Save The Children

Consortium and Partnerships Manager

Save The Children

Job Description

  The post holder is responsible for planning, implementation & monitoring of all activities in the respective area as per Project SiNDAO. He/she is accountable for the Administration and fiscal management of the project; the direction, supervision and evaluation of staff; planning implementation and evaluation of project activities; She/He is responsible for ensuring the technical inputs and support are provided to the project teams and partners in all project sites; She/he is responsible for the review and refinement of strategies and ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of all program activities and outcomes; establishes mechanisms for accountability and learning; She/He is responsible for the preparation and production of all reports. The Manager is also responsible for engaging with relevant Regional and Provincial government agencies and units. She/He is responsible in building and strengthening partners including alignment to Child Rights programming, program quality delivery, and financial viability. He/she is responsible for coordinating to consortium partners to monitor progress and delivery of project activities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential

  • Significant management experience (5 years plus) working in both Emergency response and development contexts in the Philippines or internationally.
  • Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Previous experience of managing a large team
  • Previous experience of Project Management, including multi sector programmes
  • Budget management experience including institutional donors
  • Security management experience in insecure environments
  • Field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Demonstrable experience of oversight of Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability and Learning mechanisms
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English and Tagalog
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
Desirable

  • Previous first phase Emergency Response experience
  • Multi-site management experience
  • Previous experience of managing international staff
  • Experience of working with major institutional donors such as ECHO, DFID, USAID
  • National level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Media trainedEffective Start Date
Contract Length: Fixed Term position until December 31, 2021 based in Iligan City The Organisation

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

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. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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