10 October, 2014

5232 Senior Program Manager

Save the Children


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

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Job Description:

Save the Children Australia (Vanuatu Program) is seeking highly motivated candidates for the following position.

About us

Save the Children is the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to children’s lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

About the role

Save the Children Australia in Vanuatu Program aims to achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable children and young people in the areas of health and well-being, child rights and child protection. We advocate on behalf of children and promote the rights of the child.

The Senior Program Manager will:

• Lead and provide significant managerial support in the implementation, monitoring, evaluating and reporting roles in Child Protection, DRR and Climate Change Adaptation programs.

• Work with Specific project managers to support them in delivering the programs to an excellent standard.

We encourage people with disabilities to apply as well. For a copy of the Position Descriptions or for more information about these roles please contact the Human Resources Manager through email address: hillary.sogari@sca.org.vu

All staff are required to undergo a police check before commencement of employment. 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 Code of Conduct.


• Excellent report writing skills in English and financial management skills; Demonstrates the ability to develop, maintain and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside the organisation (including community

leaders,) to achieve a desire outcome.

• Demonstrate the ability to plan and organise self and others to ensure the timely completion of tasks while working in a fast paced environment and to strict deadlines; Ability to organise and facilitate forums and


• Displays well developed verbal and written communication skills in both Bislama and English; Significant project management experience and a thorough knowledge of the project management cycle, including project

planning and monitoring.

• Significant experience in working in partnership with government, donors and community organisations, particularly DFAT and ECHO; Effective and proven experience in staff management.

• Significant experience in working in the NGO sector; Understanding of, and commitment to, developing an understanding of the principles of the Child Rights Convention.


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How To Apply:

Please forward your application with your CV and a letter addressing how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria. Email your application before COB on 17th of October 2014.

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