Friday, June 11, 2010

Jobs at Save the Children UK

Save the Children UK has been working in Nigeria since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives.
Today, SC UK is working in several states: Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna and others - focusing on child survival, education and protecting children. Furthermore, Nigeria is one of five priority countries for the Alliance popular campaign in child survival. As the world s leading independent children s charity, Save the Children inspires dramatic change for children around the globe.
We are looking for experienced staff to implement a one (1) year ECHO funded project addressing the nutritional needs of children in Katsina state.

Method of Application
To apply, send your C.V. and covering letter in ONLY one attached document explaining how you are suitable to: . The subject field MUST clearly state the position you are applying for. Please note that all positions are based in Katsina except where stated otherwise.

(1 position in Abuja)
• You will assume a lead technical advisory role in developing, implementing and maintaining effective and appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems for all project activities in coordination with the project management and state teams, and in line with USAID PEPFAR reporting requirement and Save the Children guidelines and best practices.
• The candidate is required to possess a post- graduate degree in the relevant field; substantial training and experience in developing and using M & E systems in projects with psychosocial components and/or interventions;
• involvement in Orphan and Vulnerable Children projects, and/or those involving families and children; involvement in projects utilizing grass roots approaches and addressing issues of diversity, power, exclusion, participation and gender. The knowledge of Hausa language is a plus.
• Salary N4.4

• You will ensure that quality data is produced for nutrition activities in Katsina and Zamfara. You will equally be expected to analyze and prepare reports.
• The candidate should possess at least 3 years previous experience in M&E, excellent IT skills and communication skills. Previous experience with local and international NGOs is desirable.
• Salary N1.2

MEDICAL OFFICER (1 position)
• You will train, mentor and supervise health staff (Save the Children and Ministry of Health) to ensure quality inpatient and outpatient treatment of severe acute malnutrition.
• The candidate must be a medical-doctor with experience working in rural hospitals.
• Salary N4.4

OTP COORDINATOR (1 position)
• You will supervise technical staff who overlook the treatment of acute mal-nutrition in outpatient.
• The candidate must possess a background in health and experience in managing staff.
• Salary N2.4

• You will provide administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resource functions, the development and maintenance of policies & procedures, the security of staff and the promotion of the Child Safe Guarding Policy.
• The candidate should be an undergraduate of Administration/Social Sector/Finance. He/she should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, excellent IT and English language skills. Staff and performance management and HR administration skills are desirable.
• Salary N2.4

• You will provide general administrative support to the Katsina team.
• The candidate should be a diploma graduate with at least one year previous experience in similar field. He/she must possess excellent English language skills, IT, Communication and interpersonal skills.
• Salary N1.2

• You will manage the office vehicle fleet, assets, properties and an efficient procurement system to ensure transparency and accountability for Save the Children UK Nigeria. You will also provide logistics support to the team,
• The candidate should possess at least 2 years previous experience in procurement and logistics. He/she should possess good IT skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
• Salary N 1.2

FINANCE OFFICER (1 position)
• You will manage the Katsina s base book keeping and petty cash.
• The candidate should possess at least a diploma in Accountancy, Business Administration or Economics. He/she must possess a substantial experience in cash handling and disbursement; excellent skills in the use of excel spreadsheets and a demonstrable experience in people management and leadership; including remote support and capacity development Experience and understanding of Save the Children UK financial system is desirable.
• Salary N1. 2

• You will manage and oversee the activities of Save the Children Community Mobilization team to ensure quality implementation of the nutrition activities.
• The candidate must possess at least 5 years professional experience in community mobilization; good interpersonal skills and communication skills in both spoken and written Hausa.
• Experience in nutrition and community-based programmes, training and treatment of acute malnutrition are desirable.
• Salary N2.4

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Closing Date: 22nd June, 2010.

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