Graduate Recruitment at Save the Children Nigeria

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

We are recruiting to fill the positions under:

Job Title:  Supply Chain Coordinator

Ref No: 200007LC
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Permanent
Grade: 3
Reporting To: Field Office Manager – Ogoja
Reporting To Position: Supply Chain Officer, Warehouse Assistant, Drivers

Child Safeguarding

  • Level 3. The obligations of this put up could require the put up holder to have common contact with youngsters and younger people. In the abroad contaext, all posts are thought-about stage 3.
  • As a part of these obligations the put up holder will assist the institution of kid safeguarding techniques, promote a tradition of maintaining youngsters protected, and be sure that potential hurt to youngsters (by our personal workers and/or because of how we do our work) is recognized and addressed on an ongoing foundation.  The put up holder should report and reply to interventions as decided by place associated obligations recognized in the Child Safeguarding Policy.


  • Save the Children International is a ‘twin mandate’ organisation and as such equal precedence can be given to each humanitarian and improvement work.  This is the solely means we will be sure that a few of the elementary rights that we consider youngsters have, similar to survival, security and fixed entry to safety and schooling may be assured. As a part of a dedication to work with youngsters by means of humanitarian interventions, Save the Children will assist programmes in each sudden onset and persistent emergencies.


  • This function will consistent with the present world procurement coverage and guide, coordinate the setup or implementation of provide chain capabilities and obligations, underneath the supervision of the Field Manager and SCM.
  • The function will supervise and handle subject provide chain workers in Ogoja workplace, together with provide chain assist to a smaller sized operation in Benue States.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordination of programme provide chain wants; implement Save the Children insurance policies and procedures for the administration of the provide chain, together with areas as procurement for cost-effective, transport and distribution, warehousing and inventory administration, administration of car fleets, communication techniques, and belongings.
  • Implement procurement planning and technique by conducting common market surveys of products and companies to be able to set up and preserve a well-defined Supplier database.
  • Collate, evaluate and observe up on procurement plans in shut collaboration with Program Managers and guaranteeing that every one procurement plans are with clear specs and supply timelines
  • Coordinate provider choice and contracting actions by initiating tender processes on normal gadgets bought usually with the objective to ascertain normal Framework Agreements/Pre-qualified suppliers and contracts with important sellers and certified and dedicated suppliers.
  • Support name for pursuits to establish new suppliers by reviewing procurement paperwork for correctness, transparency and full compliance with Audit and inner procedures and rules.
  • Prepare common (month-to-month) provide chain exercise reports (procurement, fleet, warehouse, belongings) for submission to the Field Manager and Supply Chain reporting focal factors in Abuja.
  • Conduct market evaluation to examine on costs, merchandise and suppliers and advise on best sources of provide and freighting choices.
  • Ensure all applicable due diligence checks and threat assessments are carried out consistent with organisational coverage.
  • Ensure skilled administration of all suppliers together with sustaining good provider relations and provider performance evaluate towards key performance indicators and framework agreements, usually updating this data into a world provider database.
  • Make suppliers conscious of Save the Children values, insurance policies and procedures and their must comply as a part of agreements.
  • Supervise and construct capability of the Procurement Officer, Warehouse Assistant, Drivers and Interns.
  • Ensure that Save the Children  minimal requirements of logistics procedures and nation insurance policies are carried out and adhered to in the space of duty, supporting related workers as required
  • Manage and assist provide chain workers together with guaranteeing clear division of obligations, clear targets, and administration of performance
  • Ensure that procedures inside the particular space of duty meet Save the Children and donor rules, whether or not that be inside a given technical sector in logistics, or a particular subject base.
  • Coordinate with Program Managers/Budget Holders to make sure the wanted assist for program implementation is given with effectivity and effectiveness.
  • Ensure that Save the Children minimal requirements of logistics procedures, nation and donor insurance policies are carried out and adhered to in the space of duty:
  • Assets – All belongings are recorded in belongings register, documentation and submitting is updated and share the up to date model with CO
  • Warehouse and Stock Management – all programme shares are acquired in accordance with the Purchase Order specs, correctly recorded in a well timed method, preserved in mint situation, organized based on kind and homogeneity and dispatched consistent with program distribution plan
  • Warehouse and Stock Management- all gadgets are distributed by the finish of the award
  • Fleet – all autos inside the workplace are performing and utilized optimally
  • All turbines are functioning and fuelling executed in time. Log sheets crammed appropriately
  • Provide logistics coaching and capability constructing as required
  • The post-holder will adjust to all related Save the Children insurance policies and procedures with respect to baby safeguarding, security and security, code of conduct, equal alternatives and different related insurance policies.
  • Comply with Save the Children insurance policies and follow with respect to baby safety, code of conduct, well being and security, equal alternatives and different related insurance policies and procedures.

