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Save the Kids is the main impartial group for kids in want, with packages in over 120 international locations. We save youngsters’s lives. We struggle for his or her rights. We assist them fulfil their potential. Save the Kids is working in Nigeria as a result of one in 5 youngsters in Nigeria dies earlier than their fifth birthday. About 40% of kids miss out on college and should work to outlive whereas practically 2 million youngsters have misplaced one or each dad and mom to an AIDS-related illness.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:



Job Title: Schooling Coordinator

Job No.: 210000IV
Location: Abuja
Staff / Programme: Schooling- PDQ
Sort of Contract: Nationwide
Worker Standing: Everlasting
Grade: three
Studies to:  Head of Schooling
Employees instantly reporting to this publish:  None

Little one Safeguarding – Stage three
The tasks of the publish could require the publish holder to have common contact with or entry to youngsters or younger individuals.

Position Function

  • Reporting to the Head of Schooling, the individual coordinates the proposal improvement, comply with up, monitoring of implementation of all schooling initiatives in Nigeria. The Schooling Coordinator supplies help to Head of Schooling each technical and operational stage to oversight on all points regarding Schooling in Emergencies and common schooling initiatives.
  • The job holder supplies total programmatic and operational coordination help together with; designing, planning, implementation, capability enhancement, monitoring/ analysis and reporting each internally (inside SCI) and externally (for/with companions) for schooling portfolio. The job holder could also be referred to as upon as and when essential to help the emergency staff in instances of humanitarian disaster.

Key Areas of Accountability
Tasks Coordination & Administration:

  • Coordinate implementation of the Schooling initiatives throughout Nigeria consistent with the design of the initiatives and donor necessities.
  • Set up, keep and strengthen linkages within the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and analysis, reporting and capability enhancement of workers in all Schooling Tasks.
  • Create and maintain constructive working relationships with the companions and different stakeholders.
  • Plan and coordinate Nationwide and State stage engagements with companions and key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and guarantee well timed and high quality studies are submitted as per the reporting necessities.
  • Work carefully with Programme improvement and High quality (PDQ) & MEAL groups to make sure high quality program design, supply, documentation and reporting of schooling portfolio within the nation.

Operational Planning and implementation:

  • In shut coordination with the Head of Schooling, present help to make sure design, planning, monitor challenge implementation plans, phased budgets, monitoring and help, documentation and reporting for all Schooling initiatives.
  • Present technical options/ help to expedite the implementation and finances efficiency   of initiatives, consistent with plans and budgets.
  • Successfully help the schooling initiatives’ workers and companions in growing annual plans, consistent with EIE greatest practices, INEE Minimal requirements for schooling initiatives design and Save the Kids Worldwide’s Minimal Requirements for Schooling in Emergencies and Widespread Approaches.  planning tips, and guarantee compliance with the agreed work plans, and that programme targets and targets are being achieved consistent with funded proposals.
  • Present steerage to the Schooling Employees and companions by way of the planning processes to develop plans which can be price efficient and consistent with proposal.
  • Keep excessive requirements of transparency and accountability in the midst of programme design, proposal improvement and expedite implementation whereas guaranteeing integrity and timeliness of challenge period and assembly programme targets, compliance with donors & Save the Kids insurance policies.
  • Present common operations and implementation updates to Head of Schooling on challenge progress and challenges to permit for well timed interventions and corrective actions by administration.
  • Make sure the well timed critiques and changes for the challenge operational and implementation plans and budgets as could also be required every now and then.

Finance and Price range Administration:

  • Help finances efficiency to make sure that initiatives are heading in the right direction as per detailed implementation plans and phased budgets.
  • In coordination with the Head of Schooling, conduct challenge monitoring, recommend essential revisions and put together draft studies for corrective actions.
  • Be certain that the finances variance evaluation are monitored and reported on time and with correct data.
  • Work carefully with Head of Schooling to make sure that companions are effectively guided, supported and their capability in-built sound monetary administration procedures.

