Cash Preparedness Program Manager

  • Added Date: Saturday, 04 July 2020
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 24 July 2020

Your opportunity to facilitate progress. Save the Childrenโ€™s dedicated teams have been improving lives in Vanuatu for over 25 years. We need you to lead of our ability to be โ€˜cash readyโ€™ establishing Cash preparedness programs in response to emergencies. With your strategic lead the project can achieve its aims and change lives for children in the community.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.
Weโ€™re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for childrenโ€™s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs throughout the Pacific region and overseas and, if thereโ€™s a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict โ€“ we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:
In this full-time, maximum-term position for 12 months based in Port Vila, you will provide strategic analysis, program management and operational support to aid the growth and development of our Cash Program. You will work closely with the Regional Cash Technical Advisor, Disaster READY Program Manager, Field Manager and the Response Manager.

You will make an impact by:
* Building our ability to deliver cash and voucher assistance programs in emergencies
* Ensuring that the project is effectively designed, budgeted, implemented and monitored
* Building and maintaining strong relationships with donors and stakeholders within Vanuatu

If we could compose the perfect youโ€ฆ
โ€ฆYour experience in project management roles, knowledge of the Vanuatu community and culture and a creative approach to strategy will see your project perform to the highest standard. You have good negotiation and problem-solving skills. You have a positive relationship with finance and monitoring. You are self-motivated, flexible and driven to see results.

This role requires:
* Exceptional project management skills and experience
* Strong financial understanding
* Highly developed verbal and written communication skills (inc. report writing)

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.
Itโ€™s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. We offer a competitive salary including generous salary packaging benefits, a friendly and flexible work environment, and great career opportunities โ€“ both locally and internationally.

Ni-Vanuatu applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Sound interesting?
Weโ€™d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume through the below link:


Applications close 19th July 2020.

Position Description - Cash Program Manager

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society โ€“ in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs โ€“ and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.

As part of the selection process, you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment and psychometric assessment to help us determine your suitability for the role.

Save the Children is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.

This vacancy is archived.

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