Core Behaviours:

  • Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian rules
  • Participates in the improvement of an organisational response primarily based on an understanding of the contexts

Achieving Results Effectively:

  • Accountability – guarantee environment friendly and clear use of sources consistent with Save the Children  insurance policies and procedures
  • Addresses tough conditions and makes robust choices confidently and calmly
  • Maintains give attention to supply of well timed and applicable outcomes utilizing out there sources; identifies and acts on points and issues in space of duty

Maintaining and growing collaborative relationships:

  • Establishes clear targets with groups and people, and displays progress and performance

Operating Safely and Securely:

  • Identifies and communicates threat and threats and minimises these for oneself and the company
  • Takes measures to do no hurt and to minimise dangers for companions and the communities
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with security and security protocols set by the organisation

Managing your self in a pressured and altering setting:

  • Keeps oneself emotionally steady when serving to others
  • Remains efficient and retains perspective in the face of inauspicious or demanding conditions
  • Maintains moral {and professional} behaviour in accordance with related codes of conduct
  • Plans prioritises and performs duties properly underneath stress
  • Takes duty for personal work and impression of actions

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

  • Delivers outcomes and at all times acts with the beneficiaries in thoughts
  • Anticipates present and future wants
  • Tailors communication model to sure audiences
  • Demonstrates approachability and belief by listening fastidiously to others and valuing their contribution, and making others really feel comfy by being open and trustworthy about their ideas and emotions.

Qualifications And Experience

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  • Education-Advanced degree in provide chain administration, procurement, logistics, enterprise administration or an equal subject.
  • Six years progressive expertise in provide chain, procurement and logistics administration in the NGO sector, inside advanced/massive scale nation programmes and in emergency response/humanitarian environments.
  • Proven expertise in all technical areas of provide chain operations together with procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and inventory administration, fleet administration, asset administration, communications, and security.
  • Experience of working in distant subject bases with restricted infrastructure
  • Experiencing in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement capabilities.
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse data, and clarify, knowledgeable choices
  • Ability to construct relationships shortly with a variety of people, each internally and externally
  • Strong planning, administration and coordination abilities, with the skill to organise a considerable workload comprised of advanced, numerous duties and obligations
  • Cultural consciousness, with robust written and spoken communication and interpersonal abilities in English


  • Technical expertise/coaching in particular areas of logistics e.g. fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks
  • Technical expertise/information in particular varieties of humanitarian intervention e.g. Health, WASH, Food Security
  • Knowledge of ERP software program for provide chain administration

Interested and certified candidates should:
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Job Title: Business Development Manager

Ref No: 200007K9
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Permanent
Reporting to: Head of Business Development
Direct Reports: Business Development Coordinator, Proposal Costing Specialist
Theme / Programme: Nigeria Country Office

Child Safeguarding
Level 3 – The obligations of the put up could require the put up holder to have common contact with or entry to youngsters

Role Purpose

  • The Business Development Manager (BDM) is chargeable for figuring out and pre-positioning for brand new development alternatives in the Nigeria Country Office, in addition to, overseeing the design, improvement, and start-up of top quality initiatives and programmes. Strategically, s/he’ll typically take the lead in coordinating applicable inner advance planning in coordination and communication on potential new alternatives.
  • She/he’ll work with the Head of BD to supply technical help, assist, and coaching to technical advisors and different groups for brand new enterprise improvement methods and duties from pre-positioning by means of to proposal submission. The BDM will work with the Head of BD/Deputy Director, PDQ, the Business Development Coordinator and Proposal Costing Specialist to assist profitable pursuit of latest funding for the nation program.

Key Areas of Accountability
The Business Development Manager will:

  • Demonstrate behaviors which can be in line with Save the Children’s Mission, Vision and Values and guarantee their broader application by workers throughout the programme;
  • Contribute to a conducive and productive work setting in a means that promotes accountability and excessive performance, and encourages a group tradition of studying, creativity and innovation;
  • Ensure the implementation of the Nigeria Country Office Funding and Donor Engagement Strategy.

