Senior Manager - Field Coordination (1), Rohingya Response

The role:
The Field Coordination Senior Manager is responsible for ensuring quality, integration and accountability of needs based programming in Save the Children’s area of operation under Rohingya Response program. The post holder will be expected to lead on all community mobilization and camp coordination activities; and gain a strong insight into the vulnerabilities, strengths and dynamics of the community. In doing so, the incumbent will be responsible to maximize inclusion, cultural and gender sensitivity of Save the Children’s operations and ensure the flexibility and agility to respond to high vulnerability and emergency needs. The post holder will also be expected to coordinate between Save the Children programs on representation with camp authorities at field level. S/he will identify gaps in coverage and advocate internally and externally for the necessary scope, scale and/or quality of services; strengthen monitoring and evaluation plans for community mobilisation and camp coordination function; analyse accountability outputs, vulnerability assessments and levels of inclusion to influence a better quality of programming.

By having visibility of all work by both Save the Children and other actors, the post holder will be also responsible to coordinate activities at the field level through the sectoral line management to maximize the impact for children. The role includes line management responsibility and will have delegated budget authority.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience of project management, including multi sector programmes; experience in humanitarian setting is preferable
  • 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
  • Security management experience in insecure environments
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy and multi-site management
  • Demonstrable experience of MEAL and significant experience in beneficiary accountability and community participation.
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment, maintain a positive team dynamic, excellent interpersonal communication skill, ability to represent the organization with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and ability to compile large amounts of data into report form
  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline. Additional work experiences can compensate for academic qualification.

Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

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
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Application deadline: 12 November, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

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