Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Humanitarian
Job Location
Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria
Date posted
August 18, 2021
Position title
Social Protection Specialist
Description

Social Protection Specialist at Save the Children Nigeria

Job ID: 210004PO
Location: Kaduna
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Grade: 3
Team: Nigeria Country Office

Child Safeguarding

Level 3 - The responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and, in the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3 posts in view of potential situations which may allow staff unsupervised access to vulnerable children and young people.

Role Purpose

The post holder will strategically support the planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the technical aspects of a social protection systems strengthening programme that is working to reduce multi-dimensional poverty across Nigeria, with a particular emphasis on children and caregivers.

Key Areas of Accountability

Support the delivery of timely and high quality technical assistance on social protection to relevant stakeholders at federal and state levels.
Contribute to strategic planning on social protection with relevant stakeholders including the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, the Governments of Kaduna and Zamfara states, the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office and the Social Protection Development Partners Group.


Participate in national and state level advocacy initiatives on social protection with the aim of influencing key policy decisions to ensure more adequate consideration for the needs of children and their caregivers, people with disabilities and other social excluded or vulnerable groups.

Provide technical support the development of policy and analytical tools for informing the design and implementation of shock responsive social protection systems at federal and state levels
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