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Latest Vacancies at SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria, 18th January, 2019

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SOS Children’s Villages work in more than 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages has been active since 1973 and has presence in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State, Gwagwalada-Abuja, Jos-Plateau State, Ibadan-Oyo State and Kaduna-Kaduna State.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Administration and Logistics Officer

Location: Borno

Position Overview

  • The Role of the Administration and Logistics Officer is to provide the location office with quality facility management; including liaising with heads of units/departments and staff to identify their facilities related needs, propose and manage cost-effective solutions/services; supporting the work of the Programme Unit in service monitoring and supplier management, ensuring that the required standards are maintained, providing administrative support to enable departments/units to function effectively and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facility Service Monitoring and follow up to ensure compliance with standards
  • Supervising the use of the Borno State Office Vehicles and assets
  • Location Office and Store Management
  • Admin & Logistics Filing System and support

Requirements
Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • 2 years proven administrative experience
  • Proven ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Experience and regular use of Microsoft Office applications and internet
  • Experience in handling sensitive information
  • Proficient in English: verbal, written and presentation.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Child Protection Officer

Location: Borno

Position Overview

  • The Child Protection Officer will implement the child protection policy in emergency project activities and other related Child Protection activities within the North East, Nigeria.
  • He/she works will be responsible for the collection of information needed to identify, register, and analyse the humanitarian needs of children and care givers.
  • These include unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASCs) survivor of SGBV, SAM, and other children in need.
  • He/she will design the follow-up plan for each identified child and actively contribute in case management, collaborating with the other Case Workers and Community Support Case Workers to deal directly with the beneficiaries in the targeted areas.
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Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures effective and efficient project activities in compliance with project work plan;
  • Supervises, supports and leads the Case Management team members (Case workers, psycho-social team, Data Clerk);
  • Ensures all cases are properly managed, according to the guidelines, the available referral pathway and service mapping;
  • Prepares and coordinates trainings for community leaders, social workers and case workers on Case Management and Child Protection in Emergencies;
  • Guides the Data entry clerks using the CPMIS on the required global Child Protection Standards;
  • Communicates regularly with Case Workers’ Team Leader for updates on achievements and challenges;
  • Directly communicates effectively with other case workers as part of conducting individual case management when needed.
  • Collects from the Case Workers’ Team Leader the reports from all the targeted areas and supervises the overall integrity and uniformity of methods among the different areas of works and teams;
  • Compiles and reports to the Field Coordinator, all cases that require referrals, highlighting gaps and recommendations;
  • Collaborates with the Field Coordinator to represent SOSCV with the local / State authorities and other partners (Child Protection Working Sector and other cluster meetings);
  • Ensures that all the documentation for Case management of Unaccompanied and Separated Children is conducted and filed accordingly to the required standards;
  • Prepares and forwards to the Field Officer monthly work plans and progress reports for the entire Child Protection project based on set indicators for the 5W matrix and any other required reporting to partners and donors;
  • identifies program gaps and suggest to the Field Coordinator mitigating actions in periodic reports;
  • Collects and documents success stories and photographs for reports;
  • Ensures that case file cabins are locked and keys secured; to be accessed with his/her permission;
  • Adopt standard operating procedure for the Child Protection and case management system and data management protocols;
  • Performs any other necessary action related with the position to achieve the objectives of the project and of SOSCV in Nigeria if requested by the Field Coordinator;
  • Follows and enforces all SOSCV codes of conduct and policies;
  • Perform any other lawful actions related with the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of SOSCV if requested by his/her supervisor.
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Requirements
Education required:

  • Technical Diploma or Degree in Social Work, Human Rights, or related degree preferred

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or (other languages) preferred or required


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Field Coordinator

Location: Borno

Position Overview

  • The Field Coordinator is to manage and ensure the collaboration of local governments and other stakeholders at all levels in the assigned programme locations.
  • He/she is responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of emergency response activities in the assigned location and responsible for developing grant proposals for funding, both locally and internationally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and implementation of Emergency Response Activities
  • Stakeholders Collaboration
  • Beneficiary Management
  • Policy Implementation
  • Reports and Documentation
  • Safety and Security

Requirements
Education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, and/or equivalent professional certificate in emergency management

Experience/Skills Required:

  • 3 years’ experience in social development or humanitarian work
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with different stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)
  • Able to work under minimal supervision in stressful situations and make decisions.
  • Strong office and project management skills
  • Knowledge of emergency management, including processes, policies and laws.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 4th January, 2019.

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