Education Officer & 2 Positions | Save The Children

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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: Education Officer 
Job ID: 19000085
Location: Yobe
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Key Areas of Accountability
Programme Implementation:

  • With support from the Education Manager, develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, budgets and procurement.
  • Ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, to quality measures and within budget as per the monthly plan. Where challenges arise, ensure that these are flagged early, communicated to the Education Manager and addressed in a timely manner way.
  • Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for programme implementation.
  • Work with teachers and community to increase education service provision e.g. initiating second shifts in existing formal primary schools.
  • Lead on planning and capacity building training workshops for teachers and other education actors.
  • Work with the community mobilization team and communities (leaders, parents, etc.) and disseminate information about education issues and available services.
  • Support the establishment of temporary classrooms or the rehabilitation of formal schools in collaboration with the senior construction coordinator.
  • Hold meetings with stakeholders including schools, local councils and other organizations serving children and community to understand their education priorities, familiarize them with the projects and its objectives and engage them in the process.
  • Keep proper records of field expenditures when appropriate and report on these to the PM.
  • Ensure that the Education programme is implemented in ways that are responsive to communities and children, in line with SC’s principles, values and strategic plan and compliant with SC’s procedures.

Teacher supervision and mentorship:

  • Support, encourage and monitor the teachers supported by the programme to ensure children learn in a safe and protective environment.
  • Gain technical knowledge on education and other relevant areas so as to provide support and trainings to the supported teachers, SBMC members and other relevant stakeholders to maintain the standards and improve the quality of project activities.
  • Identify any staffing issues and coordinate closely with the Education Manager to resolve them.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Work with the MEAL team to ensure that all programme data is properly and regularly collected by field staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Project Manager
  • Collect and compile project data from the schools, teachers and SBMC members  based on the standard formats and submit regular reports capturing achievements, case studies and lessons learned to the Project Manager
  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports
  • Participate in team reviews of results and programme progress and/or project evaluation when and as requested

Collaboration and Representation:

  • Represent Save the Children in a professional manner.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders, including schools, local leaders, partners and participates in relevant meetings.
  • Collaboration with other team members across to ensure synergies and consistency in our programming approaches.Represent programming with local government, NGOs, communities and within SC as appropriate.

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


2. Job Title: Driver
Job ID: 1900008O
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • The driver is responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children International vehicles, staff and assets
  • The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver’s handbook and safe driving standards, ensuring the vehicle is fuelled in time for trips and the proper management of the fuel supply for that vehicle
  • The driver should do so in accordance with SCI policies and procedures.

Key Areas of Accountability
Documentation:

  • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
  • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date:
  • Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
  • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time

Control of Vehicles:

  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Line Managers.
  • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
  • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
  • Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

On the Road:

  • Ensure that the line manager is immediately informed of any accidents, the Accident report is filled immediately and the accident reported to the police as soon as possible.
  • Ensures the safety of passengers at all times
  • Safe transport of all staff, equipment, and materials
  • Save the Children International has a no passenger policy – this relates to all non-agency personnel and is for reasons of safety, the continuance and equity of the programme.
  • Save the Children International may give lifts to agency and Governmental staff on occasion for the benefit of the programme – see passenger policy for details.
  • SCI reserves the right to refuse entry to a vehicle any staff member without identification documents or who cannot be identified by SCI staff.
  • In the event of a medical emergency lifts may be given on prior approval of the programme manager – see passenger policy for details.

Vehicle Checks:

  • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
  • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
  • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

Vehicle Defects:

  • A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his line manager. After consulting a mechanic, the line manager will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
  • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

Cleanliness & Visibility:

  • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
  • The driver is to ensure SCI visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.

Other:

  • Follow and abide by the traffic rules, SCI regulations, driver safety manual and any other instructions given by the Line Manager
  • Maintain all vehicle’s safety equipment, as per vehicle safety kit, in liaison with the logistics officer – including first aid kit, communication equipment, tow rope and fire extinguisher
  • Work after duty hours or holidays as and when required and with prior notice from line manager
  • Perform any other relevant and appropriate requested by the Line Manager

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • A full and clean Driving License
  • Should have minimum 3 years experience of professional driving.
  • Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
  • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in insecure environments is critical.
  • Some practical experience of user vehicle maintenance.
  • Must know the road terrain in Cross River and Benue

Personal Qualities

  • A proactive and flexible approach to work
  • An ability to work with minimum supervision
  • A systematic approach to work
  • Must be computer literate
  • A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
  • A keen interest in self development
  • A reliable, polite and professional attitude to ensure SCI is perceived as such.
  • Working knowledge of the Save the Children Emergency Manual, Sphere, and Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Strong oral and written English language communication skills required.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and frustrating working circumstances is required.

Desirable:

  • Any additional skills and/or experience that could be used by Save the Children would be taken into account in the selection process
  • A heavy goods driving license

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


3. Job Title: Warehouse Assistant
Job ID: 1900008F
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Supervising the receiving, warehousing and distribution of materials, equipment, and supplies in Cross River warehouse.
  • Ensure good stock management in the

Key Areas of Accountability

Objective 1:
Manage supplies and equipment stock in Cross River

Reception:

  • Acknowledge reception of goods in good order and condition
  • Inspect the quality and check for damage
  • Count and record the quantity
  • Cross-check quantities in accordance with delivery form
  • Supervise loading and offloading of goods

Physical organisation of the stores:

  • Proper installation of commodities in shelves or pallets
  • Organization of the items in category
  • Keep clean the store and secure stocks

Store Management:

  • Daily management of the store for cleaning or stocking
  • Daily monitoring of stock levels
  • Daily monitoring for expiry dates and quality problems
  • Daily update of movements of goods in/out of the store
  • Enter all data into stock and bin cards
  • Preparation of monthly consumption report
  • Conduct of cyclic counts and inventories in accordance to project schedule
  • Planning of the needs and requisition of re-supplies

Security:

  • Check security measures, e.g. locks, windows, building
  • Report to the line manager / security responsible in case of problems

Record keeping and filing:

  • Enter all movements in their respective records
  • File all the documents
  • Compile report as appropriate

Preparation for expedition of outbound supplies:

  • Packing of items according to approved quantities and in proper condition to the means of transportation
  • Prepare waybill and packing list to be sent with each consignment back to main medical store
  • Enter all data of items leaving the store on stock cards and on weekly reports

Objective 2:
Provide general stock management support to the response.

Support SCI staff on stock management:

  • Work with logistics to ensure programme procurements are timely and of high quality
  • Carry out other tasks as required by line manager
  • Prepare periodic narrative and stock reports as agreed with management
  • Support programme staffs to forecast and request for supplies as efficiently as possible

Job Requirements

  • Min Required Experience: 1 year
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree/HND

Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:

  • At least one year post NYSC  experience
  • Previous experience with other local and international NGOs
  • Stock management and logistics experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in partnership with government and other NGO staff
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility with good workload management, multitasking and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills

Working Conditions

  • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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