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Massive Recruitment at Save the Children Nigeria, 10th June, 2019

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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Consultant – Adaptation and Development of ASRH Toolkits for Adolescent Girls and Boys (Married and Unmarried)

Ref No: 190001LZ
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Duration of Consultancy: 10 days

Background

  • Save the Children (SC) Nigeria is implementing Reaching and Empowering Adolescents to make informed Choices for their Health (REACH) in Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara states in Northern Nigeria.
  • The three year project specifically targets states with some of the worst indicators for adolescents, especially girls, and will focus on rural and hard to reach communities where rates of early marriage, early childbearing, low educational attainment and discriminatory social and gender norms significantly affect the ability of adolescent girls and boys to make decisions and access services to protect and improve their sexual and reproductive health (SRH).
  • REACH project aims to improve access to high quality, gender-responsive and adolescent-friendly SRH services for unmarried and married adolescent girls and boys; increase the decision-making of married and unmarried girls about their SRH and rights; and improve the integration of civil society contributions and evidence-based best practices in ASRHR policy design and implementation at local and state levels.
  • REACH will also contribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 (ensure universal access to ASRH services, including FP information and education, and integration of RH into national strategies and programmes); and SDG 5 (achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls), by:
  • Improving access to high quality, gender-sensitive and adolescent-friendly SRH services for unmarried and married adolescent girls and boys;
    • Increasing the decision-making of married and unmarried adolescent girls about their own SRHR; and
    • Improving the integration of civil society contributions and evidence-based best practices in ASRHR policy design and implementation at local and state levels.
  • Furthermore, to improve gender equality and positive gender norms through the engagement of VYA, older adolescent girls and boys including men; REACH project has developed a gender transformative toolkits using GREAT, REAL Fathers, “Our First Baby” guide and the “Age and life stage” as building blocks.

Overview of Assigned Task

  • To achieve this aim, REACH project is sourcing for a seasoned creative illustrator/graphics artist with capability to develop culturally appropriate pictures to convey meanings, provoke thoughts and discussions among the users of the toolkits. The toolkit addresses the ASRH knowledge needs of and life skills for a) married adolescent girls aged 15 -19 and b) married adolescent boys aged 15 -19.
  • Specifically, the illustrator/graphic artist using the final draft of the toolkit will:
    • Produce about 89 (eighty-nine) drawings across the eleven modules of the toolkit.
    • Present the draft illustrations to the ASRH Advisor for review on cultural appropriateness, gender inclusiveness, ability to promote discussion and transference of knowledge
    • Incorporate the reviews and/or results of field-testing to produce a “camera” ready drawings

Required:

  • Total cost/unit of each drawing must accompany the application.

Consultancy Deliverables:
Finalized and “print ready” drawings/graphics for inclusion in the toolkits for the following target groups:

  • Married adolescent girls aged 15 -19
  • Married adolescent boys aged 15 -19

Key Skills and Experience

  • HND or ND in Illustrative Arts or Computer Graphics
  • 3 – 5 years’ previous experience in the illustrative arts and designs
  • Ability to translate written content to graphics
  • Ability to produce clear and content specific and culturally appropriate drawings
  • Familiarity with adolescent sexual and reproductive health, including family planning, antenatal care, and safe delivery services will be an added advantage


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Social Work Assistant

Ref Id: 190001LM
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Reports to: Social Work Coordinator
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • As a member of the STEER Team, The Social Work Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the STEER technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project – focusing primarily on Social Work, Care & Support but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Assist in day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the work plan and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of the work plan.
  • Assist STEER partners and Government counterparts to implement Social work activities and to ensure that agreed targets are met.
  • Assist Partners to coordinate activities of Community Case Management Workers (CCMW) these includes; Routine Home visits, Case management, Referrals, Linkages and Collaboration with other Service providers.
  • Support partners to form and coordinate activities of Child Protection Committees (CPC), Kids  and Youth clubs, caregivers forum across Project communities
  • Support Partner CSOs to develop and implement case plans including reviews and evaluations.
  • Under the Supervision of Social Work Coordinator, manage the preparation, coordination, and execution of special technical events, such as trainings.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and participate in program trainings and meetings as required.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; security procedures and other staff policies.
  • Assist partners to improve quality of ability to monitor protection needs, gaps and interventions in and around child protection issues.
  • Assist in compiling concise quantitative and qualitative reports, case studies, Success stories etc. on a monthly, and quarterly basis and submit to Social Work coordinator for documentation
  • Represent STEER in States level meetings.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential:

  • Minimum of a years’ experience in Social Work interventions
  • Experience working with an international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Experience working across multiple sub agreements and partners; 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 multi-disciplinary project.

