Deputy Manager - Partnerships

Save the Children invites applications for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. 

The role

The Deputy Manager - Partnerships is one of the key positions working together with stakeholders and partners across the country program to support the successful implementation of the Partnership principle and workflow movement wide. S/he will play a supportive role in reinforcement of identify, engage and strengthen partnerships to achieve positive change for children, with particular emphasis on the most deprived and marginalized. S/he will work across any partnership types in line with the partnership principles and procedures. Responsibilities include, s/he will coordinate and ensure follow up on Partner Feedback Survey, including compiling findings and following up internally and with partners, manage all partnership processes and oversee the partner implementation cycle from proposal, budgeting, kick off, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and close out. The Deputy Manager will also provide support, guide, and oversee a full menu of capacity assessment and building support for partners.

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 5 years working experience in development field, with at least 2 years’ experience in partnership based programming
  • Demonstrated experience in database management, partnership, capacity building and monitoring & knowledge management.
  • S/he is expected to have sufficient knowledge about core elements of approach to work in partnerships
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and Bangla,
  • Excellent training/facilitation, negotiation and networking skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with supporting organizational capacity strengthening processes
  • Ability to build good relationships with internal functions, including Awards and Programme Operations
  • Master Degree, preferably in any subject of Social Science (Anthropology/Development Studies or related field)
  • Should have the willingness to visit field areas
  • Proficiency in MS Office package

Contract length: Regular

Job Location: Dhaka

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

Application Information:

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Application deadline: 10 November, 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.