Save the Children is an exciting and dynamic organization that follows a holistic approach to achieve more for children and use its resources in an efficient and sustainable way. In every programming we aim to achieve results at scale, build partnership to influence others and increase our impact; look for innovate solutions to the problems children faces, campaign for better practice and ensure that Children’s voices are heard.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.
Save the Children offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development. If you are interested to work in an organization that is determined to achieve dramatic change for the most vulnerable children, we encourage you to look through the job profile below.
Child Protection Programme Manager
Place of Work
Monthly Salary in ETB
As per organization scale
No. of Positions
Length of Contract
10 months with the possibility of extension
The Child Protection Programme Manager is responsible for the operational management, which includes results based monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance, of child protection programmes under supervision. The Programme Manager is accountable for budget management of all awards for which he/she is the designated budget holder. The Programme Manager is also accountable for management, which includes development through capacity building and support, of partners working on the programmes under supervision.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
Monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance
MINIMUM QUALFICATION, EXPEREINCE, COMPETENCIES
Bachelor Degree in an area of social development or equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITY
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in a corporate or NGO environment, preferably with experience in community based child protection programme management experience.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets.
Experience of working successfully with senior managers in other parts of own organization or partner organizations to deliver major change.
Experience of successfully implementing changes to processes to improve and monitor quality standards and impact achieved.
Experience of managing and shaping programmes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness, and of strengthening implementation of financial control processes.
Solid budgeting skills and knowledge of key donor regulations.
Experience of solving complex issues through analysis.
Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net and/or through our web site https://ethiopia.savethechildren.net/ before December 05, 2016.
Please DO NOT SUBMIT copies of transcripts, academic degrees or recommendation letters with the application. You will provide them upon request.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE CODE OF THE VACANCY ON THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR APPLICATION.
Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send the following through ethiojobs.net or for hard copy applicants you can forward your application through Save the Children; P.O. Box 387; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia.
In the selection of its staff, Save the Children is committed to gender balance and diversity without distinction as to race, sex or religion, and without discrimination of persons with disabilities.
“We need to keep children safe and as such, our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will, therefore, be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.”
Note: All travel costs should be covered by the applicant if invited for written exam or interview.
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