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SBC Field Monitor x12 at Save the Children

Save the Children

The Opportunity

Save the Children is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill the positions of SBC Field Monitor for Titukulane Project; 6 positions to be based in Zomba, and 6 positions for Mangochi at the Traditional Authority level.

The role holder will play a very crucial role in operationalizing, implementing and monitoring Titukulane’s integrated SBC strategy at the Group village and village level and providing ongoing mentorship and support to community support groups and prioritized structures and other frontline staff across the Project’s thematic areas.



Under the leadership of the SBC Coordinators, the SBC Field Monitors will be expected to interact with the Project Technical Team, local partners and staff and will need to be technically well-informed on a diverse range of issues pertaining to the project. The SBC Field Monitors will be required to believe in and express the values of Save the Children International (SCI) and be reasonably acquainted with the structure and programs of the organization


In the event of a major climatic or environmental related emergency, the position holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


Please note that the positions are based in a local village community and would suit those who are currently living in or close to the implementing villages; or are comfortable to live there.


In order to be successful, you will bring/have:

  • At least a certificate in Community Development, Education, Communication, or any other development studies. Those with Diplomas will have an added advantage
  • At least two (2) years of experience as a community/field facilitator for a complex program that involved partnerships and integrated thematic areas
  • At least two years (2) experience in community mobilization and engagement and community capacity strengthening around: On/Off and non-farm livelihoods, health and nutrition, WASH and/or resilience programming.
  • Understands key concepts and contemporary issues in SBC and community engagement/community capacity strengthening around On/Off and non-farm livelihoods, health, nutrition, WASH, resilience and gender;
  • Understands key concepts of supportive supervision and coaching;
  • Fast learner, flexible, responsive, able to cope with stress and “thinks on his/her feet”.
  • Has a positive attitude and is comfortable to work collegially with others.
  • Proactive and has capacity for external-orientation – networks, collaborates, values working partnerships.
  • Has knowledge and skills in conflict resolution.
  • Is sensitive and mature to function in an environment of both cultural and professional diversity (focusing on gender and disability inclusion)
  • Results-oriented, able to set priorities and meet deadlines within a dynamic environment
  • Mature and able to function well within both pyramid and flat management structures with vertical and horizontal collaboration.
  • Excellent command of English, Chichewa (Mandatory- written and verbal) and understanding of Yao
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, Power point)


The Organisation

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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.



Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at  Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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.


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