Senior Program Manager

Save the Children, Myanmar

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th January, 2018

Job Description

The role

We are currently looking for Senior Program Manager to be based in Pauktaw Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar.

Role Purpose

The Tatlan Senior Program Manager (SPM) will have overall responsibility for the successful management and implementation of Save the Children's Tat Lan program. The SPM ensures that the activities that make up the project are implemented in line with agreed plans and budget, that the project and team is effectively managed and that Program Managers and their teams are responsive to changing internal and external factors.

Qualifications and experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Post Graduate Degree in a relevant field (MBA, MD, MPH), or professional qualification such as CPA



  • At least 6 years experience in related field
  • Excellent 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 work in difficult environment and travel according to requirements.
  • Strong people management skills/experience and proven ability to create an environment which encourages team-working and motivates a team across various geographical areas.
  • Strong understanding of the context to ensure HR management responds to local constraints and culture.
  • At least 5 years of management experience

Contract length: 1 year

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.


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