Award Management Coordinator
Award Management Coordinator
The purpose of this post is support the Area Office in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays the lead role in award information management across departments within the Area Office.
Under the direction of the Head of Awards and the Awards Manager, the Awards Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the Area Office adheres to all its award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with partners and donors. This position is specifically responsible for assigned awards and assigned portions of multi-locational awards, and will ensure compliance with SCI award management core processes, donor specific requirements and to make recommendations for improvements.
Award Management core processes include kick off, supporting reporting team for the financial and narrative reporting coordination, monthly awards management reviews; awards monitoring (BVA), partnership management and close out. This role will work closely with program Implementation, PDRC, PDQ/MEAL, logistics and Finance. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
Qualifications and experience
* Professional qualification in Business, International Development, Finance/Accounting or similar
* University degree in International Development, Business Administration or Finance
* Highly developed interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
* Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders’ guidelines (e.g. NMFA, ECHO, USAID, Europe Aid, BMZ, )
* Relevant experience managing donor funded projects with International NGO’s particularly those addressing human/children’s rights and those applying partnership approaches
* Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must
* Arabic speakers are preferred
* Ability to proactively identify issues and problem solving skills to address these
* Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
* Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
* Excellent time management and planning capacity
* Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
Contract length: up to 31st of December 2019
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.