Recruitment at Save the Children Nigeria
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Job Title: Field Manager
Administration, Secretarial, NGO, Non-Profit
The Field Manager will be responsible for the day to day management of Save the Children’s Programme in Borno. This includes responsibility for ensuring integrated, high quality program delivery and a safe and effective presence of Save the Children in Borno, oversight and ultimate responsibility for the timely delivery of projects, currently across all sectors: Child Protection, Health, including WASH and Education; as well as maintains effective relationships with all other key players in the area NGO, UN, and governmental to ensure effective coordination of activities and ability to implement. S/he is also responsible for the efficient and effective operation of support services – Logistics, Security, Finance and Human Resources/administration. In coordination with the, Country Director, Director for Program Operations, Humanitarian Program Manager and other senior staff, s/he has overall responsibility for safety of staff and security of staff and operations in the field site. S/he is responsible for team leadership, human resources management, oversight of all programs, and management of SC facilities and assets in the locality.
Safety and Security Management
Serve as the overall security focal point for the Area of Operation.
With support from the Safety and welfare officers, provide regular updates and analysis of the security situation of the Area of operation to the Deputy Director of Programme Operations, Head of Safety and Security, National safety and Security Manager and the Country Director as appropriate.
Assist the Safety and Welfare officers’ in the development of security procedures and protocols for the field and sub offices under the Area of Operation and ensure an understating and adherence of the same.
Have an overview of the political and security context in field locations and how their changes may affect the programme’s work and ensure that this is communicated regularly to the Senior Management Team.
With the Safety and Security Officers develop and implement effective safety and security procedures ensuring that these are updated and revised at regular intervals and that new programmes are built around security considerations.
Take a lead role in monitoring the security situation in Maiduguri and update and implement Save the Children safety and security policies and procedures.
Degree in a related field, masters preferable
Three years related experience
Three years progressive non-profit work experience with international humanitarian programmes.
A proven understanding of development issues in the country and region.
Management and supervisory experience.
Established excellence in written communication, including the preparation of complex documents to meet strict deadlines
Strong personal communication skills, ability to facilitate liaison between different sectors.
Good financial, budget and grant management skills
Able to work and travel in difficult conditions
Able to work with diverse team members
Good training skills, with a proven ability to build capacity of others in report writing.
Solid Knowledge of donor funded projects ECHO, USAID, DFID, etc.
Interested and Qualified Candidates should forward CV and Application to Nigeria.HumanitarianVacancy@savethechildren.org