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Fresh Job Recruitment at Save the Children Nigeria [6 positions]

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28 Sep, 2016

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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: M&E Assistants (PEI Programme)
Location:
Katsina
Slot: 2

Role

  • To provide support to PEI and RI programs supported by CGPP. Ensuring the reduction of non-compliance families in the communities where we are working.
  • Participate in all the CGPP program activities within the communities and primary health centres. Efficiently keeps filing cabinet in order with proper archiving of documents.
  • And help in ensuring the M&E component of the project are kept in accordance with SCI and CGPP recommendation

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for direct implementation of  all the Immunization (Routine Immunization and SIAs)
  • Assist in routine data collection for each project site in the programme
  • Assist in collections and collations of reports from the field sites.
  • Participate in monitoring and quality assurance spot checks on each project site.
  • Assist the project M&E officer in development of case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project.
  • Supervise data input into the data tools and processes for checking data quality with partners.
  • Support the updating of indicators in the database to enable the fulfilment of reporting obligations to donors.
  • Ensure regular update of central data and proper documentation of programme data, for easy access for learning.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Training in Child Health and Immunization activities
  • Minimm of 2 – 3 years of practical experience of working in an Immunization programme.
  • Good understanding of Immunization Indicators
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, Excel and Power Points, etc)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (Spoken and Written) – This is a Community-based Position
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality Immunization programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable / Qualifications:

  • BA / BSc, HND or Equivalent in Public Health; Registered Nurse / Midwife, Community Health and Epidemiology.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ practical experience with working in Immunization or Child Health related Project with local and or International NGOs
  • Familiar with Immunization Indicators
  • Ability to work in partnership with Government and Development partners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within diversified and multicultural setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills

Note: For the purpose of this vacancy, qualified internal and Northern Nigerian indigenes are considered as first-tier candidates.

Application Closing Date
2nd October, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should
Click here to apply online  

 

 

Job Title: Routine Immunization Officer
Location: Katsina

Job Role

  • To support the (Child Care Core Group -CGPP), Katsina team in developing, implementing and maintaining effective and appropriate Immunization programme (Routine Immunization and Supplementary Immunization) activities in coordination with other team members, and in line with SCI guidelines and best practices.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for direct implementation of  all the Immunization (Routine Immunization and SIAs) support activities in 4 Save the Children supported LGAs
  • Based on the project proposal, implementation plan, and donor requirements, Implement high Quality SIAs and Routine Immunization activities which is feasible, practical and will obtain valid and reliable information.
  • Monitor the delivery of Vaccines to the LGAs by reviewing the vaccine distribution plan prepared by the cold chain officer. He or She should have a copy of vaccine distribution plan.
  • Coordinate the development of REW Micro – Plan and its Implementation in SCI intervention LGAs, Wards and Health facilities.
  • Monitor availability of the bundled vaccines at the LGAs and HFs.
  • Monitor the delivery of vaccines from LGA cold store to all the wards / HFs in the LGA and ensure that the LGA / wards have vaccine distribution plans based on their REW micro plans.
  • Monitor the REW micro plans developed for supported LGA and health facilities and monitor the proportion of planned RI sessions (fixed, outreach and mobile) that have been conducted in SCI intervention LGAs, wards and health facilities.
  • Observe immunization sessions (if found taking place and fill the abridged checklist).
  • Support the HFs to update RI monitoring charts and ensure that they are displayed.
  • Ensure all HFs have updated Routine Immunization registers regularly.
  • Coordinate RI Focal Persons Meeting as an avenue for experience sharing, dissemination of best Practices and use the avenue for RI data validation.
  • Ensure that all Immunization tools are practical to use and provide necessary support to all RI Service providers on the effective use of Immunization tools.
  • Work with partners, VWS and LGA team to strengthen reporting processes to ensure that all information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Create a system for ensuring that Immunization data obtained is also shared with communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism.
  • Provide ongoing support to LGA teams, Partners, and Communities to maintain High Immunization Coverage.
  • Work with LGA team to identify skill gaps that can be addressed in subsequent refresher trainings.
  • Work with the CGPP Program Manager, LGA team and Other Partners to ensure that the Katsina CGPP Project is well linked and/or integrated with overall CGPP Immunization activities.
  • Work with the project M&E officer to analyse information about the programme (Non – Compliant families, Number of new born, Zero dose, etc) and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Preparation of monthly reports for Save the Children Nigeria and other partners involved in the project (including the donor) ensuring utmost quality.
  • Training – Capacity development of relevant stakeholders at the field level.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Help shape broader sector strategies, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed, through engaging with partners (UN/NGO – eg through actively participating in inter-agency coordination forums), keeping informed on the activities of immunization and other agencies.
  • Document lessons learned, best practice and case studies to shape in-country strategies and programme approaches, and contribute to broader sector learning.
  • Pro-actively identify advocacy opportunities which link with wider organisational strategic objectives, and work to mobilise these into action.

