Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
Room to Read is a global non-profit organization focusing on primary school literacy and gender equality in education. We are seeking an experienced Project Coordinator for the USAID Learn to Read activity, a five year (2018-2023) basic education intervention, implemented by a consortium led by Save the Children International (SCI) and its partners Room to Read (RtR) and Humanity and Inclusion (HI). The Project Coordinator is a member of Operations team at the RtR Lao country office (LACO) and will report directly to the Program Operations Director and will directly supervise Admin and Finance Associate. The Project Coordinator will directly assist the Program Operations Director in ensuring smooth operations of the USAID Learn to Read activity at the LACO level across all departments including HR, Finance, Admin and Programs. The Project Coordinator role will be responsible for monitoring project deadlines, ensuring compliance, and overseeing reporting at the LACO level. This role will also act as a primary point of contact between the LACO and Global Office (GO) located in San Francisco, CA, and requires flexible working hours to account for time differences between offices.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
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.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.