Pre-Positioning/Capture Planning:

  • Work with the Head of Business Development (HoBD)/Deputy Director of PDQ (DPDQ) to establish upcoming development alternatives consistent with the Country Strategic Plan (CSP) and funding technique;
  • Track and monitor new alternatives for the nation workplace, whereas guaranteeing that the alternative tracker is usually up to date and shared month-to-month with the Head of BD/DDPDQ and the PDQ Director.
  • Prepare seize plans and accumulate intelligence round upcoming alternatives;
  • Work with the Technical Advisors (TAs) to arrange and replace capability statements and previous performance reference paperwork for the CO;
  • Maintain the SCI Nigeria Country Profile to make sure that it accommodates the most replace so far data for sharing.
  • Assist the Head of BD/DDPDQ and senior administration group in forming robust and aggressive consortiums and in the preparation of teaming agreements. This will entail growing and sustaining competitor and associate evaluation.
  • Work with the Head of BD/DDPDQ and Technical Advisors to conduct a Go No Go course of on each alternative.
  • Ensure that the BD instruments are used and processes are adequately adopted in the improvement of every alternative.

Donor and Partner Relationship Management:

  • Work with the Head of BD/DDPDQ to develop and preserve the donor and associate relationship administration system (DPRM), to be able to set up an institution-wide construction for growing new, and managing current, relationships with key stakeholders, donors and potential collaborators for brand new alternatives;
  • Help establish potential alternatives to additional diversify our funding base, together with non-public sector donors, foundations and native philanthropists.
  • Help to establish current or new companions for upcoming alternatives, by growing an intensive competitor and associate mapping, and assist domesticate relationships.

Proposal Development:

  • Assist the Head of BD/DDPDQ in proposal coordination for portfolio development alternatives and function lead author or contributor; whereas working with the technical and multi-disciplinary groups on the proposal improvement.
  • Identify and/or suggest potential development alternatives by means of intelligence gathering from potential companions and donors;
  • Identify proof that may be built-in into the proposal improvement to enhance the high quality of our proposals.
  • Lead in the conducting of design workshops with participation from multi-disciplinary groups and related stakeholders to feed into the proposal improvement course of.
  • Work with the BD and different groups to make sure the efficient use of BD instruments and techniques in the proposal improvement course of.
  • Support in the preparation of previous undertaking reports and capability statements for brand new and upcoming bids.

Technical Support and Capacity Building:

  • Plan and assist lead subject assessments for brand new packages, in collaboration with PMs, TAs and the Field Managers;
  • Lead/take part in conferences to develop a Theory of Change, Log Frame and different proposal paperwork required for donor submission.
  • In collaboration with the Head of BD/DDPDQ, establish capability improvement wants for inner CO groups and pre-position for prime place for contracts.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an space related to improvement, together with any of the technical areas for which the PDQ has duty; Master’s degree can also be fascinating.
  • A common  appreciation of  the  points regarding  the  INGO  sector, each improvement and humanitarian points;
  • Proven observe document (5 to six years) of enterprise improvement – fundraising, proposal improvement and efficiently designing programmes in each emergency and improvement contexts, ideally with stable expertise in a couple of of the Save the Children precedence sectors: schooling, safety, well being, HIV/AIDS , and livelihoods;
  • Extensive expertise working in worldwide improvement and emergency environments or a resource-poor setting; expertise dwelling and dealing in Nigeria is a plus;
  • Genuine dedication to, and understanding of, rights-based approaches;
  • Good analytical abilities with the skill to positively affect cross departmental and cross-sectoral working;
  • High stage of integrity;
  • Proven skill to perform successfully as a part of a various, multi-cultural group;
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication abilities and confirmed diplomatic and negotiation abilities;
  • Commitment  to  and  understanding  of  Save  the  Children’s  goals,  values  and rules  together with rights-based approaches;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)

  • Holds self accountable for making choices, managing sources effectively, attaining and function modelling Save the Children values;
  • Holds the group and companions accountable to ship on their obligations – giving them the freedom to ship in the best means they see match, offering the crucial improvement to enhance performance and making use of applicable penalties when outcomes should not achieved.


  • Sets bold and difficult objectives for themselves (and their group), takes duty for their very own private improvement and encourages others to do the identical;
  • Widely shares their private imaginative and prescient for Save the Children, engages and motivates others;
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically.


