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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Advocacy, Community Mobilization and Communication Officer

Job Number: 21000222
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Team / Programme: NMFA
Grade: 4
Contract Length:  Fixed Term
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • The Job Holder will support the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the project.
  • In addition, support the 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 and supported.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: NMFA Team Lead / Advocacy Coordinator
  • Staff Directly reporting to this post: None

Key Areas of Accountability
The post holder will receive a context specific ToR for each deployment, which will draw upon the responsibilities outlined below.

Programme Support (typically will be at field level):

  • Support planning efforts at state, LGEA and community levels so as to ensure effective and efficient resource allocation and utilization in line with approved project work plans and budgets and within the complete project cycle.
  • Participate in efforts to ensure availability of updated budgets, log frames targets, work plans, and reports are timely and accurate.
  • Take active role in unpacking and roll out of new projects with staff, partners and eventually community or project areas.
  • Build capacity and provide direct backup technical supportive supervision to head teachers, government desk officers, teachers, quality assurance officers and other community resource persons engaged in the project, in collaboration with the designated LGEA technical staff.
  • Ensure 100% monthly budget utilization and reporting of key results based on project work plans and budgets.
  • Ensure success stories that have been identified on the program are documented with good practices shared among staff.
  • Provide technical support to the stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of project activities
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and final reports based on project targets and results areas
  • Ensure that key lessons learned from the project are shared or disseminated to wider audience in project states as appropriate
  • Develop community mobilisation strategies in collaboration with the team and ensure implementation of the same.
  • Facilitate community engagement in school PTA/SBMC/traditional/religious structures meetings for improved learning outcomes, wellbeing and school level decision making processes
  • Work closely with the relevant state agencies and parastatals, LGEA, other NGOs and Agencies in the Education sector, Schools, SBMCs, PTAs, CBMCs, among others so as to identify areas of collaboration and leverage against state resources so as to maximize impact.
  • Advocate for, and support, the development of sustainable, child-friendly and hazard-resistant standards and designs for learning centres,
  • In collaboration with the EiE Team, partners and LGEA officials, conduct needs assessment to identify gaps in education sector
  • In collaboration with the rest of the programme team prepare and facilitate trainings, workshops and meetings
  • With support from the Accountability Lead ensure accountability is enforced in all project activities as well as ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design/implementation
  • Work closely with partners and their staff to ensure project activities are implemented in time and within the stipulated quality.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter, Red Cross Code of Conduct and INEE Minimum Standards.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting coordination working groups within the IDP camps and host communities or target project sites.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required through correction of data and information and sharing with the project heads
  • Develop good knowledge of local and national government structures, parliamentary and political processes and key decision making structures and how to influence them.
  • Initiate and support lobbying, communications and other activities to inform and persuade policy makers, including donors and politicians, of the value of Save the Children’s policy recommendations.
  • Support in building systems for research, analysis and documentation that underpin evidence based advocacy and influencing at state and national levels.
  • Develop a feedback mechanism for communicating Save the Children programmes
  • Produce reports, briefing papers and presentations for internal and external audiences, as directed.
  • Develop and sustain strategic relationships with other agencies engaged in advocacy and policy work.
  • Support in maintaining a network of external contacts with key individuals in the government, NGO sector, civil society, community and the media.
  • Support in facilitating capacity building of staff from Save the Children and partner agencies in advocacy and communications.

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.

Operational Planning and Implementation:

  • Work closely with project team to ensure planning of day to day implementation, update on spending, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting
  • Ensure timely implementation and budget performance in line with the projects plans and budgets.
  • Effectively support the community stakeholders and partners in proper service delivery are in line with 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.
  • Ensure that Projects implementation are to the desired standards and on time.
  • 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.

Program and Financial Reporting:

  • Contribute 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.
  • Participate quarterly follow ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the reports.

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.

Technical Oversight:

  • In liaison with project team, provide guidance and support to projects team, partners and stakeholders.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
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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.

Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • A minimum of a Degree in Social Work, Social Administration, Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies.
  • Substantial experience of working with an International NGO with budget management and monitoring responsibilities.
  • At least two to three (2-3) years post NYSC experience
  • Experience of working with local partners and State and Local Government in Education and Child Protection program delivery.
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be 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.
  • 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
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

Desirable:

  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts
  • Knowledge of consortia working
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming within humanitarian programming.

