Awards Management Officer

Save the Children, Mactan, Philippines
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Job Summary

Job Description

Award Management Officer

The Role

The purpose of this post is to support the Award Management team in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position involves supporting award information management and compliance with systems and processes.

Under the direction of an Award Director/Manager, the Awards Officer will be responsible for supporting the team to adhere to all award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors.

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 and Experience

  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Computer literate (i.e word, advanced excel, outlook, internet explorer)
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprise of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills in English with experience of working with diverse often multicultural teams
  • Experience managing grants, contracts & sub agreements with knowledge of major funders’ guidelines (e.g. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA, SIDA etc.)
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively even under pressure

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