QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS :
A degree in International Development, Business Administration or Finance
Proven track record of in-country award portfolio management and experience of grant/contract management & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders’ guidelines (e.g. USAID, FCDO, EU, DFAT, UNOPS etc.)
Experience of communicating with impact in a complex stakeholder environment
Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing and negotiation
Strong financial skills and experience in budget development
Good attention to detail and analytical skills
Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities and work under pressure
Computer literate (i.e. Word, advanced Excel, Outlook, financial systems).
Willingness to travel to regional/field offices and work in difficult environment according to travel requirements
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures
with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies,
including the Child Safeguarding Policy