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  • Posted: Jul 4, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Project Manager (Digital Programming)


    The role of Project Manager sits within the Digital Programming team at Save the Children International, which is responsible for leading the digital transformation of our work with children. This forms a central pillar of our strategy to deliver a greater impact to far more children in the 120 countries in which we work. The Digital Programming team is putting in place the processes, platforms, tools and resources that enable Save the Children staff to design, deliver and scale safe, high quality digital programmes.

    The Project Manager is responsible for implementing a suite of tools that local teams will depend on for the effective delivery of a wide range of digital programmes across different thematic areas (including health, education and child protection). The initial focus will be on delivering messaging platforms that can support a number of use cases like bite-sized learning, social behaviour change communications and feedback.



    • Extensive track record of successfully managing a programme or project in software development and implementation.
    • Proven experience of using and leading change management activities including change impact assessment, stakeholder management, managing resistance, building change capacity, designing and defining roles and responsibilities.
    • Proficient demonstrable skills in managing and reporting complex projects within a Portfolio Office/PMO structure
    • Proven ability to deliver projects on time / on budget, using project management processes and tools including risk management, benefits management, financial management and quality assurance
    • Comprehensive management and influencing skills with experience of working with senior level executives
    • Ability to resolve issues swiftly and decisively whilst safeguarding standards and procedures
    • Strong team leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and mobilise individuals outside their reporting line
    • Excellent communication skills (written & oral English), including the ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organisation
    • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally


    • Proficiency in a second core language of Save the Children (French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic)
    • Non-profit sector knowledge/experience


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • Understanding of a structured Project methodology (e.g. PRINCE2) or accredited Project Management training (APM or PMI) 
    • Understanding of an Agile approach to project delivery (or ability to quickly learn)

    Closing: 18 July 2022

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