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  • Project Manager LEAPS The role We are currently looking for Project Manager LEAPS based in Savannakhet ProvinceRole PurposeSave the Children is starting five-year early grade reading project as part of LEAPS, a school feeding programme implemented in 6 districts of Savannakhet province managed by a third-party organization, CRS.The goal of this project is to enhance how early grades students learn how to read by training teachers and promoting literacy in their communities. The Project Manager is the field level representative of the organization and has overall accountability for planning and executing projects work plans in accordance with budgets, time lines and internal procedures. The role will be expected to lead on all aspects of managing the field base including supporting budget development and Management, overseeing partner and implementation across the province, agency coordination and representation, security, logistics and management of multiple teams.The post holder will play a key role in building capacity at field level, and in the effective scale up and management of Save the Children emergency programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for children.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.KEY AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITYEnsure they and their team fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.Conduct themselves and ensure their team conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.That child safeguarding is integrated and given a “voice” in all management processes including recruitment, induction, performance management, team meetings, annual planning processes, field level monitoring, etc.Start-up activitiesHe/she plays the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects. He/she expected to deliver a project on time, within the budget, and brief while keeping everyone in the know and happyHe/she prepares the annual/quarterly/monthly project activity and resource planning;He/she organizes and motivates project teams;He/she manages the project timeline include- defines the project activity, sequence the activity, estimate the duration of activity, develop a schedule, maintain a schedule; He/she prepares a project cost estimating and developing the budgetHe/she ensures the projects’ stakeholders satisfaction;He/she analyzes and manage the project risk;He/she manages the project risks;He/she manages the project reports and necessary documentations;Program Development and PlanningProvide local level input in proposal development/ amendmentReview feasibility and local relevance of proposals/ amendmentsProgram planning, Implementation, monitoring and reportingRegularly reviews detailed implementation plan of the program/project for the province in close coordination with CRS and partnersProvides overall supervision and management support to field-level implementation ensuring all activities are completed on time and within budget; monitor partners activities.Provides monthly implementation plan to Programme Manager- Education.Oversees preparation of quarterly and annual progress reports, project reports, and donor reports related to the province;Coordinates the implementation of evaluation at site level with staffs under his/her supervision.Makes requests amendment when outputs/timeframe need adjustments and revised budget to Programme Manager-Education.Operations Management:Supervises procurement, reception, office supply, vehicle and facility management functions to support effectively programme delivery the technical team to enable them to carry out their work in the field; ensure adherence of staff to relevant SCI policies and guidelines.Ensures that all activities and operations fully comply with the child safeguarding local procedure and CSG global policies; signs off on CSG risk management plans for each activity involving children, monitors implementation.Manage project filing system and ensure procedure is completed correctly and in a timely fashion to ensure that documents are available for the technical team to collate data for quarterly reporting to donors; Ensures to maintains up-to-date copy of relevant Fund Summary/Agreements/proposals a site office level;Ensures with the SSD that systems are in place for the control of all assets, funds, equipment, property, and facilities and that these are aligned with donors’ rules and regulations. Perform half-yearly physical control of all registers and inventories. Proposes assets disposal plan as needed; Disposes of assets (donation to partners)In close coordination with the country Security Focal Point monitor and report on security situation in the field location. Implement effective safety and security procedures, ensuring that these are updated ad revised at regular intervals and that new project is built around security considerations.Budget Planning and expenditure monitoringPrepares annual budget for programme implementation at site level, according to the budget templateProvides explanations for variance and mitigation plans, proposes output adjustments;Ensures budget monitoring (check BvA), compiles comments, refines analysis and when variances, propose mitigation/adjustment actions;Approves revised/budget phasing or reforecast, every quarter;Provides information on support function costs for site office to line Manager and Finance during proposal development;Financial management & AccountingSupervises the day-to-day financial operations of SVK field office including financial accounting, financial control, financial systems and monthly reporting to the Country Office and supports preparation of monthly projections and monthly reports to the donor and to Member.Ensures SCK operations complies with all donor and Save the Children Financial Management Operating Standards and Standard Operating Procedures, including the requirements of the SCI Finance Procedures Manual.Supervises the bank & cash management of SVK field office; reviews and submits the cash requests to the finance team; ensure adequate funds for smooth operation of programs.Approves budget advance, requests for both partners and staff within SOD or certifies and escalates to Programme Manager-Education;Reviews partners’ financial reports along with the supporting documents.Ensures Field-offices operate efficient accounting systems, including review of GLACOS before submissions to the Country officeCoordinates and assists SSD during any internal or external audits ; Responds to auditors' requests for issues or program related site level; and provide inputs to Programme Manager-Education for management response;Human Resources Managementsupports hr by leading on staffing structure and implementing staff welfare policy.develops and help Programme Manager-Education in job descriptions which clearly define the roles and responsibilities of the staff under his/her supervision;in cooperation with the Programme Manager-Education and HR vte, leads in the recruitment of staff for all positions;ensures that staffs clearly understand their roles and