Save The Children

Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building Advisor

Save The Children

Job Description

  If you are an experienced leader, fully committed with Humanitarian principles, and are interested in joining the independent organization, world-wide leader in the Child Rights sector, this opportunity is for you! Save the Children International is looking for a senior professional to join the organization to serve as Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building Advisor.

The position is planned to be based in Panamá, Bolivia, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, or Peru.

In closed Coordination and collaboration with LAC Regional team, The Regional Humanitarian Capacity Building Advisor (RHCA) will lead the development of the regional capacity strengthening agenda and build the relevant capacity across country offices, local partners, and networks.

Success in this role demands a strong strategic and analytical orientation coupled with exceptional communication and collaborative skills, as well as ability to influence, build stakeholder relationships and overcome barriers in a complex and fast paced environment.

The key responsibilities of this position are: 1) Provide humanitarian-focused organizational development guidance and advisory to the LAC CO´s and their Senior Management Teams.

2) Support Country Offices on building the appropriate internal capacity and resources to deliver effective and efficient humanitarian responses 3) Lead the diagnosis and improvement plan for humanitarian/nexus ways of working across the Regional, Country Offices, partners and other key stakeholders.

In order to be successful, you should bring/have:
  • Education to degree standard with a professional qualification in a relevant field
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English is essential
  • Previous experience of at least 5 years in Humanitarian and Emergency Programs.
  • Previous experience in managing Organizational Development Processes, Humanitarian Responses and Change Management processes.
  • Working knowledge of how the evolution of the humanitarian sector, global contexts and technology is impacting on learning and development at local and global levels.
  • An understanding of adult learning and work-place learning methodology
  • Experience in designing, developing and implementation of capacity building plans.
  • Experience of people development approaches and excellent facilitation and training skills
  • Able to spot the potential to build capacity in an emergency context.
  • Ability to travel internationally, occasionally at short notice.
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: Send us your CV and a 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 Save the Children | Trabaja con nosotros | América Latina y el Caribe 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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