Engagement and Information Manager (maternity cover)

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Engagement and Information Manager – (Transformation Delivery/Global Projects) MAT cover in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide. 

Role Purpose:

In order to deliver on our ambitions for children over our current strategy period as well as the next ones, Save the Children is implementing multiple global transformation projects across the Movement. The Transformation Delivery and IT team are responsible for leading the implementation of these projects, known as the Next Generation programme.

The purpose of the Engagement & Information Manager role is to:

  • Support implementation of the wider portfolio’s engagement and information strategy with a particular focus on Next Generation. The Engagement & Information Manager will design and deliver engagement activities, key materials that aim to move a wide range of stakeholders along the change curve as well as increasing programme awareness
  • Support production of a suite of products to meet strategic reporting requirements and ensure project business cases and benefits are understood and effectively included in the associated stakeholder engagement activities
  • Design, deliver and monitor a range of employee engagement activities that support the Transformation Delivery and IT teams’ wellbeing, emotional commitment to Save the Children, sense of purpose, enthusiasm and connection.

The role holder’s key stakeholders include the Chief Transformation Officer and Transformation Delivery, Global projects and IT teams as well as SCI/SCA Board, CEOs and SLT of SCI and Members, Regional and Country Directors and all SCI Staff.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Proven experience in developing and implementing high impact engagement, information or communication strategies, ideally in a complex global organisation.
  • Experience of working in an internal communications and change environment and knowledge of project and change management methodologies and approaches
  • Excellent writer and editor, skilled at distilling large amounts of information and crafting messages for diverse audiences
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • A strategic thinker with the ability to consider wider organisational needs
  • Organized, with a focus on timelines and deliverables and the ability to drive things to conclusion
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to interact with stakeholders of varying degrees of seniority
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills, including an ability to deal with people at all levels with credibility, tact, and diplomacy
  • Proven experience working with and providing advice to chief executives and other senior leaders
  • Highly resilient, comfortable with change and able to manage ambiguity
  • Organisational savviness and business acumen
  • A commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values

Desirable

  • Experience developing and implementing engagement plans for largescale organisational design projects
  • Experience working in both the International Development and Corporate Sectors
  • Experience of complex global/federated organisations

We can offer circa £45,000 per annum (If based in the UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply.

This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or 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 for the duration of the contract.

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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 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

We are working with The Adecco Group on this recruitment search, all applications should be sent directly to Annie Regan-Tighe at The Addeco Group, via email to Annie.Regan-Tighe@adecco.co.uk

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your salary expectations.

Please do not submit your application via our recruitment portal, all applications should be sent directly toAnnie.Regan-Tighe@adecco.co.uk

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.

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

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Job Description

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Job description

13 Dec 2023

1 Jan 2024 - 17:59 CST

Worldwide

Business Transformation

Fixed-term contract

Full-time

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