Project Coordinator

Country: Philippines
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 10 Sep 2021

Project Coordinator- AVCD/Basque Project (Nationals Only)


The Project Coordinator shall lead the implementation of a project focused on education in emergencies and child protection in Maguindanao province in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). S/he is responsible in leading the planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation, and strategy development to ensure that the target deliverables of the project are achieved according to timelines, budget and standards set forth by the donor and Save the Children Philippines (SCP). S/he is expected to lead the coordination and collaboration works with the key government agencies in BARMM such as the Ministry of Health Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE), Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD), Ministry of Health (MOH), and Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG) at the regional, provincial and municipal levels.


  • At least 3 years' experience in working on Education in Emergencies and Child Protection issues or an equivalent level of experience
  • Experience in partnership with and providing support to the government agencies, civil society groups-NGOs, community-based organizations or people's organizations
  • Experience in project management cycle
  • Ability to adapt new ideas and innovation; capacity to think strategically
  • Preferably with a degree in Education, Community Development, Social Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity and experience with the concepts of human rights, empowering civil society, local governance, children's rights and child protection
  • Can deal with various levels of stakeholders-from decision-makers to field level practitioners
  • Has proven skills in program management, training design and delivery, and facilitation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Can work well in highly stressful situations, prioritizes deliverables and meet reasonable deadlines
  • Understands and believes in Save the Children's mission and vision; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt Save the Children's methodology and framework

Willing to travel to any part of the country and be deployed in both humanitarian response and development programming

Contract length: Fixed Term position until October 31, 2022 based in Cotabato City

The Organisation

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 realise 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 Information:

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 reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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