This can be a remote position primarily in Panama. Also can be based in Colombia, Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua.
Save the Children is hiring a Regional Special Projects Officer to ensure that special projects and initiatives in new areas move forward at pace.
Working closely with the Regional Director, the Special Projects Officer will support a wide range of activities including the RD's work with key colleagues, partners, stakeholders, and donors.
The role holder will :
work in coordination with the Regional Director and other staff to enable the LAC region to take immediate action in new and innovative areas of work,
facilitate cross-functional and cross-thematic initiatives.
support the RD in communicating with SC Members, donors, media and other key stakeholders, and
document new initiatives with a view to enhancing visibility of the Save the Children’s LAC innovative programming work.
To be successful you will have :
Bachelor s level degree in a relevant field. (Studies in Bilingual institutions English-Spanish is a plus)
A high level of written and spoken English and Spanish (Level will be assessed)
Proficiency with MS Office Suite of programs
Outstanding time management and organization skills
Ability to take initiative, set priorities, efficiently and effectively organize work and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Experience collaborating and gathering information from multiple sources to create materials, compose analytical briefs, and draft communications
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills must be inclusive, a bridge builder, and fun to work with
Self-starter capable of working both independently and within teams
Ability to thrive in and contribute to a fast-paced environment
Desire to contribute ideas to inform the work of the Regional Office.