Education in Emergencies Program Manager

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

Your chance to shake it up. We are forever adapting in order to provide the greatest level of impact where it is needed the most. Questioning processes from the bottom to the top, you will seek to develop the optimum strategy to support the advancement of our high-quality Education programs. Your inspiring leadership style will see your motivated teams meet ambitious targets and provide long term benefits for the region.

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 in Australia 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 maximum-term position, based in Port Vila you will lead ou r Education in Emergencies program โ€“ newly implemented by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) in partnership with Save the Children. You will provide strategic analysis, program management and operational support of all program requirements. You will be accountable to the MoET SMT team and have dual reporting to Save the Children and the Global Partnership for Education Grant Agent.

You will make an impact by:
* Leading and build a high performing program management team
* Timely delivery and quality output for the program
* Ensuring that the program is effectively designed, budgeted, implemented and monitored
* Seeking continuous development of the Education in Emergencies program portfolio
* Building and maintaining strong relationships with donors and stakeholders within the program

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 the delivery of the program ensuring it performs 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:
* Tertiary qualification/s in relevant and related discipline
* Exceptional project management skills and experience
* Strong financial understanding
* Highly developed verbal and written communication skills (inc. report writing)

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 - Education in Emergencies 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 in clusive 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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