Save The Children

Global Network Officer

Save The Children

Job Description


The Network Engineer Officer is part of the Enterprise Technology team whom through collaboration will Design, build, and maintain functional and secure networks within the organization globally. The role holder will support a global team of engineers around the world to help troubleshoot and optimize SCI Networks for the users we serve globally using the follow the sun service model in a 24/7 business operation. Proactive monitoring of Network performance is imperative for this role to identify issues or threats early so mitigating action may be taken to prevent impact on business-critical services.

The role holder will consult with the Enterprise Technology Manager and Global Humanitarian Technology Manager for setting the strategy and selection of service providers and solutions to meet field communication needs in SCI's operations outside the UK. The role holder acts as the central point of contact for the Global Field Technology Manager for the technology part of all SCI Emergency responses.

The role holder will business partner with Regional Heads of Business Solutions, Business Solution Specialists and Country Office IT Leads to ensure that RO/CO/Centre staff have network access aligned to Save the Children's Standards and policies ensuring users are getting the minimum bandwidth as per Country Office Operating Model bandwidth KPI that is defined to ensure SCI's staff can access SCI line of business applications. Also, will be the point of contact for all CO/RO in regards of all network-related aspects globally.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:


* Industry-related experience as a Network Engineer or Network Administrator * Professional certification (e.g. CCNP, CCDP, Fortinet, Meraki) * Background in network Administration and architecture * In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP), VPN's and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF) * Familiarity with access control models and network security * Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and Analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds, PRTG network tools) * Solid understanding of network operating systems (FortiOS, Cisco IOS) * Sharp troubleshooting skills * Ability to work independently * Organizational and mentoring skills * BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field Desirable

* Official vendor certifications from field technologies * Project Management or IT management framework We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

We are looking for candidates that are based in countries where Save the Children operates.

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

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at 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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