Save the Children International (SCI) is currently looking for an analytical and energetic thinker to occupy the position of the Head of Humanitarian Awards to lead on award management for humanitarian funding in emergency programmes worldwide, working closely with global, regional and country based teams.
As Head of Humanitarian Awards, you will be accountable for the Humanitarian Awards portfolio and be responsible for the effective management of SCI facing awards, the department implemented awards and collaborative entity funding. You will act as the internal and external representative for the Humanitarian Department in relation to award management. You will also be responsible for the design and implementation of effective processes to ensure donor compliance for key humanitarian funding streams. In addition, you will:
Lead and develop the Humanitarian Awards Team, including the Humanitarian Surge Team personnel in their award management functions
Support the professional development of Humanitarian Awards Team
Plan and negotiate with the Head of Awards Surge at SCI to deliver appropriate ‘surge capacity’ of additional Award Management capacity in instances where significant operations scale ups are required
Be accountable for the compliance, risk management and mitigation of £225 million awards portfolio
Collaborate closely with Business Partners to ensure the Awards Team work on awards budgets and expenditure.
To be successful in this role you will have a strong understanding of the award management cycle, proposal submission best practices, income claim requests and debt management. Educated to degree level, experience of working with and knowledge of award management regulations is essential. With excellent team leadership and management skills, you will also have experience managing a sizeable portfolio of grants and cooperative agreements, including budget and financial report preparation. In addition you will need:
Experience reviewing complex, regional emergency proposals and reports
Line management experience and field experience in a range of settings
Expertise in designing and implementing award management systems, processes and controls within an international NGO environment
Extensive and progressive experience in grant management, NGO or other relevant roles
An energetic, flexible and proactive approach and the ability to drive standards and innovation to design and implement best practice award management systems.
Interested candidate should apply by clicking HERE
The closing date for this application is 15th January. 2017
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