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collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is now looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
Job Title: National Program Manager
Strategically lead and manage the Child Development Grant Programme (CDGP) in Northern Nigeria; accountable for the achievement of programme deliverables and delivery of the joint log-frame within the consortium of Save the Children and Action Against Hunger.
Post-graduate qualification in Public Health, or Nutrition or Food Security related relevant discipline. Substantial experience of working and living in Africa, ideally with professional experience in Nigeria, Prior experience of designing and/or delivering large scale (in excess of £10m) cash transfer programmes, Proven ability to manage large consortiums with a minimum of 4 years experience managing multi-reqional or multi-country programmes. Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, while maintaining technical quality. Ability to represent the cash transfer programme at a strategic level and engage and influence key stakeholders
How to Apply
For positions 4 & 5 kindly send your CV and covering letter on or before 2nd December 2012 explaining why you are suitable 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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