Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In Nepal and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share. Save the Children invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates who are reliable, accountable. have the ability to deliver results with the highest level of integrity and who value diversity for the following position(s):
Program Development and Quality (PDQ) Director
As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in Nepal. the Program Development and Quality (PDQ) Director is responsible for overseeing and ensuring strategic development of high quality, evidence based, innovative full spectrum programs that deliver immediate and lasting change for children and contribute to Save the Children’s global Breakthroughs: Learn. Survive, Be Protected. One of the key aspects of the role is ensuring capacity building. mentoring and coaching of thematic leads and advisors in order to build strong PDQ department.
Term and Location: Fixed term position based in Nepal Country Office,Kathmandu
Required Qualification: Master’s degree or equivalent in Human Rights. Development Studies. NGO Management or relevant Social Science with at least 10 years (7 years for GS’ group) of senior management experience preferably in an INGO environment, including experience in designing and developing thematic programs/projects for children in both emergency and development contexts as well as ensuring the effective program/project quality
Required Knowledge and Skills: The position holder should have demonstrated significant experience in thematic programiprojects (in either of Education. Health & Nutrition, HIV & AIDS. Child Right Governance & Child Protection. Child Poverty and/or Humanitarian Response sector) in a developing country context. She/He should have sound experience in program/project development and program cycle management along with the ability to work in a complex organization structure. She/He should have substantial knowledge and experience in designing and establishing mechanisms to ensure program/project quality and results.The position holder should possesses sound strategic thinking and planning skills including the ability to think creatively and be innovative, set priorities, manage work plans and evaluate progress. Sitie should have highly developed relationship building. negotiation and interpersonal skills to work in collaboration with donors. members, government and manage diverse team of national and international professionals.
How To Apply
For detail job description(s) of the position(s), log on to www.merojob.com/savethechildren. Click “Apply Online” icon below the details of respective job position(s) to apply. The application deadline for the aforementioned position is 17:00 hrs,Thursday,August 17,2017.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to automatic disqualification. No telephone inquiries will be entertained.
Qualified candidates from minorities, indigenous groups, women and people with disabilities from local level are highly encouraged to apply.