National Program Director in Abuja, Nigeria

at Save The Children

Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Master's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

The National Programs Director will support the transformation of Save the Children’s operations platform in Nigeria to a new operating model, whilst also delivering Save the Children’s strategy and ensuring essential standards are met within the country through ensuring all National Programs are fully compliant, delivered on time and within budget ; Lead on strengthening the operational base and ensuring strong collaboration, joined up planning an implementation between the technical and operations and support service teams; Monitoring and track operational performance for the Nigeria program; Support the monitoring of humanitarian and emergency situation in Nigeria and co-ordinate assessments, categorization and response.



Candidate must have a minimum of 7 years management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs. S/he should have a Master’s degree in development or other social sciences; The incumbent should have a good understanding of at least 3 of the sectorial programs in Humanitarian and food security and livelihoods with a working knowledge within a complex and matrix organization structure; substantial experience in Logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory. S/he should have substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control, securing and managing grants from major institutional donors; s/he should have solid project management skills related to organizational development projects and international, cross functional teams with a proven history of delivering results; an in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular relation to children. S/he must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with fluency in written and spoken English.

Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter explaining why you are suitable. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified.  


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