Save the Children NGO Child Protection Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Save the Children NGO Child Protection Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan


Role Purpose

The Child Protection (CP) Program Manager (PM) is a member of the program implementation team in Save the Children’s (SC) South Sudan Country Office. The PM will be responsible for managing child protection project and activities implemented as assigned.

The CP PM will ensure that project activities are consistent with Save the Children’s programming principles and approaches, draw on relevant best practices and lessons learned, enable children to attain their rights and are compliant with donor regulations.

The post holder will play an important role in the technical development of child protection national staff, especially the capacity building of the Assistant Programme Managers, Project officer and data entry.

As part of SC’s Full spectrum approach, the PM will participate in emergency preparedness activities and be ready to respond in the event of an emergency.

Qualifications, Skills & Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in human right law, Social science, OR development work or another relevant topic
  • A minimum of 5 years’ management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children in both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, rights governance, HIV/AIDs, health and nutrition, and emergencies
    Recognized leadership role in relevant technical areas at both field and country level
  • A very good understanding of child protection issues facing children in South Sudan and sufficient field experience in similar settings to
    design and implement innovative, appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, to motivate and inspire and to promote positive, lasting change in their lives.
  • Experience in developing/designing high impact project proposals
  • Experience in implementing projects funded by major donors such as OFDA, USAID, UNICEF,
  • Demonstrable commitment to humanitarian principles and accountability frameworks, especially in working with very vulnerable populations.
  • At least basic experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control
  • Ability to prepare reports against expected results and indicators
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
  • Experience of working in an emergency setting and/or commitment to build that capacity
  • A team player who is able and willing to learn from others and share experiences – both professionally and personally as we live and work in a communal setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • 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

    How to Apply
  • 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 by 30th May 2019
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children NGO Child Protection Program Manager Jobs in South Sudan



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