Awards Officer- ECW

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 02 March 2021
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Awards Officer - ECW

The Opportunity

Save the Children is the second grant agent for the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Pooled Fund in Syria with overall responsibility for the delivery of the ECW funding with partners in the North East of the country.
Reporting to the ECW Sr. Manager, the Awards Officer provides overall coordination, data verification and report writing to support the implementation and deliverables of the award management cycle within the ECW with implementing partners in NES. The Awards Officer is responsible for day-to-day coordination and administration around sub-award agreements.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

* University degree in Business Administration or project management or relevant domain.
* Highly developed interpersonal and English + Arabic
* Two years' experience working with awards/grants, contracts & sub agreements
* Relevant experience supporting donor funded projects with International NGO's
* Strong report writing and analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must
* Ability to proactively identify issues and problem solving skills to address these
* Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
* Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
* Excellent time management and planning capacity
* Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

The Organisation
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

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

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.

This vacancy is archived.

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