Field Manager (Liaison) – Romania

  • Contract
  • Ukraine
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Save the Children

Field Manager (Liaison) – Romania

ROLE PURPOSE:

Salvati Copiii (Save the Children Romania) is supporting families and communities affected by the Ukrainian crisis by providing essential items intended to help meet non-food needs, support children to get back in school and promote a positive home life for children, parents and caregivers.

Save the Children International is mobilizing a team dedicated to supporting Salvati Copiii in the delivery of integrated Child Protection, MHPSS, Education, and Basic Needs programming with affected populations funded through SCI’s global Members and Donors.

The Field Manager will lead on supporting Salvati Copiii teams in 5 areas to scale up programmes, operations, and management systems. They will support planning, implementation, budget management, internal coordination, and capacity strengthening efforts of Salvati Copiii as needed

The post holder will play a key role in building capacity, and in the effective scale up and management of emergency programs to increase impact and enable positive change for children.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Support in overseeing the program implementation and operational activities of multiple large program locations to ensure timely delivery of program activities in coordination with the DTL-Operations and other departments, effectively using the assistance of technical sector advisors, SC Romania (member) and operations staff.
  • Support in the management of multiple grants across multiple sectors through partnership with SC Romania, ensuring that projects and reports are delivered according to SC and donor contractual requirements, within the agreed timescale and budget.
  • Working with the SCI and Salvati Copiii colleagues in the development of program documents, master-budgets and operational planning aligned with Save the Children’s overall response strategy.
  • Support Salvati Copiii to prepare and oversee programme implementation to ensure timely delivery of programme activities (for example, monitoring against log frames, IPTTs, Output Tracker, individual performance management workplans)
  • Encourage the implementation effective safety and security procedures for multiple offices within the field base or area, ensuring that these are updated and revised at regular intervals and that new programmes are built around security considerations.
  • Support effective supply chain processes to procure, store and distribute stock, supplies and services for the timely delivery of project objectives within the field base or area, within the time of the grant
  • Work with Salvati Copiii and SCI counterparts to develop and implement participatory MEAL processes for effective management, learning, and continuous improvement
  • Mentor and motivate staff to perform highly in their respective roles and responsibilities, including leading on staffing structure, recruitment, performance management and staff welfare efforts by Salvati Copiii
  • Ensure Core Humanitarian Standards are maintained, including in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Red Cross Code of Conduct.
  • Identify and action learning opportunities for Salvati Copiii according to their expressed needs and capacity strengthening strategy, work as a mentor and role model for staff.
  • Ensure that Salvati Copiii’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government and encourage them to take more leadership roles within coordination forums, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed. ·
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures. ·
  • Ensure the security, health and well-being of staff and that staff management and other processes and policies and systems reflect SC’s principles of equity and fairness.

COMPETENCIES FOR THIS ROLE:

  1. LEADING AND INSPIRING OTHERS

Demonstrates leadership in all our work, embodies our values and articulates a compelling vision to inspire others to achieve our goals for children.

Level required: Accomplished

  1. DELIVERING RESULTS

Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation

Level required: Accomplished

  1. PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING

Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation.

Level required: Leading Edge

  1. COMMUNICATING WITH IMPACT

Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others.

Level required: Leading Edge

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (OUR VALUES IN PRACTICE)

Accountability

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for himself/herself, and his/her team, takes responsibility for his/her own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares his/her personal vision for Salvati Copiii, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with his/her team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to

Creativity

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

In the case of a Category 1 and Category 2 response, the candidate must reflect the experience and qualifications of a Grade 2. This must include the following proven behaviour/experience:

  • Demonstrate leadership and management skills in a complex international setting.

Previous experience as member of Senior Management Team.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This Role is offered on the basis of International terms and conditions. Also, interviews will be held on ongoing basis, adverts will be closed once a person is identified.

For non- EU citizens; Visa is to be obtained.

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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

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.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bGhhamRhb3VkLjc3MDA0LjEyMTg1QHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ


Noting that Closing date is 23-Jul-22