Sweden: Project Manager for Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Program

By Save the Children Sweden Organization: Save the Children Sweden
Country: Sweden
Closing date: 25 Oct 2018

The opportunity

Save the Children is committed to reducing children’s vulnerability to humanitarian crises, ensuring their right to survival and development after an emergency and providing the support they and their families need to quickly recover and re-establish their lives, dignity and livelihoods.

In partnership with IKEA, and within the overall Save the Children family, SCS is designing and implementing a Child Protection in Emergencies Professional Development Programme to increase child protection in emergencies capacity sector-wide, and raise immediate response capability.

The main responsibilities for this role are:

The Project Manager for CPiE Professional Development Programme is included in the Humanitarian Section at Save the Children Sweden, and work closely with other Units and Sections within the International Department at Save the Children Sweden.

In order to be successful in this role you’ll bring

  • Academic degree or equivalent experience in relevant area, for example, social work, adult learning or global/humanitarian studies

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in humanitarian settings in particular working with child protection in emergencies

  • Excellent project management experience

  • Extensive and proven experience in the research, design and evaluation of learning

  • Excellent writing, communications and networking skills in English. Knowledge in French, Spanish and/or Arabic is an advantage

  • Office and Excel computer skills

  • Budgeting, financial management skills gained through demonstrated budget-holding responsibilities

  • Ability to travel internationally, occasionally at short notice and to remote and insecure locations

Desirable qualifications are

  • Experience in using the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action as well as other standards.

  • Experience in child protection mainstreaming into other sectors and/or relevant experience in other cross-sectorial work

  • Experience of working on an accredited learning programme or working with a university or professional standards organization

  • Coaching/mentoring skills

  • Experience of Distance Learning technology and methodology

    On a personal level you’ll share our values. You will also have integrity, a result oriented mindset, excellent problem solving skills and an innovative way of working.

How to apply:

This role is a fixed term-contract between January the 1, 2018 and September the 9, 2019. Location TBD. Should you have any questions about this role, please contact hiring manager Eva Åhlén, eva.ahlen@rb.se Please apply as soon as possible and no later than October 25. We look forward to hearing from you!

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy.

Link for applying for the position: https://system.webday.se/rb/rekrytera/cgi-shl/user_applicants.exe

Read more here:: ReliefWeb