Cash Program Manager
● An exciting opportunity to know that your work contributes to making the world a better place for children
● Contract full-time position open to Vanuatu citizens and residents
● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands
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 Cash Program Manager will support the Save the Children (SC) Vanuatu office to become ‘cash ready’ by establishing cash programming activities and building staff capacity to respond to emergencies. The Cash Program Manager role will lead SC’s work in cash preparedness in Vanuatu, including: building SC’s organisational capacity in Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA); engaging with regional and national networks regarding CVA; identifying opportunities for innovative partnerships (with private sector, NGOs and local partners); and supporting business development opportunities to deliver on these plans.
The Cash Program Manager will report to the Program Director and work closely with the Regional Cash Technical Advisor, Disaster READY Program Manager, Field Manager and the Response Manager. Two Cash Field Officers will report to the Cash Program Manager. This is a full time position for 12 months.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Minimum of 3-5 years’ program management experience and familiarity with cash and voucher assistance operations and procedures
► Strong project management skills and demonstrated experience in managing complex projects with multiple partners especially government agencies, private learning institutions and government line ministries
► The ability to effectively coordinate resources and drive outcomes
► Project management training or certification is a requirement.
► Post-graduate qualifications in Education, Social Sciences, International Development, Business Management or a similar area.
Desirable Selection Criteria
► Possess the ability to prepare and have demonstrable experience in the implementation of projects/programmes
► Ability to produce timely and high-quality written work and meet tight deadlines in high pressure environment
► A willingness to travel to provincial locations within Vanuatu
► Knowledge of Bislama