Save the Children International has an exciting internal opportunity for you to join the Resource, Mobilization, Comms & Engagement Team in the Centre as the Global Funding Framework Project Manager. Open to internal Save the Children International employees and Save the Children member office employees only.
As part of the development of Save the Children’s 2022-24 Global Strategy, RMCE has delivered an ambitious project (the Global Funding Framework) to identify how we can resource our strategy. 2024 is a critical year that marks the close of this first iteration of the Global Funding Framework as well as a foundational year to prepare for the next iteration in 2025-2027. In 2024 RMCE will bring the organisation together to outline where we need to shift, focus and align together to resource our Global Strategy and drive the greatest possible impact for children. The Global Funding Framework in 2025-2027 aims to build and embed a sense of collective accountability and action towards shared goals, levers of change, and measures of success: a ‘whole movement effort’ leveraging our areas of strengths, value add and expertise.
The role holder is responsible for the project management of the 2025 Global Funding Framework development. This includes:
- Setting up and coordinating multiple work streams of activity to ensure Save the Children is able to clearly articulate our global funding and fundraising needs, drivers, goals, and multi-year priorities and strategic investments required
- Developing processes, products and tools to help ensure wider organisational commitment and buy-in to these agendas, facilitating integration where possible with multi-year planning pieces of work including the Global Strategy work, the Communications & Engagement work, and across fundraising and programme funding providing clarity regarding individual functions and teams responsibilities
- Working closely with the Head of Strategy and Business planning, team leads, and business stakeholders to lead the development of change and deployment deliverables for key SCA business stakeholders such as stakeholder analysis and key communication materials.
The role holder will also play a valuable role in enabling continuous planning and prioritization throughout the year while helping with regular and effective tracking and articulating/visualizing of progress achieved against the Global Funding Framework for key senior internal audiences. This will include helping standardize processes and communication tools and identify and leverage best practice, providing continuous improvement and learning opportunities for the wider department in close collaboration with the Head of Strategy and Business Planning and team leads.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Experience of successfully managing projects and following through to ensure progress within agreed timeline, preferably in an international NGO environment
- Demonstrable experience and knowledge of programme and project practices and standards including standardised Project Management Methodologies (if possible, experience using Agile)
- Strong analytical skills, including a proven ability to analyse marketing and financial data and produce effective management information
- Strong ability to work with multiple stakeholders, including senior level executives
- Ability to adopt a pro-active approach to problem solving offering solutions as appropriate
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to mobilise and influence others
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate and present to all levels of the organisation
- Ability to manage, to adapt, and to prioritize the workload across a number of different workstreams/ projects in a constantly changing environment
- Ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across different cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and diplomacy
- An understanding of the Save the Children set up, governance, and strategy and knowledge of the sector wide environment/context (non essential)
- Experience in identifying and leveraging opportunities for alignment and integration working at both the strategic and operational level
- Ability and passion to work in a culturally diverse setting
- Self- motivated and ability to work autonomously
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Save the Children
We can offer circa £48,000 per annum (If based in the UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply.
This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract.
Where we Work - Where We Work | Save the Children International
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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A full copy of the role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply
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.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.