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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Ad-hoc Volunteer - Cleaner

Job ID: 2100047V
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employee Status: Contingent

Role

  • To provide a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the Office and Guest house.

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.

Qualifications And Experience And Attributes
Essential:

  • Level of Education - SSCE
  • General Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level - Good
  • Language Requirements - English - Good
  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role - 1 year.

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 17th June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Ref No: 2100044V
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The Procurement Officer is responsible for managing procurement processes to ensure effective, transparent and accountable support to Save the Children’s programmes in Borno State.
  • Under the supervision of the Procurement Coordinator to ensure adequate consideration for coordination of supplies deliveries and planning of program implementation.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to program/support teams on procurement of goods and services and on best procurement practices. Anticipate procurement bottlenecks and resolve them ahead of issues.

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: Procurement Coordinator
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: Procurement Assistant and Intern
  • Budget responsibility: None

Key Areas of Accountability
Procurement and Supply:

  • Implement procurement as per approved Save the Children International guidelines, procedures and form.
  • Check the availability and prices of requested items in the local market; liaise with the Country Office if procurement must be conducted there.
  • Maintain and regularly update the price list.
  • Maintain and regularly update current suppliers’ database.
  • Maintain, keep up to date and share a weekly procurement tracker, showing the current status of the requested items and the date which they are expected to be supplied to the projects.
  • Organize the collection of the required number of quotes for all relevant procurement.
  • Advise the budget holder on contract allocation if relevant. Call for procurement committee meetings, take notes and document the decision-making process.
  • Draft POs according to the procurement committee’s proceedings for review of the relevant manager and submit for budget holder approval.
  • Collate all payment files and submit them to HSCM for check before submission to budget holder and finance for payment.
  • Prepare a monthly summary report on the payment, identifying problems in operations and solution proposed.
  • Oversee all arrangement for meetings and conferences as required, ensuring these are delivered to a high quality and cost-effectively.
  • Line manage all Procurement Assistants under supervision of the position by managing performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage supplier relationship up to the delivery of goods/completion of service.
  • Follow up with the finance office on outstanding payment files. In liaison with the Supply chain Manager, troubleshoot files incompleteness and/or inconsistencies.
  • Maintain and keep up to date a hard documentation filing system for procurement files allowing easy reference for audit purpose.
  • 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.
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the line manager in line with the job description and capacity development plan.

Reports:

  • Maintain all procurement files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner.
  • Produce weekly procurement tracker and send to programs and management team at field level.
  • Generate any other procurement related reports upon request (item category/donor/time/budget/base etc)

Qualifications And Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • Level of education – BSc / HND in Procurement / Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or related field
  • Professional international qualification in Procurement or Logistics (e,g CIPS, CILT) an added advantage
  • Communication and interpersonal skill level – Excellent
  • Language requirement – English and Hausa
  • Level of IT literacy required – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email System, Internet browsing- Excellent
  • Highly organised with good administration skills for order and information management, able to develop filing systems and databases to ensure an auditable trail.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies including travelling at short notice and for extended periods of time

Experience Expectation:

  • Desire number of years in a similar position – minimum 3 years post NYSC
  • Experience in procurement and logistics in INGO – minimum 2 years
  • Experience in a relatively insecure field-based environment
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

Skills And Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work and the ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations.
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and takes responsibility for their own personal development.
  • Creating best in class function
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale

Collaboration:

  • Work effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:

  • Designs more effective administrative system
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach
  • Willing to take disciplined risk

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: WASH Assistant

Ref No: 2100044K
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed-term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people. 

Role Purpose

  • Under the direct supervision of the Hygiene Promotion Officer (WASH officer), the incumbent will be required to work as a member of the WASH unit towards the improvement of hygiene promotion and community mobilization activities effectiveness, particularly as part of the WASH intervention, to safeguard and improve the public health of the affected population by promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services; ensuring appropriate targeted community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities and sensitization.

Role

  • Assist in promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services among IDP and host communities.
  • Assist the community mobilizers to mobilize the communities to mitigate priority water and sanitation-related health risks, promoting the BCC strategy and keeping records of the community volunteers participating in HP activities.
  • Assist in communicating effectively with the communities targeted, ensuring that hygiene and health messages are passed on with participatory interventions, allowing ownership and empowerment of the beneficiaries to influence their hygiene and health.
  • Assist in selecting, train, and manage Community WASH Standing committees, such as Community Water Management Committee members, sanitation facilities caretakers and volunteer hygiene promoter networks within the targeted beneficiaries.
  • Participate in the HP campaign by conducting house-to-house visits focused on hygiene promotion and public health, focus groups and mass campaign using songs, posters, etc. promoting Community Lead Total Sanitation (CLTS) and PHAST methodology and assisting the community mobilizers in the implementation of gathering events.
  • Provide a weekly activity progress report to the Hygiene Promotion Officer, highlighting achievements versus targets.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Program manager, Hygiene Promotion officer and WASH Officer;
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct; health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Education - HND/BSc in Health Education, Environmental Engineering or its equivalent
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • At least 1 year’s experiences in hygiene promotion in a community-based program
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English, Hausa, Kanuri, and other local languages;
  • Good knowledge of participatory approaches for behavior change (PHAST/SARAR, CHAST, CLTS)
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to write clear reports;
  • Desirable - Work experience in Borno State

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 pro-actively

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Excellent communication skill
  • 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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Accountability Assistant

Job ID: 2100044C
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people. 

