Vacancy for a Project Manager - NATIONAL POST
Save the Children in North Western Balkans (Save the Children in NWB) seeks a Project Manager based in Sarajevo. The post holder is expected to manage the implementation of the USAID funded project Enhancing and Advancing Basic Learning and Education (ENABLE) in Bosnia-Herzegovina Phase II with the ENABLE BiH team members to ensure delivery of the project in line with the defined Work Plan with a range of stakeholders – models schools for implementation of integrated STEM based approach teaching based on Operational Teaching Curriculum developed in the Phase I of the project, link model schools with STEM related businesses in local communities, work with relevant technological parks on provision of non-formal STEM education and support to a selected number Universities to improve pre-service teacher training in PPDM field.
Key areas of work: As a member of the Programme Implementation team, the Project Manager is responsible for development and implementation of the project work plan with related MEAL plan, timely execution of project activities with team members and key project stakeholders. It is his/her responsibility to maintain regular communication (internal and external) with the project team, Save the Children backstopping functions, donor and key project stakeholders.
Duration of the post: 24 months with included probation period
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:
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.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people including child safeguarding.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and experience:
Application consisting of CV (on 2 pages maximum) with names and contact information of three references and a cover letter can be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The vacancy is open till Wednesday 12 December 2018. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.