• Save the Children

Program Manager Disaster Ready


Applications closed


● 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 only

● 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 Disaster READY Program Manager is responsible for the overall management, implementation, and coordination of Save the Children’s DFAT-funded Disaster READY program activities at the national, provincial (Sanma and Penama), school, and community levels.


Essential Selection Criteria

► Bachelor’s degree in community or international development or equivalent, and / or 5-7 years relevant work experience

► Sound understanding of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Vanuatu context

► Demonstrated program management skills, including budget management

► Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

► Fully conversant with Microsoft Office, with strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

► Ability to maintain strong relationships with the donor, government and other relevant stakeholders on the program

► Ability to train and support program and partner staff on specific project content and approaches to deliver high quality program activities

► Ability to contribute to the development of technical guidelines, tools, and materials to ensure field staff are adequately supported to implement high quality activities


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Applications closed on Sun 14 March 2021

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