Save the Children International: Regional Programme Officer - Child Rights Governance

Save the Children International
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 18 September, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

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Regional Programme Officer - Child Rights Governance
 
Hatfield- Pretoria. Fixed term contract for One year
 
Save the Children International is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
 
Key Areas of Accountability

  • Programme Management: Responsible for implementing the Thematic Programme on Child Rights Governance and ensuring the achievement of the programme objectives.
  • Advocacy and Analysis: Develop a network of external contacts through which to inform and promote our work.
  • Relationship management with partners: Responsible for joint planning and ongoing relationship with partner as well as follow-up of agreements with partners. Identification of partner and provide support to partner programme implementation. Monitoring and Evaluation of partner programme activities
  • Budget holding: Responsible for developing and managing the programme department budget, including authorising expenditure in line with the budget and scheme of delegation.
  • Fundraising: Contribute to developing project proposals, to finance the program.

Qualification and Experience

  • University degree in human rights law, law or journalism or other education related to development and human rights.
  • At least 6 years qualified work experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with children’s rights and human rights.
  • Experience in advocacy
  • Experience with working closely with Government, community groups, UN agencies and local and international NGOS.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and organisational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills: the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
  • Sound knowledge of publishing, design and printing processes and related information and communication technologies.
  • Excellent writing and strong networking skills.
  • Driver’s License

Please send cv’s to scijobs@savethechildren.org          

Closing date: 18 September 2015

Location: 
Pretoria

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