Desirable:

  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of Social Work, Education or Development.
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria Social Work Practices.
  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required, and working knowledge of Hausa language.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

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:

  • Provides best-in-class TA in area of work
  • 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:

  • Designs effective project implementation methods
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Social Work Coordinator

Ref Id: 190001LL
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Reports to: Programme Manager
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • As a member of the STEER Team, The Social Work Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with the STEER technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project – focusing primarily on Social Work, Care & Support but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the work plan and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of the work plan.
  • Provide technical support to STEER partners and Government counterparts to implement Social work activities and to ensure that agreed targets are met.
  • Work closely with Partners to coordinate activities of Community Case Management Workers (CCMW) these includes; Routine Home visits, Case management, Referrals, Linkages and Collaboration with other Service providers.
  • Support partners to form and coordinate activities of Child Protection Committees (CPC), Kids and Youth clubs, caregivers forum across Project communities
  • Support Partner CSOs to develop and implement case plans including reviews and evaluations.
  • Under the Supervision of Social Work Advisor, manage the preparation, coordination, and execution of special technical events, such as trainings.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and participate in program trainings and meetings as required.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; security procedures and other staff policies.
  • Work with partners to improve quality of ability to monitor protection needs, gaps and interventions in and around child protection issues.
  • Advocate with the government and other actors to take appropriate measure to remedy violations and address the protection concerns facing children in the communities. Liaise with relevant line ministries and commissions in order to foster partnerships and encourage national interest and ownership in protection of children
  • Facilitate, draft, and participate in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review of STEER technical reports, such as: monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports; strategic plans and work plans; and other ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Compile concise quantitative and qualitative reports, case studies, Success stories etc. on a monthly, and quarterly basis and submit to Social Work Advisor for documentation
  • Represent STEER in States level meetings.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Social Work interventions
  • Experience working with an international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Experience working across multiple sub agreements and partners; 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 multi-disciplinary project.

Desirable:

  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of Social Work, Education or Development.
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria Social Work Practices.
  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required, and working knowledge of Hausa language.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

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:

  • Provides best-in-class TA in area of work
  • 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:

  • Designs effective project implementation methods
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Programme Manager, HIV/TB/Gender

Job ref.: 190001LK
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Technical Director

Role Purpose

  • As a member of the STEER Team, The Program Manager, HIV/TB/Gender will be responsible for working closely with the STEER Technical Team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project – focusing primarily on TB/HIV prevention, Care & Support, gender but also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition.
  • S/he will lead planning in consultation with the Technical Director, reporting and capacity strengthening efforts while putting in place operational strategies for achieving project aims, results and performance expectations through adherence to high standards of programmatic and management quality.
  • The PM will provide Technical Support in programming as well as documentation and reporting. Will line manage the technical leads.

Key Areas of Accountabilities

  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership primarily in the areas of TB/HIV prevention and gender, Community based TB/HIV Care & Support for project beneficiaries affected by AIDS.
  • Responsible for strengthening the linkages between the community-based care activities and health facilities providing TB/HIV care and treatment towards ensuring a continuum of care.
  • Support the strengthening of the capacity of implementing CSOs in the area of TB/HIV prevention awareness creation, community mobilization for TB/HIV counselling and testing, PMTCT and Early Infant Diagnosis (EID), improving referral and counter-referral systems between communities and facilities.
  • Support the implementation of evidence-based interventions aimed at addressing TB/HIV risk behaviours, TB/HIV transmission, and gender-based violence with a focus on adolescent girls and young female caregivers.
  • The PM-TB/HIV & Gender staff will utilize approaches that support integration and maximize country and community-ownership.
  • Coordinate and maintain close liaison with project partners and with relevant stakeholders in the focus state.
  • Coordinate periodic monitoring/reviews of the STEER Project in the state, identifying successes, and using lessons learned to make contribution to the overall strategies of the project.
  • Coordinate the development of monthly, quarterly and annual work plans in the state.
  • Prepares, collates and submits periodic reports to the Technical Director on Project activities.
  • Ensure proper grant management, review of partner work plans, budgets and liquidations in coordination with the Program/Award and Finance.
  • In collaboration with the finance/Award teams, review and analyze budget comparison reports and take necessary steps to ensure proper management and utilization of budgets.
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies in Field Office are maintained in a safe and secure manner.
  • Represent STEER Project in coordination and cluster meetings.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; comply strictly with security procedures and other staff policies.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by line manager.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • MBBS/MD and/or MPH with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in implementing HIV Prevention, Care and Support programs.
  • Or BS/MA in a relevant health degree a plus a minimum of 5 years technical experience with community-level HIV prevention, Care & Support programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and civil society partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods and adult learning principles.
  • Proven leadership and inter-personal skills for effective team work; as well as the ability to work independently on a frequent basis, taking initiative, managing a variety of activities concurrently, and delivering outputs on schedule.
  • Demonstrated ability to support partners working at a distance to achieve results against program objectives/targets.
  • Successful experience in project design and proposal development in the TB/HIV/Health sector for USAID/PEPFAR preferred.
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation and reporting TB/HIV Care & Treatment activities as well as OVC.
  • Good knowledge of Government of Nigeria TB/HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Paediatric & Adult)and experience working with Ministry of Health and other relevant entities.
  • Familiarity with OVC programming and principles.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills required, and working knowledge of Hausa language.
  • Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Experience with SharePoint a plus.

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:

  • Provides best-in-class TA in area of work
  • 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:

  • Designs effective project implementation methods
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

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

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Ref Id: 190001LO
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • To ensure implementation of the M&E plan for STEER including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to partners M&E officers and government counterparts to ensure highest possible quality data collection, data management and reporting.

