Ongoing recruitment at Save the Children Nigeria

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: Supply Chain Coordinator

Job ID: 200007LC
Location: Cross River
Grade: 3
Team: Nigeria Country Office
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Field Office Manager – Ogoja
Reporting to position: Supply Chain Officer, Warehouse Assistant, Drivers

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3. The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people. In the overseas contaext, all posts are considered level 3.
  • 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:

  • This role will in line with the current global procurement policy and manual, coordinate the set up or implementation of supply chain functions and responsibilities, under the supervision of the Field Manager and SCM.
  • The role will supervise and manage field supply chain staff in Ogoja office, including supply chain support to a smaller sized operation in Benue States.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordination of programme supply chain needs; implement Save the children  policies and procedures for the management of the supply chain, including areas as procurement for cost effective , transport and distribution, warehousing and stock management, management of vehicle fleets, communication systems, and assets.
  • Implement procurement planning and strategy by conducting regular market surveys of goods and services in order to establish and maintain a well-defined Supplier database.
  • Collate, review and follow up on procurement plans in close collaboration with Program Managers and ensuring that all procurement plans are with clear specifications and delivery timelines
  • Coordinate supplier selection and contracting activities by initiating tender processes on standard items purchased regularly with the goal to establish standard Framework Agreements/Pre-qualified suppliers and contracts with main dealers and qualified and committed suppliers.
  • Support call for interests to identify new suppliers by reviewing procurement documents for correctness, transparency and full compliance with Audit and internal procedures and regulations.
  • Prepare regular (monthly) supply chain activity reports (procurement, fleet, warehouse, assets) for submission to the Field Manager and Supply Chain reporting focal points in Abuja.
  • Conduct market analysis to check on prices, products and suppliers and advise on best sources of supply and freighting options.
  • Ensure all appropriate due diligence checks and risk assessments are carried out in line with organisational policy.
  • Ensure professional management of all suppliers including maintaining good supplier relations and supplier performance review against key performance indicators and framework agreements, regularly updating this information into a global supplier database.
  • Make suppliers aware of Save the Children values, policies and procedures and their need to comply as part of agreements.
  • Supervise and build capacity of the Procurement Officer, Warehouse Assistant, Drivers and Interns.
  • Ensure that Save the Children  minimum standards of logistics procedures and country policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility, supporting relevant staff as required
  • Manage and support supply chain staff including ensuring clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance
  • Ensure that procedures within the specific area of responsibility meet Save the Children and donor regulations, whether that be within a given technical sector in logistics, or a specific field base.
  • Coordinate with Program Managers/Budget Holders to ensure the needed support for program implementation is given with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of logistics procedures, country and donor policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility:
  • Assets – All assets are recorded in assets register, documentation and filing is up to date and share the updated version with CO
  • Warehouse and Stock Management – all programme stocks are received in accordance with the Purchase Order specifications, properly recorded in a timely manner, preserved in mint condition, organized according to type and homogeneity and dispatched in line with program distribution plan
  • Warehouse and Stock Management- all items are distributed by the end of the award
  • Fleet – all vehicles within the office are performing and utilized optimally
  • All generators are functioning and fuelling done in time. Log sheets filled appropriately
  • Provide logistics training and capacity building as required
  • The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • 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:

  • Participates in the development of an organisational response based on an understanding of the contexts

Achieving results effectively:

  • Accountability – ensure efficient and transparent use of resources in line with Save the Children  policies and procedures
  • Addresses difficult situations and makes tough decisions confidently and calmly
  • Maintains focus on delivery of timely and appropriate results using available resources; identifies and acts on issues and problems in area of responsibility

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • 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

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Keeps oneself emotionally stable when helping others
  • Remains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situations
  • 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 impact of actions

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

  • Delivers results and always acts with the beneficiaries in mind
  • Anticipates current and future needs
  • Tailors communication style to certain audiences
  • 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.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

  • Education-Advanced degree in supply chain management, procurement, logistics, business administration or an equivalent field.
  • Six years progressive experience in supply chain, procurement and logistics management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and in emergency response/humanitarian environments.
  • Proven experience in all technical areas of supply chain operations including procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security.
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Experiencing in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement functions.
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Strong planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills in English

Desirable:

  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics e.g. fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks
  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention e.g. Health, WASH, Food Security
  • Knowledge of ERP software for supply chain management.

