Apply for Save the Children Ongoing Recruitment 2021

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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 of:

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant (Innovation)

Job ID: 210005U7
Location: Lokoja, Kogi
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Post Type: National
Grade: 5
Team: Development Programme
Reports to: Procurement and Logistics Manager
Staff directly reporting to this post:  None

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.

Role Purpose

  • The Supply Chain Assistant is responsible for supporting the management of vehicle fleet, assets, communications and procurement to ensure effective, transparent and accountable Supply Chain support to the Save the Children Programs in Kogi. Liaison with program teams to ensure adequate Supply Chain consideration for coordination and planning of program implementation. Provide technical support and guidance to program teams on Supply Chain elements of distribution & procurement planning.

Key Areas of Accountability
Warehousing, Inventory Management and Stock monitoring:

  • Count and record the quantity on appropriate documentation
  • Preparation of weekly / monthly consumption report
  • Monitoring of stock levels at the health facilities
  • Receiving and collation of monthly LMIS reports from health facilities
  • Shelf life monitoring for health commodities
  • Daily update of movements of commodities in/out of the store
  • Participate in Monitoring and Supporting supervision at health facilities
  • Provide support in the training of the health workers on e-LMIS tool
  • Conduct of cyclic counts and inventories in accordance to project schedule
  • Planning of the needs and requisition of re-supplies
  • Check and maintain Store security measures, e.g. locks, windows, and maintain SCI key management policy.
  • Report to the line manager / security responsible in case of problems

Administration & Reports:

  • Maintain all Supply Chain files in an organized, accurate and up to date manner; develop shared electronic & manual files to ensure easy access to information.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, fraud, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Work in close collaboration with the finance and administration departments to ensure effective operations and strong team spirit
  • Carry out any other tasks required by the line manager

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • Level of Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics/Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Statistics, computer science ,Business, Health Logistics Related Field
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skill Level – Excellent
  • Language Requirements – English – Excellent
  • Level of IT Expertise Required – Good

Experience Expectations:

  • Desired Number of Years Prior Experience in a Similar Role – 2 years
  • Experience in procurement and Supply Chain with INGO, Government or private institution
  • Experience in health supply chain management is desirable
  • Experience in data analytics and information management
  • Experience in a relatively insecure field based environment.

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.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary

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

Application Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

Job Title: Internal Control & Compliance Manager

Ref No: 210005TJ
Location: Abuja
Grade: 2
Contract Length: Open ended
Employee Status: Permanent

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3: The role holder will have contact with children and/or young people.

Role Purpose

  • The Internal Control & Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring that all Save the Children and donor guidelines and policies are complied with while evaluating the effectiveness of the governance, risk management and control systems in place.
  • As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT), s/he will advise on any additional steps that need to be taken to ensure the protection of the programme’s assets, funds and reputation. S/he will undertake regular checks of procedures and documentation in all of Save the Children’s offices in Nigeria and will serve as a liaison for all audits and regulatory agencies.
  • The position, in coordination with Head of Internal Control & Compliance, will act as the Country Office Fraud Focal Point and actively be involved in CO Risk management review and update planning in coordination with the Programme Operations unit.

Scope of Role

  • Reports to: Head, Internal Control & Compliance  
  • Matrix Report to: Country Director
  • Dimensions:  Save the Children operates currently through 12 project office bases (Kaduna, Katsina, Zamfara, Jigawa and Bauchi, Gombe, Borno, Yobe, Adamawa Lagos, Oyo and Kogi. SC Nigeria has over 500 staff and a high number of local Implementing partners both on development and humanitarian programmes. SC Nigeria has about 34 active awards, currently with about $52m pa. The Internal Control & Compliance (IC&C) Manager is to objectively collaborate with staff in all locations, programmes and functions towards the achievement of the overall organisational goal.
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: Two (2) Internal Audit & Control Specialists
  • Staff Working Closely with: Members of the Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT), Field/Project office leads, CO Head of Units (in particular the Head of the Awards, Finance & Operations sections), Budget Holders, Save the Children Member staff (as applicable), SCI Global Assurance department and the Regional Fraud Focal Point (RFFP).  