Scope Of Role
Reports to: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (state)

Key Areas Of Accountability

  • Assist the M&E Coordinator in all aspects of programme monitoring by periodic data collection, data verification and data analysing from partners
  • Assist and participate in preparation and the process of programme’s outcome level situation and impact studies (baseline and end-line)
  • Facilitate to strengthen Data Quality Assurance System for partners by Data Quality Assessment tools
  • Develop and maintain database system to ensure programme tracking and to get critical information of programme achievement by organizing, analysing, and presentation.
  • Identify the needs and Provide technical supports on data management system, and M&E for partners’ organisation.
  • Participate in the implementation and updating of M&E policy and guidelines for MEC in-line with SCI and Donor Organisations
  • Assist and participate in M&E trainings to staff and partners on M&E Systems and data analysis in liaison with Implementing Partners
  • Ensure data management related training and capacity needs are identified systematically and communicated to M&E Coordinator
  • Conduct monitoring visits to partners’ project sites and review partners’ M&E system
  • Collaborate with partners’ M&E person to ensure effective supervision, monitoring and evaluation system in place
  • Assist M&E Coordinator for reviewing periodic reports and give feedbacks to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Ensure data from partners and provide partners information as per MEC and donor requirements
  • Support on development of profiles and project achievements of partners and share between partners for inter learning
  • Ensure that findings, lessons learned, and analysis of impacts from across the projects and components which promotes learning and strategy development
  • Support the team lead to monitor activities at the intervention states and communicate findings and progress to response team
  • Participate in evaluation of the response, focusing on data management of evaluation datasets.
  • Support Documentation, Reporting, Knowledge Sharing and Effective Feedback Mechanism:
  • Support coordination of the response monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reviews and reports as required.
  • Participate in dissemination of program information to communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism
  • Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
  • Update shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

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
Essential:

  • Training in quantitative methodologies, including database management.
  • 2-3 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics.
  • Strong analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to support CSOs across board by building their capacity.
  • Planning skills, including ability to think creatively and set priorities, manage work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal).
  • The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Commitment to SC’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable:

  • A degree qualification or equivalent in public health, social science, statistics, economics or related discipline
  • Experience working with in Systems Strengthening programs to support vulnerable children.
  • Experience of qualitative research techniques
  • Experience in international development


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

Ref Id: 190001LP
Location: Bauchi
Reports to: Monitoring & Evaluation Director
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • To assume a technical role in implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities in Lagos and Cross Rivers States.
  • The post will involve coordination with state teams, and in line with USAID reporting requirements, and with SC guidelines and best practices.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Based on the project proposal, implementation plan, and donor reporting requirements, implement the system for capturing and documenting data and relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs, outcomes, and impacts, which is feasible, practical, and “user friendly”, and will obtain valid and reliable information.
  • Ensure an effective M&E data collection and reporting system with all partners through mentorship, on the job training, site visits and other technical support as needed.  Ensure systems are well understood and properly implemented by all partners.
  • Work with partners and state teams to maintain reporting processes to ensure that all information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support the conduct of periodic supportive supervision and Data Quality Assessment visits to state teams, partners, and communities
  • Facilitate the sharing of information obtained with communities, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism.
  • Ensure programming is aligned to targets and indicators contained in project proposal
  • Constantly update State team on activities progress
  • Provide on-going support to partners, and communities to maintain M&E systems; identify skill gaps that can be addressed in subsequent trainings.
  • Analyse information about the programme and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports in ensuring utmost quality
  • Update project database routinely as at when required
  • Support monthly data review meetings in States
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Monitoring & Evaluation Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential:

  • Training in quantitative methodologies, including database management.
  • 3 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, HIV, nutrition and/ or economics.
  • Strong analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to support CSOs across board by building their capacity.
  • Planning skills, including ability to think creatively and set priorities, manage work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal).
  • The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Commitment to SC’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.
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Desirable:

  • A degree or a postgraduate level qualification or equivalent in economics or related discipline
  • Experience working with in Systems Strengthening programs to support vulnerable children.
  • Experience of qualitative research techniques
  • Experience in international development

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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Coordinator

Job ref.: 190001LS
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Social Work Advisor