Role Purpose:

  • To be responsible for working with programme staffs and beneficiaries in managing complaints and feedback in the field as well as maintaining the integrity of information received.
  • This role will also involve management of CRM database by ensuring proper documentation and aggregation of CRM data including complaints received, investigated and responded to as well as providing detailed summaries of complaints issues to feedback to the program team during monthly and quarterly meetings/reports.

Key Areas of Accountability
CRM Development, Support, Logistics and Coordination:

  • Ensure a proper filing system for all the complaints and feedback received through the helplines.
  • Support in sensitizing community members on the available complaint mechanisms and how to use them.
  • Support with Monthly data validation
  • Support in aggregating CRM data from the field to a summary CRM database
  • Support in identifying complaint and other feedback trends which indicate where the Programs can improve.
  • Support in providing ad hoc reports as requested concerning complaints and other Beneficiary feedback.
  • Receive and respond to beneficiary complaints under the direction and supervision of the Accountability Officer 
  • Support in following up on complaints and feedback internal referrals with appropriate offices and sectors and respond to raised pending issues 

Routine Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Support ongoing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans and frameworks
  • support field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
  • Other duties as directed.

Administrative & General Skills
Education and Experience:

  • B.Sc / HND in a relevant discipline (Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Development studies or other)
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • 1 year experience working in a related position in particular Humanitarian experience.
  • Formal training in Accountability, Monitoring and Evaluation, Data Management, Core Humanitarian Standard, Data Quality Assurance (DQA) is an asset

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skills and experience conducting data verification, analysis, reporting and monitoring
  • Good interviewing skills.
  • Experience managing a CRM process is an advantage
  • Ability to lead on detailed logistical tasks such as those required for fieldwork or when organizing events
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communications.
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills are an advantage
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Competent and experienced in general office administration, coordination and logistics
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Fluency in Kanuri, Hausa, and English languages
  • Good writing, editing and presentation 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 and data management systems.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant

Job ID: 2100044H
Location: Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The MEAL Assistant will be a part of the MEAL team.
  • He / she will assist the MEAL team with activities, including data collection, coordination with the response programmes; assisting with planning field visits and assessments.
  • He / she will support in gathering feedback and complaints from the affected population in the different accountability mechanisms (e.g. focus group discussions, child participatory activities, post-distribution monitoring).

Key Areas of Accountability
Monitoring and Accountability:

  • Assist in programme updates for the response management and internal information sharing
  • Assist MEAL officer with data collection processes if needed
  • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the Quality benchmark/monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
  • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
  • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
  • Responsible for handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resource related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received.

Documentation and Dissemination:

  • Contribute to preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on MEAL.
  • Prepare field visit report and do debriefing and action planning with the relevant staff.

Quality Benchmarks:

  • To conduct quality monitoring of programme activities, measured against international standards and using participatory methodologies (including child-friendly methodologies) and the quality benchmarks.

Coordination:

  • Coordinate and communicate with MEAL and relevant programme staff regarding feedback and complaints
  • Maintain liaison with MEAL unit and programme particularly field coordination/community mobilization team.

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • First degree (B.Sc / HND) in relevant studies
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • Minimum of a year relevant work experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications
  • Ability to work in a team with flexibility to undertake challenging task and adapt to different working conditions.
  • Good spoken, reading and writing skills in English with the ability to produce quality report
  • Kanuri proficiency is a must.

Desirable:

  • Have experience and/or knowledge about working with children on research issues and is aware of the local legal and child protection systems.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, Flexibility, adaptability, and patience
  • Ability to work under pressure often to strict deadlines.

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 and data management systems
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

The Organisation:

  • We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better health care, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 
  • We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
    • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
    • All children learn from quality basic education and that,
    • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
  • We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
  • Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.
  • We undertake rigorous procedures to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood (FSL) Assistant

Job ID: 2100044I
Location: Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people. 

Role Purpose:

  • To support the implementation of the Livelihood component of the project. More specifically, assist in the improvement of livelihood programs. 

Main Responsibilities
The post holder will receive a context-specific ToR for each deployment, which will draw upon the responsibilities outlined below:

Programme Support (typically will be at field level):

  • Assist program officers to ensure program progress according to the developed schedule and work plan.
  • Assist in the coordination of livelihood activities.
  • Support in the process of beneficiary registration, community mobilization and sensitization.
  • Assist in promoting community participation and inclusion to encourage community ownership over activities implemented.
  • Ensure equal representation of various community groups in the implementation of activities.
  • Assist in the facilitation of community meetings, focus group discussion and others as required by the program.
  • Keep program officers and management updated regards to the security situation in the project implementation area.
  • Provide weekly field reports, capturing activities progress, lessons learned as well as the general situation and community updates and needs.
  • Document lessons learned and success stories on the project.
  • Adhere to all SC policies and procedures as outlined in SC policies and procedure manuals.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to SC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in the country of operation.
  • To ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.

Capacity Building:

  • Identify learning and training opportunities for partner staff and communicate this to the Livelihoods Officer or Livelihoods Coordinator.  

