Project Manager - Sustainable Delivery Initiative

The Opportunity

Save the Children International are currently looking to hire a Project Manager for our Sustainable Delivery Initiative team, to be based in our central London office. This is a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced individual to join a fast paced and dynamic organisation which is just at the start of its ambitious new strategy to reach the most marginalised and deprived children.


In this busy role you will manage the design and implementation of the Sustainable Delivery Initiative, leading on business improvement across our Country Offices. This will include mapping behavioural gaps in our worldwide network of offices, identifying root causes and proposing relevant solutions and interventions, reviewing and adapting the design and implementation of interventions, establishing project schedules, identifying and managing interdependencies with other key projects and proactively identifying and managing project risks. You will also manage project communications and engage with a range of internal and external stakeholders.


To be successful in this role you will have significant experience in managing the implementation of similar international development or humanitarian or change projects, as well as experience of humanitarian or development operations management in an INGO country office or headquarters. You will also be qualified to a degree-level in International Development, Business or a related field.


On a personal level you'll have strong time management and communication skills, a proactive approach with a highly strategic focus, and be an exceptional business partner. This role requires a high standard of English, with additional language skills in Spanish, Arabic or French advantageous.


The role offers a competitive salary in the context of the sector, alongside 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 protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.


We are working towards 3 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

Application information

Please apply via our online recruitment system, providing a cover letter and up-to-date CV. In your cover letter, 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.


Job description:

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Location: London, United Kingdom

Permanent - Full-Time

Closing date: Monday 23 April 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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