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CSOs Senior Officer

The CSOs Senior Officer will ensure the effective technical and operational support and coordination of the CSO- capacity-building initiative and DANIDA-funded project “Al Bawsala” to strengthen civil society actors to promote young people’s voice and participation at the local and regional levels. This is a multi-location, multi-sector program with a focus on youth and civil society strengthening. The

program is regional in nature and is implemented both directly and with local partners.
The CSOs Senior Officer will ensure day-to-day coordination and facilitation of different activities in Alexandria in coordination with the regional and country office and will contribute to the achievement of project results in addition to maintaining an overview of implementation and national partnerships.
S/He will work closely with Country Office team, partners, civil society actors (CSAs) and youth groups.


Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, or other related fields field is required.
Masters’ degree in Psychology, Social Science, Education, or other related fields;
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English;
At least five years experience in Youth and CSO programming
Experience planning, facilitating, and monitoring program activities.
Experience providing training & capacity building for CSO
Experience working in NGOs or in an emergency context.
Experience in projects and team management including budget management and financial skills.
Good planning and reporting skills.
Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work in an insecure volatile context.
Regular identification and communication of risks including mitigation measures.
Excellent training & facilitation skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
Ability to analyse information, evaluate options, and plan strategically.
Demonstrated ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data and to develop databases and data collection tools.
Experience in community mobilization and in conducting outreach activities.
Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles including rights-based approaches.
Experience working at the community level with a wide range of stakeholders.
Prior experience in a similar position with a local or international NGO.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

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:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and 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, 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.

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