Sun. Oct 2nd, 2022


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 of:

Job Title: Roving Information Communications Coordinator

Reference ID: 210005BY
Location: Abuja (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Length:  6 Months
Programme:  Humanitarian  Fund (HF)
Grade: 3

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The role holder will have contact with children and 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; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas. The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams. In the first phase, the team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months. 
  • The Roving Info Comms Coordinator will lead and manage the setup or scale-up of all emergency response information and communication functions and responsibilities. As a member of the roving management team, the Info Comms Coordinator will support the deployed roving management team on the best use of Save the Children’s resources.  The Info Comms Coordinator will lead a team that will establish safe and stable information gathering and sharing and other IC programming which complies with current SCI standards.
  • The Info Comms Coordinator will work with country office ICT teams in SCI to ensure that all activities relating to information and communication are coordinated. This role will also engage with external organizations and any other local authorities responsible for communication.
  • The Info Comms Coordinator contributes to ensuring that Save the Children’s commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian work is upheld through the Save the Children Minimum Standards and the NGO Code of Conduct and endeavors to implement sustainable systems and transfer knowledge and skills to existing staff.

Key Areas Of Accountability
Communication:

  • Coordinate with the roving field team and field managers to support the overall improvement of information and communication of assigned project and field office
  • Develop centralized IC services such as printing, scanning, templates, etc.
  • Set up weekly calls with the ICT manager for the update, discussion, and needed support
  • Design effective communication tools for all offices which are saleable and complies with SCI technical standards
  • Communicate and enforce SCI data protection and policies in information sharing.

Information management

  • Promote SCI standard document management systems (OneNet and other SCI standard applications) to all staff.
  • Ensure compliance with data protection and security standards.
  • Circulate updated programme information with all field staff and ensure the field team have updated information on all necessary SCI support function services

Coordination

  • Attend field-level senior meetings to ensure that the work of project information is communicated and promoted.
  • Attend Logistics meetings when and where appropriate.
  • Liaise country office ICT manager and team to support timely information gathering and sharing of activities with SMT and donors
  • Liaise with country office ICT team so that activities at all levels are aligned.
  • Attend field-level management meetings and keep ICT Manager updated with activities.

General:

  • Be the initial focal point for all information and communication activities and escalate to other support channels as required. 
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, health and safety, equal opportunities, and other relevant policies.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Significant management experience working in an emergency response context or fragile states
  • Proven knowledge of IC programming and ability to communicate complex issues in a more formal but understandable manner.
  • Experience in planning IC budgeting.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles.
  • Cultural awareness and the ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent planning, management, and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Strong external representation skills.
  • Substantial experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Experience in planning budgets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills.

Desirable:

  • Microsoft, Cisco, or related industry-recognized certifications are a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of latest trends, practices, products, and techniques in IT systems and service delivery and introduce these developments into an organization to improve efficiency.
  • Experience in managing contractual relationships with external suppliers.
  • Experience in implementing and developing IC policies.

Competencies For This Role:
Leading & Inspiring Others:

  • Demonstrates leadership in all our work embodies our values, and articulates a compelling vision to inspire others to achieve our goals for children
  • Level Required: Accomplished.

Delivering Results:

  • Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving our performance or team/organization.
  • Level Required: Leading Edge.

Problem Solving and Decision Making:

  • Takes effective, considered, and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organization.
  • Level Required: Leading Edge.

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

Application Deadline 9th August, 2021.

Job Title: Roving Safety and Security Coordinator

Reference ID: 210005C1
Location: Abuja (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Length:  6 Months
Programme:  Humanitarian Fund (HF)
Grade: 3

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The role holder will have contact with children and 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; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas. The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams.
  • In the first phase, the team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months. The Ops Team will rapidly deploy this role to support the response team in quickly developing and implementing a humanitarian response.
  • The Senior Safety and Security Coordinator will work closely with the SCI Nigeria Safety and Security Director to manage overall safety and security for the emergency response programme. The Senior Safety and Security Coordinator will facilitate the implementation of Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards within deployed field locations; help drive systemic change in the quality of safety and security management, contribute to enforcing deployed field Safety and Security Policy and Standards; and carry out safety and security assessments; make recommendations and provide support for their implementation by country programmes. She/he will also take forward the organizational security ethos.  While on an assignment, the post holder will play a key role in the capacity building of Safety & Security Focal Points, where applicable.
  • As a Safety Coordinator, she/he will be expected to undertake a leadership role in an emergency and support the team leaders and team at a senior level.

