Save the Children recruits 01 Senior Consortium Manager
Senior Consortium Manager
TheSenior Consortium Manager will work closely with all Consortium Team Members ofWASH, Health, Cash and Emergency Shelter/NFI for program approach innovationand holistic implementation SWAN (SCI, WVI, AAH and NRC) consortium Project.
He/sheliaise with support Consortium Staffs to strategically address operationalissues that would hamper timely and quality program delivery. He/she will beresponsible for coordination with clusters, government authorities, WHO, UNICEFand other stakeholders and serve as a primary point of contact for projects inthe thematic sectors.
Key areas ofAccountability
Provide leadership and strategic direction in the design and delivery of Health, ESNFI and WASH Project of SWAN Consortium.
Oversee the strategic, programmatic and technical elements of the sectors and ensure projects are well designed, delivered on time and on budget, are appropriately monitored and evaluated and delivered as expected.
Ensure that SWAN Consortium is delivering to communities in an integrated and unified way, which involves leading regular and appropriate forums for information exchange across and between programme sectors in Consortium management.
Provide technical leadership for the implementation of SWAN consortium programs in Health, ESNFI and WASH is consistent with the country strategic plan and in line with the government and clusters strategy and guidelines.
Ensure integration and coordination among the various Consortium members agencies contributing to the overall goal of the Consortium through strengthening inter-sectoral collaboration.
Ensure high quality reporting (both internal and external) with accurate, reliable information and that reports are prepared and submitted in a timely manner according to the reporting timelines.
Strengthen the multisector team’s technical capacity of the team for effective project management through identification of training needs and putting in place capacity building and mentoring strategies.
Ensure that all expenditure of the project is in line with activity and financial forecast and that all expenditure complies to Donor
Ensure gender is mainstreamed in each step of the implementation (starting from planning, beneficiary selection, disaggregated data during reporting and in the continuous implementation)
He/she is ultimate budget holder of the SWAN multi-sectoral program of Health, ESNFI and WASH
Ensure project compliance with donors’ regulations, and local government
With support from the Country finance team, review monthly Award, assess spending rates and budget forecasts
Ensure a timely pace of implementation in a challenging environment, with spending in line with budget forecasts.
Organize regular Consortium member’s meetings for dissemination of information on the project and discussion of how to strengthen elements of the project through collaboration
Lead and coordinate in preparation of routine reports on all activities to donors and local government
Proper team management.
Upholds the image and values of SC at all times,
Performs other related tasks as required and tasks assigned by the organization
Qualifications and experience
Recommended10 -12 years of relevant progressive experience, out of which 5 years inmanagerial positions. experience in a humanitarian environment includingsignificant field operations experience running both emergency &development programs is required
Significant management experience working in emergency response or fragile state contexts, including direct experience in implementing cash transfer programmes, market analysis and economic recovery.
Previous first phase emergency response experience is essential
Previous experience of managing a team
Previous experience of project management
Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach staff
Contract length:12 months
We employ approximately 25,000people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to helpchildren affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, educationand child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels torealise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards threebreakthroughs 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 agreat organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping usachieve our ambitions for children. Wevalue our people and offer a meaningfuland rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace whereambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as asingle document. Please also include details of your current remuneration andsalary expectations. A copy of the full role profilecan be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs
We need to keep children safe so ourselection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children fromabuse.
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Closing date: 26 Mar 2019
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Department: Programme, Development and Quality
Type: Fixed-term contract