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Title: Partnership Coordinator – Somali National

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.


The partnership coordinator will lead support in building robust relationship with key governmental and CSO/CBO stakeholders who have influence or interest on SCI programmes in Somaliland. The coordinator will implement SC Somaliland localization projects/activities, coordinate partner capacity assessment and capacity strengthening, check compliance with SCI’S partnership policies and procedures with the Award team. The partnership coordinator will engage with local partners in Somaliland programs and support the implementation of the localization strategy 2022-2024. The overall aim of the partnership coordinator is to contribute to SCI’s Partnership Principles of value driven and empowering relationships, transparency, accountability, and mutual benefit, and ensuring quality programme implementation with partners through a systematic operational partnership approach guided by SCI’s Partnership Framework and SCI’s Humanitarian principles.

One key aspect of the role is ensuring capability building, mentoring and coaching of operations and technical team on smooth stakeholders’ engagement, maintaining health relationship and building public trust toward SCI services and programmes.

The successful candidate will work closely with: i) relevant programme/project Managers, who are responsible for all aspects of program implementation; in addition to ii) ACCM and CRG team for advocacy related activities and CSO capacity strengthening ii) relevant department in particular Awards, Monitoring and evaluation accountability livelihood (MEAL), and Programme development and Quality (PDQ) and Partnership Advisors for strategic partnership development, partner mapping, and policy and strategy development on Localization and Partnership



  • Bachelor or higher degree in social sciences or relevant field
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in partnership, awards and Finance.
  • Experience and expertise in humanitarian context
  • Experience in capacity development and/or organisational development
  • Strong interpersonal communication and facilitation skills
  • Very good coaching, mentoring and team building abilities.
  • Excellent English and Arabic language skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and contribute to a positive working environment.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment and produce results under challenging conditions.
  • Willingness to work in a challenging security environment.

Closing Date will be 25th March 2023   

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

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