General:

  • Demonstrate leadership in relation to 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
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of health are maintained in accordance with the immunization Codes of Conduct.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Advanced training in Child Health and immunization activities
  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience working in an immunization programme.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (Spoken and Written) – this is a Community-based Position
  • Strong analytic skills and an understanding of a range of methods use for resolving Non – Compliance
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement Social Mobilization/BCC Interventions to educate mothers and other caregivers on Immunization and its benefits.
  • Good understanding of Immunization Indicators
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality Immunization programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable / Qualifications:

  • Professional Qualification at Bachelors level, HND or Equivalent in Public Health; Registered Nurse / Midwife, Community Health specialist.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience with working in Immunization or Child Health related Project with local and or International NGOs
  • Familiar with Immunization Indicators
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, Excel and Power Point, etc)
  • Ability to work in partnership with Government and Development partners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse stting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility

Application Closing Date
2nd October, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should
Click here to apply online  

 

 

Job Title: Programme Assistant (PEI Programme)
Location: Katsina
Slot: 2

Job Role

  • To provide support to PEI and RI programs supported by CGPP. Ensuring the reduction of non-compliance families in the communities where we are working.
  • Participate in all the CGPP program activities within the communities and primary health centres. Efficiently keeps filing cabinet in order with proper archiving of documents. And help in ensuring the M&E component of the project are kept in accordance with SCI and CGPP recommendation

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist in developments and maintenance of a detailed project schedule which includes administrative tasks and all sites involved in the project.
  • Participation in Team Meetings.
  • Assist in preparation for meetings, including travel arrangements and expense reports.
  • Liaise with the Administrative team to ensure proper arrangements are made for meetings. Trainings, workshops etc. and ensure proper documentation of reports afterwards
  • Prepare and/or edit meeting minutes, presentations and tables.
  • Ensures adherence to deadlines.
  • Assist in filing all project documents (hard and soft copies)
  • Responsible to track project changes and produces updated site based schedule as agreed with project management.
  • Compile summary documents, e.g. WVCM weekly and monthly reports. Collect and include contributions of the Team
  • Gathers all project information: schedules, data requests, assignments, tasks, and project meetings.
  • Work with project team especially the M&E Assistant to understand and assist with tracking all work, task and project assignments.
  • Works with Project Manager, assist in developing a comprehensive workflow process for project.
  • Monitor and modify project schedule as assigned.
  • Maintain document control, database management, track project activities and team communication.
  • Assists project team and team lead in strategic meetings and follow up with meeting notes.
  • Schedule project follow up meetings as needed.
  • Develops and publishes communications to project partners
  • Develops and review project status and reports.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:

  • Training in Child Health and Immunization activities
  • Minimm of 2 – 3 years of practical experience of working in an Immunization programme.
  • Good understanding of Immunization Indicators
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, Excel and Power Points, etc)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (Spoken and Written) – This is a Community-based Position
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality Immunization programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable / Qualifications:

  • BA / BSc, HND or Equivalent in Public Health; Registered Nurse / Midwife, Community Health and Epidemiology.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ practical experience with working in Immunization or Child Health related Project with local and or International NGOs
  • Familiar with Immunization Indicators
  • Ability to work in partnership with Government and Development partners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within diversified and multicultural setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills

Note: For the purpose of this vacancy, qualified internal and Northern Nigerian indigenes are considered as first-tier candidates.

