ECW Programme Manager
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health,nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.
Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.
In relation to the ECWMYRP for Puntland secured seed fund from ECW. Save the Children would like to recruit an experienced Programme manager.The primary duties and responsibility of the Programme Manager will include provision of overall coordination and programme management support to all consortium members involved in implementation of the ECW MYRP grant, (Ministry of Education & Higher Education of Puntland(MOEHE), and implementation partners: facilitation of the operation of the consortium to be led by save the children as grant agency and the MOEHE; provision of management and technical advisory services to MOEHE and other consortium members; support MOEHE with regard to effective planning and management of all institutional and organizational capacity building initiatives of the programme and technical assistance that will be supported under the grant, In addition to a high levelof technical, policy, leadership and management experience in sector wide education program. , the job will demand high level of inter-organizational skills/experience (negotiation, networking, steering) and strong programming and analytical competencies. The Programme manager will be based in Save the Children's Garowe office, but will spend a substantial time with MOEHE and the consortium partners.
Contract Duration: One Year
Qualifications and Experience
· Post-graduate degree in education planning and management or a related field with additional training project planning and management techniques
· Recommended a minimum of Six years of relevant technical experience including at senior level
· Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Closing Date: Sep 27, 2019