|Save the Children recruits 01 Innovation Manager|
|Localisation||Dakar / Sénégal|
|Expiration||17 Mars 2021|
Description de l’offre
Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the– Innovation Manager for 12 Months FTC in London or at any existing Save the Children office location.
SC’s Migration & Displacement Initiative (MDI) seeks an individual with strong project management capabilities and digital innovation expertise to oversee the development, funding and management of innovative tools and programs for displaced and migrant communities.
The Innovation Manager will lead the development and pilot preparation for several innovation concepts already in progress.
These include 1) a program supporting displaced and host community youth entrepreneurs with access to capital via crowdfunding, training and mentorship and 2) a digital application providing teachers in displacement settings with personalized curriculum for their students and access to curated professional development resources.
They will be responsible for working with various stakeholders – including tech development teams, pilot country operational teams, MDI leadership, and other departments within Save the Children – to ensure the completed development of these concepts.
They will also work hand-in-hand with teams based in pilot countries to prepare for and execute the pilot launch for these concepts.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
• Excellent project management skill set (including financial management) and demonstrable ability to develop and lead digital innovation development cycles, ideally in a social impact context.
• Strong expertise in innovation management and design-thinking best practice principles, particularly human-centred design and data ethics.
• Experience in designing, facilitating, and implementing technical consultations for innovation processes, including workshops and innovation sprints.
• Strong leadership/entrepreneurial skill set
• A good understanding of current global migration and displacement issues
• Strong analytical skills & an ability to assimilate & process large amounts of information into a coherent narrative.
• Strong fundraising skills.
• A capacity for critical thinking and commitment to producing original and challenging ideas to improve policy and practice.
• A proven ability to conceptualise and theorise but ground abstract ideas in operational realities.
• A sharp intellect and an ability to discern strategic opportunities to build the profile of the team’s work, as well as opportunities for new areas of research.
• The ability to present arguments clearly and convincingly to a variety of audiences.
• Proven experience of building personal networks, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation.
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work collaboratively in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Excellent verbal & written skills in English
• Good interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• The ability to manage and juggle a complex and varied workload, at times working independently, at others working to tight deadlines under time pressure.
• Commitment to Save the Children values
• Experience managing website and application development, in social impact contexts
• Expertise in (child focused) migration/displacement research
• Experience of working for an international aid organisation, including developing-country experience
• Experience in the coordination of various stakeholders
• A strong international network within external research facilities/organisations
We can off circa £45,000 per annum ( If based in UK) with an option of flexible of working hours
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.
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/apply
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.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
 MDI was established in October 2016 to drive forward Save the Children’s global programming, policy, and research around child migration and displacement – and to ensure that children were placed at the heart of thinking and solutions to these global challenges.
Closing date: 17 Mar 2021 – 23:59 GMT
Location: Worldwide, Worldwide
Department: Programme Operations
Type: Fixed-term contract
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