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    Education Program Coordinator

     

    Ref Id: 190001VJ
    Location: Damaturu, Yobe
    Employee Status: Fixed Term

    Role Purpose

    • Reporting to the Education Programme Manager, the person coordinates the delivery/ implementation of all education projectss in NorthEast.
    • The Education Coordinator provides both operations and technical assistance and oversight on all aspects relating to Education in Emergencies projects.
    • The job holder provides overall programmatic and operational coordination and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally (for/with partners). The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

    Scope of Role:

    • Reports to:  Education Programme Manager.
    • Staff directly reporting to this post:  EiE Officers.

    Key Areas of Accountability
    Projects Coordination &  Management:

    • Oversee the coordination and implementation of the Education projects across Northeast in line with the design of the projects and donor requirements.
    • Establish, maintain and strengthen linkages in the management and implementation of Education Projects.
    • Create and sustain positive working relationships with the partners and other stakeholders.
    • Plan and coordinate LGEA, and State level engagements with partners and key stakeholders.
    • Monitor and ensure timely and quality reports are submitted as per the reporting requirements.
    • Working closely with Education Programme Manager & MEAL to ensure quality program delivery, documentation and reporting of progress.

    Operational Planning and implementation:

    • In close coordination with Education Programme Manager, provide ensure planning, development of detailed implementation plans, phased budgets, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting for EDUCATION projects is done.
    • Overseeing the implementation and budget performance in line with the projects plans and budgets.
    • Effectively support the projects staff and partners in developing annual plans, in line with EDUCATION Projects design and Save the Children International planning guidelines and ensure compliance with the agreed work plans and that programme objectives and targets are being realised in line with the funding proposals.
    • Support staff and partners to ensure that EDUCATION Projects implementation are to the desired standards and on time.
    • Provide guidance to the partners through the planning processes to develop plans that are cost effective and in line with EDUCATION Projects funding.
    • Maintain high standard of transparency and accountability in the course of programme implementation while ensuring integrity and timeliness of activities implementation in meeting programme objectives, compliance with donors & Save the Children policies.
    • Provision of regular operations and implementation updates on project progress and challenges to allow for timely interventions and corrective actions by management.
    • Ensure the timely reviews and adjustments for the project operational and implementation plans and budgets as may be required from time to time.

    Finance and Budget Management:

    • Manage the Projects budget in coordination with Education Programme Manager and Field Finance Manager.
    • Overseeing the budget performance to ensure that projects implementation is on course as per the detailed implementation plans and phased budgets.
    • In coordination with the Programme Manager conduct budget monitoring, suggest necessary revisions and prepare draft reports.
    • Ensure that the budget monitoring reports are responded to in time and with accurate information.
    • Working closely with Education Programme Manager to ensure that partners are well guided, supported and their capacity built in sound financial management procedures.

    Partner Development and Management:

    • Participate in partner’s capacity assessment and identify capacity building needs for the EDUCATION Projects partners.
    • Develop with the partner’s detailed implementation/work plans and phased budgets.
    • Provide capacity building and support in implementation by partners.
    • Monitor and follow up the implementation of the agreed work plan and budget to ensure that the program objectives are being realized in accordance to the program and partnership agreement and take the necessary actions for any identified deviations.
    • Undertaking partners’ capacity assessment in order to identify capacity gaps and areas of support that the partners will require for effective implementation of the projects.
    • Undertake visits to the partners on both programmatic and operational support.
    • Ensure timely, accurate and high quality financial and programmatic reporting by the partners and take corrective actions for any non compliance by the partners.

    Program and Financial Reporting.

    • Work in close collaboration with the Programme Manager in the preparation of timely and high quality progress and end of projects narrative and financial reports which are in accordance to the donor reporting schedule and formats.
    • Review all program financial reports ensuring that donor guidelines have been followed and high standard met, prior to submission to management.
    • Organize and facilitate quarterly follow ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the reports.
    • Overall Budget Vs Actual expenditure analysis and variance explanations.

    Internal and external engagements:

    • Ensuring that the program experience is represented and given recognition at stakeholder meetings, workshops, donor, networks and any other engagements.
    • Develop and maintain regular channels of communication with partners and key stakeholders at all levels (Community, LGEA and State).

