Manager - Special Projects

Posted By: Save the Children India


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Program Development & Management

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Role & responsibilities (<5):


Managing Special projects

  • Lead in managing short-term projects that are beyond the organization’s regular scope of function.
  • Identifying and analyze internal hurdles and bottlenecks – Evaluate challenges; identify trends and resolve problems; determine organization requirements and implement changes.
  • Travel to state offices and undertake field visits to understand the operational process of SC-BRB
  • Lead in mobilizing internal teams to collaborate on the projects.
  • Ensure smooth-functioning and sustainability of the projects after phasing out (wherever applicable).

Cross-functional collaboration

  • Work across different levels of the organization, build consensus, provide logical options and resolve conflict
  • Communicate and align with internal stakeholders including senior leadership to drive decisions and provide information for appropriate decision making

Liaising and Networking

  • Identify and scope the external ecosystem for potential partners for collaboration
  • Support CEO’s office in liaising with key stake holders, incubators, civil society organizations, government bodies etc.
  • Represent Save the Children on key forums and events to socialize our initiatives.

Measures of Performance (<5):

  • Number of special projects taken up
  • Sustainability of the projects
  • Support provided to internal stakeholders
  • Support provided to forge partnerships with external stakeholders


7-10 years of experience.



Skills and Knowledge

  • Analytical skills with demonstrated experience of turning data into actionable insights, clear opportunities, and viable solutions
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Analyze narrative and statistical information and prepare clear and concise recommendations and proposals.
  • Proficient use of computers and MS office
  • Ability to liaise and collaborate cross-functionally across SC-BRB’s locations
  • Ability to deliver on time and manage competing priorities

1. Basic understand of programme delivery in the field



  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles
  • Recruitment and selection procedures, which include rigorous background checks, reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse
  • Save the Children aims to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Eligibility Criteria

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Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Save the Children India
  • About Organization:Save the Children is a leading independent child rights organization that fights for children's rights and delivers immediate and lasting improvement to children's lives worldwide. Save the Children, founded in 1919 as a response to the condition in Europe immediately following the First World War, is a federation of 29 members with a similar vision, mission, and values for children, working in more than 120 countries to form a truly international movement for children. Save the Children, Bal Raksha, Bharat (SC BR) is the 28th independent member of the International Save the Children Alliance. Save the Children in India works on 5 core themes: Child Survival, Education, Child Protection, Humanitarian and Disaster and Risk Management in collaboration with the Government, civil society organizations, and the community across 16 states and has reached over 3 million children across India.