work duties;to ensure that all support services are rendered in an effective, efficient, customer-oriented, and professional manner to all internal and external customers; to ensure that established operational policies are known and adhered to; to develop and implement administrative procedures for efficiency of operations and compliance with donor and other requirements.

    Qualification: A University degree with at least 2 years experience of providing administrative support with an INGO or fast paced work environment.

    Our selection processes reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

    Method of Application
    To apply, send your C.V.and covering letter in ONLY one attached document explaining how you are suitable to vacancy@scuknigeria.org.
    The subject field MUST clearly state the position you are applying for.
    CLOSING DATE: 12th SEPTEMBER, 2012.
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