Job Title: Accountability Advisor

Job ID: 210004I9
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Grade: 3
Team: Nigeria Country Office
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Director Program Development and Quality
Staff directly reporting to this post: 1

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and, in the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3 posts in view of potential situations which may allow staff unsupervised access to vulnerable children and young people.

Role Purpose:

  • Technical lead for development and management of accountability structures and systems across the country program. The role is responsible for ensuring fully embedded practical and effective mechanisms for accountability to children within the country program, via capacity building, championing and supporting implementation.

Key Areas of Accountability

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Support the development of and provide inputs to Nigeria’s Country Strategic Plan.
  • Lead on strategies and provide guidance related to the CO’s accountability systems.

Accountability to Affected Population:

  • Champion accountability to children and communities and child participation across programs and support all program team to understand their roles and responsibilities in this area.
  • Support programs to develop and implement a strategy that is informed by children’s voices and promotes their rights.
  • Ensure plans to promote accountability to affected populations (AAP) and child participation are documented in the strategy and adequately budgeted for in the master budget.
  • Contribute to program strategy development by advising leadership to identify appropriate AAP and child participation approaches for different phases of the response (from the initial phase to longer term recovery efforts), recognising that approaches should evolve over time.
  • Champion the use of accountability data and child/community participation analysis to influence strategic decision-making and advocacy.

Information Sharing:

  • Support accountability focal points to analyse information needs and appropriate and trusted information sharing approaches. This may be done through use of secondary data or/and through integrated information needs assessment
  • Support focal points to establish appropriate information sharing channels for children and communities based on identified preference.
  • In collaboration with child safeguarding and the communications team, lead on the development of child-friendly information sharing materials for all programs to ensure that children and communities are aware of Save the Children, its work and what they should expect (including expected behaviour of staff and volunteers).
  • Advise thematic and project teams on good practice in child-friendly information sharing.

Child and Community Participation:

  • Foster an environment of innovation and creativity in community participation especially child participation
  • Build capacity of accountability focal points on child participation
  • Provide support to focal point to conduct quarterly child consultation sessions in programs
  • Coordinate, consolidate and document lessons learned and best practices of child participation and share with relevant stakeholders.

Feedback and Reporting Mechanisms:

  • Use analysis of the context and community preferences to design appropriate feedback and reporting channels that are accessible to children and deprived and marginalised groups.
  • Work with the focal points to develop a Feedback Handling Standard Operating Procedure and ensure that feedback is handled in line with it, with consideration of appropriate data protection procedures.
  • Support the focal points to analyse and present feedback data to help inform decision-making and improve programme quality.
  • Provide technical support to focal points and Programme Implementation teams to ensure the feedback loop is closed meaningfully, in a timely manner and with quality.

Manage Country Office toll free line:

  • Manage toll free number and other means of CRM and ensure all CRMs (hotline, complaint box, hoarding board) are functional at State, LGA and community levels
  • Manage Complaints and Response Mechanism Central Database; aggregate complaints/feedbacks from field level databases into the central complaints database.
  • Periodic supervision of all CRM personnel to ensure complaints are logged in a professional and timely manner and beneficiaries are communicated with the in a dignified manner regarding their complaints/feedback
  • Provide CRM Report on a quarterly basis to PDQ Director for dissemination to SMT
  • Support MEAL Coordinators/Accountability focal points conduct survey for Complaints Satisfaction Assessment
  • Coordinate, consolidate and document lessons learned and best practices and share with relevant stakeholders.

