Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Outbreak Readiness Lead Advisor in Centre - London, UK or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide
Save the Children is recruiting a maternity cover, Lead Advisor (Technical Lead) to join the USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance-funded READY initiative team (May 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024 with possible extension through July 2024). This leadership position is accountable for ensuring on time and high-quality project deliverables, working across internal Save the Children teams and external consortium partners and stakeholders to successfully augment global readiness for major disease outbreaks in humanitarian settings.
SCOPE OF ROLE:
Reports to: READY Chief of Party
Direct Reports: None
Indirect Reports: Dotted line oversight of humanitarian Technical Advisor, project consultants, and consortium parts across specific project workstreams.
Role Dimensions: The Lead Advisor provides technical leadership and guidance for SC and its consortium partners in developing and implementing the READY program strategy and ensures the technical and methodological soundness of activities. The Technical Lead provides expertise in infectious diseases, pandemic preparedness and response, humanitarian response, and providing technical support to large-scale outbreak responses. The Technical Lead serves on READY’s core team and as a member of Save the Children’s broader Humanitarian Public Health Team. More information about the READY initiative can be found at www.ready-initiative.org
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
We can offer circa £55,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.
This role can be based in any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location.
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