Application Closing Date
2nd October, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should
Click here to apply online  

 

Job Title: M&E Adviser
Location:
Zamfara, ZA, Nigeria

Job Role

  • The post will involve coordination with project management and state teams in line with DFID reporting requirements for the WINNN programme with SC guidelines and best practices.
  • Ensure quality implementation of the M&E plan for DFID funded Improving Nutrition in Northern Nigeria Programme, including monitor progress against activity and critical milestones as well as providing support and guidance to STAs, LTAs and Government counterparts in all implementing states.
  • To assume a lead technical role in developing, implementing, and maintaining effective and appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all Nutrition activities.

Main Responsibilities
Objective 1: Build capacities of MOH staff on M&E:

  • Support identification of requirements for building the capacity of staff at the state and local government level to assess policy and programming outcomes
  • Provide training on M&E for MOH programme managers (SNO and LGA PHC team: LGA Nutrition Focal Point, M&E Officer, Health Educator, PHC coordinator, etc)
  • Support SNO and LGA PHC team to provide training on M&E to programme implementers (communities, facilities staff)
  • Support and coach SNO and LGA PHC teams to supervise activities, ensuring quality and trustfulness of data at the facility and community level
  • Support SNO and LGA PHC department on data compilation, analysis and reporting, ensuring programme data informs strategy and implementation
  • In collaboration with SNO and LGA PHC team provide on the job training and coaching for staff in the facilities, assessment of capacity (technical and infrastructure) of SPHCDA and the 3 WINNN LGAs M&E, Development of capacity building plan and implementation of such plans for state and LGA M&E and Training of all State and LGAs on DQA.

Objective 2: Provide M&E technical support to Zamfara Area Office Nutrition MEAL Team, STAs, IYCF-A s and LTAs

  • Identify training needs and train staff according to programme plan or ad-hoc
  • Provide day-to-day technical support and advice to STAs and LTAs to ensure adherence to common frameworks and validity and accuracy of data collected

Objective 3: Support data monitoring, analysis and reporting at the Area and State level

  • Participate in the preparation of programme monitoring and evaluation tools
  • In collaboration with MOH and relevant SC staff ensure timely data compilation and reporting according to programme M&E plan
  • Carry out regular data quality assessments according to M&E plan
  • Ensure M&E tools are always available at the implementation level
  • Support programme feedback meetings to communities, facilities and authorities
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Improvement on quality of MNCHW Data in Zamfara state.

Objective 4: Ensure timely reporting, adherence to programme strategy and coordination within programme and with authorities at the Area/State/LGA level:

  • Provide quality reports to the State TA according to the defined M&E plan
  • Ensure regular communication and sharing of constraints/successes with State TA
  • In collaboration with the State counterpart, prepare monthly summaries for submission to authorities with validation of State TA.
  • Contribute to strategy formulation for progress of the programme in consultation with the State/LGA teams and other stakeholders linked to M&E.
  • Participate and collaborate for effective coordination within the programme (i.e. with state and other targeted LGAs).
  • Participate in meetings, training and other assessment/events as required by the State TA
  • Ensure that office policies and procedures are adhered to by reporting to the base Manager on operational issues

Objective 5: provide technical assistance/advice to other SCI programmes as directed by the Area Operations manager

  • In collaboration with other technical staff, provide support and advise to other projects or activities of the country programme such as Advocacy, Protection, Health, OVC and to the Every last Child campaign

Data Quality Management:

  • Support data quality assessment for the programme

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Ensure that the project’s M&E system is well linked and/or integrated with overall M&E systems for the SC Nigeria Country Program.
  • Sharing of information obtained with communities, children, and Government stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism.
  • Develop programme learning drives for programme reports and documentations
  • Keeps record of information obtained during research (database of information, hard files, etc.)

Research Support and Coordination:

  • Conduct literature research and support process and impact evaluations as required
  • Analyse information about the programme and make recommendations for improvement.

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
Essential:

  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management.
  • 5 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation related to one or more of these fields: health, nutrition and/ or economics.
  • Strong analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and evaluation.
  • Experience of cost benefit analysis, economic appraisal or other value for money methodologies.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable workplans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to SC’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable:

  • Professional qualification at postgraduate level or equivalent in economics or related discipline
  • Experience working with Nutrition or Health programmes
  • Experience of qualitative research techniques
  • Experience in international development

Working Conditions

  • This post will be based in Zamfara with frequent travel to other implementing States.

Application Closing Date
7th October, 2016.

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

 

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