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


  • Develops and encourages new and progressive options;
  • Willing to take disciplined dangers.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

Interested and certified candidates should:
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Job Title: Business Development Coordinator

Ref No: 200007KA
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Permanent
Grade: 3
Team: Nigeria Country Office
Post Type: National

Child Safeguarding
Level 3 – The obligations of the put up could require the put up holder to have common contact with youngsters or younger people and, in the abroad context all posts are thought-about to be stage 3 posts in view of potential conditions which can enable workers unsupervised entry to weak youngsters and younger people.

Role Purpose

  • Save The Children is trying so as to add a dynamic, organized Business Development Coordinator who’s captivated with being part of a world group of people dedicated to enhancing the lives of youngsters in Nigeria.
  • The Business Development Coordinator works as a part of the Business Development Unit inside the Program Development and Quality group to assist proposal improvement, together with working with the BD and different subject groups on proposal improvement processes, improvement of proposal budgets and contributing to proposal writing.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Business Development Manager
  • Staff straight reporting to this put up: None

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Source data on potential funding alternatives.
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to keep up the proposal and alternatives tracker and guaranteeing it’s saved updated and shared with the related groups.
  • Prepare Go No Go Decision Guides for alternatives to make sure the Go No Go course of is accomplished.
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to watch and observe the proposal improvement calendar, actions and timelines for dwell proposals to make sure that the group, meets the established deadlines.
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to carry proposal improvement workshops and consolidate consortia/bid group inputs to provide high-quality proposal designs.
  • Work with the Business Development Manager to place collectively grant bid supplies (proposals, displays and idea notes) and in addition assist administration of the proposal improvement means of the Country Programme in shut coordination with the Programmes groups.
  • Conduct desk opinions to assemble and analyse information for proposal improvement.
  • Participate in assessments, information gathering and evaluation to feed into proposals.
  • Work with in-country groups to assemble native content material for proposal submission.
  • Contribute to writing idea notes or totally different sections of the proposal narrative in response to donor requests as and when related.
  • Work with the Proposal Costing Specialist and the finance group to develop the CAM calculators and aggressive proposal budgets, to be submitted with proposals/idea notes, in addition to reply to donor requests for clarification on proposal budgets.
  • Work with the Proposal Costing specialist and the MEAL group to make sure that all proposal paperwork (narrative, price range, log body and different required paperwork for submission) are aligned.
  • Collaborate with the proposal group to include the strategies of proposal reviewers.
  • Format and edit proposals and guarantee a high-quality closing merchandise.
  • Develop procurement plans in collaboration with the logistics group for permitted proposals.
  • Support the Business Development Manager in the capability constructing and coaching of programme groups and native companions on proposal improvement.
  • Work collaboratively and successfully with the technical and subject groups in the proposal improvement course of.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equal expertise in a associated subject required.
  • Minimum of 3-4 years total expertise, together with writing, evaluation and budgeting expertise and growing proposals in response to solicitations from donors
  • Exceptional conceptual, analytical, writing, and enhancing abilities, together with knack for synthesizing massive quantities of knowledge into persuasive, clear language and graphics.
  • Ability to constantly meet a number of deadlines.

Skills & Experience:
Administrative & General Skills:

  • Experience writing idea notes or sections of proposals for donors.
  • Excellent writing abilities and a expertise for writing concisely and conceptualizing concepts for graphics that convey key data.
  • Experience working with budgets, synthesizing numbers and producing reports in excel.
  • Experience collaborating in assessments, information gathering and evaluation to feed into reports.
  • Experience in the improvement sector and information of some technical areas similar to humanitarian help, well being, diet, safety, schooling, livelihoods or water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
  • Demonstrated skill to work collaboratively and successfully with massive groups and to speak clearly.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values In Practice)

  • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of duty
  • High stage of accuracy in work, and skill to analyse advanced units of relationships and conditions
  • Holds self and others accountable


  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively


  • Working successfully with stakeholders to realize widespread objectives
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Builds and maintains efficient relationships, with their group, colleagues, members and exterior companions
  • Approachable, good listener, straightforward to speak to


  • Designing simpler admin techniques
  • Willing to take disciplined dangers


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest ranges of integrity.

Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Proposal Budget and Costing Specialist

Ref No: 200007KE
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Permanent
Grade: 3
Team / Programme: SC Nigeria
Post Type: Fixed Term

Child Safeguarding
Level 3 – The obligations of the put up could require the put up holder to have common contact with or entry to youngsters or younger people.