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Supporting coordination working groups within the IDP camps and host communities or target project sites.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required through correction of data and information and sharing with the project heads

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Qualifications & Experience
Essential:

  • Must have a minimum of B.Sc / HND in Agriculture or any other related subject.
  • Must have completed NYSC with relevant experience of working in agricultural and livelihood programs.
  • Previous experience in project management and implementation.
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in training and capacity building staff
  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
  • Excellent communication skill.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.

Desirable:

  • High level of communication in a local language related to working environment
  • Familiarity with integration of programme FSL / Nutrition / Wash and Child protection.
  • Experience in gender mainstreaming, social protection programming.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Application Deadline 22nd June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Warehouse and Asset Officer 

Ref No: 2100044X
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3.  The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people.

Role Purpose

  • The post holder will be tasked with facilitating and coordinating smooth operations which include receiving, storing despatching and reporting all goods and supplies that pass through the Maiduguri warehouse system.
  • The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring proper stock keeping records, effective use of space available, and coordination with various departments including programs and procurement on storage needs.

Key Areas Of Accountability
Key Accountabilities:

  • Establish detailed mapping of available storage facilities and maintain up-to-date stock records for each area/facility. This includes bin cards, stock cards, spread sheets, and clearly labelled goods.
  • Maintain Total Inventory Management (TIM) system for Maiduguri AO warehouse.
  • Maintain appropriate stock of frequently used supplies through establishing a reorder level consistent with monthly usage
  • Liaise with the procurement team and Admin team to ensure all stored materials earmarked for a specific location are made ready for onward transport, either by charter, SC vehicles, or hired trucks to maximize storage space
  • Safeguarding commodities from any type of damages. To this effect, the store keeper must ensure that:
  • Storage is safe and clean, and protects commodities from damage and loss
  • Expiry dates of  perishable commodities are regularly followed
  • Goods are kept according to their homogeneity, and all materials must be kept visibly separate.
  • Establish procedures for depositing and withdrawing goods from stores and conduct regular inventory checks
  • Prepare and submit Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly Stock Reports  to the line manager as needed
  • Ensure warehouses are clean and goods are well organized according to their type and homogeneity at all times
  • Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace
  • Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.
  • Ensure that all incoming assets are registered in the asset database before issuing them to the requesters and field offices.
  • Maintain Maiduguri AO Asset register and update on monthly bases.
  • Advise your line manager on potential disposable assets.
  • Carry out regular Maiduguri AO asset verification.
  • Maintain all warehouse & Asset files adequately.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc / HND in Supply Management/Logistics/Accounting or other relevant studies
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC relevant experience working with INGOs in NE Nigeria
  • Experience working in a relatively insecure field-based environment
  • Able to communicate excellently in English: can speak and writes well
  • A good team player
  • Experience working with Save the Children is desirable
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.)
  • Commitment to and understand Save the Children aims, values and principles
  • Commitment to children's rights and principles of equal opportunity
  • A high level of computer literacy (Word, Excel, PPT, etc).

Behaviours (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 their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Community Mobilization Officer

Job ID: 2100044F
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Saveguarding

  • Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • Support the programme team to ensure commitment and involvement of relevant stakeholders (local authorities and community members) before, during and after program implementation. Ensure stakeholders are properly mobilized in the communities we are working to ensure participation and sustainability of our programs.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Support the identification of volunteers in the communities by the community leaders
  • Facilitate volunteers’ training (and other training as per request)
  • Support and mentor community volunteers to carry out their activities on community sensitization, screening and follow up of cases on treatment
  • Under mentorship and guidance of the Community Mobilization Coordinator, meet regularly with local leaders
  • Lead on planning and implementation of feedback mechanisms with leaders, communities and beneficiaries
  • Work on education materials for activities
  • Coordinate activities with OTP officers
  • Link with other organisations present in the area
  • Plan logistics and materials needed for the activities to be carried out
  • Prepare a monthly plan of field activities
  • Ensure timely collection, compilation and analysis of quality data as well as production of quantitative and qualitative reports regarding all CM activities (by SC staff and CV)
  • Produce case studies related to CM, at least once per quarter or as per the line manager’s request
  • Identify the problems in the implementation process and propose solutions
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Prepare activities’ reports
  • Supervises and mentor Community Mobilization Assistant assigned

Additional Job Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

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 the highest levels of integrity.

Skills and Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • Minimum of BSc / HND in Mass Communication, English or relevant Social Sciences qualification
  • At least 2 years post NYSC relevant experience in community mobilization
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
  • Excellent communication skills; spoken and written
  • Experience working in multi-sectoral environment
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other I/NGO’s staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Understanding of Kanuri language will be an advantage

Working Conditions

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GBV Response Officer

Job ID: 2100047B
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Saveguarding

  • Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional  contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The CP and GBV Response Officer is responsible for ensuring that quality psychosocial support services and case management for GBV survivors and other children at risk are provided to internally displaced persons under the age of 18. Build the staff capacity to provide direct meaningful support to GBV survivors, mentor, supervise and monitor team activities and ensure effective coordination and networking system establishment to the rest of child protection team.
  • The Gender Based Violence Response Officer will be expected to support on child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other actors of GBV clusters. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Support the Case Management Coordinator to conduct child protection and GBV assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary to GBV survivors. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies of GBV, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated data analysis of survivors’ needs.
  • With support from the lead Case Management Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
    • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children with GBV victims and their families.
    • Build the staff capacity to provide direct and appropriate support services to GBV survivors
    • Take lead in Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
    • Mentor, supervise and monitor of gender based violence implementation and draft monitoring action plan for quality control.
    • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
    • Support the integration of GBV cases into other CP case managements process,  CPIMS,CFS and PSS
    • Oversee and coordinate the development and maintenance of data collection and analysis mechanisms and share timely quality information the relevant sector management.   
    • Support the integration of child protection sector in to other SC emergencies core sectors on the field
  • With support from the Case Management Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Case Management Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • With support from the lead Case Management Coordinator, identify project supplies specific to the programme and GBV Survivors’ needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions including GBV survivors.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place and implemented accordingly.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups. 
  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

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:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values

Understanding Humanitarian Contexts and Application of Humanitarian Principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Skills and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, development studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 2 years post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies. 
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Fleet Officer 

Ref No: 2100044W
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3. The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people.