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • In coordination with the Head of IC&C, conduct regular in-country risk assessments (incl. Fraud and FOs Internal Control adequacy). coordinate the update of CO risk management register in collaboration with the Programme Operations, Ext. Senior Management Team (ESMT), Programme managers, Field/Project office leads and follow up on implementation of indicated risk mitigation measures.
  • Manage all fraud investigations, documentation, reporting and provide regular updates to the Head, IC&C internally and into DATIX (including queries from Regional and Centre Fraud team)
  • Serve as the CO fraud focal point, providing necessary guidance and coordination to in-house investigators and ensuring all investigation report/ recommendations are reviewed for completion and share with the Head of IC&C for CD’s final approval prior submission onto Datix.
  • In coordination with the Head of IC&C, ensure adequate investigation capacity is in place and regular capacity building session is provided for existing in-country trained capacities.
  • Collaborate with Programme development and Awards unit when developing high-risk awards to risk culture is incorporated.
  • Flag significant internal control weaknesses/compliance issues to the Head, IC&C and Extended Senior Management Team (as applicable) and provide required support in reinforcing the identified weak controls through recommendations implementation monitoring.
  • Conduct sample-based compliance review on Implementing partners (IP), assess processes (organisation and donor regulations), raise issues observed with the relevant Program & Award managers, build the partner’s capacity by discussing issues observed/implications, share report detailing improvement recommendations with the IP’s management &SCI Awards Mgt. team for implementation.
  • Provide necessary support to ensure successful completion of external audits (statutory /donor audits)
  • Supervision, training, coaching, and mentoring of Internal Audit & Control specialists.
  • Deliver on any other responsibility that may be requested or delegated by your Supervisor.
  • In conjunction with the team, prepare and review annual internal audit work plan and processes, including but not limited to the design and implementation of various tools to conduct internal audits, investigation, compliance audit and spot-checks.
  • Lead, plan, coordinate audit reviews, ensure reports meets a high standard and follow up with action owners and relevant SMT managers on implementation of recommendations from internal reviews and other compliance action.
  • Follow up with Unit heads/BHs to ensure timely response to Global Assurance audit requirements and recommendation and update provide regular update to the Head of IC&C.
  • Deliver training as required to reinforce risk mitigation, fraud awareness/prevention and internal control and compliance awareness for SCI staff and other stakeholders with meeting log frame results.
  • Conduct internal controls compliance review on Save the children CO units and across Field/Projects offices (incl. Programmes/Operations, Humanitarian & Development). Issues of non-compliance identified discussed with related unit team with agreed recommendations and closure timelines tracked for follow-up to ensure early implementation.

Qualifications And Experience
Essential:

  • Qualified internal auditor or compliance manager (Graduate of finance, accounting or a related business field with professional qualification-ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIA)
  • Minimum of 7yrs working experience with 3 years+ related work experience with a not-for-profit organization in a related capacity.
  • Experience in Investigation planning/execution/documentation and risk-based auditing.
  • Be highly accurate, detail-orientated, and able to complete multiple projects, with conflicting priorities, on a timely basis
  • Strong cultural awareness and be able to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrate standards of ethics and integrity
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
  • Excellent report English writing skills
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and relationship building
  • Willingness to undertake high amount of travel within the SCI Nigeria field locations (40%) and work with minimum supervision under difficult conditions in some of the most underdeveloped, insecure and remote parts of NIGERIA.

Desirable:

  • INGO experience or have worked in a commercial/public sector international organisation
  • Familiarity with grant requirements of major donors such as USAID, EC/ECHO, FCDO/DfID and the UN
  • Good financial analysis aptitude
  • Counter fraud experience
  • Ability to look at the bigger picture when assessing organisational performance and risk
  • Experience of Agresso financial software, Source to Pay or other ERP softwares
  • Experience of audit

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

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

Application Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

Job Title: Child Protection in Emergencies Officer

Reference ID: 210005UE
Location: Ogoja / Adikpo, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team / Programme: BPRM
Grade: 4
Reports to: CPIE Coordinator
Staff Directly Reporting to this Post: None
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional  contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose

  • The Child Protection Officer is responsible for ensuring that quality child protection  services are provided to the population served by the project (mostly vulnerable children and their families).
  • They will have their capacities developed to provide these kinds of protection to children in a range of Save the Children’s emergency responses world-wide.
  • The   Child Protection Officer will be expected to support on sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of case workers  community volunteers, PSS facilitators and animators on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Support the Sector Lead to conduct child protection assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated analysis of children’s needs.
  • With support from the lead Child Protection Coordinator, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
    • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children and their families.
    • Emergency family tracing interventions and alternative care options for unaccompanied and separated children, utilising tools within the Inter-Agency Child Protection Information Management System
    • Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
    • Prevention and response to the main risks for children’s exposure to physical harm
    • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
    • Support the integration of case management into CFS and PSS
    • Support the integration of child protection in to other SC emergencies core sectors on the field
    • Coordinate with the Case workers and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response;
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by Volunteers.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, identify project supplies specific to the programme needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the M & E plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the M&E framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions.
  • Ensure the quality of the registration forms.
  • Make referrals of the registered children to the Ministry of women and social development.
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
  • Ensure Volunteers and Case Workers are well supported to implement the entire project
  • In collaboration with the CP coordinator, conduct trainings for the Volunteers and Case Workers, the ministry staff and other stake holders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the SC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards.
  • With support from the MEAL Officer put in place accountability activities for the project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families are considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure appropriate child-friendly spaces time schedules are tailored to the physical and mental needs of the children based on age group and gender
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, foster parent’s forum, CRC meetings and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure Volunteers are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations
  • Responsible for technical supervision and training of all case workers working with the UASC.
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection case workers.
  • Ensure that case workers are trained on case management and use of the IA CPIMS forms.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience
  • Provide technical support/capacity building to other CP staffs in the absence of the senior child protection adviser

