Save the Children Director of Programme Operations Jobs in South Sudan

Save the Children Director of Programme Operations Jobs in South Sudan

  • As a key member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Program Operations shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office. The Director of Program Operations in his/her capacity is responsible for implementation of all programming in country, including the management of all sub offices, emergency preparedness and response (including DRR), and logistics and supply chain for the Country Office in South Sudan.

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:


  • Substantial management experience in an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development programs.

  • Robust experience of NGO emergency program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organisation structure.

  • A very good understanding and working knowledge of at least 3 of the sectoral programs priorities of the Country Office.

  • Substantial experience in logistics/supply chain including procurement.

  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors (including OFDA, DFID, UNICEF, WFP, WHO, UNHCR, OCHA, ECHO) and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management.

  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors.

  • Solid project management skills related to organisational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results.

  • Ability to analyse information,
    evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.

  • An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children.

  • Previous experience of managing and developing a diverse team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others.

  • Demonstrated credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies.

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • Experience working in South Sudan/Arab countries.


  • Juba Arabic (minimum conversational).

  • Master's degree in related field.

  • Previous working experience in South Sudan.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Director of Programme Operations Jobs in South Sudan

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