Job Vacancies at Save the Children Nigeria

 Employment Nigeria 11-Feb-2021 ₦Not Available OYO , KOGI , Multinational  


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: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) / Accountability Assistant

Job No.: 210000O5
Location: Oyo
Team: PDQ
Post Type: National
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Grade: 5

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

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

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: MEAL Manager
  • Dimensions: Field office based position with at least 80% field visit.
  • Functional relationship: Closely work with Sectoral MEAL and Accountability team and relevant programme staff
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: none

Key Areas of Accountability:
Monitoring and Accountability:

  • Assist in programme updates for programme management and internal information sharing
  • Assist with data collection processes as necessary
  • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the quality benchmarks/ monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
  • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
  • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
  • Responsible for handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resources related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received
  • Assist in raising PRs and planning trainings for enumerators
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Documentation and Dissemination:

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

Quality Benchmarks:

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

Coordination:

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

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications
  • Ability to work in a team with flexibility to undertake challenging task and adapt to different working conditions.
  • Good spoken, reading and writing skills in English with the ability to produce quality reports

Desirable:

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

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable

Ambition:

  • Creating best-in-class EA function
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively

Collaboration:

  • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Designing more effective admin and data management systems
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

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

Job Title: Driver

Job ID: 210000OA
Location: Lokoja, Kogi
Grade: 5
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team: Nigeria Country Office
Reports to: Logistics Assistant
Post Type: National, full time

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

  • Support the program, The driver will be responsible for transporting SCI staff and visitors between office and other locations, as well as equipment’s and materials, also  Maintaining the vehicles, updating log sheet and vehicle report

Key Areas of Accountability
Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in ensuring that sub grantees (CSOs) have clear roles and responsibilities, and a strong understanding of all of Donor’s and Save the Children’s regulations and policies, especially the core policies such as; Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct, Fraud & dishonesty policies, Anti-bribery and corruption policy and whistle blowing policy.

Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:
  • Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time

Control of Vehicles:

  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Line Managers.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure that s / he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

On the Road:

  • Drive all SCI vehicles on the approve speed limit of SCI
  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures the safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials
  • In the event of a medical emergency lifts may be given on prior approval of the programme manager – see passenger policy for details.

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

Vehicle Defects:

  • A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
  • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

Cleanliness & Visibility:

  • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • The driver is to ensure visibility protocols are adhered to at all times

Emergency Preparedness and Response:

  • In case of emergency prepare to contribute to delivery of an appropriate and timely response.

Essential Criteria

  • Must have qualified Secondary School Certificate Examination
  • 2 year working experience working as a driver with reputable organizations (INGOs, Corporate, Government)
  • Experience as a mechanic or auto-electrician desirable.
  • Experience working in Kogi State desirable
  • Possession of valid driving licence
  • Excellent verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Experience working in in a relatively insecure location
  • Able to communicate with English, Yoruba, Igala
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Hold self-accountable o vehicle management and records.
  • Achieving and role modelling SCI values

Ambition:

  • Set ambitious and challenging goals.
  • Take responsibility of personal development

Collaboration:

  • Build and Maintain effective relationship with the team and colleagues
  • Value diversity and good listener and easy to talk.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners

Creativity:

  • Develop new innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

Skills & Experience:

  • Administrative & General Skills

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

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant

Job ID: 210000O9
Location: Lokoja, Kogi
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team: Development Programme
Grade: 5
Post Type: National

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

  • The Supply Chain Assistant is responsible for supporting the management of vehicle fleet, assets, communications and procurement to ensure effective, transparent and accountable Supply Chain support to the Save the Children Programs in Kogi.
  • Liaison with program teams to ensure adequate Supply Chain consideration for coordination and planning of program implementation.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to program teams on Supply Chain elements of distribution & procurement planning.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Procurement and Logistics Manager
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: 2 Drivers

Key Areas of Accountability
Procurement and Supply:

  • Manage procurement requirements of the Field Office; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase Requests, Purchase Orders, Goods Received Notes, etc.)
  • Check the availability and prices of requested items in the local market; liaise with the capital office if procurement must be conducted there
  • Prepare a weekly summary of all outstanding purchase requisitions, showing the current status of the items and the date which they are expected to be supplied to the projects
  • Prepare monthly summary reports on the procurement and Supply Chain support functions, identifying problems in operations and solutions proposed
  • Monitor procurement and Supply Chain support costs in liaison with the Field Accountant to ensure that expenditures remain within approved budgets
  • Ensure the office is well stocked with necessary supplies stationeries and other consumables
  • All arrangements for meetings and conferences as required ensuring these are delivered to a high Oversee quality and cost effectively

Warehousing and Inventory Management:

  • Acknowledge reception of items in good order and condition
  • Count and record the quantity on appropriate documentation
  • Cross-check quantities and quality in accordance with delivery documents and planned reception
  • Supervise loading and offloading of delivery and distribution trucks
  • Ensure proper storage of commodities in shelves or pallets not to exceed maximum stack heights
  • Ensure organization of the items by type, shipment, FEFO & FIFO.
  • Keep clean the store and secure stocks
  • Ensure pest control is in place and monitored on a daily basis
  • Separate infested stocks from good stock
  • Enter all data into stock and bin cards
  • Update warehouse operation data into the Warehouse management software (TIM)
  • Preparation of weekly / monthly consumption report
  • Conduct of cyclic counts and inventories in accordance to project schedule
  • Planning of the needs and requisition of re-supplies
  • Check and maintain Store security measures, e.g. locks, windows, and maintain SCI key management policy.
  • Report to the line manager / security responsible in case of problems

Stock Monitoring:

  • Monitoring of stock levels at the health facilities
  • Receiving and collation of monthly LMIS reports from health facilities
  • Shelf life monitoring for health commodities
  • Daily update of movements of commodities in/out of the store
  • Participate in Monitoring and Supporting supervision at health facilities

Transport & Fleet:

  • Ensure that SCI and Hired vehicles are checked on a daily basis, and that regular service and maintenance is carried out as per agreed schedule
  • Responsible for tracking of all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation
  • Ensure vehicles have current and lawful documentation.
  • Manage service agreements related to vehicle maintenance and fuelling. Monitor fuel consumption and submit monthly reports
  • Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement Board.
  • Coordinate with incoming and outgoing travelers on pick up an drop times ensuring drivers are briefed of movement plans
  • Ensure accommodation is arranged for travelers. Ensure best value for money and that travelers are clearly informed well in advance

Asset Management:

  • Maintaining up-to-date control of all assets including tracking donor, value, and location, managing staff issue, and recording all asset movements and disposals
  • Oversee the issuance and return of assets to/from staff
  • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain asset condition reports.
  • Ensure leased properties are in good habitable conditions.  Overseeing repairs on these houses, liaising with the caretaker and landlord where necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator servicers and builders and make this list available to staff.
  • Report any defective communication equipment or service and check on running costs with Finance to ensure no misuse occurs.
  • Ensure the data network (internet) is operational and cost effective. Report any defective IT or office equipment to the Field Team Lead or Abuja IT Department.

Communication and Security:

  • Ensure adherence to communication protocol at field level.
  • Ensure that all communication systems in Field Office are maintained and staff trained in their proper and effective use
  • Report all security incidents in writing in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all equipment and supplies in Field Office are maintained in a safe and secure manner

Administration & Reports:

  • Maintain all Supply Chain files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner; develop shared electronic & manual files to ensure easy access to information.
  • Line manage, coordinate, monitor and guide the work of the drivers any other Supply Chain support staff by managing performance on an on-going basis
  • Produce weekly procurement tracker and send to Procurement and Logistics Manager
  • Produce Supply Chain site report, stock status report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
  • Update Asset Register and send to capital office every month
  • Update the vehicle cost schedule and produce regular vehicle performance and cost reports and send to capital office once per month.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Work in close collaboration with the finance and administration departments to ensure effective operations and strong team spirit
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the line manager.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable

Ambition:

  • Creating best-in-class EA function
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively

Collaboration:

  • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Designing more effective admin systems
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • Level of Education - Bachelor's Degree in Logistics / Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business, Health Logistics related Field
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level - Excellent
  • Language Requirements - English - Excellent
  • Level of IT Expertise Required - Good.

Experience Expectations:

  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role – 1 year
  • Experience in procurement and Supply Chain with INGO, Government or private institution
  • Experience in health supply chain management is desirable
  • Experience in a relatively insecure field based environment.

Working Conditions

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

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

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

Job No.: 210000O2
Location: Lokoja, Kogi
Team: PDQ
Post Type: National
Employee Status: Permanent
Grade: 5

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

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

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: MEAL Manager
  • Dimensions: Field office based position with at least 80% field visit.
  • Functional relationship: Closely work with Sectoral MEAL and Accountability team and relevant programme staff
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: none

Key Areas of Accountability:
Monitoring and Accountability:

  • Assist in programme updates for programme management and internal information sharing
  • Assist with data collection processes as necessary
  • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the quality benchmarks/ monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions
  • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection)
  • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed
  • Responsible for handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resources related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received
  • Assist in raising PRs and planning trainings for enumerators
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Documentation and Dissemination:

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

Quality Benchmarks:

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

Coordination:

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

Skills & Experience
Essential:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications
  • Ability to work in a team with flexibility to undertake challenging task and adapt to different working conditions.
  • Good spoken, reading and writing skills in English with the ability to produce quality reports

Desirable:

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

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility
  • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Holds self and others accountable

Ambition:

  • Creating best-in-class EA function
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively

Collaboration:

  • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity:

  • Designing more effective admin and data management systems
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

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

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



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