    MEAL:

    • Effectively manage projects design and study processes which include assessments, baseline and evaluation studies, putting in place a functional Activity Tracking Table.
    • Ensure that the projects quality bench marks are followed.
    • Collecting and managing complaints and feedback in close coordination with MEAL team and Projects Officers.
    • Ensure regular monitoring of projects results, documentation of projects case studies, lessons learnt, significant changes and best practices and  coordinating  learning  and  reflection meetings/sessions
    • Ensure an effective programs/ projects monitoring and evaluation systems is in place.
    • Monitor programs/ projects activities to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to both Country Office and international Save the Children policies and procedures.

    Human Resources Management and Development:

    • Working together with the Education Program Manager and Project Team to identify learning and development needs of the project teams and develop specific plans to address the learning needs.
    • Support implementation of the Save the Children performance management system, by supporting, supervising and reviewing performance of the EiE Officers. .
    • Coaching and mentoring the EiE Officers on the provision of technical support and implementation of quality programmes.
    • Capacity building of EiE officer through trainings, coaching, performance management, implementation as well as in learning and reflection events
    • Setting and managing staffing targets, performance and priorities for EiE Officers
    • Participate in monthly/weekly project management meetings to enable adequate staff support

    Technical Oversight:

    • In liaison with Programme Manager, Education Advisor and Humanitarian leadership team provide guidance and support to projects team, partners and stakeholders.

    Skills and Behaviors  (our Values in Practice)
    Accountability:

    • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
    • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same.
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters.
    • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength.
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
    • Willing to take disciplined risks.

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Occasional duties:

    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Judgement and Decision-Making:

    • The Projects Coordinator will in close collaboration with the, Education Programme Manager, Technical Advisors, Team Leaders and Humanitarian Director be responsible for making quick decisions aimed at improving timely and quality delivery of the interventions. Some of the decisions that require consultations include but not limited to; major operational issues, technical guidance, policies/procedural changes and financial decisions.

    Academic Background; Experience & Person Specifications

    • Minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Education. Experience in managing integrated programmes across different thematic areas such as education, child protection, child rights governance or disaster risk reduction is a must.
    • At least 5 years of accrued working experience in program implementation with a minimum of 3 years in a management level position in an international NGO and those applying partnership approaches is desirable.
    • Experience in strategic thinking and planning skills, be able to set priorities, prepare manageable plans and to evaluate progress.
    • Experience of working with local partners and Local Government and State Authorities in Education, Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, or Child Protection is an added advantage.
    • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
    • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
    • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
    • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
    • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
    • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
    • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
    • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
    • Excellent time management and planning capacity.

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    Education in Emergency Officer

     

    Ref Id: 190001VJ
    Location: Damaturu, Yobe
    Employee Status: Fixed Term

    Role Scope

    • The Job Holder will support the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the GAC project. In addition, support the GAC team to ensure commitment and involvement of local authorities and community members in the project; and support community mobilization to ensure participation, sustainability of the project as well as that the voices of community members, including women and children are heard.

    Key Areas of Accountability
    Programme Implementation:

    • With support from the Education Coordinator, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
    • Ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Education Coordinator and addressed in a timely manner way.
    • Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for programme implementation.
    • Work with teachers and community to increase education service provision e.g. initiating second shifts in existing formal primary schools.
    • Lead on planning and capacity building training workshops for teachers and other education actors.
    • Work with the community mobilization team and communities (leaders, parents, etc.) and disseminate information about education issues and available services.
    • Support the establishment of temporary classrooms or the rehabilitation of formal schools in collaboration with the senior construction coordinator.
    • Hold meetings with stakeholders including schools, local councils and other organizations serving children and community to understand their education priorities, familiarize them with the projects and its objectives and engage them in the process.
    • Keep proper records of field expenditures when appropriate and report on these to the PM.
    • Ensure that the Education programme is implemented in ways that are responsive to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.

    Teacher supervision and mentorship:

    • Support, encourage and monitor the teachers supported by the programme to ensure children learn in a safe and protective environment.
    • Gain technical knowledge on education and other relevant areas so as to provide support and trainings to the supported teachers, SBMC members and other relevant stakeholders to maintain the standards and improve the quality of project activities.
    • Identify any staffing issues and coordinate closely with the Education Manager to resolve them.

