The Roving Project Manager will support the Senior Refugees and Migrants Program Manager in the overall coordination of the response and provide specific operational support and guidance to the projects. This will involve regular travel to the field bases. The Project Manager will have line management responsibility and is also expected to cover for Project Managers, as required. Key areas of focus will include: Programme Operations planning and capacity building, start-up of new projects, and working with the CO Operations Director to deliver on the transition plan for the Operations function.
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
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- At least six years’ prior experience working in development/humanitarian field
- Recognised management role in relevant technical areas at both field and country level
- Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities
- Experienced in project cycle management and programme planning in a humanitarian context
- Understanding of budgeting and financial planning processes and procurement planning
- Good analytical skills. Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
- Proven training, capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
- Very strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and ability to analyse trends
- Patient, adaptable, able to improvise, and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
- Flexible and able to travel at short notice as needed.
- Strong communication (written and spoken) in Arabic and English, and strong interpersonal skills, Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
- Computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems)
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
- Ability to work within a team and in a matrix management structure
- Solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, and livelihoods, health.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
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