Role Purpose

  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring all transport needs are met, vehicles well-maintained, drivers trained, travel routes regularly assessed/updated in coordination with the security department and any operational gaps addressed in a timely manner.
  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Ensure transport requirements of programmes and support departments are provided timely and effectively
  • Develop vehicle scheduling system in order to keep costs to the lowest possible
  • Ensure a comprehensive vehicle tracking mechanism is in place to ensure daily vehicle check-up is done, mandatory periodic maintenance service is completed, repairs are made immediately and unidentified operational gaps are addressed.
  • Generate, maintain and circulate appropriate fleet reports (Vehicle Movement Plan, Vehicle Rental, Vehicle Repair and Maintenance, Fuel Consumption, etc.) to line manager and relevant staff as needed.
  • Conduct refresher training to ensure standard SCI Fleet policies and procedures are followed and adapted by drivers at all times.
  • Ensure existing travel routes are operationally safe and efficient by conducting regular assessments in coordination with the Safety and Security Department.
  • Identify new potential routes to areas of responsibility that may reduce travel time and security risks to general operations.
  • Determine and implement the use of secure alternative routes to project areas, offices and guest houses to a lower susceptibility of tailgating.
  • Ensure SCI fleet operations adhere to local and national traffic laws and regulations by proactively seeking regular updates from relevant government authority
  • Take lead in coordinating with Programme Manager/Officer and Warehouse Officer on Cargo Movement needs including but not limited to sector coordination and approval. 
  • Manage and analyze Fleet Performance Tracker in order to suggest more efficient and effective ways to run the department

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc / HND in Mechanical Engineer/Logistics/Fleet Management or relevant studies
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC relevant experience working with INGOs in NE Nigeria
  • Possession of a valid driving license
  • Knowledgeable in vehicle servicing/repair
  • Experience working in a relatively insecure field-based environment
  • Experience working with Save the Children is desirable
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.)
  • Able to communicate excellently in English and Hausa
  • Experience in managing the office vehicle fleet

Behaviours (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 their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-oriented thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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 the highest levels of integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: WASH Officer - Hygiene Promotion

Ref No: 2100044M
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3- The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • To support the implementation of the WASH component of the project including follow up of community hygiene groups, and collaboration with WASH stakeholders at state/LGA levels.

Key Areas of Accountability
Objective 1: Take the lead on the hygiene promotion at Child Protection, Nutrition, Education and FSL sites:

  • Carry out field visits to assess sites at the respective facilities and in conjunction with the SCI thematic teams towards determining the needs and requirement for action and implementation
  • Work with the Logistic Coordinator and Finance and Grants Compliance Team to identify and contract vendors to ensure the planned activities are in accordance with the specified designs and standard.
  • Prepare weekly plans and schedule of work for hygiene promotions, while ensuring compliance in meeting and reaching deadlines and targets.
  • Work with and support the vendors to ensure all materials and equipment are in stock and any necessary orders are placed for all actions to be carried.
  • Prepare and provide distribution plan for all plan distributions to the warehouse team.
  • Establish a site book at each location and make a report on progress registered in the site book while ensuring signing in with remarks.
  • Must adhere strictly to standards and ensure the quality of materials supplied by vendors falls within the utmost standard.

Objective 2: Take the lead on the integration of hygiene promotion into FSL programming:

  • Carry out regular supportive supervision visits on hygiene promotion to SC integrated projects
  • Build the capacity of partners and SCI staffs on hygiene promotion
  • Ensure that community mobilisation approaches on the project fully integrate hygiene promotion concepts
  • Engage community leaders and other key stakeholders at the LGA level on hygiene promotion
  • Liaise with RUWASSA and the LGA WASH departments on WASH programming and ensure that all activities are done with their active participation and support
  • Provide support on WASH to other SCI programmes and initiatives when required
  • Ensure that WASH is integrated into training carried out on relevant SC projects
  • Carry out advocacy visits to key stakeholders at both state, LGA and community levels
  • Support periodic evaluation studies to evaluate the impact of the WASH component
  • Contribute technical expertise to donor proposals for any future projects

Objective 3: Monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities:

  • Prepare a monthly plan of field activities and share it with the relevant staff
  • Develop and implement tools for monitoring of WASH activities in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Timely collection and analysis of data for the monitoring of the activities
  •  Identify the problems in the implementation process and propose solutions
  •  Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  •  Prepare activities’ reports and other ad hoc reports according to agreed timelines and as required

