Deputy Director of Programme Operations-Mali


Organisation: Save the Children International (Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre)
Date limite de candidature: 25/02/2018
Type d'offre: Contrat à durée déterminée
Volume de travail: Temps plein
Fonction: Autre
Lieu de l'emploi: Mali
Pays: Mali


Child Safeguarding

Level 3: the role 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 in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

The role

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Deputy Director of Program Operations (DDPO) shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office.

The post-holder will effectively and efficiently coordinate operations systems, processes and activities in Sikasso, so that programmes are delivered on time according to organizational strategy, donor requirements and within allocated budgets. S/He will take leadership on aspects related to staffing structure and management, security, logistics, finance, IT and M&E systems. The post holder will play a strategic role in the effective scale up and management of Save the Children programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for children through:

Supporting the delivery of quality programmes, including advocacy for children
Ensuring Regional sub-offices (present or future) have the capacity and resources to deliver on our dual mandate
Guaranteeing a structured growth of the operational platform and supporting the development of new opportunities
Monitoring and tracking operational performance

Profil recherché

including significant field operations experience running both emergency and development program
Robust experience of NGO development and emergency program cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organization structure
A very good understanding of at least 3 of the sectorial programs
Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory
Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and securing and managing grants from major institutional donors
Solid project management skills related to organizational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results
Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically
An in-depth understanding of national and international development issues in particular in relation to children
Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Fluency in written and spoken French and English
DOSSIERS A FOURNIR : les dossiers de candidatures doivent comporter :
• Un CV détaillé mis à jour ;
• Une lettre de motivation mentionnant le titre du poste ;
• Les copies certifiées des diplômes et attestations de travail ;
• Un casier judiciaire en cours de validité (n’est obligatoire qu’une fois retenu au poste) ;
• Les références d’au moins deux précédents employeurs, de préférence des superviseurs directs.
Les dossiers de candidature doivent être envoyés au plus tard le 25/02/2018 à 12 heures précises uniquement via l’adresse électronique suivante : ;

NB : Seuls les candidat(e)s présélectionné(e)s seront convoqué(e)s pour les interviews. Les dossiers de candidature ne seront pas retournés.