Save The Children International recruits 01 Award Management Director Mali

Save The Children International recruits 01 Award Management Director Mali


The Opportunity


Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Its vision is a world in which every child has the right to survive, the right to protection, development and participation. Its mission is to achieve decisive progress in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting changes in their lives. It works in more than 120 countries. Save the Children has extensive experience in the field of emergencies. It is also a development organisation with programmes in the sectors of Health, Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods, Child Protection and Education.  To develop its services for children, Save the Children works with government departments, NGOs and national and international institutions, local structures and communities in the countries in which it works.

The Award Management Director will provide the primary award management inputs for both development and humanitarian programmes, and on-going support to develop best practice award management procedures and processes. The role has three main aspects to it: lead the Country Office award management team; capacity building of staff in their award management professional development and contributing to the development and advancement of award management processes and systems.

Ville Bamako
Expériences / Formation du candidat In order to be successful you will have:


  • Masters or equivalent degree in International Development, Social studies, Business and Administration or related areas.


  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities.
  • 5-8 years’ experience of international organisations similar to Save the Children
  • 5-8 years’ experience in programmes or operations support functions like finance, awards, project management/administration Proven track record of active contribution to a senior management team, and providing strategic support across multiple sectors and/or regions.
  • Extensive experience with NGOs with increasing responsibilities including a proven experience of establishing and running the award management function in the field.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting; experience of engaging with donors at a strategic level.
  • Well-developed skills in staff management. Proven coaching and capacity building skills.
  • Computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems).
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams
  • English and French essential



  • Experience with award management policies, procedures and systems and Save the Children’s award management system (AMS)



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, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

 Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.

Experience 5 à 10 ans
Fonctions Autre
Secteurs d’activité Droits humains
Pays Afrique, Mali
Salaire / Indemnité CONTRACT LENGHT: 12 Months
Comment postuler
Date de fin de validité 22/03/2019

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