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Save the Children : Africa Regional Adviser, HIV/AIDS

The Africa Regional HIV/AIDS Advisor will be a member of the Global HIV/AIDS team working closely with the Africa Area, Country Offices and Alliance partners to provide technical leadership, and guidance to advance the ongoing development and implementation of HIV/AIDS programs within the region to expand and implement the portfolio of HIV/AIDS programs in the region. Contributing primarily to IPL functions two (Lead Program Quality Improvement) and three  (Resource Mobilization ),  he/she will play a major role in implementing SC/US’s HIV/AIDS Africa strategy; identifying opportunities, developing proposals, and leading and supporting area HIV program growth.
 The position will support and advance program quality, provide expert advice/support and transfer skills through technical assistance and the further development of local capacity. The Advisor will contribute to agency reporting and monitoring to measure results, documentation and program research; and as part of the SC/US HIV team, will advance collaboration, joint programming, and fundraising with Alliance partners, representing Save the Children/US HIV team regionally in select technical and program fora. The HIV Adviser will serve as the focal point for Africa regional HIV/AIDS activities, keeping the Area and HIV offices informed of developments and program trends.
Required Skills
  • Advanced skills in developing and implementing HIV/AIDS programs in developing countries;
  • Relevant Africa experience with situation analysis, design, proposal development, monitoring, and evaluation of HIV/AIDS programs
  • Technical recognition beyond SC;
  • Significant experience and track record dealing with public and private donors.
Minimum travel 40%

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Required Experience
  • Demonstrated mastery of current and upcoming issues in the OVC, youth prevention, PMTCT, pediatric AIDS, and family centered care highly desirable
  • Up to date knowledge of proven and promising approaches for community based programming.
  • Experience in working with OVC, PLWHA and youth populations.
  • Ability to articulate roles and strategies for effective engagement in treatment roll-out, and support related program activities.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal guidance, while staying connected to the global team at headquarters;
  • Ability to effectively convey ideas;
  • Excellent team player;
  • Highly developed representational and training skills;
  • Exceptional English written and oral communication skills;
  • Track record of writing winning proposals;
  • Knowledge and experience designing and evaluation skills of USAID-funded projects required.  Experience with operations research highly desirable.
  • Good knowledge of French and/or African local languages highly desirable;
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%.

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Child Survival Media Officer -West and Central Africa at Save the Children

Child Survival Media Officer
West and Central Africa
You are an experienced Officer who likes very challenging and sometimes demanding jobs, then this is your position as it will require your creativity, and resourcefulness to keep the world connected to Save the Children by telling them what we do for children in West and Central Africa.

As the Child Survival Media officer you will be based in Dakar and your role will be to ensure effective communication is happening through media coverage on child survival activities in West and Central Africa.

You are an excellent communicator and experienced journalist, excellent in working with international or key national media, fluent in English and French, that’s your role. Don’t miss the opportunity to make a difference!

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to safeguard children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Expected start date is July 1st, 2010. Applications deadline is 16 May 2010.

Becasue of the urgent need for this job, applications will be reviewed as they are received and offer made even before the deadline, if a suitable candidate is found.

Visit our website and apply online at

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Please be aware that applications may be viewed and applicants contacted prior to the close date.

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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As the world’s leading independent children s charity, Save the Children inspires dramatic change for children around the globe. They are looking for experienced staff to implement a five (5) year PEPFAR funded project addressing the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in four (4) states.

• You will coordinate state team leaders & project activities, and have substantial experience in management of similar development projects and/or field offices.
• Ideally, you would have experience of working for an international organisation with a relevant postgraduate degree.
• Salary N5.5M

• You will provide technical advise and ensure that all project designs, implementation plans, activities, services/ and training activities are of high technical quality and in line with global and Nigeria national guidelines and best practices, and with USAID PEPFAR guidelines.
• Salary N4.4M

• You will provide technical advise in ensuring that project designs, implementation plans, activities, services, and training activities are of high technical quality and in line with global and Nigeria best practices, and with USAID PEPFAR guidelines.
• Salary N4.4M

• You will provide technical leadership, guidance and direction in the design and implementation of the economic strengthening component of the links for Children OVC project primarily focusing on Village Savings and Loan Schemes.
• Salary N4.4M

To apply, send your C.V. and covering letter in ONLY one attached document explaining how you are suitable to: [email protected] The subject field MUST clearly state the position you are applying for (e.g. Deputy Project Manager, Abuja), or your application will be rejected.

