Regional Area Manager Job Vacancies – Save the Children

Job Title:          Regional Area Manager
Organization:  Save the Children
Duty Station:    Uganda
About US:
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.
Job Summary:  The Regional Area Manager is
responsible for providing leadership and has overall responsibility for the
direction and coordination of the Regional Office and regional based
operations. The Regional Area Manager is responsible for all of the regions
program management, operations and implementation of all awards, including the
management of sub area and district based operations and offices, emergency
responses (including DRR), supply chain, partnership, and safety & security
in the region.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must hold at least a Bachelors’ Degree in any
relevant field. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
At least 8 years’ progressive experience in programme implementation with
at least 5 of those years in a middle management position in an NGO.
Thorough understanding of national poverty strategies as well as current
national and international trends in global poverty and development
Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience
Strategic management skills, Diplomacy and confidentiality
Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills
Networking and policy development and policy engagement
Experience of working with local partners and Local Governments
Strong analytical skills, strategic planning abilities
Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and
perform effectively as a member of a team
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
humanitarian responses
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an
international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
humanitarian responses
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the
title link below.
Click Here , please apply using a
cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document, indicating 3 referees, two
of whom should have been your direct supervisors.
NB: Testimonials/certificates
SHOULD NOT be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered
applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the
shortlisting process.
Deadline:   16th December 2019
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