- Job posted on: 25th Jan 2022
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Join an international charity dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children, families, and communities. Bringing technical expertise and exceptional collaboration skills, you'll ensure Save the Children programs are of high quality and delivering impact. Your passion, knowledge and experience will help position Save the Children as a leader in delivering real and measurable outcomes for children, families and communities.
We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought or conflict - we are there on the ground.
You'll be responsible for assuring quality and impact across Save the Children Australia's programs portfolio, leading a team of technical specialists to provide remote support to Country Offices with monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning functions. You'll drive a culture of evidence-based programming that creates measurable results for children and their families, leveraging this for ongoing learning, effectiveness, and growth. As part of the senior management of our International Programs team, you'll work closely with a diversity of colleagues across the organisation to shape and deliver on Save the Children's strategic priorities. This is a full-time or part-time permanent position, preferably based in Melbourne but we are we are open to applicants based in the Aus/Pacific time zone.
You will make an impact by:
You are an outstanding leader and manager who can see the big picture and is able to dig into the detail. You have extensive knowledge of effective and inclusive programming practice, and your strong initiative gives you the ability to react to sudden and complex challenges. Most importantly, you are passionate about upholding the rights of children and the most vulnerable.
This role requires:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to make the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you'll have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking 'Apply Now'.
Position Description - Head of Program Quality and Impact
For more information about this position, please contact Archie Law, International Programs Director, on 02 8202 9136 or firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Head of Program Quality and Impact enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with our obligations under occupational health and safety legislation. If you are successful in this role, prior to commencement of employment you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19, or that you have proof of medical exemption from the vaccine. Acceptable evidence of vaccination includes:
At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, disability, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.
Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check(where necessary), and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.