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Shared Services Team Leader

Applications close Sun 23 August 2020

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

● Contract full-time position open to all applicants

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands

The Organisation

Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to the 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.

The Position

The Shared Services Team Leader supports and enables positive and effective collaboration of the Disaster Ready consortium made up of six agencies implementing a range of disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response programs across Vanuatu funded under the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP). The Shared Services Team Leader leads the Shared Services Team including a MEL and communications specialist, and will drive the overall development and implementation of the shared services work plan including provision of high quality technical support to AHP partners in disability inclusion, gender equality and child protection.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Bachelor’s degree in community or international development or equivalent, and / or 5-7 years relevant work experience in senior program management / strategic management / partner management roles

► Experience living and working in the Pacific, ideally in Vanuatu with Bislama fluency, have a willingness to travel to provincial locations within Vanuatu

► Excellent partnership management and representation skills and demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

► Extensive knowledge in the fields of financial management, procurement management, and monitoring and evaluation

► Refer to the Job Description for further essential criteria

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Bislama (French also highly desirable) and fully conversant with Microsoft Office, with strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

► Ability to produce timely and high-quality written work and meet tight deadlines in high pressure environment

► Possess the ability to prepare and have demonstrable experience in the implementation of projects/programmes

► Drivers licence

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted using this link. Do not email your application.

Applications now closed

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

Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

For further information please contact

Applications close Sun 23 August 2020



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