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • First Degree in Health Education, Geology, Geography or other WASH-related fields from a recognized/accredited Tertiary Institution in Nigeria
  • An advanced degree will be an added advantage
  • At least two years post NYSC graduation experience
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and in community-based programmes
  • Training and experience on borehole and VIP latrine construction/rehabilitation
  • Community mobilisation and advocacy experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent 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 the highest levels of integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Construction Officer

Ref No: 2100044G
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3.  The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people.
  • As part of these responsibilities the post holder will support the establishment of child safeguarding systems, promote a culture of keeping children safe, and ensure that potential harm to children (by our own staff and/or as a result of how we do our work) is identified and addressed on an ongoing basis. 
  • The post holder should report and respond to interventions as determined by position related responsibilities identified in the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Role

  • To Support the construction coordinator in planning, prioritizing and implementing diverse construction tasks and ensures a successful outcome in terms of quality, compliance, time frame, and budget, while adhering strictly to SCI rules and regulations.
  • Plans and conducts procurement in collaboration with the supply chain unit. Participating in functional aspects of construction-related activities, in design and supervision and contributing to reports.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support to the construction coordinator in maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, construction works, budgets and expenditures
  • Support to the construction coordinator in ensuring all necessary plans, specs, permissions, and contracts are in place prior to commencement of construction activities
  • Quality control and follow up of procurement measures.
  • Preparation and participation at official contractual steps of infrastructure measure implementation (site handing over; taking over and official handing over).
  • Participation in regular meetings with stakeholders and other units.
  • Support programmes in identification and site assessments.
  • Support in the supervision of construction contractors and conduction of spot checks on-site to assure quality control.
  • Contribution to regular reporting of the infrastructure component
  • Technical drafting/design of structures and review of technical design documents.
  • Performance of additional duties and tasks at the request of the Construction Coordinator.

 General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Core Behaviours
Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensures that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation

Achieving results effectively:

  • Ensures efficient and transparent use of resources in accordance with internal controls
  • Establishes staff engagement mechanisms.
  • Addresses difficult situations and makes tough decisions confidently and calmly
  • Considers the wider impact of decisions to be made in the short and long-term.
  • Continuously provides feedback and updates to achieve improved results
  • Coordinates with stakeholders to avoid duplication and maximise resources
  • Documents lessons learned and applies them to future projects

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with teams and individuals and monitors progress and performance

Operating safely and securely:

  • Identifies and communicates risk and threats and minimises these for oneself and the agency
  • Takes measures to do no harm and to minimise risks for partners and the communities
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of wider UN/NGO security coordination and how the organisation can benefit from, and contribute to, those mechanisms

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Helps team members to practise stress management through prioritisation of workloads and modelling of appropriate self care
  • Remains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situations
  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using one’s position responsibly and fairly
  • Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conduct
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Takes responsibility for own work and for the impact of own actions

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Builds own awareness of the bigger global picture by using a broad range of sources to gather data
  • Demonstrates managerial courage by confronting difficult situations and seeking resolution, and stating willingness to champion ideas
  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to another for the purpose of his/her development

Qualifications & Experience
Essential:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, or Registered Architecture from a recognized University/Institution.

Professional experience:

  • At least 2 years post NYSC general work experience in the field of construction and/or drilling.
  • Experience working in international organizations or INGOs.
  • Experience in evaluating and supervising construction works (building, civil/ renovation works and/or drilling).
  • Experience in tender and procurement management; establishing of Terms of reference and/or Bill of Quantities.
  • Experience in the design and realization of solar-powered boreholes.
  • Experience in the assessment of existing buildings for rehabilitation needs.
  • Personal competences:
  • A good team player who is willing to take on the responsibility
  • Ability to work independently and with a strong proactive approach to work
  • Highest level of loyalty and trustworthiness
  • Good communication skills
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimum supervision required.
  • Other knowledge, additional competences
  • Good working knowledge of engineering-related software (e.g. CAD, GIS)
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and Outlook.
  • Fluent written, oral knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of the local languages of the duty station is highly desirable.
  • Desirable:
  • COREN registered or registerable applicant.
  • Experience of working in the North-East Nigeria and context is highly desirable

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: WASH Officer - Infrastructure

Job ID: 2100044L
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.

Role Purpose:

  • To support the implementation of the WASH component of the project including construction/rehabilitation of water and sanitation facilities and collaboration with WASH stakeholders at state/LGA levels.

Key Areas of Accountability
Objective 1: Take the lead on the Rehabilitation / Construction of Water and Sanitation Facilities at Nutrition, Education, Child Protection and FSL sites:

  • Carry out field visits to assess sites at the respective facilities and in conjunction with the SCI Nutrition team towards determining the needs and requirement for action and implementation.
  • Work with the Logistic Coordinator and Finance and Grants Compliance Team to identify and contract vendors to ensure the planned activities are in accordance with the specified designs and standard.
  • Prepare weekly plans and schedule of work for all construction/rehabilitation sites, while ensuring compliance in meeting and reaching deadlines and targets.
  • Work with and support the vendors to ensure all materials and equipment are in stock and any necessary orders are placed for all actions to be carried.
  • Provide interpretation to designs of work and work according to specifications.
  • Establish a site book at each location and make a report on progress registered in the site book while ensuring signing in with remarks.
  • Must adhere strictly to standards and ensure the quality of materials used by the contractors falls within the utmost standard.
  • Ensure that all construction/rehabilitation processes including the selection of sites and actual implementation are done in collaboration with key stakeholders at the state, LGA and community levels

