Awards Coordinator

Save the Children, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource MobilizationFinance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th September, 2018


Job Description

THE ROLE

The purpose of this post is support the Award Managers in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments.

Under the direction of an Award Manager, the Awards Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the SCI programme adheres to all its award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors. This will include financial and narrative reporting relating to donor awards and data quality in the Award Management System. This position is specifically responsible for assigned awards, and will ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, donor specific requirements and to make recommendations for improvements.

This role will work closely with Program Implementation/ Operations, PDQ and Finance on proposals, financial and narrative reporting, monitoring and analysis, and compliance processes. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

QUALIFICATIONS

Professional qualification in Business, International Development, Finance/Accounting or similar

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • University degree in International Development, Business Administration or Finance
  • Highly developed interpersonal and English communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders’ guidelines (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, SIDA etc.)
  • Relevant experience managing donor funded projects with International NGO’s particularly those addressing human/children’s rights and those applying partnership approaches
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must
  • Ability to proactively identify issues and problem solving skills to address these
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses

CONTRACT LENGTH- 6 months

THE ORGANISATION

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.

Source:https://savethechildren.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=003154&lang=en&%C2%A0src=JB-BB-10080


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