    Monitoring and Reporting:

    • Work with the MEAL team to ensure that all programme data is properly and regularly collected by field staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Project Manager
    • Collect and compile project data from the schools, teachers and SBMC members  based on the standard formats and submit regular reports capturing achievements, case studies and lessons learned to the Project Manager
    • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports
    • Participate in team reviews of results and programme progress and/or project evaluation when and as requested

    Collaboration and Representation:

    • Represent Save the Children in a professional manner.
    • Liaise with other stakeholders, including schools, local leaders, partners and participates in relevant meetings.
    • Collaboration with other team members across to ensure synergies and consistency in our programming approaches.
    • Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC as appropriate.

    General:

    • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

    Skills and Behaviours  (SCI Values in Practice)
    Accountability:

    • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues and with relevant external partners.
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    • Willing to take disciplined risks.

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

    Qualification and Experience
    Essential:

    • Minimum first degree qualification - BSc/BA/HND level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
    • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC progressive professional experience as a Teacher or Education/Curriculum work in an NGO/INGO 
    • Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the school and community.
    • Strong understanding of the contextual situation related to education.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of participatory development, child participation, education.
    • Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long hours.
    • Strong verbal and written English skills and in the local language
    • Strong interpersonal skills the ability to work collaboratively with others
    • Strong reporting skills
    • Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email)
    • Commitment to and  understanding  of  Save  the  Children’s  aims,  values  and principles  including rights-based approaches

    Desired:

    • Background in Emergency programing is an asset.

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    Finance Officer

     

    Ref Id: 190001VF
    Location: Damaturu, Yobe
    Employee Status: Fixed Term

    Role Purpos

    • This position will be responsible for implementing and/or coordinating all financial support functions for the Yobe state office. 

    Scope of Role:

    • Reports to: Base Manager with dotted line reporting to the Humanitarian Finance Manager
    • Staff directly reporting to this post: Finance Assistant & Intern       

    Key areas of accountability
    Key Accountabilities:

    • Assist in ensuring that direct reports have clear roles and responsibilities, and a strong understanding of all of Donor’s and Save the Children’s regulations and policies, especially the core policies such as; Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct, Fraud & dishonesty policies, Anti-bribery and corruption policy and whistle blowing policy.

    Finance:

    • Manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports to Borno/Abuja as required. Ensure accurate keeping of account books (electronic and paper) for the state office.
    • Help ensure that timely and accurate information is generated and disseminated accordingly to the project team, to inform activity planning and forecasts.
    •  Process all banking activities in the state office, ensuring that bank account records are accurately maintained, and that bank statements are obtained on a timely basis.
    • Process all payments (cheque and/or cash) to vendors, service providers, and partners in line with SC policies & USAID requirements.  Ensure all financial transactions in the state office are appropriately approved, authorised and administered, in line with SC & USAID policies.
    • Maintain the office cash box and disburse cash payments. Ensure weekly cash counts are done and properly documented by non finance staff. 
    • Conduct state level finance induction for all new staff on finance policies, systems and procedure
    • Support the state teams to provide administrative and technical support to the partners to ensure that all financial documentation and reports are prepared and submitted on a timely basis in line with SC policies, project agreements and donor guidelines.
    • In collaboration with the line manager support the training in financial management in accordance with SC’s financial management policies

    Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
    Accountability:

    • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
    • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
    • Holds self and others accountable

    Ambition:

    • Creating best-in-class EA function
    • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively

    Collaboration:

    • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

    Creativity:

    • Designing more effective admin systems
    • Willing to take disciplined risks

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

    Skills & Experience
    Administrative & General Skills
    Essential Criteria:

    • Level of Education – B.Sc /HND or equivalent
    • Specified Study Area – Finance / Accounts
    • Minimum 2 years post NYSC experience
    • Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at community level.
    • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
    • Language Requirements: Spoken English-Excellent; Written English-Excellent
    • Must be able to speak at least one local language predominant in that state.
    • Level of IT Expertise: Excellent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Ongoing Professional certificate in accounting and finance

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Good training and facilitation skills (for financial training/support to partners).
    • Ability to multi-task, engage in long-term planning, meet deadlines, and handles last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.
    • Ability to be creative and proactive health service improvement is essential.
    • Understanding of local language(s)

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    Child Safeguarding Officer

     

    Ref Id: 190001V7
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Employee Status: Fixed Term

    Role purpose

    • The overall aim of the role is to support the Borno Humanitarian Response in promoting and building a ‘Child Safe Organisation’ and zero tolerance to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of adult beneficiaries through awareness raising and beneficiary sensitisation focusing on the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) by staff and representatives as well as facilitating confidential reporting of child safeguarding and PSEA concerns/incidents through appropriate channels.

