Deadline: 29 March, 2021

Location: Yobe, Nigeria

Save the Children International (SCI) is seeking to fill the role of Education in Emergency Officer.

The organisation works to ensure children around the world get health care, food and shelter as well as learning and child protection services.


  • Implement delegated portfolio of education projects in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Ensure timely procurement and distribution of materials and equipment in line with NRC policies and procedures
  • Ensure accuracy of portfolio inventory (assets, supplies, materials)
  • Contribute to assessments (baseline, needs, market)
  • Ensure accurate project documentation, including collection of monitoring data and tracking of progress on output indicators
  • Utilise data to contribute to reports as requested by management
  • Facilitate relationships with communities and community leaders 
  • Supervise and manage the teachers, including facilitation of teacher training
  • Provide support on youth/adolescent programming, including, life skills, basic literacy/numeracy, and alternative/accelerated education
  • Support identification of needs, and development and facilitation of training programmes for teachers, PTAs, SBMCs
  • Contribute to proposal and strategy development through input on needs/gaps


  • Bachelors’ degree, minimum, in Education
  • Experience in implementation of integrated programmes across different thematic areas such as education, child protection, child rights governance or disaster risk reduction
  • Three years, minimum, of work experience in programme implementation
  • Three years, minimum, of management-level experience in an international NGO and those applying partnership approaches (desirable)
  • Experience of working with local partners, local government, and state authorities in education, child rights governance, health, nutrition, education, or child protection is an asset
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as member of a team
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills 
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

To apply and for more information, click here.

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