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Save the Children hires Program Development and Quality Director

Save the Children hires Program Development and Quality Director

Entreprise/Structure: Save the Children
Ville, Pays: Kinshasa, Congo RDC
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 10 ans ou plus
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 01-09-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Program Development and Quality Director – DRC
The role
The Director of Program Development and Quality shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office program. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in DRC, the Director of Program Development and Quality is responsible for overseeing the development of high quality, innovative programs that deliver immediate and lasting change for children and monitoring the quality of the implementation of those programs. Provide technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.
Qualifications and experience
•Masters degree in Social Sciences, in an area of social development or equivalent experience
•Recommended a minimum of 10 years’ management experience in an NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs for children in both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, child protection, child rights governance,, health and nutrition, and emergencies
•Recognized leadership role in relevant technical areas at both field and country level
•Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and get the best out of teams
•A general appreciation of the issues concerning the NGO sector, both development and humanitarian issues
•Solid experience of developing and managing monitoring and learning systems
•Good analytical skills. Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
•Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels
•Resource management, training , capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
•Good understanding and knowledge of gender equity and diversity
•Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies
•Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
•Fluency in written and spoken French and English
•Experience of developing consortia programmes and working with and in consortia
•Experience of contracting and managing technical assistance to carry out research and studies
Contract length: 02 Years
LOCATION: Kinshasa with 35% travel to provinces and externally
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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also 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 reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Job description:
Find out more about this role by downloading the job description here  Job description
Location: Kinshasa, Congo (Kinshasa)
Contract – Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 1 September 2017
All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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