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Save The Children Nigeria invites from suitably qualified and hard work candidates for fill the positions of Nutrition Advisor, Local Engagement Officer and Driver. Continue read more…

Job title: Nutrition Advisor
Location: Abuja

Nutrition Advisor to support design and implementation of high quality and integrated programmes in Nigeria to reduce malnutrition.

Requirements:

Academic/professional qualification at post graduate level or equivalent in nutrition. Substantial operational experience and a track record of success on nutrition programming, including CMAM and/or IYCF. Experience working in Northern Nigeria, supporting development of national guidelines and policies and knowledge of Hausa is desirable.

Job title: Local Engagement Officer
Location: Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara

The ideal candidate will under the supervision of the State Advocacy Officer support Save the Children’s efforts to influence and bring about change in the awareness, altitudes, behaviours and policies related to the rights of children in the country programme with’ special focus on Vaccine, Health workers and Nutrition

Requirements:

At least national diploma (ND/OND), in health, nutrition, communications or related social science field.
Substantial experience in advocacy and policy development I research in the development context.
Knowledge of the media and its role in raising awareness and shaping public policy.
Experience working with children on Health and Nutrition will be an added advantage and knowledge of local language (Hausa) is desirable.

Job title: Driver
Location: Gombe
Salary: N780, 000 P.A GROSS

Candidate will be responsible for the safe driving of Save the Children UK vehicle, staff and Assets.
The Driver will ensure cleaning, proper maintenance of vehicles in compliance with the Driver’s handbook and safe driving standards.

Requirements:
A full and clean driving license, three to five years experience of professional driving, prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company, strong oral and written.

The last date for submission of application is 9th August, 2012

How to apply?

Send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable to: vacancy@scuknigeria.org states the position and location in the subject field. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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