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Support Services 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 role aims to develop a shared services function to ensure cost-effective and efficient support across HR, Finance, ICT and Supply Chain for program delivery. Being part of the Senior Management Team, the role reports to the Country Director in Vanuatu with technical leadership provided by Finance Business Partner, International Programs (Melbourne based).

Essential Selection Criteria

► Senior management experience gained within a finance and / or HR environment within international development.

► Experience in leading a shared service function including ICT, finance and procurement.

► Proven team leadership showing the development of staff and team capabilities.

► Experience in developing, implementing and managing change of financial systems and internal control procedures.

► Strong analytical skills especially in analysing complex financial data to produce effective insights. Understanding of award management processes across multiple donors.

Desirable Selection Criteria ► Primarily driven by providing valuable information to management to assist and support their decision-making process.

► With a toolkit of various skills and experience, you are comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and applying your skills to get the work done, You have humor, patience resilience and passion for instilling a learning and training agenda is what sets you apart as a good people manager.

► You enjoy working autonomously across both finance and support services teams as your bridge the gap to create cohesion and collaboration.

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

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