Posted on :
10 Jul, 2018
10 Jul, 2018
As a member of the Save the Children movement, Save the Children South Africa implements programmes in this country, while international programmes are delivered by Save the Children International. This model of a single programme-delivery structure enables us to align activities across Save the Children members and maximise our collective impact for children.
We work to inspire progress in the way the South Africa treats children, to achieve an immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Job Title: Child Rights Governance Programme Manager
Job Location: Pretoria
Fixed Term: Sept 2018 to December 2021 (3 years & 3 months)
Reports to: Programme Director
Travel Requirements: 40% domestic travel & internationally as requested
Budget Responsibilities: Above R5 million per annum
Asset Responsibilities: SCSA working tools
Child Protection level: 3
The Child Rights Governance (CRG) Programme Manager will provide overall responsibility to the implementation of the Save the Children South Africa (SCSA) child rights governance strategy and portfolio. This Manager will provide technical support (strategic & operational) in the development of the CRG Strategy, the design of CRG programs, implementation, the measurement, reporting and knowledge management of the CRG thematic area. The CRG Programme Manager will in accordance with the SCSA’s strategic plan select and lead a team that will implement CRG work in all geographical areas where SCSA is implementing.
The CRG Programme Manager will establish and strengthen partnerships with SALGA, National Department of Social Development and all partners who work on child rights in South Africa. They will also serve as an expert on SA policy on children including all related guidelines which serve as framework that guides work done for children.
The CRG Programme Manager will lead the process of generating funds for the CRG programs through business development activities like writing concept notes, funding proposals and reporting to donors (narrative and financial). Quality improvement of projects is key to SCSA this then means this Manager must be skilled on quality improvement of development interventions and be able to implement accordingly.
BEHAVIOR AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES (Save the Children values in Practice)
Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
We endeavour to treat everyone with respect, empathy and compassion.
We value passion, determination, perseverance and the sense of urgency. We believe in adopting a realistically positive and optimistic attitude towards everything we do because this inspires others to share the same outlook.
We believe in creating a learning organisation in which staff members commit themselves to personal growth and, in so doing, seek and share knowledge and information.
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
QUALIFICATIONS AND ESSENTIAL
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Application and contact details: Interested qualified candidates are requested to submit their resumes (covering letter and CV) to [email protected] by 17th July 2018. Please indicate clearly the position you are applying for.
Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.