Key Areas Of Accountability

  • Engage deployed field programme management and staff as well as staff at all levels to facilitate the adoption and compliance with the Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards
  • Undertake Security Risk Assessments for any emergency responses and operations
  • In-depth analysis for overall country security context
  • Undertake and manage implementation and compliance with Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards
  • Assess and evaluate field offices’ security guidelines and make recommendations for improvements using the Save the Children Policy and Standards for security management plans, evacuation contingency plans, and standard operating procedures.
  • Promote the concept that the whole team should jointly develop safety and security plans and guidelines to create ownership and encourage compliance.
  • Promote the concept that safety and security is an integral element of programme design and operations and should be amongst the first planning considerations.
  • Promote the need for each field programme to have safety and security as a standing agenda item on the FMT or management team meeting and quickly highlight any issue to the Roving Ops Manager or Security Safety Director.
  • Develop and deliver the capacity building in safety and security management for field managers and safety and security training for staff
  • Provide safety security management advice, guidance, and support to the field and the Roving HST Team and field managers.
  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of actions to reduce risk across field and field office
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to field Offices in implementing action plans based on country office security assessments and recommendations.

General:

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

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work nationally.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Significant experience of NGO security management/Adviser.
  • Proven experience and understanding of humanitarian or field operations and understanding of programming in an emergency.
  • Ability to formulate and communicate analysis of a changing security environment.
  • Proven skills in concise report writing.  Ability to prioritize security-related tasks and complete reports to deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven skills in managing a team in hostile environments
  • Proven knowledge of MS office applications and IT literacy, and capacity to learn and use other packages.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children.  In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and ensuring this continues to underpin all aspects of the job.   Commitment to Save the Children child protection policy.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels, establish information and security networks, and coordinate with country authorities, militias, donors, International Organisations, and local NGOs.
  • Experience of working in hostile environments.  Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously in a highly stressful and challenging environment.
  • Accredited training skills and proven experience of training multi-national staff

Desirable:

  • Operational experience in post-war / disaster-affected environments with NGO, Military, or police background.
  • Operational programming experience.

Competencies For This Role:
Problem Solving and Decision Making:

  • Takes effective, considered, and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organization.
  • Level required: Leading Edge

Leading and Inspiring Others:

  • Demonstrates leadership in all our work embodies our values, and articulates a compelling vision to inspire others to achieve our goals for children.
  • Level required: Accomplished

Delivering Results:

  • Takes personal responsibilities and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving their performance or team/organization.
  • Level required: Leading Edge
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Innovating and Adapting:

  • Develops and implements innovative solutions to adapt and succeed in ever-changing and uncertain global and working environments.
  • Level required: Accomplished.

Networking:

  • Builds and uses sustainable relationships and networks to support the work of Save the Children
  • Level required: Accomplished.

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

Application Deadline  9th August, 2021.

Job Title: Roving MEAL Coordinator

Job ID: 210005C0
Location: Abuja, Nigeria (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Grade: 3
Contract Length:  6 Months Contract
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Programme: Humanitarian Fund (HF)
Title:  MEAL Coordinator, Roving Rapid Response Team

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  the post holder will have contact with children and 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 country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas.
  • The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams.
  •  In the first phase, the team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months.

As a key member of the Roving Rapid Team, she/he will take shared responsibility to ensure and provide technical support and enable deployed field offices to deliver on crucial MEAL deliverables:

  • General MEAL mainstreaming, capacity building and support of SCI and partners project staff and field-level project monitoring, including data collection, analysis, and reporting of indicators, qualitative and quantitative information for the migration project. Staff to support include project and CO M&E staff, project managers, and partners.
  • Ensure the migration project:
  • Meets and exceeds the programme standards for design, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Leads on cross-cutting themes
  • Demonstrates outcomes and impact for target groups
  • Applies the SCI and SCI Nigeria program standard operating procedures
  • Implements SCI MEAL priorities and initiatives

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: Roving Operations Manager, Rapid Response Team
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: None

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Lead the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation processes and systems within the Migration program
  • Leading the implementation of SCI MEAL systems and other related standards, processes, and systems within project planning, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure the development of MEAL plans and project framework
  • Provide guidance related to harmonized data collection related to project objectives and indicators and integrate these into reports
  • Develop tools for data collection and analysis
  • Develop and maintain a database storing all data required by the project
  • Set up all processes required for effective data collection and analysis required by the project
  • Set up field office level information and reporting system for the donor projects
  • Lead the implementation of base/mid/end lines and evaluations
  • Support country teams to set up information and reporting systems in line with country office level requirements

