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Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals for the positions below:

1. Livelihoods Officer, Borno

Qualification and Competencies

    Education: BSc/BA level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience (in agricultural research programme)
  • BSc/BA level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience (in agricultural research programme)
    Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC progressive experience of working in livelihood including report writing
  • Previous experience of project management and implementation
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Experience in training and capacity building staff
  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums
  • Ability to write a clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication and strong influencing skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
  • High level of communication in a local language related to the working environment
  • Familiarity with the integration of programme FSL / Nutrition / Wash
    Experience in gender mainstreaming, social protection programming.
    Qualification and Competencies
    Education
  • BSc/BA level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience (in agricultural research programme)
    Experience
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC progressive experience of working in livelihood including report writing
  • Previous experience of project management and implementation
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Experience in training and capacity building staff
  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums
  • Ability to write a clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication and strong influencing skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
  • High level of communication in a local language related to the working environment
  • Familiarity with the integration of programme FSL / Nutrition / Wash
    Experience in gender mainstreaming, social protection programming.
    Deadline
    August 7, 2018

    Ready to apply, click here

    Qualifications annd Competencies

    Education

  • Degree in social work / social sciences or equivalent with preferably 1-year work experience in social work or with development-related organisations.
    Experience
  • Knowledge of community-based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches (PRA/PLA) and child participation methodologies.
  • Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Positive attitude towards community work with an emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem-solving
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy
    Desirable

  • Knowledge of local language
  • People of those locations are highly encouraged to apply
  • Experience and skills in the management of staff
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions
  • Understanding of the regional dynamics of the conflict
  • Experience in working in an insecure environment
    Deadline
    August 7, 2018

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