    Scope of role

    • Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all children, who have contact with the organisation, are safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from child abuse and sexual exploitation. This commitment is implemented through the organisation’s Child Safeguarding Policy. It applies equally to all children irrespective of their gender, disability, ethnicity, sexuality, marital status or religion; and is achieved through ensuring that all staff, partners and other representatives are aware of the problem of child abuse and sexual exploitation, the risks to children and their responsibility to ensure children are not harmed or put at risk during programme implementation activities.
    • Reports to: The Humanitarian HR Manager, with dotted lines to the Humanitarian Team leader
    • Staff directly reporting to this post: None

    Key areas of accountability

    • Identify and address training needs of staff and stakeholders in humanitarian response in relation to keeping children safe and protecting adults at risk
    • Coordinate child safeguarding capacity building and mobilise project staff, partners, volunteers and other stakeholders to undergo annual training in Child Safeguarding and PSEA through formal and informal refresher sessions, discussion of case studies, quizzes etc.
    • Train and support the CS focal points, thematic leads and supporting functions in the fulfilment of their respective child safeguarding responsibilities.
    • Develop and prepare materials for all Child Safeguarding related trainings
    • Assist in organising and facilitation of child safeguarding induction for newly recruited project staff, volunteers, beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners.
    • Facilitate translation of child safeguarding IEC materials to local dialects and lead in the procurement and dissemination of all CS IEC materials produced.
    • Develop child safe guarding messages for various groups of stakeholders and facilitate publication.
    • Conduct child safeguarding risk assessment of all sectors, projects and partners in collaboration with respective leads and CS focal points in the humanitarian response.
    • Compile partners’ activity documents, analyse partners risk assessment result and support on identified gap.
    • Conduct child safeguarding proposal risk assessment, design mitigation plan and develop Fcs financial activity plan.
    • Compile and develop monthly child safeguarding training data/activity report with coordination of focal points and forward to the Country Office.
    • Assist sectors on reviewing of proposals on child safeguarding lenses for to ensure safe program is implemented and coordinate with the MEAL area (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning), the evaluation processes for the compliance of indicators of safe programming.
    • Lead in all aspects of CS investigations of reported child safeguarding and PSEA incidents/concerns and manage the online reporting system by ensuring that all updates on investigations are up-to-date.
    • Organize learning forum on child safeguarding practices at different level – schools and CFS, TLS etc.
    • Provide technical guidance on child safeguarding to partners, volunteers, SCI representatives and other key stakeholders including consultants.
    • Conduct supervision and monitoring visits to project and construction sites as required.
    • Maintain clear records of number of staff, partners, volunteers, contractors, vendors, consultants and other parties trained in child safeguarding

    Skills And Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
    Competencies and values:

    • Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, able to perform under stress, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, coaching and mentoring, facilitating change, developing teams, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning and organizing, leading through vision and mission and a personal commitment to children’s development and protection.

    Accountability:

    • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
    • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
    • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    • Willing to take disciplined risks

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency  

    Skills & Experience
    Administrative & General Skills
     
    Essential:
    He/she is expected to have the following:

    • At least a Bachelor degree in Social Work, Communications, Law, Education or relevant professional qualification.
    • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC relevant work experience.
    • Direct or indirect experience of child protection practice and the Convention on the Rights of the Child
    • Knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Nigeria Child Rights Acts, child protection policies and practice as well as current issues in relation to safeguarding children in the Nigeria context.
    • Good data management, data analysis, computer literacy and excellent documentation and report writing skills in English are a must.
    • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information as well as facilitate training to a wide and diverse audience.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English.
    • Basic knowledge of the local language(s); Hausa, Kanuri

    Desirable:

    • Ability to foster and maintain strategic alliances across multiple stakeholders;
    • Willingness to travel to and work in hard-to-reach areas; Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
    • Experience of assisting in the development of local procedures, SoPs, manuals and guidance on child safeguarding.
    • Experience on facilitation and coordination of training and workshop.
    • Experience in conducting assessment, monitoring and report writing.
    • Practical experience in the participation of children on the intervention of program activities. 

