Country/Region: Uganda Country Office
Organization: Save the Children International
Join us to lead sustainable change for children:
- Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
- Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
- Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
- Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN
Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?
The Consortium Manager will lead the Consortium Management Unit (CMU) and will be responsible for effective and high-quality planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting of the U-Learn programme.
Under the guidance of the U-Learn Executive Committee, the Consortium Manager will directly oversee and support the implementation teams to deliver a coordinated and successful programme. He/She will ensure full integration of the components of U-Learn and constituent partners.
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Key areas of accountability include:
- Programme Planning and Strategy
- Monitoring and Reporting
- External Representation
- Operational Management
To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:
- At least a Post-graduate university degree in international development, business administration, social policy, communications or related fields is desirable.
- At least 8-10 years’ work experience in the field of international development including management experience.
- Knowledge of current global and regional debates on nexus programming, refugee policies, the Grand Bargain commitments.
- Proven experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical projects in complex environments, preferably with International NGOs and in the field of MEAL.
- Demonstrated sound understanding of the three technical areas of implementation of the programme: Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP), Research, and cross-sectoral Learning.
- Proven experience and skills in research and advocacy and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate development and humanitarian partners
- Ability to conceptualise, brainstorm, and collaboratively develop viable ideas for enhancing and improving strategy and programming.
- Experience in delivering multi-stakeholder, multi-year complex programmes with institutional funding, preferably from FDCO, including writing up high quality donor reports.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with local professionals, international donor organizations, civil society and private sector, host country government counterparts, and other implementing partners in developing countries and provide and capacity building of systems, partners and staff.
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, steering and coaching.
- Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management.
- Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in.
- Committed to the values and mandate of the RIL and SCI.
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.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Application closes on 18th June 2022 at midnight Uganda time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
OUR DIVERSITY BELIEF
Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.
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