Coordination with Program Team:

  • Work closely with accountability focal points to ensure timely information sharing and active participation of beneficiaries
  • Work closely with program staff to ensure quality are met in child participation
  • Ensure that Program Staff handle and document complaints as per CRM Design specifications
  • Support Program Team in verification of complaints registered & ensure the timely resolution of the complaints & completion of CRM database.

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:

  • 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
  • Wlling to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

Skills & Experience

Administrative & General Skills:

Essential:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in related field and 7 years of professional experience. Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Promotes the rights of children in own work and in work with colleagues and peers
  • Displays a commitment to the safe, meaningful and ethical participation of all children
  • Builds the understanding and capacity of others in child participation
  • Promotes an enabling environment for participation, and accountability to children
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how to include the voice of children in programme and advocacy work
  • Influences others to adopt good practices in relation to safeguarding
  • Displays a commitment to ensuring everything we do considers the most deprived and marginalised children
  • An aptitude for reviewing, synthesizing and analysing information/ data and producing quality reports
  • Demonstrable ability to design gender aware and/or transformative approaches and strategies within sector programs and humanitarian programs
  • A proven track record in conducting program-based gender analysis, preferably using participatory methodologies
  • Extensive experience and understanding of programming cycles and key milestones and processes
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, web-based applications and advanced statistical package utilization e.g SPSS,STATA-12,DHIS etc)
  • Good interpersonal skills and influencing skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO’s staff
  • Ability to mobilise people – to develop and maintain relationships with staff and communities to ensure their participation in Save the Children’s ways of working
  • Knowledge and experience of child safeguarding policies and procedures

Desirable:

  • Good understanding of accountability principles in terms of donors and organisational management but critically also to beneficiaries.

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.

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

Health and Safety:

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

Job Title: Assessment & Research Manager

Job ID: 210004I8
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Grade: 3
Team / Programme: MEAL, PDQ
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Reports to: Head of Monitoring Evaluation Accountability & Learning

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 Assessment & Research Manager has the primary responsibility of planning, facilitating, and managing all assessments research and evaluation studies carried out by the Nigeria office.
  • The job holder will collaborate with the MEAL and Operations team to provide strategic input and guidance on all assessments, research and evaluation studies, directly contributing to or managing: research goals, planning, design, analysis, reporting, distribution, and training.
  • The post holder will support in building systems and staff capacity to ensure that all assessments, research and evaluation are of high quality and meet SCI and donor timelines and guidance

Scope of Role
The job holder will be responsible for the following:

  • Determine the purpose and type of assessment, evaluation or research that may be needed when designing and budgeting for a project.
  • Formulate key research questions that will help to advance the evidence base, and lead design of targeted assessment, evaluations and operations research.
  • Contribute to the development of a ToR for all assessment, research and evaluations.
  • Support field teams, partners and consultants in the development and review of study methodology, processes and tools for data collection and analysis. Monitor the data collection process and review assessment reports
  • Effectively manage assessments, baseline and evaluation study processes, putting in place a functional Activity Tracking Table
  • Ensure that for all study activities that involve human participants, ethical and risk assessment are done.
  • Ensure that adequate training, procedures and referral options are in place to address any child safeguarding issues that may arise for all study activities
  • Actively contribute to the process of learning, evaluation, capturing and disseminating lessons from country projects for continuous improvement of project performance and overall outcome
  • Directly contribute to and manage creation of assessment and research reports and presentations, including drafting the findings report and presentation, and collaborating with stakeholders on design and production. Collaborate with team on key assessment and research talking points.
  • Manage the process and ensure assessment and research findings/reports/presentations are announced and distributed. Seek and manage the development and distribution of new/innovative methods for sharing the findings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support in building our evidence base, in line with our learning agenda, on what works for children, e.g. researching new common approaches or updating/ refining existing common approaches
  • Promote capacity building of MEAL and program teams on research methodologies and processes through trainings, coaching, and mentoring.
  • Submit information on designing, planning or implementing an evaluation or assessment onto the Global Evaluation and Assessment Pipeline.
  • Upload finalised assessment, baseline survey or evaluation report onto the Global Evaluation and Assessment Repository or the Global Thematic Library

