Save the Children – AWARDS OFFICER

3 jan
Rok prijave 16.01.2022

The Opportunity
Save the Children seeks an Award Officer for the USAID-funded General Education Activity in Bosnia-Herzegovina (TABLA) – One position, Sarajevo, BiH NATIONAL only

The Award  Officer reports directly to the Chief of Party (COP) for the TABLA project. Working in close collaboration with the COP, the Award Officer focuses on the financial management, budget monitoring, and subaward management aspects of the project and ensures compliance with USAID regulations and Save the Children policies and procedures, particularly in relation to subawards, consulting contracts, and procurement of goods and services. This position works closely with all TABLA team members, other Save the Children staff (Finance, Awards Management, Supply Chain, Support Services, etc.), institutional stakeholders, and partner organizations.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

o    University Degree in business administration, finance, management or other related field.
o    At least 5 years work experience in awards management, financial management, contract or grant/sub award management, or administrative/operational role.
o    Proficiency in Microsoft Office with demonstrated experience in Excel and creating and maintaining spreadsheets and trackers;
o    Experience creating and maintaining trackers and databases, and analyzing budgets and financial data for project management and decision-making.
o    Fluency in English and B/H/S languages with experience in translation and interpretation.
o    Ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks in order to meet project deadlines and requirements.
o    Good team work with related staff, partners and external associates;
o    Excellent interpersonal, communication, organisation, and presentation skills;
o    Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children, the organisational mandate and child safeguarding.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.  This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions only.

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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at

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.

While we thank all the applicants for the expressed interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

Date advertised: 30 Dec 2021

Closing date: 16 Jan 2022 – 17:59 EST

Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Department: Awards Management

Type: Fixed-term contract Schedule: Full-time

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