CVA Program Manager (South)

The Opportunity:


JOB TITLE: CVA Programme Manager



LOCATION:  South, Haiti






In recognition of the increased use of cash transfers in SC’s humanitarian responses, and in view of the increased focus on meeting basic needs through multi-sector cash transfer programmes (CTPs), this role is to build SC’s capacity to support the operational delivery of cash transfers.


This position sits outside of any technical sector and is intended to support the implementation of CVA programming from the initial feasibility and risk assessment stage to the selection of a delivery mechanism and including contracting of external finance service providers when this is the selected option. This role has an operational rather than programmatic focus and is designed to support the technical adviser and specialist to help meet programmatic objectives through cash transfers. One is looking for applicants with a strong operational background in delivering cash transfer programmes rather than sector specific technical specialists (e.g. Food Security and Livelihood specialists).


The CVA Programme Manager will be deployed as a field level, within the line management of the Response team leader. The post holder will oversee the implementation of the project in the South and will be expected to support on all aspects of setting up and/or managing all operational areas connected to cash delivery mechanism, including budget development and reporting, partners’ coordination and representation, security, logistics, compliance with internal policies and procedures and management of teams. 




  • Degree level qualification in food security, nutrition, science, economics, business management or any other relevant field
  • Over three (3) years of relevant work experience in CVA in emergency responses.
  • Hold an undergraduate degree, masters (preferable) in a relevant subject or equivalent field, finance or logistics experience;





  • A demonstrable high level of capacity in project management, budget management, strategy development, and proposal writing. Experience in using internal controls systems to support CVA delivery in the areas of financial management, logistics, and security and programme delivery.
  • Understanding of field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN
  • Demonstrable understanding of M&E and beneficiary accountability
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy;
  • A high level of written and spoken English is a plus;
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts;
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support


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

Application Information:

Send us your CV and a 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.


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


Job description:

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Date advertised: 2 Aug 2022

Closing date: 25 Aug 2022 - 23:59 CDT

Location: Cayes, Haiti

Department: Programme Operations

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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