Education & Health Coordinator Vacancy at SOS Children's Villages Nigeria

Posted on: Wed 25-08-2021

SOS Children's Villages Nigeria (SOS CV Nigeria) is one of 136 Member Associations working under the umbrella of SOS Children’s Villages International, an international non-governmental social development organization. We have been active in Nigeria since 1973, with footprints across the country in: Isolo (Lagos State), Owu-Ijebu (Ogun State), Jos (Plateau State) Ibadan (Oyo State), Kaduna (Kaduna State) and Gwagwalada, (Federal Capital Territory).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Education & Health Coordinator

Location: Abuja

Position Summary

  • The Education and Health Coordinator is responsible for organizing efforts in supporting the education and health-related interventions for programme beneficiaries (Family Strengthening and Alternative Care) in the programme locations.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for developing quality initiatives and reports for all the education and health interventions and ensures compliance with standards, rules, processes and procedures in the education and health interventions.
  • He/She is also responsible for ensuring that support and monitoring mechanisms are put in place to improve, develop and provide access to the educational and health needs of the children of our target group.
  • Work closely with the team, partners, government and beneficiaries to ensure coordination and appropriate community involvement in our programmes
  • Ensure project activities are consistent with SOS Children’s Villages programming principles and approaches, draw on relevant best practices and lessons learned, enable children to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations.
  • Organize training plans with the Program Manager and provide ongoing support to improve the capacity of the Community Mobilizers, Education Officers, and Facilitators based on the identified training needs
  • Plan, implement and monitor programming in within the planned time frame and in accordance with the operational strategy.
  • Conduct assessments as necessary to determine health and education needs in the community, with the support of the Programme Manager

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • HND / B.Sc Degree in a relevant subject area, such as (Education Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences)
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience in the field of Community Development or Social Services.
  • Understanding of child development issues, childcare and parenting; and relevant local and national laws, regulations and protocols
  • Awareness and understanding of social development issues, such as the local and national OVC situation, gender, education, health, HIV & AIDS
  • People and organizational development skills, including facilitation skills to build the capacities of co-workers, families and partner organizations
  • Collaboration skills, being driven to work with others and able to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Sound technical knowledge and strong competency in the field of Health, Education and Child development

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online