Jul 17, 2017

Jordan: Syria HUB Award Management Officer

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Save the Children
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 30 Jul 2017

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with c15, 000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Contract length: 12 months.

Please note that this is a National Post intended for Nationals of Jordan only.

Job Purpose

The purpose of this post is to support the Southern Syria cross-border team in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments.

Under the direction of the Regional Award Manager, the Awards Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the SCI Southern Syria program from Jordan adheres to all its award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors. This will include financial and narrative reporting relating to donor awards and data quality in the Award Management System. This position is specifically responsible for assigned awards, and will ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, donor specific requirements and to make recommendations for improvements.

This role will work closely with Members, Program Implementation, PDQ, Operations, Finance and Partners on proposals, financial and narrative reporting, monitoring and analysis, and compliance processes. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional qualification in Business, International Development, Finance/Accounting or similar
  • University degree in International Development, Business Administration or Finance
  • Highly developed interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders' guidelines (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, SIDA etc.)
  • Relevant experience managing donor funded projects with International NGO's particularly those addressing human/children's rights and those applying partnership approaches
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and problem solving skills to address these
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their CVs by Sunday, July 30th, 2017 to the below e-mail address (job title should be mentioned in the subject line): /for full details of the Job

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written test/interview. All applicants will also be subject to Save the Children's usual Child Safeguarding Policy and reference checking process.


How to apply:

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'LHajDaoud.08836.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com'