SIDA Project Director
TITLE: SIDA Project Director The Opportunity
Save the Children is seeking a Project Director (PD) for a 2019-2020 SIDA-funded cyclone recovery project in Mozambique. Save the Children will contribute to the recovery of cyclone affected peoples living in Manica and Sofala districts through FSL, Child Protection, and Nutrition activities.
The project will be implemented through the COSACA consortium composed of Save the Children, CARE, and OXFAM, with Save the Children (SC) as the lead agency.
The PD will be based in Maputo with 50% travel to the districts to work with the Field Managers, Program Managers, Nutrition, FSL and Protection teams to provide management and operational guidance, support monitoring and evaluation, and ensure quality of the project. The post holder will provide the overall technical leadership in the implementation of the program and the day to day management including budget management. He/she will also represent the project and COSACA to SIDA as well as key stakeholders in Mozambique. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the PD will be expected to work outside their normal profile.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
Minimum 10 years of demonstrable professional experience in implementing programs with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role in the implementation of projects relevant to FSL.
Demonstrates strong managerial and operational leadership skills; experience managing through influence in a matrix organisation.
Experience working in consortium.
Significant experience of NGO emergency program cycle management, including field-level project implementation and working against log frames.
Demonstrable financial and budget management experience; experience as a budget holder.
In depth knowledge and experience of logistics systems and requirements in a multi field office, multi programme setting.
Experience in managing SIDA funding and familiarity with regulations is critical.
Experience with capacity building and team leadership.
Fluent oral and written communication skills in English and Portuguese.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted Female candidates are encouraged to apply
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
Find out more about this role by downloading the job description
24 Jul 2019 – 20:59 UTC