responsibilities. on the basis of their job descriptions, monitor staff performance and provide constructive feedback to staff in line with sci policy.works with staffs to agree clear annual priority work plans and individual development plans linked to strategic priorities,ensures that staff are trained to sci policies, procedures and guidelines such as: child safeguarding, anti-fraud, procurement;conducts twice yearly participatory appraisals to assess performance and development of staffs under his/her supervision;incorporates staff development strategies and performance management systems into team building process.discusses needs for professional development opportunities for program staff with the direct line managerQualifications Education in Bachelor level in a relevant subject preferredExperience and Skills5-7 years experience in a similar roleGood written and spoken English skills in an advantageGood skills on teacher and staff capacity buildingExcellent inter-personal communication skillsExcellent in team work and networkingGood in documentation and report writing skillsGood English communication skillsEthnic language skills is an advantageGood IT skills in major applications like MS Office, Internet, etc.Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacyPrevious experience of managing a teamSolid experience in grant management, including budget holding and donor reportingPrevious experience of project management and working with Government partnersExcellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skillsA very good understanding of Program management cycleAbility to analyse information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategicallyAn in depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to childrenCommitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approachesProven experience in Emergency response and Proven excellent Government relationsContract length: fixed termThe OrganisationWe 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 birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe 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:Interested candidates please submit a full application using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document including contact details of three professional referees (current and last line managers and HR department). Please also include details of your salary expectations and a copy of your ID card. Please note that we will require a copy of your Criminal Records (ໃບ້ແຈ້ງໂທດ) later.Closing date for applications is: 22 Jan, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Apply online via the link provided below only:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2100002F&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkokHow to submit your application?Follow the link aboveClick on Apply OnlineIf you have not registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please click on New User to create an account firstSet your new User Name (no space), Password (ensure it meets required criteria) and Email Address. Please ensure you do not forget this information, as you will need to use them when progressing to next stageIf you have applied and registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please input your User Name and Password to log in as Returning User.Once registered/logged in, you are now ready to apply to any job on SCI’s online application system (stcuk.taleo.net). Good luck!Frequently asked questions:How do I fill in the ‘Title’ field? - Please click on clickable ‘search’ button right next to the field, to select the option provided (Mr, Ms, Mrs)What do I put in ‘Secondary nationality’ field, if I only have one nationality? - Secondary nationality is not a mandatory field, leave it blank if it does not apply to youDo I need to fill all fields? - Where applicable fill in all fields. But if not applicable, only fill in the mandate fields (fields with red * mark)Save the Children International is a child-rights based organization. Safe recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people that we come into contact with, and support through our programmes.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.Save the children is an equal opportunities employer, qualified females, persons with disability and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
  • Health & Nutrition Technical Manager The role We are currently looking for Health & Nutrition Technical Manager based in Luangphabang Province (extended)Role PurposeSave the Children International in Lao PDR implements a comprehensive Primary Health Care Program (PHC) in 5 districts of Luang Prabang, prioritising maternal, new-born child health and nutrition. In addition, the PHC program works in partnership with an EU funded SCALING nutrition project implemented in 7 districts of Luang Prabang province; and in 3 additional northern provinces of Laos in partnership with CARE International, Child Fund and CCL.The Health & Nutrition Technical Manager is responsible for the quality design, implementation, monitoring and supervision of maternal and newborn activities at health facility and community level. This is within the broader PHC program in 8 target districts of Luang Prabang. As a senior member of the PHC team the Technical manager will provide technical support and leadership to PHC team and ensure good coordination and alignment of maternal and newborn activities within the PHC program and SCALING project in Luang Prabang province.  The technical manager will directly manage 3 seniors health & Nutrition officer and provide input into  PHC strategic and annual operational plans and donor reports.  S/he should be experienced in public health, health service delivery and capacity building for health staff in the technical areas of maternal and child health; and be familiar with key Laos health policies and strategies. The Technical manager will work under the direction of the Health Director and in close partnership with MoH staff at provincial, district and national level and community representatives.