Save the Children CPiE & EiE Professional Development Programme Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children CPiE & EiE Professional Development Programme Administrator Jobs in Kenya

CPiE & EiE Professional Development Programme Administrator

Role Purpose

The Administrator will work to support the rollout and delivery of the East & Southern Africa (ESA) Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme (ESA CPiE PDP) and of the Education in Emergencies Professional Development Programme (EiE PDP).

Building on the successful capacity building model developed by Save the Children and now established in the Asia Pacific region (for CPiE) and Middle East & Eastern Europe (for CPiE and EiE), the ESA CPiE and EiE PDPs will raise national & regional response capacity in these respective sectors.

Using the results of a regional CPiE and EiE Capacity Gap Analyses and the Mapping & Market Analysis data, a comprehensive CPiE and EiE professional development strategy will be designed for the region to meet the priority needs of organisations and individuals responding on the ground.

In addition to building sector capacity as a whole, the ESA CPiE and EiE PDPs constitute a strategic investment in building the capacity necessary to deliver on Save the Children’s Protecting Children in Conflict Centenary Commitment.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in project co-ordination
  • Experience setting up and maintaining administrative processes e.g. filing systems
  • Experience in organising logistics for training events or conferences
  • Financial budgeting skills

    Experience and Skills


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience liaising with stakeholders and of working with people from a range of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Proven ability of successfully working with a remote project team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative, cope with a high volume of work and prioritise against tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including fluent written and spoken English
  • Organised and methodical with good attention to detail
  • Good computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to operate an ‘open door’ policy with regards to colleagues seeking immediate information and support
  • A flexible approach to working, with the willingness to work outside office hours occasionally and to be away from home for up to two weeks at
    a time e.g. on residential training courses

    Additional job responsibilities
  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

    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
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 16th January 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children CPiE & EiE Professional Development Programme Administrator Jobs in Kenya

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