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Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment 2022 (6 Positions)

Apply for the ongoing Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment 2022. See the 6 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. Save the Children Nigeria is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization.

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. Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Director of Program Development and Quality (DPDQ)

Location: Abuja

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in relevant Social Science, Human Rights, Development Studies, NGO Management or equivalent fields
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive senior management and/or development experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children
  • Experience in one of Save the Children’s thematic sectors: education, child protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition, child poverty, emergencies, social protection, climate resilience.
  • Knowledge of New Business Development, members and donors and their environments.
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels
  • Experience working with high level government agencies and academics on issues related to children
  • Strong skills and proven experience in new program development, project design, and donor proposal design with corporate, foundations and institutional donors
  • Strong skills and proven experience in leading strategic planning, change management and program management processes; also from the knowledge and learning perspective
  • Developing and managing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems
  • Excellent listening, inter-personal, communication and networking skills; and an ability to work with diversified populations
  • Skills such as training, capacity building, coaching, mentorship, problem solving, and analytical and an understanding of project cycle management and coordination
  • High level of self-awareness and willingness to take criticism as an opportunity for growth and self-development.
  • Ability to research, write and represent well, manage time, multi-task and delegate tasks.
  • English skills required.

Skills and Behaviours
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.

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 healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise 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.

Equal Opportunities

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health and Safety:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

  • The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Application Closing Date
29th July, 2022.

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

2.) Compliance Specialist (Incident Response)

Location: Kano

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Business, Finance, Accounting, Law, International Relations, Criminal Justice or related field.
  • Fraud management related certification (e.g. CFE) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 2 years spent working at NGO
  • Experience in the non-profit, NGO sectors or grant-supported organizations, regional and international organizations, or the inspector general function within a large government organization a plus
  • Experience conducting fraud, collusion, corruption, vendor and supplier collusion, safeguarding and other types of investigations in challenging environments
  • Experience working with investigation teams in remote locations and insecure environments
  • Experience examining forensic, financial and electronic evidence
  • Extensive experience conducting interviews of witnesses and subjects in multicultural environment
  • Experience in fraud awareness and case investigation management
  • Computer fluency; highly competent using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

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 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:

  • 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:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach.

Integrity:

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

Application Closing Date
23rd July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3.) Household & Economic Strengthening Coordinator – PLANE

Location: Kano

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills (Essential):
He/she is expected to have the following:

  • Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or a closely related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6 years of experience in household economic strengthening/livelihoods programming,
  • Practical experience in training design and implementation.
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Good technical knowledge of policy and practice in the field of livelihoods, crop and livestock production/rural livelihood programming as well as other cross cutting issues.
  • Solid knowledge of international and national social protection, household economic strengthening, and microenterprise and market development instruments and frameworks.
  • Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships and resources for creation of business opportunities, business mentorship and skills training, and market access, strategies
  • Strong experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders including government representatives, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in project and time management.
  • Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values In Practice)
Competencies and Values:

  • Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, able to perform under stress, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, coaching and mentoring, facilitating change, developing teams, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning and organizing, leading through vision and mission and a personal commitment to children’s development and protection.

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

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

See Other Related Jobs:

4.) Director of Program Development and Quality

Location: Abuja

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in relevant Social Science, Human Rights, Development Studies, NGO Management or equivalent fields
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive senior management and/or development experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children
  • Experience in one of Save the Children’s thematic sectors: education, child protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition, child poverty, emergencies, social protection, climate resilience
  • Knowledge of New Business Development, members and donors and their environments
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels
  • Experience working with high level government agencies and academics on issues related to children
  • Strong skills and proven experience in new program development, project design, and donor proposal design with corporate, foundations and institutional donors
  • Strong skills and proven experience in leading strategic planning, change management and program management processes; also from the knowledge and learning perspective
  • Developing and managing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems
  • Excellent listening, inter-personal, communication and networking skills; and an ability to work with diversified populations
  • Skills such as training, capacity building, coaching, mentorship, problem solving, and analytical and an understanding of project cycle management and coordination
  • High level of self-awareness and willingness to take criticism as an opportunity for growth and self-development
  • Ability to research, write and represent well, manage time, multi-task and delegate tasks
  • English skills required

Skills and Behaviours
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 othersFuture 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

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.

Equal Opportunities:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health and Safety:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

  • Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

  • The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Application Closing Date
11th July, 2022.

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

See Other Related Jobs:

 

5.) Director of Program Development and Quality

Location: Abuja

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in relevant Social Science, Human Rights, Development Studies, NGO Management or equivalent fields
  • A minimum of ten years of progressive senior management and/or development experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children
  • Experience in one of Save the Children’s thematic sectors: education, child protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition, child poverty, emergencies, social protection, climate resilience
  • Knowledge of New Business Development, members and donors and their environments
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels
  • Experience working with high level government agencies and academics on issues related to children
  • Strong skills and proven experience in new program development, project design, and donor proposal design with corporate, foundations and institutional donors
  • Strong skills and proven experience in leading strategic planning, change management and program management processes; also from the knowledge and learning perspective
  • Developing and managing monitoring, evaluation and learning systems
  • Excellent listening, inter-personal, communication and networking skills; and an ability to work with diversified populations
  • Skills such as training, capacity building, coaching, mentorship, problem solving, and analytical and an understanding of project cycle management and coordination
  • High level of self-awareness and willingness to take criticism as an opportunity for growth and self-development
  • Ability to research, write and represent well, manage time, multi-task and delegate tasks
  • English skills required

Skills and Behaviours
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 othersFuture 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

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.

Equal Opportunities:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health and Safety:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

  • Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

  • The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy

Application Closing Date
11th July, 2022.

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

6.) Household & Economic Strengthening Coordinator – PLANE

Location: Kano

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills (Essential):
He/she is expected to have the following:

  • Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Agricultural Economics, Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or a closely related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6 years of experience in household economic strengthening/livelihoods programming,
  • Practical experience in training design and implementation.
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Good technical knowledge of policy and practice in the field of livelihoods, crop and livestock production/rural livelihood programming as well as other cross cutting issues.
  • Solid knowledge of international and national social protection, household economic strengthening, and microenterprise and market development instruments and frameworks.
  • Experience in leveraging private sector partnerships and resources for creation of business opportunities, business mentorship and skills training, and market access, strategies
  • Strong experience in providing technical assistance and mentorship
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders including government representatives, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills
  • Demonstrated experience in project and time management.
  • Familiarity and understanding of donor policies and procedures is a plus.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values In Practice)
Competencies and Values:

  • Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, able to perform under stress, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, coaching and mentoring, facilitating change, developing teams, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning and organizing, leading through vision and mission and a personal commitment to children’s development and protection.

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

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online