Senior Capacity Building Manager (Agile)

The Opportunity

Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as theSenior Capacity Building Manager (Agile) in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office worldwide. 


Accelerating Delivery and Improvement (ADI) is a capacity-building initiative designed to enable Save the Children colleagues and teams to become more effective and efficient in delivering results. Through a structured capacity-building program, events and tailored business improvement support, the ADI Team’s goal is creating a culture of continuous improvement in our ways of working across the Save the Children movement. ADI support offers draw on proven approaches from continuous improvement, planning and implementation, change management and stakeholder engagement.

The Senior Capacity Building Manager will play a central role in achieving this goal. The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in both the delivery and creation of capacity-building interventions. They will partner with senior management and their staff throughout all parts of the global- organization to increase capacity and capabilities, identify improvement areas, deliver measurable and sustainable change, and drive efficiency and effectiveness throughout the organisation – all to embed a culture of change, delivery and improvement.



  • Cross-functional leadership, building effective teams, and reaching objectives through influence is critical.
  • Experience of embedding Agile ways of working and frameworks as well as supporting these types of mindset shifts within a global organisation
  • Experience delivering improvements through the application of project management and/or continuous improvement tools and techniques.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across all cultures.
  • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to empower others to facilitate in challenging contexts
  • Able to prioritize time and tasks and handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Managerial courage is critical in this role.
  • Significant experience in managing and creating processes and workflows, including finance and operations.
  • Demonstrated data analysis proficiency


  • Proficiency in Spanish or Arabic

We can offer circa £56,160 per annum (If based in the UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If the role is based outside of the UK, National Terms & Conditions (including pay and benefits) will apply.

This role can be based in the UK (London or Remote) or any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office location on approval, provided the successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred location for the duration of the contract.

Where we Work -Where We Work | Save the Children International

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 salary expectations. A full copy of the 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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22 Feb 2024

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