Street Child is a UK charity working to protect vulnerable children and improve access to education in some of the poorest communities in the world. We work in 11 countries across Africa and Asia in both humanitarian emergency and developmental contexts. Our work combines education, child protection and livelihoods as key pillars to ensure the cognitive development and wellbeing of most marginalised children.
In Nigeria, our priorities are meeting gaps in emergency response, particularly in hard to reach areas, and working with / supporting local actors and promote community-based approaches.
Location: Monguno (70%) and Maiduguri (30%)
Report to: ECHO Team Lead
Deadline: 25/09/2019 (interviews will be offered as applications are received)
Specification: Nigerian Nationals Only
Starting from: 1st October 2019
Contract duration: 1 year with 3-month probation
Street Child is looking for a dedicated Programme Officer for our integrated education and child protection project in Monguno, North East Nigeria. The project is an 18 month ECHO-funded project in partnership with UNICEF. The goal is to promote child development and wellbeing by promoting access to quality, equitable and safe education and by strengthening the system to respond and prevent to the child protection risks.
The Programme Officer will be required to support the Team Lead in Monguno on all aspect of project delivery. This includes implementation of project activities, reporting and partner monitoring. The person will be required to work flexibly and provide ad-hoc support to the Team Lead as necessary.
The ideal candidate would have experience in implementing projects in Education or Child Protection. Good communication and team-working skills are essential, and the candidate must also be able to work independently. Analytical thinking, problem-solving and flexibility are expected.
This position reports to the Team Lead
The position will be based in Monguno for 70% of the time, and in Maiduguri for the remaining 30%.
Support the Team Lead in keeping the Programme Manager informed on activity progress, including through regular reports
Qualification and experience:
Terms and Conditions:
Contract is for 1 year and renewable according to performance review, with an initial probationary period of three months. The salary will be proportioned to the candidate experience and balanced to the Street Child salary scale.
Interested and qualified? Go to Street Child career website on docs.google.com to apply