Sub Area Manager – DRC Response NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Sub Area Manager -DRC Response
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Rwamwanja,
Reports to: Area Manager
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes
through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of
children, and by achieving results at scale. 
In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of
Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food
Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North,
Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children
has a staff complement of over 300 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight
for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over
143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million
indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Sub Area
Manager -DRC Response works in the Refugee program area and is responsible for
managing the DRC Humanitarian response. The incumbent will play a leadership
role in the two refugee settlements and the transit centre in Kisoro and will
ensure that there is good management of Save the Children emergency programmes
to increase impact and enable positive change for children. The job holder is
responsible for providing strategic direction and management of the emergency
programmes in collaboration with senior management. In addition, s/he is
responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating programme
recommendations for the emergency response in the districts in line with the
national and district humanitarian response priorities. He/she will ensure that
all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child
safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and
other relevant policies are adhered to. The job holder takes overall
responsibility for leadership and programme management, including planning,
starting up implementation, capacity development, monitoring, evaluation,
accountability, learning and reporting

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Sub Area Manager -DRC Response job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social science or related
  • A minimum of five years working experience
    in humanitarian response programmes.
  • Extensive knowledge of Security management
    in insecure environments
  • Ability to speak local language and
    directly interact with target group
  • Thorough understanding of Save the
    Children working principles and approaches is an advantage
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget
    management skills a MUST.Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
    to work well in an international environment 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international
    and local policies and frameworks relating to their areas of operation is
    a must and ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting
    as necessary
  • Highly developed interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent planning, coordination and
    reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 29th
September 2017
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