Provide training and capacity building on MEAL processes and tools:

  • Capacity building, coaching, and distance support provision for project staff and partners in charge of MEAL functions
  • Develop, consolidate, adjust and inform the project MEAL plan
  • Being the point of contact for project teams for pre-activity and post-activity support
  • Provide induction for project staff on MEAL systems and tools

Publication and reporting:

  • Ensure the development of high-quality professional publications and reports that reflect quality project outcomes
  • Document project impact and the project’s lessons learned
  • Document innovative approaches related to MEAL
  • Support the documentation of other approaches/practices within the project

Behaviours (Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling 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 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 national scale.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, project and field managers, as well as partners
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to approach.

Creativity:

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

Integrity:

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

Additional job responsibilities

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive. 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 must carry out the duties following the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

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

Health and Safety:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties following SCI policies and procedures.
  • JD written by: Faton Krasniqi, / DPO

Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • A Degree in a relevant field either in relation to monitoring and evaluation or in statistics
  • Substantial monitoring and evaluation experience
  • Successful track record of implementing simple, effective monitoring systems, including experience in data collection and management
  • Experience in remote and matrix management
  • Proficiency in written and spoken  French and English
  • Prior experience in the management of consortia and multi-country programs ( 2 years)
  • Substantial experience in data collection and management
  • Good knowledge in developing and manipulate the database and statistical tools

Desirable:

  • Experience in Child Protection/Youth/Migration programming.
  • Working experience in challenging and insecure contexts and similar.
  • Capacity and willingness to be highly flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances.
  • Experience in Rights-based approach
  • Experience in promoting children’s participation in programming, design, implementation, and evaluation

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

Application Deadline  9th August, 2021.

Job Title: Roving Safety and Security Coordinator

Reference ID: 210005C1
Location: Abuja (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Length:  6 Months
Programme:  Humanitarian Fund (HF)
Grade: 3

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The role holder will have contact with children and 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; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas. The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams.
  • In the first phase, the team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months. The Ops Team will rapidly deploy this role to support the response team in quickly developing and implementing a humanitarian response.
  • The Senior Safety and Security Coordinator will work closely with the SCI Nigeria Safety and Security Director to manage overall safety and security for the emergency response programme. The Senior Safety and Security Coordinator will facilitate the implementation of Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards within deployed field locations; help drive systemic change in the quality of safety and security management, contribute to enforcing deployed field Safety and Security Policy and Standards; and carry out safety and security assessments; make recommendations and provide support for their implementation by country programmes. She/he will also take forward the organizational security ethos.  While on an assignment, the post holder will play a key role in the capacity building of Safety & Security Focal Points, where applicable.
  • As a Safety Coordinator, she/he will be expected to undertake a leadership role in an emergency and support the team leaders and team at a senior level.

Key Areas Of Accountability

  • Engage deployed field programme management and staff as well as staff at all levels to facilitate the adoption and compliance with the Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards
  • Undertake Security Risk Assessments for any emergency responses and operations
  • In-depth analysis for overall country security context
  • Undertake and manage implementation and compliance with Save the Children’s Safety and Security Policy and Standards
  • Assess and evaluate field offices’ security guidelines and make recommendations for improvements using the Save the Children Policy and Standards for security management plans, evacuation contingency plans, and standard operating procedures.
  • Promote the concept that the whole team should jointly develop safety and security plans and guidelines to create ownership and encourage compliance.
  • Promote the concept that safety and security is an integral element of programme design and operations and should be amongst the first planning considerations.
  • Promote the need for each field programme to have safety and security as a standing agenda item on the FMT or management team meeting and quickly highlight any issue to the Roving Ops Manager or Security Safety Director.
  • Develop and deliver the capacity building in safety and security management for field managers and safety and security training for staff
  • Provide safety security management advice, guidance, and support to the field and the Roving HST Team and field managers.
  • Assist in the evaluation and implementation of actions to reduce risk across field and field office
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to field Offices in implementing action plans based on country office security assessments and recommendations.

