16 February, 2012

2889 Early Childhood Education Project Manager

Save the Children Vanuatu Field Office


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu

Job Hours:

Full Time

Due Date:


Job Description:


For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation. From emergency relief to long- term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

Save the Children Australia operate in Australia delivering domestic programs and in the Pacific region, including Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste. We also support programs in Bangladesh, Laos, Cambodia, Afghanistan and Indonesia.

Save the Children are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program Manager is a key position on Vanuatu’s Senior Management team. The primary function of this role will be to ensure the successful implementation of the Save the Children’s Early Childhood Education program and the delivery of outcomes in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE). We work with

children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All

successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a police check and must sign onto our child protection policy and organisational code of conduct.

This position is open to expatriate, international and local hires. You can view the position description for this role on the Save the Children website www.savethechildren.org.au at "Careers with Us". Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Lead and manage SCA’s education program team

2) Report to the Country Director

3) Manage the development, growth and partnerships which relate to the ECE program

4) Provide strong strategic, technical and program implementation support

5) Provide guidance, management and capacity building of local SCA, national and provincial staff.

Interested applicant must possess the following requirements:


- Exceptional people management abilities; Clear technical ECE understanding and advisory capacity; Combined strategic skills and practical education program implementation experience

- Demonstrated advocacy, communications and representation skills in the education sector; Pacific experience- especially working closely with national ministries.


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How To Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to the email address below.

Contact Name:

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