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Application should be submitted not later than  23rd April, 2010


Save the Child Nigeria Jobs: Deputy Country Director(Abuja)

Deputy Country Director
Ref 5420
Region Africa – West and Central
Country Nigeria
Job Location Abuja
Position Type Fixed Term
Budget Responsibility £1m – £2.5 million
Line Management Responsibility 1 – 5
Annual Salary and Benefits £31,323 + international full package for you and your accompanying dependants
Contract Duration 25 Months
Closing date for applications 7 March 2010
Save the Children is looking for an experienced Deputy Country Director. This post will be responsible for developing and overseeing all Save the Children’s programme work in Nigeria and will have a particular role to facilitate linkages between core Save the Children programmes (Health/Hunger, Child Survival, Education and Child Protection) with two, inter-linked consortia addressing maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) and Education in Northern Nigeria.

Globally, Save the Children has prioritized Nigeria as one of the 6 priority countries for developing child survival programming. Work on advocacy, through popular campaigns in particular, will be strengthened, and programming will be expanded to provide a solid evidence base for advocacy. From this already substantial project base within the consortia projects and under the child survival plan, the Deputy Country Director will have the challenging but exciting task of developing a wider portfolio of work for Save the Children in Nigeria and articulating this through Thematic Programme Plans for the coming 3 – 5 years. The Save the Children programme in Nigeria is at an exciting crossroads and is currently engaged in developing its country strategic and child survival plans. This will include development and implementation of the Emergency Preparedness Plan.

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We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.  We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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Save the Child Africa Jobs: Manager, Finance and Grants,

Job Description
The Finance and Grants Manager will oversee all fiscal managements and internal controls of the
Strengthening Local Government Response to Vulnerable Children (SLGRVC) Program, a Cooperative Agreement with up to $20 million project funded by USAID.  He/she will also ensure the cooperative agreement is administered according to USAID regulations and policies.  Under the leadership of the Chief of Party, the position will be responsible for ensuring that all partners and USAID requirements for budget planning, monitoring, and reporting are fully met in a timely manner.  This requires close liaison with the finance, budget and financial planning departments of all partners, Save the Children as well as USAID/Uganda.
Required Skills

    * Advanced Degree in Accountancy from a recognized institution or other related field
    * At least 5 years experience managing USAID funded projects with strong knowledge of USG rules and regulations
    * 3+ years of professional experience in grant compliance, auditing and financial management
          o Knowledge and experience using various financial packages including SUN systems
    * Significant experience in financial monitoring, budgetary systems, and controls with strong analytical skills
          o Proven ability to prepare budgets and donor financial reports
    * Strong organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills while working in a dynamic, team setting in a challenging environment
          o Willingness to travel extensively to multiple sites and train staff
          o Excellent oral and written communication skills
    * Complete fluency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and internet use
    * Demonstrated capacity and prior experience in supervising others as a coach/mentor to develop financial skills of colleagues

Manager, Finance and Grants, Uganda
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Job Location
Kampala, UGANDA
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Save the Child Africa Job: Chief of Party

The Strengthening Local Government Response to Vulnerable Children Program in
Uganda is a five year program that will deliver and monitor high quality, comprehensive care services for OVC. This will be achieved through improved leadership, planning and management of the district OVC response, and provision of capacity building and technical assistance to local governments (LGs) and civil society organizations (CSOs).  The Chief of Party will be responsible for the overall management of the USAID Cooperative Agreement for the Coordinated Orphans and Vulnerable Children Care Program, valued at $20 million for five years. S/he will provide strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a successful program that builds upon existing USAID/GOU investment. The program will be responsible for ensuring a) coordinated national response to OVC service provision, monitoring and evaluation b) coordination and collaboration with GoU entities (TMA, FMA, MEA) and UNICEF at national level; and c) support districts to implement and monitor OVC support including issues of quality, coverage, and improvements in wellbeing of children.
Required Skills

