PROGRAM DESIGN AND QUALITY DIRECTOR
Date limite de candidature: 21/08/2018
Type d'offre: Contrat à durée déterminée
Volume de travail: Temps plein
Fonction: Gestion de projet
Lieu de l'emploi: Dakar
The Program Design and Quality Director shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office programing with a focus on strategic planning, new program development, quality assurance of existing programs and reporting (in close support of the Director of Programs) and MEAL. As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in Senegal, s/he is responsible for overseeing the MEAL team and the New Business team and plays a significant role in supporting the program team (quality assurance, reporting) and the new business/program development team (quality assurance). Collaborates with Program Director to coach and improve the technical and management skills of the Sector Managers (who report to the Program Director and who are the technical face for the Country Office of each of the program focus areas) – Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Education and Health,
CONTRACT LENGHT : 2 YEARS
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•Very solid experience with at least five to seven years management experience in an NGO environment as well as experience directing and implementing programs for children in development contexts. Preferably solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, child protection, child rights governance, health and nutrition.
•The candidate should have experience either overseeing or managing MEAL staff, or projects with MEAL components including research studies and have experience overseeing or implementing Advocacy and Institutional and Social and Behaviour Change Communications)strategies
•Recognized leadership role in relevant technical areas at both field and country level
•Masters degree in Social Sciences, International Development, in an area of social development
•A general appreciation of the issues concerning the NGO sector, both development and humanitarian issues
•Solid experience of developing and managing monitoring and learning systemsExcellent analytical skills. Effective negotiator, with the ability to positively influence cross departmental and cross sector working
•Credibility to lobby, influence and represent Save the Children at all levels. Very strong communicator.
•Excellent resource management, training , capacity building, coaching, and mentoring skills
•Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams, in emergencies
•Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches
•Excellent levels of written and spoken French and English.