General:

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

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Expertise in current safety and security practices and issues affecting aid work nationally.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Significant experience of NGO security management/Adviser.
  • Proven experience and understanding of humanitarian or field operations and understanding of programming in an emergency.
  • Ability to formulate and communicate analysis of a changing security environment.
  • Proven skills in concise report writing.  Ability to prioritize security-related tasks and complete reports to deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven skills in managing a team in hostile environments
  • Proven knowledge of MS office applications and IT literacy, and capacity to learn and use other packages.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children.  In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and ensuring this continues to underpin all aspects of the job.   Commitment to Save the Children child protection policy.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels, establish information and security networks, and coordinate with country authorities, militias, donors, International Organisations, and local NGOs.
  • Experience of working in hostile environments.  Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously in a highly stressful and challenging environment.
  • Accredited training skills and proven experience of training multi-national staff

Desirable:

  • Operational experience in post-war / disaster-affected environments with NGO, Military, or police background.
  • Operational programming experience.
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Competencies For This Role:
Problem Solving and Decision Making:

  • Takes effective, considered, and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organization.
  • Level required: Leading Edge

Leading and Inspiring Others:

  • Demonstrates leadership in all our work embodies our values, and articulates a compelling vision to inspire others to achieve our goals for children.
  • Level required: Accomplished

Delivering Results:

  • Takes personal responsibilities and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving their performance or team/organization.
  • Level required: Leading Edge

Innovating and Adapting:

  • Develops and implements innovative solutions to adapt and succeed in ever-changing and uncertain global and working environments.
  • Level required: Accomplished.

Networking:

  • Builds and uses sustainable relationships and networks to support the work of Save the Children
  • Level required: Accomplished.

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

Application Deadline  9th August, 2021.


Job Title: 
WASH Assistant Consultant

Ref No: 210005BU
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Contingent
Team / Programme: WASH
Grade: 5
Contract Length: 3 Months

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  T he post 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 country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking / vetting process staff.

Role Purpose

  • Under the direct supervision of the WASH Officer, the incumbent will be required to work as a member of the WASH unit towards the improvement of construction, 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.

Scope of the Role

  • Reports to: WASH Officer
  • Staff directly reporting to this post:0
  • Budget responsibility: No

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Assist in promoting safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services among refugee 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.
  • 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 WASH Officer, highlighting achievements versus targets.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by WASH manager, WASH Coordinator 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
  • 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.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Education: HND / B.Sc Degree qualification in Health Education, Environmental / Civil / Construction Engineering or its equivalent
  • Must have completed NYSC.
  • 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
  • At least 2 years experiences in hygiene promotion and construction activities in community based program
  • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of English and other local languages;

Preferred:

  • Previous experience of work in the humanitarian sector.
  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy.
  • Previous working experience in humanitarian/refugee response.
  • Experience working in Emergencies

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

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.

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.

Health and Safety:

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

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

Application Deadline  2nd August, 2021.


Job Title: 
Roving Supply Chain Coordinator

Reference ID: 210005C5
Location: Abuja (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Length:  6 Months
Programme:  Humanitarian Fund (HF)
Grade: 3
Reports to: Roving Operations Manager, Rapid Response Team
Staff Directly Reporting to this Post: None

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

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The Team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas. The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams. In the first phase, the Team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months. 
  • The Supply Chain Coordinator in the Rapid Response Team will essentially be accountable for developing and delivering a supply chain strategy for deployed project locations aiming to support programmes implementation through effective and optimized Supply Chain models, which can deliver on needs in varying contexts.
  • While increasing effectiveness and optimization in the SCI supply chain, she/he will ensure Save the Children Nigeria field office will be able to manage costs efficiently while delivering high-quality goods and services to our programmes, and procurement processes are compliant with the requirements of SCI’s significant donors across the country.
  • The Supply Chain Coordinator will be responsible for managing a Supply Chain team based in any deployed location, supporting the implementation of all SCI procurement policies and controls within their scope of influence, providing technical support and guidance to field offices on their Supply Chain efficiency.
  • The role will also ensure that the coordinator put in place an efficient inventory management system able to track all IN and OUT movement with accurate data and a clear strategy on Assets and Fleet management.

Key Areas Of Accountability
Procurement:

