Deputy Director of Program Development and Quality job at Save the Children


Save the Children

Deputy Director of Program Development and Quality job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 30 May 2022

Hiring Organization: Save the Children

Job Details:

Deputy Director of Programme Development and Quality
Country/Region: Uganda Country Office
Location: Kampala
Organization: Save the Children International
Join us to lead sustainable change for children:
• Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
• Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
• Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
• Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

OVERVIEW
Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?
The Deputy Director of Programme Development and Quality (DDPDQ) will work closely with the Director of Programme Development and Quality (DPDQ) in supporting the strategic direction and coordination of the Country Office programme and ensuring the development and delivery of high-quality programmes that create immediate and lasting change for children. In particular, the DDPDQ will lead, build, support and sustain a team of highly qualified, ambitious and technical leaders that lead sectoral representation, programme development, sectoral MEAL, and technical capacity building for program teams and partners.
Sounds interesting? Read more below

THE ROLE
Key areas of accountability include:
• As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team, contribute to overall leadership of the Country Office.
• Strategic Planning & Thought Leadership
• Technical Excellence (guidelines/common approaches/training modules)
• Representation and Advocacy
• Staff Management, Mentorship, and Development


Qualifications
To be a strong supporter and advocate for children in this role you will need to demonstrate:
• Master’s degree in social sciences; economics; natural resource management or a related field.
• A minimum of 10 years’ management experience in an NGO environment, and experience directing and implementing programs for children in both emergency and development contexts, preferably with solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: education, protection, health and nutrition, FSL.
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international and matrix management environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind sets.
• Experience solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in.
• Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies.
• Ability and willingness to spend up to 30% of time visiting programmes and projects and supporting implementation teams.
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.

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 https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers

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 30th May 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.

Date Posted: 2022-05-22

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