We are currently recruiting for a Manager, Board Relations/Affairs to serve as a strategic partner to Save the Children’s Board Chair and Board of Trustees, and act as their primary point of contact and support for board strategy and planning, agenda development, and communications. Key partners to this role will be Save the Children’s global CEO and senior leadership team.
In this role you will provide specific support to the Board Chair in terms of managing the agenda, compiling preparatory documents, providing briefings and following up on actions in regards to external/internal engagements. You will coordinate with relevant stakeholders in regards to requests for the Chair’s participation/support/appearances etc. and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders to coordinate on Board communications and actions.
You will also work closely with the CEO and other members of senior leadership team to identify and discuss issues that require Board review, ensuring relevance and considering the perspective of Board members in reviewing board materials and anticipating any questions from Board members. You will also act as the lead/liaison to each board committee and support Board consideration of strategic issues in committee, with the appropriate level of detail.
This role could be based in any existing Save the Children location. National terms and conditions will apply.
Save the Children is a federated Membership based organization, which employs approximately 25,000 people across the globe, and works 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 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.
Please attach your CV and cover letter with your application, and please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/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.