Working Conditions

  • Advocacy, Community Mobilization and Communication Officers normally work unusual hours and are often working in stressful and insecure environments.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection in Emergency Officer

Job Number: 21000223
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team: Nigeria Country Office
Grade: 4
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and, in the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3 posts in view of potential situations which may allow staff unsupervised access to vulnerable children and young people.

Role Purpose

  • This position is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design and implementation of the child protection components of Save the Children (SC) Nigeria’s emergency response.
  • S/he will need to co-ordinate with other Emergency Response team members and SC staff, especially Implementation Management, health, education and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will need to ensure response to immediate child protection issues with simultaneous consideration of longer term needs and possible scenarios.
  • Depending on the situation the specialist may need to take a very active role in technical co-ordination, support and advocacy with the country specific child protection Clusters and other stakeholders and technical agencies relevant to the sector.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Direct Report – CPiE Coordinator

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Programme Support (typically will be at field level):

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for technical supervision and training of all CPiE partners and community structures on CPiE principles
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection sector
  • Ensure that the Save the Children (SC) and the CP code of conducts relating to SC and partners personnel are rights based approach and implemented throughout projects
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the SC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision , including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Program Implementation and Development:

  • Assess CP and assistance needs of the children at schools, homes and camps entirely  on a regular basis, with due consideration to age, gender, and diversity/vulnerability
  • Identify gaps in service provision to Internal Displaced Children, with a special attention to children and youth, and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the Field Manager and CPiE coordinator
  • Ensure that the voices of  boys, girls through Children Clubs and Child and Youth Groups with specific needs are heard
  • Identification of vulnerable children in need of assistance, with the involvement of the community and based on transparent vulnerability criteria
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
  • Undertake any other roles as may be assigned by the Field Manager

Representation:

  • Co Lead with the Ministry  of Gender, Education and Women Affairs and social development through the SEMA and NEMA  the CP Sub Cluster and any other CP coordination meetings as requested
  • Coordinate with the sub CP clusters in order to assure that adequate and children centered educational solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities.

Reporting:

  • Ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems are in place for all field activities
  • Report weekly, monthly and quarterly on Child protection in the field as requested.

Reporting Relationships:

  • The Child Protection in Emergency Officer is the technical supervisor for all community structures and other partners  In addition to this task, she/he is the supervisor for the incentive Child protection committee , approximately fifty individuals

Skills and Behaviours (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; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Minimum of a First Degree qualification – B.Sc / B.A / HND in Social work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC progressive experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Speaking fluent  English, and other languages of Northern Nigeria  is an advantage
  • Computer literate.
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Desirable:

  • High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills, and able to use HF, VHF radios
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Education in Emergency Officer

Job Number: 21000221
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Team / Programme: NMFA
Grade: 4
Contract Length:  Fixed Term
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • The person is responsible for the day to day implementation of education projects in Yobe state northeast Nigeria.
  • The Education Officer provides both operations and technical assistance relating to Education in Emergencies projects.
  • The job holder provides coordination and engagement with relevant Education stakeholders including; SUBEB, Local education Authorities (LEAs), and ministry of education.
  • The job holder will also be working closely with community leaders, religious leaders as well as community member.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Education in Emergency Coordinator (NMFA)
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: None

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Implement delegated portfolio of Education projects in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and equipment is timely and in line with NRC policies and procedures; ensure accuracy of portfolio inventory (assets, supplies, materials)
  • Contribute to assessments (baseline, needs, market)
  • Ensure accurate project documentation, including collection of monitoring data and tracking of progress on output indicators; utilize data to contribute to reports as requested by management
  • Facilitate relationships with communities and community leaders to ensure buy-in and Do No Harm
  • Supervise and manage the teachers, including facilitation of teacher training
  • Provide support on youth/adolescent programming, including, life skills, basic literacy/numeracy, and alternative/accelerated education
  • Support identification of needs, and development and facilitation of training programmes for teachers, PTAs, SBMCs
  • Contribute to proposal and strategy development through input on needs/gaps
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line manager.

