Panama: Regional Child Rights Governance (CRG) Advisor for LAC

The Opportunity

This position can be based in: Preferably based in Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Perú, or Panamá. Other LAC countries will be considered.

Regional Child Rights Governance (CRG) Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean


The Regional Child Rights Governance (CRG) Technical Advisor will use their in-depth contextual understanding, technical expertise, and relationship building skills to provide a critical link between the Save the Children's global and country level technical work, strengthening our technical offer at the regional level. The role will contribute to building capacity and fostering networks across country office and partners technical experts. The role supports regional advocacy and influencing and contributes to strategic partnerships for new business development.

To be successful, you will bring/have:

  • At least 7 years' experience of working internationally in the design and implementation of programmes on child rights governance, human rights (preferably children's rights), social accountability or public investment.
  • Understanding of the Child Rights and the Governance sectors in LAC region
  • Familiar with applying rights-based approaches into programme design and implementation. Also, with integration of human rights and governance as foundational components education, health & nutrition, child protection or social protection, programmes.
  • Experience of the regional context, capacity, and policy analysis, and influencing and advocacy at regional/international level to hold duty bearers to account to realise children's rights.
  • Demonstrated program design, monitoring, and evaluation skills, including designing pathways to sustainable impact at scale.
  • Fluent in English and high level of English writing skills.
  • Working effectively within culturally diverse and geographically dispersed teams.
  • Skilled at networking, representation and partnership development in order promote learning, strengthen civil society, and mobilise resources.
  • Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring.

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

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers

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.

How to apply

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