Manager - Field Coordination (2), Rohingya Response

The role:

The overall responsibility of Field Coordination Manager (FCM) is to strengthen community mobilization and field coordination by developing systems and processes in Save the Children’s area of operation under Rohingya Response program. The position will also provide support to the Senior Manager Field Coordination for ensuring quality, integration, accountability, and representation of programming. The role includes line management responsibility and will have delegated budget authority.

The post holder will develop implementation plans for new initiatives and operationalize these initiatives with the support of the Field Coordinators. S/he will keep the senior manager updated on changing dynamics in the camps as well as GoB procedures within the camp. The FCM will also be responsible for maintaining good working relationships and a collaborative spirit with SC program teams, working together to design and coordinate training plans for community mobilisers and capacity building plans for Field Coordinators. As a line manager, the FCM will also support Field Coordinators with administrative and operational challenges, problem solving to ensure smooth operations of Save the Children activities in the camp, and clear communication in between field and office. The FCM will be expected to join CIC general coordination meetings across camps managed by Field Coordinators periodically to keep updated on changes in context and operating environment. The position will also support with recruitment and procurement.

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 5 years working experiences in a similar field including field experience and management or supervisory experience.
  • Sound understanding about work across several sectors - Health, Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection, Education
  • Demonstrated experience of community mobilization as well as familiarity with current context
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, maintain a positive team dynamic, excellent interpersonal communication skill, ability to represent the organization with local authorities and community leaders.
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken ability in English and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Master’s degree, considering quality experience education may relax

Contract length: 06 months with possibilities of extension

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar with a possibility of relocation to Teknaf and Ukhia

The Organization:
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 realize 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.

If you are interested, please send your CV along with details of your current remuneration and salary expectations at jobs.bangladesh@savethechildren.org
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: 20 October, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.