Save the Children Well - Being Coordinator Jobs Nigeria
Save the Children Well - Being Coordinator Jobs Nigeria
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.
The Wellbeing Coordinator will provide strategic technical guidance and support to ensure that students and teachers’ psychosocial and social emotional wellbeing are central in the design and implementation of the education project.Lead in the review of existing psychosocial and social emotional learning resources available from the Nigeria Ministry of Education and partner organizations.
Identify additional needs, if any, and lead on the adaption or creation of technical resources and training materials to meet objectives set by the project.
Ensure the technical resources and process of implementation adhere to best practices in education and protection as established by relevant international and national standards, including the INEE Guidance Notes on Psychosocial Support and Social Emotional Learning (expected January 2018).
Design and support a capacity building plan to orient, provide essential knowledge and skills, and continue to support relevant project team members, teachers, and selected SBMC members to support classroom/center-based interventions and activities.
Collaborate with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Adviser to establish and implement a MEL system that allows the project to understand impact of content and process as relevant to wellbeing, including both the psychosocial and social emotional learning content as well as the additional inputs meant to impact wellbeing.
Stay abreast of political, social, economic, and cultural developments that have an impact on the wellbeing of students and teachers and provide advice to the project team.
Ensuring implementation of high quality conflict sensitive interventions throughout the project cycle and make sure that the Do No Harm principle is upheld at all times by being sensitive to factors that can cause conflict and ensure that education is not manipulated to promote exclusion and hate.
Prioritize prevention through supporting policies to protect girls and boys from abuse and exploitation and supporting emergency preparedness and readiness through Conflict and Disaster Risk Reduction planning.
Support the preparation of timely and quality program and donor reports on project activities in compliance with relevant donor requirements.
The position will be responsible for helping to ensure close engagement of and partnerships with related government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), donor-funded programs, private/commercial entities, and NGOs.
Bachelor's Degree, and preferably Postgraduate University Degree, in subject related to Emergency Education, Social Sciences Or Public Health.
At least 7 years post NYSC demonstrated experience providing psychosocial support, guidance and counselling or child protection particularly in a humanitarian context with a minimum of two years in senior management level as Adviser or project/Program Manager.
Substantial progressive, professional-level experience at the management level with background in providing psychosocial and/or social emotional learning within education or child protection programs.
Demonstrated understanding and application of humanitarian principles and guidelines, including INEE’s Minimum Standards, Sphere, Red Cross Code of Conduct, and Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.
Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity.
Ability to write/ review and input into clear and well-argued assessment and project report.
The ability to liaise and effectively coordinate with government, local NGOs and community initiatives.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy.
Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local culture context
Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity, and physical stamina.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 14th February, 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Well - Being Coordinator Jobs Nigeria
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