Objective 2: Take the lead on the Integration of Hygiene Promotion into other SCI programming:

  • Liaise with RUWASSA and the LGA WASH departments on WASH programming and ensure that all activities are done with their active participation and support
  • Provide support on WASH to other SCI programmes and initiatives when required
  • Ensure that WASH is integrated into all training carried out on the CMAM project
  • Carry out advocacy visits to key stakeholders at both state, LGA and community levels
  • Support periodic evaluation studies to evaluate the impact of the WASH component
  • Contribute technical expertise to donor proposals for any future projects

Objective 3: Monitoring and Evaluation of WASH Activities:

  • Prepare a monthly plan of field activities and share it with the relevant staff
  • Develop and implement tools for monitoring of WASH activities in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Timely collection and analysis of data for the monitoring of the activities.
  • Identify the problems in the implementation process and propose solutions
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Prepare activities’ reports and other ad hoc reports according to agreed timelines and as required

Administrative & General Skills

  • First Degree in Engineering, Geology, Geography or other WASH-related fields from a recognized/accredited Tertiary Institution in Nigeria
  • An advanced degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years post NYSC relevant experience
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and in community-based programmes
  • Training and experience on borehole and VIP latrine construction/rehabilitation
  • Community mobilisation and advocacy experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa or Kanuri, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent 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 the highest levels of integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Information Management Officer

Job ID: 2100044D
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Saveguarding

  • Level 3: The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this post is to manage the collection, analysis and sharing of information that is important for the PM to make informed, evidence-based, strategic decisions; and to enable the PM to perform its core functions. Requires good judgment, analytical and conceptual thinking; and ability to work in high-pressure environments, with limited supervision. Also, to ME related activities. 

Key Areas of Accountability
4Ws and Capacity Mapping:

  • IMO to use and update the 4Ws on a monthly basis and periodically update the partner capacity map
  • IMO to prepare regular reports, analyses and dashboards, based on the 4Ws; and keep the website updated with relevant reports, assessments and other documents
  • Develop and maintain an information management strategy, in consultation with the country office(s) concerned, including internal information flow;
  • Identify and obtain the needed data and information elements required to produce analysis and information products;
  • Create operational data management systems to enable effective analysis and monitoring including data quality control protocols and standards for validation and sharing of data;
  • Provide information management support to staff and partners as required;
  • Support in making methodological decisions about how to conduct needs assessments and/or understand/interpret the results of assessments;
  • Produce visual information such as tables, graphs and other infographics in a suitable format for reporting and illustration purpose;
  • Contribute to the revision of monitoring and evaluation tools and train program team on design and proper use of it.
  • Support lessons learned, best practices, program data, evaluations, and other information to generate donor communication pieces, proposal annexes, success stories, case studies, and other high-quality, results-based documentation.
  • Support the promotion of data and information sharing within the humanitarian community;
  • Maintain data and information-sharing relationships within the humanitarian community

Partner Reporting:

  • Develop and implement systems and processes to support new and existing partners to report into the 4Ws and meet reporting requirements for projects.

Additional Job Responsibilities

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Behaviours (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
  • Demonstrates commitment to the cluster and independence from employing organisation

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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 the highest levels of integrity

Qualifications

  • University degree, preferably at an advanced level, in a subject area relevant to information management
  • Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.
  • Formal training in information management is also desirable.

Experience And Skills (Essential)
Experience:

  • At least 2 years post-NYSC progressively relevant work experience
  • Work experience with NGO, including in a humanitarian context. Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills in GIS and in using map-making packages
  • Demonstrated skills in managing data capture and storage, analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs and reports
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Excel or MS Access (e.g. pivot tables and functions) and other relevant IM programs and systems
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work and network effectively with a wide range of people to reach a broad consensus
  • Thinks and acts strategically and ensures that project activities are prioritised and aligned within an agreed strategy
  • A high level of written and spoken English

Desirable:

  • Skills in web design and software development
  • Experience in information management in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster

Other:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Humanitarian Principles and the Principles of Partnership

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 23rd June, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Case Management Officer

Ref No: 2100047G
Location: Maiduguri - Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional  contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose

  • The Case Management Officer is responsible for ensuring that quality case management and psychosocial support services are provided to internally displaced persons mostly children.
  • They will have their capacities developed to provide these kinds of protection to children in a range of Save the Children’s emergency responses worldwide.
  • The Case Management Officer will be expected to support sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Support the Case Management Coordinator to develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation of the work plan activities in the work plan and provide input into the development, ongoing management and maintenance of the work plan.
  • Compile concise quantitative and qualitative reports, case studies, success stories etc. on a monthly, and quarterly basis and submit to the Case Management Coordinator for documentation
  • In close collaboration with the Program Manager, manage project field activities, ensuring project objectives are being achieved and ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of fieldwork.
  • Working closely with the Program Manager, ensure that the project implementation strategy is clearly understood by the implementing teams, and ensure that project plans and strategies are adhered to during implementation,
  • Providing technical support, capacity building and on the job supervision to build the capacity of the respective Save the Children’s field staff and partner staff to effectively deliver the project including;
  • Support the Case Management Coordinator to conduct child protection assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated analysis of children’s needs.
  • With support from the lead Case Management Coordinatorand/or other senior programme staff, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
  • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children and their families.
  • Emergency family tracing interventions and alternative care options for unaccompanied and separated children, utilising tools within the Inter-Agency Child Protection Information Management System
  • Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
  • Prevention and response to the main risks for children’s exposure to physical harm
  • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
  • Support the integration of case management into CFS and PSS
  • Support the integration of child protection into other SC emergencies core sectors on the field
  • With support from the Case Management Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Case Management Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Manager, identify project supplies specific to the programme needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer to the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure appropriate child-friendly spaces time schedules are tailored to the physical and mental needs of the children based on age group and gender
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, foster parent’s forum, CRC meetings and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations
  • Responsible for technical supervision and training of all caseworkers working with the UASC.
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection caseworkers.
  • Ensure that caseworkers are trained on case management and the use of the IA CPIMS forms.
  • Ensure the quality of the registration forms.
  • Make referrals of the registered children to the Ministry of women and social development.
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • Ensure partner staff are well supported to implement the entire project
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct training for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the SC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience
  • Provide technical support/capacity building to caseworkers and project staff in the absence of the senior child protection adviser