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups.
  • With support from the CP coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with 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.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum of four years of work experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Speaking fluent English, and Pidgin English is an advantage.
  • Computer literate.

Desirable Criteria:

  • High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Skills and Behaviours (Our 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 others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict-affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values.

Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms.

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others.

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

Application Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

Job Title: Child Protection in Emergency Specialist
 
Job ID: 210005V8
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Grade: 3
Team / Programme: Child Protection
Contract Length: Fixed Term  
Employee Status: Fixed Term

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

  • This role will manage Child Protection aspect of the BPRM project within the Save the Children country program.  
  • With the support of the Project manager, the Child Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the Child Protection activities, including supporting the coordination of effective and efficient planning, implementation and monitoring of the project at field level.
  • S/he will be responsible for supporting designing and following-up with the technical aspects of the project implementation, strengthening the referral system as well as providing capacity building, and technical expertise.
  • The Child Protection Coordinator is the key member of the Child Protection team, expected to possess proven project delivery capacity, effective team management, partner management and integration of CP programming in Education.
  • S/he must have a strong background and knowledge on child rights, child protection, and CP system strengthening.  
  • The post holder will assure quality of programming, adequate coordination and communication on CP activities as well as he/she will ensure that SCI support meet the inter-agency guidelines for referrals and the minimum standards for child protection and Gender Based Violence in humanitarian actions.
  • 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: Project Manager
  • Staff reporting to this post: CPiE Officers

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • In close collaboration with the Project Manager, manage project field activities, ensuring project objectives are being achieved and ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of our field work.
  • Working closely with the Project Manager, ensure that the project implementation strategy is clearly understood by the implementing teams, and ensure that project plans and strategies are adhered to during implementation,
  • Train key CP team members and resource people within the state and community on CP concerns
  • Working closely with Save the Children’s CP team, contribute lessons learnt and best practice experiences from the project inform SC’s strategic planning and the design of future programming strategy and direction, including funding proposals
  • Participate in regular meetings with government, local authorities, partners and other stakeholders to draw lessons, share experiences and monitor progress of the project.
  • Ensure effective coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders and partners at field level – NGOs, civil society organizations, community groups, UNHCR and others
  • Coordinate and liaise with field and national support teams to ensure quality project support in HR, logs, procurement, finance etc
  • Lead CP project planning, including development of work plans (Annual and Monthly) with the project team
  • Ensure quality and timely documentation of field activities and support project reporting on progress as per SC and donor required quality standards.
  • Provide technical support, capacity building and on the job supervision to build the capacity of the respective Save the Children’s field staff and partner staff to effectively deliver the project including;
  • Facilitate CP team to directly identify and register separated and unaccompanied children; work with the field team and Country office team to ensure accurate and timely input into the CPIMS for coordination.
  • Working with CP field team, conduct community sensitization on CP issues.

General:

  • Comply with 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.

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.

Equal Opportunities:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety:

  • The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications
Essential:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work or relevant field experience.

Experience and Skills:

  • At least Nine (9) years post NYSC relevant experience in child protection programming
  • Demonstrable commitment to a holistic vision of children’s welfare
  • Substantial management experience, preferably in emergencies
  • Excellent written and spoken English; local language skills a major advantage
  • Demonstrable competence in report writing
  • Able to work calmly under pressure in a rapidly changing context
  • Proven team management skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility; ability and willingness to live in the field
  • Competent in Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Commitment to upholding Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy, and other Global Policies.
  • Experience of financial planning and expenditure monitoring as applied to grants management
  • Experience of working with communities, and supporting their participation, ownership and empowerment
  • Strong representational and communication skills sensitive to the cultural and military/political environment
  • The ability to plan and ensure the implementation of projects, and to oversee the management and report on resources effectively.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to applyApplication Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

Job Title: Child Protection Information System Management Assistant

Job ID: 210005U9
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team/Programme: BPRM
Post Type: National
Grade: 5
Reports to: Child Protection Coordinator
Staff directly reporting to this post: None

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional contact with or access to children or young people.

