Regional Area Manager NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Organization: Save
the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts. 
Job Summary:
The Regional Area Manager provides strategic leadership in the overall
responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Regional Office and
regional based emergency 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. The
Regional Area Manager will ensure compliance to policies and Standard Operating
Procedures of Save the Children with regards to Child Safeguarding, safety and
security and other relevant policies.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the Save the Children International Regional Area
Manager – West Nile   job must hold a Bachelors’
Degree in any relevant field. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
·       
Eight 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.
·       
Child
Protection Code of Conduct.
·       
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 and strategic planning abilities.
·       
Ability
to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.
·       
Computer
literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
·       
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 necessary.
·       
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching
·       
Excellent
time management and planning capacity
·       
Availability
and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
·       
Commitment
to Save the Children values.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.
NB: 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.
Deadline: 15th May 2020

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