Deputy Manager-Partnership (L & D), Rohingya Response

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.

The role:

Save the Children and its partners in Bangladesh aim to be known nationally for our rich and innovative partnerships, supporting evidence-based quality programs, as well as high standards within accountability and governance. The Deputy Manager - Partnerships (Development & Learning) is one of key positions working together with stakeholders and partners across the partnership movement to support the successful implementation of the Partnership principles and workflow movement wide. The Deputy Partnership Manager (L&D) has an exciting opportunity to support the Partnership functions with the special focus in Humanitarian settings: one of the largest in Save the Children globally.

Through supporting the Partnership Manager, the role holder will drive a learning agenda to ensure that our knowledge of local actors is up to date; that partner learning and development is ‘owned’ through the completion and monitoring of capacity strengthening plans; and that feedback is regularly exchanged with the partner on how the wider relationship is progressing.  S/he will also do the necessary collaboration with the Budget Holders and the Partner Assessment Team to draft capacity-strengthening plans as well as mobilize staff to dedicate time towards supporting relevant components of the plan.

The role holder is also expected to be proactive, organized, energetic and able to build good relationships with internal functions including Awards, Finance, Technical Advisers and Program Operations. S/he will also assist the Partnership Manager for ensuring a smooth introduction of organization to the partners. Considering the humanitarian nature of the program the position will be expected to work outside the normal role profile.

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 4 years’ experience of working in development sector with a focus on partnership management and organizational capacity building. Experience of working in humanitarian response will add value
  • Ability in financial planning, budget monitoring, analyzing information and evaluating options
  • Good understanding of donor compliance; knowledge of Save the Children reporting mechanisms and requirements will be a plus
  • Proven capacity to deliver training and coach staff along with strong representational and organizational skill
  • Ability to work under pressure, be adaptable and flexible and willingness to travel field in a regular basis
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skill
  • A high level of written and spoken English, proficiency in MS Office
  • Master’s Degree in any discipline preferably in social science, Business studies or relevant discipline.

Contract length:  12 months with possibility of extension

Number of Position:   01 (One)

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
(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: 15 June, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be invited for a written test and an oral interview
Eligible Female Candidates from Cox’s Bazar locality are encouraged to apply
‘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.