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Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment / Jobs 2013 | 9 Positions


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Save the Children is currently recruiting to fill the following positions into various locations in Nigeria for various job field:

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Position
Job Field
Location
1
Campaign Coordinator
Media
Abuja
2
Finance and Admin Assistant
Accounting/Audit
Jigawa, Gombe
3
Head Safety and Security
Security
Abuja
4
Human Resources Assistant

Kebbi
5
Finance Coordinator
Accounting/Audit
Zamfara
6
National Safety and Security Manager
Security
Abuja
7
Safety and Welfare Officer
NGO/Non-Profit
Zamfara, Plateau, Lagos, Katsina, Jigawa
8
Knowledge Management Adviser

Abuja
9
Cash Transfer Coordinator
NGO/Non-Profit
Zamfara

ROLE & REQUIREMENTS

1. Campaign Coordinator
To provide support to the Child Survival Campaign and advocacy pillars of the Health and Nutrition team of Save the Children in Nigeria. To provide support as needed to organize campaign events and prepare for meetings, workshops and other related activities, including maintaining links and assisting with documentations and preparing of campaign activities under the Bill and Melinda gates Advocacy project.

Requirements
  • A degree from a reputable University/ institution in Communication, Media or Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in campaign, media or marketing.
  • Proven track record in producing quality campaign materials and organizing quality events.
2. Finance and Admin Assistant
To provide administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resources functions, maintain policies & procedures, the security of staff and the promotion of the Child Safe Guarding Policy and also to manage the organisation's book keeping and petty cash.

Requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree in Administration/Social Sciences/Finance.
  • Understanding of human resource reporting and record keeping requirements.
  • The ideal candidate must also possess an excellent level of IT expertise.
3. Head Safety and Security
The ideal candidate will aim to mitigate the risks posed to the programmes, personnel and assets in Save the Children International in Nigeria through the provision of specialized, coordinated and focused security management support. In particular you will be responsible of policies and procedures, Assessment and analysis, Programme implementation, communication and training.

Requirements
  • In order to be successful within this role, you will ideally have a Bachelors degree in a related field, a formal security qualification or advanced security management training, an advanced level of understanding with the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs, a recommended minimum of 5 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings, preferably in more than one country with large teams of staff.
  • Experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national and international institutions, Experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments, a Strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management.
  • You also must have a competency in Internet and Microsoft Office systems including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other database/mapping systems, be fluent in English, both written and spoken and have a knowledge and understanding of Nigeria and Sahel region.
4. Human Resources Assistant
To provide administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human resources functions for the development and maintenance of policies and procedures, for the security of staff, and for the promotion of the Child Safe Guarding Policy.

Requirements
  • A University degree or Higher National Diploma in Administration or Social Sciences,
  • A good level of IT expertise is also a requirement.
5. Finance Coordinator
To provide sound financial management, manage the financial information function and to assess, train and manage financial relationships with partners; ensuring that all financial transactions are entered into financial system on daily basis. Checking and up loading program offices data to Agresso Financial System on weekly basis as well as weekly feedback to field offices on their weekly financial reports. Bank Reconciliation on monthly basis and verification of payment vouchers and documentations prepared by the cashier for every payment and make sure there are adequate support documentation for each transaction

Requirements
  • Holder of at least a degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration and Economics with substantial experience in Financial Management system.
  • Proven skills in the use of the Agresso accounting package
  • The Ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal, team work and communication skills and demonstrable experience in people management and leadership including remote support and capacity development.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary.
6. National Safety and Security Manager
The overall objective of this position is to mitigate the risks posed to the programmes, personnel and assets in SC in Nigeria through the provision of specialized, coordinated and focused security management support. Support the Head of Safety and Security develop and maintain country-wide security plan that is consistent with the acceptance model and Save the Children standards. Ensure that all staff understand country-wide security plan and agree to abide by its policies and procedures

Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in a related field; Formal security qualification or advanced security management training, Advanced level of understanding with the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs
  • A minimum of 5 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings, preferably in more than one country with large teams of staff with Experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national and international institutions.
7. Safety and Welfare Officer
The Safety and Welfare Officer will work closely with the National Safety & Security Manager and Zamfara Field Manager to carry out safety and security assessments, make recommendations and provide support for their implementation of SCI Programs in Zarnfara, Kebbi & Sokoto.

The Safety & Security Officer will facilitate the implementation of Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards within country programmes and help drive systemic change in the quality of safety and security management and contribute to building country compliance with safety and security Minimum Standards.

Candidate will also take forward the organisational security ethos while on assignment the post holder will play a key role in the capacity building of Safety & Security Focal Points.

Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in a related field; Formal security qualification or advanced security management training, Advanced level of understanding with the philosophy and mode of operation of NGOs
  • A minimum of 3 years field based experience in complex and insecure settings, preferably in more than one country with large teams of staff with experience in liaising with civilian, police and military government authorities, as well as with regional, national and international institutions.
  • Experience of incident reporting, incident mapping, intelligence collation and analysis functions, set up and execution of an incident warning system (warden system), compilation of security reports and assessments; Strong analytical capacity, resourcefulness and creativity in developing the role of security within programmes and ensuring the most effective support to line management.
8. Knowledge Management Adviser
To strengthen the development and management of the monitoring and evaluation, communication and knowledge management strategies for the WINNN project.

Requirements
  • Professional qualification at postgraduate level or equivalent in health economics or epidemiology or health communication. Advanced training in quantitative technologies including database management.
9. Cash Transfer Coordinator
The COOP is an exciting, large scale DFID funded cash transfers programme. The Cash Transfers Coordinator will provide technical support to the design, implementation and monitoring of the programme at State and-Lfl A levels.

Requirements
  • Educated to degree standard, preferable in a discipline such as social sciences, geography, anthropology or other discipline relevant to urban/rural livelihoods.
  • Substantial experience of relief or development / extension work with rural communities.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and managing cash transfer and food security programmes.
  • Knowledge and experience of project development, monitoring and evaluation, preferably in the area of cash transfers and / or food security.
Important Date
The application will close on 16th July, 2013.

HOW TO APPLY?
Kindly send your CV and Covering Letter explaining why you are suitable for the position you are applying for, to: Nigeria.Recruitment@savethechildren.org. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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