Deputy Manager – Awards

Save the Children invites application for the above mentioned position. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates.  


The role 

This position will support the Awards Manager in the areas of Awards Management. S/he will work closely with program focal person or the budget holders to support in understanding grant agreement, key donor compliances, budget and key deliverables. S/he will ensure that Awards are managed throughout the awards lifecycle according to SCI award management policy and managed in line with donor condition/compliances. S/he will be responsible for critical analysis of the portfolio and suggest on the burn rate, no cost extension (NCE), cost extension (CE) and budget realignment. The incumbent will ensure that awards are developed in line with the SCI awards policy and ensure timely preparation and review of donor report and submission to the management. S/he will also to maintain the electronic and paper files of each grant and facilitate audit as and when required.  


Qualifications and experience

  • At least 5 years of working experience within the finance department of a national or international organization. 
  • S/he should have experience of budgeting and budget management and proven track record in producing quality reports. 
  • Should have the ability to analyze complex financial data 
  • Sound understanding on different donor compliance will be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skill, ability to work under pressure
  • Hands-on experience on MS Office package, particularly in Excel 
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Finance/Accounting or relevant discipline

Contract length: Regular and Contract   
Job Location: Dhaka 
Number of vacancy: 2 (Two)


The Organization

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 


Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations 

For detailed job description and to apply online, please use the below link: 

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

We need to keep children safe so our selection process 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.


Job description:

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Date advertised: 25 Jun 2020

Closing date: 4 Jul 2020 - 23:59 +06

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Department: Awards Management

Type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-time

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