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    Save the Children is an International Organization that has been working for the rights of Children globally for over 90 years. Save the Children has been working in Nigeria since 2001 and now works in 20 states including Benue, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Gombe, Kano, Kogi, Kwara, Plateau, Sokoto and Yobe states, with 9 offices in Bauchi, Borno, F.C.T, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Lagos and Zamfara states; with projects focusing on nutrition, child survival, education and protecting children. Save the Children is under agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria dated 10th October 2012.

    MEAL Manager


    Job ID: sav-30478
    Location: Borno

    Role Purpose

    • Manage Monitoring and Evaluation Food for Peace program with Food Security and Livelihoods and nutrition.
    • Ensure implementation of the M&E plan for Food Security & Livelihoods and Nutrition; monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets, leading to projects research and evaluation activities and ensuring reports are of the highest possible quality.

    Key Areas of Accountability
    Objective 1: Provide Technical Support for the EFSP M&E Systems Design and Implementation:

    • Revise IPTT and ensure it is aligned to the log Frame
    • Develop the Performance Indicator Reference Sheets for each indicator
    • Coordinate and oversee the implementation of monitoring activities
    • Design and revise the monitoring routine data collection tools as required
    • Develop protocols for routine monitoring, PDMs, MMP survey etc..
    • Provide support for the implementation of mobile data collection through KoBo Collect and revise as necessary the XLS forms.
    • In coordination with Program Manager, liaise with Segovia regarding to any MEAL aspects and participate to the weekly call.
    • Ensure the development and implementation of regular beneficiary’s registration and as necessary update baseline value.
    • Coordination with other MEAL team members, ensure the development and the implementation of any evaluation exercises (ex: Mid Term Evaluation/MTE, Final Evaluation/FE, and Rapid Assessment/RA).
    • Design a sampling strategy using probability and or purposive sampling method.
    • Calculate a representative sample size.
    • Develop the sampling frame and sampling strategy and draw samples.
    • Design evaluation questions and methods.
    • Develop/provide input into terms of reference for surveys.
    • Review tools/instruments and field manuals
    • Develop data analysis plan and conduct as necessary the analysis

    Objective 2: Develop and implement strategies to improve data quality:

    • Develop and manage a Data flow Diagram in support to the Data Quality Strategy
    • In coordination with other MEAL team member, conduct periodic data verification exercises, provide feedback and ensure recommendations for improvement are followed.
    • Ensure databases are cleaned, updated before the SeGOVIA’s data ingestion
    • Support Programme Management to ensure that all data met USAID quality standard and is of acceptable quality.

    Objective 3: Lead the data analyse efforts for reporting and learning:

    • Analyse the quantitative PDM surveys data as well as any other routine monitoring data using data analytic software such as SPSS, Excel PowerPivot and by reviewing Segovia’s dashboard/dataset
    • Create and produce charts, tables to feed the quarterly, reports Annual Results Report (ARR) and the final report
    • In coordination with the program Manager, write the draft reports, update and tabulate the IPTT
    • Provide inputs in interpreting the MEAL statistical data to inform decision-making
    • In coordination with the CO, participate in the development of an organization Knowledge Management strategy
    • Develop key information products for dissemination of program information
    • Develop Case Studies and success story; sharing good practices internally and externally
    • Provide guidance to field staff to strengthen information sharing

    Objective 4: Coordinate the Implementation and Maintenance of Beneficiary Complaints and Response Mechanism:

    • Implement beneficiary complaints mechanisms for humanitarian projects
    • Supervise the management of the CRM(Complaints and Response Mechanism) information system
    • Ensure there is a feedback mechanism for the CRM.

    Skills and Experience
    Administrative & General Skills:

    • At least a Masters Degree in related field and 5 years of professional experience.
    • Previous experience with local or international NGOs
    • Familiarity with FFP and/or emergency program preferred. Knowledge in nutrition in the context of emergency is a plus.
    • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, web-based applications, statistical/data analysis package such as SPSS, Excel PowerPivot and Power View.)
    • Experience in using relational database and/or GIS software would be plus.
    • Familiarity with free and open-source to author, field, and manage mobile data collection is required (such as ODK, KOBO,ONA etc.…)
    • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
    • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO’s staff
    • Good interpersonal and coaching skills
    • Ability to work within a team setting
    • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills

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    Stabilization Care Doctor (Assistant)


    Job I.D: sav-66777
    Location: Borno

    Role Purpose

    • The Stabilization Care Doctor will ensure quality of services in the stabilization centre (CMAM programme) through strengthening capacities on the clinical management of SAM and facilitating integration of services related to newborn and child health.
    • With the support of the Stabilization Centre Doctor and the Senior Nutrition Advisor, He/She will oversee the day-to-day activities/services provided to admitted cases (and Caregivers) at the Stabilization Centre and will generally support the documentation and stock-management of commodities, medicines/consumables and data tools.

    Key Areas of Accountability
    Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the Stabilization Care Doctor will support;
    Provision of high quality care to complicated SAM cases:

    • Provide clinical care to complicated cases of SAM admitted at the Stabilization Centre (SC).
    • Ensure clinical care provided at the SC is in accordance with the National guidelines for In-patient Management of SAM.
    • Mentor and provide on-the-job training on stabilization care and documentation to nurses and other health workers deployed to the SC to ensure:
    • Respect of approved protocols for management of acute malnutrition
    • Correct use of programme monitoring and evaluation (recording) tools
    • Appropriate use of resources, stock control and ordering procedures.

