Senior Project Officer (Training and Content Development)

Save the Children


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 in-country programs; or are visiting the country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process for staff.


The Senior Program Officer will provide support to the project team in the field and will coordinate the project matters between SC education and the partner project team. This position will also extend support to the project in the development of a training plan and further coordinate the implementation at the field level. This position will also support in development and review of any content developed for this project.

This position will report to the education manager in coordinating the project activities with partners and tracking the trickle of project training to teachers and the community and tracking the teachers and community session records. This position will also support tracking the budget spending and coordinating with Awards andpartnersr to keep the project spending on track.


  • Develop project training plan and monitor the execution of project training plans in closed coordination with partner and updates the Manager accordingly
  • Support in the development of project content and monitor delivery of these materials at field levelSupport manager in coordinating and tracking project activities, budget, and work plan according to agreed timeline, standards, and reporting requirements with donor
  • Provide coordination support between all project stakeholders to strengthen the ability to manage and coordinate donor activities and project operations effectively
  • Support in maintaining and monitoring of project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures.
  • Prepare and review project reports, meeting minutes, presentations, and other written documents as necessary to support the coordination with project stakeholders and ensure to meet the submission deadlines
  • Identify and escalate to manager potential project problems/risks and technical hitches and find solution in consultation with manager
  • Assist project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project memos, meeting minutes, and emails
  • Support Manager Education to convene the project focused coordination meetings and events.
  • Assisting Program Director Operations and Manager Education in manage deadlines and progress across the team to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget
  • Following the delivery of project and supporting Programme Director and Manager Education in making adjustments as necessary to ensure they are delivered to specifications and high standards
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures
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BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, and their team takes responsibility for their personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future-orientated thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates the highest levels of integrity


  • Minimum Master Degree in development/project management related subject


  • A completed advanced university degree (Masters) in Social Science, Education, or related field with five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Relevant experience in working with a UN agency or other humanitarian agency/INGO is desirable.
  • Experience in education learning, development, and social and emotional development material and content for children.
  • Have systematic solid and analytical thinking skills with strong interpersonal skills,
  • Applicants should be excellent in written/spoken English and Pashto, experience in producing reports
  • Demonstrated commitment to creating a learning culture
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including presentation skills


  • Excellent management and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent understanding of the development of learning and development material
  • Ability to establish and strengthen partnerships and networks.
  • Sensitive to the cultural & political environment.
  • Prepared to work and live in challenging surroundings.
  • Working knowledge of Pakistani languages.

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive. The role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their skills and experience level.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

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.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

How to apply

Please use the link below to apply latest by June 22, 2022;

Senior Project Officer (Training and Content Development) in Save the Children (