Responsible for responsible for overall management, and functioning (programmatic, financial and administrative) of the Mbire, Beit Bridge and Matobo program operations including leadership, project management, representation, and coordination of functional activities at the field offices. The Project Manager is also responsible for preparation, coordination and submission of quality and timely reporting. Ensuring activities are completed within time, scope and budget and per donor requirements. Additionally, line management of District Team Leaders.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Masters Degree in Agriculture
- Project Management
- At least 5 years/substantial experience working in humanitarian context.
- Proven project management experience
- Representational, political awareness and advocacy skills.
- Ability to work independently with minimum supervision from line manager.
- Experience of working a multi-cultural environment
- Substantial people and programme management experience with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
- Experience in grant management, including budget holding and donor reporting is essential.
- Ability to produce high quality reports.
- Fluency in written and spoken English and computer literate.
- Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
- Ability to manage a high workload and meet tight deadlines
- (Define the experience and skills required for satisfactory job performance, these are in two categories such as ‘essential’ and ‘desirable’)
- Fluency in written and spoken English and computer literate
- Cash transfer programming experience
- Fluency in Ndebele
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
To apply, follow the link below, attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
Application Deadline – 31 July 2020.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy. Save the Children is an equal employment employer, therefore, female applicants are encouraged to apply.