Role Purpose

  • Coordinate, monitor and supervise program activities in the LGA in addition to working closely with CSO partners and other stakeholders in STEER Project implementation.
  • He/she will work closely with the State team to document best practices and lessons learned on the project.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Provide programme technical support through frequent field visits to the implementing LGAs, presenting a report with recommendations.
  • Ensure CSO partners develop quality timely work plans and budgets according to the frequency requested by the project.
  • Support training of Community Case management Workers (CCMWs) on Social Work, HES, Nutrition or other related topics.
  • Support to build the social workforce capacity of local government agencies (LGA), civil society organizations (CSO), community-based organizations (CBO) and partner institutions on case Management
  • Coordinate identification of viable HHES models, gather information on what models of HHES are available in the target communities, both formal and informal
  • Provide support and mentoring to CSO staff and partners in implementing the HHES services in the communities, through field visits, refresher trainings, on the job training etc. Help CSOs ensure that services are relevant and useful to the beneficiaries and well integrated with other services provide by and through the STEER project.
  • Evaluate the work of CSO technical staff as well as their CCMW to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
  • Provide direct support to beneficiaries or households, such as handling a referral for child advocacy issues, conducting a needs evaluation, or resolving complaints.
  • Provide technical Support to partners to form and coordinates activities on CPC, Kids  and Youth clubs, caregivers forum including meetings to build resilience among children in distress in all STEER project communities
  • Facilitate community mobilisation activities to support targeting and enrolment of beneficiaries.
  • Plan sensitisation activities for targeted communities with focus on traditional leaders and other key stakeholders
  • Coordinate with health centres to carry out joint community mobilisation activities around nutrition, HIV/AIDS and general Health
  • Ensure that planned activities are carried out in a way that is timely, cost effective and to quality standards
  • Monitor security situation and ensure relevant information is reported to State Team Leader and security considerations are adequately factored into activity planning
  • Support development of community-based mechanisms to receive information and provide feedback about the programme
  • Support training of CSO Staff on HIV/AIDS, Targeted testing and other Social Work related topics.
  • Support to build the social workforce capacity of civil society organizations (CSO), community-based organizations (CBO) on case Management
  • Support recruitment, interviewing, and hiring or sign up of CCMWs and CSO Social Work staff.
  • Provide Technical Support to Partner CSOs to support CCMW to provide resolution and referral services for clients who require specialized counselling
  • Support Partners to coordinate activities of Community Case Management Workers (CCMW) these includes; Routine Home visits, Case management, targeted testing, Referrals, Linkages and Collaboration with other Service providers in the LGA.
  • Evaluate the work of CSO staff as well as their CCMW to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
  • Provide technical support to CSO Partners to develop and implement care plans including reviews and evaluations.
  • Provide direct support to beneficiaries or households, such as handling a referral for child advocacy issues, conducting a needs evaluation, or resolving complaints.
  • Provide quality reports and documentation to the State Team Leader according to the defined M&E plan meeting both donor and internal demands
  • Ensure regular communication and sharing of successes / challenges with the State Team Leader
  • Provide program updates to STEER partners, and stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Prepare monthly summaries for submission to LGA authorities after proper validation by the State Team Leader
  • Collaborate with LGA authorities, other partners (WHO, UNICEF, FHI360) in planning, implementing activities in the communities.
  • Support CSO project officers in organizing monthly tasks in addition to setting short term and Long term project goals and objectives
  • Develop activity plans and budgets for technical support activities.
  • Observe principles of child rights programming in all activities related to social work programming including design, analysis, implementation and M& E with a particular focus on gender and diversity, children’s participation. Ensure quality of practice by adhering to the SC Practice Standards on Child Participation.
  • Participate in meetings, trainings and other assessments and events as required

Skills, Experience and Education
Essential:

  • A first degree in Social Work with three (3) years’ work experience, or a BS/HND in Social Science with 5 years’ work experience.
  • Substantial track record of success on social work programming in the context of HIV including OVC.
  • Experience in project management of at least 2 years.
  • Demonstrable experience in budget formulation and monitoring.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Demonstrable ability to acquire a high level of thematic expertise on priority issues within social work.
  • Experience in providing technical support to partners and in particular government at senior levels.
  • Proven capacity to develop a network of contacts with key players from amongst communities, government, donors, international agencies and NGOs, to maintain these relationships over time.

Desirable:

  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels.
  • Proven capacity to deliver results against objectives, reporting schedules and work plans.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Proficient in word processing, presentations and spreadsheet computer packages.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s values and mission.
  • Analytical & research skills, experience in conducting health systems research, ability to analyse data.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Work experience in health/public health and or in a health/public health organisation, including as a trainer.
  • Experience with providing institutional support and technical assistance to development partners, government/community institutions

Additional skills:

  • Ability to work effectively both independently (with minimal supervision) and as a member of a team
  • Commitment to gender equity, child rights, community empowerment, and grassroots development approaches
  • Effective planning and organising skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice):
Accountability:

  • Holds self and others accountable to deliver on responsibilities
  • High level of accuracy in work and attention to detail
  • Carries out responsibilities in a timely and pro-active way

Ambition:

  • Cultivates an ambitious team mentality for the project
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively about opportunities to improve programme management and quality

Collaboration:

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

Creativity:

  • Actively looks to improve programme management systems and quality of delivery
  • Looks for new opportunities to promote the project with other stakeholders
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

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

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant

Ref Id: 190001LR
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Finance support

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: Finance Officer

Key Areas of Accountability
Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in ensuring that sub grantees (CSOs) 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:

  • Coordinate with the Line manager to ensure timely and appropriate cash flows, matched with the operational needs of the state office and budget forecasts, and in line with SC policies and USAID requirements.
  • Assist the Finance officer to manage the electronic spreadsheet/format for receiving and disbursing funds; coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly financial reports and other reports to Finance office in 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.
  • With the Finance officer 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.
  • With support from Finance officer 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 DFID requirements.
  • In collaboration with the line manager support the training in financial management in accordance with USAID & SC’s financial management policies