Operational Planning and implementation:

  • Work closely with Education Coordinator, to ensure planning of day to day implementation, update on spending, implementation, monitoring, documentation and reporting for EDUCATION projects is done.
  • Ensure timely implementation and budget performance in line with the projects plans and budgets.
  • Effectively support the teachers and partners in proper service delivery are 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.
  • Ensure that EDUCATION Projects implementation are to the desired standards and on time.
  • 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.

Program and Financial Reporting:

  • Contribute 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.
  • Participate quarterly follow ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the reports.

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.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

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

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
  • Experience in implementation of integrated programmes across different thematic areas such as education, child protection, child rights governance or disaster risk reduction is a must.

Experience and Skills:
Essential:

  • At least 3 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
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Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 29th March, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Advocacy and Campaigns Officer

Job Number: 2100023C
Location: Abuja
Team / Programme: Advocacy & Campaign
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
  • Role Purpose
  • To provide support to the project team on Policy analysis, advocacy initiatives, strategy development and pro-poor governance agenda in the delivery of basic social services with focus on improving quality and access to Health services, Nutrition, Food Security, Education and Child protection.
  • The Advocacy Officer will provide support specifically to the implementation of Gates Advocacy Anchor Grant 4, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • He/she will take lead in the implementation of the grant at national level and ensures that the project meets all SCI related policies and procedures.
  • He/she will be responsible for child participation in advocacy and campaign events. Conducting risk assessments and ensures that children are safe while adding their voices on issues that concerns them.
  • The Advocacy Officer will provide administrative and technical support to Advocacy, Campaign and Policy Manager/Survive.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Advocacy, Campaigns and Policy Manager / Survive

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Provide support in the day-to-day implementation of the Gates Advocacy project activities.
  • Support the Advocacy, campaigns and policy manager to co-facilitate trainings and workshops, draft agenda for meetings, prepare presentations, and participate in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review technical reports such as: activity, monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports; strategic plans and work plans; and other ad hoc report.
  • Support actively in the process of developing the organization’s short and long term governance and advocacy agendas as directed, and particularly as it relates to exploring governance-related barriers to the elimination of exclusion and inequity, undertake research and analysis on possible new areas for SC programming.
  • Prepare concept papers and other relevant documents, and initiate and describe project ideas and initiatives in accordance with the country strategy, the current contextual environment, and institutional capabilities of potential partners, resource availability and funding sources.
  • When working on specific high-priority initiatives, the advocacy officer will collaborate with senior staff and support the analysis process, developing policy positions and programme strategies, establishing new networks and partnerships, and managing coalitions.
  • Act as SC’s representative at local, national and international levels with local authorities, partners etc, as required, mainly in events relating to basic services (health/nutrition, FSL and education) programme.
  • Represent SC Nigeria CO and communicate SC Nigeria CO’s public policy and advocacy positions as and when appropriate to institutions, government, international, national and local organisations as required.
  • Manage event logistics, travel and accommodation for event participants, consultants and staff.
  • Liaise with the administrative department for Programme needs and raise procurement request for the production of IEC materials and others.
  • Support in maintaining good relationship with Government and non-Government partners working on the Project.
  • Support consultants involved in writing project designs, case studies or reports, facilitating training events and conducting policy research, or other such contracted services.
  • Support the implementation of the governance programme including quality control, negotiation with local partners, financial management, documentation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting etc
  • Liaise with the media and communications team to produce contents for SCI website and other social media channels.
  • Support the implementation of Advocacy, Campaign and Policy Strategy for survive breakthrough.
  • Support the implementation of Advocacy, Campaign and Policy Strategy for Learn & Be protect breakthroughs.
  • Manage internal and external correspondence as directed by line manager.
  • Under the direction of the Advocacy, campaigns and policy manager, he/she will represent the project in internal and external events, take notes, and provide feedback.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health / Social Science or related field with at least one year of experience post NYSC.
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission values and approach.
  • Interest in development issues.
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and development partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic integrated project.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to project states.
  • Fluency in English.

Competences and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
Core Competencies (Select just the 4/5 key competencies essential to succeed in the job l and delete the others):

  • 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 with.

Creativity:

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

Integrity:

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

 

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    • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

Application Deadline 2nd April, 2021