Deputy Manager Awards

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 Opportunity

This position will support the Awards Manager in the areas of life cycle Awards Management. S/he will work closely with the program team to ensure timely submission of key deliverables. S/he will do critical analysis of the portfolio and suggest on the burn rate, no cost extension (NCE), cost extension (CE) and budget realignment.

S/he will make the budget holders/project managers aware about the key deliverables. His/her responsibilities include, ensure donor compliance, BVA analysis, ensuring reporting quality, timely preparation and review of donor reports, facilitate aware implementation review meetings, awards close out on time. S/he will also maintain the electronic and paper files of each grant and facilitate audit as and when required.   

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Awards/Grants management function in any national or international organization. 
  • Sound understanding on life cycle Awards management.
  • S/he should have experience of budgeting and budget management and proven track record in producing periodic reports. 
  • Ability to analyze complex financial data and produce effective management information
  • Experience on managing major donor compliance requirements.  
  • Facilitate Award audits/Internal Audit etc.
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office, especially in Excel
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration, 

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

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

For detailed job description and to apply online, please visit:

Application deadline: 28 September, 2021

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.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.