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  • Posted on: 18 October, 2012 Deadline: 1 November, 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 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. Local Govt Area Technical Advisors - Katsina and Kebbi (3,120,000 p.a gross)
    To strengthen the capacity of the local Government Area (LGA) nutrition focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery and advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions (interventions include - IYCF, Community Management of Acute Malnutrition Maternal & Child Health Weeks).

    Qualification: At least a B.A. in programme management. health and nutrition. or related social science. Strong programme management background with least 2 years professional experience in managing health and/or nutrition programmes. Significant experience in planning, managing and delivering a programme, including costing. managing and monitoring budgets. Previous
    experience with local and international NGOs; and Good knowledge of Hausa is desirable.

    2. Finance/Admin Coordinator, Abuja (3,120,000 p.a gross)

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing and/or coordinating all financial and administrative support functions for the state office.

    Qualification: A University Degree/HND with specified Area in Finance/Accounts/Business Administration.
    Postgraduate qualification preferably an MBA and professional certificate in accounting and finance.
    Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at community level.

    3. Driver -Abuja (N900,000 p.a gross)
    The ideal candidate will be responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children UK vehicle, staff and Assets.

    Qualifications: A full and clean driving license, 3-5 years experience of professional driving. prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company; strong oral and written.

    4. IT Assistant - Kebbi (1,800,000.00 p.a gross)
    To provide IT technical support services to the to all field bases by providing computer training to users; trouble shooting, ensurin,
    timely maintenance of all communication and IT equipment and provide IT based back up support.

    Qualifications:
    A University Degree in computer Engineering or Electrical Electronics or equivalent subject.
    Industrial working experience in a similar position.
    Proven knowledge of PABX, hardware. maintenance and ability to solve simple hardware
    problems; this includes set-up and management of network devices e.g. printers, scanners, etc.
    Solid experience in maintaining, troubleshooting 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.).

    5. Advocacy Adviser -Abuja (5,000,000 p.a gross)


    To provide support to the Advocacy team on policy analysis. new programme development. advocacy initiatives, strategy development and pro-poor governance agenda in the delivery of basic social services with focus on improving quality and access to health services.

    Qualifications:
    Post Graduate Degree in Public Health/social science with at least 5 years experience in health/ social services delivery focusing on governance and enhanced voice and accountability.
    Profound knowledge in Nigeria governance and health systems and political terrains with ability to clearly communicate and
    easily relate to federal/state authorities

    6. M&E Advisor - Kebbi (3,120,000 p.a gross)
    Ensure implementation of the M&E plan for Improving Nutrition in Northern Nigeria Programme, including monitor progress
    against activity and critical milestones as well as providing support and guidance to STAs. LTAs and Government counterparts.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor's Degree with substantial training and very good experience in designing M&E systems. in particular.
    Professional qualification at postgraduate level or equivalent in health economics or epidemiology is desired.
    Advanced training in quantitative methodologies; including database management.
    Direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/or economics of at least 2 years.

    Method of Application
    Send your CV and covering letter on or before 1st November 2012 explaining why you are suitable to
    Nigeria.Recruitment@savethechildren.org.
    State position and location in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified.
    Also, 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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