Project Officer for Capacity Building - RISE (Nationals Only)

Save the Children, Pitcairn Island
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Job Summary

Job Description

Project Officer for Capacity Building – RISE for Children Project (Nationals Only)

The Role
The Project Officer- Capacity Building will take the lead in implementing capacity building component of RISE for Children Project for strategic partners in government, LGUs and CSOs. He/she will conduct organizational capacity assessments with these partners, organize capacity-building activities and partners meetings, take charge of maintaining partner information and participate in the preparation of reports to donors. The PO is also responsible for ensuring that the Save the Children Partnership Principles are understood and applied in projects and programs that involve non-funding partnerships with government agencies, local government units and civil society organizations (CSOs).

Qualifications and Experience

  •  At least 3 years relevant experience of developing capacity building plans, designing training programs and building local civil society organizations capacity
  • Degree in Community Development, Social Sciences or equivalent experience
  •  Substantial knowledge of government, local government and civil society structures, strategy development, and structure and system development
  • Experience in working with government institutions and civil society organizations, preferably with some exposure to capacity building and collaborative work
  • Has proven skills in program development and design, training management, and facilitation processes
  •  Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • A team player, willing to work long hours toward the attainment of program objectives & deliverables
  •  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; Able to articulate ideas and concepts clearly verbally and in writing
  •  Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  •  Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work
  • Can work well in highly stressful situations, prioritize deliverables and meet reasonable deadlines
  •  Understands and believes in Save the Children’s mission and vision; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt Save the Children’s methodology and framework.
  •  Willing to travel to any part of the country and be deployed for both humanitarian response and development programming
  • Contract length: Fixed term position until September 2021 based in National Capital Region

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.

Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


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