Field Monitor Coordinator
Closing date: 19 Apr 2018
The Field Monitor Coordinator is response for oversight of a team of field monitors inside Syria. They will be responsible for day-to-day management of this team including security management and development and review of deliverables. They will be responsible, along with other key stakeholders on staff, of developing clear roles and responsibilities – as well as clear standard operating procedures for the field monitors – and rolling out regular training in these areas. Along with the security staff, they will need to have a strong knowledge and keep current om political, access, conflict, and humanitarian context and contextual updates. He/she will work closely with the Nutrition PM, MEAL Manager and security team to develop and contextualize regular assessment tools.
Qualifications and experience
· At least 2-4 years of experience working with remotely managed cross-border programming in the Syrian context.
· Strong understanding of the Southern Syria context
· Background in social sciences, international development or other relevant field.
· Experience of remote managing programmes in complex settings
· Experience of, and commitment to, working through systems of community participation and accountability
· A strong understanding of the Syrian context
· Ability to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
· Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
· A team player who is able to work collaboratively and with people of diverse backgrounds
· Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
· Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English
· Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
Contract length: 6 Months
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.
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 www.savethechildren.net/jobs
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.