Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the EU Knowledge and Learning Manager in Brussels, Belgium
The role is overall responsible for holding the overview of the performance of the EU Account and relevant donor’s trends. The postholder will create and develop tools to enhance Save the Children EU Account performance. The role will focus on two key areas of work: (a) data collection and analysis to inform strategic thinking, positioning and external engagement; (b) tailor-made capacity building to respond to the needs of the EU Account (covering DG ECHO, DG INTPA and DG NEAR. This role is central to the efficient delivery of the Save the Children in Europe steer delivery in 2022-2024.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Demonstrable knowledge of DG INTPA/NEAR and/or DG ECHO (funding instruments, proposal writing, compliance, lobbying);
- Proven experience with project cycle management, including narrative and financial reporting to donors in particular DG INTPA/NEAR and /or DG ECHO;
- Demonstrable knowledge and experience in the design and development of training materials for a range of audiences using a variety of methods, e.g. in person facilitation and online presentation;
- Demonstrable knowledge and track record of analysing large data sets and using this analysis to issue recommendations/guidance tools for a wide range of audiences, including senior leadership;
- Understanding of contemporary issues relating to humanitarian and development aid funding;
- Excellent organisational skills;
- Responds well to competing demands and work well under pressure;
- Excellent relationship building skills in relation to forming and maintaining both internal and external relationships;
- A committed team-player, able to work well in a small, multi-cultural, multi-language team and at the same time with a large, diverse complex, matrixed, multi-member, virtual organization;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English), including presentations, both for internal and external audiences with appropriate attention to detail;
- Willingness and ability to travel;
- Commitment to Save the Children’s mission, values and approach.
This role can be based in any existing Save the Children International office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.
Where we Work –Where We Work | Save the Children International
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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply
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.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.