Regional Area Manager job at Save the Children

Save the Children

Regional Area Manager job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 February 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

Regional Area Manager (Arua – WestNile Region)
As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team, the Regional Area Manager provides strategic leadership in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Regional Office and regional based emergency operations. The Regional Area Manager is responsible for all of the regions program management, operations and implementation of all awards, including the management of sub area and district-based operations and offices, emergency responses (including DRR), supply chain, partnership, and safety & security in the region. The Regional Area Manager will ensure compliance to policies and Standard Operating Procedures of Save the Children with regards to Child Safeguarding, safety and security and other relevant policies.

• Minimum of a Master’s Degree or higher or equivalent field experience
• At least 8 years progressive experience in Programme implementation with at least 5 of those years in a middle management position in an NGO.
• Thorough understanding of national poverty strategies as well as current national and international trends in global poverty and development.
• Child Protection Code of Conduct.
• Strong financial, planning and budget management skills and experience.
• Strategic management skills.
• Diplomacy and confidentiality.
• Strong negotiation and effective interpersonal skills.
• Networking and policy development and policy engagement.
• Analytical skills.
• Experience of working with local partners and Local Governments.
• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• Excellent time management and planning capacity
• Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
• Commitment to Save the Children values.

• Experience of M&E and beneficiary accountability systems.
• Experience of managing supply chain, logistics and security operations.
• Experience of working in insecure environments.
• Extensive on the field experience.
• Solid budgeting skills and knowledge of key donor regulations.
• Willingness to work and travel in often difficult and insecure environments.
• Familiarity with child rights issues or thorough knowledge of child development and child rights governance.

The Organization
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 realize 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.

Application procedure

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
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.
Application closes on February 15, 2022 at midnight Uganda time.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents
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Date Posted: 2022-02-09




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