    * Advanced degree in international relations, public health, or related field
    * 10-12 years experience managing overseas, multi-partner development programs, especially USAID funded projects
    * Experience in managing large field programs for an international NGO
    * Demonstrated skills in strategic and program planning and understanding of HIV/AIDS-related support services
    * Demonstrated skills in leadership and supervision
    * Familiarity with USAID regulations and policies, with specific understanding of PEPFAR guidelines, rules and regulations.
    * Extensive experience working in Africa and Uganda in particular
    * Proven experience building capacity of local NGOs and government bodies.
    * Proven ability in promoting and collaborating closely with multi-level stakeholders
    * Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
    * Excellent oral and written communication skills

Job Location
Kampala, UGANDA
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The governance and advocacy advisor will lead the development. Implementation and management of our child survival campaign strategy work in Nigeria.

You will coordinate the civil society mobilization and policy influencing components, ensuring that sc maintains a substantive influential role amongst key player in the efforts reduce newborn and child mortality.

You will actively participate in strategy development and advocacy initiatives, drawing from best practice and lessons learned from both the Nigeria experience and sc global experience. You will support sc policy analysis capabilities and the and

Development of an expanded pro poor governance agenda in the delivery of basic social services with focus on improving quality and access to health service

you will have experience of working with coalitions, civil society stakeholders, and key government personnel to influence government at national, state and local levels. A relevant social science degree is essential and ideally experience in working with an NGO.

Essential requirement

•level of education post graduate in public health/social sciences

•5 years experience in health/social services delivery with a focus of governance and enhanced voice and accountability.

•language requirement English written & spoken excellent.

•level of it expertise required good

desired experience

•building external networks

•strategy planning, long term positioning

•governance, voice accountability

•training and facilitation

our selection processes reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face,

to apply send your cv and covering letter explaining why you are suitable to: [email protected]

closing date on or before 14th December 2009


Save the Child: Deputy Director – Global Child Safeguarding

Save the Child, an International Non Governmental Organisation(NGO) is recruiting for the above position,interested applicants are to read through and apply accordingly online.
Job Title :
Deputy Director – Global Child Safeguarding

Ref 5277
Region Africa – East and Southern
Country Ethiopia, Kenya
Job Location Addis Ababa, Nairobi
Position Type Fixed Term
Budget Responsibility None
Line Management Responsibility Yes – To be confirmed
Annual Salary and Benefits Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Contract Duration 3 years
Closing date for applications 13 September 2009


Save the Children UK is committed to ensuring that children who come into contact with the organisation are safeguarded to the maximum possible extent. This is achieved through a range of policies, systems and structures, most notably our Child Safeguarding Policy, Code of Conduct and network of Regional Child Safeguarding Champions. Save the Children UK has a high profile in challenging sexual exploitation and abuse within the humanitarian and development sectors, this role is therefore, a key, senior position. The post holder will work across departmental boundaries in a business-critical aspect of work, whose purpose is to enable the agency to implement these policies and deliver on this challenging commitment. The primary focus for the post will be our African regions but it will also support our activities in this field across all offices, departments and regions.
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Jobs at Save the Child

We are looking for talented people committed to long-term service in the field of global health, who can demonstrate outstanding people skills and the motivation to develop excellent technical knowledge and expertise. Applicants should have either a health-related qualification or experience of working in a health programme in a low or middle-income country.

We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates from low and middle-income countries.
You will be provided with a internship allowance of £10,794 pa (gross) and a package that includes flights, accommodation and emergency medical cover. More information can be accessed on the Save the Children website here>>>

Please upload a copy of your CV (no more than 2 pages), a supporting statement and a short written assignment. Successful applicants will be invited for interview in late August 2009.

The closing date for applications is 16th August 2009. The internship programme will start in mid October 2009.



Jobs at Save the Children(An NGO)

An International NGO (Save the Child)is recruiting across various countries :Asia, China,Africa – West and Central, Democratic Republic of Congo,Asia – South East and East Asia, Myanmar,Asia, Afghanistan,Africa – East and Southern, South Sudan,

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should VIEW THESE VACANCIES TO APPLY