Director of Programme Development and Quality Non-profit Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 
Job Summary:  The Director of Programme Development and
Quality shares in the overall responsibility for the development and resourcing
of the Country Office program. The DPDQ is responsible for overseeing the
development of high quality, innovative programs that deliver immediate and
lasting change for children and monitoring the quality of the implementation of
those programs. The DPDQ develops effective relationships with internal and
external stakeholders ensuring optimal development and resourcing of our
programmatic interventions. The DPDQ is a member of the Senior Management Team
(SMT) and as such responsible to provide overall strategic support to the
Country Office in Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Director of Programme
    Development and Quality career placement should hold a Master’s
    degree in Social Sciences, or related field.
  • Five to seven years of management experience in a corporate or an
    NGO environment, including experience directing and implementing programs
    for children in both development and emergency contexts, preferably with
    solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority
    sectors: education, child protection, health and nutrition, child poverty/livelihoods
    and child rights governance.
  • Good understanding of humanitarian response and preferably
    demonstrated work experience with NGO in this context.
  • Recognized leadership role in relevant technical areas at both field
    and country level
  • Solid experience of developing and managing monitoring and learning
  • Excellent analytical skills. Effective negotiator, with the ability
    to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
  • Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at
    all levels
  • Resource management, training , capacity building, coaching, and
    mentoring skills
  • Ability and willingness to be flexible in work practices and hours,
    and work with incoming teams.
  • Show commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims,
    values and principles including rights-based approaches
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively in country
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, excellent writing skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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