Global Change and Communications Manager

The Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for a Global Change and Communications Manager to join our transformation team in London, and work collaboratively with the wider project team to enable the successful delivery of a critical initiative, which will ensure that our international programming team have the right level of technical expertise (TE), in the right place, and focused appropriately.  

 

TE is critical for ensuring we design and deliver quality programmes, build national capacity, and disseminate our learning on what works best for children. The initiative has been underway for about a year, and has a detailed project design across a number of work streams, it’s a complex project that has a high level of visibility and interest across the Save the Children movement, and a wide range of stakeholders involved.

 

In order to be successful you will have/bring;

    • Proven experience of using and leading change management activities including change impact assessment, stakeholder analysis, managing resistance, building change capacity, designing and defining roles and responsibilities
    • A proven ability to resolve issues swiftly and decisively whilst safeguarding standards and procedures
    • Proven experience of developing and implementing a communications plan, including developing communication materials appropriate to different stakeholders
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good management and influencing skills with experience of working with senior level executives
    • Strong leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and mobilise individuals within or outside their reporting lin
    • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10%
    • It would also be helpful if you have experience within Organisational Design projects

This role is offered on the basis of a 12 month fixed term contract with a salary of up to £60Kpa.  Benefits include a company pension scheme and 30 days annual leave 

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 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 www.savethechildren.net/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.

Job description:

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Date advertised: 7 Jan 2019

Closing date: 3 Feb 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Department: Business Transformation

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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