TITLE: (Senior) Project Officer
Sichuan Programme-LOCATION: the post holder is expected to either based in Chengdu or can travel extensively to Chengdu and project site (around 15 days per month)
CONTRACT LENGTH: Fixed term
POST STATUS: Accompanied / Unaccompanied / Accompanied Partner Only
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
To plan, implement, develop and monitor the projects, with the support from Senior Project Officer / Project Manager and local partners per agreed strategies and policies.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: Project Manager
Staff reporting to this post: None
Budget Responsibilities: None
Regular contact with external stakeholders such as civil affairs bureau, education bureau, schools and communities.
Travel: Frequent (over 10 days per month)
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :
To support the implementation of the project activities, contributing to design, planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;
Provide technical support for project partners and monitor the progress of the project through regular project site visits;
To support the Project Manager in the planning and preparation of high quality donor reports and funding proposals.
To assist the Project Manager in preparation of project budgets, financial reports and forecasts and in monitoring and strengthening financial accountability at project management level;
To develop relationships between project staff and various partners to facilitate the implementation of project;
Become aware of current policy and practices regarding local situation at national and provincial levels;
BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
willing to take disciplined risks.
honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
Bachelor Degree or above in education, law, psychology, social work, development or other related fields.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Experience in related field, such as social work, law, or other child protection/NGO work related field (officer level) is perferable.
Communication and Technical Skills
Good English communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environments according to travel requirements
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
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.
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.
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