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.
Newborn Health Advisor
(Kogi and Ebonyi)
The overall aim of the position is to provide technical leadership for the implementation of the new born
health component of the Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) at the state level.
- S/he should have a minimum of medical qualification (MD or M.B.S.) with a post graduate qualification in paediatrics/ Midwife with Masters in public health with substantial experience in clinical and in providing technical support to partners and in particular government;
- Demonstrated capacity to develop a network of contacts with key players from government, international agencies and NGOs;
- Experience in health systems development and primary health care management, Technical expertise in newborn health.
- Kindly indicate preferred location when submitting application.
Method of Application
Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements explaining why you are
suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org. 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.
Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted,
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Closing Date: 23/02/15