Skills and Behaviors (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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

  • A minimum of five years of conducting assessments, evaluation and research humanitarian and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, rights governance, health and nutrition, and emergencies
  • Extensive experience in research and monitoring and evaluation methodology and analysis (qualitative, quantitative, participatory) including design of systems and tools, data analysis and report writing
  • Experience in strategic thinking and planning skills, ability to set priorities, prepare manageable plans and to evaluate progress.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including proven success in ability to present ideas and concepts effectively and persuasively.
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills including demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities and multiple tasks. Outcomes and deadlines oriented.
  •  Excellent attention to detail. Organized and process-oriented
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy with experience in the use of data analysis software like SPPS, STATA
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

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.

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

Health and Safety:

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

Job Title: TaRL Adviser

Job ID: 210003SR
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Education Sector Manager and Field Manager (Matrix Reporting).
Staff reporting to this post: None
Budget Responsibilities: Yes

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 purpose of this role is to coordinate Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) activities within Save the Children International implementation areas in Nigeria.
  • Under the guidance of the Education Sector Manager and the Field Manager, he/she will ensure communication within Save the Children International Nigeria, consortium partners, and related government institutions on TaRL activities.
  • The post holder will provide technical assistance on designing a context-specific TaRL programme approach, focusing on learning outcomes in literacy and numeracy.
  • The advisor will provide overall leadership and technical support in mentoring, monitoring, and documentation of lessons learnt, support for assessments, training of mentors and teachers, and knowledge management.
  • He/she will be responsible for coordinating baseline, midline and endline assessments, response analysis, design, and capacity building of Save the Children International Staff, its implementing partners, and government line ministries.

Areas of Accountability
In collaboration with the Education Sector Manager, head of education, Field Managers, Programme Manager, Project Coordinators, Project Officers and States Government Quality Assurance Unit:

  • Coordinate the implementation of the TaRL approach to remedial literacy and numeracy education.
  • Provide targeted program design, technical support, materials development, adaptation and revisions, field testing, assessment and monitoring/evaluation support, and oversight to achieving Country Office EiE strategic objectives:
    • Support Save the Children Nigeria programme staff to integrate the TaRL approach in upcoming programs and projects, ensuring that they are aligned with the Save the Children education sector strategy 2021 and SCI Nigeria Country Strategy of 2020. This includes contextualizing education outcomes, theories of change, and selecting interventions based on best available evidence;
  • Conduct and coordinate technical training based on pilot learning outcomes and ongoing improvement in TaRL implementation for country program staff, including on outcomes, theories of change, evidence and indicators;
  • Responsive to staff and partners’ technical support, based on sound educational context gap analysis in literacy and numeracy
  • Support selection of indicators for country programs based on available and emerging indicator testing;
  • Review and develop facilitation materials together with Education Project staff and other partners implementing TaRL, such as UNICEF, Plan International, Street Child and TaRL Africa
  • Review technical quality of proposals, including providing input on budgets required for project delivery, technical activities, ensuring alignment to SCI’s education and cross-sectoral outcomes;
  • Help analyze data to inform periodic review and course correction to ensure that SCI’s programs are based on evidence and generating innovative approaches towards learning outcomes;
  • Share TaRL cross-context learning with country program staff and with SCI Global EiE sector
  • Teacher professional development (pre-service and in-service) on TaRL and learning outcomes

Coordination and Collaboration:

