Programme Development and Quality Director (PDQ) At Save the Children


The PDQ Director will be based in Caracas (open to national and international candidates), supporting the Country Director. The post-holder will ensure that humanitarian programmes delivered are to the appropriate scale, scope, quality, and accountability expected of Save the Children, incorporate a child focused lens, and mainstream gender, disability and MHPSS. The postholder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity-build both international and national staff colleagues.

The PDQ Director Development will also be expected to play a role in global level technical working groups, working closely with RO and Centre technical advisers on organisational strategy, capacity building, policy, and advocacy initiatives.

To be successful, you will bring/have:

  • Education to MSc/MA/MEng level in a relevant subject or equivalent field experience
  • Project management certification or experience related to organisational development projects
  • Previous, recently, or current experience with Save the Children.
  • Fluent in Spanish (essential)
  • Fluent in English (essential)

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.


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
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organisation, 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 current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full 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.

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