Monday, 23 July 2018

Director of Programme Operations at Save the Children International

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries. Our vision is to live in a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.Director of Programme Operations at Save the Children International

Job Title: Director of Programme Operations

Location: Abuja

The Role
As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Program Operations shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office. The Director of Program Operations is responsible for the effective delivery of programming in country, the Emergency Preparedness and Response plan the line management of all State and sub offices and of logistics for the Country Office.


Qualifications and experience

  • Recommended a minimum of 6 years management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience in both a development and crisis response setting.
  • Robust experience of NGO program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management and inventory
  • Proven experience of working with key international donors and raising funds including USAID/, DfID, ECHO/EU.
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control
  • Solid project and personnel management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches

Contract length: 02 Years


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.

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date
Not stated

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