Program Director

Applications close 11 July 2019

 ● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children.

● Contract full-time position

● Port Vila based 

● Must be eligible to work in Vanuatu

 

The Organisation

At Save the Children Australia we pride ourselves on our will to embrace change and mold our programs to suit the ever-changing needs of communities across Australia, the Pacific and beyond. There is no such thing as the status quo; we are constantly adapting to strive for maximum impact. Save the Children is a leading child protection agency in Vanuatu, and we need your unrivaled knowledge and experience to ensure high quality child protection programming. Be the voice of child protection in all that you do.

 

The Position

The position will ensure timely and quality delivery of planned project and programs and work on strengthening program integration to measure impact on the lives of vulnerable children in Vanuatu. As part of the Vanuatu Senior Management team, you will report to the Country Director and making an impact by:
- Being accountable for all aspects of program implementation.
- Leading the establishment of MEAL systems ensuring learning is used to inform programs.
- Building Ni-Vanuatu staff capacity to develop a strong national team.
- Proactively representing Save the Children with key governmental and non-governmental stakeholders.
- Collaborating with Pacific country offices to facilitate strategic alignment and maximize synergies.

 

Essential Selection Criteria

► Proven experience in building national staff capability. Experience in child-centric development programming, experience in other thematic areas will be considered.

► Substantial experience in emergency and disaster recovery response. Program cycle management including financial management and budgetary control.

► Demonstrated experience directing and implementing developmental programs.

► The position is open to Ni-Vanuatu and international applicants. Ni-Vanuatu applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

► Vanuatu Residency visa required for overseas expatriate candidate

 

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Building high performing teams and take personal responsibility for the performance and professional development of the team you lead.

► With a toolkit of various skills and experience, you are comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and applying your skills to get the work done, even when this work falls outside of your usual comfort zone.

► Has humor, patience, resilience and passion for instilling a learning and training agenda, is what you sets you apart as a good people manager,

► You have strong faith in the capability of your team to take on responsibility, and actively support team members to develop the skills, experience, values and confidence to take on more senior roles in the organisation.

 

Apply Online

Please click on the link below to apply online and upload your resume.

 

Applications close 11 July 2019

 

Applications for this role must be submitted using this link

Applications are now closed

For further information please contact Lucas.Rotteveel@linkps.com

 

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