Field Manager

at Save the Children
Published April 3, 2022
Location Mbuji-Mayi, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


The role


The Field Manager - Kasaï Oriental/Lomami is line managed by the -Director of Program Operations. Program Managers, Deputy Project Director, Senior HR & Admin Officer, Supply Chain Coordinator, Finance Specialist. The Field Manager will develop and manage all Save the Children's programmes (Currently Protection and Education) as well as Human Resources, finance, logistics, administration, security, representation and advocacy concerning the humanitarian response in the area. The post-holder will effectively and efficiently coordinate operations systems, processes and activities so that programme is delivered on time according to organisational strategy, donor requirements and within allocated budget.


Qualifications and experience


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University degree in relevant field (social sciences, development, emergency….);

At least 5 years experience of managing field based operations in challenging and insecure areas;

Ability to lead a programme and support a team working from remote locations;

Proven experience in grant management, including budget holding and donor reporting and effective financial and budgetary control in securing and managing grants;

Experience in management of Human Resources, finance, logistics, administration;

Proven skills/experience in security management in instable / conflict environments;

Proven skills in programme management and project administration;

Strong skills in people management, moderation, conflict resolution and capacity-building skills;

Skills & experience in project/programme monitoring review, reporting and evaluation;

Ability to represent Save the Children, promote and advocate for children's rights and maintain good relations at a provincial level with donors, United Nations organisations, international and national Non-Governmental Organizations and local authorities;

Fluency in written and spoken French and working proficiency of English;

Ability to work with limited supervision;

Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims values and principles.



Experience in heading a field office, an advantage;

Experience in working in remote / isolated conditions, an asset;

Background/familiarity with Emergency response;

Knowledge and working experience of Child's Rights Programming approach;

Experience in promoting children's participation in programming, design, implementation and evaluation.


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