Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the Fundraising Projects Coordinator in London or any existing Save the Children International office location.
This new role will work equally across the two main funding teams (PFIP and GFMH) at Save the Children International (SCI), which are working across the Save the Children Movement to grow, optimise and align our global fundraising.
The role will provide focused project coordination support to priority activities and, in working across institutional and private funding development, be highly varied and involve extensive collaboration with others across the movement The role will support global initiatives across Save the Children, will support a culture of collective decision-making and action, both strategically and operationally, and will work closely with senior stakeholders as well as functional experts at Member, Country, Regional, and Global levels.
The role will also support PFIP and GFMH in revamping their online knowledge management process and products - taking control of PFIP's and GFMH's extensive SharePoint knowledge repositories and multiple intranet areas, and help to unify, simplify and maximise the team's key channels for internal communication, collaboration and knowledge management with others across the movement.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder may be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
- Previous experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role, preferably in an international environment
- An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
- Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
- Knowledge and expertise in SharePoint or similar content management system
- Experienced in drafting well-written and professionally presented documents (including procedure and guidance documents and minutes)
- Skilled in the use of Microsoft 365 including Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Strong planning/anticipation skills. Experience of planning and organising meetings and events, with attention to detail
- Experienced in developing and maintaining efficient knowledge management e-filing systems
- Experienced in supporting complex issues through analysis, collaboration and buy-in
- Evidenced ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across different cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and diplomacy
- Strong business partnering, communication and relationship building skills
- Ability to work to tight deadlines with strong attention to detail
- Clear interpersonal, written and oral communication skills - fluent in English
- Team player, with a full appreciation of the value of collaboration
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Save the Children
- Ability to speak other languages, in particular French, Spanish and Arabic
- Demonstrable experience of Donor Partnerships, Award Management and/or NBD plus fundraising processes, protocols and best practices in both the private and public sector
- Experience of working in / across other areas of operations and / or functions of an INGO
- Experience of being involved in the implementation of a new / changed business processes and ways of working or transformation processes
- PMP / PRINCE2 certification is a plus
We can offer circa £27,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will apply.
This role can be based in London 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.
Where we Work -
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.
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your 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.