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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

4631 One Country Director for SCA Vanuatu

Save the Children


Non Government Organisation


Efate, Vanuatu

Job Hours:

Full Time

Due Date:


Job Description:

The Country Director in Vanuatu is a member of Save the Childern Australia's Programs Team,reporting to the Head of interational Development Programs who is based in the Melbourne Office. This is a crucial role providing strategic direction and guidance to ensure effective programming in a complex and changing enviroment.The purpose of role is the leadership of an in-country

program team to develop and implement Save the Children's portfolio of programs across Vanuatu, delivering immediate and lasting improvement to Children's lives. Save the children Australia works closely with other members of Save the Children International to achieve this end result.

The country is responsible for the Overall leadership, strategic program development, management of staff(currently approximately 65 staff based in-countery),budgets(currently approx. AUD5-6 million),safety and security (including work relating to Save the Children International Cooperation in Emergencies), external relationships(including donors and the Save the Children

Partners),management of resources quality and risk. This position is instrumental in assisting managers to implement country and thematic strategics for vanuatu and support orogram manger's responsibilty to build national staff capacities in program mangement, reportinbg, grant management and advocacy.


- Extensive demonstrated experience in designing, developing and managing development projects in an international context.

- Demonstrated experience in monitoring project implementation, technically and financially

- Sound understanding and experience of the child rights approach to development.

- Experience working with and securing funds from a range of international donors, including AusAid.

- Experience of Leading, developing and implementation strategy at national level or equivalent.

- Experience of reviewing strategy and managing change effectively.

- Experience of managing organisational risks in large scale programs/operations

- Experience of managing and developing large teams of international and national professional staff in often distant locations, and delivering significant results.

- Experience of successfully influencing other large organisations to change their policies or priorities, and of effective media representation.

- Experience of building personal external networks at senior level resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation.

- Experience of managing and shaping large scale income and expenditure budgets to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness, and of strengthening implementation of financial control processes.


Not Stated




How To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume via our carrier page, or post to the email addres below.

Contact Name:

Country Director


(+678) 22794




Save the Children Australia, P0 Box 283 ,Port ViIa, Vanuatu.



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