Chief of Party

  • Executive-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 26 March 2020
  • Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
  • Closing on 2 April 2020

Job Description

Expression of Interest

Save the Children Philippines seeks interested individuals to join our manpower pool for an anticipated USAID-funded project in the Philippines. Project life is three (3) years.

Project: Youth Democracy Academy: Building Capacities of Youth to Engage in Democratic Processes

Project Objective: The project aims to enhance political participation by youth in the Philippines. It shall address the complex and interrelated array of problems related to the electoral processes and youth participation by proposing a comprehensive and tested civic education program for youth.


Job Grade E

The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for providing technical leadership and overall management direction for the project. S/he is also responsible for project inputs, program strategy, external representation and coordination with project counterparts, Government of the Philippines contacts, other donors within the sector and other programs as necessary. The COP is ultimately responsible for compliance with the agreement results and the oversight of project activities which will meet the stated objectives of the project. S/he shall ensure that the program is integrated and consistent with SCP strategy and shall be accountable for the administration and fiscal management of the area project office/s; the direction, supervision and evaluation of staff and the planning, implementation and evaluation of project activities.

The candidate we are looking for must have relevant graduate degree in social sciences, education, international development or related fields and at least eight (8) years of professional experience is successfully managing leadership development; capacity building projects and mobilizing stakeholder organizations and networks for participatory governance.

The Organization

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 apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview

‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’

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

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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