Role Purpose

  • Under the supervision of the Child Protection Coordinator, the post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day-to-day collection of field data and inputting data into CPIMS.  
  • The role is to support the collection of child protection data and support data management at the field level.
  • S/he will enter case management field data collected by the child protection team, conduct spot checks to ensure quality and detailed data is provided and entered into the database, and oversee the day-to-day management of the inter-agency child protection information management system (CPIMS).
  • The CPIMS Assistant will provide up-to-date analysis and other information regarding the services and performance of the case management process.
  • The role holder will ensure a clear work plan for data entry and confirm that all files are entered into the database.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Compile the case management data and ensure timely entry into the CPIMS
  • Cleaning of the data regularly to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Daily back-up and synchronization of data.
  • Generate weekly reports that are shared with the Case management team to enable better management and prioritization of cases.
  • Populate and submit monthly 5Ws to the respective Sub Sectors.
  • Field visit and provide technical support to registered cases randomly selected from the CPIMS database.
  • Coaching the case management team on how to correctly fill the forms.
  • Participate in any other activities as may be assigned to you by your supervisor from time to time.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children International policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Manage data from individual cases, which include security of the data and flagging errors
  • Ensure mandatory fields are correctly captured and staff are assisted and guided as required before cases are entered into the system.
  • To oversee the day-to-day management of the inter-agency child protection database including ensuring accurate and detailed data is sent to the CPIMS Taskforce and SCI MEAL Team on a monthly basis.
  • Flag and Follow up of individual cases with the GBV officers and Child protection in emergency officers.
  • Weekly analysis of data including achievements, duration between identification and entry, the progress of the priority cases e.t.c.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to Volunteers and caseworkers on IA CPIMS form and case management
  • Provide technical support/capacity building to caseworkers and project staff on quality data entry and CPIMS.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the CPIMS Task Force and Case Management Task Force 
  • With support from the Lead Child Protection Manager and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with 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.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Skills and Behaviours (Our 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 others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict-affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms
  • Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:
  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, development studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with a holistic approach and integrated into child protection right
  • Speaking fluent English, and Pidgin-English is an advantage
  • Computer literate.
  • Between three and four years of work experience in Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and a solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.

Desirable Criteria:

  • High level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Able to be a self-starter and work in challenging contexts and fragile environments.

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

Application Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

Job Title: Gender Based Violence Response Officer

Job ID: 210005UG
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Grade: 4
Post Type: National
Reports to: Child Protection Coordinator   

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3 – The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have occasional  contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose

  • The GBV Response Officer is responsible for promoting, organising, managing and coordinating Gender Based Violence interventions in the project locations.  
  • S/he will provide case management for GBV survivors and other children at risk including providing expertise and knowledge required capacity for the team in the fields to promptly and respond to the needs of survivors.
  • Build the staff capacity to provide direct meaningful support to GBV survivors, mentor, supervise and monitor team activities and ensure effective coordination and networking system establishment to the rest of child protection team.
  • The Gender Based Violence Response Officer will be expected to support on child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other actors of GBV clusters. In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Scope of the Role:

  • Reports to: Child Protection Coordinator   
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: None
  • Budget responsibility

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Support the Child Protection Coordinator to conduct child protection and GBV assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary to GBV survivors. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national / district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies of GBV, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated data analysis of survivors’ needs.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
    • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children with GBV victims and their families.
    • Build the staff capacity to provide direct and appropriate support services to GBV survivors
    • Take lead in Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
    • Mentor, supervise and monitor of gender based violence implementation and draft monitoring action plan for quality control.
    • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
    • Support the integration of GBV cases into other CP case managements process,  CPIMS,CFS and PSS
    • Oversee and coordinate the development and maintenance of data collection and analysis mechanisms and share timely quality information the relevant sector management.   
    • Support the integration of child protection sector in to other SC core sectors on the field.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by Volunteers and SCI Staff.
  • Ensure survivors of gender based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place and implemented accordingly.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, identify project supplies specific to the programme and GBV Survivors’ needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the MEAL plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the MEAL framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions including GBV survivors.
  • With support from the MEAL Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard

Capacity Building:

  • Provide capacity to implementing partners and staff that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups. 
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Child Protection Coordinator, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with 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.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Skills and Behaviours (Our 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 others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values

Understanding Humanitarian Contexts and Application of Humanitarian Principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Qualifications and Experiences
Essential Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social work, Social Science, development studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 4 years post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies. 
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

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

Application Deadline: 27th August, 2021.

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