Job Employment at Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world.First
established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict. Today, twenty-eight national Save the Children organizations participate in the International Save the Children Alliance - a global network of nonprofit organizations working in over 120 countries around the world. In addition to promoting greater public awareness of the needs and rights of children worldwide, Alliance members coordinate emergency relief efforts, helping to protect children from the effects of disasters, both natural and manmade. We also work with the existing Food and Nutrition Partnership Forum to influence government and donors to bring the issue of malnutrition and poverty into the national agenda.


Send your C.v. and covering letter on or before 9'" August 2012 explaining why you are suitable to vacancy@scuknigeria.org  state the position and location in the subject field. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Our selection processes reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

  • Nutrition Advisor Abuja
    To support design and implementation of high quality and integrated programmes in Nigeria to reduce malnutrition.

    Qualifications: Academic/professional qualification at post graduate level or equivalent in nutrition. Substantial operational experience and a track record of success on nutrition programming, including CMAM and/or IYCF. Experience working in Northern Nigeria, supporting development of national guidelines and policies and knowledge of Hausa is desirable.


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



  • Local Engagement Officer Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina & Zamfara


    Local Engagement Officer Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina & Zamfara

    The ideal candidate will under the supervision of the State Advocacy Officer support Save the Children's efforts to influence and bring about change in the awareness, altitudes, behaviours and policies related to the rights of children in the country programme with' special focus on Vaccine, Health workers and Nutrition

    Qualifications: At least national diploma (ND/OND), in health, nutrition, communications or related social science field. Substantial experience in advocacy and policy development I research in the development context. Knowledge of the media and its role in raising awareness and shaping public policy. Experience working with children on Health and Nutrition will be an added advantage and knowledge of local language (Hausa) is desirable



    Location: Gombe
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified




  • Driver -  Gombe (N780,OOO p.a gross)


    The ideal candidate will be responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children UK vehicle, staff and Assets. The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver's handbook and safe driving standards.

    Qualifications: A full and clean driving license, 3-5 years experience of professional driving, prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company, strong oral and written.


    Location: Gombe
    Experience: 3 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified