Regional Awards Management Manager

The Opportunity

This position can be based in: Panama, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, or Peru. Other LAC countries will be considered.

Regional Award Management Manager


The Regional Award Management Manager plays a lead role in monitoring, reporting on and driving improvement in award performance across KPIs, MIs and other cross-functional indicators of award performance in countries and the region. The post holder provides quality management reporting and input to the Region and to global AM governance groups (AM Leadership Group – Members and Regions; Region and Centre Monthly AM meeting) as required.

To be successful, you will bring/have:

  • University degree in international development, social sciences, business administration, economics, or finance.
  • Experience with NGOs with increasing responsibilities including proven experience in award management at a country/field level.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors in humanitarian and development contexts including eligibility issues and compliance management.
  • Good understanding of programme, financial and operational management issues, and processes.
  • Excellent planning, management, and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Demonstrated capacity to resolve complex issues through strong attention to detail, conducting trends analysis, problem solving skills, defining a clear way forward, and obtaining stakeholder buy-in.
  • Culturally sensitive, with highly developed interpersonal and team working skills, including influencing, negotiating, and coaching.
  • Fluency English and Spanish. French is desirable.
  • Experience of capacity building and training delivery through various mechanisms.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.

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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

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 does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Early applications will have priority. Qualified candidates could be interviewed before de application closing date.

How to apply

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