  • Responsible for the overall field deployment procurement processes for the duration of the assignment.
  • Ensure SCI procurement policies and templates are known by staff and implement in all procurement processes.
  • Support ProSave usage and provide timely and quality support to the assigned field offices while.
  • Responsible for escalating any procurement and ProSave challenges with Supply Chain Country Office senior management and follow through to ensure all issues are resolved
  • Review all procurement contracts before they are submitted for signatories.
  • A focal point for all international orders placed through Regional Procurement Unit
  • Create a continuous learning environment where staff are encouraged and supported to grow and develop and are willing to be held accountable for their commitments.
  • Provide Guidance to programme and field managers on goods & services price and lead time during the new proposals writing stage.
  • Develop and maintain good relations with Field managers and field logisticians.
  • Oversight of the procurement manager and Team and ensure objectives are met.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to field offices on the development of local and national supply chain strategies, including local and national contracts and supplier assessments related to quality assurance, reliability, agility, and ability to increase capacity in emergency contexts.
  • Accountable for costs efficiency and value for Money in all SCI procurement processes.
  • Support in putting in place various Framework Agreements aiming to improve procurement efficiency
  • Ensure Procurement Trackers across the Country are regularly updated and shared.
  • Oversight relationships with suppliers and ensure they adhere to SCI policies, mainly Child safeguarding and Anti frauds and bribery.

Assets, Warehousing & Fleet Management:
Warehousing:

  • Ensure deployed field offices use Total Inventory Management (TIM) in day-to-day warehouse management.
  • Ensure all stocks movements are captured within TIM online
  • Conduct spot checks and ensure bad practices are corrected and, if necessary, share information with Roving Operations Manager for immediate adequate actions.
  • Alert programme on stocks about to expiry for proper actions.
  • Ensure all best practices for SCI warehouse management are in place and adhere by all staff.
  • Ensure warehouse policies and templates are known and used by all staff.

Assets:

  • Ensure the office has a master assets list that is regularly updated.
  • Ensure all new purchase assets before being used are registered in the assets list and tag before being used.
  • Ensure all assets being used in field office are tracked with users’ form
  • Ensure any assets damaged or lost are communicated to Roving Ops Manager.

Fleet:

  • Ensure drivers and users of the fleet are compliant with SCI policies and regulations.
  • Ensure fleet resources are efficiently used to their optimum for delivery of SCI programmes.
  • Ensure fleet maintenance is cost-efficient for the field and country office
  • Ensure monthly fleet data are produced and accurate.

Management & Reporting Tasks:

  • Ensure the field office team has clear, ambitious, and realistic supply chain objectives set up.
  • Ensure weekly/monthly reports are completed, and data are accurate.
  • Conduct analyses of reports
  • Be willing to undertake regular travel and work with minimum supervision under challenging conditions in varying locations (including remote locations) to support local field offices supply chain team development.
  • Monitor the performance and management of the Save the Children supply chain at the field office and provide technical support as needed to ensure optimization and accountability within supply chain activities.
  • Ensure KPIs, procurement trackers, and fleet reports are shared monthly with the country office supply chain Team.
  • Support the development and implementation of Supply Chain Strategy field offices with appropriate and scalable supply chain systems and tools to support emergency responses and ongoing programmes.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • As set out above, the duties and responsibilities 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or similar
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Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • Demonstrated a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the successful development and implementation of a logistics and supply chain strategy and infrastructure for a global operation
  • Field level experience in managing complex supply chains for INGOs in international development and emergency programmes
  • Experience in managing diversify Team
  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of supply chain.

Desirable:

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Experience solving complex issues through analysis, the definition of a clear way forward, and ensuring buy-in.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies, including traveling at short notice and for extended periods

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling 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 personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their 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
  • It cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach

Integrity:

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

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

Equal Opportunities

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

Child Safeguarding:

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

Health and Safety:

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

Application Deadline 9th August, 2021.


Job Title: 
Roving Supply Chain Coordinator

Reference ID: 210005C5
Location: Abuja (with ability to deploy within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas)
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Contract Length:  6 Months
Programme:  Humanitarian Fund (HF)
Grade: 3
Reports to: Roving Operations Manager, Rapid Response Team
Staff Directly Reporting to this Post: None

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

  • Save the Children Nigeria will establish and train a Roving Rapid Response Team. The Team will be based in Abuja, with the ability to mobilize and respond within 72 hours to any newly arising needs in any SC’s implementing and accessible areas. The Roving Rapid Response Team will be trained in conducting rapid needs assessment and time managing the start-up of the responses while supporting new proposals development and further on appropriate handover to the FO’s teams. In the first phase, the Team will be led and composed mainly by HSTs, and it is expected to become nationalized entirely within a period of 6 months. 
  • The Supply Chain Coordinator in the Rapid Response Team will essentially be accountable for developing and delivering a supply chain strategy for deployed project locations aiming to support programmes implementation through effective and optimized Supply Chain models, which can deliver on needs in varying contexts.
  • While increasing effectiveness and optimization in the SCI supply chain, she/he will ensure Save the Children Nigeria field office will be able to manage costs efficiently while delivering high-quality goods and services to our programmes, and procurement processes are compliant with the requirements of SCI’s significant donors across the country.
  • The Supply Chain Coordinator will be responsible for managing a Supply Chain team based in any deployed location, supporting the implementation of all SCI procurement policies and controls within their scope of influence, providing technical support and guidance to field offices on their Supply Chain efficiency.
  • The role will also ensure that the coordinator put in place an efficient inventory management system able to track all IN and OUT movement with accurate data and a clear strategy on Assets and Fleet management.

