Save The Children

Regional Change & Deployment Manager (Business Transformation)

Save The Children

Job Description

TITLE: Regional Change & Deployment (C&D) Manager and Business Transformation Trainer TEAM/PROGRAMME: SCI Change Deployment, Transformation Delivery LOCATION: Flexible - can be based in any SCI office within the Middle East and Eastern Europe Region with frequent travel to country office locations CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 2: either the post holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or the post holder will be working in a 'regulated' position (Accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required (at 'standard' level in the UK or equivalent in other countries).

ROLE PURPOSE:

The Regional Change & Deployment Manager is a role sitting within the Change Deployment Team that has been created to deliver a number of high priority projects implementing new systems and business processes across Save the Children International (SCI)'s 55 country offices.

The Regional Change Manager has responsibility for managing the change & deployment activities for these priority projects across a number of countries in one region (in this case, Middle East And Eastern Europe (MEEE)). They are responsible for ensuring all key stakeholders in the Regional and Country offices understand the C&D methodology and its application, for facilitating and supporting the country offices with each project roll out and consolidation; ensuring active country/regional office engagement and ownership to achieve a successful implementation.

This role will have specific remit to manage to the end-to-end Change Management for the new global Project Management Methodology (PMM- the approach and tools Save the Children uses to manage its projects with children) across the Region in 2021 and preparation for the associated online Project Management System that will be implemented afterwards.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Regional Change Lead Role Dimensions:

* Reports functionally to the Regional Change Lead based in London, with a dotted line into a member of the Regional Office Senior Management Team based in MEEE.

* Works closely with the Global Change Managers to ensure alignment between the Priority Project plans and the local implementation requirements * Works closely with the Regional Operations team to ensure alignment between Operational priorities and deployment * Close co-operation with the project teams, process owners and Management Team Members of the countries and the region * Frequent sound boarding with all members of the C&D Team on progress, issues and approach * Works closely and collaboratively with the Global Business Transformation Training Team * Works closely with the Project Teams in London and key stakeholders in the Regional and country offices EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

* Demonstrated experience and capability of leading, facilitating and influencing change and the delivery of major projects affecting business processes and systems in the field, in at least one of the following functions: Project Management Office, Finance, Awards, HR or Logistics.

* Proven ability to work in a large complex and highly networked matrix organization and influence through 'soft power' * Previous experience of, and highly effective in, the guiding and coaching of others towards the successful delivery * Experience of solving complex issues through Analysis, the definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in * Knowledge of, and experience with, a variety of training methods; ability to be innovative and flexible according to the situation to ensure effective delivery * Excellent interpersonal skills, a proven ability to engage stakeholders * Highly developed cultural awareness and the ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures * Knowledge and experience of working within a standardized project methodology * A strong results orientation and proactive approach * Excellent communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English * Competent in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint * Willingness and ability to travel within the region for circa 60% * A commitment to Save the Children values Desirable * Prior experience within an INGO * Experience of the implementation of INGO Project Management processes and systems is highly desirable * Certified in Project DPro * A second language preferably in Arabic, French or Spanish Equal Opportunities The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health and Safety The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

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