Abuja NGO Jobs at Save the Children (Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org)

Job Title: Awards & Compliance Coordinator

Job Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)

To ensure the maintenance and administration of a robust and an effective grants management system that is compliant to Save the Children grants systems and guidelines and meet donor requirements.

Job Qualifications:

Candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or its equivalent; ability to use MS Word, Excel, Access and competency in development of spread-sheets and databases; proven analytical skills; S/he should also have strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with thoughtful and accurate information; substantial management experience of which at least 3 are with non-profit sector and managing institutional donor contracts such as DFID, EC, ECHO, USAID; proven experience of developing guidelines and formats to support staff in donor applications and reporting with particular reference to USAID grants; knowledge of major donor funding sources and grant application processes; experience of managing or supporting programmes in each stage of the project cycle, including development of funding proposals, budgeting, technical and financial monitoring.

Job Title: National Program Director

Job Location: Abuja
Experience: 7 year(s)

The National Programs Director will support the transformation of Save the Children’s operations platform in Nigeria to a new operating model, whilst also delivering Save the Children’s strategy and ensuring essential standards are met within the country through ensuring all National Programs are fully compliant, delivered on time and within budget ; Lead on strengthening the operational base and ensuring strong collaboration, joined up planning an implementation between the technical and operations and support service teams; Monitoring and track operational performance for the Nigeria program; Support the monitoring of humanitarian and emergency situation in Nigeria and co-ordinate assessments, categorization and response.

Job Qualifications:

Candidate must have a minimum of 7 years management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs. S/he should have a Master’s degree in development or other social sciences; The incumbent should have a good understanding of at least 3 of the sectorial programs in Humanitarian and food security and livelihoods with a working knowledge within a complex and matrix organization structure; substantial experience in Logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory. S/he should have substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control, securing and managing grants from major institutional donors; s/he should have solid project management skills related to organizational development projects and international, cross functional teams with a proven history of delivering results; an in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular relation to children. S/he must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with fluency in written and spoken English.

How to Apply
Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 14th March 2014 explaining why you are suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org . State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Deadline: 14th March, 2014

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