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We’re affecting real climate-change impact for children in the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands Knowledge-Action-Sustainability for Resilient Villages (SOLKAS) Project is one of the largest locally led adaptation projects globally, and one of the first with a strong focus on the education sector. Largely funded under the Green Climate Fund (GCF), it has been designed to reduce children, youth and communities’ exposure to climate hazards and build sustainable, resilient communities and livelihoods in the context of climate change.

Working with communities across six provinces, the project will strengthen resilience to climate change impacts by strengthening the capacities of national, subnational, and local governments, communities, and schools to understand, adapt, plan, and implement responses to climate crises.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We’re ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children’s rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. Save the Children has been working in the Solomon Islands since 1986, focusing on education, health, child protection and disaster preparedness. We work at community, provincial and national levels to strive for the attainment of the rights of children and young people.

Where you come in:

In this full-time, 5-year term position, based in Honiara, you will work on lead the strategic people projects in a generalist capacity across the SOLKAS Project. A key member of the project, you will report to the Project Management Unit (PMU) Lead and provide intensive support to staff recruitment and performance management processes, overall ensuring high-quality people outcomes.

You will make an impact by:

Ensuring an appropriate and consistent level of service is delivered for all SOLKAS Project staff to ensure adherence with people-focused deliverables within the project, Consulting with employees and managers on employee grievances and disciplinary matters, Assisting Senior Program Coordinators and Managers in matters relating to employee relations, occupational health and safety, and staff training, Assisting in the facilitation of immigration requirements for Expat project staff, and Ensuring compliance with all statutory obligations as stipulated within the program of work for the SOLKAS Project.

Does this sound like you?

…You are an experienced and resourceful HR Manager, with good exposure to working within a project management context, ideally with a humanitarian or community development focus. You’re a strong communicator, familiar with the various employment relevant laws and regulations in the Solomon Islands and driven to affect real and lasting change.

This role requires:

Experience working in a national organisation with a diverse workforce, working in metropolitan regional and/or remote and complex settings, An ability to tailor outcomes to suit the audience and work effectively in the ‘grey’, ensuring that cultural appropriateness of outcomes is factored into decision-making, Very strong change management abilitiesand exposure to managing dynamic workforces through change, Great consultation and project management skills, and Values alignment, including a passion for the humanitarian and or climate-change sector and our organisational outcomes as evidenced in your professional and personal experiences.

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.

In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

Internal employment and development opportunities Friendly and flexible work environment Child friendly work environment Competitive remuneration

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking one of the buttons below.

Applications close Midnight, Tuesday 11th July 2021.

Please view the detailed Position Description here. We encourage applicants to visit the GCF website to find more information about the SOLKAS Project.

As the conduit to the Green Climate Fund funding, Save the Children is supporting the recruitment of staff for the SOLKAS Project on behalf of the Solomon Islands government. Save the Children is a child-safe organization and all personal on its programs are required to undergo a Police Clearance, verbal reference checks and accept our Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding policy. In the case funding is not approved, candidates will be promptly advised as soon as possible after July 12th.

The SOLKAS Project is dedicated to ensuring a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our recruitment processes to suit you – no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Job Location
Honiara, Vanuatu

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