Save the Children Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

31 May, 2019

Category :

Vacancies South Africa

Save the Children is a child-focused child rights organisation. We work in the areas of Child Rights Governance, Child Protection, Education and Health & Nutrition in the provinces of Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu Natal.

We are looking to build a database of experienced professionals that we can call on to provide part time support over the short term( (6 months or less) across our programmes.


Job Title: Part-Time Project Experts
Job Location: Pretoria

We are looking for people in the following categories:

Project Manager expertise:

  • Implementation planning;
  • Supervision and management of project teams;
  • Project performance monitoring;
  • Project reviews, interpretation and use of project data;
  • Development, monitoring and review of project budgets,
  • Donor compliance management;
  • Implementation and monitoring of project quality standards;
  • Project quality management;
  • Donor reporting;
  • Managing internal reporting systems;
  • Development, management and dissemination of project documentation;
  • Stakeholder relationship management, business development.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) expertise:

  • MEAL system design and planning;
  • Data collection tool development and implementation;
  • Development of logframes / result frameworks / theories of change;
  • Evaluation design, implementation and reporting;
  • Data quality management;
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis;
  • Data visualisation and use;
  • Project reviews;
  • Project quality standard assessments;
  • Project knowledge management; reporting.

Thematic Advisor expertise in either Child Protection, Education, Health & Nutrition or Child Rights Governance:

  • Specific areas of expertise required in these themes are: in depth knowledge and understanding of the child rights situation in SA in the thematic area;
  • Strategy development and monitoring of implementation;
  • Project and programme design;
  • Budget development and monitoring;
  • Development and monitoring of quality standards;
  • Donor reporting;
  • Development and review of technical guidance and tools;
  • Donor proposal writing; business development;
  • Partnership development and management.


  • Under-graduate and or higher degree preferably on social sciences, Community Development, Project Management, Research, Demography, Psychology;
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the relevant field
  • Experience working within a National or International NGO
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals from diverse professional backgrounds

To apply

If you have a background in any of these skills, please apply by sending your CV to the following address: [email protected]. Clearly mark your application with the following title: Application: Short-term expertise database.

Applications Deadline: Sunday, 30 June, 2019

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