  • Engage with government via outreach in support of literacy and numeracy remediation approaches, especially in relation to implementation, scale up and sustainability;
  • Help define approach to teaming / partnering with other organizations;
  • Present SCI’s research findings across contexts and relevant conferences;
  • Support in documenting lessons learnt and best practices of the project
  • With support from MEAL team design a monitoring tacking data collection tools to ensure monitoring and tracking of learning achievements of children as per project indicators.
  • Ensure key data from assessments could be used as a baseline for program evaluation.  If additional baseline data is required to evaluate children’s learning outcomes, then work with appropriate colleagues to collect this additional information.
  • Support in designing appropriate education interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context.  Inclusion of quality issues in education and learning outcomes is really important.
  • Ensure that issues of learning achievements, gender, protection and conflict sensitivity education are factored into the program design.
  • Provide regular updates to Education Sector Manager, Head of Education, Programme Managers and Field Managers, and the rest of the CO on innovative programme approaches adopted on education, track progress, priorities and constraints, as well as scale up with sustainability.

Finance and Budget Management:

  • Support budget performance to ensure that projects are on course as per detailed implementation plans and phased budgets.
  • In coordination with the Education Sector Manager, Project Manager Education and Field Manager, conduct project monitoring, suggest necessary revisions and prepare draft reports for corrective actions.
  • Ensure that the budget variance analysis is monitored and reported on time and with accurate information.

Program / Project Narrative and Financial Reporting:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Education Sector Manager, Project Manager of Education in the review, and guide project teams in preparation of timely and high quality progress and end of project narrative reports, in accordance with the donor reporting schedule and formats.
  • Review financial reports of TaRL componenet, ensuring that donor guidelines have been followed and high standards met.
  • The project deadlines met in reporting and keep a track record of reporting (Narrative and Financial).
  • Organize and facilitate quarterly follow-ups and progress review meetings to address key performance issues from the TaRL Component of the reports.
  • Review overall Budget Vs Actual expenditure analysis and variance explanations for TaRL component.

Internal and External Engagements:

  • Ensure that Save the Children and the Education project are represented and given recognition at stakeholder meetings, workshops, donor, networks the EiE-WG and any other engagements.
  • Develop and maintain regular channels of communication with partners and key stakeholders at all levels (Community, LGA and State).
  • Participates and give update of the TaRL activities in EiE –WG meetings at the state level.

MEAL:

  • Effectively manage project design and study processes which include assessments, baseline and evaluation studies, putting in place a functional Activity Tracking Table.
  • Ensure that the projects quality benchmarks are followed up.
  • Coordinate with project staff to ensure timely submission of MOV to MEAL for tracking of indictor progress on regular basics
  • Collect and manage complaints and feedback in close coordination with CRM and MEAL teams for ECG project and Cuppy Foundation Project.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of project results, documentation of projects case studies, lessons learnt, significant changes and best practices and coordinating learning and reflection meetings/sessions
  • Ensure an effective programs/ projects monitoring and evaluation systems is in place.
  • Monitor programs/ projects activities to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to both Country Office and Save the Children policies and procedures.

Human Resources Management and Development:

  • Work together with the Education Sector Manager, Field Manager and the HoE to identify learning and development needs of the project teams and develop specific plans to address the learning needs.
  • Coach and mentor the Education team on the provision of technical support and implementation of TaRL activities
  • Regularly provide feedback to team mate on their performance and support. in areas of difficulties
  • Capacity building of Education team and master trainers through trainings, coaching, implementation as well as in learning and reflection events
  • Participate in monthly/weekly project management meetings to enable adequate staff support

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-oriented, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Provide timely responses concerning queries linked with relevant projects or programmes.
  • Report to the head of Education;
  • Provide support to SCI International Nigeria’s programme delivery and resource mobilization.
  • Work with other members of the programme units to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery.

Creativity:

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

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

Academic Background ( Experience & Person Specifications)

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Education, Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in TaRL or similar remedial learning outcome approach.
  • Experience working in emergency settings at least 2 years.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC).
  • Experience with participatory approaches to education, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area.
  • Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse, exploitation and violence.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with IDPs, refugees and other vulnerable populations
  • Exposure of local context, culture and languages of Nigeria will be an assist.
  • Understanding of the National and State Ministries of Education (MoEs) and State Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEBs) ways of working

Deadline: 29th June, 2021.

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

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

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