Consultancy - Emergency Response Program in South and Grand Anse

Save the Children International, Latin America Regional Office
  • Location
    Panama
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Mar-21-2017
  • Posted
    Mar 15

Position description

LOCATION: Camp Perrin, Haiti

Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

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

PURPOSE OF THE CONSULTANCY

The consultant will share the overall responsibility for the management and coordination of long term development programs as well as the emergency response programme in the South and Grand Anse. He/She may also assist in the design of emergency preparedness procedures and takes the lead on the implementation of all Save the Children term development and emergency programmes.

Save the Children is implementing long term education programming in the South and Grand Anse regions of Haiti. The consultant will lead program implementation of an education programme funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA), which supports the access to quality basic education for vulnerable children in the South and Grand Anse Departments of Haiti. 

Save the Children is also responding to Hurricane Matthew emergency with an integrated approach, which includes water and sanitation, shelter, Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition.

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of senior management experience in an NGO environment, with experience managing child rights based education, protection, resilience, DRR, livelihoods or other development programming
  • Post-graduate degree in education, development or other relevant social sciences.
  • Proven experience in coordinating a muti-activity emergency response program
  • Experience supervising program implementation (on track/on time)
  • Experience monitoring awards progress
  • Knowledge of English and French, written and spoken an absolute asset
  • Experience with SCI in emergency or development contexts an asset
  • Flexible, patient, diplomatic, firm and able to make sound decisions in short time with minimal supervision
  • Proven ability to manage cross-sector programmes, with extensive experience managing multi-agency programmes
  • Ability to represent the programme at a strategic level and engage and influence key stakeholders at regional and national level
  • Demonstrated experience of working with national level government structures
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Highly numerically articulate with a track record of data manipulation and reporting systems
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop others
  • Experience of building, leading and developing a team of staff with different backgrounds and expertise
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principles

Desirable:

  • Prior experience of designing and/or delivering large scale (in excess of USD5m) programmes
  • Previous work experience in the South/Grand Anse region
  • Experience in management of finance and budget monitoring and risk management

TIMELINE AND REPORTING: Minimum of three months to carry out deliverables and main responsibilities. An extension will be considered.

LEVEL OF EFFORT: 72 working days between March 20th and June 20th, 2017

Application instructions

Please submit your CV, indicating your availability and daily fee before March 21 2017. We encourage interested candidates to submit their CVs at their earliest convenience since interviews will be set as CVs are received and reviewed.

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