Associate Growth and Administration:

  • Take part in accomplice capability assessments and establish capability constructing wants for the Schooling Portfolio companions.
  • Undertake companions’ capability constructing programmes with the intention to tackle recognized capability gaps and areas of help that the companions would require for efficient implementation of the initiatives.
  • Monitor and help the event of accomplice detailed implementation/ work plans and phased budgets.
  • Present capability constructing and help in challenge implementation by companions.
  • Monitor and comply with up the implementation of the agreed work plan and finances to make sure that this system targets are being realized in accordance to this system and partnership settlement and take the required actions for any recognized deviations.
  • Undertake area visits to the companions on each programmatic and operational help.
  • Help well timed, correct and top quality monetary and programmatic reporting by the companions and take corrective actions for any non-compliance by the companions.

Program/ Mission Narrative and Monetary Reporting:

  • Work in shut collaboration with the Head of Schooling within the evaluate and information challenge groups in preparation of well timed and top quality progress and finish of challenge narrative and monetary studies that are in accordance with the donor reporting schedule and codecs.
  • Overview all program monetary studies, guaranteeing that donor tips have been adopted and excessive requirements met. The challenge deadlines met in reporting and preserve a monitor report of reporting (Narrative and Monetary).
  • Manage and facilitate quarterly comply with ups and progress evaluate conferences to deal with key efficiency points from the studies.
  • Overview total Price range Vs Precise expenditure evaluation and variance explanations.

Inner and exterior engagements:

  • Be certain that the Schooling Portfolio is represented and given recognition at stakeholder conferences, workshops, donor, networks and another engagements.
  • Develop and keep common channels of communication with companions and key stakeholders in any respect ranges (Group, LGA and State).


  • Successfully handle initiatives design and research processes which embody assessments, baseline and analysis research, setting up a practical Exercise Monitoring Desk.
  • Be certain that the initiatives high quality bench marks are adopted up.
  • Acquire and managing complaints and suggestions in shut coordination with CRM and MEAL groups for all Schooling Tasks.
  • Guarantee common monitoring of initiatives outcomes, documentation of initiatives case research, classes learnt, important adjustments and greatest practices and coordinating studying and reflection conferences/periods
  • Guarantee an efficient packages/ initiatives monitoring and analysis methods is in place.
  • Monitor packages/ initiatives actions to make sure high quality, timeliness and adherence to each Nation Workplace and Save the Kids insurance policies and procedures.

Human Sources Administration and Growth:

  • Work along with the Head of Schooling and challenge groups to establish studying and improvement wants of the challenge groups and develop particular plans to deal with the educational wants.
  • Coach and mentor the Schooling Groups on the availability of technical help and implementation of high quality programmes.
  • Capability constructing of Schooling Groups by way of trainings, teaching, efficiency administration, implementation in addition to in studying and reflection occasions
  • Take part in month-to-month/weekly challenge administration conferences to allow sufficient workers help

Technical Oversight:

  • In liaison with Head of Schooling and PDQ staff present steerage and help to initiatives staff, companions and stakeholders.

Tutorial Background, Expertise & Particular person Specs

  • Minimal of a Bachelor’s Diploma in Schooling or Grasp’s Diploma with work expertise in Schooling. Expertise in managing in any thematic space corresponding to schooling, little one safety, little one rights governance or catastrophe danger discount is a should.
  • No less than 5 years of accrued working expertise in program implementation with a minimal of three years in a administration stage place in a global NGO and people making use of partnership approaches is fascinating.
  • Expertise in strategic pondering and planning expertise, be capable of set priorities, put together manageable plans and to judge progress.
  • Expertise of working with native companions and Native Authorities and State Authorities in Schooling, Little one Rights Governance, Well being, Vitamin, Schooling, or Little one Safety is an added benefit.
  • Sturdy analytical expertise and strategic planning talents.
  • Means to determine and keep conducive collegial relations and carry out successfully as a member of a staff.
  • Willingness to journey and work in hard-to-reach areas, sometimes beneath strenuous situations.
  • Pc literacy and glorious documentation expertise are a should.
  • Availability and willingness to work additional hours throughout instances of humanitarian responses.
  • Extremely developed cultural consciousness and talent to work effectively in a global surroundings with individuals from various backgrounds and cultures
  • Means to intervene with disaster administration or troubleshooting as essential.
  • Extremely developed interpersonal and communication expertise together with influencing, negotiation and training
  • Wonderful time administration and planning capability.

