Save The Children

Programme Manager

Save The Children

Job Description

  This recruitment is to position applications matching with required skills and subject to funding. Selected applications will be part of the organization's humanitarian register to be contacted upon needs.

Interview may take place while position is being advertised. The Opportunity

The Project Manager (PM) provides leadership and managerial oversight for the administrative, programmatic, technical, research and operational aspects of the project.

S/he will oversee the day-to-day implementation of the programme and will be accountable for the quality of interventions and for the effective financial and operational management including financial and budgetary oversight, timely implementation of activities, and effective stakeholder relationship management.

S/he will also be responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the donor, government and partner agencies, operating in the areas of implementation of the project.

The Project Manager is accountable for and responsible to oversee the development, implementation, and adherence of Monitoring and Evaluation systems put in place, work plans, technical program quality standards (including processes and procedures and reporting), and adherence to the donor and SCI regulations in Haiti.

He or she will also increase SC visibility by forging strong partnerships with and between, local and national government structures, Haitian Civil Society, including Community Based Organisations (CBOs), United Nations Organisations, other national and international NGOs. The PM will ensure Results-based Management and reporting in accordance with SC standards.

Save the Children is implementing long-term education, Child Protection, Food- security and livelihoods, and health programming in the South and Grand'Anse departments of Haiti.

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.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

  • Ensure state level representation by the programme on behalf of Save the Children, builds trust and influence with Government and other key stakeholders, highlighting where effective practise can positively influence policy.
  • Lead on the submission of the quarterly and annual reports and submission of deliverables.
  • Inspire, lead and motivate the project team to deliver project objectives, including technical advisors and consultants, and the finance and admin staff working on the project.
  • Oversee the development and successful implementation of workplan for the project;
  • Work closely with the Programme MEAL Team the CO MEAL Team to develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation plans and with managers of technical components to ensure technical program objectives are met.
  • Supervise assigned advisors: maintain updated job descriptions for each position, conduct annual performance evaluations, identify staff skills development needs
  • Represent SC and maintain good working relationships among the international and local NGO community, among community leadership structures and community-based organizations, and to visiting donor teams and other key contacts.
  • Ensure close Coordination with PDQA technical team to assure quality of implementation form a Child Rights perspective
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the programme, in particular ensuring that anti-fraud and anti-corruption policies and procedures are being followed to minimise risks in delivery of project outcomes.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

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.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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