11 May, 2016

6253 Director of Program Implementation

Save the Children

Non Government Oraganisation
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description: 
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.

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.

Save the Children has a significant and varied portfolio of work across Vanuatu and is looking for a strong Director of Program Implementation to lead programs and provide significant managerial and operational support in the implementation and day to day management of our projects.

The Director of Program implementation will be a dynamic leader, working with field managers and program managers to support them in delivering the programs to a high standard. They will lead and support their team ensuring deliverables are met, learning is incorporated into future action and that the capacity of the programs team is continually supported and improved.

This role sits on the Senior Management Team and is responsible for contributing to the strategic direction of the organisation on a country level.

        • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
        • Demonstrates 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.
        • 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 organization (including community leaders) to achieve a desired outcome.
        • Ability to organize and facilitate forums and workshops
        • Effective staff management skills
        • Displays well developed verbal and written communication skills
        • Computer literate
        • 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 organizations, particularly DFAT and ECHO.
        • Proven experience managing staff in multiples sites.
        •  Significant experience in working in the NGO/Development sector
        • Understanding of, and commitment to, developing an understanding of the principles of the Child Rights Convention.
        • Degree in the related field.

              Salary: Not Stated


              How To Apply:
              Applications should demonstrate ability in relation to the skills and experience required for the position, with reference to how experience applies to the major duties and responsibilities. Application should include a full CV and the contact details for two referees and marked “Confidential”. A detailed Position Description can be obtained from Save the Children office in Port Vila. For further information, contact Save the Children Australia in Vanuatu on Telephone: 22794 ext 24.

              Applications close at 4.30 pm on Wednesday 1 June, 2016. Only those applicants who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.

              Contact Person:

              Not Stated


              (+678) 22794
              Save the Children Australia in Vanuatu, The Human Resource Manager, PO Box 283, Port Vila


               Not Stated
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