Save the Children Humanitarian Leadership Academy Regional Lead – Jobs in Kenya

Humanitarian Leadership Academy Regional Lead
The purpose of this role is to drive forward the localisation capacity strengthening agenda both across the movement and as a critical stakeholder in the wider ecosystem in the respective region. This role will work with the Head of Regions in the development of the ESA regional capacity strengthening model ensuring that it encapsulates the current capacity and partnerships in place and will increase the profile and identify opportunities both across the movement and the wider sector in the accessibility and uptake of learning solutions at a national and local level.

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.

University degree in a relevant subject and / or demonstratable professional experience.

Experience and skills
Strategic mind-set and approach with experience at working at senior levels within an organisation
Strong partnership working and influencing skills, including experience of developing partnerships with Universities, external organisations and leading strategic workstreams
Excellent programme management and organisational skills gained through managing complex cross-organisational projects
A strong understanding of adult learning and work-place learning methodology
Experience in developing new capacity building programmes, including overseeing writing of content
A good understanding of monitoring and evaluating approaches and methodologies
Experience of people development approaches and excellent facilitation and training skills
Experience of managing teams and individuals, including recruitment and selection processes
Budgeting, financial management skills gained through budget-holding responsibilities
Experience in a humanitarian programme and broad understanding of humanitarian issues, international relations and the international humanitarian system
Problem solving, negotiation and contracting skills
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and influence at a senior level
Coaching/mentoring skills
Opportunistic – able to spot the potential to build capacity in an emergency context
Advocacy and networking skills
Ability to travel internationally, occasionally at short notice and to remote and insecure locations

Location: Any country office in the East and Southern Africa region, Preferably Nairobi

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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
How to apply
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers.

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.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

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