Administration:

  • Work with the state team to establish basic systems/procedures for state office support functions, such as: communications, documentation, records and file-keeping, publications, training resources and informational materials, inventories for office supplies and equipment, etc.
  • Support the office assistant to coordinate all state-level procurement activities, basic administrative functions, and asset/property management in line with SC policies and USAID requirements.  Help to liaise with landlord and other external officials as needed.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

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 / Business Administration
  • 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.)
  • 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 handle last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to be creative and proactive health service improvement is essential.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Finance Officer

Ref No: 190001LQ
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Permanent

Role Purpose

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

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: STEER Finance Manager
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: Finance Assistant

Key Areas of Accountability
Steer Specific:

  • Prepare monthly partner transfer and ensure prompt transfer of such funds to all partners.
  • Collect partner’s financial report and necessary documentation and perform monthly reconciliation of all partner’s advances.
  • Support the Chief of Party in the monthly review of transaction listings and monthly variance analysis.
  • Prepare all adjustment journals including reallocations, exchange rate for approval by the Finance Manager.
  • Responsible for managing all staff programme advances and ensure proactively reconcile the advance account.
  • Coordinate the monthly cash forecast process for the STEER project and ensure that there is always adequate funds for the implementation of the project
  • Attend to all financial related queries from the Chief of Party

Tax Management:

  • Responsible to legally minimise tax liabilities through informed application of tax laws and regulations
  • Ensure that all remittances are done within the required timeline
  • Ensure the monthly reconciliation of the tax account including PAYE and WHT account
  • Manage tax compliance, reporting, and filing works for the organization.
  • Act as the key point of contact and support for our local taxation matters
  • Act as key point of contact for collection and issuance of Credit note to all Save the Children International Vendors and Suppliers.

Statutory Deductions:

  • Monthly remittance of all staff pension deductions and submission of the schedule to the various PFAs
  • Monthly reconciliation of all staff pension account on Agresso including matching off of all reconciled account
  • Monthly remittance of NHF, NSITF and every other statutory deductions
  • Constantly liaise with the National Housing Fund to credit each staff member account with the deduction.

Others:

  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or line manager

Working Contacts:

  • Internal: All SCI staff, in particular the STEER project team
  • External: Auditors, Bank, Government bodies, include regulatory agencies and Vendors.

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
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience in computerized and accounting systems.
  • Honesty.
  • 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 Hausa language.
  • Level of IT Expertise: Excellent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • 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 handle last-minute demands; exercise patience, and adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Ability to be creative and proactive health service improvement is essential.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Administration and Logistics Assistant

Ref No: 190001LW
Location: Kano
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Field Manager

Role Purpose

  • The Admin & Logistics Assistant is responsible for managing logistics staff, vehicle fleet, assets, communications, procurement, security and properties to ensure effective, transparent and accountable logistic support to the Save the Children programmes in SC Nigeria.
  • Liaison with program teams to ensure adequate logistical consideration for coordination and planning of program implementation. Provide technical support and guidance to program teams on logistical elements of distribution & procurement planning.

Key Areas of Accountability
Transport & Fleet:

  • Managing and tracking of all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation
  • Manage, maintain and repair vehicles in safe and efficient working order
  • Ensure that vehicles are checked on a daily basis, and that regular service and maintenance is carried out as per agreed schedule
  • Responsible for administering litigations and traffic offenses.
  • Ensure vehicles have current and lawful documentation.
  • Manage service agreements related to vehicle maintenance and fuelling. Monitor fuel consumption and submit monthly reports
  • Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement Board.
  • Liaise with airlines for flight travel ensuring value for money. Coordinate with incoming and outgoing travelers on pick up an drop times ensuring drivers are briefed of movement plans
  • Ensure accommodation is arranged for travelers. Ensure best value for money and that travelers are clearly informed well in advance

Asset & Facility Management:

  • Maintaining up-to-date control of all assets including tracking donor, value, and location, managing staff issue, and recording all asset movements and disposals
  • Oversee the issuance and return of assets to/from staff
  • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain asset condition reports.
  • Ensure leased properties are in good habitable conditions.  Overseeing repairs on these houses, liaising with the caretaker and landlord where necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator servicers and builders and make this list available to staff.
  • Ensure the data network (internet) is operational. Report any defective IT or office equipment to SCI IT Support.

