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    Save the Children is the leading independent organization 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 wor1< takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We wor1< with other organizations, govemments, 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 wond treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting Change in their lives. Save the Children is 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.

    National Programme Manager (Links For Children)



    The National Programme Manager will be responsible for the provision of technical leadership and expertise for the anticipated large-scale program focused on Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria. The program will reflect the objectives of the PEPFAR strategy with respect to care and support for orphans and other vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS. The program will be responsible for ensuring

    a) coordinated national response to OVC service provision, monitoring and evaluation

    b) coordination and collaboration with GoN entities at the Federal and State level (Ministry of Women and Social Affairs, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Ministry of Health) and other implementing partners; and 

    c) support districts to implement and monitor OVC support including issues of quality, coverage, and improvements in wellbeing of children . 


    • Masters Degree in public health or a related professional advanced degree, At least ten years of experience in public health, including at least four years of experience in multi-sectoral care and support for OVC and persons living with HIV/AIDS.
    • At least seven years of experience in a field-based management position for a complex, multi-sectorol, Specific experience in Nigeria desirable.
    • The ability to manage a program of similar magnitude and complexity; work collaboratively across technical disciplines.
    • Solid knowledge and understanding of current good practices in OVC programming. 

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    Senior Technical Advisor - Economic Strengthening/Livelihood: (Nigeria Country Office)



    The Senior Technical Adviser, Economic StrengtheninglLivelihood will provide the overall technical and leadership guidance for the economic strengthening and education components of the Links for children project. In addition, the position holder will also conduct continuous mapping activities to gather information and updates on various models of economic strengthening services in Nigeria and share the new developments or updates across the project community. The candidate with the National Programme Manager will feed into programme and proposal design in connection to economic strengthening to ensure that new programme design is based on previous leaming. 


    • A University Degree, preferably in the field of Economics or Business Administration or Development study.
    • Substantial experience in the provision of economic strengthening services, preferably savings and loan models, to vulnerable and disadvantaged groups( such as OVC and HIV affected families),in Nigeria.
    • Wiliness to travel frequently and live and work in basic conditions. 

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 12th of September 2013 explaining why you are suitable to State posrtion clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

    In order to apply for more great opportunities, please visit our website on For more infonnation and to support our work, please visit our website on Our selection processes reflect our commitment to safeguard children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face. 


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