Save the Children
Save the Children is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the position of Disability Inclusion Technical Coordinator for Ntcheu under Programme Operations. The Technical Coordinator will lead the implementation of the Save the Children Italy funded Disability Inclusive Project. She/he will be working closely with relevant technical advisors (including global Disability Inclusion technical working group members, protection, gender and inclusion and others) and partners. The Technical Coordinator will play a leading role in promoting disability inclusive programming within the country office. The Coordinator will build on Save the Children’s country, regional and global program priorities, policies and guidelines on disability inclusion as well as the existing national laws and policies in ensuring effectiveness and efficiency in the implementation of the programme. He/she will be responsible for the effective and efficient planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting of the disability inclusion project. She/he will be is responsible for planning and tracking, coordination of internal and external stakeholders and carrying out administrative tasks associated with disability inclusion project.
The Technical Coordinator will manage tasks, inputs and processes associated with the design and execution of the disability inclusion policy in line with the Malawi country offices Country Strategic Plan (CSP). The post holder will be responsible for providing strategic management, leadership, technical guidance and representing the disability inclusion project within SCI and to governmental and non-governmental stakeholders. The Technical Coordinator will provide operational leadership in planning, implementation and manage performance of the project. He/she will ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with donor rules and regulations, and the timely and quality submission of all deliverables, including annual work plans, performance-monitoring plans, reports as required.
The role will require mature leadership skills; focus combined with flexibility; horizontal cooperation and vertical stakeholder collaboration and networking. The suitable candidate should be able to understand the scope of the role and set priorities within one month of taking up the job; and start delivering on key performance targets within three months.
The role holder reports to the Area manager and receives constant direct support from the Gender, Inclusion and Disability advisers.
In case of emergencies or humanitarian situation, the position holder will be required to support in response as assigned by the Country Office and will be required to work outside the normal profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social work or Social Sciences or any other social behaviour studies related disciplines with strong education knowledge and background in disability mainstreaming.
- Understanding of the current disability environment would be an added advantage.
- 3-5 years’ relevant experience in an INGO environment, including experience in developing, implementing, and monitoring and evaluating disability inclusion and/or community development program
- Excellent speaking, writing and facilitation skills.
- Experience in using project management methodologies, templates, tools and processes
- Strong leadership skills including ability to influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience managing child-focused development projects
- Professional level of specialized knowledge to manage complex tasks, programs or projects
- Proven sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively, analyses and be innovative, set priorities, manage work plans and evaluate progress.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
· No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
· All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
· Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Method Of Application
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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