Abilities and Behaviors (Our Values in Observe)

  • Holds self-accountable for making choices, managing assets effectively, attaining and position modelling Save the Kids values.
  • Holds the staff and companions accountable to ship on their tasks – giving them the liberty to ship in one of the simplest ways they see match, offering the required improvement to enhance efficiency and making use of applicable penalties when outcomes are usually not achieved.


  • Units bold and difficult objectives for themselves (and their staff), takes accountability for their very own private improvement and encourages others to do the identical.
  • Extensively shares their private imaginative and prescient for Save the Kids, engages and motivates others.
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains efficient relationships with their staff, colleagues, Members and exterior companions and supporters.
  • Values variety, sees it as a supply of aggressive energy.
  • Approachable, good listener, simple to speak to.


  • Develops and encourages new and revolutionary options.
  • Keen to take disciplined dangers.


  • Trustworthy, encourages openness and transparency.

Occasional duties:

  • Carry out another duties as could also be assigned every now and then.

Judgement and Resolution-Making:

  • The Mission Coordinator will probably be supervised by the  of Head of Schooling and shut collaboration with the PDQ staff will probably be accountable for making fast choices aimed toward bettering well timed and high quality supply of the interventions.
  • Among the choices that require consultations embody however not restricted to; main operational points, technical steerage, insurance policies/procedural adjustments and monetary choices.

Inner Contacts:

  • Head of Schooling –common contact
  • PDQ Staff-frequent contact
  • Programme Managers Schooling – frequent contact
  • Schooling Mission Groups – frequent contacts
  • Technical Specialists – frequent contact
  • Staff Leaders – common contact
  • Different Save the Kids Employees – common contact

Exterior Contacts:

  • Companions – frequent contact
  • Kids, stakeholders – common
  • Authorities businesses (Nationwide & State Authorities workers) – Frequent contacts
  • Donors-minimal contact

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Job Title: Advocacy, Marketing campaign and Coverage Supervisor (Be Protected)


Job No.: 210000IX
Location: Abuja
Contract: Fastened, Native Rent
Worker Standing: Everlasting
Grade: three
Studies to:  Director of Advocacy and Marketing campaign
Dotted Line Studies: Gombe, Katsina and Zamfara Advocacy and Marketing campaign Coordinators
Division: Advocacy, Marketing campaign, Media and Communication

Little one Safeguarding

  • Stage three. The tasks of this publish could require the publish holder to have common contact with youngsters and younger individuals. Within the abroad context all posts are thought-about to be stage three posts in view of potential conditions which can permit workers unsupervised entry to weak youngsters and younger individuals.
  • As a part of these tasks the publish holder will help the institution of kid safeguarding methods, promote a tradition of protecting youngsters protected, and be certain that potential hurt to youngsters (by our personal workers and/or on account of how we do our work) is recognized and addressed on an ongoing foundation. The publish holder ought to report and reply to interventions as decided by place associated tasks recognized within the Little one Safeguarding Coverage.

Scope and Position Function:

