Save The Children

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

Project Manager CTIP

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Job Advertisement: Project Manager - Combatting Trafficking in Persons (CTIP)

About the Role:

The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for the oversight and overall delivery of high-quality project activities. The Project Manager will work in close collaboration with the Burundi Mission Director of Save the Children, the ad-hoc anti-trafficking Committee, government social structures, national organizations, and international organizations. The Project Manager will also ensure the implementation and roll-out of the program continue to emphasize a rights-based approach in supporting innovative activities and building upon the successes of other USG projects, civil society organizations, local government, and other relevant activities in Burundi.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications and experience

  • Master's Degree in international development, public policy, social work/sciences, or related field preferred

  • Minimum of eight years of relevant experience in a senior management position in a program of similar complexity and size, preferably including experience in cross-sector programming.

  • Excellent management, communication, and negotiation skills demonstrating the ability to lead and build consensus, cooperation, and coalitions among individuals, civil society groups, private sector, and government officials with potentially competing interests.

  • Experience working to strengthen civil society and government systems is required.

  • Past technical experience in the following areas: counter trafficking in persons, labor rights, private sector partnerships, rule of law, advocacy, grant management, organizational capacity building, and sustainability.

  • Experience mentoring staff and national organizations and transferring skills and knowledge.

  • Experience working in Burundi or East Africa region is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with gender equality and/or social inclusion experience is preferred.

  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with other donor programs and with USG implementing partners for creative solutions and complementarities to maximize results.

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 health care, 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


This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3: The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information:

The deadline for receiving applications is 5th October 2022.

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

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

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