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups.
  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Manager and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications And Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 3 years post NYSC work experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and a solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with a holistic approach and integrated into child protection right
  • Speaking fluent English, and other languages of Northern Nigeria is an advantage
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

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:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values

Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution

Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection in Emergencies Assistant

Job ID: 21000472
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The CPiE Assistant is responsible for implementing a community-based child protection program in Borno with frequent travel to the field sites.
  • He/she will be responsible for prevention and response activities of the child protection program that include working with the community, psychosocial support activities and case management.
  • The CPiE Assistant will be expected to support child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other child protection actors. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountabilities

  • Assist the child protection team in the assessment of the living conditions of children in the camp and participate in the development of an appropriate response to the needs of children.
  • Facilitate the involvement of children and the community (leaders and parents) in the PSS activities and document the progress made.
  • Support (the incentive workers) team leaders and social workers in the monitoring, verification and documentation of cases of children.
  • Follow-up the preparation and implementation of case action plan and home visit conducted by the social workers.
  • Assist the child protection officer in facilitating and organizing appropriate care arrangement, and suitable alternative care system with close supervision and attention to the individual needs of children.
  • Through working with the child protection committees identify potential foster families for unaccompanied and separated children in collaboration with social workers and community leaders.
  • Organize and facilitate positive parenting skills training (Parenting Without Violence Common Approach) weekly sessions.
  • Assist the child rights clubs to demonstrate to the community and the concerning bodies about protection concerns that children are facing while living in the camp and promote the participation of children in all matters affecting their lives.
  • Organize and lead psychosocial support activities at Child-friendly Spaces
  • Work closely with the child protection officer in the celebration of international events days and other awareness-raising sessions
  • Assist and participate in the preparation of budget, work and spending plans, and PR tracking to monitor the proper utilization of the budget and timely implementation of activities.
  • Adhere and fully abide by the child protection code of conduct.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • With support from the Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer to the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender-based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place, implemented accordingly and coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed and ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently update the referral pathway of project locations.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for him or herself and their team takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 1year post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 24th June, 2021

 

 

Job Title: Child Protection in Emergencies Officer

Ref No: 2100047H
Location: Maiduguri - Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional  contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose

  • The Child Protection Officer is responsible for ensuring that quality psychosocial support services are provided to internally displaced persons mostly children. They will have their capacities developed to provide these kinds of protection to children in a range of Save the Children’s emergency responses world-wide.
  • The   Child Protection Officer will be expected to support on sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Support the Sector Lead to conduct child protection assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated analysis of children’s needs.
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
  • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children and their families.
  • Emergency family tracing interventions and alternative care options for unaccompanied and separated children, utilising tools within the Inter-Agency Child Protection Information Management System
  • Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
  • Prevention and response to the main risks for children’s exposure to physical harm
  • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
  • Support the integration of case management into CFS and PSS
  • Support the integration of child protection in to other SC emergencies core sectors on the field
  • With support from the Sector Lead, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Sector Lead and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners
  • With support from the lead Sector Lead, identify project supplies specific to the programme needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the M & E plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the M&E framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure appropriate child friendly spaces time schedules are tailored to the physical and mental needs of the children based on age group and gender
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, foster parent’s forum, CRC meetings and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations
  • Responsible for technical supervision and training of all case workers working with the UASC.
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection case workers.
  • Ensure that case workers are trained on case management and use of the IA CPIMS forms.
  • Ensure the quality of the registration forms.
  • Make referrals of the registered children to the Ministry of women and social development.
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • Ensure partner staff are well supported to implement the entire project
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stake holders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the SC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience
  • Provide technical support/capacity building to other CP staffs in the absence of the senior child protection adviser

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children's work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups.
  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Adviser and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years post NYSC work experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Speaking fluent English, and other languages of Northern Nigeria is an advantage
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

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:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values

Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Case Management Assistant

Ref No: 2100047J
Location: Maiduguri - Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The Case Management Assistant will provide psychosocial support, basic case management support to survivors of gender-based violence through individual counselling follow-up support, referrals, and dissemination of information on available GBV services to encourage access to services.
  • She/he will in collaboration with the CPIE officer oversee the provision of psychosocial /group support, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promote social support networks and cohesion with boys, men women and girls at the Child-Friendly Spaces/safe spaces.
  • He/she will be expected to support child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other actors.
  • In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Facilitate the assessment of the living conditions of children in the camp/communities and participate in the development of an appropriate response to the needs of children.
  • Facilitate the involvement of children and the community (leaders and parents) in the PSS activities and document the progress made.
  • Support (the incentive workers) team leaders and social workers in the monitoring, verification and documentation of cases of children.
  • Follow-up the preparation and implementation of case action plan and home visit conducted by the caseworkers and social workers.
  • Assist the child protection officer in facilitating and organizing appropriate care arrangement, and suitable alternative care system with close supervision and attention to the individual needs of children.
  • Through working with the child protection committees identify potential foster families for unaccompanied and separated children in collaboration with social workers and community leaders.
  • Organize and facilitate positive parenting skills training (Parenting Without Violence Common Approach) weekly sessions.
  • Assist the child rights clubs to demonstrate to the community and the concerning bodies about protection concerns that children are facing while living in the camp and promote the participation of children in all matters affecting their lives.
  • Organize and lead psychosocial support activities at Child-friendly Spaces
  • Work closely with the child protection officer in the celebration of international events days and other awareness-raising sessions
  • Assist and participate in the preparation of budget, work and spending plans, and PR tracking to monitor the proper utilization of the budget and timely implementation of activities.
  • Adhere and fully abide by the child protection code of conduct.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • With support from the Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer to the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender-based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place, implemented accordingly and coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed and ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently update the referral pathway of project locations

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, development studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 1year post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for him or herself and their team takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GBV Response Assistant

Ref No: 2100047K
Location: Maiduguri - Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The SGBV Response Assistant is responsible for ensuring that quality psychosocial support services and case management for GBV survivors and other children at risk are provided to internally displaced persons under the age of 18. Build the staff capacity to provide direct meaningful support to GBV survivors, mentor, supervise and monitor team activities and ensure effective coordination and networking system establishment to the rest of the child protection team.
  • The SGBV Response assistant will be expected to support child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other actors of GBV clusters. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • With support from the Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
  • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children with GBV survivors and their families.
  • Build volunteers’ capacity to provide direct and appropriate support services to GBV survivors
  • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
  • Conduct direct follow up of GBV survivors through home visits and regular follow up visits based on survivors’ wishes and consent.
  • Ensure proper documentation of reported GBV incidences through the utilization of CPIMS/GBVIMS case intake, action, follow up and other case management forms appropriately.
  • Provide physical accompaniment to survivors of GBV to access other services in accordance with their wishes, choices, and decisions.
  • Follow GBV guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, and safety/security and non-discrimination while providing services to women and girls.
  • Monitor how the GBV referral pathway is working through making direct follow-ups with other organizations that are providing services to survivors.
  • With support from the Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer to the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions including GBV survivors.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender-based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place, implemented accordingly and coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed and ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently update the referral pathway of project locations

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures. Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country. In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives. Contribute to communications and media work as required.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 1year post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for him or herself and their team takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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 the highest levels of integrity

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: CPIMS Assistant

Reference No: 2100047E
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The CPiE Assistant is responsible for implementing a community-based child protection program in Borno with frequent travel to the field sites.
  • He/she will be responsible for prevention and response activities of the child protection program that include working with the community, psychosocial support activities and case management.
  • The CPiE Assistant will be expected to support child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other child protection actors. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build the capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas Of Accountability

  • Assist the child protection team in the assessment of the living conditions of children in the camp and participate in the development of an appropriate response to the needs of children.
  • Facilitate the involvement of children and the community (leaders and parents) in the PSS activities and document the progress made.
  • Support (the incentive workers) team leaders and social workers in the monitoring, verification and documentation of cases of children. 
  • Follow-up the preparation and implementation of case action plan and home visit conducted by the social workers.
  • Assist the child protection officer in facilitating and organizing appropriate care arrangement, and suitable alternative care system with close supervision and attention to the individual needs of children.
  • Through working with the child protection committees identify potential foster families for unaccompanied and separated children in collaboration with social workers and community leaders.
  • Organize and facilitate positive parenting skills training (Parenting Without Violence Common Approach) weekly sessions.
  • Assist the child rights clubs to demonstrate to the community and the concerning bodies about protection concerns that children are facing while living in the camp and promote the participation of children in all matters affecting their lives.
  • Organize and lead psychosocial support activities at Child-friendly Spaces
  • Work closely with the child protection officer in the celebration of international events days and other awareness-raising sessions
  • Assist and participate in the preparation of budget, work and spending plans, and PR tracking to monitor the proper utilization of the budget and timely implementation of activities.
  • Adhere and fully abide by the child protection code of conduct.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • With support from the Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the lead Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer to the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender-based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place, implemented accordingly and coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed and ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently update the referral pathway of project locations.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Behaviours (Values in Practice):
Accountability:

  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for him or herself and their team takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

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

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum of 1 year post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies. 
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

The Organisation

  • We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better health care, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
  • We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
    • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
    • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    • Violence against children is no longer tolerated.
  • We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
  • Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.
  • We undertake rigorous procedures to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 25th June, 2021.

 

Note

  • Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as it is contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, Save the Children may not provide feedback to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed as received. Save the Children reserves the right to change the closing date, if considered necessary
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 


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