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Safe Schools Program Manager

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 and Residents

● Based in Port Vila with travel to the islands

The Organisation

Save the Children is the world's largest independent child rights development organization, making a difference to Children's lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term developments Save the Children secures a child's right to health, education and protection.

The Position

The Safe Schools Program Manager will lead the implementation and management of Save the Children’s Safe Schools Program in Vanuatu, adhering to the organization’s Safe Schools Common Approach.

Safe Schools in an all-inclusive, all hazards approach to keep children safe in and around schools. The program aims to empower children to stay safe, with a focus on girls and children with disabilities. The main components of Safe Schools in Vanuatu is strengthening national and subnational government policies and systems, improving school safety management and enhancing the knowledge, skills and behaviours of teachers and children for school safety.

The Safe Schools Program Manager will work collaboratively with the Disaster Risk Reduction and Safe Schools Advisor to ensure quality implementation of the program. The Safe Schools Program Manager will report to the Program Director and manage a team of Education Quality Assurance Officers. This is a full-time position.

Essential Selection Criteria

► Relevant University degree required

► Minimum five years’ experience in a relevant position

► Broad working experience in Vanuatu

► Fluency in Bislama and English

► Able to work proficiently with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

► Excellent reporting skills

► Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully with a wide range of people

Job Description

Pleased read the Job Description before applying.

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using the link below.

  • Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted

Applications closed on Thursday, 06 January 2022



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