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Job Title: School Health and Nutrition Coordinator

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: Save the Children UK (SCUK)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world.

The school Health and Nutrition Coordinator will Work closely with the Director of Program Development & Quality, Education Advisor/Manager and the Health Team, with support from SCUS SHN Specialist, to contribute to proposals that support the growth of School Health and Nutrition activities in urban Lagos schools. Conduct and supervise all aspects of formative school health and nutrition activities including:

•    Assess current school health services in collaboration with students, communities and the Ministry of Health.

•    Identify and engage stakeholders and partners.

•    Develop and conduct a Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices survey.

•    Compile and analyze aforementioned formative data to develop a situation analysis, and community engagement and program strategy and evaluation

•    Work with Head of M&E to develop an M&E plan for the SHN program.

•    Oversee the collection of school health and nutrition data for the purpose of reporting, advocacy, decision-making, etc.

•    Escalate data to the CO’s M&E Head for analysis

•    Work with the Head of M&E, with support from SHN Specialist to plan and carry out Result Reviews and reports for P&G and Save the Children.

•    Document lessons learned, collect case studies and success stories for reporting and advocacy purposes Work with Nigeria country office staff to carry out SHN baseline, monitoring, deadline and other studies

Qualifications:

•    In order to be successful within this role, the incumbent must have a bachelor’s degree and preferable a Master’s degree in public health or social sciences.

•    Relevant experience and knowledge in performing qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, including desk reviews and situation analyses is essential.

•    Proven experience in training, community mobilization is required.

•    The candidate should have the ability to speak one or more other local languages in Lagos State as well as work with minimum supervision.

How to Apply:

Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the position.

Deadline: 04.09.2013

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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