This role will work collaboratively with members and other departments of the Country office programme to ensure smooth management of development and humanitarian programme awards, sub awards and contracts. The person will manage a small team responsible for a discreet portfolio of awards. The position will be also responsible for capacity building of staff and improving internal ways of working.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Award Management leadership, portfolio management and strategy.
· Provide regular management information to the Awards Director/Head on the performance of the allocated portfolio.
· Support the Director/Head of Awards in the implementation of plans to address any performance issues identified through management information and key performance indicator results.
Compliance (systems, processes, donor).
Monitoring and analysis.
Developing self and others; Working effectively with others.
· Support the head of the Award management/director to support the development and the performance of the Award management team.
· Support the delivery of capacity building both within the award team and across the Country office.
· Carry out orientations and staff trainings for award management procedures, donor requirements etc… for Save the Children staff and partner organisations.
· Build relationships across the Country Office, the region and the Centre and escalate issues as required.
Communicating with impact, negotiation and coordination.
· Maintain effective communications with Save the Children members regarding donor related issues.
· Lead Award Kick off meetings to ensure that all award information is shared effectively with relevant staff, including field offices and partners.
Place of Work
Monthly Salary in ETB
As per the organization scale
No. of Positions
Length of Contract
One year with possibility of extension
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
· BA Degree in Management, Accounting, Finance or other related fields.
· 8 years of relevant progressive experiences, out of which 3 years in managerial positions.
· Proven track record of in-country award portfolio management and knowledge of major donors’ compliance requirements.
· 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, financial systems).
· 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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