Key Areas Of Accountability
Procurement:

  • Responsible for the overall field deployment procurement processes for the duration of the assignment.
  • Ensure SCI procurement policies and templates are known by staff and implement in all procurement processes.
  • Support ProSave usage and provide timely and quality support to the assigned field offices while.
  • Responsible for escalating any procurement and ProSave challenges with Supply Chain Country Office senior management and follow through to ensure all issues are resolved
  • Review all procurement contracts before they are submitted for signatories.
  • A focal point for all international orders placed through Regional Procurement Unit
  • Create a continuous learning environment where staff are encouraged and supported to grow and develop and are willing to be held accountable for their commitments.
  • Provide Guidance to programme and field managers on goods & services price and lead time during the new proposals writing stage.
  • Develop and maintain good relations with Field managers and field logisticians.
  • Oversight of the procurement manager and Team and ensure objectives are met.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to field offices on the development of local and national supply chain strategies, including local and national contracts and supplier assessments related to quality assurance, reliability, agility, and ability to increase capacity in emergency contexts.
  • Accountable for costs efficiency and value for Money in all SCI procurement processes.
  • Support in putting in place various Framework Agreements aiming to improve procurement efficiency
  • Ensure Procurement Trackers across the Country are regularly updated and shared.
  • Oversight relationships with suppliers and ensure they adhere to SCI policies, mainly Child safeguarding and Anti frauds and bribery.

Assets, Warehousing & Fleet Management:
Warehousing:

  • Ensure deployed field offices use Total Inventory Management (TIM) in day-to-day warehouse management.
  • Ensure all stocks movements are captured within TIM online
  • Conduct spot checks and ensure bad practices are corrected and, if necessary, share information with Roving Operations Manager for immediate adequate actions.
  • Alert programme on stocks about to expiry for proper actions.
  • Ensure all best practices for SCI warehouse management are in place and adhere by all staff.
  • Ensure warehouse policies and templates are known and used by all staff.

Assets:

  • Ensure the office has a master assets list that is regularly updated.
  • Ensure all new purchase assets before being used are registered in the assets list and tag before being used.
  • Ensure all assets being used in field office are tracked with users’ form
  • Ensure any assets damaged or lost are communicated to Roving Ops Manager.

Fleet:

  • Ensure drivers and users of the fleet are compliant with SCI policies and regulations.
  • Ensure fleet resources are efficiently used to their optimum for delivery of SCI programmes.
  • Ensure fleet maintenance is cost-efficient for the field and country office
  • Ensure monthly fleet data are produced and accurate.

Management & Reporting Tasks:

  • Ensure the field office team has clear, ambitious, and realistic supply chain objectives set up.
  • Ensure weekly/monthly reports are completed, and data are accurate.
  • Conduct analyses of reports
  • Be willing to undertake regular travel and work with minimum supervision under challenging conditions in varying locations (including remote locations) to support local field offices supply chain team development.
  • Monitor the performance and management of the Save the Children supply chain at the field office and provide technical support as needed to ensure optimization and accountability within supply chain activities.
  • Ensure KPIs, procurement trackers, and fleet reports are shared monthly with the country office supply chain Team.
  • Support the development and implementation of Supply Chain Strategy field offices with appropriate and scalable supply chain systems and tools to support emergency responses and ongoing programmes.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • As set out above, the duties and responsibilities 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or similar

Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • Demonstrated a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the successful development and implementation of a logistics and supply chain strategy and infrastructure for a global operation
  • Field level experience in managing complex supply chains for INGOs in international development and emergency programmes
  • Experience in managing diversify Team
  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of supply chain.

Desirable:

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Experience solving complex issues through analysis, the definition of a clear way forward, and ensuring buy-in.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respect deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies, including traveling at short notice and for extended periods

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling 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 personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their 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
  • It cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach

Integrity:

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

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

Equal Opportunities

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

Child Safeguarding:

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

Health and Safety:

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

Application Deadline 9th August, 2021.

Note:

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• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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