Procurement and Supply:

  • Oversee procurement requirements of the Field Office; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders, Goods Received Notes, etc.)
  • Check the availability and prices of requested items in the local market; liaise with capital office if procurement must be conducted there
  • Prepare a weekly summary of all outstanding purchase requisitions, showing the current status of the items and the date which they are expected to be supplied to the projects
  • Prepare monthly summary reports on the procurement and logistics support functions, identifying problems in operations and solutions proposed
  • Monitor procurement and logistics support costs in liaison with the Finance officer to ensure that expenditures remain within approved budgets
  • Ensure the office is well stocked with necessary supplies stationeries and other consumables
  • Oversee all arrangements for meetings and conferences as required ensuring these are delivered to a high quality and cost effectively

Administration:

  • Maintain a general document-filing system.
  • Regularly review and update STEER/Kano office specific information on the SC official website.
  • Manage calendars and arrangement of meetings for Senior staff
  • Ad hoc typing & photocopying for Senior Staff
  • Co-ordinate and maintain the SC Kano Office resource centre documentation system: receiving and filing official documents, publications, manuals, text and other materials in an easily retrievable manner and ensuring the security of all materials, text and documents in the centre.
  • Assist in the production and publications of all STEER official text, reports and other material in consultation with the Field Programmes Manager.
  • Manage day-to-day upkeep of and administrations for agreements, including seeking resolution i.e for issues with IT, Internet system and phone lines.
  • Other – Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Coordination:

  • Maintain and regularly update current contact database of other INGO organizations, donors and embassies.
  • Maintain and where necessary develop shared electronic & manual files to ensure easy access to information.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain the SCI resource centre documentation system: receiving and filing official documents, publications, manuals, text and other materials in an easily retrievable manner and ensuring the security of all materials, text and documents in the centre.
  • Manage the diaries of the Base Managers where required.
  • Ensure the regular collection and dissemination of the mail and courier.

Administration & Reports:

  • Maintain all logistic files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner
  • Line manage, coordinate, monitor and guide the work of the drivers, cleaners and guards and any other logistics support by managing performance on an on-going basis
  • Produce weekly procurement tracker and send to programmes and capital office
  • Produce logistics site report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
  • Update Asset Register and send to capital office every month
  • Update the vehicle cost schedule and produce regular vehicle performance and cost reports and send to capital office once per month.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Work in close collaboration with the finance and administration departments to ensure effective operations and strong team spirit
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the line manager

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:

  • Level of Education – Degree
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level – Excellent
  • Language Requirements – English – Excellent
  • Level of IT Expertise Required – Good

Experience Expectations:

  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role – 2
  • Experience in procurement and logistics with INGO
  • Experience in a relatively insecure field based environment

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Driver

Job ref.: 190001LU
Locations: Kano and Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Admin & Logistic Assistant

Role Purpose

  • The driver is responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children International vehicle, staff and Assets.
  • The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver’s handbook and safe driving standards, ensuring the vehicle is fuelled in time for trips and the proper management of the fuel supply for that vehicle.
  • The driver should do so in accordance with SC policies and procedures.
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Key Areas of Accountabilities
Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:
  • Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time

Control of Vehicles:

  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Line Managers.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

On the road:

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials
  • Save the Children has a no passenger policy – this relates to all non agency personnel and is for reasons of safety, the continuance and equity of the programme.
  • Save the Children may give lifts to agency and Governmental staff on occasion for the benefit of the programme – see passenger policy for details.
  • SCI reserves the right to refuse entry to a vehicle any staff member without identification documents or who cannot be identified by SC staff.
  • In the event of a medical emergency lifts may be given on prior approval of the programme manager – see passenger policy for details.

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

Vehicle Defects:

  • A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
  • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

Cleanliness & Visibility:

  • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • Driver is to ensure SCUK visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.

Other:

  • Follow and abide by the traffic rules, SC regulations, driver safety manual and any other instructions given by the Line Manager
  • Maintain all vehicle’s safety equipment, as per vehicle safety kit, in liaison with the logistics officer – including first aid kit, communication equipment, tow rope and fire extinguisher
  • Work after duty hours or holidays as and when required and with prior notice from line manager
  • Perform any other relevant and appropriate requested by the Line Manager

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • A full and clean driving license
  • Should have 3-5 years experience of professional driving.
  • Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
  • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in insecure environments is critical.
  • Some practical experience of user vehicle maintenance.
  • Personal Qualities:
    • A proactive and flexible approach to work
    • An ability to work with minimum supervision
    • A systematic approach to work
    • A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
    • A keen interest in self development
    • A reliable, polite and professional attitude to ensure SCI is perceived as such.
  • Working knowledge of the Save the Children Emergency Manual, Sphere, and Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Strong oral and written English language communication skills required.
  • Ability to speak Hausa language fluently.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and frustrating working circumstances is required.

Desirable:

  • Any additional skills and/or experience that could be used by Save the Children would be taken into account in the selection process.
  • A heavy goods driving license.

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.

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

 

 

Job Title: Office Assistant

Job ID: 190001LX
Location: Kano
Reports to: Admin & Logistic Assistant
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Budget responsibility: None

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Sweep and mop floors.
  • Dispose dirt inside the waste basket and dustbin daily
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Mix various cleaning agents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants.
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Support in movement of heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Wash kitchen utensils and make sure the kitchen surface is always neat, clean and dry
  • Ensures no plates, cups or utensils are left over the night in the kitchen sink.
  • Remove  cobwebs
  • Cut and trim the flowers & grass within & outside the premises
  • Sweep the compound
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Wet-wipe and polish all high-level shelves.
  • Wet-wipe window ledges
  • Always adhere to all company policies and procedures

Other:

  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Skills & Experience

  • Level of Education: SSCE
  • General Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level: Good
  • Language Requirements: English – Good, Hausa – Good
  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role: 2 years.

