Save the Children
Senior Specialist, Field Liaison (Biotech)
As part of the Program Quality & Impact department within International Programs, the Sr. Specialist, Field Liaison plays an important role in ensuring Save the Children US (SCUS) supports the strategy and advances program quality of our country offices, while delivering on the movement's transformation agenda. The Sr. Specialist strengthens SCUS' relationship with the field, through effective knowledge management, and by fostering communication, problem solving and decision-making between SCUS and Save the Children International (SCI). They also support collaboration, learning and accountability across SCUS International Programs Group (IPG) and other relevant Departments by convening colleagues across teams, facilitating dialogue, and supporting follow up with SCI to improve program quality in the field.
What You'll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Manage information systems and communication to advance effective engagement with SCI (40%): The Sr. Specialist is proactive in soliciting, compiling and sharing information from SCUS stakeholders to SCI, and serves as the “face of SCUS” to SCI field visitors and queries. Key tasks include:
Manage Information Systems and Communication to Support SCUS Staff in staying abreast Of Field Developments and Collaborating with SCI to Resolve Issues (40%) The Sr. Specialist is a go-to person for SCUS staff seeking up-to-date information on our field programming, with a focus on priority countries. The Sr. Specialist builds effective relationships with peers and managers, and enhances SCUS-SCI collaboration to identify, escalate and resolve issues as necessary. Key tasks include:
Support the PQI AVP and undertake special projects that advance program quality and delivery on our transformation agenda (20%): The Sr. Specialist will undertake activities that complement our field face and enhance IP's performance in line with our broad Agency strategy and values. Key Tasks Include:
Why you should join the Save the Children Team…
Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.
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About Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children's policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.