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 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.
Level 3: the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Line management for FSL volunteers and coordination with local partners.
Responsible for all FSL kick-off meetings, targeting, verification of beneficiaries, direct .
- implementation of activities, monitoring, review, and Closure meetings.
- Contribute to the development of FSL sector strategy, technical SOPs, and guidelines by conducting need assessments and discussions with the community.
- Ensure that humanitarian international standards and approaches are adhered to (such as, but not limited to, Humanitarian Accountability Partnership International (HAP-I) Benchmarks, SPHERE, DAC Accountability Framework) and Save the Children’s Child Rights Programming tools and approaches.
- Ensure compliance of project implementation to Donor and SC regulations.
- Support the management of food security and livelihood (FSL) awards, ensuring that operational aspects of projects and reports are delivered according to SC and donor contractual requirements, within the agreed timescale and budget.
FSL Project Management:
- In collaboration with the Project Manager,
- responsible for the preparation and timely delivery of detailed project implementation plans.
- procurement and budget spending plans whilst ensuring that off-targets are timely identified and mitigated.
- Develop tools and templates to monitor the progress and implementation of FSL activities.
- Responsible for technical capacity support on implementation modalities, plans, and strategies., including cash and social support programs.
- Manage effective planning, coordination, and communication with service provider, transporter, logistics, and field team to ensure cohesive implementation of the FSL activities.
- Identify learning and training opportunities for staff and volunteers and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.
- Provide necessary technical training and develop appropriate technical guidelines and materials to SC’s and partner’s staff.
- Ensure integration/coordination from both design and implementation of actions with other sectors ( mainly the protection sector ).
- Conduct frequent field visits to project areas to ensure quality implementation, and provide technical guidance.
- Conduct monthly project progress reviews including progress against objective, indicators, activities as well as budget vs actual and report on the project progress.
- Responsible for FSL project monitoring, taking corrective measures, and ensuring that resources are used effectively.
- Responsible for quality and timely preparations of internal reports, project progress reports, and any other SC internal reports as required.
Programme Development and Quality:
- Support on context analysis, identification of needs, and participate actively in the development and review of FSL need assessments, post distribution surveys, and annual plans in line with SC country strategic plan.
- Actively involved in the development of quality/wining FSL concept notes and project proposals. This include provision of technical inputs, development nt of theory of change & Log frames, activity budget and review of proposals.
- Lead market monitoring z Integrate and promote market-based responses the with lens of recovery, resilience and gender.
- Contribute in FSL sector strategy development, annual planning, and reporting.
- With support from FSL team & MEAL team, lead technical and needs assessment and timely submission of quality reports.
- Work closely with the MEAL team, to support continuous monitoring of project implementation, quality, measuring of all indicators as well as ensuring that accountability mechanisms in place.
- are reviewed, known to and utilized by beneficiaries. Review all complaints and work with responsible field technical teams or stakeholders to resolve them.
- Provide evidence and learning on Food Security and Livelihoods. Work with MEAL proactively lead and/or support documentation lessons learnt, best practices, case studies for projects to inform improved design of new projects and showcasing SC work to key stakeholders.
- Representation, coordination, and Advocacy:
Liaise and collaborate with relevant local and national stakeholders, and represent SC in relevant coordination meetings.
Represent the principles and work of Save the Children to donors, United Nations, NGOs and
- INGOs, government and other forum at state level as and when required.
- Ensure effective stakeholder participation throughout the project implementation.
- Responsible for the development of advocacy messages within projects, ensuring linkages to overall country advocacy plan.
- In collaboration with senior Programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers at all levels.
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
- At least a first Degree in Plitaical Studies, Low, Development studies, Rural development, and Community Development.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: