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International Programme Manager

Save the Children New Zealand is looking to appoint an International Programme Manager to manage the delivery of our international development programmes across the world.

Save the Children International supports child-focussed operations in more than 120 countries around the world worth more than US$2 billion annually. SCNZ implements a portfolio of New Zealand, and international development projects across eight countries in Asia and the Pacific, and responds to humanitarian events world-wide. SCNZ's development focus is Education; and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA); Child Protection; and Child Poverty. We partner with other New Zealand civil society and public sector organisations and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

Reporting to the International Programmes Director, this position will provide management services for international programmes/projects and support our humanitarian-emergency response. The position will include (where appropriate) the development and continuation of sound relationships with international partners, MFAT, NGOs (both within NZ and internationally), NZ private sector and government, and Save the Children staff internationally.

You will be strategically focussed, excellent at managing projects and possess a keen eye for detail.  You will ensure the success of development projects by working closely with local project staff and communities on the ground, whilst at the same time, communicating effectively with donors and stakeholders at a strategic and technical level. Strong relationship skills are essential as is the ability to work across and between different cultures. You will have the ability analyse and assess reports and proposals submitted by project partners, and the skills to manage variance and budgets.

This is a permanent full-time role based in Save the Children's national office in Wellington.

Applications should include a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae of no more than six pages which should be emailed to by 9am on Monday 11th March 2019. A copy of the position description can be made available upon request.