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.KEY AREA OF ACCOUNTABILITYEnsure they and their team fully understand the provisions of the Child Safeguarding Policy, the Code of Conduct and Local/Country Procedures.Conduct themselves and ensure their team conduct themselves in accordance with the rules of the Child Safeguarding Policy, in their personal and professional lives – which includes reporting suspicions of child abuse.That child safeguarding is integrated and given a “voice” in all management processes including recruitment, induction, performance management, team meetings, annual planning processes, field level monitoring, etc.Technical- Management & SupervisionManage and supervise 3 technical team members.Plan, coordinate, monitor and evaluate maternal and newborn activities as per the implementation plan and annual budget.Work with PHC Program and SCALING project team based in LPB to develop a detailed annual implementation plan and budget for maternal and newborn care integrated into the PHC program and SCALING project coverage areas.Work with the PHC and SCALING MEAL staff to develop tools and processes for monitoring, evaluation, documentation of learning for maternal newborn care. Ensure that program data is of good quality and regularly utilized to inform program decisions Ensure that cross cutting program elements such as Quality Improvement, Behavior Change Communication, Capacity Development, and Gender are well integrated into technical areas and program activities.Work in close collaboration and coordinate with provincial and district government counterparts and other stakeholdersAttend and provide input into monthly team meetings and SCI national level meetings as requiredParticipate in writing proposals and identifying funding for maternal and newborn care activitiesSupport programs manager to manage program budget for maternal and newborn care activities as per SCI finance policies and procedures.Technical SupportMentor the senior health & Nutrition officer and community project officers.Support quality capacity building activities and utilization of data for program management decisions.Mentor and build capacity of PHC team and SCALING project staff for maternal and newborn care including SBCC activity as community level, and provide supportive supervision as required.Support the PHC and SCALING teams to regular document lessons learnt for maternal and newborn care.Supervise field activities to ensure good quality and timely management of field implementation issues.Identify and request additional technical support for the MoH and Lao based project teams as needed.Contribute to the MoH and related technical working groups working on maternal and newborn care issuesSupport the MOH on technical issues, including participation in key Ministry-led technical working groupsReview national clinical guidelines and scopes of practice to promote quality maternal and newborn interventions aligned to global policy and guidelinesParticipate in policy development and advocacy activities for maternal and newborn healthWork in close collaboration with the SCALING Consortium Management Unit technical advisors for the design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of maternal and newborn activitiesFinancialSupport payment requests and advance clearances for project officers in coordination with the Admin and Finance team.Administration Organise in collaboration with the Admin and Finance sector all field trips related to the programSupport procurement of materials and supplies in collaboration with logistics teamAssists the Health Director and team in additional tasks as requiredEnsures compliance of the program with all SCI Laos policies and Lao Labour Law.RepresentationRepresent PHC & SCALING team for maternal and newborn care activities at provincial and district meetingsSupport national level networking and representation as requiredRelationshipsEstablishes and maintains excellent working relationships with all SCI Laos staff members.Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with other institutions involved in the projects. This should include regular contract with GoL partners, development partners working on maternal and newborn care and SCALING project team and technical advisorsFollow local procedures in order to liaise effectively with local government partners in terms of planning, implementing, reporting, budget expenditure and control, monitoring and evaluationDevelop, maintain and strengthens relations with other agencies working in the same geographic or technical areas.Actively works in coordination with other staff-members as deemed necessary for performing his/her duties and for the general development of the SCI Laos offices.Qualifications Medical or clinical degree in public health, midwifery, nursing, paediatrics or obstetricsProfessional post graduate qualification in public health or development an assetExperience and SkillsEssentialAt least 5 years of experience demonstrating ability to manage complex health development programs in collaboration with health ministries, international partners and local stakeholders.Minimum 5 years' experience in the field of public health, midwifery, pediatrics, maternal and newborn health/family practice.DesirableStrategic thinking; strong relationship building, representation and networking skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with a culturally and linguistically diverse team of staff, consultants and counterparts.Fluency in English, Lao language is required.Contract length: fixed termThe OrganisationWe 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 birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe 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:Interested candidates please submit a full application using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document including contact details of three professional referees (current and last line managers and HR department). Please also include details of your salary expectations and a copy of your ID card. Please note that we will require a copy of your Criminal Records (ໃບ້ແຈ້ງໂທດ) later.Closing date for applications is: 17 Jan, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.Apply via link provided below only:https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=200007LE&tz=GMT%2B07%3A00&tzname=Asia%2FBangkokHow to submit your application?Follow the link aboveClick on Apply OnlineIf you have not registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please click on New User to create an account firstSet your new User Name (no space), Password (ensure it meets required criteria) and Email Address. Please ensure you do not forget this information, as you will need to use them when progressing to next stageIf you have applied and registered with SCI’s online application system before (stcuk.taleo.net), please input your User Name and Password to log in as Returning User.Once registered/logged in, you are now ready to apply to any job on SCI’s online application system (stcuk.taleo.net). Good luck!Frequently asked questions:How do I fill in the ‘Title’ field? - Please click on clickable ‘search’ button right next to the field, to select the option provided (Mr, Ms, Mrs)What do I put in ‘Secondary nationality’ field, if I only have one nationality? - Secondary nationality is not a mandatory field, leave it blank if it does not apply to youDo I need to fill all fields? - Where applicable fill in all fields. But if not applicable, only fill in the mandate fields (fields with red * mark)Save the Children International is a child-rights based organization. Safe recruitment is central to the safeguarding of children and young people that we come into contact with, and support through our programmes.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.Save the children is an equal opportunities employer, qualified females, persons with disability and candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
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Website : laos.savethechildren.net
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