Latest Vacancies at Save the Children Nigeria


  2020-11-09
  Unspecified

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: WASH Officer – Infrastructure

Job: No.: 200005M1
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Fixed Term

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.

Key Areas of Accountability
Objective 1: Take the lead on the Rehabilitation/Construction of water and sanitation facilities at Nutrition, Education, Child Protection and FSL sites:

  • Carry out field visits to assess sites at the respective facilities and in conjunction with the SCI Nutrition team towards determining the needs and requirement for action and implementation.
  • Work with the Logistic Coordinator and Finance and Grants Compliance Team to identify and contract vendors to ensure the planned activities are in accordance with the specified designs and standard.
  • Prepare weekly plans and schedule of work for all construction/rehabilitation sites, while ensuring compliance in meeting and reaching deadlines and targets.
  • Work with and support the vendors to ensure all materials and equipment are in stock and any necessary orders are placed for all actions to be carried.
  • Provide interpretation to designs of work and work according to specifications.
  • Establish a site book at each location and make report on progress registered in the site book while ensuring signing in with remarks.
  • Must adhere strictly to standards and ensure quality of materials used by the contractors falls within the utmost standard.
  • Ensure that all construction/rehabilitation processes including selection of sites and actual implementation are done in collaboration with key stakeholders at state, LGA and community levels.

Objective 2: Take the lead on integration of hygiene promotion into other SCI programming:

  • Liaise with RUWASSA and the LGA WASH departments on WASH programming and ensure that all activities are done with their active participation and support
  • Provide support on WASH to other SCI programmes and initiatives when required
  • Ensure that WASH is integrated into all trainings carried out on the CMAM project
  • Carry out advocacy visits to key stakeholders at both state, LGA and community levels
  • Support periodic evaluation studies to evaluate the impact of the WASH component
  • Contribute technical expertise to donor proposals for any future projects.

Objective 3: Monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities:

  • Prepare a monthly plan of field activities and share with the relevant staff
  • Develop and implement tools for monitoring of WASH activities in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Timely collection and analysis of data for the monitoring of the activities
  • Identify the problems in the implementation process and propose solutions
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Prepare activities’ reports and other ad hoc reports according to agreed timelines and as required.

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:

  • First Degree in Engineering, Geology, Geography or other WASH-related fields from a recognized / accredited Tertiary Institution in Nigeria
  • At least two years’ post NYSC experience
  • Advanced degree will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and in community-based programmes
  • Training and experience on borehole and VIP latrine construction / rehabilitation
  • Community mobilisation and advocacy experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa or Kanuri, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills.

Job Title: Office Assistant

Job: No.: 200006LX
Location: Adikpo, Benue
Job Type: Fixed Term
Grade: 5

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3:  the 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:

  • To provide a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness throughout the Guest House, Office and provide needed office support.
  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: HR & Administration Coordinator

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Sweep and mop floors every day
  • Clean and tidy the rooms occupied by guest everyday
  • Always keep the guest seating tidy and clean
  • Perform laundry services to guest in the guest house once a week
  • Dispose dirt inside the wastebasket and dustbin daily
  • Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces.
  • Mix various cleaning agents.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Dust furniture and scrub surfaces clean.
  • Clean and service restrooms with mops and disinfectants every hour.
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Support in movement of heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies.
  • Wash kitchen utensils and make sure the kitchen surface is always neat, clean and dry
  • Ensures no plates, cups or utensils are left over the night in the kitchen sink.
  • Remove cobwebs.
  • Sweep the compound and office surroundings once every week
  • Wet-wipe and polish all high-level shelves.
  • Wet-wipe window ledges.
  • Assist with photocopying and scanning of documents as directed.
  • Update stock bin cards as directed.
  • Assist to photocopy and scan documents are required.
  • Stay at the Front Desk to attend to visitors as directed.
  • Report any damage or fault noticed within the premises or on furniture, equipment and supplies to your Line Manager.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Always adhere to all company policies and procedure
  • Adhoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.
  • Ensure the Adikpo office is well equipped, has sufficient levels of supplies ( consumables, stationaries, equipment
  • Oversee the maintenance of the office premises and guesthouses, furniture, fittings and all equipment in a fully functioning state.
  • Ensure that meetings/workshop services provided to SC is efficient and effective
  • Oversee the equipment and inventory in accordance with SC Global policies and Guidelines. This includes safety/security and maintenance of equipment.

Behaviours (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 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 global scale.

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; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

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.

Qualifications

  • Level of Education – Diploma / OND
  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role: 2 – 3 years.

Experience and Skills:

  • General Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level – Good
  • Use of Office equipment; desktop/laptop, scanner etc. – Good
  • Use of cleaning equipment and materials – Good
  • Language Requirements – English – Good.

Job Title: WASH Officer – Hygiene Promoter

Job: No.: 200005LZ
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Fixed Term

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.

Key Areas of Accountability
Objective 1: Take the lead on the hygiene promotion at Child Protection, Nutrition, Education and FSL sites:

  • Carry out field visits to assess sites at the respective facilities and in conjunction with the SCI thematic teams towards determining the needs and requirement for action and implementation
  • Work with the Logistic Coordinator and Finance and Grants Compliance Team to identify and contract vendors to ensure the planned activities are in accordance with the specified designs and standard.
  • Prepare weekly plans and schedule of work for hygiene promotions, while ensuring compliance in meeting and reaching deadlines and targets.
  • Work with and support the vendors to ensure all materials and equipment are in stock and any necessary orders are placed for all actions to be carried.
  • Prepare and provide distribution plan for all plan distributions to warehouse team.
  • Establish a site book at each location and make report on progress registered in the site book while ensuring signing in with remarks.
  • Must adhere strictly to standards and ensure quality of materials supplied by vendors falls within the utmost standard.

Objective 2: Take the lead on integration of hygiene promotion into FSL programming:

  • Carry out regular supportive supervision visits on hygiene promotion to SC integrated projects
  • Build the capacity of partners and SCI staffs on hygiene promotion
  • Ensure that community mobilisation approaches on the project fully integrate hygiene promotion concepts
  • Engage community leaders and other key stakeholders at LGA level on hygiene promotion
  • Liaise with RUWASSA and the LGA WASH departments on WASH programming and ensure that all activities are done with their active participation and support
  • Provide support on WASH to other SCI programmes and initiatives when required
  • Ensure that WASH is integrated into trainings carried out on relevant SC projects
  • Carry out advocacy visits to key stakeholders at both state, LGA and community levels
  • Support periodic evaluation studies to evaluate the impact of the WASH component
  • Contribute technical expertise to donor proposals for any future projects.

Objective 3: Monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities:

  • Prepare a monthly plan of field activities and share with relevant staff
  • Develop and implement tools for monitoring of WASH activities in collaboration with the M&E team
  • Timely collection and analysis of data for the monitoring of the activities
  • Identify the problems in the implementation process and propose solutions
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Prepare activities’ reports and other ad hoc reports according to agreed timelines and as required.

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:

  • First Degree in Health Education, Geology, Geography or other WASH-related fields from a recognized / accredited Tertiary Institution in Nigeria
  • At least two years’ post NYSC graduation experience
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Experience in Nutrition and in community based programmes
  • Training and experience on borehole and VIP latrine construction/rehabilitation
  • Community mobilisation and advocacy experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa, spoken and written
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills.

Deadline: 11th November, 2020.

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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