SOS Children’s Villages: Field Coordinator


SOS Children’s Villages work in more than 133 countries to support families and help children at risk grow up in a loving home. In Nigeria, SOS Children’s Villages has been active since 1973 and has presence in Isolo-Lagos, Owu-Ijebu, Ogun State, Gwagwalada-Abuja, Jos-Plateau State, Ibadan-Oyo State and Kaduna-Kaduna State.

Job Location: Borno State

Position Overview: The Field Coordinator is to manage and ensure the collaboration of local governments and other stakeholders at all levels in the assigned programme locations. He/she is responsible for the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of emergency response activities in the assigned location and responsible for developing grant proposals for funding, both locally and internationally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and implementation of Emergency Response Activities
  • Stakeholders Collaboration
  • Beneficiary Management
  • Policy Implementation
  • Reports and Documentation
  • Safety and Security

Education required: Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, and/or equivalent professional        certificate in emergency management

Experience/Skills required:

  • 3 years’ experience in social development or humanitarian work
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with different stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)
  • Able to work under minimal supervision in stressful situations and make decisions.
  • Strong office and project management skills
  • Knowledge of emergency management, including processes, policies and laws.

Proficient in English: verbal, written and presentation.

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