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    Finance Coordinator

     

    Ref Id: 190001VM
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Employee Status: Fixed Term

    Role Purpose

    • The Finance Coordinator role will support the Humanitarian Finance Manager in the relevant geographic area in emergency response programmes in delivering the Finance teams’ objectives in a timely and accurate manner.  Supervise the Finance officer(s) and Finance Assistant(s) ensure that processing and reporting deadlines are fully met; financial controls and procedures are strictly adhered to by all field office staff
    • The main responsibilities of this post will vary according to the terms of reference for each assignment.  The post-holder is likely to undertake senior deployments.

    Scope of role

    • Reports to: Humanitarian Finance Manager
    • Dimensions : Direct reporting
    • Staff directly reporting to this post: Finance Officers and Finance Assistants
    • Technical responsibility: Yes
    • Budget responsibility: None

    Key areas of accountability
    Financial Reporting and Control:

    • Prepare and Monitor accurate and timely submission of financial reports and attachments to members, donors and government regulatory agencies.
    • Responsible for checking and verifying the food voucher e-payment to beneficiaries on all humanitarian cash transfer awards.
    • Compile Monthly transaction listings for review by the budget holders and provide upon request by the budget holders.
    • Provide the budget holders a monthly update on the budget variance analysis.
    • Review and signs off purchase orders and represent Finance at  Procurement Committee Meetings
    • Budget Management, Monitoring and Control:
    • Support the Humanitarian Finance Manager in the master budget development for the response
    • Support budget holders in the proposal budget costings, creating Reporting Templates and DEAs
    • Support budget holders in the understanding of budget reports including phasing and re-phasing of budgets
    • Support budget holder in the realignment of budgets
    • Support the Humanitarian Finance manager in the preparation of the field office Budget with potential gaps actively highlighted and communicated for inclusion in new proposals.
    • Provide support to budget holders in reviewing and understanding monthly financial budget monitoring reports and follow up on any recommended action points.
    • Provide support to Humanitarian Finance Manager with advice/training to budget holders on budget management and phasing.

    Audit & Evaluation:

    • Assist with the Internal and External audit preparations including putting together relevant documentation and TOR for the Audit
    • Ensures humanitarian grants audits are conducted effective
    • Follow up on audit issues and provide appropriate response with support from Humanitarian Finance Manager

    Working Relationships

    • Internal: All sub and area office staff.
    • External: Bank/ Auditors

    Competences and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
    Core Competencies:

    • Leading and inspiring others – Delivering results – Developing self and others – Problem solving and decision making – Innovating and adapting – Applying technical and professional expertise – Working effectively with others – Communicating with impact - Networking

    Adhere to SCI Values: Accountability; Ambition; Collaboration; Creativity; Integrity
    Accountability:

    • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
    • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

    Ambition:

    • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
    • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

    Collaboration:

    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
    • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

    Creativity:

    • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
    • Willing to take disciplined risks.

    Integrity:

    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity      

    Qualifications and Experience
    Essential:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance /Business Administration or other relevant professional qualification with 3-5 years working experience in relevant field.
    • Extensive experience, including first phase responses, with NGOs in an international emergency environment or in fragile states.
    • Knowledge of the requirements and experience managing grants from the major emergency donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting.
    • Experience of and well-developed skills in staff management and supervision.  Proven strong coaching and capacity building skills.
    • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
    • Computer literate (i.e. WORD, advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems).
    • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
    • Proven experience in financial management and producing appropriate management information to support strategy development and decision-making by budget holders and programme implementers
    • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
    • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities
    • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams.
    • Experience of managing or supporting programmes in each stage of the project cycle, including development of funding proposals, budgeting, technical and financial monitoring in the context of grants/restricted funding sources.

    Desirable:

    • Experience of Project Management, M&E Management or Funding Coordination would be a appreciated
    • Fluent in English    

    Method of Application

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