Senior Project Manager – Organisational Development at Save the Children, London, United Kingdom

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Save the Children is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Project Manager – Organisational Development in London, United Kingdom.

Save the Children’s mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Project Manager – Organisational Development will perform the following functions:

  • Develop, pilot and rolling out key processes around performance monitoring, risk management, mutual accountability and transparency.
  • Build buy in across Save the Children and lead stakeholder engagement.
  • Work to further a systematic approach to the identification of good practices for shared learning between members from that system.
  • Produce concise but robust reporting that communicates the results of that system clearly to different stakeholders.
  • Evaluate and adapt the system based on feedback, and identify priority areas to extend and improve it.
  • Liaising with members and identifying needs and opportunities for engagement in peer review process.
  • Participate or lead on peer reviews with members as required, engaging with senior leaders across the movement and functional experts, including the development and implementation of strengthening plans arising from the peer review.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University degree, ideally in management/business development/international development/public administration or equivalent experience.
  • Master’s degree desirable.
  • Strong experience within organisational development/performance (Consulting/Industry, iNGO background, International Development organisations).
  • Proven ability to think strategically and understand organisational strategy at the macro level.
  • Proven ability to translate knowledge and context understanding into specific reforms and tools to guide reform (frameworks, process design, tool development, direct capacity building support and the mechanisms through which these specific tools are used and lived in an organisation.
  • Experience with standards, organisational KPIs, performance management, and accountability structures with in an INGO or other context desirable.
  • Experience in project management (including change management) in particular as the lead (responsible for timeline & key milestones, as well as timely production and communication of deliverables by key project members).
  • Highly developed organisational awareness and ability to understand any sensitivities within a complex organisational structure; and think creatively and strategically to overcome obstacles to cooperation and progress.
  • Ability to work effectively at an international level gaining trust and confidence with both internal and external stakeholders, and in particular senior stakeholder management in a highly political environment.
  • Ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across different cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and diplomacy both within and outside the organisation.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with an eye for detail and fluency in English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their CV and covering letter in English through online process.

For more information, please visit Save the Children.