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Re-advertisement:  Child Protection and Child Rights Governance Programme Manager Position 

About the Role: 

Save the Children's work saves and improves children's lives around the world in more than 120 countries. Save the Children’s Head Office for programs in both Burundi and Rwanda is based in Kigali and known as Rwanda/Burundi Country Office. 

The Programme Manager is accountable for providing supervision of the implementation of CP&CRG programmes in Development and Emergency Sectors. 


  • Degree or Master Degree level in Social Sciences 
  • University degree and 3-5 years of relevant area work experience or equivalent
  • Strong demonstrable skills and experience in programme management, monitoring, evaluation, learning and accountability - including budget holding responsibilities;
  • Substantial budget holding responsibilities – experience in managing an annual budget of approximately $ 800,000  
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills 
  • Proven leadership skills – previous experience of line managing staff;
  • High level report writing skills in English; 
  • Senior expertise in the thematic areas of Child Protection will be considered as strong assets 

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 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


This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work. 

SCI takes a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

The deadline for receiving applications is 4th March 2022.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*