  • This position will handle, coordinate and mobilize advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagements for all initiatives and packages associated to “Be Protected”, one of many three SCI breakthroughs, by way of collaborating and carefully working with the opposite two breakthrough leads, Little one Safety Advisor, Little one Safeguarding Advisor, Media and Communication Supervisor, Deputy Director/s of Program Operations, Mission Managers, Subject Managers, and Staff Leaders – guaranteeing that there’s an efficient and coordinated staff spearheading SCI Nigeria’s affect in direction of an accelerated constructive change for all youngsters, specifically the ladies, to have their rights being revered, protected, fulfilled and their voices are amplified.
  • S/he’ll work carefully with the Little one Safety Advisor and Chief of Events at states on the implementation of the advocacy, marketing campaign, coverage, social mobilization and communication methods on Little one Safety. S/he’ll work with the brand new enterprise improvement unit to mobilize assets for advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement elements of all little one safety associated initiatives for optimum influence on youngsters.
  • S/he’ll guarantee throughout proposal improvement that sustainability of the initiatives are effectively articulated and the challenge implementation are directed utilizing each Nationwide and Subnational advocacy methods as applicable.
  • S/he may even be anticipated to contribute to the design, evaluate and implementation of wider SCI Nigeria Advocacy, Marketing campaign, Media and Communication Technique and the Nation Strategic Plan (CSP).
  • S/he’ll coordinate and oversee month-to-month, quarterly and annual advocacy studies that feeds into RO and donors report. S/he’ll work carefully with CO and FO primarily based Advocacy and Marketing campaign groups to develop related supplies, corresponding to however not restricted to coverage briefs/briefing messages, idea notes, tips and undertake actions to create enabling surroundings and promote rising authorities dedication and motion on little one rights and safety.
  • S/he’ll lead on little one rights and safety coverage analysis, evaluation and help the design and implementation of the programme inside the fitting primarily based programming strategy. S/he will probably be accountable for main on the event and supply of Advocacy, Marketing campaign and Public Financing Technique for Little one Safety/Be Protected.
  • Usually, s/he owns “Be the Voice” a part of the Concept of Change for all “Be Protected”/little one safety associated Strategic Objectives within the Nation Strategic Plan (CSP). As well as, s/he shall present technical help, capability constructing and technical oversight to FOs advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement on little one safety/Be Protected; networking and partnership constructing at nationwide stage; and shall promote Each Final Little one Marketing campaign/SWOC and GEC throughout the SCI Nigeria Nation Program.

Key Areas of Accountability
Advocacy, Marketing campaign and Coverage/Be Protected: Technique Design, Implmentation and High quality:

  • Develop, coordinate and handle Advocacy and Marketing campaign Technique/Be Protected, with the intention to affect related stakeholders and obtain little one safety coverage adjustments and/or adopted at nationwide and state ranges
  • Lead coverage and analysis on the domestication and implementation of Little one Rights Act (CRA), develop associated coverage briefs, key messages for influencing nationwide and state coverage critiques, processes and discussions
  • Champion, promote, coordinate and handle the implementation of ELC/SWOC and Women Schooling Marketing campaign Technique in collaboration with Advocacy, Marketing campaign and Coverage Supervisor, Be taught and Survive
  • Mobilize and construct capacities of SCI Nigeria workers, in direction of delivering advocacy methods by way of strengthening data and expertise/capacities to include, align and combine advocacy into their space of labor
  • Monitor coverage, political, financial and authorized developments within the exterior surroundings and establish proper alternatives to advertise coverage advocacy targets, for engagement and influencing
  • In collaboration with the Head of MEAL, s/he shall develop MEAL framework, monitor, measure, monitor and consider the standard of integration and implementation of advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage elements in little one safety associated initiatives; and ensures clear linkage between programmatic approaches and advocacy methods
  • Contribute to the event of annual work plans, budgets, studies and doc case research and success tales on the related little one safety/Be Protected associated initiatives
  • Guarantee most visibility of Each Final Little one Marketing campaign/SWOC Marketing campaign and Women Schooling Marketing campaign inside Save the Kids and externally throughout related platforms
  • Be certain that youngsters are on the coronary heart of advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement/Be Protected, and they’re an integral a part of Save the Kids’s campaigning work
  • Guarantee correct documentation and dissemination of main actions, successes and learnings associated to Each Final Little one Marketing campaign in Nigeria

Strengthen Useful resource Mobilization, Networking and Partnership for Advocacy/Be Protected:

