Thursday, April 4, 2019

Job Vacancies at Save the Children April 2019

Job Vacancies at Save the Children April 2019
Director of Program Development and Quality (PDQ)

Masters degree or its equivalent in years of experience in relevant social sciences, development studies, human rights or other relevant sector

EXPERIENCES (number of years- basic, specialist, Professional, Professional +specialist)
Minimum of seven years progressive senior management and/ or development experience, including experience designing and implementing programs for children
Experience in one or more of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, child rights governance, child poverty, health and nutrition, and emergencies.
Proven excellence in leading a team, being a team player, and leadership in an international organisation.

An appreciation and understanding of how to manoeuvre in a context of shrinking space for civil society, ensuring Save the Children’s integrity and child rights are not compromised
Demonstrated knowledge of children’s issues, rights-based program approaches, and child safeguarding principles.
Strong skills and proven experience in leading strategic planning, change management and program management processes; also from the knowledge and learning perspective.
Strong skills and proven experience in new program development, project design and proposal writing with corporate, foundations and/or institutional donors.

Able to work well under pressure and deadlines
Excellent listening, inter-personal, communication and networking skills; proven experience and effectiveness working across functional teams and in a matrixed structure; and an ability to work with diverse populations.
High level of self-awareness and willingness to take feedback for growth and self-development.
Proven expertise in developing and managing Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning systems, and overseeing baselines/evaluations.
Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels

Strong skills in training, capacity building, coaching, problem solving and mentoring teams/staff members throughout project cycle management.
Demonstrated skills in designing and carrying out qualitative and quantitative research and using research to inform program design and advocacy.
Demonstrated capacity to design innovative and high impact programs, and leveraging project results towards broader systemic impact.
Excellent analytical skills.

Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector work
Fluency in written and spoken English, Kiswahili would be an advantage


Award Manager


Professional qualification relating to business, finance, accounting or international development

At least 5 years INGO experience in in-country award portfolio management
Knowledge of major donors’ compliance requirements i.e In-depth knowledge with practical Experience with USAID, US Government, UN,  EuropeAid, ECHO, EU, DFID rules and
Proven experience in preparing budgets, financial monitoring reports, budgetary systems and controls with strong analytical skills
Experience communicating with impact in a complex stakeholder environment

Experience of staff management, supervision and capacity building in Award Management
Proven track record of supporting a senior management team
Problem solving skills to identify and lead the resolution of issues
Good attention to detail and analytical skills
Computer literate (i.e. Word, advanced Excel, Outlook) including financial & accounting computer applications

Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
Patient, flexible, able to improvise 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
Basic understanding of operational programming, including the realities of the context
Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams


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