Regional Program Quality and Impact Director

The Opportunity

This position can be based in: Panamá, Colombia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Perú.

Regional Program Quality and Impact Director

ROLE PURPOSE:

The post holder, in close collaboration with the Regional Director, will influence and increase the impact of Save the Children´s programs in the Latin America and Caribbean Region.  The Regional Program Director will ensure quality and innovative humanitarian and development programs are delivered across the region, monitoring their effective implementation, and seeking through these programs immediate and lasting changes in the lives of children and their communities.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • Master’s degree or beyond in a relevant field.
  • Excellent written English and Spanish  language skills required, French is a plus  
  • Extensive (15+years experience in senior level leadership role(s) ideally in a large and complex international NGO or organization
  • Extensive international experience in the LAC region and beyond.
  • Substantial programmatic support and implementation expertise,.
  • Demonstrable record of accomplishment of leading substantial change – maximising benefits and minimising risks.
  • Experience of building, leading and developing programmatic staff with different backgrounds and expertise.
  • Experience working on projects funded by a variety of donors.
  • Experience of building personal networks at senior levels, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies
  • Willingness to travel in developing countries

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector

 

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.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at Regional Program Quality and Impact Director | Save the Children International

 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job description:

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Date advertised: 6 Sep 2021

Closing date: 26 Sep 2021 - 23:59 CST

Location: Panama City, Panama

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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