Looking for your next career move? Consider this!
Join the Save the Children team in this newly created role, contributing to strategic development and delivery of international programming, both in humanitarian and development contexts in the Pacific Region. The role will join the Pacific Senior Leadership team and lead the operations support aimed at ensuring the Pacific country offices and regional office deliver quality operations and meets its dual mandate programming across the region.
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. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there’s a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict – we are there on the ground.
Where you come in:
In this full time permanent position, you will ensure that high quality support is given to Country Offices, the Regional Office and member staff in order to optimise the operational delivery of humanitarian and development programs across the region. This role reports to the Pacific Regional Director.
You will make an impact by:Creating an environment of continuous learning where staff are accountable, and their development is supported. Developing strong country strategy and operational plans that identify and address significant issues faced by children. Leading relevant planning processes at regional level and ensure appropriate performance management systems are in place. Providing operational and humanitarian support to the region in consultation with members. Leading the regional and country teams to design appropriate and timely responses at scale to all emergencies consistent with established benchmarks, plans and organizational policies, and in close cooperation with incoming surge teams.
Does this sound like you?
You are someone who demonstrates ability to thrive in a matrix management environment. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. This role suits those who are motivated by having significant social impact, with strong business acumen. You will be determined to make a difference.
This role requires:At least 10 years’ experience in senior level leadership and management experience with international NGOs, with a solid experience at country management level Significant experience in managing operations and systems Experience of international development systems, institutions, donors, and best practices Experience in developing and implementing organisational vision and strategies Experience of building personal networks at senior levels, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation.
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.
📚 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗚𝗲𝘁 𝗮 𝗝𝗼𝗯 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗡 𝗶𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯! 🌍🤝 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗡 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘀𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗨𝗡𝗛𝗖𝗥, 𝗪𝗙𝗣, 𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗖𝗘𝗙, 𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗦𝗦, 𝗨𝗡𝗙𝗣𝗔, 𝗜𝗢𝗠 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀! 🌐
⚠️ 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐍𝐨𝐰: 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐚 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐍𝐎𝐖!
In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual Individual learning plans to assist in your career development Internal employment and development opportunities Friendly and flexible work environment Agile work environment including working from home Child friendly work environment Full salary packaging benefits (please use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!)
For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.
We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the ‘Apply’ section.
Applications close 5pm AEDT, Wednesday 15th March 2023
Position Description – Pacific Program Operations Director
Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.
We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn’t quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We’re dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you – no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.