As a member of the Senior Management Team, provide leadership and strategic direction to all programmatic aspects of Save the Children humanitarian and emergency response in Somalia. The role holder will focus on advocacy, representation, policy, proposal and budget development, categorization of emergencies and support the field teams in expediting the implementation of humanitarian response projects. The role holder will directly work with the Deputy Country Director - Operations and the Operations Director, Area Reps and collaborate with the other departments to ensure timely and efficient response that is integrated with pre-existing programming in the 3 Area Offices.
The role holder will also ensure immediate and appropriate response to children's needs during humanitarian crisis as well as cross sector collaboration among technical units. S/he will ensure funding proposals are produced and donor reporting requirements are adhered to, and are of the highest standard and that Save the Children's commitment to improving quality and accountability in humanitarian work is upheld, and complies with all relevant policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety etc.
In addition, the role holder will represent Save the Children at high-level donor meetings and where emergency programing is concerned, ensuring an appropriate positioning of Save the Children and accountability in our humanitarian programming.
Contract Duration: 2 years
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Qualifications and Experience
Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children career website on www.aplitrak.com to apply