Project Support Associate At Save the Children



1.The Support Services Associate is primarily responsible for community engagement and coordination in an assigned SCP geographical area.

2. The Support Services Associate oversees and provide technical support to partners and ensure an integrated multi sectoral program of activities is established in each barangay of implementation.

3. The Support Services Associate will develop an implementation plan, play a key role in assessments and ensure community engagement and coordination is cohesive across both the area and for all technical sectors.

4. The Support Services Associate supports documentation of project activities and complies with administrative, supply chain and financial requirements.

5. The Support Services Associate represents Save the Children in communities and with stakeholders, e.g. community leaders, representatives from donors, government, and other agencies as instructed, delegated and required by the BARMM Team Leader.



  • Experience of and well developed skills in staff management, supervision and capacity building
  • Proven track record of supporting a senior management team
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the major donors and experience in reporting to donors.
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Computer literate (i.e. Word, Advance Excel, outlook, Internet Explorer, Financial Systems).
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams.

Contract length: Casual Position until September 30, 2021 based in Iligan City

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply:

Share this job

Contact Us

Maiduguri Borno State Nigeria

Available Jobs