Posted 2 years ago

Governorate Manager

Save the Children implements the USAID funded Literate Village program.  The Program Goal is All women and primary school aged children in targeted villages possess the necessary literacy skills for continuous learning and self-improvement. Results: Quality of reading instruction for rural primary school aged children increased; and rural mothers’ ability to contribute to their children’s primary education increased.

The Field Manager will lead on all aspects of the field-based management in respective Governorates they operate for the Program, including agency coordination and representation, and management of teams with diverse skills and expertise. The post holder will play a key role in building capacity at field level from operational perspective. Develop and manage the prject budget on the governorate level and oversee the implementation and budget expenses of the partners` PNGOs



  • Minimum of 7 years management experience working with INGOs/NGOs/development actors
  • Education to MSc/MA level in a relevant subject
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Previous work experience of project management, including education programs
  • Previous work experience with USAID programs (desirable)
  • Excellent knowledge of the local and national institutions and stakeholders
  • Field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other INGOs/NGOs/UN  Excellent communication skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes pressing working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SCI. In particular, a good understanding of the SCI mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support


  • Has previous work experience with USAID education programs.
  • Previous experience in development of analytical report and policy documents related to Education.
  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines with quality deliverables

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.


Save the Children

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Project Management
  • Full-time
  • N/A
  • No
  • 7+
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