Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children, creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the
Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is now looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
To assume a lead technical role in developing, implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate
Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities. This will include a particular focus on monitoring and evaluating the project's Value for Money (economy, efficiency, and effectiveness). The post will involve coordination with project management and state teams, and in line with DFID reporting requirements, and with SC guidelines and best practices.
A Degree or Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management with at least 5 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics. Strong analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning.
Demonstrated ability to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and evaluation.
Experience of cost benefit analysis, economic appraisal or other value for money methodologies.
Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality programmes. Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children vehicle, staff and Assets.
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.
Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 9th May 2013 explaining why you are suitable to
Nigeria.Recruitment@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
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