12 Oct 2011

Save the Children Nigeria vacancies

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Job Description

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 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 non-profit 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 effects of disasters, both natural and manmade. We also work with the existing Food and Nutrition Partnership Forum to influence governance and donors to bring the issue of malnutrition and poverty into the national agenda.

Admin/Logistics Assistant: Kano and Zamfara

To provide general administrative and logistics support to our teams based in Kano and Zamfara States.


At least 2 years experience of providing administrative and logistics

Grants Officer: Kano and Zamfara

To manage grants and provide support to field offices, partners and internal/external auditors


Substantial experience in grants management with good experience in Financial Management systems. Proven skills in the use of an accounting software and budgeting systems

HR Administrator: Kano

To provide administrative support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resources functions, the development and maintenance of policies & procedures, the security of staff and the promotion of the Child safe Guarding Policy


The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years experience within the HR field and very good understanding of managing HR issues

Finance Officer: Kano and Zamfara

To provide financial management supports and assistance to the country programme through working with the Finance and Grants team to ensure the effective use of resources and provide accurate and timely information for management decision making.


Ideal candidate should have level of Education – Degree /HND, with Specified Study Area in Finance/Banking, Accounting/Economics

Business and Compliance Manager: Kano

The Business and Compliance Manager will oversee all fiscal management and internal controls of the Accountable Grant for DFID Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Nutrition in Northern Nigeria. He/she will also ensure the Accountable Grant is administered according to DFID regulations and policies. Under the leadership of the Chief of Party, the position will be responsible for ensuring that all partners and DFID requirements for sub-grants, budget planning, monitoring, and reporting are fully met in a timely manner. This requires close liaison with the finance, budget and financial planning departments of all partners, Save the Children as well as DFID. In addition he/she will oversee all fiscal management and internal controls of the partnership agreement with HPI & Grid PRRINN/MNCH. This is a Senior Management position


Degree in business, project management or finance related disciplines from a recognized institution. An advanced degree is an added advantage. At least 5 years experience managing donor funded projects.

Our Selection processes reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face. To apply, send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable to vacancy@scuknigeria.org. All applicants must highlight the position applied for on the subject line of their email

Closing Date: 25th October 2011

Job Categories: BSC Jobs, HND Jobs in Nigeria, and NGO and Legal Jobs. Job Tags: DFID, guardian newspaper nigeria vacancies 13 october 2011, HR, Kano, Save the Children, support, vacancies, and vacancy@scuknigeria.org.

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