Child Protection in Emergencies Coordinator Vacancies At Save the Children
Posted: 11/Sep/2014
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
Child Protection in Emergencies Coordinator, Gombe
This position is responsible for assessment, response analysis, design and implementation of the child protection components of Save the Children (SC) Nigeria's emergency response. S/he will need to coordinate with other Emergency Response team members and SC staff, especially Implementation Management, health, education and other relavant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
Candidate should have a university degree in Law, International Law, political Sciences or related field with good knowledge of International Refugee, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law; S/he should have minimum of 5 years (of which at least 3 in the field) of progressively responsible professional experience in child protection, humanitarian affairs, human rights, and related fields; Good knowledge and understanding of DO NO HARM principles and established international child protection standards (especially UNCRC); Experience with participatory approaches to protection, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, or other related area. Good communication skills and knowledge of local languages especially in Hausa.
How to Apply
Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 25 September 2014 explaining why you are suitable to State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be 
considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Save the children offers a competitive 
salary and benefits package. Kindly note that some of the positions advertised above are subject to successful bid.
Applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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