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Safeguarding Officer at Save the Children Nigeria

Filed in by on April 3, 2023
Fixed Term Appointment Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 1 year ago

Save the Children is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Safeguarding Officer


Job ID: 230001PM
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Grade: 4
Post Type: National
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Team / Programme: Humanitarian Team

 About Save the Children: Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. Save the Children is working in Nigeria because one in five children in Nigeria dies before their fifth birthday. About 40% of children miss out on school and have to work to survive while nearly 2 million children have lost one or both parents to an AIDS-related disease.

Job Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Communications, Law, Education or relevant professional qualification.
  • Minimum of 2 years post NYSC relevant work experience.
  • Direct or indirect experience of child protection practice and the Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Nigeria Child Rights Acts, child protection policies and practice as well as current issues in relation to safeguarding children in the Nigeria context.
  • Good data management, data analysis, computer literacy and excellent documentation and report writing skills in English are a must.
  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information as well as facilitate training to a wide and diverse audience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Basic knowledge of the local language(s); Hausa, Kanuri

  How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online


  • Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as it is contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, Save the Children may not provide feedback to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed as received. Save the Children reserves the right to change the closing date, if considered necessary.

 Application Closing Date
6th April, 2023.


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