    Programme Management and Documentation:

    • Monitor the In-patient Management of SAM.
    • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, nutrition-related commodities and data tools in the SC.
    • Participate in the development and review of programme monitoring and evaluation tools where necessary.
    • Ensure timely collection, compilation and analysis of quality data as well as production of quantitative and qualitative reports regarding all SC activities
    • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
    • Prepare weekly and monthly activities’ reports, and any other ad hoc report that may be required

    Support the supply chain management and Forecast for Medicines, Medical supplies, Nutrition Commodities (F-75, F-100, Resomal and RUTF) and Data tools:

    • Monitor the stock of Commodities, medicines, medical supplies : calculate needs, decide quantities to be delivered to the Stabilization Centre,
    • Support procurement in conjunction with the Stabilization Centre Doctor in charge, Nutrition in Emergency Advisor, Logistics and Warehouse Officer

    Ensure Coordination and Collaboration with other programmes related to ewborn and child health (immunization, HIV, malaria, newborn care, etc) and with relevant authorities at both State and LGA levels:

    • Participate in stakeholder meetings on crosscutting health issues.
    • Facilitate integration of services for a holistic approach of SAM by working in collaboration with partners
    • Promote integrated care in the SC.

    Institutional Capacity Building:

    • Provide on the job training and mentoring for staff in SC to ensure:
    • Respect of approved protocols for management of acute malnutrition
    • Correct use of programme monitoring and evaluation (recording) tools
    • Appropriate use of resources, stock control and ordering procedures
    • Promote integrated care in the SC.

    Representation and Relationships:

    • Participate in Nutrition related Meetings, Seminars and Workshops and feed information acquired back into programming.
    • Work closely with other thematic teams in Nigeria Country office and the Borno State offices.


    • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

    Skills, Experience and Education

    • Medical Degree (MB,BS; MB, BCh) from a recognized/accredited University in Nigeria
    • At least three years post-graduation experience
    • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
    • Experience in Nutrition and in community based programmes
    • Training and experience on treatment of acute malnutrition
    • Advocacy and logistics experience
    • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
    • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
    • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work within a team setting
    • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Additional Qualifications
    • Work experience in health/public health and or in a health/public health organisation, including as a trainer.
    • Experience with providing institutional support and technical assistance to development partners, government/community institutions

    Additional Skills:

    • Ability to work effectively both independently (with minimal supervision) and as a member of a team
    • Commitment to gender equity, child rights, community empowerment, and grassroots development approaches
    • Effective planning and organising skills
    • Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills.

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    Graphic Design, Layout, Editing and Proof Reading Consultant


    Location: Abuja

    Scope of Work

    • Under the supervision of the DNPM, the designer will be assigned to the following task(s):
      • Proof-reading Editing, Graphic design (including graphics for tables, diagrams and image) Layout for digital and hard copy publication
      • Provide necessary design,  formatting and  layout of all documents assigned during the period of engagement
      • Ensures the standardized  formatting of texts,  figures,  and their captions;
      • Ensures that the Table  of Contents,  List of Tables,  and List of Figures adhere to correct pagination of the documents;
      • Prepare printing package (all  layout and design  files) of documents assigned
    • Conceptualize, design and layout WINNN Technical Manuals (ECD, Care Group, Cost of Diet, HEA etc.)  Case Studies, State Briefs, Position Papers, SOPs,  WINNN End of programme progress report, Closeout invitation and promotional materials, Pullup banners and Posters,  publications and communication information Materials
    • Ensuring that the design of the materials is consistent with DFID and Save the Children’s  Branding  Guidelines
    • Designs should be positive and empowering and reflect the diversity of the WINNN programme in terms of equality, duty of care, ethical considerations, ethnicity, culture, gender, diversity etc.
    • Make adjustment in design as proposed by the DNP.

    Deliverables And Verifiable Indicators:

    • The consultant shall submit Final printable  e-copy of the design  and layout of all assigned documents


    • The designer is expected to design and provide layout designs of documents listed below in accordance with the DFID and Save the Children Branding Guidelines and Identity Standards Publication Templates


    • Design and layout the 6 documents listed below as per DFID/SCI Guidelines and Standards:
      • Submit at least 2 preliminary layouts for discussion with the DNPM
      • Revise the selected layout, design and layout the publication
      • Ensure all corrections have been inserted
      • Prepare electronic files for the printer

    Consultancy Deliverables
    4th August 2017 (12 working days):
    Care Group Manuals (333 Total Pages A4)

    • Photo Flipcharts (134 pages) & Lesson Plans (199 pages)

    IECD into Nutrition Manual (105 Total Pages A4)

    • Session Guides (87 pages)
    • Coloring Books (18 pages)

    Micronutrients (5 pages), Food Demo (2 pages), CMAM (2) ,ECD (7), Care Group (7), V&A (3) (26 Total pages A4)

    25th August 2017 (12 working days)

    • State Collaborative Outcome Reports ( 82 pages A4)
    • A Compendium of Position Papers (50 pages A4)
    • WINNN Case Studies (28 pages, A4)

    15th September 2017 (6 working days)

    • WINNN State Briefs : (11 pages, A4)
    • First 1,000 days Cook Book; a guide to MIYCN Food demonstrations (30 pages, A5)
    • MIYCN Recipe Cards ( 12 pages, A6)

    Payment Schedule:

    • 1st instalment - upon submission of the design and layout of the first set of documents
    • 2nd  installment - upon submission of the design and layout of the second set of documents
    • 3rd and Final installment - upon submission of the design and layout of the third set of documents

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum educational requirement: Advanced Graduate degree in Humanities or Social Sciences
    • At least 10 years’ experience in design and layout work for development projects
    • Excellent creative skills and advanced command over a full range of design software, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
    • Experience working with printing and production matters Fluency in English

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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