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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Nutrition Coordinator

Ref Id: 190001LV
Location: Kano
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • As a member of the STEER Team, the Nutrition Coordinator will work under the direction of the State Program Manager in the day-to-day successful implementation of the STEER Project at the States. Overall, the Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for the support and capacity building of the STEER partners including CSOs and the Government counterparts.

Scope Of Role

  • Reports to: State Program Manager
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: 0

Key Areas Of Accountability

  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the State and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of work plan.
  • Provide technical support to STEER partners and Government counterparts to implement Nutrition activities and to ensure that agreed targets are met.
  • Responsible for facilitation of trainings, support State level planning and activities for World Breastfeeding week and other nutrition activities as agreed in the annual work plan.
  • Under the Supervision of Program Manager, manage the preparation, coordination, and execution for special technical events, such as trainings
  • Participate in meetings, seminars, debriefings and other technical meetings.
  • Compile States level reports on project results, case studies and lessons learned.
  • Develop State level annual, quarterly and monthly work plans as agreed with the line manager.
  • Facilitate, draft, and participate in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review of STEER technical reports, such as: monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports; strategic plans and work plans; and other ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of assessments and evaluation studies, trainings, and workshops.
  • Support the work of consultants in the States as needs arise.
  • Document technical team meetings, partner meetings, conferences, and workshops, so that notes are around to team members not in attendance and to STEER/HQ.
  • Provide support on technical initiatives, including performing literature searches, investigating key issues, and contributing to technical activities as required.
  • Maintain good relationship with Government and non-Government partners working on Nutrition in the States.
  • Represent STEER in States level meetings such as SCFN, working groups, etc.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the Program Manager.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; comply strictly to security procedures and other staff 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
Essential:

  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of nutrition, health, or development
  • Experience in Contemporary Nutrition  interventions
  • Experience working with an international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Fluency in English and Hausa Language
  • Experience working across multiple sub agreements and partners; 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 multi-disciplinary project.

Desirable:

  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of nutrition, health, or development
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Awards Officer

Ref Id: 190001LT
Location: Bauchi and Kano
Reports to: Awards  Coordinator
Staff directly reporting to this post: 0

Role Purpose

  • To assist the maintenance and administration of a robust and effective awards management system that is compliant to SCI awards systems and guidelines, and meet donor requirements.

Key Areas of Accountability
Awards Management and Administration:

  • Assist in ensuring that grant management is compliant with all donor/SCI policies and regulations
  • Assist in the maintenance of an effective  and efficient central awards filing system in accordance with SC awards checklist
  • Assist in following up to ensure that the an effective  awards control/reporting schedule
  • Assist in Coordinating financial and narrative reports and sending to Head of Awards & Compliance  before submission to donors/Member/ or as assigned
  • Dissemination of information/correspondence regarding awards as instructed by the Awards Manager
  • Monitor action points and  reports submission dates  – setting up reminder system (wall chart / outlook diary)
  • Assist with the Review of transactions and records to ensure compliance with donor requirements via Agresso
  • Work with the Awards Manager in assisting Budget Holders  in the preparation of budgets in SC format including phasing and re-phasing of budgets and ensure comprehensive budget notes for the donor and for internal use are prepared and filed
  • Liaise with budget holders to ensure that time sheets are completed for all staff funded under the relevant grants and or where personnel are allocated across more than one financial source code.
  • Liaising with budget holders and programme managers during preparation  of  financial reports, asset registers, and other documents, as required by donors, and ensure they are produced in donor specific formats and that they and detailed background information is filed electronically and in hard copy
  • Support in the Review of financial report with Budget Holders to ensure reports are compatible with the narrative reports, assets register, and other returns to Donors/Member,
  • Coordinate with Finance and Programmes in ensuring that all requisite Donor reports are submitted on time and in compliance with prescribed Donor formats
  • Support in ensuring Kick Off Meetings occur for all new projects

Awards Management Information:

  • View relevant awards in AMS with a view to identify awards requiring update of information through daily review and monitoring of the dashboard.
  • Regularly view all new opportunities; proposals and contracts in AMS and inform the Awards Manager of all outstanding approvals
  • Support the Awards Manager in the process of Finalizing all donor reports in accordance with donor requirements and SC reporting schedule
  • Support in the Closeout processes of all awards as appropriate
  • Ensure that good documentation, hard and soft copies, (up to audit standards) for all awards is maintained

Budget Monitoring:

  • Participate in the annual budget development, where required
  • Support budget holders in the proposal budget costings, creating Reporting Templates and DEAs, where required
  • Assist in the review of monthly transactions with Budget Holders and provide comments to fAwards Manager for submission to Finance

Audit & Evaluation:

  • Assist with the Internal and External audit preparations including putting together relevant documentation and ToR for the Audit
  • Assist in the coordination of all SC awards audits and assist the Award Manager in ensuring complete implementation of recommendations
  • Assist in the follow up on audit issues and provide appropriate response with support from Award Manager

Field Office and Partner Support Function:

  • Capacity Building of partners in understanding finance and awards management
  • Assist in the Capacity Building of Budget Holders & Field staff  in Awards Management
  • Assist in conducting Pre awards assessment and due diligence check for new partners
  • Assist in Organizing  audit of Implementing Partners

