Jobs at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world, Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities
, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives,

Save the Children is now looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.

To apply, kindly send your CV and cover letter before 11th june 2013 explaining why you are suitable to nigeria.recruitment@savethechildren.org  State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified.

  • Local Govt Area Technical Advisor - Kebbi


    To strengthen the capacity of the Local Government Area (LGA) nutrition
    focal person or team (as designated by the LGA) in management, delivery and
    advocacy of cost-effective malnutrition prevention and treatment interventions
    (interventions include - Infant & Young Child Feeding, Community
    Management of Acute Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health Weeks).

    Qualifications: At least a B.A. in programme management, health and nutrition, or related social science. Strong programme management background with 2 years professional experience in managing health and/or nutrition programmes.
    Significant experience in planning, managing and delivering a programme, including costing, managing and monitoring budgets. Previous experience with local and international NGOs; and Good knowledge ofHausa is desirable.


    Location: Kebbi
    Experience: 2 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified


  • Advocacy and Communications Officer - Zamfara


    The ideal candidates will contribute to Save the Children's efforts to influence
    and bring about change in the awareness, attitudes, behaviours and policies
    related to the rights of children in the country programme in the state of posting.

    Qualifications:
    University degree in health, nutrition, communications or
    related social science field, Substantial experience in advocacy and policy
    development/research in the development context Good understanding of the
    possibilities and tactics for influencing decision and policy makers, politicians,
    donors, and other key actors. Knowledge of the media and its role in raising
    awareness and shaping public police, Prior work experience in advocacy in  Nigeria is diserable.


    Location: Zamfara
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Advocacy Adviser - Abuja


    Advocacy Adviser - Abuja
    To provide support to the Advocacy team 011 policy analysis, new programme
    development, advocacy initiatives, strategy development and pro-poor
    governance agenda in the delivery of basic social services with fl)CUS on
    improving quality and access to health services.

    Qualifications:
    Post Graduate Degree in Public Health ,social science with
    at least 5 years experience in health! social services delivery focusing on
    governance and enhanced voice and accountability. Profound knowledge in
    Nigeria governance and health systems and political terrains with ability to
    clearly communicate and easily relate to federal/state authorities


    Location: Abuja
    Experience: 5 year(s)
    Course of Study: Public Health
    Required Grade:  Not Specified
  • Finance/Admin Assistant - Lagos


    The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting all financial and administrative support functions for the state office.

    Qualification: A University Degree/HND with specified Area in Finance!
    Accounts/Business Administration. Experience in working with partners accountable for grants and other financial support provided to implement project activities, particularly at community level.


    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 0 year(s)
    Course of Study: Business Administration
    Required Grade:  Not Specified