  • S/he shall signify SCI Nigeria within the Nationwide Technical Working Group on Little one Marriage (NTWG CM), and shall create, nurture, strengthen and keep strategic partnership and alliance with different key stakeholders within the little one rights and safety sector
  • Work with Media and Communication Supervisor, Little one Safety Advisor, Mission Managers and Advisors on the CO and Subject Workplaces to develop influence research, case research, for the challenge and be certain that these meet Save the Kids Little one Safeguarding Insurance policies
  • In collaboration with the Media and Communication Supervisor, s/he’ll establish story concepts, contribute to the event of compelling communications supplies primarily based on classes discovered and experiences for print and on-line media
  • Discover alternatives to speak about all little one safety/rights advocacy initiatives deliverables and its influence internally and externally, with all kinds of state and nationwide stage stakeholders utilizing revolutionary strategies
  • Produce studies, place papers, briefing papers, coverage advocacy messaging and shows for inner and exterior audiences, as directed by the road supervisor
  • Act as SCI Nigeria’s consultant at state and nationwide stage as required, primarily in occasions regarding little one safety/rights advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement
  • Organise occasions on little one safety advocacy points, together with symposiums, trainings, high-level seminars and conferences, together with for the dissemination of vital data, studying, studies, researches and messages
  • Develop and keep an expert community for governance points inside Nigeria and inside SC globally
  • Construct the capability of CSOs and help the event of robust civil society engagement in Each Final Little one/SWOC Marketing campaign
  • Construct the energy of our campaigns by way of coalition constructing, efficient networking and/or associated actions as applicable
  • Work carefully with related technical leads (TAs) to mainstream advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement into programmes at nationwide and subnational stage and to make sure advocacy, marketing campaign and coverage engagement is predicated on proof from Nation Programmes


  • S/he shall handle and implement “Be Protected”/little one safety associated full-fledged Advocacy, Marketing campaign and Coverage Tasks, corresponding to TECM, PCiC, guaranteeing an environment friendly donor reporting, finances utilization, and compliance
  • Carry out different duties as could also be assigned by the Director of Advocacy and Marketing campaign

Schooling and Expertise

  • Stage of Schooling – Publish Graduate/Masters Diploma
  • Specified Research Space – Human Rights, Public Coverage, Regulation, Growth Research, Gender Research and/or associated
  • Desired Variety of Years’ expertise – 5/5 yr in Little one Safety, Advocacy, ideally in INGOs
  • Necessities – English – Wonderful.
  • Stage of IT Experience Required – Wonderful
  • Profound data in Nigeria governance, authorized, schooling, and safety methods and political terrains
  • Sturdy data of worldwide little one safety coverage objectives and commitments
  • Means to jot down robust place papers and coverage briefings
  • Sturdy analytical framework to obviously articulate and talk our coverage positions
  • Means to be strategic and proactive when required to have the ability to preserve advocacy plans dynamic and aligned to new coverage and political developments
  • Means to obviously talk and simply relate to federal and state authorities
  • Capable of display constructive perspective, diplomatic, negotiator, and staff participant
  • Expertise of working in a multi-cultural surroundings and respect for variety
  • Adjust to the necessities of Save the Kids’s dedication to guard youngsters in accordance with the Little one Safeguarding Coverage

Abilities and Behaviours (Our Values in Observe)

  • Holds self- accountable for making choices, managing assets effectively, attaining and position modelling Save the Kids values
  • Holds the staff and companions accountable to ship on their tasks – giving them the liberty to ship in one of the simplest ways they see match, offering the required improvement to enhance efficiency and making use of applicable penalties when outcomes are usually not achieved


  • Units bold and difficult objectives for themselves (and their staff), takes accountability for their very own private improvement and encourages others to do the identical
  • Extensively shares their private imaginative and prescient for Save the Kids, engages and motivates others
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically
  • Construct robust influencing networks amongst coverage makers, donors and CSOs to push the UHC agenda


  • Builds and maintains efficient relationships, with their staff, colleagues, members and exterior companions and supporters
  • Values variety, sees it as a supply of aggressive energy
  • Approachable, good listener, simple to speak to


  • Develops and encourages new and revolutionary options
  • Keen to take disciplined dangers


  • Trustworthy, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest ranges of integrity

Prior Expertise Expectations:

  • Constructing exterior networks
  • Strategic Planning
  • Governance and Gender advocacy
  • Enhanced voice accountability
  • Coaching and Facilitation

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Necessary Notes

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    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive record of all tasks, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorized.
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Software Deadline ninth February, 2021.