Program Manager – Child Protection

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 has the overall responsibility of managing child protection programs, including several projects, in multiple field locations. S/he is accountable to provide technical expertise/guidance for project implementation, monitoring, capacity building of different stakeholders of the projects. S/he is responsible for providing support for assessment, response analysis, design, coordination, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of the child protection components for the program. S/he will oversee the work of Project Managers in the field offices to prevent and respond to abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect against children in emergencies. S/he will also maintain coordination, networking and linkage with other service providers and establish a well-functioning referral system and provide necessary trainings to child protection staff in addressing the protection needs of vulnerable children and families, provide quality and timely reports for the program and donors.


Qualifications and experience
  • At least 6 years working experiences in the relevant field including 3 years in management or supervisory position. Experience of working in child rights based approaches.
  • Sound knowledge & skills to analyze Human Rights and Child Rights situation in the global, national and local levels 
  • Excellent understanding of rights based/child rights programming, CRC and other Human Rights instruments and Project Cycle Management
  • Excellent communication skills both in English and Bangla
  • Demonstrated Skill in budget preparation and management
  • Excellent program development and proposal writing skill
  • Demonstrable ability to prepare high compliance donor reports, and other documents
  • Experience on managing team and line management
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Social Science or relevant discipline.


Contract length: Up to 31 May 2021, possibility of further extension
Job Location: Cox’s Bazar
Number of vacancy: 1 (One)


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 

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: 28 Jun 2020

Closing date: 5 Jul 2020 - 23:59 +06

Location: Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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