Role Purpose

  • The put up holder is a budgeting/costing specialist chargeable for analysing and figuring out the important price parts wanted for every proposal submission, in relation to the donor’s necessities, and for offering well timed and efficient costing steerage and assist all through the proposal improvement course of.
  • The place works inside the Business Development Team and in shut liaison with the central Financial Analyst and regional finance leads. Central to the costing train is to keep up an summary of all nation programme prices and the way they’re to be lined (or not) when working throughout totally different awards. This evaluation to be out there to the Finance Director for onward transmission to the SMT at any time.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to:  The incumbent will report back to the Business Development Manager, with matrix administration from Senior Finance Manager and/or Finance Director.
  • Staff straight reporting to this put up:  N/A

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Thoroughly evaluate solicitations/calls that present alternatives for funding and turn into an skilled on donor directions and necessities searching for a transparent understanding of donor flexibility.
  • Working as a member of the Business Development Team, develop proposal budgets and costing templates and steerage to price range holders.
  • During the proposal improvement course of, work intently with technical advisors to establish and value for undertaking actions.
  • Working with inputs from the CO Senior Finance Manager, evaluate and preserve the Gap Analysis Report – a database that gives an in depth breakdown of prices and allocations of CO programme and assist personnel working throughout all or many initiatives at the identical time.
  • Maintain a log of typical and important direct and oblique undertaking prices throughout all SCI programmes, making an allowance for, world widespread approaches and different SCI insurance policies and procedures.
  • Analyse proposal price range allocations for SCI’s important program inputs like Child Safeguarding, MEAL, and Security; and periodically disseminate these to related groups for monitoring and reporting functions.
  • During the proposal improvement course of, work intently throughout all models similar to Operations, Human Resource, Security, Logistics and Finance, to establish and price range for operational prices.
  • Improve and preserve budgeting instruments and processes inside the Save the Children Nigeria CO, consistent with Save the Children International and donor steerage.
  • Ensure that life like, complete and correct donor-compliant budgets accompany all proposals.
  • Build the capability of workers concerned in proposal improvement when crucial in price range improvement and budget-related areas of donor compliance; ideally together with industrial contracts.
  • Work intently with ER/CAM focal individual to make sure full restoration of Country Office operational price by reviewing and guaranteeing that every one CAM price allocations are utilised inside the related interval.
  • Make applicable estimation/projection of overseas alternate charges to be utilized in proposal budgeting, making an allowance for, annual inflationary changes.
  • Any different roles/duties that could be assigned

Qualifications And Experience & Attributes

  • A B.Sc or HND in Accounting or equal space of research. An expert qualification or Master’s degree in Accounting  or Financial Management can be an added benefit
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ expertise growing budgets for improvement and humanitarian initiatives
  • Proven expertise in main in the improvement of budgets for proposals for donors similar to USAID, DFID, different bilateral, foundations and/or firms with a information of their guidelines and rules
  • Experience with non-profit accounting, price range evaluation and improvement
  • Ability to work with technical specialists to price out proposed undertaking actions
  • Prepared to spend time in subject areas and to work with subject workers in addition to headquarters workers
  • Experience constructing the capability of applicable workers on enterprise/price proposals
  • Proven expertise in strategic price modelling.
  • Excellent expertise of computerized accounts packages and specifically of advanced spreadsheets, Power Point and Words.
  • Familiar with price modeling functions
  • Proven skill to multitask between a number of budgets with effectivity and accuracy.

Skills and Behaviours (Our Values in Practice)

  • Understands and respects the want for procedures, insurance policies and planning for security and security administration in delivering humanitarian help
  • Holds self-accountable for making choices, managing sources effectively, attaining and function modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the group and companions accountable to ship on their obligations – giving them the freedom to ship in the best means they see match, offering the crucial improvement to enhance performance and making use of applicable penalties when outcomes should not achieved
  • Creates a managerial setting throughout the group to guide, allow and preserve our tradition of kid safeguarding


  • Sets bold and difficult objectives for themselves and their group, takes duty for their very own private improvement and encourages their group to do the identical
  • Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a country-wide scale


  • Approachable, good listener, straightforward to speak to; builds and maintains efficient relationships with colleagues, Members and exterior companions and supporters
  • Values variety and totally different people’s views, in a position to work cross-culturally.


  • Develops and encourages new and progressive options


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds belief and confidence
  • Displays constant wonderful judgement

Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  twenty ninth December, 2020.

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