Other Support:

  • Work closely with  Awards Team on finance /awards related issues
  • Participate in monthly awards meetings and provide update, where necessary
  • Participate in Year End & on-going processes relating to awards status including final reconciliation of donor disbursements & awards expenditure, confirmation of debt and income carry forward positions, awards closures
  • Other – Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Supporting the Dual Mandate

  • Support the development of an organizational culture that reflects our values, our dual mandate and promotes accountability and high performance

Global Policies:

  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, health and safety, code of conduct,  Fraud and Dishonesty,  equal opportunities and other relevant 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
Essential:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other relevant discipline
  • 2-4 years working experience in relevant field, at least 2 of which should be in grant management with non-profit sector
  • Experience of working with institutional donor contracts such as DFID, EC, ECHO, USAID in an I/NGO environment
  • Experience in financial management and producing appropriate management information
  • Minimal Facilitation Skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to translate analysis into appropriate, feasible and practical implementation plans and goals.
  • An understanding of development work in order to communicate effectively with Members/Donors and programme staff on funding sources and programme issues
  • Ability to use developed guidelines and formats to support staff in donor applications and reporting
  • Knowledge of major donor funding sources
  • Experience of supporting programmes in each stage of the project cycle, including budgeting, technical and financial monitoring in the context of grants/restricted funding sources.
  • Understanding of interdepartmental relationships, dynamics and functioning in an overseas programme setting
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children
  • Ability to understand technical and financial issues into a language understandable by non-finance staff
  • Computer literate (including working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access) and competency in development of spread-sheets and databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with thoughtful and accurate information
  • Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment from time to time
  • Ability to work within a multicultural and multi-religious settings

Desirable:

  • Experience of Save the Children financial accounting packages (eg Agresso), policies, systems and procedures.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Household Economic Strengthening (HES) Coordinator

Ref Id: 190001LY
Location: Bauchi
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • This position will be responsible for providing technical support and guidance in the implementation of the economic strengthening component of the STEER OVC project.
  • The job will primarily focus on; support CSOs on market assessment which will include gender iterative economic opportunity analyses, identification of pro-poor, high-growth value chains, building financial literacy skills of households, incorporating basic market principles, facilitate skills trainings, manage group savings programs, household economic assessments, support to households to develop and scale-up businesses on community-based savings and loan schemes, (VS&L) for caregivers and heads of households.

Scope of role:

  • Reports to: HES Manager
  • Staff directly reporting to this post : 0

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the State and provide input into the development, on-going management and maintenance of work plan.
  • Coordinate identification of viable HHES models, gather information on what models of HHES are available in the target communities, both formal and informal
  • Based on the above, contribute to the design of flexible and adaptable economic strengthening models based on best practices and relevance to the Nigeria context, which can be feasibly rolled out in target communities.
  • Support to train and guide CSOs or partners as they roll out HHES strategies in target communities, working with teams to plan and implement the roll-out strategies.
  • Provide support and mentoring to CSO staff and partners in implementing the HHES services in the communities, through field visits, refresher trainings, on the job training etc.  Help CSOs ensure that services are relevant and useful to the beneficiaries and well integrated with other services provide by and through the STEER project.
  • Support the project CSOs or partners ensure that economic strengthening services provided by STEER project are in line and complementary with, other economic strengthening services provided by other agencies at the state and community levels.
  • Coordinate periodic monitoring/reviews of the HHES services, identify successes, and using lessons learned to make contribution to the overall HHES strategies of the project.
  • Ensure that HHES components and related services are integrated into project reviews and evaluation activities.
  • Support State level planning of activities as agreed in the STEER work plan.
  • Under the Supervision of HES Manager, manage the preparation, coordination, and execution for special technical events.
  • Participate in meetings, seminars, debriefings and other technical meetings as required.
  • Compile States level reports on project results, case studies and lessons learned.
  • Develop State level annual, quarterly and monthly work plans as agreed with the line manager.
  • Facilitate, draft, and participate in the development of, and/or the timely completion/review of STEER technical reports, such as: monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports; strategic plans and work plans; and other ad hoc reports, as required.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of assessments and evaluation studies, trainings, and workshops.
  • Support the work of consultants in the States as needs arise.
  • Document technical team meetings, partner meetings, conferences, and workshops, so that notes are around to team members not in attendance and to STEER/HQ.
  • Provide support on technical initiatives, including performing literature searches, investigating key issues, and contributing to technical activities as required.
  • Maintain good relationship with Government and non-Government partners working on Nutrition in the States.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as determined by the STEER COP, including assisting HES Manager and other Technical Leads on the project.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s child protection policies; comply strictly to security procedures and other staff policies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Essential:

  • Experience in HES  interventions
  • Experience working with an international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Fluency in English and Hausa
  • Experience working across multiple sub agreements and partners; 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 multi-disciplinary project.

Desirable:

  • A degree or equivalent work experience in the field of agriculture, economics, or development
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects in a team setting with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  •  Strong organizational and communication skills.

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.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Deadline: 21st June, 2019.

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