21 Apr 2016


Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

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27 Apr 2016 Zamfara, ZA, Nigeria Full-time Child Development Grant Programme sav-26103
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The CDGP is an exciting, large scale DFID funded cash transfers programme. The Cash Transfers Coordinator will provide technical support to the design, implementation and monitoring of the programme at State and LGA levels.


Provide technical oversight to planning, delivery and monitoring of programme activities at state and LGA levels
Ensure that the planned activities are carried out in a way that is timely, cost effective and adheres to quality standards
Support planning of sensitisation activities with target communities and development of key community mobilisation messages
Ensure targeting and enrolment process for beneficiaries is conducted transparently and according to phased roll out plans
Ensure technical assistance to programme delivery has been planned and factored into budgets
Participate in relevant state and LGA level forums for cash transfers and social protection and support advocacy efforts with state government
Support development of training packages for staff and partners in the management and delivery of cash transfers
Support development of capacity building strategy for state and LGAs in social protection
Work with LGA teams to establish reporting processes to ensure that all information and data on cash transfer interventions is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner
Provide technical input and review to regular monthly and quarterly state level reports using data provided by LGA teams and ensure cross checking of data
Compile case studies and lessons learned reports on a regular basis to share with wider programme and inform improvements in programme quality and delivery
Support creation of a system for ensuring that information obtained is also shared with communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism
Ensure beneficiary accountability mechanism is logging and addressing complaints in a timely fashion. Ensure programme managers are aware of delays in acting on any complaints or information requests.


Educated to degree standard, preferable in a discipline such as social sciences, geography, anthropology or other discipline relevant to urban/rural livelihoods.
Substantial experience of relief or development / extension work with rural communities.
Demonstrated experience planning and managing cash transfer and food security programmes.
Knowledge and experience of project development, monitoring and evaluation, preferably in the area of cash transfers and / or food security.
Strong analytical skills, and an understanding of a range of methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote evidence-based learning
Knowledge of Household Economy Approach to food security and livelihoods assessment.
Skills related to participatory research methods, computer literacy and numerical skills.
Understanding of the non-partisan status of an international NGO.
Good communication, presentation, training and report writing skills.
Ability to take a proactive approach in community capacity building, either directly or through facilitation of suitable support.
Experience in leading a team in fieldwork with communities.
Willing to work in isolated rural areas with basic living conditions, and work in difficult field conditions.
Knowledge of Hausa language.
Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.

Experience in institutional strengthening of government and or local NGOs.
Knowledge and experience of Child Rights Programming approaches.
An understanding of nutrition and behaviour change communications activities

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